Played in 40 games with seven starts in four years with the Tigers ? Rushed for 1,253 yards and 11 TDs and caught 16 passes for 107 yards ? Was the No. 2 rusher in the SEC heading into week 3 of his junior season before a knee injury vs. Idaho ended his year ? At the time, was averaging 112.0 yards per game ? Was back at full strength for the 2013 season ? Had three 100-yard rushing games, which included a career-high of 123 yards in win over North Texas in 2012.
Played in 13 games with two starts as a senior in 2013 ? Rushed for 343 yards and a TD and caught five passes for 62 yards ? Rushed for season-high 89 yards on a career-best 19 carries in win over TCU to open the season ? Had 56 yards on 10 attempts vs. Kent State ? Scored TD on a 17-yard run in fourth quarter in road win over Mississippi State ? Had big game vs. Texas A&M with 61 yards on 13 carries ? Capped LSU career with 26 yards on seven carries in Outback Bowl win over Iowa ? Caught a pass for a 17-yard gain in win over Hawkeyes.
Got off to a great start before suffering season-ending knee injury against Idaho in week 3 ? At the time of his injury, he ranked No. 2 in the SEC in rushing yards with 224 for a 112.0 per game average ? Opened season with back-to-back 100-yard games, going for 123 yards in opener vs. North Texas and followed that with 101 yards and one TD vs. Washington ? Rushed for 46 yards and a score vs. Idaho before the injury ? Became the first Tiger to rush for 100 yards in back-to-back games to open a season since 2008 when Charles Scott did it ? The 123 yards vs. North Texas were a career-high ? Joined with Kenny Hilliard to become the first LSU duo to each rush for 100 yards in the season opener since 1982 when Gary James and Dalton Hilliard did it.
Played in 12 games with one start against Auburn ... Rushed for 539 yards and seven touchdowns in helping LSU to the SEC title and a 13-1 overall mark ? Was one of the three LSU running backs with more than 500 yards rushing in 2011 ? Joined Michael Ford (756 yards) and Spencer Ware (727) to become the first LSU trio of backs to each rush for 500 yards or more since 1997 when Kevin Faulk (1,144), Rondell Mealey (664) and Cecil Collins (596) did it ... Led the team in rushing in four games this season: 72 yards vs. Kentucky, 119 yards vs. Western Kentucky, 74 yards at Ole Miss and 94 yards vs. Georgia ... Held the longest run from scrimmage on a 57-yard scamper at Ole Miss ... Did not play against Arkansas due to injury ... Set career highs with 119 yards rushing and two touchdowns on nine carries against Western Kentucky ...
Played 11 games with one start ... Rushed for 101 yards and one touchdown on 20 carries for the year ? Best outing came vs. Mississippi State when he rushed for 36 yards on five carries in what was his first career start ? Had a long run of 16 yards vs. Mississippi State ? Scored first touchdown of college career on a 6-yard run vs. Vanderbilt ? Carried a career-best six times for 31 yards in win over Louisiana-Monroe ? Contributed with five tackles and a forced fumble on special teams ? Missed the McNeese and Auburn games with an injury.
Rushed for 1,695 yards and 25 touchdowns as a senior in 2009 ? Added 13 receptions for nearly 200 yards and three scores ? A member of the SuperPrep Southwest Team ? Named to the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen ? Also a three-star prospect by Rivals and Scout.com ? Earned Class 5A first-team all-state honors in 2009 ? Named the District 6-5A 2009 Offensive MVP ? Notched 10 touchdowns and 600 yards rushing in his junior season ? Coached by Lou Valdin.
Full name is Alfred Calvin Blue, III ? Born April 27, 1991, in Marrero, La. ? Parents are Alfred Blue, Jr. and Erica Clement ? Has two sisters, Alyhea and Clarica, and one brother, Clarence, Jr. ? Majoring in sports administration.
05/12/2014 - A closer look at the Texans' picks: Round 6/181 - Alfred Blue, RB, 6-2, 223, Louisiana State...Started 13 games in college. Suffered major knee injury that ended junior year and started two games as a senior. Tall back who makes an inviting target. To make the team as the third back, he'll have to play special teams. - The Sports Xchange