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#28 Shaquille Powell
Position: Running Back
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 205
Year: Junior
City/State: Las Vegas, Nev.
High School: Bishop Gorman
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Shaquille Powell Bio
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Updated: 07/22/2013
2013: Reserve running back ... Duke’s most elusive back ... scheduled to contribute significantly this fall ... fundamentally sound offensive back with the ability to run, catch and protect in the passing game ... also expected to have an impact on special teams ... in 13 career games, has rushed 28 times for 93 yards (3.32) while catching one pass for four yards (4.00) ... has played 271 career snaps ... rushed for 46 yards on five carries in the annual Spring Game.

2012: Played in all 13 games ... rushed 28 times for 93 yards (3.32) while catching one pass for four yards (4.00) ... season-bests of 10 attempts for 38 yards came versus Clemson ... credited for six tackles on special teams ... on the field for 271 total snaps.

PRIOR TO DUKE: Three-year letterman at Bishop Gorman under coach Tony Sanchez ... helped Bishop Gorman to a three-year record of 42-4 with three Nevada 4A state championships ... listed as the No. 6 all-purpose running back in the country by Rivals.com and the No. 12 all-purpose running back in the nation by 247Sports.com ... selected to the 2012 PARADE All-America team ... honorable mention All-America selection by SI.com as a senior ... named Nevada’s Gatorade Player of the Year in 2011 ... selected as the 2011 Nevada 4A Player of the Year by the Las Vegas Review-Journal ... earned Nevada Sunset Southwest District Offensive Player of the Year honors as a senior ... as a senior, rushed for 2,458 yards with 44 total TDs (40 rushing) as Bishop Gorman went 15-1, captured its third consecutive state title and closed the year ranked No. 5 in the final USA Today national poll ... despite missing five games due to injury, rushed for 1,394 yards and 17 TDs in junior campaign ... scored four TDs while topping the 100-yard barrier on the ground in Bishop Gorman’s 72-28 win over Reed High School in the Nevada state 4A championship game on December 3, 2011 ... rushed for 1,555 yards and 29 TDs as a sophomore ... for prep career, rushed 473 times for 5,407 yards, averaging 11.4 yards per attempt, with 94 total TDs ... three-time all-state and all-conference selection ... also lettered in track and field.

PERSONAL: Son of Skarlet Forwood ... cousin, Sultan Abdul-Malik, lettered four seasons (1997-98-99-00) as a defensive end and linebacker at Southern California ... cousin, J.P. Howell, lettered two seasons (2003-04) in baseball at Texas, twice earned All-America honors as a pitcher while helping the Longhorns to an 108-35 two-year record with two appearances in the College World Series, was a first round draft pick of the Kansas City Royals in the 2004 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft and helped the Tampa Bay Rays to the 2008 American League championship ... high school teammate of current Duke wide receiver Ryan Smith ... born December 31, 1993.

Shaquille Powell's Career Rushing Stats
Year G/GS Rec Yards Avg. TD Lg
2012  13/0  28  93  3.32  0  8
Total  13/0  28  93  3.32  0  8

Shaquille Powell's Career Receiving Stats
Year G/GS Rec Yards Avg. TD Lg
2012  13/0  1  4  4.00  0  4
Total  13/0  1  4  4.00  0  4

2012 Game Log
Opponent Rush Yds Lg TD Rec Yds Lg TD
FIU  1  4  4  0  0  0  0  0
Stanford  2  2  2  0  0  0  0  0
N.C. Central  6  18  8  0  0  0  0  0
Memphis  2  6  4  0  0  0  0  0
Wake Forest  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
Virginia  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
Virginia Tech  2  13  8  0  0  0  0  0
North Carolina  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
Florida State  5  12  5  0  0  0  0  0
Clemson  10  38  7  0  1  4  4  0
Georgia Tech  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
Miami  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
Cincinnati  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
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