The New York Giants of the National Football League utilize Jihad Ward as a defensive end. A 130-kilogram man, he has a height of 1.96 meters. He enrolled in Edward W. Bok Technical High School, where he began playing football in his sophomore year. He earned spots on the first team all-city in 2010 and 2011. He raised his GPA after high school by enrolling for two years at Globe Institute of Technology.
In 2013, he took part in 7 games, making 26 tackles total, including 3 for loss and 2 sacks. In 2014, he changed schools and started playing football with the University of Illinois’ Illinois Fighting Illini.
He started all 12 games as a senior, splitting his time between defensive end and defensive tackle. In addition to 53 tackles, he also recorded 1.5 sacks, 2 passes defensed, one forced fumble, and one fumble recovery. His final two seasons saw him record 104 tackles, 4.5 sacks, 5 fumble recoveries, 3 forced fumbles, and 3 passes defensed.
Ward was chosen by the Oakland Raiders with the 44th overall pick in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft. The Raiders traded him to the Dallas Cowboys in April 2018. He was added to the practice squad of the Indianapolis Colts in September 2018. The Baltimore Ravens acquired Ward in October of this year. He signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars in March 2021, and then in March 2022, he did the same with the New York Giants.
Who Is Jihad Ward Girlfriend?
Jihad Ward does not have a girlfriend. There is nothing known about his previous relationships too.