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Jamie Fordham
Jamie Fordham

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Goose Creek, S.C.

High School:
Goose Creek

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190

Position:
Running Back


Enters his senior season just 73 rushing yards shy of the 1,000-yard career mark...

2007: Played in nine contests, starting in five of them, lettering for the third time... Had 82 carries for 444 yards and one score, ranking second on the team in rushing yards... Posted his career-best game with 133 yards on 13 carries against Presbyterian, including a career-long 62-yard run, earning the squad's Offensive Player of the Week honor... Had a 61-yard touchdown run as part of a nine-carry, 96 yard effort against Georgia Southern... Had 15 carries for 47 yards and three catches for 52 yards in the win over Winston-Salem State...

2006: Played in eight games, earning the start against Charleston Southern and his second college letter... Had 30 carries for 170 yards on the year... Had a season-high 84 yards on eight carries, including a season-best 29-yard run, in the win at Gardner-Webb... Also posted four receptions for 37 yards and had five kickoff returns for 108 yards...

2005: Played 10 games, starting in two, to earn his first collegiate letter... Rushed 73 times for a total of 313 yards and two scores, while catching three passes for two yards... Had the best game of his freshman year in the home win over Delaware State, carrying the ball 22 times for 109 yards and his first college touchdown... Posted 62 yards on 10 carries in the dramatic win at South Carolina State... Also scored a touchdown in the home win over Mansfield... Was on the CCU offense that garnered Big South Offensive Player of the Week honors as a team in the win over James Madison...

2004: Redshirted and retained the year of eligibility... One of CCU's 2004 recruits...

High School: Lettered in football his final two years, serving as team captain for both... Played in the North-South All-Star Game his senior year after rushing for 1,488 yards and 13 touchdowns and leading Goose Creek to a four-game improvement in wins over the previous year ... Named one of the top 100 seniors by the SC High School Sports Report... Garnered First Team All-Region and All-Lowcountry as a senior, as well as the team's Outstanding Offensive Player for the second straight year... Rushed for over 1,100 yards as a junior, garnering First Team All-Region and Second Team All-Lowcountry accolades... Posted a career-best 10.89 in the 100 meter dash as a junior... Clocked at 4.44 in the 40-yard dash prior to his senior season... Earned the school's David Dowd Stairway to Success Award for Student-Athletes...

Personal: Full name: Jerald Jamison Fordham... Son of Jerald and Vickie Fordham... Dad Jerald played college football at West Virginia State in 1975 and 1976... Major is recreation and sports management.