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Jerrad Ward
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Jerrad  Ward

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Jupiter, Fla.

High School:
William T. Dwyer

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 215

Position:
LB

Birthdate:
10/03/1995

Major:
Economics

04/06/2017

Record 227 FAU Student-Athletes Placed on C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

This is a new program record and a more than 10 percent increase from 2016

11/07/2016

Monday Morning with Charlie Partridge

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07/13/2016

The Tradition Continues

For Season Tickets Call 1-866-FAU-OWLS

12/18/2015

FAU’s Student Athletes Post the Program’s Highest G.P.A.

Every women’s team (11) averaged a 3.0 G.P.A. or higher

10/10/2015

FAU Falls Victim to a Late Rice Rally, 27-26

Kamrin Solomon: 110 yards receiving

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At FAU
Junior (2016)

  • Saw action in the season opening victory over SIU
  • Recorded three tackles (2-1=3) versus UM
  • Tallied two tackles, including one for a loss of a yard, at Kansas State
  • Saw action versus Ball State
  • Had a tackle assist at FIU
  • Versus Charlotte he recorded a tackle assist
  • Added a tackle assist at Marshall and a quarterback hurry
  • Had a tackle assist versus WKU

Sophomore (2015)

  • Tallied seven tackles at Tulsa
  • Credited with four tackles versus Miami
  • Recorded three tackles versus Buffalo
  • Recorded two tackles, including a sack for a loss of two yards, versus Rice
  • Tallied three tackles (1-2=3), including a tackle for a loss of one yard versus Marshall
  • Had one solo tackle versus WKU
  • Recorded two tackles (1-1=2) versus Middle Tennessee
  • Had a solo tackle at UF after seeing action on both defense and on special teams

True Freshman (2014) 

  • Saw his first collegiate action at No. 2 Alabama...recorded a tackle assist...recorded two tackles
  • Gained experience in the season home opener versus Tulsa and recorded one tackle assists
  • Contributed to a constant rotation at Wyoming...added a tackle assist
  • Worked in a rotation with the linebackers in the victory over UTSA
  • Recorded a tackle assist and a quarterback hurry versus WKU...recorded two tackle assists at Marshall
  • Part of the defensive rotation versus UAB
  • Drew his first start and led the team in tackles at North Texas with 11
  • Praised for his progress between his first start and his second start which was at Middle Tennessee...tallied seven tackles, one for a loss of two...also had a fumble recovery
  • Tallied three tackles versus ODU, the Owls final 2014 game
  • Ended his first season at FAU with 29 tackles, action in 10 games with three starts...credited with a TFL a quarterback hurry, breakup and recovered one fumble

High School

  • Played for Jack Daniels at William T. Dwyer where he earned second team All-County honors
  • Led the Class 7A state champion Dwyer defense with 141 tackles as a senior
  • Earned Sun-Sentinel Class 8A-7A-6A first-team defense honors
  • Played for one of the best teams in the State

Personal

  • Finance and Accounting major
  • Son of Denine and Roy Ward
  • Born Oct. 3, 1995 in Palm Beach, Fla

Game-by-Game Tackles
2014: Alabama (0-1=1); Tulsa (1-2=3); Wyoming (0-1=1); WKU (0-1=1); Marshall (0-2=2); North Texas (4-7=11); Middle Tennessee (6-1=7); Old Dominion (2-=3)
2015: at Tulsa (1-6=7), Miami (2-2=4); Buffalo (1-2=3); Rice (2-0=2); Marshall (1-2=3, 1.0 TFL); WKU (1-0=1); MT (1-1=2); UF (1-0=1)
2016: UM (2-1=3), K-State (2-0=2, 1.0 TFL); Charlotte (0-1=1); Marshall (0-1=1); WKU (0-1=1)

Career Game Highs
Tackles: 11 at North Texas (11/8/14)
Tackles for a Loss: 1.0-2 at MT (11/22/14), Marshall (10/17/15), K-State (9/17/16)
Sacks: 1 Rice (10/10/15)
Interceptions:
Passes Defended:

2014 Season Game Highs
Tackles: 11 at North Texas (11/8/14)
Tackles for a Loss: 1.0-2 at MT (11/22/14)
Sacks:
Interceptions:
Passes Defended:

2015 Season Game Highs
Tackles:
7 at Tulsaa (9/5/15)
Interceptions:
Passes Defended:

2016 Season game Highs
Tackles:
3 Miami (9/10/16)
Tackles for a Loss:
Sacks:
Interceptions:
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