Royce FreemanTeam: Los Angeles Rams
Hands: 9 1/2
Hometown: Imperial, CA
Royce Freeman is an American football running back for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Broncos in the third round of the 2018 NFL Draft. He played college football at Oregon, where he was one of the most successful and productive running backs ever to suit up for them.
Freeman grew up in Imperial, California and attended Imperial High School where he was a four-star recruit according to ESPN. In his senior year, Royce rushed for 1,243 yards and 15 touchdowns on just 148 carries which earned him CIF Southern Section All-Division honors as well as being named to CalHiSports first team All-State honors that same season.
Freeman chose Oregon over other offers from Arizona State and USC because he felt it presented him with a great opportunity both athletically and academically. At Oregon, Freeman became one of their all time leading rushing leaders with 5,621 yards over four seasons while also scoring 60 total touchdowns during his collegiate career there. Not only did he put together impressive numbers on offense but on special teams as well returning 11 kickoffs for 260 yards during his time in Eugene; helping establish himself as an immediate fan favorite among Ducks faithful everywhere!
His success at Oregon earned him various accolades such as Unanimous All-American selection (2017), Doak Walker Award finalist (2015 & 2017), Pac-12 Offensive Player Of The Year (2017) & First Team All Pac 12 selection three times in 2015, 2016 & 2017 respectively. Additionally Freeman set numerous school records like becoming their all time leader in rushing TDs & also establishing himself second all time rusher behind LaMichael James with 5891 career yardage mark!
The Denver Broncos selected Freeman in the third round of 2018 NFL Draft with 71st overall pick making him highest selected RB since Knowshon Moreno who went 12th overall back 2009! Despite missing much preseason due to injuries suffered during training camp Royce has established himself as important part Broncos backfield rotation sharing snaps alongside fellow RB Phillip Lindsay early into 2019 season before taking lead role later half year when Lindsay got hurt thereby finishing off strong starting last 7 games campaign amassing total 780 scrimmage yards from rush/rec combined including 4 TDs showing promise future ahead .FEAR RUMBLING ROYCE!!
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