Kevin Monangai Surpasses The 1,000 Yard Rushing Mark
Saturday afternoon kickoff set for 3:30 p.m. at the Georgia Dome
Villanova runs for 376 yards, scores 38 unanswered points in victory
Villanova runs for 244 yards and four touchdowns, opens conference play with win
Villanova 31, Rhode Island 10
Meet the key players for the Wildcats on the offensive side of the ball heading into the 2014 season.
Villanova defeated local rival Penn, 35-6, on September 28, 2013 at Villanova Stadium.
Villanova won its third straight game with a come-from-behind, 20-16 win over William & Mary on October 5.
Villanova defeated William & Mary, 20-16, at Villanova Stadium on October 5, 2013.
Villanova defeated Stony Brook, 35-6, in its home opener on September 21, 2013.
Villanova: Talented back who has good vision ... Has a good understanding of the Villanova offense ... Expected to be a playmaker for the Villanova offense.
2013: Played in all 11 games and tallied 54 carries for 310 yards (5.7 avg.) and one touchdown to go with 10 receptions for 118 yards ... Had three rushes for eight yards at Boston College ... Posted six carries for 22 yards and one one reception for nine yards at Fordham ... Registered three carries for 60 yards, including a career-long 57-yard rush versus Stony Brook ... Recorded five rushes for 23 yards against Penn ... Posted three carries for 17 yards and a touchdown to go with one catch for eight yards against William & Mary ... Had four rushes for 16 yards at Towson ... Totaled five carries for 24 yards and two receptions for 23 yards at New Hampshire ... Had four carries for 21 yards against Maine ... Tallied three rushes for 14 yards and two catches for 15 yards at James Madison ... Posted nine carries for 24 yards and one catch for a career-long 60 yards at Rhode Island ... Had nine carries for 81 yards and two catches for four yards versus Delaware.
2012: Played in nine games and had 74 carries for 402 yards and one touchdown to go with four catches for 40 yards ... Tallied 11 carries for 62 yards and one catch for 17 yards at Temple ... Ran for a career-high 125 yards (second career 100-yard rushing game) on 16 carries versus Fordham ... Posted 12 rushes for 41 yards and a touchdown against Rhode Island ... Had one carry for six yards at Maine ... Credited with four rushes for six yards versus Richmond ... Tallied 12 carries for 53 yards and two catches for 21 yards at Old Dominion ... Had 10 rushes for 61 yards against JMU ... Registered five carries for 28 yards at Delaware ... Recorded three rushes for 20 yards at Stony Brook in the first round of the NCAA playoffs.
2011: Played in eight games and had 63 carries for 328 yards and four touchdowns to go with three receptions for 23 yards and one score and five kickoff returns for 107 yards ... Tallied two rushes for seven yards against Temple ... Registered three carries for 57 yards at Towson ... Recorded seven rushes for 53 yards and a 36-yard touchdown against Monmouth ... Credited with eight rushes for 40 yards and two receptions for 20 yards at New Hampshire ... Posted seven carries for 18 yards and one kickoff return for 18 yards at James Madison ... Had 10 carries for 30 yards and a score versus Old Dominion ... Recorded his first career 100-yard game with 100 yards on 17 carries and a touchdown to go with three kickoff returns for 65 yards against Maine ... Tallied nine carries for 23 yards and one touchdown, one catch for three yards and one kickoff return for 24 yards at Massachusetts.
Delsea High School: First Team All-Conference ... First Team All-South Jersey Group 3 ... Philadelphia Inquirer South Jersey Offensive Player of the Year ... South Jersey Touchdown Club Back of the Year ... Gloucester County Player of the Year ... Team captain ... Had 1,750 rushing yards and 35 touchdowns as a senior ... Earned three varsity letters in football, winter track and spring track ... Senior class president.
Personal: Born 6/3/92 in Woodbury, N.J. ... One of four children of Biddle and Kathleen Medley ... Father played football at Grambling State University.