Ryan Slater Athlete Profile

#88 Ryan Slater

Ryan Slater
Position: Wide Receiver Height: 6-3 Weight: 195 Roster Years: 2000-2003 Hometown: American Fork, UT Last School: American Fork High School


Parents are Marvin and Sue ... Eagle Scout ... served a Church mission to Kiev, Ukraine ... recruited by Stanford, Air Force, Harvard, Utah, Washington State and Princeton ... plans to go to medical school ... married Candace Cosgrave (BYU gymnast) in June, 2002.


In 2001: Squadman... saw limited action as a redshirt freshman... competed in six games during the season.

In 2000: Redshirted... participated in spring drills.

Before BYU

Lettered twice in football, basketball and track at American Fork High ... all-region football selection in 1995 and 1996 ... second-team all-state as a senior ... teammate of Toby Christensen and Isaac Kelley ... National Football Foundation (Utah Chapter) Scholar-Athlete Award recipient ... averaged 23.4 yards per catch as a senior ... member of the Academic All-State Team in basketball ... coached by Davis Knight (Utah State).

2000 | Redshirt Year

Redshirted after returning from a Church mission.

2001 | Freshman Year

Saw limited action as a redshirt freshman ... contributed as a member of the scout team ... competed in 6 games during the season.

2002 | Sophomore Year

Earned letterman honors as a sophomore ... saw action at receiver and special teams.

2003 | Junior Year

Participated in spring drills ... credited with 4 receptions for 53 yards during spring scrimmages ... will compete for a starting position at receiver during fall camp.