Mikel Leshoure

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NFL Suspends Lions RB Leshoure for 2 Games

Detroit drafted the former Illinois standout in the second round last year and he missed his rookie season because he tore his left Achilles tendon in training camp.

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Former Illini, Now Lions RB Leshoure Out For Season

The rookie was injured after being hit high by defensive end Cliff Avril during practice Monday.


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Illini Back Leshoure Leaves for NFL Draft

Leshoure said Tuesday that he will skip his senior year. He set Illinois’ single-season rushing record last fall with 1,697 yards.


Mikel Leshoure (5) of Illinois goes into the end zone as Baylor's Chris Francis (36) tries for the tackle in the second quarter of the Texas Bowl at Reliant Stadium on Wednesday, December 29, 2010, in Houston, Texas. (George Bridges/MCT via Getty Images)

Leshoure’s 3 TDs Send Illinois Past Baylor 38-14

Leshoure ran for 184 yards and a career-high three touchdowns and set five school records as Illinois earned its first bowl victory since 1999, beating Baylor 38-14.


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