Jordan Canada

Jordan Canada

Player Profile

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
West Covina, Calif.

High School:
Duarte

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 190

Position:
Running Back

Birthdate:
09/16/1992

Experience:
3V

04/19/2013

Offense has breakout evening in final scrimmage of spring drills

Six different players score touchdowns as the offense racks up 465 yards on a beautiful night in WGS

04/18/2013

A look at practice No. 13 as Griz prepare for their final scrimmage

Former Griz QBs Dickenson and Edwards to speak, 2013 team captains to be announced

04/16/2013

A review of Griz spring football practice No. 12

Final scrimmage slated for Friday, April 19; former Griz QBs Dickenson and Edwards will be on hand

04/16/2013

Grizzly Football Profile: Meet junior running back Travon Van

Van was a four-star recruit out of high school/transferred to UM so he could remain on offense

04/13/2013

Defense leads the way in the Grizzlies' annual Spring Game in Ronan

Griz D grabs four interceptions & has seven sacks/Canada paces the offense with 109 yards rushing

04/14/2014

Montana Spring Game (4/12/14)

Montana Spring Game (4/12/14)

12/07/2013

Montana vs. Coastal Carolina (12/7/13)

Montana vs. Coastal Carolina (12/7/13)

11/23/2013

Montana vs. Montana State (11/23/13)

Montana vs. Montana State (11/23/13)

11/16/2013

Montana vs. Weber State (11/16/13)

Montana vs. Weber State (11/16/13)

10/28/2013

Montana vs. Eastern Washington (10/25/13)

Montana vs. Eastern Washington (10/25/13)

2014 ALL-AMERICA CANDIDATE

MONTANA: Jordan is one of the most prolific running backs to ever play at Montana. He begins his senior season ranked fourth in school history in career rushing yards with 2,228 and in career touchdown runs with 29. He is tied for 14th in scoring at UM with 174 points. He was elected team captain on offense in 2014, along with senior quarterback Jordan Johnson. His 16 rushing TDs are the most by a returning league player this season. He has eight career 100-yard rushing games.

2013: He had an outstanding season, with team-highs of 211 carries for 1,062 yards, and 16 touchdowns. He rushed for four touchdowns at Sacramento State, tying UM's single-season record with four other players. His 96 points tied him for the 14th most in a season. He rushed for 189 yards - the 12th most in UM's single game history in a 42-6 home win over Weber State, and tied a school record with five other players with an 80-yard TD run in that game.

He was ranked seventh in the Big Sky Conference, averaging 81.7 yards a game rushing, which ranked him 56th in the FCS. His 16 rushing TDs were the third most in the league a year ago, and ranked him 11th in the nation. Canada's 7.4 points a game ranked him fifth in the league in scoring. He rushed for more than 100 yards six times. He was an honorable mention all-conference selection.

2012: He was second on the team with 586 yards rushing. He rushed for 167 yards on only 19 carries (an 11.4-yards per carry average) in a 32-26 loss at Eastern Washington.

2011: He was the Grizzlies' second leading rusher with 580 yards for a team-high 9 TDs. He had a 46-yard game-winning touchdown run in a 28-24 win at Northern Arizona. He rushed for 159 yards on just 14 carries in a 30-24 home win over Portland State.

2010: He was a redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: As a junior at Duarte High School Jordan rushed for more than 1,900 yards and 19 TDs, and averaged 13.2 points per game...he did not play football his senior year at South Hills High School because of transfer issues....he was the team MVP at Duarte as a sophomore and junior, and was coached there by Wordell Crutchfield.

CAREER HIGHS: He rushed for 189 yards against Weber State last season. He had five receptions against Cal Poly last season. He had 25 carries in UM's opener over Appalachian State last year. He had a career-long 42-yard catch against Coastal Carolina a year ago, and had 50 receiving yards in that contest. He has two or more touchdown runs in seven career games, including a record-tying four versus WSU in 2013.

PERSONAL: His major is sociology. His mom is Gala Canada of Duarte. Birth date: Sept. 16, 1992.

RUSHING STATS------------------------------------------RECEIVING STATS

Year--G/S--Att.--Net Yds.--Avg.=TD--LG-----------------Rec.--Yds.--Avg.=TD--LG

2011--13/1--113--580--5.1=9--75------------------------14--93--6.6=0--24

2012---10/2--118--586--5.0=4--72-----------------------15--126--8.4=0--31

2013--13/12--211--1,062--5.0=16--80t-------------------11--121--11.0=0--42

TOTAL--36/15--442--2,228--5.0=29--80t------------------40--340--8.5=0--42

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