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LeGarrette Blount

29
RB
Height: 
6-0

Weight:

250

Age

29
Oregon
7 Years Pro

2016 Season

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LeGarrette Blount was signed by the New England Patriots as an unrestricted free agent on April 12, 2016 … Originally signed by Tennessee as a rookie free agent (4/26/10) … Released by Tenness

Gameday Photos

Biography

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

LeGarrette Blount was signed by the New England Patriots as an unrestricted free agent on April 12, 2016 … Originally signed by Tennessee as a rookie free agent (4/26/10) … Released by Tennessee (9/5/10) … Claimed off waivers and awarded to Tampa Bay from Tennessee (9/6/10) ... Acquired by New England from Tampa Bay in a trade in exchange for RB Jeff Demps and a 2013 seventh round draft selection (4/27/13) ... Signed by Pittsburgh as an unrestricted free agent from New England (3/28/14) ... Released by Pittsburgh (11/18/14) Signed by New England as a free agent (11/20/14).

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Led all rookie running backs in rushing, posting 1,007 yards in 2010 and became only the second undrafted rookie running back to have a 1,000 yard season in league history.
  • Named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month for December/January 2010 after posting a league-high 511 yards in the final five games of the season.
  • Was named the FedEx Ground Player of the Week following his then career-high 164-yard performance vs. Seattle (12/26/10).
  • Set a new Patriots single-game record with 334 all-purpose yards vs. Buffalo (12/29/13), gaining 189 yards from scrimmage and adding 145 return yards. Was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week for his efforts.
  • His seven career postseason rushing touchdowns  are a franchise record, rank second among active NFL players (Marshawn Lynch - 9) and are the most by any player in his first five playoff games.
  • Set an AFC Divisional Round Playoff record by scoring 24 points on four rushing touchdowns vs. Indianapolis (1/11/14).

SEASONAL REVIEWS

2015 (12/6, 0/0)

  • Appeared in 12 regular-season contests with six starts and rushed 165 times for 703 yards (4.3 avg.) and six touchdowns before being placed on injured reserve with a hip injury on Dec. 16. Also caught six passes for 43 yards (7.2 avg.) and his first career touchdown reception.
  • Suspended for the season opener vs. Pittsburgh (9/10) due to an NFL suspension.
  • Rushed for a team-high 78 yards on 18 carries including three touchdowns in the win vs. Jacksonville (9/27). His three rushing touchdowns tied the second-highest total in team history.
  • Rushed for 93 yards on 16 carries (5.8 avg.), including a 38-yard touchdown in the second quarter, and caught one pass for an 11-yard touchdown at Indianapolis (10/18). Blount’s 38-yard scoring play marked the longest run by a Patriot in 2015. The 11-yard touchdown catch marked the first touchdown reception of his career.
  • Posted the only 100-yard rushing performance for the Patriots in 2015, and the 10th of his career, with 129 yards and a 5-yard touchdown on 29 rushes in the win vs. Washington (11/8). His 29 attempts are a career high.
  • Started at running back and rushed 10 times for 53 yards before leaving the game with a hip injury in the second quarter at Houston (12/13). 

2014 (5/1, 3/0)

  • Led the team with 14 carries for 40 yards in the Super Bowl XLIX win vs. Seattle (2/1/15).
  • Became the Patriots all-time postseason rushing touchdown leader with seven career scores after carrying 30 times for 148 yards and three touchdowns in the AFC Championship win vs. Indianapolis (1/18/15).
  • Ran three times for one yard in the AFC Divisional win vs. Baltimore (1/10/15).
  • Returned from injury and led the team with 10 carries for 62 yards vs. Buffalo (12/28).
  • Inactive at N.Y. Jets (12/21) due to injury.
  • Carried eight times for 17 yards and one touchdown and added two catches for seven yards in the win vs. Miami (12/14).
  • Made his first start of the season in the win at San Diego (12/7), rushing 20 times for 66 yards. Also caught his first passes of the season, finishing with two catches for 11 yards.
  • Led the Patriots in rushing for the second straight game at Green Bay (11/30), finishing with 58 yards on 10 carries.
  • Made his Patriots season debut in the win vs. Detroit (11/23), leading the team with 12 carries for 78 yards and two touchdowns.
  • Signed by New England as a free agent (11/20).

