Seymour started all 13 games on the offensive line, pushing his career starts total to 35 games... Played effectively at several of line positions, taking snaps at center, guard and tackle... Opened the year with nine straight starts at left guard, then moved to starts at both tackle positions late in the year when injuries affected depth up front... Earned solid blocking grades at all three positions... His work in the trenches helped Vanderbilt produce its most explosive offense in more than 50 years, one that featured superb balance in the rushing and passing attacks.
Made 11 starts on offensive line, beginning year at left tackle, then moving inside to left guard five games into the season... Missed two late-season games with injury, but returned to start in regular season finale... Helped 'Dores rush for 297 yards and allow no sacks vs. Demons... Also started at guard against Cincinnati in AutoZone Liberty Bowl... Named the SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week for his performance at left guard in 44-21 homecoming victory over Army as Commodores rushed for 344 yards and did not allow a sack.
As talented as any Commodore offensive linemen, Seymour increasingly exhibited that ability during his second year in a Commodore uniform... After just one start the previous year, Seymour never lost his starting assignment at right tackle after claiming the role after the team's second game... Concluded the season with 10 consecutive starts... Athletically gifted for his size yet lacking extended game experience, Seymour matured during the course of the season.
Named to All-SEC Freshman Team by league head coaches... Redshirt freshman played in eight games as first-year offensive lineman... Minutes expanded at left tackle as injures impacted the Commodore offensive front... After playing sparingly in wins over Western Carolina and Rice, Seymour was inserted into the starting lineup against Georgia when tackle Thomas Welch sustained ankle injury... Through final six games, played nearly half of the team's offensive snaps... In first collegiate start at No. 1 Florida, played key role as line permitted no quarterback sacks by the talented Gator defensive front... Impressed coaches with blend of agility and strength after moving to offensive line during spring drills.
Seymour redshirted during his first year on campus. He practiced during the fall as a defensive tackle candidate, then moved to offensive tackle during Spring Practice.
Two-year starter for one of south Georgia's top programs... As starter at DE and OG, helped 2007 Wildcats to 12-2 record and AAAAA semifinals... As DE, contributed 50 tackles and pair of sacks... Named AAAAA First Team DE by sportswriters and to "Jacksonville Times-Union"'s Georgia "Super South 11" squad. Invited to play in Georgia High School All-Star Game... Two-time All-Region recipient... Played every OL position during career... Earned three letters as varsity golfer.
Ryan Radeck Seymour... Son of Mark and Christine Seymour... Born on Feb. 7, 1990... Has an older sister, Laurel Ann... Dad is a program manager; mom is a banker... Worked summers at local golf course... Finished degree in Human and Organizational Development in December 2012.