NFL debut: 9/7/14 (at HOU)... First rushing TD: 9/14/14 (vs. JAX, 14 yards)
Originally entered the NFL with the Washington Redskins as a college free agent on May 14, 2014.
Played in 15 games as a rookie, rushing 16 times for 75 yards and one rushing touchdown and adding eight receptions for 107 yards... Made NFL debut on special teams at HOU (9/7)... Saw his first snaps on offense vs. JAX (9/14), rushing eight times for 41 yards and scoring his first NFL touchdown on a 14-yard run... Played on special teams at PHI (9/21), vs. NYG (9/25), vs. SEA (10/6), at ARI (10/12) and vs. TEN (10/19)... Added a five-yard carry in an overtime win at DAL (10/27)... Inactive at MIN (11/2)... Rushed four times for 16 yards and caught two passes for nine yards vs. TB (11/16)... Played on offense and special teams at SF (11/23) and at IND (11/30)... Recorded one carry for eight yards and three receptions for 36 yards vs. STL (12/7)... Caught three passes for 62 yards including a career long 37-yard reception and rushed once for one yard at NYG (12/14)... Rushed once for four yards vs. PHI (12/20)... Contributed on special teams vs. DAL (12/28).
Appeared in 43 career games during his collegiate career, including two seasons at Penn State (2010-11) and two at USC (2012-13)... Recorded 569 career rushing attempts for 2,959 yards and 19 rushing touchdowns. Also caught 32 passes for 225 receiving yards with two receiving touchdowns... Limited by injury to six games in 2013, compiling 376 rushing yards and one rushing touchdown on 81 carries. Also had 10 receptions for 45 yards and a touchdown... Transferred to USC prior to 2012 season and appeared in 12 games with six starts, leading the Trojans with 905 yards on 167 carries and nine rushing touchdowns, in addition to nine receptions for 113 yards and one receiving touchdown... As a sophomore in 2011, earned All- Big Ten second team honors at Penn State after appearing in all 13 games (with 11 starts) and running for 1,241 yards (10th most in a season in Penn State history) on 244 carries with seven TDs... Ran for 437 yards on 77 carries with two rushing touchdowns and had four receptions for 27 yards in 12 games as freshman at Penn State in 2010.
Attended King Low Heywood Thomas School in Stamford, Conn., where he was a 2009 U.S. Army All-American and earned Rivals.com Connecticut Player of the Year honors... Ran for 1,924 yards on 137 carries with 25 touchdowns on offense and registered 47 tackles and an interception on defense in 2009... Rated by Rivals.com as Connecticut’s top prep player in 2009, placing him as the nation’s No. 4 prep running back... Helped his team to a 16-2 record during his junior and senior seasons... Also played basketball and lacrosse... In 2014, raised money for Redskins Read book drive, helped provide school supplies and clothes to hundreds of kids in Richmond for the Back to School Shopping Spree presented by Macy’s, coached women through football drills at Redskins Park on WOW Ladies Night Out, led elementary students through drills to promote physical fitness, healthy lifestyle habits and proper nutrition at the Fuel Up to Play 60 Mini-Combine and distributed winter coats and Redskins knit hats and scarves to more than 300 children from the Maryland, D.C. and Virginia areas at the Covered for the Holidays event... Full name: Silas Raynard Redd, Jr... Son of Silas Sr. and Yvonne Redd... Born March 1, 1992... Has one son, Nico, born in November 2013.
Washington Redskins Running Back Silas Redd, Jr. spoke to the media following Monday's walkthrough to talk about the training camp experience and having Defensive Lineman Ricky Jean-Francois on the team.
The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation and Macy’s hosted the annual covered for the holidays coat giveaway.
The Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation hosted a back to school shopping spree at Macy's in Richmond. Hundreds of kids were given money to buy some back to school clothes and supplies.