Ryan Martinez
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Ryan  Martinez

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Planada, Calif.

High School:
Le Grand HS '14

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 194

Position:
RB

Major:
Neurobiology, Physiology & Behavior


08/28/2017

Position Preview: Running Backs

Well-rounded skill set will help Aggie running backs succeed this season

2016: Saw action against Northern Colorado, but did not record an official statistic.

2015: On roster but did not see action.

2014:
Redshirted.

LE GRAND HS '14: Earned all-state honors after rushing for 2,010 yards during his senior season... Averaged 10.3 yards per carry, scored 31 TDs and had a long of 96 yards... Also caught four passes for 58 yards... Tallied 320 yards on three touchdowns against Waterford... Did not have a game without at least a 28-yard run... Rushed 242 times for 1,794 yards as a junior, including a long of 69 yards... Scored 19 TDs... Competed for a Le Grand team that went to Div. IV California State bowl game (lost to Sierra Canyon, 34-13)... Helped Le Grand HS post a 35-3 record over his final three seasons with three section titles... Ranked first in his class with a 4.18 GPA, earning valedictorian honors.

PERSONAL: Born in Merced, Calif... Parents are John and Mary Martinez... Sports hero is former NFL great Barry Sanders... Has career aspirations of physical therapy or to be an orthopedic surgeon... Favorite facility he's played in is StubHub Center in Southern California.