Selected by Pittsburgh in the third round (105th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft and spent his first four seasons with the Steelers. Signed a one-year contract with the Cardinals as an unrestricted free agent on 4/13/21. Re-signed with Arizona on a three-year contract through the 2024 season on 3/14/22.
2021: Named to his second career Pro Bowl, and first with the Cardinals, after ranking third in the NFL with 18 total TDs and tied for second with 15 rushing TDs; both marks represented the second-best single-season totals in franchise history ... totaled 752 yards and 15 TDs on 202 carries and added 375 yards and three TDs on 37 receptions in 15 regular season games ... also scored AZ's lone TD in the Wild Card contest … gained a team-high 43 rushing yards on 11 attempts and had two rushing TDs for his first points as a Cardinal @ Jax (9/26) ... rushed for 50 yards and two TDs on 18 carries and added 16 receiving yards on two receptions @ LAR (10/3); combined with his two-TD performance in Week 3, had four rushing TDs in a two-game stretch; marked the third time in his career posting back-to-back games with multiple TDs and his first time since Games 5-7 of the 2018 season; became the third Cardinals player in 22 years to have multiple rushing TDs in back-to-back games ... ran for 29 yards and one TD on a team-high 10 carries while adding an eight yard reception out of the backfield vs. SF (10/10) ... rushed for 96 yards and two TDs on 21 carries (4.6 avg.) while adding 77 yards and a TD on five receptions @ SF (11/7); joined Dallas RB Ezekiel Elliott (@ Pit 11/13/16) as the only players in the last six seasons (2016-21) to have: 95+ yards and 2+ TDs rushing & 75+ yards and 1+ TD receiving in a single game; became just the third player in franchise history with 10+ rushing TDs in the first nine games of a season; joined Tim Hightower (10 in 2008) and Ernie Nevers (10 in 1929) as the only players in Cardinals history to have 10+ rushing TDs in their first season with the team ... led the team in carries (10) and rushing yards (39) for one TD and added three receptions for 25 yards vs. Car (11/14) … led the team with 62 rushing yards on 21 attempts with one TD and added five receptions for 37 yards @ Sea (11/21); it was his fifth consecutive game with at least one rushing TD, tying the franchise record; Conner's TD was also his 12th rushing TD of the season, tying his career high (12 in 2018) ... led the team in rushing yards (75 on 20 attempts) and receiving yards (36 on two receptions) and added a receiving TD for an offense who became just the fifth team in NFL history to go at least five straight games without a turnover @ Chi (12/5); receiving TD was his 14th TD of the year, a new career high … scored both Arizona TDs on 13 carries for 31 yards and set career-bests in receptions (nine) and receiving yards (94) vs. LAR (12/13); marked his seventh consecutive game with a TD (rushing or receiving), tying the franchise record first set by John David Crow (1959-60) ... inactive (heel) vs. Ind (12/25) and @ Dal (1/2/22) ... in his return from injury, led the team with 52 yards and a TD on 15 carries and added 41 yards and a TD on six receptions vs. Sea (1/9/22) … recorded Arizona's only TD on a red zone rush attempt in his Cardinals playoff debut @ LAR (1/17/22).
2020: Started 11 of 13 games played during the regular season and also started in his postseason debut … rushed for 721 yards and six TDs on 169 carries (4.3 avg.) while adding 215 yards on 35 receptions … added 37 yards and a TD on 11 carries and 30 yards on five receptions in the playoffs … posted 100+ rushing yards in three games and surpassed 100+ scrimmage yards in four outings … started the season opener @ NYG (9/14) but left the game due to an ankle injury … in a Week 2 victory vs. Den (9/20), rushed for 106 yards and a TD on 16 carries and added two receptions for 15 yards; marked his seventh career 100-yard rushing performance; had a career-long 59-yard run with 1:30 remaining in the fourth quarter to seal the 26-21 win … had his second consecutive 100-yard rushing performance as he ran for 109 yards and a TD on 18 carries vs. Hou (9/27); added four catches for 40 yards … scored on a one-yard TD run in the third quarter vs. Phi (10/11), giving him a rushing TD in three consecutive games … ran for 101 yards and a TD on 20 attempts vs. Cle (10/18) marking his third 100-yard rushing performance in a span of four games; his three-yard TD run in the second quarter gave him a rushing TD in four consecutive games … had 82 rushing yards on 20 attempts and added 29 yards on three receptions @ Ten (10/25); marked fourth time in five-game span he surpassed 100 yards from scrimmage … missed two games (Weeks 12-13) on the Reserve/Covid-19 list … returned to action in Week 14 vs. Buf (12/13), but left the game due to a hamstring injury … inactive (hamstring) @ Cin (12/21) … made his postseason debut in the Wild Card matchup vs. Cle (1/10/21) and ran for 37 yards and a TD on 11 carries while adding five receptions for 30 yards; scored his first postseason TD on a one-yard run.
