Yellow Jackets rush for 335 yards and cut lead to 1 early in fourth quarter before succumbing to the Hurricanes.
Georgia Tech junior A-back Charles Perkins redefines the word commitment
Tech scrimmaged under unseasonable conditions at Bobby Dodd Stadium
Nineteen earn academic honors for the spring semester
Notes and news on Georgia Tech football
A talented running back with great potential hoping for an injury-free season... began the 2012 season as the starter at B-back but suffered a season-ending injury in early September... if healthy, will team with David Sims, Zach Laskey and Broderick Snoddy to give the Yellow Jackets remarkable depth at B-back... was a top back-up at B-back in 2011... 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 to the Yellow Jackets even though schools from across the country pursued his services.
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... majoring in management.