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Kade Harrington
Kade  Harrington

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Kingwood, Texas

High School:
Kingwood HS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 180

Position:
Running Back

Experience:
2L

Honors:
2013 CSJ Freshman All-American & SLC Freshman of the Year

-2014 CoSIDA Academic All-District

-2014 Academic All-Southland Conference

-2013 College Sports Journal Freshman All-America

-2013 SLC Freshman of the Year

-2013 Honorable Mention All-Southland Conference

-LU all-time freshman rushing leader

Broke spring camp listed as the starter at running back … Has played in 21 games, earning 16 starts during his career.

2014 (Sophomore): A CoSIDA Academic All-District selection … Named to the Academic All-Southland Conference team … Overcame injuries to play and start nine games … Ranked among the Southland leaders with 154 carries for a team-high 740 yards and 11 touchdowns … Also added 26 receptions for 221 yards and one score … Ranked ninth in the Southland Conference averaging better than 106 all-purpose yards per game … Ranked fourth in the league averaging 82.2 rushing yards per game … Was fourth in the league in scoring (touchdowns only) with 72 points (8.0 points per game) … The 72 points ranked 12th in the league overall … Recorded three 100-yard rushing games … Carried the ball a career-high 25 times for 143 yards and a score against Incarnate Word … The 143 rushing yards against the Cardinals also tied a career high … Had 18 rushes for 123 yards and four touchdowns at Nicholls … Also caught three passes for 15 yards against the Colonels … It marks the second-straight year Harrington has scored at least four touchdowns in a game against Nicholls … Carried the ball 20 times for 143 yards and a touchdown at Abilene Christian, including a season-long rush of 43 yards … Opened the year with 15 carries for 65 yards and a touchdown against Grambling State … Also had a 65-yard rushing performance in the upset victory at McNeese State … Rushed 15 times for 65 yards and a score at Central Arkansas … Also hauled in seven passes for 77 yards against the Bears.

2013 (Freshman): One of the nation's top freshmen ... Named to 2013 College Sports Journal Freshman All-America team ... Was named 2013 Southland Conference Freshman of the Year following a season that saw him set a new Lamar freshman rushing record ... Was named to the CFPA Freshman of the Year Watch List ... 2013 Honorable Mention All-SLC ... Garnered second-team All-SLC honors from College Sports Madness ... Played in 12 games earning seven starts, including the last five games of the season ... Carried the ball 180 times for 880 (4.9 ypc) and eight touchdowns ... The Southland's top freshman running back, finished sixth in the league averaging 73.3 yards per game ... Was also eighth in the conference hauling in 48 passes for 376 (7.8 ypc) yards and four scores, setting a new single-season school record for receptions by a freshman ... Had three 100-yard rushing games ... Kicked off the season by rushing for two touchdowns against Oklahoma Panhandle State ... Carried the ball seven times for a career-high 143 yards and a touchdown against Bacone College ... Also caught three passes for 26 yards and a score against BC ... Rushed for 100 yards on 19 carries, and hauled in five passes for 51 yards and a TD at Southeastern Louisiana ... Followed that up with a four-touchdown effort against Nicholls State ... Carried the ball 17 times for 48 yards and two touchdowns, and caught four passes for 56 yards and two scores against the Colonels ... Had a 17-carry, 72-yard performance at Northwestern State ... Also rushed for a touchdown against the Demons ... Recorded a season-high 23 carries for 105 yards and a touchdown against Stephen F. Austin ... Also caught a career-high 11 passes for 66 yards against the Lumberjacks ... Closed out the season with a 12-carry, 81-yard performance against McNeese State ... Also added a touchdown run against the Cowboys.

High School: Named First-Team Class 5A All-State by the Associated Press as a senior at Kingwood High School ... Rushed for 1,944 yards and 22 touchdowns in just nine games ... Named the District 13-5A Offensive Player of the Year ... Added 22 catches for 211 yards and two scores, as well ... Named First-Team All-District 14-5A as a junior after compiling 1,210 yards and 11 touchdowns ... Named District 14-5A Sophomore of the Year.

Personal: Kade J. Harrington was born on October 19, 1994 ... Son of Cobi Reynolds and Lane Harrington ... Majoring in Engineering.

01/09/2015

Lamar Trio Named Academic All-Southland

Berry earns FCS ADA Academic All-Star team selection

11/22/2014

Cardinals upset No. 17 Cowboys, 27-24

Carranco drills game-winner with time winding down

11/15/2014

Cardinals Defeat UIW, Secure Winning Season

Mark Roberts becomes first Cardinal to record 1,000 receiving yards in a season

11/08/2014

Lamar Falls in Overtime at Central Arkansas

Reggie Begelton becomes LU all-time receptions leader

11/07/2014

Harrington Receives Academic All-District Honor

Sophomore running back Kade Harrington honored for work in the classroom

11/23/2014

HIGHLIGHTS: LAMAR @ MCNEESE

11/23/2014

The Big Red SN Guys: Lamar at McNeese Chalk Talk 2

(BEAUMONT, TX) The Big Red SN Guys, Jordan and Wesley, deliver their last Chalk Talk of the season - recapping the big win over #17 McNeese State 27-24 and the season as a whole.

11/20/2014

Flight Plan::Football

The Lamar Cardinals (7-4 OVR) (4-3 SLC) head to Cowboy Stadium in Lake Charles, LA to compete against McNeese State (6-4 OVR) (4-3 SLC) in their final game of the season. Game time is slated for 6PM.

11/16/2014

Highlights: UIW 20 - LU 31

(BEAUMONT, TX) The Lamar Cardinals take home the close win over Incarnate Word with a final score of 20-31. Lamar had yet another record breaking game when Mark Roberts became the first player in Lamar history to record 1,000 receiving yards.

The Cardinals will travel next week to McNeese to take on the Cowboys.

11/13/2014

Flight Plan::Football

(BEAUMONT, TX); The Lamar Cardinals are set to take on the University of Incarnate Word Cardinals in the Big Red's final home game. It is also senior night for the Cards, and there will be a ceremony before the game honoring them individually.

Game is slated for 7PM at Provost-Umphrey Stadium and online at www.bigredsn.com

09/01/2014

Grambling vs. Lamar

Shots from the first game of the 2014 football campaign.

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