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Michael Dyer
Michael Dyer


Little Rock, Ark.

High School:
Christian Academy

Last College:

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 212


Injuries slowed his progress... appeared in eight games and made one start... rushed 44 times for 223 yards and two touchdowns... averaged a solid 5.1 yards per carry... made his debut against Ohio and rushed four times for 48 yards and one touchdown... scored on a 44-yard run... carried 11 times for 62 in his first UofL start against Kentucky... carried eight times for 33 yards and a score against FIU... rushed six times for 40 yards versus Temple... had season-ending surgery in December.

Led Auburn in rushing and finished 20th nationally in rushing with 1,242 yards and 10 scores... registered six 100-yard games... appeared in 12 games... carried a career-high 41 times for 141 yards and one score in a 16-13 win over South Carolina... rushed 18 times for 150 yards and a pair of touchdowns in a win over Mississippi State... ran for 177 yards on 27 carries in a 41-23 victory over Mississippi.

Named to the SEC Coaches' All-Freshman Team... selected a Collegefootballnews.com second-team Freshman All-America... appeared in 14 games with eight starts... had only six carries (minus 13 yards) for negative yardage in 182 rushing attempts... finished ninth in the SEC and 55th in NCAA in rushing (78.1)... ended the year second on team in rushing yards (1,093) and rushing attempts (182)... set AU freshman rushing record with 1,093 yards, eclipsing mark of 829 yards by Bo Jackson in 1982... carried the ball 14 times for 95 yards, to lead all running backs, with a touchdown in season opener vs. Arkansas State... earned first career start vs. Clemson and rushed 16 times for 69 yards with a long run of 23... totaled his first career 100-yard rushing game with 100 yards on 23 carries against South Carolina... registered a career long 38-yard touchdown run versus Arkansas... led all running backs with 100 yards on 15 carries versus LSU... totaled a season-high 180 yards on 21 carries versus Mississippi... earned Offensive MVP honors in the BCS National Championship Game after rushing for game high 143 yards on 22 carries including a 37-yard run and a 16-yard run on AU's final game-winning drive.

Nation's top-rated running back by ESPN.com/Scouts, Inc... No. 5-ranked player in the ESPNU 150... ranked 11th on the Rivals.com Rivals100... No. 2-rated running back by Rivals.com and Scout.com... named to the 2010 Parade All-American Football Team... was a participant in the 2010 Under Armour All-American game... named the 2009 Gatorade Player of the Year in the State of Arkansas... ranked as the No. 1 player in Arkansas and an All-American by SuperPrep... finished his high school career with 8,097 yards rushing and 84 touchdowns... rushed for 2,502 yards and 31 touchdowns as a senior... had 242 rushing attempts for 1,984 yards and 19 TDs while catching 12 passes for 219 yards and a TD as a junior.

Guardian is Andre Dyer... born 10/13/90... health and human performance major

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