Blewitt, Winslow and Boyd lead the way on special teams
Pitt held its inaugural Spring Game draft on Wednesday
Pitt lands third most honorees among the ACC's 14 football schools
Panthers have two spring practices remaining
Pitt takes on Akron at home
2014: Seized the starting punting job in his first active season...averaged 40.1 yards on 50 punts for the year...had a career-long 51-yard punt at North Carolina...averaged a season-best 43.5 yards (on two punts) vs. Houston in the Armed Forces Bowl...named the ACC Specialist of the Week for his Virginia Tech performance after dropping five of his seven punts inside the Hokies' 15-yard line; averaged 41.6 yards per punt for the game...named to the ACC All-Academic Football Team.
2013: Redshirted as a true freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: Decorated specialist out of La Salle College High School...rated one of the country's top four punters by Scout...first team All-EasternPAFootball.com Big School Team (Class AAAA-Class AAA)...Philadelphia Daily News All-City...All-Catholic League...in addition to his punting duties, also served as a placekicker and kickoff specialist for La Salle...averaged 42.3 yards per punt as a senior with a long of 62...totaled 72 points as a placekicker, converting six field goals and 54-of-57 extra points (.947)...65% of his kickoffs went for touchbacks...totaled 17 field goals for his career...helped the Explorers to consecutive 12-2 seasons and a pair of trips to PIAA Class AAAA semifinals as a junior and senior...played under Coach Drew Gordon...rated one of the top 40 overall prospects in Pennsylvania by Scout...selected to play in the Big 33 Football Classic (Pennsylvania vs. Maryland)...also was invited to play in the Chesapeake Bowl all-star game but declined the offer as the game overlapped with basketball season...was a three-year letterman and two-year starter at center for the Explorers' basketball team...National Honor Society member with a 3.92 cumulative GPA.
PERSONAL: Ryan Henry Winslow, born 4/30/94, is the son of George and Teresa Winslow...father was the first scholarship punter at Wisconsin...George finished his collegiate career at Villanova and went on to punt in the NFL for the Cleveland Browns (1987) and New Orleans Saints (1989)...George and Ryan were both named to the Philadelphia Daily News 35-Year All-City Team (George was the first-team punter, while Ryan was a third-team pick)...mother played field hockey and lacrosse for Ursinus College and is a member of the school's athletic hall of fame...finance major.
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