Extended his contract with Toronto on January 4, 2011.
2011: Dressed in all 18 regular season games with eighteen (18) starts for Toronto...Week 1, Started at DE in win at Calgary… Made 3 DT...Week 2, Started at DE in loss at Winnipeg and made 4 DT...Week 3, Started at DE in loss at Montreal… Made 2 DT...Week 5, Started at DE in loss at Edmonton...Had another terrific making 4 DT, 1 QB sack and forced a fumble…Week 6, Started at DE in loss vs. Montreal… Made 2 DT…Week 8, Started at DE in win at Saskatchewan and made 4 DT...Week 10, Started at DE in loss vs. B.C...Made 1 DT, 1 QB sack and 1 PKD...Week 13, Started at DE in win vs. Winnipeg and knocked down a single-game career-high 3 passes...Also made 3 DT...Week 14, Started at DE in loss vs. Hamilton... Made 5 DT...Week 15, Started at DE in loss at Montreal…Made 3 DT…Week 17, Started at DE in loss vs. Edmonton. ..Made 4 DT...Week 18, Started at DE in win at Winnipeg...Made 1 DT and added 3 PKDs to his team lead.
2010: Dressed in and started 18 regular season games for Toronto…Named Argos Outstanding Defensive Player for first time in his career as voted by Toronto chapter of the FRC…Led team with 4 fumble recoveries for 54 yards which tied for the second-most fumble recoveries by an Argo in a single season…Tied for team-lead with 6 pass knock downs…Finished second on team with career-high 8 QB sacks… Week 2, Started at DE in win at Winnipeg and played a strong game making 3 DT, 1 PKD and 1 fumble recovery for 5 yards…Week 3, Started at DE in win vs. Calgary recording 3 DT and his first QB sack of the season… Week 6, Started at DE… Made 5 DT in win at Edmonton… Week 7, Started at DE in win vs. Montreal and turned in a good game…Made 1 DT and recovered an Anthony Calvillo fumble, on a bad snap, for a 10 yard gain in the first quarter…Week 8, Started at DE in loss vs. Hamilton… Made 2 DT…Week 9, Started at DE and made 2 DT in Labour Day Classic loss at Hamilton…Week 10, Started at DE and played a strong defensive game in loss at B.C. Accounted a single-game career-highs in QB sacks with 3 and defensive tackles with 7 (11/09/10)… Also had 1 PKD and 1 Fumble Recovery for 39 yards…Named CFL Defensive Player of the Week for first time in his career…Week 11, Started at DE and played another great game in win vs. Winnipeg…Recorded a single-game career-high 9 DT, 1 QB sack, 1 pass knock down and recovered a Winnipeg fumble…Named Runner-Up, CFL Defensive Player of the Week… Week 12, Started at DE in loss Touchdown Atlantic loss vs. Edmonton…Made 4 DT… Named CFL Defensive Player of the Month for September for first time in his career… Week 14, Started at DE in win at Saskatchewan and had a terrific game…Made 1 DT, 1 QB sack and 2 PKDs…Week 15, Started at DE and made 2 DT in loss vs. Hamilton…Week 16, Started at DE/DT in win at Winnipeg… Made 5 DT and 2 QB sacks (his second multi-sack game of the season)…Week 17, Started at DE in loss vs. Montreal…Made 4 DT…2010 Playoffs Started at DE in Eastern Semi-Final win at Hamilton…Made 2 DT and 1 PKD…Started at DE in Eastern Final at Montreal…Recorded 3 DT and 1 QB sack.
2009: Dressed in and started all 18 games at defensive end for the Argonauts...Week 1, Started at DE and continued his strong play making team-high 7 DT and 2 QB sacks (first multi-sack game of his career, 01/07/09) in CFL regular season opener at Hamilton…Week 2, Started at DE and recorded 2 DT in loss vs. Saskatchewan…Week 3, Started at DE and recorded 2 DT in loss at Calgary… Week 4, Started at DE and recorded 2 DT in win at Winnipeg… Week 5, Started at DE, recording no stats, in loss vs. Winnipeg…Week 6, Started at DE and registered 5 DT in loss at Montreal…Week 7, Started at DE and had a great game recording 1 DT and 1 QB sack while pressuring the Lions’ quarterbacks all night in loss vs. BC… Week 8, Started at DE and continued his strong play, recording 4 DT and 1 FF, in loss vs. Calgary… Week 9, Started at DE recording 1 DT in loss at Hamilton…Week 10, Started at DE and rotated through the line making 1 DT in win vs. Hamilton…Week 11, Started at DE, making 2 DT, in loss at BC… Week 12, Started at DE and had 3 DT in loss at Winnipeg…Week 13, Started at DE and made 4 DT and 1 QB sack in loss vs. Montreal…Week 14, Started at DE and made 4 DT and 1 QB sack in loss at Saskatchewan… Week 15, Started at DE and recorded 2 DT and 1 knock down in loss vs. Edmonton… Week 16, Started at DE and registered 2 DT in loss vs. Hamilton… Week 17, Started at DE, recording no stats, in loss at Edmonton...Week 18, Started at DE and recorded 1 tackle and 1 QB sack in loss vs. Montreal.
