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Mark Layton

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sanford, Fla.

High School:
Lake Mary

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 175

Position:
WR

Major:
Economics & Business

Mark Layton

09/07/2013

Last-Second Field Goal Shocks Leopards in Opener

Lafayette scored go-ahead TD with 2:02 left in game

06/04/2008

Lauren's First and Goal

Photos by Caroline Morris, Lafayette Athletic Communications

2010: Selected as one of the nation's Top 10 FCS Receivers by The Sports Network prior to the season...earned Preseason All-Patriot League Team First-Team honors from Phil Steele's College Football Preview...also selected to Consensus Draft Services and Sports Network Preseason All-America FCS Second Team.

2009: An All-Patriot League First-Team selection who put together a breakout season as a junior on his way to a third varsity letter...established himself as one of the top receivers in the conference, reeling in 65 catches for 838 yards and 11 touchdowns...those marks placed him second for single-season receptions, single-season touchdowns and seventh in single-season receiving yardage all-time at Lafayette...his 11 career touchdowns rank him ninth, eight touchdown grabs behind the leader (Phil Ng '89)...had nine games with 50-plus receiving yards...opened the season with the first 100-yard receiving game of his career, reeling in seven catches for 107 yards, two touchdowns and a long of 46 yards...top yardage output came in win at Yale when he had seven catches for 116 yards and two TD's...caught a career-high nine passes vs. Bucknell...added two more touchdown grabs vs. Colgate.

2008: Appeared in 10 games for the Leopards, starting two to earn second varsity letter...finished the season with 17 receptions for 194 yards....averaged 11.4 yards per reception...recorded two receptions for 36 yards against Marist...had four catches for 39 yards versus Harvard (10/4)...had a pair of receptions for 24 yards against Lehigh.

2007: Part of the special teams unit for five games...blocked a punt vs. Bucknell and returned it 12 yards to set up a Lafayette score.

AT LAKE MARY: Two-year letterwinner at wide receiver...first team All-Seminole Athletic Cofnerence, first team All-Central Florida and third team All-State as a senior...caught 48 passes for 942 yards and 11 touchdowns...Lake Mary's player of the year...holds school records for longest reception (90 yards), receiving yards per game (201), and touchdown catches in a game (3)...single season receiving yardage and touchdowns are also school records...four-year participant and two-year letterwinner at point guard in basketball...member of the honor roll.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Civil Engineering...son of Mark and Bahiyyah Layton...born 3/8/89.

PUNT RETURNS
Year	G/GS	No.	Yds.	TD	Lg	Yards/Ret.   Yards/Game
2007	5/0	0	0	0	0	0.0	     0.0
2008	10/2	17	194	0	25	11.4	     19.4
2009	11/11	65	838	11	46	12.9	     76.2
Totals	26/13	82	1032	11	46	12.6	     39.7

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