Pro Highlights

  • Ranks No. 6 in the league in rushing yards (3,075) and No. 4 in rushing TDs (23) since 2013.
  • With 3,075 rushing yards from 2013-15, joined RB John Brockington (3,276, 1971-73) as the only two players in franchise history to rush for 3,000-plus yards in their first three seasons in the NFL.
  • Is one of only two NFL players (Bills RB LeSean McCoy) to have three or more 100-yard rushing games each of the past three seasons.
  • With 1,139 rushing yards in 2014, became just the fifth player in franchise history to register back-to-back 1,000-yard rushing seasons.
  • In 2014, ranked No. 7 in the league in rushing yards (1,139) and tied for No. 3 in rushing TDs.
  • With 42 receptions in ’14, became just the fourth RB in franchise history to register 1,000-plus rushing yards/40-plus receptions in the same season.
  • Registered 100-plus yards from scrimmage in each of the last nine games in ’14, the longest streak in team history.
  • Set franchise rookie records in 2013 for rushing yards (1,178), rushing TDs (11) and rushing attempts (284), and tied the team rookie mark for 100-yard rushing games (four).
  • Was named the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year by The Associated Press in 2013, joining Brockington (1971) as the only Packers to win the award since its inception in 1957.
  • Was selected to the Pro Bowl as an injury replacement for Vikings RB Adrian Peterson in ’13, the first Green Bay rookie RB to be named to the all-star game since Brockington in ’71.
  • Led all NFL rookies in rushing yards in ’13 and finished No. 8 in the league among all players.
  • His 11 TDs on the season (all rushing) were the second-most overall TDs posted by a Green Bay rookie behind only Billy Howton (13 in 1952).
  • Ranked No. 3 in the NFL in ’13 with his 11 rushing TDs behind only Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles and Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch (12 each).
  • Rushed for 1,127 yards over the final 13 regular-season games in 2013, No. 2 in the NFL over that span behind only McCoy (1,139).
  • Has been named NFC Offensive Player of the Week two times in his career (Week 15 in 2013, Week 12 in 2014). Joins Ahman Green (six times) as the only Green Bay running backs to win the award multiple times.
  • Drafted by Green Bay in the second round with the No. 61 overall pick, the highest pick used by the Packers on a running back since they selected Darrell Thompson with the No. 19 overall pick in 1990.


