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Ryan Izzo
Player Profile:
Ryan Izzo 1884513
Position: Tight End
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 245
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Highland Lakes, N.J.
High School: Pope John XXIII


Freshman All-America Honorable Mention (Campus Insider)

2015: Appeared in all 13 games making 11 starts in his first full season as Florida State’s tight end...led all Seminole tight ends in receptions (14), yards (210) and touchdowns (2)...ranked fifth on the team in receptions and receiving yards, while his two receiving touchdowns were fourth...tallied a career-high two receptions five times including games against ACC foes Louisville, Georgia Tech and NC State and at No. 10 Florida...recorded a 37-yard catch vs. Miami - the longest reception of the season for the young tight end...recorded his first career touchdown in the season opener vs. Texas State…also caught a touchdown vs. Louisville – a 2-yard pass from Everett Golson in the fourth quarter…finished the season with a 33-yard catch and run against Houston in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl…was recognized as one of FSU’s Top Newcomers of the Year on offense at the end of the year banquet.

2014: Tall, athletic target excelled on the scout team during redshirt season.

PERSONAL: A four-star prospect and ranked the nation’s ninth-best tight end by 247Sports in the 2014 recruitng class...rated a three-star recruit by Rivals, ESPN and Scout...ranked nation’s No. 18 tight end and No. 18 player in New Jersey by ESPN...No. 12 player in New Jersey by 247Sports...No. 25 tight end and No. 13 player in New Jersey by Rivals...No. 27 tight end by Scout...ranked No. 16 on Star Ledger 50, a list of the top recruits in New Jersey, heading into the fall...helped Pope John finish with a 10-2 record and an appearance in the sectional championship game as a senior, tallying 766 receiving yards and seven touchdowns...captured All-West Jersey First Team, All-Non-Public Second Team and All-State Third Team honors in 2013...All-Area First Team honors as a junior...combined statistics for final two prep seasons include 63 catches, 1,098 yards and 13 touchdowns...also played basketball for Pope John and nabbed All-West Jersey Second Team honors in 2012-13...chose Florida State over Wisconsin, Rutgers and Boston College...born December 21, 1995...majoring in social science.

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