Heard in Major Meets:
2007 C-USA Indoor 6th, 200m
2007 C-USA Outdoor 6th, 200m
2005 WAC Outdoor 6th 200m, 7th 100m
100m- 10.43, 5.9w, Houston Invitational, 5/3/2008
200m- 20.93, TSU Quad, 4/12/2008
400m- 46.92, TSU Relays, 3/22/2008
Outdoor: Joined with fellow footballers Jon Turner and Gary Anderson for three of the legs in the Owls' third-place finish in the 4x100 relay at the 2007 C-USA outdoor meet held at Rice... Finished sixth in the 200 with a career-best clocking of 21.69... Also ran on the 4x400 relay.
Outdoor: Placed sixth in the 200 and 7th in the 100m at the WAC Championships
Indoor: Competed in the 200m and 400m.
did not comptete
Other Rice Sports
Came to Rice on a football scholarship and saw time as a running back in his first two seasons. Converted to defense in 2006 and made two starts as the Owls earned their first bowl berth in 45 years... Returned to running back as a senior and saw action in the first two games of 2007 on special teams before an injury cut short his final season.
PREP/PERSONAL -- 2003 graduate of Sinton High near Corpus Christi... Two-time all-District 30-3A running back for coach Jimmy Mitchell... Won all-south Texas honors in leading the Pirates to the Class 3A playoffs with a 12-1 record... Gained 1,437 all-purpose yards and scored 21 touchdowns, averaging 9.7 yards per carry on the ground... The Pirates' offensive MVP in seven of 13 games in '02... Also helped Sinton to the 3A state finals and a 14-1 record in 2001... Led Sinton to district track Pirates' school records in the triple jump, 400-meters and as a member of both relay squads... Academic honors and activities include two-year membership on the honor roll, Who's Who, Academic Athlete and Youth Leadership awards.
Personal - Full name: Nehemiah Marcelas Heard... Born: Dec. 25, 1984, at Corpus Christi... Parent: Linda Heard, Sinton (one sister)... Full name: Nehemiah Marcelas Heard... Born: Dec. 25, 1984, at Corpus Christi... Parent: Linda Heard, Sinton (one sister)... Major: managerial studies/sports management... College: Sid Richardson.
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