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D.J. Ward
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D.J. Ward 1600441
Position: Defensive End
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 256
Year: Redshirt Freshman
Hometown: Moore, Okla.
High School: Southmoore HS
Season GP-GS UT AT Total TFL Sacks INT FF FR PBU
2014 6-0 3 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 1
2015 13-0 10 4 14 1.0-5 1.0-5 0 0 1-8 0
2016 10-3 12 11 23 1.0-4 1.0-4 0 0 0 0
Career 29-3 25 17 42 2.0-9 2.0-9 0 0 1-8 1

2015
Played in all 13 games ... set career high with four tackles in Orange Bowl against Clemson (12/31) ... had one stop at Oklahoma State (11/28) ... made one tackle against TCU (11/21) ... recorded two tackles at Baylor (11/14) ... recorded one tackle against Iowa State (11/7) ... made first sack of career at Kansas State (10/17) ... recovered first fumble of career and had two tackles against West Virginia (10/3) ... tallied two tackles against Akron (9/5).

2014
Played in six of 13 games, including appearances in first three contests of season ... saw playing time against Kansas (11/22) and Baylor (11/8) ... matched career high with two tackles and added a pass breakup at Iowa State (11/1) ... set career high with two tackles against Tennessee (9/13) ... made one tackle in Sooners debut against Louisiana Tech (8/30).

2013
Redshirt season.

High School
Four-star recruit by Rivals, ESPN, Scout, PrepStar and 247Sports ... ranked in ESPNU Top 150 ... 2013 U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... sat out senior season due to transfer restrictions ... posted 75 tackles, 11 sacks, nine forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries as a junior ... No. 1 player in Oklahoma by ESPN and Rivals and No. 2 by 247Sports ... No. 11 defensive end in country by Scout, No. 12 by ESPN and No. 13 by 247Sports ... also offered by Arizona, Auburn, Kansas State, Oklahoma State, Tennessee, Texas Tech and Texas A&M.

Personal
Son of Demetrius Ward, Sr. ... majoring in Arts & Sciences Planned Program.

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