Will continue the competition for playing time in August ... Redshirted last year, he picked up the offense well for a true freshman ... Has regained much strength after going through shoulder surgery his senior year of high school.
High School: All-America quarterback as selected by SuperPrep and PrepStar magazines ... Threw for 7,433 yards and 51 touchdowns during his career at Centennial High School in Frisco, Texas ... Totals would have been higher, but he missed approximately half of his senior season because of an injury ... Best year came as a junior, when he passed for 2,963 yards and 19 touchdowns ... Strong arm and accuracy are shown by his 67.4 completion percentage during his senior season ... Known primarily as a passer, but he also has good mobility ... Rushed for 799 yards and 20 touchdowns in his career ... Ranked as one of the nation's top-25 quarterbacks by SuperPrep, Scout.com and Rivals.com, and his listings would have been even higher had he not missed part of his senior season ... The No. 18 overall prospect in Texas by SuperPrep ... Named first-team "All-Combine" at the U.S. Army All-America Junior Combine ... A relatively new school, he led his team to a berth in the state playoffs for the first time in school history ... Also the team's starting punter for three years ... Coached by Mark Howard ... "Ryan is talented physically. He has a lot of intangibles - great character - and is as good a human as he is a player," Howard said ... A two-year all-district baseball outfielder who has considered playing in college or a professional career in that sport ... Member of the school's chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Personal: Born in Austin, Texas ... Son of Dan and Sally Mossakowski ... Ryan's brother, Kyle, played football at Howard Payne University ... Currently enrolled in undergraduate studies.
Community Cats: Bellringer for the Salvation Army (2009) ... Participated in events with Read Across America and Liberty Elementary School (2009).