Richard Samuel
22 Richard Samuel
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cartersville, Ga.

High School:
Cass

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 243

Position:
RB

Birthdate:
02/03/1991

Experience:
2VL

Career Highs: 20 carries at No. 9 Okla. St. in 2009
*104 rushing yards at Arkansas in 2009
*Long rush of 80 yards at Arkansas in 2009
*1 rushing TD (2x), last at Arkansas in 2009
*Long TD rush of 80 yards at Arkansas in 2009
*3 receptions vs. S. Carolina in 2009
*23 yards receiving vs. S. Carolina in 2009
*Long reception of 16 yards vs. S. Carolina in 2009
*6 kickoff returns vs. No. 18 Georgia Tech in 2008
*109 kickoff return yards vs. No. 18 Georgia Tech in 2008
*Long kickoff return of 60 yards vs. No. 5 Florida in 2008

2011: Moved back to TB in mid July.
*Received the UGA Sportsmanship Award at the UGA Student-Athlete Awards Banquet in April.
*Recorded four tackles and recovered a fumble in spring G-Day game.

2010: Expected to receive redshirt...Member of the scout team.
*Recipient of the Peter and Kay Amann Football Scholarship.
*Earned Athletic Director's Honor Roll distinction for summer semester.
*Moved to linebacker prior to spring practice

2009: Appeared in 11 games with six starts carrying 88 times for 395 yards and two touchdowns while catching six passes for 39 yards.
*Recorded 16 carries for 104 yards including an 80-yard TD at Arkansas.
*Carried 15 times for 65 yards and a TD and caught three passes for 23 yards vs. S. Carolina.
*Rushed for 87 yards on 20 carries at No. 9 Okla. St.
*Earned Herbie Award as #2 ranked "Remember Me: Household Names by the End of September"
*Underwent wrist surgery in January to repair ligaments damaged in Capital One Bowl.
*Recipient of Peter and Kay Amann Football Scholarship.

2008: Appeared in 11 games recording 26 carries for 133 yards and a TD, two catches for 11 yard and 19 kickoff returns for 401 yards.
*Earned SEC Academic Honor Roll and Director's Honor Roll distinction for fall semester.
*Returned six kickoffs for 109 yards vs. No. 18 Ga. Tech.
*Returned four kickoffs for 93 yards at Kentucky.
*Carried four times for 40 yards and made three kickoff returns for 90 yards including a long return of 60 yards in loss to No. 5 Florida.
*Made one kickoff return for 15 yards vs. No. 22 Vanderbilt.
*Returned one kickoff for 41 yards vs. No. 8 Alabama.
*Had eight rushing attempts for 44 yards and first-career TD vs. Central Michigan; also recorded a tackle
*Made debut vs. Ga. Southern rushing for 34 yards on six carries
*Graduated early and enrolled at Georgia in January, 2008

High School: Cass High School, coached by Rick Casko... 2008 SuperPrep Elite 50, All-America, and All-Dixie teams... PrepStar Top 135 Dream Team...2007 Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super 11 and Super Southern 100...Class AAA 2007 Georgia Sports Writers Association and Atlanta Journal-Constitution Class AAA All-State team as a linebacker... 2008 Rivals.com Rivals100 (24), RB Rankings: Best inside runner (5), Athletes (2), Georgia Top 50 (2)...UGASports Georgia Top 50 (1)...Scout.com five-star prospect, Top 100, #24 player in America, #4 RB in nation, #12 player in the South, #1 player in Georgia... ESPN.com No. 35 overall, No. 5 running back in the nation... Parade All-American "One's To Watch" list... SI.com No. 56 overall... as a senior in 2007, rushed for 1,429 yards and 24 touchdowns with 114 yards receiving and recorded 82 tackles including nine for loss with two sacks and three fumble recoveries...as a junior, rushed for 1,342 yards and 19 touchdowns with 251 yards receiving and recorded 76 tackles including 12 for loss and three sacks...also played soccer, basketball and ran track his sophomore and junior years.

Personal: RICHARD SAMUEL; Born: Feb. 3, 1991; Major: Sport Management.


Rushing
YearG/GSAtt.YardsPer/Att.Per/Gm.TDLG
2008 11/0 26 133 5.1 12.1 1 21 UF
2009 11/6 88 395 4.5 35.9 2 80AR
Total 22/6 114 528 4.6 24.0 3 80 AR
Receiving
YearG/GSRec.YardsPer/Rec.Per/Gm.TDLG
2008 11/0 2 11 5.5 1.0 0 7 SC
2009 11/6 6 39 6.5 3.5 0 16 SC
Total 22/6 8 50 6.3 2.3 0 16 SC
Kickoff Returns
YearRet.YardsAvgTDLG
2008 19 401 21.1 0 60 UF
Total 19 401 21.1 0 60 UF
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