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#30 Ayele Forde
Position: Running Back
Height: 5'7"
Weight: 181
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Victorville, Calif.
High School: Silverado HS
Experience: 3 Letters
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2013 — The former walk-on accented his versatility as an offensive and special teams contributor in 12 of 13 games, missing only the loss at Stanford . . . The Ducks’ fifth-leading rusher (223 yds.) finished as team’s top tackler among non-full-time defenders, leading all specials teams standouts with 10 tackles . . . His 6.4 yards per carry average loomed second on the team among players with double-digit carries behind only Oregon’s prolific quarterback . . . Added one catch for 9 yards against Washington State . . . Ran for a collegiate-high 88 yards, including a career-long 40-yard run, in a season-high 28 snaps in the win at Colorado . . . Contributed 53 yards on three carries in win over Nicholls, while recording one solo and one assisted tackle . . . Rushed for 22 yards on six carries, while recording three tackles on special teams at Virginia . . . Gained nine yards on two runs against Texas in the Alamo Bowl.

2012 — Emerged as one of team’s top cover men on special teams, averaging one tackle per game … Team’s sixth-leading rusher (139 yards) stepped onto the field for all 13 games, carrying the football in eight of them and credited with tackles in six appearances … Tallied a season-best 44 rushing yards (12 carries) in season opener vs. Arkansas State and ran for 40 yards two weeks later against Tennessee Tech . . . Included among totals was gain of 33 yards vs. the Golden Eagles . . . Carried the ball twice for 11 yards along with three tackles in victory at California … Carried the ball three times for 27 yards and had two stops in victory over Colorado … Also made two tackles on special teams in victory over Washington State … One of team’s strongest running backs, cleaned 286 lbs, squated 415 lbs. and bench pressed 315 lbs. during off-season testing.

2011 — Appeared in five games, amassing 176 rushing yards on 36 attempts … Career-high 56 yards rushing on 10 attempts, including one touchdown in victory vs. Oregon State … Rushed for 54 yards on 12 carries at Colorado … Eight attempts for 32 yards in win vs. Missouri State … Ran for 34 yards on six attempts, including first collegiate touchdown and a career-long 26-yard scamper in win over Nevada.

2010 —  Redshirt season.

BEFORE OREGON —  Played running back and defensive back for Silverado High School … As a senior, recorded 931 yards on 118 carries along with 12 rushing touchdowns … Averaged nearly four tackles per game on defense.

PERSONAL — Parent: Joycel Brock. Family: Two sisters. High School (Coach): Silverado (Carl Posey), 2010. Major: Digital Arts.

FORDE’S CAREER BESTS
Points scored: 6, Nevada, 09/10/11; Oregon State, 11/26/11
Touchdowns: 1, Nevada, 09/10/11; Oregon State, 11/26/11
Rush attempts: 12, Arkansas State, 09/01/12; at Colorado, 10/22/11
Rush yards: 82, at Colorado, 10/05/13 (9 carries)
Rush TDs: 1, Nevada, 09/10/11; Oregon State, 11/26/11
Long rush: 45, Nicholls, 08/31/13
Receptions: 1, Washington St., 10/19/13
Receiving yards: 9, Washington State, 10/19/13 (1 reception)
Long reception: 9, Washington State, 10/19/13
All-purpose yards: 82, at Colorado, 10/05/13
Tackles: 3, at Virginia, 09/07/13 (2-1); at California, 11/10/12 (0-3)



CAREER STATISTICS

RUSHINGgattyardstdlongavg/cavg/g
2011 5 36 176 2 26 4.9 35.2
2012 13 27 139 0 33 5.1 10.7
2013 12 36 224 0 45 6.2 18.7
TOTAL 30 99 539 2 45 5.4 17.9
 
SCORINGgtdrushrcvretpat2patfgtotalavg/g
2011 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 12 2.4
2012 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
2013 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
TOTAL 30 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 12 0.7
 
TACKLESguaatotaltflpdfffrblk
2011 5 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2012 13 4 9 13 0.0 0 0 0 0
2012 12 6 4 10 0.0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 29 10 13 23 0.0 0 0 0 0
Alamo Bowl Champs
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