National Football League
PRESEASON
12345
REGULAR SEASON
12345
678910
1112131415
1617   
PLAYOFFS
123PBSB
  HomeProfilesEarly EntriesMock DraftNews  Rounds: 1234567
National Football League Draft Profile
Mikel Leshoure

TeamDetroit (SEA)
Round2
Selection25 (57 overall)
PositionRunningback
SchoolIllinois
YearJR
Born3/30/1990
Height6-0
Weight227
High SchoolCentennial (Champaign, Illinois)
Named a Second-Team All-American by the Associated Press and a First-Team All-Big Ten performer following a junior season at Illinois where he broke the single-season school record with 1,697 rushing yards and 17 touchdowns...Helped lead the Fighting Illini to their first bowl victory since 1999, a 38-14 win over Baylor in the 2010 Texas Bowl, and was named the game's MVP as he rushed for a Texas Bowl-record 187 yards and threetouchdowns...Named to the 2010 Doak Walker Award Watch List after being named honorable mention All-Big Ten as a sophomore in 2009...Generated 911 all-purpose yards in 2009 and scored seven TDs...Played in nine games as a true freshman before missing the final three games of the campaign due to injury...Displayed some immaturity early in his college career, but more recently was praised by UI head coach Ron Zook for his growth.

2010 Season Stats
Wk.Opp.Car.Rush YdsRush TDRush Avg.Rec.Rec. YardsRec. TDRec. AvgResult
1at Missouri2011205.60000L 23-13
2vs. Southern Ill1410627.61303W 35-3
3vs. Northern Ill2418017.51606W 28-22
5vs. Ohio State198004.22201L 24-13
6at Penn State2711904.4132032W 33-13
7at Michigan St238303.631003.3L 26-6
8vs. Indiana167714.81303W 43-13
9vs. Purdue152321.5246123W 44-10
10at Michigan2412035252226L 67-65
11vs. Minnesota1814127.8110010L 38-34
12at Northwestern33330210111011W 48-27
14at Fresno State1914217.50000L 25-23
17at Baylor2918436.3221010.5W 38-14
Collegiate Career
SeasonCar.Rush YdsRush TDRush Avg.Rec.Rec. YardsRec. TDRec. Avg
2010281169717617196311.5
200910873456.814177212.6
20083512613.6666011

Use of the photos contained herein for graphic accompaniment relative to the NFL Draft commentary and biographies of players is accomplished through the courtesy of Getty Images, are for editorial use only and no model, property or other releases are granted with these images. Any reproduction, copying, retransmission, redistribution, branding (other than as initiated and implemented by sportsnetwork.com) or other use is strictly forbidden without the express written permission of Getty Images and/or The Sports Network.