Reggie Begelton
Reggie  Begelton


Beaumont, Texas

High School:
West Brook HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 200

Wide Receiver


Two-Time Second-Team All-Southland Conference

Two-Time Second-Team All-Southland Conference

-Set LU single-game record with 18 receptions

-Set LU single-season record with 82 receptions

-LU all-time record holder with 170 career receptions

Broke spring camp as the starter at the A receiver … One of the nation’s top returning wide outs … On pace to graduate as the school’s all-time leading receiver in terms of receptions, yards and touchdown receptions … Is currently ranked third all-time at Lamar with 1,890 receiving yards …. Is tied for fourth all-time in school history with 15 touchdown catches only six behind former teammate Mark Roberts.

2014 (Junior): Second-Team All-Southland Conference selection … Played in and started all 12 games … Caught 67 passes for 860 yards and six touchdowns … Also made seven tackles on special teams … Finished third in the Southland Conference with 67 receptions … His 860 receiving yards ranked fifth in the SLC … Tied for ninth in the league with six touchdown catches … His 67 receptions and 860 receiving yards were the fourth-best mark – in both categories – in school history … Had three 100-yard receiving games on the season … Opened the year with 12 catches for 119 yards and a touchdown against Grambling State … Had eight catches for 117 yards against Southeastern Louisiana … Recorded a season-high 13 catches for 193 yards and two touchdowns at Central Arkansas … The 193-yard performance at the time was the third-best mark in school history … Closed out the season with seven receptions for 95 yards in the win at nationally ranked McNeese State.

2013 (Sophomore): A second-team All-Southland Conference selection ... Played in 12 games earning 10 starts ... Set a new single-season record with his 82 receptions ... Led the Southland Conference averaging 6.8 catches per game ... Was third in the league averaging 71.5 reception yards per game ... Tied for fourth in the conference with eight touchdown receptions ... Recorded three 100-yard receiving games ... Also posted three double-digit receiving games ... Set a single-game record with 18 receptions for 167 yards and two touchdowns in the victory over Stephen F. Austin ... The 167 receiving yards is the seventh-best single-game mark in school history ... Caught 11 passes for 117 yards and two touchdowns against Central Arkansas ... Caught 10 passes for 48 yards at Oklahoma State ... Had eight catches for 103 yards at Southeastern Louisiana ... Hauled in nine passes for 90 yards at Northwestern State ... Caught six passes for 78 yards and two scores in the victory over Bacone College ... Also caught TD passes against Oklahoma Panhandle State and at Grambling State.

2012: Appeared in all 12 games and picked up eight starts ... Finished third on the team with 21 receptions which totaled 172 yards ... Set season-highs with five catches for 50 yards at Central Arkansas (10/20) ... Finished with four catches for 33 yards, including an 8-yard touchdown, in 34-24 win over Nicholls (11/10) ... First collegiate catch was an 8-yarder at Louisiana-Lafayette (9/1) ... Caught at least one pass in nine games.

2011: Redshirted

High School: First-Team All-District 21-5A as a senior after hauling in 52 catches for 866 yards and nine touchdowns ... Helped West Brook HS to an undefeated district title in 2009 and a 2-1 playoff record ... As a senior, Bruins finished with a 7-3 regular season record and advanced to the second round of the playoffs ... Served as team captain as a senior ... Selected to play in the Southeast Texas All-Star Classic.

Personal: Reggie Begelton was born on Aug. 31, 1993 ... Son of Reginald and Miranda Begelton ... Majoring in chemical engineering.


Cardinals Land Five on Preseason All-Southland Squad

Five preseason honorees tie a record for most LU players honored since return of football


LU vs. Baylor Football Tickets on Sale

Tickets for the Cardinals game at Baylor available Wednesday


Cardinals Open Spring Camp in Rain

Lamar football begins offseason workouts despite rainy conditions


Eleven Cardinals Earn All-Southland Recognition

Senior receiver Mark Roberts garners first-team recognition


Cardinals upset No. 17 Cowboys, 27-24

Carranco drills game-winner with time winding down




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.


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.


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.


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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