The Cardinals return eight players to the defensive backfield
White team wins on 13-yard scoring strike in the extra period
The Cardinals host long-time rival McNeese State next Saturday at 6 p.m.
The Cardinals lost on the road to McNeese State this Saturday night. (Lake Charles, LA)
Cardinals beat Nicholls (Beaumont, TX)
2011: Played in each of Lamar's 11 games, with seven starts ... Finished the season with 23 total tackles ... Had season-high five tackles in LU's 34-26 win at Nicholls (11/12), adding his first career interception against the Colonels ... Registered four solo tackles, a pass breakup and blocked an extra point attempt in LU's 45-35 win over Incarnate Word (9/17) ... Also had four-tackle performances at Southeastern Louisiana (10/1) and against Northwestern State (10/8).
2010: Played in all 11 games ... Finished with season-high three tackles at Stephen F. Austin (9/25) ... Matched that total in Lamar's 14-0 win over Langston University (10/9) ... Had a pair of pass breakups in LU's 24-20 victory over South Dakota.
High School: Three-year varsity letterman for coach Warren Trahan at Dickinson High School ... First-team all-district and All-Galveston County as a junior and senior ... Gators went 9-3 during his senior season of 2008 and advanced to the regional round of the Class 5A Division II state playoffs ... Served as a Junior Rotarian and volunteered with a monthly food drive benefitting the Veterans of Foreign Wars and senior citizens.
Personal: Keinon Asrel Enrique Peterson was born on Sept. 5, 1990 ... Son of Loretta Peterson ... Major is general studies.