|Graduation Year:||Class of 2002|
Ryan lettered for three years, one as a wide receiver and two as a quarterback. His career record of 374 completions out of 679 attempts for 5,779 yards and 65 touchdowns are all school records. His senior year record of 220 completions and 43’ TDs were single season SHS records. The 43 single-season touchdown passes was a New Jersey State record that stood until 2016.
As a senior Carty was named 1st team ALl County, All Conference, All Area. In addition he was 1st team All Group All state by the AP and Gannett newspapers. He was All COunty and All Area Offensive Player of the Year. Ryan was the Downtown AC High School Heisman Tri-State Player of the Week and a Downtown AC High School Heisman All Star. Carty was also a Daily News Tri-State All Star.
Carty accepted a scholarship to the University of Delaware. A multiple letter winner he was the team captain as a senior and a three time member of the Atlantic 10 All Conference team. He played on the National Championship team as a redshirt freshman in 2003.