COLLEGE: Played in 37 career games with one start over the course o fhis four year career at Oklahoma. Carried the ball 8 times for 22 yards and recorded 9 catches for 92 yards and 3 touchdowns as a Sooner.
2009: Saw extensive action in 12 games as a valuable blocker and member of spevial teams. Had one rushing attempt for 1-yard against BYU. Ended the year with 3 special teams tackles.
2008: All-Big 12 first team by the coaches and an All-Big 12 Academic first team.
2006: Slowed by injury, but saw action in two games as a reserve.
2005: Played in nine games exclusively on special teams.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Cached by Donni Yantis. Named super all-state first team as fullback and as a linebacker. Was the No. 6 fullback in the nation (Rivals.com). Ranked No. 3 in the Postseason Arizona Top 15 (Rivals.com). Awarded Phoenix Metro and Arizona Player of the Year (Phoenix Metro FB Magazine). Listed as the No. 98 player in the Southwest (Scout.com).
Head coach Jim Caldwell talks about his takeaways from the team's 45-14 victory over the Eagles including the run game's progression, the evolving roles of TE Pettigrew and RB Riddick, injury updates and more.
Running back Ameer Abdullah talks about his performance on Thanksgiving and the atmosphere at Ford Field in the 45-14 victory over the Eagles.