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Artavis Pierce

RB

#46

Experience: R

Height: 5-11

Age: 24

Weight: 208 lbs

College: Oregon State

2020 SEASON

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Biography

COLLEGE CAREER:

  • Signed as an undrafted free agent with the Chicago Bears after the 2020 NFL Draft
  • Played in 44 games, making 13 starts
  • Concluded his career with 2,127 rushing yards, which ranks 10th all-time at Oregon State. Averaged 5.8 yards per carry (366 overall), which is tied for the best mark in program history
  • Scored 15 rushing touchdowns
  • Caught 74 passes for 578 yards and two touchdowns
  • 2017 and 2018 Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention selection

2019 (Senior):

  • Played in all 12 games, making seven starts
  • Carried the ball 146 times for a team-best 873 yards, averaging 6.0 per carry
  • Scored six rushing touchdowns and one through the air
  • Caught 23 passes for 169 yards
  • Surpassed 100 yards rushing three times, including a season-best 141 versus Stanford

2018 (Junior):

  • Played in nine games, making three starts
  • Carried the ball 54 times for 408 yards, averaging 7.6 yards per rush
  • Tallied 15 catches for 149 yards
  • Scored four rushing touchdowns
  • Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention

2017 (Sophomore):

  • Played in all 12 games, making two starts, against Minnesota and Arizona
  • Carried the ball 68 times for 323 yards (4.8 avg.) 
  • Caught 15 passes for 128 yards
  • Served as a returner on kickoffs, totaling 27 returns and finishing with 540 yards (20.0 avg.)
  • Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention

2016 (Freshman):

  • Played in 11 games as a true freshman
  • Posted 98 carries for 523 yards and four touchdowns, all marks good for second on the team
  • Scored his first career touchdown in the Beavers' overtime win over California
  • Pac-12 All-Freshman Team by Athlon

HIGH SCHOOL/PERSONAL:

  • Son of Arthur and Delores Pierce
  • Has two sisters, Artesha and Danisha
  • Volunteers for the Lake Alfred youth football league
  • First in his family to go to college
  • Studied sociology at OSU
  • Logged 2,076 career rushing yards and 18 touchdowns
  • Sprinter on the high school track team (200 meters)
  • A small forward on the basketball team

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