30 Carlton Jones
Carlton Jones

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Henderson, N.C.

High School:
Northern Vance (USMAPS)

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 197

Position:
Running Back

Experience:
3VL



10/12/2013

Postgame Notes | Army 50, Eastern Michigan 25

Oct. 12, 2013 | Michie Stadium

09/02/2013

Army Game Notes: The Ball State Game

Black Knights Travel To Muncie, Ind., Saturday

Doak Walker Award candidate ... featured member of Army backfield ... program's leading rusher each of last three seasons ... flourished in head coach Bobby Ross' two-back scheme last fall ... blossomed into one of nation's premier running backs a year ago ... earned team's "Sledgehammer Award," presented to "the Army Football player who consistently demonstrates the greatest physical and mental toughness during spring ball" last spring ... dangerous weapon operating out of Army's backfield ... exciting physical package ... features excellent vision, quick feet and soft hands ... consistent performer ... heady player who takes advantage of every opportunity presented ... shifty runner with excellent burst through line of scrimmage ... hits hole with authority ... boasts excellent balance and power ... tremendous cut-back runner ... durable performer with ability to catch ball out of backfield ... plays game with great deal of passion ... harbors infectious enthusiasm ... voted one of team's offensive captains for 2005 campaign ... rushed for 91 yards on 10 attempts during annual Black/Gold scrimmage this spring ... added one rushing score ... product of USMA Prep School ... three-year letterman.

Milestones: Established new single season rushing touchdown record with 17 ground scores in 2004 ... surpassed former standard of 15 first established by legendary halfback Glenn Davis in 1945 ... rushed for at least one touchdown in seven straight games at one point in season ... ran to paydirt in nine of 11 outings ... Connecticut and Navy contests rated as only scoreless outings ... ninth running back in Army history to register 1,000-yard rushing season ... eclipsed mark versus Air Force ... marked 11th 1,000-yard rushing campaign in Academy history ... finished year with 1,269 rushing yards ... figure stands as second highest single-season total in Army history ... one of only eight players in Army history to eclipse 2,000 career ground yards ... enters senior year with 2,512 career rushing yards ... ranks fourth on Black Knights' career rushing list ... needs 189 yards to move past Gerald Walker into third place on the all-time rushing chart ... ranks sixth on Academy's career all-purpose yards list (3,097) ... boasts seven career 100-yard rushing performances ... joins Michael Wallace as only Army players to have rushed for 200 yards in a game on more than one occasion ... only Black Knight back ever to post pair of 200-yard rushing outings in same season ... boasts 27 career rushing touchdowns to rank fourth on Army's all-time ladder ... owns 68 career receptions to rank as Army's career receptions leader among running backs ... started at running back in 26 of team's last 32 outings dating back to freshman season ... ranks fifth on single season scoring chart with 104 points ... sixth in career scoring with 176 markers ... first freshman to lead Black Knights in rushing since Mike Mayweather accomplished feat in 1987 ... Mayweather currently stands as Army's career rushing leader.

