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Ryan Jarrett


Events: Steer Wrestling, Tie-down Roping, Team Roping (Heading)
Born: 12/28/1983 Summerville, Ga.
Joined PRCA: 2004
PRCA Career Earnings: $1,814,052.00
World Titles Won: 1 (AA 2005)
WNFR Qualifications: 10 (SW 2005; TD 2005-06, 2009-13, 2015-16)
Current Residence: Comanche, Okla.

2016 world standings place: 8th (AA), 11th (TD), 81st (SW)
2016 WNFR standings place: 8th (TD) 
2016 WNFR earnings: $70,288
2016 earnings: $155,416 (AA), $143,688 (TD), $13,355 (SW)
Wrangler NFR average titles: 1 (TD 2005)
Tour Finale titles:  
    Summer: 2005 (SW), 2006 (TD)
    Championship: 2005 (SW)
Tour Finale qualifications: 8
    Winter: 2006 (TD)
    Summer: 2005 (SW & TD), 2006 (TD)
    Championship: 2005 (SW), 2006, 2012, 2015 (TD)
All-American ProRodeo Series Championships: 1 (2009)
RNCFR qualifications: 3 (2005, 2011, 2015)

Professional
2017 Highlights
• Won the Old Settlers Reunion PRCA Rodeo (Cheyenne, Okla.)
• Won the Jesse Andrus & Mike Hillman Memorial (Roswell, N.M.)
• Won the PRCA Championship Rodeo (Lincoln, Neb.)
• Won the Bennington (Kan.) PRCA Rodeo

