2016 NFL Draft
UCLA Football BIO
Ryan Hofmeister
Player Profile:
Ryan Hofmeister 1263959
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 225
Hometown: Riverside, Calif.
High School: Vista Murrieta
Other College: Riverside CC
2014 - Team co-captain ... Honorable mention all-conference selection as a special teams player ... Saw action in all 13 games on special teams and as a reserve linebacker ... Credited with eight tackles on the season ... Had a season-best of two stops in games vs. Oregon and at Washington ... Honorable mention Academic All-Conference pick ... Presented the N.N. Sugarman Award for Best Leadership, Tommy Prothro Award for Outstanding Special Teams Player, Kenneth S. Washington Award for Oustanding Senior of the Year and the Bobby Field UCLA Captains Award at the annual team banquet.
2013 - Team co-captain ... Second-team all-conference selection as special teams player ... Saw action in 13 games on special teams and as a reserve linebacker ... Credited with 19 tackles on the season ... Had multiple tackles in eight games ... Tied his career best with three stops vs. Colorado ... Honorable mention all-conference academic team ... Presented the Nick Pasquale Award for Outstanding Special Teams Player and the UCLA Captains Award at the team banquet.

2012 - Saw action in 13 games with two starts (at Colorado, at Cal) ... Played linebacker and was a member of the special teams units ... Made 15 tackles in his first year on the field with the Bruins ... Made one stop in games vs. Houston and Oregon State ... Had two tackles in his first career start at Colorado ... Totaled three tackles in a start at Cal ... Credited with two tackles vs. Arizona, at Arizona State, at Washington State ... One tackle in home games vs. USC and Stanford.

2011 - Did not see action in his first year in the program and has a season of eligibility remaining.

JUNIOR COLLEGE - Earned conference Defensive Player of the Year honors at Riverside City College in 2010 ... RCC finished 10-1, captured the East Central Conference championship and won the Central Conference Bowl over L.A. Harbor College ... Played for coach Tom Craft ... Member of the SuperPrep JUCO 100 (No. 86) ... Earned three stars from rivals.com ... Led the team with 137 tackles in 2010, including 1.5 sacks and 10 tackles for loss ... Recorded three pass breakups, forced one fumble and blocked one kick.

HIGH SCHOOL - As a senior in 2009, he made 126 tackles, including nine sacks for a Vista Murrieta HS team (Murrieta, CA) which went 13-1 under coach Coley Candaele ... Helped lead his squad to the CIF-Southern Section finals, a first for his school ... Totaled 24 tackles and two sacks in the semifinal game against Norco ... Named 2009 All-Valley Defensive Player of the Year ... Selected 2009 All-CIF Southern Section Inland Division ... Made 96 tackles as a junior ... Team won three straight league titles ... Also earned two letter as a track sprinter.

PERSONAL - Full Name: Ryan Douglas Hofmeister ... Born July 16, 1992 in Long Beach, CA ... Parents: Steven (deceased) and Catherine Hofmeister ... Has one sister, Lauren ... Hobbies include drawing, off-roading, motocross and fishing ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll Spring 2011, Fall 2011 ... ... Earned a spot on the UCLA Athletic Director's Academic Honor Roll in 2011 Fall, 2011 Spring, 2013 Fall Quarters ... Undeclared major.

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