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      Jalen Hurd
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Hendersonville, Tenn.

High School:
Beech Senior

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 227

Position:
RB

Experience:
HS

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CAREER HONORS
2014 - FRESHMAN
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  • 2014 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
  • Games/Starts: 12/8
  • Fourth-leading freshman rusher in SEC (64.8 yd/game)
  • Vols leading rusher with 174 carries for 777 yards and three rushing touchdowns in 12 games with eight starts
  • Also has 33 catches for 217 yards with two receiving touchdowns
  • Rushed for 100 yards three times (Georgia, South Carolina and Kentucky), most 100-yard rushing games by a true freshman since Jamal Lewis' seven in 1997
  • Rushing total of 756 yards is third-most in a single-season by a true freshman in Tennessee history; No. 2 James Stewart (908 in 1991) and No. 1 Jamal Lewis (1,364 in 1997)
  • Gained 40 yards both rushing and receiving vs. #19 Missouri (11/22)
  • Ran for 118 yards including third touchdown of the season in win over Kentucky (11/15)
  • Ran for 125 yards at South Carolina (11/1), most by a Vols' true freshman since Jamal Lewis had 127 in the 1997 SEC Championship Game; also had team-best seven catches for 58 yards including 21-yard fourth-quarter touchdown
  • Ran for 59 yards and led Vols with six catches for 27 yards vs. #4 Alabama (10/25)
  • Ran for 40 yards on 13 carries and had two catches for 19 yards at #3 Ole Miss (10/18)
  • First start came vs. Florida (10/4), ran for 39 yards
  • Posted 119 rushing yards on 24 carries with a touchdown at #12/13 Georgia (9/27); yardage was most by a Vols' true freshman since Jamal Lewis had 127 in the 1997 SEC Championship Game and first by a UT true freshman since Bryce Brown (2009)
  • Ran for 97 yards at #4/3 Oklahoma (9/13)
  • First rushing touchdown on 4-yard rush as he picked up 83 yards on 23 carries vs. Arkansas State (9/6)
  • Scored first-career touchdown on a 15-yard reception in season opener vs. Utah State (8/31); ran 11 times for 29 yards and finished with two catches for 16 yards
  • One of first four Vols to have black stripes removed in `14 (Derek Barnett, Emmanuel Moseley, Ethan Wolf) on Aug. 10
HIGH SCHOOL
  • Lettered at Beech Senior High School in Hendersonville, Tenn., for coach Anthony Crabtree
  • Rated five-star by 247Sports (No. 33 national prospect, No. 4 athlete, No. 1 prospect in Tennessee)
  • Rated four-star by ESPN (No. 62 national prospect, No. 7 running back, No. 4 prospect in Tennessee)
  • Rated five-star by Rivals (No. 28 national prospect, No. 5 running back, No. 2 prospect in Tennessee)
  • Rated four-star by Scout (No. 11 running back)
  • Played in 2014 U.S. Army All-American Game
  • Played in one game as a senior before suffering a shoulder injury that ended his 2013 season prematurely
  • Ran for 177 yards and three touchdowns on offense and had eight tackles and an interception in his lone prep game of 2013
  • Named Tennessee State Mr. Football in 2012
  • Earned First Team All-State from Tennessee Sports Writers as a junior
  • As a junior in 2012, ran for Tennessee state-record 3,357 yards and 43 touchdowns
  • Set Tennessee state record with 294 points scored as a junior
  • Averaged 240 yards per game and 10.58 yards per carry in 2012
  • Gained more than 200 yards in nine games as a junior, including three games with at least 390 yards on the ground
  • Piled up single-game rushing totals of 451, 396 and 394 as a junior
  • Ran for Tennessee title-game records of 394 yards and seven touchdowns in 2012 championship, a 56-35 Beech win over Columbia Central
  • Led Beech to 2012 state title with a perfect 15-0 record

PERSONAL
  • Full Name: Jalen Tyler Hurd
  • Born: January 23, 1996
  • Son of Tara Smotherman and Jay Hurd
  • Majoring in Finance
  • Recipient of the David Mason Booth Jr Endowed Men's Athletic Scholarship
CAREER HIGHS
  • Rushes - 24 at Georgia, 9/27/14 & vs. Kentucky, 11/15/14
  • Rushing Yards - 125 at South Carolina, 11/1//14
  • Rushing Touchdowns- 1 three times, last vs. Kentucky, 11/15/14
  • Receptions - 7 at South Carolina, 11/1/14
  • Receiving Yards - 58 at South Carolina, 11/1/14
  • Receiving Touchdowns - 1 vs. Utah St, 8/31/14 & at S.Carolina, 11/1/14
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