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Juwan Washington Career Stats
Speedster who is not afraid of contact ... Has a great blend of speed and power ... Is second on the running back depth chart heading into the 2017 season ... Also sees action in the return game.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2016)
Earned the team’s outstanding freshman award (with Parker Houston) ... Earlier was named “SDSU’s Top Newcomer” by Lindy’s Sports ... Played in the team’s 14 games with one start, rushing 55 times for 441 yards (8.0 avg.) and six touchdowns, catching three passes for 72 yards (24.0 avg.) and returning 10 kicks for 293 yards (29.3 avg.) and another score ... Was one of only five freshman players in the country with at least five rushing touchdowns and one receiving touchdown, and one of two with a kick return as well ... His 8.0 yards per rush was the highest by an Aztec since at least 1996 (min. 55 attempts) ... The 8.0 yards per attempt also ranked fifth in the country (min. 55 attempts) ... Ranked second in the MW and eighth in the nation in kick return touchdowns (1) ... Had at least one touchdown in five consecutive games until not scoring in the MW Championship game at Wyoming ... Logged his first career snaps in the opener against New Hampshire, rushing four times for nine yards (2.3 avg.), and seeing time on special teams ... Rushed four times for 28 yards (7.0) with a long of 11 yards against California ... Did not get any carries at Northern Illinois, but returned three kicks for 93 yards (31.0 avg.), including a long of 53 yards ... Logged statless time at South Alabama ... Rushed five times for 13 yards against UNLV, averaging 2.6 yards per carry and returned a kick for 15 yards ... Did not record a stat in action at Fresno State ... Rushed for 22 yards on six carries with a then season-long of 12 yards vs. San José State and caught his first pass as an Aztec for four yards ... Rushed 14 times for 137 yards (9.8 avg.) and two touchdowns at Utah State ... It was his first career 100-yard rushing game (76th Aztec with a 100-yard game in school history) ... Set career highs in rushing yards, touchdowns, carries and long rush (then a career long of 64 yards) ... Scored his first two career touchdowns ... Rushed five times for 48 yards (9.6 avg.) and a touchdown and added a 24-yard touchdown catch in time against Hawai’i ... It was his first career touchdown catch ... Had multiple touchdowns for the second straight game ... Set career highs in receptions (1, tied), receiving yards (24) and long reception (24 yards) ... Rushed five times for 70 yards (14.0 avg.) and a touchdown at Nevada with a long of 45 yards ... Also returned two short kicks for 29 yards (14.5 avg.) ... Rushed once for 14 yards, had a 44-yard catch and returned two kicks for 100 yards, including a 92-yard touchdown, at Wyoming ... The kick return touchdown was the first of his career ... Also set career highs in kick return yards (100), receiving yards (44) and long reception (44) ... Rushed six times for 92 yards, including an 81-yard rushing touchdown vs. Colorado State ... The 81-yard rush was the longest of his career ... Had seven touchdowns (five rushing, one receiving and one kick return), all over the previous five games ... Rushed two times for zero yards in the MW Championship game at Wyoming ... Carried three times for eight yards, including a 7-yard touchdown against Houston in the Las Vegas Bowl.
REDSHIRT SEASON (2015)
Redshirted his true freshman year at SDSU.
Racked up big numbers at Kennedale High School, where he won three varsity letters ... Rushed for 5,139 yards and 75 touchdowns with an average of 9.5 yards per carry during his career, according to MaxPreps ... Eclipsed the 300-yard mark five times in 24 games as a prep ... Also combined for 836 yards on kickoff returns ... Earned second-team all-state honors after running for 2,695 yards and 39 scores during his senior season, leading the Wildcats to a 12-1 overall record and an appearance in the UIL Conference 4A Regionals ... Rated as a three-star recruit by Scout, 247sports and ESPN, and a two-star recruit by Rivals ... Earned a grade of 82 by 247sports and a 74 from ESPN.
Juwan Xavier Washington was born Nov. 19, 1996, in Fort Worth, Texas ... Son of Katrina Smith ... Picked SDSU over other offers from Houston, Arkansas State, Louisiana-Monroe and Texas State ... Also received recruiting interest from numerous other schools, including Arkansas, Baylor, Brigham Young, Duke, Kansas State, Minnesota, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, TCU and USC, among others ... Is majoring in interdisciplinary studies.
Carries: 14 at Utah State (10/28/16)
Rushing Yards: 137 at Utah State (10/28/16)
Rushing Touchdowns: 2 at Utah State (10/28/16)
Long Rush: 81 vs. Colorado State (11/26/16)
Receptions: 1 at Wyoming (11/19/16), vs. Hawai'i (11/5/16), vs. San José State (10/21/16)
Receiving Yards: 44 at Wyoming (11/19/16)
Receiving Touchdowns: 1 vs. Hawai'i (11/5/16)
Long Reception: 44 at Wyoming (11/19/16)
Kick Returns: 3 at Northern Illinois (9/17/16)
Kick Return Yards: 100 at Wyoming (11/19/16)
Kick Return Touchdowns: 1 at Wyoming (11/19/16)
Long Kick Return: 92 at Wyoming (11/19/16)