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Shaquille Powell Bio
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 02/01/2012
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Shaquille Powell
B l 5-10 l 200
Las Vegas, Nev. (Bishop Gorman)

• 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 and the No. 12 all-purpose running back in the nation by
• Selected to the 2012 PARADE All-America team
• Honorable mention All-America selection by 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 touchdowns (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 touchdowns in junior campaign
• Scored four touchdowns 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 touchdowns as a sophomore
• For his prep career, rushed 473 times for 5,407 yards, averaging 11.4 yards per attempt, with 94 total touchdowns
• Three-time all-state and all-conference selection
• Also lettered in track and field
• Born December 31, 1993
• 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