MAXWELL AWARD CANDIDATE
DOAK WALKER AWARD CANDIDATE
ALL-BIG 12 CANDIDATE
Third-year sophomore running back, coming off Freshman All-America season in 2013... Versatile back, Big 12's leading returning rusher (73.4 yards-per-game), vying for primary rushing duties in fall... Consensus 2014 preseason All-Big 12 projection... Named Big 12's "Most Elusive Running Back" by Sporting News and "Toughest to bring down" by Lindy's in preseason publications... Given name is Rashodrick.
2013 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in 12 of 13 games and started twice at tailback en route to earning Freshman All-America honors in rookie season of action... Earned first career letter... Burst on scene after injuries to veteran backs, rushed for BU freshman-record 881 yards (broke previous mark of 843 set by Robert Griffin III in 2008)... Totaled 881 yards (second on squad) and eight TDs on 128 season carries, also caught four passes for 19 yards... Average per carry of 6.9 yards ranked third on BU single-season chart... Named first-team Freshman All-America by Sporting News, Athlon, Scout/CFN and Phil Steele... Selected 2013 Big 12 Offensive Newcomer of Year by San Antonio Express-News... 73.4 rushing yards per game ranked sixth in Big 12... Eight TDs rushing ranked ninth in Big 12... Totaled four 100-yard games, tied for ninth on school's single-season list... Rushed for 50-plus yards in seven of 12 games played... Made collegiate debut in season-opening win over Wofford, rushed for 59 yards on 10 carries and scored first career TD... Ran for 76 yards and season-high two touchdowns on 12 attempts in win over Buffalo in second game... Rushed for 57 yards and one TD on six carries in win over ULM in third game... Topped 100 yards for first time in win over West Virginia in fourth game, totaled 126 yards and TD on 14 carries... Did not play in fifth game (coach's decision)... Topped 100 yards and earned Athlon Big 12 Freshman of Week honors in each of next three games... Had 106 yards and season-high two TDs, including season-long 68-yard run, on nine carries in win at Kansas in seventh game... Ran for 182 yards on 23 carries in win over No. 12 Oklahoma in eighth game, total ranked 14th on BU single-game rushing list... Earned Big 12 Offensive Player of Week honors for performance vs. OU... Made first career start in win vs. Texas Tech in ninth game, responded with season-high 187 yards (11th highest single-game total in school history) and TD on 29 attempts and 15-yard reception... Ran for 475 yards (158.3 average) and three TDs over three-game span... Limited to seven carries over final three games (when health of veteran backs improved).
2012 (True Freshman): Sat out first season at Baylor and participated on practice squad, redshirted to retain eligibility... Dressed for seven of 13 games, but did not see any game action.
High School: All-state running back also played quarterback, linebacker, defensive back and returned kicks for Linden-Kildare High School in Linden, Texas... Played for head coach Todd Elliott at KHS... Ranked No. 34 athlete recruit nationally by 247Sports.com... Listed as nation's No. 80 safety prospect by Scout.com... Rated No. 74 overall prospect in Texas by 247Sports.com, No. 89 by Rivals.com's Lone Star Recruiting and No. 101 by SuperPrep's Texas 121... Named 2011 first-team Class 2A All-State running back as well as honorable mention all-state quarterback as senior... Ran for 2,105 yards and 25 touchdowns (241 attempts) in 2011, ranked fifth in state in rushing yardage... Also threw for 729 yards and five TDs... Selected 2011 District 8-2A Player of Year and named to 2011 East Texas All-Area first team as running back... As junior in 2010 led Kildare to 10-3 record and regional semifinals, ran for 1,473 yards and 18 TDs (156 attempts) and made 14 receptions for 138 yards and two TDs... Named 2010 All-District 8-2A... Stat totals from sophomore season in 2009: 107 rushes, 750 yards, 11 TDs, 22 receptions, 320 yards, five TDs... Nickname is "Shock."
Personal: Son of Richard Glover and Yuwanda Linwood... Full name is Rashodrick Antoine Linwood... Born Oct. 13, 1993, in Atlanta, Texas... Majoring in health, human performance and recreation studies.