| Chris Robertson
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Denison, Texas (Denison)
A versatile athlete capable of playing fullback and tailback ... also made significant contributions in the Texas backfield and on special teams ... played in 26 career games, including two bowl games (1999-2000 Cotton Bowls) ... scored 10 touchdowns on just 16 carries in 1999 ... was in on 152 special teams plays and saw action in four games at running back as a true freshman in 1998.
Played in all 14 games, including the Cotton Bowl, at running back and on special teams ... saw action most frequently on goal line situations ... rushed 16 times for 84 yards (5.3 ypc) ... scored 11 TDs on 16 carries and one reception ... his one receiving TD came against Stanford ... also had a career-long run for 68 yards and a score against Stanford ... recorded a career-high of two TDs at Baylor, at Iowa State and against Stanford ... also scored touchdowns at Rutgers, vs. No. 13 Kansas State, vs. Texas Tech, vs. No. 3 Nebraska and at No. 24 Texas A&M ... his score against No. 3 Nebraska was the first rushing TD of the season vs. Nebraska defense.
Played in all 12 games, including the Cotton Bowl, primarily on special teams ... was in on 152 special teams plays ... saw action in four games at running back ... carried the ball six times for 45 yards ... rushed for a season-high 34 yards on three carries against Rice ... recorded four tackles (two solo) on special teams.
Coached by Bob Brown at Denison High ... a three-year prep starter who was tabbed honorable mention all-USA by USA Today as a senior ... was a very versatile player who saw action at tailback, outside linebacker, defensive end and free safety ... moved from defensive end to running back prior to his junior season ... earned first-team Class 4A all-state honors as a running back his junior and senior seasons ... was tabbed District Offensive MVP as a junior and senior ... also finished sixth in the 300-meter hurdles at the 4A state track meet as a junior.
Born 4/30/80 in Shreveport, La. ... full name is Christopher Dewayne Robertson ... was a prep honor roll student ... volunteered for the Salvation Army and Boys Club ... his father played running back at Grambling and for the Atlanta Falcons.
Year G/GS Rush-Yds YPC TD Long Rec-Yds YPC TD High
1999 13/0 16-84 5.3 10 68t/Stan. 1-1.0 1.0 1 1t/Stan.
1998 11/0 6-45 7.5 0 18/Rice 0-0 0.0 0 -
Career 24/0 22-129 5.0 10 68t/Stan. 1-1.0 1.0 1 1t/Stan.
Rushes: 4 at Baylor (So.)
Rushing Yards: 71 (on two carries) vs. Stanford (So.)
Long: 68t vs. Stanford (So.)
Rushing TDs: 2 at Iowa State (So.); at Baylor (So.)
Receptions: 1 vs. Stanford (So.)
Receiving Yards: 1 vs. Stanford (So.)
Receiving TDs: 1 vs. Stanford (So.)