15 Luke Ward
15 - Luke Ward
Height: 6-3
Weight: 225
Year: R-Jr.
Hometown: Decaturville, Tenn.
Position: QB
gp 8
yds 246
td 1
yds/g 30.8

2017 (Sophomore): Played in six games in 2017, completing 50 of his 101 passes for 503 yards and eight touchdowns. He averaged 83.8 yards per game and five yards per attempt. His best outing of the season came at Murray State, where he completed 19 of his 39 passes for 201 yards, throwing three touchdowns.

2016 (Redshirt freshman): Played in one game, rushing the ball twice for four total yards in the Golden Eagles' finale against Murray State.

2015 (Freshman): Was on the roster, but did not see any action on the varsity squad.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played quarterback for four years for head coach Jeff Robertson at Riverside High School...also played baseball for four seasons for head coach Dusty Rhodes, winning the Class 2A state championship in 2011 and 2012.

PERSONAL: The son of Paul and Jenny Ward...full name is Lucas Gray Ward...born on June 19, 1996...father Paul played football at Murray State from 1984 to 1987.

ACADEMIC: Enrolled in interdisciplinary studies.

Recent Games
Oct 6 Southeast Missouri L, 70-38
Oct 20 at Tennessee State L, 41-14
Oct 27 at Austin Peay L, 41-10
Nov 3 Murray State W, 27-24
Nov 10 at UT Martin L, 38-13
Nov 17 Eastern Kentucky L, 37-6
Statistics category Overall Conf
Completions 19 13
Attempts 53 34
Completion % 35.8% 38.2%
Yards 246 167
Yards per game 30.8 33.4
Yards per attempt 4.6 4.9
Touchdowns 1 1
Interceptions 0 0
Sacks 3 1
Yards lost 10 1
Pass Efficiency 81.1 89.2
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Aug 30 at Chattanooga L, 34-10 2 6 33.3% 60 10.0 0 0 0 0
Sep 6 #7 Kennesaw State L, 49-10 1 3 33.3% 5 1.7 0 0 1 2
Sep 13 at Utah State L, 73-12 3 10 30.0% 14 1.4 0 0 1 7
Sep 22 at #9 Jacksonville State L, 48-20 2 3 66.7% 54 18.0 1 0 0 0
Sep 29 Eastern Illinois L, 52-38 1 1 100.0% 15 15.0 0 0 0 0
Oct 6 Southeast Missouri L, 70-38 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Tennessee State L, 41-14 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Austin Peay L, 41-10 3 10 30.0% 34 3.4 0 0 0 0
Nov 3 Murray State W, 27-24 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at UT Martin L, 38-13 6 13 46.2% 58 4.5 0 0 1 1
Nov 17 Eastern Kentucky L, 37-6 1 7 14.3% 6 0.9 0 0 0 0
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Aug 30 at Chattanooga L, 34-10 1 1 1.0 1 0 - -
Sep 6 #7 Kennesaw State L, 49-10 6 18 3.0 8 0 - -
Sep 13 at Utah State L, 73-12 9 52 5.8 20 0 1 1
Sep 22 at #9 Jacksonville State L, 48-20 - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Eastern Illinois L, 52-38 2 11 5.5 9 0 - -
Oct 6 Southeast Missouri L, 70-38 - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Tennessee State L, 41-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Austin Peay L, 41-10 7 65 9.3 16 0 - -
Nov 3 Murray State W, 27-24 - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at UT Martin L, 38-13 6 8 1.3 6 0 - -
Nov 17 Eastern Kentucky L, 37-6 3 4 1.3 2 0 - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Aug 30 at Chattanooga L, 34-10 - - - - - - -
Sep 6 #7 Kennesaw State L, 49-10 - - - - - - -
Sep 13 at Utah State L, 73-12 - - - - - 1 1
Sep 22 at #9 Jacksonville State L, 48-20 - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Eastern Illinois L, 52-38 - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Southeast Missouri L, 70-38 - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Tennessee State L, 41-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Austin Peay L, 41-10 - - - - - - -
Nov 3 Murray State W, 27-24 - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at UT Martin L, 38-13 - - - - - - -
Nov 17 Eastern Kentucky L, 37-6 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Aug 30 at Chattanooga L, 34-10 - - - - - 0
Sep 6 #7 Kennesaw State L, 49-10 - - - - - 0
Sep 13 at Utah State L, 73-12 - - - - - 0
Sep 22 at #9 Jacksonville State L, 48-20 - - - - - 0
Sep 29 Eastern Illinois L, 52-38 - - - - - 0
Oct 6 Southeast Missouri L, 70-38 - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Tennessee State L, 41-14 - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Austin Peay L, 41-10 - - - - - 0
Nov 3 Murray State W, 27-24 - - - - - -
Nov 10 at UT Martin L, 38-13 - - - - - 0
Nov 17 Eastern Kentucky L, 37-6 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Aug 30 at Chattanooga L, 34-10 - - - - - - - -
Sep 6 #7 Kennesaw State L, 49-10 - - - - - - - -
