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Ted Ginn
WR #19
Height:
5-11
Weight:
185
Age:
29
College:
Ohio State
Hometown:
Cleveland, OH
Experience:
8

Quick Stats (2014):

REC
4
YDS
54
AVG
13.5
TDS
0
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 201 2,658 13.2 64 11 33 242 7.3 40 2 17 2
2014 ARI 6 0 4 54 13.5 25 0 2 3 1.5 4 0 2 0
2013 CAR 16 2 36 556 15.4 47T 5 4 29 7.3 14 0 -- --
2012 SF 13 0 2 1 0.5 1 0 1 7 7 7 0 4 1
2011 SF 14 3 19 220 11.6 26 0 8 68 8.5 24 0 -- --
2010 SF 13 0 12 163 13.6 37T 1 2 11 5.5 9 0 1 0
2009 MIA 16 12 38 454 11.9 53T 1 7 48 6.9 22 0 2 0
2008 MIA 16 14 56 790 14.1 64 2 5 73 14.6 40T 2 5 0
2007 MIA 16 9 34 420 12.4 54 2 4 3 0.8 7 0 3 1
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 SD W 18-17 2 29 14.5 25 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @NYG W 25-14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 SF W 23-14 1 8 8 8 0 1 4 4 4 0 -- --
5 @DEN L 20-41 0 0 -- -- 0 1 -1 -1 -1 0 1 0
6 WAS W 30-20 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 @OAK W 24-13 1 17 17 17 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 0

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Biography

NoteCARDS:

• Signed a three-year contract with the Cardinals on 3/13/14 as an unrestricted free agent after spending his first seven NFL seasons with the Dolphins (2007-09), 49ers (2010-12) and Panthers (2013).

• During his first seven seasons, Ginn appeared in 104 games (40 starts) and amassed 10,610 all-purpose yards (2,604 receiving, 239 rushing, 1,741 punt return and 6,026 kickoff return) and 19 TDs.

• Posted 1,496 all-purpose yards in 2013, which marked his sixth season with 1,400+ all-purpose yards. Among active players, only Darren Sproles and Wes Welker (seven each) have more seasons with 1,400+ all-purpose yards.

• Joins Darren Sproles as the only players in NFL history with 200+ rushing yards, 2,500+ receiving yards, 1,500+ punt return yards and 6,000+ kickoff return yards in their career.

• One of just 14 players in NFL history, and four active players, with multiple rushing, receiving, punt return and kickoff return TDs.

• His three career TDs of 100+ yards (102, 101, 100) are tied with Josh Cribbs, Percy Harvin, Tony Horne and Cardinals HOFer Ollie Matson for the most in NFL history.

• Of his 19 career TDs, 16 covered at least 25 yards, 10 covered 40+ yards and seven covered 50+ yards. Of his last 16 TDs, 15 covered at least 25 yards.

• Had 36 receptions for 556 yards and a career-high five receiving TDs in 2013 as a member of the Panthers. His 15.4-yard receiving average also represented a career high.

• Earned AFC Special Teams Player of the Month in November of 2009 and was named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance in Week 8 of the ’09 season. For the month, returned 21 kickoffs for 646 yards (30.8 avg.) and two TDs in five games. In Week 8 vs. the Jets, tied an NFL record and set a team record with two kickoff returns for TDs, scoring on returns of 100 and 101 yards.

• Named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week in Week 1 of the ’11 season after returning both a kickoff and a punt for TDs in the fourth quarter of San Francisco’s victory over Seattle, becoming the first player in 49ers history to return a kickoff and punt for a TD in the same game.

• One of just 10 players in NFL history with two KOR TDs in a single game and joins Josh Cribbs (KOR TDs of 100 and 103 yards in 2009) as the only two players in NFL history with multiple 100-yard TDs in a single game.

NoteCARDS:

• Signed a three-year contract with the Cardinals on 3/13/14 as an unrestricted free agent after spending his first seven NFL seasons with the Dolphins (2007-09), 49ers (2010-12) and Panthers (2013).

