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Ryan Driscoll
Ryan Driscoll

Hometown:
Cedar Rapids, IA

High School:
Linn-Mar

Position:
Quarterback

1996 - Saw limited action as second team quarterback...holder on all PATs and field goal attempts throughout the season as Iowa kickers converted 35 of 36 PATs and 11 of 19 field goals...completed 12 of 25 passes for 160 yards with 1 interception...rushed five times for 11 yards...completed seven of 14 passes for 86 yards in win over Iowa State and had one rushing attempt for 13 yards...completed four of six passes for 61 yards vs. Wisconsin...saw action in season finale at Minnesota, but did not throw any passes...completed only pass attempt for 13 yards in win over Texas Tech in Alamo Bowl.

1995 Honors - Earned coaches Appreciation Award for offense. 1995 - Played in all games as holder on PATs and field goals and saw limited action as No. two quarterback...completed six of 12 passes for 67 yards and one touchdown...completed four of seven passes for 45 yards vs. New Mexico State...completed both pass attempts vs. Minnesota for 22 yards, including a 17-yard scoring strike...ran for two-point conversion in 22-13 win over Indiana on fake PAT.

1994 - started first six games of the season...suffered broken collarbone in second quarter vs. Indiana and missed remainder of the season...completed 78 of 154 passes (.507) for 1,108 yards, with three TDs and eight interceptions...was not sacked in six games...completed 13 of 19 passes for 175 yards in first start vs. Central Michigan...seven of 14 for 98 yards vs. Iowa State and scored on a four-yard run...completed 17 of 34 passes for 214 yards and two scores at Penn State...16 of 37 for 255 yards vs. Oregon, but had three interceptions...19 of 37 vs. Michigan for 196 yards and a TD and also scored on a one-yard run...completed six of 13 passes for 80 yards vs. Indiana before being injured just before halftime.

1993 - did not see any game action...missed spring practice and most of season with shoulder injury.

1992 - redshirted.

High school honors - Listed as one of top five drop-back passers in the country by the Sporting News...all-American by Street & Smith...all-state selection and Gatorade's Iowa Player of the Year in 1991...Mississippi Valley Conference Player of the Year.

Career - Threw for 1,706 yards and 17 TDs in 10 games as a senior...established conference single-season passing record...led Linn-Mar to seven straight wins and state playoffs after dropping first two games of 1991...as junior threw for 1,949 yards and 22 scores in 13 games...career totals of 239 completions, 464 attempts, 3,654 yards and 39 TDs...led Linn-Mar HS to Class 4A state championship as junior...also played basketball and baseball...high school coach was Greg Purnell...

Personal - born 4/29/74...sociology major...3.77 GPA as prep senior.

Passing	Att.	Comp.	Pct.	Yds.	TD	Int.
Freshman	Injured, did not see game action
Sophomore	154	78	.507	1,018	3	8
Junior	12	6	.500	67	1	0
Senior	25	12	.480	160	0	1
Career	191	96	.503	1,245	4	9

Rushing Att. Yds. Avg. TD Lng Sophomore 11 16 1.5 2 8 Junior 2 -11 - - - 0 - - - Senior 5 11 2.2 0 13 Career 18 16 0.9 2 13

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