Donnel Pumphrey

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6, 1994
North Las Vegas, NV
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6, 1994 (age 27)
North Las Vegas, NV


5'8" running back who defied his size to become the all-time leader in rushing yards in NCAA Division I FBS history at San Diego State University. He was drafted in the 4th round by the Philadelphia Eagles in 2017 NFL Draft.

Before Fame

He was named the Gatorade High School Football Player of the Year for Nevada in his senior year at Canyon Springs High School after he rushed for 1,491 yards and 19 touchdowns.


His all-time rushing record is questioned by some as he broke record in the 2016 Las Vegas Bowl. Prior to 2002, career statistics were not included as part of bowl games.

Family Life

He became a father to a daughter named Maliya when he was just a senior in high school. He and his brother Tyree were born to parents Regina Padua and Donnell Pumphrey Sr.

Associated With

When drafted, he joined an Eagles backfield that included fellow undersized running back Darren Sproles