|Born:||July 16, 1990|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight:||224 lb (102 kg)|
|High school:||Pascagoula (MS)|
|NFL Draft:||2012 / Round: 5 / Pick: 170|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
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Vick Ballard (born July 16, 1990) is a former American football running back. He played college football at Mississippi State, and was selected by the Indianapolis Colts 170th overall in the 2012 NFL Draft.
Ballard attended Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in 2008 and 2009. Prior to 2010, he transferred to Mississippi State University. In his two years at Mississippi State, he rushed for 2,158 yards on 379 carries and 29 touchdowns. He was named NCJAA 1st Team All-American.
Ballard was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts on April 28, 2012. His first game as a starting running back was played October 14, 2012 against the New York Jets. On October 28, 2012, he caught a pass from Andrew Luck and took it 16 yards for his first career touchdown. Ballard, under pressure from several defensive players, leapt and corkscrewed in mid air as he crossed the goal line. Ballard's score was the game winner in overtime against the Tennessee Titans. On December 16, 2012, Ballard rushed for a career-high 105 yards on 18 carries in a loss to the Houston Texans.
On September 15, 2015, the Colts placed Ballard on waivers. Ballard cleared waivers and reverted to the Colts roster on injured reserve. The Colts and Ballard reached an injury settlement on September 22, making him a free agent.
|2014||Indianapolis Colts||Injured reserve (torn Achilles tendon)|