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DeAngelo Williams
RB #34
Height:
5-9
Weight:
215
Age:
31
College:
Memphis
Hometown:
Wynne, Ark.
Experience:
9

Quick Stats (2014):

CAR
25
YDS
106
AVG
4.2
TDS
0
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesRushingReceivingFumbles
GGSAttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLongTDFUMLost
TOTAL 1,395 6,733 4.8 77 46 173 1,577 9.1 72 7 11 9
2014 CAR 2 2 25 106 4.2 17 0 0 0 -- -- 0 -- --
2013 CAR 15 15 201 843 4.2 43T 3 26 333 12.8 72T 1 3 2
2012 CAR 16 10 173 737 4.3 65 5 13 187 14.4 53T 2 2 2
2011 CAR 16 14 155 836 5.4 74T 7 16 135 8.4 32 0 -- --
2010 CAR 6 6 87 361 4.1 39T 1 11 61 5.5 14 0 1 1
2009 CAR 13 13 216 1,117 5.2 77 7 29 252 8.7 30 0 3 3
2008 CAR 16 16 273 1,515 5.5 69T 18 22 121 5.5 25T 2 -- --
2007 CAR 16 0 144 717 5 75 4 23 175 7.6 30 1 1 1
2006 CAR 13 2 121 501 4.1 31 1 33 313 9.5 41 1 1 0
Recent Games
WKOppResultRushingReceivingFumbles
AttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 @TB W 20-14 14 72 5.1 17 0 0 0 -- -- 0 -- --
2 DET W 24-7 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 PIT L 19-37 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @BAL L 10-38 11 34 3.1 7 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 CHI W 31-24 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 @CIN L 37-37 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 @GB L 17-38 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

TRANSACTIONS
Signed to contract extension by Carolina (5/13/13)...Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (7/30/11)...Placed on injured reserve with an injured right foot by Carolina (11/17/10)...Selected by Carolina in the first round (27th overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft (4/29/06).

GP/GS
Career (111/76) [2/2]; 2013 (15/15) [1/1]; 2012 (16/10); 2011 (16/14); 2010 (6/6); 2009 (13/13); 2008 (16/16) [1/1]; 2007 (16/0); 2006 (13/2).

2013
Started 15 games for Carolina...Led the team with 843 yards and three touchdowns on 201 carries...Posted 26 receptions for a career-high 333 yards and one touchdown...Key member of offense that ranked fourth in the NFL in third-down efficiency, fifth in time of possession, second in drives lasting five-plus minutes and tied for seventh in drives of 10 plays or more...Became only the third player in NFL history, along with Tony Dorsett and Ricky Williams, with more than 6,000 rushing yards in both college and the NFL after totaling 6,026 yards in college at Memphis and 6,627 yards in the NFL with the Panthers...Ranks as the franchise's all-time leader with 1,370 rushing attempts, 6,627 rushing yards, 46 rushing touchdowns and 18 games with 100 or more rushing yards...Stands second with a 4.84-yard rushing average...Inactive with a quad injury versus Tampa Bay (12/1)...POSTSEASON: Started NFC Divisional Playoff versus San Francisco (1/12)...Rushed for 13 yards on five attempts...Vs. New York Giants (9/22): Compiled 120 yards on 23 carries to produce 18th career 100-yard rushing effort...Surpassed 6,000 career rushing yards...Marked third consecutive game with more than 80 rushing yards after gaining 86 yards on 17 carries versus Seattle (9/8) and 85 yards on 22 attempts at Buffalo (9/15)...At Tampa Bay (10/24): Bounced outside and broke two tackles on 12-yard touchdown run...At San Francisco (11/10): Took handoff inside and then cut back outside for a 27-yard touchdown run...Vs. New York Jets (12/15): Accumulated 168 total yards...Generated 81 rushing yards on 15 carries and 87 receiving yards on three catches with one touchdown...Became the first player in franchise history to have at least 80 rushing yards and 80 receiving yards in the same game...Caught a screen pass and turned it into a career-long 72-yard touchdown...Vs. New Orleans (12/22): Burst up the middle and dashed a season-long 43 yards untouched for a touchdown.

