His career started with local club Sivas DSİ Spor, playing six years at the amateur level. He was named second-best player out of all amateur level teams in Turkey. Professionally, Toraman played for Gaziantepspor and attracted attention with his success. In his last two years at Gaziantepspor, he was reportedly added to the top of many teams' transfer lists. Toraman, was signed by Istanbul club Beşiktaş J.K. in the 2004–05 pre-season on a three-year contract with a transfer fee of $2.5 million.
He is known for his speed, aerial ability, heading and tackling skills. He is considered as one of Turkey's best defenders.