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Xavier Bethany
Xavier Bethany

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Burton, Texas

High School:
Burton HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 195

Position:
DB

Experience:
1L

-Listed as the starter at strong safety following a strong spring

2013 (Freshman): Played in all 12 games ... Finished the season with 12 tackles, including four solo stops ... Also recovered a fumble ... Recorded a tackle in every game but one ... Posted a season-high two tackles at Northwestern State ... Recovered a fumble against Nicholls State.

2012: Redshirted

High School: Played four varsity seasons at Burton High School, including three as a two-way starter ... Named second-team Class A all-state at safety and honorable mention at quarterback ... Played quarterback and defensive back as a senior when Burton advanced to the Texas Class A state semifinals with a 12-3 record ... Rushed for 1,324 yards and 20 touchdowns as a senior, while also completing 84-of-149 passes for 1,252 yards and 19 touchdowns ... Also registered 119 total tackles (41 solo), 12 tackles for loss and one interception in 11 games ... Was named District 13-A MVP as a junior as the Panthers finished with a 12-1 record ... Finished sixth at the state meet in the triple jump (43-9), seventh in the high jump (6-2) and seventh in the 400 meters (50.95) as a junior ... Also lettered in basketball and baseball.

Personal: Xavier Bethany was born on Feb. 13, 1993 ... Nephew of Christine Matson ... Majoring in kinesiology.

10/11/2014

Lions Pull Away from Lamar

Southeastern scores 27 points in eight-minute stretch to pick up victory

09/28/2014

Cardinals Stumble in Southland Opener

Turnovers haunt Lamar in the setback to Sam Houston State

08/31/2014

Berry Sets Career Mark as Cards Pick Up Win

Lamar dumps GSU in season opener, Caleb Berry breaks 25-year old record

08/24/2014

2014 Fall Camp - Defensive Backs

LU looks for talent, speed to overcome lack of experience in secondary

08/09/2014

First Scrimmage Focuses on Run Game

LU running backs take spotlight in Saturday scrimmage

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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