Junior defensive end from Nashville, Tenn.
Junior nose guard from Albany, Ga.
Navy has played in a bowl game in 10 of the last 11 years.
Ryder is currently battling Tanner Fleming for the starting job at center
Mason enters the fall third on the depth chart at defensive end
• At Navy: Enters the fall battling D.J. Palmore for the starting job at raider ... has good size ... has the speed to rush the passer ... has earned one varsity letter.
• 2014: Played in six games, including the final four contests of the year ... saw action mostly on special teams ... recorded three tackles on the year ... had a sack and a forced fumble against VMI.
• 2013: Did not see any varsity action.
• High School / Personal: A 2013 graduate of Tuscaloosa County High School, Colburn was a two-sport athlete who lettered in baseball (3) and football (3) ... garnered Honorable Mention All-State (Ala.) honors in football and was an all-country selection his senior season ... named the West Alabama Player of the Year in 2013 ... also earned 2013 Super-Nine West Alabama honors ... served as the football team captain as a senior ... earned First-Team All-State (Ala.) honors in baseball his senior year ... also named to the Super-Nine West Alabama Team in 2013 ... member of the baseball teams that claimed area championships in 2011 and 2013 ... uncle, Hank Colburn, is a 1988 graduate of the Naval Academy ... father played football at Ala bama (1981-83) and is an Assistant Strength Coach at Alabama ... son of Rocky and Donna Colburn ... majoring in general science ... earned a 3.0 grade point average last semester.