|High School:||Highland (Miss.) JC|
Prior to Southern - Ridgway is a three-time All-State pick at linebacker with 512 career tackles in high school ... In 2009 he was Ohio's Defensive Player of the Year and played in the Ohio McDonald's all-star game, being named MVP ... Ridgway went to Highland Community College and played linebacker and safety ... In 2011 he was named a second-team All-Conference pick at safety ... he finished his two-year career with 197 tackles.