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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

08/15/2014

Football: #IceBucketChallenge

Coach Ray Woodard and the Senior Cardinals accept Channel 6's Andrew Chernoff's #icebucketchallenge to #strikeoutALS and challenge Judge Bob Wortham and the Lamar Cardinals Men's Basketball Team.

08/14/2014

FOOTBALL: Camp Upadate

BEAUMONT, TX: Head Coach Ray Woodard discusses camp progress and the first game of the season. The Cardinals open up season play at home against Grambling on August 30 at 7 PM.

08/07/2014

FOOTBALL: Media Day

Coach Ray Woodard and players discuss the new freshman class, camp, and what to expect for the year.

07/08/2014

2013 Cardinal Football Highlight Video

Look back at the 2013 football season

11/23/2013

HIGHLIGHTS: MCNEESE @ LAMAR

HIGHLIGHTS FROM MCNEESE STATE @ LAMAR (BEAUMONT, TX)

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