Alfred Blue

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Alfred Blue
No. 28     Houston Texans
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-04-27) April 27, 1991 (age 23)
Place of birth: Marrero, Louisiana
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 223 lb (101 kg)
Career information
High school: Boutte (LA) Hahnville
College: LSU
NFL Draft: 2014 / Round: 6 / Pick: 181
Debuted in 2014 for the Houston Texans
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 11, 2014
Rushing yards 390
Average rush 3.7
Rushing TDs 0
Receptions 6
Receiving yards 56
Receiving TDs 2
Stats at NFL.com

Alfred Calvin Blue III (born April 27, 1991) is an American football running back for the Houston Texans of the National Football League. He played college football at LSU and was drafted by the Texans in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft.

Early years[edit]

Blue rushed for 1,695 yards and 25 touchdowns along with 13 receptions for nearly 200 yards and three touchdowns in his senior season in high school in 2009. Blue was a member of the SuperPrep Southwest Team and was named to the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen. Blue earned the honors of the Class 5A all-state first-team in 2009 and was selected as the District 6-5A 2009 Offensive MVP. Blue was also on the school's track team, where he ran the 200-meter dash in 23.5 and the 4x200m relay in 1:28.70. Blue was ranked as a three-star prospect by Rivals and Scout.com.

NFL Career[edit]

Blue was drafted by the Houston Texans in the 6th round (pick number 181 overall) of the 2014 NFL draft.[1] In his first regular season game as a rookie with the Texans, Blue blocked a punt against Washington Redskins punter Tress Way and returned it for a touchdown.

On November 16, 2014, Blue ran for 156 yards on a franchise record 36 attempts. Blue was named the starter for the game against the Browns after Arian Foster sat out with a groin injury.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Texans draft RB Alfred Blue". houstontexans.com. Retrieved May 10, 2014.