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
Tiger defense turns up pressure in second half
Photos by Rick Smith
USATSPI: Lafayette vs. New Hampshire - 11/30/13
Lafayette beats Lehigh, 50-28, to capture the Patriot League Title.
Photos by Kenya Allen
Photos by Rick Smith
2013: Named to the 2013 Preseason All-Patriot League Team in a vote of league coaches and also selected Second-Team Offense by Phil Steele's College Football Preview...tabbed for the College Football Performance Awards All-Purpose Watch List.
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.