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C.J. Amill

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Youngstown, Ohio

High School:
Cardinal Mooney

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 180

Position:
RB

Major:
Anthropology & Sociology

C.J.  Amill

08/10/2018

Defense Highlights Steele Preseason All-Patriot League Team

Fourteen Leopards awarded Preseason All-Patriot League honors

07/31/2018

Lafayette Football Takes Part in iCan Shine Bike Program

17 Leopards volunteer to help individuals with disabilities learn to ride bicycles

07/26/2018

Four Seniors Selected to Preseason All-PL Football Team

Offense, defense and special teams all represented in Amill, Eisler, Giudice and Powe

04/21/2018

Four Seniors Selected as Football Team Captains

Amill, Crossan, Powe, Zataveski to lead the Leopards

04/21/2018

Maroon-White Game Caps 2018 Spring Campaign

Garrett announces team captains and spring season's most-improved players

04/21/2018

Maroon- White Game

Photos by Rick Smith

04/03/2018

Football Spring Practice

April 3, 2018

11/18/2017

Lafayette vs. Lehigh -- No. 153

Photos by Rick Smith

11/11/2017

Lafayette vs. Colgate

Photos from Lafayette football vs. Colgate (11/11/17)

11/04/2017

Lafayette at Georgetown Photo Gallery

Photos by Kenya Allen

2017: Played in 11 games, with one start against Bucknell...finished third on the team in rushing with 51 carries for 129 yards and a touchdown...averaged 29.4 yards per kick return in 19 chances and 31.6 yards per attempt in conference play on his way to All-Patriot League First-Team honors as a return specialist...his 558 kick return yards are the eighth most in a season at Lafayette...earned team's Special Teams MVP honor...had a career-high six catches in a win over Fordham (10/7)...ran back a kickoff 65 yards at Harvard (10/14)...garnered 48 rushing yards against Bucknell (10/21) when he also had six catches for 22 yards...recorded first rushing touchdown of the season at Lehigh (11/18)...ran back a kickoff 96 yards against Lehigh, the fourth-longest kick return in school history.

2016: Played in 10 games, with three starts...majority of his snaps came at tailback early in the season before moving back to wideout near end of campaign...managed 53 yards on 33 carries...24 of rushing yards came against Delaware (9/10)...had multiple-catch games nine times, including five catches for 47 yards and a touchdown vs. Lehigh (11/10)...led the team with 23 kick returns for 394 yards (17.1 yards per return)...named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll with a 3.25 GPA.

2015: Played in 10 games, totaling 129 rushing yards...returned five kicks for 124 yards with a long of 37 against Holy Cross (10/24)...caught one touchdown pass for the season at Wagner (9/26)...received the George McGaughey Award given to the Most Valuable Player from each team in the annual Lafayette-Bucknell matchup...ripped off a 51-yard run against the Bison, the Leopards' longest play from scrimmage...his 698 return yards were the second most in a season at Lafayette.

AT CARDINAL MOONEY: All-Northeast Ohio and All-Ohio honoree who ran for more than 2,100 yards and 21 touchdowns during the 2013 and 2014 seasons...also pulled in 307 receiving yards....managed six interceptions and 64 tackles, playing cornerback...averaged 19 yards per kick return and 18 yards per punt return...ran track as a sophomore in 2012, competing in the 100, 200, 4x100 relay and 4x200 relay...Honor Roll student who was a member of the choir, Spanish Club, Drama Club while also serving as a mentor for freshman students...drummer at his church...performed more than 300 hours of community service.

PERSONAL: Son of Christopher and Tara Amill...father played football at Kent State...part of athletic family as relatives Ramon Amill (uncle-Youngstown State under Jim Tressel), Darren Ross (cousin-IUP), Moses Ellis (cousin-Prairie View A&M and later Arena football), Andre Jackson (uncle-Ohio U.) and Asim Pleas (uncle-Illinois) played college football...has a younger brother, Tarren...born 5/3/97.

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