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    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
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  • Tue., Nov. 25, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

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    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
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  • Wed., Nov. 26, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Thu., Nov. 27, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Fri., Nov. 28, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Sun., Nov. 30, 2014 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM EST Live Verizon Gametime Live Redskins pregame show hosted by Larry Michael LIVE from Lucas Oil Stadium before the Redskins vs. Colts game on Sunday, November 30, 2014.
  • Sun., Nov. 30, 2014 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM EST Live Gruden Press Conference Redskins head coach Jay Gruden takes the podium following the Redskins vs. Colts game at Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday, November 30, 2014.
  • Sun., Nov. 30, 2014 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM EST Live Player Press Conference Select Redskins players take the podium following the Redskins vs. Colts game at Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday, November 30, 2014.
  • Mon., Dec. 01, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

  • Tue., Dec. 02, 2014 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM EST Redskins Nation

    Redskins Nation is a half-hour show devoted to giving fans unfiltered access to the day's events at Redskins Park. Hosted by Larry Michael, the show features Redskins players, coaches and sit-down interviews with team officials. (Show re-airs at 11:30 p.m/7:30 a.m. daily)

    • DATE: December 3, 2013
    • TIME:  5:30 PM 
    • LOCATION:  Comcast SportsNet

Players

Roy Helu Jr.
RB #29
Height:
5-11
Weight:
215
Age:
25
College:
Nebraska
Hometown:
Danville, Calif.
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2014):

CAR
33
YDS
169
AVG
5.1
TDS
1

Transactions:

  • Selected by the Washington Redskins in the fourth round (105th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.

Transactions:

  • Selected by the Washington Redskins in the fourth round (105th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.

PRO

  • Enters 2014 having played in 34 games, starting five.
  • Named to the 2011 Pro Football Weekly/Pro Football Writers Association All-Rookie.
  • Rushed 215 times for 916 yards (4.3 avg.) and caught 87 passes for 675 yards (7.8 avg.) in his first three seasons (2011-13).
  • Holds the Redskins record for receptions in a single game (14, vs. SF in 2011).
  • Has three 100-yard rushing games and one 100-yard receiving game in his five career starts through 2013.

2013 (Redskins)

  • Played in all 16 games for Washington as a supplement to starter Alfred Morris.
  • Rushed 62 times for 274 yards with four rushing touchdowns and caught 31 passes for 251 yards.
  • Tied a team record with three rushing touchdowns against the Bears in Week 7.

2012 (Redskins)

  • Played in three games before being placed on the Reserve/Injured list with an Achilles injury on September 26.

 2011 (Redskins)

  • Had 151 rushes for 640 yards.
  • Notched 49 receptions for 379 yards.
  • Scored a total of three touchdowns, two on the group and one through the air.
  • Set a Redskins record with 14 receptions, also was the most by any NFL running back in a single game in 2011.
  • Led all NFL rookie running backs with 49 receptions.
  • Had a 47-yard touchdown reception which was a career-long and the longest by a rookie running back in Redskins history.
  • Finished with a combined 1,019 combined rushing and receiving yards, the first time a Redskins rookie running back had reached 1,000 combined yards since Reggie Brooks in 1993.

 

