Terron Ward

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Terron Ward
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Ward with the Atlanta Falcons in 2015
Free agent
Position: Running back
Personal information
Born: (1992-02-15) February 15, 1992 (age 26)
San Francisco, California
Height: 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight: 201 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school: De La Salle
(Concord, California)
College: Oregon State
Undrafted: 2015
Career history
Career NFL statistics as of 2017
Rushing yards: 375
Rushing average: 4.2
Rushing touchdowns: 1
Receptions: 13
Receiving yards: 98
Receiving touchdowns: 0
Player stats at NFL.com

Terron Ward (born February 15, 1992) is an American football running back who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Atlanta Falcons as an undrafted free agent in 2015. He played college football at Oregon State.

Early years[edit]

Ward attended and played high school football at De La Salle High School in Concord, California.[1]

College career[edit]

Ward attended and played college football at Oregon State from 2011–2014.[2] In the 2011 season, he had 211 rushing yards, one rushing touchdown, and 14 receptions for 76 receiving yards.[3] In the 2012 season, he had 415 rushing yards, six rushing touchdowns, and 10 receptions for 79 receiving yards.[4] In the 2013 season, he had 521 rushing yards, five rushing touchdowns, 34 receptions, 280 receiving yards, and three receiving touchdowns.[5] In the 2014 season, he had 696 rushing yards, ten rushing touchdowns, and 29 receptions for 229 receiving yards.[6]

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
5 ft 6 in
(1.68 m)
197 lb
(89 kg)
4.56 s 1.60 s 2.64 s 4.29 s 7.20 s 29.5 in
(0.75 m)
8 ft 11 in
(2.72 m)
20 reps
All values are from Pro Day[7]

Ward signed with the Atlanta Falcons as an undrafted rookie free agent in 2015. As a rookie, he played in 13 games while recording 95 yards on 29 carries with one rushing touchdown along with nine receptions for 73 yards.[8]

On September 22, 2016, he was released by the Falcons and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[9] On October 25, 2016, he was promoted from the practice squad to the active roster.[10] The Falcons would have a successful season in 2016, which culminated in an appearance in Super Bowl LI.[11] He finished the regular season with 31 carries for 151 rushing yards. Ward would be named an inactive for the Super Bowl, where the Falcons eventually lost to the New England Patriots by a score of 34–28 in overtime.[12][13][14]

In 2017, Ward was the third running back on the team behind Devonta Freeman and Tevin Coleman, rushing for 129 yards in 14 games played.[15]

Personal life[edit]

Terron is the younger brother of NFL Free Agent safety T. J. Ward.[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Patience pays off for De La Salle alum Terron Ward". SFGate. Retrieved 2018-03-25.
  2. ^ "Terron Ward College Stats". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2018-03-25.
  3. ^ "Terron Ward 2011 Game Log". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2018-03-25.
  4. ^ "Terron Ward 2012 Game Log". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2018-03-25.
  5. ^ "Terron Ward 2013 Game Log". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2018-03-25.
  6. ^ "Terron Ward 2014 Game Log". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2018-03-25.
  7. ^ "Terron Ward - Oregon State, RB : 2015 NFL Draft Scout Player Profile". NFLDraftScout.com. Retrieved October 24, 2016.
  8. ^ "2015 Atlanta Falcons Statistics & Players". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved August 6, 2017.
  9. ^ "Falcons Sign LB Schofield, Waive RB Ward". AtlantaFalcons.com.
  10. ^ Jackson, Curtis (October 25, 2016). "Falcons release Person, Hawk; sign Ward, Ridley". AtlantaFalcons.com. Retrieved October 25, 2016.
  11. ^ "Terron Ward 2016 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2018-03-25.
  12. ^ Weaver, Tim (February 5, 2017). "Falcons vs. Patriots: Final inactives for Super Bowl LI". USA Today. Retrieved 6 August 2017.
  13. ^ "Super Bowl LI - New England Patriots vs. Atlanta Falcons - February 5th, 2017". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 6 August 2017.
  14. ^ Chadiha, Jeffri. "Falcons' historic collapse leads to Patriots' fifth Super Bowl win". NFL. Retrieved August 6, 2017.
  15. ^ "Terron Ward 2017 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved 2018-03-25.
  16. ^ Wolfe, Cameron (February 3, 2017). "Back-to-back? Falcons' Terron Ward grew up following his brother T.J.'s trail". Denver Post. Retrieved 6 August 2017.

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