Billy Ryan

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Birthday
21, 1887
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Dec 20, 1951 (64)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
21, 1887
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Dec 20, 1951 (64)

About

American college football quarterback and right halfback who played for Notre Dame in the first decade of the 1900s.

Before Fame

He rounded out his university career by not only playing football, but also pitching for the baseball team, acting in theatrical productions, and singing in Notre Dame's glee club.

Trivia

His 1909 touchdown against the University of Michigan secured Notre Dame's first win against the Wolverines.

Family Life

He was married to Louise Brotherton, and the couple lived in Cleveland, where Billy had a career in real estate.

Associated With

Gus Dorais also played for Notre Dame's football team in the early 1900s.