40 Time Range: 4.45-4.48/Combine numbers for the rest
Draft Scout Snapshot: 2010: Missed 2010 spring practices with second shoulder surgery in two years started all 13 games at tailback named to the All-Pac-10 second team won Most Valuable Offensive Player award finished the regular season ranked No. 17 in the nation and No. 2 in the Pac-10 with 103.17 rushing yards per game finished the season with 1,415 yards, second-most in UW history carried the ball 260 times on the year caught 22 passes for 180 yards named the offensive MVP of the Holiday Bowl after rushing for 177 yards and one touchdown on a career-high 34 carries; also caught two passes in the win over No. 18 Nebraska named the Pac-10 Offensive Player of the Week with the second-best single-game rushing performance in Washington history, gaining 284 yards on 29 carries at Washington State. 2009: Started all 12 games received Freshman All-American notice by finishing the year with 1,113 yards on 226 carries won the Most Valuable Offensive Player Award caught 25 passes for 171 yards returned 12 kickoffs for 237 yards rushed for 136 yards on 22 carries against Notre Dame in the 30-0 Apple Cup win over Washington State, ran the fall 25 times for 130 yards and a score. 2008: Played in the first two games of the season, starting at tailback vs. Oregon and Brigham Young before injuries forced him to miss the remainder of the season qualified for an injury redshirt year due to the injury carried the ball 14 times for 19 yards at Oregon and six times for 14 yards vs. Brigham Young, when he also had one reception.
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12/09/13 - RB Chris Polk is pushing Bryce Brown for the No. 2 job behind LeSean McCoy. Polk, who had just five carries in the first 12 games, had four Sunday for 50 yards, including a 38-yard touchdown run.
10/30/13 - RB Chris Polk did not practice Wednesday. He missed the Dallas game two weeks ago with a shoulder injury, but played last week against the Giants.
10/23/13 - RB Chris Polk, who has missed the last two games because of a shoulder injury, practiced fully Wednesday and is expected to play this week. He is the Eagles' No. 3 running back.
10/18/13 - RB Chris Polk (shoulder) returned to full practice Friday but is listed as questionable. Polk is the team's No. 3 running back.
10/16/13 - RB Chris Polk missed practice Wednesday with a shoulder injury. The injury kept him out of last week's game against the Bucs. His status for this week's game is uncertain. Polk is the team's No. 3 running back.
10/09/13 - RB Chris Polk was limited Wednesday with an ankle injury. He is expected to play Sunday against the Bucs.
11/15/12 - RB Chris Polk has been ruled out of Sunday's game. He's got a turf toe injury. Polk is the team's No. 3 running back and also plays on special teams.
11/08/12 - RB Chris Polk, the team's third running back, has been ruled out of Sunday's game with a toe injury. He was on crutches Thursday.
05/18/12 - RB Chris Polk is one of just seven players in Pac-12 history to rush for 4,000 yards. But a degenerative shoulder ended up influencing what happened to him on Draft Day a lot more than his impressive rushing numbers at the University of Washington.
Polk, who started 38 straight games for the Huskies, was considered a second- or third-round talent. But teams' concerns about his shoulder caused him to fall like a boulder through the seven rounds of the draft. He eventually signed with the Eagles as an undrafted free agent.
"It was a shock to me," admitted Polk, who rushed for 4,049 yards at Washington and also was considered one of the best pass-catching backs in the draft. "But it put everything in perspective for me. We're blessed, but God can take it away at any point in time. You just have to make it last and make every day count."
04/23/12 - Teams such as Denver, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Tampa Bay and the New York Giants could view Polk as a nice change-of-pace back who can also play on third down because of his natural catching ability. Me, personally, I just sees passes as an extended carry, Polk said. Im not going to fumble the ball, and Im not going to drop any passes. Just come my way and trust in me, and Ill get the job done. Polk finished with 79 catches for 683 yards and four touchdowns during his UW career. In his final Huskies season, Polk rushed for 1,488 yards and 12 touchdowns on 293 carries, averaging 5.1 yards a carry with one fumble. Im versatile, Polk said. I can do it all. I can run, block and catch all of that. Its just a matter of me executing my technique rather than relying on just the physical abilities, and just staying mentally attuned to my technique and staying fundamentally sound. And that relentless running style? It just comes from your desire because every time I touch the ball, Im thinking touchdown, he said. It may not make sense, but I love hitting but I hate being tackled. Every time Im tackled whether its by being put on my back or an ankle tackle I just get mad. I get down. I just get angry. I just want to keep running and running until I reach that end zone. - Eric D. Williams, The Olympian Online