47  Aaron Meadows
Aaron Meadows


Somerville, TN

High School:
Rossville Academy

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 295

Running Back


A two year letterman for the Tigers ... Was the squad's leading rusher in the first spring scrimmage ... Gained 77 yards and scored two touchdowns ... Finished the spring with 36 rushes for 197 yards and three touchdowns ... His 197 yards led the team in rushing ...

2000: Continued to be one of the team leaders on special teams and also worked as a tailback during the 2000 season ... Played in every game in 2000 ... Had one carry for three yards in the Tigers' win over Louisiana-Monroe ... Worked as a tailback in the Army victory and had one pass reception ... Saw his most extended duty against Tulane in the Superdome ... Rushed the ball three times for 34 yards and had two pass receptions ... Played in the Southern Mississippi game and had two receptions for seven yards ... As a special teams member was credited with two tackles in the East Carolina game and in the Tulane contest and had single tackles against Southern Mississippi and Houston ... Had one kickoff return in the Tulane game ... Participated in 54 offensive snaps and 185 special teams plays during the 2000 season ... Continued his outstanding play from the fall of 1999 into the spring of 2000 ... Worked as the number two tailback in the spring after injuries to Dernice Wherry ... Led the offense in rushing in the first spring scrimmage and was second in the next two ... Also was the second leading rusher in the Blue-Gray game ... Gained 39 yards on 10 attempts ... Finished the spring with 64 rushes for 177 yards ... Scored two rushing touchdowns in the spring scrimmages ...

1999: A walk-on candidate for the tailback position who earned a letter after appearing in six games for the Tigers in 1999 ... Saw his first action as a special teams member against UAB ... Played special teams against Louisville and then exploded offensively in the Tulane game ... Inserted into the backfield late in the game, he rushed for 44 yards on nine carries and scored one touchdown ... Also caught one pass for eight yards and a first down ...As a special teams member logged tackles against Tulane and Cincinnati ... Was used as a tailback in spring drills ... Had three rushes for 21 yards in the first scrimmage of the spring ... Was a tailback for the Gray squad in the annual spring game ... Had five carries for 37 yards in the Blue-Gray game ... Was the third leading rusher for the offense in spring scrimmages ... Had 20 carries for 82 yards through four scrimmages ... Averaged 4.1 yards per attempt ... Finished the spring with 29 rushes for 121 yards and one touchdown ...

1998: Came to the Tigers as a transfer from Millsaps College and sat out the fall of 1998 under the NCAA transfer rules ... Played as a freshman at Millsaps ... Worked as a member of the offensive scout and was used as a tailback ...

Born: 12/7/78 ... Is the son of David and Darla Meadows.

Meadows' Statistics

Rushing G/S No Yds Avg Tds LG
1999 6/0 9 44 4.9 1 13
2000 11/0 4 37 9.2 0 23
Total 17/0 13 81 6.2 1 23
Receiving G/S No Yds Avg Tds LG
1999 6/0 1 8 8.0 0 8
2000 11/0 5 -5 -1.0 0 5
Total 17/0 6 3 0/5 0 8
Kickoffs G/S No Yds Avg Tds LG
2000 11/0 1 6 6.0 0 6

Meadows' Career Highs

Most Rushes/Game: 9 vs Tulane ('99)
Most Yards Rushing/Game: 44 vs Tulane ('99)
Longest Run: 23 vs Tulane ('00)
Most Rushing Touchdowns/Game: 1 vs Tulane ('99)
Most Pass Receptions/Game: 1 vs Tulane ('99)
Most Yards Receiving/Game: 8 vs Tulane ('99)
Long Reception: 8 vs Tulane ('99)

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