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Ryan  Boykin

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RS Senior

Woodstock, Ga.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 225



Bobcat Backfield Full of Speed, Confidence

Ohio features strong depth at running back


Foster Signs Free Agent Deal with the Minnesota Vikings

Blankenship, Boykin, McGrath and Prior earn NFL tryouts


Ohio Football Soars Over RedHawks in #BattleOfTheBricks

Donte Foster hauls in three touchdown receptions en route to setting new school record for career TD receptions.


Defense Dominates as Ohio Routs Akron

Bobcats have outscored their last two opponents 81-3


Bobcats Blow Past Zips, 43-3

Ohio's defense tallies most sacks since 1999.

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2013: Appeared in 11 games... Finished the year with 399 yards on 103 carries... He led the team with eight touchdowns on the year... Scored touchdowns in five straight game... Tallied 106 yards of offense, (93 rushing and 13 receiving) against North Texas (Sept. 7)... Rushed for 57 yards over 14 carries against Austin Peay (Sept. 21)... Fought for 44 yards on 11 carries against Central Michigan (Oct. 12)... Posted 46 yards on the ground at Eastern Michigan (Oct. 19)... Rushed for 52 yards against Miami (Oct. 26)... Closed out the year with 27 yards against Massachusetts on senior day.

2012: Appeared in seven games and battled injuries for much of the season... Despite being injured for most of the year, he finished the season with 445 yards (6.0 yards per carry), which ranked second on the team... His four rushing touchdowns were tied for second on the squad... In his first significant action of the year, he rushed for 45 yards on just eight carries at Marshall (Sept. 15)... Carried the ball six times for 64 yards and had a pair of touchdowns against Buffalo (Oct. 6)... Had 19 carries for 96 yards and a touchdown versus Akron (Oct. 13)... Totaled 74 yards on just 10 carries at Miami (Oct. 27)... Rushed for a season-high 128 yards on 18 carries in the Bobcats' 45-14 win over Eastern Michigan (Nov. 1).

2011: Played all 14 games of the season ... Carried the ball 104 times, rushing for 435 yards and one touchdown ... Caught 14 passes for 92 yards and one touchdown ... Caught a season-high eight passes for 47 yards and one touchdown against Kent State on Oct. 1 ... Rushed for 135 yards and one touchdown on 25 carries against Marshall on Sept. 17 ... Rushed for 50 yards or more on three occasions throughout the season.

2010: Carried the ball 41 times rushing for 213 yards with three touchdowns last year ... Season-high game and all-purpose yardage of 61 obtained in the opening game against Wofford on Sept. 4 where he ran the ball nine times with one touchdown ... Season-long run of 27 yards was against Eastern Michigan on Oct. 2 where he had a total of six carries for 45 yards ... Carried the ball 10 times against Buffalo on Nov. 4 for 21 yards and one touchdown ... Scored a touchdown against Louisiana on Oct. 30 on one of his two carries during the game ... Posted 24 yards on four carries against Miami on Oct. 23 ... Carried the ball six times against Akron on Oct. 16 for 27 yards, three times against BGSU on Oct. 9 for 14 and once at Temple on Nov. 16.

2009: Redshirted.

Prior to Ohio: Rushed for 1,757 yards, 18 touchdowns and averaged 6.6 yards per carry as a senior ... Named Cherokee County Offensive Player of the Year and Cherokee County Offensive Player of the Week four times...Honorable Mention All-Georgia honoree ... Voted team's Most Valuable Player ... Led team to a 9-2 mark as a senior and the 5AAAAA Regional Championship.

Personal: Majoring in Health Services Administration ... Is the son of Melvin and April Boykin.