2006 (Junior) - Started all 12 games ... fifth on the team in total tackles with 48, including 27 unassisted ... one tackle for loss for one yard ... first-career interception came vs. Army, returning it 25 yards to set up a touchdown ... one fumble recovery ... five tackles vs. Tennessee ... career-best eight tackles vs. New Mexico ... seven tackles vs. Colorado State ... six tackles vs. Army ... six tackles at TCU.
2005 (Sophomore) - Played in all 11 games as a backup defensive back and on special teams ... recorded six total tackles, including three unassisted ... two unassisted tackles vs. BYU ... also scored a touchdown on a blocked punt recovery that he returned 10 yards for the score.
2004 (Freshman) - Played quarterback on the junior varsity team ... posted two solo tackles and one pass breakup in the 2005 Blue-Silver spring game ... listed second at cornerback on the depth chart following spring ball.
High School - Three-year letterwinner in football ... also lettered two years in baseball ... earned second-team all-district honors as a quarterback his senior season ... first-team all-district outside linebacker as a junior ... high school football coach was Jerry Campbell.
Personal - Born Oct. 6, 1985 ... son of Gary Rybak and the late Gail Rybak ... member of Squadron 26 ... has one brother, Grant (24) ... majoring in management ... has been on the dean's list for academic excellence and the commandant's list for military excellence at the Academy ... worked as a ranger for the Philmont program in New Mexico and completed Operation Air Force last summer ... completed OPS at Vandenburg AFB, Calif., this past summer ... also completed Operations Air Force at Yokota AFB, Japan in 2005 ... is active in his squadron as a first sergeant, Academic non-commissioned officer and a cadet safety and security officer ... also recruited by Rice and Texas A&M ... wants to attend graduate school and receive an MBA after his graduation from the Academy ... hopes to be a maintenance officer during his Air Force career ... favorite NFL team is the Dallas Cowboys ... favorite NFL player is Peyton Manning of the Indianapolis Colts ... hobbies include playing the guitar, lifting weights, skiing and camping ... enjoys watching Sports Center ... favorite movie is V for Vendetta ... something most people don't know about him is that he has a passion for cars and loves anything outdoors ... his greatest moments in sports is when he intercepted a pass against Army ... credits his father, Gary, at having the biggest influence on his sports career.
Rybak's Career Statistics