• Athletic Director’s Honor Roll, Spring 2016
AT GEORGIA STATE: Two-year letterwinner as a part-time starter at inside linebacker and key performer on defense in his two years with the program ... Junior college transfer from Butler (Kan.) Community College ... Enrolled in January 2015 and made an immediate impact.
2016: Finished with 41 tackles ... Played in every game, including starts against Ball State, Wisconsin and Georgia Southern ... Season-high eight tackles vs. Ball State ... Made four tackles and broke up a pass in GSU’s 23-17 loss at No. 9 Wisconsin ... Had four tackles with a tackle for loss at Appalachian State ... Added five tackles each vs. Air Force and ULM.
2015: Fourth on the team in tackles with 73 ... Opened the season with eight tackles and a pass breakup vs. Charlotte ... Had five tackles with a tackle for loss at Oregon ... Recovered a fumble in the end zone to prevent a score vs. Liberty, when he also had eight tackles ... Career-high 11 tackles vs. San Jose State in AutoNation Cure Bowl ... Made 10 tackles with a tackle for loss vs. UL Lafayette ... Game-high nine tackles in win at Texas State ... Added seven tackles vs. Troy to help the Panthers allow just 81 yards rushing, GSU’s low vs. an FBS team.
JUNIOR COLLEGE/HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged nearly 13 tackles per game for Butler CC ... Made 114 tackles with 10 tackles for loss, including two sacks, and one pass breakup ... All Jayhawk Conference ... Had 17 tackles in a game vs. Dodge City JC ... Helped Butler and coach Troy Morrell to an 8-3 record ... Originally signed with Michigan and redshirted for the Wolverines in 2012-13 ... Named All-Southwest Ohio at Northmont (Ohio) High School, where he was coached by Lance Schneider ... Totaled 59 tackles, six tackles for loss, one sack, one fumble recovery and one pass breakup in five games as a senior ... Three-star prospect and the No. 17 inside linebacker in the nation according to Rivals.com ... Three-star prospect and the No. 33 middle linebacker in the country by Scout.com ... Three-star recruit and the No. 23 inside linebacker in the nation on ESPN.com.
PERSONAL: Kaleb Ringer was born Feb. 19, 1994 ... Son of Kevin and Tonya Ringer ... Uncle Javon Ringer was an All-American at Michigan State and played four years for the Tennessee Titans ... Father played at Iowa and in the CFL, and brother Korey played at Ferris State ... Majoring in sociology ... Earned his degree in December 2016.