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Ira Lewis 9
 

Ira  Lewis

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Lamar HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 295

Position:
DT

Experience:
3L

09/23/2017

Oklahoma at Baylor Photos

USATSI Gallery: Oklahoma at Baylor Photos

10/15/2016

Baylor Football vs Kansas - 10/15/2016

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10/15/2016

Baylor Vs. Kansas

The Bears face Kansas, on October 15, 2016.

Fifth-year senior returning starter at defensive tackle ... Voted into single-digit jersey by teammates in August 2017 ... 2017 second-team All-Big 12 honoree by Phil Steele ... Ranks fourth in career starts on team with 19.

2017 (Junior): Started all 12 games ... Had 34 tackles on season with career-high 11.5 TFLs and 5.5 sacks while adding one QB hurry ... Named second-team All-Big 12 by Waco Tribune-Herald ... Ranked fifth in Big 12 in sacks and eighth in TFLs ... Started at No. 10 TCU, made three tackles, two TFLs and one sack ... Started vs. Iowa State, posted three tackles ... Started vs. Texas Tech, had one TFL ... Started at Kansas, had one sack ... Started vs. Texas, had four tackles, two TFLs and one sack ... Started vs. No. 23 West Virginia, had two tackles ... Started at No. 14 Oklahoma State, had three tackles and 0.5 TFLs ... Started at Kansas State, made two tackles and 0.5 TFLs ... Started, posted one tackle and one QB hurry vs. No. 3 Oklahoma ... Started, had five tackles, one sack and 2.5 TFLs at Duke ... Started, made three tackles with 0.5 sacks vs. UTSA ... Started, recorded six tackles, career-high-tying three solo stops, 1.5 TFLs and one sack vs. Liberty.

2016 (Sophomore): Played in 12 of 13 games and made six starts at defensive tackle ... Made two tackles vs. Boise State ... Played but did not record any stats at No. 13 West Virginia and No. 9 Oklahoma ... Registered one tackle vs. Texas Tech ... Had one tackle and one tackle-for-loss vs. Kansas State ... Totaled five tackles and career-high-tying three solo stops vs. TCU ... Made two tackles, one TFL, sack and fumble recovery vs. Kansas ... Tallied career-high eight tackles with first career sack at Iowa State ... Had four tackles and one QB hurry vs. Oklahoma State ... Posted career-high six tackles along with 0.5 TFLs vs. SMU ... Racked up career-high three TFLs in first career start in season-opener vs. Northwestern State.

2015 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in five of 13 games as reserve defensive lineman as redshirt freshman ... Earned first collegiate letter ... Totaled no stats ... Played in five of season's first seven games, did not play over final six games of season ... Made collegiate debut in season-opening win at SMU, saw action from scrimmage, had no stats.

2014 (Freshman): Sat out first season at Baylor and participated on practice squad ... Redshirted to retain eligibility.

High School: Defensive lineman from Houston's Lamar High School ... Two-time all-district honoree under head coach Tom Nolen at LHS ... Rated nation's 70th-best defensive tackle prospect by 247Sports ... One of 11 D-linemen listed on Houston Top 100 by VYPE/Rivals ... Named 2013 first-team All-District 20-5A as defensive end on Lamar squad that reached regional finals and finished with No. 16 final state ranking and 11-1 record ... Also earned 2013 first-team All-Greater Houston honors from Houston Chronicle after totaling 57 tackles (16 solo), 17.5 TFL, 14.5 sacks and one fumble recovery ... Earned 2012 second-team All-District 20-5A honors as junior defensive end on Lamar's state runner-up squad that finished 15-1 ... Totaled 12 sacks as junior.

Personal: Son of Clarence Lewis Jr. and Denise Savage-Lewis ... Majoring in political science.

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