Ryan in the 2013 NFL postseason.
|No. 26 New England Patriots|
|Date of birth:February 9, 1991|
|Place of birth: Berlin, New Jersey|
|High School: Voorhees (NJ) Eastern|
|NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 3 / Pick: 83|
|Debuted in 2013 for the New England Patriots|
|* New England Patriots ( 2013–present)|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|* AFC interceptions co-leader (2013)|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 16, 2013|
Logan Ryan (born February 9, 1991) is an American football cornerback for the New England Patriots in the National Football League (NFL). Ryan played college football for Rutgers University. He was selected in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft by the New England Patriots.
A native of Berlin, New Jersey, Ryan attended Eastern High School in Voorhees, New Jersey, and played for the Eastern Vikings high school football team. He was an all-state selection at both cornerback and quarterback. Regarded as a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, Ryan was listed the No. 32 cornerback prospect in his class.
While attending Rutgers University, Ryan played for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team from 2010 to 2012. He was a second-team All-Big East Conference selection as a sophomore in 2011, and a first-team All-Big East selection as a junior in 2012. He was also named a first-team All-American by Pro Football Weekly in 2012.
On December 31, 2012, Logan Ryan announced that he would forgo his senior year at Rutgers and declared for the 2013 NFL Draft. Most early draft boards had him projected as a second round pick. He impressed many analysts in the NFL combine and was projected by some to sneak into the first round. However, Ryan slipped in the draft and was selected in the third round by the New England Patriots with the 83rd overall selection in the 2013 NFL Draft. Ryan signed a four-year, $2.77 million contract with the Patriots. The deal included a $563,252 signing bonus.
On October 20, 2013, Ryan scored his first NFL touchdown as a cornerback for the New England Patriots. His TD came on an interception thrown by New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith. The following week, Ryan had another standout performance against the Miami Dolphins by recording two sacks and a forced fumble. In week 16 Ryan had a standout performance recording two interceptions against the Baltimore Ravens in a 41-7 win.