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Lorenzo Booker

Lorenzo Booker - #38 - RB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 5' 10"/ 201 lbs.
Birthday 06/14/1984
Birthplace Ventura, CA
College Florida State
Years played 5
Drafted 2007, 3rd round, 7th pick by Dolphins

Bears sign RB Booker

Posted July 17, 2012 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
The Bears signed veteran RB Lorenzo Booker to a one-year deal on Tuesday and released RB Alvester Alexander.

Vikings' Gerhart has torn MCL

Posted Jan. 04, 2012 @ 2:32 p.m. ET
The Vikings now have their top two running backs facing knee surgery this offseason with the news that Toby Gerhart has a torn MCL.

Vikings-Falcons matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 24, 2011 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Falcons game.

Vikings players of the week: Week Six

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
It was an ugly game for the Vikings Sunday, but here are the few bright spots from the blowout loss to the Bears.

Vikings stock report: Week Five

Posted Oct. 10, 2011 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
Here are three positives and three negatives following the Vikings' first win of the season.

Vikings positional analysis: Specialists

Posted March 07, 2011 @ 10:39 a.m. ET
In the ninth in a series of position-by-position looks at the Vikings’ personnel entering the 2011 offseason, we analyze Minnesota’s specialists.

Vikings positional analysis: Running backs

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 5:43 p.m. ET
This is the second in a series of position-by-position looks at the Vikings' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. We continue with an analysis of Minnesota’s RB situation.

Packers RB Starks pulls disappearing act

Posted Jan. 01, 2011 @ 10:28 p.m. ET
After having what seemed to be a breakthrough game in Week 13, Green Bay rookie RB James Starks has again become a nonfactor, according to NFC North Whispers.

Vikings players of the week

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 1:33 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the Vikings' players of the game in their Week 15 loss to the Bears.

Vikings ink RB Booker from UFL

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 1:34 p.m. ET
The Vikings have signed RB Lorenzo Booker, who had been playing in the UFL for the Hartford Colonials.


Posted Sept. 08, 2012
The Chicago Bears have elevated running back Armando Allen to the active roster from the practice squad and placed running back Lorenzo Booker on injured reserve.||||||| Booker sat out practice this week after sustaining a head injury in the final preseason game at Cleveland.
Posted July 17, 2012
The Chicago Bears have agreed to a one-year contract with Booker.||||||| A third-round draft pick out of Florida State by Miami in 2007, Booker spent the past two seasons with the Minnesota Vikings and was used primarily as a kick returner and third running back.
Posted Dec. 06, 2010
The Minnesota Vikings plan to sign Booker. Interim coach Leslie Frazier confirmed the decision Monday, with the team still mulling a corresponding roster move.||||||| Booker played this season in the United Football League for the Hartford Colonials, leading the league with an average of 5.4 yards per carry. He was a third-round draft pick by the Miami Dolphins out of Florida State in 2007 and played for the Philadelphia Eagles in 2008.
Posted Nov. 23, 2008
Booker was inactive for Sunday's game against the Ravens.||||||| Booker has rushed for 32 yards on 16 carries this season.
Posted April 26, 2008
The Eagles acquired Booker from Miami for a fourth-round selection in a draft-day trade.||||||| Booker had 125 yards on 28 carries in seven games -- one start -- with the Dolphins in 2007. He also showed promise out of the backfield, making 28 catches for 237 yards. He'll likely fill a similar role behind Brian Westbrook.