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Ryan Fitzgerald

Ryan Fitzgerald - Football - Florida State Seminoles

Player profile

Redshirt Sophomore
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…ACC Honor Roll…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…ACC Honor Roll…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.