Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 11/10/12
Seahawks All Access I started this after the “Canada Day” Seattle Seahawks game but never got around to finishing it, all I managed to accomplish was the title.  The reason why I chose Jon Ryan to be the subject of this piece was two fold. First, he’s Canadian so he seemed to be the perfect subject following Canada Day at CenturyLink and second, he became this first punter since 1946 to average 60-yards per punt in a game (3 punts minimum). When I think of punters and kickers I think of small guys.  Usually they are the only people in an organization who are smaller than the teams ball boy. Usually they are about as athletic as a program designer at Microsoft or an engineer at Boeing (had to give a little love to the local companies), but not Jon Ryan, at 6’0″ 216 pounds he is not your typical punter. In high school Jon was Sheldon-Williams Collegiate High School’s running back, kicker and punter. Of course, when you attend a high school that currently has 650 students enrolled, you...
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