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Bilal Powell

Bilal Powell
Powell (29) receives the handoff from Greg McElroy in 2012
No. 29 New York Jets
Position: Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1988-10-27) October 27, 1988
Place of birth: Lakeland, Florida
Height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight: 204 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school: Lakeland (FL) Lake Gibson
College: Louisville
NFL draft: 2011 / Round: 4 / Pick: 126
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • All-Big East First Team (2010)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 3, 2015
Rushing Attempts: 366
Rushing yards: 1,427
Rushing average: 3.9
Rushing TDs: 6
Receptions: 77
Receiving yards: 587
Stats at NFL.com

Bilal Powell (born October 27, 1988) is an American football running back for the New York Jets of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Jets in the fourth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football at Louisville.

Contents

  • College career 1
    • College Stats 1.1
  • Professional career 2
    • Pre-draft 2.1
    • New York Jets 2.2
      • 2011 2.2.1
      • 2012 2.2.2
    • Career statistics 2.3
  • References 3
  • External links 4

College career

As a senior at Louisville, Powell was named to the All-Big East Conference first team[1] after rushing for 1,330 yards and 10 touchdowns in 11 games for the Cardinals. On October 15, Powell ran for a season high of 209 yards and 2 touchdowns against Cincinnati.[2] Prior to the 2011 NFL Draft, Powell was invited to the 2011 Senior Bowl.[3]

College Stats

Year Team Att Yards Average TDs Receptions Yards TDs
2007 Louisville 24 187 7.8 2 3 25 0
2008 Louisville 75 354 4.7 2 12 58 0
2009 Louisville 108 392 3.6 4 12 103 0
2010 Louisville 229 1,405 6.1 11 18 158 3
College Totals 436 2,338 5.4 19 45 344 3

Professional career

Pre-draft

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
5 ft 11 in 207 lb 30⅞ in 8¾ in 4.51 s 1.53 s 2.64 s N/A s N/A s N/A in N/A ft  in 18 reps N/A
Values taken from NFL Combine and Pro Day workout.[4][5]

New York Jets

Powell running against the Rams in 2012.

2011

Powell was drafted by the New York Jets in the fourth round with the 126th overall selection in the 2011 NFL Draft.[6] Powell made his professional debut on November 17, 2011 against the Denver Broncos. Powell would finish the 2011 season by playing in only 2 games. In those 2 games Powell ran for 21 yards on 13 attempts and 1 reception for 7 yards.

2012

Bilal Powell in week one of the 2012 NFL season had 3 rushes for 10 yards and 1 reception for 16 yards in a 48-28 Jets win over the Buffalo Bills. Powell got his first start at running back on September 30, 2012 against the San Francisco 49ers. He rushed for only 11 yards on 4 carries in 34-0 Jets loss. On November 18, 2012 the Jets faced the St.Louis Rams. Powell had 11 carries for 42 yards and had 2 touchdowns along with 2 catches for 18 yards. For Powell, all of these were career highs.[7]

Career statistics

[8]
  Rushing Receiving Fumbles
Season Team GP Att Yds Avg Yds/G Long TD Rec Yds Long TD Fum Lost
2011 NYJ 2 13 21 1.6 10.5 6 0 1 7 7 0 1 0
2012 NYJ 14 110 437 4.0 31.2 18 4 17 140 16 0 0 0
2013 NYJ 16 176 697 4.0 43.6 39 1 36 272 36 0 1 0
2014 NYJ 15 33 141 4.3 9.4 15 1 11 92 20 0 0 0
Career total 47 332 1,296 3.9 27.6 39 6 65 511 36 0 2 0

References

  1. ^ BIG EAST Announces 2010 Postseason Football Honors BigEast.org
  2. ^ Bilal Powell ESPN.com
  3. ^ Bilal Powell headed to the Senior Bowl CardChronicle.com, December 10, 2010
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  8. ^ http://espn.go.com/nfl/player/stats/_/id/14129/bilal-powell

External links

  • New York Jets bio
  • Bilal Powell UofLSports.com
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