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Ray Leutele






231 lbs.




Anaheim, Calf.

Previous School

Mater Dei HS



Pronunciation:  RAY LAY oo TELL ay

*Has a super senior season available.

2023 (Redshirt Junior Season): Played in three games, starting one, earning a redshirt after missing the final nine games due to injury … recorded seven tackles on the season with a hurry, a forced fumble and a PBU … had a season-best three tackles against Tennessee Tech with a forced fumble and a pass breakup … had two tackles in the opener against Texas A&M and in his final contest against New Mexico State … added a hurry against NMSU.

2022 (Junior Season): Played in seven games, starting the first three … missed the middle of the season (five games) with an injury … recorded 17 tackles on the year with three QB hurries and a sack … had a season-high of four tackles against Boise State … suffered an injury against UTEP, recording one tackles, a sack for seven yards … returned after five games and six games to record three tackles at Utah State … also had three tackles against San Diego State and Colorado State and two against Air Force.

2021 (Sophomore Season): Played and started in all 12 games, all at middle linebacker … tied for ninth on the team with 36 tackles … was tied for second on the team with 4.0 sacks and he was second on the team with 6.5 tackles for loss … also had an interception, three PBUs, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and three QB hurries … twice recorded a career-high (tying) five tackels, against Air Force and against San Diego State … scored his first career touchdown, forcing his first career fumble, and recovering it and racing 15 yards for a touchdown against San Diego State … recorded a tackle for loss in seven of 12 games … had a solid game against Colorado State with four tackles, 2.0 TFLs for 12 yards with a sack for 10 yards … recorded his first career interception, picking off a pass against Houston Baptist to end the Huskies’ opening drive … had two PBUs in that game as well … recorded sacks against Fresno and and UTEP (both 11 yards), Colorado State and Texas A&M … had 1.5 TFLs against Fresno State … recorded three QB hurries against UTEP.

2020 (Freshman Season): Saw action in all seven games … was second among all Lobo freshmen with 11 tackles … had 2.5 tackles for loss … had his best game in the finale, recorded five tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss … had two tackles against Nevada and Hawai’i … had a tackle for a loss against Nevada … also recorded tackles against Utah State and Wyoming.

High School: Lettered in football at Mater Dei for coach Bruce Rollinson … helped Mater Dei to a 12-1 record and a national ranking of No. 2 … recorded 72 tackles, 6.0 sacks, 6 QB hurries and three interceptions as a senior … named second team all-state as a linebacker by MaxPreps as well as Second Team All-Southern Section.

Personal: Birthday is July 14, 2002 … majoring in business administration.