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|No. 30 New Orleans Saints|
|Date of birth:July 21, 1990|
|Place of birth: Charleston, South Carolina|
|High School: Summerville (SC) Pinewood Prep|
|Undrafted in 2012|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|Roster status: Practice squad|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2012|
Ryan Justin Steed (born July 21, 1990) is an American football cornerback for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2012. He played college football at Furman University.
Early life[edit | edit source]
The son of Ernest Steed and Lisa King, Steed was born July 21, 1990 in in Charleston, South Carolina. He attended Pinewood Preparatory School in Summerville, South Carolina, where he played both basketball and football. His basketball team achieved three SCISA AAA state championships. In football, where he played multiple positions, Steed was distinguished in his senior year by the Charleston Post and Courier as "all-region" for their All-Lowcountry Football second team. In the North Carolina-South Carolina Shrine All-Star Classic game, Steed was dubbed "Defensive Player of the Game".
Collegiate career[edit | edit source]
Steed played college football for Furman University. In 2011, he was named 1st team FCS All-American by the Associated Press and the American Football Coaches Association. He was also selected to play in the 2012 Senior Bowl. He earned 1st team All-Southern Conference as a sophomore, junior and senior.
Professional career[edit | edit source]
New York Jets[edit | edit source]
New Orleans Saints[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- "Official Website of the Senior Bowl". Seniorbowl.com. 1990-07-21. http://www.seniorbowl.com/playerinfo.asp?ID=581. Retrieved 2012-04-28.
- Jets Media Relations Department (30 April 2012). "10 Undrafted FAs, 23 Tryouts Announced". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 1 May 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/67LIFIstX. Retrieved 1 May 2012.
- Vrentas, Jenny (29 August 2012). "Newly traded tackle Jason Smith 'turning a new page' with Jets". The Star-Ledger. Archived from the original on 29 August 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/6AI1URAwV. Retrieved 29 August 2012.
- "Notes: Brees confident Payton will return; Saints place rookie White on IR, sign Hakim". Sports Nola. 19 December 2012. Archived from the original on 26 December 2012. http://www.webcitation.org/6DDLJTmI0. Retrieved 26 December 2012.
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