Enters third season with the Tigers in 2017 and in line for more playing time this year ... Talented local product who has shown the ability to bulldoze over would-be tacklers but also has the shiftiness to cut runs outside ... Returned to full strength in 2016 after suffering a season-ending injury against Ole Miss ... Louisiana high school record holder 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 ... Has played in 21 games with 210 rushing yards.
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 ... On special teams against WKU he recovered a fumble and was credited with a solo tackle ... Saw his first action as a Tiger against Auburn when he rushed for 13 yards and caught one pass.
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 state title game as a junior ... In five years as a starter, helped his team post a combined record of 57-9 ... 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 ... 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 ... Named the 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.
Mother is Rita Brossette ... Born March 2, 1996 ... Majoring in sport administration.
NICK BROSSETTE'S CAREER RUSHING HIGHS
Attempts: 5, three times (Last: vs. Arkansas, 2016; First: vs. Jacksonville State, 2016)
Yards: 73 vs. Missouri, 2016
Long: 60 vs. Missouri, 2016
NICK BROSSETTE'S CAREER RECEIVING HIGHS
Receptions: 1 vs. Auburn, 2015
Yards: -1 vs. Auburn, 2015