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.
Pitt's Johnson, Price Voted to All-ACC Preseason Team
Pitt Places Third in ACC Coastal Division Preseason Poll
Pat Narduzzi Set for ESPN Car Wash Visit Monday
Pitt Football Newcomers Visit Mel Blount Youth Home
Jordan Whitehead Named a Candidate for the Paul Hornung Award