CHARLOTTE (WKBW) — A Western New Yorker made a name for himself on Sunday, as he scored his first career NFL touchdown.
Qadree Ollison who was born and raised in Niagara Falls, helped the Atlanta Falcons beat the Carolina Panthers 29-3, while rushing for a two-yard touchdown to give the Falcons a 7-0 lead in the first quarter.
Appreciate all the love and support I get from everybody in the Falls. I love all y’all. Keep supporting and imma keep representing our city to the fullest. Today was a win for the entire town ! I appreciate and love every single last one of y’all.— Qadree Ollison (@QOllison) November 18, 2019
The 23-year-old graduated from Canisius High School in Buffalo in 2014, and played for the University of Pittsburgh Panthers from 2015-2018; drafted 152nd overall in the 2019 NFL Draft by the Falcons.
While at Pitt, Ollison earned 2015 ACC Offensive Rookie of the Year, and made Second Team All-ACC in 2015 and 2018.
Ollison rushed for 11 yards on four carries, against Carolina.