Lache Seastrunk

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Lache Seastrunk
Baylor BearsNo. 25
Running backRedshirt Junior
Major: General Studies
Date of birth: (1991-07-29) July 29, 1991 (age 22)
Place of birth: Temple, Texas
Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)Weight: 201 lb (91 kg)
Career history
High school: Temple (TX)
 College(s):
Career highlights and awards
Stats at ESPN.com
 
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Lache Seastrunk
Baylor BearsNo. 25
Running backRedshirt Junior
Major: General Studies
Date of birth: (1991-07-29) July 29, 1991 (age 22)
Place of birth: Temple, Texas
Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)Weight: 201 lb (91 kg)
Career history
High school: Temple (TX)
 College(s):
Career highlights and awards
Stats at ESPN.com

Lache J. Seastrunk (pronounced "Lake", born July 29, 1991) is an American football running back. He played college football at Baylor.

Early years[edit]

A native of Temple, Texas, he attended Temple High School, where he finished his high school career with 4,127 yards and 52 touchdowns. He was a 2009 USA Today All-USA selection. Regarded as a five-star prospect by Rivals.com, he was listed as the No. 3 running back in the class of 2010. He played in the 2010 U.S. Army All-American Bowl.[1] He chose Oregon over Auburn among others.[2]

Track and field[edit]

Seastrunk was also a standout track athlete, he has personal bests of 10.33 seconds in the 100 meters and 6.60 meters in long jump during his preparatory track career. He clocked at 10.64 in the 100 meters as a sophomore and won the district meet that same year with a time of 10.77 seconds. He broke three Temple High School records (100 meters, 400 meters and long jump) as a 13-year-old eighth-grader .

College career[edit]

Seastrunk attended the University of Oregon for his freshman year. On August 20, 2011 it was reported that Seastrunk was granted a release from Oregon with plans to transfer to Baylor University.

Before the end of the 2012 season, Seastrunk predicted he would win the Heisman Trophy next year and said "I know I am the best back in the country."[3] Seastrunk finished the season with 1,012 yards on 131 carries but averaged 138.2 yards per game and scored five touchdowns during Baylor's 4-1 run to end the season.[4]

Seastrunk announced on January 6, 2014 that he would forgo his senior season and enter the 2014 NFL Draft.[5]

Career Statistics

RushingReceiving
YearTeamAttYardsAvgLongRush TDsRecYardsRec TDs
2012Baylor1311,0127.780791071
2013Baylor1581,1777.48011000
Career2892,1897.6801691071

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Running backs 2010". Rivals.com. January 20, 2010. 
  2. ^ Dyer, Kristian (January 27, 2010). "Stud prep RB Seastrunk to pick Oregon over USC". Sports Illustrated. 
  3. ^ "Leache Seastrunk Guarantees 2013 Heisman, Is Generally Really Cocky." SportsGrid.com. Published 2012-Dec-22. Retrieved 2013-Jul-29.
  4. ^ Bleacher Report Retrieved 2013-Jul-29.
  5. ^ Baylor's Lache Seastrunk to enter NFL Draft

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