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Player Bio

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T.J. Yeldon
RB #24
Height:
6-1
Weight:
223
Age:
23
College:
Alabama
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2016):

CAR
130
YDS
465
AVG
3.6
TDS
1
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesRushingReceivingFumbles
GGSAttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLongTDFUMLost
TOTAL 312 1,205 3.9 45 3 86 591 6.9 67 2 2 1
2016 JAX 15 13 130 465 3.6 16 1 50 312 6.2 17 1 2 1
2015 JAC 12 12 182 740 4.1 45 2 36 279 7.8 67 1 -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultRushingReceivingFumbles
AttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 GB L 23-27 21 39 1.9 7 1 4 30 7.5 11 0 -- --
2 @SD L 14-38 7 28 4 15 0 8 10 1.3 8 0 -- --
3 BAL L 17-19 6 17 2.8 9 0 2 11 5.5 6 0 -- --
4 IND W 30-27 14 71 5.1 15 0 4 46 11.5 16 0 1 0
6 @CHI W 17-16 6 21 3.5 13 0 1 5 5 5 0 -- --
7 OAK L 16-33 6 24 4 15 0 1 4 4 4 0 -- --
8 @TEN L 22-36 3 20 6.7 12 0 4 36 9 12 0 -- --
9 @KC L 14-19 7 33 4.7 16 0 5 32 6.4 13 1 1 1
10 HOU L 21-24 9 32 3.6 7 0 3 27 9 17 0 -- --
11 @DET L 19-26 4 16 4 7 0 2 16 8 14 0 -- --
12 @BUF L 21-28 6 17 2.8 6 0 1 3 3 3 0 -- --
13 DEN L 10-20 14 55 3.9 8 0 3 27 9 10 0 -- --
14 MIN L 16-25 17 59 3.5 12 0 7 31 4.4 10 0 -- --
15 @HOU L 20-21 8 28 3.5 12 0 5 34 6.8 10 0 -- --
16 TEN W 38-17 2 5 2.5 4 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

TRANSACTIONS

Originally drafted by Jacksonville in the second round (36th overall) of the 2015 Draft

PRO (Games played/started - 23/22)

• Second-year RB has started in 22 games

2016 (w/ JAX- 11/10)

• 9/11 vs. G.B.: Started at RB and rushed 21 times for 39 yards and one TD
• 9/18 at S.D.: Rushed seven times for 28 yards (4.0 avg.)
• 9/25 vs. BAL: Rushed six times for 17 yards and also had 2 receptions for 11 yards
• 10/2 vs. IND: Rushed 14 times for 71 yards (5.1 avg.) and recorded four receptions for 46 yards
• 10/16 at CHI: Rushed six times for 21 yards and posted one reception for ve yards
• 10/23 vs. OAK: Rushed six times for 24 yards and caught one pass for four yards ... Matched his longest rush of the season with a 15-yard run
• 10/27 at TEN: Rushed for 20 yards on three carries and also had four receptions for 36 yards
• 11/6 at K.C.: Rushed seven times for 33 yards (4.7 rush avg.) and had ve receptions for 32 yards and one TD
• 11/13 vs. HOU: Rushed nine times for 31 yards (3.4 rush avg.) and had three receptions for 27 yards (9.0 rec. avg.)
• 11/20 at DET: Rushed four times for 16 yards (4.0 rush avg.) before exiting the game with an ankle injury
• 11/27 at BUF: Rushed six times for 17 yards and posted one reception for three yards

2015 (w/ JAX - 12/12)

Played and started in 12 games during his rookie season ... Totaled 182 rushes for 740 yards (4.1 rush avg.) and two TDs and 36 receptions for 279 yards (7.8 rec. avg.) and one TD ... His 740 rushing yards are the most by a Jaguars rookie in a single season since Maurice Jones-Drew (941 yards) in 2006 ... Ranked fourth among NFL rookies with 1,019 scrimmage yards (740 rushing, 279 receiving)

• 9/13 vs. CAR: Rushed 12 times for 51 yards (4.3 avg.) and had three receptions for 16 yards (5.3 avg.) in NFL debut
• 9/20 vs. MIA: Rushed 25 times for 70 yards (2.8 avg.) and had three receptions for 13 yards (4.3 avg.)
• 10/4 at IND: Recorded his first 100-yard rushing game of his career, tallying 22 rushes for 105 yards (4.8 avg.), including a career-long 36-yard scamper in OT ... Also had two catches for four yards (2.0 rec. avg.) ... Became first Jaguars rookie RB to rush for 100 yards since Jones-Drew recorded 131 yards on 12/24/06 versus New England
• 10/11 at T.B.: Rushed 11 times for 32 yards (2.9 rush avg.) and had five receptions for 31 yards (6.2 rec. avg.), including his first career NFL touchdown
• 10/25 vs. BUF: Rushed 20 times for a season- and career-high 115 yards and his first career TD
• 11/8 at NYJ: Rushed 14 times for 64 yards (4.6 rush avg.), including a career-long 45-yard carry in the fourth quarter
• 12/6 at TEN: Rushed 15 times for 57 yards (3.8 rush avg.) and one TD, and had four receptions for a career-high 79 receiving yards, including a career-long reception of 67 yards

COLLEGE (at Alabama, 2012-14)

• Appeared in 39 games with 21 starts and finished fourth in school history with 3,322 career rushing yards and third with 37 career rushing TDs
• Only player in school history to rush for 1,000-plus yards in his rst two seasons
• Fifth player in program history to rush for 1,000-plus yards in multiple seasons, joining Johnny Musso (1970-71), Bobby Humphrey (1986-87), Shaun Alexander (1998-99) and Kenneth Darby (2004-05)
• Finished 243 yards behind Alexander’s school record of 3,565 yards (1996-99)
• Only player in school history to be named the Dixie Howell Memorial Most Valuable Player of the A-Day Game three times

PERSONAL

• Attended Daphne (Ala.) High School where he played for coach Glenn Vickery
• Named Mr. Football for the state of Alabama by the Alabama Sports Writers Association
• First-team All-State selection by the ASWA
• Second-team USA Today High School All-America selection
• Five-star recruit according to Rivals.com and 247sports.com
• Totaled 6,155 scrimmage yards in four years with 73 TDs
• Won the 2010 Alabama 6A State Championship
• Twitter handle is @T_Yeldon

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