2003: Played in the season's first game ... Due to an injury that ended his season, Ward applied for a medical hardship.
High School: Won the Class A Mr. Football Award after leading Collinwood to an 11-1 mark in 2002 ... Was a four-year starter at quarterback and linebacker for coach Michael Statom ... A three-time All-State selection and a two-time Class A Mr. Football finalist ... Posted a perfect 35-0 regular season mark during his career and was 40-4 overall as the program's starting signal-caller ... Accounted for 106 offensive touchdowns, 150 total scores, and 9,336 yards of total offense during his prep career ... Owns the school's career all-time record in rushing, passing, touchdowns scored, completion percentage, and yards per carry ... As a senior, he completed 98 of 158 passes for 1,782 yards and 16 touchdowns while rushing for an additional 1,000 yards and 17 scores ... He also tallied 124 tackles as a linebacker ... Earned Associated Press All-State honorable mention honors ... During his sophomore season, Ward rushed for 300 yards and five touchdowns while passing for 250 yards and two scores in a win over Davidson Academy ... Lettered in football, basketball, and baseball.
Personal: Parents: Jackie and Tonya Ward ... Born: 1/19/85.