2015 NFL DRAFT

Silas Redd, RB

School: Southern California  |  Conference: PAC12
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Norwalk, CT
Height/Weight: 5-10 / 212 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
44431-
Career Notes
In his 3-year college career at Penn State and USC, he has run for 2,583 yards on 488 carries (5.3 avg.) with 18 TDs, with 10 100-yard rushing games, and he has caught 22 passes for 180 yards (8.2 avg.) with 1 TD. He ran for 1,678 yards on 321 carries (5.2 avg.) with 9 TDs in his 2-year Penn State career, and added 13 receptions for 67 yards (5.2 avg.). He had 7 100-yard rushing games at Penn State.
2013 Season
Redd (81 tcb, 376 yds, 4.6 avg, 1 TD in 2013, plus 10 rec, 45 yds, 4.5 avg, 1 TD), who started 6 games last fall after transferring from Penn State. He has run for 2,959 yards in his career at both schools, including 12 career 100-yard rushing games (5 at USC, with 2 in 2013). He was slowed early in the 2013 campaign with a knee injury, not seeing his first action until the sixth game (he also has missed 2 games since then).
2012 Season
Redd, who transferred to USC in August of 2012 from Penn State and was granted immediate eligibility by the NCAA, was a co-starter at tailback as a junior in 2012. Overall in 2012 while appearing in 12 games (all but Arizona State, which he missed with a sprained ankle) and starting 6 times (Hawaii, Washington, Colorado, Arizona, Oregon, Georgia Tech), he had a team-leading 905 yards on 167 carries (5.4 avg.) with 9 TDs, plus 9 receptions for 113 yards (12.6 avg.) with 1 TD and 1 tackle. He made 2012 All-Pac-21 honorable mention and Phil Steele All-Pac-12 third team. Against Hawaii, he ran for 56 yards on 9 carries, with a 31-yard TD, and caught a 41-yard pass in his first game as a Trojan after transferring from Penn State. He had a game-high 107 yards on 15 carries at Syracuse, then scored a pair of 1-yard TDs while rushing for 17 yards on 13 carries at Stanford. Against California, he rushed for a season-high 158 yards on 21 carries (7.5 yards per carry) with a 33-yard TD (he also caught a pass for minus 2 yards). He had a game-best 77 yards on 17 carries with a 3-yard TD at Utah. He had a game-high 155 yards on 26 carries, with an 11-yard TD (he also had a 57-yard non-scoring run on USC's first play of the game to set up a field goal), and he added a tackle at Washington. He had 13 yards on 3 rushes and caught a 16-yard pass against Colorado. He had 57 yards on 13 rushes with a 10-yard TD and also caught 2 passes for 24 yards at Arizona. He had a team-best 92 yards on 18 carries with 2 short TDs and caught a 20-yard pass against Oregon. He had 8 yards on 3 carries at UCLA and 77 yards on 12 carries against Notre Dame. He had 88 yards on 17 carries along with 3 catches for 14 yards (wityh a 9-yard TD grab) against Georgia Tech.
2011 Season
Earned 2011 All-Big Ten second team and Walter Camp Connecticut Player of the Year honors as a sophomore tailback at Penn State. Overall in 2011 while appearing in all 13 games (starting 11), he ran for 1,241 yards (10th most in a season in Penn State history) on 244 carries (5.1 avg.) with 7 TDs, plus caught 9 passes for 40 yards (4.4 avg.) and had 1 tackle. He had 6 100-yard rushing games, with the last 5 coming consecutively (104 yards with 2 TDs on 12 carries against Indiana State, 129 yards on 29 carries at Indiana, 142 yards on 28 carries versus Iowa, 131 yards with 1 TD on 28 carries against Purdue, a career-high 164 yards with 1 TD on 18 carries at Northwestern and 137 yards with 1 TD on 30 carries versus Illinois). He was the first Nittany Lion with at least 5 consecutive 100-yard rushing games since Curtis Enis had 8 in a row in 1997. An injury to his collarbone and sternum slowed him during the final 3 games of the regular season.
2010 Season
Redd, who enrolled at Penn State in January of 2010 after graduating a semester early from high school, ran for 437 yards (second on the team) on 77 carries (5.7 avg) with 2 TDs, plus had 4 receptions for 27 yards (6.8 avg.) and 7 kickoff returns for 147 yards (21.0 avg.), while appearing in 12 games as a first-year freshman backup tailback in 2010. He had 131 yards on 11 carries with a TD versus Northwestern.
High School
He was a 2009 U.S. Army All-American and Rivals.com Connecticut Player of the Year as a senior running back at King Low Heywood Thomas School in Stamford (Ct.). As a senior in 2009, he ran for 1,924 yards on 137 carries (14.0 avg.) with 25 TDs on offense and 47 tackles and an interception on defense. He had 1,346 yards on 120 carries (11.3 avg.) with 15 TDs as a 2008 junior, along with 2 interceptions. He also played basketball and lacrosse in high school.
 
 
Player News
05/07/2014 - 2014 NFL Draft: 126 FBS programs, 126 possible UDFAs: USC: RB Silas Redd (5-10, 212, 4.68)...A Penn State transfer, Redd had a bright NFL future ahead of him, but knee injuries derailed is USC career and put his next level future in serious doubt. - Dane Brugler, NFLDraftScout.com
 

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