ALL-AMERICA CANDIDATE MAXWELL AWARD CANDIDATE WALTER CAMP AWARD CANDIDATE DOAK WALKER AWARD CANDIDATE
Electrifying junior running back and All-America candidate... Returning All-Big 12 and Big 12 Offensive Newcomer of Year... Big-play, breakaway back turned heads nationally with rushing totals at end of 2012 (159.3 average over final four games, 138.5 average over final six)... Named preseason first-team All-America by ESPN.com, CBSSports.com and Lindy's... Picked up additional All-America honors from Sports Illustrated, Sporting News, Athlon and Phil Steele) and preseason Big 12 Offensive Player of Year (by league media)... Listed on preseason watch lists for Maxwell Award, Walter Camp Award and Doak Walker Award... Set three school records in initial season of play, including single-season mark of 7.7 yards-per-rush in 2012... 77.8 yards-per-game average ranks second on school career list... Enters 2013 season with streak of four consecutive 100-yard rushing games (school record for single-season and career)... 2012 Holiday Bowl Offensive MVP... Selected "Big 12 MVP" by Lindy's preseason publication... Named "Most Elusive" back in Big 12 by Sporting News... Former prep All-American at nearby Temple High School... Top 40 blue chip recruit transferred from University of Oregon prior to 2011 season... Timed at 4.34 in 40-yard dash... Vertical jump measured at 44.2 inches, broad jump at 11 feet, 0.5 inches... First name pronounced "Lake".
2012 (Sophomore): Started six of 13 games played in first collegiate season, earned first letter... Burst on national scene over final six games of season, earned Big 12 Offensive Newcomer of Year honors (coaches and Associated Press) as well as All-Big 12 selection (second team: Phil Steele and Waco Tribune-Herald; honorable mention: coaches and Associated Press)... Totaled 1,012 yards and seven TDs on 131 carries, with nine receptions for 107 yards and TD on season... Gained 831 yards and scored six TDs over final six games (138.5 yard-per-game) as BU finished 5-1... 2012 Holiday Bowl Offensive MVP... Set two single-season school records: 7.7 yards-per-rush and four consecutive 100-yard rushing games... 1,012 yards ranks ninth on BU single-season list... Five 100-yard games ranks third on school single-season chart... Accounted for three TDs of 68 yards or longer, eight total plays of 30 yards or longer... Named "All-Texas" second-team in Dave Campbell's Texas Football postseason publication... Made collegiate debut as backup in season-opening win over SMU, had 39 yards on three carries... Through five games as reserve, had 95 yards and one TD on 15 carries (3.0 carries and 19.0 yards per game)... Earned first start in sixth game at Texas, totaled seven rushes for 56 yards... Had breakout game in second start, eighth game win over Kansas, totaled season-high 207 yards: 103 yards on 17 rushes (6.1 per-rush), 91 yards and TD on season-high five receptions (including season-long 68 TD reception)... Ran for 91 yards and three TDs and made 11-yard reception at No. 14 Oklahoma in ninth game... Averaged 159.3 rushing yards-per-game and totaled six plays of 30 yards or more over final four games (all wins)... Burst out with season-high 185 rushing yards and season-long 80-yard TD run on 19 carries in historic upset of No. 1 Kansas State in 10th game... Ran for 136 yards on 19 carries (7.2 per-rush) in win over Texas Tech in 11th game... Rushed for 178 yards and one TD on 16 carries (11.1 per-rush), including memorable, game-clinching 76-yard TD run in which tweaked leg muscle and hobbled final 40 yards outrunning defenders, in fourth quarter of win over No. 24 Oklahoma State in 12th game... Earned Big 12 Offensive Player of Week Dec. 3 for effort in OSU win... Had 138 rushing yards and 43-yard TD on 16 attempts (8.6 per-carry) to earn offensive MVP honors in Holiday Bowl win over No. 17 UCLA.
2011 (Redshirt Freshman): Joined Baylor program in August, 2011, from Oregon, sat out season to fulfill NCAA transfer requirements... Lost year of eligibility.
2010 (True Freshman - Oregon): Member of Oregon's 2010 travel squad, but did not play, redshirted... Cleared 34.5 inches in vertical leap to top all Oregon running backs in spring 2011... Rushed 11 times for 35 yards and caught seven-yard pass for Green team in UO's spring game.
High School: Played for head coach Bryce Monsen at Temple (Texas) High School... Blue chip, All-America running back... Rated nation's No. 2 overall prospect by MaxPreps.com's Tom Lemming and fourth-best prospect in America by Sporting News... Additional overall rankings include: No. 20 Scout.com, No. 26 Rivals.com and No. 40 ESPN.com... Rated consensus top-five running back recruit nationally... Played in 2010 U.S. All-American Bowl following senior season... Named to U.S. Army All-America and USA Today All-USA teams in 2009... Left Temple HS as all-time leader in rushing yards (4,217) and total touchdowns (52)... Rushed for 1,174 yards and 11 TDs and caught 12 passes for 218 yards and two scores as senior in 2009... Earned APSE Class 5A second-team all-state honors as senior... Ran for 1,541 yards and 14 TDs as junior in 2008 and totaled 1,532 rushing yards and 22 touchdowns as sophomore on Temple's district-championship team... Named District 12-5A Newcomer of the Year in 2007-08... Accomplished track athlete at Temple HS... Recorded personal bests of 10.33 in 100 meters and 21-8 in long jump... Clocked at 10.64 in 100 as sophomore and won district meet with 10.77... Broke three THS records (in 100, 400 and long jump) as 13-year-old eighth grader... High school teammate of current Baylor receiver Tevin Reese at THS.
Personal: Son of Evelyn Seastrunk... Full name is Lache J. Seastrunk... Born July 29, 1991, in Temple, Texas... Majoring in general studies.