Position
Running Back
Height
6'0
Weight
214 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Houston, Texas
High School
Sharpstown HS

Updated 4/19/06

2006 Senior Bowl Participant
2002 Freshman All-SEC (SEC Coaches)

2006 NFL DRAFT
Selected by the Indianapolis Colts in the first round of the 2006 NFL Draft, the 30th pick overall … The first LSU runningback chosen in the first round since Harvey Williams (1991, 21st overall, Kansas City Chiefs) … LSU’s third first-round pick in as many seasons (DE Marcus Spears 20th pick by Dallas in 2005; WR Michael Clayton 15th pick by Tampa Bay in 2004) … First LSU runningback selected in NFL Draft since 2003 (Domanick Davis in 4th round by Houston; LaBrandon Toefield in 4th round by Jacksonville) … The 26th first-round draft pick in LSU history … Indianapolis’ first runningback selected in first round since 1999 (Edgerrin James from Miami, Fla.).

CAREER
Played in 51 games with 19 starts in his career with the Tigers … Ranked No. 5 in school history in rushing with 2,577 yards to his credit … Also ranked No. 5 in school history in receptions for a running back with 66 catches during his career … Had 6 100-yard rushing games for the Tigers, which ties for the eighth highest total in school history … His 490 rushing attempts ranks as No. 8 in school history … In all, scored a total of 23 touchdowns during his career, 18 rushing and 5 receiving … Graduated in December of 2005 with a degree in general studies.

SENIOR SEASON (2005)
Talented runner who led the Tigers in rushing with 911 yards and 9 touchdowns … Finished career with a bang, rushing for 130 yards and 1 TD in 40-3 win over Miami in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl … Finished year ranked No. 7 in SEC in rushing with 90.1 yards per game … His 9 rushing TDs ranked as the third-highest total in the league … Played in all 13 games with 12 starts for the Tigers … Rushed for 100 or more yards 5 times in 2005, which included breaking the century mark in 4 of LSU’s first 6 contests … Ran for a career-best 156 yards and 1 TD on 32 carries in win over Florida … The 32 rushing attempts against Florida tied for the seventh-highest total in school history … Slowed midway through season with an ankle injury … Carried a total of 8 times for 26 yards in LSU’s next 3 games (7 yards, 1 TD on 3 carries vs. North Texas; 15 yards on 3 carries vs. Appalachian State; 4 yards on 2 carries vs. Alabama) … Ankle injury came in first half of win over North Texas on Oct. 29 …  Returned to early season form against Ole Miss on Nov. 19, going for 70 yards and 1 TD on 14 carries in 40-7 victory over the Rebels … Scored at least 1 TD in LSU’s first 5 games … Opened season with 109 yards and 1 TD in win over Arizona State … Had 102 yards and a score in win over Vanderbilt and 105 yards on 24 carries in overtime victory over Auburn … Led all LSU running backs in receptions with 20 for 180 yards, including a 43-yard catch-and-run vs. Arkansas.

JUNIOR SEASON (2004)
All-purpose running back who ranked second on the squad in rushing and third on the team in receiving in 2004 … Played in all 12 games … Rushed 101 times for 680 yards and 3 TDs and caught 26 passes for 294 yards and 4 scores … The 4 receiving TDs were the most by an LSU running back since 1989 when Eddie Fuller caught 9 TD passes … The 26 receptions and 294 receiving yards were the most for an LSU running back since Eddie Fuller had 38 receptions for 477 yards in 1989 … Rushed for a career-best 109 yards, including a 53-yard run, in win over Ole Miss … A week earlier, had 99 yards rushing and 1 TD in 26-10 victory over Alabama … Rushed for 90 or more yards 4 times in 2004 … Had 95 yards and 1 TD in win over Arkansas State and then added 93 yards in road victory against Florida … Against Florida, rushed for 54 yards on 6 carries in the fourth quarter in the win over the Gators … Scored game-winning TD with less than a minute remaining against Florida on a 10-yard catch-and-run … Had a pair of receiving TDs in win over Arkansas… Scored on a 35-yard reception against Alabama … Had one rushing TD against Arkansas State, Troy and Alabama … Rushed for 27 yards on 11 carries and had 4 receptions for 14 yards against Iowa in the Capital One Bowl.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2003)
Played in 12 games with 6 starts … Second on team with 521 yards on 112 carries … Rushed for a pair of touchdowns …Opened year as LSU’s starting running back before an injury against Florida sidelined the sophomore for 2 games … LSU’s primary running back on third down situations … Returned to action on a limited basis against Louisiana Tech … Was back at full strength in a back-up role to Justin Vincent for the final 5  games of season … Looked to have regained early season form against Georgia in the SEC Championship Game, rushing for 60 yards on 8  carries … Opened season with 81 yards on 15 attempts in 49-7 win over Louisiana-Monroe and followed that with 86 yards and 2 TDs in win over Arizona … Has good hands out of backfield and he led all running backs with 12 catches for 74 yards and a TD … Scored on a 17-yard TD reception from Matt Mauck in season-opener against Louisiana-Monroe.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2002)
LSU’s No. 3 tailback … Played in 12 games with 1 start … Started season-opener at fullback against Virginia Tech … Ranked third on squad with 438 yards on 80 carries … Rushed for 4  TDs, including a 63-yarder on the first play of the second half vs. Kentucky … Averaged 5.5 yards per carry … Rushed for 91 yards on 9 carries in win over Kentucky … Had 98 yards and a pair of TDs in victory over Louisiana-Lafayette … Scored LSU’s only TD vs. Auburn … Caught 6 passes for 81 yards … Redshirted in 2001 as a true freshman.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2001)
Played in 2 games for the Tigers  … Finished season with 27 yards rushing on 8 carries … Had 28 yards on 7 carries in season-opener vs. Tulane … Also had 1 carry for minus-1 yard vs. Kentucky … Granted a medical redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL
Named All-American by both ESPN and Fox Sports and was rated among the top 100 players in the nation by Rivals.com and by ESPN’s Tom Lemming … Member of the Houston Chronicle Top 100 … First-Team 5A All-State in Texas as well as First-Team All-District and All-County … Played quarterback in high school … As a senior, completed 37 of 91 passes for 425 yards … Rushed for 1,429 yards on 159 carries for an average of 8.9 yards per carry … Rushed for 26 touchdowns and returned eight kickoffs for 380 yards for an average of 47.5 a return … Clocked at 10.7 in the 100 meters and 22.1 in the 200 meters … Coached in high school by Charles Perridon.

PERSONAL
Born May 3, 1983 in Houston, Texas … Mother is Joyce Addai … Has two brothers, Jeffrey and Derrick, and one sister, Josephine … Graduated in December of 2005 with a degree in general studies … Lists math as his favorite subject in school.

Addai’s Career Rushing and Receiving Totals

   

Rushing

Receiving

Year

G-GS

Att.

Yds.

TD

Lg.

Rec.

Yds.

TD

Lg

2001 Fr.

2-0

8

27

0

10

0

0

0

0

2002 Fr.-RS

12-1

80

438

4

63

6

81

0

42

2003 So.

12-6

114

520

2

21

14

86

1

21

2004 Jr.

12-0

101

680

3

53

26

294

4

38

2005 Sr.

13-12

187

911

9

30

20

180

0

43

TOTALS

51-19

490

2,576

18

53

66

641

5

43

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