Who is Ryan Poles?
American football executive and former professional American Football player Ryan Poles was born in Canandaigua, New York State USA, on September 20, 1985, meaning Virgo is his zodiac sign. He is probably best known for be the general manager of the Chicago Bears, who compete in the National Football League (NFL); the Bears’ performance has improved under Ryan’s leadership, making him popular both in the US and on the Internet.
Education and early life
Ryan grew up in Canandaigua with his sister Kelli Poles, through their father Junior Poles and mother Marry Ellen; Junior is also a former professional American Football player, while Ryan’s sister Kelli is a professional basketball player.
He became interested in playing football at a very young age, and joined his primary school team at the age of eight. Ryan moved on to Canandaigua Academy in 1999 and during his time there he knew he wanted to be a professional player.
He graduated in 2003 and then enrolled at Boston College, graduating in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in communications; Ryan was one of the best players in college, but suffered a serious injury in 2006 that ended his career.
Ryan attempted to make the NFL despite the injury, but was not drafted into the 2007 NFL Draft; he signed with the Chicago Bears as a free agent the following year, but was dropped without playing a single game.
He joined Boston College in 2008, working as their recruiter and graduate assistant, and it was in 2009 that Ryan’s breakthrough came when he began working as a scouting assistant for the Kansas City Chiefs of NFL, under their general manager Scott Pioli. . Ryan became the team’s scouting coordinator in 2010 and retained the position when John Dorsey became the team’s new general manager in 2013.
He was promoted to director of college scouting in 2016, and after Brett Veach became the team’s new general manager in 2018, Ryan was promoted to assistant director of player personnel.
Ryan Poles briefly joined the Chicago Bears in 2008 as an undrafted free agent.
Last year he became the team’s new GM.
He just flipped the Bears’ No. 1 draft pick for two 1st rounders, two 2nd rounders and DJ Moore. pic.twitter.com/N3rrwqlFtZ
— Front Office Sports (@FOS) March 10, 2023
He became executive director of the team’s player personnel on June 9, 2021, but retired from the Chiefs six months later, after being named general manager of the Chicago Bears on January 25, 2022.
Ryan’s first notable move was the trade outside linebacker Khalil Delshon Mack to the Los Angeles Chargers, to receive a 2022 NFL Draft second round pick and a 2023 NFL Draft sixth round pick.
He also traded his 1st pick in the 2023 NFL Draft to the Carolina Panthers, in exchange for the 9th and 61st overall picks, the 2024 NFL Draft first and second round picks, and for wide receiver Denniston Oliver DJ Moore Jr.
Most Popular YouTube Videos
Ryan does not have a YouTube channel, but many videos about him have been uploaded on the network by various users, most of them related to NFL; some of these involve the effect of Ryan’s actions on the Chicago Bears’ performance, while others show Ryan during his time with the Kansas City Chiefs. We’re going to write about the three most popular videos of these, which have contributed to Ryan’s popularity on the internet.
His #1 video “Rich Eisen Reacts to the Panthers’ Trade with the Bears for the #1 Pick in NFL Draft” was uploaded by The Rich Elsen Show on March 11, 2023 and has since received nearly 300,000 views; it features Rich Eisen speaking of the aforementioned trade between the Chicago Bears and the Carolina Panthers.
We have hired Chiefs’ Executive Director of Player Personnel Ryan Poles as our General Manager. Welcome (back) to Chicago, Ryan! 🐻⬇📰: https://chgobrs.com/3tX6NQz
Ryan’s second most popular video “Trade Bears #1 Pick to Panthers: Adam Schefter Breaks the Deal” was uploaded by EPSN on March 11, 2023 and has since been viewed over 180,000 times; it shows American sports reporter Adam Schefter speaking about the aforementioned trade.
Ryan’s #3 video “WE DISCUSS THE FIRST OVERALL CHOICE WITH THE BEARS FRONT OFFICE” was uploaded by Pardon My Take on March 6, 2023 and has over 120,000 views; it’s another discussion about trade between the Chicago Bears and the Carolina Panthers.
Love life and marriage
Ryan rarely talks about his love life in interviews but has revealed that today he is both husband and father. He vows exchanged with American non-celebrity woman Katie Bud Poles on July 1, 2011, at a private ceremony attended only by their closest relatives and friends; they have two children together, Jordyn and Mason, but their exact dates of birth have not been revealed.
Not much has been revealed about Katie, as she prefers to keep her privacy, but it is known that she and Ryan met while they were both attending Canandaigua Academy; it is also known that Katie once worked at i9 Sports as their program director.
Ryan has not mentioned any other women he may have dated, he has been married to Katie Bud Poles since March 2023 and they have two children together.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Ryan has been physically active since his high school days and he works out at the gym almost every day these days, while also often training with the Chicago Bears.
He loves to travel and has been all over the US thanks to his soccer career, while he and his wife Katie have also holidayed in several South American and European countries; Ryan’s dream travel destination is Barcelona, Spain.
He likes to listen to rap music and some of his favorite rappers are Jay-Z, Kanye West and 50 Cent.
Ryan is a philanthropist and has donated money to various hospitals and charitable organizations that work with underprivileged children.
Some of his favorite actors are Jean-Claude Van Damme, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Vin Diesel while some of his favorite movies are ‘The Last Mercenary’, ‘Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning’ and ‘Black Water’.
Height, eyes and wealth
Ryan is 37 years old. He has short black hair and brown eyes, is 1.95 m tall and weighs about 120 kg.
Ryan’s ability Estimated at over $3 million, as of March 2023.