Oregon's Jonathan Stewart Headed To The NFL

The junior averaged 132.5 rushing yards a game for Oregon

Jan. 11, 2008

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EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Oregon running back Jonathan Stewart will pass up his senior season and enter the NFL draft.

The school confirmed Stewart's decision Friday.

The junior ran for a school-record 1,722 yards, averaging 132.5 yards a game, in leading Oregon to a 9-4 record. He scored 11 touchdowns on the ground and caught two TD passes.

He ran for 253 yards in Oregon's 56-21 victory over South Florida in the Sun Bowl.