Jacquizz Rodgers

Jacquizz Rodgers

Player Profile


Richmond, Texas

High School:
Lamar Consolidated

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 191



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Heisman Exams Don't Worry Quizz (Port. Tribune 9/2/10)

Q & A with Jacquizz Rodgers via Heisman Pundit(7/9/10)

Rodgers Eyes Roses, Not Heisman (ESPN.com 4/27/2010)

2010: (Juh-quizz) is a member of most preseason All-America teams ... mentioned as a top Heisman Trophy candidate ... one of 12 semifinalists for the Doak Walker Award ... 2008 Pac-10 Offensive MVP - the first ever freshman in Pac-10 history ... averaging 109.2 yards per game rushing for his career, third among active players in FBS, trailing only LaMichael James of Oregon (134.9) and Dion Lewis of Pitt (111.8) - however Quizz has 749 carries, compared to James' 455 and Lewis' 469 ... scored at least one rushing touchdown 20 of the last 23 games ... currently third all-time at OSU with 3,714 yards and is on the verge of moving past Yvenson Bernard (2004-07, 3,862) into second ... One of eight players in Pac-10 history with three 1,000-yards rushing seasons ... 10th in the Pac-10 for career rushing and if he earns his career average Saturday he will escalate to eighth passing Anthony Davis (USC, 1972-74, 3,724) and Gaston Green (UCLA, 1984-87, 3,731) and could catch Trung Canidate (Arizona, 1996-99, 3,824) and Yvenson Bernard. ... third player in OSU history to account for 1,000 yards rushing and 1,000 yards receiving (Pat Chaffey and James Rodgers) ... second at OSU for career rushing touchdowns with 46 (Ken Simonton, 1998-01, 59) ... his 46 rushing touchdowns ranks fourth among active FBS players - senior quarterback Colin Kaepernick (Nevada) has 55, senior running back DeMarco Murray (Oklahoma) has 49 and senior quarterback Ricky Dobbs (Navy) has 48 ... 19 career 100-yard rushing games; tied for second at OSU for a career - Ken Simonton had 26 ... fourth at OSU for career all-purpose yards with 4,719 ... third at OSU for career scoring with 300 points ... if he continues his career average for the 14 regular season games that OSU has scheduled over the next two seasons he would finish second in the Pac-10 for career yards with 5,242 yards - trailing only USC's Charles White (1976-79) - 6,245 ... one of five OSU players with multiple 1000-yard rushing seasons ... 23 straight starts, 33 for his career ... has just one fumble (at Vegas Bowl) in 909 touches ... 142 career receptions, the most ever by a Beaver running back ... career-long 74 yard run (TD) vs. Arizona State Oct. 2 ... the "wildcat" formation has been implemented into the OSU offense, first unveiled Oct. 10, 2009 vs. Stanford - he's lined up in the formation 33 times ... two touchdown passes out of the wildcat ... Ted Miller of ESPN.com ranked him the best player in the Pac-10 at the beginning of the season ... Athlon Sports and SI.com Preseason First Team All-American ... NationalChamps.net Preseason Second Team All-American ... Phil Steele's First Team Preseason All-Pac-10. 2009: Semifinalist for the Doak Walker Award, Maxwell Award and the Walter Camp Player of the Year ... Walter Camp All-American Second Team, and attended the Camp Foundation awards ceremony at the Yale University Campus - also visited ESPN studios ... All-Pac-10 First Team ... first team all-conference according to Phil Steele ... Pac-10 Offensive Player of the Week after career-best 189-yard, four touchdown game vs. Stanford ... 1,440 rushing yards ranks fifth in a single season at OSU ... 21 rushing touchdowns set an OSU single season record ... 22 overall touchdowns for the season tied for third in the NCAA with Ryan Williams of Virginia Tech - Toby Gerhart of Stanford had 28 and Ricky Dobbs of Navy 27 ... 78 receptions is the most by a running back in a single season in OSU history, ranked second in the Pac-10 ... is one of the few players in the country to have scored touchdowns rushing, receiving and passing in 2009 ... threw his first career pass for a 14-yard touchdown to Brady Camp against UCLA ... started all 13 games ... Ted Miller of ESPN.com ranked him the fourth-best player in the Pac-10 prior to the season. 2008: Arguably the biggest impact freshman in the history of the program ... missed nearly all of the last three games of the season after suffering a shoulder injury at Arizona in the first quarter on a hit by cornerback Devin Ross ... Pac-10 Offensive Player of the Year, first ever freshman to earn the honor ... Pac-10 Freshman of the Year ... second in the Pac-10 and 12th in NCAA for rushing at 113.9 yards per game ... Pac-10 Conference's all-time leading freshman rusher with 1,253 yards - then eighth for a single year at OSU (now ninth)... USA Today, Rivals.com and CollegeFootballNews.com Player of the Week after rushing for 186 yards and two touchdowns in the victory over then No. 1 USC ... 100-yard plus rushing mark seven times ... three-time Pac-10 Player of the Week ... 1,500 all-purpose yards ... 12 touchdowns for the season, including one receiving at UCLA ... Pat Forde of ESPN.com named Jacquizz his Freshman of the Year ... Rivals.com Freshman of the Year ... Associated Press and Rivals.com third team All-American ... College Football News All-Freshman Team ... Football Writers Association Freshman All-American ... CBS Sports.com Freshman of the Year ... Sporting News National Freshman and Pac-10 Offensive Player of the Year ... finalist for the Bill Hayward Amateur Athlete of the Year award for the state of Oregon ... invited to the February 2009 Touchdown Club of Columbus (Ohio) banquet.

LAMAR CONSOLIDATED: Jacquizz is one of the most honored prep players in the state of Texas ... nicknamed "Mr. Touchdown" by his teammates, he broke the state record for scores with 136 ... named the inaugural Texas Associated Press Player of the Year in 2007 after leading Lamar Consolidated to its first ever state title ... added Texas Sports Writers Association 4A Offensive Player of the Year ... rushed for 2,902 yards and 43 touchdowns as a senior - for his career he gained 8,245 yards, the sixth-highest total in the state ... rushed for 100-plus yards 41 times (2nd in Texas all-time) and for 200-plus yards 21 times ... First Team EA Sports High School All-American and 2008 Parade All-American ... Old Spice Red Zone and Built Ford Tough Player of the Year for Texas ... played safety on defense ... selected one of six Texas high school "scholar athletes of the year" ... also played basketball and track, lettering four years as a point guard and three years as a relay runner.

PERSONAL:Born February 6, 1990 in Richmond, Texas ... son of Tasha Williams ... has three siblings, including brother James, a senior receiver at Oregon State ... Jacquizz became father Sept. 4, 2010 with the birth of his daughter Channing ... several former prep teammates are playing at Division I schools ... Michael Lewis, formerly of the 49ers, is an uncle ... spoke about the dangers of drugs at elementary schools in the Richmond area ... highlighted in Sports Illustrated's Faces in the Crowd feature of the May 12, 2008 edition ... chose OSU because of the "coaches encouraging education, Coach Riley, the city and the friendly students" ... former Detroit Lion Barry Sanders is his favorite athlete ... ethnic studies major.

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