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Brad Lester
Brad Lester

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lilburn, GA

High School:
Parkview

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 197

Position:
RB

Birthdate:
10/24/1985

Experience:
3L

Major:
Adult Education

CAREER -- Has six multiple-touchdown efforts ... 20 career touchdowns in 325 touches, for an average of one TD every 16.3 touches ... Is 24th all-time at Auburn in career rushing yards with 1,400 ... Is 14 yards shy of tying Monk Gafford (1,414) for 23rd all-time ... Is 86 yards shy of tying Tommy Lorino (1956-58) for 22nd all-time with 1,486 yards and 134 yards shy of tying Terry Henley (1970-72) for 21st all-time with 1,534 yards.

2007 -- Coaches' Preseason All-SEC Third Team ... The Sporting News Preseason All-SEC Second Team ... Second on team with 125 rushes for 530 yards ... Had career-best 96 yards on career-high 23 carries vs. Ole Miss ... Scored a 1-yard rush TD vs. Rebels for 20th career score ... Rushed for 77 yards on 13 carries with two touchdowns ... Had 46 yards on eight carries and one TD in first half against Vandy ... Made first start of season at Arkansas, finishing with a game-high 111 all-purpose yards, including 89 rushing yards on 21 carries ... Had a key 22-yard kickoff return late in the fourth quarter that helped set up game-winning drive ... Rushed for 45 yards on 16 carries vs. Georgia ... Rushed for a career-best 98 yards on 22 carries vs. Alabama... Rushed the ball 14 times for 57 yards and caught three passes for 24 yards in the Chick-fil-A Bowl vs. Clemson ... Missed first five games due to an academic suspension.

2006 -- Second on the team with 104 carries for 510 yards ... Led Auburn with nine rushing touchdowns ... Tied for fifth in the SEC with 5.0 points scored per game (non-kickers) ... Led Auburn with 10 total touchdowns, including nine on the ground ... Did not play against Nebraska in the Cotton Bowl ... Posted 15 carries against Alabama, rushing for 54 yards and a 12-yard touchdown in the second quarter ... Rushed the ball five times for 40 yards against Georgia ... Ran for a 21-yard touchdown in the second quarter against the Bulldogs ... Ran the ball 12 times and finished with 62 yards against Arkansas State ... Also returned one kickoff for 34 yards against the Indians ... Received 14 carries against Ole Miss, finishing with 49 yards and a 6-yard touchdown in the third quarter ... Started and rushed for 23 yards and a 2-yard touchdown on six carries against Tulane ... Also caught a 36-yard pass against the Green Wave ... Carried the ball 17 times against Florida, rushing for a career-high 94 yards (5.5 yards per carry) ... Named the Coaches' Co-Offensive Player of the Week for his efforts against the Gators ... Rushed four times for 28 yards against Arkansas ... Carried the ball three times for 24 yards on Auburn's scoring drive (touchdown) against the Razorbacks ... Returned three kicks for 100 yards against Arkansas, including a season-high 68-yarder ... Started his first game of the season and rushed for his third-multiple touchdown game of the season against Buffalo ... Rushed for touchdowns of 2 and 4 yards and finished with 83 on the ground overall ... Had his second straight multiple-touchdown effort, rushing for scores from 2 and 20 yards against Mississippi State ... Rushed for 40 yards on five carries against the Bulldogs ... Rushed for a 12-yard touchdown and caught a 34-yard touchdown pass from Brandon Cox on a swing pass against Washington State ... Marked his third career multiple-TD game and his first by rushing and receiving ... Rushed for 37 yards against the Cougars.

2005 -- Named SEC Freshman of the Week (Sept. 19) after the Ball State game ... Received Freshman of the Week honors again after the South Carolina game (Oct. 3) ... Played in eight games, starting one ... Second on the team with 339 yards rushing ... Rushed seven times for 31 yards against Wisconsin in the Capital One Bowl ... Also returned one kickoff for 15 yards against the Badgers ... Returned against Georgia after missing three games and rushed two times for 34 yards ... First carry against the Bulldogs was a 30-yard rush up the middle in the second quarter ... Missed the Kentucky, Ole Miss and Arkansas games due to injury ... Saw limited action against Arkansas ... Suffered a strained right groin in the first quarter against the Razorbacks ... Finished with seven carries for 32 yards against Arkansas ... Posted his second multiple touchdown game of the season, and led Auburn with 13 carries for 53 yards against South Carolina ... Scored on touchdown runs of 1 and 4 yards, respectively, against the Gamecocks ... Had one kickoff return for 43 yards against South Carolina ...Named the Coaches' Offensive Player of the Week for his efforts against Western Kentucky ... Carried the ball 10 times against Western Kentucky ... Finished with 64 yards against the Hilltoppers, including a 20-yard carry in the third quarter ... Posted one 45-yard kickoff against Western Kentucky ... Rushed seven times for 91 yards against Ball State, rushing for touchdowns of 1 and 3 yards, respectively ... Posted a career-best 70-yard run, the third longest by an AU freshman, in the fourth quarter against the Cardinals that put Auburn on Ball State's 10 ... Also returned a 93-yard kickoff for a touchdown in the third quarter against the Cardinals ... Became the first Auburn player to return a kick for a touchdown since Tim Carter (100 yards) against LSU in 2000 ... Second on the team with 34 rushing yards against Mississippi State, including a 22-yarder in the third quarter ... Scored his first career touchdown, a 6-yard rush up the middle in the fourth quarter, against the Bulldogs.

2004 -- Played in three games ... Had three-carry effort against The Citadel, rushing for 17 yards ... Returned one kickoff against Mississippi State for 32 yards.

HIGH SCHOOL -- High School Coach: Cecil Flowe ... Rushed for 2,090 yards and 27 touchdowns as a senior ... Ran for 1,630 yards on 181 carries and 15 touchdowns as a junior ... Helped lead Parkview to a state title in 2002 ... Two-time Georgia 5A All-State team ... Played in the Georgia North-South All-Star Game ... Mobile Register Super Southeast 120 ... Atlanta Journal Constitution Super Southern 100 ... PrepStar All-American ... SuperPrep All-Region team ... TheInsiders.com South Hot 100 and Georgia Top 20 ... Rivals.com Top 40 running backs ... Rivals.com Georgia Top 50.

PERSONAL -- Born Oct. 24, 1985 ... Son of Phillis and Willie Miller ... Majoring in adult education.

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