2012: Did not play during his redshirt freshman year.
2011: Redshirted and retained the year of eligibility.
High School: Two-way starter at running back and linebacker for Coach Josh Just at Hanover High School in Virginia... Two-star recruit, according to Rivals.com... Rushed 231 times for 1,590 yards (133 yards per game and 27 touchdowns his senior season) to earn Capital District Offensive Player of the Year while leading the team to an 11-1 record and its first Capital District Championship... Earned First-Team Richmond Times-Dispatch All-Metro, All-District All-Central Region, Virginia Preps Central Region as a running back his senior year... Added six receptions for 87 yards and one touchdown, while also averaging 24.5 yards per punt return with one touchdown his final season... As a junior was named Associated Press Second-Team Class AAA All-State, First-Team All-Region and First-Team All-District as a running back... Had 1,406 yards rushing and 20 touchdowns, averaging 108.2 yards per game his junior season, while adding 19 receptions for 233 yards and two scores... His sophomore season was named Second-Team All-District as a running back after posting 636 yards rushing on 99 attempts, with seven touchdowns and 21 receptions for 255 yards and five touchdowns.
Personal: Parents are Deane(III) and Cindy Cheatham