Position
Running Back
Height
6'0
Weight
215 lbs.
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Lehigh Acres, Fla.
High School
Lehigh HS

CAREER
Appeared in 26 games during his career with the Tigers, starting three times … Rushed for 336 yards on 91 carries and caught four passes for 33 yards … Given the No. 18 prior to the 2020 season … Had best game in an LSU uniform in CFP National Semifinal against Oklahoma when he started in place of an injured Clyde Edwards-Helaire … Rushed for career-best 89 yards on 16 carries in win over Oklahoma that propelled LSU into the national championship game … Transferred to Utah in the spring of 2021.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2020)
Appeared in nine games during the COVID-shortened season, rushing for 145 yards on 45 carries … Started twice – Mississippi State and Missouri … Rushed for 47 yards on nine carries against Mississippi State … Led the Tigers with 64 yards on 17 carries in win over Florida …

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2019)
Played in 14 games with one start … Stepped in for a limited Clyde Edwards-Helaire against Oklahoma and had best game of career with 89 rushing yards and one reception for nine yards … Carried career-best 16 times against Sooners with four of his rushes going for first downs … Started for first time of career against Oklahoma … Averaged 5.6 yards per carry against the Sooners with runs of 13, 19 and 20 yards … Also played on special teams … Played in 14 games … Rushed for 189 yards on 38 carries … Caught three passes for 23 yards … Prior to OU, had 26 yards in five carries against Georgia … Rushed six times for 24 yards vs. Utah State and 23 yards on two carries against Georgia Southern.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2018)
Granted a redshirt after appearing in four games for the Tigers as a true freshman … Saw action in a backup role against Miami, Auburn, Ole Miss and Florida … Rushed eight times for a total of 2 yards … Had three carries against Ole Miss for two yards and one carry for two yards against Auburn.

HIGH SCHOOL
Bruising runner with the speed to turn a corner and outrace defenders but is also physical enough to run between the tackles … Piled up 764 yards and five touchdowns in nine games as a senior in 2017 … Listed as the ninth-best running back in the nation by recruiting publications … Four-star prospect by both 247Sports and ESPN … Racked up 2,984 yards on 364 carries, rushing for 28 touchdowns in his career as a four-year letter winner … Coached by James Chaney.

PERSONAL
Born Nov. 10, 1998 … Majoring in sport administration.

Chris Curry’s Career Highs
Rush attempts: 17 at Florida, 2020
Rushing yards: 89 vs. Oklahoma, 2019 CFP National Semifinal
Rushing TDs: None
Longest Rush: 20 2x (Last: vs. Oklahoma, 2019; First: vs. Georgia Southern, 2019)
Receptions: 2 vs. Georgia Southern, 2019
Receiving Yards: 14 vs. Georgia Southern, 2019
Longest Reception: 10 at Auburn, 2020

 

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