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Aaron Sanchez
Aaron Sanchez

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Miami, FL

High School:
Sunset

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 225

Position:
RB

Birthdate:
01/24/1983

Major:
Criminal Justice


2005: Used the season to redshirt...began 2005 by breaking his ankle while conditioning at home during the winter break...once cleared during preseason he injured his hamstring.

2004: Entered camp as the starting fullback and never relinquished the position...tallied 38 carries for 173 yards and returns as the team's leading rusher...rushed for 31 yards in the season opener, Hawaii...tallied a season-high 39 yards against Edward Waters...played in every game...tallied double-digit yards in seven games...season-long rush was 20 yards against EWC, a game that he scored two of his three touchdowns on the season...complemented his running game with 24 receptions for 200 yards and two TDs...longest reception was for 24 yards...ended the year with 388 all-purpose yards with 15 yards coming as a kick returner.

2003: Became an integral part of the team's running back core...played in 13 of the team's 14 games...slowed only by an ankle injury...scored in four of the team's first six games...had a season-high nine carries against Illinois State, a game he tallied 43 yards, including a 21-yard scamper...had a season total of 38 carries for 135 yards and four scores...had 11 receptions for 97 yards, his longest a 35-yard reception versus Colgate...served as a kick-off specialist on three occasions with a total of 26 yards returned...his longest was 12 yards...defensively, had three tackles, all solo...became the starting fullback.

2002: Played in all but initial game due to late enrollment at FAU and missing three-a-days...was a preferred walk-on...as the season progressed he became more of an instrumental player out of the back-field...began his collegiate career with one carry for -1 yard against James Madison ...ended the season against FIU with 17 carries and 93 yards and his first collegiate touchdown....longest run of the season was 27 yards against FIU...most carries in a game was 19 versus Eastern Illinois...also credited with three receptions and 280 all-purpose yards...longest reception was for nine yards.

High School: Played for Art Taylor at Miami Sunset Senior High School...was the team's MVP, sophomore through senior season...as a senior scored 12 touchdowns...named first-team All-Dade, was a first-team All-Dade/Broward All-Star member ...led the city of Miami and Dade County in rushing as a senior with 1,250 yards...a school record for most yards gained in a single season...two-sport athlete (football and track)...ran the 200 and the 4x100 and captured the District Championship...earned County Superintendent's Legion Honor for academics.

Personal: Criminal Justice major...son of Roxanna and Ronald Sanchez...born Jan. 24, 1983 in Los Angeles, CA.

FAU Career Rushing Stats
YearGMSATTYDsAvgLGTD
200210632574.1271
200313381354.0214
200412381734.6203
Total351395654.1278
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