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Atiyyah Henderson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rockledge, Fla.

High School:
Rockledge High

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 185

Position:
Running Back

Birthdate:
01/20/1987

Experience:
3L

Atiyyah Henderson

Has seen starting time each of the last three seasons ... A speedster with great one-on-one moves ... Ranked 74th nationally in rushing yards per outing in 2006 as a redshirt freshman ... His 764 rushing yards is fourth in Aztec freshman single-season history ... 2006 MWC honorable mention ... Became the 21st Aztec player in the Division I era to record 1,000 career yards, doing so against Idaho in 2008 ... Four career 100-yard rushing games.

2008: Starter at tailback in eight of his 11 games ... Led the team in rushing with 490 on 120 attempts and four scores ... Also had the second-most catches with 36 for 228 yards ... Did not play against Cal Poly due to injury ... Returned against Notre Dame with four catches for 37 yards and two carries for 12 yards ... Two carries at San Jose State ... In his first start of the season, carrying 21 times for 100 yards and two scores vs. Idaho ... Season-long 39- yard run in the first half against the Vandals, while also adding three catches for 18 yards ... Four carries and one catch at TCU ... Team's leading receiver against Air Force, catching a career-high seven balls for 41 yards, while also logging nine carries for 28 yards ... Eight carries (31 yards) and one catch at New Mexico ... Career-high 177 yards on 25 carries and two scores vs. Colorado State ... Career-long 72-yard rush for a score against the Rams, the longest run by an Aztec since 1999 ... Is the 22nd player in school history to have at least four career 100-yard rushing games ... Rushed nine times at both Wyoming and BYU ... Had four catches against the Cougars and two vs. the Cowboys ... 13 carries against Utah and a team-best six catches (29 yards) ... First career TD reception in the fourth quarter vs. UNLV ... Also had 18 carries for 64 yards in the season-ending win

2007: Played in 10 games, rushing 44 times for 183 yards with one touchdown ... Tallied a career-best 27 receptions for 202 yards ... Three catches for 14 yards and two carries for 16 yards in the opener with Washington State ... Had 10 rushing yards on three carries and also had three receptions for 24 yards against Arizona State ... Ran for 22 yards on four carries in the win over PSU ... Three rushes for 23 yards and two catches, including one for 51 yards, in the loss to Cincinnati ... Season-high 10 carries for 46 yards, including a long of 26 yards at CSU ... Seven carries against New Mexico ... Started the final three games ... Scored his first touchdown of the year at Air Force ... Ran for 27 yards on eight carries versus the Falcons and also tallied a career-best six catches for 37 yards ... Had six receptions for the second game in a row vs. TCU ... Five catches for 26 yards in the finale with BYU.

2006: Mountain West Conference honorable mention pick ... Tabbed as the team's offensive player of the year ... Played in all 12 contests, starting seven times ... Made Aztec debut versus UTEP, logging one carry ... Outstanding performance against Utah, carrying 12 times for 98 yards, including a long of 40 ... First career start at San Jose State, recording 98 yards rushing for the second straight game on a then team season-high 24 carries ... Caught his first career pass for six yards against the Spartans ... Carried 21 times for 93 yards and caught two passes for 10 yards at BYU ... Career night in the win over Air Force, rushing for a career-best 142 yards on 25 carries ... Averaged 5.7 yards per carry with a long of 26 ... Set up SDSU's winning field goal with a 19-yard run on third and eight ... 60 yards rushing in the fourth quarter versus the Falcons ... Fifth straight game with 90 or more yards on the ground, logging a career-best 26 carries for 140 yards against Cal Poly ... Nine carries for 30 yards and a career-high three receptions at Wyoming ... Had 22 carries and three catches in the game with UNLV ... Four receptions, with a long of 11 yards, at TCU ... Had a 32-yard reception at New Mexico ... First career TD from three yards out in the finale with CSU ... Logged 11 carries for 58 yards versus the Rams.

2005: Redshirted as a true freshman.