2012
Played in 16 games with 10 starts for Carolina...Finished second on the team with 737 yards and five touchdowns on 173 carries...Notched 13 receptions for 187 yards and two touchdowns...Contributed to offense that produced 5,771 total net yards and 328 first downs, the second-highest totals in team history...Ranks as the franchise's all-time leader with 1,169 rushing attempts, 5,784 rushing yards, 43 rushing touchdowns and 17 games with 100 or more rushing yards...Stands second with a 4.95-yard rushing average...Vs. New Orleans (9/16): Scored on a three-yard touchdown run...At Atlanta (9/30): Ran straight up the middle on a read option for a 13-yard touchdown...At Washington (11/4): Tiptoed down the sideline for a 30-yard touchdown run...Vs. Atlanta (12/9): Caught a screen pass and turned it into a career-long 53-yard touchdown catch...At San Diego (12/16): Accumulated 144 total yards...Generated 93 yards rushing on a season-high 22 attempts and 51 yards receiving on two receptions with one touchdown...Cradled a tipped screen pass and accelerated 43 yards to the end zone...At New Orleans (12/30): Set a team record with 210 yards rushing and two touchdowns on 21 carries...Broke the previous mark of 206 yards by Jonathan Stewart at the New York Giants (12/27/09)...Exploded for a season-long 65-yard run to the Saints one-yard line to set up a touchdown in the second quarter... Scampered 54 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter...Burst around left end for a 12-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter...Averaged 10.0 yards per carry - the third-highest single-game average rushing gain in team history...Represented 17th career 100-yard rushing performance.

2011
Played in 16 games with 14 starts for Carolina...Led the team with 836 yards and seven touchdowns on 155 attempts...Became the first player in franchise history to reach 5,000 career rushing yards...Registered 16 catches for 135 yards...Became the first player in team history to have 1,000 career rushing yards and 1,000 career receiving yards...Part of rushing attack that featured the first team in NFL history to have three players with 700 or more rushing yards in the same season: Williams - 836 yards, Jonathan Stewart - 761 yards and Cam Newton - 706 yards...Ranks as the franchise's all-time leader with 996 rushing attempts, 5,047 rushing yards, 38 rushing touchdowns and 16 games with 100 or more rushing yards...Stands second with a 5.07-yard rushing average...Vs. New Orleans (10/9): Generated a team-high 115 yards and one touchdown on nine carries to compile 16th career 100-yard rushing effort...Matched then career long with a 69-yard touchdown run...At Detroit (11/20): Eclipsed 1,000 career receiving yards on a 32-yard reception...At Indianapolis (11/27): Had two rushing touchdowns in a game for the first time since at New Orleans (11/8/09)...Scored on runs of 25 and two yards...Vs. Atlanta (12/11): Established a team record with a 74-yard touchdown run, surpassing the previous long of a 70-yard scoring scamper by DeShaun Foster at Atlanta (1/1/06)...Bettered his previous long touchdown run of 69 yards, accomplished twice...Responsible for the three longest runs in team history: 77 yards at Arizona (11/1/09), 75 yards at Arizona (10/14/07) and 74 yards versus Atlanta (12/11/11)...At Houston (12/18): Sealed victory with a 24-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter...Vs. Tampa Bay (12/24): Gained 66 yards on seven attempts with touchdown runs of eight and 22 yards as part of offense that amassed 270 rushing yards, equaling the second-highest total in franchise history...At New Orleans (1/1): Attained 5,000 career rushing yards, achieving the milestone on a two-yard rush in the first quarter.

2010
Started the first six games and was inactive for the next three before being placed on injured reserve with an injured right foot (11/17)...Produced 361 yards and one touchdown on 87 carries...Recorded 11 catches for 61 yards...At New Orleans (10/3): Scored on a change-of-direction 39-yard run...Vs. San Francisco (10/24): Suffered a sprained right foot in the fourth quarter that caused him to miss the next three games and eventually be placed on injured reserve (11/17).

