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Covaughn DeBoskie-Johnson
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Covaughn DeBoskie-Johnson 1260596
Position: Tailback
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 210
Year: Junior
Hometown: Chandler, AZ
High School: Hamilton HS
Experience: 2 Letters
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CAL CAREER (Career Stats): Has played in 13 games all off the bench during the last two seasons of his three campaigns with the program from 2008-10 ... has totaled 281 rushing yards and one touchdown on the ground, averaging 5.4 yards per rush on 52 carries ... has added one reception for four yards and one kick return for 14 yards for a total of 299 all-purpose yards ... wore No. 28 during his first two years with the program, but changed to his current No. 33 prior to the 2010 campaign.

2011 (Game-By-Game Stats)

2010 (Game-By-Game Stats): Played in four games off the bench, contributing 70 rushing yards on 21 carries and one reception for four yards ... posted a season-high 31 yards on the ground, including a 10-yard run that was his longest of the season vs. Colorado ... rushed a season-high seven times for 21 yards against UC Davis and also had his four-yard reception, which was the first catch of his career ... his numbers in the other two games he played in were four rushes for 14 yards vs. UCLA and six rushes for four yards against Arizona State.

2009 (Game-By-Game Stats): Played in nine games off the bench and was third on the team with 211 rushing yards on 31 carries for a 6.8 yard per carry average that was second among the team's running backs, while adding one touchdown on the ground ... rushed for 10 or more yards on 29.0% of his runs with his nine double-digit rushes ranking third on the team ... also returned one kick for 14 yards in the regular-season finale at Washington ... had the biggest game of his career in the team's second contest, rushing for 92 yards on 11 carries (both career-highs), while also picking up both his first career rushing touchdown on a one-yard run with 0:20 to go in the game and adding the longest run of his career with a 30-yard jaunt earlier on the same drive during a 59-7 Cal win ... was productive in the team's season-opening 52-13 win over Maryland, rushing for 54 yards on nine carries ... picked up 41 yards on six carries with a long run of 26 yards in a 49-17 triumph over Washington State ... also had a run of 14 yards at Stanford among his two rushes for 17 yards total and one of 12 yards in his only attempt vs. Arizona.

2008: Redshirted ... took full part in 2008 spring drills after graduating early from high school and enrolling at Cal in January of 2008.

HIGH SCHOOL: A SuperPrep All-American and All-Far West choice ... listed as the No. 27 all-purpose running back in the nation by Rivals as well as the No. 12 prospect in Arizona for all players by the organization ... rated as the No. 28 running back nationally and a four-star recruit by Scout ... rushed for 821 yards and 13 touchdowns while adding 362 yards and five touchdown receptions as a senior, when he led his team to a 12-1 record, with the only loss a defeat in the state semifinals ... on a 13-1 club as a junior in 2006, when he compiled 1,304 yards and 22 touchdowns on the ground as well as 434 receiving yards and two touchdown catches ... chosen as a Class 5A honorable mention selection by the Arizona Republic ... one of four national finalists for the 2008 EAS Speed and Strength Award ... also a finalist as a senior for the prestigious Watkins Award, a national honor recognizing success in athletics and academics among young African American males.

PERSONAL: Full name is Covaughn DeBoskie-Johnson ... born December 18, 1989 ... parents are Tim Johnson and Wakena DeBoskie ... major is interdisciplinary studies with an emphasis in globalization and consumer behavior.

Rushes: 11 (vs. Eastern Washington, 2009)
Rushing Yards: 92 (vs. Eastern Washington, 2009)
Rushing TDs: 1 (vs. Eastern Washington, 2009)
Long Rush: 30 (vs. Eastern Washington, 2009)
Receptions: 1 (vs. UC Davis, 2010)
Receiving Yards: 4 (vs. UC Davis, 2010)
Long Reception: 4 (vs. UC Davis, 2010)
Kick Returns: 1 (at Washington, 2009)
Kick Return Yards: 14 (at Washington, 2009)
Long Kick Return: 14 (at Washington, 2009)
All Purpose Yards: 92 (vs. Eastern Washington, 2009)
Points: 6 (vs. Eastern Washington, 2009)

LAST UPDATED: October 11, 2011

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