Boston College vs. Michigan State in the Champs Sports Bowl, Orlando, Fla., Friday, Dec. 28, 2007.
Earned All-ACC second-team honors...set a BC single-season receptions record with 76 grabs (for 720 yards)...had a team-high 13 touchdowns on the year (9 rushing, 4 receiving)...finished fifth on the BC all-time rushing list with 2,971 yards.
Finished the season with 211 carries for 969 yards (69.2 per game) and 9 rushing touchdowns...also had 76 receptions for 720 yards (51.4 per game) and 4 TDs...led the team in rushing and receiving yardage, carrying the ball 15 times for 51 yards and bringing in 13 Matt Ryan passes for 92 yards, tying his season-high at the ACC championship game against Virginia Tech ...had a spectacular performance in his last home game as an Eagle...running the ball 15 times for 97 yards, including the longest touchdown run of his career, a 45-yard breakout that came in the fourth quarter sealing the victory over Miami...also brought in four catches for 51 yards, with a long 23-yard reception... led the team in both rushing and receiving in thrilling come-back victory over Clemson that gave the team a bid to it's first ACC Championship...Caught a career-high 11 Matt Ryan passes for 92 yards, tying his career-best performance which came against Maryland last week...also put together 75 yards on the ground on 22 carries...now has over 1,000 yards receiving on his career with 562 of them coming this season alone...was the team's all-purpose yards leader in game at Maryland, totaling 148 yards...carried the ball 12 times for 56 yards and notched a career-high 92-yards receiving off of eight passes...caught a career-long 52-yard pass from Matt Ryan and totaled five catches for 74 yards in loss against Florida State...also carried the ball seven times for 22 yards, ending the game with 96 all-purpose yardage...at Virginia Tech, with eleven seconds left to play in the fourth quarter and the team down three points, was able to elude coverage and become open in the end zone for a 24-yard Matt Ryan pass that sealed the historic comeback victory for BC, making the score 14-10...altogether had a stellar offensive performance in rainy conditions, carrying the ball seven times for 29 yards and bringing in a total of five passes for 38 yards...recorded his second straight three-touchdown outing (two rushing, one receiving) of the season in another outstanding offensive performance at Notre Dame...totaled 181 all-purpose yards in the game with 23 carries for 90 yards and 10 receptions for 91 yards...in a record-setting game against Bowling Green, registered three touchdowns for the first time in his career and had his fifth career multiple-touchdown game...two touchdowns were his first career touchdown receptions, including a career-long 51-yard pass from Matt Ryan...ended the day with 84 yards receiving...also gained 74 yards on the ground with a touchdown...recorded a single-game high for rushing attempts with 32, putting 115 yards on the ground and scoring two touchdowns in win over Massachusetts...the game marked his second 100-yard rushing performance of the season and eighth career ...Had another breakout run for 66 yards during the fourth quarter in win over Army, making it his second longest run ...finished the game with a total of 87 yards rushing on nine carries...also caught the ball once for six yards and returned a kickoff for 17 yards...Rushed for 54 yards on 17 carries in the win over Georgia Tech...also caught the ball two times for 16 yards and had a kickoff return for 16 yards...had a milestone game vs. N.C. State rushing for 158 yards and scoring two touchdowns on 18 carries...earned his sixth-career 100-yard rushing game, with 158 yards ranking as his second highest performance...had a 69-yard rushing touchdown in the third-quarter, marking the longest rushing touchdown of his career...also returned two kickoffs for 47 yards, including a long return of 28 yards...had two catches for 30 yards...got the start for the Wake Forest game; carried the ball 14 times for 49 yards...also returned two kickoffs for 37 yards, including a long return of 24 yards.
