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Khalfani Muhammad
RB #28
Height:
5-7
Weight:
174
Age:
22
College:
California
Hometown:
Inglewood, Calif.
Experience:
R

Biography

CAREER:
Muhammad played in 45 games with 13 starts during his four seasons at Cal from 2013-16 and ranks second on Cal’s all-time list in kick returns (87) and kick return yards (1931) while his 4,575 career all-purpose yards are third (one more than fourth-place Marshawn Lynch's 4,574. Muhammad also rushed for 2,073 career yards on 359 carries (46.1 ypg, 5.8 ypr) while racking up 14 total touchdowns touchdowns and 84 points. He posted the top rushing season of his career as a 2016 senior with 827 yards rushing on 152 carries, both career-highs. He also set single-season school records of 46 kick returns and 1,006 kick return yards as a 2013 freshman.

After Cal:
• Ran a 4.35 40-yard at Cal’s 2017 Pro Day that would have been the fastest by a running back and tied for the fourth-fastest overall at the NFL Combine.
• Also had a time of 4.27 in the 20-yard shuttle at Cal’s Pro Day that also would have been the fastest by a running back at the combine, as well as a 38.5" vertical jump and 6.74 3-cone drill that would have been second among running backs, and a 10' 6" broad jump that would have been fourth at his position.
• Selected to play in the 2017 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl but did not participate in the contest.

Cal Career (2013-16):
• Played in 45 games with 13 starts over four seasons with the program from 2013-16.
• Totaled career totals of 87 kick returns and 1,931 kick return yards to rank second all-time at Cal in both categories while his 4,575 all-purpose yards are third as he averaged 101.7 all-purpose yards per game.
• Rushed for 2,073 yards on 359 carries to average 46.1 rushing yards per game and 5.8-yards per carry.
• Finished his career with 14 touchdowns while his 84 points scored from 11 rushing scores and three receiving.
• Finished with other career totals of 55 receptions and 571 receiving yards.
• Ran for career bests of 827 yards on 152 carries as a 2016 senior.
• Registered a career-best 6.7 rushing yards per carry on 87 rushes that were second on the club as a 2015 junior to go along with one rushing touchdown on a 74-yard rush in the second quarter at Texas that was the longest run of his career.
• Also had a single-season career-high-tying 17 receptions both as a junior and senior with his 189 yards receiving and two touchdown catches as a junior career bests.
• Posted a career-high-tying four rushing touchdowns both as a 2013 freshman and 2014 sophomore.
• An Athlon Sports third-team Freshman All-American and third-team All-Pac-12 pick of College Sports Madness as a kick returner during his 2013 true freshman campaign when he set single-season school records with career highs for kick returns (46) and kick return yards (1,006) in his first collegiate campaign.
• Recorded a career-high 1,638 all-purpose yards as a freshman.
• Had Cal’s longest run each of his first three seasons including a career-long 74-yard touchdown jaunt at Texas as a junior after a 50-yard touchdown run at Arizona as a sophomore that equaled the team's longest run of the year as a sophomore and a 73-yard touchdown run at Washington as a freshman, before setling for the team's second-longest run of the season as a 2016 senior with a 50-yarder for a touchdown at Oregon State.
• Finished with seven career plays of 50 or more yards from the line of scrimmage with the others including a career-long 62-yard reception against Portland State as a freshman, a 58-yard touchdown catch vs. Arizona State as a junior, a 55-yard TD run at Colorado.
• Had a single-game career high 165 yards rushing as a senior at Oregon State.
• Had a career-high two rushing touchdowns as a sophomore at Arizona.
• Other single-game career highs are six receptions twice at UCLA as a junior and vs. the Bruins as a senior, 167 kick return yards vs. Texas as a senior, and 85 yards receiving vs. Portland State, 224 all-purpose yards at UCLA, and nine kick returns at Stanford all as a freshman.
• Posted 200 or more all-purpose yards on five occasions including three as a senior and a career-high
224 during his 2013 freshman campaign at UCLA.
• Has 14 tackles primarily on special teams with a career-high nine as a junior including a single-game
career-high three in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl vs. Air Force before adding five during his senior campaign.

