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Ryan Fitzgerald

Ryan Fitzgerald - Football - Florida State Seminoles

Player profile

Coolidge, Ga.
high school
Colquitt County


Served as FSU’s primary placekicker in all 12 games…scored 67 points courtesy of 10 field goals and 37 PATs…All-ACC Academic Team…Seminole Scholar…scored career-high 11 points in 59-3 win vs. UMass and 31-28 victory vs. Miami…made career-high three field goals and two PATs vs. Hurricanes…connected on eight PATs and 36-yard field goal vs. Minutemen…made 34-yard walk-off field goal as part of two-field goal and three-PAT performance in 33-30 win vs. Syracuse…game-winning kick was FSU’s first walk-off field goal since 2010…made three PATs and 43-yard field goal in season opener vs. No. 9 Notre Dame…field goal completed 18-point fourth quarter and forced overtime with 40 seconds remaining in regulation…53-yard field goal vs. Jacksonville State tied for longest by FSU kicker since 2012…also made two PATs vs. Gamecocks…connected on both PAT attempts at Wake Forest…made 45-yard field goal and two PATs vs. Louisville…was 5-for-5 on PATs at North Carolina…connected on two PATs at Clemson and vs. North Carolina State…also had 62-yard kickoff vs. North Carolina State…made 36-yard field goal and three PATs at Boston College…also connected on three PAT attempts in season finale at Florida.


Appeared in five games…was 12-of-13 on PAT attempts and 4-of-7 on field goals for 24 points scored…Seminole Scholar…made season-long 42-yard field goal as part of 2-for-2 performance on field goals and 2-for-2 on PATs at No. 5 Notre Dame…eight points scored was single-game career high…made 26-yard field goal and only PAT attempt at No. 12 Miami…was 5-of-6 on PATs in 41-24 win vs. Jacksonville State…was 4-of-4 on PAT attempts and added 24-yard field goal in 31-28 victory vs. No. 5 North Carolina.


Worked with FSU’s specialists…ACC Honor Roll…redshirted.


One of the top kicking prospects in the country known for his explosive leg…rated five-star kicker and No. 14 prospect in the country by Kohl’s Kicking…holds two Georgia state high school career records with 51 made field goals and eight 50+-yard field goals…as a senior made single-season state-record 22 field goals while earning first-team All-American by MaxPreps, first team All-American by Kohl’s Kicking and 2018 Chris Sailer Award…as a junior, made school-record 60-yard field goal, the fifth-longest in Georgia history by a high schooler, on his way to breaking state’s single-season record with six 50+-yard field goals…extended school record for longest field goal seven times…chose Florida State over Baylor, FAU, Army and Air Force among other offers.