2019: Started all 10 games he appeared in rushing for 464 yards and four TDs on 116 carries (4.0 avg.) … also caught 34 passes for 251 yards and a career-high three receiving TDs … sidelined with a shoulder injury for five games and a thigh injury for one contest … ran 11 times for 33 yards, including a one-yard TD vs. Sea (9/15); added three receptions for 12 yards before leaving the game in the 4th quarter with a knee injury … set career highs in both receptions (8) and receiving yards (83) in a victory vs. Cin (9/30); added 42 rushing yards on 10 carries for a total of 125 yards from scrimmage; hauled in a 21-yard go-ahead TD reception … in a Week 6 victory @ LAC (10/13), rushed 16 times for 41 yards including a 12-yard TD run in the first quarter; also led the team with seven catches for 78 yards and a career-long 26-yard TD reception; marked his first career game with both a rushing and receiving TD … carried 23 times for 145 yards and a TD, adding three receptions for five yards vs. Mia (10/28); his 145 yards rushing is the second-highest single-game total of his career (146 yards on 10/28/18 vs. Cle); marked his first 100-yard rushing game of the season and sixth of his career; it was his fourth consecutive game with at least one TD; first game of the season with 150+ yards from scrimmage, the fifth-such outing of his career; earned his second career AFC Offensive Player of the Week honor for the performance … inactive in Weeks 9-10, 12-14 (shoulder) … rushed for 42 yards on eight carries and caught four passes for nine yards vs. Buf (12/15); hauled in an 11-yard go-ahead TD pass in the third quarter … carried six times for 32 yards @ NYJ (12/22), but left the game with a thigh injury … inactive (thigh) for the season finale @ Bal (12/29).
2018: Started 12 of 13 games played and was selected to his first career Pro Bowl after rushing for 973 yards and 12 TDs on 215 carries (4.5 avg.) while adding 55 catches for 497 yards and a TD … named AFC Offensive Player of the Month for October and AFC Offensive Player of the Week in Week 8 … missed three games due to an ankle injury … his 55 catches were the fourth most by a Steelers RB in a single season in team history … his 12 rushing TDs were the most by a Steeler in a single season since 2010 … became the first player in NFL history with four games within a single season of 100+ rushing yards, 50+ receiving yards and one TD … joined Franco Harris (1979) as the only players in team history with multiple rushing TDs in a game at least five times in a single season … became first player in Steelers history to score 10+ TDs in the first eight games of a season … became the second player in franchise history to reach 1,000 scrimmage yards in the first eight games of a season (Le'Veon Bell, 2014) … had a streak of four consecutive outings with 100+ rushing yards (Games 5-8) … made his first career start in the season opener @ Cle (9/9) totaling 135 rushing yards and two TDs on 31 carries while adding five receptions for 57 yards … his 135 rushing yards marked the first 100-rushing yard game of his career and the fourth-most in team history in a season-opener; his 192 scrimmage yards were the third-most by a Steelers player in Week 1 in team history; scored the first TD of his NFL career on a four-yard run in the second quarter and added his second TD on a 22-yard run in the third quarter … tallied 185 yards from scrimmage (110 rushing, 75 receiving), along with two rushing TDs in a win vs. Atl (10/7); amassed 99 yards from scrimmage in the first quarter, the most by a Steelers RB in the opening stanza dating back to 1991; gained 72 scrimmage yards on the team's opening drive, capping the series with a one-yard TD run ... totaled 129 yards from scrimmage (111 rushing, 18 receiving) and two rushing TDs @ Cin (10/14); became just the fourth different Pittsburgh player in team history to rush for 100+ yards and multiple TDs in back-to-back games, joining Jerome Bettis (1996), Barry