Mark Ross named team MVP
Wildcats dismantle Leopards in 45-7 final
Leopards' place five on first team and six on second team
Lafayette captures Patriot League title with 50-28 win over #15 Lehigh; Drew Reed named Lafayette-Lehigh MVP after throwing for a career-high 378 yards and three touchdowns
Defense forces five turnovers, as Lafayette hands the Rams their first loss of the season
Spring Practice 4/10
Lafayette Spring Football Practice
Photos by Rick Smith
USATSI: Lafayette vs. New Hampshire - 11/30/13
Lafayette beats Lehigh, 50-28, to capture the Patriot League Title.
2013: Appeared in all 12 games, making 11 starts...All-Patriot League Second Team selection for the third time in his career...carried the ball 218 times for 1,113 rushing yards with 14 touchdowns...amassed 1,920 all-purpose yards on the year...returned 19 kickoffs for 470 yards...had 31 receptions for 337 yards and four touchdowns...rushed for a career-high 188 yards with two touchdowns against Bucknell (10/5)...rushed for 155 yards and three touchdowns the following week at Princeton (10/12)... had 56 rushing yards, 91 receiving yards, and 144 kickoff return yards for a career-high 291 all-purpose yards against Colgate (11/9)...rushed for 169 yards for two touchdowns in the win against Fordham (11/16)...accumulated 106 rushing yards and 112 kickoff return yards in the win over Lehigh (11/23)...named the All-Patriot League Second Team.
2012: Played in all 11 games making seven starts to earn his second varsity letter...All-Patriot League Second-Team selection...won the team's Offensive Back Award...scored five touchdowns...led the team and was fourth in the Patriot League in rushing (701 yards on 146 attempts)...accumulated 1,156 total all-purpose yards...returned 18 kicks for 304 yards to lead the team...caught 21 balls for 151 yards...had 161 total yards and a touchdown against Robert Morris (9/29)...gained 125 yards and a touchdown on the ground and amassed 194 all-purpose yards against Princeton (10/6)...carried for a season-high 142 yards on ground and 213 all-purpose yards at Colgate (11/3).
2011: Started nine and played in all 11 games while earning his first varsity letter...named Patriot League Rookie of the Year and All-Patriot League Second-Team honors at tailback and return specialist...named Patriot League Rookie of the Week four times following performances vs. Penn (9/17), Stony Brook (9/24), Fordham (10/22) and Colgate (11/5)...placed on the watch list for The Sports Network's Jerry Rice Award given to the nation's top freshman...received the team Offensive Back MVP award...led the team in rushing (104-535 yards) and all-purpose yards (1,402 yards)...fourth on the team in receiving with 20 receptions for 188 yards and one touchdown...led the team and set a single-season record in kick returns with 31 returns for 715 yards and a touchdown...had a 78-yard return in a win over Colgate (11/5)...ripped off a 44-yard run in a 10-carry, 90-yard effort against Stony Brook (9/24)...caught a 44-yard touchdown pass against Penn (9/17)...completed a 35-yard pass to Kyle Hayes against Holy Cross (11/12).
AT ALLENTOWN: Honor roll student who was an All-Colonial Valley Conference First-Team selection as a senior...also earned all-area and third-team all-state laurels...carried 248 times for 1,717 yards and 26 touchdowns...holds county record for career yards and touchdowns in a game...three-time team MVP, playing tailback and free safety...four-year member of wrestling team where he was a two-time county and district champ and was seventh in the state...earned all-area and all-conference first-team honors...selected student of the month while capturing the top scholarship prize, the Jack Stephan Scholarship at the Scholar-Athlete Awards Banquet presented by the Delaware Valley Chapter of the National Football Foundation.
PERSONAL: Son of Jan Cote...has older sister, Rachael...born 3/5/93.
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