Selected by Jacksonville Jaguars in the second round (60th overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft, April 29, 2006…Signed by Oakland Raiders as an unrestricted free agent, March 28, 2014.
AT A GLANCE
CAREER: Veteran, accomplished running back enters his first season with the Raiders…Has been selected to three Pro Bowls (2009-11)...Ranks 45th in NFL history in rushing yards and 30th in rushing TDs...Owns Jacksonville franchise record with 81 TDs (68 rushing, 11 receiving, 2 kickoff returns) and rushing TDs…Also owns the franchise single-season mark with 15 TDs in 2009…Led the NFL with a franchise-record 1,606 yards on 343 carries (4.7 avg.) in 2011…Recorded three straight seasons with at least 1,300 rushing yards…Has registered 27 career games with at least 100 rushing yards and nine games with 200-plus all-purpose yards…Career totals include 114 games played with 70 starts, 1,804 carries for 8,071 yards and 68 TDs, 335 receptions for 2,873 yards and 11 TDs, 79 kickoff returns for 2,054 yards and two TDs and 15 punt returns for 133 yards (8.9 avg.).
2013 (with Jac.): Started 15 games and led the team with 803 yards and five TDs on 234 carries...Ranked third on the team with 43 catches for 314 yards...Had 17 rushes of 10-plus yards...(9/22) at Sea.: Totaled 43 yards on 19 carries along with two receptions for 19 yards…Scored first TD of the season on a two-yard run in the third quarter...(10/13) at Den.: Carried 20 times for 71 yards and scored his second TD of the season in the third quarter...(10/27) vs. SF: Had 75 yards on 19 carries and added a season-high six catches for 47 yards...(11/10) at Ten.: Had his second consecutive game with 25 touches, finishing with 21 carries for 41 yards and a team-high four receptions for 33 yards…Scored on a 6-yard run on the team’s opening drive...(11/17) vs. Ari.: Became the 54th player in NFL history with 80 career TDs as he scored on a 1-yard run in the first quarter…(11/24) at Hou.: Registered a season-high 144 yards from scrimmage…Rushed for 84 yards on 24 carries along with six catches for 60 yards…Scored on a 1-yard run, his third consecutive game with a TD...(12/1) at Cle.: Gained 77 yards on a season-high 23 carries…Hooked up with Marcedes Lewis for an 8-yard TD pass...(12/5) vs. Hou.: Registered first 100-yard rushing game of the season, finishing with 103 yards on 14 carries...(12/22) vs. Ten.: Became the 46th player in NFL history to reach 8,000 career rushing yards…Finished with 45 yards on 13 carries and four catches for 24 yards.
2012 (with Jac.): Played in only six games with five starts…Missed last 10 games with a left foot injury and was placed on the reserve/injured list on Dec. 28…Led the team in rushing with 414 yards on 86 carries with one TD…Added 14 receptions for 86 yards and one TD…(9/9) at Min.: Led team with 77 yards on 19 carries and added three receptions for 18 yards…(9/16) vs. Hou.: Caught a 5-yard TD pass from QB Blaine Gabbert in the third quarter, the 75th of his career...(9/23) at Ind.: Recorded 28 carries for 177 yards and one TD…The 177 yards tied for the second-most in his career...Added two receptions for 16 yards...(10/21) at Oak.: Had two carries for six yards before leaving the game with a left foot injury.
