|No. -- Free Agent|
|Date of birth:April 3, 1982|
|Place of birth: Milwaukee, Wisconsin|
|High School: Mattawan (MI)|
|Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)||Weight: 218 lb (99 kg)|
|NFL Draft: 2005 / Round: 7 / Pick: 244|
|Debuted in 2005 for the Pittsburgh Steelers|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2008|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Noah Scott Herron (born April 3, 1982) is an American football running back who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the seventh round of the 2005 NFL Draft. He played college football at Northwestern.
Noah attended high school at Mattawan High School in Mattawan, Michigan.
Noah Herron attended Northwestern University and starred in football, where he was a consensus All-Big Ten Conference second team honoree, the team Co-MVP, and Chicago Tribune Big Ten Conference Back of the Year. Overall, he finished his career with 462 carries for 2,524 yards (5.46 yards per car. avg.), and 26 touchdowns, 72 receptions for 781 yards (10.8 yards per reception) and 2 touchdowns, 16 kickoff returns for 231 yard (14.4 yards per kickoff ret. avg.), fourteen tackles, and one forced fumble.
Green Bay PackersEdit
He was signed off of the Steelers' practice squad by the Green Bay Packers. In his rookie season he rushed for 123 yards on 48 attempts for a 2.6-yard average and two touchdowns. Following the season, the Packers kept him as a third string back behind Ahman Green and Vernand Morency. In his second season, Herron rushed for 150 yards on 37 attempts for a 4.1-yard average to go with 29 receptions for 211 yards and three total touchdowns.
In the 2007 season, Herron was expected to compete with Morency and Brandon Jackson for the starting running back position. However, he was placed on Injured reserve with a sprained knee on September 2, ending his season.
Noah returned to the Packers during the 2008 training camp but was released on August 30 during final cuts.
Tampa Bay BuccaneersEdit
New York JetsEdit
Herron was signed to a future contract by the New York Jets on January 7, 2009. He was released on February 26, 2009.
In June 2008, Herron thwarted a would-be burglar by hitting him with a post he unscrewed from his bed. The injury resulted in the burglar being taken to the hospital. Herron was not injured during the break-in. A second burglary suspect was arrested at Herron's house during the incident.
- ↑ Herron Signed by Browns ESPN, March 18, 2009
- ↑ "Packers Running Back Noah Herron Foils Home Burglary". Fox News. June 4, 2008. http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,362849,00.html. Retrieved 18 March 2009.
- Cleveland Browns bio
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- Tampa Bay Buccaneers bio
- Career statistics and player information from NFL.com • ESPN • Yahoo! Sports
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