#28 Ontario Sneed
Position: Running Back
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 198
Year: Senior
Hometown: Decatur, Ill.
High School: Clinton Community HS
Ontario Sneed
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Release: 07/18/2006

Three-year starter ... ranks seventh in school history with 125 career receptions ... enters 2008 with most receptions of any active running back in Bowl Subdivision ... set CMU single-season running back record with 51 catches in 2005 and 52 in 2006 ... team’s leading rusher both years ... enters senior season 460 rushing yards short of 10th place on CMU’s all-time list ... needs one touchdown reception to tie for 10th on the school’s career list.

2007: Appeared in 11 games, starting five ... missed three weeks due to injury ... posted season-highs in carries (29) and yards (168) while scoring three times against Toledo (9/8) ... also caught three passes for 44 yards against the Rockets ... named MAC West Division Offensive Player of the Week for efforts against Toledo ... had five catches for 63 yards and 14 rushes for 41 yards at Purdue (9/15) ... carried 13 times for 94 yards and a touchdown at Akron (11/23) ... rushed 17 times for 67 yards and two scores in the MAC Championship Game (12/1).

2006: Led team with 764 rushing yards ... posted a trio of 100-yard rushing games ... ranked third on the team with 52 receptions ... named MAC West Offensive Player of the Week after accounting for 233 all-purpose yards (140 rushing, 93 receiving) and four touchdowns (three receiving, one rushing) at Temple (11/4) ... three receiving touchdowns at Temple tied a CMU single-game record ... scored on a 44-yard run on the game’s first play and finished with 121 rushing yards against Bowling Green (10/19) ... scored on a MAC Championship Game-record 96 yard run against Ohio (11/30) ... scored one touchdown rushing and one receiving in Motor City Bowl (12/26) ... led team with seven touchdown receptions ... caught at least five passes in five different games.

2005: Named Freshman All-America by Sporting News and ... All-MAC honorable mention selection ... selected MAC Freshman of the Year by and MAC Report Online ... ran for at least 100 yards four times ... carried 14 times for 148 yards, including an 80-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter, versus Indiana (9/2) ... scored on a 60-yard run on fourth-and-two with 1:44 left in 38-37 win at Miami (9/10) ... ran 29 times for 122 yards and a touchdown and caught five passes for 56 yards against Eastern Michigan (9/24) ... named MAC West Offensive Player of the Week after running for 183 yards and a score and catching six passes for 77 yards and two TDs at eventual MAC champ Akron (10/1) ... rushed 23 times for 121 yards versus Northern Illinois (11/5) ... carried 25 times for 89 yards and two touchdowns and caught nine passes for 97 yards at Western Michigan (11/12).

High School: First team all-state by Illinois Coaches Association and Champaign News Gazette as a senior... Clinton Daily Journal Player of the Year ... first team all-area by both Herald & Review and Pantagraph ...unanimous all-conference back ... rushed for 1,609 yards on 211 carries and scored 18 touchdowns in 2004 ... also caught 32 passes for 617 yards and seven touchdowns ... finished career with 3,408 yards rushing and 1,179 yards receiving ... had 49 career touchdowns ... four-year letterwinner and three-year starter ... also lettered twice in basketball.

Personal: Born Aug. 27, 1986 ... mother is Sherry Sneed ... chose CMU over Northern Illinois, Western Illinois and Southern Illinois ... prep coach was Josh Johnson ... majoring in sport studies.