Notched his fourth-straight 100-yard rushing game to start the 2012 season and fifth-straight dating back to last season with 118 yards on 33 rushes in the 35-26 win at Arkansas (9/22) ... snagged a 10-yard wheel route score from QB Gary Nova for the first reception touchdown of his career ... continued 100-yard rushing streak to fifth game of 2012 with 110 yards on 28 carries in the 19-3 victory over Connecticut (10/6) ... recorded his third rushing touchdown of the season to open the scoring in the 23-15 win vs. Syracuse (10/13), totaling 64 yards on the ground ... rushed for 114 yards on 19 carries for his sixth 100-yard game of the season in the 35-10 win at Temple (10/20) ... set career-highs in receptions (5) and receiving yards (81) to lead RU in both rushing and receiving against the Owls, finishing with a season-high 195 all-purpose yards ... accumulated 174 all-purpose yards (84 rushing, 88 receiving) in the Kent State game (10/27), rushing for one score while also leading the team with eight receptions.
Set new career highs with eight receptions for 88 yards against KSU ... threw the first TD pass of his Rutgers career on a fake pitch-pass play to WR Brandon Coleman from 16 yards out 28-7 victory over Army (11/10) ... also gained 90 rushing yards on 22 carries against the Black Knights ... saw limited action in the 10-3 win at Cincinnati (11/17), gaining 37 yards on four carries ... increased playing time in the Pitt game (11/24), rushing nine times for 14 yards to become the seventh player in school history to rush for 1,000 yards in a season ... output against the Panthers pushed his 2012 total to 1,004 rushing yards ... regained starting role in the Louisville game (11/29), rushing for 50 yards on 15 carries and grabbing one catch for 14 yards ... named to Preseason All-BIG EAST Second and Fourth Teams by Athlon and Phil Steele, respectively.
Put away the game for RU in the 27-12 win over Army (11/12) at Yankee Stadium, rushing for a career-long 56-yard touchdown with under two minutes left in the game ... became the third freshman running back in school history to rush for 200 yards in a game with his 200-yard performance on 34 carries in the 20-3 victory over Cincinnati (11/19) ... named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week and Rivals.com BIG EAST Player of the Week after he scored two rushing touchdowns against the Bearcats ... recorded his second career 100-yard rushing game with his 131-yard performance in the 27-13 win over Iowa State (12/30) in the 2011 Pinstripe Bowl in Yankee Stadium, scoring two ground touchdowns on his 27 carries.
Rated the No. 81 running back nationally by Scout.com ... listed as the No. 21 all-purpose running back in the nation by Rivals.com ... Florida Times-Union Super 24 selection ... ESPN.com's No. 71 running back in the nation.