Player Spotlight: Ryan King

Interview with Sante Fe Christian LB

Last season LB Ryan King was the leader of a tough Sante Fe Christian defense that won the CIF Division 4 title. Look for this hard-nosed player to lead his team to another title run.


PrepCA: What were your stats from last season?

Ryan King: 115 tackles, 3 sacks, 2 INTs, 1 TD and 1 fumble recovery.

PrepCA: What is your official height and weight?

Ryan: 6'1" 195 lbs.


PrepCA: What is your greatest football memory?

Ryan: My greatest football memory is upsetting Valley Center in '03 with a game winning field goal on the final drive

PrepCA: What are your goals for the upcoming season?

Ryan: To beat Torrey Pines, win a 3rd straight CIF championship and be named 1st Team All SD County.

PrepCA: How are you preparing for the upcoming season? Will you attend any camps this summer?

Ryan: Yes, I recently attended the West Coast Football Camp and did very well. I am also attending the MSL Combine, the Nike Camp in Oregon and the SDSU skills camp.

PrepCA: What aspect of your game have you really worked hard to improve? What area would you like to keep improving on?

Ryan: I would like to keep improving my speed and strength.  I work out 5 days a week with Doug Hix an NFL trainer.

PrepCA: Who are some of your teammates that people need to watch out for?

Ryan: Quarterback Josh O'Brien and Offensive Tackle Paul Trembley are division 1 athletes. Sophomores Corbin Cutshaw and Stanley Paul are also very talented.


PrepCA: What are your goals regarding playing football in college?

Ryan: Since Jr. High my goal has been to play division 1 football.

PrepCA: Who is currently recruiting you? Do you have any offers yet?

Ryan: I'm currently being recruited by Colorado, SDSU, Fresno St., UTEP, and Virginia.  I do not have any offers yet but I am in contact with them.


PrepCA: Would you consider staying in state to play in college?

Ryan: Yes, I would consider staying in state to play football.

PrepCA: What would your top 5 college choices be?

Ryan: Colorado, SDSU, Fresno St, Arizona and UC Davis.


PrepCA: Who is the best player you ever played against? Why?

Ryan: Quarterback Jimmy Clausen of Oaks Christian because he has such a strong arm and is very accurate.


PrepCA: What other sports do you play?

Ryan: Besides football, I play lacrosse and basketball.


PrepCA: What are your best lifts in the bench, squat and 40?

Ryan: Bench: 295, Squat: 515 and 40: 4.55

PrepCA: How do you think your coach would describe you as a player?

Ryan: As a hard working athlete dedicated to being the best and committed to the team.


PrepCA: What is the best piece of advice you have ever received

Ryan: Play your hardest and never quit from my dad.


PrepCA: Tell us what can we expect from your team this season?

Ryan: You can expect a very good record, a top 10 ranking in SD County and a 3rd straight CIF championship.


PrepCA: What position do you think you will play in college?

Ryan: I think I project as a Strong Safety or Outside Linebacker. 


PrepCA: What can a college program expect from you as a player?

Ryan: A college program can expect a smart player who is tough and physical and strives for excellence.


The staff at PrepCA would like to thank Ryan for his time and wish him luck during the upcoming season. Anyone wishing to contact Ryan may email

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