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    Terrell Jordan
    Terrell Jordan

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Clarkston, Ga.

    High School:
    Tucker

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 205

    Position:
    RB

    Birthdate:
    06/09/1984



    The 2006 Scouting Report: Four-year letterwinner ... Overcame a chronic hamstring injury to finally play an entire season his senior year ... Possessed a great combination of speed and power ... Moved to running back in spring of 2003 ... A physical runner ... Closed career with 787 rushing yards, 8 TD's and 1,499 all-purpose yards.

    2006: Recipient of team's Rashidi Wheeler Award ... After sitting out the entire 2005 season with a torn hamstring, made a successful 2006 debut at Miami (Ohio) ... Led all players with a 5.5 ypc average (44 yards) vs. the RedHawks ... Also caught an 11-yard pass ... Ran for a season-best 57 yards, which included a key 34-yard touchdown scamper, at Iowa ... Averaged 9.5 ypc against the Hawkeyes ... Rushed for 48 yards and a TD, and caught three passes for 27 yards, vs. New Hampshire ... Seven rushing yards vs. Eastern Michigan ... Scored his third TD of the season at Nevada and finished with 31 yards (7 carries) ... 13 rushing yards at Wisconsin and 12 vs. Purdue ... 8 yards vs. Ohio State ... Totaled 28 receiving yards, which an 8-yard TD reception, vs. Illinois ... Finished as team's third-leading rusher (219 yards).

    2005: Earned a medical hardship year after sitting out the entire season with a hamstring injury.

    2004: Backup running back ... Finished with 315 rushing yards and three TD's ... Slowed for two weeks during preseason with an ankle injury ... Returned in time for TCU game, but only had three carries ... Notched his second-best career rushing effort vs. Arizona State with 85 yards on 14 carries (6.1 ypc) ... Scored a TD on a 25-yard run vs. the Sun Devils ... Rushed for 49 yards on just five carries vs. Kansas ... One of his rushes went for 38 yards, the longest run by an NU player this year ... Totaled 19 rushing yards and 11 receiving yards at Minnesota ... Did not have any carries vs. Ohio State ... Averaged 7.4 ypc (five attempts for 37 yards) at Wisconsin ... Totaled 24 rushing yards, including a 14-yard TD run vs. Purdue ... Also had three kickoff returns vs. the Boilermakers, totaling 67 return yards ... Totaled 15 yards and a 1-yard TD at Penn State ... Notched 40 rushing yards (5.7 ypc) and 75 return yards vs. Illinois ... Rushed for 46 yards (6.6 ypc) and averaged 24.2 yards per KO return at Hawaii.

    2003: Reserve running back who played in 11 games ... Missed Penn State game with a leg injury ... A foot injury in the postseason prevented him from contributing in the Motor City Bowl ... Averaged 5.5 yards per carry ... Totaled 46 carries (for 253 yards) in 11 games, with the most significant rush being a 40-yard gain, late in the Kansas game ... That career-long run was the key play in NU's final touchdown drive, which gave the 'Cats an eight-point cushion ... Ran for a career-high 87 yards on 16 carries (5.4 ypc) at Purdue ... That was the fourth-best 2003 individual rushing effort against the Boilermakers (fourth to Wisconsin's Anthony Davis (96), Indiana's BenJarvus Green-Ellis (155) and Georgia's Kregg Lumpkin (90)) ... Caught his first career passes (two for 28 yards) vs. Miami and totaled 51 all-purpose yards in that game, which included 23 rushing yards ... Five rushes for 45 yards, including a 21-yarder, at Duke ... One rush for one yard at Ohio State ... 14 rushing yards and two receiving yards vs. Indiana ... Also returned three kickoffs for 73 yards vs. the Hoosiers ... 14 rushing yards and a 17-yard reception vs. Wisconsin ... Totaled 15 rushing yards (three carries) and 23 receiving yards (two catches) vs. Michigan.

    2002: Played in 10 of 12 games, mostly on special teams ... Totaled 10 special teams hits, including a season-best four tackles (three solos) vs. Indiana ... Registered two solo tackles in first collegiate appearance vs. Duke.

    High School: All-county (all-region), all-city and team MVP ... Atlanta Journal-Constitution Player of the Week ... Atlanta Touchdown Club Back of the Week ... DeKalb County Back of the Month ... Averaged 135 yards per game and 7.0 yards per carry ... Gained 190-plus yards against the state's second-ranked team ... Totaled 170-plus yards in Region 5AAAA championship game ... As a junior, team went 10-3 and won sub-regional title and advanced to state quarterfinals ... Team was 10-1 and region champs in senior season ... Member of Student-Athlete Academic team and Honor Roll ... Coached by Phil Lindsey.

    Personal: Born Emanuel Terrell Jordan Jr. on 6/9/84 ... Son of Emanuel Jordan Sr. and Cynthia Cooley ... Chose NU over Vanderbilt and Bowling Green ... African American studies major.

    Jordan's Career Statistics

    RUSHING	G	Att	Yds	TD	Lg	Avg/C	Avg/G
    2002	10	0	0	0	0	0.0	0.0
    2003	11	46	253	1	40	5.5	23.0
    2004	12	65	315	3	38	4.8	26.2
    2006	12	66	219	4	34	3.3	18.2
    TOTAL	45	177	787	8	40	4.4	17.5
    

    TOTAL OFFENSE G Rush Pass Total Avg/G 2002 10 0 0 0 0.0 2003 11 253 0 253 23.0 2004 12 315 0 315 26.2 2006 12 219 0 219 18.2 TOTAL 45 787 0 787 17.5

    RECEIVING G Rec Yds TD Lg Rec/G Avg/C Avg/G 2002 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2003 11 6 70 0 23 0.5 11.7 6.4 2004 12 4 29 0 11 0.3 7.2 2.4 2006 12 8 68 1 23 0.7 8.5 5.7 TOTAL 45 18 167 1 23 0.4 9.3 3.7

    TACKLES G UA A Total TFL Yds PD FF FR 2002 10 7 3 10 0.0 0 0 0 0 2003 11 0 1 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 2004 12 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 2006 12 3 0 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 TOTAL 45 10 4 14 0.0 0 0 0 0

    KICK RETURNS G No. Yds TD Lg Avg/R Avg/G 2002 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 2003 11 6 140 0 31 23.3 12.7 2004 12 17 405 0 36 23.8 33.8 2006 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 TOTAL 45 23 545 0 36 23.7 12.1

    ALL PURPOSE G Rush Rec PR KR IR Total Avg/G 2002 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2003 11 253 70 0 140 0 463 42.1 2004 12 315 29 0 405 0 749 62.4 2006 12 219 68 0 0 0 287 23.9 TOTAL 45 787 167 0 545 0 1499 33.3

    SCORING G TD Rush Pass Retn PAT 2PAT FG Total Avg/G 2002 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2003 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.5 2004 12 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 18 1.5 2006 12 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 30 2.5 TOTAL 45 9 8 1 0 0 0 0 54 1.2