Awards and Honors
Preseason Second-Team All-Big 12- Lindy’s, Athlon’s (2014)
Paul Hornung Award Watch List (2014)
Doak Walker Award Watch List (2014)
Led the team in rushing (567 yards) and yards per carry (4.0; 141 carries) despite missing two games with injuries … tallied two rushing TDs … also caught 18 passes for 211 yards and two TDs … ran for a career-high 137 yards at Tulsa to earn Big 12 Co-Offensive Player of the Week honors … had a season-long rush of 35 yards vs. Tulsa … made it back-to-back 100-yard rushing games with 117 yards vs. Texas the following week … scored two TDs vs. Texas (one by rush, one by reception) … became the first Cyclone with two-straight 100-yard games on the ground since Alexander Robinson (2010) … rambled for 65 yards and a TD vs. Texas Tech … caught a 58-yard TD pass vs. Kansas for his longest play of the season … had 52 yards on the ground and registered career highs in both receptions (5) and receiving yards (59) vs. West Virginia.
Chose Iowa State over offers from Iowa, Penn St, Boise State and TCU ... two-time first-team All-Conference ... named NJCAA second-team All-American during sophomore season ... NJCAA All-American honorable mention during freshman season ... rushed for 1,125 yards with 13 rushing touchdowns during the 2012 season ... had 10 catches for 110 yards ... was a part of the Reiver squad that won the NJCAA National Championship ... as a freshman ran for 887 yards on 174 carries ... coached at Iowa Western by Scott Strohmeier.
Played at South Gwinnett High School in Snellville, Ga. for coach John Smalls ... named first-team All-County running back during junior and senior seasons ... named a Gwinnett County All-Star for both junior and senior season ... rushed for 1000 yards in 2010 and 935 yards in 2009 ... also competed in track and field
Born July 15, 1992 ... son of Rufus and Kim Wimberly ... liberal studies major.