Austin Ekeler

Running Back

#30

Experience: 5 years

Height: 5-10

Age: 26

Weight: 200 lbs

College: Western State Colorado

2021 SEASON

  • CAR
    15
  • YDS
    57
  • AVG
    3.8
  • TDS
    1
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Preseason

WK Game Date OPP RESULT ATT YDS AVG LNG TD REC YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
3 08/29/2021 @Seahawks L 0 - 27
2 08/22/2021 49ers L 10 - 15
1 08/15/2021 @Rams W 13 - 6

Regular Season

WK Game Date OPP RESULT ATT YDS AVG LNG TD REC YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
1 09/12/2021 @Football Team W 20 - 16 15 57 3.8 14 1

Biography

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Registered six receiving touchdowns over his first two seasons, making him the first undrafted RB with five-plus receiving scores in the first two years of his career since 1966 (RB Dan Reeves).
  • Was the first Chargers undrafted rookie RB to post three touchdown catches in a season, while tying RB Don Woods (1974) and RB James Brooks (1981) for the team record by a rookie RB.
  • Became the first RB to post two touchdown catches of 20-plus yards in a single game since Jamaal Charles (Dec. 15, 2013), doing so as a rookie in Week 10 at Jacksonville.
  • Took the first handoff of his career for a 35-yard score in Week 4 of the 2017 season vs. Philadelphia.
  • Made the 53-man roster as an undrafted free agent in 2017, finishing his rookie campaign with five scrimmage touchdowns while playing in all 16 games.
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