17   Ryan Graham
Ryan  Graham

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Wheaton, Ill.

High School:
Wheaton-Warrenville South

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 210

Position:
QB

Experience:
1L


03/24/2016

Weekly Football Press Conference Quotes – Mar. 22, 2016

Carey, J. Bouagnon, S. Folliard and Levon Myers discuss NIU’s spring practices

01/05/2016

NIU Student-Athletes Post Record GPA

Huskies Finish the Fall Semester with a Cumulative 3.14 Mark

01/05/2016

NIU Student-Athletes Post Record GPA

Huskies Finish the Fall Semester with a Cumulative 3.14 Mark

01/05/2016

NIU Student-Athletes Post Record GPA

Huskies Finish the Fall Semester with a Cumulative 3.14 Mark

12/16/2015

NIU Football: 12 Huskies Named Academic All-MAC

Award Requires Cumulative GPA of 3.2 or Higher

09/08/2014

NIU defeats Northwestern, 23-15

The Huskies played a dominant second-half of football in Evanston to defeat the Wildcats, 23-15.

08/21/2014

Huskies by Position: Quarterbacks

The final chapter of the 2014 Huskies by Position previews on the NIU Quarterback position. Sophomores Drew Hare (O'Fallon, Mo./Fort Zumwalt West) and Anthony Maddie (Plainfield, Ill./Aurora Christian) and junior Matt McIntosh (Evansville, Ind./Reitz) are in the race for the starting position.

08/18/2014

SIGHTS & SOUNDS: NIU Football Releases New Uniforms

It seemed like just another team meeting in the McCareins Room at the Yordon Center Saturday, August 16. Take a look at behind the scenes footage of the Huskies unveiling of their new uniforms on August 16, pranking the team before revealing them.

2015
• Appeared in 10 games with four starts.
• Finished with 691 passing yards.
• Completed 53.9 percent of his passes.
• Tossed six TDs and just three INTs.
• Took over as starting QB after starter Drew Hare was injured at Toledo (11-3).
• Led a crucial second-half comeback against the No. 20 Rockets, completing 9-of-12 pass attempts for 132 yards and his first career touchdown pass - all in the second half.
• Also started and finished wins over Buffalo (11-11) and Western Michigan (11-18) to help the Huskies win the MAC West again.
• Threw for a career-high 190 yards and two TDs against the Bulls.
• Named MAC Scholar Athlete of the Week for his effort at Buffalo, which included a career-high 78 yards rushing on 18 attempts.
• Tossed for two touchdowns again versus Western Michigan.
• Threw for 158 yards and rushed for 39 more in the win over WMU.
• Was injured in the Ohio (11-24) defeat and missed the MAC Championship Game against Bowling Green (12-4) the next week.
• Returned to start the Poinsettia Bowl versus Boise State (12-23).
• Honored as an Academic All-MAC student-athlete for the first time.

2014
• Redshirted.
• Named NIU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week for his good work helping the Huskies prepare for Northwestern (9-6).

High School

• Completed 151-of-298 passes for 2,007 yards and 24 touchdowns in two seasons as the starting quarterback.
• Ran for 1,096 yards and 11 touchdowns on 247 carries in two years.
• Named team MVP and second team all-conference as a senior.
• Threw for 1,079 yards on 70-of-146 passing in 2013 and tossed 13 touchdown passes.
• Gained 576 yards on the ground as a senior, scoring twice.
• Selected as a team captain prior to his senior year.
• Tallied 928 yards and 11 touchdowns on 81-of-152 passing as a junior.
• Scored nine rushing touchdowns in 2012 while gaining 520 yards on 118 carries.

Personal
• Born Jan. 9, 1996, in Geneva, Ill.
• Son of Dan and Robin Graham
• Business administration major.
• Father was a former NIU (1983-87) and Tampa Bay Buccaneers lineman.
• Uncle, Russ, played linebacker and safety at NIU (1979-82).
• Uncle, Kent, played 10 seasons in the National Football League with the New York Giants, Arizona Cardinals, Pittsburgh Steelers and Washington Redskins.

GRAHAM'S SINGLE GAME CAREER HIGHS

Pass Attempts:
 24, at Buffalo, 11-11-15
Completions: 15, at Buffalo, 11-11-15
Passing Yards: 190, at Buffalo, 11-11-15
Passing Touchdowns: 2, twice, last vs. Western Michigan, 11-18-15
Long Completion: 68, at Buffalo, 11-11-15
Rush Attempts: 18, at Buffalo, 11-11-15

Rushing Yards: 78, at Buffalo, 11-11-15
Long Rush: 38, at Toledo, 11-3-15

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