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Clyde Gates heading into Sr season: 2010: Gates put up huge numbers in 2010, reeling in 66 catches for 1,182 yards and 13 touchdowns in helping the Wildcats to an 11-0 regular season record. He was just the seventh player in school history to break the 1,000-yard receiving mark and the fifth player to have more than 60 catches. Gates leaves Abilene Christian ranked second in career receiving yards (2,885), third in receptions (158), tied for first in touchdown catches (27) and fourth in scoring (194 points)...2009: Played in 13 in 2009 and finished with 49 catches for 702 yards (14.3 YPC) with 5 TD's receiving...2008: Started and played in 10 games for the Wildcats, fighting off a leg injury early in the season that kept him out of two games. Gates, a first team all-LSC South Division selection in 2008, finished the season with 31 catches for 716 yards and eight touchdowns...2007: Played in 11 games for the Wildcats, finishing with 12 catches for 285 yards and one touchdown. He also carried the ball 14 times for 189 yards and four more scores.
Tony Washington heading into Sr season: 2008: All-American, Offensive Lineman of the Year, first team All-Lone Star South at left tackle. JC: Named first team all-Southwest Junior College Football Conference at tackle in 2007.
Bernard Scott heading into Sr season: 2008 Preseason: Will turn 25 in February 2009. 2007: 13 GP; 13 GS; Rush: 251-2165-8.6-35; Rec: 46-565-12.3-4; Second team AP Little All-American, 1st team All-Lone Star South, OBOY. 2005: Did not play in '05. 2004: 10 GP; 10 GS; Rush: 163-1026-6.3-11; At Central Arkansas: Named the Gulf South Conference Freshman of the Year after rushing for 1,026 yards and 11 touchdowns on 163 carries for the Bears. Scott posted six 100-yard rushing games as the Bears had one of the top offenses in NCAA Division II football. As a freshman, Scott's offensive coordinator was current ACU offensive coordinator Ken Collums, and the Bears' offensive line coach was current ACU head coach Chris Thomsen. JC: Scott was a first team National Junior College Athletic Association all-America after leading the Blinn JC Buccaneers to a 12-0 season and the NJCAA national championship. Blinn beat Pearl River Community College, 19-6, in the Pilgrim's Pride Bowl to win the national title. Scott was named the game's MVP after rushing for 193 yards and one touchdown on 22 carries. Scott averaged 154.4 rushing yards per game, and he finished his only junior college season with a junior college-best 1,892 yards and 27 touchdowns. He was also first team all Southwestern Junior College Football Conference.
Daryl Richardson heading into Sr season: A closer look at the Rams' picks: Round 7/252 - Daryl Richardson, RB, 5-10, 192, Abilene Christian...Speed back with explosiveness, Richardson is the brother of NFL players Bernard Scott (Bengals) and Clyde Gates (Dolphins). - The Sports Xchange
Johnny Knox heading into Sr season: 2007: 13 GP; 13 GS; Rush: 7-26-3.7-1; Rec: 62-1158-18.7-17; PR: 8-92-11.5-0 KR: 4-85-21.2-0; First team All-Lone Star South, Receiver of the Year. JC: Two-year letterwinner at Tyler who earned second team all-America honors as a sophomore in 2006 after catching 38 passes for 884 yards and 12 touchdowns. He was the ninth-rated junior college receiver in the nation by Rivals.com after leading all of junior college football in both yards and touchdowns as a sophomore.
Trevis Turner heading into Sr season: 2010: First team NCAA Division II all-America honors from both Daktronics and the Associated Press. Turner was also a finalist for the Gene Upshaw Award (presented annually to the nation's top lineman) and was a first team all-region selection by both Daktronics and Don Hansen's Football Gazette. He was also a first team all-Lone Star Conference South Division selection and earned the Jim Langer Offensive Lineman of the Game Award at the Cactus Bowl in Kingsville...Turner started in all 37 games he played as a Wildcat from 2008-10, helping the Wildcats to three straight NCAA Division II playoff appearances and compiling a 31-6 record along the way...2009: Honorable mention all-Lone Star Conference South Division selection in 2009...2008: Became one of the most dominant linemen in the Lone Star Conference in 2008, serving as a key cog on an offensive line that allowed just eight sacks on the season. Turner started all 12 games at right tackle for the Wildcats. Turner was voted second team All-LSC South Division as a sophomore...JUCO: Following his high school career he signed with Colorado State, but didn’t play for the Rams. Played as a freshman at Trinity Valley Junior College, starting at left tackle in 2006. Turner then transferred to Northeastern State prior to the 2007 season, but did not play for the RiverHawks.
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