• During his first seven seasons, Ginn appeared in 104 games (40 starts) and amassed 10,610 all-purpose yards (2,604 receiving, 239 rushing, 1,741 punt return and 6,026 kickoff return) and 19 TDs.

• Posted 1,496 all-purpose yards in 2013, which marked his sixth season with 1,400+ all-purpose yards. Among active players, only Darren Sproles and Wes Welker (seven each) have more seasons with 1,400+ all-purpose yards.

• Joins Darren Sproles as the only players in NFL history with 200+ rushing yards, 2,500+ receiving yards, 1,500+ punt return yards and 6,000+ kickoff return yards in their career.

• One of just 14 players in NFL history, and four active players, with multiple rushing, receiving, punt return and kickoff return TDs.

• His three career TDs of 100+ yards (102, 101, 100) are tied with Josh Cribbs, Percy Harvin, Tony Horne and Cardinals HOFer Ollie Matson for the most in NFL history.

• Of his 19 career TDs, 16 covered at least 25 yards, 10 covered 40+ yards and seven covered 50+ yards. Of his last 16 TDs, 15 covered at least 25 yards.

• Had 36 receptions for 556 yards and a career-high five receiving TDs in 2013 as a member of the Panthers. His 15.4-yard receiving average also represented a career high.

• Earned AFC Special Teams Player of the Month in November of 2009 and was named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance in Week 8 of the ’09 season. For the month, returned 21 kickoffs for 646 yards (30.8 avg.) and two TDs in five games. In Week 8 vs. the Jets, tied an NFL record and set a team record with two kickoff returns for TDs, scoring on returns of 100 and 101 yards.

• Named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week in Week 1 of the ’11 season after returning both a kickoff and a punt for TDs in the fourth quarter of San Francisco’s victory over Seattle, becoming the first player in 49ers history to return a kickoff and punt for a TD in the same game.

• One of just 10 players in NFL history with two KOR TDs in a single game and joins Josh Cribbs (KOR TDs of 100 and 103 yards in 2009) as the only two players in NFL history with multiple 100-yard TDs in a single game.

Pro Career: Selected by the Miami Dolphins in the first round (ninth overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft. Traded to the San Francisco 49ers in exchange for a fifth-round pick on 4/16/10. Re-signed with the 49ers on 3/22/12. Signed with the Carolina Panthers on 3/22/13. Signed a three-year contract as an unrestricted free agent with the Cardinals on 3/13/14.

2013: Played in all 16 games with two starts in the regular season and also saw action in the Panthers postseason contest … caught 36 passes for 556 yards and a career-high five TDs, which tied for second-most on the team … four of his five TD catches were on plays of 25 yards or more … his 15.4-yard receiving average also established a career mark … returned 26 punts for 316 yards (12.2 avg.) and 25 kickoffs for 595 yards (23.8 avg.) and had four rushing attempts for 29 yards … totaled 1,496 all-purpose yards on the season, which was his sixth season with at least 1,400 all-purpose yards … caught three passes for 62 yards, including a 40-yard TD catch, and returned three kickoffs for 80 yards @ Buf (9/15); marked his first TD catch since the 2010 regular season finale … collected a season-long 47-yard TD reception vs. NYG (9/22) … recorded four receptions for 78 yards and had a season-long 38-yard kickoff return @ Ari (10/6) … posted season highs with five catches for 80 yards @ TB (10/24) … had a 25-yard punt return in the fourth quarter to help set up the go-ahead FG in the Panthers 10-9 win @ SF (11/10) … had the game-winning score with a 25-yard TD reception from Cam Newton with 59 seconds left in the fourth quarter on Monday Night Football vs. NE (11/18) … registered a season-long 41-yard punt return to help set up a FG in the first quarter @ Mia (11/24) … had two catches for 47 yards, including a 36-yard TD reception that gave Carolina a 24-6 lead in the third quarter vs. TB (12/1) … caught two passes for 66 yards to help Panthers clinch a playoff berth with victory vs. NO (12/22); had a 37-yard reception on first play of the game-winning TD drive with under a minute remaining in the fourth quarter … recorded his career-best fifth TD reception in regular season finale @ Atl (12/29) … had four catches for a postseason career-high 104 yards in Divisional Playoff vs. SF (1/12/14).

