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Horace Dodd
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hamden, CT

High School:
Hamden

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 222

Position:
RB

2003 Season

Finished the season with 89 carries for 442 yards, 10 touchdowns?seven carries for 14 yards in backup role in Wake Forest game?carried the ball 13 times for 62 yards with one touchdown, also had two catches for 16 yards vs. Penn State?seven carries for 36 yards with one touchdown, two receptions for 13 yards at Connecticut?eights carries for 30 yards and one touchdown, also two catches for 33 yards, two kickoff returns for 22 yards against Miami?14 carries for 66 yards, two rushing touchdowns, two kickoff returns for 10 yards against Ball State?six carries for 85 yards, including a long of 50 yards, also had two rushing touchdowns and two catches for four yards at Temple?one carry for five yards vs. Syracuse?led BC rushing game with 12 carries for 64 yards and one TD vs. Notre Dame?eight carries for 43 yards and one touchdown, also had one reception for 10 yards vs. Pittsburgh?five carries for 11 yards and one touchdown vs. West Virginia?carried the ball three times for eight yards vs. Rutgers?had five carries for 18 yards at Virginia Tech?suffered an injury and missed the Diamond Walnut San Francisco Bowl.

2002 Season

Got the nod to start at tailback for BC?s season opener vs. Connecticut?started two games for the Eagles?finished the season with 51 carries for 141 yards and two touchdowns?carried seven times for 33 yards and a touchdown in BC?s win over Toledo in the Motor City Bowl?six rushes for eight yards vs. UConn?also three catches for 17 yards in that game?carried eight times for 14 yards vs. Stanford to go with an eight-yard reception?seven carries for 18 yards vs. Miami, including a 13-yarder?rushed seven times for 53 yards, including his first touchdown run of the season, vs. Central Michigan?eight carries vs. Navy?enjoyed a fine 2002 spring season after sitting out the 2001 campaign...rushed for a game-high 73 yards, including the game-winning touchdown run in the third quarter, to lead the White team to a 24-21 victory over the Maroon team in the 2002 Jay McGillis Memorial Spring Game...his one-yard touchdown rush with 6:07 remaining in the third quarter was the only score of the second half...transferred to Boston College from Penn State, where he spent two years playing for the Nittany Lions...played tailback during his first year in State College, before being shifted to the defensive side of the ball prior to the 2000 season? carried 16 times for 66 yards and two touchdowns in 2003 Jay McGillis Memorial Spring Game.

At Penn State

After redshirting the 1999 season, he competed in 11 contests in 2000...saw action at outside linebacker, safety and on special teams...made 18 tackles, with one sack...made a season-high seven tackles against Michigan State; notched his first sack ? for minus-10 yards ? against the Spartans...had four tackles against Louisiana Tech and three tackles at Michigan.

High School

Was a two-time All-State selection as a running back at Hamden High School...earned New Haven Register Area MVP accolades in 1998...rushed for 4,388 yards and 53 touchdowns during his schoolboy career, including more than 2,100 yards as a senior...played just four games as a junior; was sidelined by a hamstring injury.

Personal

Horace Gamaliel Dodd, born November 5, 1981...enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences...Horace is the son of Dinella Dodd; his brother Quasion played football at Lehigh.

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