Sep 13 at Utah State L, 73-12 - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at #9 Jacksonville State L, 48-20 - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Eastern Illinois L, 52-38 - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Southeast Missouri L, 70-38 - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Tennessee State L, 41-14 - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Austin Peay L, 41-10 - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 Murray State W, 27-24 - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at UT Martin L, 38-13 - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 Eastern Kentucky L, 37-6 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Aug 30 at Chattanooga L, 34-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 6 #7 Kennesaw State L, 49-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 13 at Utah State L, 73-12 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at #9 Jacksonville State L, 48-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Eastern Illinois L, 52-38 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Southeast Missouri L, 70-38 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Tennessee State L, 41-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Austin Peay L, 41-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 Murray State W, 27-24 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at UT Martin L, 38-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 Eastern Kentucky L, 37-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Aug 30 at Chattanooga L, 34-10 1 1 - - - 1
Sep 6 #7 Kennesaw State L, 49-10 1 18 - - - 18
Sep 13 at Utah State L, 73-12 1 52 - - - 52
Sep 22 at #9 Jacksonville State L, 48-20 1 - - - - 0
Sep 29 Eastern Illinois L, 52-38 1 11 - - - 11
Oct 6 Southeast Missouri L, 70-38 - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Tennessee State L, 41-14 - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Austin Peay L, 41-10 1 65 - - - 65
Nov 3 Murray State W, 27-24 - - - - - -
Nov 10 at UT Martin L, 38-13 1 8 - - - 8
Nov 17 Eastern Kentucky L, 37-6 1 4 - - - 4
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Aug 30 at Chattanooga L, 34-10 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 6 #7 Kennesaw State L, 49-10 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 13 at Utah State L, 73-12 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 22 at #9 Jacksonville State L, 48-20 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 29 Eastern Illinois L, 52-38 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 6 Southeast Missouri L, 70-38 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Tennessee State L, 41-14 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Austin Peay L, 41-10 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 3 Murray State W, 27-24 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at UT Martin L, 38-13 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 17 Eastern Kentucky L, 37-6 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Aug 30 at Chattanooga L, 34-10 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 6 #7 Kennesaw State L, 49-10 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 13 at Utah State L, 73-12 1 0 1.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at #9 Jacksonville State L, 48-20 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Eastern Illinois L, 52-38 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Southeast Missouri L, 70-38 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 at Tennessee State L, 41-14 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Austin Peay L, 41-10 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 Murray State W, 27-24 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at UT Martin L, 38-13 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 17 Eastern Kentucky L, 37-6 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2015-16 - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2016-17 1 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2017-18 6 50 101 49.5% 503 83.8 5.0 5 2 32 103.7
2018-19 8 19 53 35.8% 246 30.8 4.6 1 0 44 81.1
2019-20 2 8 11 72.7% 87 43.5 7.9 3 0 30 229.2
Total 17 77 165 46.7% 836 49.2 5.1 9 2 44 104.8
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2015-16 - - - - - - - - -
2016-17 1 2 4 4.0 2.0 0 5 - -
2017-18 6 30 89 14.8 3.0 0 41 2 2
2018-19 8 34 159 19.9 4.7 0 20 1 1
2019-20 2 1 3 1.5 3.0 0 3 - -
Total 17 67 255 15.0 3.8 0 41 3 3
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2015-16 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 1 - - - - - - -
2017-18 6 1 0.2 -2 -0.3 -2.0 0 0
2018-19 8 - - - - - - -
2019-20 2 - - - - - - -
Total 17 1 0.1 -2 -0.1 -2.0 0 0
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2015-16 - - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 1 - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 6 - - - - - - - 0
2018-19 8 - - - - - - - 0
