Ryan Belden
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Ryan Belden

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Diamond Bar, CA

High School:
Diamond Bar

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 175

Position:
P/PK

Experience:
1V

07/16/2014

Ryan Belden named to 2014 CFPA Watch List

Torero sophomore was one of top FCS punters in 2013

09/04/2013

Toreros host Western New Mexico Mustangs Saturday at 6:00 pm

USD puts 12-game home winning streak on the line

USD: Returns for his second season as the team's punter, along with back-up duties at place-kicker... In 2013 was selected All-PFL Second Team and the team's Kevin Briscoe Special Teams Player of the Year... Selected to PFL Honor Roll... Led all PFL punters with his 43.6 yards per punt average (2nd best all-time for USD single season)... His 80-yard punt against Mercer ranks 2nd all-time at USD and is the program's top mark since joining the PFL back in 1993... For the season he boomed 39 punts for 1,699 yards with 8 going for 50+ yards and 14 landing inside of the opponent's 20-yard line... Was named the PFL Special Teams Player of the Week (Oct. 27) after he averaged 46.0 yards on four punts in a 42-14 win over Butler.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Diamond Bar High School... Coached by Ryan Maine... Was named to the Hacienda League All-Academic Team his senior year... Averaged 36 yards per punt, and recorded a 40 yard long field goal in his senior year while also making seven PAT's.

PERSONAL: Born October 14, 1994 in Pomona, California... Chose to attend USD because of its academics, and highly competitive football program... Enjoys watching and playing sports, going to the beach, and weight lifting... Also involved in Hope, a foundation that helps Latin American children receive an education.

MAJOR: Undeclared.