Emmanuel Lamur

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Emmanuel Lamur
Emmanuel Lamur.jpg
No. 59     Cincinnati Bengals
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-06-08) June 8, 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth: West Palm Beach, Florida
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 232 lb (105 kg)
Career information
High school: West Palm Beach (FL) The King's Academy
College: Kansas State
Undrafted in 2012
Debuted in 2012 for the Cincinnati Bengals
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 8, 2014
Tackles 61
Sacks 0.0
Interceptions 2
Forced fumbles 0
Stats at NFL.com

Emmanuel Albert Lamur[1] (born June 8, 1989) is an American football linebacker for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Bengals as an undrafted free agent in 2012. He played college football at Kansas State.

Early years[edit]

While attending The King's Academy in West Palm Beach, Florida, Lamur lettered in football and led the team to an 8–4 record as a senior with 70 tackles, three interceptions, and two forced fumbles. He earned All-Palm Beach County honors and received an All-State honorable mention for his efforts.[2]

College career[edit]

He finished college with 197 tackles, 2 sacks, 5 interceptions, 16 pass deflections, and 2 forced fumbles.[3]

In his sophomore year, he finished with 68 tackles, 3 interceptions, and 5 pass deflections. Lamur also blocked a field goal against Iowa State that ended the game.[3]

In his junior year, Lamur finished with 46 tackles, an interception, 2 sacks, and 3 pass deflections.[3]

In his senior year, he finished with 83 tackles, 8 pass deflections, 2 forced fumbles, and an interception.[3]

Professional career[edit]

Cincinnati Bengals[edit]

On May 2, 2012, he signed with the Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent.[4] On August 31, he was released.[5] On September 1, he was signed to the practice squad.[6] On November 2, 2012, he was promoted to the active roster after the team placed Dontay Moch on season-ending reserve/NFI list.[7]

On January 5, 2013, Lamur got his first NFL start in a road playoff game against the Houston Texans.[1] The Bengals lost 19-13.

After missing the entire 2013 season due to a shoulder injury suffered in the preseason, Lamur moved into the starting lineup in 2014 taking the place of James Harrison.[2]

Lamur has been nicknamed E-Man by his teammates.

Personal[edit]

He is the twin brother of arena football quarterback Sammuel Lamur.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ESPN Profile". ESPN.com. 
  2. ^ "Kansas State Bio". KStateSports.cstv.com. Retrieved June 10, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Emmanuel Lamur College Statistics". sports-reference.com. 
  4. ^ "The Bengals’ undrafted rookie class is in". profootballtalk.nbcsports.com. Retrieved May 2, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Bengals waived 18 players". kffl.com. 
  6. ^ "Bengals add to practice squad set as roster stays pat". bengals.com. Retrieved September 1, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Bengals One to IR, one signed". kffl.com. 

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