2019-20 2 - - - - - - - 0
Total 17 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2015-16 - - - - - - - - -
2016-17 1 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 6 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 8 - - - - - - - -
2019-20 2 - - - - - - - -
Total 17 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2015-16 - - - - - - - - - -
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - -
2018-19 - - - - - - - - - -
2019-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2015-16 - - - - - 0 -
2016-17 1 4 - - - 4 4.0
2017-18 6 89 -2 - - 87 14.5
2018-19 8 159 - - - 159 19.9
2019-20 2 3 - - - 3 1.5
Total 17 255 -2 - - 253 14.9
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2015-16 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 0 0.0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0
2018-19 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
2019-20 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
Total 0 0.0 0 0 - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2015-16 - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 1 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 6 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 8 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2019-20 2 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Total 17 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 8 19 53 35.8% 246 30.8 4.6 1 0 44 81.1
Conference 5 13 34 38.2% 167 33.4 4.9 1 0 33 89.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 3 3 11 27.3% 26 8.7 2.4 0 0 15 47.1
Away 5 16 42 38.1% 220 44.0 5.2 1 0 44 90.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 8 19 53 35.8% 246 30.8 4.6 1 0 44 81.1
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August 1 2 6 33.3% 60 60.0 10.0 0 0 44 117.3
September 4 7 17 41.2% 88 22.0 5.2 1 0 33 104.1
October 1 3 10 30.0% 34 34.0 3.4 0 0 13 58.6
November 2 7 20 35.0% 64 32.0 3.2 0 0 22 61.9
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 8 34 159 19.9 4.7 0 20 1 1
Conference 5 18 88 17.6 4.9 0 16 - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 3 11 33 11.0 3.0 0 9 - -
Away 5 23 126 25.2 5.5 0 20 1 1
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - -
Losses 8 34 159 19.9 4.7 0 20 1 1
-
August 1 1 1 1.0 1.0 0 1 - -
September 4 17 81 20.3 4.8 0 20 1 1
October 1 7 65 65.0 9.3 0 16 - -
November 2 9 12 6.0 1.3 0 6 - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 8 - - - - - - -
Conference 5 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 3 - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - -
Losses 8 - - - - - - -
-
August 1 - - - - - - -
September 4 - - - - - - -
October 1 - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 8 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 5 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 3 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins - - - - - - - - 0
Losses 8 - - - - - - - 0
-
August 1 - - - - - - - 0
September 4 - - - - - - - 0
October 1 - - - - - - - 0
November 2 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 8 - - - - - - - -
Conference 5 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 3 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - -
Losses 8 - - - - - - - -
-
August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 1 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
August - - - - - - - - - -
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 8 159 - - - 159 19.9
Conference 5 88 - - - 88 17.6
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 3 33 - - - 33 11.0
Away 5 126 - - - 126 25.2
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins - - - - - 0 -
Losses 8 159 - - - 159 19.9
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August 1 1 - - - 1 1.0
September 4 81 - - - 81 20.3
October 1 65 - - - 65 65.0
November 2 12 - - - 12 6.0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
Conference 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
Away 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
Losses 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
-
August 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
September 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
October 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
November 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 8 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 1 0 1.0 .2 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 8 1 0 1.0 .1 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
August 1 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
September 4 1 0 1.0 .3 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 1 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -