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LeGarrette Blount
RB #27
Height:
6-0
Weight:
250
Age:
27
College:
Oregon
Hometown:
Perry, FL
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2014):

CAR
50
YDS
243
AVG
4.9
TDS
2
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesRushingReceivingFumbles
GGSAttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLongTDFUMLost
TOTAL 629 2,954 4.7 54 22 29 238 8.2 35 0 13 9
2014 PIT 8 0 50 243 4.9 50 2 6 36 6 13 0 1 1
2013 NE 16 7 153 772 5 47T 7 2 38 19 32 0 3 2
2012 TB 13 0 41 151 3.7 35 2 1 2 2 2 0 -- --
2011 TB 14 14 184 781 4.2 54T 5 15 148 9.9 35 0 5 3
2010 TB 13 7 201 1,007 5 53 6 5 14 2.8 7 0 4 3
Recent Games
WKOppResultRushingReceivingFumbles
AttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 CLE W 30-27 4 6 1.5 7 1 0 0 -- -- 0 -- --
2 @BAL L 6-26 3 8 2.7 6 0 0 0 -- -- 0 -- --
3 @CAR W 37-19 10 118 11.8 50 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 TB L 24-27 4 25 6.3 11 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @JAC W 17-9 8 29 3.6 9 0 3 17 5.7 13 0 -- --
6 @CLE L 10-31 8 27 3.4 8 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 HOU W 30-23 7 9 1.3 5 0 1 8 8 8 0 -- --
8 IND W 51-34 6 21 3.5 6 0 2 11 5.5 8 0 1 1

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Biography

LeGarrette Blount
Running Back

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Named AFC Offensive Player of the Week (Week 17, 2013) after setting a new Patriots single-game record with 334 all-purpose yards vs. Buffalo (189 rushing yards, 145 return yards).
  • Rushed for four touchdowns in an AFC Divisional Playoff victory over Indianapolis (1/11/14), marking the most rushing touchdowns in a game in Patriots’ history (regular and postseason) and the second most in a playoff game in NFL history.
  • His 355 combined rushing yards in the 2013 regular season finale and the AFC Divisional Playoff game are the highest consecutive game total in Patriots history.
  • Named to The Sporting News and PFW/PFWA All-Rookie teams following the 2010 season.
  • Led all rookie running backs with 1,007 rushing yards in 2010, becoming only the second undrafted rookie running back in league history to have a 1,000-yard season (Dominic Rhodes – 1,014 rushing yards, Indianapolis, 2001).
  • Named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month (December/January 2010) after leading the league with 511 rushing yards in the last five games of the season.
  • Named the FedEx Ground Player of the Week (Week 16, 2010) after rushing for 164 yards vs. Seattle.
  • Nominated for the NFL’s Pepsi Rookie of the Week award four times during the 2010 season.
  • Has recorded eight career 100-yard rushing games.

PRO (62-28/2-1): Pittsburgh Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount signed a two-year contract with the Steelers on March 28, 2014…declared a free agent on March 11, 2014…traded to the New England Patriots from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on March 11, 2013 in exchange for Jeff Demps and a 2013 seventh round draft pick…re-signed a one-year contract with Tampa Bay on March 9, 2013…re-signed with Tampa Bay as an exclusive rights free agent on April 4, 2012…acquired by Tampa Bay off waivers from the Tennessee Titans on September 6, 2010…released by the Titans on September 5, 2010…originally signed with Tennessee as an undrafted rookie free agent on April 26, 2010.

LeGarrette Blount
Running Back

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Named AFC Offensive Player of the Week (Week 17, 2013) after setting a new Patriots single-game record with 334 all-purpose yards vs. Buffalo (189 rushing yards, 145 return yards).
  • Rushed for four touchdowns in an AFC Divisional Playoff victory over Indianapolis (1/11/14), marking the most rushing touchdowns in a game in Patriots’ history (regular and postseason) and the second most in a playoff game in NFL history.
  • His 355 combined rushing yards in the 2013 regular season finale and the AFC Divisional Playoff game are the highest consecutive game total in Patriots history.
  • Named to The Sporting News and PFW/PFWA All-Rookie teams following the 2010 season.
  • Led all rookie running backs with 1,007 rushing yards in 2010, becoming only the second undrafted rookie running back in league history to have a 1,000-yard season (Dominic Rhodes – 1,014 rushing yards, Indianapolis, 2001).
  • Named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month (December/January 2010) after leading the league with 511 rushing yards in the last five games of the season.
  • Named the FedEx Ground Player of the Week (Week 16, 2010) after rushing for 164 yards vs. Seattle.
  • Nominated for the NFL’s Pepsi Rookie of the Week award four times during the 2010 season.
  • Has recorded eight career 100-yard rushing games.

