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Brian Lester

Brian  Lester

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Holly Springs, Miss.

High School:
High

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 246

Position:
LB

Birthdate:
07/18/1982

Experience:
4L

2004: Started at middle linebacker in all 11 games ... Earned his fourth letter ... Credited with 45 tackles (31 solo), including four TFLs (-17 yards) and two QB sacks (-11 yards) ... Also recorded one QB pressure ... vs. Memphis (9/4): Tallied five stops (four solo), including one TFL (-2 yards) ... at Alabama (9/11): Credited with six hits (five solo) ... vs. Vanderbilt (9/18): Had two solo tackles, including one TFL (-4 yards), and was credited with one QB pressure ... vs. Arkansas State (10/2): Registered five stops (two solo) ... vs. Tennessee (10/16): Credited with four hits (two solo), including recording his first career QB sack (-1 yard) ... at Arkansas (11/13): Recorded four tackles (two solo) ... at LSU (11/20): Registered a career-high 10 stops (two solo) ... vs. Mississippi State (11/27): Credited with three solo stops, including one QB sack (-10 yards) ... Spring 2004: Ended spring No. 2 behind Ken Bournes ... Had five tackles in Red-Blue Game, including one and one-half QB sacks for a minus 12 yards.

2003: Played in all 13 games, making three starts at middle linebacker ... Credited with 27 hits (14 solo) ... Earned his third letter ... at Vanderbilt (8/30): Had five tackles (two solo) in the 24-21 win ... at Memphis (9/6): Credited with five hits (two solo) ... vs. Louisiana-Monroe (9/13): Drew his first start of the season at middle linebacker ... Tallied three stops (two solo) ... at Florida (10/4): Recorded a career-high six stops (three solo) ... Cotton Bowl (1/2): Made one solo tackle against Oklahoma State in the 2004 SBC Cotton Bowl Classic.

2002: Appeared in all 13 games ... Earned his second letter ... 10 tackles (five solo) ... vs. Vanderbilt (9/21): Recorded a season-high three tackles (two solo) ... vs. Arkansas State (10/12): Tied a season-high with three stops (one solo).

2001: Named to the Coaches Freshman All-SEC team ... Appeared in 7-of-11 games to earn his first letter ... Had 12 tackles (five solo), including two TFLs for -4 yards ... Credited with a career-high five tackles at Arkansas State (10/6), including one TFL ... Had one tackle in Red-Blue game.

2000: Did not see action ... Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played running back, linebacker and defensive end for Holly Springs ... Rated All-District honors as linebacker and made Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal All-Area team ... Gained 582 yards rushing senior season and 683 as a junior and also caught seven passes ... On defense as a senior, was credited with 66 tackles, including six QB sacks ... Coached by Sammie Greer ... Earned three letters in football ... Also ran track, participating in the quarter, 4x200 and 4x400 relays.

PERSONAL: Son of Enoch and Linda Lester ... Full name is Brian Ketrel Lester ... Born: July 18, 1982 ... Majoring in Business Studies ... Made U.M.A.A. Honor Roll in Fall of 2000.

LESTER'S CAREER STATISTICS
--DEFENSE--

Year G-S UT AT TT TFL-YDS Sacks-Yds CF FR PD PRES INT BLK
2001 7-0 5 7 12 2.0-4 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 13-0 5 5 10 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 13-3 14 13 27 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 11-11 31 14 45 4.0-17 2.0-11 0 0 0 0 1 0
Totals 43-13 55 39 94 6.0-21 2-0.11 0 0 0 1 0 0

LESTER'S CAREER HIGHS
TACKLES: 10, at LSU (11/20/2004)
SOLO TACKLES: 5, at Alabama (9/11/2004)
TFLs: 1, 4x, MR vs. Mississippi State (11/27/2004) QB SACKS:1.0, twice, vs. Tennessee (10/16/2004) and vs. Mississippi State (11/27/2004)

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