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Lamonte Nelms
Lamonte Nelms

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ravenna, Ohio

High School:
Ravenna

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 255

Position:
DE

Birthdate:
04/26/1985

Experience:
2L


2007: Played in all 13 games, making two starts ... listed third among the defensive ends with 33 tackles ... ranked third on the team in tackles for loss (10) and sacks (4.5) ... registered five tackles, including 1.5 tackles behind the line vs. Southeast Missouri State ... made a pair of stops against Oregon State ... collected four tackles, including two tackles for loss and a fumble recovery at USF ... made four stops against Connecticut ... carded seven stops vs. West Virginia ... recorded six tackles, with three sacks at Syracuse ... registered two tackles, including one for loss in the Papajohns.com Bowl against Southern Miss.

2006: Played in five games as a backup at defensive end and on the PAT/FG team ... made a tackle in the International Bowl win over Western Michigan ... Scout Team Defensive Player of the Week for his performance prior to the Miami (OH) game.

2005: Served as a backup defensive end and special teams contributor ... saw action in eight games ... notched a career-high three tackles vs. Louisville.

2004: Redshirted.

Ravenna High School: Captured Ohio Division III Defensive Player of the Year honors as a senior for head coach Jim Lunardi ... earned Portage Trail Conference Defensive MVP honors ... named to the Akron Touchdown Club All-Star Team ... chosen for the Ohio North-South All-Star Game ... recipient of the Gatorade Will to Win Award in 2003 ... National Honor Society member.

Lamonte Robert Nelms, Jr.: Born April 26, 1985 ... son of Louis and Michelle King.

Academic Major: Mechanical Engineering Technology.