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#4 Nick Brossette Season 2018

Running Back
Baton Rouge, La.
High School
University HS

2019 East-West Shrine Game Participant
2018 LSU Permanent Team Captain

Four-year letterwinner at running back for the Tigers … Rushed for 1,350 yards and 14 TDs during his LSU career … Capped his career as the 32nd-leading rusher in LSU history despite serving as LSU’s primary running back for only one season … Invited to participate in the 2019 East-West Shrine Game … Named a permanent team captain for the 2018 Tigers.

Played in 13 games with 11 starts … Led Tigers and ranked No. 7 in the SEC in rushing yards with 1,039 … Finished No. 3 in the SEC in rushing touchdowns with 14 … Averaged 4.3 yards per carry and 80 yards rushing per game … Had the 19th 1,000-yard rushing season in school history when he eclipsed the mark against Central Florida in the Fiesta Bowl … Rushed for 117 yards on a career-best 29 carries in the win over UCF in the Fiesta Bowl … Had three 100-yard rushing games as a senior … Opened year with 15 yards and two TDs on 22 carries in win over Miami in Arlington … Followed that with 117 yards in win over Southeastern Louisiana in the home-opener … Scored at least one rushing TD in nine of LSU’s 13 games … Set career-high with three rushing TDs vs. Louisiana Tech … Had two rushing TDs in win over Miami, one coming on a 50-yard run that put the Tigers up 10-3 in the first quarter … Went over the 1,000-yard mark for his career against Mississippi State … His 240 rushing attempts in 2018 ranks as the ninth-highest single-season total in LSU history, while the 14 rushing TDs tie for ninth in school history.

Played in 13 games and made his first career start (vs. Troy) … Rushed for 96 yards on 19 carries for the year … Finished with a career-high 11 attempts and season-high 63 yards against Chattanooga … Also recorded carries against Syracuse, Troy, and finished with six carries for 25 yards against Texas A&M … Had one kick return for 29 yards on the road at Alabama.

Played in 12 games with no starts … Saw majority of his action on special teams, where he recorded seven tackles … Rushed 15 times for 145 yards … Averaged 9.7 yards per carry … Also returned three kickoffs for 57 yards (19.0 average) … Had career-long 60-yard rush in win over Missouri … Finished Missouri game with 73 yards on five carries … Added 32 yards on five carries in win over Arkansas … Rushed for 40 yards on five attempts in home opener against Jacksonville State … Had three special teams tackles in win over Southern Miss … Of his 15 carries, six resulted in first downs and four went for 10 yards or more (18-yard run vs. Jacksonville State; 60-yard run vs. Missouri; 16 and 12-yard runs at Arkansas).

Played in nine games as a member of special teams units as well as spot duty as a running back … Carried the ball 12 times for 65 yards and made one catch out of the backfield … On special teams recorded three tackles and also forced a fumble and recovered a fumble … Suffered a season-ending injury during the Ole Miss game and did not return that season … Forced a fumble on kickoff coverage at Ole Miss … Came in late against Western Kentucky and picked up 23 yards on three carries … Recovered a fumble on special teams and was credited with a solo tackle against WKU … Saw his first action as a Tiger against Auburn when he rushed for 13 yards and caught one pass.

Five-year varsity starter at running back for University High School … Led team to state title as a senior in 2014 where he was named the Most Outstanding Player of the championship game … Rushed for a state title game record 272 yards and three touchdowns on 37 carries in 46-32 win over Parkview Baptist in championship game … Team went 13-1 and lost in the state title game as a junior … Helped his team post a combined record of 57-9 in five years as a starter … Ranked as a four-star prospect by 247Sports and ESPN and was given a three-star ranking by Rivals … Holds the Louisiana state record for most rushing touchdowns in a four-year span with 141, which broke the previous record of 118 touchdowns held by former LSU running back Kenny Hilliard (2007-10) … Rushed for 2,321 yards and 31 touchdowns as a senior, 2,188 yards and 37 touchdowns as a junior, 2,130 yards and 44 touchdowns as a sophomore, 1,551 yards and 29 touchdowns as a freshman and 1,024 yards and 22 touchdowns as an eighth grader playing on varsity … Ranked as high as the No. 12 running back in the country and No. 6 prospect from Louisiana by ESPN … Member of the ESPN 300 and the 247Sports Top 247 … Selected to play in the Under Armour All-American game and participated in Nike’s The Opening camp for the nation’s top recruits … Recipient of the 2015 Warrick Dunn Award, the 2014 WBRZ Fan’s Choice Award, 2014 All-State Outstanding Offensive Performer and 2014 MaxPreps Medium Schools All-American … Coached by Chad Mahaffey.

Mother is Rita Brossette … Born March 2, 1996 … Majoring in sport administration.

Rush attempts: 29 vs. Central Florida, 2018
Rush yards: 125 vs. Miami, 2018
Long rush: 60 vs. Missouri, 2016
Rushing Touchdowns: 3 vs. Louisiana Tech, 2018

Receptions: 2 at Florida, 2018
Receiving yards: 28 at Florida, 2018

Kick returns: 1, 4 times
Kick return yards: 29 at Alabama, 2017
Long kick return: 29 at Alabama, 2017

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