2009 All Star
6’5″ 285 lbs.
High School Coach: Nate Williams
High School, Class: Flint Carman Ainsworth, A
College: Jacksonville State University
Ricky started playing football in the fourth grade. His high school career started when he started on the JV team as a freshman. He started on the varsity team beginning with his sophomore year. Ricky was selected team captain during his senior year.
Ricky was also a member of the varsity track and field team where he threw the shot and discus for three years.
Ricky thanked, “God for all the blessings I have received and for molding me into the person I am today and for giving me the athletic ability to help me reach my goals.” He thanked his family, “for all of their endless love, encouragement and support; my teammates for all of the memories and my coaches for pushing me to be the best I could possibly be in order to play at the next level.” Ricky gave a special thanks to his mother and father and to his coaches: Coach Williams, Coach Branch, Coach Keith, and Coach Clingman.
Big Nine Conference Honorable Mention, 2007
All Big Nine Conference Offensive Lineman, 2008
All Area 1st Team, Flint Journal, 2008
All State 1st Team, Detroit Free Press, 2008