Ryan Spadola

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Ryan Spadola
No. 15     Atlanta Falcons
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-02-15) February 15, 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth: Howell Township, New Jersey
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
College: Lehigh
Undrafted in 2013
Debuted in 2013 for the New York Jets
Career history
Roster status: Practice Squad
Career NFL statistics as of Week 9, 2013
Receptions 0
Receiving yards 0
Receiving TDs 0
Stats at NFL.com

Ryan Spadola (born February 15, 1991) is an American football wide receiver for the Atlanta Falcons. Spadola was signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2013. He played college football at Lehigh.

Early years[edit]

Spadola was a member of the Super 100 Athletes in New Jersey.[1] He went to Freehold Township High School and graduated in 2009. He was among the players in the Top 170 in the country and was a member of the All-Shore Team while at high school.[1]

College career[edit]

Spadola played college football at Lehigh. He caught his first collegiate reception for 16 yards against Holy Cross.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 1 in 204 lb 30 3/4 in 9 3/4 in 4.48 s 4.07 s 6.72 s 33.5 in 119 ft 0 in 15 reps
All values from the NFL Combine [2]

New York Jets[edit]

Spadola was signed by the New York Jets on April 27, 2013 following the conclusion of the 2013 NFL Draft.[3] In a preseason game on August 24, 2013, Spadola had three catches for 110 yards and one touchdown. He also had a seventy yard reception which led to the Jets' game winning field goal. Spadola was released on October 5, 2013.[4]

Miami Dolphins[edit]

The Jets wanted to re-sign Spadola however, he opted to sign to the Miami Dolphins' practice squad on October 8, 2013.[5] He was promoted to the active roster on October 31, 2013.[6] The Dolphins released Spadola on August 26, 2014.[7]

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

He was signed to the falcons pratice squad on October 9, 2014.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Lehigh Profile". lehighsports.com. 
  2. ^ Ryan Spadola NFL Combine profile
  3. ^ Lange, Randy (29 April 2013). "Snapshots of the 15 Undrafted Free Agents". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 29 April 2013. Retrieved 29 April 2013. 
  4. ^ Lange, Randy (5 October 2013). "Mike Goodson, Michael Campbell to Active Roster". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 5 October 2013. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  5. ^ Martin, Kimberley (9 October 2013). "Ryan Spadola signed to Dolphins practice squad". Newsday. Archived from the original on 10 October 2013. Retrieved 10 October 2013. 
  6. ^ Abramson, Andrew (31 October 2013). "Miami Dolphins promote receiver Ryan Spadola to active roster, rule out tackle Jonathan Martin who went AWOL". Newsday. Archived from the original on 2 November 2013. Retrieved 2 November 2013. 
  7. ^ [1]

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