Football News pre-season All-Mountain West Conference ... 1999 Sporting News pre-season First Team All-MWC ... Lindy's pre-season First Team All-MWC ... Post-season honors candidate who along with Larry Ned give SDSU an outstanding 1-2 punch at RB ... Only Aztec to win back-to-back Spring Decathlon honors ... Missed spring drills due to pulled hamstring.
1998: Excellent all-purpose back for the Aztecs ...Second team All-WAC Pacific Division running back...Finished regular season with 879 yards, an average of 99.7 yards per game...Ranked sixth among WAC rushers (30th in the country) ...Ranks eight on the all-time SDSU rushing list with 2,031 yards and seventh with 432 rushing attempts... SDSU's starter at the beginning of the season but missed the Arizona and Tulsa contests with a sprained ankle suffered vs. USC...Came back against Hawai'i to run for 119 yards and a touchdown, followed by 173 yards and three TDs vs. New Mexico the next week... Named WAC Pacific Division Offensive Player of the Week after the New Mexico game in which he had 23 carries for 173 yards and three TDs plus one reception for 19 yards... Averaged 5.0 yards per carry th is season... Named outstanding offensive back of the year by his teammates.
1997: Started seven games and played in all 11 for the Aztecs ... By breaking the 1,000-yard barrier, he became the sixth Aztec back in seven years to run for 1,000 yards or more ... First sophomore to rush for 1,000+ yards since Marshall Faulk rushed for 1,630 in 1992 ... In his seven games as a starter, Lewis ran the ball 202 times for 992 yards (a 141.7 yard average),...Finished the season with the fourth highest yardage total in the league and was ninth in yards per game average (85.0) ... Lewis' 253 yard performance against Fresno State in week 11 tied for the eighth-best total in SDSU history and earned him WAC Player-of-the-Week honors ... At Air Force, threw the option pass for a 16-yard touchdown to tight end Mike Hatch.
1996: Rushed four times for 28 yards in SDSU's opener against Idaho...Had his best game against Hawai'i, where he carried the ball a season-high 12 times for 59 yards...A standout on special teams, participating in 167 special teams plays...Made 13 tackles, including nine unassisted on special team.
1995: Redshirted as a freshman in 1995.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 1994 first-team All-CIF, All-Riverside County, All-Inland Empire and All-State Small Schools selection...A two-year starter at Beaumont HS in Cherry Valley, Calif...Rushed for 2,134 yards on 209 carries and 29 touchdowns in 1994 ... Set school records for single game rushing yards (308), single season rushing yards (2,134) and points in a season (186)...Set a national record when he scored 10 touchdowns in a game...Top single game performance came against West Valley HS when he rushed 13 times for 308 yards, scored eight rushing TD's, returned an interception 35 yards for a score and caught a touchdown pass...Also competed in track and field for the Cougars.
PERSONAL: Jonas W. Allen Lewis was born on December 27, 1976 in Riverside, Calif...Walter Payton is his favorite athlete...Hobbies include motorcycle riding, working out and swimming ...A criminal justice major at SDSU.
Rushing Year Att Yds Avg TD Lg 1996 24 113 4.7 0 27 1997 227 1021 4.5 6 49 1998 181 897 5.0 7 43 Total 432 2031 4.7 13 49