USD: Fifth-year Torero will compete for a starting spot with defense at linebacker... Played in all 11 games in 2012... Chipped in with 18 tackles (10 solo)... Season-high 5 stops against Campbell... Added 4 tackles over Dayton... Appeared in all eleven contests in 2011 for the PFL champions... Started with the special teams unit and saw action with the defensive unit at linebacker... Appeared in five contests for the Toreros in 2010... Sat out 2009 as a redshirt... Is a two-time PFL Academic Honor Roll selection (2010 & 2009).
HIGH SCHOOL: Competed at Napa High School where team secured the 2008 CIF Division Section Championship... Named the Monticello Empire League Player of the Year, All-County Player of the Year, and an All-MEL selection at both linebacker and tight end.
PERSONAL: Born on October 21, 1990 in Napa, California... Parents are Barb and Joe Ruffino of Napa... Chose USD for location and strong academics... Also recruited by Brown, Humboldt State and Sacramento State.
(San Diego, Calif.) - Former USD quarterback Mason Mills (Coronado, Calif.) has signed a professional contract with the Winnnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League. Mills, a 2013 Walter... Read More [+]
San Diego's Reggie Bell has earned a spot on the 2014 CFPA Watch List, as announced by College Football Performance Awards. Bell is a repeat selection to the CFPA Watch List as he was named to the ... Read More [+]
SAN BRUNO, Calif. --- USD senior Kyle Miller (Saratoga, Calif.), a member of the Torero football team, was recognized by the West Coast Conference and institutional Student-Athlete Advisory... Read More [+]
On May 4th the University of San Diego honored Father Owen Mullen with a Golden Jubilee Mass for his 50 years of priesthood. Hundreds showed up for Father Mullen's celebration mass with... Read More [+]
SAN DIEGO - USD head football coach Dale Lindsey and his coaching staff are pleased to announce their 2014 recruiting class. The 36 incoming freshman recruits will join up with the rest of the... Read More [+]
(San Diego, Calif.) - University of San Diego football seniors Steve Gargiulo (Palo Alto, Calif.) and Blake Oliaro (Folsom, Calif.) have been extended invitations to participate in NFL rookie... Read More [+]