Ryan Lindley

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Ryan Lindley
Ryan Lindley 2013.JPG
Lindley in the 2013 preseason.
No. 14     Arizona Cardinals
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-06-22) June 22, 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth: San Diego, California
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school: Lakeside (CA) El Capitan
College: San Diego State
NFL Draft: 2012 / Round: 6 / Pick: 185
Debuted in 2012 for the Arizona Cardinals
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Passing yards 752
QB rating 46.7
Stats at NFL.com

Ryan Lindley (born June 22, 1989) is an American football quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted in the sixth round of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Cardinals.

High school career[edit]

Lindley attended El Capitan High School in Lakeside, California. As a senior he threw for 3,521 yards and 35 touchdowns. He also played baseball.

College career[edit]

Lindley as a college player.

After not playing in his first year on campus at San Diego State University in 2007 while Kevin O'Connell was the Aztecs' starter, Lindley started 11 games as a redshirt freshman in 2008. During the season he completed 242 of 427 passes for 2,653 yards, 16 touchdowns and nine interceptions. As a sophomore in 2009 he started 12 games and completed 239 of 437 passes for 3,054 yards with 23 touchdowns and 16 interceptions. As a junior in 2010 Lindley completed 243 of 421 passes for 3,830 yards, 28 touchdowns and 14 interceptions. He helped lead the Aztecs to the 2010 Poinsettia Bowl, their first Bowl game since the 1998 Las Vegas Bowl.[1] He helped them defeat the Navy Midshipmen 35 to 14 after completing 18 of 23 passes for 276 yards and two touchdowns.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Lindley was drafted in the 6th round of the 2012 NFL Draft on April 28, 2012. On November 18, 2012, he replaced John Skelton in a loss to the Atlanta Falcons. He made his first professional start on November 25 against the St. Louis Rams.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Utah will go bowling in Las Vegas". Sports.espn.go.com. 2010-12-01. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 
  2. ^ "Ronnie Hillman rumbles for 228 yards in San Diego State's win". Scores.espn.go.com. 2010-12-23. Retrieved 2014-02-17. 

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