Career Highlights
• 2016: Co-champion of Round 9 and placed in four rounds to rank eighth at the Wrangler NFR. Won the all-around and tie-down roping at the Heart Of The North Rodeo (Spooner, Wis.), the all-around at the Clark County Fair & Rodeo (Logandale, Nev.) and the all-around at the Greeley (Colo.) Stampede. Won the La Fiesta De Los Vaqueros (Tucson, Ariz.), Won the PRCA Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Kissimmee, Fla.), Won the Wrangler Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Rapid City, S.D.) and the Inter-State Rodeo (Coffeyville, Kan.). Co-champion at the New Mexico (Albuquerque) State Fair & Rodeo, the Tulsa (Okla.) State Fair PRCA Rodeo
• 2015: Placed in three rounds at the Wrangler NFR. Won the tie-down roping at the Ponoka (Alberta) Stampede, the Canby (Ore.) Rodeo, the Lewiston (Idaho) Roundup, the Santa Rosa Roundup (Vernon, Texas) and the Dinosaur Roundup Rodeo (Vernal, Utah). Won the all-around and tie-down roping at the Strawberry Days Rodeo (Pleasant Grove, Utah). Won the all-around and steer wrestling at the Black Hills Stock Show Rodeo (Rapid City, S.D.). Won the all-around at the Las Vegas (Nev.) Elks Helldorado Days. Co-champion at the Ogden (Utah) Pioneer Days. Finished 14th in the all-around world standings with $124,944, 14th in tie-down roping with $124,736 and 240th in steer wrestling with $3,684
• 2014: Won the Justin Boots Championships (Omaha, Neb.); the Wrangler Champions Challenge Finale (Omaha, Neb.) with arena record time of 6.5 seconds; the Wrangler Champions Challenge (Spanish Fork, Utah); the Wrangler Champions Challenge (Amarillo, Texas); the RAM Prairie Circuit Finals Rodeo (Duncan, Okla.) and the Bowie (Texas) PRCA Rodeo, Sept. 13. Won the team roping at the Williams Lake (British Columbia) Stampede, with Clint Robinson. Finished 11th in the all-around world standings with $55,187 and 18th in the tie-down roping with $56,355
• 2013: Won Round 8 of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in 6.7 seconds, tied for the win in Round 4 in 6.9 and placed in three other rounds of the tie-down roping to finish seventh in the average and sixth in the world with $138,169; also finished sixth in the all-around standings with $145,827. Won the tie-down roping at the Strathmore (Alberta) Stampede. Won the all-around and tie-down roping at the Big Sky ProRodeo Roundup (Great Falls, Mont.). Won the all-around at the Bennington (Kan.) PRCA Rodeo. Won the Mesquite (Texas) ProRodeo Series, June 7-8. Co-champion at That Famous Preston (Idaho) Night Rodeo and the Texas Stampede Rodeo (Allen, Texas)
• 2012: Tied for first place in Round 6 of the Wrangler NFR with a time of 7.2 seconds and placed in three other rounds. Won the all-around at the Ram Prairie Circuit Finals (Duncan, Okla.); La Fiesta de los Vaqueros (Tucson, Ariz.); the Western Frontier ProRodeo (Pocatello, Idaho) and the Hugo (Okla.) PRCA Rodeo. Won the all-around and tie-down roping at the Chisholm Trail Stampede PRCA Rodeo (Duncan, Okla.). Won the all-around and was co-champion in the tie-down roping at the Santa Rosa Round Up (Vernon, Texas). Won the all-around at the Bennington (Kan.) PRCA Rodeo. Co-champion at the Caribou County Fair & Rodeo (Grace, Idaho). Finished sixth in the all-around world standings with $127,864 and eighth in tie-down roping with $125,849
• 2011: Won Rounds 6 and 7 of the Wrangler NFR and placed in four other rounds of the tie-down roping. Won the all-around at the Ellensburg (Wash.) Rodeo; the Ogden (Utah) Pioneer Days; the Gooding (Idaho) ProRodeo and the Whoop-up Days (Lethbridge, Alberta). Won the all-around and tie-down roping at the Strawberry Days Rodeo (Pleasant Grove, Utah). Won the tie-down roping at the Four States Fair Rodeo (Texarkana, Ark.); La Fiesta de los Vaqueros (Tucson) and the Lincoln County Fair Rodeo (Afton, Wyo.). Won the steer wrestling at the Caldwell (Idaho) Night Rodeo and the Young County Rodeo (Graham, Texas). Finished fourth in the all-around world standings with $161,318, fourth in tie-down roping with $149,230 and 51st in steer wrestling with $19,254
• 2010: Won all-around titles at the Chisholm Trail Stampede (Duncan, Okla.); the Will Rogers Stampede (Claremore, Okla.); the Ken Lance Memorial PRCA Rodeo (Ada, Okla.); the Old Fort Days Rodeo (Fort Smith, Ark.); the Strawberry Days (Pleasant Grove, Utah); the Wendy Wood Memorial Rodeo (Cedar City, Utah); the Dinosaur Roundup Rodeo (Vernal, Utah); Kansas' Biggest Rodeo (Phillipsburg); the Lawton (Okla.) Rangers Rodeo and the Gooding (Idaho) ProRodeo. Won tie-down roping titles at the Chisholm Trail Stampede (Duncan, Okla.); the Ken Lance Memorial PRCA Rodeo (Ada, Okla.); the Strawberry Days (Pleasant Grove, Utah) and the Oakley (City, Utah) Independence Day Rodeo; co-champion at the Laughlin (Nev.) River Stampede. Placed in five rounds of the Wrangler NFR, including a win in Round 9 with a time of 7.1 seconds. Finished fourth in the all-around world standings with $149,203 and eighth in the tie-down roping with $126,012
