8 - Ryan Hitchcock
Ryan Hitchcock
Height: 5-7
Weight: 190
Year: RS Sophomore
Hometown: Bedford, Ind.
High School: Bedford North Lawrence
Position: RB

2008: Saw action in the first seven games for the Bulldogs before being sidelined with an injury...finished first on the team in yards per carry (5.3) and third on the team in rushing (352)...tied for the team best with five rushing touchdowns...recorded a career-best 144 all purpose yards at Campbell, including 109 yards rushing...had a career-high 13 carries and a career-long rush of 23 yards...2007: Did not see varsity action in his first year at Butler...Personal: Chemistry major...born 6/12/88...son of Randy (former Butler placekicker) and Becky Hitchcock...High School: Three-year starter at Bedford North Lawrence High School...two-year All-Area performer...earned All-Conference and All-Region recognition...earned All-State mention as both a running back and as a wide receiver...rushed for 1,524 yards and 17 touchdowns and had 1,615 receiving yards and 16 TDs during his high school career...compiled over 4,000 all-purpose yards...set school records for single game receiving (229), single season touchdowns (19), career receptions (103), career receiving yards (1,615) and career points (224)...Academic All-State performer...earned three varsity football letters...High School Coach: Bret Szabo.