Head coach Joe Moorhead runs Rams through first workout
A look at the Fordham Rams offense
Annual Spring Game Slated for April 28th
Photos of the Fordham spring football practice on April 13, 2013.
Action from the first Fordham spring football practice of 2013
Photos of the Fordham-Colgate Patriot League football game on November 17 on Jack Coffey Field
Photos of the Fordham-Bucknell football game on November 3, 2012
Photos of the Fordham-Holy Cross Ram-Crusader Cup football game at Holy Cross on October 27, 2012
Moved into the starting lineup at right guard last fall as a sophomore after making four starts as a rookie in 2010... slated to start at right guard again in 2012... brings size and strength to the offensive line... has developed into a solid member of the Rams' offensive line... a First Team All-City selection in high school.
2011: Started all eleven games at right guard as a sophomore... helped the Fordham passing offense rank 41st in the NCAA FCS, averaging 229.7 yards/game.
2010: Appeared in seven games for the Rams as a freshman, making four starts at right guard... helped the offense average 176.0 rushing yards per game, second in the Patriot League and 31st in the NCAA FBS... Fordham offense was also ranked second in overall offense in the Patriot League (383.5 yards/game)... offensive line also allowed just 16 sacks in eleven games, third best in the Patriot League.
Before Fordham: A graduate of Montwood High School in El Paso, Texas, where he played for head coach Chuck Veliz... a 2009 First Team 5A-1 All-District selection... named 2009 Outstanding Offensive Lineman... a 2009 El Paso Times All-City pick... served as a team captain... recorded 10 pancakes in 2009 while allowing only one sack at tackle... named 2008 El Paso Times All-City... recipient of the El Paso All-Star Bowl Leadership award... earned Academic All-District honors for three years... graduated in the top ten percent of his class... named Student of the Year and received the Ram Award.
Personal: Born December 5, 1991... son of Linda and Ruben Tapia... has two older brothers, Chris and Anthony... a Business Administration major.