Who is Tony Pollard?
Tony Randall Pollard is a professional American football running back for the Dallas Cowboys of the NFL (National Football League). He also played college football at Memphis and was drafted in the fourth round of the 2019 NFL Draft by the Cowboys.
How Old Is Tony Pollard?
He is 25 years old as of January 2023, having been born on April 30, 1997, in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S. Tony Pollard shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Travis Scott, Lil TJAY, Liza Anokhina, Gal Gadot, Mr Bee, and many more.
Tony Pollard Family
Who are Tony Pollard’s Parents?
He was born to Terrance Pollard (Father) and Torrie Pollard (Mother).
Does Tony Pollard have Siblings?
He has two siblings by the names of Tneshia and Terrion.
Tony Pollard Education
He received his high school education at Melrose High School where he played high school football. And as a senior, he was a two-way starter at wide receiver and cornerback. After high school, he attended The University of Memphis.
Tony Pollard Marital Status
He has a girlfriend by the name of Kania Taylor.
Tony Pollard Kids
News on the internet shows that he and his girlfriend Kania Taylor have a kid. However, his kids’ names are not mentioned on the internet.
Tony Pollard Career
A College Career
He accepted a football scholarship from the University of Memphis. And went on to appear in 13 games as a redshirt freshman, of which he started seven. In the games, he registered 29 receptions for 298 yards (10.3-yard avg.), 31 carries for 159 yards (5.1-yard avg.), and three touchdowns. He finished among the national leaders in kickoff return average (28.1 yards). And had two returns for a touchdown and was named the American Athletic Conference’s Special Teams Player of the Year.
As a sophomore, he posted 36 receptions for 536 yards (14.0 avg.) and 30 carries for 230 yards (7.7-yard Avg.), and six touchdowns. He then led the nation with a school-record 40-yard average per kickoff return (22 for 881 yards) and four returns for touchdowns. And repeated as the American Athletic Conference’s Special Teams Player of the Year. Even though as a junior he started the backfield with Darrel Henderson, he totaled 78 carries for 552 yards (7.1-yard avg.), 39 receptions for 458 yards (11.7-yard avg.), ten touchdowns with one kickoff return for a touchdown.
In the 2018 Birmingham Bowl, he recorded 318 all-purpose yards (209 on kickoff returns) and one rushing touchdown against Wake Forest. In college football, he was considered one of the best kickoff return specialists. Tying an FBS record with seven career kick-return touchdowns, 87 kickoff returns (second in school history), 2,616 kickoff return yards (second in school history), 30.1 kick-return average (school record), and 4,680 all-purpose yards (second in school history). On January 11, 2019, he declared for the 2019 NFL Draft. Later after six days, on January 17, 2019, he was added to the 2019 North SDenior Bowl roster.
A Professional Career
He was selected in the fourth round (128th overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys.
A Career in the 2019 Season
In his NFL debut in week 1 against the New York Giants, he had 13 carries for 24 yards in the 35-17 victory. He then posted his first career 100+-yard game with 103 rushing yards on 13 carries and a touchdown. During week 3 against the Miami Dolphins as the Cowboys won 31-6. Overall in his rookie season, he finished with 86 carries for 455 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns to go along with 15 receptions for 107 receiving yards and one receiving touchdown.
A Career in the 2020 Season
During this season, he continued his role as a backup to Ezekiel Elliott to go along with some kickoff return duties in the 2020 season. In a game against the San Francisco 49ers in week 15, he recorded 132 yards from scrimmage and two rushing touchdowns during the 41-33 win. Overall in the 2020 season, he appeared in all 16 games, of which he started two. He finished the season with 101 carries for 435 rushing yards and four rushing touchdowns. To go along with 28 receptions for 193 receiving yards and one receiving touchdown.
A Career in the 2021 Season
He totaled 137 scrimmage yards in the week 2 game against the Los Angeles Chargers in the 20-17 victory. In week 5, he totaled 103 scrimmage yards in the 44-20 victory against the New York Giants.
A Career in the 2022 Season
In a game against the Los Angeles Rams in week 5, he had a 57-yard rushing touchdown. He went on and had 13 carries for 141 yards and three rushing touchdowns in week 8 against Chicago in the 49-29 win. However, he suffered a high ankle sprain and fractured fibula in the season-ending loss. during the 2022-23 NFC divisional playoff game against the San Francisco 49ers.
Tony Pollard Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 0 inches (1.83m) and a weight of 95kg (209 lbs).
Tony Pollard’s Salary and Net Worth
He has an annual average salary of $796,945 and an estimated net worth of $5 million.