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Derek Lagway 4

Derek  Lagway


Willis, TX

High School:
Willis HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 265



Expected to return to the field after missing the 2000 season due to an off-the-field injury ... Did not participate in spring practice.

2000: Sat out the season and gained a medical redshirt after breaking his kneecap and elbow in late May motorcycle accident ... Had solid spring as starting fullback ... Also topped the depth chart in the Bears' three-receiver, single-setback formation following spring practice.

1999: Played in nine games, missing both the Texas Tech and Kansas State games with an ankle injury ... Started Bears' first five games at fullback ... Also saw some time at tailback and as the lone setup on Baylor's one-back offense ... Finished second on the team with 215 rushing yards on 51 carries ... Rushed for 48 yards at Texas A&M on just four carries, including a season-long 27-yard rumble ... Also has 12 receptions for 102 yards ... Rushed for a season-high 78 yards on 14 carries in win over North Texas ... Opened season with 24 yards on eight carries versus Boston College.

1998: Started all 11 games and rushed for 335 yards on 93 carries, second most on the Baylor team ... Caught 37 pass for 266 yards, second only to Morris Anderson ... Caught six passes for 39 yards to lead Baylor at Oklahoma State ... Had Baylor's season high for catches with eight receptions at Notre Dame for 44 yards ... Lined up at tailback on a number of plays at Texas, carrying 11 times for 49 yards, including a three-yard touchdown run, to lead BU ... Had a career-long 53-yard reception on a screen to the left side of the field in the third quarter, the longest pass play of the season for Baylor ... Finished with four catches for 65 yards ... Caught five passes for 20 yards against Texas A&M ... His 19-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter against Kansas started a Baylor comeback from 10 points down to victory ... His 27-yard touchdown run in the first quarter against North Carolina State, when he shed seven tacklers, was named CNN's ?Play of the Day? ... His 82 yards against N.C. State was a career-best rushing day ... Averaged 9.1 yards per carry (nine carries).

1997: Saw plenty of playing time as a true freshman and started against Missouri ... Played in 10 games, missing only the season opener versus Miami ... Carried 29 times for 129 yards ... Also showed nice ability catching the ball out of the backfield, with seven catches for 100 yards ... Scored first career touchdown at Baylor against Oklahoma on a 21-yard run ... Had career day versus Oklahoma with 55 yards rushing on six carries and a touchdown ... Long reception of 33 yards against Texas ... Long rush of 23 yards against Oklahoma ... Returned three kickoffs for 49 yards with a long of 23 yards ... One of the top non-linemen on the team in knockdowns, with 24 ... Named Baylor's offensive player of the week for the Oklahoma State game (six rushes for 31 yards, two receptions for 24 yards and a kickoff return for 23 yards) ... Squatted 700 lbs. in spring testing.

High School: Willis High School, Willis, Texas ... Gained 1,202 yards on 201 carries as a senior ... Scored 18 touchdowns as a senior ? 16 rushing and two receiving ... Caught 10 passes for 142 yards ... Voted his county's offensive player of the year for the second year in a row ... National blue chip prospect by Max Emfinger ... Dallas Morning News, Houston Chronicle, Waco Tribune-Herald and Aggieland Bench Press state top 100s ... No. 46 player in state by David Garvin.

Personal: John Derek Lagway ... Born June 1, 1978 ... Son of Eddie Lagway and John Lagway ... Majoring in general studies.

Lagway's Career Rushing Stats

199811/11933353.6327/North Carolina State
19999/5512154.2127/Texas A&M
Totals30/171736793.9527/A&M, N.C. State

8/30/97MIAMI (FL) . Did Not Play .
9/06/97at Fresno State 000.00
9/20/97at Michigan 000.00
10/04/97TEXAS TECH 111.00
10/18/97at Oklahoma 6559.21
10/25/97at Iowa State 5183.60
11/08/97at Texas A&M 5122.40
11/15/97at Missouri 263.00
11/22/97OKLAHOMA STATE 6315.20

9/12/98*at Oregon State 7162.30
9/19/98*NORTH CAROLINA ST 9829.11
9/26/98*at Colorado 9222.40
10/03/98*at Texas Tech 7111.80
10/17/98*TEXAS A&M 6162.70
10/24/98*at Texas 11494.51
10/31/98*at Notre Dame 9323.60
11/07/98*KANSAS STATE 12373.10
11/21/98*at Oklahoma State 8141.80

9/04/99*at Boston College 8243.00
9/18/99*at Oklahoma 144.00
10/02/99*NORTH TEXAS 14785.61
10/09/99?at Texas A&M 44812.00
10/23/99?TEXAS TECH . Did Not Play .
10/30/99?at Kansas State . Did Not Play .
11/06/99?at Kansas 372.40
11/20/99?OKLAHOMA STATE 1-1-1.00

Lagway's Career Receiving Stats


8/30/97MIAMI (FL) . Did Not Play .
9/06/97at Fresno State 000.00
9/20/97at Michigan 000.00
10/04/97TEXAS TECH 00.0
10/18/97at Oklahoma 133.00
10/25/97at Iowa State 00.0
11/08/97at Texas A&M 34013.30
11/15/97at Missouri 00.0
11/22/97OKLAHOMA STATE 22412.00

9/12/98*at Oregon State 13131.00
9/19/98*NORTH CAROLINA ST 11313.00
9/26/98*at Colorado 331.00
10/03/98*at Texas Tech 00.0
10/17/98*TEXAS A&M 5204.00
10/24/98*at Texas 46516.30
10/31/98*at Notre Dame 8445.50
11/07/98*KANSAS STATE 351.70
11/21/98*at Oklahoma State 6396.50

9/04/99*at Boston College 188.00
9/18/99*at Oklahoma 2136.50
10/02/99*NORTH TEXAS 166.00
10/09/99?at Texas A&M 155.00
10/23/99?TEXAS TECH . Did Not Play .
10/30/99?at Kansas State . Did Not Play .
11/06/99?at Kansas 11212.00
11/20/99?OKLAHOMA STATE 11717.00

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