2005: Ramsey will battle for a starting defensive tackle spot as a senior in 2005.
2004: Ramsey was a backup defensive tackle and end as a junior in 2004. Overall in 2004 while appearing in 9 games (all but Virginia Tech, BYU, Oregon State and UCLA), he made 2 tackles (1 each against Washington and Arizona). He sat out the Virginia Tech opener while recovering from hernia surgery and missed the BYU contest with a groin strain. He missed some of 2004 spring practice while recovering from an abdominal strain.
2003: Ramsey was a backup defensive tackle behind Mike Patterson as a sophomore in 2003. Overall in 2003 while appearing in 10 games (all but Stanford, Washington State and Arizona), he had 6 tackles, including 2.5 for losses of 15 yards (with 1.5 sacks for 10 yards), plus a forced fumble (at Auburn, which USC recovered and led to a TD). He suffered a shoulder nerve injury prior to the Washington State game and missed USC's next 2 games. He had 2 tackles against both Auburn and BYU.
2002: Ramsey was a backup defensive tackle (he also was available to play end) as a freshman in 2002, his first year at USC. Overall in 2002 while seeing action in 7 games (Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Stanford, Arizona State and UCLA), he made 1 tackle and had a fumble recovery. He returned the fumble 19 yards at Colorado to set up a USC TD.
HIGH SCHOOL: He earned 2001 Super Prep All-Farwest, Prep Star All-Western Region honorable mention, Tacoma News Tribune Western 100, All-CIF Southern Section second team, All-CIF Division II first team and Long Beach Press-Telegram Dream Team first team honors as a senior two-way lineman at Dominguez High in Compton (Calif.). Currents Trojan Justin Wyatt and Chilo Rachal also prepped at Dominguez. He attended Venice (Calif.) High as a freshman.
PERSONAL: He's a public policy, management and planning major at USC.
GAME-BY-GAME WITH LaJUAN RAMSEY