Ramon Rickards

Ramon Rickards

Player Profile

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Miami, FL

High School:
Miami Killian

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 266

Position:
DL

Birthdate:
10/28/1981

Major:
Sociology

2003: Played in 12 of the team's 14 games, sidelined for the UCF and YSU game with injury...ended the campaign with 30 tackles, including 10 solo...recorded nine for a loss of which five were sacks...forced a fumble in the program's first play-off game, credited with a broken pass against Nicholls...record a game high and career game high 10 tackles against FIU, including a sack for a loss of six yards...has been a mainstay of the defensive line which has remained intact since the program's inception.

2002:Played in 10 games, sidleined one due to an ankle injury...ended the season third among the front four in total tackles (25)...including 16 solo...tied for the team lead in sacks with five...had seven tackles for a loss...forced a fumble, recovered a fumble, and blocked two kicks...season high in tackles was against Division IA USF (9-29-02)...recorded seson high sack loss yardage against Eastern Kentucky (1-for-12) (9-21-02)...had two games with two tackles for a loss...the first against James Madison (9-14-02), the second against FIU 11-23-02)...forced a fumble against Troy State (10-26-02)...recovered a fumble against Eastern Illinois (11-16-02)...blocked kicks were against Bethune-Cookman (9-7-02) and Morris Brown (11-9-02).

2001: Played in every game...led the team in tackles for a loss with nine for a loss of 34 yards...ended the season second in sacks at four for a loss of 22 yards...also had one interception...tallied 19 solo tackles and 15 assists.

2000: Exhibited very good quickness and strength...big play maker...best defensive end coing out of the spring drills.

High School: Played for Sam Miller at Killian High School where he was the team's leader in tackles...originally played soccer...was invited to play football by the head football coach.

Personal: Sociology major...son of Victor and Maxine Rickards...born in October 28, 1981, Jamica.

FAU Career Defensive Stats
YearGMSUTATTTTFLSacks
2001101915349-348-22
200210169257-295-25
2003121020309-265-22
Total3245448925-8914-69

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