Eddie Lacy is the running back for the Green Bay Packers. He was drafted by the Packers in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He played college football at Alabama and was a member of three BCS National Championship teams.
Pro Bowl (2013)
Second-team All-Pro (2013)
AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year (2013)
3× BCS National Championship (2010, 2012, 2013)
BCS National Championship Game MVP (2013)
Given name Eddie Darwin Lacy Jr. was Born in Gretna, La.
Half-brother, Donovan Grayson, played LB at LSU
Was a high school teammate of 49ers Pro Bowl 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 Rivals.com 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: While in college, volunteered by reading to elementary school students in Tuscaloosa.
Hobbies/Interests: Enjoys playing basketball, video games, and watching cartoons, naming Family Guy as his favorite TV show.
Names Dirk Nowitzki and Adrian Peterson as his favorite athletes, Scarface as his favorite movie and Lil Wayne as his favorite musical act.
Residence: Geismar, La.
Information – Courtesy Packers.com