Whether you watch his old footage on satellite channels from http://www.direct.tv or catch reruns of his games on network TV, you’ve got to admire the man, the myth, and the legend that is Hines Ward. Besides his recent stint on Dancing With the Stars, here are a few of the notable facts you need to know about the pride of Georgia…
Though Hines Ward won the Heisman Trophy for the University of Georgia he was drafted 98 overall by the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Hines had absolutely no touchdowns his rookie season.
Hines played the position of Quarterback for his high-school team and had over 1500 yards through his high school years.
Hines’ descent is a mixture of African American and Korean.
When he was a rookie with the Steelers, Ward was tasked with returning kicks.
Hines stayed in state for school and attended college at the University of Georgia becoming one of the school’s most famous football players.
Bet you didn’t know all those fun facts about Hines Ward! Keep an eye out for Ward’s dancing prowess on ABC this season.