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Lynnard

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Running Back
Height 6'0"
Weight 185
Year Sophomore
Hometown Houston, Texas
High School Second Baptist H.S.
Major Enrolled at Columbia College
Experience 1 Letter
School: CC
Birthdate November 27, 1998

Bio

CAREER

 

Multi-purpose two-sport student-athlete at Columbia, who also competes for the Lions’ baseball team … Has totaled 401 career all-purpose yards (73 rushing, 15 receiving, 219 on kick returns and 57 on punt returns) … Played in 15 career games as a running back … Totaled 73 career rushing yards on 15 carries.

 

2017

 

Saw action in five games as a sophomore running back … Missed the season’s first three games due to injury … Finished with 13 carries for 48 yards (3.7 yards per carry) with a long of 15 and caught one pass for three yards on season … Ran two times for six yards at Yale (Oct. 28) … Ran for eight yards on three carries vs. Penn (Oct. 14) … Rushed for a career-high 32 yards on seven carries with a long of 15 and caught one pass for three yards in first game played on the season at Marist (Oct. 7).

 

2016

 

Saw action in 10 games with one start as a first-year running back, primary kick returner and secondary punt returner … Led the Lions with 12 kick returns for 219 yards (18.2 average) with a long of 27 yards, ranked second on the team in punt returns (8-57, long of 31 yards), rushed for 25 yards on four carries and caught two passes for 12 yards and a touchdown … Totaled 63 all-purpose yards (19 rushing, 3-44 kickoffs) at Brown (Nov. 19) … Totaled a career-high 106 all-purpose yards including four kickoff returns for 93 yards with a career-long 27 yarder and scored first career touchdown on a 13-yard reception vs. Cornell (Nov. 12) … Returned two kicks for 29 yards at Harvard (Nov. 5) … Returned three kickoffs for 53 yards with a long of 22 vs. Yale (Oct. 28) … Returned punt a career-long 31 yards at Penn (Oct. 15) … Returned punt 20 yards at Wagner (Oct. 8) … Made first career start at running back at Georgetown (Sept. 24) … Recorded first career run in season opener vs. Saint Francis U (Sept. 17).

 

HIGH SCHOOL

 

A 2016 graduate of Second Baptist High School in Houston, Texas, where he played three years of varsity football for head coach Terry Pirtle … Three-time All-State selection as a defensive back and running back … First Team All-State selection as a senior defensive back … Three-time TAPPS All-District 4-11 honoree … Finalist for Houston Touchdown Club Ironman of the Year Award … All-Greater Houston Top-100 recruit … Rushed for over 1,074 yards and 10 touchdowns (6.6 yards per carry) on 161 carries and caught 19 passes for 190 yards and two touchdowns as a senior … Named ABC Channel 13 Player of the Week after rushing for 241 yards on 16 carries and two long TD runs … Rushed for four touchdowns and 184 yards on 15 carries vs. Westbury Christian …  Rushed for 201 yards and three touchdowns on 16 carries (12.5 yards per carry) vs. San Antonio Cornerstone … Rushed for 150 yards and a touchdown vs. Regents School of Austin … Ran for 162 yards and two touchdowns on 24 carries vs. St. John … Led the Eagles to a 6-5 overall record and 4-1 district record as a senior … Rushed for 1,177 yards and 14 touchdowns on 164 carries (7.1 yards per carry), caught 13 passes for 142 yards and two touchdowns and intercepted three passes as a junior … Rushed for 1,165 yards and 12 touchdowns on 141 carries and intercepted five passes as a sophomore … Rushed for 142 yards on only 13 carries, including a 73-yard touchdown run vs. Lutheran Concordia … Led the Eagles to a 7-4 overall record and 5-1 district record as a sophomore … Rated a three-star prospect, the No. 99 athlete in Texas and No. 156 player in the state of Texas by 247sports … Three-star recruit, ranked the state’s No. 20 running back and Midland’s No. 24 player by Scout.com … Member of Dave Campbell’s Texas Top-150 recruits … Also played basketball and baseball … Guided Second Baptist to the 2014 Texas State Baseball Championship as a junior … Team won a 7-2 state title game victory over Midland Christian.

 

PERSONAL

 

Born Lynnard Rose on November 27, 1998 … Son of Lynden, Sr. and Marilyn Rose … Has a brother Lynden, Jr. (L.J.) and sister Madelyn … Father Lynden started at point guard at the University of Houston from 1980-82 … Father played on the famous “Phi Slamma Jamma” teams of the 1980s with Hakeem Olajuwon, Clyde Drexler and Michael Young … Father is a Bahamas native … Mother is a member of the Board of Trustees at Texas Southern University … Brother L.J. played on the basketball team at Houston and at BYU … Late uncle Cecile Rose also starred for Houston, leading them to the NIT championship game in 1977 and an NCAA Tournament berth in 1978 … High school teammate Tayte Doddy plays football at Penn … Plays on Columbia’s baseball team … An outfielder who saw action in four games for the Lions as a freshman … High school baseball coach was former Houston Astros player Lance Berkman and assistant coach was Andy Pettitte … Committed to Columbia on January 29, 2016 … Chose Columbia over offers from all eight Ivy League schools, Houston, Rice, UTEP, SMU and interest from Alabama, Baylor, Stanford, Texas, Florida State, Oklahoma State and Southern California … Enrolled at Columbia College.

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