C.J. returns for his senior season with the Wildcats after a breakout last two games of the 2011 season. Had another strong spring season for the Wildcats in 2012. He has appeared in 25 career games in his three years at Weber State. Has 88 career rushing attempts for 674 yards and 10 touchdowns. Needs 326 more rushing yards to become the 27th player in Weber State history with 1,000 career rushing yards. Was named to the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) Watch list prior to the season.
Had a breakout year with the Wildcats, particularly in the final two games of the season...Appeared in all 11 games for the Wildcats during the season...Was one of the five running backs used by the Wildcats during the season...After nine games he had 37 carries for 197 rushing yards and two touchdowns...Was fourth on the team in rushing at that point at 21.9 yards per game...Broke away and made history in the final two games of the season for the Wildcats...Had 27 carries for a career-high 254 yards and three touchdowns in leading Weber State to a 34-31 home win over Northern Arizona on Nov. 12, the final home game for WSU head coach Ron McBride...He had touchdown runs of 16, 45, and 1 yards...The 254 yards is tied for the fifth most rushing yards in a game in school history...He became the first Wildcat since Morgan Welch in 1998 to rush for more than 250 yards in a game...In the same game against the Lumberjacks he returned kicks for the first time in his career and had four returns for 144 yards...Also had two receptions for nine yards for a total of 407 all-purpose yards...The 407 all-purpose yards is a new WSU school record and is the second most in Big Sky Conference history...Became the first Wildcat to ever reach 400 all-purpose yards in a game...Was named the Big Sky Co-Offensive Player of the Week...Followed that performance with another incredible game in WSU’s season-ending win at Portland State on Nov. 19...Had 20 carries for 211 yards and five touchdowns in the 48-33 victory...The five touchdowns is a WSU school record for rushing touchdowns in a game...Had touchdown runs of 53, 1, 4, 3 and 30 yards...Was honored for the second-straight week as the Big Sky Offensive Player of the Week and was named the FCS National Performer of the Week by the College Football Performance Awards...All total in the final two games of the season finished with 47 carries for 465 rushing yards and eight touchdowns, an average of 232.5 yards per game and 9.9 yards per carry...After 197 rushing yards in the first nine games of the season, finished with 662 rushing yards on the season, second most on the Wildcat team...Had 84 carries and 10 rushing touchdowns...Averaged 60.2 yards per game, fifth best in the Big Sky...Was tied for fifth in the conference in scoring at 5.5 points per game...Also had nine receptions for 57 yards and five kickoff returns for 154 yards...Earned Big Sky Academic All-Conference honors in Human Performance/Wellness.
Appeared in nine games for the Wildcats at running back and special teams...Had four carries for 12 yards, all coming in WSU’s first game of the season Sept. 4 at Boston College...Also recorded three total tackles, with two of them unassisted...Earned Big Sky Academic All-Conference honors.
Earned a varsity letter playing on the WSU special teams. ... Played in six games and had on unassisted tackle at home vs. Idaho State.
Sought out the Wildcats to walk on in the summer of 2008...Impressed coaches with his work ethic and positive attitude...Sat out the 2008 season as a red-shirt.
Raft River High School
Was one of the top Idaho prep players in the 1A ranks at Raft River High in Malta, Idaho....Played for Coach Randy Spaeth...Helped his team to state 1A titles in 2002 and 2004...The 2004 team posted a perfect 11-0 record...Was voted the 2004 Idaho 1A Player of the Year...Had 99 carries for just over 1,200 yards...Scored 31 touchdowns - 26 rushing and five receiving...Had 77 tackles and five quarterback sacks on defense.
Full name is Cameron J. Tuckett...Was born May 27, 1987...Is majoring in Human Performance Management at Weber State...His great-uncle is former BYU Athletic Director and baseball coach, Glen Tuckett...Did not attend college after high school but elected to serve a two-year LDS Church mission in Nagoya, Japan...Father owns a rodeo company: CT Rodeo & Livestock.