2007 (Junior) - Appeared in all 13 games ... started against Notre Dame ... converted defensive back, who had 20 tackles as a sophomore in 2005 ... carried the ball 14 times for 123 yards and four touchdowns ... had only one carry in his first five games of the season and just six in the first 11 ... breakout game came against San Diego State where he rushed for 105 yards and three touchdowns on just seven carries ... scored on runs of four yards (twice) and 74 yards vs. the Aztecs ... his 74-yard run was the longest by a Falcon on the season ... also caught three passes for 12 yards on the season ... carried once for minus-five yards against South Carolina State ... carried once for six yards against UNLV and once for minus-two yards against Notre Dame ... carried twice for 20 yards against New Mexico ... scored first-career touchdown on a 21-yard end around run against New Mexico.
2006 (Junior) - Played the first game of the year as a backup halfback ... was not credited with any statistics ... missed the remainder of the season due to injury ... earned medical turnback in 2006 due to injury.
2005 (Sophomore) - Played in 11 games at safety, starting once (Navy) ... had 20 total tackles, including eight unassisted ... recorded 1.5 tackles for loss for 11 yards ... notched his first-career interception vs. New Mexico ... career-best four tackles vs. Navy in his first-career start ... three tackles, including one for loss, vs. UNLV ... three tackles vs. Army ... moved to halfback during spring drills.
2004 (Freshman) - Played cornerback on the junior varsity team.
High School - Lettered three years in football and baseball ... first-team all-state and all-conference as a senior ... second-team all-state and first-team all-conference as a junior ... second-team all-conference as a senior ... first-team all-conference in baseball as a junior and senior and second-team all-conference as a sophomore ... high school football coach was Tony Ramunno.
Personal - Born Dec. 6, 1984 ... member of Cadet Squadron 32 ... parents are Anthony and Barbara Paffett ... majoring in management ... has six siblings; Laura (22), Will (20), Elizabeth (18), Jenny (16), Chris (15) and Brad (14) ... attended the USAFA Prep School ... completed Operation Air Force at Patrick AFB, Fla., and was a basic cadet training flight assistant in the summer of 2007 ... this past summer, worked the Falcon Summer Sports Camps and mission support group ... is active in his squadron as the athletic officer ... favorite TV show is American Gladiators ... favorite food is country fried steak ... person in history he would most like to meet is Yankee Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig ... football is his sport because his father won a state championship at Stratford High School in Houston and "I always wanted to be like him" ... favorite athlete is former Houston Astro Craig Biggio ... favorite NFL team is the Denver Broncos ... credits his parents as having the biggest influence on his sports career ... after graduation, plans to work in the space and missiles career field and would like to coach football someday.
Career Rushing Statistics Year G # Yds Avg TD LG 2007 13 14 123 8.8 4 74 (SDSU) 2006 2 0 0 0.0 0 2005 11 0 0 0.0 0 Totals 26 14 123 8.8 4