James Conner is an American football running back for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL).
He played college football at Pittsburgh, and was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the third round of the 2017 NFL Draft. In 2014, he garnered AFCA first-team All-American honors and was awarded the ACC Player of the Year.
McDowell High School, located in Erie, Pennsylvania, was where Conner received his secondary education. On the football squad for the Trojans, he played both running back and defensive lineman positions.
As a senior, he carried the ball 155 times for a total of 1,680 yards and scored 26 touchdowns. In August of 2012, he gave the University of Pittsburgh his word that he will play college football there.
In 2013, Conner was a true freshman and participated in 12 out of the 13 games that the team played. In the Panthers’ first game of the season, which was a loss against Florida State, he made his collegiate debut and had eight carries for a total of 34 yards.
The following week, he scored his first touchdown of his professional career against New Mexico. He completed the victory with 12 carries, 119 rushing yards, and a season-high two touchdowns. This was his season-high in touchdowns.
James Conner Siblings: Meet Glen Conner, Rico Santiago, Michael Conner and Richard Conner
American football running back James Conner has five siblings Glen Conner, Rico Santiago, Michael Conner, and Richard Conner.
Rico has a biological brother named Glen, as well as two brothers named Richard and Michael, but he also has a stepbrother named Rico due to his mother’s second marriage.