College of the Canyons (Calif.)
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6-4 / 300
Offensive front replacing two key starters from '16
Unit features five starters, eight letterwinners back from year ago
So. California offensive lineman becomes team's 19th signee
Vanderbilt's football team and police department joined in a walk of solidarity to the Commodores' first preseason practice.
Vanderbilt vs. Austin Peay. Photos by John Russell (9/19/15)
DellaRipa practiced with the second unit during the regular season, but did not enjoy his initial minutes as a Commodore until the team's victory over Tennessee State... During the season, he provided valuable contribution as a scout offensive lineman.
DellaRipa did not see game action as a sophomore transfer... Participated as offensive lineman on offensive scout teams.
Added in late April as 18th member of Commodore 2015 signing class...Started at right tackle as first-year contributor in 2014 for community college located just north of Los Angeles... Earned All-Southern California Football Association Northern League OT as Canyons finished 4-6 overall... Started as prep OT at West Ranch HS located in Santa Clarita... Also earned two varsity letters as lacrosse goalie... High academic achiever as prep student.
Egidio J. DellaRipa... "EJ"... Born Oct. 1, 1996 in Southern California... Son of Gid and Carrie DellaRipa... Has two sisters, Jessica and Gabrielle; and a brother, Luigino... Dad works as UPS supervisor; mom works in retail sales... Enjoys building computers... Avid fisherman and hunter.