Quickly: Was granted another year of eligibility after missing two seasons due to injuries… Is returning to his original position of running back, as he was moved to linebacker in 2009… Rushed for 309 yards and three touchdowns on 59 carries in 2008.
2010 (Sr.): Was a team captain… Returned to running back and started five games, including each of the first two contests of the year… Was second on the team in rushing with 71 carries for 262 yards and one touchdown… Also caught 15 passes for 164 more yards… Best rushing games were 16 carries for 70 yards and one touchdown against Kansas State and 14 attempts for 69 yards at Iowa State… Ran eight times for 46 yards, including a season-long 18-yarder against Georgia Tech… Also had four catches for 56 yards against Iowa State.
2009 (Jr.): Spent the season at linebacker and playing on special teams… Appeared in nine games… Made three tackles on the year.
2008 (So.): The second-leading rusher on the team with 309 yards on 59 carries… His 5.2 yards per rush topped the team… Lost only three yards on the season… Started against Sam Houston State and Iowa State… Had rushing attempts in each of the first five games of the year… Rushed 15 times for a season and career-best 84 yards against Louisiana Tech… Next best game was 16 rushes for 61 yards vs. Sam Houston State… Had rushing attempts in three of the final eight games of the year, rushing for 26 yards vs. Texas Tech, 28 vs. Kansas State and 28 vs. Texas… Caught 17 passes for 82 yards on the year… Also saw time on special teams.
2007 (Fr.): Played as a reserve running back and a special teams contributor… Carried the ball 17 times for 98 yards and two scores… First action of the year came against Baylor when he rushed eight times for 47 yards and one touchdown… Also caught two passes for 14 yards against the Bears… Rushed six times for 17 yards against Nebraska and three times for 34 yards and another touchdown against Iowa State.
2006: Did not participate after suffering a season-ending injury in preseason.
2005: Did not participate due to an injury.
High School: Named an all-district second team running back by the Abilene Reporter-News in 2004… Earned all-county honors following his senior season… Gathered varsity letters in football, basketball and track for the Yellow Jackets… Earned all-district honors in both basketball and track… Once rushed for 234 yards and four touchdowns in a single game… Returned a kickoff 96 yards for a touchdown in a game against Midlothian… Coached in football by Mickey Finley.
Personal: Born in Fort Worth, Texas… Graduated with a degree in African and African-American studies in the fall of 2009 and is working on a second major in American Studies… Main hobby is fishing… Son of Tammie Hemlee… Has two sisters… Both sisters played college volleyball.