Marshawn Lynch Speaker Profile
Running Back for the Seattle Seahawks
Marshawn Lynch Biography
Marshawn Lynch was born April 22, 1986, nicknamed Beast Mode, is an American football running back for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the first round (12th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft. In his rookie year, Lynch became the Bills' first 1,000-yard rookie rusher since Greg Bell in 1984. He finished the season with 1,115 total rushing yards and seven touchdowns. Lynch played college football at California, where he was the school's second all-time career rusher with 3,230 yards.
Lynch started 15 games, only missing one regular season game on November 23, 2011, due to back problems during warm ups. Lynch finished the 2011 season rushing for 1,204 yards and twelve touchdowns, both career bests and posting his first 1,000 yard season since 2008. On December 18, 2011, Lynch set the franchise record for consecutive games with a rushing touchdown by scoring in his 10th straight game. The previous record of nine was set by Shaun Alexander in 2005. Lynch led the NFL in rushing yardage over the final nine weeks of the season. On January 24, 2012 Lynch was added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster to replace San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore. On March,4 2011 Marshawn Lynch signed a 4 year $31 Million contract.
While in Buffalo, Lynch embraced the Buffalo community, in stark contrast to former Bills RB Willis McGahee, as noted by an interview with ESPN's Kenny Mayne. In the video interview, which has become an internet sensation, Lynch talks about his love of Applebees, and his teammates joke that he loves chain restaurants.
Lynch frequently eats Skittles during games, a habit which started when Lynch was in high school. After Lynch was shown eating the candy during a nationally-televised game on December 5, 2011, Mars offered him a two-year supply of Skittles and a custom dispenser for his locker. On December 30, 2011, he was fined $10,000 for wearing cleats featuring a Skittles pattern.
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Posted on 5 September 2014 | 8:56 pm
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch's love for Skittles is well known. During last year's run to the Super Bowl, Lynch and Skittles teamed up for a promotion in which they released a limited time "Seattle Mix" bag filled with Seahawks colored Skittles. It was a fitting relationship, and one that they are continuing into this season. Recently Lynch and Skittles teamed up for a...[Read More]
Posted on 1 April 2014 | 11:46 am
Over 700,00 loud Seahawks fans cranked up the volume Wednesday, cheering, chanting and going berserk during a parade and ceremony to celebrate the first Super Bowl victory in the history of the Seattle Seahawks franchise. The mood in Seattle was electrified as the parade featuring the NFL champions began near the Space Needle and made its way to CenturyLink Field, the home of the...[Read More]
Posted on 1 April 2014 | 11:46 am
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch will make an Appearance at Mill Creek Sports in Mill Creek, Washington on Tuesday, November 27. The two-time Pro Bowler will meet with fans and sign autographs from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the store located at 15704 Mill Creek Boulevard. Lynch is currently in his third year with the Seahawks arriving in a trade with the Buffalo Bills in 2010...[Read More]
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