2011 (with Jac.): Had the most productive season of his career, setting franchise records for rushing yards (1,606) and yards from scrimmage (1,980)…Named a team captain…Voted to Pro Bowl for third straight season and earned Associated Press First-Team All-Pro honors…Finalist for FedEx Ground Player of the Year…Finished with a franchise single-season record 1,606 yards on 343 carries (4.7 avg.)…Won the rushing title by 242 yards, the second-largest margin since 1997…Accounted for a least 40 percent of the club’s offense in 12 of 16 games and at least 50 percent in eight games…Ranked second on the team with 43 receptions, and tied for the team-lead with a career-high three TDs…Also led NFL in rushes and offensive touches (386) and ranked second in yards from scrimmage (1,980), first downs (93) and rushes of 10-plus yards (43)…Had 10 games with 20-plus carries and registered at least 97 yards in nine of the games…(9/25) at Car.: Recorded first 100-yard rushing game of the season with 122 yards on 24 carries (5.1 avg.)…(10/2) vs. NO: Tallied 84 yards on 11 carries (7.6 avg.)…(10/9) vs. Cin.: Surpassed 10,000 all-purpose yards for his career with 10,073…Rushed for 85 yards and one TD on 19 rushes…(10/24) vs. Bal.: Had a season-high 30 carries for 105 yards…(11/13) at Ind.: Became the second player in franchise history to reach 6,000 career rushing yards as he accomplished the feat in his 86th career game…Rushed for 114 yards on 25 carries and scored on a 3-yard run in the fourth quarter…(11/20) at Cle.: Scored a TD in his third straight game…Finished with 87 yards on 21 carries and added four receptions for 31 yards…(11/27) vs. Hou.: Totaled 166 yards from scrimmage (99 rushing, 67 receiving)…(12/5) vs. SD: Compiled a season-high 188 yards from scrimmage (97 rushing, 91 receiving), third most of his career…Accounted for 61.4 percent of the Jaguars offense (188 of 306)…Had six receptions for 91 yards and one TD…(12/11) vs. TB: Scored a career-high four TDs (two receiving, two rushing) and recorded 136 yards from scrimmage (85 rushing, 51 receiving)…His two receiving TDs were a career-high…Was only player in NFL in 2011 with four TDs in a game…(12/15) at Atl.: Gained 112 yards on 17 carries (6.6 avg.)…(1/1/12) at Ind.: Secured the NFL rushing title with a season-high 169 yards on 25 carries (6.8 avg.).
2010 (with Jac.): Started all 14 games played and missed the final two games with a knee injury, his first career games missed due to injury…Led team with 1,324 yards on 299 carries with five TDs, the third consecutive season he led team in rushing…Added 34 receptions for 317 yards and two TDs…Voted as starter for Pro Bowl…Registered a career-high seven 100-yard rushing games including a streak of six straight…The seven 100-yard rushing games tied for third-most in NFL…Ranked fourth in the AFC, fifth in the NFL, in rushing yards…Named NFL Alumni Running Back of the Year and to The Sporting News All-Pro Team…(9/12) vs. Den.: Opened season with 98 rushing yards on 23 carries…Surpassed 4,000 yards rushing and 8,000 career all-purpose yards…(10/3) vs. Ind.: Carried the ball 26 times for 105 yards and scored his 50th career rushing TD…(10/24) at KC: Led team with a season-high five receptions for 74 yards including an 18-yard TD catch…Added 47 yards on 16 carries…(10/31) at Dal.: Produced 135 yards on 27 carries with two rushes of 20-plus yards…Added two receptions for 13 yards…(11/14) vs. Hou.: Posted 100 rushing yards on 24 attempts with two TDs…(11/21) vs. Cle.: Finished with a career-high 220 yards from scrimmage (133 rushing, 87 receiving) and recorded third consecutive 100-yard rushing game…Scored the game-winning TD on a 1-yard run with 1:20 remaining…Posted the longest reception of his career, a 75-yarder to set up the game-winning TD…Named FedEx Ground NFL Player of the Week for his performance…(11/28) at NYG: Topped the 100-yard rushing mark for the fourth consecutive game with 113 yards on 21 carries…(12/5) at Ten.: Registered a career-high 186 rushing yards on a season-high 31 carries (6.0 avg.)…Surpassed 5,000 career rushing yards and 7,000 career yards from scrimmage…Voted as FedEx Ground NFL Player of the Week…(12/12) vs. Oak.: Surpassed 100-plus yards for the sixth consecutive game with 101 yards on 23 carries, including a 30-yard TD run.
