2007: Started all 12 games ... Named First-Team All-MAC for the third straight year ....Also named to Rivals.com All-MAC team and selected to play in the Hula Bowl...Carried the ball 294 times 1,434 yards, averaging 119.5 yards per game, all single-season Ohio records ... Broke his own Ohio single-season record with 19 rushing touchdowns ... Finished career atop Ohio record books with 4,398 career rushing yards, 909 rushing attempts, 5,248 all-purpose yards and tied for lead with 49 total touchdowns...Fifth on the Mac All-Time career list in rushing yards and rushing and total touchdowns and eight in all-purpose yards... Became first Bobcat to top 1,000 yards rushing in three consecutive seasons and led team in rushing for fourth straight year ... Caught 29 passes for 275 yards and one touchdown... Started season with 142 yards and two scores against Gardner-Webb...Earned Mac East Division Offensive Player of the Week Award against Louisiana- Lafayette with 136 total yards and 4 touchdowns...Finished season with six consecutive 100-yard rushing performances, setting a school record with 21 career 100-yard games...Began the streak with 187 yards and 2 touchdowns against Eastern Michigan...Totaled 182 yards rushing, including season-long 65 yard touchdown run, and 47 receiving along with 3 scores against Toledo...Won Mac East Division Offensive Player of the Week honors for the second time in season and eight time in his career, rushing for season high 200 yards on career high 42 carries and three touchdowns in win at Bowling Green...Added 151 yards and a score against Temple...Kept streak alive with 116 yards rushing, including a 54-yarder at Akron...Closed out the season with 112 yards and a touchdown in win over Miami.
2006: Started all 14 games ... Earned First-Team All-MAC honors from the league's coaches for the second straight year ... Named the MAC Offensive Player of the Year by Collegefootballnews.com ... Won the MAC East Division Offensive Player of the Week Award four times ... Ran for 1,252 yards, the second-best single-season total in school history ... Became the first Bobcat in 30 years to rush for 1,000 yards in consecutive seasons (Arnold Welcher, 1975-76) ... Became the third player in school history to lead the team in rushing three consecutive seasons ... Set the Ohio single-season record with 15 rushing touchdowns ... Amassed 258 rushing attempts, putting him fifth on the Ohio single-season ledger ... Averaged 4.9 yards per carry ... Ranked fourth in the MAC and 31st in the nation with a 89.43 yards-per-game average ... Set the school record with seven consecutive 100-yard games ... Tied the school mark for 100-yard games in a season with eight ... Also led the Bobcats with 29 receptions ... Totaled a team-high 1,532 all-purpose yards, which put him third on the Ohio season list ... Ranked 46th in the country with 109.43 all-purpose yards per game ... Scored 16 touchdowns and one two-point conversion for a team-high 98 points, the second-best season total ever by a Bobcat ... Ran for a touchdown in seven of the last eight games of the season ... Was fourth in the MAC and 38th in the nation in scoring with 7.00 points per game ... Had 204 total yards from scrimmage (106 rushing, 98 receiving) and three touchdowns (two rushing, one receiving) at Northern Illinois ... Started his streak of 100-yard games with 120 yards and two scores against Western Michigan ... Added 108 yards and two touchdowns at Illinois ... Ran for 109 yards and two touchdowns in the win against Buffalo ... Paced the Bobcats with 103 yards and a score at Kent State ... Had 141 yards and a touchdown at Eastern Michigan ... Carried the ball a season-high 31 times for 136 yards and a score in the East Division-clinching win against Akron...Had a season-high 180 yards and two touchdowns at Miami ... The 100-yard streak was broken in the MAC Championship Game when he rushed for 76 yards and a score ... Rushed for 38 yards on 10 carries in the GMAC Bowl.
2005: Started all 11 games as Ohio's number one tailback ... First-Team All-MAC performer ... Listed as second-best running back in the MAC and 10th best player in the league regardless of position according to Collegefootballnews.com ... Was named the MAC East Division Offensive Player of the Week twice ... Average of 104.8 rushing yards a game was fifth in the MAC and 26th nationally ... Finished the season with 1,153 yards, the third-best single-season total in school history, on 209 carries ... Scored seven rushing touchdowns ... Ranked fourth on Ohio's reception chart with 13 catches for 97 yards ... Led the team with 1,250 all-purpose yards ... Tied the school record with three 200-yard games (Arnold Welcher, 1975) ... One of only six backs in the nation to record at least three 200-yard performances during the season ... Recorded a career-best 50-yard run versus Kent State and finished the game with 200 yards and two touchdowns ... Had a streak of four games with at least 100 yards (Central Michigan, Ball State, Buffalo Toledo), including two 200-yard performances ... Had the fifth-best rushing performance in the nation with his 264-yard performance against Ball State ... That total ranked third on the Ohio single-game list ... Came back the next week to record 224 yards and two touchdowns at Buffalo ... First Ohio player to have back-to-back 200-yard games since Steveland Hookfin in 1998.
2004: Played in all 11 games, starting eight ... Was second in the MAC among freshmen and led the team in rushing with 559 yards ... Carried the ball 142 times for a 3.9 average ... Led the team with six total touchdowns, four rushing and two receiving ... Caught 13 passes for 172 yards ... Returned a pair of kickoffs for 26 yards ... Rushed for 100 yards and one touchdown in his Bobcat debut versus VMI ... Also caught an 18-yard pass for a touchdown in the season opener ... Teamed with Justin Roush to become the first pair of 100+ yard rushers in a game since 2002 ... Rushed for 53 yards against Pittsburgh ... Carried the ball 21 times for 65 yards against Miami ... Also pulled in a 39-yard touchdown reception versus the RedHawks ... Rushed for 79 yards and one touchdown against Buffalo ... Gained 34 yards on 18 carries for one touchdown at Kentucky ... Rushed for 46 yards and caught two passes for 16 yards against Marshall ... Gained 50 yards on 11 carries versus Toledo ... Picked up 28 yards against Bowling Green ... Also caught a 25-yard pass versus the Falcons ... Collected 52 yards on nine carries and 50 yards on four receptions against Kent State ... Rushed for 31 yards at Central Florida ... Gained 21 yards for one score on the ground, while also catching two passes in season finale against Akron.
HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterman, playing five different positions (quarterback, running back, wide receiver, linebacker and defensive back) ... A first-team all-region selection as a senior ... Was an all-county pick three times ... Was voted team Most Valuable Player four straight times ... Rushed for 2,961 yards during his career, scoring 42 touchdowns ... Missed the 1,000-yard plateau as a senior by just two yards ... Had 99 of his 353 career tackles as a senior ... Totaled 1,268 yards receiving during his career ... Also lettered in wrestling (twice) and track (once) ... Finished sixth in his weight class at the state tournament.
PERSONAL: Majoring in recreational management... Son of Willie and Cheral Hope.