As A Freshman In 2013:Game-By-Game Statistics Started two of the eight games he appeared in ... Recorded 314 yards rushing on 84 carries ... Scored two touchdowns ... Produced three runs of 20 or more yards ... Was the second-leading rusher among all Minutemen ... Added 31 yards on five catches to finish the season with 345 all-purpose yards ... Rushed for 22 yards on seven touches and pulled in one catch for five yards at No. 23 Wisconsin (8/31) in his first college game ... Averaged 5.6 yards per carry against Vanderbilt (9/21), with 29 yards in five attempts while he also pulled in one receptions for nine yards ... Provided 58 yards on the ground through 16 carries, securing his first touchdown as a Minuteman on a two-yard run against Western Michigan (10/26) ... Recorded 44 of his rushing yards against the Broncos came during the second half, including 38 on the final drive of the game ... Produced single-game career-bests in carries (38) and yards (163) while he scored a touchdown against the No. 17/21 Northern Illinois (11/2) defense in his first collegiate start ... Added 31 yards on 10 carries against Akron (11/16).
Before UMass: Played scholastically at Christopher Columbus High School ... The No. 40 ranked running back in the nation ... Ran for 1,086 yards and scored 24 touchdowns in 2012 for Christopher Columbus High School ... Rushed for 727 yards (8.3 avg) and scored 11 touchdowns as a junior when he split carries in the backfield ... ESPN's scouting report described him as having "a good blend of size, strength, and straight-line speed" with the "physical tools to project as a high future college load-back" ... Also held offers from North Carolina State, Vanderbilt, Arizona State, Purdue, Pittsburgh and Tennessee and was heavily recruited by several other BCS schools from the ACC and SEC.
Career Highs & Miscellaneous Statistics Rushes: 38, vs. #17/21 Northern Illinois (11/2/13) Rushing Yards: 163, vs. #17/21 Northern Illinois (11/2/13) (38 carries) Longest Rush: 25, vs. #17/21 Northern Illinois (11/2/13) Rushing Touchdowns: 1, twice, last vs. #17/21 Northern Illinois (11/2/13) Receptions: 2, vs. Western Michigan (10/26/13) Receiving Yards: 12, at Kansas State (9/14/13) (one reception) Longest Reception: 12, at Kansas State (9/14/13) (from QB A.J. Doyle) 20+ Yard Rushing Plays: 3, vs. #17/21 Northern Illinois (11/2/13) Games With 100+ Rushing Yards: 1, vs. #17/21 Northern Illinois (11/2/13) Games With 150+ Rushing Yards: 1, vs. #17/21 Northern Illinois (11/2/13)