Last updated on Jan. 23, 2012
2011 (Freshman): Played in two games and recorded on tackle against California in the season opener.
High School: Lettered two years in football ... helped Lincoln High School to an overall record of 18-5 in two seasons ... was a running back and linebacker ... named first team all-league twice ... as a junior recorded 65 tackles and had a 72 yard kickoff return for a touchdown ... rushed for 574 yards on 88 carries during his senior season and averaged 6.5 yards ... also ran track.
Personal: Born on Jan. 1, 1992 ... parents are Richard and Janetta Newsom ... has a brother, Richard, and a sister, Jaloni ... hobbies are playing basketball, watching sports and television ... admires his family because they are always there for him ... lists Barry Sanders has his favorite athlete because he was great and a very humble person, who is inspirational.
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