Rashaud Slaughter - 1
Rashaud Slaughter

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Adamsville, Ala.

High School:
Minor HS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 185

Position:
Running Back

Birthdate:
11/01/1987

Experience:
3L


Has seen action at running back and wide receiver during his career ... was only scholarship running back in 2007 spring drills and was leading ball carrier in 2007 ... a versatile performer with big-play capabilities ... had been moved back to receiver prior to 2008 spring drills but switched back to running back during fall drills ... listed at No. 1 running back entering fall practice.

2008: Again showed his versatility for the Blazers as he ran for 514 yards and was also team's second-leading receiver with 29 receptions ... played in all 12 games and started nine ... scored four rushing touchdowns (two vs. Alabama State and one each vs. Marshall and Tulane) during season and had one receiving (vs. Southern Miss) ... rushed for a season-high 92 yards on 13 carries against Memphis with a long rush of 38 yards ... was a consistent back for the Blazers, rushing for more than 40 yards in seven contests during the season ... had a season-high six receptions against South Carolina ... also caught four balls for 22 yards in road game at Southern Miss ... saw some action as kick returner for the Blazers as he had 11 returns for 217 yards.

2007: Was team's No. 1 running back during season ... gained 325 yards on the ground on 100 carries with one touchdown ... his TD run came in the final game of the season at Marshall ... season-high 57 yards rushing on 11 attempts vs. Tulsa ... ran for 53 yards on 15 carries at Florida State in second game of season ... had a long rush of 29 yards at Tulsa ... also had a 25-yard rush at Tulane .... also recorded 22 receptions during the season to rank No. 4 on the team ... had a season-best five catches for 43 yards vs. Florida State ... also had three receptions at Mississippi State ... also saw action as punt and kick returner ... had six punt returns for 83 yards (13.8 average) ... registered seven kick returns for 143 yards (20.4 average).

2006: Saw action in 11 games for the Blazers ...earned spot on Conference USA All-Freshman Team as he was selected at two positions (wide receiver and punt returner) by the league's coaches ... saw action at running back, receiver and at both punt and kick returner ... finished year with 16 receptions for 113 yards ... ranked fourth on the team with his reception total ... had a long reception of 22 yards against Mississippi State ... caught 10 passes in road game at SMU to tie for fifth on UAB's career list for catches in a single game ... had 93 all-purpose yards against SMU ... only had one rush during season for five yards at Georgia ... had six punt returns for 12 yards ... averaged 24.1 yards on eight kick returns ... had long kick return of 51 yards in season finale against UCF.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Minor High School ... an outstanding overall athlete, Slaughter was an outstanding running back at Minor ... named to "Super All-Metro Team" by The Birmingham News as an "Athlete" ... as a senior in 2005, he rushed for 775 yards and had 831 yards in receiving ... perhaps more impressively, he registered 23 touchdowns (15 rushing, 6 receiving, 1 kick return and 1 punt return) ... helped lead Minor to 7-4 record as a senior in 2005 and a Region 5 runner-up finish ... advanced to first round of playoffs before team was defeated by Mountain Brook ... was named Minor's team MVP as a junior and senior ... he was named honorable mention all-state and all-metro as junior in 2004 ... he helped Minor to a 9-3 record and advancement to the second round of the playoffs in 2004 as a junior ... coached by Tony Lunsford.

PERSONAL: Born Nov. 1, 1987 at Birmingham, Ala. ... son of Catherine Williams and Tim Slaughter ... major is undeclared ... brother, T.J. Slaughter, is a former member of UAB football team.

 
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