Ryan Shazier

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Ryan Shazier
No. 50     Pittsburgh Steelers
Personal information
Date of birth: (1992-09-06) September 6, 1992 (age 22)
Place of birth: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) Weight: 237 lb (108 kg)
Career information
High school: Plantation (FL)
College: Ohio State
NFL Draft: 2014 / Round: 1 / Pick: 15
Debuted in 2014 for the Pittsburgh Steelers
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 16, 2014
Tackle 30
Sacks --
Passes Def 1
Forced Fumbles 1
Stats at NFL.com

Ryan Shazier (born September 6, 1992) is an American football linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Steelers in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Ohio State.

College career[edit]

As a true freshman in 2011, Shazier started 3 of 13 games, recording 58 tackles and three sacks. As a sophomore in 2012, he started all 12 games, recording 115 tackles and five sacks. As a junior in 2013, he started all 14 games, recording 144 tackles and 6 sacks. Shazier was named an All-American.

Professional career[edit]

2014 NFL Draft[edit]

Shazier announced on January 5, 2014 that he would forgo his senior season and enter the 2014 NFL Draft.[1] He was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers as the 15th pick of the first round.[2]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 1 in 237 lb 32⅜ in 10 in 4.38 s 1.56 s 2.58 s 4.21 s 6.91 s 42 in 10 ft 10 in 25 reps
All Values From Pro Day

2014 Season[edit]

Shazier managed 5 tackles and 1 assist in his debut against the Browns. In week 3 against the Panthers, Shazier suffered a sprained MCL, and wouldn't be back until week 8 against the Colts, where he had 2 tackles and 2 assists..


Shazier suffers from alopecia, an autoimmune disease which causes the inability to grow hair.[3]


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