Matthew Thomas Ryan (born May 17, 1985) 

Matthew Thomas Ryan is an American football quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL).

After playing college football for Boston College, Ryan was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons third overall in the 2008 NFL Draft.

Ryan was Boston College's starting quarterback from 2005 to 2007, leading them to three bowl victories and a 25–7 record in 32 starts.

He threw for 200 or more yards 15 times and is third all-time in school history in passing yards and in pass completions.

He earned MVP of the game honors at the 2005 MPC Computers Bowl.