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.
Head football coach Dale Lindsey of the University of San Diego spoke with local media this afternoon after the team's first practice with the returners only. Below is a video of these interviews. Read More [+]
The USD Torero football team, under the direction of second-year head coach Dale Lindsey, will report to camp on Tuesday, August 12th. Coach Lindsey and his staff are expecting 110 student-athletes... Read More [+]
The 2014 Torero Football Welcome Tailgate is August 23rd at Manchester Practice Field. Enjoy a complimentary BBQ and sneak a peek at the 2014 Torero Football team. The BBQ begins at noon; the... Read More [+]
(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 [+]