2014 (11/0 – Pittsburgh)

  • Played the first 11 games of the season with Pittsburgh, rushing 65 times for 266 yards and two touchdowns, with a long run of 50 yards. Also caught six passes for 36 yards and returned five kickoffs for 103 yards.
  • Recorded 10 carries for a season-high 118 yards at Carolina (9/21).
  • Scored a seven-yard rushing touchdown on his first carry as a Steeler vs. Cleveland (9/7).

2013 (16/7, 2/1)

  • Compiled a team-high 65 rushing yards on 14 carries vs. Tampa Bay (9/22).
  • Rushed nine times for 64 yards including a 47-yard touchdown scamper at Atlanta (9/29). The 47-yard rush was the longest touchdown run by the Patriots since LaMont Jordan had a 49-yard touchdown run at Oakland on Dec. 14, 2008. It was the longest run by a Patriots running back since Sammy Morris had a 55-yard run vs. Jacksonville on Dec. 27, 2009.
  • Made his first start for New England at Cincinnati (10/6), and led the team in rushing for the second straight game, compiling 51 yards on 12 carries.
  • Rushed five times for 47 yards and a touchdown vs. Pittsburgh (11/3).
  • Led the team with 12 carries for 44 yards and a touchdown at Houston (12/1).
  • Led the Patriots rushing attack with 76 yards on 16 carries and the third two-touchdown game of his career at Baltimore (12/22).
  • Set a new Patriots single-game record with 334 all-purpose yards, gaining yards 189 yards from scrimmage and adding 145 return yards vs. Buffalo (12/29). Added touchdown runs of 35 and 36 yards. Blount’s performance topped the 51-year-old team record set by Larry Garron on November 3, 1962, when Garron had 273 all-purpose yards at Buffalo. Blount’s 334 all-purpose yards ranks 11th in NFL history and is the highest total net yardage total by an NFL player in a game since Minnesota’s Adrian Peterson had 361 all-purpose yards on Oct. 14, 2007. The 189 rushing yards on 24 carries were the fifth-highest single-game total in Patriots history and the highest rushing total during Bill Belichick’s coaching tenure in New England. Was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week for his efforts.
  • Rushed 24 times for 166 yards and scored four rushing touchdowns vs, Indianapolis (1/11), to set a Patriots franchise record for most rushing touchdowns in a game (regular season or playoffs), and tallying the second most rushing touchdowns in a playoff game in NFL history. Blount’s 166 rushing yards tied Curtis Martin for the most rushing yards in a playoff game in Patriots history. His 73-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter was the second-longest run in team playoff history.
  • Blount’s 355 rushing yards in the regular season finale (189 vs. Buffalo on Dec. 29) and and Divisional Playoff (166 vs. Indianapolis on Jan. 11) is the highest consecutive game total in team history, besting Curtis Martin who rushed for 320 yards over a two-game stretch in 1997.

2012 (13/0 – Tampa Bay)

  • Played in 13 games, registering 41 carries for 151 yards and two touchdowns, in addition to one reception for two yards.
  • Rushed for his first touchdown of the season vs. Washington (9/30).
  • Posted a season-high 58 yards and a touchdown on seven carries vs. Kansas City (10/14).

2011 (14/14 – Tampa Bay)

  • Played and started 14 games, registering 184 rushes for 781 yards and five touchdowns, adding 15 receptions for 148 yards.
  • Tallied 71 yards and two touchdowns on 13 carries including the game-winning touchdown at Minnesota (9/18).
  • Posted a season-high 127 yards rushing on 25 carries vs. Indianapolis (10/3).
  • Earned the Pizza Hut NFL Player of the Year award for his 54-yard touchdown run vs. Green Bay (11/20), finishing with 107 yards on 18 carries.
  • Carried the ball 20 times for 103 yards and caught a career-high three passes for 56 yards, registering his second straight 100-yard game at Tennessee (11/27).