2009
Started 13 games...Inactive for three games, including the last two, with a sprained ankle suffered at the New York Jets (11/29) and re-injured versus Minnesota (12/20)...Ranked second on the Panthers with 1,117 yards and seven touchdowns on 216 carries for an average 5.17 yards per attempt...Became the first player in team history to have back-to-back 1,000-yard rushing seasons after gaining a team-record 1,515 yards in 2008...Average yards per carry rates as the third-highest in team history behind his team-record 5.55 average in 2008 and the 5.20 average by Tshimanga Biakabutuka in 1999...Compiled 100 yards rushing four times...Teamed with running back Jonathan Stewart, who totaled 1,133 yards, to become the first set of teammates in NFL history to each rush for more than 1,100 yards in the same year...Registered 29 catches for 252 yards...HONORS: Selected to first career Pro Bowl...At Tampa Bay (10/18): Carried a career-high 30 times for 152 yards and two touchdowns, scoring on runs of 20 yards and one yard...Marked 12th career 100-yard rushing effort...At Arizona (11/1): Gained a season-high 158 yards on 23 attempts to become the Panthers' all-time leading rusher with 3,352 yards, surpassing the 3,336 by DeShaun Foster from 2002-07...Set a team record for the longest run from scrimmage with a 77-yard gallop in the first quarter, surpassing his 75-yarder at Arizona (10/14/07)...Represented 13th career 100-yard rushing performance...At New Orleans (11/8): Generated 149 yards and two touchdowns on 21 carries to produce 14th career 100-yard game...Scampered 66 yards for a touchdown on the Panthers' second play from scrimmage and added seven-yard touchdown run later in first quarter...Vs. Miami (11/19): Posted 15th career 100-yard rushing game with 122 yards on 13 attempts..Scored on a two-point conversion run following a fourth-quarter touchdown.

2008
Started all 16 games for first time in career...Rushed for 1,515 yards and 18 touchdowns on 273 carries...Averaged 5.5 yards per rushing attempt...Collected 22 receptions for 121 yards and two touchdowns...Set team records for rushing yards, average rushing gain, rushing touchdowns and total touchdowns...Compiled a team-record eight 100-yard rushing performances...Ranked third in the NFL in rushing yards and led all rushers with at least 100 attempts in average per carry...Teamed with Jonathan Stewart to lead all NFL running back duos with 2,351 rushing yards, the most by a running back combination since 1984...Tied Jim Brown in 1963 for the second-most touchdown runs of more than 30 yards with six...Led the NFL in scoring by a non-kicker with 122 points...Vs. Kansas City (10/5): Totaled 123 yards and two touchdowns on 20 attempts, scoring on runs of 10 and 32 yards...Caught a 25-yard touchdown pass from Jake Delhomme...Vs. New Orleans (10/19): Caught a four-yard touchdown pass from Delhomme...Vs. Arizona (10/26): Posted 108 yards on 17 carries, including a 15-yard touchdown...At Oakland (11/9): Tallied 140 yards on 19 attempts with a 69-yard touchdown...Vs. Detroit (11/16): Accumulated 120 yards and two touchdowns on 14 carries, scoring on runs of 56 and four yards...Combined with Stewart (130 yards) to become first backs in club history to both top 100 yards in the same contest...At Atlanta (11/23): Registered 101 yards and a five-yard touchdown on 19 attempts...At Green Bay (12/28): Scored a team-record four rushing touchdowns...All four scores came on one-yard runs, including the game-winner with 1:31 remaining in the fourth quarter...Vs. Tampa Bay (12/8): Amassed a team-record 186 yards and two touchdowns on 19 carries, scoring on runs of 16 and 36 yards...Combined with Stewart to rush for a team-record 299 yards...Vs. Denver (12/14): Scampered 56 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter...At New York Giants (12/21): Registered 108 yards on 24 attempts...Tied team record with four rushing touchdowns...Scored on runs of 13, five, one and 30 yards...At New Orleans (12/28): Produced 178 yards on 25 carries...NFC Divisional Playoffs Vs. Arizona (1/10): Rushed for 63 yards on 12 attempts and caught one pass for six yards.

2007
Played in all 16 games...Rushed for 717 yards and four touchdowns on 144 attempts...Notched 23 receptions for 175 yards and one touchdown...Averaged 5.0 yards per carry, which ranks as the second highest average rushing gain in team history behind Tshimanga Biakabutuka's 5.2 average in 1999...Returned 13 kickoffs for 231 yards with long of 29 ...Ranked second on the team in rushing yards and attempts...Ranked sixth on team in receptions and receiving yards... Recorded two 100-yard rushing games at Arizona (10/14) and at Tampa Bay (12/30)...Vs. Tampa Bay (9/30): Scored on a 24-yard reception from quarterback David Carr in the fourth quarter...At Arizona (10/14): Rushed for a career-high 121 yards and one touchdown on 10 carries...75-yard run in fourth quarter set the team record for longest in history...Vs. Seattle (12/16): Sealed victory with 35-yard touchdown run with 1:17 remaining in the fourth quarter...At Tampa Bay: Tied career high with 121 rushing yards and two touchdowns...Scored on runs of one yard and 32 yards...Became the first Panthers running back to score two rushing touchdowns in a game since Stephen Davis at Tampa Bay (11/6/05).

