| Tre' Newton
|Height / Weight:|
6-0 / 200
· Career statistics
Updated Nov. 22, 2010
Third-year running back who has appeared in 22 games for his career, including eight starts ... has rushed 180 times for 781 yards (4.3 ypc) and nine TDs and caught 23 passes for 164 yards during his career ... played in 14 games, starting five, in 2009 ... named to the All-Big 12 freshman team by Sporting News ... led the team in rushing with 552 yards and six TDs on 116 carries (4.8 ypc) ... graduated early and enrolled at UT in January '08 to take part in spring drills ... gained valuable experince working with the scout team while redshirting in 2008 ... led Southlake Carroll to a 59-2 record and three state titles as a prepster ... a three-time all-state and three-time All-District 5-5A performer ... a second-team Academic All-Big 12 selection.
Appeared in eight games, including three starts, at running back and on special teams ... missed Oklahoma State and Florida Atlantic games due to a concussion and announced he was ending his playing career prior to game versus Florida Atlantic ... missed games against UCLA and saw limited action against Oklahoma due to hip injury ... rushed 64 times for 229 yards (3.6 ypc) and three TDs on the season ... also has six catches for 39 yards on the year ... earned the UT Offensive Top Contributor Award on one occasion ... rushed 18 times for 61 yards and three TD and caught one pass for one yard at Rice ... garnered the UT Offensive Top Contributor Award for his effort versus the Owls ... rushed eight times for 23 yards versus Wyoming ... carried once for 13 yards at Texas Tech ... rushed 10 times for 41 yards and caught two passes for 16 yards at No. 5/4 Nebraska ... rushed nine times for 43 yards and caught one pass for 21 yards versus Iowa State ... carried 13 times for 35 yards and caught two passes for 17 yards against No. 25/24 Baylor ... rushed five times for 13 yards at Kansas State.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2009)
Appeared in 14 games, including five starts, at running back and on special teams ... named to the All-Big 12 freshman team by Sporting News ... twice named the team's Top Contributor ... led the team in rushing with 552 yards and six TDs on 116 carries (4.8 ypc) and caught 14 passes for 108 yards ... carried the ball four times for 28 yards (7.0 ypc) against ULM ... rushed for a team-high 62 yards on eight carries (7.8 ypc) and a TD and caught a 15-yard pass at Wyoming ... rushed for 88 yards and a TD on 20 carries against Texas Tech ... posted 81 of his 88 rushing yards in the second half against the Red Raiders ... rushed nine times for 25 yards and a TD versus UTEP ... rushed seven times for 80 yards, including a 45-yard TD run, at Baylor ... carried 12 times for 66 yards and a TD and caught three passes for 36 yards against Kansas ... set a career high with 107 yards and a TD on 16 carries at Texas A&M ... rushed 19 times for 36 yards and caught a career-high five passes for 43 yards in the Big 12 Championship game versus No. 21 Nebraska ... posted 39 rushing yards and caught two passes in the BCS Championhip game against No. 1 Alabama ... redshirted in 2008.
Coached by Hal Wasson at Carroll H.S. ... a three-time all-state and three-time all-district 5-5A performer ... a four-year starter and letterwinner at running back ... a second-team member of Dave Campbell's Super Team ... helped lead Southlake Carroll to a 59-2 record and three state titles by rushing for 4,728 yards and 49 TDs on 610 carries (7.8 ypc) ... also caught 56 passes for 784 yards (14.0 ypc) and six TDs ... tabbed first-team 5A all-state by the Texas Sports Writers Association and second-team all-state by The Associated Press as a senior ... also earned first-team all-district honors ... rushed 165 times for 1,373 yards (8.3 ypc) and 16 TDs as a senior ... also pulled in 10 receptions for 155 yards and a TD ... voted first-team 5A all-state by the Texas Sports Writers Association, honorable mention 5A all-state by The Associated Press and first-team all-district as a junior ... led the Dragons to the state title by rushing for 2,010 yards and 20 TDs on 274 carries (7.3 ypc) ... also pulled in 27 receptions for 333 yards (12.3 ypc) and three TDs ... earned honorable mention 5A all-state and first-team all-district honors as a sophomore ... ran for 1,345 yards and 13 TDs on 171 attempts (7.9 ypc) and caught 19 passes for 296 yards (15.6 ypc) and two TDs ... also lettered in basketball as a sophomore ... was a three-year letterwinner in track and field ... qualified for regionals in the 100 meters (10.7) as a freshman and junior ... also led the 4x100 and 4x200-meter relays to regionals as a junior.
Born in Dallas, Texas ... majoring in corporate communications ... a four-time member of UT's Atheltics Director's Honor Roll ... a 2010 Arthur Ashe Award recipient (national award for minority student-athletes) ... a prep honor roll student ... two-time member of the National Honor Society ... volunteers for the Presbyterian Night Shelter ... enjoys hanging out with friends ... father, Nate Newton Jr., played offensive line at FAMU (1980-83), with the Tampa Bay Bandits of the USFL (1984-85) and was a six-time Pro Bowler during his 14-year career with the Dallas Cowboys (1986-98) and the Carolina Panthers (1999) ... mother, Dorothy Newton, played volleyball at USL in Lafayette, La. (1979-82) ... uncle, Mike Johnson, played linebacker at Virginia Tech (1980-83), with the Philadelphia Stars of the USFL (1984-85) and for the Cleveland Browns (1986-93) and the Detroit Lions (1994-95) ... uncle, Tim Newton, played defensive tackle at Florida (1981-84) and spent nine years in the NFL with the Minnesota Vikings (1985-89), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1990-91) and the Kansas City Chiefs (1993-94).
THE NEWTON FILE
During pregame, I like to: Get focused
Favorite TV channel: ESPN
Favorite TV show: Fresh Prince of Bel Air
I can't believe I watch: Discovery Channel
Favorite movie: Remember the Titans
Favorite actor/actress: Will Smith, Beyonce
Sports hero: Michael Irvin
Favorite Superhero: Batman
Favorite cartoon character: Popeye
Pets: English Bulldog (Butch)
Favorite video game: Madden
I came to Texas because: The great coaching staff