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Matt Ryan
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No. 2 – Atlanta Falcons
Position: Quarterback
Personal information
Born: May 17, 1985 (1985-05-17) (age 35)
Exton, Pennsylvania
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 217 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school: William Penn Charter School
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
College: Boston College
NFL Draft: 2008 / Round: 1 / Pick: 3
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Pro Bowl (2010, 2012, 2014, 2016)
  • First-team All-Pro (2016)
  • NFL Most Valuable Player (2016)
  • NFL Offensive Player of the Year (2016)
  • Bert Bell Award (2016)
  • NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year (2008)
  • NFL passer rating leader (2016)
  • NFL completion percentage leader (2012)
  • First-team All-American (2007)
  • First-team All-ACC (2007)
  • ACC Player of the Year (2007)
  • Manning Award (2007)
  • Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award (2007)
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Passing attempts: 6,201
Passing completions: 4,052
Percentage: 65.3
TD–INT: 295–133
Passing yards: 46,720
Passer rating: 94.9
Rushing touchdowns: 8
Receiving touchdowns: 1
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

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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