2006
Played in 13 games with two starts...Served as the Panthers primary kick returner...Rushed for 501 yards and one touchdown on 121 carries...Notched 33 receptions for 313 yards and one touchdown...Averaged 19.5 yards on 32 kickoff returns for 623 yards...Ranked second on the team in rushing yards and rushing attempts...Finished third on the team in receptions and receiving yards...Rushing yards and rushing attempts rank as the second-highest totals for a rookie in Panthers history behind the 809 yards and 182 attempts by Fred Lane in 1997...33 receptions stand third in team history among rookies...Inactive at Baltimore (10/15), at Cincinnati (10/22) and versus Dallas (10/29) with an injured right ankle suffered versus Cleveland (10/8)...At Minnesota (9/17): Scored first NFL touchdown on a three-yard run...Vs. New Orleans (10/1): Galloped a season-long 31 yards to set up the team's first touchdown...Vs. Cleveland (10/8): Left the game in the second quarter with sprained right ankle that caused him to be inactive for the next three contests...Vs. St. Louis (11/19): Generated first career 100-yard rushing effort on 20 carries for a team-high and personal-best 114 yards...Helped offense rush for a team-record 242 yards and equal a team mark with 13 rushing first downs...Previous team record of 229 yards and 13 rushing first downs were both achieved at Atlanta (1/1/06)...At Washington (11/26): Made first career start in place of an injured DeShaun Foster...Responded with 63 yards on 17 carries and three receptions for 23 yards...At Philadelphia (12/4): Started in place of an injured Foster...Generated 175 combined net yards on team highs of 74 rushing yards on 17 carries and 101 receiving yards on a personal-best and team-high seven receptions...Became the first running back in team history to produce a 100-yard receiving game...Performance also enabled him to become the first player in team history to record a 100-yard rushing game and 100-yard receiving contest during their Panthers career...At Atlanta (12/24): Rushed for 82 yards on 21 attempts...Sparked offense by taking direct snap from center in shotgun formation...Gained 36 yards on nine rushing attempts and converted seven-of-eight third down opportunities when utilized in that alignment...Keyed offense that accumulated 183 rushing yards on 52 rushing attempts and maintained possession for 41:47...52 rushing attempts established team record, bettering previous mark of 45 attempts accomplished twice, most recently at Dallas (12/8/97)...13 rushing first downs equaled a team mark previously achieved twice, most recently versus St. Louis (11/19/06)...41:47 time of possession stands as second-highest amount in team history, trailing team record of 41:51 at New Orleans (12/5/04).

COLLEGE
Finished career at Memphis as Conference USA's career leader with 6,026 rushing yards and 55 touchdowns on 969 carries...Ranks as the NCAA Division I-A all-time leader with 7,573 all-purpose yards, surpassing the previous mark of 7,206 by Ricky Williams of Texas from 1995-98...Became the fourth player in NCAA Division I-A history to compile more than 6,000 career rushing yards, joining Tony Dorsett, Ricky Williams and Ron Dayne...Stands fourth in NCAA Division I-A history with 6,026 rushing yards...Holds the NCAA record for career 100-yard rushing efforts with 34 in 44 games, bettering the previous mark of 33 by Archie Griffin of Ohio State and Tony Dorsett of Pittsburgh...2005 (Sr.): Conference USA Offensive Player of the Year and first-team All-Conference USA selection for the third consecutive season...Started 11 games...Did not play against Tennessee because of an injured ankle...Led the nation in rushing with 1,964 yards on 310 carries with 18 touchdowns...Posted 12 catches for 78 yards and one touchdown... Added two kickoff returns for 33 yards...Compiled 2,075 all-purpose yards...2004 (Jr.): Conference USA Offensive Player of the Year...First-team All-Conference USA choice...Started all 12 games...Accumulated 2,230 all-purpose yards...Rushed for 1,948 yards and 22 touchdowns on 313 carries...Ranked first in the nation and set a school single-season record for rushing touchdowns...Contributed 18 receptions for 210 yards and one touchdown...Returned four kickoffs for 72 yards...2003 (So.): Conference USA Offensive Player of the Year...First-team All-Conference USA selection...Started 11 games...Missed the last two games of the season with a knee injury...Led the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,113...Produced 1,430 yards and 10 touchdowns on 243 carries...Recorded 35 catches for 384 yards and three touchdowns... Returned 13 kickoffs for 299 yards...2002 (Fr.): Played in 10 games with one start...Led the Tigers with 684 yards and five touchdowns on 103 carries...Caught five passes for 51 yards...Averaged 23.3 yards on 18 kickoff returns for 420 yards...Totaled 1,155 all purpose yards.

