4 Tonny Lindsey, Jr.
Tonny  Lindsey, Jr.

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Long Beach, Calif.

High School:
Woodrow Wilson

Last College:
Cerritos JC

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 195

Position:
RB

Experience:
2L


09/01/2017

Utah State vs. Wisconsin

2017 Season Opener

2017 PRESEASON HONORS: Athlon Sports Fourth-Team All-Mountain West; Doak Walker Award Watch List.

RECORDS: Has rushed for 856 yards on 160 carries (5.3 ypc) during his career and is just 144 rushing yards shy of becoming the 31st player in school history to rush for 1,000 yards in a career.

UTAH STATE: An athletic player who can catch the ball out of the backfield.

2016 (JR): Played in all 12 games, making 10 starts… Finished the season leading the team in both rushing yards (763) and carries (148), and tied for the team lead with six rushing touchdowns… Averaged 5.2 yards per carry and 63.6 yards per game… Recorded two 100-yard rushing games during the year as he carried the ball 17 times for 137 yards at Colorado State (10/8) and had 21 carries for a career-high 168 yards at Nevada (11/19), which included a career-long 68-yard run for a touchdown… Had 11 carries for 67 yards against Weber State (9/1), including a 35-yard touchdown run… Had 19 carries for 98 yards against Arkansas State (9/16), which included a career-high two touchdowns from 28 and one yard… Carried the ball a career-high 23 times against Fresno State (10/22) for 90 yards… Tied his career high with two touchdown runs against New Mexico (11/12) from 13 and four yards… Also caught 17 passes for 123 yards (7.2 ypr) during the season… Caught a career-high four passes for eight yards at USC (9/10) and had four receptions for 40 yards against Air Force (9/24)…Had three receptions against both Boise State (10/1) and Colorado State (10/8)… Had a career-long 41-yard reception at Wyoming (11/5)… Returned two kickoffs for 31 yards during the season, which included a career-long 31-yard kickoff return at USC… Had eight runs of 20-plus yards during the season to lead the team.

2015 (RS-SO): Played in nine games, making his first career start against Nevada (11/21)... Finished the season rushing for 93 yards on 12 carries (7.8 ypc) and had two receptions for two yards... Had a season-high four carries at Fresno State (10/10) and rushed for a season-high 39 yards on three carries against Wyoming (10/30)... Also had two carries for 24 yards against BYU (11/28), which included a season-long rush of 24 yards... Added two carries for 12 yards at Air Force (11/14) and one carry for two yards against Nevada... Had a two-yard reception at San Diego State (10/23) and one reception for zero yards against the Wolf Pack.

2014 (RS): Redshirted during his first season at Utah State after transferring from Cerritos (Calif.) JC.

JUNIOR COLLEGE: Carried the ball 55 times for 530 yards (9.6 ypc) with four touchdowns as a freshman at Cerritos Junior College in Norwalk, Calif... Had a season-long 75-yard run against Ventura JC... Added five receptions for 40 yards during the year, including two catches for 36 yards with one touchdown against LA Harbor JC... Returned two kickoffs, including one for 36 yards against Fullerton JC... Only played in seven games during the year due to injury.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) all-Moore League first-team honors at running back as a prep senior at Woodrow Wilson High School in Long Beach, Calif... Led the Pac-5 Division in rushing as he gained 1,429 yards on 191 carries (7.5 ypc/142.9 ypg) with 13 touchdowns and caught 17 passes for 179 yards (10.5 ypc) with two touchdowns... Added 16 tackles on defense, including 1.0 sacks... Also had two passes defended... Returned 11 kickoffs for 282 yards (25.6 ypr) with a long of 92 yards... Named his team’s Offensive MVP and Bruin of the Year as a senior... Rushed for 761 yards on 133 carries (5.7 ypc/69.2 ypg) with nine touchdowns and caught 13 passes for 103 yards (7.9 ypc) as a junior... Added 19 tackles on defense, to go along with two interceptions that he returned 60 yards... Earned Running Back of the Year and co-Offensive Player of the Year honors from Woodrow Wilson HS as a junior.

PERSONAL: One of four children of Tonny and Xenia Lindsey... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.

RUSHING G/GS Rush Yds Avg TD Long
2015 (R-So.) 9/1 12 93 7.8 0 24
2016 (Jr.) 12/10 148 763 5.2 6 68
TOTAL 21/11 160 856 5.3 6 68


RECEIVING Rec Yds Avg TD Long
2015 (R-So.) 2 2 1.0 0 2
2016 (Jr.) 17 123 7.2 0 41
TOTAL 19 125 6.6 0 41


KICKOFF RETURNS Ret. Yds. Avg. TD LG
2016 (Jr.) 2 31 15.5 0 31
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