Tulsa: A three-year letterwinner and two-year starter . . . has played in 32 career games and has started 21 contests . . . has 1,834 career rushing yards on 385 carries for a 4.8 average . . . enters his senior season needing 30 yards to move into 10th place on the school’s career rushing chart . . . has led the team in rushing in each of the last two seasons . . . has also rushed for 14 touchdowns in his career . . . has 74 receptions for 523 yards and a 16.3 yard average during his career . . . has seven career 100+ rushing games . . . has had two games scoring three rushing touchdowns, coming against San Jose State as a freshman and Indiana State his sophomore season . . . a two-time honorable mention all-WAC selection . . . 2002 –– Played in all 12 games . . . started 11 games . . . missed becoming the first running back since 1997 to rush for 1,000 yards by only 43 yards . . . rushed for a team-best 957 yards for a 5.3 average with six touchdowns . . . had four 100+ rushing games . . . had his second-best career rushing game with 197 yards on 30 carries against UTEP . . . had two straight 100-yard rushing games vs. Baylor and Kansas . . . had 105 yards on 10 carries vs. Baylor . . . gained 170 yards on 16 carries vs. Kansas . . . his final 100+ rushing game came against SMU when he gained 139 yards and two touchdowns on 21 carries . . . had a 10.6 average per rush vs. Kansas, 10.6 average vs. Baylor and a 7.6 average on 10 carries against Oklahoma . . . ranked third on the team in receiving with 34 receptions for 249 yards . . . had a season-best 67 yards on five catches vs. Boise State . . . had a career-long 65-yard run against Baylor . . . was an honorable mention all-WAC performer . . . 2001 –– Played in all 11 games . . . started 10 contests . . . was bothered most of the season with a neck strain . . . was the leading rusher with 469 yards and five touchdowns on 131 attempts . . . also was second on the squad in receptions with 34 catches for 203 yards . . . opened the season with 75 yards and three touchdowns vs. Indiana State . . . had a season-best 119 yards and one TD on 22 carries against 11th-ranked Fresno State . . . had 188 all-purpose yards in that game, as he also caught a season-best eight passes for 69 yards . . . was an all-WAC honorable mention selection . . . 2000 –– Played in nine games . . . missed the North Carolina, Oklahoma State and Louisiana Tech games . . . completed the season with 408 rushing yards, three TDs and a 5.7 average per carry . . . was Tulsa's second-leading rusher in 2000 . . . also caught six passes for 71 yards, and returned six kickoffs for a 20.7 average . . . entered the second-to-last game with just eight rushing yards, and totaled 400 yards in the final two contests . . . ranked eighth in the WAC in rushing . . . rushed for 194 yards and three TDs against San Jose State on 27 carries for a 7.2 average . . . his 174 yards ranks 17th on the school's single-game rushing chart . . . a week later, rushed for 206 yards on 35 carries against Nevada, which was the 11th best rushing performance in school history . . . Overall –– Has excellent speed and quickness . . . has good feet . . . enjoyed a solid spring . . . an elusive running back . . . has the ability to reach full speed quickly.
High School: Was a three-year letterwinner at Duncanville High School . . . was the third-leading rusher in district 7-5A as a senior . . . earned fall-district merits his senior season . . . rushed for 1,470 yards in 10 games his senior season . . . was a Dallas Morning News area top-100 player his senior season . . . was a member of the Class 5A state championship team his junior season . . . rushed for 715 yards on just 52 carries for a 13.8 average per carry . . . also lettered two years in track . . . set a school record in the 110 hurdles in a time of 13.81 . . . high school coach was Bob Alpert.
Personal: Favorite movie is Top Gun . . . his favorite TV show is “Martin” . . . lists Warrick Dunn as his favorite NFL player, and his favorite NFL team is the Tampa Bay Buccaneers . . . his favorite non-football athlete is Tiger Woods . . . lists Of Mice and Men as his favorite book . . . his favorite game as a child was hide-n-seek . . . the three words that best describe him are “handsome, athletic and smart” . . . his favorite local restaurant is Red Lobster . . . if he were forced to give up all but one of his possessions, he would keep a picture of his mother . . . most admires his mother, Alice . . . majoring in communication . . . born January 2, 1982 in Dallas, Texas.
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