High School: Played three years of football and ran three years of track and field at Rockledge High School ... Named all-state in football as a junior and senior ... Led the Raiders to a 9-2 overall record, including a perfect 4-0 mark in Class 3A-District 14 as a senior.

Personal: Born Jan. 20, 1987, in Rockledge, Fla. ... Son of Ann Henderson ... Is a social science major.

HENDERSON'S CAREER STATISTICS

Rushing/Receiving

Year

G

Att

Yds

TD

Avg

No

Yds

TD

Avg

2006

12

174

764

1

4.4 18 78 0

4.3

2007

10

44

183

1

4.2 27 202 0

7.5

2008 11 120 490 4 4.1 36 228 1 6.3
Totals 33 338 1,437 6 4.3 81 508 1 6.3

Career Highs: Carries: 26 vs. Cal Poly (10/28/06); Rushing Yards: 177 vs. CSU (10/25/08); Long Rush: 72 vs. CSU (10/25/08); Receptions: 7 vs. Air Force (10/11/08); Receiving Yards: 65 vs. Cincinnati (9/29/07); Long Reception: 51 vs. Cincinnati (9/29/07).

HENDERSON GAME-BY-GAME

Rushing

Receiving

Att Yds TD Avg. No Yds TD Avg
UTEP (8/31/06) 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
at Wisconsin (9/16/06) 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0
UTAH (9/23/06) 12 98 0 2.5 0 0 0 0.0
at SJSU (9/30/06)* 24 98 0 4.1 1 6 0 6.0
at BYU (10/7/06)* 21 93 0 4.4 2 10 0 5.0
AFA (10/21/06)* 25 142 0 5.7 2 2 0 1.0
CAL POLY (10/28/06)* 26 140 0 5.4 0 0 0 0.0
at WYO *11/4/06)* 9 30 0 3.3 3 8 0 2.7
UNLV (11/11/06)* 22 62 0 2.8 3 0 0 0.0
at TCU (11/18/06)* 12 22 0 1.8 4 17 0 4.3
at UNM *11/25/06) 11 21 0 1.9 2 37 0 18.5
CSU (12/2/06) 11 58 1 5.3 1 -2 0 0.0
vs. WSU (9/8/07) 2 16 0 8.0 3 14 0 4.7
at ASU (9/15/07) 3 10 0 3.3 3 24 0 8.0
PSU (9/22/07) 4 22 0 5.5 1 15 0 15.0
CINCINNATI (9/29/07) 3 23 0 7.7 2 65 0 32.5
at CSU (10/6/07)* 10 46 0 4.6 0 0 0 0.0
at Utah (10/13/07) 2 0 0 0.0 1 -4 0 0.0
UNM (10/20/07) 7 28 0 4.0 0 0 0 0.0
WYO (11/3/07)

DNP

at UNLV (11/10/07) DNP
at AFA (11/17/07)* 8 27 1 3.4 6 37 0 6.2
TCU (11/24/07)* 4 10 0 2.5 6 25 0 4.2
BYU (12/1/07)* 1 1 0 1.0 5 26 0 5.2
CAL POLY (8/30/08) DNP-INJ
at ND (9/6/08) 2 12 0 6.0 4 37 0 9.3
at SJSU (9/13/08) 2 1 0 0.5 0 0 0 0.0
IDAHO (9/27/08)* 21 100 2 4.8 3 18 0 6.0
at TCU (10/4/08)* 4 5 0 1.3 1 -4 0 0.0
AFA (10/11/08)* 9 28 0 3.1 7 41 0 5.6
at UNM (10/18/08)* 8 31 0 3.9 1 5 0 5.0
CSU (10/25/08)* 25 177 2 7.1 3 6 0 0.5
at WYO (11/1/08)* 9 27 0 3.0 2 19 0 9.5
at BYU (11/8/08)* 9 10 0 1.1 4 23 0 5.6
UTAH (11/13/08)* 13 35 0 2.7 6 29 0 4.8
UNLV (11/22/08)* 18 64 0 3.6 5 54 1 10.8
* = Game started

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