T. J. Yeldon

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T. J. Yeldon
American football player in a crimson jersey and helmet and white pants.
Against Western Carolina in 2012.
Alabama Crimson TideNo. 4
Running backSophomore
Date of birth: (1993-10-02) October 2, 1993 (age 20)
Place of birth: Daphne, Alabama
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)Weight: 218 lb (99 kg)
Career history
High school: Daphne (AL)
 College(s):
Career highlights and awards
Stats at ESPN.com
 
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T. J. Yeldon
American football player in a crimson jersey and helmet and white pants.
Against Western Carolina in 2012.
Alabama Crimson TideNo. 4
Running backSophomore
Date of birth: (1993-10-02) October 2, 1993 (age 20)
Place of birth: Daphne, Alabama
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)Weight: 218 lb (99 kg)
Career history
High school: Daphne (AL)
 College(s):
Career highlights and awards
Stats at ESPN.com

T. J. Yeldon (born October 2, 1993) is an American football running back for the Alabama Crimson Tide.

Early years[edit]

Yeldon attended Daphne High School in Daphne, Alabama. As a senior he rushed for 2,193 yards on 232 carries with 31 touchdowns and won the Alabama Mr. Football Award.[1] During his career he rushed for 4,653 yards and had 73 touchdowns. He was considered the second best running back recruit by Rivals.com.[2]

College career[edit]

In his freshman season, Yeldon rushed for 1,108 yards on 154 carries and 12 touchdowns. His season high for the year was 153 yards on December 1, 2012, against the Georgia Bulldogs in the SEC championship game.[3] He set the freshman record with 1,108 rushing yards, and also tied the touchdown record set by Mark Ingram, Jr. in 2008 with 12. In the 2013 BCS Championship Game Yeldon ran for 110 yards and had one touchdown.

As a sophomore in 2013, Yeldon was a first-team All-Southeastern Conference (SEC) selection.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ T.J. Yeldon edges Jameis Winston for Mr. Football
  2. ^ Rivals.com
  3. ^ "T.J. Yeldon". espn.go.com. Retrieved December 1, 2012.
  4. ^ "2013 All-SEC Football Team Announced". SEC Digital Network. December 10, 2013. 

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