Jake Ryan

236 lbs

Jake Ryan


Jake Ryan is a linebacker for the University of Michigan Wolverines of the Big Ten Conference. He was named a 2014 pre-season third team All-American by Phil Steele.

High School

Ryan attended St. Ignatius High School in Ohio where he helped lead the program to a state championship as a junior. He tallied 104 tackles, 26 tackles for loss and eight sacks on his way to All-Ohio honors a senior. Ryan comes from a long line of football players as his grandfather played defensive tackle at Xavier and his father was a wide receiver at Wake Forest.


Ryan redshirted at Michigan in 2010. In 2011 Ryan made ESPN.com and BTN.com’s All-Freshman Team for the Big Ten. He started 11 games and participated in all 13 either at linebacker or defensive end. Ryan finished 2011 with 37 tackles, 11 tackles...