Javorius Allen of the football team and Natalie Hagglund of the women's volleyball team are this week's award recipients.
CAREER: In his career, he has 817 yards on 141 carries (5.8 avg) with 14 TDs, plus 22 receptions for 252 yards (11.5 avg) with 1 TD. He has 4 100-yard rushing games in his career. He has 4 career starts.
2014: Allen, a junior tailback in 2014, will look to improve upon his eye-opening 2013 campaign.
2013: Allen had an impressive showing as a sophomore tailback in 2013, especially in the last half of the season. Overall 2013 while appearing in all 14 games and starting the final 4 (Stanford, Colorado, UCLA, Fresno State), he ran for 785 yards on 135 carries (5.8 avg) with 14 TDs, plus he had 22 receptions for 252 yards (11.5 avg) with 1 TD and 2 tackles. He scored 13 touchdowns in the last 6 games (12 on the ground) and 4 of them were at least 43 yards. He had 4 100-yard rushing outings, all in the last 6 games (133 at Oregon State, 135 at California, 145 at Colorado and 123 versus UCLA).
He made 2013 CollegeFootballNews.com Sophomore All-American honorable mention. He made 2013 All-Pac-12 honorable mention and Phil Steele All-Pac-12 third team. He also was voted by his teammates as USC's MVP and also won the Offensive Perimeter Player of the Year as well as the Jack Oakie "Rise and Shine" Award (longest run).
He had 18 yards on 4 tries at Hawaii, then 45 yards on 8 carries against Boston College and 15 yards on 2 carries at Arizona State. He had 37 yards on 6 tries with a pair of TDs (1 and 4 yards) along with 2 catches for 6 yards and a tackle against Arizona. He had 20 yards on 7 carries at Notre Dame and 2 yards on 2 carries with a 3-yard catch against Utah. At Oregon State, he had a then-career high 133 yards on 16 carries with a career-best 3 TDs (9, 18 and 52 yards) plus he caught 4 passes for 41 yards. He averaged 22.5 yards per carry and 27.4 per touch as he ran for 135 yards on just 6 carries (the most yards ever on the road by a Trojan with 6 or fewer carries and the most anywhere since 1954) with a pair of long TDs (43 and 79 yards) and had a 57-yard TD reception at California. He ran for 26 yards on 16 carries and caught 4 passes for 58 yards against Stanford. He had a career-best 145 yards on 21 carries with 3 TDs (12, 1 and 23 yards, with a 66-yarder called back by penalty) and he caught 3 passes for 24 yards at Colorado. He had a game-high 123 yards on 20 carries, with an 11-yard TD, and he caught 3 passes for 30 yards against UCLA. He ran for a game-best 86 yards with 2 TDs (24 and 1 yards) on 27 carries and added 4 catches for 33 yards against Fresno State.
2012: Allen was a reserve tailback as a redshirt freshman in 2012. Overall in 2012 while appearing in 3 games (Syracuse, California, Colorado), he had 6 carries for 32 yards (5.3 avg.). He had 2 carries each against Syracuse (6 yards), California (12 yards) and Colorado (14 yards). He missed the Utah game because of a death in his family.
2011: Allen redshirted as a freshman tailback in 2011, his first year at USC.
HIGH SCHOOL: His 2010 honors included ESPNU150, Super Prep All-Dixie and Prep Star All-Southeast as a senior running back at Lincoln High in Tallahassee (Fla.). He ran for more than 1,500 yards in 2010. Lincoln won the 2010 Florida state Class 4A title. He missed his 2009 junior season with an injury. As a sophomore in 2008, he rushed for 1,044 yards on 162 carries (6.4 avg.) with 10 TDs. Lincoln played in the Florida state Class 4A championship game. He also long jumped at Lincoln, with a best of 22-9 1/2.
PERSONAL: He is a sociology major at USC. His nickname is Buck.
GAME-BY-GAME WITH JAVORIUS ALLEN