University of Miami Athletics
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Lorenzo Lingard

position

Hurdles

Height

6-0

Weight

200 lbs.

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Orange City, Fla.

High School

University

2018 (True Freshman): Played in six games before suffering leg injury that derailed rookie season…Rushed 17 times for 136 yards with two touchdowns and long rush of 64 yards…Averaged 8.0 yards per carry…Had longest run by true freshman running back (64 yards) since Duke Johnson had 65-yard rush in 2012…Saw action in season opener against LSU (Sept. 2), mainly on special teams…Totaled career-high 82 rushing yards on four attempts in win over Savannah State (Sept. 8), including first two touchdowns of career…Had 8-yard touchdown run and later scored touchdown on career-long 64-yard rush…Posted three carries at Toledo (Sept. 15)…Rushed career-high 10 times for 50 yards, including long run of 17, in win over FIU (Sept. 22)…Saw action against Florida State (Oct. 6)…Had two kick returns totaling 46 yards at Virginia (Oct. 13).

High School: Consensus five-star prospect by ESPN, 247Sports.com and Rivals.com…Rated as No. 2 running back in the country by 247Sports.com…Listed as 25th-best prospect in nation and sixth-best recruit in state of Florida by 247Sports.com…Ranked as No. 4 running back, No. 18 recruit in Florida and the 60th overall prospect nationally by ESPN.com…Rated second-best running back, fourth-best recruit in Florida and 13th recruit nationally by Rivals.com…Selected to 2018 U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio…Participated in The Opening in summer of 2017…Rushed for more than 2,500 career yards in high school…Gained 1,701 yards on 207 carries and scored 26 touchdowns as senior en route to Gatorade Florida Player of the Year honors…Rushed for 1,418 yards on 130 carries and 22 touchdowns during junior season despite sharing rushing duties with two other running backs…Received offers from more than 30 schools across country…Also an accomplished track and field athlete, claiming Florida State 4A Championship in 110-meter hurdles…Chose Miami over offers from Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Florida State, Florida and Georgia, among others.