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Ralph  Webb
RS Junior

Gainesville, Fla.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 202





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Vanderbilt vs. Ole Miss on Nov. 19, 2016.


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Vanderbilt 17, Georgia 16

The Commodores defeat Georgia, on October 15, 2016.

2015 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll
2015 Third-Team All-SEC RB - Phil Steele
2014 Fall SEC Academic Honor Roll

Webb put together the finest season ever by a Commodore sophomore running back, breaking several team marks along the way... Started in all 12 games at tailback, running his consecutive starts streak to 24 games... Earned postseason third team All-SEC honors from Phil Steele publications... Concluded the year by setting a sophomore record with 1,152 rushing yards, the second highest total in team history... Rushing total was sixth highest in SEC... Established a single-season mark with 277 rush attempts... Concluded season ranked No. 8 on the team's career rushing charts... Averaged 106.7 rushing yards over last nine games, and 111.6 rushing yards in last five SEC games... Had 155 rushing yards, including game-deciding 39-yard TD, in win over Middle Tennessee... Had career long 74-yard rush for team's one score in narrow loss at Florida... Had 149 rushing yards at Tennessee, highest total by a Commodore back vs. Vols in four decades... Registered several receiving season highs -- 22 catches, 188 yards, 2 TDs -- as receiving target out of the backfield, topped by 7-catch, 57-yard performance against Georgia.

Webb enjoyed arguably the greatest season ever by a Vanderbilt freshman running back... Established new freshman team records with 907 rushing yards and 212 rush attempts... Broke Kwane Doster's 12-year-old freshman rushing mark against Florida... Garnered SEC All-Freshman recognition but did not make coaches' team... Rushing total ranks No. 7 all-time among Commodore backs... Finished the year ranked ninth in the SEC in rushing yards and 10th with 75.8-yard per game average... Only one freshmen in conference - UGA's Nick Chubb (1,281 yards) - topped Webb's season total... Remarkably consistent, Webb rushed for at least 45 yards in 10 of 12 games... Ranked second in SEC to Auburn's Cameron Artis-Payne in rush attempts... Broke Rodney Williams' 1998 freshman single-game rushing record by gaining 166 yards on 31 carries in victory over Old Dominion... Also rushed for 116 yards in win over UMass... Surpassed 75 rushing yards against SEC opponents Ole Miss, South Carolina, Georgia and Florida.... Contributed 10 catches for 30 yards out of the backfield.

Did not play during his first year on campus... Impressed observers with explosive abilities as practice squad running back.

High School
Senior captain... Three-year letter winner for one of Florida's top 6A programs... Started as junior and senior at RB... As senior, named First Team All-State and All-Area by Gainesville Sun after leading Hurricanes to 6A state championship game for the first time in 30 years... Named MVP of 14-1 team as senior... Rushed for 2,020 yards and 28 TDs... Produced nearly 800 rushing yards in five playoff games, including 155-yard, 2-TD effort in state championship... Also contributed as DB during 2012 season... Rushed for 917 yards for eight TDs as a junior in 2011, helping Hurricanes' to 10-3 record and state quarterfinals... One of state's top track & field athletes, winning back-to-back long jump 3A state titles.. Owns LJ PR of 23'8".

Rapheal Webb... Majoring in Sociology... A 2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll recipient, Webb joined a dozen other Vanderbilt students in May to study biodiversity along the Great Barrier Reef and rain forests of Australia's Gold Coast... Son of Perttina Davis and Douglas Webb... Born Nov. 21, 1994... Has an older sister, Latoria; and five brothers, Doug, Dewayne, Deion, Jacquez and Jaquan... Dad is painting contractor; mom works with mentally challenged patients.

Career Highs
Total Carries: 33, vs. Kentucky, 11/14/2015
Net Yardage: 166 yards, vs. Old Dominion, 11/1/2014
Longest Rush: 74 yards at Florida, 11/7/2015
Touchdowns: 2, vs. Austin Peay, 9/19/2015
All Purpose Yards: 176 yards, at MTSU, 10/3/2015

Ralph Webb action shot 10-02-15

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