Yankee Stadium Series: Army vs. Rutgers, Nov. 12, 2011 (AP Photos)
Has appeared in 31 games ... 29 times has been announced with the starting lineup at center ... named to Phil Steele 2013 Postseason All-Independent Team second team ... 2013 FBS All-Independent Team offensive line honorable mention choice.
2013: Listed with the starting lineup in all 12 games ... announced as the starting center in every game ... helped Army rush for 3,717 yards.
2012: Appeared in nine games ... listed with the starting lineup in all nine games ... team led the nation in rushing with a school record 369.8 yards per game.
2011: Played in 10 games, starting the last eight outings ... key part of front line that blocked for nation's top rushing offense (346.5 yds/game) ... team gained Academy record 4,158 yards.
High School: Three-time letterwinner in both football and wrestling at James River High School ... played offensive and defensive tackle ... earned first-team all-district honors on offense after final season ... second-team all-district selection on offense and defense after junior campaign ... two-time member of all-district academic squad ... two-time team MVP ... two-time district champion at heavyweight on wrestling mat ... won Central Region crown as a senior ... state runner-up that season ... placed fifth at state championship as a junior ... led wrestling team to three district titles and regional championship during junior season.
Personal: Given name is Ryan D. Powis ... parents' names are Paul and Cynthia Powis ... father retired from U.S. Army special forces with rank of major ... mother retired from U.S. Army Nurse Corps with rank of captain ... uncle, David Plaza, is 1976 West Point graduate ... retired with rank of lieutenant colonel ... majoring in Systems Management.