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Jonathan Dwyer
RB #20
Height:
5-11
Weight:
229
Age:
25
College:
Georgia Tech
Hometown:
Marietta, GA
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2014 PRE):

CAR
4
YDS
7
AVG
1.8
TDS
0
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesRushingReceivingFumbles
GGSAttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLongTDFUMLost
TOTAL 230 971 4.2 76 2 27 176 6.5 23 0 2 2
2013 PIT 15 0 49 197 4 30 0 8 64 8 23 0 -- --
2012 PIT 13 6 156 623 4 34 2 18 106 5.9 15 0 2 2
2011 PIT 7 0 16 123 7.7 76 0 1 6 6 6 0 -- --
2010 PIT 1 0 9 28 3.1 7 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Pro Career: Originally entered the NFL as a sixth-round pick (188th overall) of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2010 NFL Draft. Re-signed with Pittsburgh as a restricted free agent on 3/11/13. Released on 8/31/13 and re-signed with Steelers 9/9/13. Signed a one-year contract with the Cardinals as an unrestricted free agent on 3/12/14.

Pro Career: Originally entered the NFL as a sixth-round pick (188th overall) of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2010 NFL Draft. Re-signed with Pittsburgh as a restricted free agent on 3/11/13. Released on 8/31/13 and re-signed with Steelers 9/9/13. Signed a one-year contract with the Cardinals as an unrestricted free agent on 3/12/14.

2013: Played in 15 games and ran for 197 yards on 49 carries while catching eight passes for 64 yards … also returned four kickoffs for 90 yards … was released by the Steelers on 8/31, but re-signed on 9/9 … made season debut @ Cin (9/16) … had a season-high 12 carries for team-leading 39 yards vs. Chi (9/22) … registered a key block on Ben Roethlisberger’s 19-yard run to help set up a FG in the third quarter vs. Bal (10/20) … had first career kickoff return for 25 yards @ Oak (10/27) … recorded season-long 30-yard run and a career-best 23-yard reception @ NE (11/3); also returned two kickoffs for 38 yards … ran for 38 yards on six carries to lead the team with a 6.3-yard average vs. Buf (11/10) … posted career-best 27-yard kickoff return @ Bal (11/28).

2012: Saw action in 13 games with a career-high six starts and led the Steelers with 623 rushing yards and 156 carries while tying for the team lead with two rushing TDs … also posted career highs with 18 receptions for 106 yards … led the team with 43 yards on nine carries and had two receptions for 11 yards @ Den (9/9) … ran for 28 yards on 12 attempts vs. NYJ (9/16) … inactive vs. Phi (10/7) and @ Ten (10/11) … made first career start at RB @ Cin (10/21), recording a career-high 122 rushing yards on 17 carries (7.2 avg.); marked his second career 100-yard rushing game (107 yards vs. Ten, 10/9/11) … ran for a game-high 107 yards on 17 carries (6.3 avg.) vs. Was (10/28); became first Steeler to record back-to-back 100-yard rushing games since Willie Parker in 2008 (weeks 1-2) … inactive (quad) @ NYG (11/4) … led the team with 56 yards on a career-best 19 carries vs. KC (11/12) … ran for 55 yards on 12 carries and had a season-high three receptions vs. Bal (11/18) … scored his first career TD with a 16-yard run that tied the game at 13 in the third quarter @ Bal (12/2); totaled 49 yards on 16 carries while equaling his season high with three catches … led Steelers with 32 rushing yards and again had three receptions vs. SD (12/9) … had a one-yard TD run to tie the game at 17 in the third quarter @ Dal (12/16) … led the team with 52 yards on 11 carries in season finale vs. Cle (12/30).

2011: Played in seven games and totaled 123 yards on 16 carries … inactive the first four games of the season … made season debut vs. Ten (10/9) and ran for 107 yards on 11 carries, marking his first career 100-yard game; recorded a career-long 76-yard run on his first carry of the game, which tied for the seventh-longest run from scrimmage in Steelers history; also had his first career reception for six yards and had two special teams tackles … ran for eight yards on two carries vs. Jax (10/16) … inactive @ Ari (10/23) … saw action on special teams the next four games … had three carries for eight yards vs. Cin (12/4) … placed on injured reserve (foot) on 12/8.

2010: Appeared in one game as a rookie … inactive for the first 15 games before making his NFL debut in season finale @ Cle (1/2/11); ran for 28 yards on nine carries … inactive for all three postseason contests.

College: Played in 40 games at Georgia Tech, starting the last 27 at the B-Back position … carried 517 times for 3,226 yards (6.2 avg.) and 35 TDs while adding 263 yards and a TD on 15 receptions (17.5 avg.) and 477 yards on 22 kickoff returns (21.7 avg.) ... scored 218 points and generated 3,966 all-purpose yards, an average of 99.2 yards per game ... left Georgia Tech ranked sixth in school annals with 3,226 yards rushing ... his 1,395 yards rushing in both 2008 and 2009 placed fourth on the school’s single-season record chart ... he and quarterback Josh Nesbitt (1,037) formed the top rushing tandem in ACC history in 2009, as their total of 2,431 yards topped the previous conference season-record of 2,282 yards by North Carolina’s Don McCauley (1,720) and Ike Oglesby (562) in 1970 ... ran for over 100 yards 17 times during his career ... had seven 100-yard rushing performances in 2009 and nine 100-yard efforts in 2008, which tied Tashard Choice’s single-season record set in 2006 ... his 35 rushing TDs ranked second to Robert Lavette’s 46, set in 1981-84, and his 218 points placed fifth on Tech’s all-time record chart ... was a third-team All-American selection by The NFL Draft Report in 2009, adding honorable mention from Sports Illustrated ... named All-ACC first-team for the second straight season and was a Doak Walker Award semifinalist … ranked third in the ACC and 24th in the nation with an average of 99.6 yards per game rushing ... started all 14 games at the B-Back position ... led the team and matched his career high from the 2008 season with 1,395 yards on 235 carries ... his 14 TD runs tied for third on the school’s single-season record list ... became the third player in school history, joining Choice and Lavette, to rush for 1,000 yards in a season twice … earned All-ACC first-team honors and was selected as the ACC’s Offensive Player of the Year in 2008 ... added first-team All-American honors from Pro Football Weekly ... led the team with 1,395 yards on 200 carries and ran for 12 TDs, the seventh-best single-season total in school annals ... amassed 1,775 all-purpose yards, ranking second in the conference with an average of 136.5 yards per game … played in all 13 games as a freshman in 2007 behind Choice at tailback, earning Freshman All-ACC honors ... finished second on the team with 436 yards on 82 carries and ran for nine TDs.

Personal: Attended Kell (Marietta, GA) High School, where he was ranked the fifth-best prospect in the state by Scout.com and eighth by Rivals.com … earned Parade All-American honors … was the Class AAAAA Offensive Player of the Year and a Super Southern 100 pick by the Atlanta Journal Constitution … received first-team All-State accolades as a senior and was honorable mention as a junior … rushed for 1,802 yards and 21 TDs as a senior with five games of +200 yards on the ground … also had 23 catches for 220 yards and three TDs and a 99-yard kickoff return TD … rushed for 1,863 yards and 24 TDs as a junior … majored in Management.

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  • Jonathan Dwyer 1-yard TD run

    Posted Aug 16, 2014

    Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer takes it in from the goal line for the 1-yard touchdown run.