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Lawrance Toafili

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Lawrance Toafili - Football - Florida State Seminoles

Player profile

position
Running Back
height
6'0"
weight
180
year
Freshman
hometown
St. Petersburg, Fla.
high school
Pinellas Park

2020:

Appeared in eight games with two starts and accumulated 476 all-purpose yards…gained 356 yards and two touchdowns on 37 rushes and 120 yards on 12 receptions…FSU co-Offense Freshman of the Year…average of 9.62 yards per carry led ACC and ranked second in NCAA…led team with season-high 117 rushing yards with one touchdown on seven carries in 56-35 win vs. Duke…73-yard touchdown run was second-longest rush for FSU in 2020 and tied for 11th-longest nationally by a true freshman…also caught three passes for 26 yards after starting vs. Blue Devils…made season-high four catches for 16 yards vs. Pitt…had 12-yard reception in collegiate debut vs. Georgia Tech…had eight carries for 64 yards and two catches for 35 yards at No. 12 Miami…rushed season-high 12 times for 99 yards and first collegiate touchdown in 41-24 win vs. Jacksonville State…earned ACC Rookie of the Week honors for his performance…made 31-yard reception in start at No. 5 Notre Dame…had six rushes for team-high 76 yards at Louisville.

BEFORE FSU:

Four-star recruit listed as No. 17 running back and No. 27 overall prospect out of Florida according to 247Sports Composite…ranked 23rd at his position nationally according to Rivals…No. 140 in ESPN300…had three 1,000-yard rushing seasons at Pinellas Park, tallying 4,809 yards and 55 touchdowns for his career…averaged 126.6 yards per game and 9.7 yards per carry…rushed for 1,463 yards on 194 carries and 18 total touchdowns his senior season, averaging 133.0 yards per game and 7.5 yards per carry while helping Hurricanes to 7A state playoffs…as a junior, racked up 1,434 yards on 129 carries and scored 20 total touchdowns…averaged 130.4 yards per game and 11.1 yards per carry…produced 1,691 yards on 146 carries and scored 22 total touchdowns, averaging 153.7 yards per game and 11.6 yards per carry as a sophomore…also played basketball and averaged 12.9 points per game as a junior…chose Florida State over Florida, Alabama and Auburn among others.