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Ryan
Nehlen
Class: r-Sr.
Hometown: Morgantown, W.Va.
Height: 6-3
Weight: 204
Sport: Football
Position: WR

Biography

2011 (r-Jr.)
- Played in 13 games and started one
- Caught a career best 21-yard reception in UConn win
- Caught first career TD, a 15-yard strike, against Bowling Green
- Caught first career catch, converting a third-down attempt with a huge 13-yard fourth quarter reception, at Maryland; catch kept drive alive and led to victory-preserving field goal
- Earned first career start against Marshall
- Given the Tom Nickolich Award, WVU’s top walk-on
- Awarded scholarship after spring drills

2010 (r-So.)
- Saw action in six games, primarily on special teams

2009 (r-Fr.)
- Saw limited action, appearing in two games

2008 (Fr.)
- Redshirted
- Offense Scout Team Champion: Connecticut

High School
- Four-year letterwinner and two-year starter for coach John Kelley at University High
- Class 3A First Team All-State as a senior
- Had 16 touchdown receptions as a senior
- Class salutatorian
- U.S. Marine Corps Scholar Award

Personal
- Birthday is July 21
- Son of Dan and Janie Nehlen
- Father is WVU equipment manager
- Grandson of Hall of Fame WVU coach Don Nehlen
- Nephew of former Mountaineer All-American and NFL standout quarterback Jeff Hostetler
- Oldest of two children
- Majoring in exercise physiology
- Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
- Dean’s List
- President’s List
- Big East Academic All-Star

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