Jai Cavness
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Jai Cavness

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Thurgood Marshall High School

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 205

Position:
TB

Experience:
2L


2009: Appeared in seven games ... rushed for a season-best 29 yards on just four attempts at San Diego State ... had season-long carries of 15 yards against the Aztecs and Colorado State ... ran for 13 yards on four attempts at Wyoming.

2008: Placed seventh on TCU with 134 yards rushing ... saw action in eight games ... ran for a season-best 59 yards on 11 carries in the 67-7 win over Stephen F. Austin ... scored his first collegiate touchdown on a 13-yard run for the Frogs' final points of the game ... also tallied TCU's final points with a 1-yard TD rush in the 44-14 victory at UNLV ... totaled 51 yards, including a season-long 24-yard carry, against the Rebels.

2007: Redshirted.

High School: First-team all-district as a junior and senior ... second-team All-Greater Houston Area and all-region ... a member of the Texas Prep Extra All-Area Top 60 team ... ranked in the top 60 for running backs in the nation by Rivals.com and Scout.com ... also ranked in the top 20 in the state and the top 10 in the Houston area ... made Scout.com's Top Texas 100 Playmakers list and Dave Campbell's Top 300 Playmakers Team ... nominated for the prestigious Houston Touchdown Club Player of the Year award ... scored a touchdown in the East Meets West All-American Game ... a two-time region player of the week as well as being named an area player of the week ... team captain for three years at Thurgood Marshall ... named his school's Offensive Most Valuable Player after rushing for 1,205 yards and nine touchdowns on an 8.1 per carry average his senior year ... added two receptions for 54 yards and a score ... ran for 636 yards and five touchdowns as a junior ... closed his prep career as thurgood Marshall's all-time leading rusher with 2,195 yards and 17 touchdowns, averaging 8.3 yards per attempt ... a three-year letterman in football and track & field ... holds the school record in the 40-yard dash and 100 meters ... voted Most Athletic at his school ... a cousin of Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Thurman Thomas.

Personal: Parents are Francois and Erica Carrire ... majoring in communications.


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