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Channing Ward

Channing  Ward

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Aberdeen, Miss.

High School:
Aberdeen

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 279

Position:
DE

Experience:
3L

05/05/2016

Seven Former Rebels Sign NFL Deals

More Ole Miss Players Chase Pro Dreams after Five Draft Picks Last Week

03/25/2016

NFL Eyes Turn Toward Monday’s Ole Miss Pro Day

Both SEC Network and NFL Network Televising Workouts

11/08/2014

Ole Miss Shuts Out Presbyterian, Cruises to Victory

Rebels Accumulate 402 Yards on the Ground in 48-0 Win

11/08/2014

Postgame Notes: Ole Miss vs. Presbyterian

10/04/2014

Euphoria: Ole Miss Tops No. 1 Alabama 23-17

Rebels Notch Win Over Top-Ranked Team for First Time in Program History

CAREER: Played in all 52 of the Rebels’ games during his four-year career.

2015: Played in every game with four starts at DE, while also serving as a standout on special teams ... Finished the season with 35 tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss, 3.0 sacks and three passes defended, all career highs ... Helped Ole Miss rank top three among SEC teams in tackles for loss (8.1/game - 7th in NCAA), interceptions (15 - t23rd in NCAA) and takeaways (23 - t38th in NCAA) ... Earned fourth letter ... vs. UT Martin (9/5/15): Made his first career start (DE) and posted four stops (three solo) and a QB hurry ... vs. Fresno State (9/12/15): Tallied six tackles (one solo), including a TFL ... at #2 Alabama (9/19/15): Made two solo tackles, including a TFL, and posted a QB hurry ... vs. Vanderbilt (9/26/15): Posted one tackle and a QB hurry ... at #23 Florida (10/3/15): Made one solo tackle ... vs. New Mexico State (10/10/15): Posted two tackles (one solo) with a pass breakup and a QB hurry ... at #22 Memphis (10/17/15): Made one solo stop and batted down a pass ... vs. #15 Texas A&M (10/24/15): Made one tackle ... at Auburn (10/31/15): Made one tackle ... vs. Arkansas (11/7/15): Tied a career high with six tackles (career-high five solo), including a career-high 2.0 TFLs and 1.0 sack, in start ... vs. #15 LSU (11/21/15): Made four tackles (two solo) with a sack and a forced fumble ... at #21 Mississippi State (11/28/15): Tallied four tackles (three solo) with a sack in start ... Sugar Bowl vs. #16 Oklahoma State (1/1/16): Made two tackles with 0.5 TFL and a pass breakup in start ...

Spring 2015: Had four tackles, including a game-high two sacks, in the Grove Bowl.

2014: Played in every game as a backup defensive end and on special teams ... Tied for second in the SEC and 24th in the nation with three forced fumbles ... Third on team with 2.5 sacks ... Totaled 30 tackles and 3.0 TFLs for the season ... Helped Ole Miss lead the nation in scoring defense (16.0 ppg) and lead the SEC in tackles for loss (7.6/game) ... Earned third letter ... vs. Boise State (8/28/14): Made five tackles (career-high four solo) and forced a fumble ... at Vanderbilt (9/6/14): Posted two stops (one solo) ... vs. UL-Lafayette (9/13/14): Recorded two tackles (one solo) ... vs. Memphis (9/27/14): Assisted on a tackle ... vs. #1 Alabama (10/4/14): His fourth-quarter forced fumble on a kickoff was a key play in the Rebels’ comeback win over the nation’s top-ranked team ... He also posted two tackles ... at #14 Texas A&M (10/11/14): Recorded five tackles ... vs. Tennessee (10/18/14): Had two tackles (one solo), 0.5 sack and a QB hurry ... at #23 LSU (10/25/14): Made one tackle ... vs. #3 Auburn (11/1/14): Assisted on a tackle ... vs. Presbyterian (11/8/14): Tallied two tackles, 1.5 TFLs, a sack and a forced fumble ... at Arkansas (11/22/14): Posted three solo stops, a sack and a QB hurry ... vs. #4 Mississippi State (11/29/14): Posted three tackles (two solo) and a QB hurry ... Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl vs. #6 TCU (12/31/14): Assisted on a tackle ... Moved back to defense in the fall after a stint at tight end this spring.

