Derrius

Guice

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Running Back
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 218lbs.
Class: Junior
City/State: Baton Rouge, La.
High School: Catholic HS
Major: Sport Administration
Experience: 3 Letters

Bio

2018 NFL Draft: Washington Redskins, 2nd round (59th overall)
2017 Second Team All-SEC (SEC Coaches, Associated Press)

2017 Maxwell Award National Player of the Week (at Ole Miss)
2017 SEC Offensive Player of the Week (at Ole Miss)
2016 Citrus Bowl MVP
2016 First Team All-America (Scout)
2016 First Team All-SEC (SEC Coaches, Associated Press)
2016 Second Team All-SEC – All Purpose (SEC Coaches)
2016 Walter Camp National Player of the Week (at Texas A&M)
2016 SEC Offensive Player of the Week (vs. Missouri, at Arkansas, at Texas A&M)
2015 SEC All-Freshman Team (SEC Coaches)
2015 SEC Freshman of the Week (vs. South Carolina)

CAREER
Left his mark as LSU as one of the most electrifying ball carriers in school history … Played in 36 games with 17 starts during his three years at LSU … Opted to forgo senior season and entered into the 2018 NFL Draft … Capped his three-year career with the Tigers with 3,074 rushing yards, the fifth-highest total in school history … In all, set three school records and ranked among the Top 10 in LSU history in 28 categories … Holds LSU records for rushing yards in a game (285 at Texas A&M, 2016), longest rushing touchdown (96 yards at Arkansas, 2016), rushing yards in a season (7.579 in 2016), career rushing yards per carry (6.53) … His 6.53 rushing yards per carry ranks No. 2 in SEC history behind only Bo Jackson (6.62 on 650 carries) … Finished with 4,019 all-purpose yards to rank No. 8 in LSU history … Recorded three 200-yard games and 12 100-yard games during his career … LSU was 12-0 in games in which he rushed for 100 yards or more … Scored 32 touchdowns (29 rushing, 3 receiving) … First-Team All-America from Scout.com in 2016 as well as being a first team All-SEC selection that year … Earned second team All-SEC honors in 2017 despite playing most of the season with a nagging injury … Only player in SEC history with three 250-yard games in a career … Stands as the only player in SEC history to rush for 250 yards or more against a SEC team twice in the same season (2016: 285 at Texas A&M, 252 at Arkansas) … Overall, joined Moe Williams of Kentucky as the only players in SEC history to have two 250-yard rushing games in the same season (2016) … Stepped in for an injured Leonard Fournette in 2016 and established himself as the top running back in the SEC … He said he “runs angry” when asked about his running style … Rarely taken down by one defender … Made several highlight reel runs during his career, including a kickoff return against Louisville in the 2016 Citrus Bowl when he dismantled the opposing kicker … One of just five players in LSU history with back-to-back seasons of 1,000 rushing yards and 10 rushing TDs.

JUNIOR SEASON (2017)
Played in 12 games with 11 starts … Second team All-SEC selection … Led LSU and ranked No. 2 in the SEC in rushing yards per game (104.2) … Rushed for 1,21 yards and 11 TDs on 237 carries … Fourth in the SEC in rushing yards (1,251), No. 7 in rushing TDs (11) and No. 3 in rushing attempts (237) … Had a total of five 100-yard games, including a season-best 276 yards and 1 TD in road win over Ole Miss …Named Maxwell Award National Player of the Week for his performance against Ole Miss … Opened season with 122 yards and a pair of TDs in win over BYU in New Orleans … Followed that with 102 yards and two scores in win over Chattanooga … Missed Troy game with an injury … Had 147 yards and three TDs in win over Arkansas … Led LSU to a 45-21 win over Texas A&M with 127 yards and a TD in what proved to be his final game in Tiger Stadium … Rushed for 98 yards and scored two receiving TDs against Notre Dame in the Citrus Bowl in what was his final collegiate game … Scored at least one rushing TD in seven games.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2016)
Played in 12 games, starting six times … Led the SEC in rushing yards (1,387) and ranked second in the league in rushing yards per game (115.6) … Led all SEC running backs in rushing touchdowns with 15, which ranked No. 2 overall in the SEC behind Mississippi State QB Nick Fitzgerald … Averaged a whopping 7.6 yards per carry, also No. 1 in the SEC and No. 5 nationally … Capped season by being named MVP of the Citrus Bowl where he led the Tigers to a 29-9 win over Louisville … Rushed for 138 yards and one TD in the Citrus Bowl win … Added three receptions for 11 yards, including a 1-yard TD reception in the win over Louisville … Scored on a 70-yard run vs. Louisville … Rushed for 100 or more six times, including a school-record 285 yards and 4 TDs on 37 carries in road win over Texas A&M … The 285 rushing yards vs. Texas A&M broke the previous mark of 284 set by Leonard Fournette against Ole Miss on Oct. 22 … Against the Aggies, rushed for TDs of 45, 45, 6 and 1 yards in the 54-39 LSU victory … Had 252 yards and 2 TDs on 21 carries in road win over Arkansas … Set the LSU record for longest rush in school history with 96-yard TD in the win over the Razorbacks … The 96-yard TD run ties for sixth in SEC history and represents the longest in a conference game since 1997 (John Avery of Ole Miss, 97 yards vs. Arkansas) … Earned SEC Player of the Week Honors three times as a sophomore – vs. Missouri, at Arkansas and at Texas A&M … Named Walter Camp Player of the Week after his record-setting game at Texas A&M ... Became the 46th and fastest player in school history to reach 1,000 career rushing yard mark, needing only 113 attempts, when he reached the milestone against Southern Miss on Oct. 15 in what was the 18th game of his career … Was a part of the first LSU tandem to have a 300-yard passing/200-yard rushing game at Texas A&M as Danny Etling passed for 324 yards and Guice had 285 rushing yards … Had 155 yards and one TD in home opener against Jacksonville State … Came up big with 163 yards and three TDs in win over Missouri in Ed Orgeron’s head coaching debut at LSU … Followed that with 162 yards and two scores against Southern Miss … Had a 52-yard run at Auburn and finished with 62 rushing yards in that contest … Rushed for 57 yards and a TD in win over Ole Miss and had 83 yards and a score vs. Florida … Scored at least one TD in eight games and had multiple TDs in six games … Of the 15 rushing TDs, eight came from at least 20 yards and five were 40 yards or longer …