Lettered in all three of his participating seasons and was a member of three national championship teams during his four years on campus…Moved into a starting role as a junior after backing up Heisman Trophy winner Mark Ingram and finalist Trent Richardson earlier in his career…Finished his career with 2,402 rushing yards and 30 TDs on 355 carries (6.8 avg.) and added 35 receptions for 338 yards (9.7 avg.) and two TDs…His 6.8-yard average per carry ranked No. 1 in school history among players with 300-plus attempts…Majored in consumer science…Junior season (2012): Enjoyed an excellent first season as a starter in the Alabama backfield, opening all 14 games after waiting his turn behind future first-round draft picks Ingram (New Orleans, 2011) and Richardson (Cleveland, 2012)...Earned first-team All-Southeastern Conference honors for the repeat national champions following a season that saw him post 204 carries for 1,322 yards (6.5 avg.) and 17 TDs…The touchdown total was the third-highest single-season output in school history, and his yardage mark ranked third in the SEC and sixth in program annals…Served as the front end of a dynamic RB tandem that saw him team with freshman T.J. Yeldon (1,108) to become the first pair of players in school history to both eclipse the 1,000-yard mark in the same season…His season average of 6.5 yards per carry ranked No. 1 in school history (min. 200 attempts), and he posted a team-high 82 runs that resulted in either first downs or touchdowns...Also had a career-best 31 explosive rushes, defined by the program as carries of 12 or more yards…Capped the season in impressive fashion, running for 452 yards and five TDs over the team’s final three games, a stretch that included the conference and national championship games…Also added a career-best 22 catches for 189 yards (8.6 avg.) and two TDs on the season…Was named the team’s Offensive Player of the Week after posting 177 yards and a career-high-tying three TDs on 18 carries (9.8 avg.) at Missouri (Oct. 13). On the second play of the game, broke loose for his career-long 73-yard run…Again earned the team’s Offensive Player of the Week honors after totaling 131 yards on 18 carries (7.3 avg.) and two TDs in just one half of action vs. Auburn (Nov. 24)…Continued his late-season surge by taking home Most Valuable Player honors after helping the Tide to a 32-28 victory with his career-high 181 rushing yards and two TDs on 20 carries (9.1 avg.) in the SEC Championship vs. Georgia (Dec. 1), the third-highest individual rushing-yardage output in the history of the SEC Championship…Capped his collegiate career with a strong performance in the team’s 42-14 blowout victory over previously undefeated Notre Dame in the BCS National Championship (Jan. 7), finishing the game with 20 carries for 140 yards (7.0 avg.) and two total TDs (one rushing, one receiving) on his way to earning Offensive MVP honors…Sophomore season (2011): Served as the primary backup to the standout Richardson, who placed third in the voting for the Heisman Trophy…Appeared in 12 games and ranked second on the team with 674 yards and seven TDs on 95 carries (7.1 avg.)…Had 16 carries of 12 or more yards and 27 of his attempts went for first downs…Also added 11 catches for 131 yards (11.9 avg.)…Was named the program’s Offensive Player of the Week three times…Appeared in his first national title game vs. LSU in the BCS National Championship (Jan. 9), providing a complement to Richardson and contributing 11 carries for 43 yards (3.9 avg.) in a 21-0 defeat of the Tigers, the program’s second title in three years…Redshirt freshman season (2010): Saw action as a reserve RB and also on special teams in his first participating season…Served as the No. 3 RB on the depth chart behind the reigning Heisman Trophy winner Ingram and the sophomore Richardson, getting 56 carries for 406 yards (a career-best 7.2-yard avg.) and six TDs…Made two catches for 18 yards (9.0 avg.)…Contributed regularly on special teams as a member of the kickoff coverage unit and collected four special teams tackles during the season…Made his collegiate debut vs. San Jose State (Sept. 4) in a 48-3 blowout victory, seeing extended action in the absence of Ingram (knee), particularly in the second half. Finished with 13 carries for a season-high 111 yards (8.5 avg.) and two TDs, including a 37-yard scoring run early in the third quarter, the first of his career.


Given name Eddie Darwin Lacy Jr. …Born in Gretna, La. …Single…Half-brother, Donovan Grayson, played LB at LSU…Was a high school teammate of 49ers safety Eric Reid…Saw his family’s home in Gretna, La., destroyed by the effects of Hurricane Katrina in 2005…The family was displaced and moved between Texas and Louisiana before finally settling in Geismar, La., where he finished high school…High school: Started his prep career at Helen Cox High School in Harvey, La., but was forced to transfer following the effects of Hurricane Katrina and finished his final three years at Dutchtown High School in Geismar…Lettered all four years in football and was one of the most highly sought-after RB recruits in the nation…Was the No. 13 RB in the country according to and was rated as an All-American by both SuperPrep and Tom Lemming’s Prep Football Report…Also was named to the Mobile Press-Register’s Super Southeast 120 and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Super Southern 100…Played in seven games as a senior in 2008, but still ran for 1,046 yards and 17 TDs…Earned all-state acclaim following his junior season in 2007 when he ran for 1,800 yards and 26 TDs…Community involvement: Signed autographs and took photos with fans for an event benefiting The Salvation Army during the holidays in 2014…Received the Nice Guy Award at the annual Doug Jirschele Sports Awards Banquet in Clintonville, Wis., in May 2014…While in college, volunteered by reading to elementary-school students in Tuscaloosa, Ala. …Residence: Gonzales, La.