Tackling defense John Ridgeway is a member of the Washington Commanders’ National Football League team. He weighs 146 kg and stands at 1.96 m. At Bloomington High School, he was a football player who played both offensive and defensive tackle. He received first-team accolades in the Big Twelve Conference as a senior on offense and defense.
He redshirted as a freshman at Illinois State University before playing NCAA football for the Illinois State Redbirds. He recorded 30 tackles and one sack as a redshirt freshman, which earned him a spot on the MVFC All-Newcomer team. His 22 tackles, three tackles for loss, and selection to the MVFC first team during his redshirt junior season earned him the honor.
After the 2020 season, he changed schools and joined the University of Arkansas, where he played football for the Arkansas Razorbacks. He used the transfer portal to accomplish this. He was selected to start at nose guard for the Razorbacks in 2021, but an appendectomy prevented him from taking the field in the opening contest. At the conclusion of the regular season, he had 39 tackles, two sacks, and four tackles for loss.
He formally declared for the 2022 NFL Draft after the season ended. In the fifth round of the 2022 NFL Draft, Ridgeway was taken by the Dallas Cowboys with the 178th overall pick. He got out on September 17, 2022. On September 19, 2022, the Washington Commanders claimed him off waivers.
How Tall Is John Ridgeway?
John Ridgeway is 1.96 meters tall.