2004: Authored one of most prolific rushing seasons in Army history ... appeared in all 11 contests ... drew eight starting assignments ... captured second-team All-Conference USA honors ... led squad in rushing, scoring and all-purpose yardage ... listed tied for second among Black Knights in receptions ... rushed for 1,269 yards and school-record 17 touchdowns ... rushing total stands as second highest single-season total in Army history ... fell just 69 rushing yards shy of Mike Mayweather's school-record total of 1,338 yards set in 1990 ... averaged 6.1 yards per carry ... figure stands as second highest ever among Black Knights who have rushed for 1,000 yards in a season ... only Tommy Bell's 10.6 average in 1954 rates higher ... caught 26 passes for 237 yards ... only Black Knight to catch at least one pass in every game ... team scoring leader with 104 points ... averaged 136.9 all-purpose yards per game ... ranked fourth among C-USA leaders and 24th nationally in that category ... listed third in the conference and 13th nationally in rushing yards per game at 115.4 ... forged remarkable 225-yard rushing effort in road win over USF ... ran for five touchdowns opposite Bulls ... added two-point conversion run for 32-point night in Tampa ... stands as second highest single game scoring performance in Conference USA history ... scored on long runs of 59 and 74 yards at USF ... amassed 207 yards after halftime ... effort rates as fifth highest yardage total in Academy history ... finished night with career-high total of 244 all-purpose yards ... figure stands as 11th-highest effort in Army history ... earned Conference USA "Offensive Player of the Week" honors for that effort ... marked third successive 100-yard rushing performance ... stretch included showings opposite TCU and Cincinnati ... recorded second career 200-yard showing versus Air Force ... amassed 213 yards on a career-high 29 carries ... accumulated 202 ground yards in first half versus Falcons ... also notched two rushing touchdowns ... ripped off 180 yards on 20 carries against Cincinnati in Homecoming victory ... effort ranks as 22nd highest rushing outing in Army history ... posted gain of 59 yards versus Bearcats ... also had jaunt of 50 yards in win over UC ... forged 220 all-purpose yards against Cincinnati, including a 40-yard reception ... gained 108 rushing yards on 25 carries against TCU ... opened year with 93 ground yards and one touchdown on just 13 totes versus Louisville ... ran for two scores in road trip to Houston ... caught career-high five passes opposite Cardinals ... rushed for 98 yards on 21 carries against Navy ... also caught four passes for nine yards opposite Mids ... gained 87 yards on 21 carries at East Carolina ... added pair of running touchdowns against Pirates ... accounted for seven straight Army touchdowns over two-game span versus USF and ECU ... ran for 79 yards on 23 carries at Tulane ... gained 70 yards on 13 carries versus Cougars ... finished with 81 rushing yards on 16 attempts at Connecticut ... limited to 35 yards on 10 carries in home finale versus UAB ... slowed by injury in that contest ... completed first career pass against Blazers ... connected with WR Jeremy Trimble for 55 yards on halfback option pass to set up an Army score ... capped drive two plays later with 3-yard TD plunge.

2003: Topped club with 632 rushing yards ... also led squad with 194 rushing attempts ... averaged 3.3 yards per rush ... ranked third on team with 29 receptions ... averaged 7.3 yards per catch ... caught at least one pass in 11 of 13 contests ... rushed for six touchdowns ... recorded two receiving touchdowns as well ... registered second career 100-yard rushing performance in home showing opposite Tulane ... finished with 119 ground yards on career-high 22 carries ... sprinted 28 yards for first touchdown of season ... eclipsed century mark for third time in career with 100 yards on 21 carries against East Carolina ... ran for two touchdowns versus Pirates ... ran to paydirt from 2 and 20 yards ... finished with 90 yards rushing on 20 carries against Air Force ... pulled down career-high four catches in that showing as well ... accounted for career-best three touchdowns in road date against Hawai'i ... rushed for 83 yards and two scores versus Warriors ... garnered four catches for career-best 87 yards as well ... posted career-best 170 all-purpose yards in that outing ... notched career-long 59-yard reception for touchdown ... sprinted 43 yards for another score ... added 1-yard TD plunge ... corralled first career touchdown catch in road loss to Cincinnati ... scoring strike covered four yards and ranked as one of two receptions for 10 yards versus Bearcats ... collected three receptions for 12 yards opposite Louisville ... led team with 48 ground yards on 15 carries against Connecticut ... added three catches for 26 yards ... finished with 39 ground yards and one touchdown against Navy ... equaled career high with four receptions for 18 yards versus Mids ... started each of season's first eight games ... saw nine-game starting string snapped against UAB ... started 11 games in all.

