Football opens 2013 vs. Eastern Illinois at the Q
Received his bachelor's degree in May and with it a fourth year of eligibility ... Looks to reassert himself as the Mountain West's premiere running back after an injury-plagued 2000 campaign ... Suffered a knee injury in fall camp and a shoulder injury at BYU ... Both injuries required surgery ... Proved to be fully recovered during spring ball ... Enters 2001 ninth in rushing yards and sixth in carries at SDSU ... Expected to be in the running for both all-conference and All-America honors ... A Doak Walker Award finalist each of the last two years.
2000: Led SDSU in rushing with 357 yards on 139 carries, despite seeing action in just six games ... Led the Aztecs in rushing touchdowns with six, including two each versus Illinois, Arizona and Utah ... Top rushing performance came at Arizona with 85 yards on 29 attempts ... Had season-long runs of 22 yards at Arizona and Wyoming ... Longest touchdown run was a 19-yard burst up the middle to paydirt at BYU.
1999: All-Mountain West Conference second-team member ... Split time with senior Jonas Lewis in the backfield ... Finished the season tops on the team in rushing attempts, rushing yards, average rushing yards per game and touchdowns ... Played in all 11 games, carrying the ball 162 times for 894 yards ... Averaged 81.3 yards per game and 5.5 yards per rush ... Was the foundation of the Mountain West's second-best rushing attack ... Ran for 145 yards and two touchdowns in the season opener against South Florida ... Also broke the 100-yard mark against New Mexico with 121 yards ... Set a season-receiving high against New Mexico with 52 yards ... Best game of his career came at Utah, where he ran for 203 yards on just 18 carries, including runs of 33, 43 and 77 yards ... Finished the season with three 100-yard rushing games (121, 145, 203) and five games with over 100 all-purpose yards ... Finished the season with 13 receptions for 161 yards.
1998: All-WAC honorable mention selection ... Split time at running back with Jonas Lewis ... Carried the ball 153 times for 762 yards, averaging 84.7 yards a game in nine games ... At USC, he carried the ball 12 times for 61 yards with a long of 15 ... Started the following four games ... First Aztec in 34 years to rush for 100-plus yards in his first four career starts (Jim Allison, 1964) ... Opened the string with 146 yards on 33 carries and one TD against Arizona ... Had 167 yards on 32 attempts at Tulsa ... Against Hawai'i, he finished with 111 yards on 11 carries and two scores ... In start number four against New Mexico, he accounted for 146 yards on 23 attempts ... Ranked second in the WAC in rushing yards per game (105.2 ypg) ... Earned WAC player of the week honors for his performance at Tulsa ... Rushed for 97 yards on 20 carries against Utah.
1997: Did not see any varsity action.
High School: A three-year starter for Rancho Verde as a running back and linebacker ... Finished his senior season with 2,356 yards on 310 carries, averaging 7.6 yards a carry and recording 20 touchdowns ... Set California record with 55 carries in a game ... Named Sun Belt League MVP his senior year ... Most impressive performance of the season came against Perris High School, when he rushed for 440 yards and reached the end zone four times ... Among the honors he received were first team all-county and first team all-CIF Division IV ... Also competed in baseball and track and field.
Personal: Larry Lee Ned, Jr., was born on Aug. 23, 1978, in Eunice, La. ... Received degree in criminal justice in May.