When Matt Ryan Was a 6'5" Triple-Option QB
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When Matt Ryan Was a 6'5" Triple-Option QB

Ahead of Super Bowl 51, teachers, coaches and currents students recall Matt Ryan’s high school days at Penn Charter in Philadelphia and reflect on his playing style and character, then and now

Matt Ryan Is Old School

At Philly’s venerable Penn Charter, they remember Matt Ryan as a low-key, egalitarian leader for whom a team win, not stats or stature, was the priority. The Falcons QB has carried that ethos all the way to Super Bowl 51.


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