Tweet Dan Fogarty 2:26 pm, October 25th, 2011 Via the SI Vault comes this 1994 photo of then-Phoenix-Cardinals assistant Rex Ryan. As you can see, Rex was a few pounds lighter but still bore his trademark, shit-eating grin. And, as Kissing Suzy Kolber points out, his mullet made him look a lot like a certain hard-drinking, hard-partying fictional baseball player: Yep. Rex Ryan used to be Kenny Powers. tags: New York Jets Rex Ryan Tweet More from SportsGrid Future Hindsight: 5 Players You’ll Want Off Week 4 Waivers New York Jets Hire First Woman Coach To Help With The Defensive Backs 5 Stats on Fantasy Football Kickers That Are Actually Interesting! 3 Running Backs With Favorable 2017 Fantasy Strength of Schedules Chris Meaney’s 2017 Fantasy Football Rankings Videos! 5 Players You’ll Want Off Week 5 Waivers: Future Fantasy Football!