Senior (2016):
• An honorable mention All-Pac-12 selection played in 11 games with six starts ran for 827 yards on 152 carries, both team and career bests, with two touchdowns on the ground.
• Totaled a team-high and the second-highest total of his career with 1543 all-purpose yards to rank second in the Pac-12 and 22nd nationally with a 140.3 all-purpose yards per game average, adding a career-high-tying 17 receptions for 132 yards receiving as well as team-highs of 24 kick returns and 584 kick return yards for a 24.3 yards per return average that ranked third in the Pac-12 and 31st nationally.
• Had three 100-yard rushing games all coming over the final seven games of the campaign including a career-high 165 yards and one touchdown on 21 carries with one for a season-long 50 yards at Oregon State for the most rushing yards by a Cal player since Daniel Lasco had 188 at Oregon State in 2014.
• Led the team in rushing six times.
• Registered three contests of over 200 all-purpose yards.
• Followed the Oregon State performance by rushing for 148 yards on 23 carries vs. Oregon while adding three receptions for 19 yards and two kick returns for 51 yards for a season-high 218 all-purpose yards.
• Also had big performances in both the season-opener against Hawai'i in the College
Football Sydney Cup and the regular-season finale vs. UCLA.
• Rushed a career-high 29 times for 116 yards while adding another 48 yards including a season-long-tying 29-yarder on a career-high-tying six receptions and 50 yards on a single kickoff return that was Cal's longest of the season against the Bruins to total 214 all-purpose yards.
• Rushed 10 times for 96 yards and one score while adding another 116 yards on three kickoff returns against the Rainbows to total 212 all-purpose yards.
• His 167 kick return yards vs. Texas on a career-high-tying six returns was the best of his career.
• Had a season-high 54 receiving yards against Stanford including one catch that registered a season-long-tying 29 yards.
• Contributed five tackles primarily on special teams all in the the first three games including a season-high two in the season opener.

Junior (2015):
• Played in 12 games and led all running backs with five starts while rushing for a team-high 586 yards on 87 carries with a career-high 6.7 yards per rush and one touchdown.
• One of three Cal running backs to rush for over 500 yards in 2015 as the Golden Bears became the first college football team in recorded history that had six receivers with 40 or more catches and three rushers with 500 or more yards.
• Added career highs of 189 yards receiving and two touchdown receptions on a career-high-tying 17 catches as well as three kick returns for 52 yards to accumulate three total touchdowns and 827 all-purpose yards.
• Registered a season-high 164-yard rushing game at Texas that included a career-long 74-yard touchdown run that was Cal's longest since Brendan Bigelow had an 81-yard touchdown run at Ohio State in 2012 while adding two receptions for 16 yards receiving against Texas to total a season-high 180 all-purpose yards.
• Also led Cal with 92 yards rushing on eight carries in the season-opener against Grambling State and 55 yards rushing on eight carries at UCLA.
• Had at least 40 yards rushing in four other contests vs. Oregon State (8-62), vs. Air Force in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl, at Washington (7-43) and vs. Washington State (10-41).
• Other rushing numbers came vs. USC (11-30), at Utah (4-24), vs. Arizona State (4-15), vs. San Diego State (4-10) and at Oregon (4-3).
• Registered a career-high-tying six receptions for 46 yards and one touchdown on an 18-yard reception in the fourth quarter at UCLA.
• Had three receptions for a season-high 67 yards receiving and one touchdown on a season-long
58-yard fourth quarter reception that gave Cal its first lead in a game in which the Golden Bears rallied from 21 points behind to win 48-46 over Arizona State on Matt Anderson's 26-yard field goal on the final play.
• Added other receiving numbers vs. Washington State (4-41), at Oregon (1-12) and vs. Grambling State (1-7).
• Posted single kickoff returns for 21 yards vs. San Diego State, 17 yards in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl vs. Air Force and 14 yards at UCLA.
• Contributed the first nine tackles of his career primarily on special teams including a career-high three in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl vs. Air Force, as well as two vs. Grambling State and one each vs. San Diego State, at Washington, vs. USC and vs. Arizona State.
• Saw limited action during spring practices while he was participating with the Cal men’s track and field team and did not play in the spring game.

Sophomore (2014):
• Played in 11 games with one start in the team’s season-opening win at Northwestern.
• Second on the team in rushing yards (215) and rushing touchdowns (4), while ranking third in carries (46), with his four scores on the ground equaling a single-season career best.
• Had all four of his career-high rushing touchdowns in the first four contests of the campaign.
• Also registered 14 kick returns for 289 yards (20.6 ypr) and seven receptions for 63 yards receiving to total 567 all-purpose yards.
• Registered a season-high 202 all-purpose yards vs. Colorado, bringing back a season-high-tying and team season-high-tying five kick returns for a season-high 132 yards including a season-long kick return of 37 yards, while adding eight rushes for 31 yards and one touchdown as well a season-high-tying two receptions for a season-high 39 yards including a season-long 41-yard reception.
• Posted his top rushing game at Arizona with a season-high 95 yards rushing and a career-best two rushing scores both in the fourth quarter for his first multiple-touchdown game on a season-high 11 carries with the first on a season-long 50-yard run, while adding one reception for nine yards receiving for a total of 104 all-purpose yards.
• Scored his other rushing touchdown at Northwestern among eight rushes for 23 yards.
• Also posted a single-game season-high-tying two receptions for 11 yards vs. Sacramento State, while he had single catches vs. Arizona (9 yards), Oregon (3 yards) and UCLA (1 yard).
• Added a season-high-tying and team season-high-tying five kick returns at Washington State (71 yards), while he also had kick returns at Northwestern (2-38), vs. Sacramento State (1-27) and at Oregon State (1-21).
• On the watch list for the Paul Hornung Award and College Football Performance Awards Kickoff Returner Trophy.
• Fourth team preseason All-Pac-12 as a kick returner according to Athlon.
• Saw limited action during spring practices while he was participating with the Cal men’s track and field team and did not play in the spring game.

