Ryan Steed
No. 30     New Orleans Saints
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-07-21) July 21, 1990 (age 30)
Place of birth: Charleston, South Carolina
High School: Summerville (SC) Pinewood Prep
Career information
College: Furman
Undrafted in 2012
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Practice squad
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Tackles     0
Sacks     0
INTs     0
Passes defensed     0

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".[1]

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.[1]

Professional career[edit | edit source]

New York Jets[edit | edit source]

Steed was signed as an undrafted free agent by the New York Jets on April 29, 2012.[2] He was waived on August 29, 2012.[3]

New Orleans Saints[edit | edit source]

Steed was signed to the New Orleans Saints' practice squad on December 19, 2012.[4]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Official Website of the Senior Bowl". Seniorbowl.com. 1990-07-21. http://www.seniorbowl.com/playerinfo.asp?ID=581. Retrieved 2012-04-28.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. "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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