PERSONAL
Attended Wynne (Ark.) HS...Majored in marketing at Memphis.

TRANSACTIONS
Signed to contract extension by Carolina (5/13/13)...Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by Carolina (7/30/11)...Placed on injured reserve with an injured right foot by Carolina (11/17/10)...Selected by Carolina in the first round (27th overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft (4/29/06).

GP/GS
Career (111/76) [2/2]; 2013 (15/15) [1/1]; 2012 (16/10); 2011 (16/14); 2010 (6/6); 2009 (13/13); 2008 (16/16) [1/1]; 2007 (16/0); 2006 (13/2).

2013
Started 15 games for Carolina...Led the team with 843 yards and three touchdowns on 201 carries...Posted 26 receptions for a career-high 333 yards and one touchdown...Key member of offense that ranked fourth in the NFL in third-down efficiency, fifth in time of possession, second in drives lasting five-plus minutes and tied for seventh in drives of 10 plays or more...Became only the third player in NFL history, along with Tony Dorsett and Ricky Williams, with more than 6,000 rushing yards in both college and the NFL after totaling 6,026 yards in college at Memphis and 6,627 yards in the NFL with the Panthers...Ranks as the franchise's all-time leader with 1,370 rushing attempts, 6,627 rushing yards, 46 rushing touchdowns and 18 games with 100 or more rushing yards...Stands second with a 4.84-yard rushing average...Inactive with a quad injury versus Tampa Bay (12/1)...POSTSEASON: Started NFC Divisional Playoff versus San Francisco (1/12)...Rushed for 13 yards on five attempts...Vs. New York Giants (9/22): Compiled 120 yards on 23 carries to produce 18th career 100-yard rushing effort...Surpassed 6,000 career rushing yards...Marked third consecutive game with more than 80 rushing yards after gaining 86 yards on 17 carries versus Seattle (9/8) and 85 yards on 22 attempts at Buffalo (9/15)...At Tampa Bay (10/24): Bounced outside and broke two tackles on 12-yard touchdown run...At San Francisco (11/10): Took handoff inside and then cut back outside for a 27-yard touchdown run...Vs. New York Jets (12/15): Accumulated 168 total yards...Generated 81 rushing yards on 15 carries and 87 receiving yards on three catches with one touchdown...Became the first player in franchise history to have at least 80 rushing yards and 80 receiving yards in the same game...Caught a screen pass and turned it into a career-long 72-yard touchdown...Vs. New Orleans (12/22): Burst up the middle and dashed a season-long 43 yards untouched for a touchdown.

2012
Played in 16 games with 10 starts for Carolina...Finished second on the team with 737 yards and five touchdowns on 173 carries...Notched 13 receptions for 187 yards and two touchdowns...Contributed to offense that produced 5,771 total net yards and 328 first downs, the second-highest totals in team history...Ranks as the franchise's all-time leader with 1,169 rushing attempts, 5,784 rushing yards, 43 rushing touchdowns and 17 games with 100 or more rushing yards...Stands second with a 4.95-yard rushing average...Vs. New Orleans (9/16): Scored on a three-yard touchdown run...At Atlanta (9/30): Ran straight up the middle on a read option for a 13-yard touchdown...At Washington (11/4): Tiptoed down the sideline for a 30-yard touchdown run...Vs. Atlanta (12/9): Caught a screen pass and turned it into a career-long 53-yard touchdown catch...At San Diego (12/16): Accumulated 144 total yards...Generated 93 yards rushing on a season-high 22 attempts and 51 yards receiving on two receptions with one touchdown...Cradled a tipped screen pass and accelerated 43 yards to the end zone...At New Orleans (12/30): Set a team record with 210 yards rushing and two touchdowns on 21 carries...Broke the previous mark of 206 yards by Jonathan Stewart at the New York Giants (12/27/09)...Exploded for a season-long 65-yard run to the Saints one-yard line to set up a touchdown in the second quarter... Scampered 54 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter...Burst around left end for a 12-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter...Averaged 10.0 yards per carry - the third-highest single-game average rushing gain in team history...Represented 17th career 100-yard rushing performance.

