Position
Running Back
Height
6'0
Weight
237 lbs.
Class
Junior
Hometown
Lafayette, La.
High School
Acadiana HS

2004 SEC Offensive Player of the Week (vs. Ole Miss, 11/20)

CAREER
Played in 35 games for the Tigers over a four-year period, starting eight times … Left team in July of 2007 saying, “my heart is no longer in it” … Scheduled to graduate from LSU in December of 2007 … Capped career with 1,537 rushing yards and 18 rushing touchdowns … Holds LSU single-game rushing record with 250 yards on 26 carries against Ole Miss in 2004 … Missed all of 2005 after suffering a knee injury in first scrimmage of fall camp … Returned to action in 2006 … Called a “great back” by Arkansas coach Houston Nutt prior to LSU’s game against the Razorbacks in 2004 … Was quoted as saying, “that has to be a misprint” after learning of his school-record 250 yards rushing against Ole Miss in 2004.

REDSHIRT JUNIOR SEASON (2006)
Continued to work his way back into playing shape after missing the entire season in 2005 … Carried the ball 74 times for 281 yards (3.8 avg.) and four touchdowns … Turned in his best game of the year against Fresno State, leading the team with 67 yards and a touchdown on five carries … Also led all Tiger rushers in the season-opener against LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE, picking up 46 yards and a touchdown on eight carries … Followed that with a 30 yard, one touchdown performance against Arizona … Scored his other TD of the season on a one-yard run against Mississippi State.

JUNIOR SEASON (2005)
Received a medical redshirt after suffering a season-ending knee injury (right knee) during fall camp … Injury occurred in LSU’s first scrimmage of the fall on Aug. 13 … Underwent surgery two weeks later and returned in a limited role during the spring of 2006.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2004)
LSU’s starting running back for eight games … Played in all 12 games … Led the team in rushing with 867 yards and 10 TDs on 142 carries … Capped sophomore season with 109 yards rushing and one TD in loss to Iowa in the Capital One Bowl … Scored on a 74-yard run just before halftime against Iowa … Rushed for a school-record 250 yards and three TDs in win over Ole Miss on Nov. 20 … Named SEC Offensive Player of the Week for his performance against the Rebels … In addition, Collegefootballnews.com called his 250 rushing yards against Ole Miss the performance of the year in the SEC … Took over the starting role at running back against Georgia and never relinquished the role … Rushed for at least 80 yards six times, including the final five games of the season … Had 80 yards and one TD vs. Vanderbilt, 84 yards vs. Alabama and capped the regular season with 81 yards against Arkansas … Added an 84-yard effort in road loss to Auburn … Rushed for 73 yards and three scores in a win over Mississippi State … His 10 TDs tied with Florida’s Ciatrick Fason for the second-highest total in the SEC in 2004, trailing only Auburn’s Cadillac Williams (12).

FRESHMAN SEASON (2003)
Played in 13 games with no starts … Missed the Arkansas game with bruised ribs … Had a breakout game against South Carolina, rushing for 108 yards on 19 carries … Added 106 yards and one TD on 16 rushes in a win over Louisiana Tech … Ran for 79 yards and a TD in road victory over Alabama … Had 47 yards on eight carries in win over Georgia in SEC Championship Game … Rushed twice for six yards against Oklahoma in the national championship game … Finished rookie season ranked third on team with 389 rushing yards and four TDs … Caught one pass for five yards … Also played on special teams … Teamed with Daniel Francis to tackle Georgia punter Gordon Ely-Kelso in the endzone for a safety and an 8-0 LSU first quarter lead in the SEC Championship game.

HIGH SCHOOL
The state’s top running back who capped off his career with 1,910 yards on 290 carries, including 27 touchdowns … Named an All-American by Riddell Footwear and SuperPrep … Ranked as the nation’s fourth-best running back prospect by Rivals.com … Two-time first-team 5A all-state in Louisiana … Member of the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen, the Shreveport Times Top 20, the New Orleans Times-Picayune’s Top 25 Blue-Chip list as well as the Orlando Sentinel All-South team … Named to the Super Southern 100 by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution … Ranked No. 8 by ESPN.com and No. 6 by College Football News … Continued his torrid play into the 5A playoffs with more than 700 yards on the ground spearheading the Rams to the state semifinals … Rushed for 257 yards on 36 carries and four first half touchdowns on a Nov. 30, 2003, quarterfinal game against Hahnville … Finished his junior season with 2,252 yards on 250 carries with 25 touchdowns … Also showed he can catch the football out of the backfield with 214 yards receiving on 20 receptions his junior year … Member of state champion 4×400 relay team … Coached by Willard Hanks.

PERSONAL
Full name is Alley Joseph Broussard III … Born Sept. 6, 1983, in Lafayette … Parents are Alley, Jr., and Liz Broussard … Has two brothers, Terrell and Jeremy, and a sister, Shantel … Considered to be one of the biggest practical jokesters on the team … Also considered the biggest comedian on the team … Has cut a rap album and performed, along with teammate Marlon Favorite, at halftime of an LSU men’s basketball game … Majoring in interdisciplinary studies with an emphasis in communication studies and corrections.

BROUSSARD’S CAREER HIGHS
Attempts: 26 vs. Ole Miss (11/20/2004)
Yards: 250 vs. Ole Miss (11/20/2004) ** Single-Game LSU Record **
Touchdowns: 3 – twice
Long: 74 vs. Iowa (1/1/2005)

BROUSSARD’S CAREER RUSHING AND RECEIVING STATS

 

RUSHING
RECEIVING

Year

G-GS
Att.
Yds.
TD
LG
Rec.
Yds.
TD
Lg

2003

13-0
85
389
4
33
1
5
0
5

2004

12-8
142
867
10
74
1
10
0
10

2005

— Did not play (knee injury) —

2006

10-0
74
281
4
38
0
0
0
0

Totals

35-8
301
1,537
18
74
2
15
0
10

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