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83 Sean Ballard

Career Stats

Finished his career with 94 catches for 1,499 yards with 10 touchdowns … Averaged 15.9 yards per reception during his career …

Started all 11 games in which he appeared … Ranked second on the team in receptions (29), receiving yards (487) and receiving touchdowns (three) … Ranked second in the CAA with 16.8 yards per catch … Returned seven punts and averaged 6.0 yards per return … Totaled four catches for 91 yards with two touchdowns against No. 21 Richmond … Posted six receptions for a season-high 92 yards with a score in the overtime win at Stony Brook … Hauled in a game-tying 52-yard touchdown catch with 0:25 remaining in regulation versus the Seawolves … Posted five catches for 85 yards against No. 5/4 Villanova … Recorded three catches for 79 yards, including a 52-yard reception, in the win at Hampton …  

Appeared in all 12 games and earned 10 starts … Ranked third in the CAA with 16.5 yards per catch … Ranked second on the team in receptions (36), receiving yards (593) and receiving touchdowns (3) … Averaged 49.4 receiving yards per game … Recorded six 40+ yard receptions … Posted a catch of at least 30 yards in four of the final seven games … Recorded a pair of 100-yard receiving games, coming in the wins against Penn (107) and Lafayette (105) … Registered a 52-yard catch in each of the victories, while he also posted a 41-yard reception versus Penn … Totaled three receptions for 71 yards, including a career-long 54-yard catch, in the win against No. 16/17 New Hampshire … Tallied a 41-yard touchdown catch in the win against Hampton and a 30-yard touchdown grab in the triumph at No. 15/21 Delaware … Also recorded an 8-yard touchdown catch at No. 20 Villanova …

Appeared in all 11 games and earned five starts ... Ranked second on the team in receptions (28), receiving yards (395) and receiving yards per game (35.9) ... Averaged 14.1 yards per catch ... Also rushed for 28 yards on three carries ... Finished the season well and averaged 84 receiving yards per game with three touchdowns in the final four contests ... Best performance came at Old Dominion when he totaled seven receptions for 133 yards with a touchdown ... Hauled in a 51-yard touchdown catch in the first quarter ... Posted seven receptions for 89 yards with a touchdown against Maine ... Recorded four catches for 59 yards with a touchdown in the season finale versus Richmond ... Registered his first career touchdown reception in the win at Penn ... Totaled four catches for 55 yards with two carries for 24 yards at New Hampshire ...

Appeared in two games ... Had one catch for 24 yards in the win at VMI ...

Scout team wide receiver ...

Two-year letterwinner for head coach Mike Hughes at Plano West High School ... Served as a team captain in 2009 and earned third-team all-state honors ... Also garnered first-team all-county and first-team all-district honors ... Finished his senior season with 19 touchdowns (14 rushing) and rushed for 823 yards on 101 carries ... Also totaled 29 receptions for 539 yards while recording 1,928 all-purpose yards ... Chosen as the Texas player of the week on Oct. 4, 2009 after totaling 517 all-purpose yards and six touchdowns ... Garnered offensive player of the week honors five times ... Earned first-team all-district distinction as a junior ... Lettered once in track as a sprinter ... 

Son of Jason and Barb Ballard ... Father played football at Wittenberg University (1977-80) ... Grandfather, John, played football at the University of Vermont (1946-50) ... Majoring in economics ... Member of Tribe Fellowship and the Catan Club ... Sports editor for the Colonial Echo (W&M Yearbook) ... Enjoys FIFA Soccer, sand volleyball, golf and bike riding.

Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: Plano, Texas
High School: Plano West
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