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6-8 / 323
Started eight games at right tackle before injuring his knee against Clemson...blocked for All-ACC back Montel Harris, who led the conference in rushing and ranks 16th nationally...the line allowed Eagles' running backs to gain 100 or more yards in nine different games...BC ranks 45th in the country in tackles for loss allowed (5.42).
Started 11 games at right tackle... BC ranked 39th in the country in sacks allowed (1.54)...blocked for RB Montel Harris who had the fourth-most carries in the country (308) and the 10th-most rushing yards (1,457)...the line helped Harris record eight 100-yard games...recipient of the Cannon Family Football Scholarship.
Started at right tackle in all 14 games...BC ranked 25th in the country in tackles for a loss allowed (4.77) and 49th in sacks allowed (1.69)...the line only allowed 21 sacks with a pair of first-year starting quarterbacks behind them...paved the way for true freshman TB Montel Harris to break BC freshman records with 900 rushing yards and five 100-yard performances...Harris and classmate Josh Haden were the second-most prolific true freshman backfield in the country, averaging 106 yards a game.
In the mix to see increased playing time on the offensive line as a sophomore...saw action in several games as a backup in 2007.
Earned All-State first-team honors from the Manchester Union-Leader as a senior offensive tackle at Souhegan...also gained Varsity New England first-team accolades in 2005...also played tight end as a junior; suffered a season-ending collarbone injury in the fourth game of the season...played for head coach Mike Beliveau...also starred on Souhegan's basketball team; led the Sabers to two Class I state titles (2003 and 2004).
Richard Lapham, born December 2, 1987... enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences ... Rich and his two older sisters are the children of Jackie and Roger Lapham .... his uncle, Dave Lapham, played on the Cincinnati Bengals' offensive line from 1974-83.