|High School:||Grass Lake|
Potential to be an excellent back . . . Had a great spring . . . Continues to improve on the little things . . . Instinctive runner with a nose for the hole . . . Runs good routes out of the backfield . . . Has the ability to play the slot position as well . . . Working on improving blocking skills . . . Played in nine games and started the final three contests at tailback with a change in the offensive formation in 2009 . . . Also played the slot receiver role as well . . . Totaled 143 yards rushing on 64 carries with one score . . . Caught seven passes for 94 yards (13.4 average), including a 56-yard reception . . . Also ran five kickoffs for 77 total yards (15.4 average) . . . A 2009 graduate of Grass Lake High School . . . Claimed the 2008 Associated Press Division 7-8 State Offensive Player of the Year honor . . . Ran for 2,255 yards and 42 touchdowns as a senior and compiled more than 200 yards in four contests for prep head coach Randy Cole . . . Played in the Cascade Conference . . . Helped Grass Lake advance to the Division 7 state finals in 2006 and the regional in ‘07 . . . Rushed for 1,533 yards and 22 touchdowns in 2007 . . . Led the Warriors deep into the playoffs each of his three years on the varsity team, including a trip to the Division 7 state finals his sophomore season . . . Finished his career with 4,610 yards rushing and 74 touchdowns . . . His 42 touchdowns (ninth all-time) and 265 points scored (sixth) his senior year place him in the top 10 in both categories on the state's all-time single-season list . . . Was a highly-touted and recruited prospect . . . Also competed in track and field . . . Ran for 401 yards and six TD’s in a game versus Napoleon (10 carries) (9-26-08) . . . Ranked tied for seventh in state single-season history with 264 points as a senior . . . FSU Letters: One . . . Social Studies Education major.