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Ethan Pocic






2017 Season


Drafted with the 26th pick in the second round (58th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft. Ninth player drafted out of LSU by the Seahawks.

Gameday Photos


College: One of the top offensive linemen in LSU history. Three-year starter with 37 career stars (27 at center, 9 at right guard, 1 at left tack-le). LSU was 25-12 with Pocic in the starting line-up, which included a 20-7 record with him at cen-ter. LSU produced a 1,000-yard rusher in each of his years as a starter. First-Team All-America by Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) in 2016. Second Team All-America as a senior in 2016 from both Walter Camp, Sporting News and American Football Coaches Association. Named SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week five times during his career, including an SEC-best three times in 2016. Senior Bowl invitee. 

Senior: Started all 12 games for the Tigers, 11 at center and once at right tackle due to injuries. Named Permanent Team Captain for the 2016 season. Led all LSU offensive linemen in snaps (752), knockdowns (106) and “great effort” plays (38). Earned SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week honors three times – vs. Missouri, Ole Miss and Arkansas. Gave up just one sack all season (vs. Missouri) and was whistled for only three penal-ties (on 752 snaps) all year (1 vs. Mississippi State, 1 vs. Missouri, 1 vs. Arkansas). As a unit, LSU averaged 233.0 rushing yards per game. 


Junior: Starter at center in all 12 games as a jun-ior in 2015. Named to the All-SEC Second Team by the league’s coaches. Earned SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week against Mississippi State and South Carolina. Helped paved the way for Leonard Fournette’s single-season LSU rushing record of 1,953 yards. Major key to LSU’s running game that ranked No. 7 nationally in rushing at 256.8 yards per game. Earned a spot on the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

Sophomore: Played and started 12 games for the Tigers as a sophomore in 2014. Missed the Louisiana-Monroe game with an injury. Played a total of 743 snaps and did not miss an offensive play in the last five games of the season. Finished third on team with 72.5 knockdown blocks. Starts came at center (3 games) and right guard (9 games). 

Freshman: Played in six games with one start in 2013. Started in place of an injured Elliott Porter against Furman and helped the Tigers to a 48-16 win. Played all 64 offensive snaps against Furman. Other action came against UAB (9 snaps), Kent State (7), Ole Miss (1), and Arkansas. For the year, played 102 offensive snaps with 11 knockdowns. 

Personal: Played his high school ball at Lemont H.S. in Lemont, Ill. where he was coached by Eric Michaelsen. Ranked as one of the top prep linemen in the nation in 2013. First-team Parade All-American as a senior. Graduated from high school in December and enrolled at LSU in January. Took part in spring practice and earned Newcomer Most Improved Award after the spring game. Led Lemont to a state semifi-nal appearance as a senior. Parents are Kim and Gary Pocic. His brother, Graham, played at the University of Illinois where he started 36 games on the offensive line in his four years with the Illini. Graduated in December of 2016 with a degree in sports administration.




Career Stats


Recent Games

17ARIL 24-26
16@DALW 21-12
15LAL 7-42
14@JAXL 24-30
13PHIW 24-10
12@SFW 24-13
11ATLL 31-34
10@ARIW 22-16
9WASL 14-17
8HOUW 41-38
7@NYGW 24-7
5@LAW 16-10
4INDW 46-18
3@TENL 27-33
2SFW 12-9
1@GBL 9-17

kick returns

TOTAL 16113131300000

regular season

wkgame dateoppresultggs
109/10/2017@GBL 9-1710
209/17/2017SFW 9-1210
309/24/2017@TENL 27-3310
410/01/2017INDW 18-4610
510/08/2017@LAW 16-1010
710/22/2017@NYGW 24-711
810/29/2017HOUW 38-4111
911/05/2017WASL 17-1411
1011/09/2017@ARIW 22-1611
1111/20/2017ATLL 34-3111
1211/26/2017@SFW 24-1311
1312/03/2017PHIW 10-2411
1412/10/2017@JAXL 24-3011
1512/17/2017LAL 42-711
1612/24/2017@DALW 21-1211
1712/31/2017ARIL 26-2411
TOTAL 1611

kick-returns splits - split by OPPONENT

Arizona Cardinals2---------
Atlanta Falcons1---------
Dallas Cowboys1---------
Green Bay Packers1---------
Houston Texans1---------
Indianapolis Colts1---------
Jacksonville Jaguars1---------
Los Angeles Rams2113131300000
New York Giants1---------
Philadelphia Eagles1---------
San Francisco 49ers2---------
Tennessee Titans1---------
Washington Redskins1---------

kick-returns splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

Outside Own Division10---------
vs AFC Teams4---------
vs NFC Teams12113131300000
vs Own Division6113131300000

kick-returns splits - split by MONTH


kick-returns splits - split by STADIUM

AT&T Stadium1---------
CenturyLink Field8---------
EverBank Field1---------
Lambeau Field1---------
Levi's® Stadium1---------
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum1113131300000
MetLife Stadium1---------
Nissan Stadium1---------
University of Phoenix Stadium1---------

kick-returns splits - split by WIN/LOSSES


kick-returns splits - split by WEEKDAY

Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)1---------
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