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Workout players bios

Posted May 3, 2012

Here are the bios of the 27 workout players the Jaguars invited to participate in rookie mini-camp this weekend.

Rookies

Taylor Allen
Tight end
6-4   250
Endicott
Westboro, Massachusetts
Born January 13, 1990

Career notes: Four-year letterman … Saw action at tight end and long snapper … Career totals included 74 receptions for 987 receiving yards and a school-record 15 TDs … Finished with 482 receiving yards and six TDs as a senior on 35 receptions … Played in all 12 games as a junior and had 32 receptions for 418 yards and team-high seven TDs … Co-founded The Dan Allen Foundation in honor of his father.  The mission of the foundation is to raise awareness of Multiple Sensitivity Disorder (MCS) and similar neurological disorders caused by exposure to environmental toxins, chemicals, and pollutants.  His father was a former head football coach at Boston University and the College of the Holy Cross where he coached with Jaguars linebackers coach Mark Duffner.

 

Jeremiah Brown
Safety
5-11   204
Wagner
Brooklyn, New York
Born February 13, 1990 

Career notes: Four-year letterman … Team captain … Also saw action as a punt returner … Finished career with 154 tackles (80 solo), 10 tackles for loss, nine passes defensed, three sacks, one INT, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and two blocked kicks …Totaled career-best 72 tackles as a senior along with 6.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, six passes defensed, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries … Played in 11 games with three starts as a junior and was credited with 26 tackles … Played in all 11 games with nine starts as a sophomore and finished with 52 tackles along with a forced fumble and a blocked kick … Starred at DB, WR and on special teams at Grand Street Campus High School in Brooklyn, N.Y.

 

Mike Brown
Wide receiver
5-10   205
Liberty
Charlottesville, Virginia
Born February 9, 1989

 Career notes: Former collegiate QB … Two-time Walter Payton Award candidate and Big South Offensive Player of the Year honoree … Finished career with school record in completion percentage (65.0), ranked fifth in TD passes (45) and sixth in passing yards (6,072) … Started 10 games as a senior and was 196 of 299 passing for 2,664 yards with 18 TDs and 10 INTs … Ranked second on team with 553 rushing yards on 130 carries with nine TDs … Majored in business management … Four-year letterman at Monticello High School as QB and DB … Also lettered in baseball and basketball … Captained both the football and basketball team in his final three seasons … National Honor Society member … Jaguars current assistant to the head coach, Charlie Skalaski, spent the past eight seasons on the Liberty coaching staff.

 

Raymond Carter
Running back
6-1   217
Colorado State
Los Angeles, California
Born April 11, 1989

Career notes: Played final two seasons at Colorado State after spending freshman season at UCLA … Finished collegiate career with 211 carries for 848 yards and six TDs … Added 31 receptions for 298 yards and four TDs … Had three career 100-yard rushing games … Played in 12 games with seven starts as a senior and totaled 584 yards and four TDs on 121 carries … Caught 15 passes for 138 yards with one TD … Started five of eight games as a junior and compiled 235 yards on 65 carries with one TD … Battled through knee injuries which forced him to miss four games … Sat out the 2009 season as a transfer … Played in seven games as a freshman at UCLA and gained 29 yards and scored one TD … Missed 2007 season after suffering a torn right ACL in training camp … Ran track for Colorado State as a junior and earned all-conference honors on the team’s 4x100 meter relay and also competed in the 100-meter dash at the conference championships … Attended Crenshaw High School in Los Angeles, where he rushed for 3,168 yards and 31 TDs in career … Rated the No. 3 all-purpose RB in the nation by Rivals.com … Also lettered in track and field … Has two younger brothers and three older sisters … Full name: Raymond Anthony Carter

 

Long Ding
Kicker
6-0   219
Norwich
Qing Dao, China
Born March 7, 1988 

Career notes: Began playing football in the United States in 2007 as a member of the IFAF/USA Football International Student Program … Traveled 7,000 miles from his home in China to study and play football at the New Hampton School in New Hampshire, where he made six of eight field goals and collected 19 tackles and three sacks on defense … Played two years at Dean College and was named MVP of 2010 NJCAA Bowl Game and earned all-conference honors … Played at Norwich his final two seasons … Hit on 11 consecutive field goals and 14 straight extra point attempts in his final season … Led team in scoring as a senior with 73 points and was conference leader in made field goals (13 of 16) and field goal percentage … Was perfect inside 40 yards and added a career-long 51 yarder … Was 4 of 9 on field goals in 2010 with a long of 40 yards … Scored 54 points and voted ECFC Special Teams Player of the Year … Attended the NFL Regional Combine in New York and was then invited to the NFL Super Regional Combine in Detroit … Two-time Eastern Collegiate Football Conference Special Teams Player of the Year honoree … Earned All-New England Football Writers Association and D3football.com all-region accolades … Son of Ding Bao Zheng and Siu Shu Ze … Is a Chinese national … Majored in accounting.

