Spencer Ware

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Spencer Ware
No. 32 Kansas City Chiefs
Position: Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-11-23) November 23, 1991 (age 25)
Place of birth: Cincinnati, Ohio
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 229 lb (104 kg)
Career information
High school: Sharonville (OH) Princeton
College: LSU
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 6 / Pick: 194
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 16, 2016
Rushing attempts: 289
Rushing yards: 1,334
Rushing touchdowns: 9
Receptions: 39
Receiving yards: 452
Receiving touchdowns: 2
Player stats at NFL.com

Spencer Raleigh Ware III (born November 23, 1991) is an American football running back for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the sixth round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He played in the 2010 U.S. Army All-American Bowl. He played college football at LSU.

College career[edit]

During his football career, Ware rushed for 1,240 yards on 292 carries with ten touchdowns. Southeastern Conference coaches named him a second-team All-SEC selection after the 2011 season.[1] He also played 21 games for the LSU Tigers baseball team.

Ware entered the 2013 NFL Draft after his junior season.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Ware was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the sixth round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He was released on August 20, 2014.

On December 31, 2014, Ware signed a future contract with the Kansas City Chiefs.[3]

Ware was activated off the practice squad for the Week 8 matchup against the Detroit Lions for the NFL game in London on November 1, 2015. In this game, Ware scored his first NFL touchdown, a 4-yard run, in the waning minutes of the 4th quarter game against the Detroit Lions.[4]

Personal life[edit]

On January 12, 2014, Ware was booked in Seattle's King County Jail under the charge of DUI.[5] However, that case was dismissed in July 2014 after a judge ruled that the officer lacked reasonable suspicion of DUI at the time he initiated the traffic stop.[6]

On June 23, 2016, Ware hosted an event at Full Throttle Indoor Karting "where he provided free transportation, go-karting, and lunch to the thirty kids of the [Winton Hills] Recreational Center." [7] Ware expressed gratitude for all the people who helped him become a professional athlete and encouraged the kids to "work together" to accomplish their goals in life.

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