Charles Perkins
Charles Perkins

RS Senior

Lawrenceville, Ga.

High School:
Collins Hill

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 205




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Elon @ Georgia Tech - 8/31/2013

Elon @ Georgia Tech - 8/31/2013

A talented running back who finally enjoyed an injury-free season in 2013... one of several A-backs competing for starting duties... was the opening-day starter at B-back in 2012 but suffered a season-ending injury in September... began playing A-back in 2013... versatile enough to play any running back position... has a good combination of speed and strength... enrolled at Tech in January of 2010... committed to Georgia Tech in his junior year of high school and remained committed even though schools from across the country pursued him... a good student who has made the Dean's List... was married prior to the 2013 season.

2014 (senior):Saw action in 10 games and started in nine ... Missed three games due to injury ...Rushed 42 times for 384 yards (9.1 ypa) ...Had three receptions for 84 yards and one touchdown ... Rushed nine times for 64 yards vs. FloridaState in the ACC Championship Game (Dec. 6) ...Had six carries for 48 yards at Georgia (Nov. 29) ...Rushed three times for 11 yards vs. Clemson (Nov. 15) ... Hauled in a career-long 79 yard touchdown pass at Pitt (Oct. 25) ...Tallied a career-high 75 rushing yards on seven carries at North Carolina (Oct. 18) ... Rushed once for six yards vs. Duke (Oct. 11) ...Recorded 65 yards on seven carries and averaged 9.3 yards per carry vs. Miami (Oct. 4) ...Carried twice for 59 yards including a career-long 63 yard run against Georgia Southern (Sept. 13) ... Averaged 8.2 yards per carry on four rushes for 33 yards and had one reception for four yards at Tulane (Sept. 6) ... Had three rushing attempts for 19 yards in the season opener against Wofford (Aug. 30).

2013 (junior): Played in all 13 games... rushed 13 times for 114 yards (8.8 ypa)... did not have any rushing attempts for negative yardage... rushed for two touchdowns... rushed for a touchdown in the season opener vs. Elon (Aug. 31)... had one carry for 26 yards vs. North Carolina (Sept. 21)... had three rushing attempts for 39 yards and one touchdown, including a career-long 31-yard run, vs. Miami (Oct. 5).

2012 (sophomore): Played the first two games, including a start in the season opener against Virginia Tech (Sept. 3), before suffering a season-ending injury... had seven rushing attempts for 23 yards... carried three times for five yards at Virginia Tech... had four rushing attempts for 18 yards vs. Presbyterian (Sept. 8).

2011 (redshirt freshman): Saw action in 12 games at B-back... rushed for 95 yards on 28 carries... rushed for one touchdown... caught two passes for 38 yards, including a long of 29 yards... had two kickoff returns for a total of 39 yards... had three special teams tackles... had five carries for 12 yards and had a nine-yard reception vs. Western Carolina (Sept. 1)... rushed five times for 22 yards at Middle Tennessee State (Sept. 10)... carried four times for 15 yards and his first career touchdown vs. Kansas (Sept. 17)... showed potential at Duke (Nov. 19) with 12 rushing attempts for 45 yards and a 29-yard reception.

2010 (true freshman): Redshirted.

High School: Rated 4th on the AJC Fab 50 list... rated the 35th-best prospect in Georgia (Superprep)... rated the 34th-best prospect in the state of Georgia (Rivals)... First team 5A all-state... rushed for over 1,300 yards and 13 touchdowns as a junior in 2008.

Personal: Born Dec. 14, 1991... got married in May, 2013... former Yellow Jacket Jeremiah Attaochu served as his best man... majoring in management.

Career Highs
Rushing Attempts: 12 at Duke, Nov. 19, 2011
Yards Rushing: 79 at North Carolina, Oct. 18, 2014
Longest Rush: 63 vs. Georgia Southern, Sept. 13, 2014
Rushing Touchdowns: 1, three times, last at Miami, Oct. 5, 2013
Receptions: 1, four times, last at Pitt, Oct. 25, 2014
Receiving Yards: 79 at Pitt, Oct. 25, 2014
Longest Reception: 79at Pitt, Oct. 25, 2014
All-Purpose Yards: 29 at Duke, Nov. 19, 2011
Kickoff Returns: 1, twice, last at Virginia, Oct. 15, 2011
Kick Return Yards: 24 at Virginia, Oct. 15, 2011
Long Return: 24 at Virginia, Oct. 15, 2011

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