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Position:  Running Back
Height  1.80 m
College:  Notre Dame
Weight  98 kg
Undrafted:  2013
Name  Cierre Wood

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Date of birth:  (1991-02-21) February 21, 1991 (age 24)
Place of birth:  Bloomington, California
High school:  Oxnard (CA) Santa Clara
Role  American football running back
Current team  Buffalo Bills (#41 / Running back)
Similar People  Theo Riddick, Tommy Rees, Jonas Gray, Karlos Williams

Education  University of Notre Dame

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Cierre Marcelle Wood (born February 21, 1991) is a Canadian football running back for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played college football at Notre Dame. He has also been a member of the Houston Texans, the New England Patriots, and the Buffalo Bills.


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High school career

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Wood attended Santa Clara High School in Oxnard, California. He rushed for 1,632 yards and 20 TDs and caught eight passes for 182 yards and four TDs as a senior. During his junior year, he had 2,612 yards rushing with 34 TDs. Wood was a USA Today All-American in 2008. He was also selected to play in the 2009 U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio, Texas.

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Considered a four-star recruit by, Wood was listed as the No. 8 running back in the nation. He chose to attend Notre Dame over USC, UCLA, and California.

College career

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After redshirting in the 2009 season, Wood emerged on the depth chart as the No. 2 running back in 2010. He was used sparingly over the first few games, but after an injury to starter Armando Allen, he started the final six games where he recorded 603 yards on 119 carries and three touchdowns, and 20 receptions for 170 yards and 2 TD's. In his junior year, he took over the starting role. He recorded 1,102 yards on 217 carries (5.1 AVG) and 9 TD's, and 27 receptions for 187 yards. In 2012, Wood had been suspended for the opening two games, against Navy and Purdue, for violating team rules. In the final 11 games, he rushed for 742 yards on 114 carries (6.5 avg) and four touchdowns after splitting carries with classmate Theo Riddick.

2013 NFL Draft

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In January 2013, Wood decided to forgo his final year of eligibility, entering the 2013 NFL Draft. He went undrafted and was signed as a free agent with the Houston Texans hours after the draft.

Houston Texans

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The Texans released Wood, along with two others players, on October 21 for unspecified violations of team rules prior to a game in Kansas City.

New England Patriots

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The New England Patriots signed Wood to their practice squad on November 5, 2013. He was released on December 26, 2013.

Baltimore Ravens

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He was signed by the Ravens to a reserve-future deal on January 15, 2014. The Ravens released Wood on August 25, 2014.

Seattle Seahawks

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He was signed by the Seahawks to the practice squad on November 12, 2014.

Buffalo Bills

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The Buffalo Bills signed Wood to their roster on August 19, 2015. On September 4, 2015, he was released by the Bills. On September 6, 2015, the Bills signed Wood to their practice squad. Wood was promoted to the Bills active roster on Friday October 2. However, in Week 5, Wood tore his ACL, ending his season.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Wood signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on March 9, 2017.

Montreal Alouettes

On May 1, 2017 Wood was traded to the Montreal Alouettes along with defensive end Denzell Perine, in exchange for defensive back Khalid Wooten.


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