- Tight End
- 6' 5
- 253 lbs.
- High School/Other
- Point Pleasant Borough
- Point Pleasant, N.J.
Updated: March 9, 2016
2015-16: Played in and started 13 games ... Logged a team-high 940 plays, 806 at tight end and 134 on special teams ... Caught 21 passes for 289 yards and two touchdowns ... Had four catches for 48 yards and a 1-yard touchdown catch against Ohio State ... Had two catches for 11 yards against Furman ... Had one catch for 40 yards at Purdue ... Had two catches for 21 yards including a 7-yard touchdown catch at East Carolina ... Made the start at tight end against Pittsburgh ... Made the start at tight end against NC State ... Had two catches for 35 yards at Miami ... Had four catches for 43 yards against Duke ... Had one catch for no gain at Boston College ... Had one catch for six yards at Georgia Tech ... Had one catch for seven yards against UNC ... Had two catches for 66 yards at Virginia ... Had one catch for 12 yards vs. Tulsa in the Independence Bowl.
2014-15: Played in and started 12 games … Logged 820 plays, 705 at tight end and 115 on special teams … Caught 24 passes for 195 yards and two scores … Made the start at tight end and caught three passes for 40 yards against William & Mary … Led the team with 64 yards on six catches in the win at Ohio State … Was limited against East Carolina due to an ankle injury, but caught one pass for 6 yards in the game … Dressed, but did not see the field, against Georgia Tech … Was in on just seven plays on offense, seeing limited action after re-aggravating injury against Western Michigan … Was in on 63 plays at tight end at North Carolina … Caught three passes for 28 yards at Pitt … Had two receptions against Miami … Scored the first touchdown of his career on a 5-yard catch late in the fourth quarter against Boston College … Was in on 66 plays on offense in the win at Duke … Caught two passes for 15 yards at Wake Forest … Was in on 76 plays in the win over Virginia … Caught a 1-yard touchdown pass on Tech’s opening drive of the second half in the win over Cincinnati in the Military Bowl … Squatted 500 pounds in spring max testing … Earned the George Preas Award as the offensive most valuable performer of spring practice.
2013-14: Sustained a left rotator cuff tear/labral tear during the preseason and missed the 2013 season … Had surgery on Sept. 10, 2013 … Was limited in spring practice.
2012-13: Played in all 13 games, making seven starts … Played 576 plays, including 435 snaps at tight end and 141 special teams plays … Caught 17 passes for 174 yards … Made his first career start at tight end in the opener against Georgia Tech … Caught a 25-yard pass against Austin Peay … Caught two passes for 6 yards against Cincinnati … Made two catches for 26 yards at North Carolina … Hauled in a 30-yard pass on 40 offensive snaps against Duke … Saw action on 63 plays at Clemson … Caught four passes for 58 yards at Miami … Was in on 47 offensive snaps, while also contributing on special teams against Florida State … Caught two passes for 16 yards while in on 42 offensive snaps at Boston College … Caught a 5-yard pass and saw action on special teams against Virginia … Started at tight end in the win over Rutgers in the Russell Athletic Bowl … Earned the Coaches Award for the offensive player who had an exceptional spring … Had three catches for 45 yards in the spring game, including a 30-yard touchdown grab.
2011-12: Played in all 14 games, mostly on special teams … Played 40 snaps on offense and 117 on special teams … One of seven true freshmen to see action … Saw action on 21 offensive snaps against Appalachian State … Saw action on three special teams plays at ECU … Was in on three offensive plays and three plays on special teams in the win over Arkansas State … Worked 15 total plays, including 12 on special teams at Marshall … Saw action for 14 plays on special teams against Clemson and eight more in the win over Miami … Played briefly on offense at Wake Forest, while seeing action on 11 special teams plays … Worked 16 total plays, including five at tight end against BC … Picked up six plays on coverage at Duke and seven more at Georgia Tech … Added eight plays on special teams against UNC and Virginia … Also worked five plays at tight end at UVa … Tallied 17 plays on special teams in the ACC Championship Game against Clemson.
High School: An All-Northeast Region selection for Coach Sean Henry by PrepStar … Ranked as the No. 16 player in the state on the New Jersey 35 by SuperPrep … Ranked as the No. 22 player in the state of New Jersey by Rivals … Rated as the No. 40 tight end in the country by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc. … Listed as the No. 48 tight end in the country by Scout … Rated the No. 27 player in New Jersey in SuperPrep’s preseason edition … Selected to play in the Chesapeake Bowl … Caught 36 passes for 652 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior … Also had 63 tackles, including four sacks, 18 PBUs and three interceptions … As a junior, caught 23 passes for 500 yards and three touchdowns and had four interceptions on defense, one of which he returned for a touchdown.
Personal: Ryan John Malleck … Born 7/22/93 in Teaneck, NJ … Son of Stephen and Karen Malleck … Majoring in property management.