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7 Mikal Abdul-Saboor

Career Stats

Elected a team captain ...

Earned first-team All-CAA honors … VaSID All-State First Team selection … Led the conference and ranked 13th nationally in rushing yards per game (115.1) … Recorded the sixth-best single-season rushing total (1,266) in school history … Became just the second Tribe player to eclipse the 1,000-yard rushing mark in the last 16 seasons … Ranked tied for second in the CAA with 12 rushing touchdowns, which ranks tied for sixth on W&M’s single-season list … Ranked third in the league with 125.5 all-purpose yards per game … Rushed for more than 100 yards in seven games, including each of the final five contests … One of just three W&M players to ever post 100-yard rushing efforts in five consecutive games … Averaged 126.0 rushing yards per game in CAA action … Averaged 5.1 yards per carry … Registered two of the top-10 rushing performances in school history, totaling 198 yards in the victory against Delaware and 189 yards in the win versus Elon … His 37 carries against the Blue Hens were a career high and just two shy of a single-game school record … Performance versus UD also included a pair of touchdowns … Rushed for 141 yards on 23 carries with three touchdowns (all coming in the first half) in the win at Towson … Also recorded a three-touchdown effort in the win at Hampton while piling up 107 yards on 18 carries … Scored the game-winning touchdown with a 13-yard scamper in overtime at Stony Brook, finishing the contest with 116 rushing yards and two scores … Tallied 124 rushing yards with a touchdown at James Madison … Rushed for 105 yards in the season finale against No. 21 Richmond, which marked his fifth straight 100-yard performance … Averaged 8.5 yards per carry in the season opener at Virginia Tech, finishing the game with 85 yards on 10 carries … His season-opening effort included a career-long 40-yard run … Chosen to the CAA Academic All-Conference Team for the third consecutive year ...

Earned third-team All-CAA honors … Ranked third in the CAA in rushing yards per game (91.6) … Posted 100-yard rushing performances in six of the nine games in which he played … Led the team with 824 rushing yards with six touchdowns … Averaged 4.7 yards per carry … Ranked second on the team with 911 all-purpose yards … Recorded eight receptions for 87 yards … Totaled career highs in carries (32), rushing yards (140) and all-purpose yards (153) in the win at No. 15/21 Delaware …  After missing the season opener at West Virginia, he posted three consecutive 100-yard rushing games to begin the fall (Hampton – 111; Lafayette – 103; Rhode Island – 108) … Rushed for two touchdowns at Lafayette and also found the end zone against Hampton … Totaled 100 rushing yards with a career-high three touchdowns in the win versus Penn … Registered 105 rushing yards against No. 10/7 Towson … Tallied 78 rushing yards and two receptions for 33 yards at No. 20 Villanova ... Honored as the W&M QB Club Co-Offensive Player of the Year ... Chosen to the CAA Academic All-Conference Team for the second consecutive year ... Earned the CAA Commissioner's Academic Award ...

Converted quarterback who appeared in all 11 games as a running back ... Finished the season with 242 rushing yards on 69 carries for 22.0 yards per game ... Averaged 3.5 yards per carry ... Recorded a season-high 134 all-purpose yards at New Hampshire, totaling 87 rushing yards on 16 carries with four receptions for 47 yards ... Posted a 29-yard run and a 29-yard reception versus the Wildcats ... Rushed for 50 yards on 16 carries at James Madison ... Also tallied a pair of receptions against the Dukes ... Registered 42 rushing yards on 10 carries in the win against Georgia State ... Chosen to the CAA Academic All-Conference Team ...

Scout team quarterback …

Three-year letterwinner as a quarterback and safety for head coach Jason Dukes at Alpharetta High School ... A dual-threat quarterback who earned first-team all-region honors as a senior after passing for 2,100 yards and 19 touchdowns ... Also rushed for 1,060 yards with 16 touchdowns in 2010 en route to earning honorable mention all-state honors ... His 3,152 total yards and 35 combined TDs set single-season school records ... Garnered team offensive MVP honors as a senior, marking the second time he earned the accolade (also did so in 2008) ... Also a three-year lettermen of the basketball team and was honored as the team's MVP in 2008 ... Earned a letter on the track team as a sprinter ... A four-time scholar-athlete award winner at AHS ... Volunteered as a Venture Christian Leader ... Also at St. James UMC member and worked with Hosea Feed the Hungry and Atlanta Union Mission ...

Son of Mikal and Andrea Abdul Saboor ... Father played for the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1982-84 ... Majoring in sports in society ... Plans to pursue a MBA in fall 2015 ... Service coordinator for Sigma Mu Sigma service fraternity ... Volunteers with the Matthew Whaley mentorship program and the Neighborhood Basketball League as a coach ... Member of Tribe Fellowship and serves as a Williamsburg Chapel small group leader ... Member of the sports business club ... Enjoys swimming and writing.

Position: Running Back
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 215
Year: Junior
Hometown: Alpharetta, Ga.
High School: Alpharetta
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