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  Jake La Mar

Jake La Mar

Player Profile

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Bedford, Texas

High School:
Covenant Christian Academy

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 188

Position:
ROV

Experience:
2L

2006: As a sophomore, rover Jake LaMar saw action in 12 games, mainly on special teams, to earn his second Baylor letter ... Garnered first-team Academic All-Big 12 honors for the second consecutive season ... Totaled 13 tackles (seven solos), an interception, one pass breakup and a pair of quarterback hurries ... Credited with a season-high tying three tackles (one solo), one pass breakup and a hurry at Texas Tech ... Recorded his first career interception vs. Northwestern State ... Totaled a season-high three tackles vs. No. 22 TCU in season opener ... Had four multi-tackle games ... Named to fall Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Played 357 snaps.

2005: Redshirt freshman saw action in 11 games to earn his first Baylor letter, mainly for his outstanding work on special teams ... First-team Academic All-Big 12 pick ... Credited with 10 tackles (three solos) on year ... Posted a career-high five tackles (one solo) vs. Samford ... Also had two assisted stops vs. No. 2 Texas ... Played 135 snaps for the season, 110 of which were on special teams ... Selected to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2004: Joined the program as a walk-on, but sat out the season as a redshirt ... Named to spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.

High School: Covenant Christian Academy, Colleyville, Texas ... Four-sport standout earned 14 letters, four each in track, basketball and baseball, two in football ... As a senior linebacker and running back, he earned all-state honors after helping Cougars to a 6-4 record and the semifinals of the state playoffs ... Played quarterback as a junior and led team to an 11-1 record, a district title and a state runner-up finish ... All-state shortstop ... All-district basketball player ... Qualified for state finals in 100- and 200-meters, as well as in the 4x200-meter relay as a senior ... Suma Cum Laude Honor Roll student made mission trips to both Chicago and Boston ... National Honor Society member ... Played for coach Steve Turner at the TAPPS 2A school.

Personal: The son of Steve and Rebecca LaMar, Jacob Steven LaMar was bom June 10, 1986, in Bedford, Texas ... Both parents graduated from Baylor ... Accounting major ... Brother, Luke, is a redshirt freshman quarterback on the Bears' 2007 roster.

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