2009 (with Jac.): Started a career-high 16 games in his first season as the lead RB…Was named to the Pro Bowl for the first time and was selected by his teammates as the Walter Payton Man of the Year for his work in the community…Led the team in rushing for the second consecutive season with 1,391 yards on 312 carries and 15 TDs…Added 53 receptions for 374 yards and one TD…Added two punt returns for 19 yards (9.5) and four kickoff returns for 102 yards (25.5)…Led team in rushing yards, yards from scrimmage (1,765) and TDs (16)…Set franchise single-season record for rushing TDs (15), the most in the AFC and second-highest in NFL…Finished with 16 total TDs which ranked tied for first in AFC and second in the NFL…Finished with five 100-yard rushing games…(9/13) at Ind.: Registered team-high 123 yards from scrimmage, finishing with 91 yards on 21 carries and added five receptions for 26 yards…(9/27) at Hou.: Rushed for 119 yards on 23 carries with three TDs including a 61-yard run in the second quarter…Named FedEx Ground Player of the Week and AFC Offensive Player of the Week…(10/18) vs. StL.: Established a career-high with 33 carries for 133 yards and finished with three TDs, the second time in a four-game span he had three TDs…Set a season-high with 178 yards from scrimmage…(11/1) at Ten.: Amassed 177 yards on only eight carries with TD runs of 80 and 79 yards…His 22.1 average per rush was the best in the NFL the last 50 seasons (min. 8 carries)…Became only third player in NFL history with two rushing TDs of 75-plus yards in the same game, joining Barry Sanders (10/12/97) and Frank Gore (9/20/09)…(11/15) at NYJ: Recorded fourth 100-yard rushing game of the season, finishing with 123 yards and one TD on 24 carries…(11/22) vs. Buf.: Recorded a TD in fifth straight game…(12/13) vs. Mia.: Scored his 14th TD of the season and the single-season franchise mark…(12/17) vs. Ind.: Set the franchise single-season record for TDs with 15…Registered 110 yards on 27 carries and five receptions for 30 yards…(12/27) at NE: Recorded 141 all-purpose yards (63 rushing, 35 receiving, 43 kickoff returns).
2008 (with Jac.): Played in all 16 games with three starts…Led team in rushing with 197 carries for 824 yards and 12 TDs and ranked second with a career-high 62 receptions for 565 yards and two TDs…Added 13 kickoff returns for 281 yards (21.6 avg.) and seven punt returns for 69 yards (9.9)…Led team in total TDs (14), yards from scrimmage (1,389) and all-purpose yards (1,739)…Led all NFL RBs in receiving yards and ranked second in receptions…Selected to USA Today All-Joe Team…(9/21) at Ind.: Finished with 19 carries for 107 yards (5.6) and one TD and four receptions for 59 yards…Scored on a 6-yard run and finished with 191 all-purpose yards…(10/5) vs. Pit.: Tied for team-lead with six receptions for 23 yards and rushed five times for seven yards with a 1-yard TD run…(10/12) at Den.: Earned FedEx Ground Player of the Week honors after rushing for 125 yards on 22 carries and two TDs…(11/9) at Det.: Led team with a career-high three rushing TDs on 11 carries for 70 yards…(11/23) vs. Min.: Became first running back in team history to record a 100-yard receiving game, finishing with career-high nine receptions for 113 yards…Added four rushing yards on three carries, four kickoff returns for 107 yards (26.8) and one punt return for nine yards for 233 all-purpose yards…(12/14) vs. GB: Made first start of season and produced two TDs…Had 12 rushes for 48 yards and four receptions for 22 yards…(12/23) vs. Min.: Finished with nine receptions for 113 yards and became the first RB in team history to record a 100-yard receiving game
2007 (with Jac.): Played in 15 games and both postseason games…Tied for team-lead with 10 total TDs (9 rush., 1 ret.) and ranked seventh in the NFL with 2,104 all-purpose yards…Ranked second on team in rushing with 768 yards on a 167 carries for nine TDs and third in receptions with 40 for 407 yards (10.2 avg.)…Posted a career-high 31 kickoff returns for 811 yards (26.2) with one TD…Had three scoring plays of 50-plus yards…Led Jaguars in the postseason with seven receptions for 92 yards, 140 yards from scrimmage and 297 all-purpose yards…(9/23) at Den.: Registered 144 all-purpose yards, rushing 15 times for 37 yards, two receptions for 18 yards and three KORs for 89 yards (29.7 avg.)…(10/14) vs. Hou.: Recorded 260 all-purpose yards, the second-most of his career…Rushed 12 times for 125 yards and scored on 7-yard and 57-yard runs in the fourth quarter…Had four receptions for team-leading 59 yards and returned four kickoffs for 76 yards…(10/22) vs. Ind.: Led team with 13 carries for 52 yards with one TD and had three receptions for 17 yards…Returned four kickoffs for 133 yards (33.3 avg.)…Marked fourth consecutive game with 140-plus all-purpose yards…(11/4) at NO: Returned kickoff 100 yards for a TD, the longest return in franchise history…(11/11) at Ten.: Posted second 100-yard rushing game of the season with 19 carries for 101 yards with an eight-yard TD run…Returned two kickoffs and two punts and finished with 186 all-purpose yards…Postseason: (1/5) at Pit.: Registered 168 all-purpose yards in first career postseason game and recorded two TDs…Finished with eight carries for 29 yards with a 10-yard TD and caught a 43-yard TD pass…Returned first quarter kickoff 96 yards to the Steelers’ one-yard line which led to a Jaguars TD…(1/12) at NE: Rushed six times for 19 yards and had team-high six receptions for 49 yards in AFC Divisional Playoff game…Returned five kickoffs for 61 yards.
