SUMMIT, NJ - Summit's Ryan O'Malley, released by the Oakland Raiders during final roster cuts just prior to onset of the National Football League season, has been signed to the Buffalo Bills practice squad.
O'Malley, an undrafted free agent in 2016, spent the majority of last season on the Raiders practice squad. He was re-signed in January of 2017 and was with the Silver and Black through the off-season and throughout its entire training camp.
O'Malley was signed and elevated to the Raiders 2016 active roster at the beginning of October, was active for eight games, and played 20 plays in the Raiders 34-31 win at San Diego on October 9. He caught his first NFL pass in Oakland's 31-10 pre-season victory over the Arizona Cardinals.
As a University of Pennsylvania Quaker in 2015, he caught 20 passes for 202 yards and scored three touchdowns. His longest catch of the year was a 25-yarder, he averaged 10.1 yards per catch, and scored a 14-yard touchdown against Cornell in the Ivy League clincher. For his Quaker career, O'Malley caught 43 balls for 495 yards and nine touchdowns.
O'Malley was a four-year member of the Summit High School Football Team as a wide receiver and defensive end. He was part of the Hilltopper team that captured the State Championship in 2009.