Alumni Report

Published 9:57 pm Monday, January 2, 2017



Falcoms defensive tackle

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Lincoln ‘00

Made two solo tackles in a 38-32 home win over the Saints. The Falcons will play in the NFC divisional round on Jan. 14.



Falcons kicker

Bridge City ‘94

Was named Special Teams Player of the Week after converting 4 of 5 field goal tries and 3 of 3 extra-point attempts in a 33-16 win at the Panthers in Week 16. Made his only field goal attempt and converted all five extra-point tries against the Saints.



Patriots linebacker

PA Memorial ‘12

Recorded a career-high 11 tackles at home against the Jets in a 41-3 win Week 16 and had seven stops at the Dolphins in a 35-14 win Sunday.




UTEP forward

PA Memorial ‘16

Scored eight points in an 83-81 overtime home loss to UTSA on New Year’s Day.



Texas Southern guard

PA Memorial ‘15

Had 24 points and two steals in a 57-53 win at Alcorn State on Monday. Scored 17 points in a 70-62 win at Florida International on Dec. 21.



Southeastern guard

Nederland ‘16

Had three points in a 106-97 loss over Dakota Wesleyan and two in a 78-74 loss to Dakota State. Both games were held in Mitchell, S.D., last week.



Lamar forward

Nederland ’14

Scored 19 points, hitting 8 of 9 field-goal attempts, in a 90-63 home win over Huston-Tillotson on Thursday. Totaled 13 points in a Dec. 21, 126-75 home win over Arlington Baptist and proposed to his girlfriend following that game.


About I.C. Murrell

I.C. Murrell was promoted to editor of The News, effective Oct. 14, 2019. He previously served as sports editor since August 2015 and has won or shared eight first-place awards from state newspaper associations and corporations. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, grew up mostly in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

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