2018: Played in 10 games, starting six at defensive end ... Had a career-best 41 tackles, while finishing second on the team with 3.5 sacks and nine tackles for loss ... Had five tackles and a tackle for loss against FIU ... Recorded five tackles and a tackle for loss in the win over No. 13 Virginia Tech ... Tied his career-high with seven tackles and a sack against Middle Tennessee ... Notched five tackles, two tackles for loss and a sack on the final play of the game in the comeback win over North Texas.
2017: Appeared in all 12 games, starting two games at defensive end ... Made 37 tackles, 10.0 tackles for loss and three sacks ... Finished second on the squad in tackles for loss ... Had four tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss in the win at UMass ... Had three tackles and a sack at No. 13 Virginia Tech ... Notched a season-best six tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss in the finale at Middle Tennessee.
2016: Played in all 13 games at defensive end ... Had 25 tackles, five sacks and 6.5 tackles for loss ... Tied his career-high with seven tackles and a sack in the win at Charlotte.
2015: Played in all 12 games as a true freshman making two starts at defensive end ... Finished the year with 23 tackles, 5.0 tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks ... Finished second on the team with seven QB hurries and had three pass breakups ... In his first career game had three tackles and the game-clinching interception at Eastern Michigan ... Notched a season best seven tackles against Appalachian State ... Started his first career game at Marshall, recording two tackles ... Had a sack in the win over Charlotte ... Totaled four tackles and a sack in the win over UTEP.
High School: Ward had 75 tackles, 12 sacks and two forced fumbles his senior season at High Point Central … He had a season high 13 tackles and two sacks against Northwest Guilford as well as nine tackles and three sacks in a win at Grimsley … MaxPreps.com Player of the Game eight times as a senior.
Personal: Son of Tim Ward Sr. and Kim Taylor ... Majoring in business marketing.
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