Ryan Shazier: Records, agility, stats

Ryan Shazier's NCAA and school records, durability and agility issues, stats and high school history.

RECORDS
NCAA Career-Record Results…Among active NCAA FBS players, Ryan Shazier ranks eighth in forced fumbles, ninth with forty solo tackles-for-loss and seventh with 208 solo tackles…His average of 5.36 solo tackles per game is third-best among active players…
Big Ten Conference Career-Record Results…His nine forced fumbles tied Jammie Kirlew (2006-09) of Indiana for tenth on the league all-time list…
School Career-Record Results…Shazier finished 14th in school history with 315 total tackles…Became just the sixth Buckeye to record over 200 solo tackles (208) during a career, joining Chris Spielman (283; 1984-87), Tom Cousineau (259; 1975-78), Marcus Marek (256; 1979-82), Steve Tovar (239; 1989-92) and Mike Doss (228; 1999-2002)…His 44.5 tackles-for-loss rank sixth in OSU annals, topped by Mike Vrabel (66.0; 1993-96), Matt Finkes (59.0; 1993-96), Jason Simmons (56.5; 1990-93), Andy Katzenmoyer (50.0; 1996-98) and Will Smith (45.5; 2000-03)…His fourteen sacks tied Quinn Pitcock (2003-06), John Kacherski (1988-91) and Greg Smith (1989-92) for 17th on the school career chart…Holds the school record with nine forced fumbles.

INJURY REPORT
Shazier never missed any games, but was limited in 2013 spring camp with a muscle/ tendon injury…Did not complete agility tests at the 2014 NFL scouting Combine due to a left hamstring pull.

AGILITY TESTS
4.38 in the 40-yard dash (best time for any linebacker participating at the Combine)…1.56 10-yard dash…2.58 20-yard dash…4.21 20-yard shuttle…6.91 three-cone drill…42-inch vertical jump (top performance for all linebackers at the 2014 Combine)…10'-10" broad jump…Bench pressed 225 pounds 25 times…32 3/8-inch arm length…10-inch hands…
78 5/8-inch wingspan.

HIGH SCHOOL
Shazier attended Plantation (Pompano Beach, Fla.) High School, playing football for head coach Steve Davis…The All-State outside linebacker was rated the fifth-best outside linebacker in the prep ranks by Scout.com and they also took notice of his skills playing defensive end and tight end during his high school days…As a junior, Shazier recorded 87 tackles that included nineteen sacks and 28.5 stops behind the line of scrimmage…Also caused two fumbles, recovered two others, including one that he returned for a touchdown and blocked a kick…That performance earned him second-team Class 6A All-State honors, along with being named All-Broward County first-team by the Miami Herald…As a senior, the linebacker again delivered 87 tackles, recording 19.5 sacks with four forced fumbles and four blocked kicks…Named Broward County's Most Outstanding Player that year, he ended his career as the school's record-holder with 38.5 sacks…The All-State pick ended his prep career by suiting up once more for the Under Armour All-American Game.

PERSONAL
Shazier is majoring in Psychology with a minor in Business Management…Son of Vernon and Shawn Shazier…Father is the Miami Dolphins' chaplain…Born 9/06/92 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida…Resides in Pompano Beach, Florida.

DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

STATS

GP

GS

TK

FR

FC

INT

TFL

PBU

SACK

PRES

2011

13

03

057

 00

 02

 00

 05.0-017

  00

 03.0-014

   00

2012

12

12

115

 00

 03

 01

 17.0-078

  11

 05.0-047

   03

2013

14

14

143

 00

 04

 00

 22.5-077

  04

 06.0-046

   06

TOTAL

39

29

315

 00

 09

 01

 44.5-172

  15

 14.0-107

   09

 

INTERCEPTION RETURNS

STATS

NO

YARDS

AVG

TD

LONG

2012

 01

     017

17.00

 01

   17

 


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