College

  • Played in 48 career games, making 28 starts. T
  • Totaled 578 rushes for 3,404 yards (5.89 avg.) and 28 touchdowns.
  • His 3,404 rushing yards rank 11th in Big 12 Conference history.
  • Became the sixth Husker to rush for over 3,000 yards in his career and finished fourth on the school all-time rushing list.
  • Also caught 54 passes for 501 yards (9.28 avg.).
  • As a senior, played in 14 games (12 starts) and rushed 188 times for 1,245 yards (6.62 avg.) and 11 touchdowns and caught five passes for 46 yards.
  • Set a school record rushing for 307 yards vs. Missouri.
  • Earned All-Big 12 Conference second-team honors from The NFL Draft Report, the league’s coaches and Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
  • Served as a team captain and was named the squad’s Most Valuable Player for the second consecutive season.
  • As a junior was named second-team All-Big 12 Conference by The NFL Draft Report, the league’s coaches, the Kansas City Star, Dallas Morning News and Rivals.com.
  • Named Nebraska’s Offensive MVP and a member of the Doak Walker Award and Maxwell Award Watch Lists.
  • Started 14 games and ranked fourth in the conference with 220 carries for 1,147 yards (6.58 avg.) and 10 touchdowns. Finished third on the team with 19 receptions for 149 yards (7.84 avg.) and ranked second among the Huskers with 1,296 all-purpose yards.
  • As a sophomore, appeared in 13 games, making two starts and earned All-Big 12 Conference honorable mention.
  • Carried the ball 125 times for 803 yards (6.42 avg.) and seven touchdowns, while also catching 25 passes for 266 yards (10.64 avg.).
  • Played in seven games as a freshman, totaling 209 yards on 45 carries (4.64 avg.).

 

Personal

  • Hobbies include playing tennis and bowling.
  • He iss an avid soccer fan, particularly of Tottenham Hotspurs of the English Premier League.
  • Was a regular participant in Nebraska's community outreach activities working with numerous FCA activities, as well as volunteering at Elliot Elementary School as part of the Huskers' team hospital visits.
  • In 2011, worked with the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation to speak to students about the importance of good health and lead kids in fitness activities as part of NFL’s PLAY 60 campaign, helping kids get 60 minutes of exercise a day.
  • Earned Academic All-Big 12 Conference and Big 12 Commissioner’s Spring and Fall Academic Honor Roll recognition in 2010.
  • Was a regular participant in Nebraska’s community outreach activities working with numerous FCA activities, as well as volunteering at Elliot Elementary School as part of the Huskers’ team hospital visits.
  • Volunteered at the annual All-Star Survivors Celebration for women battling cancer in 2013 at Redskins Park.
  • Attended San Ramon Valley High School, where he earned All-East Bay League honors in each of his final two seasons.
  • Totaled 181 rushes for 1,085 yards (5.99 avg.), 11 touchdowns and 20 catches for 280 yards (14.0 avg.) and one touchdown, while guiding his team to a 10-2 record.
  • As a junior, rushed for 1,526 yards and 19 touchdowns on 186 carries (8.2 avg.) and caught 30 passes for 500 yards and four touchdowns.

 

Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesRushingReceivingFumbles
GGSAttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLongTDFUMLost
TOTAL 248 1,085 4.4 28 7 121 1,050 8.7 55 2 6 3
2014 WAS 11 0 33 169 5.1 18 1 34 375 11 55 1 2 1
2013 WAS 16 0 62 274 4.4 24 4 31 251 8.1 28 0 2 0
2012 WAS 3 0 2 2 1 1 0 7 45 6.4 21 0 -- --
2011 WAS 15 5 151 640 4.2 28T 2 49 379 7.7 47T 1 2 2
Recent Games
WKOppResultRushingReceivingFumbles
AttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 @HOU L 6-17 4 46 11.5 16 0 2 15 7.5 9 0 -- --
2 JAC W 41-10 8 25 3.1 9 0 2 11 5.5 6 0 -- --
3 @PHI L 34-37 1 1 1 1 1 1 55 55 55 0 -- --
4 NYG L 14-45 2 8 4 6 0 5 78 15.6 36 0 -- --
5 SEA L 17-27 2 -1 -0.5 4 0 5 59 11.8 22 0 -- --
6 @ARI L 20-30 3 26 8.7 16 0 2 40 20 33 0 -- --
7 TEN W 19-17 5 29 5.8 15 0 3 -9 -3 1 0 -- --
8 @DAL W 20-17 5 29 5.8 18 0 2 14 7 7 0 -- --
9 @MIN L 26-29 3 6 2 5 0 4 46 11.5 24 0 -- --
11 TB L 7-27 -- -- -- -- -- 6 57 9.5 30 1 2 1
12 @SF L 13-17 -- -- -- -- -- 2 9 4.5 7 0 -- --

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