NFL coach Rex Ryan runs with the bulls

The Associated Press confirmed Rex Ryan ran twice with the bulls as part of the annual tradition in Pamplona, Spain. The team confirmed that Ryan did take part after Ben Patton, a star of the reality TV show "Ready for Love," posted a picture of himself and Ryan in Spain on his Instagram account. Ryan is wearing a T-shirt that says "Bad Toro."


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Running the bulls with Rex Ryan in Pamplona

An Alcurrucen's ranch fighting bull stands alone surrounded by a crowd of runners on the way to entering the bullring during the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival, on July 7, 2013 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona, this year for nine days from July 6-14. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)

An Alcurrucen's ranch fighting bull stands alone surrounded by a crowd of runners on the way to entering the bullring during the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival, on July 7, 2013 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona, this year for nine days from July 6-14. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)

An Alcurrucen's ranch fighting bull stands alone surrounded by a crowd of runners on the way to entering the bullring during the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival, on July 7, 2013 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona, this year for nine days from July 6-14. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)

An Alcurrucen's ranch fighting bull stands alone surrounded by a crowd of runners on the way to entering the bullring during the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival, on July 7, 2013 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona, this year for nine days from July 6-14. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)

,PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 08: Revellers form a human tower to pose for a picture in the early hours ahead of Dolores Aguirre's ranch fighting bulls running on the third day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival, on July 8, 2013 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona for nine days from July 6-14. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)

ÞPAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 08: Revellers run with Dolores Aguirre's ranch fighting bulls at Curva Estafeta during the third day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival, on July 8, 2013 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona for nine days from July 6-14. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)

ÞPAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 08: Revellers run with Dolores Aguirre's ranch fighting bulls at Curva Estafeta during the third day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival, on July 8, 2013 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona for nine days from July 6-14. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)

PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 07: An Alcurrucen's ranch fighting bull stands alone surrounded by a crowd of runners on the way to entering the bullring during the second day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival, on July 7, 2013 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona, this year for nine days from July 6-14. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)

Bullfighters warm up before a bullfight of the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Sunday, July 7, 2013. Revelers from around the world arrive to Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

An Alcurrucen's ranch fighting bull is seen during a bullfight of the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Sunday, July 7, 2013. Revelers from around the world arrive to Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

A reveler grabs the horn of an Alcurrucen's ranch fighting bull during the running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival, in Pamplona, Spain, Sunday, July 7, 2013. Revelers from around the world arrive to Pamplona every year to take part on some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises." (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

Fiesta De San Fermin Running Of The Bulls - Day 3

PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 08: A man watches the Dolores Aguirre's ranch fighting bulls running at Curva Estafeta during the third day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival, on July 8, 2013 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona for nine days from July 6-14. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)

Revelers wait for the running of the bulls during the San Fermin fiestas, Monday, July 8, 2013 in Pamplona, Spain. Revelers from around the world come to San Fermin festival to take part in the party and in some of the eight days of the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 novel 'The Sun Also Rises'. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

Fiesta De San Fermin Running Of The Bulls - Day 3

PAMPLONA, SPAIN - JULY 08: A boy reacts while hearing a band playing music in the street during the third day of the San Fermin Running Of The Bulls festival, on July 8, 2013 in Pamplona, Spain. The annual Fiesta de San Fermin, made famous by the 1926 novel of US writer Ernest Hemmingway 'The Sun Also Rises', involves the running of the bulls through the historic heart of Pamplona, this year for nine days from July 6-14. (Photo by Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images)