#13

Eric Ward

Weight:

220 lbs

Height:

6' 2"

Position:

Quarterback

College:

Richmond

Birthdate:

Apr 12th, 1987

Career Years:

1

Team:

Alumni

Highlights

2011

Signed as a free agent on June 7, 2011. Ward dressed for 18 games as the 3rd string quarterback and holder on field goals. Ward saw some playing time at the end of the Labour Day Classic, completing one pass for a yard and rushing the ball once for 13 yards. He also had a 2-yard plunge on a successful fake field goal against Montreal on Sept 23. Ward also dressed for the Western Semi-Final.

Aquired

Signed as a free agent on June 7, 2011.

Career

Ward signed with the Atlanta Falcons as an undrafted free agent in May 2010 and was waived in June 2010.  Most recently he has played with the Milwaukee Mustangs of the Arena Football League.

College/Personal

A four-year starter, Ward reqrote the record books at Richmond. In 2008, he led the Spiders to a national championship, capping off a season in which he set school single season records for passing yards (2,808), attempts (359), completions (230), completion percentage (64.1) and tied a school record for most touchdowns (17).  Ward finished his collegiate career with a record of 41–12, 784 completions on 1,264 attempts for 8,969 yards and 61 TDs.  He also posted 420 carries for 1,406 yds and 22 TDs. He was a star quarterback at Southwest DeKalb High School (Decatur, GA).