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Tim Ryan      

Former NFL Defensive Tackle; Fox Sports Analyst; Former Co-Host on Sirius XM NFL Radio

Tim Ryanis a former National Football League defensive tackle. He is currently an NFL analyst on the NFL on Fox and previously the co-host of "Movin' the Chains" on Sirius XM NFL Radio.

A two-time All-American (1988, 1989) at the University of Southern California, Ryan is the all-time leading tackler in school history. The former team captain led the Trojans to three Rose Bowls and holds the team season-record for sacks with 20. Ryan started the season opener against Illinois in 1986 as the first true freshman since Riki Ellison in 1978.

Ryan was a third-round draft choice (61st pick overall) in the 1990 NFL draft and played for the Chicago Bears between 1990 and 1993.

Ryan has been commenting NFL games since 2002. Currently, he broadcasts NFL games with Chris Myers and formerly with Sam Rosen, Curt Menefee and Ron Pitts. Ryan worked with Rosen for the 2010 Orange Bowl and with Matt Vasgersian for the 2009 Orange Bowl replacing Terry Donahue and Pat Haden. He also works for Sirius NFL Radio (Channel 88). Ryan is the host of "Movin' the Chains" from 3-7pm with Pat Kirwan and also does analysis for San Francisco 49ers preseason games. He is a regular contributor on 95.7 The Game in the Bay Area. It was announced by Pat Kirwan during the September 2, 2013 broadcast of "Movin' The Chains" on SiriusXM radio that Ryan has accepted an enhanced opportunity with FOX Sports and will not be returning to "Movin' the Chains." His hosting duties in that show will in part be assumed by co-host Jimmy Miller, former NFL quarterback and current regular contributor to several Sirius NFL talk radio broadcasts.

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