Washaun Ealey – Detailed Profile
Here is a detailed profile on the newest Gamecock, Washaun Ealey from the UGA athletic site:
Career Highs: 28 carries at Kentucky in 2010
*183 rushing yards at No. 7 Ga. Tech in 2009
*Long rush of 58 yards vs. Vanderbilt in 2010
*5 rushing TDs at Kentucky in 2010
*Long TD rush of 44 yards vs. Tenn. Tech in 2009
*2 receptions (2x), last vs. Tenn. in 2010
*31 receiving yards at Miss. St. in 2010
*Long reception of 20 yards (2x), last at Miss. St. in 2010
2010: Appeared in 12 games making seven starts carrying 157 times for 811 yards and 11 TDs and catching eight passes for 85 yards.
*Ranked 10th in the SEC in rushing yards per game at 67.6.
*Gained 118 yards and scored two TDs on 13 carries vs. Ga. Tech.
*Named CFPA National RB of the Week after game at Kentucky where he carried a career-high 28 times for 157 yards and a school-record five rushing TDs, which ties Robert Edwards for the school-record for the most TDs scored in a game (4 rushing, 1 receiving vs. S. Carolina, `95).
*Led team with 17 carries for 123 rushing yards including a career-best run of 58-yards to go along with a TD vs. Vanderbilt.
*Also scored a single rushing TD in games at No. 2 Auburn, vs. Florid and vs. No. 12 Arkansas.
*Named to watch list for the Maxwell Award.
*Named preseason All-SEC first team by Athlon Sports and second team by Lindy’s and Phil Steele.
*Recipient of the James W. and Elizabeth Plant Football Scholarship.
*Earned Coffee County Hustle Award for offense following spring drills.
*Carried seven times for 22 yards and caught three passes for 26 yards in spring G-Day game.
2009: Named All-SEC Fourth Team by Phil Steele
*Earned one of team’s Newcomer of the Year awards for offense.
*Appeared in nine games with two starts making 125 carries for a team leading 717 yards and three touchdowns.
*Named SEC Freshman of the Week after games vs. No. 25 Auburn (18 carries, 98 yards, TD) and at No. 7 Ga. Tech (20 carries, 183 yards)
*Had a team-best 89 yards and two TDs on seven carries vs. Tenn. Tech.
*Against No. 1 Florida, carried 17 times for 70 yards and made first-career reception, a 20-yard catch
*First-career start came at Vanderbilt and led team in rushing with 71 yards on 13 carries
*Made Bulldog debut vs. No. 4 LSU carrying eight times for 33 yards
High School: Emanuel County Institute, coached by Milan Turner…. Parade Magazine All-America….SuperPrep All-America and All-Dixie teams… PrepStar All-America Team….2008 Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super 11, All-Class Player of the Year, Georgia 150, Super Southern 100, Class A Offensive Player of the Year, Class A All-State First Team…2008 Georgia High School All-Star Game participant…2007 Atlanta Journal-Constitution All-Class Player of the Year…2008 Georgia Sports Writers Association Class A Offensive Player of the Year…2008 Georgia Sports Writers Association All-State First Team…2007 Georgia Sports Writers Association Class A All-State First Team… No. 78 on Athlon Consensus 100…2008 WTOC (Savannah, Ga.) Offensive Player of the Year…Under Armour All-American… No. 35 on ESPN 150…Ranked as fourth best tailback in the country by ESPN.com…Rivals.com #11 RB in the country, #7 prospect in Georgia…Scout.com four star prospect ranked #37 in the South, #10 in Georgia, and #15 RB in the country….set Georgia high school single season record with 58 touchdowns in 2007…finished career with 8,108 rushing yards and a state record 133 touchdowns, 22 more than the previous record…rushed for 2,285 yards and 41 touchdowns on 305 carries and caught 13 passes for 166 yards and five touchdowns in 2008 while leading the Bulldogs in scoring with 290 points…helped guide Emanuel County to a 14-1 record and an appearance in the 2008 class A state finals…helped lead the Bulldogs to their first state title in 2007…rushed for 2,982 yards on 272 carries in 2007 with 58 touchdowns, breaking the state record previously held by Darius Walker…
Personal…Born: June 1, 1989; Major: Arts & Sciences.