Awards and Honors
2011 Co-captain ... Phil Steele's College Football Preview 2011 Preseason Fourth-Team All-Big 12.
Co-captain … played in 12 games, starting 11 … played in 47 career games, starting 26 contests … posted 30 tackles, five for loss, and 2.5 sacks as a senior … recorded two tackles, a fumble recovery and an interception in win at Connecticut … made season-high six tackles at Kansas State … posted four tackles and a forced fumble against Baylor and Kansas … broke up a pass against Texas A&M … concludes Iowa State career with 91 tackles, 14 for loss, six sacks, four fumble recoveries and two forced fumbles.
Started every game … finished season with 33 tackles, including six for loss … had 2.5 sacks … blocked a Kansas field-goal attempt in the fourth quarter of Iowa State win … had career-high seven tackles at Iowa and against Kansas State … had two tackles for loss against the Hawkeyes and a sack and tackle for loss against the Wildcats.
Played in all 13 games, starting the Army and Kansas State games ... made four tackles against Army ... finished season with 20 tackles and a sack.
Made eight tackles in nine games ... recovered fumbles against Nebraska and Texas A&M.
Had 57 total tackles, including 19 solo stops, 38 assisted tackles and three sacks as a senior ... Redskins were 13-1, with their only loss being in the 6A championship game ... had one interception for a touchdown ... all-district performer ... competed in shot put and discus for track and field team as a senior ... moved to Tulsa from The Netherlands when he was a junior ... coached by Kirk Fridrich.
Born Oct.19, 1989, in Naarden, Holland ... son of Joyce and Frans Ruempolhamer ... played club football in Holland before coming to America ... majoring in criminal justice ... uncle played basketball at Iowa.