#35 - Ryan Koepke
2007-08 Football
Fort Wayne, Ind.
Ryan Koepke

2007: Started all 11 games ... a Second Team All-Pioneer Football League selection ... named to ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District V First Team ... named team's Defensive Player of the Year ... led Valpo with 79 tackles, including 33 solos ... sixth in the PFL averaging 7.2 tackles per game ... registered a career-high 11 stops three times ... forced a fumble against Saint Francis (Ill.) ... had interceptions at Kalamazoo and Marian (Ind.) ... had at least five tackles in nine games ... a First Team PFL All-Academic Team pick ... named to the PFL Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2006: Started all 11 contests ... led Valpo with 67 tackles ... 13th in the Pioneer Football League with 6.1 tackles per game ...had nine stops against both Trinity International and Morehead State ... had three tackles for loss against Wisconsin Lutheran ... forced a fumble at Morehead State ... had at least three tackles in every game ... named to the NACDA Academic All-Star Team ... a First Team Academic All-PFL selection ... named to the AFCA Good Works Team ... a NACDA Coca-Cola Community All-American ... named to the PFL Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2005: Started seven games for the Brown and Gold ... finished seventh on the team with 41 tackles ... registered seven tackles against Davidson and six against Drake ... recovered a fumble against San Diego ... registered 1.5 tackles for loss ... had four or more tackles six times ... named to the Pioneer Football League Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2004: Sat out the season as a redshirt.

Prep: Named to the IFCA All-State Team ... a IFCA Junior All-State member in 2002 ... earned All-Northeast Hoosier Conference honors as a senior ... earned All-Region honors senior season.

Personal: Ryan is the son of Randy and Deb Koepke ... major is mechanical engineering ... born October 6, 1985.