Air Force 49, Colorado State 27 Saturday, October 9, 2010 Colorado Springs, Co.
2009 (Junior) - Played in all 13 games, starting 12 ... only non-start came vs. Wyoming ... second-team all-MWC ... led the team and ranked fourth in the conference in rushing with 970 yards (74.6 avg.) ... his 970 is also the fourth-most ever by a fullback at Air Force and most since Rodney Lewis had 1,073 in 1989 ... had 238 carries which is the third most in school history for a single season and most since Chance Harridge had 252 in 2002 ... three games with 100-plus rushing yards on the season and four in his career ... rushed for a career-best 173 yards and two touchdowns vs. Houston ... scored on a career-long 71-yard run ... set a school record for rushing yards in a bowl game and an Armed Forces Bowl record ... named to the FoxSports.com all-bowl team at fullback ... rushed for 102 yards on 25 carries vs. Army ... 105 yards and a score on a career-best 27 carries vs. Wyoming ... averaged 101 yards rushing the last five games (103 carries, 505 yards) ... career-best three rushing touchdowns vs. Nicholls State ...career-best three kickoff returns for a career-high 90 yards at Minnesota ... became the 36th player in school history to rush for 1,000 yards in his career ... ranks 30th in school history with 1,298 career rushing yards.
2008 (Sophomore) - Played in 10 games, started the Armed Forces Bowl ... finished sixth on the team in rushing with 328 yards on 50 carries ... averaged 6.6 yards per carry, the best on the team among the fullbacks and tailbacks ... rushed for 23 yards on three carries at San Diego State ... rushed for 50 yards on a then-career-high 10 carries vs. Colorado State ... two carries for 21 yards vs. BYU, including his first-career touchdown on a 19-yard run ... tied for the team lead in rushing with a then-career-best 63 yards on four carries at TCU ... first time of his career leading the team in rushing ... recorded a season-long 57-yard run for a touchdown ... made his first-career start in the Armed Forces Bowl ... rushed for a season-best 149 yards on a career-best 27 carries and scored a career-high two touchdowns ... scored on two two-yard runs ... set Armed Forces Bowl records for rushing yards and carries and tied the record for rushing touchdowns ... set an Air Force school bowl record for rushing yards, breaking the old record of 148 set by Danta Johnson in the 1995 Copper Bowl ... tied the school bowl record for rushing touchdowns with two ... his 27 carries and 149 yards were the most by a Falcon on the year ... his 149-yard effort is the best for a fullback at the Academy since Nate Beard rushed for 149 vs. Colorado State in 2000 ... the 27 carries are the most by an Academy fullback since Jason Jones had 37 vs. Notre Dame in 1991.
2007 (Freshman) - Played on the junior varsity all season.
High School - Lettered three years in football and one each in basketball and track ... was a two-time first-team all-region selection in football ... first-team all-state in football as a senior ... high school football coach was Brandon Matich.
Personal - Member of cadet squadron 25 ... son of Steve and Sherma Tew ... siblings include Michael, Jerilyn Hunter and Shannon Tew ... major is management ... completed Operation Air Force at Hickam Air Force Base in Hawaii in the summer of 2009... completed the powered flight program this past summer ... also worked the assault course during Basic Cadet Training ... is the athletic non-commissioned officer in his squadron ... favorite food is sushi ... favorite book is Lord of the Rings ... favorite movie is Anchorman ... person in history he would most like to meet is Abraham Lincoln ... something not many people know about him is that he plays the drums ... the most noteworthy things about his hometown is that it hosted numerous events in the 2002 Olympic Games ... greatest moment in sports was winning the 2009 Armed Forces Bowl ... enjoys relaxing, watching TV and playing drums ... favorite all-time athlete is Steve Young ... favorite NFL team is the San Francisco 49ers ... favorite player is 49ers running back Frank Gore ... wears the No. 42 because he wears a number in the 40's because he is a fullback and the No. 2 because his last name is Tew (like two).
Tew Career Rushing Statistics