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Xavier Bethany
Xavier Bethany

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Burton, Texas

High School:
Burton HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195

Position:
DB

Experience:
1L

-Listed as the starter at strong safety following a strong spring

2013 (Freshman): Played in all 12 games ... Finished the season with 12 tackles, including four solo stops ... Also recovered a fumble ... Recorded a tackle in every game but one ... Posted a season-high two tackles at Northwestern State ... Recovered a fumble against Nicholls State.

2012: Redshirted

High School: Played four varsity seasons at Burton High School, including three as a two-way starter ... Named second-team Class A all-state at safety and honorable mention at quarterback ... Played quarterback and defensive back as a senior when Burton advanced to the Texas Class A state semifinals with a 12-3 record ... Rushed for 1,324 yards and 20 touchdowns as a senior, while also completing 84-of-149 passes for 1,252 yards and 19 touchdowns ... Also registered 119 total tackles (41 solo), 12 tackles for loss and one interception in 11 games ... Was named District 13-A MVP as a junior as the Panthers finished with a 12-1 record ... Finished sixth at the state meet in the triple jump (43-9), seventh in the high jump (6-2) and seventh in the 400 meters (50.95) as a junior ... Also lettered in basketball and baseball.

Personal: Xavier Bethany was born on Feb. 13, 1993 ... Nephew of Christine Matson ... Majoring in kinesiology.

09/28/2014

Cardinals Stumble in Southland Opener

Turnovers haunt Lamar in the setback to Sam Houston State

08/31/2014

Berry Sets Career Mark as Cards Pick Up Win

Lamar dumps GSU in season opener, Caleb Berry breaks 25-year old record

08/24/2014

2014 Fall Camp - Defensive Backs

LU looks for talent, speed to overcome lack of experience in secondary

08/09/2014

First Scrimmage Focuses on Run Game

LU running backs take spotlight in Saturday scrimmage

03/01/2014

White Teams Wins 2014 Crawfish Bowl Title

Offense shines in annual spring game

09/25/2014

Flight Plan:: Football

(BEAUMONT, TX) The Lamar Cardinals open up conference play on a two game win streak as they look to make it three in a row against conference rival Sam Houston State. Jordan Washington takes an in-depth look at the thoughts, preparation, and keys to victory for the Cards this weekend. Game time is slated for 7:00 PM at Provost-Umphrey Stadium.

Can't make the game? Watch live on www.BigRedsn.com

09/22/2014

The Big Red SN Guys: Mississippi College at Lamar Chalk Talk 2

(BEAUMONT, TX) Jordan Washington and Wesley Williams, also known as the Big Red SN guys, discuss the Cardinals' 55-10 win against Mississippi College and what to look forward to this week against Sam Houston.

Kickoff is slated for 7:00 PM at Provost Umphrey Stadium and will also be aired on BigRedsn.com.

Catch Jordan and Wesley at @BRSN_Jordan and @BRSN_Wesley on Twitter and The Big Red SN Guys on Facebook.

09/17/2014

The Big Red SN Guys: Mississippi College at Lamar Chalk Talk

(BEAUMONT, TX) Jordan Washington and Wesley Williams, also known as the Big Red SN guys, discuss this Saturday's home game against Mississippi College and next week's game hosting Sam Houston.

Kickoff is slated for 7:00 PM at Provost Umphrey Stadium and will also be aired on BigRedsn.com.

Catch Jordan and Wesley at @BRSN_Jordan and @BRSN_Wesley on Twitter and The Big Red SN Guys on Facebook.

09/14/2014

HIGHLIGHTS: TX COLL @ LAMAR

(Beaumont, TX) - Highlights from the Cardinals 73-0 win over Texas College (Tyler, TX).

09/14/2014

The Big Red SN Guys: Texas College at Lamar Chalk Talk 2

(BEAUMONT, TX) Jordan Washington and Wesley Williams, also known as the the Big Red SN Guys, discuss the shutout of Texas College. The Cardinals won 73-0 at home Saturday night.

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