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#3 Herb Donaldson
Position: Running Back
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 225
Year: Senior
Hometown: St. Louis, Mo.
High School: CBC
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At Western Illinois
2008 (Senior season): Named to Lindy’s Preseason All-America First Team and the Consensus Draft Services All-America Honorable Mention Team... finished third in the Walter Payton Award voting... led all of Division I in both rushing (162.2 ypg) and scoring (12.0 ppg)... became the all-time leading rusher in both Western Illinois and Missouri Valley Football Conference history... set the conference record of 23 100-yard games... became the first player in conference history to reach 1,000 yards in his seventh game twice in a career... 1,784 rushing yards and 21 touchdowns are fifth in the league's single-season record book... had nine 100-yard games and four 200-yard games... the country's only player with four of the season's top 22 rushing games... named conference player of the week three times and national player of the week once...was the Missouri Valley Football Conference Offensive Player of the Year and a first-team all-conference honoree... earned all-conference academic first-team honors as well... named to the AFCA All-America Team, the Associated Press All-America First Team, the Sports Network All-America First Team, the Walter Camp All-America Team and the College Sporting News All-America Team... was Western Illinois' first consensus all-American since 2002... earned the team's offensive MVP award. [Complete career recap]

2007 (Junior season): Entered the season rated the nation’s eighth-best returning running back by the Sports Network... named to preseason all-America teams by Street & Smith’s and Lindy’s (first team) preview magazines... elected as the only junior captain... collected 1,491 yards in 10 games, becoming just the second player in school history to post back-to-back 1,400-yard rushing seasons... led the Gateway and ranked fifth nationally with an average of 149.10 rushing yards per game... rushed for a season-high 314 yards against Missouri State, the second-highest total in the nation in 2007... became only the fifth player in FCS history to rush for 300 yards twice in a career... had two 200-yard games, seven 100-yard games, four 100-yard halves and two 100-yard quarters... did not lose a fumble all year, extending his streak to 295 touches (284 carries, 11 receptions)... reached 1,000 yards in his seventh game, matching the school record... recorded two of the nation’s top 20 rushing games... helped establish the nation’s 11th-best rushing offense and lead the league for the first time since 1997... helped establish the highest team rushing average since 1958... missed the season finale due to a sprained ankle... was a two-time Gateway Player of the Week and earned national player of the week honors once... ranks among the top five in the school record book in six single-season categories and six career categories... named to the Associated Press All-America Third Team and Sports Network All-America honorable mention list... finished 13th in the Walter Payton Award voting... placed on the Gateway All-Conference First Team and the Gateway All-Academic First Team... named the team’s offensive MVP at the annual awards banquet... named to the conference Academic Honor Roll.

2006 (Sophomore season): Ranked second in the league in conference rushing at 144.6 yards per game in his first year as a starter... was the nation’s ninth-leading rusher on the season (128.82 ypg)... set Western Illinois’ sophomore rushing record (1,417 yards)... had seven 100-yard games and a 97-yard outing... averaged 6.1 yards per rush... averaged 139.4 all-purpose yards per game... lost only 20 yards on 233 carries... had more yards and more touchdowns (18) than any FCS sophomore... rushed for a school- and league-record 328 yards and 6 touchdowns in a 46-41 win vs. Indiana State... set a FCS record of 282 yards in a half against Indiana State... tallied the third-highest single-season total of rushing touchdowns (18) in school history... reached 1,000 yards on 176 carries, faster than all but two players in school history... named to the all-Gateway second team  and the Gateway All-Academic Second Team... earned second-team all-region honors and honorable mention all-America honors from the Football Gazette.

2005 (Redshirt-Freshman season): Appeared in all 11 games, mostly on special teams... carried the ball 12 times for 54 yards, all against Iowa Wesleyan and Indiana State... lost only two yards on his 12 carries... reached the end zone on a one-yard run against Iowa Wesleyan... averaged 4.5 yards per attempt... also returned five kicks for 71 yards... caught one pass for 11 yards in the season opener at Toledo.

2004 (Freshman season): Redshirted.

High School
Named to the St. Louis Post Dispatch All-Metro Team as a linebacker... earned conference co-player of the year honors... had 39 tackles and rushed for 1,356 yards and 20 touchdowns... rushed for 241 yards and four touchdowns against St. Louis University High School.

Personal
Son of Herbert Donaldson, Jr. and Laura Lomax-Smith... born Dec. 13, 1985... earned a Board of Trustees degree in December 2008... carried a 3.221 GPA.

RUSHING g att yards td long avg/c avg/g
2005 11 12 54 1 11 4.5 4.9
2006 11 233 1417 18 41 6.1 128.8
2007 10 259 1491 10 55 5.8 149.1
2008 11 324 1784 21 66 5.5 162.2
TOTAL 43 828 4746 50 66 5.7 110.4
RECEIVING g rec yards td long rec/g avg/c avg/g
2005 11 1 11 0 11 0.1 11.0 1.0
2006 11 14 116 0 19 1.3 8.3 10.5
2007 10 8 22 0 8 0.8 2.8 2.2
2008 11 13 76 1 14 1.2 5.8 6.9
TOTAL 43 36 225 1 19 0.8 6.2 5.2

SCORING g td rush rcv ret pat 2pat fg total avg/g
2005 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.5
2006 11 18 18 0 0 0 0 0 108 9.8
2007 10 10 10 0 0 0 1 0 62 6.2
2008 11 22 21 1 0 0 0 0 132 12.0
TOTAL 43 51 50 1 0 0 1 0 308 7.2
ALL PURPOSE g rush rcv pr kr ir total avg/g
2005 11 54 11 0 71 0 136 12.4
2006 11 1417 116 0 0 0 1533 139.4
2007 10 1491 22 0 0 0 1513 151.3
2008 11 1784 76 0 0 0 1860 169.1
TOTAL 43 4746 225 0 71 0 5042 117.3
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