Continues to rehab an injured hip as he heads into fall camp … Is a wild card for the Tiger offense if he can come back from his injury, providing tremendous athleticism and great vision as a runner … Listed as the No. 3 tailback on the depth chart heading into fall camp.
Missed the season due to a hip injury, requiring surgery that shut him down for the year.
Saw action in 12 games as a redshirt freshman and gained 84 yards in reserve action on 21 carries, with a touchdown … Was a valuable member of special teams units, where he made 4 tackles on the year on punt returns … Forced a fumble on the Tiger punt teams unit vs. Texas A&M (Nov. 30), which extended the team’s takeaway streak to 42 consecutive games … had six carries for 32 yards to close out a win vs. Tennessee (Nov. 2) … scored in his first career game for Mizzou from one yard out in the Murray State win (Aug. 31).
Came to Mizzou as the career rushing leader at Staley (4,184 career yards, 46 rushing touchdowns), where he started all 52 games of his prep career … led his team to a 13-0 record and a Missouri State Championship in Class 5A as a senior, rushing for 205 yards and one touchdown in the 35-21 win over Kirkwood in the 2011 Show-Me Bowl … finished the year with 2,221 rushing yards and 27 touchdowns, while adding 24 receptions for 376 yards and two touchdowns … was named the Class 5 Offensive Player of the Year in the state of Missouri, and was a unanimous First-Team All-State selection … was a Second-Team All-State selection as a junior after running for 1,555 yards and 14 touchdowns … high school coach – Fred Bouchard.
Parents – Robert & LeSa Steward … lists hobbies as playing the piano, eating lots of good food, running, music, video games, reading the Bible, going to church and spending time with family and friends … plans to major in business communication … received interest from Nebraska, Texas A&M, Kansas State, Vanderbilt and Northern Illinois, among others.