2002: Broke preseason camp listed third on Army depth chart at running back position ... moved up to No. 2 spot prior to Southern Miss contest ... claimed starter's role prior to East Carolina outing ... continued as starter remainder of season ... lined up with lead unit seven of last eight times out ... received field duty in all 12 contests ... led club with 611 ground yards and 161 rushing attempts ... recorded four rushing touchdowns ... averaged 3.8 yards per carry and 50.9 rushing yards per game ... ranked eighth among Conference USA rushing leaders ... averaged 61.8 rushing yards in eight starting assignments ... finished sixth on team with 13 receptions ... averaged 10.5 yards per catch ... pulled down at least one pass in each of season's final eight showings ... enjoyed "breakout" performance in win over Tulane ... rushed for 124 yards on 20 carries ... also caught two passes for 18 yards ... inflicted majority of damage in second half ... ran for 121 yards on 15 carries following intermission ... registered five straight rushes for 37 ground yards and three consecutive first downs as Army attempted to run out clock down stretch ... helped Black Knights drive ball from their own 32-yard line to Tulane 37, preserving victory ... ripped off season-long 43-yard dash during win ... piled up 95 yards rushing on 21 carries in starting debut against East Carolina ... caught first pass of season for 10 yards in that outing ... registered solid 85-yard rushing effort on 21 carries versus UAB ... caught two passes for 12 yards as well ... posted 51 yards rushing on 15 attempts in road showing at Houston ... recorded second career touchdown run with 1-yard plunge versus Cougars ... totaled 50 yards rushing on nine carries against Rutgers ... garnered 48 yards on 11 carries versus Southern Miss ... rushed for 38 yards and two touchdowns in home loss to Air Force ... notched first career two-touchdown showing in that performance ... recorded scoring runs of 4 and 2 yards opposite Falcons ... added 24-yard reception to help set up another score ... registered 37 rushing yards on 15 carries in home loss to TCU ... sprinted 20 yards for first career touchdown opposite Horned Frogs ... hauled in two passes for 19 yards as well ... ran for 36 yards on 13 carries against Navy ... added three catches for 33 yards versus Mids ... posted season-long 29-yard reception in that game.

High School: All-area performer at Northern Vance High in Henderson, N.C. ... played for head coach Randy Long ... conference player of the year as a senior ... three-sport standout ... garnered four varsity letters in football, basketball, and track and field ... specialized in sprint events on track ... team captain in all three sports as a senior ... held title in basketball during each of last two years.

Personal: Born Nov. 3, 1982 ... given name is Carlton O'Neil Jones ... parents' names are Fred and Deborah Jones ... majoring in Systems Engineering.

JONES' RUSHING STATISTICS

Year G-GS Att. Yds. Avg. TD Long/Opp. 2002 12-7 161 611 3.8 4 43/Tulane 2003 13-11 194 632 3.3 6 43/Hawai'i 2004 11-8 209 1269 6.1 17 74/USF Totals 36-26 564 2512 4.5 27 74/USF

JONES' RECEIVING STATISTICS

Year G-GS No. Yds. Avg. TD Long/Opp. 2002 12-7 13 137 10.5 0 29/Navy 2003 13-11 29 211 7.3 2 59/Hawai'i 2004 11-8 26 237 9.1 0 40/Cincinnati Totals 36-26 68 585 8.6 2 59/Hawai'i

CAREER HIGHS
Rushing Att.: 29 vs. Air Force, 11-6-04
Rushing Yards: 225 vs. USF, 10-16-04
TDs Rushing: 5 vs. USF, 10-16-04
Long Rush: 74 vs. USF, 10-16-04
Receptions: 5 vs. Louisville, 9-11-04
Receiving Yards: 87 vs. Hawai'i, 11-22-03
TDs Receiving: 1 vs. Cincinnati, 10-25-03; Hawai'i, 11-22-03
Long Reception: 59 vs. Hawai'i, 11-22-03
All-Purpose Yards: 244 vs. USF, 10-16-04

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