Salvon Ahmed
No. 26 – Miami Dolphins
Position:Running back
Personal information
Born: (1998-12-30) December 30, 1998 (age 23)
Kirkland, Washington
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:197 lb (89 kg)
Career information
High school:Juanita (Kirkland, Washington)
College:Washington (2017–2019)
Undrafted:2020
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 13, 2021
Rushing yards:468
Rushing average:3.6
Rushing touchdowns:3
Receptions:23
Receiving yards:178
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Salvon Ahmed (born December 30, 1998) is an American football running back for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Washington.

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split Vertical jump Broad jump
5 ft 10+78 in
(1.80 m)
197 lb
(89 kg)
29+14 in
(0.74 m)
8+34 in
(0.22 m)
4.62 s 1.61 s 2.69 s 34.5 in
(0.88 m)
10 ft 0 in
(3.05 m)
All values from NFL Combine[1][2]

San Francisco 49ers

After playing three years at Washington, Ahmed was signed by the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent on May 1, 2020,[3] but was waived on August 25.[4]

Miami Dolphins

On August 26, 2020, Ahmed was claimed off waivers by the Miami Dolphins.[5] He was waived during final roster cuts on September 5,[6] and signed to the practice squad two days later.[7] On October 9, he was promoted to the active roster.[8] In Week 9, he made his NFL debut against the Arizona Cardinals and had seven carries for 38 rushing yards.[9] He earned his first start and scored his first professional rushing touchdown in 2020 against the Los Angeles Chargers.[10] In Week 15 against the New England Patriots, Ahmed rushed for 122 yards and a touchdown during the 22–12 win.[11]

References

  1. ^ "Salvon Ahmed Combine Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved November 15, 2020.
  2. ^ "2020 Draft Scout Salvon Ahmed, Washington NFL Draft Scout College Football Profile". draftscout.com. Retrieved May 17, 2022.
  3. ^ "49ers Announce Roster Moves". 49ers.com. May 1, 2020. Retrieved October 26, 2020.
  4. ^ "49ers Sign TE Erik Swoope; Waive RB Salvon Ahmed". 49ers.com. August 25, 2020. Retrieved October 25, 2020.
  5. ^ "Dolphins Awarded Running Back Salvon Ahmed". MiamiDolphins.com. August 26, 2020. Retrieved October 25, 2020.
  6. ^ Nogle, Kevin (September 5, 2020). "2020 Dolphins roster cuts: News, rumors, instant analysis, more". ThePhinsider.com. Retrieved October 25, 2020.
  7. ^ Nogle, Kevin (September 7, 2020). "Dolphins practice squad 2020: All 17 players announced". ThePhinsider.com. Retrieved October 25, 2020.
  8. ^ Fetters, Chris (October 9, 2020). "Miami: Salvon Ahmed has been promoted to 53-man roster". 247Sports.com. Retrieved October 25, 2020.
  9. ^ "Miami Dolphins at Arizona Cardinals – November 8th, 2020". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved November 13, 2020.
  10. ^ "Los Angeles Chargers at Miami Dolphins - November 15th, 2020". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved November 18, 2020.
  11. ^ "New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins - December 20th, 2020". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved December 20, 2020.