Junior running back on preseason list for second-straight year.
Bears have now had one honoree for five straight seasons.
Spencer Drango gives Bears third straight season with Offensive Lineman of the Year choice
Trio of Baylor players up for offensive honor.
Shock Linwood led the Bears 148 yards and the clinching touchdown.
No. 4 Football vs. No. 7 Michigan State (USA Today)
No. 5 Football vs. No. 9 Kansas State; photos by Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
ALL-BIG 12 CANDIDATE
MAXWELL AWARD CANDIDATE
DOAK WALKER AWARD CANDIDATE
Fourth-year junior, returning first-team All-Big 12 running back… Versatile, smart, back, ranks top 10 on most major Baylor career rushing lists entering 2015 (2,133 yards ranks ninth all-time, 85.3 yards-per-game ranks third all-time, 24 TDs ranks tied for sixth, four 100-yard games ranks fourth), and ranks eighth in career total offense yards-per-play (5.63)… Former Freshman All-American… Given name is Rashodrick.
2014 (Sophomore): First-string running back played all 13 games and started 12 as sophomore for 2014 Big 12 champions… Named first-string All-Big 12 by league coaches, ESPN, Athlon, Phil Steele, FOX Sports Southwest, Austin American-Statesman, San Antonio Express-News and Waco Tribune-Herald (earned second-team honors from AP and 247Sports)… Semi-finalist for Tyler Rose Award… Named to All-Texas first team by Dave Campbell’s Texas Football… Totaled 1,252 yards and 16 TDs on 251 rushes (5.0 per-carry average) and seven receptions for 90 yards on season… Set new BU record for rushing yards by sophomore with 1,252… Ranked 16th nationally and second in conference with 16 rushing TDs… Additional Big 12 ranks: second in rushing yards (1,252), third in rushing yards-per-attempt (4.99) and ninth in scoring (7.4 points-per-game)… Ranks on Baylor’s single-season charts: second in rushing yards (1,252), second in rushing TDs (16), seventh in rushing yards-per-game (96.3), seventh in all-purpose yards (1,342), tied for eighth in scoring (96)… Scored first TD in McLane Stadium history, 4-yarder with 6:23 to go in first quarter, and finished with 89 yards in season-opening win over SMU… Ran for 33 yards and TD and had season-high 53 yards on two receptions in win over Northwestern State in second game… Scored two TDs and ran for 97 yards on 20 carries in win at Buffalo in third game… Rushed for 82 yards and career-high three TDs in win at Iowa State in fourth game… Totaled 148 yards and TD on 28 rushes in win at Texas in fifth game… Had season-highs of 178 yards on 29 carries in epic 61-58 comeback win over No. 9 TCU in sixth game… Ran for 69 yards and TD in 21 attempts at West Virginia in seventh game… Had 81 yards and TD in win over Kansas in eighth game… Scored twice and ran for 87 yards on 23 rushes in win at No. 16 Oklahoma in ninth game… Ran for 113 yards and TD in win over Oklahoma State in 10th game… Totaled 158 yards and two TDs (24 rushes) and two receptions for 15 yards in win vs. Texas Tech in 11th game… Ran for 91 yards and TD in win over No. 9 Kansas State that clinched share of Big 12 championship and berth in New Year’s Six bowl…Had 26 rushing yards and 14 receiving in Cotton Bowl vs. No. 7 Michigan State.
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.