Wide Receiver
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 180
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Virginia Beach, Va.
High School: Bayside
Major: Sociology



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Finished the year with 27 receptions for 288 yards and two scores ... Notched three catches apiece in the wins over James Madison and Coastal Carolina ... Had three receptions for 52 yards in 70-14 triumph over Campbell ... Recorded career-bests in catches with six and receiving yards with 72 in the Monarchs' 53-27 win at GSU ... Recorded his second TD of the year, also had one in the win over Richmond ... Recorded four receptions for 27 yards against the Spiders.

Appeared in nine games...Made three catches for 25 yards...Averaged 8.3 yards per catch...Had a season-high 11 yard reception in the season opener against Campbell...

Appeared in all 11 games, starting seven...started the final six games of the season at wide receiver...Made 24 catches for 324 yards and five touchdowns...Made five catches for 61 yards and two touchdowns at Campbell...Also posted five receptions against #14/16 Cal Poly and Georgia State...Had 53 receiving yards and a pair of touchdowns against the nationally-ranked Mustangs...Registered 48 yards and a touchdown in the Homecoming victory over the Panthers...Captured 66 yards on three catches against #12/13 William & Mary...Also had a season-high 55 yard reception in a win over Savannah State...Had four catches for 27 yards against VMI...

Appeared in two games before being sidelined with an injury...Will go down in the Monarch record books as scoring the first ODU touchdown...Caught a 50-yard pass from Thomas DeMarco in the season opener vs. Chowan...Finished the game with the Hawks with a pair of catches totaling 50 yards...Also had a 37-yard reception against Virginia Union...

Rated as a 2-star athlete by Earned Virginia Group AAA second-team all-state honors as a defensive back...Selected first-team All-Beach District as a defensive back...As a wide receiver, was named first-team All-Beach District and first-team All-Tidewater...Tabbed a second-team All-Eastern Region selection as a wide out...Caught 51 passes for 999 yards and scored 13 touchdowns...Against First Colonial had 10 receptions for 192 yards...Caught an 82-yard touchdown pass and returned an interception 20 yards for a TD...Caught two touchdowns against Chantilly...Four receptions for 160 yards and two scores against Kellam...Caught eight pass, two for touchdowns against Princess Anne...Tabbed the Bayside Defensive Player of the Year...As a junior, had eight receptions, three of which were for touchdowns...Had 252 kickoff return yards and ran one back for a score...Had a region-leading 10 interceptions...Named all-region...Coach was Darnell Moore...Also played basketball and competed in track and field.

Born June 5, 1990...son of Douglas and Valentina Lewis...Majoring in sociology.

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