2008: Part of the 46-man active roster for 2 games with Saskatchewan but did not dress… Dressed in 11 games with Toronto as a backup DL… Re-acquired by Toronto from the Saskatchewan Roughriders, along with Saskatchewan’s fifth round draft pick in the 2011 CFL Canadian Draft. In exchange, the Argos sent WR T.J. Acree, the rights to a negotiation list player and the Argos’ third round pick in the 2011 CFL Canadian Draft on July 7…Traded to the Saskatchewan Roughriders, along with OT Glenn January, the Argos’ 2008 first round CFL Canadian Draft pick (DL Keith Shologan) and the Argos’ 2010 CFL Canadian Draft pick in exchange for QB Kerry Joseph on March 6...Added to the Roughriders’ 46-man active roster but did not dress in CFL Weeks 1-2…Week 3, Traded to Toronto and added to Argos’ 46-man active roster but did not dress in loss at Edmonton…Week 4, Dressed as backup DE in 2008 Argos debut (20/07/08) in win vs Edmonton…Recorded 1 FF while subbing in as a fourth d-lineman, replacing LB Michael Fletcher in the defence…Week 6, Dressed as backup DE/DT in win vs Winnipeg and recorded his first sack of the season…Week 7, Dressed as backup DE/DT and recorded 3 DT and 1 QB sack in loss at Hamilton…Week 9, Started at DT in Labour Day win at Hamilton and recorded 5 DT…Week 11, Started at DT and recorded 4 DT and 1 PKD in loss vs Winnipeg…Week 12-14, On 46-man active roster but did not dress…Week 15, Returned to lineup and dressed at backup DE and played ST in loss at Winnipeg…Week 16, Dressed at backup DE in loss vs Montreal…Week 17, Added to 46-man active roster but did not dress in loss at B.C… Week 18, Dressed at backup DL and played ST recording 1 DT tackle in loss vs Saskatchewan.
2007: Re-signed with Toronto on January 5, 2007…Played in all 18 games with Toronto, starting 10 at DE…Also saw limited time at DT… Week 13, had a great game, recording 1 KD in win over Edmonton…Week 14, recorded 1 QB sack in win over Edmonton…Week 17, saw significant action at NT, replacing Adriano Belli who was ejected in the first half…2007 Playoffs Made his CFL playoff debut (18/11/07) starting at DE in East Final versus Winnipeg.
2006: Signed with the Toronto Argonauts on March 7…Released as a final training camp cut on June 10...Returned to Toronto, signing a contract on July 19…Week 5, made CFL regular season debut (22/07/06), dressing as backup DE and playing ST...Week 6, dressed as backup DE and rotated in recording 2 QB sacks...Week 7, dressed as backup DE and rotated in vs Montreal...Week 8, assigned to practice roster for remainder of the season…2006 Playoffs Remained on PR for both East Semi-Final and East Championship.
2005: Traded to Seattle Seahawks (NFL) from Miami for Kris Richard…Did not see any action in Seattle before being waived on August 29 and later released.
2004: Signed as a free agent with the Miami Dolphins (NFL) on January 27…Waived by Dolphins on September 5 before being added to the 53-man roster on October 16…Played in one game with Miami versus Arizona and recorded a tackle in a reserve role before spending the remainder of the season on the practice roster.
2003: Attended training camp with the Atlanta Falcons (NFL) before being waived on August 30.
2002: Signed as a free agent with the New Orleans Saints (NFL) on November 15…Placed on the Saints practice roster for two games before re-joining the Atlanta Falcons on November 21…Played in four games with the Falcons, recording two tackles, one ST tackle and a half sack.
2001: Drafted in the seventh round (226th overall) by Atlanta in the 2001 NFL Draft…Dressed for one game for Atlanta versus Buffalo.
2000 Had his most productive year as an Aggie playing in 11 games and recording 38 total tackles, two sacks, one pass knockdown and seven QB hits… 1999 Played in 11 games and recorded 12 total tackles, three for a loss… 1998 Played in all 12 games for Texas A&M, recording 54 total tackles, one sack and three tackles for a loss…. 1997 Attended Texas A&M where he was a defensive end for the Aggies and went on to be a four-year letterman…Played in all 12 games with Texas A&M, finishing with 10 total tackles and one fumble recovery.
Ron enjoys spending time with family, yoga and listening to classic rock music. He attended Marshall High School in his hometown of San Antonio and says Mexican pizza is his favourite food.