Adds depth at the running back position … in the mix competing for playing time this season … hard-worker with good receiving skills … good blocker … Athletic Director’s Academic Honor Roll … previous bowl trips: 2006 Sugar, 2007 Gator, 2008 Fiesta, 2008 Car Care.
2008 (r-Jr.): Added depth at the running back position … didn’t see any game action … member of the offensive scout team … Offensive Scout Team Champion: Marshall.
2007 (r-So.): Added depth at the receiver position … moved from receiver to running back during the offseason … did not see any varsity action … coaching staff awarded him the Danny Van Etten Award as the scout team offensive player of the year … scout team offensive champion: Western Michigan and Syracuse.
2006 (r-Fr.): Added depth at the receiver position … did not see any varsity action … member of the scout team … was awarded the Danny Van Etten Award for the special teams scout team player of the year.
2005 (Fr.): Redshirted … did not see any varsity action … member of the scout team … named the recipient of the Danny Van Etten Award as the offensive scout team member of the year … scout team champion: East Carolina, Connecticut, Cincinnati, Pitt, Marshall
Prep: Two-year all-county selection for Coach George Smith … as a senior, he helped lead St. Thomas Aquinas to a 12-2 record, the 5A district 14 title, the regional championship and advance to the state championship game … played in 12 games and finished with five catches for 104 yards and a touchdown … nine carries for 59 yards, an average of 6.6 yards a rush with a long of 13 yards … also had 11 punt returns for 115 yards, an average of 10.5 yards per return and a touchdown … seven kickoff returns for 179 yards, an average of 25.6 yards a return and a touchdown … as a junior, he helped lead them to a 9-2 record, the district championship, the regional championship and advance to the sectional final.
Personal: Birthday is Jan. 4 ... son of Sidney and Donna Poitier ... one of three children ... majoring in multidisciplinary studies.