Ryan Folsom Athlete Profile

#30 Ryan Folsom

Position: Running Back Height: 5-10 Weight: 195 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2007 | 2010-2011 Hometown: Medford, OR Last School: North Medford High School


Parents are David and Melinda ... born in Cleveland, Ohio ... served in the Korea Seoul West Mission (2008-10) for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ... speaks Korean ... married to wife Lauren ... brother played baseball at Oregon State University ... an Eagle Scout ... majoring in neuroscience ... also recruited by Southern Oregon, Pacific and Western Oregon

Before BYU

Prepped at North Medford High ... three-year letterwinner for coach Rod Rumrey ... earned second-team all-state honors as a running back ... earned honorable mention all-state honors as a linebacker ... named the Southern Oregon Conference Offensive Player of the Year as a senior ... also lettered in wrestling, placing fifth at 160 pounds in both 2005 and 2006.

2007 | Redshirt Year

Member of the scout team.

2010 | Freshman Year

Earned letterman honors as a sophomore ... played in seven games ... MWC Scholar-Athlete ... Academic All-MWC ... rushed 92 yards on eight carries for the season ... had BYU's longest rush of the season, a career-high 74-yard jaunt at Colorado State ... finished sixth on the team in total offense

2011 | Sophomore Year

Earned letterman honors ... played in 12 games ... had two rushes for five yards against Idaho State ... also played special teams