2013: Played in every game at defensive end and on special teams ... Tied for seventh in SEC with two forced fumbles ... Tallied 24 tackles (13 solo), 2.0 TFLs, 1.0 sack and a team-high seven QB hurries on the year ... Earned second letter ... at Vanderbilt (8/29/13): Made a solo tackle in which he forced the Commodore kick returner to fumble ... vs. Southeast Missouri (9/7/13): Made two tackles, including his first career sack, and recorded a QB hurry ... at Texas (9/14/13): Posted a QB hurry ... at #1 Alabama (9/28/13) ... Posted three stops (two solo), including 0.5 TFL, and forced a fumble ... vs. #9 Texas A&M (10/12/13): Registered four tackles (three solo) ... vs. #6 LSU (10/19/13): Made two tackles (one solo) ... vs. Idaho (10/26/13): Posted four stops (two solo) and recorded a career-best four QB hurries ... vs. Arkansas (11/9/13): Logged a career-high six tackles with 0.5 TFL and a QB hurry ... vs. #8 Missouri (11/23/13): Made one tackle ... Music City Bowl vs. Georgia Tech (12/30/13): Made one solo stop.

2012: Played in every game at DE and on special teams ... Recorded 21 tackles with 1.5 TFLs ... Helped Ole Miss lead all SEC teams and rank fourth in the nation in TFLs (7.9/game) and rank second in the SEC and 11th nationally in sacks (2.9/game) ... Earned first letter ... vs. Central Arkansas (9/1): Made his college debut and posted one solo stop ... vs. UTEP (9/8): Assisted on a TFL ... vs. #12 Texas (9/15): Made three tackles (one solo), including half a tackle for loss ... at #1 Alabama (9/29): Made two stops (one solo) ... vs. Auburn (10/13): Posted two stops (one solo) ... at Arkansas (10/27): Assisted on a tackle ... at #6 Georgia (11/3): Recorded three tackles (one solo) ... at #7 LSU (11/17): Posted four tackles (one solo) including 0.5 TFL for one yard ... BBVA Compass Bowl vs. Pitt (1/5): Season-high four tackles (three solo) ... Member of the 2012 signing class.

HIGH SCHOOL: An Under Armour All-America selection ... Listed No. 2 on The Clarion-Ledger’s Top 10 Most Wanted list ... Earned first team All-State honors from The Clarion-Ledger his junior and senior seasons ... Also named to the publication’s Dandy Dozen list and ranked the No. 2 player on the paper’s Top Ten Most Wanted List ... Rated the No. 48 player and No. 5 DE in the nation and No. 2 in Mississippi by ESPN.com ... A SuperPrep All-America selection and rated the No. 1 player in the state ... Earned first team Class 3A All-State honors from the Mississippi Association of Coaches as a junior and senior and was named Defensive Player of the Year as a junior ... Listed No. 20 on the Mobile Press-Register Super Southeast 120 ... Member of the Rivals100 and rated the No. 51 player in the nation by Rivals.com ... Rated the No. 1 player in Mississippi and the No. 4 DE in the nation by Rivals.com ... Listed as the No. 48 player in the nation by PrepStar and No. 1 in Mississippi ... Rated the No. 6 DE in the nation by PrepStar ... Rated a 5-star player and the No. 8 DE in the nation by Scout.com ... Played in the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Game as a senior ... Recorded 116 tackles and 16 QB sacks his senior year ... Posted 119 tackles and 13 sacks as a junior ... Posted 2.0 sacks and 3.5 TFLs in the Under Armour All-America Game ... Led team to 3A state runner-up finishes his sophomore and junior seasons ... Coached in high school by Chris Duncan.

PERSONAL: Son of Cora Ward and Bob Evans ... Full name is Channing Jevante Ward ... Born: Sept. 17, 1992 ... Criminal justice major.

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