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The topics of leadership, diversity, and inclusion, were at the forefront as presidents and Vice Presidents of Alumni clubs nationwide returned to Notre Dame. Ryan was asked to speak on these topics and more as a guest speaker of the University. ...

Ryan returned for his second consecutive year as an anchor for the Notre Dame Day Broadcast. This unique 29 hour broadcast highlighted the amazing stories, Graduates, and people in the Notre Dame Family. ...

Ryan was invited as the keynote speaker for the NFL’s Broadcast Bootcamp. Ryan spoke to attendees about the sports broadcasting world and how to put their best foot forward by telling their story. ...

Ryan was honored to be a guest speaker at the launch for Pipeline Equity, a company dedicated to closing the gender equity gap while increasing the economic pie for all. ...

“Knowledge is power.” I’ll never forget the movie Higher Learning (1995), where one of the first black professors I ever saw on television had two favorite phrases: “What’s your plan, Mr. Williams?” and “Knowledge is power.” After my first year in the NFL, when I was...

Ryan served in multiple broadcasts roles during the 29 hour Notre Dame Day broadcast. As anchor, host, and interviewer, Ryan brought out the amazing people and stories that make the Notre Dame Alumni some of the most unique people in the world. ...

My first year in the NFL, I found myself $30,000 in debt before I played my first snap. Then boom: before getting my first NFL paycheck, I’d already had my first surgery. These two experiences drastically changed how I viewed money. I decided to make sure that...

In the NFL, every road trip had one goal: to win the game. Even when the game was in your hometown, winning was the goal. We would get in the day before and leave a couple hours afterwards, or the next morning. A true one-day...