Updated: December 15, 2014
2014-15: Has played in and started 11 games … Logged 739 plays, 636 at tight end and 103 on special teams … 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.
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 apparel, housing and resources management with a concentration in residential property management.