• 2009: Placed in three rounds of the tie-down roping competition at the Wrangler NFR, finishing second in the average. Won all-around titles at the Angelina County Benefit Rodeo (Lufkin, Texas); the  Freedom (Okla.) Rodeo & Old Cowhands Reunion; the Lynden (Wash.) PRCA Rodeo; the Chisholm Trail Stampede (Duncan, Okla.). Won the all-around and steer wrestling titles at the Bennington (Kan.) PRCA Rodeo. Won the tie-down roping at the San Angelo (Texas) Rodeo; the Cody (Wyo.) Stampede; the Heartland ProRodeo Championships (Waco, Texas); Elk City (Okla.) Rodeo of Champions; the Guymon (Okla.) Pioneer Days Rodeo; the New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo (Albuquerque, N.M.); the Buffalo Bill Rodeo (North Platte, Neb.); the Will Rogers Stampede (Claremore, Okla.); the Abdallah Shrine Rodeo (Tonganoxie, Kan.); the 101 Wild West Rodeo (Ponca City, Okla.) and the Fiesta Days Rodeo (Cave Creek, Ariz.). Won the steer wrestling titles at the Dodge City (Kan.) Roundup and the Wendy Wood Memorial PRCA Rodeo (Cedar City, Utah). Finished fifth in the all-around world standings ($162,528) and sixth in the tie-down roping ($139,914)
• 2008: Won the all-around and steer wrestling titles at the World's Oldest Rodeo Prescott (Ariz.). Won the all-around titles at the Dinosaur Round-Up Rodeo (Vernal, Utah); the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo (Colorado Springs, Colo.); the Colorado State Fair Rodeo (Pueblo, Colo.); the Big Sky Pro Rodeo Roundup (Great Falls, Mont.); the San Luis Valley Ski-Hi Stampede (Monte Vista, Colo.); the Sikeston (Mo.) Jaycee Bootheel Rodeo and the Gooding (Idaho) Pro Rodeo. Won tie-down roping titles at That Famous Preston (Idaho) Night Rodeo and the Lewiston (Idaho) Roundup. Won the team roping at the Desertview Pro Rodeo (Castle Dale, Utah), with J.W. Borrego. Co-champion in the tie-down roping at the War Bonnet Roundup (Idaho Falls, Idaho). Finished eighth in the all-around world standings ($92,090) and 16th in the tie-down roping (61,893)
• 2007: Co-champion in tie-down roping at the Strawberry Days Rodeo (Pleasant Grove, Utah). Won the tie-down roping titles at the Cassia County Fair & Rodeo (Burley, Idaho); the Horse Heaven Round Up (Kennewick, Wash.) and Utah’s Own Rodeo (Salt Lake City). Suffered torn ACL at the SandHills Stock Show & Rodeo in Odessa, Texas, and underwent surgery in February. He returned to action four months later
• 2006: Won all-around titles at the Walla Walla (Wash.) Fair & Frontier Days, Hugo (Okla.) PRCA Rodeo; the Cowboy Capital of the World Pro Rodeo (Stephenville, Texas) and the Dixie National (Jackson, Miss.). Won steer wrestling title at the Walla Walla (Wash.) Fair and Frontier Days; co-champion at the Newman (Ga.) Pro Rodeo and the Cowboy Capital of the World Pro Rodeo (Stephenville, Texas). Won team roping titles (with Clint Robinson) at the Magic Valley Stampede (Filer, Idaho) and the Spanish Fork (Utah) Fiesta Days Rodeo. Won tie-down roping titles at the Summer Tour Finale (Omaha, Neb.); the Southwestern International Livestock Show & Rodeo (El Paso, Texas); the Central Wyoming Fair & Rodeo (Casper, Wyo.) and the Molalla (Ore.) Buckeroo. Finished third in the all-around world standings with $176,792 and fifth in the tie-down roping standings with $143,716
• 2005: Became the third-youngest all-around world champion in the sport’s history, trailing only Ty Murray (1989) and Jim Shoulders (1949). He collected his first world title at the age of 21 years, 11 months, while becoming the only all-around world champion from 2002-2013 not named Trevor Brazile. Won the Wrangler NFR average title in the tie-down roping with a total time of 89.0 seconds on 10 head. Won a total of $263,665 for the year, finished 10th in the steer wrestling world standings with $105,042, and was sixth in the tie-down roping with $154,164. Won the second-most money over Cowboy Christmas with $19,343; only competitor to qualify in two events at the Wrangler NFR. Won all-around titles at the Ellensburg (Wash.) Rodeo and the Angelina County Benefit Rodeo (Lufkin, Texas); won steer wrestling titles at the Summer Tour Finale (Omaha, Neb.); the Tour Championships (Dallas); the Ellensburg (Wash.) Rodeo; the Angelina County Benefit Rodeo (Lufkin, Texas) and the Chisholm Trail Stampede (Duncan, Okla.); co-champion in the Wrangler Tour Round at California Rodeo Salinas. Won tie-down roping titles in the Wrangler ProRodeo Tour Round at the Ellensburg (Wash.) Rodeo; the Richmond (Ky.) Pro Rodeo; the Franklin (Tenn.) Rodeo and was co-champion at the Cody (Wyo.) Stampede
• 2004: Finished 28th in the world standings in tie-down roping with $33,043 and was 17th in the all-around standings with $65,220. Won the Southeastern Circuit’s year-end title in steer wrestling; won the tie-down roping and team roping (with Casey Cox) at the Dodge Southeastern Circuit Finals Rodeo and won steer wrestling and tie-down roping titles at Richmond (Ky.) Pro Rodeo

Awards
PRCA Resistol Rookie of the Year in steer wrestling, 2004; inducted into the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum's Rodeo Hall of Fame in October 2010

Personal
5-11, 200 … Wife, Shy-Anne (married Dec. 1, 2010 in Las Vegas, the day before the start of the Wrangler NFR) … Growing up, Jarrett helped his father, DeJuan, run a 750-acre dairy farm in northwestern Georgia that has been in the family since 1958; mother, Joan, is a retired elementary school teacher. Ryan has an older sister, Lauren … He started competing in junior rodeos at age 8 ... Became the first contestant to win Tour Finale titles in two events when he won the tie-down roping title in Omaha, Neb., in 2006 after having won the steer wrestling in 2005 ... Ryan is the only all-around world champion other than Harry Tompkins of New York to have come from east of the Mississippi River ... Moved from Georgia to Comanche, Okla., in 2007

 
 
 
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