|Born:||August 8, 1988|
Ryan is listed second on the depth chart at center heading into
fall camp...fighting to earn a spot in the rotation in the
offensive line...has been on the roster three full seasons...didn't
see any playing time in his first two years due to a couple of
injuries...saw limited action in a backup role in 2009...earned a
medical redshirt season in 2007 following foot surgery but also
sidelined during 2008 due to an ankle injury...ready to step into
the Golden Eagle lineup...has trimmed down and is working at
increasing his strength...should benefit from off-season
conditioning...tremendous physical potential...has had plenty of
time to learn the system...can play either center or guard.
At Tech (In 2009): Ryan finally got onto the field in 2009 after two seasons of waiting due to injuries...played in a backup role in two games.
(In 2008): Was ready to join the active roster, but an ankle injury kept him sidelined for a second full season.
(In 2007): Foot surgery in the preseason sidelined Ryan for the 2007 season and he received medical redshirt status.
HIGH SCHOOL: Ryan was a four-year starter at Scottsboro High School...a 6-foot-3, 285-pound offensive lineman, he earned all-region honors as a senior after gaining honorable mention all-region selection as a junior...chosen as the team captain in 2006.
PERSONAL: The son of Randy and Susan Weeks... born August 8, 1988... full name is Ryan Heath Weeks... majoring in interdisciplinary studies.