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LeGarrette Blount





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

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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 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).


  • 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).
  • Named AFC Offensive Player of the Month for September following back-to-back 100-yard rushing games and four touchdowns through the first three games of the 2016 season.


2016 (8/8)

  • Rushed for 70 yards on 22 carries including an 8-yard touchdown run after running up the middle and dragging the pile into the end zone in the season-opening night win at Arizona (9/11). 
  • Recorded his 11th career 100-yard rushing game after gaining 123 yards on 29 attempts and a touchdown on a 9-yard run, in addition to a 26-yard rush in the fourth quarter in the win vs. Miami (9/18). 
  • Gained 105 yards rushing in the win vs. Houston (9/22), a week after gaining 123 vs. Miami to mark his third career back-to-back 100-yard rushing performance and the 12th 100-yard regular season rushing game of his NFL career. His 105 yards came on 24 attempts with two touchdowns, including a 41-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter - his fifth run of at least 40 yards and  the third longest touchdown run of his career. 
  • Named AFC Offensive Player of the Month for September following back-to-back 100-yard rushing games and four touchdowns through the first three games of the 2016 season.
  • Rushed for 54 yards on 13 carries vs. Buffalo (10/2).
  • Recorded 37 rushing yards on 18 attempts including a 1-yard run for a touchdown in the first quarter to put the Patriots on the board first at Cleveland (10/9).  
  • Scored on a 1-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter of the win vs. Cincinnati (10/16) for his sixth touchdown of the season. Finished the game with 50 rushing yards on 13 carries and also recorded two receptions for 20 yards. 
  • Notched his third 100-yard game of the year after finishing with 127 yards rushing on 24 carries for a 5.3-yard average at Pittsburgh (10/23). Also scored on a 3-yard touchdown run in the second quarter for his seventh rushing touchdown of the seaosn to match his career single-season high. In the fourth quarter, he scored on a 5-yard touchdown run for his career-high eighth rushing touchdown of the season. 
  • Rushed for 43 yards on 18 carries and also scored on a 1-yard touchdown run in the third quarter for his ninth rushing touchdown of the season. 

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).


  • 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.


  • 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.


Career Stats


Recent Games

12@NYJW 22-171167-23000--0--
11@SFW 30-1719124-440-------
10SEAL 24-312169-133-------
8@BUFW 41-251843-71-------
7@PITW 27-1624127-25217-70--
6CINW 35-171350-151220-160--
5@CLEW 33-131837-131-------
4BUFL 0-161354-16034-40--
3HOUW 27-024105-412-------
2MIAW 31-2429123-261-----10
1@ARIW 23-212270-131-----11


TOTAL 951,08111.44,8304.550.8435422821.135813


TOTAL 95453307.33.535130153

kick returns

TOTAL 952259727.183017200


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TOTAL 951610-10000100


TOTAL 95440000000-0


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

wkgame dateoppresultggsattydsavglngtdrecydsavglongtdfumlost
109/11/2016@ARIW 23-21112270-131-----11
209/18/2016MIAW 24-311129123-261-----10
309/22/2016HOUW 0-271124105-412-------
410/02/2016BUFL 16-0111354-16034-40--
510/09/2016@CLEW 33-13111837-131-------
610/16/2016CINW 17-35111350-151220-160--
710/23/2016@PITW 27-161124127-25217-70--
810/30/2016@BUFW 41-25101843-71-------
1011/13/2016SEAL 31-24102169-133-------
1111/20/2016@SFW 30-171019124-440-------
1211/27/2016@NYJW 22-17101167-23000--0--
TOTAL 117212869-4412631-16021

rushing splits - split by OPPONENT

Arizona Cardinals122703.21314
Buffalo Bills231973.11613
Cincinnati Bengals113503.81514
Cleveland Browns118372.11312
Houston Texans1241054.44125
Miami Dolphins1291234.22617
New York Jets111676.12304
Pittsburgh Steelers1241275.32528
San Francisco 49ers1191246.54406
Seattle Seahawks121693.31336

rushing splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

Outside Own Division71415824.1441035
vs AFC Teams8150606441833
vs NFC Teams3622634.244416
vs Own Division471287426214

rushing splits - split by MONTH


rushing splits - split by STADIUM

FirstEnergy Stadium118372.11312
Gillette Stadium5100401441724
Heinz Field1241275.32528
Levi's Stadium1191246.54406
MetLife Stadium111676.12304
New Era Field118432.4711
University of Phoenix Stadium122703.21314

rushing splits - split by WIN/LOSSES


rushing splits - split by WEEKDAY

Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)1241054.44125

receiving splits - split by OPPONENT

Arizona Cardinals1---------
Buffalo Bills2341.340-000
Cincinnati Bengals122010161-000
Cleveland Browns1---------
Houston Texans1---------
Miami Dolphins1---------
New York Jets100--0-000
Pittsburgh Steelers117770-000
San Francisco 49ers1---------
Seattle Seahawks1---------

receiving splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

Outside Own Division73279161-000
vs AFC Teams86315.2161-000
vs NFC Teams3---------
vs Own Division4341.340-000

receiving splits - split by MONTH


receiving splits - split by STADIUM

FirstEnergy Stadium1---------
Gillette Stadium55244.8161-000
Heinz Field117770-000
Levi's Stadium1---------
MetLife Stadium100--0-000
New Era Field1---------
University of Phoenix Stadium1---------

receiving splits - split by WIN/LOSSES


receiving splits - split by WEEKDAY

Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)1---------

fumbles splits - split by OPPONENT

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Arizona Cardinals111---0
Buffalo Bills2-----0
Cincinnati Bengals1-----0
Cleveland Browns1-----0
Houston Texans1-----0
Miami Dolphins110-0-0
New York Jets1------
Pittsburgh Steelers1-----0
San Francisco 49ers1------
Seattle Seahawks1-----0

fumbles splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

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Outside Own Division711---0
vs AFC Teams810-0-0
vs NFC Teams311---0
vs Own Division410-0-0

fumbles splits - split by MONTH

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fumbles splits - split by STADIUM

splitgfumlostffown fropp frtd
FirstEnergy Stadium1-----0
Gillette Stadium510-0-0
Heinz Field1-----0
Levi's Stadium1------
MetLife Stadium1------
New Era Field1-----0
University of Phoenix Stadium111---0

fumbles splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

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fumbles splits - split by WEEKDAY

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Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)1-----0

Rushing splits - FIELD TYPE


Rushing splits - HOME/AWAY

Home Games5100401441724
Road Games61124684.244525

Rushing splits - POINT SITUATIONAL

Ahead by 1-8 Points59293544317
Ahead by 9-16 Points501853.726311
Behind by 1-8 Points278131326
Behind by 9-16 Points11464.21603

Rushing splits - HALF

1st Half993533.644420
2nd Half1135164.641829
Last Two Minutes of Half27953.52326

Rushing splits - FIELD TYPE POSITION

Opp 19-1 - by Yard Line441132.6131115
Opp 49-20 - by Yard Line632924.641114
Own 1-20 - by Yard Line13725.52602
Own 21-50 - by Yard Line923924.344018

Rushing splits - QUARTERS

1st Quarter532264.344213
2nd Quarter461272.81527
3rd Quarter502214.425516
4th Quarter632954.741313
4th Quarter within 721894.22315

Rushing splits - ATTEMPTS

Attempts 1-Through-101104033.744222
Attempts 11-Through-20823964.8411025
Attempts 21-Through-3020703.51302

Rushing splits - MARGIN

Margin 0-7483329426521
Margin 15+5862893.441514
Margin 8-142432515.844214