NFL player Logan Ryan paid off his brother’s $82,000 student loan debt as a birthday present, according to Ryan’s Instagram page.
The current Tennessee Titans cornerback handed his older brother an oversized check worth $82,000 that was paid to the order of American Education Services.
Consider Logan Ryan’s brother one of the lucky ones. According to LendEDU, the average student loan borrower is $28,400 in debt. There are currently 43.3 million borrowers in the U.S. owing a combined $1.41 trillion. Not all of them can expect the same as Ryan’s brother.
The athlete took to an Instagram caption to express his appreciation for his brother, commenting: “Surprised my big bro and paid of his student loans for his 29th Bday… Love you big bro you deserve it!”
He also used the chance to lament the U.S. student loan system. In the same instagram caption, he claimed that “the system is broken and makes no sense!” He expanded, saying that his brother “did everything the right way,” but he still came out of college with “a ridiculous amount of student loan debt.”
Logan Ryan is no stranger to good deeds, setting a precedent almost on a monthly basis. The NFL cornerback posts pictures on Instagram of rescue dogs with the purpose of trying to get the dogs adopted. He and his wife also asked all guests at their wedding to donate to an animal shelter rather than purchasing gifts for the newlyweds.
Shortly before he helped his brother in the battle against student debt, Ryan inked a three-year, $30 million contract with the Tennessee Titans, according to Bleacher Report. Logan Ryan had also played four seasons for the New England Patriots before the new contract.
Author: Mike Brown
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