UT Football BIO
22 David Fluellen

Listed at No. 1 at running back in preseason depth chart...Doak Walker Award candidate as nation’s top running back...On official watch list for Maxwell Award, given annually to nation’s player of the year.

First-team All-MAC selection...Eighth in nation with 124.8 yards per game...1,498 rushing total ranks fifth all-time at UT...Named one of only 10 Doak Walker Award semifinalists...Missed final regular-season game vs. Akron due to ankle injury...Carried the ball seven times for 38 yards vs. Utah State in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl before leaving the game with an injury...Streak of six straight 100-yard games was snapped at Northern Illinois...Averaged 182.4 yards in those six games...Had 200-plus yards in three of those games...79 yards and career-high six receptions vs. NIU...Set career highs in rushing (228 yards) and attempts (35) vs. Buffalo...Rushed for 213 yards and career-best three TDs vs. WMU...Also caught five passes for 34 yards vs. Broncos...Rushed for 200 yards vs. Ball State...104-yard, five-catch performance vs. CMU, 188-yard, two-TD game vs. EMU and 161 yards vs. Cincinnati...Third on team with 26 receptions for 191 yards...81 yards and two TDs vs. BGSU...109 yards at Wyoming, first time over 100 yards in career...Came out of Coastal Carolina game with injury after just six carries.

Third on team with 493 yards rushing...Sixth on team with 16 receptions...Set career-high with 93 yards rushing vs. BGSU...Started Temple, BGSU and Miami games...54 yards rushing and one TD vs. Temple...Also caught four passes for 67 yards and one TD vs. the Owls.

Gained 224 yards and scored one TD on 38 carries...Career-high 53 yards vs. Wyoming, including a 39-yard burst...Had 52 yards rushing vs. WMU to go with five receptions for 39 yards...Missed four games due to knee injury...Returned to action vs. Bowling Green on Nov. 17.

High School

Ran for 1,638 yards and 19 touchdowns as a senior...Earned first-team All-Western New York and first-team Class AA all-state honors...Ran for 1,354 yards and 16 scores as a junior, making third-team All-Western New York and fourth-team all-state...Rivals.com ranked him as a three-star recruit, as well as the No. 24 all-purpose back in the nation and No. 6 player in the state of New York...Finished his career as Lockport's all-time leading rusher with 4,274 yards...Class AA co-Player of the Year...Top five finalist for New York State Player of the Year...Selected to play in the New York State High School Football Classic at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse...High school coach was Greg Bronson.


Full name is David Fluellen, Jr...Birthdate: Jan. 29, 1992...Parents are David Fluellen Sr. and Arletha Fluellen...Brother Jhamal Fluellen was a running back at Syracuse and Maine...Criminal justice major.

Career Statistics

Year G/S Att Yds Avg TD LP
2010 9/0 38 224 5.9 1 39-Wyoming
2011 13/3 97 493 5.1 4 34-EMU
2012 12/11 259 1498 5.8 13 53-WMU;EMU
Totals 34/14 394 2215 5.6 18 53-WMU;EMU

Career Game Highs
Rushing Yards: 228 (Buffalo, 10-27-12)
Receptions: 6 (Northern Illinois, 11-14-12)

Position: Running Back
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 215
Year: Senior
City/State: Lockport, NY
High School: Lockport
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