2010 (at DSU): Appeared in 10 games in first season on the active roster ... helped lead the Hornets to MEAC No. 1 ranking in passing offense (248.9 ypg), No. 3 in scoring offense (24.7 ppg), No. 3 in third down conversions (37.5%) and No. 4 in total offense (342.3) ... helped pave the way to a season-high 172 rushing yards in the Hornets' 29-7 victory over North Carolina Central (Nov. 6) ... earned high marks for performance in Hornets' 421-yard effort vs. Howard (Nov. 20) ... helped lead DSU to 351 total yards (156 rushing) in 31-26 victory over No. Carolina A&T.
2009: Enrolled at Delaware State ... did not compete.
2008: Enrolled at Rutgers University ... did not compete.
High School: 2007 New Jersey All-State and All-Colonial Valley Conference First State selection ... competed in 2008 New Jersey vs. New York All-Star Game at Rutgers University ... 2006 All-Colonial Valley Conference First Team selection ... played for head football coach Richard Toth at Trenton Central ... also lettered in basketball, wrestling, and track & field.
Personal: Son of Lavalle and Shirley Newell ... born January 10, 1988 in Trenton, N.J. .. brother Derrick Newell attends Wesley College in Dover, Del.