- 2014 walk-on nicknamed the "Muscle Hamster" by teammates during spring practice.
- Atypical height for the position, though brings a change of pace to a suddenly deep Sun Devil backfield.
- Spent the past two years serving a Mormon mission.
- 2011 graduate of Mountain View High School.
- Rushed for 3,119 yards and 35 touchdowns over his last two seasons for the Toros and was named the East Valley Offensive Player of the Year after his junior season.
- Drew interest from schools like BYU, NAU, Colorado, Hawaii, as well as a number of lower-division programs.
- Upon return from church mission, decided to walk on to ASU at urging of now-teammate Brandon Mathews.