2006 (with Jac.): Played in all 16 games as a rookie with one start…Finished with a team-record 2,250 all-purpose yards and led team with 16 total TDs…Ranked second on the team in rushing with 166 carries for 941 yards with a team-high 13 rushing TDs and also ranked second with 46 receptions (team rookie record) for 436 yards and two TDs…Finished with 31 kickoff returns for 860 yards (27.7 avg.) and one TD…Ranked third in the NFL with a 27.7 kickoff return average…Scored a TD in eight consecutive games, and registered at least one score in 12 of the last 14 games…Ranked third in the NFL in all-purpose yards, trailing only Steven Jackson of St. Louis (2,334) and NFL MVP LaDainian Tomlinson of San Diego (2,323)…(9/24) at Ind.: Recorded first career 100-yard rushing game with 103 yards on 13 carries…Returned four kickoffs for 109 yards and finished with 244 all-purpose yards…(12/10) vs. Ind.: Set a team-record for all-purpose yards in a game with 303, finishing with 15 rushes for a career-high 161 yards and two TDs, one reception for 15 yards, two kickoffs for 109 yards and one TD and one punt return for 13 yards…The 303 all-purpose yards ranked fourth in NFL history by a rookie and were the most since Tim Brown had 306 on 11/28/98 for Oakland…Named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week and was presented the NFL Player of the Day Golden Peacock Award by NBC following the game…(12/24) vs. NE: Made first career start and led team with 19 carries for 131 yards and two TDs along with six receptions for 41 yards…Scored on a 74-yard run, then the second-longest TD run in franchise history.
COLLEGE: Started 22 of 36 games in three seasons at UCLA and finished with 2,503 rushing yards on 481 carries along with 26 TDs…Recorded 64 career receptions for 819 yards and seven TDs…Left school following junior season and was only the fifth player in school history to lead the team in rushing in all three seasons…Also served as a punt and kickoff returner where he set the school record with 4,688 all-purpose yards…As a junior, was consensus All-America selection as all-purpose back and All-Pac 10 first-team selection as punt returner…Started all 12 games and led the team in rushing with 914 yards and 13 TDs on 186 carries…Set NCAA single-season record with a 28.5 average on 15 punt returns and compiled a school single-season record 427 yards and three TDs on punt returns…Named second-team All-Pac 10 with 91.5 rushing yards per game…Scored 12 TDs (eight rushing, three receiving and one on a punt return)…Rushed for 1,007 yards on 160 attempts with eight TDs as a sophomore...Saw action in all 13 games as a true freshman…Named first-team All-Pac 10 as a kick returner by The Sporting News…Led team in rushing with 582 yards on 125 attempts with five TDs, becoming the first true freshman to lead the Bruins in rushing since DeShaun Foster in 1998…Majored in history.
PERSONAL: Attended De La Salle High School in Concord, Calif. …Lettered three times in football…Parade, Prep Star and Super Prep All-America selection…Also a member of the Super Prep Elite 50 team, in addition to earning that publication’s FarWest Offensive Player of the Year honors…Earned Tacoma News Tribune Western 100, first-team all-state and State Running Back of the Year…Member of team that extended the school’s winning streak to 138 games…Gained 1,457 yards rushing, averaging 11.9 yards per attempt, and had 26 total TDs in 12 games as a senior…Four-year member of the track team as a sprinter…Established the Maurice Jones-Drew Foundation in 2009 to help youth-focused organizations…Joined NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in January of 2010 in New York City to announce a special campaign, Fuel Up to Play 60, between the NFL, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the National Dairy Council to fight and defeat childhood obesity.