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Johnathan Gray | Running Back

Team: Texas Longhorns
Age / DOB:  (20) / 4/22/1994
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 215

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Texas junior RB Johnathan Gray ran for 101 yards and three touchdowns in Saturday's 33-16 win over West Virginia.
A year ago, Gray tore his Achilles tendon against West Virginia. It was a different story in 2014. Gray got his 101 yards on just ten carries, which averages out to 10.1 YPC for anybody who doesn't feel like doing the math. It was the kind of game that Texas envisioned when they recruited the Aledo High School star back in 2012. Before tearing his tendon last November, he was on pace for more than 1,000 yards. This season, Gray's rushed for 546 yards on 113 attempts to go with seven touchdowns. He's slowly regaining his cutting ability and the big plays are a good sign for Gray's future. Nov 8 - 8:50 PM

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Texas junior RB Johnathan Gray rushed for 81 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries in Saturday's 28-7 loss to Baylor.

Gray averaged 6.2 yards per carry as Texas' only source of consistent offense in the setback. So long as Tyrone Swoopes continues to struggle, you can figure that the Longhorns will rely on Gray to move the sticks. Gray typically faces loaded boxes because Swoopes hasn't shown he can pick apart defenses through the air. The 5-foot-10, 205-pound Gray tore his Achilles tendon last Nov. 9 against West Virginia.
Oct 4 - 7:44 PM

CBS Sports' Jeremy Fowler reports that Texas junior RB Johnathan Gray has been cleared to resume full workouts next week.

The 5-foot-10, 205 pound Gray, tore his achilles tendon on Nov. 9 against West Virginia, and has been cleared to resume full workouts. Before getting injured, the Longhorns prospect was on pace for a 1,000-yard season and was the third-leading rusher in the conference, rushing for 780 yards and four touchdowns on 159 carries. Gray will share most of the workload with RB Malcolm Brown in 2014.
Source: CBS Sports
Jul 18 - 3:56 PM

Texas sophomore RB Johnathan Gray will miss the remainder of the season with a right Achilles injury.

Gray was the third-leading rusher in the conference, posting 780 yards and four touchdowns on 159 carries. Malcolm Brown and Joe Bergeron's workloads will likely see increased workloads.
Source: ESPN
Mon, Nov 11, 2013 08:56:00 AM

Texas sophomore RB Johnathan Gray rushed for 89 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries in a 31-30 win over Iowa State.

He added three receptions for 15 yards. Gray started the game with a 45 yard run, but Mack brown seemed to abandon the ground game after that for no real reason. Gray averaged 5.6 yards per carry while another back average nine yards.
Fri, Oct 4, 2013 09:51:00 AM

Texas freshman RB Johnathan Gray will be the first ball carrier off the bench to relieve sophomore starter Joe Bergeron due to sophomore Malcolm Brown's injury.

According to ESPN's Carter Strickland, "It's clear Gray has become more comfortable in the offense in the past two weeks." Gray is averaging just over six yards per carry and was a prized recruit coming out of high school. "He trusts that we're going to try to put him in successful situations, and when we do, he's going to go out there and take over and make plays for us," Texas co-offensive coordinator Bryan Harsin said.
Source: ESPN
Fri, Oct 12, 2012 02:43:00 PM

Prized running back Johnathan Gray made his nearly year-long committment to Texas official.

It was anticlimactic, but Gray officially became a Longhorn on Wednesday. The Gatorade national player of the year and UT's top-rated recruit committed last April. The holder of several national rushing records, Gray concluded his career at Aledo (Texas) High School with 10,908 rushing yards and a record 205 touchdowns on the ground.
Wed, Feb 1, 2012 03:22:00 PM