Played in all 13 games...had 146 carries for 633 yards and three touchdowns; also made 24 catches for 238 yards during the season...also contributed on special teams, returning two kicks for 50 yards... rushed for season-high 105 yards on 15 carries and one touchdown against Duke... ran for 76 yards on 11 carries and one touchdown and made a career-high 29-yard reception against Maine had 12 rushes for 35 yards and recorded five catches for 32 yards against Central Michigan...had 52 yards on 13 rushes and made one reception for 15 yards in win over Clemson...ran for 49 yards on eight carries and recorded three receptions for 40 yards against BYU...rushed 11 times for 54 yards and added on catch for 19 yards at North Carolina State ...had 30 yards rushing on 14 carries in win over Virginia Tech...ran seven times for 24 yards at Florida State ...rushed for 81 yards on 16 carries, with a long-run of 33 yards against Buffalo...had three rushes for one yard and recorded three receptions for 34 yards; also returned a kickoff for 30 yards at Wake Forest ...ran seven times for 28 yards, made two catches for one yard and had one kickoff return for 20 yards against Maryland...had 10 carries for 32 yards , including a five-yard touchdown run in the first quarter at Miami; also had three catches for a team-high 40 yards against the Hurricanes...ran 19 times for 66 yards and made three receptions for 20 yards in the Meineke Car Care Bowl against Navy.
Played in all 12 contests...carried the ball 142 times for 708 yards (5.0 avg.) and three touchdowns; also caught 22 passes for 141 yards... began the season second on the depth chart (behind L.V. Whitworth)...also contributed on special teams, returning two kickoffs for 54 yards...had three 100-yard rushing performances - at Clemson, vs. Virginia and at Maryland... ran 17 times for a season-high 121 yards and one touchdown (a 14-yard first-quarter run) at Maryland... rushed 11 times for 119 yards against Virginia; had a 35-yard touchdown run and a career-long 57-yard rush; also caught three passes for 13 yards... ran 22 times for 116 yards at Clemson; also made four receptions for 34 yards... gained 49 yards on 13 carries against Florida State; also caught four passes for 28 yards... had 13 carries for 53 yards against Ball State; made two receptions for 18 yards... rushed 11 times for 45 yards at North Carolina; had a three-yard touchdown run in the first quarter... carried the ball 15 times for 57 yards against Boise State in the MPC Computers Bowl; also caught one 10-yard pass.
Played in nine games; finished the season as BC's leading rusher...carried the ball 138 times for 637 yards and two touchdowns; also caught 16 passes for 118 yards...was one of three freshman running backs to earn at least one start...ran for an average of 70.8 yards per game; that total ranked eighth among Big East rushers and first among the league's freshmen...enjoyed two 100-yard rushing games...carried the ball 27 times for 114 yards in his collegiate debut - against Penn State in a nationally televised game; also had three receptions for 19 yards against the Nittany Lions...in his first start at tailback against Connecticut, he carried the ball 26 times for 98 yards and his first collegiate touchdown (a one-yard run in the second quarter); he also caught two passes for 21 yards...carried the ball 16 times for 79 yards and caught four passes for 24 yards at Wake Forest; left the game in the second half with a groin pull...ran 14 times for 73 yards, including a 29-yard rush, against Rutgers...had fives rushes for 21 yards and four receptions for 18 yards against Syracuse...ran 26 times for a career-high 174 yards in a 37-24 win over North Carolina in the Continental Tire Bowl; had a one-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter.
Earned SuperPrep All-America honors as a senior running back at Seton Hall Prep...named to Tom Lemming's All-East team in 2002...was a two-time All-State and three-time All-County selection...gained All-Iron Hills Conference accolades in 2000, 2001 and 2002...earned a spot on the New Jersey Coaches Association's Super 100...selected to the 2002 Tri-State Heisman Team...holds the Seton Hall Prep record for career rushing yards with 4,370; ran for a single-season record 1,772 yards as a junior...rushed for 1,450 yards as a senior...scored six touchdowns in one game - against Livingston - in 2001...played for head coach Eric Gobble...also earned All-State honors in track; was one of the nation's top high school hurdlers (110m high hurdles).
Andre D. Callender, born August 12, 1984...enrolled as a computer science major in the College of Arts & Sciences...Andre is the youngest of Kim and Lozenzo Callender's three children.