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UTAH: Heisman Trophy candidate will vie for a number of postseason honors ... made the All-Pac-12 first team in his first NCAA season ... fast, powerful back is also an excellent pass catcher.
2014--First-team All-Pac-12 running back was also the All-Pac-12 Academic first-team running back ... averaged 116.3 yards per game overall ... after playing sparingly in the first three games, he averaged 133.3 yards in the final 10 games (130.1 against Pac-12 teams) ... 116.3-yard rushing average was second in the Pac-12 and No. 21 nationally ... 1,512 yards ranks second all-time in a season at Utah ... 292 carries ranked third in a season at Utah, 116.3 yards per game was fifth and 10 rushing touchdowns tied for the sixth most ... seven 100-yard games tied for the third-most in a season in school history ... 100-yard games came against Oregon State (229), Washington State (178), Colorado State (162), UCLA (156), Arizona State (146), Arizona (142) and USC (102) ... ran for 100 yards in Utah's first five conference games, which tied him for the second-most consecutive 100-yard games in school history ... 229 yards at Oregon State was the best single-game rushing total in the Pac-12 in 2014 ... had the two busiest rushing games in the Pac-12 with 37 carries against Arizona State and 33 against UCLA ... finished second in the Pac-12 and 17th in the nation in all-purpose yards per game (144.2) ... 1,875 all-purpose yards ranked third in a season at Utah ... tied for the second-most receptions on the team (43) for 306 yards and two touchdowns ... season-best 110 receiving yards and a TD against Oregon.
PRIOR TO UTAH: Signed with Washington State out of high school before enrolling at American River College ... first-team all-Valley Conference in 2012 when he led the conference in rushing yards per game and touchdowns ... rushed for 1,472 yards and 15 touchdowns and also had nine receptions for 58 yards and two touchdowns his sophomore season ... 22 carries for 282 yards (12.8 average) and five touchdowns vs. Monterey ... three kickoff returns for 164 yards (54.7 average) and a touchdown against Santa Rosa ... as a freshman, he rushed for 793 yards (7.93 average, 79.3 yards per game) and 12 touchdowns ... also caught 10 passes for 143 yards and a touchdown, and ran back 10 kickoffs for 348 yards and a touchdown in 2011 ... American River played in the 2012 Northern California Football Association championship game ... sat out the 2013 season to finish academic coursework ... as a senior at Grant Union High (Calif.) in 2009, he rushed for 2,884 yards and 45 touchdowns ... won U.S. Air Force National Player of the Week ... 2009 first-team MaxPreps All-State Division I ... NorCalPreps.com Division I Player of the Year ... second-team CalHiSports.com all-state ... Sacramento Bee all-Metro in 2008 and 2009 ... led Grant High to the 2008 CIF State Open Division state title, leading the team in rushing yards (1,850) and touchdowns (36).
PERSONAL: Son of Ronnie and Francis Booker ... sociology major will receive his bachelor’s degree in December ... full name is Devontae Dupree Booker ... born May 27, 1992.