• Jonathan Stewart (RB) #28

    Jonathan Stewart
    Team:Carolina
    Ht / Wt:5'10" / 235 lb.
    College:Oregon
    Age:29
    Born:March 21, 1987
    Drafted:2008 / Rd. 1 (13)
    Draft Team:CAR

    Injury Status - Week 15

    Not on injury report

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    News

    Jonathan Stewart In Line For More Goal-Line Carries In Week 15

    Wednesday, December 13, 5:00 PM

    Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart is enjoying his best stretch of the season, scoring five touchdowns over his last three games. He is coming off a monster three-touchdown performance last week and now goes up against a Packers defense that has allowed at least nine fantasy points to 15 different running backs this season. Stewart is no longer an elite running back but has been a workhorse for the Panthers this season and is slowly beginning to see results. Stewart is not a slam dunk for the fantasy starting status but he has upside against a porous Green Bay run defense that has allowed the 10th most fantasy points to opposing runners. Stewart is a high-end RB3 based on his recent red zone opportunities for Week 15.

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    Jonathan Stewart Biography

    Childhood and High School

    Jonathan Stewart was born in Fort Lewis, Washington on March 21, 1987.  He attended high school at Timberline High in Lacey, Washington. Stewart played football  for his high school football team from 2001 to 2004. He scored 105 touchdowns and he rushed a Washington prep school record of 7,755 yards. He additionally competed in Timberline High School's track and field team.

    After his success with playing high school football, Jonathan Stewart went on to be named the Washington Gatorade Player of the Year. He was named to the Parade's All-American and USA Today's All-USA teams. He was given a few other football honors as well. This momentum made colleges take notice of the young running back.

    College

    Jonathan Stewart went to college at Oregon State. He was also given offers to play football for USC, Notre Dame, Nebraska, California, and Ohio State. He played for Oregon State for three seasons.

    His first Freshman season at Oregon State led to nine touchdowns throughout the year. He became the third top scorer of the team after he made 54 points for them.

    For his Sophomore year Jonathan became the team's leading rusher, with a 40 time of 4.46 seconds. He rushed just nineteen yards less than 1,000 yards. His vertical jump was measured at an impressive 36 and a half.

    Junior year for Jonathan cemented him as a strong football player. He helped his team win the Sun Bowl championships. He was chosen as the MVP of the Sun Bowl.

    Here is Jonathan Stewart's college highlights tape.

    NFL Draft

    In 2008 Jonathan Stewart was drafted in the first round. He was the thirteenth overall pick of the Carolina Panthers. He was selected for his strength and speed as a running back. As the latest rookie player, he signed a contract with the Carolina Panthers with a salary of $14 million. His contract has a limit of $20 million. His jersey number with the Carolina Panthers is 29.

    2015 NFL Season

    During the 2015 season, Jonathan Stewart managed to make a combine of 5,000 rushing yards in his NFL career. He achieved this during a game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The rest of the 2015 season for the Caroline Panthers went strongly. The team worked hard to make it to the Super Bowl 50. Stewart was playing stronger than ever, and rushing farther.

    Super Bowl 50 ended with the Denver Broncos ultimately beating the Carolina Panthers. Jonathan Stewart still successfully scored the one touch down of the game for the Carolina Panthers.

    Here is a clip of Jonathan Stewart's 2015 season highlights.

    2016 NFL Season

    For his ninth season with the Carolina Panthers, Jonathan Stewart was named to the top 100 players of 2016 list. He made number 86 on the list. Here is a clip of the top 100 players of 2016 list. The segment particularly focus on Jonathan Stewart.

    The 2016 season was not too kind to the Carolina Panthers as a whole. The season was especially disappointing for a team who had just had a place in the last Super Bowl game. This was mainly due to players being injured. Jonathan Stewart continued to average 4.22 a yard and was viewed as an impressive and fast player. Despite the struggles of the team, he remained a noticeably strong player.

    Personal Life

    Jonathan Stewart says his first love and main hobby is his football career. He has said in interviews that he loves the game of football now just as much as he did as a kid.

    Jonathan's second hobby and great love is creating music. He enjoys making music and is happy to share it. He doesn't view his work as a music producer, beat maker, and pianist as a job. He views it as a way of expressing his God-given talent for music.

    "I don't want to hear my music being played and someone degrading women. I'm limited to that factor, but there's a lot to be talked about. If anybody wants to use my beats, I want to maintain my integrity that I have as a person." he has stated about his music.

    Jonathan Stewart maintains a  and Instagram profile. His Twitter profile name is: @Jonathanstewar1. Fans can find his Instagram profile at: jonathanstewar1.