1 Justin Semmes
1 Justin Semmes
Height: 6-2
Weight: 230
Year: GR
Hometown: Clarkston, Mich.
High School: St. Mary's
Previous College: Miami (OH)
Position: RB
Last School: Miami (OH)

2013: (5 GP/3 GS)... Rushed six times for 64 yards at Brown (10/5)... Rushed 18 times for a career-high 114 yards and one touchdown against CCSU (9/28)... Made first career start at William and Mary (9/21). Rushed 9 times for 24 yards... Rushed 19 times for 73 yards and scored the game-winning touchdown in overtime at Albany (9/14). Also caught one pass for 8 yards... Made Rhode Island debut and rushed seven times for 11 yards against Stony Brook (9/7)... 

2012 (Miami (OH)):
Rushed 16 times for 50 yards and one touchdown... Caught two passes for 21 yards... Appeared in all 11 games.

2011 (Miami (OH)): Played in nine games in the backfield, making two starts ... made his first career start at halfback against Akron (Nov. 3) rushing for 100 yards on 24 carries, making him the only RedHawk with a 100-yard rushing game all season ... caught eight balls for 79 yards and three touchdowns ... five touchdowns ... won second varsity letter at Miami.

2010 (Miami (OH))Won his first varsity letter, appearing in all 14 games ... his season's highlight came vs. Colorado State when he caught a six-yard pass for a touchdown ... he also caught a pass in the MAC Championship game vs. Northern Illinois ... rushed one time vs. Missouri for three yards.

2009 (Miami (OH)): Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: A perennial power in Michigan, St. Mary's 2007 squad lost the state championship game in five overtimes ... Justin averaged 5.5 yards per carry and was an all-county selection ... he once scored five touchdowns in a state playoff game ... also lettered three times as a lacrosse player ... prep football coach was George Poirritt.

PERSONAL: Born June 29, 1991 ... son of James and Merleen Jones... older brother, Jason, is Justin's RedHawk teammate ... Is studying Public Administration as a graduate student.