Junior highlights of Scottsdale (Az.) Horizon…
Player Spotlight: Ryan Stanford
One of Arizona's top returning QBs, Ryan Stanford from Horizon HS, gets his first offer. Read the following Q & A with Stanford for more for details… What were your stats/honors from last season?Passed for 2,285 yards and 21 TDs versus 14 INTs. What is your official height and weight?6-3 185 What is your greatest football memory?My first varsity game. What are your goals for the upcoming season?To help Horizona win a state title. How are you preparing for the upcoming season? Will you attend any camps this summer? Horizon will be in many passing league tournaments. Also, I have been invited to quarterback camps at NAU, Utah, New Mexico, CAL, Arizona, San Diego State, and Boise State. What aspect of your game have you really worked hard to improve? What area would you like to keep improving on? I hope to become more consistent and will keep working on my accuracy. Who are some of your teammates that people need to watch out for? Mike Glidden, Matt Jones, Jordan Souder, Josh Dean, Logan Stanford and my offensive line. Name one teammate you really respect and why?Marc Gleason, he has the best work ethic on the team. What are your goals regarding playing football in college?To perform at the highest level and help my team win. Who is currently recruiting you? Do you have any offers yet?Utah, Boise State, CAL, NAU AND New Mexico have shown interest. North Dakota State has offered. Would you consider staying in state to play in college?Yes. What would your top 5 college choices be?Anywhere with an opportunity to earn playing time and reach my academic goals. Who is the best player you ever played against? Why?All of Horizona's defensive scout team. They give me the hardest looks. Name one opponent who you really respect and why?St. Mary's High, they play hard for all four quarters. How do you think your coach would describe you as a player?I hope he would use passionate, detailed and coachable. What are your strengths and weaknesses as a player?I believe my reads have become much better. I still need to work on processing those reads into decisions. Who is your favorite athlete and why?Aaron Rodgers or any quarterback with a "team first" approach. What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?Playing football is a privilege, not a right. Tell us what can we expect from your team this season?We will leave everything on the field. What can a college program expect from you as a player?Hard work, leadership and desire. What is your GPA and SAT/ACT score?G.P.A. is 3.65, my test scores are pending. What will the main factors be when you choose a school?Opportunity to compete for playing time and education.
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