Jonathan Woodard
Saskatchewan Roughriders
Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1993-09-19) September 19, 1993 (age 28)
Brentwood, Tennessee
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:271 lb (123 kg)
Career information
High school:Brentwood (TN) Ravenwood
College:Central Arkansas
NFL Draft:2016 / Round: 7 / Pick: 226
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
CFL status:American
Career NFL statistics
Total tackles:10
Sacks:1.0
Forced fumbles:0
Fumble recoveries:0
Player stats at NFL.com

Jonathan Woodard (born September 19, 1993) is an American football defensive end for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the seventh round of the 2016 NFL Draft. He played college football at Central Arkansas.

Professional career

Jacksonville Jaguars

Woodard was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the seventh round (226th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft.[1] On May 23, 2016, he suffered a torn Achilles tendon during team workouts. He underwent surgery the same day, and missed his entire rookie season.[2] On September 2, 2017, Woodard was waived by the Jaguars.[3]

Atlanta Falcons

On October 11, 2017, Woodard was signed to the Atlanta Falcons' practice squad.[4] He was released by the team on October 24, 2017.[5]

Miami Dolphins

On December 5, 2017, Woodard was signed to the Miami Dolphins' practice squad. He signed a reserve/future contract with the Dolphins on January 1, 2018.[6]

On September 1, 2018, Woodard was waived by the Dolphins and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[7][8] He was promoted to the active roster on September 26, 2018.[9]

On August 11, 2019, Woodard was waived/injured by the Dolphins and placed on injured reserve.[10] He was waived from injured reserve on December 24, 2019.[11]

Buffalo Bills

On January 1, 2020, Woodard was signed to the Buffalo Bills practice squad. He signed a reserve/future contract with the Bills on January 6, 2020.[12] He was waived on August 5, 2020.[13]

Saskatchewan Roughriders

Woodard signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the CFL on May 20, 2021.[14]

References

  1. ^ Oehser, John (April 30, 2016). "Pick No. 226: Jaguars select DE Jonathan Woodard". Jaguars.com. Archived from the original on September 2, 2017. Retrieved May 26, 2017.
  2. ^ Hagemann, Andie. "Jaguars rookie DE Jonathan Woodard tears Achilles". NFL.com. Retrieved May 24, 2016.
  3. ^ Oehser, John (September 2, 2017). "Jaguars reduce active roster to 53 players". Jaguars.com. Archived from the original on September 5, 2017.
  4. ^ McFadden, Will (October 11, 2017). "Falcons sign DE Jonathan Woodard to practice squad, place TE Perkins on practice squad injured". AtlantaFalcons.com. Archived from the original on October 12, 2017.
  5. ^ Conway, Kelsey (October 24, 2017). "Falcons sign linebacker Sean Weatherspoon, waive defensive lineman Joe Vellano". AtlantaFalcons.com. Archived from the original on January 31, 2018.
  6. ^ "Dolphins Sign 8 To Futures Contracts". MiamiDolphins.com. January 1, 2018. Archived from the original on January 4, 2018.
  7. ^ "Miami Dolphins Make Roster Moves". MiamiDolphins.com. September 1, 2018.
  8. ^ "Miami Dolphins Sign 10 To Practice Squad". MiamiDolphins.com. September 2, 2018.
  9. ^ "Dolphins Sign Martrell Spaight, Promote Jonathan Woodard". MiamiDolphins.com. September 26, 2018.
  10. ^ "Dolphins Sign Terrance Smith, Waived/Injured Jonathan Woodard". MiamiDolphins.com. August 11, 2019.
  11. ^ "Jonathan Woodard: Let go by Miami". CBSSports.com. December 24, 2019. Retrieved December 25, 2019.
  12. ^ Brown, Chris (January 6, 2020). "Bills sign 10 reserve/future free agents". BuffaloBills.com.
  13. ^ Glab, Maddy (August 5, 2020). "S Siran Neal, CB Ike Brown activated off Reserve/COVID list". BuffaloBills.com. Retrieved August 10, 2020.
  14. ^ "Riders sign defensive lineman Jonathan Woodard". Riderville.com. May 20, 2021. Retrieved May 21, 2021.