Ryan Southworth
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    Ryan Southworth

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Paris, TX

    High School:
    Paris

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 220

    Position:
    RB

    2009 (Junior) - Played in six games ... saw action against Minnesota, New Mexico, San Diego State, Colorado State, UNLV and Houston ... rushed for 27 yards on nine carries ... long run of seven yards vs. Houston.

    2008 (Sophomore) - Played in 11 games as a backup fullback and on special teams ... rushed for 40 yards on seven carries ... averaged 5.7 yards per carry ... career-bests of five carries and 28 yards at San Diego State ... also had a career-long run of eight yards ... matched his career-high with an eight-yard carry vs. Houston in the Armed Forces Bowl.

    2007 (Freshman) - Played on the junior varsity all season ... dressed for every home varsity game ... also was on the travel roster for the Armed Forces Bowl.

    High School - Lettered four years in power lifting, three in football and track and two in baseball ... was named a Texas State scholar ... was a member of the National Honor Society ... high school football coach was his father, Brent.

    Personal - Son of Brent and Julie Southworth ... member of cadet squadron 33 ... siblings include Race and Randi ... majoring in social science ... took two summer classes in astronautical and aeronautical engineering ... also worked the command center during Basic Cadet Training ... wears the No. 40 because that was the number worn by former Tampa Bay fullback Mike Alstott.

    Southworth's Career Rushing Statistics

    Year Games Attempts Yards Avg. TD Long
    2009 6 9 25 2.8 0 7/UH
    2008 11 7 40 5.7 0 8/UH
    Totals 17 16 65 4.1 0

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