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Ryan Sanborn



Experience: R

Height: 6-3

Age: 23

Weight: 211 lbs

College: Texas




  • Played four seasons (2019-22) at Stanford (Calif.) University prior to transferring to the University of Texas in Austin, Texas for the 2023 season.
  • Sanbord played in 56 games and punted 232 times for 9,808 yards with a long of 68 yards. Downed 79 punts inside the 20. Also made 8-of-10 field goals while at Stanford.
  • Three-time Pac-12 All-Academic Honor Roll (2020-22).
  • Earned the Phil Moffatt Award (2019), which is given to the most outstanding special teams player.
  • As a super senior in 2023, he appeared in all 14 games, punting 40 times for 1,828 yards (45.7 avg.), the seventh-best single-season average in program history. Notched 15 punts of 50-plus yards and 15 punts inside the 20.
  • In 2022 at Stanford, he played in all 12 games and punted 57 times for 2,375 yards (41.7 avg.). Pinned 18 punts inside of the 20 and had nine punts of 50-plus yards with a long of 59 as a senior.
  • As a junior in 2021, he appeared in 12 games, punting a career-best 60 times for 2,600 yards (43.3 avg.), including a long of 60 yards. Down 19 punts inside the 20 and notched 16 punts of over 50 yards.
  • In 2020, saw action in six games and punted 23 times for 898 yards (39.0 avg.). Notched nine punts inside the 20 and three of at least 50 yards.
  • As a freshman in 2019, appeared in 12 games and punted 52 times for 2,106 yards (40.5 avg.), including a career-long 68-yarder. Downed 18 punts inside the 20 and nine of 50-plus yards.


  • Attended Francis W. Parker (Calif.) School.
  • Set 14 single-season and nine single-game school records.
  • Was a two-time team captain and MVP (2017-18).
  • Appeared in the 2019 All-American Bowl, 2018 Spanos All-Star Classic Bowl, 2018 Makasi All-Star Bowl, 2015 U.S. Army Youth All-American Bowl, 2015 Elise Sports All-Star Bowl and the 2014 U.S. Army Youth All-American Bowl.
  • Also competed in baseball and lacrosse.
  • Son of Susan and Richard Sanborn.
  • Father was on the ski team and played rugby at Lyndon State College in Vermont. He also played lacross at Bentley Univeristy in Massachusetts.
  • Has an older sister, Caroline.
  • Earned his bachelor's degree in management science and engineering from Stanford and a graduate certificate in strategic communication from Texas.