The school’s career rushing leader with 3,747 yards...He broke Karlton Carpenter’s school record midway through his junior year in just his 28th game...Has rushed for 1,000+ yards in three seasons and is the only player in school history to record multiple 1,000-yard seasons...Has 18 100-yard rushing games in his career, also a school record...School record holder in career touchdowns (38) and is third in overall scoring (228).
2002 — Redshirt
Scored six touchdowns in the first two games... Suffered a season-ending broken wrist on the Salukis’ second play from scrimmage against Murray State...Was averaging a career-high 5.8 yards per carry when his season ended.
2001 — Junior
Named First Team All-Gateway...Recorded seven 100-yard rushing games, including a season-high 165 against SMS...Broke the school’s career rushing record in game six versus Eastern Illinois...Also caught eight passes.
2000 — Sophomore
Named First Team All-Gateway...Had a string of five straight games with at least 100 yards...Had a season-high 189 yards rushing against SEMO... Scored three TDs twice... Also pulled down 19 passes and finished third on the team in receiving.
1999 — Freshman
Honorable Mention All-Gateway...Had four 100-yard games, including a career-best 220 yards against Western Kentucky...Gateway’s offensive “player of the week” with 172 yards against Eastern Illinois.
Two-time all-state and three-time all-league... Rushed for 4,699 yards and 54 TDs in his career...As a senior, led the state of Illinois in rushing (2,274 yards).
Majoring in journalism... Son of John and Nancy Koutsos...Born Oct. 6, 1980.