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Matt Ryan
Matt Ryan at Falcons at Raiders 11-2-08.JPG
No. 9     Atlanta Falcons
Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: May 17, 1985 (1985-05-17) (age 34)
Place of birth: Exton, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 217 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school: William Penn Charter School
College: Boston College
NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3
Debuted in 2008 for the Atlanta Falcons
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • MPC Computers Bowl MVP (2005)
  • First-team All-America (2007)
  • Scanlan Award (2007)
  • ACC Player of the Year (2007)
  • Manning Award (2007)
  • Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award (2007)
  • AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year (2008)
  • PFWA Offensive Rookie of the Year (2008)
  • Pro Bowl selection (2010)
  • NFC Offensive Player of the Month (November 2010)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 15, 2011
TD-INT 92-46
Passing yards 13,759
QB Rating 87.8
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Matthew Thomas "Matt" Ryan (born May 17, 1985), nicknamed "Matty Ice," is the starting American football quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League. He was the 3rd person drafted in the 2008 NFL Draft. He played college football at Boston College.


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