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Michael Handy
Michael  Handy

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Conroe, Texas

High School:
Oak Ridge HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190

Position:
Wide Receiver

Experience:
2L

Enters fall camp listed second on the depth chart at running back … Has played in 26 games, earning 12 starts during his career.

2014 (Sophomore): Played in 11 games earning a start against Texas College … Carried the ball 17 times for 35 yards … Caught 12 passes for 151 yards … Also returned two kicks for 34 yards … Recorded three tackles on special teams … Tied a career-high with five receptions for 62 yards at Texas A&M … Also had a career-high four rushes against the Aggies … His two kickoff returns came in the season-opening victory over Grambling State … Also recorded two unassisted tackles against the Tigers … Caught four passes for 43 yards at Central Arkansas … Recorded a career-high seven rushes for 24 yards in the victory over Incarnate Word.

2013 (Freshman): Played in 12 games earning 11 starts on the season ... Hauled in 19 passes for 194 yards and three touchdowns ... Also carried the ball two times for three yards ... Returned two kicks (43 yards) and two punts (two yards) ... Added two tackles on special teams ... Caught a season-high five passes for 51 yards and a score in the win over Nicholls State ... Caught three passes for 41 yards, including a season-long of 23, at Grambling State ... Had two catches for 23 yards, including one for a touchdown at Southeastern Louisiana ... Also scored a touchdown, and recorded a tackle against McNeese State ... Returned a kick 26 yards in the season opener.

2012: Played in the first three games of the year before suffering a season ending injury and earning a medical redshirt ... First collegiate catch was a 6-yarder at Louisiana-Lafayette in the season opener (9/1) ... Had one catch for eight yards and one rush for 11 yards in 31-0 win over Prairie View A&M (9/8).

High School: Was a three-year letterwinner at Oak Ridge High School ... Earned First-Team All-District 14-5A as a junior at running back and as a senior at quarterback, and earned second-team honors as a sophomore at wide receiver ... Was named Oak Ridge Offensive MVP as a senior ... Passed for 1,522 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior ... Also rushed for 532 yards and five touchdowns ... Ran for 635 yards and six touchdowns as a junior ... Added 32 catches for 390 yards and five touchdowns.

Personal: Michael Handy was born on Nov. 1, 1993 ... Nephew of Ron and Tawaina Angeletti ... Majoring in marketing.

09/07/2014

Lamar Falls in Front of Record Crowd at Texas A&M

Largest collegiate crowd in Texas history turns out for LU/Texas A&M game

08/27/2014

2014 Fall Camp - Special Teams

Preseason All-American Kevin Johnson looks to make special teams special

08/18/2014

2014 Fall Camp - Receivers

Begelton, Roberts lead a strong group of Lamar receivers

08/09/2014

First Scrimmage Focuses on Run Game

LU running backs take spotlight in Saturday scrimmage

08/07/2014

Fall Camp Update -- Running Backs

Sophomore Kade Harrington leads a deep group of LU running backs

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

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