'Cats return to Ryan Field Saturday to begin Legends Division play vs. Gophers
2013: True senior ... 2013 team co-captain ... Started all 12 games at wide receiver ... Tallied 31 catches for 463 yards and a TD ... Recipient of the team's Thomas Airth Spirit Award at season's end ... Pulled down five passes for 112 yards and a TD in the season-finale at Illinois, his second 100-yard game of the year ... Caught three passes, including a long of 17 yards vs. Michigan ... Led 'Cats with four catches for 67 yards at Wisconsin ... Pulled down a team-long 46-yard pass from Trevor Siemian against the Badgers ... Caught a career-high eight passes for a personal-best 149 yards against Ohio State ... Hauled in a career-long pass of 67 yards in the fourth quarter against OSU ... Made three catches for 36 yards against Syracuse ... Hauled in a long of 28 yards.
2012: True junior ... Dynamic and physical wideout ... Started 11 games to bring his career total to 18 starts ... Second on the team in receptions with 34 for the season ... Caught two passes for 20 yards at Syracuse ... Against Vanderbilt, made three catches for 49 yards, including a key 34-yard reception on the sideline on a third-and-15 play during NU's go-ahead touchdown drive ... Two catches for 21 yards vs. Boston College ... One grab for 12 yards vs. South Dakota ... Four catches for 52 yards against Indiana ... Caught two balls for 18 yards at Penn State ... Notched four receptions for 24 yards at Minnesota ... Caught four passes for 41 yards against Nebraska ... Set a career high with six receptions at Michigan State for 40 yards ... Two grabs for 11 yards vs. Illinois ... Closed the year with two catches for 18 yards in the TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl vs. Mississippi State.
2011: Played in all 13 games with five starts ... Made his first career start at Boston College and finished the game with three catches for 31 yards ... Four catches for 32 yards at Army ... Caught his first collegiate TD pass at Iowa, a 35-yard strike from prep teammate Trevor Siemian ... Two receptions for 11 yards vs. Penn State ... Had four receptions for 29 yards in win over Minnesota ... Notched two receptions for 37 yards, including a 31-yard reception, vs. Michigan State ... Grabbed three receptions for 28 yards vs. Texas A&M.
2010: Played in all 13 games ... Finished with 12 catches for 178 yards ... Two receptions for 19 yards at Wisconsin ... Caught one pass vs. Iowa for 15 yards ... At Penn State, caught one pass for six yards ... Set career highs against Michigan State with four receptions for 67 yards, including a long of 44 yards ... Two catches for 21 yards vs. Purdue ... His first career catch came in spectacular fashion, a 50-yard over-the-shoulder reception down to the 2-yard line vs. Illinois State.
High School:SuperPrep All-Dixie Region, PrepStar All-Southeast Region and Rivals.com All-Region wide receiver ... Ranked 68th among all players in Florida by Rivals.com and 77th among all players in the state by SuperPrep ... Ranks 64th nationally among all wide receivers by Rivals.com and 97th nationally among all wide receivers by SuperPrep ... Earned coveted spots on the All-Central Florida team and the all-metro conference squad ... Ranked 14th in the state by the Orlando Sentinel ... Caught 113 passes for 1,352 yards and 12 TD's during career ... Three-year letterwinner and team co-captain ... Helped Olympia claim the 2009 district championship (6A District 5 title) ... Selected to play in the Central Florida All-Star game ... Also lettered in track and field and weightlifting ... Teammate with fellow NU signee Trevor Siemian ... School's Honor Roll member ... Coached by Bob Head.
Personal: Born Rashad Monte Lawrence ... Son of Lyndon Hughes and Kenya Hughes (deceased) ... Majoring in psychology.