Ryan LaCasse

Ryan LaCasse (born February 6, 1983) is a former American football linebacker for the Indianapolis Colts, primarily as a special teams player. He was drafted in the 7th round in 2006 NFL draft by the Baltimore Ravens but was traded to the Indianapolis Colts. He played for the Colts on their Super Bowl XLI championship team that beat the Chicago Bears.

Ryan LaCasse
Born:February 6, 1983 (age 36)
Brooklyn, NY
Career information
Position(s)Linebacker
CollegeSyracuse
NFL draft2006 / Round: 7 / Pick: 219
Career history
As player
2006Baltimore Ravens*
2006Indianapolis Colts
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career stats

Early life

He started playing football in high school at Stoughton High School in Stoughton, Massachusetts.[1][2]

College career

Started 15 of 46 career contests…ranked 10th in school history with 16.5 career sacks (93 yards)…had 118 tackles, 73 solo, 23.5 tackles for losses, 17 pressures, eight FR, one FF, one interception and two passes defensed…as senior was on Super Sleeper Team by the 2006 NFL Draft Report…earned first-team All-Big East honors…started eleven games at RDE…topped club and ranked sixth in conference with nine sacks…had 12 tackles for losses, the 10th-highest seasonal total in school history…had three FF, seven pressures, one pass defensed and one interception…had career-high three sacks and three tackles for losses against Buffalo…played in 12 games as junior at DE and on special teams…had 32 tackles, 22 solo, five sacks, seven tackles for losses, six pressures and four FF…played in every game as sophomore, seeing main action on special teams…had 15 tackles, seven solo, one pressure and one pass defensed…played in eleven games after redshirt freshman season…started four games at rush-end against North Carolina, Rhode Island, Auburn and Pittsburgh…had 19 tackles, 14 solo, 2.5 sacks, 4.5 tackles for losses, three pressures, one FR and one FF…had four tackles, one sack and one FF in first career start against North Carolina.

LaCasse wore #94 as a member of the Orange.

Professional career

When the Colts won the Super Bowl, Lacasse was one of 5 Syracuse Orange alums who earned rings. The others were DE Dwight Freeney, WR Marvin Harrison, RB James Mungro (although he was on the injured list), and DT Josh Thomas.

He is currently a graduate assistant coach for the Syracuse football team.

References

  1. ^ Gorman, Tim (April 28, 2006). "Late Bloomer: Ryan LaCasse burst onto scene late in his senior season. The NFL is next". CBS Sports.
  2. ^ "Camping season". Boston.com. May 9, 2006.
2002 Syracuse Orangemen football team

The 2002 Syracuse Orangemen football team represented Syracuse University during the 2002 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Orange were coached by Paul Pasqualoni and played their home games at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, New York.

2006 Baltimore Ravens season

The 2006 Baltimore Ravens season was the franchise's 11th season in the National Football League, it would begin with the team trying to improve on their 6–10 record in 2005. The Ravens, for the first time in franchise history, started 4–0. The Ravens ended the regular season with a franchise record thirteen wins. The Ravens clinched the AFC North title and a 1st-round playoff bye. Their season ended with a tough loss to the 12–4 Indianapolis Colts in the divisional playoff game. The Colts would go on to defeat the Chicago Bears in Super Bowl XLI.

2006 Indianapolis Colts season

The 2006 Indianapolis Colts season was the franchise's 54th season in the National Football League, the 23rd in Indianapolis and the 5th season under head coach Tony Dungy. The team failed improve on their regular season record of 14–2 from the 2005 season, and finishing at 12-4. However, they did improve upon their postseason performance and advanced further into the playoffs , winning Super Bowl XLI.

For the fourth consecutive season, the Colts had won 12 or more games. They also won the AFC South Division Championship for the fourth time in a row, and they won the American Football Conference Championship, beating the New England Patriots 38–34 to advance to Super Bowl XLI, in which they dominated the Chicago Bears, winning 29–17 on February 4, 2007, at Dolphin Stadium. This was the franchise's first Super Bowl since Super Bowl V in 1970, and first since relocating to Indianapolis. It was their fourth world championship (1958, 1959, 1970, and 2006.)

The 2006 Colts surrendered 5.33 rushing yards per attempt, by far the worst since the merger, and seventh-worst in NFL history. Still, the Colts won the championship with the help of the most statistically efficient offense in the league.

Baltimore Ravens draft history

This page is a list of the Baltimore Ravens NFL Draft selections. The Ravens franchise began when the Cleveland Browns moved to Baltimore in 1996, leaving their team name, uniforms, and franchise records in Cleveland. The first draft the Ravens participated in was 1996, when they selected offensive tackle Jonathan Ogden of UCLA for their first selection as the Ravens.

LaCasse

LaCasse or Lacasse is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

Alex Lacasse, Canadian pop artist

Florent Lacasse (born 1981), French middle distance runner

Geneviève Lacasse (born 1989), Canadian ice hockey player

Josée Lacasse (born 1965), Canadian alpine skier

Josée Lacasse (born 1970), Canadian rugby union player

Joseph Lacasse (1894–1975), Belgian artist

Joseph-Henri-Gustave Lacasse (1890–1953), Canadian journalist, physician and politician

Ryan LaCasse (born 1983), American football player

Suzanne Lacasse (born 1948), Canadian civil engineer

List of Syracuse Orange in the NFL Draft

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Stoughton, Massachusetts

Stoughton (official name: Town of Stoughton) is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 26,962 at the 2010 census. The town is located approximately 17 miles (27 km) from Boston, 25 miles (40 km) from Providence, and 35 miles (56 km) from Cape Cod.

Stoughton High School

Stoughton High School (SHS) is a public high school the town of Stoughton, Massachusetts. It serves students in grades 9 to 12 and is a part of Stoughton Public Schools. It has an average of 300 students per grade level. It is located on 232 Pearl Street in Stoughton Mssachusetts. The principal is Juliette Miller. The SHS marching band and color guard are known as the Marching Black Knights.

The Fight Club

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