FRESHMAN SEASON (2015)
Played in all 12 games, seeing time as second-string running back, kickoff returner and on special teams coverage units … Finished second on the team with 436 rushing yards on 51 attempts and scored three touchdowns … Averaged a staggering 8.5 yards per carry … Also caught five passes for 20 yards on the season … Ranked among SEC freshman leaders in rushing yards with 436 ... Finished ninth in the SEC in kickoff returns with a 23.6-yard average per return … Returned 20 kickoffs for 472 yards with a long of 75 … Averaged 7.3 yards per carry against Texas A&M as he carried the ball 10 times for 73 yards, including a 50-yard touchdown to give LSU the lead for good ... Also returned two kick-offs for 97 yards with a 75-yarder to start the second half in which he broke at least six tackles against the Aggies ... Ripped off a 47-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter against Western Kentucky ... Shattered all of his career highs with 16 carries for 161 yards and one touchdown with an average of 10.1 yards per carry against South Carolina, earning him SEC Freshman of the Week honors ... His 161 rushing yards vs. USC were the sixth-most by a true freshman in LSU history ... Carried it six times for 55 yards, a 9.2-yard average, against Auburn and made his first reception … Worked his way into the rotation as LSU’s primary kickoff returner and also played well in special teams coverage.

HIGH SCHOOL
Rated as a five-star prospect by Rivals while 247Sports, ESPN and Scout gave him a four-star ranking ... Touted as the No. 2 running back nationally by Rivals and the No. 2 prospect from Louisiana by 247Sports and Rivals ... Rushed for 1,341 yards and 21 touchdowns, along with 617 receiving yards and eight touchdowns as a senior ... Selected to the 5A all-state and all-metro teams after rushing for 1,101 yards and 11 touchdowns as a junior ... Played in the US Army All-American game and was named MVP after racking up a record 153 receiving yards and two touchdowns on just two receptions in the contest ... Caught a US Army All-American game record 92-yard TD pass and added a 61-yard reception in the contest ... Member of The Baton RougeAdvocate’s 2015 Super Dozen ... Nominated for US Army Play of the Year ... Warrick Dunn Award Finalist ... Member of the Rivals 250, ESPN 300, 247Sports 247 and Scout 300 ... Helped lead his team to a 9-2 record and district championship in 2014 ... Coached by Dale Weiner.

PERSONAL
Mother is Beulah Guice ... Born June 21, 1997 ... Majoring in sport administration.

DERRIUS GUICE’S CAREER RUSHING HIGHS
Attempts: 37 at Texas A&M, 2016
Yards: 285 at Texas A&M, 2016 **
Touchdowns: 3 times (Last: vs. Arkansas, 2017; First: vs. Missouri, 2016)
Long: 96 at Arkansas, 2016**

** School Record

DERRIUS GUICE’S CAREER RECEIVING HIGHS
Receptions: 5 at Alabama, 2017
Yards: 29 twice (Last: at Alabama, 2017; First: vs. Florida, 2016)
Long: 29 vs. Florida, 2016
Touchdowns: 2 vs. Notre Dame, 2017 (Citrus Bowl)

DERRIUS GUICE’S CAREER KICKOFF RETURN HIGHS
Returns: 5, twice (Last: at Ole Miss, 2015; First: vs. Arkansas, 2015)
Yards: 132 vs. Arkansas, 2015
Long: 75 vs. Texas A&M, 2015
Touchdowns: 0

DERRIUS GUICE’S SCHOOL RECORDS
Longest rushing touchdown: 96 yards at Arkansas, 2016
Most rushing yards in a game: 285 yards at Texas A&M, 2016
Rushing yards per carry in a season (Min. 100) attempts: 7.579, 2016
Rushing yards per carry in a career (Min. 400) attempts: 6.53, 2015-2017