Freshman (2013):
• An Athlon Sports third-team Freshman All-American as well as a third-team All-Pac-12 pick of College Sports Madness and midseason third-team All-Pac-12 selection of Phil Steele, all as a kick returner.
• Earned a spot on the CFPA National Freshman Performer of the Year Watch List.
• Played in 11 games including his first career start at Colorado.
• Among conference and national leaders in all-purpose yards per game (148.91, 6th Pac12, 17th NCAA) and kick return average (21.9 ypr, 6th Pac12, 73rd NCAA).
• Led the team with 445 rushing yards and a career-high-tying four rushing touchdowns, while his 6.0 yards per rush was the best among regulars and his 74 carries second on the club.
• Led the squad with a career-high 1,638 all-purpose yards, including school records and team highs of 46 kick returns and 1,006 kick return yards as well as 14 receptions for 187 yards receiving and one touchdown to his rushing totals.
• Tied for second on the team and tied for first among non-kickers in both total touchdowns (5) and points (30).
• Led Cal in rushing four times with all of those coming over the final seven games of the season including a season-high 90 yards and one touchdown on four carries at Washington that featured a season-long 73-yard scoring jaunt that was Cal’s longest of the campaign and the longest of his career.
• Had a team-high four plays of 50-plus yards adding a 62-yard reception vs. Portland State, a 55-yard touchdown run at Colorado and a career-long 52-yard kick return vs. Oregon State, with the three plays from at least 50 yards the line of scrimmage tying Chris Harper for a team best.
• Also led the Bears in rushing at UCLA (14-63), vs. USC (10-61-TD) and at Stanford (5-45)
with his 14 rushes at UCLA a season best.
• Had his second-most productive rushing yardage game of the season with 78 yards and one touchdown including a 55-yard scoring run that was the team’s second-longest of the year in his first career start at Colorado, while adding 68 yards rushing and one touchdown.
on 13 carries vs. Portland State and 21 yards rushing on five carries against Oregon State
• Had his biggest receiving game of the season vs. Portland State when he had four receptions for a career-high 85 yards receiving including a career-long 62-yard reception to earn College Football Performance Awards Honorable Mention Performer of the Week honors.
• Posted the first touchdown reception of his career among three catches for 33 yards vs. Arizona.
• Recorded additional receiving stats at Colorado (2-18), vs. USC (2-16), vs. Northwestern (1-18),
vs. Ohio State (1-14) and UCLA (1-3).
• Registered a season-high 158 kick return yards on seven kick returns at UCLA, while his nine kick returns at Stanford that he returned for 141 yards a career high.
• Led the team in kick return yards on nine occasions and had at least 100 yards in kick returns six times, adding kick return numbers vs. Oregon State (5-148) when he registered a 52-yarder that was both the longest of his career and the longest by a Cal player in 2013.
• Recorded a career-high 224 all-purpose yards at UCLA (63 rushing, 3 receiving, season-high 158 kick return), while he had 142 or more all-purpose yards in 10 of the 11 games he played.
• Cal’s No. 3 recruit according to 247Sports/Sporting News prior to the season, while Athlon had him as Cal’s No. 4 recruit and Phil Steele ranked him as its No. 35 national freshman running back.

