5   Jamal Womble
Jamal Womble


Teachey, NC

High School:
Buena (AZ)

Last College:
Hutchinson CC

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 246




Huskies Face Road Test at Ball State

NIU's First MAC Road Game Will Be Broadcast on ESPN3


Northern Illinois-Central Michigan Postgame Quotes

NIU coach Dave Doeren, CMU coach Dan Enos and NIU players


Northern Illinois Opens MAC Play versus CMU at Home

Kickoff Set for 2:30 p.m. on ESPN3


Northern Illinois 30, Kansas 23

Postgame Notes


Huskies Host Weis' Kansas Jayhawks Saturday at Huskie Stadium

Kickoff Set for 2:30 p.m. on ESPN3


Huskies Fall to Seminoles

Highlights from the Huskies historic game


NIU players visit children at the hospital

Players and coach Rod Carey visit children at Baptist Children Hospital


NIU's Orange Bowl Uniforms

Behind the scenes look at the new uniforms


The Huskies get some beach time

Lots of sand, lots of food and jet skis.


NIU arrives in Miami

The Huskies arrive in Miami

2012: Has eight carries for 12 yards this season... Scored the first touchdown of the game against UT-Martin (9-8) on a two-yard dive.

2011: Played in 13 games in the backfield and on special teams, missing only the Central Michigan game. Fifth on the team with 37 carries for 124 yards and a touchdown, while catching two passes for 58 yards and a score. Carried the ball in 10 games and was a member of the punt coverage and kickoff return units. Both of his catches came in the Army game. Ran three times for 20 yards or more on the year. Caught at least one pass in 11 of 13 games played. Had a season-high seven carries for 37 yards against Army (9-3). Also took a screen pass 58 yards for a touchdown early in the third quarter against the Black Knights. Rushed six times for 25 yards versus Arkansas State (1-8) in the GoDaddy.com Bowl. Scored on a one-yard touchdown run on fourth-and-goal on the final play of the first half to put NIU up 21-13. Posted five carries for 18 yards versus Kent State (10-8).

Before NIU: Coming out of Hutchinson Junior College in Kansas, rated the No. 4 junior college running back in the nation according to Rivals.com. Led Hutchinson in rushing with 712 yards and scored eight touchdowns as a sophomore in 2010. Played in nine games and recorded a long rush of 57 yards. Averaged 79.1 yards per game and 5.7 yards per carry. Caught one pass for three yards. Gained a season-high 171 yards on 22 carries and scored a pair of touchdowns versus Kilgore Junior College. Scored three rushing touchdowns, including a 51-yard score, and gained 159 yards on 20 attempts versus Independence. Totaled 137 yards on 19 carries versus Dodge City. The Blue Dragons went 10-2 and finished the 2010 season ranked fifth in the NJCAA Football Poll. Began his college football career at North Carolina in 2008. Ran for 41 yards on six carries as a true freshman before breaking his wrist in the sixth game of the season.

High School: Ranked the No. 13 running back in the country by Scout.com. Considered the No. 6 player in Arizona and the No. 14 running back in the country by Rivals.com. Played in the Offense-Defense High School All-America Game. Considered the No. 8 player in Arizona by SuperPrep. Named All-Arizona first team by the Arizona Republic. Selected first-team 4A-5A all-star by the Tucson Citizen as a senior and was a second-team choice his junior year. Three-time all-area and all-conference selection. Amassed 3,769 yards on 446 carries with 46 rushing touchdowns in three years at Buena HS. Set school single-season record with 126 points and school's single-game record with five touchdowns during senior year. Also caught 760 yards and two scores and returned two kickoffs for touchdowns. Finished his senior season with 1,787 yards and 21 touchdowns on 170 carries, setting his high school's career and season rushing records. Set school single-season record with 126 points and school's single-game record with five touchdowns. Also scored on a kick return and reception. Had 180 carries for 1,250 yards and 15 touchdowns as a junior. As a sophomore, rushed for 732 yards on 114 carries as a sophomore and scored eight touchdowns and had five receptions for 115 yards.

Personal: Born Jan. 27, 1990 to Trina and John Womble. Father, John, played basketball at Hampton University and is a Sergeant Major in the U.S. Army. Majoring in general studies.

Rushing Yards: 37, vs Army, 9-3-11
Receiving Yards: 58, vs Army, 9-3-11

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