Austin Ekeler

Running Back

#30

Experience: 5 years

Height: 5-10

Age: 26

Weight: 200 lbs

College: Western State Colorado

2021 SEASON

  • CAR
    67
  • YDS
    349
  • AVG
    5.2
  • TDS
    4
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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
5 10/10/2021 Browns W 47 - 42 17 66 3.9 9 2 5 53 10.6 19 1 2 1
4 10/05/2021 Raiders W 28 - 14 15 117 7.8 20 1 3 28 9.3 14 1
3 09/26/2021 @Chiefs W 30 - 24 11 55 5 11 0 6 52 8.7 16 1
2 09/19/2021 Cowboys L 17 - 20 9 54 6 20 0 9 61 6.8 20 0
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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