2012: Played in 13 regular season games and all three postseason contests in his final season with the 49ers … played primarily on special teams, returning 32 punts for 326 yards (10.2 avg.) and 11 kickoffs for 253 yards (23.0 avg.) … ranked third in the NFC in punt return average … had two receptions and one rushing attempt for seven yards … inactive (ankle) for the first three games … made season debut and returned four punts for 40 yards while rushing once for seven yards on offense @ NYJ (9/30) … had a season-high 70 yards on three punt returns and returned two kickoffs for 41 yards vs. Sea (10/18) … recorded his first reception of the season and matched his career high with five punt returns for 59 yards @ Ari (10/29) … set season highs with 118 yards on five kickoff returns vs. StL (11/11) … had his second catch of the year @ StL (12/2) … had a season-long 28-yard punt return vs. Ari (12/30) … collected a three-yard reception in Divisional Playoff vs. GB (1/12/13) … had a 20-yard punt return in NFC Championship Game @ Atl (1/20/13) … returned a punt for 32 yards and a kickoff for 31 yards in Super Bowl XLVII vs. Bal (2/3/13).

2011: Appeared in 14 games with three starts and totaled 800 yards on 29 kickoff returns (27.6 avg.) and 466 yards on 38 punt returns (12.3 avg.) … ranked third in the NFL in kickoff return average … had a punt and kickoff return for a TD in the same season for the first time in his career, with both coming in Week 1 against the Seahawks … finished the season with 19 receptions for 220 yards and had a career-high eight rushing attempts for 68 yards … in season opener vs. Sea (9/11), became the first player in 49ers history to return both a kickoff and punt for a TD in the same game; after the Seahawks scored a TD to cut the San Francisco lead to 19-17 with 3:56 left, Ginn returned the ensuing kickoff 102 yards for a TD to extend the lead to 26-17; less than a minute later after a Seattle three-and-out, his 55-yard punt return TD gave the Niners a 33-17 advantage; totaled season-high 268 return yards (176 yards on four kickoff returns and 92 yards five punt returns), the most in a single game in franchise history; named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week, his second career Player of the Week honor … had a season-high four receptions and returned four punts for 45 yards vs. Dal (9/18) … made his first start at WR since the 2009 regular season finale @ Det (10/16) and caught two passes for 24 yards, ran twice for 21 yards, returned three punts for 72 yards and had 105 yards on four kickoff returns to total 222 all-purpose yards; had a 40-yard punt return in the fourth quarter that helped set up the game-winning TD … had 123 all-purpose yards @ Bal (11/24) and followed that up with 122 all-purpose yards vs. StL (12/4) … recorded his third game of 200+ all-purpose yards @ Ari (12/11), returning four kickoffs for 100 yards, four punts for 93 yards, including a 52-yarder in the first quarter, and catching two passes for 14 yards … inactive (ankle) for the final two games of the regular season … had one reception for 11 yards, a three-yard run and two punt returns for 23 yards in Divisional Playoff vs. NO (1/14/12) … inactive (knee) for NFC Championship Game vs. NYG (1/22/12).

