Ryan McBean

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Ryan McBean
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No. --     Free agent
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-04-23) April 23, 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth: Kingston, Jamaica
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Weight: 305 lb (138 kg)
Career information
College: Oklahoma State
NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 4 / Pick: 132
Debuted in 2007 for the Pittsburgh Steelers
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2013
Tackles 77
Sacks 4.0
Forced fumbles 0
Stats at NFL.com

Ryan McBean (born April 22, 1984) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fourth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Oklahoma State.

McBean has also played for the Denver Broncos, Baltimore Ravens and Arizona Cardinals.

Early years[edit]

McBean graduated from Trinity High School (Euless, Texas) in 2003. There he earned first-team All-District honors after his senior season, Ryan was named the District Defensive Most Valuable Player, and received first-team All-District, The First Team Of the Decade and All-Area honors from the Dallas Morning News.

College career[edit]

McBean played at Hinds Community College in Mississippi for the 2003 and 2004 seasons before transferring to play college football at Oklahoma State in 2005 and 2006.

Professional career[edit]

Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

McBean was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fourth round (132nd overall) in the 2007 NFL Draft. He made one appearance in his rookie season, and was cut from the team prior to the 2008 season.[1]

Denver Broncos[edit]

McBean was signed to the practice squad of the Denver Broncos on September 1, 2008.[2] He became a starter at the defensive end position for the 2009-2010 season under coach Josh McDaniels.

In March 2012 he was suspended for six games after failing a drug test.[3]

Baltimore Ravens[edit]

McBean signed with the Baltimore Ravens on May 7, 2012.

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

McBean signed with the Arizona Cardinals on August 20, 2014.[4] The Cardinals released McBean on August 27, 2014.[5]

Personal[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dulac, Gerry (2008-08-31). "Reid, McBean among 22 cut from Steelers roster". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved 2008-08-31. 
  2. ^ "Official Site of the Denver Broncos". Denverbroncos.com. Retrieved 2012-03-22. 
  3. ^ Associated Press (2012-03-09). "3 Broncos suspended for violating NFL drug policy - WSJ.com". Online.wsj.com. Retrieved 2012-03-22. 
  4. ^ David Smith, Michael. "Cardinals keep bolstering defensive line, add Ryan McBean". Pro Football Talk. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 
  5. ^ Arizona Cardinals on Twitter: #AZCardinals sign DL Tommy Kelly (6-6, 310) to a one-year contract and release DL Ryan McBean.

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