Ryan Weston enters his fourth season as the cornerbacks coach at Husson in 2016.
In 2016, Weston served as the wide recievers coach, helping Husson finish the season with a 9-2 record and its second ECFC Championship. His receivers were an impressive group that helped the Eagles set a single-season program record in wins with nine, led by seniors Deon Wiggins, who claimed All-ECFC accolades for the second-straight season with an appearance on the first team, and Kadeem Edge, who earned a spot on the All-ECFC second team in 2016.
Edge broke the Eagles’ single-season records for receiving yards (656), touchdown catches (9), and average yards-per-catch (23.43) and the single-game record for yards gained by receiving with 158 yards at Becker on October 29th, while catching the second longest pass (85 yds) at Western New England on November 19th. He finished his career with the best yards-per-catch avearge in program history.
Wiggins finished first in the Husson record books with 22 career touchdown receptions, 88 career receptions and 1,358 career receiving yards. He ranked fourth with 24 touchdowns scored and 148 career points. During his senior campaign, Wiggins recorded the second most receiving yards and touchdowns, while catching the longest pass (93 yds) in program history vs. Anna Maria on October 22nd.
Wiggins and Edge became the first set of wideouts in program history to record 100-yard receiving games in a single-game on November 19th at Western New England.
Weston served as the tight ends coach in 2015, coaching a tight ends group that helped produced an offensive attack that average a single-season record of 420.6 yards per game, 187.8 passing yards per game, 232.8 rushing yards per game and 37.4 points per game. His tight ends caught eight passes for 63 yards and two touchdowns.
Prior to joining the Eagles’ staff, Weston spent two seasons coaching at his alma mater as the assistant offensive line coach and as an assistant coach on the men’s basketball team.
Weston earned a Bachelor of Science in African American Studies from Bates College in 2013. He was a four-year member of the football team as a left-tackle. Weston was named the team’s Offensive MVP and as well as earning 2nd Team All-NESCAC for the 2010 season.
Weston was also a four-year member of the men’s basketball team, serving as team captain as a senior and helped lead the team to its first winning season in 31 years. He was also named the team’s Defensive Player of Year and awarded the Courage and Leadership award for the 2012 season.
A native of Bangor, Maine, Weston attended Bangor High School and was a three sport captain as a senior.