 

Tony Dye
Safety
5-10   201
UCLA
Corona, California
Born February 11, 1990 

Career notes: Four-year letterman and three-year starter … Has ability to play both safety positions …  Career totals included 207 tackles (126 solo), four tackles for loss and one INT … Battled injuries as a senior and played in seven games with five starts and made 23 tackles …  Started all 12 games as a junior at SS and earned All-Pac-10 honorable-mention honors … Led team with 96 tackles and nine passes defensed … Defensive co-winner of UCLA’s Henry R. “Red” Sanders Award for Most Valuable Player … Started all 13 games at SS as a sophomore and ranked fourth on team with 73 tackles … Appeared in 11 games as a freshman … Attended Santiago High School in California … Ranked No. 9 nationally by Scout.com and was a SuperPrep All-America selection … Also lettered in track and field … Father, Mark, played football at San Jose State and baseball with the Houston Astros organization … Almost gave up football to play hockey in high school in Minnesota … Full name: Anthony Scott Dye.

 

 

Chris Forcier
Wide receiver
6-3   213
Furman
San Diego, California
Born October 24, 1988 

Career notes: Former collegiate QB making transition to WR … Voted team’s most valuable player as a senior after passing for 2,265 yards and a school single-season record 23 TDs … Became first QB in school history to earned first-team All-Southern Conference honors since 1996 … Completed 64.1 percent of his passes and set a school single-season passing efficiency record with 172.36, the highest in Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) … Threw for seven TDs against Presbyterian …  Played in two games as a junior, completing 3 of 5 passes for 43 yards and added nine rushes for 145 yards and one TD … Began career at UCLA where he played in seven games as a freshman in 2008 … Attended Carlsbad High School and St. Augustine High School … Finished prep career by throwing for 5,241 yards and 60 TDs while rushing for 1,154 yards and 18 TDs … PrepStar and SuperPrep All-America … Also was a member of the track team … Has two brothers, Jason, who played at Stanford, and Tate, who played QB at Michigan … Full name: Christopher Michael Forcier … Pronounced (for-see-AY).

 

 

Charles Gilbert
Wide receiver
5-11   167
Concordia St.-Paul
Jacksonville, Florida
Born May 18, 1987 

Career notes: Played two seasons at Concordia and totaled 89 receptions for 1,941 yards and 25 TDs … Returned 29 career kickoffs for a 23.3-yard avg. … Posted 46 receptions for 1,068 yards and 14 TDs as a senior … Made 43 catches for 873 yards and 11 TDs as a junior with a long of 61 yards … Had an 84-yard punt return for a TD as a junior … Began collegiate career at Webber International University in Babson Park, Florida, an NAIA Independent school … Was a three-sport athlete at Ridgeview High School in Jacksonville, starring in football, basketball and track … Scored 20 TDs in final two seasons … Son of Charles and Delores Gilbert … Has four brothers, Chris, Jay, Juan and Mike, and a sister, Treace … Cousin, Eric Baker, is a running back for South Carolina … Full name: Charles Gilbert.

 

Joshua Jones
Linebacker
6-1  234
Elon
Tampa, Florida
Born December 19, 1988

Career notes: Four-year letterman …  Finished career as the school’s fifth-leading tackler with 343 … Registered a team-high 112 tackles as a senior along with 17 tackles for loss and four sacks … Recorded 11 or more tackles in seven games … Selected as Southern Conference Defensive Player of the Month for November … Returned an INT 40 yards for a TD … Ranked second on team as a junior with 74 tackles and tallied 1.5 tackles for loss and one INT … Started all 12 games as a sophomore and earned first-team All-Southern Conference honors … Led team with 89 tackles along with seven tackles for loss and two sacks … Started 12 games as a redshirt freshman and earned a spot on the Southern Conference All-Freshman Team as he posted 68 tackles … Majored in sport and event management … Attended Wharton High School in Tampa and was a two-time all-conference selection … Son of former University of Florida football player James and Shiela Jones.

