Ryan Fitzpatrick who was born on March 24, 1976. He has played QB for the Houston Texans and been in the NFL since 1998. He is a 13-time Pro Bowl player.
10 interesting facts about the football player, Ryan Fitzpatrick
Ryan Fitzpatrick Facts #1:
Ryan Fitzpatrick went to Harvard University. In his first two years he backed up QB Neil Rose. He took over starting QB position as a Junior.
Ryan Fitzpatrick Facts #2:
Ryan Fitzpatrick finished his Junior season with 1,770 yards, 16 touchdowns and eight interceptions. He also had 430 yards rushing and 6 rushing touchdowns.
Ryan Fitzpatrick Facts #3:
Ryan Fitzpatrick in his senior year led Harvard University to a perfect 10-0 record and won the Ivy League Championship. He threw for 1,968 yards, 13 touchdowns and 6 interceptions. He also had 448 yards rushing and 5 touchdowns and was awarded the Asa S. Bushnell Cup as the Ivy League MVP.
Ryan Fitzpatrick Facts #4:
Ryan Fitzpatrick amassed some big numbers only starting two years at Harvard. He threw for a cumulative 5,234 yards, 39 TDs and 15 INTs. He rushed for 1,487 yards with 16 TDs on 365 rush attempts.
Ryan Fitzpatrick Facts #5:
Ryan Fitzpatrick ranks second all time on Harvard University’s career for pass completions, touchdowns, yards passing and completion percentage surpassed by his mentor at Harvard and predecessor Neil Rose.
Ryan Fitzpatrick Facts #6:
Ryan Fitzpatrick had an advantage going o Harvard as far as NFL complexities go. It was evident at the NFL Combine that he had an extremely high IQ and that wouldn’t pose an issue by scoring a perfect 50 in 9 minutes on the Wonderlic test. Here has been some dispute on the “real” score so people are convinced the highest he could have scored was a 49 because of his own omission that he left one question blank. He only other player in NFL history who scored a perfect Wonderlic is another Harvard University graduate, Cincinnati Punter Pat McInally.
Ryan Fitzpatrick Facts #7:
Ryan Fitzpatrick is he only Harvard Graduate to start a game as QB in the NFL.
Ryan Fitzpatrick Facts #8:
Ryan Fitzpatrick at the NFL Combine, Fitzpatrick put up some huge numbers for a Quarterback besides the Wonderlic score. Fitzpatrick ran a 4.86 in the 40-yard dash, 7.09 3-cone drill, 30.5″ Vertical leap, 295-pound bench press, 415-pound squat, and 325-pound power clean.
Ryan Fitzpatrick Facts #9:
Ryan Fitzpatrick was signed by the Houston Texans in 2014 making this his 4th team in the NFL playing for St. Louis Rams, Cincinnati Bengals, Buffalo Bills and Tennessee Titans.
Ryan Fitzpatrick Facts #10:
Ryan Fitzpatrick in 2010 was named the 5th smartest athlete in by the Sporting News. He scored an almost perfect 1580 on the SAT and graduated Harvard University with a degree in Economics.
Sources: CNN, Sporting News, Biography, ESPN, jockbio, ducksters, Forbes
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