Originally signed with the Green Bay Packers as a rookie free agent on 5/1/09. Released by the Packers and re-signed to the practice squad on 9/6/09, where he spent the remainder of the season. Re-signed to a future contract by the Packers on 1/11/10 before being released following training camp on 9/4/10. Signed to the Cardinals practice squad on 11/9/10 and signed to a future contract by Arizona on 1/6/11.
A four-time letter winner, began his collegiate career at Notre Dame before transferring to Delaware for his final two seasons … in his second season with the Blue Hens in ’08, started 10 of 11 games and registered 46 tackles, eight tackles for loss, and 3.5 sacks … named to the Colonial Athletic Association Academic All-Conference team following his senior season … became an immediate contributor to the Hens in ’07, playing in 13 games (eight starts) and recording 43 tackles, six tackles for loss, and three sacks … transferred to Delaware in January of 2007 … played in six games for Notre Dame in 2006, but left at midseason … played in 11 games as a redshirt freshman in ’05, collecting 23 tackles and a sack for a Fighting Irish team that went 9-3 and played Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl … redshirted in 2004.
Full name Ronald Talley Jr. … attended Renaissance (Detroit, MI) High School where he was rated the 11th overall player in the Midwest by the Detroit Free Press his senior season … was also named the Free Press Division 4 All-State team and the All-Detroit team as a defensive lineman in 2003 after making 80 tackles, including 12 tackles for loss, and five sacks during his final season … made 122 tackles, including 30 tackles for loss, as a junior in 2002 … earned a B.A. in Mass Communication at Delaware and enrolled in the school’s Sports Management graduate program where he was named an honor student for the 2008-09 academic year.