Cal Track and Field:
• A member of the Cal track & field team during his 2014 freshman, 2015 sophomore and 2016 junior track and field seasons but has not competed and is not planning to compete during his 2017 senior campaign while he focuses his preparation on the NFL.
• Recorded the team's top times as a junior in the 100 meters (10.50), 200 meters (personal-best 20.80), indoor 60 meters (6.82), indoor 200 meters (21.44) and with the 4x100-meter relay team (40.40) and 4x400-meter indoor relay team (3:18.59) while highlighting his season with three victories (100 meters, 200 meters, 4x100-meter relay) at the Big Meet in Berkeley against Stanford.
• Highlights from his sophomore campaign included a double at the Cal-Michigan-Virginia Tri-Meet, winning both the 100 meters with a collegiate personal-best 10.44 and the 200 meters in 21.28, as well as a wind-aided victory in 10.35 at the Brutus Hamilton Challenge and a season-best of 21.21 in the 200 meters, and helping the 4x100-meter relay team win at the Big Meet at Stanford in 41.45.
• Highlights from his freshman campaign included placing second in both the 100 meters at the Big Meet in Berkeley and recording a season-best time of 21.27 in the 200 meters, while also helping the Bears win the 4x100-meter relay, and anchoring a 4x100-meter relay team in qualifying at the 2014 Pac-12 Championships that recorded Cal’s fastest time since 1987 (39.91) and the finals teams that saw Cal finish third (40.13) as well as a team that qualified 12th for the NCAA Championships, equaling the 39.91 mark Notre Dame HS (Class of 2013)
• Finished his prep football career with 3,397 rushing yards and 44 touchdowns on the ground over 559 carries, while adding 48 receptions for 704 yards receiving and four scoring catches to total 288 points.
• Had 14 career 100-yard rushing games
• Played in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl following a 2012 senior season in which he earned numerous other honors including All-American (PrepStar), first-team Division I All-State (MaxPreps), second-team All-State (Cal-Hi Sports), first-team All-Area (Los Angeles Daily News, Los Angeles Times), second-team All-Southern Section (Rivals) and Serra League Co-MVP selections.
• Led the Serra League in rushing yards (1,420), rushing touchdowns (18) and scoring (120 points) as a senior when his squad finished ranked No. 15 in the state by MaxPreps and posted an 84 overall record while reaching the quarterfinals of the Southern Section Pac 5 Division playoffs following a Serra League co-title.
• Picked up his rushing totals during his senior season on 215 carries, while he added 18 receptions for 307 yards receiving and two touchdown grabs.
• Posted a career-high 247 rushing yards with a single-game career-high-tying four touchdowns on the ground against Bishop Amat as a senior.
• Totaled six 100-yard rushing games during his senior campaign, including four in a row at one point, and scored at least one rushing touchdown in each of his last nine contests.
• Also had a strong 2011 junior season in which he carried the ball 183 times for 1,126 yards and 13 TDs, ranking second in the Serra League in rushing yards while adding nine receptions for 118 yards receiving and one touchdown.
• Registered a single-game season-high 218 yards rushing and a career-high-tying four touchdown runs vs. Birmingham among his five 100-yard rushing contests as a junior.
• Fourth in the Serra League in rushing as a 2010 sophomore, carrying the ball 161 times for 851 yards and 13 touchdowns, while adding 21 receptions for 279 yards receiving and one score.
• Had a single-game season-high 206 yards rushing against Taft among his three 100-yard games as a sophomore.
• Registered a season-high-tying three touchdowns against both Valencia and Birmingham during his sophomore campaign.
• In addition to his All-American football exploits made a name for himself with his speed that included becoming only the third person ever to win back-to-back individual California boys state titles in the 100 and 200 meters during his 2012 junior and 2013 senior track and field campaigns.
• Recorded a personal best of a wind-aided 10.22 in the 100 meters which is the second-fastest time in California prep history, while his top legal time as a prep was a 10.33 to capture the 2012 state title and rank No. 4 nationally as a senior.
• His prep personal best in the 200 meters was 20.73, which ranked No. 3 nationally as a senior.
• Swept all 13 of his 100-meter races as a senior, while winning 12 of 13 times in the 200 meters and finishing second on the other occasion.
• Earned California’s Gatorade State Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year as a senior and was only the third junior to ever win CalHiSports State Boys Athlete of the Year the previous season when he also won the 4x400 meter relay and was the anchor for the winning 4x100 meter relay while his team captured the state title.
• Second at the state meet in both the 100 and 200 meters as a 2011 sophomore Recruiting Rankings (Class of 2013).
• A four-star recruit according to ESPN, Rivals and PrepStar, while 247Sports Composite, 247Sports and Scout gave him three stars each.
• Ranked as high as the No. 7 wingback nationally by MaxPreps, while 247Sports Composite (No. 12) and 247Sports (No. 15) had him listed as an all-purpose back.
• Among the nation’s top running backs according to PrepStar (No. 25), Rivals (No. 25), ESPN (No. 32) and Scout (No. 53).
• On the list of the nation’s top players overall by PrepStar (No. 177) and 247Sports Composite (No. 402).
• ESPN ranked him as the No. 54 overall player in his region.
• Ranked as high as the No. 36 player in the state of California by Rivals and also on lists by ESPN (No. 43), 247Sports Composite (No. 49) and 247Sports (No. 53).

PERSONAL:
• Full name is Khalfani Amir Muhammad.
• Born September 26, 1994.
• Parents are Malik Muhammad and Amira Gay.
• Recognized by the Inner City Youth Foundation at the organization’s Evening of Champions event with an inaugural Unsung Heroes Award given for the recipient’s combination of success in the classroom, in the community and on the football field.
• Major is public health.

