Joseph Randle

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Joseph Randle
No. 21     Dallas Cowboys
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-12-29) December 29, 1991 (age 22)
Place of birth: Wichita, Kansas
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 198 lb (90 kg)
Career information
High school: Wichita (KS) Southeast
College: Oklahoma State
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 5 / Pick: 151
Debuted in 2013 for the Dallas Cowboys
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 14, 2013
Rushing yards 164
Rushing average 3.0
Rushing TDs 2
Receptions 8
Receiving yards 61
Receiving TDs 0
Stats at NFL.com

Joseph Randle (born December 29, 1991) is an American football running back for the Dallas Cowboys in the National Football League. He played college football for the Oklahoma State Cowboys. In the 2013 NFL Draft, Randle was selected in the 5th Round (151st overall) by the Dallas Cowboys.

High School[edit]

Randle attended Wichita Southeast High School in Wichita, Kansas. He was first-team all-state on defense and second-team all-state on offense, and was an All-league defensive back. His senior season stats included 1,200 rushing yards with 12 touchdowns. He was an all-metro and all-league performer as a junior. He rushed for more than 3,600 yards in his career. Also, he was a track athlete, where he participated in the 100, 200 and 400 meters, and was a state qualifier in the long jump and triple jump.

Considered a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, he was rated as the 25th best running back in the nation.[1] He accepted a scholarship to Oklahoma State.

College career[edit]

As a freshman in 2010, Randle rushed for 452 yards on 82 carries with two touchdowns. As a sophomore in 2011, he was a second team All-Big 12 selection after rushing for 1,216 yards on 208 carries and 24 touchdowns.[2] The 24 touchdowns were second most in school history, behind Barry Sanders who had 37 in 1989.[3] In 2012, he was the Big-12 Conference's leading rusher with 1,417 yards, and scored 14 touchdowns and earned first team all conference honours.

Career Statistics

Year G Rushing Receiving Kick Returns
Att Gain Avg TD Long Avg/G Rec Yards Avg TD Long Avg/G No. Yards Avg TD Long
2010 13 82 452 5.5 2 39 34.8 37 427 11.5 1 38 7.5 11 282 25.6 0 40
2011 13 208 1,216 5.8 24 62 93.5 43 266 6.2 2 63 19.1 0 0 0.0 0 0
2012 13 274 1,417 5.2 14 69 109.0 28 224 8.0 0 21 12.8 0 0 0.0 0 0
Total* 39 564 3,085 5.5 40 69 79.1 108 917 8.5 3 63 13.3 11 282 25.6 0 40

Professional career[edit]

2013 NFL Combine / Pro Day[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 0 in 204 lb 4.59 s 1.60 s 2.60 s 4.23 s 7.01 s 35 in 10 ft 3 in 32
Values from NFL Combine and Pro Day#Pro Day.[4]

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

Randle was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the 5th round of the 2013 NFL Draft.[5] He served as the backup running back for Pro Bowler DeMarco Murray and had a chance to start two games when Murray was injured. He finished the year with 164 rushing yards and two touchdowns.

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