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23 Joseph Ajeigbe


















2015: Reserve running back ... in 13 career games, has rushed 41 times for 150 yards (3.66) while catching two passes for 23 yards (11.50) ... has three career games with 20+ rushing yards including a personal-high 53 yards at Georgia Tech in 2014 ... has played 190 career snaps ... in the program’s post-spring strength and conditioning evaluation, led the RB group in squat lift (510 lbs.), power clean (313 lbs.) and vertical jump (34’6”) while ranking second in the bench press (385 lbs.).

2014: Played in all 13 games ... rushed 41 times for 150 yards (3.66) ... caught two passes for 23 yards (11.50) ... had season-highs for both rushing attempts (8) and rushing yards (53) at Georgia Tech ... had 34 yards on the ground at Troy ... one of six offensive backs to rush for 150+ yards on the season as the Blue Devils averaged 181.85 ground yards per game to mark the program’s highest total since 1977 ... registered single-game receptions in wins over Elon and Troy covering 14 and nine yards, respectively ... carded four tackles on special teams ... as a member of Duke’s punt return unit, returned an INT 12 yards for a TD against Tulane ... on the field for 190 snaps.

2013: Did not see game action.

PRIOR TO DUKE: Three-year letterman at Norco under coach Todd Gerhart ... helped Norco to three-year record of 23-13 with three state playoff berths ... listed as the No. 61 running back in the nation by ESPN.com, the No. 81 running back in the country by Scout.com and the No. 82 running back in the nation by 247Sports.com ... three-time all-league selection ... first team CIF Southern Section choice following senior season ... as a senior, rushed for 1,605 yards with 16 TDs ... had 1,875 rushing yards with 20 TDs as a junior and 1,075 rushing yards with 12 TDs during sophomore campaign ... also lettered in basketball.

PERSONAL: Son of David and Ruth Ajeigbe ... born January 30, 1995 ... high school teammate of current Duke safety Corbin McCarthy ... majoring in political science while pursuing a certificate in markets and management.

Joseph Ajeigbe's Career Rushing Stats
Year G/GS Rush Yards Avg. TD Lg
2014  13/0  41  150  3.66  0  14
Total  13/0  41  150  3.66  0  14

Joseph Ajeigbe's Career Receiving Stats
Year G/GS Rec Yards Avg. TD Lg
2014  13/0  2  23  11.50  0  14
Total  13/0  2  23  11.50  0  14

Joseph Ajeigbe's Career Kickoff Return Stats
Year G/GS KOR Yards Avg. TD Lg
2014  13/0  1  20  20.00  0  20
Total  13/0  1  20  20.00  0  20

2014 Game Log
Opponent Rush Yds Lg TD Rec Yds Lg TD
Elon  4  8  5  0  1  14  14  0
Troy  7  34  9  0  1  9  9  0
Kansas  7  21  7  0  0  0  0  0
Tulane  7  14  5  0  0  0  0  0
Miami  1  3  3  0  0  0  0  0
Georgia Tech  8  53  14  0  0  0  0  0
Virginia  4  6  4  0  0  0  0  0
Pitt  2  7  4  0  0  0  0  0
Syracuse  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
Virginia Tech  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
North Carolina  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
Wake Forest  1  4  4  0  0  0  0  0
Arizona State  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0


Position: Running Back
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 215
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
City/State: Riverside, Calif.
High School: Norco
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