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#31 Ryan Kock
Position: Full Back
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 239
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lohrville, Iowa
High School: Southern Cal
Experience: 3 Letters
Ryan Kock
Courtesy: Iowa State University
Release: 07/07/2006

Kock at ISU: Awards and Honors ... Rated as one of the top seven 2006 fullbacks nationally by The Sporting News (2006) ... a first-team preseason all-Big 12 honoree by The Sporting News ... ... Honorable mention all-Big 12 (2005 Coaches) ... Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll (S06) ... 2005 ... Moved to defensive line during spring football, then back to fullback in the fall ... set an ISU fullback record with 13 rushing touchdowns ... the previous mark was nine, set by Tom Watkins in 1960 ... a short-yardage specialist, was called upon to get the tough one or two yards ... 54 carries on the season for 129 yards ... scored three times at Missouri, and twice each against Illinois State, Army and Kansas State ... 2004 ... A strong, physical player who became an effective blocker out of the ISU backfield ... had three carries for seven yards and a touchdown, along with one pass reception ... played in 12 games, starting three ... scored the winning touchdown in the Independence Bowl victory over Miami, a 1-yard plunge that put ISU up 17-13 with 13:02 left to play in the game ... 2003 ... Appeared in 12 contests ... used primarily in short yardage situations ... had eight carries for 30 yards and caught three passes for six yards ... 2002 ... Redshirted initial collegiate season.


High School:  Tabbed 2001 elite all-state running back by The Des Moines Register ... selected to participate in the 2001 Iowa Shrine Bowl ... first-team running back three consecutive times in Class 1A District 2 ... as a senior, rushed for 1,564 yards and 22 touchdowns ... had 975 yards rushing and 24 touchdowns as a junior ... tallied 14 TDs as a sophomore ... four-year starter at punter and kicker and three-year starter at running back and linebacker for Southern Cal ... made 330 career tackles with eight sacks, two interceptions and three fumble recoveries ...  starter on 13-0 2000 Southern Cal team that won state and district titles ... 1999 squad went 11-1 en route to district title and state semifinal appearance ... 1998 team went 8-3, won the district and reached the state quarterfinals ... awarded six different team MVP awards at conclusion of senior season ... three-year letterwinner in track and field ... coached by Bryan Case.


Personal:  Born June 6, 1983, in Lake City, Iowa ... son of Ron and Deb Kock ... son Caden was born October of 2003 ... majoring in exercise and sport science ... last name is pronounced COOK.

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