Tom Koutsos
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    Tom Koutsos

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Oswego, IL

    High School:
    Marmion Military Academy

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 220

    Position:
    RB

    Birthdate:
    10/06/1980


    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.

    High School
    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).

    Worth Knowing
    Majoring in journalism... Son of John and Nancy Koutsos...Born Oct. 6, 1980.

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