Ryan Wendell
Ryan  Wendell

Diamond Bar, Calif.

High School:
Diamond Bar

Fresno State: Starred on the offensive line each of the last three seasons ... earned national honors for his outstanding play in 2004 ... has emerged as a team leader ... will play center in his senior season ... should earn strong consideration for All-WAC honors during his senior season ... has started 35 consecutive games in his career ... selected to the Rimington Award Watch list heading into the 2007 season. (2006) Started all 12 games, eight at guard and the final four at center ... All-WAC honoree ... part of the Bulldog line that set a school record for fewest quarterback sacks with 12 ... earned Academic All-WAC honors. (2005) Started all 13 games ... was an important part of Fresno State's offensive front which led the WAC with fewest quarterback sacks, 14 in 400 pass attempts, produced a 1,000-yard rusher and a 3,000-yard passer ... the Dogs averaged 39.9 points per game. (2004) Played in and started nine games as a true freshman ... earned first-team Freshman All-American honors ... selected the WAC Co-Freshman of the Year, making him just the second lineman ever honored in league history ... a key cog to the Bulldog offensive machine that ranked fifth nationally in scoring at more than 38 points per game and one of a handful of teams in NCAA history to score 50 or more points in four consecutive games ... Fresno State averaged 52.8 points per game in their six-game winning streak to end the season ... helped the Bulldog backfield produce a 1,000-yard rusher and set a school record 503 rushing yards vs. Hawaii.

High School: Had more than 50 tackles, six sacks and caused three fumbles... selected first-team All-CIF Southern Section as a defensive lineman as a senior and won the same honor as an offensive lineman as a junior ... named the Sierra League's Most Valuable Player ... a two-time first team All-Sierra League selection ... had his jersey retired at Diamond Bar High School and was elected to the school's Hall of Fame ... named to the Los Angeles Times All-Star squad ... an excellent student, who won the California Governor's Scholar Share Award ... comes from the same high school that produced Bulldog All-WAC tackle Joe Schey ... selected second-team All-State by Cal-Hi Sports ... placed second in the Sierra League and sixth in the CIF Southern Section in wrestling as a junior.

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