DERRIUS GUICE’S 100-YARD RUSHING GAMES

2015
161 yards vs. South Carolina (Oct. 10)

2016
155 yards vs. Jacksonville State (Sept. 10)
163 yards vs. Missouri (Oct. 1)
162 yards vs. Southern Miss (Oct. 15)
252 yards at Arkansas (Nov. 12)
285 yards at Texas A&M (Nov. 24)
138 yards vs. Louisville (Citrus Bowl – Dec. 31)

2017
122 yards vs. BYU (Sept. 2)
102 vs. Chattanooga (Sept. 9)
276 at Ole Miss (Oct. 21)
147 at Arkansas (Nov. 11)
127 vs. Texas A&M (Nov. 25)

Derrius Guice in the LSU Record Book (as of the the 2017 season)

Single Game Top 10s

Rushing Attempts
No. 6 - 37 at Texas A&M, 2016

Yards Gained
No. 1 - 285 at Texas A&M, 2016
No. 3 - 276 at Ole Miss, 2017
No. 4 - 252 at Arkansas, 2016

Yards Per Rush (Min. 10 rushes)
No. 6 - 12.5 at Ole Miss (276 yards on 22 carries), 2017
No. 7 - 12.0 at Arkansas (252 yards on 21 carries), 2016

Yards Per Rush (Min. 15 rushes)
No. 2 - 12.5 at Ole Miss (276 yards on 22 carries), 2017
No. 3 - 12.0 at Arkansas (252 yards on 21 carries), 2016
No. 8 - 10.13 vs. Southern Miss (162 yards on 16 carries), 2016
No. 9 - 10.06 vs. South Carolina (161 yards on 16 carries), 2016

Yards Per Rush (Min. 30 rushes)
No.1 - 7.7 at Texas A&M (285 on 37 carries), 2016

Rushing Touchdowns
No. 2 - 4 at Texas A&M, 2016

Total Touchdowns
T-No. 4 - 4 at Texas A&M, 2016

All-Purpose Yards
T- No. 10 - 285 at Texas A&M (285 rush), 2016
T- No. 10 - 285 at Ole Miss (276 rush, 9 rec), 2017

Single Season Top 10s

Rushing Attempts
No. 9 - 237 in 2017

Yards Gained
No. 4 - 1,387 in 2016
No. 7 - 1,251 in 2017

Yards Per Game
No. 8 - 115.6 in 2016

Yards Per Rush (Min. 100 rushes)
No. 1 - 7.579 (1,387 yards on 183 carries), 2016

Yards Per Rush (Min. 200 rushes)
No. 7 - 5.278 (1,251 yards on 237 carries), 2017

Rushing TDs
No. 6 - 15 in 2016

Total Touchdowns
T-No. 6 - 16 (15 rush, 1 rec) in 2016

200-Yard Rushing Games
No. 2 - 2 in 2016

100-Yard Rushing Games
No. 6 - 6 in 2016

All-Purpose Yards
No. 9 - 1,716 (1387 rush, 106 rec, 223 KOR), 2016

Career Top 10s

Rushing Attempts
No. 10 - 471 (2015-2017)

Yards Gained
No. 5 - 3074 (2015-2017)

Yards Per Game
No. 6 - 85.4 (2015-17)

Yards Per Rush (Min. 400 rushes)
No. 1 - 6.53 (3,074 yards on 471 carries), 2015-2017

Rushing TDs
T-No. 6 - 29, 2015-2017

Total Touchdowns
No. 7 - 32 (29 rush, 3 rec), 2015-2017

200-Yard Rushing Games
No. 3 - 3, 2015-2017

100-Yard Rushing Games
No. 6 - 12, 2015-2017

All-Purpose Yards
No. 8 - 4,019 (3074 rush, 250 rec, 695 KOR), 2015-2017

Miscellaneous
Longest Rushing Touchdowns
No. 1 - 96 yards at Arkansas, 2016

GUICE'S CAREER RUSHING STATISTICS

Year
G-GS
Att.
Yds.
TD
LG
2015 12-0 51 436 3 50 (TD)
2016 12-6 183 1,387 15 96 (TD)
2017 12-11 237 1,251 11 59
Totals
36-17
471
3,074
29
96 (TD)

GUICE'S CAREER RECEIVING STATISTICS

Year
G
Rec.
Yds.
TD
LG
2015 12 5 20 0 10
2016 12 9 106 1 29
2017 12 18 124 2 20 (TD)
Totals
36
32
250
3
29

GUICE'S CAREER KICKOFF RETURN STATISTICS

Year
Att.
Yds.
TD
LG
2015 20 472 0 75
2016 11 223 0 50
2017 0        
Totals
31
695
0
75

GUICE'S CAREER ALL-PURPOSE STATISTICS

Year
G Rush Rec. PR KOR Total
2015 12 436 20 0 472 928
2016 12 1,387 106 0 223 1,716
2017  12 1,251 124 0 0 1,375
Totals
36 3,074 250
0
695 4,019
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