The Scouting Report:After beginning his career on offense (running back), was moved to defense (safety) prior to start of junior season ... Developed into a solid player, especially when defending the run.
2003: Team co-captain ... One of three converted offensive players in NU?s secondary ... Second-year safety ... Had a career-high 14-tackle performance (10 solos) at Indiana ... Also had his second sack of the season vs. the Hoosiers ... Tallied three tackles and his first career interception in season-opening win at Kansas ... Had 10 tackles (seven solos) vs. Air Force ... Three tackles vs. Miami and Duke ... Seven tackles (six solos) at Ohio State ... Team co-leader in tackles with 10 (seven solos) vs. Minnesota ... Also recorded his first career sack vs. the Gophers ... Notched eight tackles, including a pair of TFLs, vs. Wisconsin ... Also had a quarterback hurry ... Three tackles and a pass breakup at Purdue ... Totaled five tackles and his second interception of the year vs. Penn State ... Rang up 10 tackles (five solos), including a TFL, vs. Michigan ... Earned his fifth championship game performance of the year vs. Illinois: six tackles, including a sack, a forced fumble and a pass breakup ... Unable to play in bowl game due to a team rules violation ... Team?s fifth-leading tackler with 82 hits.
2002: Missed Michigan State game with an injured left ankle ... After playing tailback in 2000 and 2001, was moved to safety following spring drills in 2002 ... Provided his biggest play of the year with a key interception against Duke ... He ran it back for a touchdown, but the return was nullified due to a penalty ... Totaled a season-high 11 tackles (which led team) at Iowa ... Played extensively in opener at Air Force and totaled six tackles ... Had three hits vs. TCU ... Two tackles vs. Duke ... Two hits at Navy ... Five tackles at PSU ... Seven tackles (one solo) vs. Purdue ... Eight tackles vs. Indiana ... Five tackles vs. Illinois.
2001: Moved from fourth-string tailback to the starter in final two games (Bowling Green and Illinois) after NU was decimated by injuries ... Turned in solid efforts, rushing for 91 yards and a TD against Bowling Green and then running for a career-high 127 yards (career-high 158 all-purpose yards) at Illinois ... Caught all 12 of his passes (for 80 yards) in final three games ... Played special teams up until making his season?s first offensive appearance in the Iowa contest ? Totaled 235 yards (4.3 ypc) and a TD for the season.
2000: Played in 11 games as a true freshman ? Fourth on the team with 22 carries for 104 yards and a touchdown ? Had five carries for 48 yards and his first career TD vs. Illinois ? Had five tackles on special teams ? Had two kick returns for 22 yards vs. Wisconsin.
High School: 38th-rated running back nationally by Rivals100.com ? Ninth-ranked running back in Midwest by PrepStar ? Daily Southtown Offensive Player of the Year ? Two-time Illinois High School Football Coaches Association Class 5A all-state selection ? Gazette Newspapers All-State ? Two-time Daily Southtown all-area ? Two-time All-SICA Orange ? Ran for 1,359 yards and scored 15 TDs as a senior ? As a junior, led team to best-ever 9-3 mark with 1,907 rushing yards and 31 TDs ? Career numbers: 3,000 rushing yards, 57 TDs, six receptions for 190 yards ? As a safety, had 180 career tackles and seven interceptions ? Also lettered in track, clocking 10.7 for 100 meters and 22.7 for 200 meters ? Eisenhower?s ?Student of the Month? for October 1999 ? High school coach was Greg Walder.
Personal: Born Torri Lakael Stuckey on 7/28/82 ? Son of Pearlie Stuckey ? Communication studies major.
Stuckey's Career Statistics
Year GP ST AT TT TFL INT PBU FR FF SACK
2002 11 21 29 50 0/0 1/16 1 0 0 0/0
2003 12 55 27 82 5/19 2/5 4 0 1 3/0
TOTALS 45 83 61 144 5/19 3/21 5 0 1 3/0
Year GP ATT YDS AVG TD LNG
2000 11 22 104 4.7 1 23
2001 11 55 235 4.3 1 13
TOTALS 22 77 339 4.4 2 23
Year GP REC YDS AVG TD LNG
2000 11 1 4 4.0 0 4
2001 11 12 80 6.7 0 17
TOTALS 22 13 84 6.5 0 17