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Ryan Read
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Austin, Texas

High School:
Westlake

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185

Position:
Wide Reciever

Heady and versatile player who adds to the experienced group of receivers that Boston College returns for the 2001 season...is in his second year of playing at BC after transferring from Navy and sitting out 1999.

2000 Season
Was sixth on the team with 13 receptions for 204 yards...had a BC-career high four receptions vs. Connecticut (Oct. 7) along with 36 yards...had one reception for a BC-career high 45 yards vs. Temple (Nov. 4)...had two receptions for 42 yards, including a 40-yard TD catch, in the Aloha Bowl vs. Arizona State.

At Navy
Caught a 78-yard touchdown pass from Brian Broadwater in Navy?s 32-31 come-from-behind upset win over the Eagles in Alumni Stadium?was Navy?s leading receiver in that game (5 catches for 110 yards)...started four games for the Midshipmen in 1998 as a sophomore...led Navy in receiving that year (17 catches, 433 yards, 6 touchdowns)...also registered Navy?s longest punt return on the year, a 17-yarder versus Rutgers.

High School
All-state, all-Central Texas, all-district selection...offensive player of the year in Central Texas...set the state record for catches in a season (108) and yards in a season (1,993)...finished third in the record book in touchdown catches in a season (20)...Former Purdue star Drew Brees was his high school quarterback...also ran track (fifth in the state 400m relay as the anchor).

Personal
Ryan Read, born April 28, 1979?enrolled in the Carroll School of Management with a major in general management?Ryan is the only child of Michael and Christina Read.

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Q&A With Ryan Read
The best part of playing football at BC is: going to a bowl game.
The BC player who will surprise people this year is: Kevin McMyler.
The most interesting class I ever took at BC is: history.
The word in the dictionary that my picture should be next to is: cracker.
My favorite spot on the BC campus is: my room.
My favorite spot in Boston is: Cleveland Circle.
My favorite pregame ritual is: listen to Bob Dylan.
My favorite stadium, other than Alumni Stadium, to play in is: the Meadowlands.
The people who have helped me the most at BC are: my friends.
The CD that is in my player the most is: by String Cheese Incident.
The sports teams I followed when I was younger were: the Denver Broncos and the San Francisco 49ers.
My favorite part of the Aloha Bowl was: snorkeling.
The top three teams in college football this year will be: Boston College, Miami and Angelo State.

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