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First-Team All-Southland Conference
Has played in 20 games, earning eight starts
College Sporting News National Weekly All-Star (Oct. 3, 2012)
2012 (Sophomore): First-team All-Southland Conference selection ... Became the first Lumberjack running back to earn first-team all-conference honors since 2006 ... Played in 10 games earning eight starts on the season ... Finished second in the conference with 954 yards rushing ... Led the league averaging better than six yards per carry ... Was also second in the league with 14 rushing touchdowns ... Also hauled in 14 passes for 86 yards and a score ... Recorded five games of rushing for at least 100 yards, and two of more than 200 yards ... Was named Southland Conference Offense Player of the Week and College Sporting News Weekly All-Star after rushing for 215 yards on 32 carries and four touchdowns against Central Arkansas ... Closed out the season by setting a career high with 33 rushes for 226 yards and score ... The 226-yard outing was the third-best single-game performance in school history ... Ran for 107 yards on 10 carries, and had two touchdowns in the season opener against Southwestern Oklahoma ... Had a 15-carry, 104-yard rushing night with two touchdowns at Texas State ... Also caught a 10-yard pass for a score against the Bobcats ... Rushed for four touchdowns at Southeastern Louisiana ... Finished the game with 20 carries for 124 yards against the Lions.
2011 (Freshman): Appeared in 10 games this season ... Had 45 carries for 194 yards and three touchdowns ... Also caught five passes for 60 yards ... Finished the season with 294 all-purpose yards ... Had five carries for 37 yards and a score, including a long 30 yards in the season opener against McMurry ... Had six carries for 41 yards and a score versus Southeastern Louisiana ... Tied a career-high with nine carries for 34 yards in a score at Northwestern State ... Caught one pass for a season-high 19 yards against McNeese State.
High School: A three-star recruit according to Rivals.com ... Ranked as the 42nd overall running back according to Rivals.com ... Named MVP of the Nike Combine at TCU ... A first-team all-district selection ... Carried the ball 166 times for 1,312 (7.9 ypc) yards and nine touchdowns during his senior season ... Recorded 1,764 yards rushing and 18 touchdowns in his final two seasons ... Hauled in 49 passes for 562 (11.5 ypc) yards and five scores as a senior ... Helped Gilmer to a 9-4 record during his senior season.