He has mentored RB Rasheen Ali, who leads the nation in touchdowns (19), rushing touchdowns (17) and points per game (11.4). On the season, Ali has rushed for 939 yards, averaging over 5.1 per carry.
Lockette began his first season as the run game coordinator and running backs coach in 2021, after serving as the offensive senior quality control analyst for the Miami Hurricanes in 2020.Lockette spent the previous two years (2018-19) as tight ends coach at Florida State. Prior to his time in Tallahassee, Lockette spent the previous three seasons coaching running backs at Oregon State after serving in the same capacity at USF in 2013 and 2014.Lockette coached two of Miami’s most successful high school programs as the head coach at Miami Central (mentoring Thundering Herd legends Rakeem Cato and Tommy Shuler) and was the offensive coordinator at Miami Northwestern, his alma mater.
Rasheen Ali: 939 rushing yards (5.1 per carry), 19 touchdowns, 17 rushing touchdowns, 11.4 points per game (all the top mark nationally).