| Ryan Fiebiger
6-4 · 290
Flower Mound, Texas (Marcus)
Three-year starter and four-year letterman ... started the final 37 games of his career ... anchored and offensive line that paved the way for Ricky Williams to lead the nation in rushing in 1997 ... helped pave the way for the nation's 24th most prolific rushing attack with a 209.9 yard average per game ... named Longhorn team captain as a senior ... voted third-team All-Big 12 in 1997 ... tabbed honorable mention Academic All-Big 12 in 1997 ... earned Fiesta Bowl Sportsmanship Award as a junior ... voted honorable mention Academic All-Big 12 in 1996 ... honorable mention All-SWC and Academic All-SWC as a sophomore.
Started all 11 games and was in on over 800 plays on the year ... was a key part of an offensive line that helped Texas rank 22nd nationally in rushing yards per game (201.5) ... provided openings that led Ricky Williams to six 200-yard rushing games and a school record 1,893 yards ... helped the Longhorns post 200-plus yard rushing games at Rice (312), vs. Colorado (281), at Missouri (277), vs. Kansas (272), at Baylor (268), vs. Oklahoma (224) and at Texas A&M (213).
Started all 13 games at center ... helped pave the way for the nation's 24th most prolific rushing attack ... was a key component on the offensive line that helped produce seven 200-plus yard rushing games ... helped pave the way for 344 yards rushing vs. Oklahoma State, 336 yards rushing at Texas Tech and 235 yards rushing vs. Texas A&M (who had entered the game ranked 10th nationally against the run at 92.8 ypg) ... also helped anchor an offensive line that allowed just one sack in the final three games, including zero in the Big 12 Championship game against the Nebraska defense that had registered at least one sack in 39 consecutive games before facing Texas.
Started all 13 games, including the Sugar Bowl, at center ... was in on 870 downs at center, tied for third most among the offense ... named second-team All-SWC by the Daily Texas ... tabbed honorable mention All-SWC by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram ... part of an offensive line that helped UT rush for 207 yards a game and rank 22nd nationally ... helped pave the way for a 341 yard rushing day at SMU and a 305 yard rushing day vs. Texas Tech ... also was the snapper on field goals and extra points.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (1994)
Saw action at center in six contests and served as the deep snapper in the final four games ... was in on 74 plays at center and 39 as deep snapper ... 46 of his snaps at center game in the final two games, including a season-high 26 plays vs. Houston ... redshirted in 1993.
Considered by many to be the top center prospect in the state ... ranked No. 32 on the Austin American-Statesman's Fabulous 55.
Born 1/9/75 in Coon Rapids, Minn ... majored in sports management ... full name is Ryan Robert Fiebiger ... picked as a member of the 1996-97 Big 12 Conference's Phillips 66 Classroom Champions team for maintaining a 3.0 GPA ... also earned honorable mention Academic All-Big 12 honors as a junior ... five-time member of the UT Athletics Director's honor roll (1994-97).