Running Back
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
High School: Carter HS / Kansas
Experience: 2 Letters


Avery's Game-By-Game Stats: 2017 | 2016 | 2015

Season GP Rush Yds. Avg. TD Long Rec. Yds. Avg. TD Long
2015 15 194 1483 7.6 15 78 15 214 14.3 3 66
2016 12 126 755 6.0 10 56 12 110 9.2 2 35
2017 14 186 1110 6.0 14 60 26 224 8.6 1 35
Career 41 506 3348 6.6 39 78 53 548 10.3 6 66

2016 Season
First team All-Southland Conference choice … named Southland Conference Player of the Week  on Oct. 10 after rushing 17 times for 212-yards and four touchdowns at UIW … the game was the 15th 200-yard rushing game in Bearkat history … averaged 6.0 yards per rush and 62.9 rushing yards per game, which ranked fifth in the Southland Conference … finished fourth overall in total rushing yards at 755 in Southland Conference … scored 12 touchdowns on the ground and another two on receptions … rushed 17 times for 136 yards and a touchdown in win at Lamar (9/17), also hauling in three passes for 49 yards and a score … had 70 rush yards and both a rushing and receiving touchdown in season opener vs Oklahoma Panhandle State (9/3) … rushed for 55 yards and two scores in the Battle of the Piney Woods vs Stephen F. Austin (10/1) … also punched in a rushing touchdown in win at Northwestern State (11/12) ... enters senior season ranked 10th all-time at SHSU with 2,238 rushing yards and sixth all-time at SHSU with 25 rushing touchdowns.

2015 Season
First team All-Southland Conference … ranked No. 2 in both scoring (108 points) and rushing (98.9 yards per game) in the Southland … 1,483 yards third highest single season total in Kat history … rushed for more than 100 yards six times including best game of 197 yards in NCAA quarterfinal victory over Colgate … longest gain 78-yard touchdown vs. Northwestern State … started nine games

2014 Season
Started four games and led the team in rushing netting 631 yards and scoring five touchdowns on 151 carries… Made his Jayhawk debut carrying the ball 19 times, gaining 91 yards and scoring a touchdown in a win against SEMO... Led the field with 16 carries and recorded a team-high 87 yards at Duke... Had 11 carries for 35 yards against Central Michigan, also had one reception for a 30-yard touchdown - the first receiving score of his career... Carried the ball eight times for 39 yards against Texas... Ran 17 times for 58 yards and a touchdown at West Virginia... Scored a touchdown on a team-high 38 yards over 10 carries, along with a 17-yard reception against Oklahoma State... Ran a team-high 15 times netting 69 yards, while having two catches for 10 yards at Texas Tech... Had a team-high 11 carries for 18 yards and caught a career-best four passes for a team and career-high 92 yards at Baylor... Named KU's Co-Offensive Player of the Week vs. the Bears... Surpassed the 100-yard mark for the first time in his career after carrying 17 times for 103 yards and a touchdown in a win over Iowa State... Scored his fifth touchdown of the season while carrying the ball 10 times for 27 yards against TCU... Netted 38 yards on 11 carries at Oklahoma… Also had two catches for 32 yards at OU... Rushed six times for 28 yards at K-State 

Carter High School
Rated a four-star prospect by Tabbed a three-star standout by and ESPN ranked him the 35-best running back in the nation and the 44th-best player in the state of Texas... Rated the 43rd-best athlete in the Class of 2014 and 87th-best player in the state of Texas by Named to Vype Magazine’s DFW Top 100 for 2014 list... Two-time district Most Valuable Player... Carried the ball 158 times for 1,667 yards and 18 touchdowns in 2013... Credited with 16 receptions for 249 yards and four scores... Rushed for 839 yards and 13 TDs on 131 carries as a junior... Also hauled in 29 catches for 395 yards and six TDs in 2012... Coached by Patrick Williams

Son of Constance and Andrea Avery ... General Business major ... Born October 21, 1995


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