Ryan Kerrigan Biography
Ryan Kerrigan is a professional American football outside linebacker for the Washington Redskins of NFL. He started playing football since his school days. During his college days, he played football for the Purdue University team. However, the Redskins drafted him in the 2011 NFL Draft.
Ryan Kerrigan Early Life And Education
Ryan Kerrigan was born on August 16, 1988, in Indiana, United States. He was born to Anita Kerrigan and Brendan Kerrigan. Kerrigan grew up along with his sibling sister Kaitlin Kerrigan and brother Kyle Kerrigan.
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He attended Muncie Central High School for his early education. During his school days, he started playing football along with the school team. Kerrigan completed his graduation from the Purdue University.
Ryan Kerrigan Career
During his school days, he played as a defensive end as well as a tight end. Moreover, he also played his senior games for the team as a defensive end. After completing his school level, he joined Purdue University in 2007. He continued his career in the college too. In 2007, he appeared in 12 games as a freshman. However, within his first season, he was named as the All-Big Ten selection. Furthermore, in 2009 the Rivals.com named him as the second team All-American.
Moreover, he also won the Pit Bull Award in the same year. During his senior career, he reached the semifinal of Lombardi Award. Moreover, during his 2010 season, he won the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year as well as Big Ten Defensive Lineman of the Year. Besides this, he also received a Bill Willis Trophy as a top collegiate defensive lineman. After his college career, the Washington Redskins drafted him in the 2011 NFL draft.
Well, during the following season, he received Defensive Rookie of the Month for September on September 29. Since the starting gave an outstanding performance to the club. In the following season, he played as a starter in 16 games. Later on, January 16, 2012, Kerrigan and Roy Helu were named as the Pro Football Weekly.
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Well, during his 2012 season, he was added to the 2013 Pro Bowl in the place of Aldon Smith. However, on May 2, 2014, the club announced to keep Kerrigan for $7.038 million throughout the 2015 season. In the following year on July 29, he signed a new five-year deal with the club for $57.5 million. For the second time, he was named to the 2017 Pro Bowl roster on December 20, 2016.
Ryan Kerrigan Personal life
Professional football player Ryan Kerrigan is not married yet. However, he is dating his beloved girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki. It has already been a long time that they started dating each other. Well, they have recently engaged which he officially mentioned through his Instagram.
He uploaded a photo with a caption “She said yes!!” and we see his girlfriend showing the engagement ring. Hope they will soon tie a knot with each other. He is an American by his nationality and falls under white ethnic group.
Ryan Kerrigan Net worth
Ryan Kerrigan with a great personality is one of the richest football players with a good net worth. Well, on July 29, 2015, he signed a five-year contract with the Washington Redskins for $57.5 million. Moreover, he has 92.9 followers on Instagram and 125k followers on Twitter.