Will lead the Fordham offensive backfield in 2007...moved into the starting line-up midway through the season last fall...third leading rusher on the 2006 squad...second leading rusher on the 2005 squad...can also catch the ball out of the backfield...showed his versatility by returning kickoffs the past two years...2004 Patriot League Rookie of the Year...named Patriot League Rookie of the Week three times in 2004...third leading rusher on the squad as a freshman.
2006: Appeared in ten games in the offensive backfield as a junior, starting three...rushed for 272 yards on 60 carries...third on team in rushing...averaged 4.5 yards/carry and 27.2 yards/game...also had five receptions for 24 yards (4.8 yards/reception)...returned 13 kickoffs for 272 yards (20.9 yards/return) with a long return of 38 yards against Marist...second on team in kickoff return yardage...gained a career-high 85 yards on 13 carries in the win over Marist...also returned two kickoffs for 56 yards...rushed 13 times for 83 yards in the Bucknell game...picked up 52 yards on 11 rushes against Lehigh and 52 yards on 13 carries in the Colgate game while also returning two kickoffs for 33 yards...had four receptions for 13 yards in the season-opener with Monmouth...brought back five kickoffs for 126 yards at Columbia.
2005: Appeared in all eleven games as a sophomore for the Rams...rushed 44 times for 196 yards and two touchdowns...averaged 4.5 yards/carry and 17.8 yards/game...also caught 12 passes for 73 yards...averaged 6.1 yards/reception...led the Rams with 16 kickoff returns for 257 yards (16.1 yards/return)...gained 61 yards on eleven carries with two scores (6 and 11 yards) in the win over Bucknell...also caught one pass for 13 yards and brought back a kickoff 14 yards in the Bucknell game...rushed 13 times for 57 yards and caught one pass for eight yards in the Holy Cross win...amassed 52 yards on six carries and had one reception for nine yards in the Lehigh game...carried six times for 17 yards and returned four kickoffs for 44 yards against Albany...had four kickoff returns for 47 yards in the Columbia game.
2004: Patriot League Rookie of the Year... appeared in all eleven games as a freshman for the Rams...gained 223 yards on 52 carries...averaged 4.3 yards/rush...rushed for 58 yards on eight carries in his first collegiate game, the season opener against Rhode Island...named Patriot League Rookie of the Week following the Rhode Island game...followed that with a ten-carry, 53-yard performance in the Albany game to pick up his second Rookie of the Week award...gained 42 yards on seven carries and returned a kickoff 30 yards in the win over Duquesne...named Patriot League Rookie of the Week for the third time following the Duquesne contest...notched 29 yards on six rushes in both the Holy Cross and Colgate games.
Before Fordham: A graduate of Stephenson High School in Stone Mountain, Georgia...lettered with the football, baseball and track teams...named Honorable Mention Class AAAAA All-State by the Atlanta Constitution Journal...holds school record for most carries (42) and yards (287) in a game...named to the DeKalb County Touchdown Club All-County Team and a Rockdale/DeKalb County All-Area Team selection...member of the 100% Wrong Club's All-Metro Area Team...named DeKalb County Touchdown Club Player of the Month for September 2003...twice named Player of the Week as a senior...an honor student at Stephenson for four years...listed in Who's Who Among Star Students.
Personal: Son of Angela Coven...has an older sister and a younger sister...majoring in Business Administration.