|Intro||Australian rules footballer, born 1914|
|Birth||3 December 1914|
|Death|| 31 July 1976|
(aged 61 years)
Jack F. T. Ryan (3 December 1914 – 31 July 1976) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Footscray and North Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).
Ryan came to Footscray from Maryborough and topped their goal-kicking in 1935, his debut season, with 25 goals. The following year he was selected to represent the VFL against the Victorian Football Association. He was a regular fixture in the Footscray side, as a wingman, for another three seasons before being traded to North Melbourne, in exchange for Ted Ellis, in 1940.