Greg Ward Jr.
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    Greg Ward Jr.

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Tyler, Texas

    High School:
    John Tyler HS

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 178

    Position:
    WR

    • Amercian Athletic Conference Weekly Honor Roll (Oct. 13, 2014)


    2013
    Backup quarterback who also played receiver and saw time as Houston's punt returner late in the year ... made his debut in the third game of the season vs. Rice ... connected on all three pass attempts for a total of 48 yards vs. Rice while picking up 80 yards on the ground off nine rushing attempts ... had 40 yards of total offense vs. UTSA and scored first career touchdown on a six-yard run ... threw his first career passing touchdown against BYU as he hit Xavier Maxwell for a career-long 69-yard scoring strike ... had his second rushing touchdown at Rutgers as he finished the game with 91 rushing yards off 11 attempts including a two-yard run ... made his first career reception vs. Louisville as he pulled in a seven-yard gain for a UH first down ... had three receptions for 42 yards including a career-long 29-yard reception vs. Cincinnati ... also was 5-of-9 for 74 yards at QB in the game ... hauled in his first career receiving touchdown against SMU as he made a leaping 19-yard grab in the back of the end zone en route to five receptions for 48 yards vs. the Mustangs.

    High School
    Three-star recruit by ESPN, Rivals, Scout and 247Sports ... No. 3 quarterback in the state of Texas by Dave Campbell ... No. 60 player in the state of Texas by Rivals ... named to Dave Campbell's Second Team All-Texas team ... named to the 2013 Old Coach Class 4A All-State first team ... named Associated Press Class 4A Honorable Mention All-State ... Dave Campbell's 4A Region II Player of the Year ... led Texas' Class 4A with 4,202 passing yards and 39 touchdowns against five interceptions as a senior ... also added 861 rushing yards and 13 touchdowns on 170 carries ... as a junior threw for 3,596 yards and 32 touchdowns against five interceptions while rushing 207 times for 1,212 yards and 18 touchdowns ... playing as a wide receiver as a sophomore, pulled in 53 receptions for 667 yards and eight touchdowns.

    Greg Ward Jr.'s Career Bests
    Pass Attempts:
    17, UCF (2014)
    Pass Completions:
    10, UCF (2014)
    Passing Yards:
    116, UCF (2014)
    Passing Touchdowns:
    1, BYU (2013)
    Long Pass:
    69, BYU (2013)
    Rushing Attempts:
    11, at Rutgers (2013)
    Rushing Yards:
    91, at Rutgers (2013)
    Rushing Touchdowns:
    1, 2x, last at Rutgers (2013)
    Long Rush:
    29, Rice (2013)
    Receptions:
    5, 2x, last vs. UTSA (2014)
    Receiving Yards:
    48, SMU (2013)
    Receiving Touchdowns:
    1, SMU (2013)
    Long Recpetions:
    29, Cincinnati (2013)

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