Sure-handed wide receiver who specializes in making clutch catches ... one of the toughest players on the team ... does great job catching the ball in traffic ... hard worker with a passion for football ... runs excellent pass routes ... has 83 career receptions for 995 yards and five touchdowns.
2011 SEASON: Starter in all 12 games ... Tigers’ leading receiver with 39 catches for 560 yards and three touchdowns ... lifted Tigers to a come-from-behind win over Old Dominion with a 67-yard touchdown reception with 1:07 left on a fourth down-and-29 play ... matched career high with seven receptions for 103 yards at Maryland ... caught four passes for 108 yards at ODU ... led Tigers to Colonial Athletic Association championship-clinching win at Rhode Island with five receptions for 65 yards and two touchdowns ... caught two touchdown passes in the second half to lead Tigers to win ... had two catches for 74 yards at William & Mary, including a 50-yard reception that set up Tigers’ first touchdown ... had three receptions for 55 yards against Morgan State ... made four catches for 36 yards in victory over Colgate.
2010 SEASON: Played in seven games with five starts ... Tigers’ third-leading receiver with 26 receptions for 245 yards and two touchdowns ... missed four games due to injury ... caught five passes for 41 yards in opener at Indiana with a five-yard touchdown catch ... had four catches for 19 yards in win over Coastal Carolina ... caught two-yard TD pass on leaping reception in end zone with 25 seconds left in regulation to send game into overtime ... caught four passes for 46 yards at Richmond ... had career high seven catches for 77 yards against Rhode Island ... returned eight punts for 87 yards on season.
2009 SEASON: Played in 10 games as a first-year freshman ... made four starts in the last five games of the year ... Tigers’ fifth-leading receiver with 18 receptions for 190 yards ... had two catches for 50 yards in win at Rhode Island ... made a terrific one-handed grab at URI for a 36-yard gain that set up a touchdown ... made first career start at Northeastern and had five receptions for 36 yards ... caught four passes for 31 yards against No. 3 Villanova ... had four receptions for 39 yards in season finale at James Madison.
AT FATHER JUDGE H.S.: Three-time All-Catholic League wide receiver ... also played defensive back ... finished career with 115 receptions for 1,640 yards and 24 touchdowns ... caught 38 passes for 720 yards and nine TD’s as a senior ... had three punt returns for touchdowns ... named to All-City team for Coach Tom Coyle ... played for the Crusaders’ basketball team, earning All-Catholic League honors twice.
PERSONAL: Has one brother and one sister ... lists parents as the people he admires most ... career goal is to become an accountant ... older brother, Mark, played football at Lycoming ... older sister, Christina, played rugby at West Chester ... avid fan of the Philadelphia Eagles ... lists Will Smith as his favorite actor ... favorite movies are “Batman” and “The Dark Knight” ... favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant ... enjoys eating cheesesteaks ... mother is an accountant who graduated from Holy Family ... father is a sales representative ... son of Mark and Maria Ryan ... born on October 6, 1990 in Philadelphia, Pa. ... major is economics.