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Scout's Notebook: RB Lorenzo Booker

The Vikings have had a less-than-smooth transition in replacing Chester Taylor as a third-down back. The team hopes newly acquired Lorenzo Booker can help fill the role. Here's a closer look.

#27, Lorenzo Booker, RB(5103, 193, 4.38-4.55) Florida State Notes: Born 6/14/84, in Oxnard, California. Attended St. Bonaventure High School in Ventura, California. In his senior year, he ran for 2,878 yards and 50 touchdowns, and also had 16 receptions for 300 yards and 3 touchdowns. He was widely regarded as the nation's top running back prospect and was named a Parade All-American and to the... Recommended Stories