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OUTLOOK: A talented running back who provided the Crimson Tide a spark off the bench in 2014 and looks to expand his role in 2015 … played in 11 games with 224 rushing yards and two touchdowns.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2014): Running back who developed a role in Alabama’s rotation ... appeared in 11 games for the Crimson Tide in a reserve role and on the punt coverage team … recorded the first touchdown of his career late in the Southern Miss game and had two for the season … had 36 carries for 224 yards on the year … averaged 6.2 yards per rush. FAU: Added 33 yards on four carries. Southern Miss: Had seven rushes for 57 yards and a touchdown … recorded a career-long 22-yard run. Florida: Registered two carries in the win over the Gators. Texas A&M: Came into the game in the second half and rushed nine times for 34 yards ... had one explosive rush of 12 yards. Western Carolina: Notched a season-best 75 yards rushing on a career-high 11 carries for a 6.8 yards per carry average ... scored his second touchdown on a seven-yard run in the second quarter ... caught one pass for minus-one yard. Missouri: Ran for 26 yards on three carries with a long of 14 yards in fourth-quarter action.
FRESHMAN (2013): Redshirted during his first season at The University of Alabama.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: One of the more productive running backs in the class of 2013 ... participated in the 2013 U.S. Army All-America Bowl ... consensus four-star prospect ... ranked 63rd in the ESPN 150 and the network's No. 8 running back ... rated by ESPN as the No. 9 player in Georgia and the No. 34 player in the Southeast ... 64th in the Top247 and the site's No. 6 running back nationally ... in the 247Composite, ranked 66th nationally, eighth at running back and sixth in Georgia ... Rivals.com rated him the No. 11 running back and 79th in the Rivals100 ... Rivals.com also listed him as the No. 5 player in the state of Georgia ... the No. 91 player nationally by Scout.com and the No. 15 running back ... a member of the PrepStar Dream Team as the No. 62 player nationally and the No. 9 running back ... Tom Lemming of MaxPreps ranked him the No. 5 running back nationally and the No. 79 overall recruit ... rushed for 1,845 yards (6.46 yards per carry) and 18 touchdowns as a senior in 2012 ... second team All-State selection in Class AAAAAA by the Georgia Sports Writers Association ... earned first team GSWA All-State honors and was named the AAAAA Offensive Player of the Year as a junior in 2011 ... rushed for 2,375 yards and 33 touchdowns in 2011 while catching 15 passes for 205 yards and two more scores ... also scored twice on returns while totaling over 400-return yards ... coached by Rocky Hildalgo at Walton High School ... chose Alabama over Georgia, Auburn, Clemson, Florida, Oklahoma State, Tennessee and North Carolina.