2011
Played in 16 games with 14 starts for Carolina...Led the team with 836 yards and seven touchdowns on 155 attempts...Became the first player in franchise history to reach 5,000 career rushing yards...Registered 16 catches for 135 yards...Became the first player in team history to have 1,000 career rushing yards and 1,000 career receiving yards...Part of rushing attack that featured the first team in NFL history to have three players with 700 or more rushing yards in the same season: Williams - 836 yards, Jonathan Stewart - 761 yards and Cam Newton - 706 yards...Ranks as the franchise's all-time leader with 996 rushing attempts, 5,047 rushing yards, 38 rushing touchdowns and 16 games with 100 or more rushing yards...Stands second with a 5.07-yard rushing average...Vs. New Orleans (10/9): Generated a team-high 115 yards and one touchdown on nine carries to compile 16th career 100-yard rushing effort...Matched then career long with a 69-yard touchdown run...At Detroit (11/20): Eclipsed 1,000 career receiving yards on a 32-yard reception...At Indianapolis (11/27): Had two rushing touchdowns in a game for the first time since at New Orleans (11/8/09)...Scored on runs of 25 and two yards...Vs. Atlanta (12/11): Established a team record with a 74-yard touchdown run, surpassing the previous long of a 70-yard scoring scamper by DeShaun Foster at Atlanta (1/1/06)...Bettered his previous long touchdown run of 69 yards, accomplished twice...Responsible for the three longest runs in team history: 77 yards at Arizona (11/1/09), 75 yards at Arizona (10/14/07) and 74 yards versus Atlanta (12/11/11)...At Houston (12/18): Sealed victory with a 24-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter...Vs. Tampa Bay (12/24): Gained 66 yards on seven attempts with touchdown runs of eight and 22 yards as part of offense that amassed 270 rushing yards, equaling the second-highest total in franchise history...At New Orleans (1/1): Attained 5,000 career rushing yards, achieving the milestone on a two-yard rush in the first quarter.

2010
Started the first six games and was inactive for the next three before being placed on injured reserve with an injured right foot (11/17)...Produced 361 yards and one touchdown on 87 carries...Recorded 11 catches for 61 yards...At New Orleans (10/3): Scored on a change-of-direction 39-yard run...Vs. San Francisco (10/24): Suffered a sprained right foot in the fourth quarter that caused him to miss the next three games and eventually be placed on injured reserve (11/17).

2009
Started 13 games...Inactive for three games, including the last two, with a sprained ankle suffered at the New York Jets (11/29) and re-injured versus Minnesota (12/20)...Ranked second on the Panthers with 1,117 yards and seven touchdowns on 216 carries for an average 5.17 yards per attempt...Became the first player in team history to have back-to-back 1,000-yard rushing seasons after gaining a team-record 1,515 yards in 2008...Average yards per carry rates as the third-highest in team history behind his team-record 5.55 average in 2008 and the 5.20 average by Tshimanga Biakabutuka in 1999...Compiled 100 yards rushing four times...Teamed with running back Jonathan Stewart, who totaled 1,133 yards, to become the first set of teammates in NFL history to each rush for more than 1,100 yards in the same year...Registered 29 catches for 252 yards...HONORS: Selected to first career Pro Bowl...At Tampa Bay (10/18): Carried a career-high 30 times for 152 yards and two touchdowns, scoring on runs of 20 yards and one yard...Marked 12th career 100-yard rushing effort...At Arizona (11/1): Gained a season-high 158 yards on 23 attempts to become the Panthers' all-time leading rusher with 3,352 yards, surpassing the 3,336 by DeShaun Foster from 2002-07...Set a team record for the longest run from scrimmage with a 77-yard gallop in the first quarter, surpassing his 75-yarder at Arizona (10/14/07)...Represented 13th career 100-yard rushing performance...At New Orleans (11/8): Generated 149 yards and two touchdowns on 21 carries to produce 14th career 100-yard game...Scampered 66 yards for a touchdown on the Panthers' second play from scrimmage and added seven-yard touchdown run later in first quarter...Vs. Miami (11/19): Posted 15th career 100-yard rushing game with 122 yards on 13 attempts..Scored on a two-point conversion run following a fourth-quarter touchdown.