 

Andrew Lanier
Offensive tackle
6-5  290
Virginia Tech
Moore, South Carolina
Born February 14, 1989

Career notes: Two-year starter at LT … Started all 14 games as a senior and played nearly 550 snaps on offense and 70 on special teams … Started all 14 games as a junior at LT … Had a season-high for the offensive line with 14 knockdown blocks in ACC title game against Florida State … Earned Frank O. Moseley Award as the offensive player who showed the most hustle during off-season and spring workouts … Played in nine games as a sophomore and had nine knockdown blocks … Graduated with a degree in sociology … Attended Dorman High School in South Carolina and starred at TE … Also saw action at WR, FB and DE … Also lettered in track and tennis … Born in Springfield, Tennessee … Full name: Andrew William Lanier … Last name pronounced luh-NEER.

 

 

Joshua McGregor
Quarterback
6-2  211
Jacksonville
Belle Glade, Florida
Born November 18, 1988

Career notes: Holds nearly all JU passing records and several Pioneer Football League marks … Played in the Battle of Florida game in 2012 and earned Most Valuable Player honors … Finished career with 11,230 passing yards and 116 TD passes … Threw for 3,044 yards as a senior with 29 TDs … Completed 205 passes for 3,049 yards and 32 TDs as a junior … Had six 300-yard passing games and one 400-yard outing … Started all 11 games as a sophomore and threw for 2,693 yards and 31 TDs … Started 12 of 13 games as a freshman and was named conference Offensive Player of the Year … Set then school single-season record for most passing TDs (24), passing yards (2,444) and completions (172) … Graduated in December with a degree in sports management … Began collegiate career at Coffeyville Community College in Kansas … Three-year starter at Glades Day High School in Belle Glade, Fla. … Has two sisters, Lindsay and Nicole.

 

Anthony Mihota
Center
6-5  295
Virginia
Fredericksburg, Virginia
Born April 17, 1989

Career notes: Two-year starter at C … Started 11 of 12 games as a junior … Appeared in 856 offensive plays … Appeared in two games as a sophomore … Saw first career action as a redshirt freshman in 2008 … Saw action at DT at Massaponax High School in Virginia … First player from his high school to receive a Division I-A scholarship … Son of Valerie and John Mihota … Has two younger brothers, Vincent and Louis … Full name: Anthony John Mihota.

 

 

David Pickard
Offensive tackle
6-5  306
Southern Illinois
Oak Park, Illinois
Born April 4, 1989

Career notes: Four-year starter at LT … Second-Team ESPN Academic All-American as a junior … Named to the FCS Athletics Directors Association Academic All-Star Team and was one of eight finalists for the its $5,000 postgraduate scholarship … Earned second team all-conference honors …  Started all 13 games at LT as a sophomore and earned first-team all-conference honors … Named to MVFC All-Academic Second Team … Started the first eight games at LT as a redshirt freshman before a season-ending injury … Earned the Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award, which requires a minimum 3.2 grade point average … Graduated in the summer of 2010 with his bachelor’s degree in political science … Working on his master’s degree in public administration … Started 20 games at LT at Oak Park Park High School in Illinois … Team captain … Also played DT … Did not begin playing football until his freshman year of high school … Son of Al Pickard and Sally Sutherland.

 

Erik Rask
Linebacker
6-2 227
Pennsylvania
Newport Beach, California
Born May 16, 1990

Career notes: Three-year letterman and two-time first-team All-Ivy League selection … Finished career by playing in 30 consecutive games and started every game his final two seasons … Career totals included 190 tackles, 30 tackles for loss, seven sacks, three INTs, 13 passes defensed, two fumble recoveries and two blocked kicks … Unanimous first-team All-Ivy selection as a senior and was two-time Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week … Returned an INT for a TD in the final game of his career … Started all 10 games as a junior and led the team with 65 tackles and eight tackles for loss … Added 3.5 sacks, four passes defensed, one fumble recovery and a blocked field goal in the Ivy title-clinching win over Harvard … Played in all 10 games as a sophomore and earned honorable mention All-Ivy League honors … Led team and ranked fourth in the conference with 10.5 tackles for loss … Compiled 42 tackles … Did not see any varsity action as a freshman … Three-year letterman and two-year captain at Corona del Mar High School in California … Also lettered twice in basketball … AP Scholar and National Football Foundation Scholarship Award winner … Son of Julie and Rob Rask … Father played football and basketball at the University of Washington.

