University of Iowa Athletics
QB

#11 Ryan Boyle

Height 6-2
Weight 215 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown West Des Moines, Iowa
High School Dowling Catholic

Hawk-Item – – Moved from quarterback to wide receiver during 2016 spring practice . . . returned to quarterback position prior to 2017 season.

2017 – – Did not see any game action.

2016 – – Saw action in one game, with no statistics . . . did not see action in 45-21 win over Miami . . . saw first career action in 42-3 win over Iowa State as offense gained 435 yards total offense, but had no statistics . . . did not see action in 23-21 loss to North Dakota State . . .  did not see action in 14-7 win at Rutgers . . . did not see action in 38-31 loss to Northwestern . . . did not see action in 14-7 win at Minnesota . . . did not see action in 49-35 win at Purdue . . . did not see action in 17-9 loss to #10 Wisconsin . . . did not see action in 41-14 loss at #12 Penn State . . . did not see action in 14-13 win over #2 Michigan . . . did not see action in 28-0 win at Illinois . . . did not see action in 40-10 win over #15 Nebraska . . . did not see action in 30-3 Outback Bowl ooss to #17 Florida.

2015 – – Redshirted.

High school honors – – Named to Des Moines Register Elite All-State team as a senior . . . earned first-team all-state and all-district honors as a junior and senior, including Class 4A team captain as a senior . . . Class 4A Offensive Player of the Year as a junior and senior . . . Iowa Gatorade Player of the Year as a junior and senior . . . named to U.S. National Under-19 team . . . started at quarterback in National Bowl, leading team to 35-0 win over Canada by completing 10-of-21 pass attempts for 97 yards and two touchdowns, while rushing five times for 33 yards . . . named offensive MVP in Iowa Shrine Bowl after leading South team to 37-24 win . . . completed 6-14 pass attempts for 186 yards and two touchdowns (29 & 80 yards), while rushing 14 times for 62 yards and one touchdown (3 yards) . . . was starting quarterback for Team USA in Eastbay All-American Bowl as an eighth grader . . . Career – – Four-year letterman and three-year starter at quarterback, leading team to 31-2 record as the starter . . . team captain as a senior . . . led prep team to state Class 4A state championship as a junior and senior after reaching state quarterfinals as a sophomore and freshman . . . MVP of state championship game as a junior and senior . . . holds school career records for pass attempts (484), completions (311), yards (4,566), passing touchdowns (45), rushing attempts (479), rushing yards (3,043), rushing touchdowns (45), total touchdowns (90), and total offense (7,609) . . . set state championship game record with six touchdowns (four rushing, two passing) . . . as a senior completed 137-of-221 attempts for 1,934 yards and 18 touchdowns, with just one interception, while rushing for 1,123 yards and 19 touchdowns on 167 attempts . . . named MVP of state title game after completing 7-of-11 passes for 68 yards and a touchdown and rushing 19 times for 144 yards and three touchdowns . . . led team to perfect 14-0 record as a junior, completing 119-of-187 pass attempts for 1,833 yards and 21 touchdowns, with three interceptions . . . also rushed 199 times for 1,332 yards and 24 touchdowns . . . was MVP of state championship game after completing 12-of-14 pass attempts for 287 yards and two touchdowns and rushing for 78 yards and four touchdowns . . . played in just five games as a sophomore due to major knee injury, completing 50-of-71 pass attempts for 709 yards and six touchdowns, with two interceptions and rushing 73 times for 233 yards and one touchdown . . . as a freshman completed 5-of-5 pass attempts for 90 yards and rushed for 355 yards and one touchdown . . . also lettered in soccer.

Personal – – Born 9/13/96 . . . business major . . . parents are Marian and Ken Boyle . . . four-year member of prep Honor Roll and Dean’s List . . . Student Ambassador as junior and senior . . . earned Dr. Robert Breedlove Award as a junior . . . one of three players from West Des Moines on Iowa roster . . . one of three players from Dowling HS on Iowa roster . . .  high school coach was Tom Wilson.