CAREER:
Muhammad played in 45 games with 13 starts during his four seasons at Cal from 2013-16 and ranks second on Cal’s all-time list in kick returns (87) and kick return yards (1931) while his 4,575 career all-purpose yards are third (one more than fourth-place Marshawn Lynch's 4,574. Muhammad also rushed for 2,073 career yards on 359 carries (46.1 ypg, 5.8 ypr) while racking up 14 total touchdowns touchdowns and 84 points. He posted the top rushing season of his career as a 2016 senior with 827 yards rushing on 152 carries, both career-highs. He also set single-season school records of 46 kick returns and 1,006 kick return yards as a 2013 freshman.

After Cal:
• Ran a 4.35 40-yard at Cal’s 2017 Pro Day that would have been the fastest by a running back and tied for the fourth-fastest overall at the NFL Combine.
• Also had a time of 4.27 in the 20-yard shuttle at Cal’s Pro Day that also would have been the fastest by a running back at the combine, as well as a 38.5" vertical jump and 6.74 3-cone drill that would have been second among running backs, and a 10' 6" broad jump that would have been fourth at his position.
• Selected to play in the 2017 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl but did not participate in the contest.

Cal Career (2013-16):
• Played in 45 games with 13 starts over four seasons with the program from 2013-16.
• Totaled career totals of 87 kick returns and 1,931 kick return yards to rank second all-time at Cal in both categories while his 4,575 all-purpose yards are third as he averaged 101.7 all-purpose yards per game.
• Rushed for 2,073 yards on 359 carries to average 46.1 rushing yards per game and 5.8-yards per carry.
• Finished his career with 14 touchdowns while his 84 points scored from 11 rushing scores and three receiving.
• Finished with other career totals of 55 receptions and 571 receiving yards.
• Ran for career bests of 827 yards on 152 carries as a 2016 senior.
• Registered a career-best 6.7 rushing yards per carry on 87 rushes that were second on the club as a 2015 junior to go along with one rushing touchdown on a 74-yard rush in the second quarter at Texas that was the longest run of his career.
• Also had a single-season career-high-tying 17 receptions both as a junior and senior with his 189 yards receiving and two touchdown catches as a junior career bests.
• Posted a career-high-tying four rushing touchdowns both as a 2013 freshman and 2014 sophomore.
• An Athlon Sports third-team Freshman All-American and third-team All-Pac-12 pick of College Sports Madness as a kick returner during his 2013 true freshman campaign when he set single-season school records with career highs for kick returns (46) and kick return yards (1,006) in his first collegiate campaign.
• Recorded a career-high 1,638 all-purpose yards as a freshman.
• Had Cal’s longest run each of his first three seasons including a career-long 74-yard touchdown jaunt at Texas as a junior after a 50-yard touchdown run at Arizona as a sophomore that equaled the team's longest run of the year as a sophomore and a 73-yard touchdown run at Washington as a freshman, before setling for the team's second-longest run of the season as a 2016 senior with a 50-yarder for a touchdown at Oregon State.
• Finished with seven career plays of 50 or more yards from the line of scrimmage with the others including a career-long 62-yard reception against Portland State as a freshman, a 58-yard touchdown catch vs. Arizona State as a junior, a 55-yard TD run at Colorado.
• Had a single-game career high 165 yards rushing as a senior at Oregon State.
• Had a career-high two rushing touchdowns as a sophomore at Arizona.
• Other single-game career highs are six receptions twice at UCLA as a junior and vs. the Bruins as a senior, 167 kick return yards vs. Texas as a senior, and 85 yards receiving vs. Portland State, 224 all-purpose yards at UCLA, and nine kick returns at Stanford all as a freshman.
• Posted 200 or more all-purpose yards on five occasions including three as a senior and a career-high
224 during his 2013 freshman campaign at UCLA.
• Has 14 tackles primarily on special teams with a career-high nine as a junior including a single-game
career-high three in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl vs. Air Force before adding five during his senior campaign.

