2010: Rushed for a team-high 1,177 yards and 11 touchdowns on 270 attempts (4.4 avg.) and caught 61 passes for 477 yards and two touchdowns… Named to the USA Today’s All-Joe Team for unheralded prime performers in 2010… Became the only player in Browns history to rush for 1,000 yards, record 50 receptions and score 10 total touchdowns in the same season… Joined Mike Pruitt (1980 and 1981) as the only players in club annals to have 1,000 yards rushing and 50 receptions in the same season… Rushing total ranked seventh in the AFC and 11th in the NFL… Thirteen total touchdowns tied for third-most in the NFL… Eleven rushing scores tied for sixth in the NFL… His 11 rushing scores were the eighth-highest single-season total in Browns history… Joined Hall of Famers Jim Brown and Leroy Kelly as the only Browns to have 11 rushing touchdowns in a season and the first since Kelly (16) in 1968… Point total of 78 was the most by a Browns running back since Kelly had an NFL-high 120 in 1968… Reception total was fourth among all NFL running backs and is tied for the fifth-highest single-season total in Browns history… Ranked sixth in the NFL with 1,654 total yards from scrimmage and accounted for 82 first downs (57 rushing, 25 receiving), the fifth-most in the NFL… Eclipsed the 100-yard rushing mark in five contests… During the first five games of the season, became the first Browns player to record a touchdown in five consecutive games since Earnest Byner did it in six straight in 1985… Earned AFC Offensive Player of the Week and FedEx Ground NFL Player of the Week honors after totaling a career-high 184 rushing yards on a career-high 29 carries and two touchdowns against New England (11/7)… Added three receptions for 36 yards for a career-best 220 total yards from scrimmage… Voted FedEx Ground NFL Player of the Week after totaling 131 rushing yards on 26 attempts with three touchdowns against Carolina (11/28), while recording six receptions for 63 yards… In game 13 at Buffalo (12/12), became the second-fastest Brown to reach the 1,000-yard rushing plateau since the league went to a 16 game schedule in 1978 (Reuben Droughns-12 games in 2005).
2009: Played in 14 games with two starts… Started at fullback and led the team with three special teams tackles at Cincinnati (9/13)… Scored on a two-yard run vs. Cleveland (9/20)… Registered a season-high two receptions for 10 yards at Baltimore (11/1)… Recorded season-highs of seven rushes for 47 yards at Kansas City (12/6).
2008: Saw action in 12 games with six starts before being placed on injured reserve with a hamstring injury on December 9… Totaled a team-high 343 rushing yards on 68 carries (5.0 avg.) with five touchdowns… Added 14 receptions for 179 yards (12.8 avg.) with one touchdown, while tying for the team lead with six total touchdowns… Totaled the fifth-highest single-game receiving yardage total (129) by a Broncos running back, against Miami (11/2)… Named Diet Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week, FedEx Ground NFL Player of the Week and ESPN.com AFC West Player of the Week after his 129-yard rushing effort against the New York Jets (11/30)… Joined Floyd Little (1968) as one of two players in Broncos history with a 100-yard rushing (129 yards at NYJ 11/30) and a 100-yard receiving (116 yards vs. Mia. 11/2) game in the same season… Became one of only three Broncos to have a 100-yard rushing and a 100-yard receiving game in their career.
College: A four-year letterman at the University of Arkansas (2004-07) who totaled 2,624 all-purpose yards and 23 touchdowns… Played in 44 games with 29 starts, registering 959 rushing yards on 203 attempts (4.7 avg.) with 12 touchdowns and 1,195 receiving yards on 118 receptions with 11 scores… Also recorded 25 punt returns for 257 yards and 12 kickoff returns for 213 yards on special teams… Led the team in both receptions (49) and receiving yards (537) with five touchdowns and a total of 886 all-purpose yards as a senior… Blocked for Heisman Trophy runner-up Darren McFadden and Felix Jones in 2006 and 2007, as each running back posted 1,000-yard rushing performances both seasons… Posted a career-best 947 all-purpose yards as a sophomore… Finished career at Arkansas tied for seventh in school history in receptions (118), tied for ninth in touchdown receptions (11) and 15th in receiving yards (1,195), totals that all marked school records for running backs.
Personal: Native of Conway, Ark., where he attended Conway High School… Conducts a football camp in Conway, Ark… Named the 2010 Browns Player of the Year by the local chapter of the PFWA… Became the first Cleveland professional sports athlete to appear on the cover of a video game after winning a 32-man fan vote tournament for the cover of Madden NFL 12.
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