Charity event hosted families from Beaumont Women and Children's Shelter
Lamar looking to pick up first win over rival since re-starting program
Cardinals will close the season at McNeese State next Saturday
Edwards becomes just second Lamar receiver ever with over 200 receiving yards in a game
Cardinals ran for a pair of second half touchdowns after trailing 17-0 at halftime
The Cardinals lost on the road to McNeese State this Saturday night. (Lake Charles, LA)
Cardinals beat Nicholls (Beaumont, TX)
2011: Played in seven games with six starts before missing the remainder of the season due to injury ... Totaled 25 tackles, including 4.5 for loss ... Intercepted a pass and returned it 56 yards for a touchdown in Lamar's 58-0 win over Texas College (9/3) ... Registered nine tackles with two going for loss in the Cards' 45-35 win over Incarnate Word (9/17) ... Finished with seven tackles, including 2.5 for loss and a sack against Northwestern State (10/8) ... Also recovered a fumble against the Demons ... Had five stops and a fumble recovery in LU's 48-38 win at Southeastern Louisiana (10/1).
2010: Played in 11 games ... Finished the year with 28 total tackles, including 22 solos ... Had a season-high eight tackles in Lamar's 44-6 win over Oklahoma Panhandle State in the season finale (11/20) ... Had an interception, which he returned for 11 yards in 14-0 win over Langston University (10/9) ... Had four tackles, including one for loss, at North Dakota (10/30).
High School: Played for coach Ray Seals at Madison HS ... First-team all-district and All-Greater Houston ... Voted Most Valuable Player for 8-3 Marlins team that reached the regional round of the Class 5A Division II playoffs ... Also ran track and was a regional finalist in the 110-meter hurdles after winning the district championship.
Personal: James Washington was born on June 12, 1991 ... Son of Janice Washington and James Nelson ... Majoring in kinesiology.