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    Dan Ryan
    73 Dan Ryan
    Class:
    RS Senior

    Hometown:
    Franklin, Conn.

    High School:
    Norwich Free Academy

    Height / Weight:
    6-8 / 316

    Position:
    Offensive Tackle

    Birthdate:
    06/21/1987

    Will look to contend for the starting job at left tackle as preseason camp opens.

    2008: Backup tackle on the offensive line ... also saw time at tight end, wearing jersey No. 88 ... was pressed into tight end duty when starter Steve Brouse had a leg injury five games into the season.

    2007: Played in 12 games, missing the game at Pittsburgh (Sept. 22) ... Started each of the first two games and each of the last three games at right tackle.

    2006: Played in all 12 games at left tackle, starting each of the final seven contests after an injury to Will Beatty.

    2005: Redshirted ... Named the Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week prior to the Georgia Tech game (Sept. 17).

    High School: Did not play football until his sophomore year, started as a junior, and only played three games as a senior due to injury ... Earned three varsity letters in football at Norwich Free Academy ... Helped the team to the 2002 State Playoffs ... Also lettered in basketball for one year.

    Personal Profile: Daniel Robert Ryan ... Born on June 21, 1987 ... A sociology major with a second major in human development and family studies.