Ryan Colburn
Ryan  Colburn

Visalia, Calif.

High School:
Central Valley Christian


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Fresno State: One of the hardest working players on the team ... had been a terror in the weight room to get himself ready to compete become a highly successful Division I quarterback... has a strong arm and has shown the ability to take off and run when needed ... has good leadership skills and showed tremendous improvement as the season progressed ... threw 12 touchdowns and only four interceptions over his last nine games of the 2009 season ... a strong student, was named Academic All-WAC and earned his degree in Plant Science in May. (2009): Finished 20th in the NCAA and third in the WAC in passing efficiency ... selected Academic All-WAC ... guided a Bulldog offense that ranked in the Top 20 in total offense, rushing and scoring ... threw 19 touchdowns, completed 61 percent of his passes and threw for nearly 2,500 yards in his first season as a starter ... had a perfect game, completing all 14 pass attempts, in a win at Idaho ... one of his best performances of the season came at Hawaii when he completed 12-of-14 passes for 120 yards and two touchdowns in a dominating 42-17 win at Aloha Stadium ... led the Dogs to a dramatic come-from-behind win at Illinois in the regular season finale, in which he threw two touchdowns, ran for a one and completed a 2-point pass play to offensive guard Devon Cunningham to win the game ... had a career-high 362 passing yards against Nevada ... threw for a career-high four touchdown passes in a double overtime loss at Wisconsin ... also rushed for 171 yards and two touchdowns. (2008): Saw limited action as the back-up to Tom Brandstater, an NFL draft pick by the Denver Broncos. (2007): The redshirt freshman has played in four games as a back-up to Brandstater ... he completed four passes on five attempts for 58 yards and rushed for two yards ... had a game-high 48 yards passing at Oregon. (2006): Redshirted.

High School: Earned 2004 East Sierra League (ESL) MVP accolades ... a 2004 first-team all-county and first-team All-State Small School selection ... named by Cal-High Sports as one of the top 100 prospects in California ... posted a 31-5 record as a three-year starter and won the last 25 games of his high school career ... guided CVC to a 13-0 record in 2004 and consecutive Central Section Sierra Division titles ... rushed for 481 yards and eight touchdowns ... was the team's kicker and had 32 PATs ... named first-team all-league (ESL) quarterback in 2003 and ESL Sophomore of the Year in 2002 ... threw for 2,056 yards and 27 touchdowns on 120-of-213 passing in 2004 ... played varsity basketball and baseball, earning all-league honors in both.

Personal: Born Nov. 8, 1986 in Sacramento, Calif. ... parents are Ron and Lisa Colburn ... has two brothers, Tyler and Wyatt and one sister, Abbey ... favorite athlete is Steve Young ... hobbies include fishing, spending time with friends, going to the lake or the beach...engaged to former Bulldog volleyball player Allanah Munson.

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