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    Kevin Lawrence
    Kevin Lawrence

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Montreal, Quebec

    High School:
    Avon Old Farms (Conn.)

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 210

    Position:
    RB

    Birthdate:
    10/15/1978



    General: Averaged 5.1 yards per carry over his career ... Played in 40 games, starting once against Iowa in 2001 ... Saw action as a running back, kick returner and on special teams.

    2002: Missed 2002 spring drills and the opener at Air Force while rehabilitating the knee he injured against Iowa on Nov. 10, 2001 ... Played in all 11 games after the opener ... Carried the ball 10 times for 58 yards ... Rushed for a season-high 36 yards (six carries) at Iowa ... Totaled 10 yards vs. Illinois and 11 at Navy.

    2001: Season came to an end when he injured his knee versus Iowa ... The injury was diagnosed as a lateral meniscus tear, which required surgery ... Earned his first collegiate start vs. the Hawkeyes in place of the injured Damien Anderson ... Totaled 51 yards on nine carries before leaving the game in the third quarter with an injured right knee ... Ranked third in team rushing behind Anderson and Zak Kustok ... Led NU in rushing with 77 yards (13 carries) at Indiana ... Totaled 55 yards (eight carries) at Ohio State ... Averaged a team-best 5.1 yards per carry.

    2000: Played in all 12 games at tailback ? Rushed for 361 yards on 72 carries, a 5.0 yards per carry average ? Scored three touchdowns, one each vs. Northern Illinois, Duke and Indiana ? Team?s leading rusher vs. Northern Illinois with 81 yards on 16 carries ? Had 80 yards on 14 carries vs. MSU ? Registered 77 yards on 12 carries vs. Indiana.

    1999: Saw action in seven games, mostly on special teams ? Returned four kickoffs for 90 yards ? Named scout of the week once.

    1998: Did not see any game action ? Named rookie champion for the Michigan game.

    High School: The Montreal Offensive Player of the Year ? All-conference running back ? Most Valuable Player of his high school team ? Holds school records for touchdowns (23) and yards (2,049) in a single season ? Scored four touchdowns and rushed for 267 yards in a single game ? Lettered six times as a prep (2?football, 2?wrestling, 2?track) ? High school coach was Kevin Driscoll ? Honor roll student in 1996 and 1997.

    Personal: Born Kevin Jason Lawrence on 10/15/78 ? Son of Susan Lawrence ? Sociology major.

    Lawrence's Career Statistics Rushing Year GP ATT YDS AVG TD LNG 1998 1 0 0 0.0 0 -- 1999 7 0 0 0.0 0 -- 2000 12 72 361 5.0 3 28 2001 9 57 291 5.1 0 21 2002 11 10 58 5.8 0 20 TOTALS 40 139 710 5.1 3 28

    Receiving Year GP REC YDS AVG TD LNG 1998 1 0 0 0.0 0 -- 1999 7 0 0 0.0 0 -- 2000 12 1 12 12.0 0 12 2001 9 3 20 6.7 0 12 2002 11 3 23 7.7 0 13 TOTALS 40 7 55 7.9 0 13

    Kick Returns Year GP NO. YDS AVG TD LNG 1998 1 0 0 0.0 0 -- 1999 7 4 90 22.5 0 28 2000 12 7 73 10.4 0 18 2001 9 6 120 20.0 0 45 2002 11 0 0 0.0 0 -- TOTALS 40 17 283 16.6 0 45