One of the most successful running backs in Sun Devil history...played in 49 games over four seasons...ranks second in school history in career rushing touchdowns with 38...finished seventh in school history with 2,700 career rushing yards...in 2011 tied Terry Battle and Woody Green for the single-season school record with 18 rushing touchdowns...ranks fourth in school history with 579 rushing attempts...two-time All-Pac-10/12 Honorable Mention in 2010 and 2011...named to Phil Steele All-Pac-12 third team...has six career 100-yard games, including a career high 168 rushing yards at UCLA (11/5/11)...averaged 4.7 yards per rush and 55.1 yards per game for his career...had season-long rushes of 75, 71, and 70 yards in his first three seasons, respectively...was also an active part of the passing game as he had 64 receptions for 558 yards and two touchdowns...averaged 8.7 yards per reception and 11.4 yards per game...had a career-long reception of 47 yards.
Helped the Devils collect 205.5 yards per game on the ground, which is the second-best mark in the past 25 seasons (since 1988)...competed for playing time with a very talented group of running backs...only ran the ball 135 times, the least since his freshman year, but still racked up 583 rushing yards and nine touchdowns...averaged 4.3 yards per carry...had a season-long run of 33 yards...had 13 receptions for 99 yards and one touchdown...averaged 7.6 yards per reception...collected two touchdowns in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl win over Navy (12/29)...posted a rushing touchdown against Oregon State (11/3)...ran for a season-high 98 yards and a touchdown against Colorado (10/11)...prior to Colorado, had his best rushing game of the year against Cal (9/29), rushing 17 times for 69 yards...scored one rushing and one receiving touchdown against Utah (9/22)...named to 2012 Doak Walker Award watch list.
Became the first Sun Devil since 2006 to eclipse 1,000 yards in a season...lead the team in scoring with 108 points...had two of seven carries against season opener UC-Davis were for touchdowns...had fourth-highest carry total (22) in overtime blackout 37-30 win vs #19 Mizzu...gained 141 yards on 25 carries with three touchdowns in win Sept. 24 vs Pac-12 foe #23 USC...needed just 15 carries to amass 114 yards and three touchdowns in homecoming win vs Colorado...followed that up with career high in both rushes and yards (27/168) in loss to UCLA...had 23 carries for 157 yards in final regular season game Nov. 25 vs Cal...ended the season with 18 rushing touchdowns, second in the Pac-12 behind Oregon's LeMichael James and ninth in the nation.
Played in all 12 games...started 11...needed just four carries to get three touchdowns, 104 yards and a Pac-10 Player of the Week nomination in the opening game vs Portland State...had nine carries for 43 yards and a touchdown in 42-0 win over Washington State...had 9 rushes for 56 yards to go along with his season high 45 yards receiving Nov. 6 against USC...had season high 147 yards on 17 carries, including a 71-yard touchdown run in the third quarter in 55-34 win over UCLA...had the touchdown to push the Sun Devils ahead for good in overtime in Territorial Cup...ended the season wiith nine rushing touchdowns...earned Hard Hat player recognition for his work in ASU's offseason strength and conditioning program.
Started one game, Nov. 7 vs. USC, and appeared in 11 total...ended the season with 64 carries for 294 yards and two touchdowns...also collected six catches for 44 yards...finished with 44 yards on 16 carries and a four-yard catch in his first career start...gained 31 yards on six carries and scored his first career touchdown in a win over Washington St. Oct. 10...broke off a career-long 75-yard run Oct. 17 against Washington...rushed for 71 yards on 16 attempts and scored a touchdown Oct. 31 vs. California...had five carries for 15 yards in his first career game as a Sun Devil...returned a kick 26 yards against UCLA Nov. 21...made a solo tackle against California Oct. 31.
A 2009 graduate of Valley Christian High School in San Jose, Calif...one of the elite high school athletes in Northern California and an incredibly well-rounded back with the ability to beat defenders in a variety of ways...has excellent speed and strength and can attack defenses between the tackles and from sideline to sideline...regarded as an excellent downhill runner...runs with sensational power and boasts phenomenal quickness...also an excellent track and field athlete...runs a 4.32 40-yard dash, bench presses 355 pounds, squats 525 and power cleans 275...rated as the No. 23 running back prospect in the nation by Rivals.com...also rated by Rivals.com as the No. 7 running back in the state of California and the state's No. 56 overall prospect...ranked as the No. 42 running back in the nation by Scout.com...also listed by Scout.com as the No. 5 running back in the state of California and the state's No. 50 overall prospect...rated by SuperPrep as the No. 4 running back and the No. 58 overall athlete on its California/Hawaii/Nevada 150 list...earned All-West Region honors by PrepStar...regarded by Scout.com as the No. 7 running back and No. 78 overall athlete in the West region...was regarded as the Running Back of the Year in his school's league...was named the Offensive Player of the Year on the All-Northern California Team and was named the Northern California Player of the Year by the Cal-Hi Sports Publication...also earned All-County and All-Bay Area recognition...collected nearly 3,000 rushing yards and 38 touchdowns during his high school career...rushed for 1,904 yards and 24 touchdowns as a senior in 2008...had four non-offensive touchdowns to total 28 on the year...added three touchdowns on interception returns...carried 118 times for 807 yards (6.8 avg.) with 11 rushing touchdowns as a junior in 2007...carried 20 times for 186 yards (9.3 avg.) with three touchdowns as a sophomore in 2006...chose ASU over Northwestern, Oregon and Utah, among several other offers...verbally committed to the Sun Devils on Jan. 27, 2009...coached by Mike Machado at Valley Christian High School.
PERSONAL: An exercise and wellness major.