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12 Things You (Probably) Don't Know About Seahawks Punter Jon Ryan

An off-beat Q&A session with Seattle's veteran punter.

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Which brings us to No. 1 on our list of things you (probably) don't know about the Seahawks' veteran punter:

1. He's a fan of ABC's The Bachelorette

Ryan: "I'm Team Shawn. I think every sane person in America was Team Shawn. I just think it's funny. And it gives me a lot of good material on Twitter."

2. His first job was delivering newspapers…on Roller Blades.

Ryan: "I had to wake up at 5:30 and deliver 120 newspapers every day because usually I was playing sports after school, so it was my only option. I started when I was 11, and I did it for a long time because of sports – I couldn't do anything else and I needed the money."

3. His favorite sport isn't football.

Ryan: "I love baseball so much. It's my favorite sport. I grew up watching the Blue Jays in Canada, but I'm a Mariners fan."

4. Speaking of baseball:

Ryan: "My favorite movie is Bull Durham."

5. He wooed his fiancée on Twitter.

Ryan: "I saw her on TV and I had a crush on her, and now I'm marrying her. Sarah Colonna – she used to be on Chelsea Lately, and she's a stand-up comic and actress."

6. His parents are his idols.

Ryan: "Both my mom and my dad. They're such great role models for me. They taught me what it was to work hard and be dedicated to things."

7. He needs a life jacket.

Ryan: "I'm not good at swimming. Everyone laughs at my swimming abilities."

8. He can ice skate.

Ryan: "I ice skate because I grew up in Canada. I haven't done it in a while. Not figure skating, but like hockey skating."

Erica, Jon, Steve and Jill Ryan (left to right) with the 1989 Grey Cup. Photo courtesy Ryan family.

9. He doesn't sing in the shower.

Ryan: "I don't sing. My voice is so bad I can't even stand my own voice."

10. He's not superstitious, but he's apparently a fan of

Ryan: "I'm not superstitious, but I am a little stitious. Nah, I'm not superstitious."

11. He's probably never seen Snakes On A Plane

Ryan: "I hate snakes. I'm very afraid of snakes."

Samuel L. Jackson holds a snake on the red carpet at the premiere of "Snakes on a Plane" in Los Angeles on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2006. (AP Photo/Chris Polk)

12. He dreams big.

Ryan: "My dream job for after football would be some kind of television hosting job. … The next Chris Harrison? It could happen."

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