Played in five games during the season ... recorded two tackles.
Scout team member ... redshirt season
Frenship High School in Wolfforth, Texas ... local product and three-year starter at defensive end for Frenship teams that collected a 35-8 record during his high school career ... helped anchor a Tiger defense that yielded an average of just 15.5 points per game his senior year, posting two shutouts and holding opponents to 10 points or fewer on five occasions ... an Associated Press Class 4A All-State honorable mention choice in 2007 after totaling 67 tackles, including nine for loss, seven sacks, and 29 quarterback hurries ... also named first-team All-District 4-4A following his senior season ... a member of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal's Class 4A/5A All South Plains team in 2007 ... rated a three-star prospect and ranked the No. 30 strongside defensive end in the nation by Rivals.com ... also the No. 94 overall player in the state on Rivals' Texas Top 100 for 2008 ... received a three-star rating from Scout.com and is listed as the No. 56 overall defensive end in the nation by the recruiting service ... ranked as the No. 79 overall player in the state on SuperPrep's `Texas 110 for 2008' ... attended Texas Tech Football Camp prior to both his junior and senior seasons ... chose Tech over offers from Houston, Kansas State, Northwestern, Oklahoma State and Purdue. ... High School Coach: Bobby Davis.
Ryan Halliburton ... born on March 27, 1989, in Lubbock, Texas ... son of Dan Dirlam and Hollie Haliburton ... enjoys watching movies, lifting weights, learning how to invest money and piloting air planes ... majoring in general business.