|No. 24 St. Louis Rams|
|Date of birth:||December 14, 1989|
|Place of birth:||Columbus, Ohio|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight:||197 lb (89 kg)|
|High school:||Columbus (OH) Eastmoor|
|NFL draft:||2012 / Round: 2 / Pick: 50|
|Career highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics as of 2013
|Stats at NFL.com|
Isaiah D'Vaughn Pead (born December 14, 1989) is an American football running back for the St. Louis Rams of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Cincinnati. He was considered one of the top running back prospects for the 2012 NFL Draft.
Pead attended Columbus (OH) Eastmoor in Columbus, Ohio, where he was a letterman in football and track. In football, he was a four-year letterwinner at running back and defensive back. He rushed for 1,696 yards (10.7 yards per carry) and 24 touchdowns, and also caught 10 passes for 250 yards, including two scores on his way to being named Ohio's Division IV Player of the Year in 2006. He earned the Ohio Division III Player of the Year award after rushing for 2,204 yards (11.5 yards per carry) and scored 39 touchdowns as a senior. He concluded his prep career with 4,443 rushing yards and 63 touchdowns. He is Eastmoor Academy's all-time rushing leader, surpassing two-time Heisman Trophy Winner Archie Griffin.
In track & field, Pead was one of the state's top performers in the sprinting events. He was the 2007 Ohio Division II State 400-meter dash champion, with a PR of 48.16 seconds. He took gold in the 100 meters at the 2008 Eastmoor Academy Invitational, recording a personal-best time of 10.89 seconds. He also ran the 200 meters in 22.05 seconds.
2012 NFL Draft
|Ht||Wt||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP|
|5 ft 10 in||197 lb||4.47 s||1.49 s||2.56 s||4.32 s||6.81 s||33 in||9 ft 8 in|
|All values from NFL combine|
St. Louis Rams
During the Rams 2nd preseason game against the Green Bay Packers in 2014, Pead was injured on a kickoff return. Later, MRI's confirmed it was an ACL tear, and that he would miss the entire season. He was placed on IR a few days later.
- NFL Draft Scout
- Cincinnati's Isaiah Pead named MVP
- NFL Draft Scout Profile
- 2012 NFL Draft
- Hanzus, Dan (2013-05-31). "Isaiah Pead suspended for substance abuse violation". National Football League. Retrieved 2013-05-31.
- Career statistics and player information from NFL.com • ESPN • Pro-Football-Reference
- Cincinnati Bearcats bio