Second-year senior, returning All-Big 12 honoree... Instinctive, playmaking outside linebacker... Has started 13 straight games (13 career games played) entering 2013...Twice named Big 12 Defensive Player of Week in 2012... Former transfer from Riverside (Calif.) Community College... Mid-year signee enrolled at Baylor in January 2012... Timed at 4.53 in 40-yard dash, broad jump measured at 10 feet, 6 inches... Recorded hang clean of 395 pounds... Named to fall 2012 and spring 2013 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2012 (Junior): Starting outside linebacker in all 13 games, one of 10 players to start every game... All-Big 12 honoree (first-team by Waco Tribune-Herald; second-team by Associated Press, Dallas Morning News, San Antonio Express-News; third-team by Phil Steele; honorable mention by league's coaches)... Ranked 10th in Big 12 with 0.81 tackles-for-loss-per-game... Totaled 104 tackles (second on squad), 71 solo stops, team-high 10.5 tackles for loss (36 yards), team-high four interceptions (110 yards, two TDs), two sacks (11 yards), six QB hurries, one PBU, one fumble forced and one fumble recovery... Twice named Big 12 Defensive Player of Week... Ranked fifth in Big 12 in tackles with 8.0 average and tied for sixth in league with 0.31 interceptions-per-game... Named All-Texas second-team by Dave Campbell's Texas Football postseason publication... Selected to fall 2012 and spring 2013 Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll... Made FBS-level debut in season-opening win over SMU, made eight tackles and one interception (23-yard return)... Totaled 14 tackles (eight solo) and QB hurry in win at ULM in third game... Had nine stops (all solo), including four for loss (-8 yards) and one sack (-3 yards) at No. 9 West Virginia in fourth game... Made 11 tackles at Iowa State in seventh game... Had nine tackles, forced fumble and PBU at No. 14 Oklahoma in ninth game... Totaled eight tackles (seven solo, one for loss) and season-high four QB hurries in historic upset of No. 1 Kansas State in 10th game... Named Big 12 Defensive Player of Week Nov. 26 following five tackles and two interceptions in win over Texas Tech in 11th game... Returned interception 55 yards for go-ahead TD on first play of fourth quarter vs. Tech, then ended Tech's final drive of regulation with interception (6-yard return)... Made third interception in two weeks, second for a score, and had career-high 15 tackles in win over No. 24 Oklahoma State in 12th game - earned second straight Big 12 Defensive Player of Week honor (Dec. 3)... Returned 26-yard interception for TD in first quarter vs OSU, finished with season-high 12 solo tackles and one tackle-for-loss... Made five tackles, 2.5 for losses including one sack for -8 yards, in Holiday Bowl win over No. 17 UCLA.
2011 (Sophomore - Riverside Community College): Played sophomore season at Riverside (Calif.) Community College... Named 2011 first-team Region V All-California... Recorded 54 tackles, eight tackles-for-loss and six PBUs to help lead RCC to 11-0 record and No. 5 national ranking (J.C. Grid Wire Top 25).
2010 (True Freshman - Northwood University): Played freshman season at Northwood University in Midland, Mich.... Tallied 56 tackles and averaged 26.1 yards on kickoff returns in 2010.
High School: Prepped at Vista Murrieta (Calif.) High School... Named All-Southwestern defensive back as prep senior in 2009... Recorded 96 tackles, blocked four kicks, one sack, one interception and three forced fumbles as senior... Also rushed for seven touchdowns... Earned 2009 All-Valley honors by The Californian.
Personal: Son of Ed and Julie Lackey... Full name is Eddie Lackey... Born May 30, 1992, in Turkey... Majoring in general studies.