One of UMass’ top kick returners, who will also look to win playing time at tailback … Has game-breaking speed … A threat to score every time he touches the ball … Has played in 11 career games.
1999: Played in 11 games on the season … Returned 20 kickoffs for 385 yards and 10 punts for 94 yards on the year … Had nine punt returns for 92 yards and 10 kickoff returns for 211 yards in Atlantic 10 Conference games, to rank fifth in the league in both categories … Had three kickoff returns for 62 yards at Georgia Southern in the NCAA quarterfinals … Ran back three kickoffs for 50 yards at Furman in the NCAA first round … Had five carries for 12 yards against Connecticut, while also returning one kickoff for 26 yards … Returned two punts for 31 yards and three kickoffs for 46 yards at William & Mary … Had two kickoff returns for 48 yards and a punt return for three yards against Rhode Island … Returned four kickoffs for 62 yards at Toledo, while also bringing back one punt for two yards … Had three punt returns for 31 yards and three kickoff returns for 57 yards at Villanova … Returned one kickoff for 34 yards in the New Hampshire game, while also bringing back two punts for 16 yards … Named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll in the fall of 1999.
Before UMass: A transfer from Glendale (Ariz.) Community College … Averaged 7.8 yards per carry as a running back in 1998 … Led the nation in kick returns in 1997 … Named first team All-Arizona Community College Athletic Conference as a return specialist … Earned first team All-Western States Football League honors as a return specialist … Graduated from Denbigh (Va.) High School, in 1988 … Spent eight years in the United States Air Force from 1990 to 1997.
Personal: Full name is Troy R. Lockman … Born May 20, 1970 in Baltimore, Md. … Majoring in Sociology … Second cousin of former Baltimore Orioles first baseman Randy Milligan.
Lockman’s Rushing Statistics
Lockman’s Kickoff Return Statistics
Lockman’s Punt Return Statistics
Lockman’s Career Highs
Rushing Yards 16 vs. Connecticut, 11/20/99 Rushing Attempts 5 vs. Connecticut, 11/20/99 Long Run 11 vs. Connecticut, 11/20/99 All-Purpose Yards 88 vs. Villanova, 9/18/99