Cierre Wood is a Canadian football player who played college football at Notre Dame. He has been a part of the NFL teams like Houston Texas, New England Patriots, and Buffalo Bills.
Cierre was born on February 21, 1991, in Bloomington, California. He went to Santa Clara High School where he started playing football. During his junior year, he rushed 2,612 yards with 32 touchdowns while he rushed for 1,632 yards and 20 touchdowns during his senior year.
Wood was considered a four-star recruit by Rivals.com and was listed as No. 8 running back in the nation at that time. He received offers from USC, UCLA but decided to choose Notre Dame.
Wood had to settle mostly in the bench and emerged as the No. 2 running back. After an injury to regular starter Armando Allen, he started the final six games and recorded 603 yards on 119 carries and three touchdowns and 20 receptions for 170 yards and 2 touchdowns. In his junior year, he was a regular starter and recorded 1,102 yards on 217 carries and 9 touchdowns and 27 receptions for 187 yards.
In 2013, he decided to enter the 2013 NFL Draft. He went undrafted and was signed as a free agent with the Houston Texans. Wood was released by Texans after some months for violating the team rules prior to their game in Kansas City.
On November 5, 2013, New England Patriots signed him to their practice squad but he was released after two months. He was then signed by the Ravens followed by Seattle Seahawks. On August 19, 2015, Wood was signed by Buffalo Bills to their practice squad. He was promoted to the Bills roster by the tore his ACL in a game-ending the rest of his season.
On March 9, 2017, he signed with the Canadian football team the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and two months later he was traded to Montreal Alouettes. He was released on May 1, 2018.
Recently, Wood and his 26-year-old girlfriend Amy Taylor was arrested by Las Vegas police on charges connected to the death of a child. They are both facing abuse charges related to the death of Taylor’s 5-year-old daughter.
Cierre Wood Net Worth, Salary & Contract
Cierre Wood has earned total 575,423 during his total time at NFL. As of 2019, Cierre Wood net worth is estimated to be $200,000.