Wyoming: Came off the bench in his first game at Nebraska to carry the ball 15 times for 76 yards... all 15 carries came in the second half, including nine carries for 40 yards in the fourth quarter. Southern Miss: Saw significant time in the second half in the 56-13 victory... carried the ball eight times for 60 yards, including a season-long 20-yard carry. UCLA: Carried the ball five times for 22 yards... added a nine-yard catch and a 14-yard kick return. SDSU: Ran eight times for 52 yards and a pair of TD’s, including a 10-yard run in the third quarter and a five-yard run in the fourth quarter... first TDs of his career. Illinois: Carried the ball four times for 19 yards off the bench. Purdue: Carried the ball 10 times for 61 yards, including a season-high 23-yard carry in the fourth quarter. Minnesota: Didn’t carry the ball, but did return one kick for a season-high 23 yards. Northwestern: Carried the ball once against the Wildcats for three yards. Michigan: Came off the bench for one carry... returned his first career punt for 10 yards. Michigan State: Recorded one carry for three yards.
Before Nebraska (Chaminade HS)
Running back Terrell Newby is regarded as one of the most explosive offensive playmakers in the nation in the 2013 class. The 5-10, 180-pound Newby posted back-to-back seasons with more than 2,000 yards rushing for Chaminade High in West Hills, Calif. Newby is one of three Californians in the class, marking the 15th straight year NU has had at least one signee from California. In his career, the 5-10, 180-pound Newby accounted for 105 total touchdowns for Coach Ed Croson's team. As a senior in 2012, Newby ran for 2,305 yards and 45 touchdowns, and averaged 7.7 yards per carry. Newby also caught 18 passes for 176 yards and helped Chaminade to a 12-2 record and a trip to the finals of the CIF Southern Section playoffs. Newby's top game in 2012 came against Harvard-Westlake, when he rushed for 360 yards and eight touchdowns in a 78-34 victory. For his efforts as a senior, Newby was a finalist for the Cal/Hi Sports Mr. Football Award and was named to the Los Angeles Times' high school football All-Star team. He was also the Western Division Offensive Player of the Year and the Los Angeles Daily News Player of the Year. Newby also topped 2,000 yards as a junior in 2011, running for 2,117 yards and 34 rushing touchdowns on 303 attempts. He also caught 18 passes for 184 yards and a touchdown, while returning punts for Chaminade, helping his team to a 10-3 record and a trip to the semifinals of the CIF Southern Section playoffs. Newby first made a splash as a sophomore when he rushed for 1,372 yards and 18 touchdowns for Chaminade, helping his team to an 11-2 record and a playoff semifinal appearance. Newby is regarded as one of the top 75 overall prospects in the country by Rivals.com, which lists him as the top running back in California and one of the top 10 overall prospects in the Golden State. Newby is among the top 150 players in the country by 247 Sports which lists him among the top 20 players in California and as the No. 11 running back prospect in the nation. Newby was an honorable-mention Parade All-American and played in the International Bowl. He chose Nebraska over UCLA, Oregon, California and Washington, and had offers from dozens of other schools.
Terrell is the son of Terrell and Lorraine Newby and he was born on July 25, 1995.
» Rushes – 15 vs. Wyoming (2013)
» Rushing Yards – 76 vs. Wyoming (2013)
» Rushing Touchdowns – 2 vs. SDSU (2013)
» Receptions – 1 vs. UCLA (2013), vs. Southern Miss (2013)
» Receiving Yards – 9 vs. UCLA (2013)
» Receiving Touchdowns – None