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5-8 / 180
Finished his BC football career with 89 career receptions for 1,285 yards and nine touchdown catches; also recorded 69 career tackles (52 solos) and one interception in his first two collegiate seasons; heads into the record books at 18th all-time for career receptions with 89.
Finished the season as the team's second-leading receiver; caught 37 passes for 365 yards (33.1 yards per game) and two touchdown passes...caught two passes for 13 yards at Brigham Young...had two grabs for 23 yards against Army...recorded a team-leading five receptions for 55 yards against Florida State...caught two passes for 19 yards at Clemson...caught one 19-yard pass against Ball State...had a team-leading seven receptions for 93 yards, including a long of 43 yards against Virginia...caught three passes for 56 yards against Wake Forest, including a 37-yard touchdown catch...had three receptions for 25 yards at Virginia Tech...caught seven passes for 58 yards and one touchdown at North Carolina...caught one eight-yard pass at Maryland...had four receptions for 27 yards against Boise State in the MPC Computers Bowl.
Finished the season as the Eagles' second-leading receiver; made 35 catches for 515 yards (64.4 yards per game) and two touchdowns...set single-game standards with eight receptions for 111 yards at Notre Dame; made a 50-yard reception in the third quarter that led to the second BC touchdown...made five receptions in each of two road games - at Pittsburgh and Temple; totaled 54 receiving yards, including a 10-yard touchdown catch, at Pittsburgh...gained 61 yards on five catches at Temple, highlighted by a 32-yard touchdown catch (from Matt Ryan) to begin the second half...caught three passes for 84 yards against Massachusetts; his 60-yard, first-quarter reception (from Paul Peterson) was the team's longest of the season...had four grabs for 54 yards against Rutgers...made three catches for 66 yards at West Virginia and three receptions for 46 yards against Syracuse...had four receptions for 39 yards against North Carolina in the Continental Tire Bowl.
Moved from defensive back to wide receiver; finished the year with 17 catches for 378 yards, five touchdowns...had two catches - both of them for touchdowns, including a 50-yarder - in BC's win over Colorado State in the Diamond Walnut San Francisco Bowl...had three catches for 104 yards, and one TD reception, a long of 65 yards at Temple...caught two passes for 49 yards including one TD reception vs. Syracuse...caught one pass for five yards vs. Notre Dame...caught one pass for seven yards vs. Pittsburgh...caught one pass for four yards vs. West Virginia...caught three passes for 87 yards, one touchdown, also had a long of 48 in BC's 35-25 win at Rutgers...had one reception for 14 yards at Virginia Tech...having gained experience as a redshirt freshman and starting 11 games, he battled in spring drills for the starting nod against fellow sophomore Will Blackmon, who got the starting nod for the Wake Forest game... two solos vs. Wake Forest in season opener... Three solos, one assist vs. Penn State...one solo, one assist at Connecticut...two solos, four assists, one interception returned 34 yards vs. Miami
Got his first career start vs. Miami following Peter Shean's season-ending knee injury, then started the rest of the season...finished as the team's seventh-leading tackler...55 tackles on the year (44 solos) and a team-high 9 pass breakups...two solos, two assists plus one PBU in the Miami game...followed that game with three solos, one assist vs. Central Michigan...five tackles (three solos), one forced fumble vs. Navy...eight tackles (seven solos), one TFL, two caused incompletions vs. Pittsburgh...six solos vs. Notre Dame...seven tackles (five solos) vs. West Virginia...five solos, three caused incompletions vs. Syracuse...three tackles (two solos) vs. Temple...five tackles (four solos) vs. Rutgers in the regular-season finale...four tackles vs. Toledo in the Motor City Bowl.
Considered one of the fastest athletes in New Jersey as a schoolboy...set numerous school (career) gridiron records -- interceptions (17), receptions (103), receiving yards (1,584), touchdown receptions (18), total touchdowns (28) and all-purpose yards (3,171)...earned SuperPrep All-America honors as a senior cornerback/wide receiver at Piscataway High School...named to Tom Lemming's All-East team...gained Gannett New Jersey All-State accolades in 2000...was a two-time All-Area selection...recorded 35 tackles, broke up 10 passes and made four interceptions as a senior...made 41 receptions for 554 yards and five touchdowns on the offensive side of the ball...also excelled on Piscataway's track team; was a three-time Group N state champion in the 100 and 200 meter events.
Lawrence O. Lester, born April 17, 1982... enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences...Larry is the son of Linda Duckett and Larry Lester.
Receptions: 8 vs. Notre Dame (10/23/04)
Receiving yards: 111 vs. Notre Dame (10/23/04)
Receiving touchdowns: 2 vs. Colorado State (12/31/03)
Reception long: 65 vs. Temple (10/11/03)
Solo: 7 vs. Pittsburgh (10/26/02)
Assist: 4 vs. Miami (9/20/03)
Total: 8 vs. Pittsburgh (10/26/02)
Interceptions: 1 vs. Miami (9/20/03)
Interception return long: 34 vs. Miami (9/20/03)
|LARRY LESTER'S GAME-BY-GAME|