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Thomas Rawls
Thomas Rawls


Flint, Mich.

High School:
Flint Northern

Last College:

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 217



Central Michigan Surprises Purdue 38-17

The Chippewas beat a Big Ten foe for the second time in three seasons.


Full Steam Ahead for CMU's Rawls


Defense, Rawls Lead CMU Past Chattanooga, 20-16

Chippewas score on first two second-half drives in comeback win


Competition stiff in crowded backfield


Rawls Joins Football Program

At Michigan ... two-year letterman ... has appeared in 20 games, making one start at running back ... has contributed on special teams.

Junior (2013) ... appeared in one game as a reserve running back ... also contributed on special teams ... CENTRAL MICHIGAN (Aug. 31) ... had three carries for 12 yards and one touchdown.

Sophomore (2012) ... appeared in eight games at running back ... made first career start at Ohio State (Nov. 24) ... had 57 carries for 242 yards and four touchdowns ... NORTHWESTERN (Nov. 10) ... posted one-yard touchdown run ... MINNESOTA (Nov. 3) ... amassed 43 rushing yards and one touchdown on career-high 16 carries ... ILLINOIS (Oct. 13) ... carried the ball nine times for career-high 90 yards with one touchdown ... career-best 63-yard touchdown run ... PURDUE (Oct. 6) ... had four carries for 33 yards ... posted first career rushing touchdown ... MASSACHUSETTS (Sept. 15) ... had six carries for 42 yards.

Freshman (2011) ... Sugar Bowl champion ... earned first varsity letter ... appeared in 10 games; played in four games as a reserve running back and eight games on special teams ... had 13 carries for 79 yards ... MINNESOTA (Oct. 1) ... earned 10 carries for a career-high 73 yards ... EASTERN MICHIGAN (Sept. 17) ... made collegiate debut as a reserve running back, rushing twice for four yards.

Prep ... attended Flint Northern High School (2011) coached by Fred Jackson Jr. ... Key Statistics ... carried the ball 150 times for 1,585 yards and scored 19 touchdowns as a senior ... Honors and Rankings ... three-star and the No. 19 overall player in the state of Michigan by ... three-star and the nation's 77th-rated running back according to ... received a three-star rating and is listed as the No. 84 running back nationally by ... rated as the No. 39 player on The Detroit News Blue Chip list ... listed as the 15th-best player in Michigan according to the Detroit Free Press ... earned all-state honorable mention, all-conference and all-city as a sophomore, junior and senior.

Personal ... Thomas Rawls was born August 3, 1993.

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