#28, Jonathan Stewart, Running Back for the Carolina Panthers!!!
- Lacey, Wash.
Selected by Carolina in the first round (13th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft (4/26/08).
Career (32/3) [1/0]; 2009 (16/3); 2008 (16/0) [1/0].
Played in all 16 games...Established multiple team rookie rushing records despite not starting a game...Rushed for 836 yards and 10 touchdown, the third highest single-season total in team history, on 184 carries for an average of 4.5 yards per attempt...Set team rookie records for rushing attempts, rushing yards, average rushing gain, rushing touchdowns and total touchdowns...Posted eight receptions for 47 yards...Averaged 23.3 yards on 15 kickoff returns...At San Diego (9/7): Gained 53 yards on 10 carries in NFL debut...Returned four kickoffs for 84 yards...Vs. Chicago (9/14): Sparked second-half comeback with 77 yards and two touchdowns on 14 attempts...Scored first NFL touchdown on four-yard run and game winning touchdown on one-yard run with 3:52 remaining in the game...At Minnesota (9/21): Scored on a two-yard run in the second quarter...Averaged a season-best 29.2 yards on five kickoff returns with a long of 38 yards...Vs. Atlanta (9/28): Tallied 52 yards on 14 carries, including an eight-yard touchdown run to complete game-opening drive...Vs. Kansas City (10/5): Carried a season-high 19 times for 72 yards...Vs. New Orleans (10/19): Produced a team-leading 68 yards on 17 attempts with an 18-yard touchdown run...Vs. Detroit (11/16): Accumulated a season-high 130 yards and one touchdown on 15 carries...Scored on a 22-yard scamper...Combined with DeAngelo Williams, who rushed for 120 yards, to become the first pair of running backs in team history to eclipse 100 yards in the same game...At Green Bay (11/30): Recorded a season-long 41-yard run among four carries for 56 yards...Vs. Tampa Bay (12/8): Compiled 115 yards and two touchdowns on 15 attempts as he and Williams, who amassed 186 yards, again reached 100 yards to pace a record-setting 299-yard rushing attack...Set a team rookie record with his eighth rushing touchdown of the season on a four-yard run in the fourth quarter...Vs. Denver (12/14): Registered 52 yards and a two-yard touchdown on 16 carries...At New Orleans (12/28): Ran for 56 yards and a two-yard touchdown on 17 attempts...NFC Divisional Playoffs Vs. Arizona (1/10): Had 12 yards and one touchdown on three carries...Capped Panthers opening drive with a nine-yard touchdown run.
Played in 36 games with 25 starts at Oregon...Entered NFL following junior season...Ranks second in school history with 2,891 rushing yards on 516 attempts...Scored 27 rushing touchdowns...Produced 14 career 100-yard rushing outings, including two 200-yard rushing efforts...Set a school record with a career kickoff return average of 28.69 yards on 58 returns for 1,664 yards and two touchdowns...Tallied 49 receptions for 334 yards and four touchdowns...Stands third in school history with 4,889 all-purpose yards...2007 (Jr.): First-team All-Pac-10 Conference choice...Semifinalist for the Maxwell Award, given to the college player of the year, and Doak Walker Award, presented to the nation's top running back...Played in 13 games with 12 starts...Led the conference with a school record 1,722 rushing yards on 280 carries with 11 touchdowns...Rushed for more than 100 yards in nine games, including two 200-yard performances...Became the first player in school history to run for more than 200 yards twice in the same season...Galloped 88 yards for a touchdown versus Fresno State, the second-longest run in Oregon history...Ranked first in the conference with a school record 2,481 all-purpose yards...Returned 23 kickoffs for 614 yards...Posted 22 catches for 145 yards and two touchdowns...2006 (So.): Second-team All-Pac-10 Conference selection...Played in 13 games with 12 starts...Led the Ducks with 981 rushing yards and 10 touchdowns on 183 attempts...Totaled more than 100 rushing yards in five games...Finished first in the conference with a 28.1-yard kickoff return average on 23 returns for 646 yards...Notched 20 receptions for 144 yards and one touchdown...2005 (Fr.): Pac-10 Conference All-Freshman team pick by The Sporting News...Played in 10 games with one start...Carried 53 times for 188 yards and six touchdowns...Averaged 33.7 yards, the second-highest single-season total in Oregon history, on 12 kickoff returns for 404 yards and two touchdowns...Became the first player in school history to return two kickoffs for touchdowns in a season...97-yard kickoff return for a touchdown against Oregon State equaled the fourth longest in school history...Added seven catches for 45 yards and one touchdown.
Attended Timberline HS in Lacey, Wash....Majored in political science at Oregon.