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Desmond Rice

Class: Junior
Position: RB
Height: 5-8
Weight: 195

Previous School: Liberty Christian Academy

Hometown: Lynchburg, Va.

2012 (So.)
• Competed in 10 games, starting once at running back
• Rushed for 41 yards on 11 carries, while totaling 109 receiving yards on eight catches
• Caught three passes for 42 yards against Gardner-Webb (Oct. 6)
• Rushed for 23 yards on five carries at Presbyterian College (Oct. 13)
• Scored 49-yard receiving touchdown against Stony Brook (Nov. 10)

2011 (Fr.)
• Appeared in nine games as a running back during his true freshman season
• Liberty's fourth-leading rusher, with 158 yards on 35 carries and two touchdowns
• Named Big South Freshman of the Week three times in a row – Oct. 3, Oct. 10, Oct. 17
• Raced for 37 yards on his first career carry, against Robert Morris
• Had seven carries for 40 yards against Kentucky Wesleyan
• Scored two rushing touchdowns, the first of his career, versus Coastal Carolina

• Graduated from Liberty Christian Academy
• Finished his career by rushing for 3,136 yards and 40 touchdowns
• Helped LCA to a state championship as sophomore
• First team all-conference and second team all-state honoree as a junior
• First team all-conference and all-state as a senior
• Rushed for 1,315 yards and 21 touchdowns during his senior season

•  Son of Eric and Vanessa Rice
•  Born on May 5
•  Business major