Senior (2016):
• An honorable mention All-Pac-12 selection played in 11 games with six starts ran for 827 yards on 152 carries, both team and career bests, with two touchdowns on the ground.
• Totaled a team-high and the second-highest total of his career with 1543 all-purpose yards to rank second in the Pac-12 and 22nd nationally with a 140.3 all-purpose yards per game average, adding a career-high-tying 17 receptions for 132 yards receiving as well as team-highs of 24 kick returns and 584 kick return yards for a 24.3 yards per return average that ranked third in the Pac-12 and 31st nationally.
• Had three 100-yard rushing games all coming over the final seven games of the campaign including a career-high 165 yards and one touchdown on 21 carries with one for a season-long 50 yards at Oregon State for the most rushing yards by a Cal player since Daniel Lasco had 188 at Oregon State in 2014.
• Led the team in rushing six times.
• Registered three contests of over 200 all-purpose yards.
• Followed the Oregon State performance by rushing for 148 yards on 23 carries vs. Oregon while adding three receptions for 19 yards and two kick returns for 51 yards for a season-high 218 all-purpose yards.
• Also had big performances in both the season-opener against Hawai'i in the College
Football Sydney Cup and the regular-season finale vs. UCLA.
• Rushed a career-high 29 times for 116 yards while adding another 48 yards including a season-long-tying 29-yarder on a career-high-tying six receptions and 50 yards on a single kickoff return that was Cal's longest of the season against the Bruins to total 214 all-purpose yards.
• Rushed 10 times for 96 yards and one score while adding another 116 yards on three kickoff returns against the Rainbows to total 212 all-purpose yards.
• His 167 kick return yards vs. Texas on a career-high-tying six returns was the best of his career.
• Had a season-high 54 receiving yards against Stanford including one catch that registered a season-long-tying 29 yards.
• Contributed five tackles primarily on special teams all in the the first three games including a season-high two in the season opener.

Junior (2015):
• Played in 12 games and led all running backs with five starts while rushing for a team-high 586 yards on 87 carries with a career-high 6.7 yards per rush and one touchdown.
• One of three Cal running backs to rush for over 500 yards in 2015 as the Golden Bears became the first college football team in recorded history that had six receivers with 40 or more catches and three rushers with 500 or more yards.
• Added career highs of 189 yards receiving and two touchdown receptions on a career-high-tying 17 catches as well as three kick returns for 52 yards to accumulate three total touchdowns and 827 all-purpose yards.
• Registered a season-high 164-yard rushing game at Texas that included a career-long 74-yard touchdown run that was Cal's longest since Brendan Bigelow had an 81-yard touchdown run at Ohio State in 2012 while adding two receptions for 16 yards receiving against Texas to total a season-high 180 all-purpose yards.
• Also led Cal with 92 yards rushing on eight carries in the season-opener against Grambling State and 55 yards rushing on eight carries at UCLA.
• Had at least 40 yards rushing in four other contests vs. Oregon State (8-62), vs. Air Force in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl, at Washington (7-43) and vs. Washington State (10-41).
• Other rushing numbers came vs. USC (11-30), at Utah (4-24), vs. Arizona State (4-15), vs. San Diego State (4-10) and at Oregon (4-3).
• Registered a career-high-tying six receptions for 46 yards and one touchdown on an 18-yard reception in the fourth quarter at UCLA.
• Had three receptions for a season-high 67 yards receiving and one touchdown on a season-long
58-yard fourth quarter reception that gave Cal its first lead in a game in which the Golden Bears rallied from 21 points behind to win 48-46 over Arizona State on Matt Anderson's 26-yard field goal on the final play.
• Added other receiving numbers vs. Washington State (4-41), at Oregon (1-12) and vs. Grambling State (1-7).
• Posted single kickoff returns for 21 yards vs. San Diego State, 17 yards in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl vs. Air Force and 14 yards at UCLA.
• Contributed the first nine tackles of his career primarily on special teams including a career-high three in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl vs. Air Force, as well as two vs. Grambling State and one each vs. San Diego State, at Washington, vs. USC and vs. Arizona State.
• Saw limited action during spring practices while he was participating with the Cal men’s track and field team and did not play in the spring game.

Sophomore (2014):
• Played in 11 games with one start in the team’s season-opening win at Northwestern.
• Second on the team in rushing yards (215) and rushing touchdowns (4), while ranking third in carries (46), with his four scores on the ground equaling a single-season career best.
• Had all four of his career-high rushing touchdowns in the first four contests of the campaign.
• Also registered 14 kick returns for 289 yards (20.6 ypr) and seven receptions for 63 yards receiving to total 567 all-purpose yards.
• Registered a season-high 202 all-purpose yards vs. Colorado, bringing back a season-high-tying and team season-high-tying five kick returns for a season-high 132 yards including a season-long kick return of 37 yards, while adding eight rushes for 31 yards and one touchdown as well a season-high-tying two receptions for a season-high 39 yards including a season-long 41-yard reception.
• Posted his top rushing game at Arizona with a season-high 95 yards rushing and a career-best two rushing scores both in the fourth quarter for his first multiple-touchdown game on a season-high 11 carries with the first on a season-long 50-yard run, while adding one reception for nine yards receiving for a total of 104 all-purpose yards.
• Scored his other rushing touchdown at Northwestern among eight rushes for 23 yards.
• Also posted a single-game season-high-tying two receptions for 11 yards vs. Sacramento State, while he had single catches vs. Arizona (9 yards), Oregon (3 yards) and UCLA (1 yard).
• Added a season-high-tying and team season-high-tying five kick returns at Washington State (71 yards), while he also had kick returns at Northwestern (2-38), vs. Sacramento State (1-27) and at Oregon State (1-21).
• On the watch list for the Paul Hornung Award and College Football Performance Awards Kickoff Returner Trophy.
• Fourth team preseason All-Pac-12 as a kick returner according to Athlon.
• Saw limited action during spring practices while he was participating with the Cal men’s track and field team and did not play in the spring game.

