Images from Thursday of Notre Dame preparing for the BCS National Championship Game.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012): Did not see playing time due to injury.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2011): Attended USC and played in eight games for the Trojans ... recorded 19 rushes for 118 yards (6.2 avg) and seven receptions for 41 yards with one TD ... rushed twice for 14 yards and caught two passes for minus-one yard against Arizona State ... caught one pass for eight yards vs. Stanford ... gained 90 yards on 10 carries at Colorado and registered two receptions for 31 yards, including a 19-yard TD pass from Matt Barkley ... rushed seven times for 14 yards against Washington and gained one yard on one reception vs. the Huskies ... recorded one reception for two yards at Oregon.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: His 2010 honors included Parade All-American, SuperPrep All-American, PrepStar All-American, UnderArmour All-American, ESPNU 150, Rivals 100, PrepStar Dream Team, SuperPrep All-Farwest, PrepStar All-West, Orange County Register Fab 15 second team, Long Beach Press-Telegram Best in the West first team, Tacoma News Tribune Western 100, Cal-Hi Sports All-State first team, Cal-Hi Sports All-State Small Schools first team, SectionSports.com All-Central Coast second team and Palo Alto Daily News Offensive Player of the Year as a senior running back at Kings Academy in Sunnyvale (Calif.)...ran for 2,110 yards (10.0 average per carry) and 28 TDs in 2010 and also caught 12 passes for 231 yards (19.3 avg.) with 3 TDs ... as a junior in 2009, made Cal-Hi Sports All-State Small Schools first team, Cal-Hi Sports All-State Underclass first team, Max Preps All-State Division III second team and San Jose Mercury News All-County ... ran for 2,037 yards on 187 carries (10.9 avg.) with 29 TDs and caught 11 passes for 182 yards (16.5 avg.) in 2009, and returned kicks and punts ... as a sophomore in 2008 made Cal-Hi Sports All-State Small Schools second team and Cal-Hi Sports All-State Sophomore while running for 961 yards with 14 TDs ... in career, rushed for 5,108 yards (11.0 average per carry) with 73 TDs and had 26 100-yard performances (in 28 games) ... father, Duane, ran track at Maryland and then was a strength and conditioning coach/speed and performance coach with numerous high school, college and pro teams, including the Philadelphia Eagles, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Penn State, Philadelphia Charge (women's pro soccer), New Jersey Pride (pro lacrosse) and, most recently, San Francisco 49ers (2005-10) ... enrolled in First Year of Studies.