If you are a fan of American football, you might have heard of Tony Pollard and Frank Pollard, two players who have made their mark in the NFL. Tony Pollard is a running back for the Dallas Cowboys, while Frank Pollard was a running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1980s. But are they related? The answer is no.
Who is Tony Pollard?
Tony Pollard (born April 30, 1997) is an American football running back for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Memphis, and was drafted by the Cowboys in the fourth round of the 2019 NFL Draft
Pollard is known for his versatility and explosiveness as a runner, receiver and returner. He has been a Pro Bowl selection in 2022 and has amassed over 4,000 all-purpose yards and 31 touchdowns in his four-year career
Pollard was born in Memphis, Tennessee, and attended Melrose High School, where he was a two-way starter at wide receiver and cornerback. He helped the team reach the playoffs, while making over 1,200 receiving yards and 20 touchdowns
Who is Frank Pollard?
Frank Pollard (born June 15, 1957) is a former professional American football player who played running back for nine seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He may be best remembered for his record setting performance at the 1976 Texas state track championships
Pollard was a reliable and hard-working runner who led the Steelers in rushing four times. He finished his career with 3,989 rushing yards, 20 rushing touchdowns, 1,003 receiving yards and three receiving touchdowns
Pollard was born in Clifton, Texas, and attended Meridian High School, where he became the highest scorer in the history of the Texas high school track meet, winning the discus, the shot put, the 100-meter dash and the 220-meter dash. He also played on the basketball and football teams
Tony Pollard and Frank Pollard are not related by blood or by marriage. They are both successful NFL running backs who share a common surname and a passion for football. They also have different backgrounds and achievements that make them unique and admirable.