Freshman (2013):
• An Athlon Sports third-team Freshman All-American as well as a third-team All-Pac-12 pick of College Sports Madness and midseason third-team All-Pac-12 selection of Phil Steele, all as a kick returner.
• Earned a spot on the CFPA National Freshman Performer of the Year Watch List.
• Played in 11 games including his first career start at Colorado.
• Among conference and national leaders in all-purpose yards per game (148.91, 6th Pac12, 17th NCAA) and kick return average (21.9 ypr, 6th Pac12, 73rd NCAA).
• Led the team with 445 rushing yards and a career-high-tying four rushing touchdowns, while his 6.0 yards per rush was the best among regulars and his 74 carries second on the club.
• Led the squad with a career-high 1,638 all-purpose yards, including school records and team highs of 46 kick returns and 1,006 kick return yards as well as 14 receptions for 187 yards receiving and one touchdown to his rushing totals.
• Tied for second on the team and tied for first among non-kickers in both total touchdowns (5) and points (30).
• Led Cal in rushing four times with all of those coming over the final seven games of the season including a season-high 90 yards and one touchdown on four carries at Washington that featured a season-long 73-yard scoring jaunt that was Cal’s longest of the campaign and the longest of his career.
• Had a team-high four plays of 50-plus yards adding a 62-yard reception vs. Portland State, a 55-yard touchdown run at Colorado and a career-long 52-yard kick return vs. Oregon State, with the three plays from at least 50 yards the line of scrimmage tying Chris Harper for a team best.
• Also led the Bears in rushing at UCLA (14-63), vs. USC (10-61-TD) and at Stanford (5-45)
with his 14 rushes at UCLA a season best.
• Had his second-most productive rushing yardage game of the season with 78 yards and one touchdown including a 55-yard scoring run that was the team’s second-longest of the year in his first career start at Colorado, while adding 68 yards rushing and one touchdown.
on 13 carries vs. Portland State and 21 yards rushing on five carries against Oregon State
• Had his biggest receiving game of the season vs. Portland State when he had four receptions for a career-high 85 yards receiving including a career-long 62-yard reception to earn College Football Performance Awards Honorable Mention Performer of the Week honors.
• Posted the first touchdown reception of his career among three catches for 33 yards vs. Arizona.
• Recorded additional receiving stats at Colorado (2-18), vs. USC (2-16), vs. Northwestern (1-18),
vs. Ohio State (1-14) and UCLA (1-3).
• Registered a season-high 158 kick return yards on seven kick returns at UCLA, while his nine kick returns at Stanford that he returned for 141 yards a career high.
• Led the team in kick return yards on nine occasions and had at least 100 yards in kick returns six times, adding kick return numbers vs. Oregon State (5-148) when he registered a 52-yarder that was both the longest of his career and the longest by a Cal player in 2013.
• Recorded a career-high 224 all-purpose yards at UCLA (63 rushing, 3 receiving, season-high 158 kick return), while he had 142 or more all-purpose yards in 10 of the 11 games he played.
• Cal’s No. 3 recruit according to 247Sports/Sporting News prior to the season, while Athlon had him as Cal’s No. 4 recruit and Phil Steele ranked him as its No. 35 national freshman running back.

