UD Football BIO
24 Ryan Torzsa

Third-year member of the squad as a junior • CoSIDA Academic All-American nominee •  two-year letterwinner who is expected to take over starting free safety position with graduation of Jake Giusti • should still play a key role for special teams unit • has appeared in 24 career games - all in a backup role - and recorded 27 tackles (13 solo stops) • has one career interception • outstanding athlete and a hard-hitter • can also play cornerback • had one tackle in Blue-White Spring Game in May.


Played a key role on Delaware defense as a backup at free safety behind Giusti and as a special teams contributor • played in all 12 games • recorded 20 tackles on the season, including 10 of the solo variety • had the team's first interception of the season in Week 5 vs. Sacred Heart, picking off a pass in the end zone to prevent a touchdown • interception was one of only five for the Hens all season • had season-high four tackles in opener vs. Pitt and added three vs. Sacred Heart and two in four other games • team ranked No. 4 in the CAA in passing yards allowed per game (197.2) • earned Colonial Athletic Association Academic All-Conference honors • had two solo tackles in Blue-White Spring Game.

One of just three true freshmen to see action on defense for Delaware • appeared in all 12 games as a special teams standout and backup safety to earn first letter • earned Blue Hen Touchdown Club Special Teams Player of the Week in collegiate debut vs. Jacksonville • recorded seven tackles on the season, including three solo stops • had season-high two tackles vs. Wagner and also posted single tackles vs. Jacksonville, Delaware State, Navy, James Madison, and Maine • member of Colonial Athletic Association Academic Honor Roll.

Played at Cuthbertson High School for head coach Mike Roark as a senior after three years at Bartram Trail (Fla.) High School • three-year starter • was named to 2012 pre-season all-conference and all-county teams but missed first five games of season with an injury • recorded 61 tackles, 18 pass breakups, and five interceptions over sophomore and junior seasons at Bartram Trail and had 66 tackles, two pass breakups, two interceptions, and three forced fumbles as a senior in 2012 at Cuthbertson • also caught six passes for 24.3 yard average as a senior • led Cuthbertson to first round state playoff berth in 2012 • led Bartram Trail HS to 13-1 record and state semifinal berth in 2011 • outstanding hurdler in track and field • qualified for state championships in 2013 • team was state champions in 2012 • also played one season of junior varsity baseball • honor student.

Ryan Alexander Torzsa ("tore-zuh") • born Jan. 26, 1995 • son of Alex and Lori Torzsa • originally from Jacksonville, Fla. area before moving to North Carolina • honor student as a finance major • would like to own a business after graduation • worked as a leasing consultant during the summer • team representative to Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) with Jalen Kindle • serves on the SAAC Executive Board.


Year G/S Tackles (Solo)
2014 12/0 20(10) 0/0 0/0 1/0
2013 12/0 7 (3) 0/0
TOTALS 24/0 27 (13)

Tackles: 4 vs. Pittsburgh, 2014

Position: Defensive Back
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 210
Year: Senior
Hometown: Waxhaw, N.C.
High School: Cuthbertson
Major: Finance
Experience: 2 Letters
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