2010: In his first season with the 49ers after being acquired in a trade on 4/16, played in 13 games and totaled 321 yards and a TD on 24 punt returns, ranking third in the NFL with a 13.4-yard average … also returned 47 kickoffs for 992 yards (21.1 avg.), had 12 receptions for 163 yards and a TD and had two carries for 11 yards … had a 19-yard reception, three kickoff returns for 54 yards and two punt returns for 27 yards in 49ers debut @ Sea (9/12) … inactive (knee) the next three games … registered a season-high 181 yards on five kickoff returns and totaled 216 all-purpose yards vs. Phi (10/10) … returned four kickoffs for 89 yards vs. Den (10/31) … had a 42-yard punt return and a 41-yard kickoff return that both helped set up TDs @ Ari (11/29) … returned seven kickoffs for 116 yards @ SD (12/16) … had a 78-yard punt return TD @ StL (12/26), marking his second career punt return TD and the first by a 49er since Otis Amey on 9/11/05 vs. StL; totaled a season-high 219 all-purpose yards with 100 yards on six kick returns, 97 yards on three punt returns and a 22-yard reception … concluded the season with two catches for 41 yards, including a 37-yard TD for his first TD reception as a 49er vs. Ari (1/2/11).

2009: For the third consecutive season, appeared in all 16 games for the Dolphins (12 starts) ... hauled in 38 receptions for 454 yards and a TD and added 48 yards on seven carries on offense … returned 52 kickoffs for 1,296 yards (24.9 avg.) and a team-record two TDs and added five punt returns for 28 yards on special teams … his 1,826 all-purpose yards ranked as the second-highest output of his career (2,086 yards as a rookie in 2007) … posted 100+ all-purpose yards in nine games, including two contests with 200+ all-purpose yards … earned AFC Special Teams Player of the Month in November and was named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance against the Jets in Week 8 … in November, returned 21 kickoffs for 646 yards (30.8 avg.) and two TDs in five games … posted his second career 100-yard receiving game as he tallied a career-high 11 receptions for 108 yards vs. Ind (9/21) … scored his first TD of the season when he caught a deep pass over the middle for a 53-yard TD vs. NYJ (10/12); finished the game with two receptions for 57 yards and added one kickoff return for 32 yards … registered two receptions for 16 yards and four kickoff returns for 103 yards vs. NO (10/25) … earned AFC Special Teams Player of the Week for his record-breaking performance @ NYJ (11/1) when he became the first player in NFL history to post multiple 100+ yard TDs in a single game (a feat matched seven weeks later by Cleveland’s Josh Cribbs); had kickoff return TDs of 101 and 100 yards, becoming the first player in Miami history with multiple KOR TDs in a single game and tying the NFL single-game record; his 299 total KOR yards rank as the second-highest single game total in NFL history (304, Tyrone Hughes, 10/23/09 vs. L.A. Rams) and he averaged a team-record 49.8 yards on his six returns; both KOR TDs came in the third quarter … totaled five receptions for 82 yards and returned six kickoffs for 121 yards vs. Hou (12/27), giving him two games with 200+ all-purpose yards on the season.

2008: Appeared in all 16 games with a career-high 14 starts in his second season with Miami, while also starting the team’s postseason contest ... led the Dolphins in receptions and receiving yards after establishing career highs with 56 receptions for 790 receiving yards and two TDs ... added a career-high 73 rushing yards and two TDs on five attempts ... returned 32 kickoffs for 657 yards (20.5 avg.) and seven punts for 54 yards ... added five receptions for 38 yards and one kickoff return for 14 yards in the postseason … led the team with five receptions for 49 yards @ NE (9/21) and with seven receptions for 55 yards vs. SD (10/5) … posted his first career 100-yard receiving game vs. Buf (10/26), hauling in a season-high seven receptions for a career-high 175 yards; had a career-long 64-yard reception in the third quarter; marked his first career 100-yard receiving game … hauled in four receptions for 67 yards vs. Sea (11/9), including his first TD of the season on a 39-yard pass from Chad Pennington on a flea-flicker … led the team with four receptions for 51 yards and two carries for 42 yards vs. Oak (11/16); posted his first career rushing TD on a 40-yard TD run on an end-around in the first quarter … paced Miami receivers with five receptions for 88 yards and equaled a team record and career high with eight kickoff returns for 154 yards vs. NE (11/23); totaled 242 all-purpose yards in the contest … in the coldest game in Miami history (four degrees with -14 wind chill), totaled 75 yards on five touches @ KC (12/21), including four catches for 44 yards and a 31-yard TD run around the left end on the game’s first offensive play … concluded regular season play by hauling in two receptions for 71 yards @ NYJ (12/28), including a 27-yard TD reception in the second quarter that helped the Dolphins clinch the AFC East title … appeared in his first ever postseason game, starting at WR and hauling in five catches for 38 yards in the Wild Card matchup vs. Bal (1/4/09); also returned one kickoff for 14 yards.

