25   Alphonsus Aguh
Alphonsus Aguh

RS Senior

Amherst, Mass.

High School:
Amherst Regional

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 195




2009 UMass Football vs. Albany Photos by Thom Kendall

On Aguh: A local product who adds depth at tailback ... Served as a scout team player in his first three years of college after a standout career at Amherst Regional ... Being of Nigerian decent, is a young man with a dream to play professional football.

As a redshirt junior in 2009: Game-by-Game Statistics
Played in three games...carried the ball four times for a total of seven yards ... ran for six yards on two carries vs. Albany (9/12).

As a redshirt sophomore in 2008: Made college debut against Bryant (10/25), carrying twice for six yards.

As a redshirt freshman in 2007: Did not see any game action in working with scout team.

As a freshman in 2006: Redshirt season.

Before UMass: Decorated tailback at Amherst Regional High School where he played for Ken Jacque ... Second-Team honoree by Springfield Republican ... Honored as First-Team All-Western Massachusetts, Daily Hampshire Gazette First-Team and All-League as a junior and senior ... Gained more than 1,000 yards in both junior and senior seasons ... Gained 1,122 yards and 17 rushing touchdowns as a junior ... Had 1,049 yards as a senior with 13 scores ... Played tailback, strong safety, cornerback and outside linebacker during his football career ... Also started on the basketball team for three years and earned All-Western Mass honors ... Honor Roll student.

Personal: Alphonsus Chibuikem Aguh Jr. (middle name means God is my Power in Nigerian) ... Born Dec. 10, 1987 in Austin, Texas... Moved to New England because of the strong school systems ... Son of Mary and Alphonsus Aguh Sr. ... Brother of Kingsley and Stanley ... Majoring in Kinesiology with a Pre-Medical track.

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