Aztec Football 2015 Season Outlook: Running Backs
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Shifty, power running back who is expected to compete for playing time after a good spring ... Is listed third on the depth chart at running back heading into his second official playing season.
2014: Was named a third-team preseason all- Mountain West selection by Phil Steele, despite never playing a collegiate snap ... Saw action off the bench in all 13 games in his first playing season, mostly on special teams ... Rushed for 63 yards on just eight carries (7.9 avg.) ... Also had five tackles (three solo) on special teams ... Made his collegiate debut against Northern Arizona, carrying two times for 14 yards (7.0 avg.) off the bench ... Played on special teams at No. 21/23 North Carolina, at Oregon State, vs. UNLV, at Fresno State and at New Mexico on special teams ... Had a big game against Hawai‘i, carrying twice for a career-high 38 yards (career- best 19.0 avg.) ... Included in the 38 yards was a career-long 34-yard run and a 4-yard gain on 4th and 2 ... Logged time off the bench on special teams at Nevada ... Played again off the bench vs. Idaho, carrying one time for zero yards and making his first career tackle on special teams ... Played again on special teams at Boise State and made a tackle for the second straight game ... Carried once for two yards to give the Aztecs a first down against Air Force ... Added a special teams tackle ... Carried twice for nine yards (4.5 avg.) vs. San José State, including a long of 10 yards ... Saw time on special teams vs. Navy in the Poinsettia Bowl, posting one assisted tackle.
2013: Redshirted his first season at SDSU.
High School: A power running back who also saw extensive time at outside linebacker for Jefferson High School ... Rushed for a combined 2,935 yards and 32 touchdowns on 261 attempts (11.2 avg.), including 1,511 yards and 19 scores on 139 carries (10.9 avg.) as a senior in 2012 ... Also caught 13 passes for 287 yards (22.1 avg.) and three touchdowns over his career ... On defense, combined for 238 tackles (185 solos), 17.0 sacks, three interceptions, five forced fumbles and six fumble recoveries ... Over his three seasons, the Democrats went a combined 27-8, including three league titles and a perfect 17-0 in conference play ... Named the 2012 Southern League Offensive Player of the Year ... Also was an all-city running back and leading rusher in the Southern League and No. 2 in the Los Angeles City Section ... Earned three stars from Rivals.com, Scout.com, ESPN and 247Sports.com ... Received a grade of 85 from 247Sports and was listed as the 62nd-best incoming running back ... ESPN gave him a scout grade of 76 and rated him at No. 83 at running back and 104th of all incoming athletes in California ... Was rated at No. 79 at safety by Scout ... Was also was a star track & field athlete in the long jump and high jump.
Personal: Born May 6, 1994, in Pomona, Calif. ... Son of Valerie Robinson ... Picked San Diego State over offers from Colorado and Nevada and also received interest from UCLA and USC ... Is majoring in social science.