A First Team All-BIG EAST player in 2010 ... started the first five games of the season at right tackle before moving over to the left for seven games ... missed the regular season finale vs. USF after being injured in the Cincinnati (Nov. 27) game ... in 2010, helped allow Jordan Todman to eclipse the 1,000-yard rushing mark and help UConn rank 35th in the country in rushing offense ... earned an Offensive Game Ball following the Pittsburgh win (Nov. 11) along with other blockers in recognition of UConn's 265 rushing yards, including 22 by Todman.
Moved into the starting lineup in the fifth game of the 2009 season and started the final nine games of the season... earned the Offensive Game Ball along with his fellow offensive line starters after the win against Notre Dame (Nov. 21).
Played reserve duty in five games.
Named first-team All-State in Class A ... Also picked as first-team All-County and All-Conference ... Selected for the Pennsylvania East-West All-Star Game ... Named to the Harrisburg Patriot-News Platinum 33 Team ... Helped Marian Catholic to an 11-2 mark in 2006 and a state playoff berth ... Team captain.
Phillip Michael Ryan ... Born on December 4, 1988 ... Brother, Jamie Ryan, played at Notre Dame ... An English major.
- UConn Pro day: UConn senior Kashif Moore also chose to stand by his tests at the NFL Combine, where his 43.5-inch vertical was the best among all wide receivers and a 4.42 time in the 40 was tied for 9th. Though undersized at 5-9, Moore's speed will land him at an NFL camp. Kicker Dave Teggart, the only other UConn player to be invited to the Combine, is a longshot to be drafted but like Moore will likely be signed as a free agent for NFL mini camps later this spring. The position of kicker is perhaps the most daunting for prospects. Teams only carry one on the roster, and their career span is the longest of any other position. "You're either the guy, or you're at home," Teggart said. "I know full well I have to go up against guys who like their job. I want that job too. It's me beating someone out to have a chance." Other UConn players tested were Wilburn, Agbor, offensive tackle Mike Ryan (who had 32 reps on the bench press), tailback Jonathan Jean-Louis, defensive tackle Twyon Martin. - Chip Malafronte, The New Haven Register
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