Marshawn Lynch is an NFL running back currently on the Seattle Seahawks. He is a five-time Pro Bowl selection.
Lynch was drafted in the first round of the 2007 NFL draft by the Buffalo Bills after playing three seasons of college football at Cal. He was traded to Seattle in October 2010. That season, the Seahawks won the NFC West with a 7-9 record.
Lynch rose to national prominence with his 67-yard touchdown run against the defending Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints. Lynch broke eight tackles on the play.
Lynch earned the nickname "Beast Mode" for his habit of breaking tackles and stiff-arming defenders to the ground.
After the 2011 season, the Seahawks signed Lynch to a four-year contract worth $31 million. Lynch's best statistical season came in 2012, when he rushed for 1,590 yards and 11 touchdowns, earning AP first-team All-Pro honors.
In 2013, he helped the Seahawks to the league's best record and a victory in Super Bowl XLVIII.