|No. 68 Free Agent|
|Date of birth:November 4, 1986|
|Place of birth: Pine Bluff, Arkansas|
|Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)||Weight: 319 lb (145 kg)|
|College: Southern Mississippi|
|Undrafted in 2009|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2009|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Ryan McKee (born November 4, 1986 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas) is an American football offensive tackle for the St. Louis Rams of the National Football League. He was signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He played college football at Southern Mississippi.
Early years[edit | edit source]
McKee attended Daphne High School, Alabama, and was a two-year letter winner there. He finished senior season without allowing a sack all year and was voted All-district and All-county. The year before, as a junior, helped the team to a 14-1 record and a berth in the state championship game.
College career[edit | edit source]
McKee started three consecutive seasons at right tackle for Southern Mississippi and graduated in December, 2008, with a degree in business administration.
In 2008 McKee was a Second-team All-Conference USA offensive tackle. He helped the team run for over 2,000 yards in three straight seasons and was credited with more than 80 knockdowns in 2008. In 2007 he started in all 13 games at right tackle in 2007 and did not allow a sack all season, while tallying two pancake blocks and a team-best 61 knockdowns. He helped Southern Miss set the season record for total offense (4,727) as the Golden Eagles had a 1,000 rusher and 2,000 yards rushing for the second-straight season. In 2006 he helped pave the way for Southern Miss' first 1,000-yard rusher since 2002 and had 58 knockdowns during the campaign, five pancakes and allowed just four sacks. In 2005 he played in three games and finished the year with three knockdowns and one pancake and did not allow a sack.
Professional career[edit | edit source]
Pre-draft[edit | edit source]
|Ht||Wt||40-yard dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20 ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP||Wonderlic|
|6-6⅜ *||296 lb *||5.03 **||1.72 **||2.87 **||4.67 **||7.50 **||31 in. **||x||x||x|
( ** represents College Pro Day)
New York Jets[edit | edit source]
McKee was signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent following the 2009 NFL Draft. He was waived on September 5, 2009 and re-signed to the practice squad on September 7, 2009. He was promoted from the practice squad on December 12, 2009 however he was waived two days later.
St. Louis Rams[edit | edit source]
McKee was claimed off waivers by the St. Louis Rams on December 15, 2009.
References[edit | edit source]
- "New York Jets Transactions - 2009". ESPN.com. http://espn.go.com/nfl/team/transactions/_/name/nyj/year/2009/new-york-jets. Retrieved October 2, 2010.