40 Tersoo Uhaa
40 Tersoo Uhaa
Height: 5-8
Weight: 206
Year: Junior
Hometown: Gainesville, Ga.
High School: Riverside Military Academy
Position: FB

Furman: (tes-O, ooh-Hah)...outstanding young performer who is expected to take over the starting fullback job...strong, compact runner who also excels as a receiver. 2008 -- Proved to be one of the season's most pleasant surprises after being lightly recruited out of high school...ran for 420 yards and a team leading eight touchdowns...started in three games...scored a touchdown in his first game against Mars Hill (62-14 win)...crossed the goal line twice in a 23-21 win over sixth-ranked Delaware...rushed for a season high 99 yards and two touchdowns against Appalachian State...rushed for a touchdown and caught a scoring toss against Patriot League champion and eventual NCAA playoff participant Colgate (42-21 win)....co-recipient of Furman's Freshman of the Year Award along with wide receiver David Hendrix....named to the SoCon Coaches All-Freshman Team.

High School: 2008 graduate of Riverside (GISA 3A) Military Academy...football coach was Chris Lancaster...played tailback, fullback, and linebacker...career statistics include 1,709 rushing yards, 23 touchdowns, 230 tackles, 10 forced fumbles, and six interceptions...as a senior rushed for 1,351 yards and 20 TDs, racked up 65 tackles and seven forced fumbles...rushed for 224 yards and three touchdowns versus Southland Academy in his first career start at tailback...first team all-region and all-state pick...selected to play in 2007 GISA All-Star Game...also starred in wrestling and track & field...2007 state wrestling championship in 189-pound class...won 2006 and '07 state titles in discus and posted third place state finish as member of 4x100 meter team his junior year...was the highest ranking cadet at RMA, holding the rank of lieutenant colonel and battalion commander.

Personal: Full name is Tersoo Solomon Uhaa...son of Miriam and Iyorlomun Uhaa...born December 14, 1989, in Woodland, California...has three siblings, Nguvan, Sesuah, and Mimi...undeclared major.