27   Troy Lockman
Troy Lockman


Newport News, Va.

High School:
Denbigh H.S.

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 190


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
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