|No. 28 Houston Texans|
|Date of birth:||April 27, 1991|
|Place of birth:||Marrero, Louisiana|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight:||223 lb (101 kg)|
|High school:||Boutte (LA) Hahnville|
|NFL draft:||2014 / Round: 6 / Pick: 181|
|Career highlights and awards|
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2014
|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 (NFL). He was drafted by the Texans in the sixth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at LSU.
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.
Blue was drafted by the Houston Texans in the 6th round (pick number 181 overall) of the 2014 NFL draft. 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.
- "Texans draft RB Alfred Blue". houstontexans.com. Retrieved May 10, 2014.