Tony Pollard is a professional American football player. Since 2019, he has been playing for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League. Prior to the NFL, he played collegiate football for the University of Memphis.
Player Profile and High School Career
Tony Randall Pollard was born on April 30, 1997, in Memphis, Tennessee. The running back stands 183 cm tall and his weight was last listed at 96 kg.
He attended the Melrose High School in his hometown of Memphis. Pollard played both wide receiver and cornerback. As a senior, he accepted the scholarship offer from the University of Memphis where he redshirted his first year. He stayed with the university from 2016 to 2018.
College and Professional Career
While he was in college, he was considered one of the best kickoff return specialists. He declared for the NFL in 2019 and joined the 2019 NFL Draft.
He was drafted into the NFL by the Dallas Cowboys. His rookie season ended with a total of 455 rushing yards. In 2020, he was a backup to Ezekiel Elliott. For the 2021 and 2022 seasons, he continues to play for the Cowboys.
- 2017 - Consensus All-American
- 2016, 2017 - All-AAC
- 2016, 2017 - AAC Special TeamsPlayer of the Year