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T.J.

Rahming

T.J.Rahming

#3

Wide Receiver
Height 5'10"
Weight 165
Year Junior
City/State Powder Springs, Ga.
High School McEachern

Bio

Career Statistics

2017: Returning starting wide receiver ... preseason All-ACC selection by Phil Steele's College Football Preview (3rd team) and Athlon Sports (4th team) ... candidate for the Biletnikoff Award, an honor presented annually to the top receiver in the nation by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club ... in 24 career games (18 starts), has 113 pass receptions for 1,313 yards (11.62) and three TDs while rushing twice for zero yards (0.00) ... has played 1,283 career snaps ... has 12 games with 5+ receptions and three games with 10+ grabs including a career-best 12 catches at Virginia in 2015 ... has 10 games with 70+ receiving yards and four games with 100+ yards including a career-high 190 yards at Virginia in 2015 ... has 19 career receptions covering 20+ yards including a personal-long 59-yard catch against N.C. Central in 2015 ... begins the 2017 campaign with an active streak of three consecutive games with 100+ receiving yards ... enters the 2017 season having caught 1+ pass in 16 of the last 17 games dating back to 2015 ... owns Duke rookie single-game records for pass receptions (12) and receiving yards (190) set at Virginia in 2015 ... on Duke's career charts, enters the 2017 season ranking fourth for receptions per game (4.71), tied for fourth for most games with 10+ receptions, sixth for receiving yards per game average (54.71) and 19th in pass receptions ... among active players in the ACC, ranks second in receptions per game, second in receiving yards per game, fourth in receiving yards and sixth in receptions ... one of two players in Duke history to amass 100+ pass receptions through first two seasons, joining Conner Vernon (128; 2010-11) ... one of three players in Duke history to compile 1,300+ receiving yards through first two seasons, joining Vernon (1,719) and Wes Chesson (1,319; 1968-69) ... one of three players in Duke history to register two campaigns with 40+ receptions in first two years, joining Vernon (55 in 2009 & 73 in 2010) and Chesson (47 in 1968 & 43 in 1969) ... one of five players in Duke history to post two seasons with 500+ receiving yards in first two years, joining Vernon (746 in 2009 & 973 in 2010), Chesson (794 in 1968 & 525 in 1969), Corey Thomas (558 in 1994 & 505 in 1995) and Walter Jones (578 in 1988 & 520 in 1989).

2016 Game-by-Game Statistics
2016:
Played in all 12 games with 11 starting assignments ... earned the program's Clarkston Hines Award as the most outstanding receiver ... caught 70 passes for 742 yards (10.60) and one TD ... rushed once for minus-1 yard ... in the ACC, ranked fifth in receptions per game (5.83), tied for fifth in 100-yard receiving games (3), 11th in receiving yards per game (61.83) and tied for 14th in receptions of 10+ yards (26) ... had eight games with 6+ receptions including a season-high 10 catches against both Pittsburgh and Miami ... logged three 100-yard receiving games versus North Carolina (100), Pittsburgh (116) and Miami (117) ... had 70+ receiving yards in six games ... long catch of the year covered 51 yards at Louisville ... had 11 catches covering 20+ yards ... lone TD catch covered 23 yards against Virginia ... closed the season on a high note by totaling 28 receptions for 333 yards over the final three weeks ... on Duke's single-season charts, yearly totals rank tied for fifth for pass receptions, tied for fifth for most games with 10+ receptions, tied for ninth for most games with 5+ receptions (8) and 21st for receiving yardage ... became just the second player in Duke history to amass 100+ receptions through first two seasons, joining Conner Vernon (128; 2010-11) ... joined Vernon (1,719) and Wes Chesson (1,319; 1968-69) as the only players in school history to compile 1,300+ receiving yards and two campaigns with 40+ receptions in first two years ... became the first Blue Devil to produce three consecutive games with 100+ receiving yards since Donovan Varner in 2009-10 ... on the field for 723 snaps.

2015 Game-by-Game Statistics
2015:
Honorable mention Freshman All-America pick by both Campus Insiders and College Football News ... played in 12 games with six starts ... missed the Army West Point game due to injury ... earned starting assignments against Tulane, Northwestern, Boston College, Virginia, Wake Forest and Indiana ... caught 43 passes for 571 yards (13.28) and two TDs ... rushed once for one yard (1.00) ... in the ACC, ranked 19th in receptions, 22nd in yards per reception and 24th in receiving yards ... among rookies in the ACC, ranked second in receptions, third in receiving yards and third in yards per reception ... had 3+ receptions in seven games including a season-high 12 catches at Virginia ... also had 5+ catches against Tulane (6), Boston College (5), Virginia and Wake Forest (7) ... posted a season-best 190 yards against Virginia ... had single-game TD catches versus Georgia Tech and Virginia ... against the Cavaliers, established Duke single-game freshman records for both receptions and receiving yards while posting the ninth-highest single-game all-purpose yardage total (190) for Blue Devil rookies ... the reception and receiving yards totals against Virginia also rank tied for 10th and ninth on Duke's single-game charts, respectively ... the 12 receptions against the Cavaliers matched the highest single-game total in the ACC for the season, equaling efforts by Pittsburgh's Tyler Boyd vs. Syracuse, Clemson's Artavis Scott vs. Syracuse and Virginia Tech's Isaiah Ford vs. Tulsa and also matched the highest single-game total nationally among freshmen, equaling performances by Middle Tennessee State's Richie James vs. Illinois, Louisiana-Monroe's Marcus Green vs. both Troy and Hawai'i ... the 190 receiving yards marked the fifth-highest single-game total in the ACC for the season and stood as the second-highest single-game total among freshmen nationally, trailing only a 198-yard performance by Middle Tennessee State's James vs. Florida Atlantic ... with 51 seconds left in the fourth quarter of the New Era Pinstripe Bowl, hauled in a 22-yard pass from QB Thomas Sirk to give Duke 1st-&-goal at the Indiana five yard line, where a Sirk rushing TD two plays later coupled with Ross Martin's PAT tied the game at 41-41 and ultimately forced overtime as the Blue Devils prevailed, 44-41, for the program's first bowl win since January 1, 1961, on Martin's 36-yard field goal in the extra session ... on Duke's single-season charts for freshmen, totals rank second for receptions and third for receiving yards ... closed the season on a high note by totaling 22 receptions for 302 yards over the final three games ... one of five Duke freshmen to earn varsity letter ... on the field for 560 snaps.

PRIOR TO DUKE: Three-year letterman at McEachern High School for coach Kyle Hockman ... ranked as the No. 39 wide receiver by 247Sports.com ... played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl, scoring two TDs on a 63-yard reception and 41-yard run ... received the U.S. Army All-American Bowl Lightning in a Bottle Award ... after final campaign, named to American Family Insurance All-Georgia Team and Atlanta Journal-Constitution first team all-state squad ... as a senior, caught 70 passes for 1,548 yards and 22 TDs ... finished just 107 yards shy of Georgia single-season receiving yards record of 1,655 ... added one punt return for a TD ... helped the Indians to a 10-4 overall record and a trip to the Georgia High School Association state semifinals ... in the state quarterfinal 62-36 victory against Tucker, caught seven passes for 258 yards and two TDs and returned one punt 77 yards for a TD ... as a junior, recorded 54 catches for 1,054 yards and 13 TDs ... helped the Indians to an 11-3 record ... as a sophomore, caught 18 passes for 386 yards and four TDs.

PERSONAL: Born January 10, 1997 ... majoring in sociology while minoring in education ... son of Tina and Todd Rahming.

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