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Players

Ryan Kerrigan
LB #91
Height:
6-4
Weight:
260
Age:
26
College:
Purdue
Hometown:
Muncie, Ind.
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
11
SCK
5.0
FF
1
INT
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Transactions:

  • Selected by the Washington Redskins in the first round (16th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.

Transactions:

  • Selected by the Washington Redskins in the first round (16th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.

PRO

  • Enters 2014 having started all 48 regular season games in which he has appeared.
  • Credited by STATS, LLC with 184 tackles (131 solo), 24.5 sacks, two interceptions (both returned for touchdowns), 10 forced fumbles and one fumble recovered through the 2013 season.
  • Named to the Pro Bowl following the 2012 season and to the 2011 PFW/PFWA All-Rookie Team.
  • Was the only NFL player to accumulate 10 sacks and two interception return touchdowns  from 2011-12.
  • Scored a touchdown in his NFL debut, intercepting a pass from Eli Manning and returning it nine yards.
  • Set a Redskins' rookie franchise record with four forced fumbles in 2011.

 

2013 (Redskins)

  • Started and played in all 16 regular season games.
  • Against Philadelphia (9/9), had a career-high eight tackles (seven solo), one sack and was credited with a forced fumble on a Michael Vick lateral that DeAngelo Hall returned 75 yards for a touchdown.
  • Credited by coaches with 83 tackles (49 solo), 8.5 sacks, 25 quarterback pressures, three passes defensed and four forced fumbles.

2012 (Redskins)

  • Started all 16 regular season games for the second straight year.
  • Credited by the coaching staff with 62 tackles (32 solo), 25 quarterback pressures and 11 passes defensed.
  • Added a career high 8.5 sacks and had his second career interception returned for a touchdown.
  • Started and had four tackles in the NFC Wild Card Round versus Seattle.

2011 (Redskins)

  • Was drafted with the 16th overall pick in the 2011 draft by the Redskins.
  • Played and started in all 16 games of his rookie season.
  • Returned an interception for a touchdown in his very first game.
  • Recorded 70 total tackles (42 solo) and 7 for a loss.
  • Second on the team with 7.5 sacks.
  • Notched back to back games with a sack and forced fumble in weeks three and four.
  • Finished the season with a team high four forced fumbles (two  of which in same game).

 

College

  •  Finished career tied for the all-time Football Bowl Subdivision record with 14 fumbles forced (Big Ten record), tied for second all-time at Purdue with 33.5 sacks and fifth in Purdue history in tackles for loss with 57.0.
  • As a senior, was a team co-captain and received team's Most Valuable Player Award for defense.
  • Was the first unanimous All-American at Purdue since 1980 and merely the seventh in school history.
  • Named first team All-America by the American Football Coaches Association, The Walter Camp Football Foundation, the Football Writers Association of America, the Associated Press and The Sporting News.
  • Also earned Si.com first team All-American, Rivals.com first team All-American, Collegefootballnews.com first team All-American, Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year (coaches and media votes), Big Ten Defensive Lineman of the Year (coaches), first team All-Big Ten (coaches and media), Academic All-Big Ten.
  • Was runner up for the Ted Hendricks Award (nation's outstanding defensive end), semifinalist for Chuck Bednarik Award, Rotary Lombardi Award and Ronnie Lott IMPACT Trophy.
  • Led the Football Bowl Subdivision in tackles for loss in the regular season (26.0), tied for second in fumbles forced (5), third in the FBS in sacks (12.5) and led the Big Ten in all three categories.
  • Started all 12 games and totaled 70 tackles (50 solo), 26 tackles for a loss, 12.5 sacks, five forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.
  • As a junior,  received team's Pit Bull Award - Defense (exemplified and sustained tenacity and intense play) for spring practice and was named to Ted Hendricks Award watch list (nation's outstanding defensive end).
  • Earned second team All-American by Rivals.com, honorable mention All-American by College Football Insiders and SI.com, first team All-Big Ten by media and second team by coaches, second team Academic All-American, Academic All-District V and Academic All-Big Ten.
  • Received team's Most Valuable Player Award for defense.
  • Started all 12 games and led nation with school-record-tying seven forced fumbles (also James Looney, 1979), which are second-most in Big Ten history (Jonal Saint-Dic of Michigan State had eight in 2007).
  • Topped Big Ten and ranked third nationally with 13.0 sacks… Ranked fourth in Big Ten with 18.5 tackles for loss, fourth on team with 66 tackles (41 solo, 25 assists), and had two pass breakups and one fumble recovery.
  • As a sophomore, named honorable mention All-Big Ten by media, Academic All-Big Ten and Academic All-District V.
  •  Appeared in all 12 games, including 11 starts and ranked seventh in Big Ten in sacks (7.0) and 10th in tackles for loss (11.5)… Totaled 56 tackles (31 solo), four passes defensed, one interception and two forced fumbles.
  • As a freshman, appeared in 12 games and totaled 18 tackles (12 solo) and one sack.

 

 Personal

  • Attended Muncie (Ind.) Central High School and lettered four times in football and baseball, starting in each of his last three seasons on the gridiron.
  • Also lettered twice in basketball (freshman and junior years).
  • Received a three-star prospect rating and was rated the 88th-best player in the nation by Scout.com.
  • Lined up at defensive end and tight end, earning Defensive Lineman of the Year in Mr. Football voting, adding All-State, All-Division 4A and All-North Central League honors in 2006.
  • Recorded 90 tackles and led the state with 19.0 quarterback sacks as a senior… On offense, he pulled down 40 passes for 789 yards (19.73 avg.) and six touchdowns, as the team compiled a 7-6 record.
  • On the basketball court, he was a reserve on the Muncie Central team that lost to future NBA draft picks Greg Oden and Mike Conley at Lawrence North in the 2006 Class 4A title game.
  • Threw out a first pitch with former MLB player Javy Lopez at opening night of the AA Richmond Flying Squirrels of the Eastern League in 2013.
  • Born Patrick Ryan Kerrigan.
  • Father, Brendan, played football at Ball State… Brother, Kyle, was a member of the DePauw swim team.

 

 

Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 194 140 54 29.5 0 16 2 37 -- 28 2 11 1
2014 WAS 4 4 11 10 1 5.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2013 WAS 16 16 66 47 19 8.5 -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- 4 --
2012 WAS 16 16 54 42 12 8.5 0 8 1 28 28 28 1 2 1
2011 WAS 16 16 63 41 22 7.5 0 4 1 9 9 9 1 4 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @HOU L 6-17 3 2 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2 JAC W 41-10 4 4 0 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @PHI L 34-37 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 NYG L 14-45 3 3 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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