- United States
- Cincinnati, OH
- High School
- Current Team
- Ohio State
- 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991
Major: Sociology (1991), Communications (1988-89), Business Management (1987)
Weight: 200 (1991), 194 (1987)
1991 Media Guide: Underwent surgery to remove a benign tumor from his hip in the spring of 1990 and missed all of last season … practiced this past spring and showed flashes of his old form … healthy, he is as good as they come … extremely quick, very strong for his size, explosive and knows how to get into the end zone … led Ohio State in rushing in 1988 and again in 1989 … has 2,146 career yards and ranks ninth on the all-time Ohio State rushing list with that total … second in career kickoff return yardage at Ohio State with 979 yards and needs just six yards to move around Howard Cassady (1952-55) into first.
1989: Ran for 990 yards and 11 touchdowns, both of which led the team … topped the 100-yard mark four times with a high of 149 at Purdue … also led the team in scoring (12 touchdowns) … did not play against Michigan because of a sore knee.
1988: Rushed for 775 yards, including a career-high 170 against Michigan … led the Big Ten in kick return yardage, and had a 100-yard runback at Pittsburgh … 58-yard run against Purdue is the longest of his collegiate career.
1988 Media Guide: An electrifying runner … has tremendous power, explosive speed and great balance … capable of breaking a game wide open … Ohio State’s second-leading rusher last year with 381 yards on 99 carries … also OSU’s second-leading scorer with six touchdowns (four rushing and two receiving) … celebrated his 19th birthday by scoring four touchdowns against Minnesota (three rushing and one receiving).
1987: Played in nine games and started the last three … biggest play of the year was a 70-yard TD reception and run at Michigan that keyed OSU’s comeback win.
High School: Scored 108 touchdowns during his prep career, including 31 his senior year … led CAPE to a 35-3 record and two state titles … rushed for 7,586 yards in high school and averaged 16.2 yards per carry and scored 31 rushing touchdowns as a senior … runs a 4.4 40-yard dash … lettered on his high school gymnastics team … top football thrill came when his CAPE High teams won consecutive Ohio championships.
Personal: Likes to get away from it all by listening to music … enjoys movies, especially horror films … favorite actor is Bill Cosby … has worked hard to rehab his leg … wants to prove he can still play.
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