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Vernon Morency-#34 !!!

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  1. WinnipegPackFan

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    RB-Vernon Morency-#34

    5'9

    212

    OK St.

    2nd Year

    TRANSACTIONS: Selected after his junior season by the Houston Texans in the third round (73 rd overall) in the 2005 NFL draft…Signed with the Texans on July 29, 2005.

    PRO: A stout running back that has shifty moves…he is seen as a pure one-cut back that can get up field with exceptional vision…can contribute on special teams as both a cover man and a kickoff returner.

    CAREER STATS

    2006: Rushed for 13 yards on five carries and six yards in one reception in the regular season opener against Philadelphia (9/10).

    2005: Played in 13 games, with one start in the season final at San Francisco... rushed 46 times for 184 yards (4.0 avg.) and two touchdowns...also added 10 receptions out of the backfield for 87 yards and returned 20 kickoffs for 437 yards (21.9 avg.)...returned five kickoffs for 101 yards (20.2 avg.), with a long of 24 yards, in regular-season debut at Buffalo (9/11)...saw more action in home opener against Pittsburgh (9/18), again returning five kickoffs for 101 yards, with a long of 23 yards...saw action at Cincinnati (10/2)...returned one kickoff for 30 yards against Tennessee (10/9)...saw first-career action at running back, picking up 15 yards on two carries at Seattle (10/16)...also returned two kickoffs for 45 yards (22.5 avg.)...did not play against Indianapolis (10/23) and Cleveland (10/30)...had eight carries for 24 yards at Jacksonville (11/6)...also caught one pass for -1 yards...returned one kickoff 17 yards...had a busy day at Indianapolis (11/13)...caught three passes for 19 yards and rushed six times for 18 yards... also returned six kickoffs 143 yards (23.8 average)...recovered a fumble on special teams...saw action on special teams against Kansas City (11/20)...saw action on special teams against St. Louis (11/27)...played on special teams at Baltimore (12/4)...did not play at Tennessee (12/11)...rushed five times for 32 yards, including a spinning 22-yard touchdown run – the first of his career – against Arizona (12/18)...also caught one pass for nine yards...had four carries for 12 yards against Jacksonville (12/24)...also caught one pass for 14 yards...made first-career start at San Francisco (1/1/06)...rushed 21 times for a career-high 83 yards and a touchdown...also added four receptions for 46 yards.

    COLLEGE: Known as an explosive running back with good vision and mobility…played three seasons in Stillwater, starting 12 of 30 career games…backed up current Denver Broncos running back Tatum Bell during the 2002-03 seasons…finished his collegiate career with 2,661 rushing yards on 451 carries (5.9 avg.) with 23 TDs and a long of 76 yards…ranks eighth on the school’s career-record list for rushing yards…broke the 100-yard rushing mark in 13 games, and the 200-yard rushing mark in three games…caught 11 passes for 119 yards (10.8 avg.) and one TD with a long of 68 yards…returned 10 kickoffs on special teams for 224 yards (22.4 avg.)...played in 11 games, starting 10 to earn All-Big 12 Conference second-team honors by the Associated Press…averaged 134 rushing yards per game, ranking third in the conference and eighth in the nation…rushed for more than 100 yards in nine games…scored multiple touchdowns in five games…played in all 13 games, starting two against Kansas and Baylor when Bell was injured in 2003…gained 918 rushing yards on 135 carries (6.8 avg.) with 8 TDs…averaged 70.62 rushing yards per game…named to the All-Big 12 Conference third team by the Associated Press…played in the Cowboys’ first six games as a true freshman…accumulated 269 rushing yards on 58 carries (4.6 avg.) with three TDs…gained 108 rushing yards on 13 carries (8.3 avg.) with two TDs in his collegiate debut at Louisiana Tech.

    PERSONAL: Resides in Houston….majored in education…drafted in the 14 th round of the 1998 Major League Baseball Draft by the Colorado Rockies…spent four seasons as a centerfielder in the Rockies’ minor league system before enrolling at Oklahoma State…was a mentor for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes…attended Northwestern High School in Miami, Fla., where he lettered twice in football and four times in baseball…born Vernand Morency in Miami, Fla.
     
  2. 4packgirl

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    ok, #34 - it's GOT to be a good sign, right?? :)
     
  3. PackerLegend

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    Exactly the type of RB the pack are looking for something Gado had trouble with.
     
  4. Zero2Cool

    Zero2Cool I own a website

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