Cal Track and Field:
• A member of the Cal track & field team during his 2014 freshman, 2015 sophomore and 2016 junior track and field seasons but has not competed and is not planning to compete during his 2017 senior campaign while he focuses his preparation on the NFL.
• Recorded the team's top times as a junior in the 100 meters (10.50), 200 meters (personal-best 20.80), indoor 60 meters (6.82), indoor 200 meters (21.44) and with the 4x100-meter relay team (40.40) and 4x400-meter indoor relay team (3:18.59) while highlighting his season with three victories (100 meters, 200 meters, 4x100-meter relay) at the Big Meet in Berkeley against Stanford.
• Highlights from his sophomore campaign included a double at the Cal-Michigan-Virginia Tri-Meet, winning both the 100 meters with a collegiate personal-best 10.44 and the 200 meters in 21.28, as well as a wind-aided victory in 10.35 at the Brutus Hamilton Challenge and a season-best of 21.21 in the 200 meters, and helping the 4x100-meter relay team win at the Big Meet at Stanford in 41.45.
• Highlights from his freshman campaign included placing second in both the 100 meters at the Big Meet in Berkeley and recording a season-best time of 21.27 in the 200 meters, while also helping the Bears win the 4x100-meter relay, and anchoring a 4x100-meter relay team in qualifying at the 2014 Pac-12 Championships that recorded Cal’s fastest time since 1987 (39.91) and the finals teams that saw Cal finish third (40.13) as well as a team that qualified 12th for the NCAA Championships, equaling the 39.91 mark Notre Dame HS (Class of 2013)
• Finished his prep football career with 3,397 rushing yards and 44 touchdowns on the ground over 559 carries, while adding 48 receptions for 704 yards receiving and four scoring catches to total 288 points.
• Had 14 career 100-yard rushing games
• Played in the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl following a 2012 senior season in which he earned numerous other honors including All-American (PrepStar), first-team Division I All-State (MaxPreps), second-team All-State (Cal-Hi Sports), first-team All-Area (Los Angeles Daily News, Los Angeles Times), second-team All-Southern Section (Rivals) and Serra League Co-MVP selections.
• Led the Serra League in rushing yards (1,420), rushing touchdowns (18) and scoring (120 points) as a senior when his squad finished ranked No. 15 in the state by MaxPreps and posted an 84 overall record while reaching the quarterfinals of the Southern Section Pac 5 Division playoffs following a Serra League co-title.
• Picked up his rushing totals during his senior season on 215 carries, while he added 18 receptions for 307 yards receiving and two touchdown grabs.
• Posted a career-high 247 rushing yards with a single-game career-high-tying four touchdowns on the ground against Bishop Amat as a senior.
• Totaled six 100-yard rushing games during his senior campaign, including four in a row at one point, and scored at least one rushing touchdown in each of his last nine contests.
• Also had a strong 2011 junior season in which he carried the ball 183 times for 1,126 yards and 13 TDs, ranking second in the Serra League in rushing yards while adding nine receptions for 118 yards receiving and one touchdown.
• Registered a single-game season-high 218 yards rushing and a career-high-tying four touchdown runs vs. Birmingham among his five 100-yard rushing contests as a junior.
• Fourth in the Serra League in rushing as a 2010 sophomore, carrying the ball 161 times for 851 yards and 13 touchdowns, while adding 21 receptions for 279 yards receiving and one score.
• Had a single-game season-high 206 yards rushing against Taft among his three 100-yard games as a sophomore.
• Registered a season-high-tying three touchdowns against both Valencia and Birmingham during his sophomore campaign.
• In addition to his All-American football exploits made a name for himself with his speed that included becoming only the third person ever to win back-to-back individual California boys state titles in the 100 and 200 meters during his 2012 junior and 2013 senior track and field campaigns.
• Recorded a personal best of a wind-aided 10.22 in the 100 meters which is the second-fastest time in California prep history, while his top legal time as a prep was a 10.33 to capture the 2012 state title and rank No. 4 nationally as a senior.
• His prep personal best in the 200 meters was 20.73, which ranked No. 3 nationally as a senior.
• Swept all 13 of his 100-meter races as a senior, while winning 12 of 13 times in the 200 meters and finishing second on the other occasion.
• Earned California’s Gatorade State Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year as a senior and was only the third junior to ever win CalHiSports State Boys Athlete of the Year the previous season when he also won the 4x400 meter relay and was the anchor for the winning 4x100 meter relay while his team captured the state title.
• Second at the state meet in both the 100 and 200 meters as a 2011 sophomore Recruiting Rankings (Class of 2013).
• A four-star recruit according to ESPN, Rivals and PrepStar, while 247Sports Composite, 247Sports and Scout gave him three stars each.
• Ranked as high as the No. 7 wingback nationally by MaxPreps, while 247Sports Composite (No. 12) and 247Sports (No. 15) had him listed as an all-purpose back.
• Among the nation’s top running backs according to PrepStar (No. 25), Rivals (No. 25), ESPN (No. 32) and Scout (No. 53).
• On the list of the nation’s top players overall by PrepStar (No. 177) and 247Sports Composite (No. 402).
• ESPN ranked him as the No. 54 overall player in his region.
• Ranked as high as the No. 36 player in the state of California by Rivals and also on lists by ESPN (No. 43), 247Sports Composite (No. 49) and 247Sports (No. 53).

PERSONAL:
• Full name is Khalfani Amir Muhammad.
• Born September 26, 1994.
• Parents are Malik Muhammad and Amira Gay.
• Recognized by the Inner City Youth Foundation at the organization’s Evening of Champions event with an inaugural Unsung Heroes Award given for the recipient’s combination of success in the classroom, in the community and on the football field.
• Major is public health.

 

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