Looks to compete for playing time at tailback ... Should also see action as a kickoff returner ... Has great quickness, and can start and stop on a dime ... Knows how to make people miss ... Capable of playing several skill positions ... Has played in 12 career games.
2003: A backup tailback for the Minutemen ... Also contributed on special teams ... Saw action in 12 games ... Returned 12 kickoffs for 228 yards on the season, while rushing for four yards and making four solo tackles on special teams ... Totaled 91 yards on four kickoff returns, including a long of 34 yards, in the win over Hofstra ... Returned two kickoffs for 32 yards in the victory over Northeastern ... Had two rushes for four yards at Kansas State.
Before UMass: Played for coach Tim Coen at La Salle Academy ... Rushed 122 times for 1,443 yards and 26 touchdowns during his senior season ... Also caught 12 passes for 165 yards and four touchdowns, while returning a pair of interceptions for scores as a defensive back ... During his career, totaled 4,469 yards on 409 carries, while totaling 85 touchdowns ... 2002 Gatorade Player of the Year in Rhode Island ... Named All-State and All-Conference during each of his four years ... Selected as the MVP of the 2000 Rhode Island Super Bowl, when he rushed for 235 yards and scored three touchdowns ... Member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Full name is Lorenzo M. Perry ... Son of Robin Perry ... Born August 10, 1983, in Providence, R.I. ... Sister, Shannon, played basketball at Syracuse University from 1999-2003 ... Majoring in Mathematics.
Perry's Rushing Statistics
Perry's Kickoff Return Statistics
Perry's Career Highs
Rushing Yards 4 at Kansas State, 9/13/03 Rushing Attempts 2 at Kansas State, 9/13/03 Longest Run 3 at Kansas State, 9/13/03 All-Purpose Yards 91 vs. Hofstra, 10/18/03