Alec Lemon

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Alec Lemon
No. -- Free agent
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-07-01) July 1, 1991 (age 25)[1]
Place of birth: Aurora, Colorado
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 207 lb (94 kg)
Career information
High school: Gambrills (MD) Arundel[2]
College: Syracuse
Undrafted: 2013
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Syracuse - All-Time Leader Pass Receptions[3]
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com

Alec Tyler Lemon (born July 1, 1991) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He played college football for the Syracuse Orange and was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Houston Texans in 2013.[4]

Early life and high school career[edit]

Lemon attended Arundel Senior High School in Gambrills, Maryland where he played both offense and defense.[1] He set the record for the most receiving yards his senior year with a total of 1,616, while tying the records for touchdowns (23) and receptions (103). He also added 30 tackles, 6 interceptions, and 2 forced fumbles while on the defensive side of the ball.[1]

Lemon was also known for playing baseball during high school and recognized as someone who helped the local community as a volunteer for the Arundel School Mentoring Program.[1] As a senior, he was team captain and a first-team all-state selection by the Associated Press for football.[5]

College career[edit]

Lemon attended Syracuse University where he played wide receiver. His senior year, he caught 73 passes for 1,074 yards including 7 touchdowns. This earned him an All-Big East Conference selection. This followed up on his junior year where he caught 69 passes for 834 yards and second-team All-Big East honors.[5] His senior year, he also became the all-time leader in pass receptions for the Orangemen, a title previously held by Rob Moore.[3]

Lemon played in the 2013 Senior Bowl prior to working out with other NFL prospects at the NFL Combine.[2]

Professional career[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Stein, Matt (26 April 2013). "Alec Lemon: 5 Things You Need To Know About The Syracuse WR". Bleacher Report. Retrieved 29 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Stubbs, Roman (22 April 2013). "Alec Lemon, Former Arundel Star, Eyes Saturday As Possible NFL Draft Day". Washington Post. Retrieved 29 April 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Fortuna, Matt (26 October 2012). "Q&A With Syracuse WR Alec Lemon". ESPN. Retrieved 29 April 2013. 
  4. ^ Bien, Louis (28 April 2013). "Undrafted Free Agents 2013: Collin Klein Among 23 New Texans Post-Draft". SB Nation. Retrieved 29 April 2013. 
  5. ^ a b Wilson, Aaron (8 April 2013). "Syracuse WR, Former Arundel Standout Alec Lemon Worked Out For Bills". Baltimore Sun. Retrieved 29 April 2013. 

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