Marshawn Lynch Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriends, Family, Biography & More
Some Lesser Known Facts About Marshawn Lynch
- Does Marshawn Lynch smoke?: Not Known
- Does Marshawn Lynch drink alcohol?: Yes
- Lynch was brought up in Oakland, California.
- Lynch and his three siblings were raised by his mother Delisa, who once held a 200-meter track record at Oakland Technical High School, the school that Marshawn later attended.
- During High School, Lynch was a four-sport star in football, basketball, track, and wrestling.
- In 2003 High School Games, Marshawn scored 10 touchdowns in two high school playoff.
- Lynch put on #10 at the start of his sophomore year at High School. His cousin Virdell Jenkins wore #9, and Robert Jordan wore #11.
- He also excelled in track and field, where he competed mainly as a sprinter, and also in jumping events.
- Lynch’s cousins are wide receiver Robert Jordan, who played alongside Lynch at the University of California from 2004–2006, former Oakland Raiders quarterback JaMarcus Russell, and quarterback Josh Johnson, who was recently released by the New York Giants.
- Lynch was drafted by Buffalo Bills in the first round of the 2007 NFL Draft after playing college football at California, where he became the school’s second all-time career rusher.
- Lynch earned his nickname “Beast Mode” for his strong running style, propensity for breaking tackles, and consistent ability to run over defenders.