Nick

Brossette

NickBrossetteZoom

#4

Running Back
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 221lbs.
Class: Senior
City/State: Baton Rouge, La.
High School: University HS
Major: Sport Administration
Experience: 4 Letters

Bio

2019 East-West Shrine Game Participant
2018 LSU Permanent Team Captain

Four-year letterwinner at running back for the Tigers … Rushed for 1,350 yards and 14 TDs during his LSU career … Capped his career as the 32nd-leading rusher in LSU history despite serving as LSU’s primary running back for only one season … Invited to participate in the 2019 East-West Shrine Game … Named a permanent team captain for the 2018 Tigers.

SENIOR SEASON (2018)
Played in 13 games with 11 starts … Led Tigers and ranked No. 7 in the SEC in rushing yards with 1,039 … Finished No. 3 in the SEC in rushing touchdowns with 14 … Averaged 4.3 yards per carry and 80 yards rushing per game … Had the 19th 1,000-yard rushing season in school history when he eclipsed the mark against Central Florida in the Fiesta Bowl … Rushed for 117 yards on a career-best 29 carries in the win over UCF in the Fiesta Bowl … Had three 100-yard rushing games as a senior … Opened year with 15 yards and two TDs on 22 carries in win over Miami in Arlington … Followed that with 117 yards in win over Southeastern Louisiana in the home-opener … Scored at least one rushing TD in nine of LSU’s 13 games … Set career-high with three rushing TDs vs. Louisiana Tech … Had two rushing TDs in win over Miami, one coming on a 50-yard run that put the Tigers up 10-3 in the first quarter … Went over the 1,000-yard mark for his career against Mississippi State … His 240 rushing attempts in 2018 ranks as the ninth-highest single-season total in LSU history, while the 14 rushing TDs tie for ninth in school history.

JUNIOR SEASON (2017)
Played in 13 games and made his first career start (vs. Troy) … Rushed for 96 yards on 19 carries for the year … Finished with a career-high 11 attempts and season-high 63 yards against Chattanooga … Also recorded carries against Syracuse, Troy, and finished with six carries for 25 yards against Texas A&M … Had one kick return for 29 yards on the road at Alabama.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2016)
Played in 12 games with no starts ... Saw majority of his action on special teams, where he recorded seven tackles ... Rushed 15 times for 145 yards ... Averaged 9.7 yards per carry ... Also returned three kickoffs for 57 yards (19.0 average) ... Had career-long 60-yard rush in win over Missouri ... Finished Missouri game with 73 yards on five carries ... Added 32 yards on five carries in win over Arkansas ... Rushed for 40 yards on five attempts in home opener against Jacksonville State ... Had three special teams tackles in win over Southern Miss ... Of his 15 carries, six resulted in first downs and four went for 10 yards or more (18-yard run vs. Jacksonville State; 60-yard run vs. Missouri; 16 and 12-yard runs at Arkansas).

FRESHMAN SEASON (2015)
Played in nine games as a member of special teams units as well as spot duty as a running back ... Carried the ball 12 times for 65 yards and made one catch out of the backfield ... On special teams recorded three tackles and also forced a fumble and recovered a fumble ... Suffered a season-ending injury during the Ole Miss game and did not return that season ... Forced a fumble on kickoff coverage at Ole Miss ... Came in late against Western Kentucky and picked up 23 yards on three carries ... Recovered a fumble on special teams and was credited with a solo tackle against WKU ... Saw his first action as a Tiger against Auburn when he rushed for 13 yards and caught one pass.

HIGH SCHOOL
Five-year varsity starter at running back for University High School ... Led team to state title as a senior in 2014 where he was named the Most Outstanding Player of the championship game ... Rushed for a state title game record 272 yards and three touchdowns on 37 carries in 46-32 win over Parkview Baptist in championship game ... Team went 13-1 and lost in the state title game as a junior ... Helped his team post a combined record of 57-9 in five years as a starter ... Ranked as a four-star prospect by 247Sports and ESPN and was given a three-star ranking by Rivals ... Holds the Louisiana state record for most rushing touchdowns in a four-year span with 141, which broke the previous record of 118 touchdowns held by former LSU running back Kenny Hilliard (2007-10) ... Rushed for 2,321 yards and 31 touchdowns as a senior, 2,188 yards and 37 touchdowns as a junior, 2,130 yards and 44 touchdowns as a sophomore, 1,551 yards and 29 touchdowns as a freshman and 1,024 yards and 22 touchdowns as an eighth grader playing on varsity ... Ranked as high as the No. 12 running back in the country and No. 6 prospect from Louisiana by ESPN ... Member of the ESPN 300 and the 247Sports Top 247 ... Selected to play in the Under Armour All-American game and participated in Nike's The Opening camp for the nation's top recruits ... Recipient of the 2015 Warrick Dunn Award, the 2014 WBRZ Fan's Choice Award, 2014 All-State Outstanding Offensive Performer and 2014 MaxPreps Medium Schools All-American ... Coached by Chad Mahaffey.

PERSONAL
Mother is Rita Brossette ... Born March 2, 1996 ... Majoring in sport administration.

NICK BROSSETTE’S CAREER RUSHING HIGHS
Rush attempts: 29 vs. Central Florida, 2018
Rush yards: 125 vs. Miami, 2018
Long rush: 60 vs. Missouri, 2016
Rushing Touchdowns: 3 vs. Louisiana Tech, 2018

NICK BROSSETTE’S CAREER RECEIVING HIGHS
Receptions: 2 at Florida, 2018
Receiving yards: 28 at Florida, 2018

NICK BROSSETTE’S CAREER KICK RETURN HIGHS
Kick returns: 1, 4 times
Kick return yards: 29 at Alabama, 2017
Long kick return: 29 at Alabama, 2017

View Full Bio
Exmark "Take it to the House Replay" - vs. Georgia
Exmark "Take it to the House Replay" - at Florida
Nick Brossette Touchdown