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35 Jake Lawton

Career Statistics entering 2017: 1 game played.

2016 (Junior): Appeared in only season opener at Marist ... reserve linebacker.

2015 (Sophomore): Opened preseason camp as a fullback ... moved back to linebacker prior to first game ... did not appear in a game ... member of Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2014 (Freshman): Did not appear in a game as a reserve linebacker ... moved to fullback prior to 2015 spring practice.

Bishop Moore Catholic High School: Member of 2013 Orlando Sentinel “Central Florida Super 60” … 2013 Orange County All-Star Team … team captain of football squad at Bishop Moore … named Bishop Moore’s Outstanding Linebacker as a senior … two-year starter at linebacker … led team in tackles as a senior with 92 … helped team to fifth consecutive district title as a senior … advanced to sectionals in weightlifting as a junior in 219-pound weight class.

Personal: James Kirk Lawton III … born Nov. 17, 1995 in Orlando, Florida … son of Mike and Tracey Velt … has one sister, Sofia (10) … uncles, Jeff Tomer and Don Morehouse, played football at Bethany College ... majoring in economics.

Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 220
Year: Junior
Hometown: Lake Mary, Fla.
High School: Bishop Moore Catholic


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