August 19, 2015 |
Carl Nassib is entering his fifth season at Penn State, where he has played for four defensive coordinators, three head coaches and two defensive line coaches, yet still finds it amazing that he wears the blue and white and plays in Beaver Stadium. His road hasn't been an easy one - from Malvern Prep to walk-on who didn't play for two years to scholarship player to probable starting defensive end for the Nittany Lions. But the journey has been a tribute to Nassib's focus, work ethic and motor on the field.
October 10, 2014 |
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Eli Manning didn't speak to the media on Monday, because the Giants had won the day before. That's how it works here. That's the way Manning does things, the way he has done them since he became the team's starting quarterback 10 years ago. When the Giants win, he's quiet the next day. He doesn't talk until Wednesday. When they lose, though, he stands in front of his locker the following afternoon and talks until his interrogators have nothing more to ask him. His answers might be trite and rote and as interesting as the instructions on the back of a board-game box, but he provides them nonetheless, so that his teammates don't have to. After Ryan Nassib, a Malvern Prep alumnus, joined the Giants last year as their backup quarterback, it didn't take him long to pick up on Manning's media-availability schedule and its significance.
July 27, 2013
Two former local high school stars signed their NFL rookie contracts Thursday. The Minnesota Vikings signed defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd, their first-round draft pick and a graduate of George Washington High. The New York Giants agreed on a deal with quarterback Ryan Nassib, their fourth-round draft pick, from Malvern Prep. One of three first-round selections for Minnesota in April, Floyd was taken 23d. An all-SEC player at Florida, he had 13 tackles for loss and 61/2 sacks for the Gators as a junior last season.
April 29, 2013 |
After ex-Syracuse boss Doug Marrone and the Buffalo Bills opted for a different quarterback in the first round of the NFL draft, it became a waiting game for West Chester's Ryan Nassib. The waiting finally ended early Saturday afternoon. Nassib, a 2008 Malvern Prep graduate who starred for Marrone and the Orange the last three seasons, was tabbed in the fourth round, with the 110th overall pick, by the New York Giants. "The uncertainty, the waiting - it was definitely tough," Nassib said.
April 27, 2013 |
Rutgers defensive back Logan Ryan was chosen by the New England Patriots with the 21st pick of the third round in Friday's NFL draft. The Patriots acquired the pick from the Minnesota Vikings, and Ryan joined former Rutgers teammates Devin McCourty and Justin Francis with the Patriots. "I feel great about things," Ryan said in a phone interview. "I did [think New England might take him]. I didn't know when, but I knew they needed a corner. " New England was one of the teams that met with Ryan leading up to the draft.
April 25, 2013 |
Two days before Ryan Nassib's name may be called on national TV in the first round of the NFL draft, he returned to West Chester. Nassib, one of the top college quarterbacks last season, prepped for Thursday's draft by criss-crossing the country the last three months trying to impress NFL decision-makers in personal workouts and interviews. On Tuesday, he was back home, speaking to students at St. Maximilian Kolbe School. They were once like him, before he filled out to 6-foot-2, 227 pounds and became a football star.
February 23, 2013 |
INDIANAPOLIS - Ryan Nassib scanned Twitter during the NFL playoffs and noticed someone called the Philadelphia area "QB County" because Exton's Matt Ryan, West Chester's Matt Schaub, and Audubon's Joe Flacco were each playing. Nassib, who takes pride in his Philadelphia-area roots, enjoyed the reference. He will be the next local quarterback to join the fraternity, calling fellow Chester County natives Schaub and Ryan "great role models. " "We're from Chester County, but it's still the area," Nassib said.
January 23, 2013 |
MOBILE, Ala. - Ryan Nassib, an Eagles season-ticket holder, met with his hometown team, and the Syracuse quarterback had the expected reaction. "That was cool as hell," Nassib said Tuesday in between practices for the Senior Bowl. Nassib, who grew up in West Chester and attended Malvern Prep, met with coach Chip Kelly and general manager Howie Roseman for a brief interview on Monday night. He wasn't the only one of six Senior Bowl quarterbacks to sit down with the Eagles, and the Eagles weren't the only team to meet with the 22-year-old.
November 24, 2012 |
There's still a chance that Temple could play in a bowl game. But the Owls (4-6, 2-4 Big East) must defeat Syracuse in the regular-season finale Friday at Lincoln Financial Field just to be considered. Five victories could provide a bowl bid if the NCAA does not have enough teams with the six wins needed to become bowl-eligible. There are 63 bowl-eligible squads. The magic number is 70 - two teams for each of the 35 bowl games. A win over the Orange (6-5, 4-2) could give Temple, which plays only 11 games this season, the nod over teams with 5-7 records.
November 22, 2012 |
Steve Addazio's eyes grew wide when he was asked this week about Syracuse quarterback Ryan Nassib. "He's a first-round draft pick," said Addazio, whose Temple football team hosts the Orange on Friday at Lincoln Financial Field. "He's the best quarterback in our conference. Best. And he can throw the heck out of it. I've never seen a guy throw so few inaccurate passes. They are always on the money. " Nassib, a former Malvern Prep star, has made similar impressions on just about every other opposing coach.