Green Bay Packers select RB Eddie Lacy in second round of draft
GREEN BAY (WITI) — The Green Bay Packers have selected Alabama running back Eddie Lacy with the 61st overall pick in the 2013 draft.
Detailed information on his college career stats are as follows:
2012 (JUNIOR): Assumed the role of the Tide’s feature running back en route to earning first team All-SEC honors … has started all 13 games while rushing for a team-high 1,182 yards on 184 carries … his 16 rushing touchdowns are tied for fifth in the Alabama single-season record books … averaging 6.4 yards per carry … has 20 receptions for 172 yards and a score … ranks 42nd nationally in rushing with 90.9 yards per game (fourth in the SEC) … has a team-best 73 runs that have resulted in a first down or a touchdown … averaging 121.8 all-purpose yards over past 10 games (104.2 for season) … has 26 “explosive” rushes (12-plus yards) … Alabama offensive player of the week six times (Arkansas, Florida Atlantic, Missouri, Texas A&M, Auburn and Georgia).
2011 (SOPHOMORE): Lacy was the first running back off the bench for Alabama in 2011 … second on the team with 674 yards on 95 carries … … ranked ninth in the SEC and just outside the top 100 nationally with 56.2 yards per game … had 16 rushes of 12 yards or longer … had 27 first down rushes along with six first downs receiving along with seven rushing touchdowns … caught 11 passes for 131 yards … was named the Offensive Player of the Week three times by the UA coaching staff … battled turf toe throughout the second half of the season, missing the Vanderbilt game.
2010 (FRESHMAN): Lacy came off the bench and gave the Tide an added dimension in the running game … played a significant role on special teams for the Tide, starting on the kickoff coverage unit … rushed 56 times for 406 yards and six touchdowns … added two catches for 18 yards and registered four tackles on kickoff coverage … 19 of his 56 carries went for a first down or a touchdown.
2009 (REDSHIRT): He redshirted during his initial season at Alabama.