PRO: The Titans traded for Ryan Tannehill in the 2019 offseason to provide a veteran presence among the team’s quarterbacks. Tannehill spent his first seven seasons as a member of the Miami Dolphins after being selected in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft. Tannehill started 88 games over six seasons in South Florida and accumulated 20,434 passing yards and 123 touchdown passes. He missed the entire 2017 campaign with an injury. The Texas A&M product has also shown mobility as a signal caller having rushed for 1,210 yards and six scores in his career.
• During his first seven seasons (2012-18) in Miami, Tannehill passed for at least 3,000 yards four times and more than 4,000 yards twice. He totaled 16 career 300-yard passing games, which is the second-most in Dolphins history.
• Tannehill has engineered 14 career fourth-quarter comebacks during his career.
• In 2015, Tannehill posted 4,208 passing yards with 24 touchdowns. Set a then NFL record with 25 consecutive completions. His 4,208 passing yards was the fifth-highest single-season total in Dolphins history and most by a Dolphins quarterback other than Dan Marino.
• In 2014, Tannehill passed for 4,045 yards with 27 touchdowns for a 92.8 passer rating. He registered a career-best 311 rushing yards with a touchdown. His 392 completions were the most in Dolphins history.
• Ryan founded the Tannehill’s A.C.E.S. (Achieving Community Educations Success) program with wife, Lauren, which consisted of 17 sophomores from American Senior High School and is focused on awarding scholarships to the participating students who strive for good grades and took on an active role in their community by hosting monthly events to reward the students and help them give back to the community.
• Ryan’s father, Tim, played wide receiver at Texas Tech from 1985-87.
• The Big Spring, Texas, native was originally selected by the Miami Dolphins in the first round (eighth overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.
• Traded by the Dolphins to the Titans along with a 2019 sixth-round pick for a 2019 seventh-round draft pick and a 2020 fourth-round draft choice on March 15, 2019.
• Was a four-year letterman (2008-11) and two-year starter as a quarterback and wide receiver at Texas A&M.
• Played in 50 games with 25 starts and completed 484 of 774 passes for 5,450 yards with 42 touchdowns. Hauled in 112 receptions for 1,596 yards with 10 touchdowns. Rushed 115 times for 369 yards with five touchdowns.
• Started 19 games at quarterback and six contests at wide receiver, while playing both quarterback and wide receiver in five games.
• As a senior (2011), started all 13 games and completed 327 of 531 passes for 3,744 yards and 29 touchdowns. Notched 58 carries for 306 yards and four touchdowns.
• In his final collegiate campaign, was named honorable mention All-American, a finalist for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award (nation’s top quarterback), a semifinalist for the Davey O’Brien Award (nation’s top quarterback) and a finalist for the William V. Campbell Trophy (nation’s best scholar-athlete).
• As a junior (2010), played in all 13 games with six starts at quarterback and connected on 152 of 234 passes for 1,638 yards and 13 touchdowns. As a wide receiver registered 11 receptions for 143 yards with a touchdown. Rushed 51 times for 76 yards and a score. Saw action at wide receiver for the first seven games of the season. Took over starting quarterback duties for the final six games and posted a 5-1 record.
• As a sophomore (2009), played in all 13 games and was named honorable mention All-Big 12. Collected 46 receptions for 609 yards and four touchdowns. Completed four of eight passes for 60 yards. Notched four carries for minus five yards.
• As a redshirt freshman (2008), played in 11 games with six starts at wide receiver. Battled for the starting quarterback spot in camp but moved to receiver at the start of the season. Tallied 55 receptions for 844 yards with five touchdowns. Completed his only pass for eight yards. Notched two carries for minus eight yards. His 55 receptions, 844 receiving yards and five receiving touchdowns were school freshman records. Received honorable mention Freshman All-American honors and was voted school’s offensive MVP by his teammates.
• Redshirted in 2007.
• Majored in biology at Texas A&M.
• Married to Lauren and the couple has two children.
• Attended Big Spring (Texas) High School and played defensive back, punter, wide receiver and quarterback.
• As a senior (2006), passed for 1,258 yards and rushed for 617 yards. Hauled in three receptions for 62 yards. Posted a 39.2-yard punt return average. Received first-team All-CIF honors.
• As a junior (2005), notched 62 receptions for 1,500 yards and 17 touchdowns.
• Also lettered in basketball, baseball, golf and track and field.
• Follow Tannehill on Twitter at @ryantannehill1.
• Follow Tannehill on Instagram at @rtannehill17.
• Born Ryan Timothy Tannehill on July 27, 1988 in Lubbock, Texas.
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