2010 (Senior): A reserve offensive lineman, played in nine games with one start...Broke his hand during fall camp and missed several practices, having slowly worked his way back since returning in a cast...Made his 2010 debut on the offensive line in the second half of dramatic 36-34 win vs. Idaho (Sept. 25), playing one series...Played on multiple drives at tackle in the second half of loss vs. No. 5 TCU (Oct. 2)...Also played as a substitute at No. 25 Air Force (Oct. 9) and in big win vs. UNLV (Oct. 16)...Saw fourth-quarter action at tackle at No. 9 Utah (Oct. 23)...Also played occasional snaps at tackle in 38-14 win vs. New Mexico (Oct. 30)...At SDSU (Nov. 6), played most of the game, first playing guard on the Rams' unbalanced offensive line on the first series, then replacing an injured Paul Madsen (concussion) at tackle from the second quarter to game's end...Made his first career start on Senior Day, vs. BYU (Nov. 13) as an extra offensive tackle, and played most of the game, occasionally spelling an injured Madsen (head), who sat out the entire fourth quarter...In his college finale, at Wyoming (Nov. 20), played most of the game, filling in for Connor Smith (knee). Career Division I games played/started: 20/1 (9/1 in 2010; 5/0 in 2009; 3/0 in 2008, 3/0 in 2007).
2009 (Junior): A backup tackle, played in five games, all as a reserve on the offensive line...Saw action on offense late in 35-20 win vs. Nevada (Sept. 19), and for a few snaps in the third quarter of 24-17 loss vs. Utah (Oct. 10), briefly replacing an injured Paul Madsen... Also played on offense during fourth quarter of losses at TCU (Oct. 17) and at UNLV (Nov. 7)...Replaced an injured Cole Pemberton (ankle) at New Mexico (Nov. 21), and played the entire second half, helping John Mosure to a career-high 177 rushing yards.
2008 (Sophomore): Played in three games, late action at Cal (Sept. 27), at Utah (Oct. 18) and vs. New Mexico (Nov. 15).
2007 (Freshman): Played in three games, closing out contests vs. Air Force (Oct. 13), at UNLV (Oct. 20) and vs. Georgia Southern (Nov. 17).
2006: Redshirted as a true freshman in his first season of college eligibility.
High School: Played on the offensive and defensive line for head coach Tom Martinez at Los Osos High School in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. ...Also recruited by Utah and San Diego State...Helped team to a 9-3 record and a playoff berth in 2005...Named first-team all-league as a junior and senior...Also brought home all-CIF honors as a senior and was named to the all-Inland Valley team...Was a three-year starter and letterwinner...Also played forward on the basketball team and threw the shot put and discus on the track team.
Personal: Given name Ryan Timothy Griffith...Born June 4, 1988, in Pomona, Calif. ...The Rams' only married player, tied the knot with high-school sweetheart Julie on June 25, 2010, in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. ...Son of Gary and Lisa Griffith...Has two brothers and one sister...Spent an afternoon visiting with patients and their families serviced by Respite Care in February before the `10 season...For a month during the summer of 2010, interacted with low-income Linton Elementary students at a local clubhouse, in conjunction with the Larimer County Food Bank, Fort Collins Recreation and Vineyard church...Majoring in communication studies ...Hometown: Alta Loma, Calif.