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#32 Cyrus Gray
Position: Running Back
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 200
Year: Senior
Hometown: DeSoto, Texas
High School: DeSoto
Experience: 3 Letters
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  • Carries a 7-game streak of 100-yard rushing games into 2011.

  • Named to "watch lists" for Doak Walker Award, the Maxwell Award and the Pony Express Award (with Ryan Tannehill and Jeff Fuller).

  • Preseason All-Big 12 RB / Big 12's top returning rusher.

  • Second Aggie to surpass 5,000-yard barrier in all-purpose yardage.

  • School record holder in game, season and career kickoff return yardage.

2010 (junior): Earned honorable mention All-Big 12 accolades for the second consecutive season ... Selected to the watch list for the Doak Walker Award ... finished with 1,133 yards on 200 carries to become the first A&M player since 2003 to reach the millennium mark ... after splitting time during the first six games of the regular season stepped up after an injury to Christine Michael to be one of the country's best running backs in the second half of the season ...  started the final seven games of the season, averaging 134.0 yards per game during the stretch with seven consecutive 100+ yard rushing games ... clinched a fourth quarter comeback win over FIU with a 40-yard TD run ... topped the  century mark for the first time on the year at Kansas with 117 yards ... scored two touchdowns with 102 yards against Texas Tech ... followed up with a 122-yard performance with a touchdown in the upset win over Oklahoma ... ran for 137 yards and set a season high with four rushing touchdowns on 28 carries at Baylor ... helped the Aggies defeat No. 8 Nebraska with 137 yards on 26 carries ...  in the regular season finale at Texas, ran for a season-best 223 yards and a pair of touchdowns ... Following the Texas win, honored as Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week and honorable mention Running Back of the Week honors from College Football Performance Awards ... gained 100 yards on 20 carries against LSU in the Cotton Bowl.

2009 (SOPHOMORE): An honorable mention All-Big 12 selection by the league's head coaches ... has started nine games in the backfield and appeared in all 12 ... is A&M's second-leading rusher on the season (752 yards) and leads the team with three 100-yard games ... went for 107 on 14 carries against Baylor (11/21) ... took a kickoff back 99 yards for a score at Colorado (11/7) and was subsequently named Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week ... posted second-straight 100-yard effort with 119 yards on 21 carries in win over Iowa State (10/31), while catching a TD pass ... registered first career 100-yard game in win at Texas Tech (10/24), rushing for 131 yards on 25 carries ... scored four TDs in the game (3 rush, 1 rec), doubling his career total ... ran for a then career-best 99 yards on 19 carries in 56-19 win over UAB (9/26).

2008 (Freshman): Played primarily running back but also saw time as a slot receiver and took snaps at quarterback ... carried the ball 75 times for 363 yards (4.8 average per carry) ... also caught 10 passes for 60 yards ... set a Texas A&M record with 1,169 kickoff return yards, including a 98-yard return for a touchdown against Oklahoma ... had three kick returns of 60+ yards ... notched 100-plus all-purpose yards in nine of the Aggies' 12 games ... led the team and set a Texas A&M freshman record with 1,592 all-purpose yards including 294 against Oklahoma ... was named Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week for his efforts against the Sooners ... earned second-team All Big 12 honors from the San Antonio Express-News.

High School:  His senior campaign garnered Honorable Mention 5A All-State quarterback honors from both The Associated Press and the Texas Sports Writer's Association ... as a junior, he was named to the Texas Sports Writer's Association All-State Second Team as a kick returner and Third Team as a running back ... named to The Dallas Morning News first-team all-area team as a utility back ... member of Dave Campbell's Texas Football 

Super Team (2nd Team UTIL) ... as a senior, Gray rushed for 1,975 yards and 28 touchdowns ... during his award winning junior campaign ran for 1,482 yards and 31 touchdowns while also hauling in 38 passes for 436 yards and two more scores ... accounted for 67 total touchdowns during his junior and senior campaigns ... best game of his prep career came against Abilene in the third round of the playoffs when he ran for 256 yards and five touchdowns ... coached by Dave Meadows at DeSoto HS.

Personal: Cyrus Danall Gray is the son of Charles and Sharonia Gray ... born November 18, 1989 ... ag leadership and development major.


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