CAREER TRANSACTIONSRyan Mallett
was drafted by the New England Patriots in the third round (74th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft. SEASONAL REVIEWS 2013 (0/0)
2012 (4/0, 0/0)
- Serves as the backup quarterback.
2011 (0/0, 0/0)
- Earned the backup quarterback spot out of training camp.
- Saw action in four games in relief appearances in the fourth quarter at St. Louis (10/28), vs. Indianapolis (11/18), vs. Houston (12/10) and at Jacksonville (12/23).
- Appeared in his first NFL game in win at St. Louis (10/28), completing one pass on three attempts for 17 yards in fourth-quarter relief of a 45-7 win.
- Was active but did not play for nine games this season.
- Was inactive for Super Bowl XLVI against the Giants, the AFC Championship game against the Ravens (1/22), as well as the Divisional playoff game against the Broncos (1/14).
- Was active but did not play against the Bills (9/25).
- Was inactive against the Dolphins (9/12), Chargers (9/18), Raiders (10/2), Jets (10/9), Cowboys (10/16), Steelers (10/30), Giants (11/6), Jets (11/13), Chiefs (11/21), Eagles (11/27), Colts (12/4), Redskins (12/11), Broncos (12/18) and Dolphins (12/24).
- Began his college career at Michigan before transferring to Arkansas.
- During his collegiate career, Mallett appeared in 37 games (11 at Michigan and 26 at Arkansas).
- Started all 26 contests he appeared in at Arkansas and three at Michigan.
- He concluded his college career with 8,385 yards, 69 touchdowns and 24 interceptions, completing 552-of-955 passes (57.80%).
- Joined Clint Stoerner (1996-99) as the only Arkansas quarterbacks to throw for 7,000 yards in a career and became just the fourth passer in Southeastern Conference history with 3,000 yards and 30 touchdowns in back-to-back seasons.
- As a Razorback, Mallett completed 491-of-814 attempts (60.32%) for 7,493 yards, 62 touchdowns and 19 interceptions.
- His 7,793 pass yards broke Stoerner's all-time Arkansas record of 7,422 and rank 20th in Southeastern Conference annals.
- Set a school season-record with 3,869 pass yards in 2010.
- Placed second on the school's season-record chart with 3,624 pass yards in 2009.
- Broke Stoerner's Arkansas game record with 408 pass yards vs. Georgia in 2009 and then topped his own mark with 409 yards vs. Vanderbilt in 2010.
- Connected with Mario Manningham on a 97-yard touchdown pass vs. Wisconsin in 2007, setting a record for the longest play in Michigan history.
- Threw for a school-record 62 touchdowns.
- Set the school season-record with 32 touchdown tosses in 2010.
- His 30 touchdown passes in 2009 stand second on the Razorbacks' season-record list and tied for 13th in SEC history.
- Mallett is the only player in Arkansas annals with five touchdown passes in a game, accomplishing the feat on four occasions, most recently vs. Texas-El Paso in 2010.
- Set a school record for consecutive passes without an interception with 141 in 2009.
- Attended Texas High School (Texarkana, Texas).
- Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Texas.
- Set school records as a senior by completing 204-of-321 passes (63.36%) for 3,353 yards and 33 touchdowns while leading the Tigers to a 12-1 overall record and an appearance in the state quarterfinals.
- Had 133 completions for 2,219 yards and 21 touchdowns while rushing for six more scores as a junior.
- Completed 151 passes for 2,307 yards and 18 touchdowns while rushing for seven more scores as a sophomore.
- Finished his prep career with 8,331 yards and 76 touchdowns on 526-of-938 passing (56.08%).
- Born June 5, 1988 in Batesville, Ark.
- Earned his bachelor’s degree in sociology during the 2013 offseason.
- Played left guard and linebacker in his first year of football in sixth grade due to a weight limit to play quarterback.
“You had to be 135 [pounds]. I was 150, so I couldn't touch the ball. I just wanted to play quarterback, which happened in the seventh grade. That experience gave me respect for offensive linemen the rest of my career.”