TJ Ward, born December 12, 1986 is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. He is from the San Francisco Bay area and attended De la Salle High School. He played college football at the University of Oregon, and was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the second round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He has also played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Denver Broncos, with whom he won Super Bowl 50. His accolades on the field include 1st Team All-NFL rookie honors, finalist for NFL defensive Rookie of the Year and being named to Sports Illustrated 1st team all pro after his 2012 season. Off the field TJ shares a close relationship with his parents, sister Teirra Ward and brother Terron Ward.