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Full Name: Kevin Tony Faulk Primary Position: RB
Height/Weight: 5' 8"/201 College: Louisiana State University
Birthdate: June 5, 1976 High School: Carencro (Lafeyette, LA)
Birthplace: Lafayette, Louisiana
Pro Experience: 8 years


Biography

Kevin Troy Faulk is the reserve halfback for the New England Patriots. Despite backing up Laurence Maroney, he still plays regularly as a third-down back (meaning he is often used as a change-of-pace runner on third downs). He played college football at LSU. In 2006 he became a member of the LSU Hall of Fame.

High School Career

Faulk attended Carencro High School in Carencro, Louisiana, and was twice chosen as Class 5A Most Valuable Player (the previous two-time Class 5A MVP was 20 years ago). He was given All-American Honors from Parade, USA Today, along with leading his team to a Class 5A state championship victory in 1992. He broke 17 career, school records and ended his career with 7,612 all-purpose yards, 89 touchdowns, rushing for 4,877 yards and 62 touchdowns on 603 carries (8.087 yards per carry).

College career

Faulk finished his collegiate career at LSU ranked fifth in NCAA history with 6,833 career all-purpose yards and 53 total touchdowns.

Faulk holds the following school records at LSU:

LSU Career All-Purpose Records
  • Most career all-purpose yards (6,833)
LSU Career Scoring Records
  • Most points scored in a career (318 points)
LSU Career Rushing Records
  • Most career rushing yards (4,557 yards)
  • Best career yard-per-rush average (5.32 yards per rush)
  • Best career yard-per-game average (111.2 yards per game)
  • Most career rushing touchdowns (46)
  • Most career 100-yard-rushing games (22)
  • Most career 200-yard-rushing games (4)
  • Most career 1,000-yard seasons (3)

Faulk was also one of the best kick returners in LSU's history with 832 yards and 2 TDs on punt returns and 884 yards and 1 TD on kickoff returns.

NFL Career (1999-)

In 1999, Faulk was selected by the New England Patriots in the 2nd round (46th overall) of the 1999 NFL draft. During that same year, Faulk finished his rookie season with 1,358 all-purpose yards in only 11 games. He also returned a kickoff for 95 yards against the New York Jets on November 15.

In 2000, Faulk finished the regular season with 1,909 all-purpose yards in 16 games.

In 2001, Faulk helped the Patriots finish the regular season with an 11-5 record by compiling 1,070 all-purpose yards in 15 games.

In 2002, Faulk finished the regular season with 1,440 all-purpose yards in 15 games. He also finished 2nd in the NFL with a 27.9-yard kickoff return average (725 yards on 26 returns). That same year, he broke the Patriots' franchise record for total kickoff return yards, which had previously been held by David Meggett (who had 2,561 yards on kickoff returns). Also in 2002, Faulk returned two kickoffs for touchdowns, becoming only the 2nd player in Patriots history to return more than one kickoff for a touchdown in a season. One kickoff return was an 86-yard return against the Oakland Raiders on November 11, the other was an 87-yard kickoff return against the New York Jets on December 22.

In 2003, Faulk helped the Patriots finish the regular season with a 14-2 record by compiling 1,351 all-purpose yards in 15 games (including 1,078 yards from scrimmage). In Super Bowl XXXVIII, Faulk helped the Patriots to a 32-29 victory over the Carolina Panthers with 42 yards rushing and 19 yards receiving. His biggest plays were a 23-yard run in the 4th quarter and a two-point conversion score with 2:51 left in the fourth quarter.

He has the most receptions for a running back in Patriots franchise history.

Scouting Report

Statistics

Rushing Stats

year team league games ATT YDS AVG TD LNG
1999 NWE NFL 11 67 227 3.4 1 43
2000 NWE NFL 16 164 570 3.5 4 18
2001 NWE NFL 15 41 169 4.1 1 24
2002 NWE NFL 15 52 271 5.2 2 45t
2003 NWE NFL 15 178 638 3.6 0 23
2004 NWE NFL 11 54 255 4.7 2 20
2005 NWE NFL 8 51 145 2.8 0 13
2006 NWE NFL 15 25 123 4.9 1 11
8 year NFL career 106 632 2398 3.8 11 0

Receiving Stats

year team league games REC YDS AVG TD LNG
1999 NWE NFL 11 12 98 8.2 1 19
2000 NWE NFL 16 51 465 9.1 1 52t
2001 NWE NFL 15 30 189 6.3 2 28
2002 NWE NFL 15 37 379 10.2 3 36t
2003 NWE NFL 15 48 440 9.2 0 27
2004 NWE NFL 11 26 248 9.5 1 31t
2005 NWE NFL 8 29 260 9 0 23
2006 NWE NFL 15 43 356 8.3 2 43
8 year NFL career 106 276 2435 8.8 10 0

Kick Return Stats

year team league games RET YDS AVG LNG TD
1999 NWE NFL 11 39 943 24.2 95 0
2000 NWE NFL 16 38 816 21.5 40 0
2001 NWE NFL 15 33 662 20.1 42 0
2002 NWE NFL 15 26 725 27.9 87t 2
2003 NWE NFL 15 10 207 20.7 30 0
2004 NWE NFL 11 4 73 18.3 24 0
2005 NWE NFL 8 10 250 25 38 0
2006 NWE NFL 15 17 364 21.4 31 0
8 year NFL career 106 177 4040 22.8 0 2

Punt Return Stats

year team league games RET YDS AVG FC LNG TD
1999 NWE NFL 11 10 90 9 4 20 0
2000 NWE NFL 16 6 58 9.7 3 35 0
2001 NWE NFL 15 4 27 6.8 0 10 0
2002 NWE NFL 15 8 65 8.1 4 15 0
2003 NWE NFL 15 5 66 13.2 6 18 0
2004 NWE NFL 11 20 133 6.7 11 16 0
2005 NWE NFL 8 32 273 8.5 13 29 0
2006 NWE NFL 15 31 330 10.6 5 43 0
8 year NFL career 106 116 1042 9 46 0 0

Passing Stats

year team league games ATT CMP PCT YDS YPA TD INT SKD SKY RAT
1999 NWE NFL 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 NWE NFL 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2001 NWE NFL 15 1 1 100 23 23 0 0 0 0 118.8
2002 NWE NFL 15 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 39.6
2003 NWE NFL 15 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 39.6
2004 NWE NFL 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 NWE NFL 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 NWE NFL 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 year NFL career 106 3 1 33.3 23 7.67 0 0 0 0 61.8

Fumble Recovery Stats

year team league games TOT OWR OPR YDS TD
1999 NWE NFL 11 3 0 0 -9 0
2000 NWE NFL 16 6 1 0 0 0
2001 NWE NFL 15 2 1 0 0 0
2002 NWE NFL 15 1 0 0 0 0
2003 NWE NFL 15 4 1 0 0 0
2004 NWE NFL 11 2 1 0 0 0
2005 NWE NFL 8 3 0 0 0 0
2006 NWE NFL 15 0 0 0 0 0
8 year NFL career 106 21 4 0 -9 0

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