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2013 Football Roster


Drayton Calhoun

Class: r-Sr.
Position: RB
Height: 5-11
Weight: 187 pounds
Previous School: Tucker HS
Hometown: Clarkston, GA

Honors: 2012 – Named Most Improved Running Back at the conclusion of spring drills … 2011 – Earned the most improved strength training award for running backs following spring drills.

2013: Played in all 13 games … Had 83 yards rushing on 27 carries and two total special teams tackles … Made the move to cornerback during the spring … Moved back to running back due to injuries on October 9 … Had two carries for six yards in win over UAB … Rushed a career-high 16 times for 62 yards against FIU … Rushed six times for 13 yards in win over UTEP.

2012: Played in 11 games and had three starts … Finished third on team with 270 rushing yards and two touchdowns while also adding three receptions … Was third among running backs with 152 total snaps … Recorded 27 yards rushing on eight carries vs McNeese … In first collegiate start, he rushed for 104 yards on just 14 attempts and a touchdown in win over FAU … Rushed for 38 yards and a TD at Memphis … Had six carries for 41 yards at WKU … Did not play against Troy due to an injury.

2011: Sat out the season due to NCAA transfer rules.

LSU: Redshirted as a true freshman in 2009 ... Enrolled at LSU in January of 2009 and participated in spring practice with the Tigers.

High School: SuperPrep All-America and a member of the ESPNU 150 as a senior in 2008 ... A Class 4A first-team all-state selection as a senior and helped lead Tucker to the class 4A state championship ... Rushed for 1,211 yards and 12 touchdowns during his senior season ... Played both running back and defensive back as a senior ... As a junior, carried the ball 121 times for 1,062 yards and 12 touchdowns ... Ranked as a four-star prospect by Rivals.com and Scout.com ... A five-star prospect in the Sports Illustrated Takkle Top 200 ... Named to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100 ... Rated as the No. 8 athlete in the nation by SuperPrep ... Ranked as the No. 10 athlete in the country by Rivals.com ... Ranked as the #12 athlete in the country by ESPNU ... Rated as the No. 18 athlete in the country in the Sports Illustrated Takkle Top 200 ... Rated as the No. 10 prospect in the state of Georgia by Rivals.com ... Rated as the No. 17 prospect in the state of Georgia by SuperPrep ... A member of the Rivals 250 ... Rated as the No. 66 overall prospect in the Mobile Press Register Super Southeast 120 ... Coached by Franklin Stephens.

Full Name: Drayton Marcel Allen-Calhoun ... Parents: Mom is the late Matilda Allen-Calhoun ... Born: 1/8/91 ... Major: Liberal Studies (earned degree August 2012 and currently working on Masters in Sport Management).