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Jonathan Ward is a seasoned football player who plays running back for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League. He stands 1.83 meters tall and weighs 92 kilograms. He pursued academics and football participation at Bishop McNamara High School. He joined the Central Michigan Chippewas football team after enrolling in Central Michigan University after completing his high school education.

He played for the Central Michigan Chippewas for four seasons, compiling 2,539 yards and 28 touchdowns on 473 carries and 98 receptions for 909 yards and four more to conclude his undergraduate career. After going undrafted in the 2020 NFL Draft, Ward was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Arizona Cardinals in April of that same year. On September 5, 2020, he was released at the final roster cuts, and the following day, he was re-signed to the team’s practice squad.

Jonathan Ward

He was added to the Cardinals’ active roster on September 26, 2020, and the following day, he played in his first NFL game. After the game, he was demoted to the practice squad, then on October 3, 2020, he was promoted once more in time for the week 4 matchup against the Carolina Panthers. On October 6, 2020, he was elevated to the active roster. Ward caught his first career pass for a score of eleven yards in Week 17 of the 2020 season.

How Much Does Jonathan Ward Make?

Jonathan Ward earns an average annual salary of $895,000 from the Cardinals.