Matt Ryan Biography
(American Football Player Who Played as a Quarterback)
Birthday: May 17, 1985 (Taurus)
Born In: Exton, Pennsylvania, United States
Matthew Thomas Ryan, also known by his nickname ‘Matty Ice’, is an American football quarterback who plays for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League. He used to play for Boston College where led his team to three consecutive bowl victories. He was named the ‘MVP of the game’ at the 2005 MPC Computers Bowl during his collegiate career. During the 2008 NFL draft, he was drafted as the third overall pick by the Atlanta Falcons. He performed quite well in his debut season and earned honors such as the ‘NFL Rookie of the Year’. Over the course of his career, he has proved himself to be a very efficient player. In 2015, he stood at the 77th position on the list of the ‘Top 100 Players of the NFL’. The following year, he was named the ‘NFL Offensive Player of the Year’ as well as the ‘NFL Most Valuable Player.’ Recently, he became the highest paid player in the history of the NFL and the first quarterback to earn at least $30 million a year after signing a $150 million five-year extension contract with the Falcons. Besides football, he is also an avid golfer. He has taken part in tournaments such as the American Century Golf Classic.