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LeGarrette Blount
RB #29
Height:
6-0
Weight:
250
College:
Oregon
Hometown:
Perry, Fla.
Experience:
4
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 56 579 10.3 2,711 4.7 48.4 20 54 112 19.3 20 5 9
2013 NE 16 153 9.6 772 5 48.3 7 47T 35 22.9 5 1 3
2012 TB 13 41 3.2 151 3.7 11.6 2 35 7 17.1 1 0 0
2011 TB 14 184 13.1 781 4.2 55.8 5 54T 32 17.4 4 1 3
2010 TB 13 201 15.5 1,007 5 77.5 6 53 38 18.9 10 3 3
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 56 23 202 8.8 3.6 35 0 3 0 7 3
2013 NE 16 2 38 19 2.4 32 0 1 0 1 0
2012 TB 13 1 2 2 0.2 2 0 0 0 0 0
2011 TB 14 15 148 9.9 10.6 35 0 2 0 6 2
2010 TB 13 5 14 2.8 1.1 7 0 0 0 0 1
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 56 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2013 NE 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 TB 13 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 TB 14 2 2 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 TB 13 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 56 12 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 NE 16 3 2 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2012 TB 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2011 TB 14 5 3 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
2010 TB 13 4 3 0 -- -- -- -- 0 0 0 0
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 56 17 494 29.1 83 0 14 2 0 0
2013 NE 16 17 494 29.1 83 0 14 2 0 0
2012 TB 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 TB 14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 TB 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

LeGarrette Blount was acquired by the New England Patriots from Tampa Bay in a trade on April 27, 2013 in exchange for Jeff Demps and a 2013 seventh round draft selection… Originally signed by the Tennessee Titans 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).
CAREER TRANSACTIONS
LeGarrette Blount was acquired by the New England Patriots from Tampa Bay in a trade on April 27, 2013 in exchange for Jeff Demps and a 2013 seventh round draft selection… Originally signed by the Tennessee Titans 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).

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 career-high 164-yard performance vs. Seattle (12/26/10).


SEASONAL REVIEWS

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.
  • Has a son, LeGarrette Rashon Blount, Jr.
  • Majored in political science.

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