Matt Ryan, who is currently the starting quarterback of the Atlanta Falcons, is one of the elite quarterbacks in the NFL.
Here are 10 fun facts about Matt Ryan:
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An interesting fact about Matt Ryan is that he is one of only a small number of quarterbacks to throw a touchdown for their first professional football career pass.
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He is the only Falcons quarterback of all time to help the team start a season with a record of 8-0.
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“Matty Ice” has set other franchise records, including most career wins by a starting quarterback. As of this writing, Ryan has 60 career victories.
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On July 25, 2013, the 2008 AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year signed a lucrative contract to remain as a quarterback of the Atlanta Falcons. The contract was a five-year deal worth $104 million.
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Ryan was a very successful quarterback in college for the Boston College Eagles. He was a first-team All-American in 2007. Additionally, he earned the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award in the same year.
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As a member of the Boston College football team, Ryan played an important role in the team playing in three bowl games. Over the course of his college career, he had an impressive 25-7 record, and threw for at least 200 yards in 15 games.
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For having such a great college career, he was drafted in the first round of the 2008 NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons. The Falcons took him with the third overall pick.
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The starting quarterback of the Atlanta Falcons has played in two Pro Bowls. His two appearances were in 2010 and in 2012. He could end up being selected to more Pro Bowls as he is a talented quarterback.
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Ryan currently has a career passer rating of 90.6. He has also thrown for 23,472 passing yards. If he continues having great seasons and stays healthy, he could be elected to the Hall of Fame in the future.
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A fun fact about Matt Ryan is that he has his own website. His website contains in-depth information about himself.
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