Kenneth Farrow
    Kenneth Farrow


    Hurst, Texas

    High School:
    L.D. Bell HS

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 218



    • 2015 Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl MVP
    • 2014 American Athletic Conference Second Team

    • American Athletic Conference Weekly Honor Roll (Dec. 1, 2014)
    • American Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week (Nov. 24, 2014)
    • American Athletic Conference Weekly Honor Roll (Nov. 3, 2014)
    • American Athletic Conference Weekly Honor Roll (Sept. 8, 2014)
    • 2014 Doak Walker Award Watch List
    • 2014 Phil Steele's Preseason AAC Second Team
    • 2014 Athlon Sports Preseason Third Team

    2014: Second year captain as a junior ... named the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl MVP ... became Houston's 24th player with a 1,000-yard rushing season ... became the 14th player in Houston history to eclipse 2,000-career rushing yards ... ranks second on the Houston single-season touchdowns chart ... ranks ninth in Houston history with 22 career rushing touchdowns ... was an impactful player in all 13 games, while making 12 starts at running back ... finished the season with 1,037 yards on 186 carries, averaging 5.6 yards per carry and 79.8 yards per game scoring 14 times on the ground ... led the league with seven 100-yard rushing games and with 14 rushing touchdowns ... second in the league in rushing yards ... added 20 receptions for 149 yards and a touchdown ... helped team rank second in the league in rushing ... ended the year ranked fourth in Houston history in for most 100+ yard games in a single season ... finished the season with a touchdown in 9 of 13 games ... recorded multiple rushing touchdowns in the last three games of the season and scored eight times in those three games ... rushed for a touchdown in four straight games this season ... carried the ball 22 times for 103 yards and two touchdowns notching his fourth straight game of 100+ yards in Houston's Armed Forces Bowl victory over Pittsburgh ... recovered the second onside kick that set up the game winning drive for the Cougars ... became the 14th player in school history to record multiple rushing touchdowns in a bowl game ... the first Cougar since Case Keenum in the 2008 Armed Forces Bowl vs. Air Force to recorded multiple touchdown scores ... moves into a tie for sixth on the all-time list with his three career touchdowns in bowl games ... his two touchdowns against Pitt ranks fourth in school history in a single bowl game ... rushed for a career-high 138 yards at Cincinnati on 19 carries ... had a career-long 58-yard run to set up a Cougar touchdown ... tallied his second straight 100-yard+ rushing game (110 yards) in win at SMU, which included two rushing TDs ... notched four rushing touchdowns in win over Tulsa to become first Cougar since 2010 to accomplish that feat ... rushed for 116 yards on 21 carries vs. Golden Hurricane ... led team with 112 yards rushing on career-high 22 attempts and a touchdown in win at USF ... rushed for 52 yards on 18 carries and one touchdown in win over Temple ... rushed for 64 yards on 10 carries at Memphis with one touchdown ... ran for 50 yards on a team-high 11 carries vs. UCF ... notched his second 100+ rushing game at home this season with 113 yards on a season-high 14 attempts with a touchdown vs. UNLV ... recorded a career-high 133 rushing yards on 13 attempts in win over Grambling ... notched a season-long 55-yard run and rushed for a touchdown ... earned the start at running back in the 2014 season opener vs. UTSA ... rushed for 21 yards on seven carries for average of 3.0 yards per carry.

    2013: Houston's starting running back in 11 of 13 games ... missed games against Rice and UTSA early in the year with a lower leg injury ... led the team with an average rush of 5.0 yards per carry ... second on the team with 514 yards and six touchdowns off 103 carries ... added 24 receptions for 113 yards and one touchdown ... scored Houston's first points in the BBVA Compass Bowl with a six-yard touchdown run vs. Vanderbilt ... rushed for two touchdowns against Memphis ... also converted a two-point conversion in the win over the Tigers ... opened the season with 97 yards vs. Southern ... had five receptions vs. USF and Louisville ... first career game with a rushing and receiving touchdown came vs. USF ... had multiple receptions in seven of his 10 games ... also had two tackles on the kickoff cover team against Southern and USF ... named the program's Tom Wilson Weight Room Off-Season MVP.

    2012: A backup running back ... played in all 12 games with three starts against UTEP, Tulsa and Tulane ... finished second on the team with 466 rushing yards on 86 attempts, an average of 5.4 yards per carry ... had rushing touchdowns in back-to-back games against North Texas and UAB ... was second among running backs on the team with 20 receptions for 165 yards and a TD ... pulled in a 20-yard TD reception at East Carolina ... also had three kick returns for 128 yards including the team's long of the year, 61 yards at Marshall ... had nine special teams tackles.

    2011: Redshirted.

    High School: Three-star recruit by ... three-star recruit by ... Super Prep All-Southwest ... PrepStar All-Region ... accounted for 1,233 yards of total offense and 17 touchdowns in eight games as a senior at running back ... had 622 yards rushing and six touchdowns as a junior ... topped the 1,000-yard rushing mark with 1,384 and 16 touchdowns as a sophomore in 2008 ... high school coach was Gary Olivo ... chose Houston over Colorado, Iowa, Tulsa and Utah.

    Personal: Full given name is Kenneth Michael Farrow ... son of Sunny Burens and Jerome Farrow ... one of six children ... majoring in kinesiology.

    Kenneth Farrow's Career Bests
    Rushing Attempts: 22, twice, last vs. Pitt (Armed Forces Bowl) (2014)
    Rushing Yards: 138, at Cincinnati (2014)
    Long Rush: 58, at Cincinnati (2014)
    Rushing Touchdowns: 4, Tulsa (2014)
    Receptions: 5, 4x, last vs. Temple (2014)
    Receiving Yards: 61, Rice (2012)
    Receiving Touchdowns: 1, 3x, last at USF (2014)
    Long Reception: 35, Rice (2012)
    Long Kickoff Returns: 61, Marshall (2012)


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