Christian Signs With CFL's Argonauts
May 24, 2010
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Former TCU wide receiver Ryan Christian has signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League.
A four-year letterman for the Horned Frogs who also saw significant action at tailback, Christian totaled 74 career receptions for 750 yards (10.1 average) and three touchdowns. He added 777 career yards rushing on a 4.0 per carry mark with six scores.
Christian averaged 23.6 yards on 14 kickoff returns. He played in 47 career games with eight starts.
Christian was the 2009 recipient of TCU football's Davey O'Brien Fightin'est Frog Award.
An Aledo, Texas, native, Christian recorded his first career 100-yard receiving game with three catches for 106 yards in a 55-10 win at San Diego State. He also had his first career receiving scores with touchdown grabs of 44 and 29 yards. Christian came back the next week with a 16-yard scoring reception against Utah. It was part of a season-best five grabs for 48 yards against the Utes.
As a junior, Christian tied a career-high with six catches for 53 yards in the Poinsettia Bowl victory over Boise State. He rushed for a career-best 82 yards on 19 carries while adding four receptions in a 31-14 win over Stanford.