By Gethin Coolbaugh, The Sports Xchange
BOSTON -- Boston College retired the jersey of former star quarterback Matt Ryan, now with the Atlanta Falcons, at halftime of Saturday's game against Connecticut at Alumni Stadium.
Ryan was accompanied by his wife, Sarah, parents Bernice and Mike, as well as former Eagles coach Tom O'Brien. Former Eagles defensive lineman Mike Ruth was also present for the ceremony.
Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff and head coach Dan Quinn also congratulated Ryan in a recorded video message.