 

Donovan Richard
Linebacker
6-0 215
South Carolina State
Georgetown, South Carolina
Born August 16, 1989

Career notes: Finished as the school’s all-time leading tackler … Earned first-team All-MEAC honors as a  senior, leading the team with 119 tackles … Added 7.5 tackles for loss, one fumble recovery, one INT and one forced fumble … Totaled 76 tackles and five sacks as a junior … Played in all 11 games as a sophomore and finished with 56 tackles along with five tackles for loss, three sacks and two INTs … Appeared in all 13 games as a freshman and made 41 tackles, five tackles for loss and two sacks … Majored in business management … Attended Carvers Bay High School in South Carolina … Amassed over 1,000 yard of offense and had four INTs as a DB during senior campaign … Son of Renee and Silas Richard.

 

Derrick Showell
Guard
6-4  302
Walsh
Columbus, Ohio
Born October 10, 1990 

Career notes: Four-year letterman and three-year starter … Two-time first-team All-Ohio College Football selection for division two as a senior and earned first-team All-Mid States Football Association honors his final two seasons at LG…  Started every game at LT as a sophomore … Appeared in seven games with four starts as a freshman … Majored in education … Attended Briggs High School in Columbus, Ohio … Son of Derrick and Kimberly Showell … Born in Philadelphia, Pa.

 

Marcus Temple
Cornerback
5-9  189
Mississippi
Manquin, Virginia
Born February 1, 1989 

Career notes: Four-year letterman and two-year starter at CB … Started six games as a senior before suffering a broken right ankle that ended his season … Team captain … Finished with 16 tackles and a team-high two INTs … One of only five players to start all 12 games as a junior … Tied for team lead with two fumble recoveries … Credited with 48 tackles, two tackles for loss and three passes defensed … Appeared in 13 games as a sophomore with two starts at nickel back … Registered 16 tackles and one INT … Saw action in 12 games as a freshman … Totaled 22 tackles, one pass defensed, one QB pressure and one fumble recovery … Majored in journalism … Spent the 2007-08 season at Hargrave Military Academy … Attended King William High School in Virginia and rushed for 2,340 yards and 40 TDs as a senior … Finished career with 63 TDs and 4,224 rushing yards … Son of Thomas Moore … Full name: Marcus Deon Temple.

 

Ronnie Weaver
Running back
5-10  201
Central Florida
Wabasso, Florida
Born April 17, 1989 

Career notes: Four-year letterman … Appeared in all 12 games with five starts as a senior … Had 299 yards and three TDs on 77 carries along with seven receptions for 70 yards and one TD … Led special teams unit with 12 tackles and tied for team-lead with two forced fumbles … Played in all 14 games with seven starts as a junior and earned second-team All-Conference USA honors … Rushed 186 times for 890 yards and 11 TDs and had four catches for 29 yards … Saw action in 11 games as a sophomore and finished with 86 yards and one TD on 19 rushes … Played in all 12 games as a redshirt freshman … Rushed 102 times for 348 yards and two TDs … Earned a scholarship as a freshman after arriving on campus as a walk-on … Earned bachelor’s degree and is in graduate school working toward his MBA … Three-year letterman at Vero Beach High School in Florida … Rushed for 1,110 yards and 12 TDs as a senior … Totaled 85 tackles and four INTs as a junior safety … Also lettered in track and field … Son of Ronnie Weaver, Sr. and Patricia Bradley.

 

Jay Wooten
Kicker
6-3  196
South Carolina
Laurinburg, North Carolina
Born April 5, 1988 

Career notes: Finished career at South Carolina after playing as a freshman at North Carolina … Played in 12 games as a senior … Was 7 of 10 on field goals with a long of 49 yards … Recorded 11 touchbacks on 67 kickoffs … Handled majority of kickoffs as a junior and had five touchbacks on 65 kickoffs … Named to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll … Sat out the 2009 season after transferring from North Carolina … Was 4 of 6 on field goals as a freshman for the Tar Heels in 2008 and converted all 11 extra point attempts for 23 points … Majored in sociology … Attended Scotland County High School in North Carolina … Ranked as the No. 6 kicker in the country by Rivals.com … Averaged 38 yards per punt and converted 7 of 14 field goals as a senior … Made 8 of 13 field goal attempts as a junior including a 48-yarder … Made four game-winning field goals as a junior … Full name: James Wooten.

