PLAYER
LeGarrette Blount
RB #29
Height:
6-0
Weight:
247
Age:
31
College:
Oregon
Hometown:
Perry, FL
Experience:
9

Quick Stats (2017):

CAR
173
YDS
766
AVG
4.4
TDS
2
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesRushingReceivingFumbles
GGSAttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLongTDFUMLost
TOTAL 1,341 5,888 4.4 68 51 54 387 7.2 35 2 17 11
2017 PHI 16 11 173 766 4.4 68 2 8 50 6.3 20 1 1 1
2016 NE 16 8 299 1,161 3.9 44 18 7 38 5.4 16 0 2 1
2015 NE 12 6 165 703 4.3 38T 6 6 43 7.2 14 1 1 0
2014 NE 5 1 60 281 4.7 34 3 4 18 4.5 11 0 -- --
2014 PIT 11 0 65 266 4.1 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 @WAS W 30-17 14 46 3.3 7 0 1 1 1 1 1 -- --
2 @KC L 20-27 -- -- -- -- -- 1 0 -- 0 0 -- --
3 NYG W 27-24 12 67 5.6 20 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @LAC W 26-24 16 136 8.5 68 0 1 20 20 20 0 -- --
5 ARI W 34-7 14 74 5.3 37 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 @CAR W 28-23 14 67 4.8 18 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 WAS W 34-24 14 29 2.1 21 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 SF W 33-10 16 48 3 12 1 1 4 4 4 0 -- --
9 DEN W 51-23 9 37 4.1 10 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 @DAL W 37-9 13 57 4.4 30 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 CHI W 31-3 15 97 6.5 35 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
13 @SEA L 10-24 8 26 3.3 11 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 @LA W 43-35 7 12 1.7 4 0 2 11 5.5 7 0 -- --
15 @NYG W 34-29 7 21 3 7 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 OAK W 19-10 5 12 2.4 6 0 1 3 3 3 0 -- --
17 DAL L 0-6 9 37 4.1 9 0 1 11 11 11 0 -- --

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Biography

Joined the Lions in 2018 as an unrestricted free agent after coming off two straight seasons (2016-17) where he helped lead his respective teams to Super Bowl Championships (LI with New England and LII with Philadelphia).

MANE FACTS

  • Pronunciation: le-GAIR-it BLUNT
  • AFC Offensive Player of the Week: 2013 (Week 17)
  • NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month: 2010 (December/January)

TRANSACTIONS

  • Signed by the Detroit Lions as an unrestricted free on March 16, 2018.
  • Signed by the Philadelphia Eagles as an unrestricted free agent on May 17, 2017.
  • Re-signed by the Patriots as an unrestricted free agent on April 12, 2016.
  • Placed on Reserve-Injured (hip) on December 16, 2015.
  • Suspended one game for violating the NFL’s Policy on Substance Abuse on April 7, 2015.
  • Signed by the Patriots on November 20, 2014.
  • Released by the Steelers on November 18, 2014.
  • Signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as an unrestricted free agent on March 28, 2014.
  • Traded by the Buccaneers to the New England Patriots on April 27, 2013.
  • Re-signed by the Buccaneers on March 9, 2013.
  • Re-signed by the Buccaneers as an exclusive rights free agent on April 4, 2012.
  • Acquired by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers via waivers on September 6, 2010.
  • Released by the Titans on September 5, 2010.
  • Signed by the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted rookie free agent on April 26, 2010.

PRO

Joined the Lions in 2018 as an unrestricted free agent after coming off two straight seasons (2016-17) where he helped lead his respective teams to Super Bowl Championships (LI with New England and LII with Philadelphia).

2017:  Rushed for 766 yards and finished with two touchdowns in the regular season. Rushed for 130 yards in the post season, with a touchdown in the final three games, en route to a Super Bowl victory with the Eagles.

  • Registered first touchdown of the season in Week 3 against the New York Giants (9/24).
  • Recorded a season-high 136 rushing yards on 16 carries in Week 4 at the Los Angeles Chargers (10/1).
  • Averaged 6.5 yards per carry in Week 12 against Chicago (11/26).
  • Posted 90 rushing yards on 14 carries and one touchdown in Super Bowl LII.

2016: Led the League with a career-high 18 rushing touchdowns, posting a career-high 299 rushes for 1,161 yards, en route to a Super Bowl victory with the Patriots.

  • Rushed for 123 yards in Week 2 against Miami (9/18), securing seven first downs and scoring one touchdown.
  • Ran for 127 rushing yards in Week 7 at Pittsburgh (10/23).
  • Scored a season-high three touchdowns in Week 10 against Seattle (11/13), rushing for 69 yards on 21 attempts.
  • Recorded 124 rushing yards in Week 11 at San Francisco (11/20).
  • Rushed for 47 yards in the AFC Championship game against Pittsburgh (1/22), scoring one touchdown.

2015: Finished with 703 rushing yards on 165 attempts, while earning an increased role toward the end of the season.

  • Scored a season-high three touchdowns in Week 3 against Jacksonville (9/27).
  • Rushed for a season-high 129 yards on 29 attempts in Week 9 against Washington (11/08).

2014: Played the first 11 games for the Pittsburgh Steelers, rushing 65 times for 266 yards and two touchdowns, before finishing the season with the New England Patriots.

  • Scored a seven-yard touchdown on his first carry as a Steeler in Week 1 against Cleveland (9/07).
  • Registered a season-high 118 yards on 10 carries in Week 3 at Carolina (9/21).
  • Recorded two touchdowns in Week 12 against Detroit (11/23).

2013: Played in all 16 regular-season games (7 starts).

  • Rushed for a team-high 65 yards on 14 carries in Week 3 against Tampa Bay (9/22).
  • Recorded a season-high 189 rushing yards on 24 attempts in Week 17 against Buffalo (12/29), scoring two touchdowns.

2012: Played in 13 games, registering 41 carries for 151 yards and two touchdowns.

  • Posted a season-high 58 yards and a touchdown in Week 6 against Kansas City (10/14).

2011: Started 14 games. Rushed for 781 yards and five touchdowns. Posted 15 receptions for 148 yards.

2010: Led all rookie running backs in rushing, posting 1,007 yards.

  • Rushed for his first NFL touchdown in his NFL debut in Week 3 against Pittsburgh (9/26).

COLLEGE

Began his college career at East Mississippi Community College before transferring to Oregon. Rushed for 1,066 yards and 19 touchdowns in 16 games at Oregon.

PERSONAL

Attended Taylor County High School.

  • Father to LeGarrette Rashon Blount, Jr.
  • Majored in political science.

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