PRO (62-28/2-1): Pittsburgh Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount signed a two-year contract with the Steelers on March 28, 2014…declared a free agent on March 11, 2014…traded to the New England Patriots from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on March 11, 2013 in exchange for Jeff Demps and a 2013 seventh round draft pick…re-signed a one-year contract with Tampa Bay on March 9, 2013…re-signed with Tampa Bay as an exclusive rights free agent on April 4, 2012…acquired by Tampa Bay off waivers from the Tennessee Titans on September 6, 2010…released by the Titans on September 5, 2010…originally signed with Tennessee as an undrafted rookie free agent on April 26, 2010.

2014 (6-0):

  • 9/7 vs. Cleveland: Recorded a seven-yard rushing touchdown on his first carry as a Steeler with 0:50 seconds remaining in the first quarter.
  • 9/21 at Carolina: Rushed for a season-high 118 yards on 10 carries…averaged a career-best 11.8 yards per carry average for a single game…marked his ninth career 100-yard game in the regular season.
  • 10/5 at Jacksonville: Recorded the first three receptions in his Steelers career for 17 yards.

2013 (16-7/2-1): Played in all 16 regular-season games and made seven starts…also appeared in both postseason contests, starting one…rushed 153 times for 772 yards, both of which ranked second on the team…tied for the team lead with seven rushing touchdowns and led all running backs with a 5.05 yards per carry average…also caught two passes for 38 yards…returned kicks for the first time in his career…finished the regular-season with 17 kickoff returns for 494 yards (29.1 yards per return).

  • 9/22 vs. Tampa Bay: Finished with a team-high 65 rushing yards on 14 carries.
  • 9/29 at Atlanta: Rushed nine times for 64 yards, including a 47-yard touchdown run…the touchdown – the longest touchdown run by a Patriots player since LaMont Jordan (49 yards) on 12/14/08.
  • 10/6 at Cincinnati: Made his first start as a Patriot and led the team in rushing for the second-straight game, carrying 12 times for 51 yards.
  • 11/3 vs. Pittsburgh: Carried five times for 47 yards and a touchdown.
  • 12/1 at Houston: Led the team with 12 carries for 44 yards and a touchdown.
  • 12/22 at Baltimore: Led the team with 76 yards on 16 carries and two touchdowns…marked the third two-touchdown game of his career.
  • 12/29 vs. Buffalo: Named AFC Offensive Player of the Week when he set a Patriots single-game record with 334 all-purpose yards, rushing for 189 yards and adding 145 return yards…both yardage totals marked careers-highs…the 334 yards rank 11th in NFL history and it was the highest total by an NFL player in a game since Adrian Peterson had 361 all-purpose yards on 10/14/07…the 189 rushing yards were the fifth-highest single-game total in Patriots history and the most under Bill Belichick…added two touchdown runs of 35 and 36 yards…performance broke a team record that had stood since 11/3/62 when Larry Garron had 273 all-purpose yards at Buffalo…set a career-long with an 83-yard kickoff return.
  • AFC Divisional Game 1/11 vs. Indianapolis: Started at RB in his postseason debut…rushed 24 times for 166 yards and four touchdowns…the four touchdowns set a Patriots single-game record (regular season or postseason) and were the second-most rushing touchdowns in a game in NFL postseason history…166 rushing yards tied Curtis Martin for the most in a single-game in Patriots postseason history…registered a 73-yard touchdown run, which is the second-longest touchdown run in team postseason history...his 355 combined rushing yards in the regular season finale and the Divisional Playoff is the highest consecutive game total in team history, surpassing Curtis Martin’s previous mark of 320 yards over a two-game span in 1997…also returned a pair of kickoffs for 37 yards.

    2012 (13-0): Played in 13 games with Tampa Bay…carried 41 times for 151 yards and two touchdowns…also caught one pass for two yards.

