|Position:||Graduate Assistant - Defense|
T.J. Rushing will begin his first season as a graduate assistant with the Sun Devil defense. Rushing played college ball at Stanford, where he finished as one of the top three kick returners in school history with 1,409 yards. He was named First Team All Pac-10 for his work on special teams during his junior year. Rushing had three career touchdowns on kickoff returns. He was drafted in the seventh round of the NFL draft by the Indianapolis Colts where he played from 2006-09, racking up 1,290 return yards, a touchdown, two AFC Championships and a Super Bowl in his time there. He came to the Sun Devils last season as a volunteer in the recruiting department.