Career: Second in career rushing yards (2,182) in PC’s Division I era after the 2016 season…needs exactly 450 yards to pass Lance Byrd for first place on the career rushing list…currently the school’s career leader in rushing yards per game (72.7) in Division I…ranks tied for third in career rushing touchdowns with 12, two shy of second place and 10 shy of Demarcus Rouse’s record 22 from 2011-14…ranks seventh in Division I era for career touchdowns (12) and ninth in points scored (72)
2016: Started all 11 games at running back…PC’s leading rusher for the second straight season, totaling 721 yards on 204 carries, an average of 3.5 yards per carry, with two touchdowns…also caught 22 passes for 76 yards on the season, the most receptions by a PC running back since 2009…rushed for 158 yards, second-highest total of his career, and a touchdown in PC’s win over Campbell…earned Big South Offensive Player of the Week for his performance over the Camels…just the second PC player to claim the league’s weekly offensive honor and the first since 2008…recorded a career-high seven receptions for 43 receiving yards against Florida Tech, the most receptions in a single game by a PC running back since 2008…rushed for 89 yards on 18 carries against hometown team No. 6 Chattanooga…carried the ball 16 times for 88 yards and a touchdown against Coastal Carolina…led the Big South in carries for the second straight season, while finishing sixth in the league in rushing
2015: First Team All-Big South running back…rushed for 1,065 yards to become the first player in PC Division I history to rush for 1,000 yards in a single season…rushed for over 100 yards six times, a PC record…established a new career high with 186 rushing yards against Coastal Carolina, second-highest single-game total in PC D1 history…rushed for 125 yards against FBS foe Miami (OH), fifth-highest total by a Big South player against an FBS opponent…tallied eight rushing touchdowns, second-most in a single season in PC D1 history…averaged 96.8 rushing yards per game, a single-season PC D1 record…accounted for 44.5 percent of PC’s offensive yards and 34.8 percent of the team’s points…set a career high with two rushing touchdowns in PC’s win over Campbell…set a PC D1 record with 224 carries…played in all 11 games, starting 10…rushed for 411 yards and three touchdowns in a three-game stretch (121 at WCU, 186 at CCU, 104 vs CSU) for a PC record for consecutive 100-yard rushing games…amassed 526 yards over a four-game stretch, also a PC record
2014: Big South Conference Freshman of the Week on November 17…played in eight games, starting against Western Carolina…set team season high with 24 rushes against Gardner-Webb, rushing for 135 yards and a touchdown, as well as two receptions for 23 yards in the win…turned out a season-long 55-yard rush against the Runnin’ Bulldogs…rushed for a total of 396 yards and two touchdowns on the year, scoring against Bluefield...rushed for 82 yards in PC’s win against Bluefield…recorded 17 carries against NC State, picking up 72 yards…finished the season with 417 all-purpose yards
High School: A member of a football team that went 13-2 in his final season, earning the regional championship and finishing as the state championship runner-up...also ran track and competed in the 4x100…he broke the Area and School rushing record with 2,430 yards and posted a school record 39 touchdowns his senior season...Georgia High School (first team) and All-State teams and was Region Offensive Player of the Year, the Walker County Offensive Player of the Year and Chattanooga’s Best of the Preps first team running back...In two years, he totaled 3,830 rushing yards and 47 touchdowns...a Freshman Scholastic of Excellence Award winner...also an FCA leader...he chose PC due to the coaching staff, education program and family atmosphere.
Personal: Son of Yolanda Bridges and Johnni Shetter...born Dec. 9, 1994...majoring in history