Tim Ryan (American football)


Tim Ryan (American football)

NFL player
Name=Tim Ryan


DateOfBirth=Birth date and age|1967|9|8|mf=y
Birthplace= Memphis, Tennessee
Position=DT
College=Southern California
DraftedYear=1990
DraftedRound=3
DraftedPick= 61
DatabaseFootball=RYANTIM01
years=1990-1993
teams=Chicago Bears

Timothy Edward Ryan (born September 8, 1967 in Memphis, Tennessee) is a retired National Football League defensive lineman and currently an NFL analyst on "The NFL on FOX" and the host of "Movin' the Chains" on Sirius NFL Radio.

College career

A two-time All-American at the University of Southern California, Ryan is the all-time leading tackler in school history. The former team captain led the Trojans to three Rose Bowls and holds the team season record for sacks with 20.

Ryan started the season opener against Illinois in 1986 as the first true freshman since Riki Ellison in 1978.

Professional career

Ryan was a third-round draft choice and played for the Chicago Bears between 1990 and 1993.

portscasting career

Ryan has been commenting NFL games since 2002. Currently, he broadcasts with Sam Rosen. He also works for Sirius NFL Radio (Channel 124). Ryan is the host of "Movin' the Chains" from 3-7pm with Pat Kirwan.

Ryan's catchprases are: Big Daddy, Talk About It, and What's in your football head?


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