Ryan

Smith

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Defensive Lineman
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 235
Year: Senior
Hometown: Union, Ky.
High School: Ryle

Bio

AS A SENIOR IN 2015:
• Missed the entire season due to injury, and received a medical redshirt.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2014:
• Saw action in all 12 games at outside linebacker, starting four times.
• Totaled 25 tackles on the year, including 21 solo stops and six tackles for loss.
• Led the team with three forced fumbles, while tying for the team lead with five sacks.
• Ranked second in the Patriot League in forced fumbles and 10th in quarterback sacks.
• Finished the year 27th in the nation in forced fumbles.
• Recorded four tackles against Bucknell, with two forced fumbles, a quarterback sack and a fumble recovery.
• Tallied three tackles with two quarterback sacks and a forced fumble in the victory over Lehigh.
• Made four tackles against Central Connecticut, including two sacks.
• Had a tackle for loss and a blocked field goal against Fordham.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2013:
• Played in 10 games as a reserve linebacker and on special teams.
• Made five tackles on the season.
• Had tackles against Central Connecticut, Dartmouth, Harvard, Bucknell and Lehigh.
• Selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2012:
• Saw action in two games, as a backup linebacker and on special teams.
• Played against New Hampshire and Brown.

HIGH SCHOOL:
• Played for head coach Bryson Warner at Ryle High School.
• Named the Northern Kentucky Athletic Conference Player of the Year as a senior.
• Earned first team All-Star honors from the Northern Kentucky Coaches Association.
• Totaled 74 tackles, three forced fumbles and three interceptions during his senior year, while catching 25 passes for 563 yards and four touchdowns on offense.
• Also lettered in basketball.
• Served as captain of the football and basketball teams in senior year.

PERSONAL:
• Son of Michael and Donnalyn Smith.
• Has one brother (Grant) and one sister (Carly).
• Father played both baseball and basketball at Siena Heights University, and was inducted into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 2004.
• Majoring in Political Science.

 

SMITH'S CAREER STATISTICS
TACKLES                G    UA     A Total    TFL-Yds    PD   FF   FR Blkd
2012................   2     0     0     0      0-0       0    0    0    0
2013................  10     4     1     5      0-0       0    0    0    0
2014................  12    21     4    25      6-30      0    3    1    1
TOTAL...............  24    25     5    30      6-30      0    3    1    1

SACKS                  G    UA     A Total   Yds
2012................   2     0     0     0     0
2013................  10     0     0     0     0
2014................  12     4     1     5    24
TOTAL...............  24     4     1     5    24
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