Cardinals will have one more Saturday scrimmage before Crawfish Bowl on Apr. 16
Sophomore scored 13 touchdowns this season
Lamar looking to pick up first win over rival since re-starting program
Cardinals will close the season at McNeese State next Saturday
Edwards becomes just second Lamar receiver ever with over 200 receiving yards in a game
The Cardinals lost on the road to McNeese State this Saturday night. (Lake Charles, LA)
Cardinals beat Nicholls (Beaumont, TX)
2011: Started in seven of the 10 games he played in ... Was fifth on the team with 41 total tackles, including 24 solo tackles ... Tied for second on the team with a pair of interceptions ... Recorded a season-high nine tackles at Texas State (10/15), including seven solos ... Finished with eight tackles at South Alabama (9/10), adding a pass breakup ... Returned an interception 20 yards against Stephen F. Austin (11/5) ... Recorded his other pick against McNeese State (11/19) in the season finale ... Had six tackles in Lamar's 48-38 win at Southeastern Louisiana (10/1) and at Sam Houston State (10/29).
2010: Played in all 11 games as a true freshman, finishing 10th on the team with 30 total tackles ... Had a season-high 10 tackles, including six solos, in LU's 24-20 win over South Dakota (11/13) ... Finished the year with five tackles in 44-6 win over Oklahoma Panhandle State ... Forced and recovered a fumble at North Dakota (10/30).
High School: Set Coldspring High School record for career passing yards with 2,495 while throwing 30 touchdown passes for coach Bryan Barbay ... As a senior, passed for 1,336 yards and 16 TDs, and rushed for 850 yards and 13 TDs ... Voted Offensive MVP in District 22-3A and was first-team all-district at quarterback in 2008 ... Honored as Coldspring's Most Valuable Athlete for the 2008-09 school year ... Earned MVP honors on the Trojans' basketball team ... Was a two-year regional qualifier in track and field in the long jump and the 400-meter and 800-meter relays.
Personal: Chad Allen was born on July 20, 1991 ... Parents are Mervin Allen and Pamela Harrison ... Major is general studies.