Pitt begins practice under Paul Chryst on Thursday, March 15.
2011: Redshirted as a true freshman.
High School: The career interceptions leader at Dr. Phillips High with 15...had seven picks in each of his final two seasons...totaled 103 tackles his senior year...All-Central Florida...listed No. 22 on the Orlando Sentinel Central Florida "Super60"...All-Orange County...rated one of the top 100 prospects in Florida by Rivals and SuperPrep...SuperPrep All-Dixie Team...led Dr. Phillips to a 14-1 record and berth in the Florida Class 6A championship game as a senior...team went 35-4 his final three seasons, winning three consecutive Metro Conference championships, three consecutive district titles and one regional championship...his team also had a 28-game regular-season winning streak...played under Coach Dale Salapa.
Personal: Roderick Kalan Ryles, born 8/22/93, is the son of Donna Rozier and Rodney Ryles...has five brothers and one sister...enrolled in the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences.
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