At Michigan ... three-year letterman ... played in 32 career games ... three-time Academic All-Big Ten Conference (2007-08-09) ... four-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2005-08).
Fifth-Year Senior (2009) ... earned third varsity letter ... Academic All-Big Ten ... appeared in all 12 games on special teams ... saw action at defensive tackle in one contest and played defensive end in one game ... registered three tackles ... played on special teams vs. Western Michigan (Sept. 5) ... made one special teams tackle vs. Notre Dame (Sept. 12) ... contributed on special teams vs. Eastern Michigan (Sept. 19) and Indiana (Sept. 26) ... played on special teams in road games at Michigan State (Oct. 3) and Iowa (Oct. 10) ... appeared at defensive tackle and on special teams vs. Delaware State (Oct. 17), assisting on a tackle ... contributed on special teams against Penn State (Oct. 24), Illinois (Oct. 31) and Purdue (Nov. 7) ... assisted on one tackle at Wisconsin (Nov. 14), playing defensive end and special teams ... played on special teams vs. Ohio State (Nov. 21).
Senior/Junior (2008) ... earned second varsity letter ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... played in all 12 games ... forced a fumble on special teams that led to team's first points of the season vs. Utah (Aug. 30) ... contributed on special teams vs. Miami (Sept. 6) and at Notre Dame (Sept. 13) ... played special teams in Big Ten opener vs. Wisconsin (Sept. 27) ... participated on special teams vs. Illinois (Oct. 4), Toledo (Oct. 11) and at Penn State (Oct. 18) ... saw special teams action vs. Michigan State (Oct. 25), at Purdue (Nov. 1), at Minnesota (Nov. 8), vs. Northwestern (Nov. 15) and at Ohio State (Nov. 22).
Junior (2007)... earned first varsity letter ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... played in nine games ... assisted on one special teams tackle ... switched from jersey #58 to #89 prior to fall camp ... made career debut vs. Notre Dame (Sept. 15), playing defensive end ... played on punt coverage unit at Northwestern (Sept. 29) ... saw action at defensive end and on punt coverage team against Eastern Michigan (Oct. 6) and Purdue (Oct. 13) ... assisted on one tackle against the Boilermakers, his first career stop ... played on punt protection team against Illinois (Oct. 20), Minnesota (Oct. 27), Michigan State (Nov. 3), Wisconsin (Nov. 10) and Ohio State (Nov. 17) ... saw action on punt coverage vs. Florida in the Capital One Bowl (Jan. 1).
Sophomore (2006)... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... did not see game action.
Freshman (2005)... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... did not see game action.
Prep... attended Linden High School (2005) coached by Dennis Hopkins ... National Honor Society member ... Detroit Free Press Student-Athlete of the Year honoree ... Flint Metro League Scholar-Athlete ... three-year varsity starter ... Honors and Rankings... first-team all-state linebacker in Class B by the Detroit Free Press as a senior ... earned second-team all-state honors as an offensive lineman during junior year ... earned first-team All-Flint Area senior year ... three-time first-team All-Flint Metro League selection as an offensive guard and two-time honoree as defensive end/linebacker ... named Tri-County Times Lineman of the Year as a junior and senior ... selected first-team All-Tri County final three seasons ... Flint Journal Athlete of the Month junior year ... played in the 25th annual Michigan High School East vs. West All-Star Game ... Other Sports... competed in power lifting final three years ... played basketball and ran track senior year.
Personal... Tim Ryan North was born June 23, 1986 ... father, Tim, played golf at Western Kentucky ... mother, Cathy, played field hockey at Western Michigan ... enrolled in the School of Literature, Science and the Arts ... sociology major.
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