Tyrone Goard

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Tyrone Goard
No. -- Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-04-30) April 30, 1990 (age 25)
Place of birth: Charleston, West Virginia
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 192 lb (87 kg)
Career information
High school: Charleston (WV) Capital
College: Eastern Kentucky
Undrafted: 2013
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • 2x All-OVC 2nd Team (2011−2012)
Career Arena football statistics as of 2014
Receptions: 29
Receiving Yards: 306
Receiving TDs: 18
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Tyrone Goard (born April 30, 1989) is an American football wide receiver for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League. Philadelphia Soul of the Arena Football League (AFL). He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Cincinnati Bengals in 2013. He played college football at Eastern Kentucky. He has also spent time with the Arena Football League (AFL) teams the Philadelphia Soul, Pittsburgh Power and Portland Thunder.

Early years[edit]

He attended Capital High School in Charleston, West Virginia. He was selected to the second team all-state at the Division 3A level.[1] He had 53 receptions for 879 receiving yards and nine receiving touchdowns in his senior season of high school.[1]

College career[edit]

He played college football at Eastern Kentucky University. He was selected to the 2011 All-OVC second team.[1]

Professional career[edit]

2013 NFL Combine[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 7 in 205 lb 34 in 8 3/4 in 4.50 s 4.27 s 6.90 s 36.0 in 123 ft 0 in 10 reps
All values from the NFL Combine [2]

Cincinnati Bengals[edit]

On April 27, 2013, he signed with the Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent following the 2013 NFL Draft.[3] On August 18, 2013, he was released by the Bengals.[4]

Pittsburgh Power[edit]

On October 12, 2013, Goard was assigned to the Pittsburgh Power of the Arena Football League (AFL). Goard made his Arena Football League debut against the Cleveland Gladiators on March 15, 2014.

Portland Thunder[edit]

On March 26, 2014, Goard was traded to the Portland Thunder in exchange for offensive lineman Antonio Narcisse. Goard did not appear in any games with the Thunder.

Pittsburgh Power (II)[edit]

On April 3, 2014, Goard was traded back to the Power in exchange for wide receiver Alvance Robinson. On April 11, Goard caught 2 passes for 15 yards and 2 touchdowns against the New Orleans VooDoo. Goard played extremely well upon his return to the Power, catching 29 passes for 306 yards and 18 touchdowns in only 7 games. Goard was placed on injured reserve for the team's final 5 regular season games but was activated on July 31, three days before the Power's playoff game against the Orlando Predators. The Power folded after the 2014 season.

Philadelphia Soul[edit]

On December 29, 2014, Goard was assigned to the Philadelphia Soul.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers[edit]

After one season in the AFL Goard signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League on February 23, 2015.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Eastern Kentucky Profile". ekusports.com. 
  2. ^ Tyrone Goard NFL Combine profile
  3. ^ "Bengals updated undrafted free agent list". cincinnati.com. Retrieved April 27, 2013. 
  4. ^ Hobson, Geoff (August 18, 2013). "Bengals make room at LB, WR, CB". Bengals.com. Retrieved August 18, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Bombers Add Three to Roster". Blue Bombers.com. 

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