Marshawn Lynch is a former American football running back who played in the National Football League for 12 seasons, is arrested today.
Marshawn Lynch : Wiki | Car | Arrested | Net worth
Nicknamed “Beast Mode” for his powerful running style, he spent the majority of his career with the Seattle Seahawks.
|Career highlights and awards
Lynch played college football at California, where he earned first-team All-American honors and became the school’s second all-time career rusher.
He was selected by the Buffalo Bills in the first round of the 2007 NFL Draft and played three full seasons before joining Seattle during the 2010 season.
Playing for the Seahawks from 2010 to 2015, Lynch was voted to four consecutive Pro Bowls, made one first-team All-Pro selection, and twice led the league in rushing touchdowns.
Marshawn Lynch wiki
Lynch grew up in Oakland, California, with three older siblings. He was raised by his mother Delisa, who once held a 200-meter track record at Oakland Technical High School, the school that Marshawn later attended. Lynch started playing youth football in Oakland at a young age.
|April 22, 1986
|5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
|215 lb (98 kg)
|Oakland Technical High School
|2007 / Round: 1 / Pick: 12
At Oakland Tech, Lynch was a four-sport star for the Bulldogs football, basketball, track, and wrestling.
In his 2003 season, Lynch amassed 1,722 rushing yards and 23 touchdowns in only eight regular season games and an additional 375 rushing yards and 10 touchdowns in two postseason games.
He was voted a PrepStar and SuperPrep All-American and was also voted the San Francisco East Bay Player of the Year.
In basketball, he played on the Oakland Tech’s team alongside future Cal star Leon Powe. Lynch helped lead his team to the state semi-finals.
As an athlete in the Bay Area, Lynch befriended and often played against film director and writer Ryan Coogler; who also grew up in the same part of Oakland as Lynch.
Former NFL running back Marshawn Lynch was asleep during a traffic stop, smelled of alcohol and told police he had stolen the car he was sitting in when Las Vegas police arrested him Tuesday, according to the arrest report for the case.
The report, which was obtained by USA TODAY Sports, states that Las Vegas Metro Police came up to a car at 7:25 a.m.
Tuesday at Fairfield Avenue and West Utah Avenue, which is just north of the Las Vegas Strip. Officers noticed that the car, a Shelby GT500 Coupe sports car, was in “undriveable condition.”
Per the report, the driver’s side front wheel and rim were completely gone and the front passenger rim and tire almost off.
Officers followed marks on the road that showed the car had hit the sidewalk near to where the car was found, with a tire located there.
Marshawn Lynch arrested
Lynch, who was arrested for DUI on Tuesday in Las Vegas, is said to have smelled of alcohol and fell asleep “several times” during questioning, according to new police documents obtained Thursday by TMZ Sports.
The 36-year-old Super Bowl champ was said to be found asleep at the wheel, per the documents, with a tire on the 2020 Shelby GT500 missing.
Authorities also noted in the report that when they attempted to converse with Lynch, he would speak and “fall back asleep several times” during the interaction.
The former Seattle Seahawk, who apparently had one shoe on at the time, also stated “that he was not drinking and he does not do drugs, but that he stole the vehicle,” according to the cops. The stench of an “alcoholic beverage” allegedly came from the car as well.
The police also claimed in their report that “Lynch was not cooperative or willing to comply with the Search Warrant and corrections officers from the City of Las Vegas had to use a restraint chair to force a blood draw.”
Lynch is reportedly facing charges of failure/refusing to surrender proof of security, unregistered vehicle, and failure to drive in a travel lane.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Marshawn Lynch has a net worth of approximately $35 million.
|Marshawn Terrel Lynch
|$35 million (expected to rise to $100 million from business earnings)
|36 (born April 22, 1986)
Lynch last earned an average annual salary of $1,030,000 as per the terms of his 1-year contract with the Seattle Seahawks.
Unlike other players in the league, he reportedly has not spent any of the money he earned in salaries as a professional footballer which amounts to a whopping $56.8 million, and claims that his endorsement deals are sufficient to live off of.