Joseph Randle, RB

School: Oklahoma State  |  Conference: BIG12
College Experience: Junior  |  Hometown: Wichita, KS
Height/Weight: 6-0 / 204 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
12794
Career Notes
The latest in a long line of impressive running backs at Oklahoma State ... A two-time All-Big 12 selection ... Doak Walker semifinalist in 2012 ... Finished his career eighth in OSU history in career rushing yards with 3,085, fourth in career rushing touchdowns (40) and 10th in career scoring with 258 points ... That point total is fourth all-time among OSU running backs ... Was part of the inaugural Pony Express Award, which is presented to the most productive teammates in the country ... He joined Brandon Weeden and Justin Blackmon in earning the honor ... His 40 rushing touchdowns came in 39 career games ... Over the last two seasons he had 38 rushing touchdowns in 26 games ... Is just the sixth player in OSU history with multiple 1,000-yard rushing seasons, joining Heisman runner-up Terry Miller (the only Cowboy with three 1,000-yard seasons), NFL Hall-of-Famer Thurman Thomas, David Thompson, Tatum Bell and two-time All-American Kendall Hunter.
2012 Season
Was the Big 12 Conference's leading rusher with 1,417 yards ... That total ranks 14th on OSU's single-season list ... Finished No. nationally in rushing with his 109 yards per game ... Topped the Big 12 with eight 100-yard rushing games ... Opened the season with four straight 100-yard rushing games, including a monster 199-yard effort against Texas ... Had a 69-yard touchdown run against the Longhorns for the longest jaunt of the season by a Cowboy ... Had 107 yards on just six carries in the season-opener against Savannah State ... Ran for 123 yards against Arizona in a game in which he also contributed 70 receiving yards (on eight catches) ... Had 105 yards and two touchdowns against Louisiana ... His 151 yards against Iowa State included two touchdowns ... Had a 62-yard run against the Cyclones.

Ran for 113 yards and four touchdowns at Oklahoma ... It was the second four-TD game of his career and he became the first Cowboy to have consecutive 100-yard rushing games against the Sooners since Tatum Bell ... Had at least one rushing touchdown in seven games ... Finished fifth on the team in receiving with 28 catches ... Completed a pass for 36 yards at Oklahoma and had another short completion against Purdue ... His 32 carries against TCU (which covered 128 yards) were the most by a Cowboy since 2009 ... Closed the regular season with a 139-yard rushing effort at Baylor and 66 yards against the Boilermakers in the bowl win ... Finished fifth in the Big 12 and with 1,641 all-purpose yards ... Was the only Big 12 player to rush for more than 1,000 yards against league opponents (1,016 in nine games).

2011 Season
Ran for 1,216 yards for the 16th best season in school history and the third best total for a Cowboy sophomore ... His 150 points represent the second-best season in OSU history, trailing only Barry Sanders' epic 234 points ... His 24 rushing touchdowns are also second only to Sanders' 37 for a season ... Had six 100-yard rushing games and a very healthy 5.8 yards per carry ... Had a rushing TD in every game but Texas A&M and Iowa State ... Ran for four scores and 152 yards on just 14 carries against Baylor ... Averaged 8.1 yards against Arizona with 124 yards on just 15 carries ... Opened the season with three straight games over 100 yards (129 vs. Louisiana, 121 vs. Arizona and 128 at Tulsa) ... Had 138 yards and three touchdowns at Missouri, including a 59-yard scoring run ... Turned in a workman-like 88-yard effort at Texas Tech with three touchdowns in OSU's 66-point outburst ... Was one of the standouts against Oklahoma with 151 yards and two scores and an average of 7.9 yards per rush ... Had 12 carries in excess of 20 yards ... Had a 63-yard reception against Arizona ... Had a run of at least 20 yards in eight games ... Season high for carries was 25 at Tulsa.
2010 Season
One of the more productive true freshmen in the Big 12 ... Was utilized in the running game, passing game and return game ... Finished the regular season second on the team in rushing, fourth in receiving, second in kick returns and seventh in scoring ... Was a factor throughout the season ... Had nearly a perfect split in yardage totals with 452 rushing yards and 437 receiving yards ... Best game may have been at Texas Tech when he ran for 95 yards and a score and caught three passes for 44 yards ... Had 13 carries for 86 yards against Baylor with a 24-yard run ... Only had four carries against Kansas but one went for a 14-yard touchdown ... Caught four passes for 58 against Kansas, including a 29-yarder ... Had a 19-yard run against Oklahoma ... Was second on the team with seven catches for 57 yards at Texas ... Against Kansas State his totals included 64 rushing yards with a run of 39, and 59 receiving yards with a long of 28 ... Grabbed 43 yards in receptions at Louisiana ... Got OSU on the scoreboard with a 38-yard TD reception against Texas A&M ... Had 47 total receiving yards against the Aggies ... Led OSU with 72 rushing yards against Tulsa on just 12 carries and added 49 receiving yards ... Caught two passes for 28 yards in the bowl win, including an 18-yard reception.
High School
SuperPrep All-American ... That publication ranked him as the 16th best running back in the country ... Ranked as the No. 19 player, regardless of position in the Midlands region by SuperPrep ... Scout considered him a national top 300 recruit (No. 255) and No. 21 among America's running backs ... Rivals ranked him No. 25 in the country as a runner and the fifth best player in Kansas ... A first-team all-stater on defense and a second-team all-stater on offense ... All-league defensive back ... Senior season stats included 1,200 rushing yards with 12 touchdowns ... An all-metro and all-league performer as a junior ... Rushed for more than 3,600 yards in his career ... As a track athlete, he participated in the 100, 200 and 400 meters, and was a state qualifier in the long jump and triple jump.
Personal
Economics major ... Born Dec. 29, 1991, in Wichita ... Son of Larry Randle, Sr. ... Has two brothers and a sister ... Lengthy offer list included Arizona, Boston College, Ole Miss, Missouri, Stanford, Texas A&M, Kansas, Kansas State and Iow
 
 
Latest News
03/16/2013 - 2013 Oklahoma State Pro Day: Representatives from 21 NFL teams gathered at the pro day held at Oklahoma State on March 12, where 16 players went through a workout held outdoors on FieldTurf in 45-degree temperatures. Joseph Randle, RB (6-foot-0, 202 pounds) - Randle ran the 40-yard dash three times, finishing in 4.54, 4.60 and 4.63 seconds. He had a 34-inch vertical jump and a 9-foot-10 broad jump. His short shuttle time was 4.25 seconds and he did the three-cone drill in 6.97 seconds. Randle caught the ball out of the backfield alright, but a splint on his right thumb made it difficult. - Gil Brandt, NFL.com

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