AT STANFORD: Granted a fifth year of eligibility after playing in just four games as a junior in 2008...has missed 16 games over the last three seasons due to various ailments...part of a deep running back contingent consisting of returners Stepfan Taylor, Anthony Wilkerson and Tyler Gaffney...considered to be the most powerful and possess the best blocking skills of the running backs.
2010 (SENIOR): One of five running backs who paced a Stanford ground game that averaged 213.8 yards per game and amassed the second-highest rushing total in school history (2,779 yards)...began fall camp atop the depth chart but was slowed by injuries in the early going...was limited to just eight games on the year...carried 18 times for 137 yards in eight games in 2010...gained 21 yards on five carries and scored Stanford's first touchdown of the season on a one yard run at the 11:35 mark of the first quarter against Sacramento State...missed the next five games before returning to duty against Washington State...carried eight times for 16 yards over the last seven regular season games...broke off a career long 60-yard touchdown to give Stanford its first touchdown in the Orange Bowl against Virginia Tech...finished the game with a career-high 99 yards on five carries.
2009 (JUNIOR): Played in four games during an injury-plagued season...finished with 107 yards on 17 carries and one touchdown...compiled all of his numbers over the first four games of the season...missed the next seven games with injury...carried five times for 57 yards in the season opener at Washington State...recorded his third career rushing touchdown in the second quarter when he scored from 12 yards out to give Stanford a 22-3 lead...also broke loose for a career long 30-yard run in the fourth quarter.
2008 (SOPHOMORE): Appeared in 10 games as a backup running back and kick returner...carried 14 times for 76 yards...saw most of his time at running back against Washington after Gerhart went down with a first quarter injury...carried 11 times for 67 yards in Stanford's win over the Huskies...included in his total was a career-long 16-yard run...totaled 328 yards in 14 kickoff returns (23.4 average)...gained 180 yards on six kickoff returns at Arizona State...marked the most kickoff-return yards by a Stanford player since Damon Dunn ran back five kickoffs for 197 yards against USC in 1996...contracted a stomach virus on Oct. 31 and subsequently missed the Washington State and Oregon games...returned to practice on Nov. 11 prior to the USC game.
2007 (FRESHMAN): Made an immediate contribution to Stanford's running game as a freshman...appeared in 11 games and started four of the last five games of the season for a hobbled Anthony Kimble...finished second on the team with 343 rushing yards on 105 carries for a 3.3 average...added two touchdowns...gained 178 of his 343 yards in the last three games of the season at Washington State, Notre Dame and California...scored the game-winning touchdown in his only carry at Arizona on a one-yard run with 5:54 left in the game...had 54 yards in back-to-back games at Washington State and Notre Dame...rushed for a career-high 70 yards on a career-best and team season-high 24 carries in the season finale against Cal...also added seven kick returns for 140 yards (20.0 ypr) and seven catches for 14 yards...brought his first career kick return back 62 yards against Oregon...marked the longest return by a Stanford player in '07.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Graduated from Catholic High School in Baton Rouge, La. ...first team all-state, all-district and all-metro selection as senior...also earned Metro Offensive MVP honors...first team academic all-state selection, as well...helped Catholic to a 13-1 overall record and spot in the state semifinal game as a senior...started at cornerback as a junior before switching to running back prior to his senior season...invited to play in the Bayou Bowl (Louisiana vs. Texas All-Star Game) following his senior season...regional champion and state runner-up in the 300m hurdles as a junior with a personal-best time of 39.4...helped Catholic to the state indoor championship and a second place showing in the outdoor state meet...finished third in the state in the 300m hurdles with a personal best time of 39.27...member of the National Honor Society...majoring in mechanical engineering.
Career Highs Rushing Rushing Attempts: 24 vs. California, 2007 Rushing Yards: 99 vs. Virginia Tech (Orange Bowl), 2011 Rushing Touchdowns: 1, five times; last vs. Virginia Tech (Orange Bowl), 2011 Long: 60 vs. Virginia Tech, 2011
Receiving Receptions: 2 vs. California, 2007 Receiving Yards: 8 vs. USC, 2008 Receiving TDs: None Long: 12 at Wake Forest, 2009