UCLA hosts Stanford on Nov. 24 at 3:30 in the Rose Bowl
Academic Team Features Eight Bruins
Bruins break camp and will hold Fan Day on Saturday in Westwood
The Bruin Report for 10-7-12 features guests Jeff Locke, Ryan Hofmeister, Brett Hundley and Jim Mora
UCLA vs. Washington State (AP)
UCLA - Ryan will compete for playing time at linebacker ... He enrolled at UCLA for the 2011 Spring Quarter ... Spent the 2010 season at Riverside City College.
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 two seasons of eligibility remaining.
JUNIOR COLLEGE - Earned conference Defensive Player of the Year honors at Riverside City College ... 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 ... Undeclared major.
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