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Payden McVey
Payden McVey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Deer Park, Texas

High School:
Deer Park HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 230

Position:
TE

Experience:
3L

-A member of the Lamar's 400+ lbs. Clean Club in the weight room.

-Returns as the starter at the Y receiver.

2013 (Junior): Battled through injuries to play in 11 games, earning seven starts ... Hauled in 17 passes for 127 yards and one touchdown ... Caught a season-high six passes for 64 yards against Stephen F. Austin ... One of his receptions against SFA was for a season-long 41 yards ... Had a 21-yard reception in the season-opening victory over Oklahoma Panhandle State.

2012: Played in nine games with three starts ... Recorded 10 catches for 60 yards on the season ... Scored a pair of receiving touchdowns to rank third on the team ... Finished with two catches for 18 yards against Southeastern Louisiana (9/29) with both receptions going for touchdowns ... Recorded a season-high three catches at McNeese State (11/17) for 15 yards ... Longest catch on the year was a 13-yard grab in 34-24 win over Nicholls (11/10) ... Finished with at least one catch in six of nine games played.

2011: Played in 10 games with nine starts as a true freshman ... Finished the year with 17 catches for 150 yards to rank fourth on the team in both categories ... Had a pair of touchdown catches to rank third among all Cardinal receivers ... Finished with season-highs of five catches for 54 yards against Central Arkansas (10/22) ... Also grabbed a 13-yard touchdown reception from Andre Bevil against the Bears ... Other score came in Lamar's 48-38 win at Southeastern Louisiana (10/1) on a 2-yard pass from Bevil ... Finished with four catches for 41 yards against the Lions, including a season-long 23-yard reception ... Caught at least one pass in seven games.

High School: Three-year varsity letterman at Deer Park High School ... First-Team All-District 22-5A as a senior ... Led team with 43 catches for 497 yards and five touchdowns as a senior ... Was third in District 22-5A in receptions as a senior ... Finished junior year with 13 catches and 210 receiving yards ... Named honorable mention all-district as a junior ... Helped the Deer to the playoffs as a junior and a senior ... Was a finalist for the Touchdown Club of Houston's Offensive Player of the Year award ... Named academic all-district three times.

Personal: Payden McVey was born on May 20, 1993, in Dallas ... Son of Mark McVey and Debra Hardy ... Major is entrepreneurship.

08/18/2014

2014 Fall Camp - Receivers

Begelton, Roberts lead a strong group of Lamar receivers

11/17/2013

Cards win 46-45 thriller over Stephen F. Austin

Ball nails game-winning 41-yard field goal with 15 seconds left

08/31/2013

Cardinals Win in Record-Setting Fashion

Aggies overwhelmed as Lamar sets seven records in the victory

08/19/2013

Football releases initial depth chart

Berry's strong scrimmage helps him grab top QB spot

09/29/2012

Lamar drops Southland opener to Southeastern La. 31-21

Cardinals will look to even league record next Saturday at Northwestern State

10/22/2014

The Big Red SN Guys: Bye Week

(BEAUMONT, TX) Jordan and Wesley, also known as the Big Red SN Guys, talk about Lamar's BYE week this week and preparations for next week as they host HBU for Homecoming.

10/18/2014

HIGHLIGHTS: LAMAR @ NICHOLLS

(THIBODAUX, LA) - HIGHLIGHTS from #LAMAR @ #Nicholls - Shot by MIlton Quijano.

10/15/2014

The Big Red SN Guys: Lamar at Nicholls Chalk Talk

(BEAUMONT, TX) Wesley and Jordan, also known as the Big Red SN Guys, discuss the Cardinal's trip to Nicholls Saturday.

The Colonels are 0-7 overall and 0-3 in conference; the Cardinals are 4-3 overall and 1-2 in conference.

Lamar will kickoff at John L. Guidry stadium at 3 PM CST.

10/08/2014

Flight Plan::Football

(BEAUMONT, TX); Jordan Washington takes an in depth look at the Lamar Cardinals' upcoming game against SLC Champion Southeastern Louisiana. Both teams currently stand at 4-2 on the season as the Lions travel to Beaumont. Game time is slated for 6 p.m. at Provost-Umphrey Stadium.

Watch live at http://www.bigredsn.com

10/05/2014

HIGHLIGHTS: LAMAR @ ACU

ABILENE, TX - Highlights from LAMAR @ ACU.

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