Wayne Gallman (born October 1, 1994) is an American football running back for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Clemson and contributed to win the CFP National Championship (2017).

 

 

Early years

Gallman attended Grayson High School in Loganville, Georgia, where he was teammates with Robert Nkemdiche. He was rated by Rivals.com as a three-star recruit and committed to Clemson University to play college football.[2][3]

College career

Gallman redshirted during his first year at Clemson in 2013. Gallman played in all 13 games in 2014 as a redshirt freshman and made nine starts. He finished the season with 769 yards on 161 carries and four touchdowns.[4] Gallman entered his sophomore year in 2015 as the starter.[5][6] As a redshirt sophomore in 2015, Gallman played 14 games with 1,514 rushing yards and 13 touchdowns. As a redshirt junior in 2016, Gallman played 15 games with 1,133 rushing yards and 17 touchdowns. Gallman was part of the Clemson team that defeated Alabama in the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship by a score of 35–31. In the game, he had 18 carries for 46 yards and touchdown. In addition, he had three receptions for 39 yards[8] After the 2016 season, Gallman decided to forgo his senior year and enter the 2017 NFL Draft.[9]

Professional career

Gallman was drafted by the New York Giants in the fourth round, 140th overall, in the 2017 NFL Draft.[10][11]

Gallman scored his first NFL touchdown on October 1, 2017 in a loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.[2] This game coincided with his 23rd birthday.

Pre-draft measurables
HtWt40‑yd dash10-yd split20-yd split20‑ss3‑coneVert jumpBroadBP
6 ft 15 in
(1.83 m)
215 lb
(98 kg)
4.57 s1.60 s2.67 s4.28 s7.17 s29.5 in
(0.75 m)
10 ft 0 in
(3.05 m)
21 reps
All values from NFL Combine.[2]