 

Jerrell Young
Safety
6-1  202
South Florida
St. Petersburg, Florida
Born September 24, 1987 

Career notes: Played in 46 games with 30 starts … Career totals included 138 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, five INTs, eight passes defensed and one forced fumble … Started all 12 games at safety as a senior and was a second-team All-Big East selection … Made 51 tackles, three tackles for loss, two INTs and two passes defensed … Started 11 of 12 games as a junior … Tallied 41 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss and three INTs … Appeared in nine games with six starts ... Missed three games due to an elbow injury and finished with 21 tackles and two passes defensed … Saw action in all 13 games as a redshirt freshman … Totaled 25 tackles and led team with seven special teams tackles … Graduated with degree in communications … Attended Gibbs High School in St. Petersburg … Named Team MVP as a senior in football, track and basketball … Rushed for 1,583 yards and 16 TDs at RB and totaled with 122 tackles and six INTs as DB … Also lettered in track where he qualified for state in 100 and 200 meters … Son of Annie and Leroy Young … Cousin of former Florida State wide receiver Peter Warrick … Has one brother, Leroy, and a sister, Tee Jackson.

 

Veterans


Jarrett Brown
Quarterback
6-3   225
West Virginia
West Palm Beach, Florida
Born January 23, 1987
NFL Exp.: 1st Year

Career notes: First-year QB has spent time with San Francisco, Cleveland and Indianapolis … Has not played in a regular season game … Was originally signed as an undrafted rookie by the 49ers in 2010 … Finished the 2011 season on the Colts practice squad … Four-year letterman at West Virginia … Played in 38 games with 15 starts, completing 268 of 421 passes for 2,943 yards with 16 TDs … Also rushed for 1,138 yards on 234 carries with 13 TDs … Second team All-Big East selection as a senior, hitting on 187 of 296 passes for 2,144 yards with 11 TDs and nine INTs … Rushed for a career-high 466 yards and six TDs on 117 attempts … Majored in athletic coaching education … Attended Palm Beach Lakes High School in Florida … Earned all-state honors as a senior and was named the South Florida Sun-Sentinel Player of the Year, throwing for 1,800 yards and 18 TDs … Also lettered in basketball.

 

Ricky Kay
Tight end
6-2   245
Central Florida
Deltona, Florida
Born March 13, 1989
NFL Exp.: Rookie

Career Notes: Four-year letterman, completing his career in 2010 … Has not been in an NFL camp … Began career as a walk-on at Central Florida … Started four of 13 games as a senior and finished with 10 receptions for 116 yards and two TDs … Played in 12 games with two starts as a junior … Saw action in 11 games as a sophomore, primarily as a blocking FB … Appeared in all 14 games as a freshman on special teams and as the team’s primary blocking FB … Majored in business …  Three-year letterman at DeLand High School … Son of Rick and Kim Kay.

 

Dexter Larimore
Defensive tackle
6-3  319
Ohio State
Merrillville, Indiana
Born July 22, 1988
NFL Exp.: 1st Year

Career Notes: Originally signed as an undrafted rookie by New Orleans in 2011 and was waived on final cuts … Played in 49 career games at Ohio State with 23 starts and accumulated 91 tackles, 16.5 tackles for a loss and eight sacks…Played in 13 games as a senior and registered 40 tackles, 7.5 tackles for a loss and a career-high four sacks … As a junior registered 20 tackles for the Rose Bowl champs … Had 15 tackles, 3.5 tackles for a loss and one sack as a sophomore … As a redshirt freshman, made 16 tackles and 5.5 stops for a loss … Prepped at Merrillville (Ind.) High School where he collected 88 tackles, 17 stops for a loss, five sacks and three pass defensed as a senior when he earned first-team 5A all-state and Conference Defensive Player of the Year … As a wrestler, was the state runner-up as a sophomore and junior before winning state as a senior and ending the season ranked first in the nation … Placed seventh in the state in the shot put as a junior and returned to the finals as a senior in 2005.

