Tribute to Vanderbilt's Ryan Seymour

Sixteen Vanderbilt players make up the first senior class to ever play in two consecutive bowl games during their Commodore careers. Leading up to the Music City Bowl, will look back on each senior's career. In this segment Ryan Seymour is featured.


62 Ryan Seymour

Hometown: Kingsland, Ga.

High school: Camden County

Position: OL

HT: 6-5 WT: 300

Chose Vanderbilt over: Interest from Clemson, North Carolina, N.C. State, Wake Forest and Georgia Tech.


Seymour is another of several Vandy players who will have been part of their third Commodore bowl squad with the Music City Bowl. Seymour was redshirted in 2008 in his first season. In 2009 Seymour played well as freshman and earned All-SEC Freshman honors. Seymour has continued to provide consistent blocking for the Commodores all four his of his playing career.


October 11, 2011 versus Army. Ryan Seymour's stellar blocking, including seven knockdown blocks, was a key in Vanderbilt's 44-21 victory over Army. The Commodores gained 344 yards on the ground versus the Black Knights including 198 yards by Zac Stacy. For his efforts Seymour was recognized as the Offensive Lineman of the Week by the Southeastern Conference.


"We were coming to play tonight. We were focused on this all week. We were going to dominate up front and we were the ones that were going to be the deciding factors in this game." Ryan Seymour on Nov. 24, 2012 after Vanderbilt's 55-21 victory over Wake Forest.


2009, 2011, 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll; 2011: SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week; 2009 All-SEC Freshman Team


Games played in: 43



Ryan Seymour and family on Senior Day. (VM-Stan Jones) Recommended Stories

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