Ryley Myers is a Class of 2023 Wide Receiver from Parkview Baptist High School in Baton Rouge, LA, and he is playing 7v7 football with Redhawks 7v7. He is 6’3” and 185 lbs, and a Gridiron Football 3 Star Prospect. Ryley is a yards after the catch threat, flashing ridiculous speed to break away from defenders. He’s a proven deep threat, with an array of moves to get defenders to bite, either before or after the catch point.
How long have you been playing football?
Ryley: I’ve been playing since 5th grade, with tackle football, and when I started I moved straight to middle school ball, it help me grow as a player since I was playing against older guys at a young age.
How would you describe your role on the team last season?
R: Last season, my role was to help convert to the next first down or score, that’s when I came in if we needed a jump ball, or a quick first down.
What would you say is your biggest strength?
R: My biggest strength is my overall speed on the football field. I am a very explosive player, and my on field attributes, including my jumping ability, are my biggest strengths. I am also very coachable. For example, I had never played defense before, and my coach needed me to play corner and my coach showed me the ropes and I was able to learn it quick and get in there.
What do you need to improve on the most to make sure you’re successful at the next level?
R: I would have to say I need to improve on my separation and my releases going into next season and at the next level. I need to get more separation and get off the ball a little better.
Who would you compare yourself to, in college or the NFL?
R: The receiver I relate best to is DeVonta Smith, we have a similar body and our route trees and speed is where I am similar to him.
What is your goal for this upcoming season with Parkview Baptist?
R: My goals are to have 100+ receiving yards for the season, to win a state championship, and to get the chip off my shoulder and earn the respect I think I deserve.
What are you going to bring to the college team that recruits you?
R: I am going to bring the energy. I am going to bring energy, respect, teamwork, and that Louisiana grit. If we can’t all do it together, we aren’t going to get it done. Most importantly, I have to do my job on every single play because I want to see everyone succeed.
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