Player Bio

Jordan Howard
RB #24
Height:
6-1
Weight:
224
Age:
22
College:
Indiana
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2016):

CAR
252
YDS
1,313
AVG
5.2
TDS
6
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesRushingReceivingFumbles
GGSAttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLongTDFUMLost
TOTAL 252 1,313 5.2 69 6 29 298 10.3 34 1 2 1
2016 CHI 15 13 252 1,313 5.2 69 6 29 298 10.3 34 1 2 1

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Biography

COLLEGE CAREER: Appeared in 32 career games over three seasons with UAB (2013-14) and Indiana (2015), compiling 3,681 rushing yards on 647 attempts (5.7avg) and 24 rushing touchdowns, with 24 receptions for 261 yards (10.9) and 3 receiving touchdowns... Also attempted 1 pass... Earned first team all-Big Ten (2015), first team all-CUSA (2014), and CUSA all-Freshman team (2013) honors and was named Indiana's Corby Davis Memorial Award winner (2015)... Set UAB's single-season rushing yards record in the football program's final season (2014) with 1,587... Finished his career with 17 career 100-yard games, including in 10 of his last 13... Became the only FBS player in the last 20 seasons with 140-plus rushing yards in each of his first four games with a program.

COLLEGE CAREER: Appeared in 32 career games over three seasons with UAB (2013-14) and Indiana (2015), compiling 3,681 rushing yards on 647 attempts (5.7avg) and 24 rushing touchdowns, with 24 receptions for 261 yards (10.9) and 3 receiving touchdowns... Also attempted 1 pass... Earned first team all-Big Ten (2015), first team all-CUSA (2014), and CUSA all-Freshman team (2013) honors and was named Indiana's Corby Davis Memorial Award winner (2015)... Set UAB's single-season rushing yards record in the football program's final season (2014) with 1,587... Finished his career with 17 career 100-yard games, including in 10 of his last 13... Became the only FBS player in the last 20 seasons with 140-plus rushing yards in each of his first four games with a program.

JUNIOR: In his first season at Indiana, started 9-of-9 games ranking second in the Big Ten with 134.8 rushing yards per game (ninth nationally) and 14th in all-purpose yards per game with 146.6... Finished the season with 1,213 rushing yards (third in the Big Ten) on 196 carries (fourth in the Big Ten), a 6.2 average (third in the Big Ten), with 9 rushing touchdowns (tied for seventh in the Big Ten), 10 total TDs (tied for seventh in the Big Ten) and 11 receptions for 106 yards with 1 score... Was a candidate for the Doak Walker and Maxwell Awards, and became the 11th Hoosier to reach 1,000 yards in a single year and is 12th on the program's all-time single-season list... Finished his career with 17 career 100-yard games, including in 10 of his last 13, and 12 150-yarders... Following the season, named First team All-Big Ten (coaches and media) and earned the team's Corby Davis Memorial Award (Outstanding Back).

SOPHOMORE: Rushed for a UAB single-season record 1,587 yards on 306 carries (5.2 average) with 13 touchdowns... Caught 9 passes for 72 yards with 1 touchdown... Started 11 times and played in all 12 games... ranked seventh nationally with 132.3 rushing yards per game... Collected eight 100-yard games, including four straight to end the year, and five 150-yarders.

FRESHMAN: Played in 11 contests and started five at UAB... Rushed for 881 yards on 145 carries (6.1 average) with 2 touchdowns and caught 4 passes for 83 yards and 1 score... Set the UAB freshman single-season record and tied for second among freshmen nationally with 881 rushing yards.

PERSONAL: Played running back at Gardendale H.S. (Gardendale, AL)... Rushed for 1,388 yards and 21 touchdowns in 10 games as a senior... Named the Birmingham News North/East Player of the Year... 2011 honorable mention all-state selection collected 2,876 yards on 380 attempts in his two varsity seasons.

Recent Articles

  • Howard won't play due to minor injury

    Posted Aug 18, 2017

    Running back Jordan Howard suffered a minor corneal abrasion during a walkthrough Friday at Halas Hall and did not travel with the Bears to Arizona for Saturday night’s preseason game.

  • Howard profiled in Chicago Magazine

    Posted May 17, 2017

    Bears running back Jordan Howard is featured in the latest edition of "Chicago Magazine" in a segment titled "Who's Got Next" that profiles "bold, innovative Chicagoans."

  • After breakout rookie year, Howard remains hungry

    Posted May 9, 2017

    After enjoying the spoils of his breakout rookie year during a whirlwind offseason, Bears running back Jordan Howard is back at Halas Hall focused on becoming an even better player in 2017.

  • Howard, Bellamy win Piccolo Awards

    Posted Apr 25, 2017

    The Bears on Tuesday honored running back Jordan Howard and receiver Josh Bellamy as the 2016 winners of the prestigious Brian Piccolo Award during a ceremony at Halas Hall.

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