UTAH STATE: Has tremendous breakaway speed and is very elusive in the open field... Can also catch the ball out of the backfield.
2016 (SO): Played in 11 games, making one start… Rushed for 113 yards on 12 carries (9.4 ypc) and one touchdown during the season, while adding one kickoff return for five yards and one reception for zero yards… Had three carries for 84 yards in the season-opener against Weber State (9/1), including a career-long 80-yard touchdown for his first-career score… Rushed for 26 yards on one carry against Air Force (9/24) and had four carries for six yards at USC (9/10)… His one kickoff return for five yards came at Boise State (10/1).
2015 (RS-FR): Played in eight games and finished the season with 14 carries for 47 yards (3.4 ypc) with one touchdown... Had a season-high six carries for a season-best 20 yards, including a 5-yard touchdown run at Fresno State (10/10)... Had four carries for 18 yards at San Diego State (10/23) and three carries for 14 yards against Wyoming (10/30)... Also had one carry for minus five yards at New Mexico (11/7).
2014 (RS): Redshirted during his first season at Utah State.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned Texas all-District 21-5A first-team honors during his sophomore, junior and senior seasons at Westbrook High School in Beaumont, Texas... Was named to the Class 5A honorable mention all-state Elite Team by the Texas Associated Press Sports Editors as a prep senior as he carried the ball 204 times for 1,573 yards (157.3 ypg/7.7 ypc) with 19 touchdowns and a long run of 76 yards... Also caught nine passes for 47 yards (5.2 ypr) and returned one kickoff for 16 yards... During his senior season, he scored a career-high five rushing touchdowns and rushed for 270 yards against Ozen HS, while also intercepting a pass on his only defensive play of the year... Ran for a season-best 290 yards with two touchdowns against Channelview HS... Rushed for 827 yards with 11 touchdowns during his junior campaign... A member of the track & field team, competing in the 100m, 200m, 400m and relay events... Earned all-District 21-5A first-team honors as a junior in the 100m and was ranked 16th in the state and 18th in the nation as a senior in the 100m with a time of 10.80.
PERSONAL: One of two children of Lee Roy and Lawana Hervey... Cousin, Kevin Cooper, played collegiate baseball at Lamar, and cousin, Jale Hervey, was a volleyball player at Central Florida... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies... First name is pronounced Justin.
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