Foster (1992) and Franco Harris (1979, 1976, 1975); marked first time in his career he ran for 100+ yards in consecutive games and also first time with multiple rushing TDs in back-to-back games … led all players in yards from scrimmage (212), rushing yards (146) and rushing TDs (2) vs. Cle (10/28), adding five catches for 66 yards; became the first player in Steelers history to rush for 100+ yards and multiple TDs in three consecutive games, and the first NFL player to accomplish the feat since Chris Johnson in 2009 … led all players with 163 yards from scrimmage (107 rushing, 56 receiving) and added his first career TD reception @ Bal (11/4); rushed for 107 yards on 24 carries and added seven receptions for 56 yards and a TD; his seven-yard TD catch from Ben Roethlisberger in the first quarter was his 10th TD of the year; eclipsed 1,000 yards from scrimmage (1,085) for the season … led the Steelers with 65 rushing yards on 13 carries and scored a two-yard TD run in the first quarter vs. Car (11/8); marked his 10th rushing TD of the year as he became the eighth player in Steelers history to have double-digit rushing TDs in a season; became the first Steelers player since Le'Veon Bell in 2014 to have at least one TD in five consecutive games … totaled 74 yards from scrimmage (60 rushing, 14 receiving) and scored two rushing TDs vs. LAC (12/2) before leaving the game with an ankle injury … inactive for Weeks 14-16 … returned to the lineup for the season finale vs. Cin (12/30) and 94 yards from scrimmage (64 rushing, 30 receiving).
2017: Played in 14 games and ran 32 times for 144 yards … also saw significant action on special teams … missed the final two games of the regular season and the Steelers postseason matchup with a shoulder injury … had at least one rushing attempt in 12 of 14 games played including nine games with multiple carries … made his NFL debut in the season opener @ Cle (9/10) and ran for 11 yards on four carries … had four carries for a season-high 26 yards in a victory @ Bal (10/1) … saw action vs. NE (12/17) but left the game in the fourth quarter with a knee injury … placed on injured reserve on 12/19.
Played in 39 games in four seasons at Pitt (2013-16), and left ranked second in school history in rushing yards (3,733), total TDs (56) and rushing TDs (52), trailing only Tony Dorsett in all three … set ACC records for career rushing TDs and total TDs … returned to action in 2016 after enduring a season-ending knee injury in 2015, as he was later diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma … in 2016, named 1st-team All-ACC and earned the Disney Sports Spirit Award, the FWAA Courage Award, the Brian Piccolo Award and the Maxwell Club Thomas Brookshier Spirit Award … ran for 1,092 yards and 16 TDs and added 21 receptions for 302 yards and four TDs in 13 games … as a junior in 2015, played in one game and had 77 yards and two TDs on eight carries before suffering a knee injury … as a sophomore in 2014, set career highs for carries (298), rushing yards (1,765) and rushing TDs (26) in 13 games … his 26 rushing TDs, 26 total TDs and 156 points all set school single-season records while his 26 rushing TDs also represented an ACC record … named 1st-team All-ACC and earned ACC Player of the Year honors … also named a first-team All-American by the American Football Coaches Association becoming the first Pitt RB to garner first-team accolades in 27 years (Craig "Ironhead" Heyward in 1987) … as a freshman in 2013, ran for 799 yards and eight TDs on 146 carries in 12 games.
Attended Erie McDowell (Erie, PA) High School where he played RB and saw action on defense … led the school to the quarterfinals of the PIAA Class AAAA playoffs his senior season after rushing for 1,680 yards and 21 TDs … as a senior, set a school single-season record with 164 points, including 26 TDs … also set school records for sacks in a season (12.0 as a senior) and in a career (17.0) … majored in Administration of Justice.