Isaiah Pead
Isaiah  Pead


Columbus, Ohio

High School:
Eastmoor Academy

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 200




2011 AutoZone Liberty Bowl: The Trip In Pictures

Photos from UC's week in Memphis, Tenn. for the 2011 AutoZone Liberty Bowl.


2011 AutoZone Liberty Bowl Game Photos

Game photos from the 2011 AutoZone Liberty Bowl (photos by Chad Greene)


2011 AutoZone Liberty Bowl: Thursday In Memphis

Photos from day four in Memphis, Tenn. during preparations for the 2011 AutoZone Liberty Bowl.


No. 23 Cincinnati vs. West Virginia - Nov. 12, 2011

No. 23 Cincinnati vs. West Virginia - Nov. 12, 2011


No. 23 Cincinnati vs. Pittsburgh

AP photos from today's game.

POST-CINCINNATI: Named MVP of the 2012 Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala. ... set a Senior Bowl record with 98 punt return yards ... also carried the ball eight times for a North team-high 31 yards ... participated in the 2012 All-Star Football Challenge during Super Bowl week in Indianapolis, Ind. ... selected to participate in the 2012 NFL Combine.

2011: The 2011 BIG EAST Conference Offensive Player of the Year and AutoZone Liberty Bowl Most Valuable Player ... claimed Offensive Player of the Year honors and was a first-team All-BIG EAST selection in 2011 after leading the conference with 1,259 rushing yards and 12 rushing touchdowns ... averaged 96.85 yards per contest, which ranked 27th best in the nation this season and added 319 receiving yards and three more scores for a total of 15 on the year ... capped off the year with an MVP performance in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl, going for 149 yards and a touchdown in the Bearcats' win over Vanderbilt ... leaves Cincinnati ranked third on the school's all-time list with 3,288 rushing yards and 27 rushing touchdowns ... ranks in the top ten in several other rushing categories including attempts (545, 6th), 100-yard games (11, 6th), 200-yard games (1, T-3rd) and rushing average (6.03 ypc-4th) ... also ranks tied for second with 33 total touchdowns and tied for seventh for total points with 198 ... opened up the season with 87 yards on seven carries for two touchdowns against Austin Peay ... scampered for a 40-yard TD on his first touch of the game ... had a 65-yard TD run on his first touch at Tennessee ... finished with 155 yards on 14 carries along with a touchdown ... had six carries for 15 yards and a TD in limited action against Akron toted the ball 27 times for a season-high 167 yards and a TD against NC State ... also added three catches for 24 yards and a touchdown ... had a pair of touchdowns on 49 yards rushing at Miami (OH) ... ran for 151 yards on 20 carries and a touchdown against Louisville ... his 50-yard touchdown scamper late in the game handed UC the lead for good ... named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week following the UofL game ... caught four balls for 48 yards and a touchdown along with 79 yards rushing on 22 carries at USF ... ran for 118 yards on 22 carries at Pittsburgh ... carried the ball 19 times for 113 yards and two TDs against West Virginia ... also had five catches for 67 yards ... finished with 28 yards rushing at Rutgers ... had a career-high nine catches for a career-best 112 yards receiving and a touchdown at Syracuse ... also carried 17 times for 80 yards and a touchdown ... returned his first two career punts against the Orange, including a career-best 34 yarder ... finished with 68 yards against Connecticut ... had a season-best 28 carries for 149 yards and a touchdown in the 2011 AutoZone Liberty Bowl against Vanderbilt.

2010: Carried 10 times for 36 yards, including no negative yardage, in the season opener at Fresno State ... also had a career best four receptions for 25 yards.

2009: Saw action in all 13 games, making three starts ... his 6.7 yards per carry average led all BIG EAST Conference players ... gained 806 yards on 121 carries with nine touchdowns ... posted four games of 75 yards rushing or more ... reached double-digit carries six times ... also added 20 receptions for 201 yards and two touchdowns ... opened up the season with eight carries for 47 yards and a touchdown at Rutgers ... also had a pair of catches for 52 yards and a score ... carried the ball 11 times for 45 yards against Southeast Missouri State ... tallied 46 yards on 11 carries and a touchdown at Oregon State ... also tied a season high with three receptions for 39 yards ... finished with four carries for 27 yards and a touchdown against Fresno State ... tied a season best with three catches for 40 yards at Miami (OH) ... also carried the ball five times for 60 yards ... had 12 carries for 55 yards at USF along with three catches for 30 yards ... gained 88 yards on six carries and scored a pair of touchdowns against Louisville ... also tallied a season and career long 67-yard run vs. the Cardinals ... also added two receptions for 14 yards and a touchdown ... carried 16 times for 77 yards at Syracuse ... scored two touchdowns, including the game winner in the fourth quarter, and had 67 yards on 10 carries against Connecticut ... tallied season and career highs with 18 carries for 175 yards against West Virginia ... also scored a rushing TD and added a pair of catches for 13 yards ... limited to four carries and one reception against Illinois ... finished with nine carries for 76 yards and a touchdown at Pittsburgh ... carried the ball seven times for 48 yards at the Allstate Sugar Bowl.

2008: True freshman played in seven games ... finished the regular season with third most rushing yards on the team (194) ... played against Eastern Kentucky, finishing with a 2-yard carry ... had 11 carries for 59 yards at Marshall ... against Syracuse, had a 13-yard carry in the second quarter, finishing the game with 57 yards on eight carries ... had a season-long carry (38 yards) in the second quarter and gained a season and career-high in rushing yards before halftime (70 yards at the half) at Hawai'i ... made his first career kick return, for 21-yards, and finished the game with eight carries and 74 rushing yards vs. the Warriors.

Eastmoor Academy: Four-year letterwinner at running back and defensive back ... earned the Ohio Division III Player of the Year award after rushing for 2,204 yards (11.5 yards per carry) and scored 39 touchdowns as a senior ... collected six interceptions and 35 tackles for the Warriors' defense ... rushed for 1,696 yards (10.7 yards per carry) and 24 touchdowns, and also caught 10 passes for 250 yards, including two scores on his way to being named Ohio's Division IV Player of the Year in 2006 ... concluded his prep career with 4,443 rushing yards and 63 touchdowns ... Eastmoor Academy's all-time rushing leader, surpassing two-time Heisman Trophy Winner Archie Griffin ... 2007 Ohio Division II State 400-meter dash champion (48.16 seconds) ... coached by John Miranda.

Isaiah D'Vaughn Pead: Born Dec. 14, 1989 ... son of DeJuan Taylor and Leshawna Pead.

Academic Major: Exploratory Studies.

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