Tulsa -- A returning letterwinner . . . 2005 -- Saw his first collegiate action as a starter in the season opener . . . played and started in all 13 games . . . totaled 55 knockdowns on the season and a high grade of 88-percent against East Carolina . . . 2004-- Was a squad member . . . 2003-- A squad member . . . 2002 -- Was one of several true freshmen to sit out the 2002 season . . . Overall -- Had a great season in 2005 with no experience coming into the season . . . improved each week last year . . . was the most consistent lineman from the start of the season to the end . . . expectations are high for him in 2006 . . . has good size and strength . . . has natural ability . . . possesses versatility to play other positions on the offensive line.
High School -- Lettered as a tight end and defensive end his senior season at Strathcona High School . . . did not play football until his senior campaign . . . helped his team post an 11-0-1 record as a senior . . . his team won the city and provincial championship his senior season . . . earned first-team all-Canada accolades, and was also a first-team academic selection . . . was selected as his team's Defensive Lineman of the Year . . . was also among the top-20 players in the province in basketball . . . high school football coach was Brent Bailey.
Personal -- Favorite NFL team is the Tampa Bay Buccaneers . . . his favorite sport to watch is ice hockey . . . his favorite professional sports team is the Edmonton Oilers . . . lists Las Vegas as the most memorable place he has visited . . . parents are Ron and Lois Hameister-Ries . . . majoring in management . . . born January 26, 1984.
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