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Hines Ward

Hines Ward
Hines Ward during the 2006 NFL season.
CaptionHines Ward during the 2006 NFL season.
CurrentteamPittsburgh Steelers
Currentnumber86
CurrentpositionWide receiver
Birth DateMarch 08, 1976(age 40)
Birth PlaceSeoul, South Korea
Heightft6
Heightin0
Weight205
Debutyear1998
DebutteamPittsburgh Steelers
Highlights * 4× Pro Bowl selection (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004) * 3× 2nd Team All-Pro selection (2002, 2003, 2004) * 2× Super Bowl Champion (XL, XLIII) * Super Bowl MVP (XL) * 3× Steelers MVP (2002, 2003, 2005) * 3× AFC Champion (2005, 2008, 2010) * Steelers Career Records for Receptions, Receiving Yards, & Receiving TDs * Dancing with the Stars (U.S. Season 12) Champion
CollegeGeorgia
Draftyear1998
Draftround3
Draftpick92
Pastteams * Pittsburgh Steelers (1998 present)
Statweek4
Statseason2011
Statlabel1Receptions
Statvalue1967
Statlabel2Receiving Yards
Statvalue211,838
Statlabel3Receiving TDs
Statvalue383
NflWAR179227

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Hines E. Ward, Jr. (born March 8, 1976) is an American football player who currently plays the wide receiver position for the NFL's Pittsburgh Steelers, where he is the longest-tenured current player on the team. He was voted MVP of Super Bowl XL. He played college football at the University of Georgia. Born in Seoul, South Korea to a Korean mother and an African American father, Ward grew up in the Atlanta area. He has become an advocate for the social acceptance of foreigners in Korea, especially mixed-race youth.


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