USF Football BIO
5 Lindsey Lamar
2010 BIG EAST Special Teams Player of the Year
LAMAR'S CAREER HIGHS
2012: Appeared in seven games, starting three, prior to a chest injury against Syracuse that forced him to miss the remainder of the season ... moved to running back full time prior to the start of 2012 ... posted 475 yards and three TDs on 66 carries (7.2 ypc), while catching 12 passes for 156 yards and three TDs ... also returned five kickoffs for 82 yards ... sat out the Chattanooga game in preparation for a potential redshirt year ... tallied 85 yards and a TD on eight carries in his first action at Nevada ... rushed for 55 yards and caught five passes for 80 yards and two TDs at Ball St. ... tallied 57 yards and a TD on 10 carries and caught three passes for 33 yards and a TD at Temple ... rushed for 110 yards on 15 carries at Louisville ... notched 145 yards on 10 carries, including an 80-yard TD, and a 38-yard reception versus Syracuse before leaving the game with a chest injury.
2011: Appeared in all 12 games, starting two, on offense and special teams ... led the team with 1,124 all-purpose yards, which ranks sixth on USF's single-season list ... returned 40 kickoffs for 817 yards ... tallied 11 catches for 157 yards and three TDs ... added 150 yards rushing on 17 carries ... notched three catches for 36 yards against Ball St. ... posted 215 all-purpose yards (94kr/85rec/36ru) versus UTEP ... add two TD receptions, including a career-long 54-yarder, against the Miners ... posted a season-long 62-yard kickoff return and scored on a 35-yard reception against Louisville.
2010: Appeared in all 13 games, starting five, at receiver and kickoff returner ... was named the BIG EAST Special Teams Player of the Year and first-team All-BIG EAST ... returned 34 kickoffs for 899 yards (26.4 ypr) and two TDs ... his 26.4 ypr average ranked 26th nationally and fourth in the BIG EAST ... his two kickoff return TDs set a USF single-season record and tied the BIG EAST single-season mark ... is the only kick returner in USF history with two TD returns ... the 899 return yards are a USF single-season record ... also posted 25 receptions for 161 yards and 12 carries for 37 yards ... made two catches for 15 yards against Stony Brook ... added 27 yards on two carries at Florida ... posted a five-yard run, two receptions for 11 yards and 141 kickoff return yards, including a 94-yard TD against Syracuse ... the 94-yard TD is tied for the fourth-longest return in USF history... added four catches for 19 yards at WVU ... had four catches for 35 yards at Cincinnati ... posted a school-record-tying 100-yard kickoff return for a TD at Louisville ... tallied five catches for 40 yards in the Meineke Car Care Bowl victory over Clemson.
2009: Played in 11 games, starting one against Florida State ... rushed the ball 40 times for 174 yards and two TDs ... racked up 99 yards in the first two games of the season ... also had 10 catches for 36 yards, including four receptions for 24 yards in the season opener ... longest run of the season went for 29 yards against Cincinnati ... longest reception went for 14 yards against Wofford.
HILLSBOROUGH HIGH SCHOOL: Amassed more than 3,300 yards in his high school career as a starting running back and return specialist ... ranked as the 57th best prospect at wide receiver by Scout.com ... rated 21st best all-purpose back by Rivals.com ... rushed for 1,319 yards and 18 TDs on 121 carries (10.9 ypc) as a senior ... also logged eight catches for 146 yards and two TDs during his senior campaign ... rushed for 938 yards and eight TDs while battling a knee injury as a junior ... garnered first-team All-Hillsborough County honors as a senior ... also a Class 4A third-team selection as a senior ... lettered in track where he won the regional championship in both the 100 (10.35) and 200 (21.41) meters as a junior ... carried a 3.4 GPA ... chose USF over South Carolina, Michigan, Louisville and Boston College, among others.
PERSONAL: Graduated in December 2012 with a degree in communications.