Pokes hunt fourth win over an AP top-10 team since 2008.
One of the highest rated recruits in the 2012 class ... Coming off a redshirt season in which he displayed his ability to contribute in several ways.
High School: Another former standout coached by John Walsh ... Member of the ESPN150 ... Ranked by Scout as the nation's No. 27 prospect at tight end with Texas Football Magazine listing him among the state's top 30 linebackers ... SuperPrep ranked him No. 60 among all Texas prospects ... Rivals penciled him in at No. 42 overall in Texas and No. 26 nationally as an "athlete" ... As a senior, he had 105 tackles with four interceptions and caught two passes, including a 49-yard overtime score in the playoffs ... Also played basketball ... Participated in the peer assistance leadership group PALS ... Scholarship offers rolled in from Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Michigan and Purdue, among others.
Personal: Dominic James Ramacher was born June 14, 1994, in Coon Rapids, Minn. ... Son of Tracy and Troy Ramacher ... His mother played volleyball at Texas-Pan American and his uncle, Travis White, was a receiver at North Dakota State ... Majoring in business.