Football


Ryan Clifford
Ryan Clifford
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Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Naperville, Ill.

High School:
Naperville Central

Last College:
Eastern Michigan

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 180

Position:
Running Back

Experience:
2-2

2001: Sat out the 2001 season after tranferring from Eastern Michigan.

Eastern Michigan: Missed 2000 season with a knee injury.

High School: Earned Player of the Year honors from USA Today, Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Tribune, Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette and Naperville Sun ... Team won 6-A state championship in 1999 ... Selected as the Naperville Sun's Male Athlete of the Year ... High School All-America magazine chose him as the Midwest Player of the Year ... Set state records with 51 touchdowns and 314 points his senior year ... Earned two letters in football and two in baseball.

Personal: Born May 2, 1982 ? Parents are Tom and Debbie Clifford ... Has one brother and two sisters ... Majoring in sports management ? Lists Barry Sanders as favorite athlete because of his running style and humility ... Credits his dad for having the most influence on his athletic career ... Earned Dean's List honors at Eastern Michigan.

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