Jonathan Ward is an American football running back who is signed to the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL). He finished his collegiate career playing for Central Michigan. Though he went undrafted he was signed by the Arizona Cardinals as an undrafted free agent.
Kankakee, Illinois native, Jonathan Ward was born on 30th September 1997, under the star sign Virgo. The twenty-four years old holds an American nationality and is of Afro-American ethnic background. He stands 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) tall and weighs 202 lb (92 kg).
Jonathan Ward is currently under a 2 year, $1,390,000 contract with the Arizona Cardinals, which he signed in 2020. In the 2021 season, Ward will earn a base salary of $780,000, while carrying a cap hit of $780,000. Earlier this season, he made $679 338.
Chandler Jones is the highest-paid rooster of Cardinals with a base salary of $15,500,000 and D.J. Humphries is the second with a salary of $15,100,000.
Playing two seasons in the NFL has built Ward's net worth $1 million.
There is no report in the media of Jonathan Ward has a girlfriend. The Cardinals running back has kept his personal life as secret as possible. He has not been caught dead with a girl who is assumed to be his girlfriend. With no hint drop on Instagram as well, Ward is believed to possibly be single.
Jonathan Ward enrolled at Bishop McNamara where he competed both in football and track. A three-year starter, he set school career records with 83 TDs and 5,689 rushing yards and single-season records with 2,400 rushing yards and 36 TDs.
After graduation, he attended Central Michigan where he was a member of the Central Michigan Chippewas for four seasons. As a freshman, he played eight games and had 200 rushing yards and two TDs on 36 carries in 2016. The following season, he rushed for 1,019 yards and 10 TDs on 178 carries.
As a junior in 2018, he played nine games, making six starts, and had 212 rushing yards on 76 carries. In his senior season, being a team captain, Ward started all 12 games and ran for a career-high 1,108 yards and 15 TDs. Also, he earned third-team All-MAC honors.
On 27th April 2020, Ward signed with the Cardinals as an undrafted rookie free agent. On 5th September, hr was released by the team and signed to the Cardinals practice squad the next day. On 6th October 2020, he was promoted to the Cardinal's active roster.
On 27th September 2020, Ward made his NFL debut against the Detroit Lions. In Week 17 of the 2020 season against the Los Angeles Rams, Ward recorded his first career reception for an eleven-yard touchdown during the 18–7 loss.
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