Pat Ryan (American football)

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Pat Ryan
Date of birth: (1955-09-16) September 16, 1955 (age 58)
Place of birth: Hutchinson, Kansas
Career information
Position(s): Quarterback
College: Tennessee
NFL Draft: 1978 / Round: 11 / Pick: 281
Organizations
As player:
1978-1990
1991
New York Jets
Philadelphia Eagles
Career stats
Playing stats at NFL.com

Patrick Lee Ryan (born September 16, 1955) is a former professional American football quarterback. He played 14 seasons in the National Football League for the New York Jets and the Philadelphia Eagles.

Biography[edit]

Ryan was born in Hutchinson, Kansas and attended Putnam High School in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He played college football at the University of Tennessee.[1]

Ryan was drafted in the eleventh round of the 1978 NFL Draft by the New York Jets.[2] He played professionally for thirteen seasons, twelve seasons with the New York Jets and one season with the Philadelphia Eagles.[3]

Life after the NFL[edit]

Ryan was employed for several years as a color analyst on Tennessee Titans radio broadcasts.[4][5] He is now a home builder in Knoxville, Tennessee.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pat Ryan". Pro-Football-Reference.Com. Retrieved October 30, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Pat Ryan". database Football. Retrieved October 30, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Pat Ryan". NFL Enterprises LLc. Retrieved October 30, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Pat Ryan". SearchDictionaries.com. Retrieved October 30, 2012. 
  5. ^ "3rd Annual ALS Charity Golf Classic". ALS Association.com. Retrieved October 30, 2012. 
  6. ^ "It takes a certain type of player to be successful NFL backup QB". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved October 30, 2012. 

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