He did pretty good for a walk-on
from his bio on this site...
COLLEGE: Lined up at tailback and fullback as a four-year starter for the Lobos, rushing for 2,090 yards on 462 carries (4.5 avg.) with 19 TDs…also caught 15 passes for 114 yards…former walk-on who eventually served as team captain two seasons…paced team with 203 carries for 907 yards (4.5 avg.) and 11 TDs as a senior, earning first-team All-Mountain West Conference honors…his TD total ranked fifth on the school’s all-time single-season list…rushed for career-high 184 yards and two scores in season opener versus UTEP…carried 138 times for 559 yards and five scores as a junior, earning honorable mention all-conference accolades…earned team MVP honors as a sophomore, rushing for 434 yards and four TDs…started 8 of 12 games as a freshman, rushing for 190 yards on 38 carries