 

Jordan Palmer
Quarterback
6-5  229
Texas-El Paso
Mission Viejo, California
Born May 30, 1984
NFL Exp.: 4th Year

Career Notes: Entered the NFL as a sixth-round draft pick by Washington in 2007 … Spent four seasons (2008-11) with Cincinnati and saw action in four games, playing under Jaguars current offensive coordinator Bob Bratkowski … Career totals include 10 of 15 passing for 59 yards with two INTs … Played in one game in 2010 … Was released by the Bengals on August 27, 2011 and was not with a team during the regular season … Played four seasons at Texas El-Paso, setting school records for career passing yards (11,084) and TD passes (88) … Finished career ranked 13th in NCAA Division I annals in TD passes and ranked 19th in passing yards … Had 851 career completions in 1,427 attempts (59.6 pct.) … Set school single-season marks as a senior for passing yards (3,595), completions (282), completion percentage (65.7) and passer efficiency (149.6 rating) … Played in 46 career games with 42 starts … Majored in communications … Attended Mission Viejo (Calif.) High School where he passed for 1,300 yards and 14 TDs as a senior … Also participated in basketball and track … Married (Dottie).

 

Odrick Ray
Defensive tackle
6-4  273
Tulsa
Athens, Texas
Born May 24, 1989
NFL Exp.: 1st Year 

Career Notes: Originally signed as an undrafted rookie by Jacksonville in 2011 and spent preseason with the club before being waived on final cuts … Four-year letterman … Career totals included 56 tackles (21 solo), seven sacks and 14.5 tackles for loss … Started all 12 games as a senior and finished with 14 tackles (10 solo), 4.5 sacks and six tackles for loss … All-Conference USA honorable mention … Started 11 of 12 games as a junior … Had 21 tackles (nine solo) and 4.5 tackles for loss … Added a blocked field goal vs. Tulane … Saw action in all 14 games as a sophomore … Recorded 10 tackles (four solo) and three tackles for loss … Played in 13 games as a freshman … Tallied 11 tackles (four solo) … Majored in education … Attended Athens (Texas) High School … Started three years at WR and two years at DE … Caught 29 passes for 334 yards and seven TDs as a senior … Added 22 tackles, two sacks and four tackles for loss.

 

Collin Zych
Safety
5-10  205
Harvard
Plano, Texas
Born February 1, 1989
NFL Exp.: 1st Year

Career Notes: Originally signed as an undrafted rookie by Dallas in 2011 and was waived on final cuts … Three-year letterman … Team captain … Finished career with 224 tackles, 10.5 tackles for loss, six INTs and 27 passes defensed … Named first-team All-Ivy League as a senior and was named by his teammates as the Robert F. Kennedy Award winner for desire and determination … Academic All-Ivy League … Finished final season with a team-high 79 tackles, 12 passes defensed and three INTs … Earned first-team All-Ivy League by the coaches as a junior … Ranked third on team with 53 tackles and added 14 passes defensed … Started nine of 10 games as a sophomore and was named second team All-Ivy League … Totaled 72 tackles including a team-high 48 solo tackles … Majored in economics … Attended Plano (Texas) East High School … Team captain … Also was a regional qualifier in the pole vault for the track and field team.

 

Naufahu Tahi
Fullback
6-0  254
Brigham Young
West Valley City, Utah
Born October 30, 1981
NFL Exp.: 5th Year

Career Notes: Entered NFL as a free agent with Cincinnati in 2006 … Signed by Minnesota off Cincinnati’s practice squad on Nov. 22, 2006 … Spent parts of five seasons (2006-10) with the Vikings and played in 56 games with 14 starts at FB … Saw action in three postseason games … Career totals include 10 rushes for 21 yards and 33 receptions for 150 yards and two TDs … Played in 10 games in 2007 and rushed for 15 yards on six carries … Saw action in a career-high 16 games in 2008 with five starts … Finished with a career-high 16 receptions for 37 yards … Paved the way for RB Adrian Peterson to lead the NFL and set a club single-season rushing record … Appeared in 15 games with two starts in 2009 and had 10 receptions for 67 yards and one TD … Started a career-high seven of 15 games in 2010 and had six receptions for 39 yards and a TD …  Was not on an NFL roster in 2011 … Went to Brigham Young as a freshman in 1999 before leaving to serve a Mormon mission in Jacksonville for three years … Returned to school from 2003-05 to complete college football career … Attended Granger High School in Utah … Named the USA Today Player of the Year for Utah as a senior … Compiled more than 5,700 rushing yards in his career.

 

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