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Jacody Coleman
Jacody Coleman

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Beaumont, Texas

High School:
West Brook HS

Last College:
Iowa

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 240

Position:
DE

Experience:
1L

Named to the College Football Performance Awards (CPFA) D-1 FCS Preseason Watch List at defensive tackle/defensive end.
2010: Played in all 11 games and was seventh on the team with 40 total tackles, including 28 solo tackles ... Led the team with 11.5 tackles for loss, totaling 33 yards ... Recovered a team-high two fumbles, both coming in the season opener at McNeese State (9/4) ... Had a season-high eight tackles at Stephen F. Austin (9/25), including two for loss ... Finished with seven tackles, including two and a half for loss, in Lamar's 14-0 homecoming win over Langston (10/9).

At Iowa: Earned two letters while playing for coach Kirk Ferentz at Iowa ... Started three of 22 games at middle linebacker ... Logged 52 total tackles, including 15 solos and six for losses ... Had career-high six tackles vs. Penn State as a freshman in 2007 ... Was 12th on the team with 28 tackles as a sophomore ... Made five tackles against 19th-ranked Illinois in his first career start as a freshman.

High School: Was the District 21-5A Most Valuable Player for West Brook High School in 2006 and also earned honorable mention all-state recognition for coach Craig Stump ... Was a finalist for the 2006 Willie Ray Smith Defensive Player of the Year Award in Southeast Texas ... Was a second-team, all-district performer as a junior and earned honorable mention recognition as a sophomore ... Logged 265 career tackles, including 22 sacks and 35 tackles for losses ... Forced seven fumbles, recovered three and blocked two kicks ... Senior season totals were 121 tackles, eight sacks, 15 tackles for losses and three forced fumbles ... Also earned three letters each in power lifting and track and field and two in basketball.

Personal: Jacody Coleman was born on April 28, 1989, in Beaumont, Texas ... Son of Quintin and Lorna Coleman ... Has a brother Quentin and sister Elyssa ... Majoring in general studies.

11/17/2011

Cardinals host rival McNeese State to close season

Lamar will honor its 19 seniors beore the game

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