Tulsa --A three-year letterwinner . . . has played in 34 career games and has started three contests . . . has career totals of 1,115 rushing yards and 12 rushing TDs . . . 2005 -- Played in 11 games . . . missed the Tulane and UCF games . . . had 247 yards, a 6.2 average and three TDs . . . had his second career 100+ rushing game with 128 yards and one TD vs. North Texas . . . went over 1,000 career rushing yards vs. North Texas . . . had his first carry in 2005 against Oklahoma, and carried four times for 19 yards . . . named to C-USA Commissioners Honor Roll . . . 2004 -- Played in all 12 games and started three contests . . . was second on the team in rushing with 597 yards and seven touchdowns on 124 carries for a 4.8 yard average per attempt . . . also caught four passes for 59 yards and one touchdown . . . had a career-best and the 16th best rushing performance in school history with 202 yards and three TDs on 34 carries against Nevada . . . also gained 92 yards on 18 rushing attempts against Rice . . . named to the all-WAC Academic team . . . 2003 -- Played in 11 games as a true freshman . . . rushed for 271 yards, an 8.0 average and two touchdowns . . . had 56 yards and one TD vs. Arkansas State . . . ran for a career-high 82 yards and one touchdown on six carries against UTEP . . . had a season-long 42-yard run in the UTEP contest . . . added 61 yards on just six attempts against Rice . . . was named to the all-WAC Freshman Academic team . . . Overall -- A big, strong and powerful running back . . . a punishing runner who gets positive yardage . . . an intelligent player . . . provides leadership . . . needs to stay healthy.
High School -- Was a two-year letterwinner and starter at Abilene Cooper High School . . . helped lead his team to a two-year record of 21-3 . . . rushed for 3,145 yards and 44 touchdowns in his career . . . rushed for over 1,666 yards and 22 touchdowns his senior season . . . also caught 26 receptions for 280 yards and two touchdowns as a senior . . . led the district in scoring and rushing his senior season . . . set a school single-game rushing record with a 275-yard performance against Odessa as a senior . . . was named to the All-Big Country Super Team his senior season . . . received a two-star rating by TheInsiders.com . . . rushed for 1,315 yards and 17 TDs as a junior . . . was a two-time all-district selection and honorable mention all-state performer . . . high school coach was Randy Quisenberry.
Personal -- Favorite NFL player is the late Walter Payton . . . his favorite NFL team is the Indianapolis Colts . . . if he were forced to give up all of his possessions but one, he would keep his Bible . . . his favorite book is Friday Night Lights . . . has been a member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) for three years . . . served as Vice-President of SAAC for two years . . . serving as the Conference USA SAAC representative for a second year in 2006 . . . parents are Kenneth and Danice Allen . . . majoring in finance . . . born October 26, 1984.
Diles' Career Statistics Rushing G Att Gain Loss Net TD Avg Long 2003 (Fr) 11 34 279 8 271 2 8.0 42 2004 (So) 12 124 616 19 597 7 4.8 43 2005 (Jr) 11 40 249 2 247 3 6.2 41 Totals 34 198 1144 29 1115 12 5.6 43
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