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60   Ryan McMahon
Ryan McMahon

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Savannah, GA

High School:
Darlington Prep

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 284

Position:
C


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2010: Fifth-year senior who holds the school record for starts at 53 consecutive games (every game) since transitioning from defensive tackle following a redshirt season...McMahon's 53 starts is the second-longest streak in ACC history...earned second team All-ACC honors...a three-time candidate for the Rimington Award, presented to the nation's top center...leads all Seminole offensive linemen with 841 snaps played...boasts a season average grade of 80 percent...penalized just once all season, continuing a career-long trend of efficiency...widely regarded as the most durable and toughest player on the team...credited with 20 knockdown blocks; a high number for a center...already holds his degree in finance.

2009: Boasted a season average grade of 80.6 percent, which ranked second only among linemen to All-American guard Rodney Hudson...led all linemen with a grade of 84 percent in FSU's Gator Bowl victory over West Virginia, including a career-high six knockdown blocks...checked in with a career-high matching grade of 93 against mammoth Clemson defensive front...penalized three times and allowed only 2.5 sacks in 823 snaps all season...credited with 20 knockdown blocks...in 2,654 snaps through three seasons has recorded 64 knockdown blocks, been flagged for six penalties and allowed 7.5 sacks...played all but 10 snaps, getting a respite in rout of BYU, where he also saw a handful of plays at guard....vastly improved his pass protection and shotgun snaps...became the first two-time recipient of the Crenshaw Award as the player with the biggest heart, sharing the award with defensive end Markus White...earned his degree in economics at the end of the `10 spring semester.

2008: Started all 13 games at center and earned All-ACC honorable mention...earned first Crenshaw Award....had streak of 994 consecutive snaps played end in blowout of Western Carolina...graded out at 81 percent or higher in six of his final seven games...charged with just 12 missed assignments on the season...registered a career-high 24 knockdown blocks in 872 snaps.

2007: Played every offensive snap during redshirt freshman season...was the lone freshman or sophomore center at an FBS school to make that claim...was penalty-free on the season, a stunning statistic considering he was involved in all 959 offensive snaps...joined teammate and left guard Rodney Hudson on FWAA Freshmen All-American team...credited with a fumble recovery against Kentucky in the Music City Bowl...made the transition from defensive tackle to center during spring practice under the supervision of offensive line coach Rick Trickett.

2006: Spent a redshirt season working on the scout team defensive line.

PERSONAL
Collected several awards at the end of 2010 spring practice, including most dependable offensive lineman and offensive player most committed to physical development...collected Iron Nole, leadership and second-effort awards in spring of `09...arrived at FSU as a three-star defensive line prospect out of Darlington Prep, where he combined for 88 tackles, 24 tackles for loss and 10 sacks over his final two seasons...also played offensive guard...helped lead the team to an 8-2 record and a spot in the state playoffs as a senior...selected FSU over Florida, Alabama, Auburn and Kentucky...born May 11, 1988.

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