34  Rashad Bailey
Rashad Bailey

Hometown:
Newark, DE

High School:
Christiana HS

Weight:
221

Position:
Full Back


Came out of spring practice as the Tigers' number one fullback ... Carried the ball 18 times for 54 yards and two touchdowns in spring scrimmages ...

1998: Played in ten of the team's 11 games in 1998 ... Worked as a fullback and as a member of the special teams ... As a fullback had 10 carries for 15 yards in '98 ... Had a season high three rushes in the Minnesota and Cincinnati games ... Had a season high six yards rushing against Minnesota ... Also had one pass reception for three years against the Golden Gophers ... Was used mainly for his blocking skills ...

1997: Entered the season as the Tiger starter at fullback ... Appeared in all 11 games ... Was used primarily as a blocker ... Had two carries for 10 yards in the season opener against Mississippi State ... Also caught one pass for 13 yards against the Bulldogs ... Had two rushes for five yards and one pass reception in the team's win over Alabama-Birmingham ... Best performance of the season came in the finale against Southern Mississippi when he rushed for 32 yards on seven carries ... Also caught two passes for 26 yards against USM ... Registered five tackles, three assists and a fumble recovery as a member of the Tiger special teams ...

1996: Appeared in ten games for the Tigers ... Worked as a member of the Tiger special teams ... Finished the season with four carries for eight yards ... Rushed one time for three yards in Memphis' win over Tennessee ... Had a season-high three rushing attempts for five yards in the East Carolina contest ... Averaged 8.5 yards per reception ... Had a reception in the Louisville game for seven yards and grabbed a ten-yard pass in the East Carolina contest ...

1995: A redshirted freshman who worked as a fullback in the fall of 1995 ... Had an outstanding spring in which he demonstrated his ability to not only run with the ball but block as well ... Rushed for six yards on three attempts in the first spring scrimmage at the Liberty Bowl ... Had one rush for four yards in the practice in Jackson, TN ...

Prep: Rushed 103 times in 1994 for 1,251 yards ... Scored 15 touchdowns in 1994 ... Averaged 12.1 yards per carry in 1994 ... Was Memphis' first football signee ever from the state of Delaware ... Was named to the first team all-state team in Delaware as a linebacker ... Was also all-state honorable mention as a fullback ... Was first team all-conference at fullback and at linebacker ... Led Christiana High School to an 11-1 record in 1994 ... Led his team to the Division 1 Delaware state championship ... Over four-year span, team won more games than any other four-year class (37-8) ... Was 26-2 in conference play over four-year period ... Lettered for four years in football ... Starter for three years at fullback and linebacker ... Team was in the state playoffs for three of the four years he participated ... Born: 8/31/77 ... Is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Bailey.

BAILEY'S STATISTICS

RushingG/SNoYdsAvgTdsLG
199610/0482.003
199711/218502.809
199810/010151.506
Total31/232732.309
ReceivingG/SNoYdsAvgTdsLG
199610/02178.5010
199711/25448.8017
199810/0133.003
Total31/28648.0017

BAILEY'S CAREER HIGHS
Most Rushes/Game: 7 vs Southern Miss ('97)
Most Rush Yds/Game: 32 vs Southern Miss ('97)
Longest Run: 9 vs Southern Miss ('97)
Most Pass Receptions/Game: 2 vs Southern Miss ('97)
Most Yards Receiving/Game: 26 vs Southern Miss ('97)

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