VILLANOVAAll-Conference candidate; One of the team’s top offensive performers; Strong runner with good pass catching skills; Starter at fullback. 2001: Played in all 11 games recorded 35 carries for 151 yards to go with 22 receptions for 331 yards and four touchdowns; Tallied five carries for 15 yards and had one reception for 13 yards versus Colgate; Recorded two rushes for nine yards and one reception for two yards versus Northeastern; Posted four rushes for 29 yards and three catches for 80 yards including a 35-yard touchdown reception at Richmond; Made two catches for 19 yards against JMU; Registered one carry for six yards and one reception for 16 yards versus new Haven; Amassed four carries for six yards at Maine; Recorded seven rushes for 40 yards and one reception for seven yards versus UMass; Registered three rushes for nine yards and one catch for 10 yards at New Hampshire; Had five carries for 14 yards and seven receptions for 86 yards including two touchdown grabs of 25 and 23 yards against Hofstra; Made two catches for 43 yards versus Delaware; Posted four rushes for 23 yards and three catches for 55 yards including a 32-yard score at William & Mary. 2000: Rushed 17 times for 157 yards, for an average of 9.2 yards per carry; Made 12 receptions for 113 yards and a touchdown; Tallied two carries for seven yards and two receptions for 18 yards versus Millersville; Registered four carries for 39 yards and three receptions for 32 yards in loss at James Madison; Credited with four carries for 27 yards and three catches for 31 yards at Northeastern; Had his best game of the year at Delaware with four rushes for 73 yards and two receptions for 19 yards and one touchdown. 1999: Started all 11 games; Recorded 45 carries for 142 yards (3.2 yards per rush) and two scores; Made 26 receptions for 224 yards and a touchdown; Registered nine carries for 35 yards and three receptions for 18 yards in win at Richmond; Tallied three catches for 19 yards and a score in win over Massachusetts; Tied the game at 35-35 in overtime period number one with a seven-yard scoring run on third and seven against Connecticut; Made three catches for 73 yards including a career-long 38-yarder at New Hampshire. 1998: Redshirted
CARLSBAD HIGH SCHOOL:
1997 Stats: Rushing 208 Carries - 1449 Yards - 9 Touchdown’s; Receiving - 17 Catches - 344 Yards - 1 Touchdown; Lead North County San Diego in rushing; Offensive Player of the Year Avocado League; Team MVP; First Team All North County; First Team All CIF San Diego County; First Team All Union Tribune; Nominated National Football Foundation Student-Athlete of the Year.
Liberal Arts major; One of three children of Robert and Rhonda Cross; Born 5/27/80 in Berkley, Calif.