2010 (13/7 – Tampa Bay)

  • Went to training camp with Tennessee and was released and claimed by Tampa Bay before the start of the regular season.
  • Played in 13 games with seven starts, rushing for 1,007 yards and six touchdowns on 201 carries as a rookie; added five receptions for 14 yards.
  • Named to The Sporting News and PFW/PFWA All-Rookie Teams.
  • Named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month for December/January 2010 after posting a league-high 511 yards in the final five games of the season.
  • Nominated for the Pepsi Rookie of the Week award four times.
  • Rushed for his first NFL touchdown in his NFL debut, with 27 yards on six carries vs. Pittsburgh (9/26).
  • Posted his first 100-yard game, rushing for 120 yards on 22 carries and a career-high two touchdowns at Arizona (10/31).
  • Made his first career start at San Francisco (11/21), rushing 26 times for 82 yards.
  • Recorded 20 carries for 103 yards and a touchdown vs. Atlanta (12/5).
  • Registered back-to-back 100-yard rushing games with 110 yards and a touchdown vs. Detroit (12/19) and a career-high 164 yards on 18 carries vs. Seattle (12/26).
  • Was named the FedEx Ground Player of the Week following his 164-yard performance vs. Seattle (12/26).

COLLEGE

  • Spent two seasons at Oregon following two years at East Mississippi Community College (Scooba, Miss.)
  • Rushed for a combined 3,358 yards and 37 touchdowns at the two schools, including 1,066 yards and 19 touchdowns in 16 games at Oregon.
  • Scored a school record 17 touchdowns as a junior in 2008 and was named All-Pac 10 honorable mention and won the Duane Cargill Award, given to Oregon’s impact player.
  • Posted 367 carries, 2,292 yards and 18 touchdowns in 17 games, in addition to 19 receptions for 283 yards and two scores at East Mississippi Community College.
  • Named a junior college All-American and first team all-state.

PERSONAL

  • Recorded three straight 1,000 yard rushing seasons at Taylor County High School (Perry, Fla.), where he was a four-year starter and was named second team all-state as a senior.
  • LeGarrette and his fiancée, Melissa have a son, LeGarrette Rashon Blount, Jr.
  • Majored in political science at Oregon.

Stats

Career Stats

gamesrushingreceivingfumbles
seasonteamggsattydsavglngtdrecydsavglongtdfumlost
2016NE3375298-414-----21
2015NE126165703-386643-14110
2014PIT11065266-502636-13011
2014NE5160281-343418-110--
2013NE167153772-477238-32032
2012TB13041151-35212-20--
2011TB1414184781-54515148-35053
2010TB1372011,007-536514-7043
TOTAL9444,259-543539299-3511610

Recent Games

rushingreceivingfumbles
wkopresultattydsavglngtdrecydsavglongtdfumlost
3HOUW 27-024105-412-------
2MIAW 31-2429123-261-----10
1@ARIW 23-212270-131-----11

rushing

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2016NE37525298499.34411621.3212
2015NE1216513.87034.358.66383722.4401
2014PIT11655.92664.124.22501624.6111
2014NE560122814.756.23341423.3400
2013NE161539.6772548.37473522.9513
2012TB13413.21513.711.6235717.1100
2011TB1418413.17814.255.85543217.4413
2010TB1320115.51,007577.56533818.91033
TOTAL 8794410.94,2594.549355419520.731713

receiving

yearteamgrecydsavgyds/glngtd20+40+1stfum
2016NE3----------
2015NE126437.23.61410030
2014PIT1163663.31300030
2014NE54184.53.61100010
2013NE16238192.43201010
2012TB131220.2200000
2011TB14151489.910.63502062
2010TB135142.81.1700001
TOTAL 87392997.73.435130143

