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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Recent Marshawn Lynch Blogs
Posted on 26 April 2016 | 1:55 pm
Recently retired Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has been busy in his post-football days. Just a few weeks ago he and some of his football colleagues took a trip to visit the poor country of Haiti to build a elementary school, which was a mission organized by the Seahawks defensive end player Cliff Avril. This was a great team for all the guys who went, and it has given...[Read More]
Posted on 22 March 2016 | 7:07 pm
Former Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has been spending some time overseas in Africa with some of his fellow football players, and some footage has recently surfaced of them hosting a football camp in Egypt in partnership with American Football Without Barriers. It seems that the guys are having a great time abroad, as other photos of them riding camels and looking at the...[Read More]
Posted on 18 November 2015 | 5:12 pm
Seattle Seahawks star running back Marshawn Lynch signed autographs at Champs Sports in Bellevue Square in Seattle, Washington on Friday November 15. Fans who went to the event had to purchase the merchandise that they wanted signed on site and no outside merchandise was allowed into the store. Lynch was at the venue from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., and there was a great turnout to see the man...[Read More]
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