2007: Appeared in 16 games with nine starts in his first NFL season, accumulating a Dolphins rookie record 2,086 combined yards ... broke the previous record of 1,777 yards, established by Wes Welker in 2004 … posted 11 games with at least 100 all-purpose yards, tied for the fifth-best total in NFL history for a rookie … recorded 34 catches for 420 yards and two TDs and carried four times for three yards on offense … the 34 receptions were the most by a Dolphins rookie WR since Chris Chambers had 48 in 2001 … ranked fourth in the AFC and sixth in the NFL with a 9.6-yard punt return average on 24 returns for 230 yards and a TD ... had 63 kickoff returns for 1,433 yards, an average of 22.7 yards per return ... also contributed two special teams tackles ... returned five kickoffs for 176 yards (35.2 avg.), including a season-long 52-yard return, and had one reception for 36 yards @ Hou (10/7) … scored his first NFL TD on a 21-yard reception from Cleo Lemon in the International Series contest vs. NYG (10/28) in London … established a career high with 99 punt return yards @ Phi (11/18), including an 87-yard punt return TD in the second quarter that tied the franchise record (Tom Vigorito, 87-yard return on 9/10/81 vs. Pit) for longest punt return; marked first punt return TD for a Miami player since 2000 (Jeff Ogden, 81 yards vs. Green Bay) and Ginn became just the seventh rookie in team history to return a punt for a TD; also added four catches for 52 yards; named Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week … established a Dolphins single-game rookie record with eight kickoff returns for 198 yards vs. NYJ (12/2) … hauled in four passes for a season-high 67 yards @ Buf (12/9), including a season-long 54-yard reception … recorded a season-high seven catches for 53 yards in the season finale vs. Cin (12/30), including a five-yard TD reception in the second quarter.

College: Appeared in 37 games with 31 starts for the Buckeyes before entering the NFL following his junior season … totaled 135 receptions for 1,943 yards and 15 TDs and carried the ball 28 times for 213 yards and three TDs … returned 64 punts for 900 yards and six TDs and 38 kickoffs for 1,012 yards and two TDs … tied the NCAA record with eight career TDs on returns … earned second-team All-American and second-team All-Big 10 Conference honors as a junior in 2006 after recording a career-high 59 receptions for 781 yards and nine TDs … also threw a 38-yard TD pass and returned both a punt and a kickoff for TDs … capped his career by scoring a 93-yard kickoff return TD in the BCS National Championship Game against Florida at University of Phoenix Stadium … as a sophomore in 2005, became the first player in school history to score a TD receiving, rushing, returning a kickoff and returning a punt in the same season … posted a career-best 15.7-yard average per reception when he caught 51 passes for 803 yards and four TDs … as a freshman in 2004, led the nation and established a school single-season record by averaging 25.6 yards on 15 punt returns … his four punt returns for TDs also established a school and Big 10 record and equaled the NCAA mark (since broken) … had a career-long 82-yard punt return for a TD against Michigan, his third punt return TD in a four-game stretch.

Personal: Attended Glenville (Cleveland, OH) High School where he lettered in football, basketball and track … as a defensive back, was named the USA Today Defensive Player of the Year as a senior as well as a Parade All-American … also played QB, WR and RB, while returning punts and kickoffs … played in the U.S. Army All-America game following his senior season and was named the game’s MVP after returning a punt for a TD … as a junior, returned four punts and one kickoff for TDs … was the national champion in the 110-meter high hurdles as a junior and recorded the best time in the nation as a senior when he won the state title for the second consecutive year … father, Ted, Sr., served as the head coach of the Glenville football team … Human Development and Family Science major.

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