A multi-purpose back who showed promise the last two seasons ... an elusive back with breakaway speed ... expected to push for time at tailback.
As a Redshirt Freshman (2009): Saw action in 10 games at running back and on special teams ... the fourth-leading rusher on the team (81 yards) ... made his first career catch against Rutgers (9/26) ... got the first carries of his career against Clemson (10/3), rushing seven times for 21 yards ... recorded career highs in catches (3) and receiving yards (70), including a career-long 50-yard reception, against Wake Forest (10/10) ... tallied a career-high 49 rushing yards on six carries against Virginia (10/17) ... made his first career kick return against the Cavaliers, returning a short one 15 yards ... suffered a shoulder injury against Virginia and missed games against Duke (10/24) and NC State (11/7) ... returned to action in a limited role vs. Virginia Tech (11/14) and Florida State (11/21).
As a Freshman (2008): Served a redshirt season.
At Hillside High School: One of the top running backs in the country as a senior ... a PrepStar All-American ... an all-state honoree as a senior ... a three-star recruit and the 46th-best back in the nation by Rivals.com ... also ranked as the 27th-best prospect in North Carolina by that outlet ... ranked 81st nationally among running backs by Scouts, Inc. ... ranked 19th overall in the state of North Carolina by SuperPrep and 31st by Scout.com ... totaled 235 carries for 2,100 rushing yards and 22 touchdowns as a senior after piling up 1,889 yards and 17 TDs as a junior ... fumbled only twice in two seasons, despite carrying the ball over 350 times ... snagged 10 receptions for 225 yards and two touchdowns as a senior ... saw time at kick returner as well ... also ran track in high school ... also considered NC State and California ... coached by Ray Harrison.
Personal: Born in San Jose, Calif. ... parents are Gary, Sr. and Tammera Douglas ... volunteered to help coach his stepfather's Pop Warner team ... majoring American studies.
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