Originally a first-round (20h pick overall) draft choice by the Giants in 2021.
- Originally a first-round (20h pick overall) draft choice by the Giants in 2021.
- As a rookie in 2021, Toney played in 10 games with 4 starts…Finished with 39 receptions for 420 receiving yards, rushing attempts for 6 yards and 3 passes with one completion for 19 yards.
- Made his NFL debut vs. Denver (9/12) and caught 2 passes for minus-2 yards…Started his first game at New Orleans (10/3) and had 6 receptions for 78 yards, while adding one carry for one yard.
- Produced a franchise rookie record 189 receiving yards on 10 catches at Dallas (10/10), breaking the previous mark held by Odell Beckham Jr. (185 vs. Philadelphia on Dec. 29, 2014)…His 189 receiving yards were the 6th-most by a rookie since 2012 and tied for the 2nd-most by an NFC player in 2021…Among players with at least 10 receptions in a game in 2021, Toney's 18.9 yards-per-reception was the 2nd highest in the NFL…Also had one 7-yard carry in the game.
Most Receiving Yards in a Game by a Giants Rookie
Player Date Opp. Rec. Yds.
1. Kadarius Toney 10/10/21 at DAL 189
2. Odell Beckham, Jr. 12/28/14 PHI 185
3. Mark Bavaro 10/13/85 at CIN 176
4. Earnest Gray 10/14/79 SF 169
5. Odell Beckham, Jr. 11/3/14 IND 156
- Posted three receptions for 36 yards vs. Rams (10/17) prior to leaving the game with an ankle injury…Caught 4 passes for 26 yards at Kansas City (11/1) and also completed his first NFL pass for a 19-yard gain…Registered his 3rd carry of the season for minus-2 yards vs. Las Vegas (11/7)…Tallied a game-high 7 catches for 40 yards at Tampa Bay (11/22).
- Was inactive from Nov. 28-Dec. 12 and Jan. 2-Jan. 9 and did not play vs. Dallas (12/19) when he was on the Reserve/COVID-19 list.
- Toney played in 38 games with 13 starts in four seasons at Florida…Caught 120 passes for 1,590 yards (13.2-yard avg.) and 12 touchdowns and rushed for 580 yards and 2 touchdowns on 66 carries…Averaged 11.3 yards and scored one touchdown on 13 punt returns and 21.6 yards on 15 kickoff returns…Totaled 2,641 all-purpose yards (69.5 a game).
- In 2020, started all 11 games in which he played…Led the Gators with 70 receptions for 984 yards and 10 touchdowns…Also collected 161 rushing yards and one touchdown on 19 carries and completed one of 2 passes for 12 yards…Returned 12 punts for a 12.6-yard average and 7 kickoffs for 22.1-yard per runback…Averaged 130.8 all-purpose yards a game…Was one of six SEC players with at least 12 total touchdowns and one of 3 FBS players with a rushing, receiving and punt return touchdown in 2020 (10 receiving, one rushing, one punt return).
- In 2019, played in 7 games…Missed 6 due to injury…Caught 10 passes for 194 yards and one touchdown, 59 rushing yards on 12 carries and returned one punt for 12 yards and one kickoff for 21 yards for 286 all-purpose yards…In 2018, played in 12 games at wide receiver and as the team's wildcat quarterback…Caught 25 passes for 260 yards and one touchdown, rushed for 240 yards on 21 carries, returned 6 kickoffs for 133 yards and one punt for minus-4 yards for 629 all-purpose yards…Also threw a 20-yard touchdown pass.
- As a freshman in 2017, played in 8 games with 2 starts…Started at running back vs. Vanderbilt and at wide receiver vs. LSU…Finished the season with 287 all-purpose yards on 15 receptions for 152 receiving yards, 14 rushes for 120 yards and one kickoff return for 15 yards…Also completed one pass for 50 yards.
- Partnered with Boys Hope Girls Hope of New York during the 2021 season to support their extensive college preparatory program which aims to reduce the stressors that prevent and discourage underserved students from pursuing their education.
- Toney was a football and track star at Mattie T. Blount (Mobile, Ala.) High School, where he led the team to a 20-5 record as the starting quarterback in his final two seasons…Finished his prep career with 120 touchdowns…As a junior, passed for 3,604 yards, rushed for 896 yards and scored 53 touchdowns (37 passing, 16 rushing) to earn 2nd-team Class 6A all-state honors…In his senior season in 2016, was named the Class 6A Back of the Year after finishing with 2,894 passing yards, 894 rushing yards and 47 touchdowns (32 passing, 15 rushing)…Made the 2016 AL.com Super All-State team…Played in the 2016 Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic…Named Offensive MVP of the 2016 AL.com All-Coastal Alabama team…Also ran track, setting personal bests in the 100 meters (11.50), javelin (148') and long jump (21'5)…Received the American team's top wide receiver award at the Senior Bowl.
|1||@Titans||W 21 - 20||2||23||11.5||19||0|
|2||Panthers||W 19 - 16||2||0||0||2||0|
|3||Cowboys||L 16 - 23|
|2021||New York Giants||10||4||39||420||10.8||38||0||3||6||2||7||0||0||0|
|2022||New York Giants||2||1||2||0||0||2||0||2||23||11.5||19||0|