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#27 LaDarius Perkins
Position: RB
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Greenville, MS
High School: St. Joseph HS
Experience: 3 Letters
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CAREER: Mississippi product who finished his career second in MSU career all-purpose yards with 4,253 yards … One of the most versatile players in school history … Concluded his career as the fifth leading rusher in MSU history with 2,554 yards on 530 carries … The 530 carries also rank fifth in school history … Scored 25 career touchdowns (15 rushing, 10 receiving) . . . Added 68 career receptions and 714 receiving yards … Played in 50 career games with 23 starts … Came to Mississippi State after a highly decorated football and track career in Mississippi.

2013 SENIOR SEASON: MSU’s top running back who started 12 games … MSU’s second-leading rusher behind Dak Prescott, finishing with 542 yards on a team-high 137 carries with two touchdowns … Averaged 45.2 yards per game on the ground … Also tallied 248 receiving yards on 27 receptions with three touchdowns … Hauled in a 30-yard touchdown catch at Arkansas (11/23) to tie the game at 10-10 in the second quarter … Caught first touchdown pass of the season in the third quarter at Texas A&M (11/9) … Caught a personal-best matching four balls against Kentucky (10/24) and added in a year-long 35-yard rush on first carry of the contest … Gained a year-best 83 rushing yards against Bowling Green (10/12) … Scored first touchdown since facing Middle Tennessee State on Oct. 20, 2012, with a one-yard plunge in the first quarter versus the Falcons … Set a career high with four receptions against BGSU … Rushed for 81 yards against LSU (10/5), gaining 35 in the first quarter … Broke off 28 and 32-yard rushes versus the Tigers and averaged 8.1 yards a carry during the game … Got off to a quick start against Oklahoma State (8/31), accounting for 72 (54 rushing) of Mississippi State’s 148 yards in the opening quarter

2012 JUNIOR SEASON: Named All-SEC Second-Team by the Associated Press and ESPN.com . . . Enjoyed a breakout junior campaign as he took over the starting running back position . . . Scored at least one rushing touchdown in each of the teams first seven games, one of only two players in the country to do so . . . Eclipsed the 100-yard mark four times . . . Finished the season seventh in the Southeastern Conference with a rushing average of 85.3 yards per game . . . Rushed for 1,024 yards on 205 carries and scored eight touchdowns during the junior season . . . Became just the ninth player in Bulldog history to rush for 1,000 yards in a single season . . . Also hauled in 19 passes for 160 yards and a pair of touchdowns . . . As one of the primary kickoff returners, averaged 20 yards per return on 16 runbacks . . . Rushed nine times for 58 yards and a pair of scores in the season-opening win against Jackson State . . . Carried 14 times for 83 yards and a touchdown against Auburn . . . Rushed for a career-high 179 yards on 23 carries against Troy . . . Eclipsed the 100-yard and 20-carry mark in three-straight games against Kentucky, Tennessee and Middle Tennessee . . . Missed the LSU game due to injury . . . Came back to catch three passes for two touchdowns in win over Arkansas . . . Rushed 19 times for 91 yards in the final game of the season against Northwestern in the Gator Bowl … CollegeFootballPerformance.com Honorable Mention All-Purpose Player of the Week after performances against Arkansas at home and on the road at Troy . . . His 1,509 all-purpose yards in 2012 ranked fifth all-time in school history for a single season.

2011 SOPHOMORE SEASON: Played in all 13 games, serving as a change-of-pace back out of the backfield and anchoring as the team’s kickoff return specialist . . . Carried the ball 87 times for 422 yards and two touchdowns, while catching 13 passes out of the backfield for 59 yards and two scores . . . Also returned 16 kickoffs for 363 yards . . . Ran for 78 yards on 11 carries in the SEC opener at Auburn, including a 40-yard touchdown sprint . . . Tallied 47 yards rushing on a season-high 12 carries to go along with two catches for 23 yards in the win against Louisiana Tech at home . . . The second catch was a 17-yard touchdown reception in the corner of the end zone to win the game in overtime . . . Carried the ball eight times for 43 yards at UAB and nine times for 46 yards vs. South Carolina . . . Totaled 45 yards on seven carries in the homecoming win against UT Martin . . . Notched a career high with 125 kickoff-return yards vs. No. 3 Alabama at home, including a career-long 68-yard return to set up Mississippi State’s only touchdown . . . Ran seven times for 64 yards and a touchdown in the Egg Bowl victory against rival Ole Miss, while also catching three passes for 27 yards and a touchdown.

2010 REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON: Burst onto the scene during his redshirt freshman season, amassing 566 rushing yards on 101 carries and adding 247 receiving yards on nine catches . . . Scored six touchdowns with three coming through the air and three on the ground . . . Tallied a team-leading 1,110 all-purpose yards . . . Rushed 18 times for 131 yards and a score against UAB, and added a receiving touchdown on the day . . . Had an Egg Bowl to remember, totaling 319 all-purpose yards with 98 rushing and 140 receiving . . . It was the second-highest single-game all-purpose yardage total in school history . . . Named Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week and Rivals.com National Freshman of the Week for his effort . . . Continued to impress in the Gator Bowl victory over Michigan, finishing the New Year’s Day game with 155 all-purpose yards, 40 rushing yards and a team-high 79 receiving yards.

2009 TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON: Sat out his true freshman season as a redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: Selected to play in the Mississippi-Alabama High School All-Star game . . . Ranked as the No. 37 all-purpose back in the country by national recruiting web site Rivals.com . . . That site also had him listed as the No. 24 prospect in Mississippi following his senior season . . . Named Second-Team All-State in all classifications at running back by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger newspaper . . . Earned First-Team All-State honors in Class 1A by the Mississippi Association of Coaches . . . Rushed 139 times for 1,915 yards, an amazing 13.8-yard per carry average, and 29 touchdowns, during his senior season . . . Added another 400 yards receiving and five more scores for Head Coach Phillip Wasson at Greenville St. Joseph High School . . . Rated with the top 25 high school prospects in the state of Mississippi by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger following his senior season . . . He led St. Joseph to an 8-4 record and into the second round of the state playoffs during his junior season . . . Made 38 tackles and four pass interceptions while playing defense . . . Also a standout in track, he was the Class 1A defending state champion in both the 100 and 200 meters . . . In the 100 meters, he ran a 10.9, breaking a state record that had stood for 30 years . . . Other top scholarship offers: Auburn and BYU . . . Committed to Mississippi State in January 2009.

PERSONAL: Born LaDarius Robert Perkins on Sept. 18, 1990 . . . Son of Mr. Robert Perkins and Mrs. Vanessa Perkins.

PERKINS’ CAREER HIGHS
Carries – 25, at Kentucky (10-6-12)
Rushing Yards – 179, at Troy (9-15-12)
Rushing Touchdowns – 2, vs. Jackson State (9-1-12)
Longest Rush – 64, vs. Middle Tennessee State (10-20-12)
Receptions – 4, vs. Kentucky (10-24-13)
Receiving Yards – 140, at Ole Miss (11-26-10)
Receiving Touchdowns – 2, (2x) last vs. Arkansas (11-17-12)
Longest Reception – 81 vs. Michigan (1-1-11)
Kick Returns – 5, at Alabama (10-27-12)
Kickoff Return Yards - 125, vs. Alabama (11-12-11)
Longest Kickoff Return - 68, vs. Alabama (11-12-11)
All-Purpose Yards – 319, at Ole Miss (11-26-10)

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