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50 Howard Lingard
  • Linebacker
  • 6-2, 215
  • Sophomore, 1L
  • Geneva/Oviedo HS

A true sophomore…

2003: A true freshman who worked his way into the rotation at OLB, seeing action in nine games (SJSU, Miami, FAMU, Kentucky, Ole Miss, LSU, Arkansas, FSU, Iowa) for 81 plays… Also saw time on kick-off coverage…Made a career-high four tackles vs. FAMU…Made one tackle in seven plays on defense in his first career game vs. San Jose State… Dressed for the Tennessee and Vanderbilt games…

PREP: A First-Team All-State (6A) selection… Among SuperPrep's top 10 linebackers and 50 prospects in Florida… Ranked the state's No. 8 defensive end prospect by Rivals…Ranked No. 3 DE in Florida by the Orlando Sentinel…Saw time at fullback, tailback, outside linebacker and wide receiver as a senior…Totaled over 90 tackles in 2002…High school team finished 9- 1 and made it to the second round of the state playoffs as a senior… Played at Deltona's Pine Ridge as a junior and sophomore before transferring to Oviedo…Also competed in the high jump and triple jump in track…Chose Florida over UCF, FSU, Tennessee and West Virginia…

Career Defensive Stats:
year ut-at tt tbl qbs ff fr pd int
2003 4-1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 4-1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0

Career Highs:
Total Tackles: 4 (FAMU, 2003)
QB Sacks: -
Forced Fumbles: -
Interceptions: -
Big Plays: -

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