Position
Defensive End
Height
6'3
Weight
257 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Loureauville, La.
High School
Loureauville HS

(updated 1/21/05)

SENIOR SEASON (2004)
Backup senior defensive end for the Tigers … Played in 3 games in 2004 … Has 3 tackles for the Tigers, including 2 against Mississippi State … Other tackle came against Arkansas State … Also saw action against Arkansas in the regular season finale … Graduated in December of 2004 with a degree in sociology.

JUNIOR SEASON (2003)
Played in two games in 2003 in a backup role on the Tiger defensive line … Saw action on three snaps against Louisiana-Monroe and six snaps against Louisiana Tech … Finished with one tackle in two games.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2002)
Played in two games for the Tigers at defensive end … Saw action in wins over Louisiana-Lafayette and South Carolina … Recorded first tackle of career against Louisiana-Lafayette.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2001)
Did not see any game action last year for the Tigers … Redshirted in 2000 after tearing ACL in knee while participating in the Louisiana High School All-Star game in July of that year … Sat out all of the fall while rehabbing his knee.

HIGH SCHOOL
Member of The Advocate Second Dozen and Purple & Gold’s 2nd Team … Times Picayune Top 24 Blue Chip List …Two-time first team Class A All-State … Runner-up Class A Defensive MVP …A tackling machine his senior season making 188 stops, five sacks, two fumble recoveries, and one interception … Also played fullback, defensive end and deep snapper … Additionally, he helped his team advance to the third round of the state playoffs with a record of 11-2 … Clocked at 4.7 in the 40 in high school … Coached in high school by Kirk Crochet.

PERSONAL
Full name is Jarvus Joseph Ryes … Born on Jan. 20, 1982 in Loreauville, La. … Mother is Cecilia … Has four siblings, Jeffery, Jennifer, Janice and Jessica … Brother Jeffrey played for Houston in the Arena Football League … Hobbies include collecting baseball cards and raising pit bulls.

Ryes’ Career Defensive Stats

Year G-GS UT AT TT TFL Sacks Int
2001 Fr.-RS 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 So. 2-0 01 1 0 0 0 0
2003 Jr. 2-0 1 0 1 0 0 0
2004 Sr. 3-0 0 2 2 0 0 0
TOTALS 7-0 1 4 5 0 0 0
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