Jonathan Woodard
No. 76     
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1993-09-19) September 19, 1993 (age 26)
Place of birth: Brentwood, Tennessee
Career information
College: Central Arkansas
NFL Draft: 2016 / Round: 7 / Pick: 226
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Jacksonville Jaguars ( 2016)
Roster status: Injured reserve
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 8, 2018
Total tackles     9
Sacks     1.0
Forced fumbles     0
Fumble recoveries     0

Jonathan Woodard (born September 19, 1993) is an American football defensive end for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the seventh round of the 2016 NFL Draft. He played college football at Central Arkansas.

Professional careerEdit

Jacksonville JaguarsEdit

Woodard was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the seventh round (226th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft.[1] On May 23, 2016, he suffered a torn Achilles tendon during team workouts. He underwent surgery the same day, and missed his entire rookie season.[2] On September 2, 2017, Woodard was waived by the Jaguars.[3]

Atlanta FalconsEdit

On October 11, 2017, Woodard was signed to the Atlanta Falcons' practice squad.[4] He was released by the team on October 24, 2017.[5]

Miami DolphinsEdit

On December 5, 2017, Woodard was signed to the Miami Dolphins' practice squad. He signed a reserve/future contract with the Dolphins on January 1, 2018.[6]

On September 1, 2018, Woodard was waived by the Dolphins and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[7][8] He was promoted to the active roster on September 26, 2018.[9]

On August 11, 2019, Woodard was waived/injured by the Dolphins and placed on injured reserve.[10]


  1. Oehser, John (April 30, 2016). "Pick No. 226: Jaguars select DE Jonathan Woodard". Retrieved May 26, 2017.
  2. Hagemann, Andie. "Jaguars rookie DE Jonathan Woodard tears Achilles". Retrieved May 24, 2016.
  3. Oehser, John (September 2, 2017). "Jaguars reduce active roster to 53 players". Archived from the original on September 5, 2017.
  4. McFadden, Will (October 11, 2017). "Falcons sign DE Jonathan Woodard to practice squad, place TE Perkins on practice squad injured".
  5. Conway, Kelsey (October 24, 2017). "Falcons sign linebacker Sean Weatherspoon, waive defensive lineman Joe Vellano".
  6. "Dolphins Sign 8 To Futures Contracts". January 1, 2018.
  7. "Miami Dolphins Make Roster Moves". September 1, 2018.
  8. "Miami Dolphins Sign 10 To Practice Squad". September 2, 2018.
  9. "Dolphins Sign Martrell Spaight, Promote Jonathan Woodard". September 26, 2018.
  10. "Dolphins Sign Terrance Smith, Waived/Injured Jonathan Woodard". August 11, 2019.

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