Signee Spotlight: Ryan Janvion

Ryan Janvion, defensive back from the Sunshine State, has faxed his LOI.


Ryan Janvion
Scout.com Rating: Two-star
Scout.com Rank: Not Rated
Size: 5-foot-11, 185-pounds
Hometown: Dade Christian School, Miami, Fla.
Projected Position: Defensive Back/Strong Safety

Stats: 280 yards rushing with five touchdowns; 78 tackles, three fumble recoveries, one sack for a safety. First Team All-Dade County as an Athlete.

Commit Date: 8/02/2011
Recruiting Competition: Boston College, Duke, Florida International, Kansas, Purdue, Rutgers, Vanderbilt, Virginia, West Virginia

Why Wake Forest: "They offered great athletics and academics, but also a chance to win. I didn't want to go to a school and be at the bottom of the barrel with no chance of winning. Coach Grobe has proved he can win. I think they're on the rise. Also, Daniel Mack, a former teammate of mine, is there. He has been a good friend and mentor to me since my freshman year."

Strengths/Improvements: "Making sure I'm turning my hips, making sure they're flexible and improving my speed. Once I get to college I know the level of the game changes."

Mike Sonneborn (Dade Christian School): "I think he'll see early playing time [at Wake Forest] because of this football I.Q. and his athleticism. He'll pick up the coaching strategies fast. He's intelligent, maintenance-free, and always prepared. Ryan's a very easy player to coach."

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