|No. 5 - Cincinnati Bengals|
|Born:||December 26, 1994|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||207 lb (94 kg)|
|High school:||Phoenix (AZ) Paradise Valley|
|NFL Draft:||2019 / Round: 4 / Pick: 104|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2019|
Ryan Finley (born December 26, 1994) is an American football quarterback for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at NC State, and was drafted by the Bengals in the fourth round of the 2019 NFL Draft.
After redshirting his first year at Boise State in 2013, Finley played in five games in 2014, completing 12 of 27 passes for 161 yards with two touchdowns and an interception. He was named the starting quarterback for Boise State his redshirt sophomore year in 2015. He played in three games before suffering a season-ending ankle injury. In the three games, Finley completed 46 of 70 passes for 455 yards, one touchdown, and four interceptions.
In Finley's redshirt junior year, he completed 312 of 479 passes (65.1%) for 3,518 yards, 17 touchdowns, and 6 interceptions. He also rushed 69 times for 194 yards and 3 touchdowns and caught 2 passes for 18 yards. He was also named to the Academic All-ACC team for earning a 3.889 GPA.
|Height||Weight||Arm length||Hand size||40-yard dash||10-yard split||20-yard split||20-yard shuttle||Three-cone drill||Vertical jump||Broad jump||Wonderlic|
|6 ft 4 in
|9 ft 8 in
|All values from NFL Combine|
Finley was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the fourth round (104th overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft. After opening the season as the backup quarterback to Andy Dalton, Finley was named the starter on October 29, 2019. Finley made his first start in Week 10 against the Baltimore Ravens. In the game, Finley threw for 167 yards, one touchdown, and one interception in the 49-13 loss. In week 12 against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Finley threw for 192 yards and a touchdown and lost two fumbles in the 16-10 loss. On the next day, Finley was benched for Dalton after going 0-3 in his three starts.