A leading candidate for the Payton Award, which goes to the best I-AA player...Made a dramatic impact on the Salukis a year ago, vaulting to the top of the I-AA rushing charts before suffering a season-ending hand injury...Has incredible speed, quickness and vision...A durable runner who has the leg strength to break tackles...Considered a quality pro prospect.
Junior — 2002
First Team All-American...Played in eight games and started six...Took over in game three for the injured Tom Koutsos and proceeded to win four Gateway Conference and National “Player of the Week” awards...Suffered a season-ending broken thumb vs SMS...Set the school record for rushing touchdowns in a season (20) and total TDs in a season (21)...Tied the school record with six TDs vs West Virginia Tech...Posted the 2nd, 3rd and 4th-best single-game rushing totals in school history, including 312 yards against Division I-A foe Eastern Michigan.
Sophomore — 2001
Rushed for 771 yards, 16 TDs and a 5.3 average in seven games at Coffeyville Community College... Sufferred a season-ending knee injury...First team all-conference.
Freshman — 2000
A JUCO All-American at Coffeyville Community College...Rushed for 1,130 yards and 15 TDs...Had a school-record 381 yards on 22 carries against Fort Scott Community College.
Carried for more than 4,000 yards and 60 TDs in his career...Prep Star All-American as a senior when he rushed for 1,977 yards and 33 TDs...All-state, all-conference, all-metro.
Born June 24, 1981...Majoring in university studies...Son of Mujahid Abdulqaadir.