One of the best players from Beehive State of Utah offensive guard Ryan Freeman (6-4, 280, 5.0) from Orem, Utah. The talented lineman has already decided on what school he will attend next fall.
"Ryan gave his verbal commitment to BYU," Orem coach Robert Steele said. "Utah, Colorado State and Stanford are still sending him literature though."
"Ryan has played like we expected," Steele said. "He has held the line down on offense and when we play on defense he does the job there too."
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"Ryan has the size you're looking for and he has very quick feet," Steele said. "His quick feet probably come from his wrestling."
"Ryan likes to get down the field on the second level and make blocks," Steele said. "He's a very good player."
BYU won the services over other known offers from Utah, Arizona State and Purdue.
Notre Dame, Cal and Oregon also showed earlier recruiting interest.
In an earlier interview with Rivals.com Steele had the following to say about the future BYU Cougar.
"Ryan doesn't care about accolades. He just loves the game. Plus it gives him an opportunity to hit people."
BYU had the advantage for Freeman's services because he's a member of the LDS faith and will more than likely go on a mission.
This young comes from excellent football pedigree. His Eric Freeman is already home from his mission and will play for BYU this fall. Another brother Mark Freeman is currently on a mission in Brazil and is expected to play for the BYU Cougars when he returns.
He earned second-team all-state honors as a junior and his current bench is 310-pounds and squats 510.
Freeman was rated by Rivals.com as the ninth best prospect at any position from Utah.