2008
Started all 16 games for first time in career...Rushed for 1,515 yards and 18 touchdowns on 273 carries...Averaged 5.5 yards per rushing attempt...Collected 22 receptions for 121 yards and two touchdowns...Set team records for rushing yards, average rushing gain, rushing touchdowns and total touchdowns...Compiled a team-record eight 100-yard rushing performances...Ranked third in the NFL in rushing yards and led all rushers with at least 100 attempts in average per carry...Teamed with Jonathan Stewart to lead all NFL running back duos with 2,351 rushing yards, the most by a running back combination since 1984...Tied Jim Brown in 1963 for the second-most touchdown runs of more than 30 yards with six...Led the NFL in scoring by a non-kicker with 122 points...Vs. Kansas City (10/5): Totaled 123 yards and two touchdowns on 20 attempts, scoring on runs of 10 and 32 yards...Caught a 25-yard touchdown pass from Jake Delhomme...Vs. New Orleans (10/19): Caught a four-yard touchdown pass from Delhomme...Vs. Arizona (10/26): Posted 108 yards on 17 carries, including a 15-yard touchdown...At Oakland (11/9): Tallied 140 yards on 19 attempts with a 69-yard touchdown...Vs. Detroit (11/16): Accumulated 120 yards and two touchdowns on 14 carries, scoring on runs of 56 and four yards...Combined with Stewart (130 yards) to become first backs in club history to both top 100 yards in the same contest...At Atlanta (11/23): Registered 101 yards and a five-yard touchdown on 19 attempts...At Green Bay (12/28): Scored a team-record four rushing touchdowns...All four scores came on one-yard runs, including the game-winner with 1:31 remaining in the fourth quarter...Vs. Tampa Bay (12/8): Amassed a team-record 186 yards and two touchdowns on 19 carries, scoring on runs of 16 and 36 yards...Combined with Stewart to rush for a team-record 299 yards...Vs. Denver (12/14): Scampered 56 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter...At New York Giants (12/21): Registered 108 yards on 24 attempts...Tied team record with four rushing touchdowns...Scored on runs of 13, five, one and 30 yards...At New Orleans (12/28): Produced 178 yards on 25 carries...NFC Divisional Playoffs Vs. Arizona (1/10): Rushed for 63 yards on 12 attempts and caught one pass for six yards.

2007
Played in all 16 games...Rushed for 717 yards and four touchdowns on 144 attempts...Notched 23 receptions for 175 yards and one touchdown...Averaged 5.0 yards per carry, which ranks as the second highest average rushing gain in team history behind Tshimanga Biakabutuka's 5.2 average in 1999...Returned 13 kickoffs for 231 yards with long of 29 ...Ranked second on the team in rushing yards and attempts...Ranked sixth on team in receptions and receiving yards... Recorded two 100-yard rushing games at Arizona (10/14) and at Tampa Bay (12/30)...Vs. Tampa Bay (9/30): Scored on a 24-yard reception from quarterback David Carr in the fourth quarter...At Arizona (10/14): Rushed for a career-high 121 yards and one touchdown on 10 carries...75-yard run in fourth quarter set the team record for longest in history...Vs. Seattle (12/16): Sealed victory with 35-yard touchdown run with 1:17 remaining in the fourth quarter...At Tampa Bay: Tied career high with 121 rushing yards and two touchdowns...Scored on runs of one yard and 32 yards...Became the first Panthers running back to score two rushing touchdowns in a game since Stephen Davis at Tampa Bay (11/6/05).