kick returns

yearteamgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
2016NE3---------
2015NE12---------
2014PIT11510320.62903000
2014NE5---------
2013NE161749429.183014200
2012TB13---------
2011TB14---------
2010TB13---------
TOTAL 872259727.183017200

fumbles

yearteamgfumlostffown fropp frown ydsopp ydstdoobsftytb
2016NE321-0-0-0100
2015NE1210-1-0-0000
2014PIT1111-----0000
2014NE5-------0---
2013NE1632-----0000
2012TB13-------0---
2011TB1453-----0000
2010TB1343-----0000
TOTAL 871610-10000100

defensive

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2016NE30---0------
2015NE120---0------
2014PIT110---0------
2014NE50---0------
2013NE16110000-----
2012TB130---0------
2011TB14220000-----
2010TB13110000-----
TOTAL 87440000000-0

preseason

gamesrushingreceivingfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggsattydsavglngtdrecydsavglongtdfumlost
108/11/2016NOW 22-3411920-121-------
208/18/2016CHIW 22-23111169-211-------
308/26/2016@CARW 19-1710526-170316-11010
409/01/2016@NYGL 9-1710-----00--0--
TOTAL 4225115-212316-11010

regular season

gamesrushingreceivingfumbles
wkgame dateoppresultggsattydsavglngtdrecydsavglongtdfumlost
109/11/2016@ARIW 23-21112270-131-----11
209/18/2016MIAW 24-311129123-261-----10
309/22/2016HOUW 0-271124105-412-------
TOTAL 3375298-414-----21

rushing splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Arizona Cardinals122703.21314
Houston Texans1241054.44125
Miami Dolphins1291234.22617

rushing splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Outside Own Division2461753.84139
vs AFC Teams2532284.341312
vs NFC Teams122703.21314
vs Own Division1291234.22617

rushing splits - split by MONTH

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
September375298441416

rushing splits - split by STADIUM

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Gillette Stadium2532284.341312
University of Phoenix Stadium122703.21314

rushing splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Wins375298441416

rushing splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)1241054.44125
Sundays2511933.826211

fumbles splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Arizona Cardinals111---0
Houston Texans1-----0
Miami Dolphins110-0-0

fumbles splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Outside Own Division211---0
vs AFC Teams210-0-0
vs NFC Teams111---0
vs Own Division110-0-0

fumbles splits - split by MONTH

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
September321-0-0

fumbles splits - split by STADIUM

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Gillette Stadium210-0-0
University of Phoenix Stadium111---0

fumbles splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Wins321-0-0

fumbles splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)1-----0
Sundays221-0-0

Rushing splits - FIELD TYPE

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Grass122703.21314
Turf2532284.341312

Rushing splits - HOME/AWAY

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Home Games2532284.341312
Road Games122703.21314

Rushing splits - POINT SITUATIONAL

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Ahead632654.241414
Ahead by 1-8 Points25933.71315
Ahead by 9-16 Points21823.92616
Behind3621301
Behind by 1-8 Points3621301
Tied92731001

Rushing splits - HALF

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
1st Half31792.51304
2nd Half44219541412
Last Two Minutes of Half9202.2600

Rushing splits - FIELD TYPE POSITION

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Opp 19-1 - by Yard Line11322.9934
Opp 49-20 - by Yard Line281204.34115
Own 1-20 - by Yard Line4389.52601
Own 21-50 - by Yard Line321083.41306

Rushing splits - QUARTERS

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
1st Quarter16523.31304
2nd Quarter15271.8400
3rd Quarter239341438
4th Quarter2112664114
4th Quarter within 712423.51302

Rushing splits - ATTEMPTS

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Attempts 1-Through-1030822.71305
Attempts 11-Through-20301615.44149
Attempts 21-Through-3015553.71302

Rushing splits - MARGIN

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Margin 0-72511933.826211
Margin 15+1241054.44125