2009 NOTES: Third-year player has rushed for 110 yards on 15 carries (7.3 avg.) in just four games of action this season . . . listed as a potential starter at running back on the depth chart . . . had a career day vs. Western Michigan, scoring four touchdowns while rushing for 110 yards on 14 carries (7.9 avg.) . . . it marked MSU's first 100-yard rusher of the season . . . on MSU's third play from scrimmage, ran for a career-long 71-yard TD . . . also scored on runs of 2, 1 and 13 yards . . . entered the WMU game with just one carry for 0 yards on the season . . . collected 7 rushing yards and one TD in 2008.
2008 SEASON (RED-SHIRT FRESHMAN): Appeared in 12 games in 2008, primarily on special teams . . . had six rushes for 7 yards in limited action . . . recorded a 6-yard rush at Indiana . . . carried twice for 8 yards vs. Eastern Michigan, scoring his first career touchdown on a 4-yard run in the fourth quarter.
2007 SEASON: Redshirted.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Participated in the 2007 Michigan High School Football Coaches Association (East-West) All-Star Game . . . ranked among the nation's top fullbacks by Scouts, Inc. (No. 17) and Scout.com (No. 30) . . . listed among the Midwest's top 130 prospects by SuperPrep (No. 92) . . . named to SuperPrep's and PrepStar's All-Midwest Teams . . . rated among the state's top 30 seniors by the Detroit Free Press (No. 15), Rivals.com (No. 21), Lansing State Journal (No. 22) and The Detroit News (No. 28) . . . named to The Detroit News Dream Team in 2006 . . . first-team all-state (Division 2) selection by the Detroit Free Press . . . two-year starter for Coach Tony Annese at Muskegon (Mich.) High School . . . rushed for a school-record 2,013 yards and 32 touchdowns as a senior while helping the Big Reds to a perfect 14-0 record and the state Division 2 championship . . . recorded 12 100-yard rushing games in 2006 . . . gained 57 yards in the state championship game vs. Warren DeLaSalle, including a 2-yard TD run that gave the Big Reds the lead for good at 26-23 late in the third quarter . . . ran for a career-best 288 yards and five TDs vs. Mona Shores . . . rushed for 1,273 yards and 27 TDs as a junior . . . set Muskegon career records for rushing yards (3,286) and rushing TDs (59) . . . nephew of Thelma Bacchus . . . born March 15, 1989 . . . majoring in criminal justice.
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