2006
Played in 13 games with two starts...Served as the Panthers primary kick returner...Rushed for 501 yards and one touchdown on 121 carries...Notched 33 receptions for 313 yards and one touchdown...Averaged 19.5 yards on 32 kickoff returns for 623 yards...Ranked second on the team in rushing yards and rushing attempts...Finished third on the team in receptions and receiving yards...Rushing yards and rushing attempts rank as the second-highest totals for a rookie in Panthers history behind the 809 yards and 182 attempts by Fred Lane in 1997...33 receptions stand third in team history among rookies...Inactive at Baltimore (10/15), at Cincinnati (10/22) and versus Dallas (10/29) with an injured right ankle suffered versus Cleveland (10/8)...At Minnesota (9/17): Scored first NFL touchdown on a three-yard run...Vs. New Orleans (10/1): Galloped a season-long 31 yards to set up the team's first touchdown...Vs. Cleveland (10/8): Left the game in the second quarter with sprained right ankle that caused him to be inactive for the next three contests...Vs. St. Louis (11/19): Generated first career 100-yard rushing effort on 20 carries for a team-high and personal-best 114 yards...Helped offense rush for a team-record 242 yards and equal a team mark with 13 rushing first downs...Previous team record of 229 yards and 13 rushing first downs were both achieved at Atlanta (1/1/06)...At Washington (11/26): Made first career start in place of an injured DeShaun Foster...Responded with 63 yards on 17 carries and three receptions for 23 yards...At Philadelphia (12/4): Started in place of an injured Foster...Generated 175 combined net yards on team highs of 74 rushing yards on 17 carries and 101 receiving yards on a personal-best and team-high seven receptions...Became the first running back in team history to produce a 100-yard receiving game...Performance also enabled him to become the first player in team history to record a 100-yard rushing game and 100-yard receiving contest during their Panthers career...At Atlanta (12/24): Rushed for 82 yards on 21 attempts...Sparked offense by taking direct snap from center in shotgun formation...Gained 36 yards on nine rushing attempts and converted seven-of-eight third down opportunities when utilized in that alignment...Keyed offense that accumulated 183 rushing yards on 52 rushing attempts and maintained possession for 41:47...52 rushing attempts established team record, bettering previous mark of 45 attempts accomplished twice, most recently at Dallas (12/8/97)...13 rushing first downs equaled a team mark previously achieved twice, most recently versus St. Louis (11/19/06)...41:47 time of possession stands as second-highest amount in team history, trailing team record of 41:51 at New Orleans (12/5/04).

COLLEGE
Finished career at Memphis as Conference USA's career leader with 6,026 rushing yards and 55 touchdowns on 969 carries...Ranks as the NCAA Division I-A all-time leader with 7,573 all-purpose yards, surpassing the previous mark of 7,206 by Ricky Williams of Texas from 1995-98...Became the fourth player in NCAA Division I-A history to compile more than 6,000 career rushing yards, joining Tony Dorsett, Ricky Williams and Ron Dayne...Stands fourth in NCAA Division I-A history with 6,026 rushing yards...Holds the NCAA record for career 100-yard rushing efforts with 34 in 44 games, bettering the previous mark of 33 by Archie Griffin of Ohio State and Tony Dorsett of Pittsburgh...2005 (Sr.): Conference USA Offensive Player of the Year and first-team All-Conference USA selection for the third consecutive season...Started 11 games...Did not play against Tennessee because of an injured ankle...Led the nation in rushing with 1,964 yards on 310 carries with 18 touchdowns...Posted 12 catches for 78 yards and one touchdown... Added two kickoff returns for 33 yards...Compiled 2,075 all-purpose yards...2004 (Jr.): Conference USA Offensive Player of the Year...First-team All-Conference USA choice...Started all 12 games...Accumulated 2,230 all-purpose yards...Rushed for 1,948 yards and 22 touchdowns on 313 carries...Ranked first in the nation and set a school single-season record for rushing touchdowns...Contributed 18 receptions for 210 yards and one touchdown...Returned four kickoffs for 72 yards...2003 (So.): Conference USA Offensive Player of the Year...First-team All-Conference USA selection...Started 11 games...Missed the last two games of the season with a knee injury...Led the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,113...Produced 1,430 yards and 10 touchdowns on 243 carries...Recorded 35 catches for 384 yards and three touchdowns... Returned 13 kickoffs for 299 yards...2002 (Fr.): Played in 10 games with one start...Led the Tigers with 684 yards and five touchdowns on 103 carries...Caught five passes for 51 yards...Averaged 23.3 yards on 18 kickoff returns for 420 yards...Totaled 1,155 all purpose yards.

PERSONAL
Attended Wynne (Ark.) HS...Majored in marketing at Memphis.

 

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