EARLY RISERS - Ryan Shields

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Our continuing series focusing on some of the region’s top freshman and sophomore athletes. Check each Wednesday for the latest rising star.



Ryan Shields

Oakmont High


Sport: football (JV quarterback)


Personal info: Sophomore, 6-foot-2, 155 pounds


Stat line: 14 touchdown passes and one 40-yard TD reception


Start in football: Age seven, with the Roseville Bobcats


Why football: “I like that it is fast-paced and the competitive nature of the game.”


Favorite pre-game activity: The team pre-game meal


Favorite post-game activity: Hanging out with teammates and watching the varsity game


What do you want to be when you grow up? “My dream is to be an NFL quarterback.”