  • 9/30 vs. Washington: Registered his first rushing touchdown of the season…carried six times for 17 yards.
  • 10/14 vs. Kansas City: Rushed seven times for a season-high 58 yards and one touchdown…marked his second-consecutive game with a rushing score.

    2011 (14-14): Started all 14 games in which he played…led the Buccaneers in rushing…carried 184 times for 781 yards and five touchdowns…registered three 100-yard rushing performances on the season…also caught 15 passes for 148 yards.

  • 9/18 at Minnesota: Carried 13 times for 71 yards and a pair of rushing touchdowns, including the game-winner.
  • 10/3 vs. Indianapolis: Registered a season-high 127 rushing yards on 25 carries.
  • 11/20 at Green Bay: Earned the Pizza Hut Play of the Year award for his 54-yard touchdown run…finished the game with 107 yards on 18 carries.
  • 11/27 at Tennessee: Rushed 20 times for 103 yards and recorded his second-straight 100-yard rushing performance…registered career-highs with three receptions for 56 yards.
  • 12/11 at Jacksonville: Carried 18 times for 74 yards and one touchdown.

    2010 (13-7): Played in 13 contests and made seven starts…led Tampa Bay in rushing as a rookie…carried 201 times for 1,007 yards and six touchdowns…averaged 5.01 yards per carry…named to The Sporting News and PFW/PFWA All-Rookie teams…named NFL offensive Rookie of the Month for December/January 2010 after rushing for an NFL-best 511 yards in the final five games of the regular season…nominated for the Pepsi Rookie of the Week award four times…recorded four 100-yard rushing performances…also caught five passes for 14 yards.

  • 9/26 vs. Pittsburgh: Made his NFL debut, carrying six times for 27 yards and registering his first NFL touchdown.
  • 10/31 at Arizona: Rushed 22 times for 120 yards, marking his first career 100-yard rushing performance…set a regular-season career-high with two rushing touchdowns.
  • 11/14 at Carolina: Rushed 19 times for 91 yards and one touchdown.
  • 11/21 at San Francisco: Made his first NFL start…carried 26 times for 82 yards.
  • 12/5 vs. Atlanta: Carried 20 times for 103 yards.
  • 12/19 vs. Detroit: Carried 15 times for 110 yards and added a 39-yard touchdown run.
  • 12/26 vs. Seattle: Registered his second consecutive 100-yard rushing performance, carrying 18 times for a then career-high 164 yards…named the FedEx Ground Player of the Week for his performance.

    COLLEGE: Played two seasons at the University of Oregon after transferring from East Mississippi Community College (Scooba, Miss.). 2009 (Oregon): Appeared in three games and made one start…rushed 22 times for 64 yards and two touchdowns. 2008 (Oregon): Played in 13 games and rushed for 1,002 yards in his first season with the Ducks…earned honorable mention all-conference honors…presented the team’s Impact Player Award following the season…became the 13th different player in school history to surpass 1,000 yards rushing…along with Jeremiah Johnson, was part of only the second tandem of 1,000-yard rushers in a single-season at Oregon…ranked sixth in the conference in total rushing yards…set a school record for most rushing touchdowns in one season (17)…his 7.3 yards per carry average broke the school mark among 1,000-yard rushers…led the conference in scoring (104 points), which was tops in school history among non-kickers…only one other player in his first year in the program (Maurice Morris, 2000) ever rushed for more yards…eclipsed the 100-yard mark on four occasions…ran for touchdowns in ten of his last 12 games and multiple TDs five times, including three scores at Washington State. 2006-07 (EMCC): Tabbed as the nation’s top Junior College running back and the No. 12 overall prospect in the Rivals.com Junior College Top 100…rushed for more than 1,000 yards in each of his two seasons at EMCC, carrying 367 times for 2,292 yards and 18 rushing touchdowns in his two seasons at EMCC…earned Junior College All-American and first-team all-state honors.

    PERSONAL: Graduate of Taylor County High School (Perry, Fla.)…four-year starter who earned second-team all-state honors following his senior season…rushed for more than 1,000 yards in each of his final three prep seasons…has one son, LeGarrette Rashon Blount, Jr…Full name: LeGarrette Montez Blount.

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