Four letters ... Owns SU's career and single-season receiving records with 201 and 72 (2012) ... Ranks second on SU's career receiving list (2,596) ... His 18 career receiving TDs ranks third on SU's most receiving TDs in a career list.
All-BIG EAST First Team selection ... 2013 Senior Bowl selection ... Lemon earned preseason honors after being selected as a candidate for the Biletnikoff Award, which recognizes the most outstanding receiver in college football ... Third receiver in SU history to record a 1,000 yard receiving season ... His 2,596 yards ranks second on SU's career receiving list, which is the highest total in the BIG EAST among active players ... Owns SU's career and single-season receiving records with 201 and 72 (2012), respectively ... His 89.2 receiving yards per game this season ranks fourth on SU's list for single-season receiving yards per game ... His 6.0 receptions per game ranks 30th nationally and first in the BIG EAST ... His 89.2 receiving yards per game ranks 23rd nationally and first in the league ... Against Northwestern, Lemon did not play due to lower body injury ... Against USC, Lemon made his 2012 debut with five receptions for 34 yards ... Against Stony Brook, Lemon caught two passes for 30 yards.
At Minnesota, Lemon extended his streak to 19 consecutive games with a catch, tallying nine catches for 106 yards to become SU's all-time leader in receptions and earned a selection to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll ... Against Pittsburgh, Lemon caught five passes for 42 yards ... At Rutgers, caught three passes for 50 yards ... Against UConn, caught eight passes for 166 yards, including a touchdown, set his carrer-long with a 68-yard reception and extended his streak to 22 concecutive games with a catch ... At USF, caught five passes for 40 yards and one touchdown, inlcuding his first rushing touchdown ... At Cincinnati, caught seven passes for 101 yards and one touchdown, to become the sixth SU player to record 2,000 career receiving yards with 2,095 ... Against Louisville, caught nine passes for 176 yards and two touchdowns, recorded his secord straight 100-yard receiving game, earned an ESPN Gameday Helmet Sticker and extended his streak to 25 consecutive games with a catch, which ranks sixth on SU's all-time list.
At Missouri, caught 12 passes for 244 yards, both new career-highs and two touchdowns, to tie his career-high and earned a spot on the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll ... At Temple, caught five passes for 74 yards, rushed one time for 11 yards, and extended his streak to 27 consecutive games with a catch ... Against West Virginia in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl, caught two passes for seven yards.
All-BIG EAST Second Team selection ... One of 11 players to started all 12 games ... Set the Syracuse single-season record with 68 receptions ... His 834 receiving yards ranks ninth on the SU single-season record list and is the highest total for a junior in Syracuse history ... His 5.7 receptions per game ranked third in the BIG EAST and 46th nationally, and his 69.5 receiving yards per game was fourth in the league ... Against Wake Forest, had seven catches for 52 yards ... Against Rhode Island, recorded 10 catches, which tied for fifth on the SU single-game record list, for 94 yards ... At USC, had seven receptions for 72 yards and one touchdown and threw a 28 yard touchdown pass to receiver Van Chew.
Against Toledo, caught an 18-yard touchdown ... Against Rutgers, recorded four catches for 54 yards ... At Tulane, had two receptions for 32 yards ... Against West Virginia, had three catches for 29 yards ... At Louisville, caught four passes for 23 yards ... At Connecticut, earned BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll recognition after catching nine passes for 157 yards and a touchdown ... Against South Florida, had 10 receptions for 179 yards and two touchdowns. Against Cincinnati, made three catches for 25 yards... At Pittsburgh, had eight catches for 99 yards.
Played in 12 games, including 10 starts ... At Akron, had five catches for 49 yards ... At Washington, recorded two receptions for 34 yards and one touchdown ... Against Maine, scored two touchdowns which ties for seventh on SU's single-game touchdown reception record list ... Against the Black Bears, had 58 receiving yards on five catches in his second consecutive game with a touchdown reception ... Against Colgate, caught one pass for 10 yards against ... At South Florida, had one catch for six yards ... Against Pittsburgh, had eight receptions for 108 yards, including a career-long 41-yard catch ... At Cincinnati, had two catches for 27 yards ... Against Louisville, caught five passes for 73 yards, including a career-long 51 yard touchdown reception ... At Rutgers, did not play due to injury ... Against Connecticut, returned had one catch for 12 yards ... Agains Boston College, earned his 10th start ... Against Kansas State in the Pinstripe Bowl, caught two passes for a gain of 20 yards.
ESPN.com All-BIG EAST Freshman Team selection ... Played in all 12 games, including six starts ... His 29 reception ranks second on the SU record list for catches by a freshman ... Against Minnesota, had five receptions for 17 yards in first collegiate game ... Against Penn State, recorded two catches for 10 yards in first career start ... Against Maine, caught one pass for 19 yards ... Against South Florida, had three receptions for 15 yards... Against Akron, had two receptions for 22 yards ... Against Cincinnati, did not play due to illness ... At Pittsburgh, had two receptions for nine yards... At Louisville, had two receptions for 23 yards ... Against Rutgers, he had three receptions for 40 yards ... At Connecticut, he recorded career highs for receptions (9), yards (140), long reception (33 yards) and had one touchdown.
2008 MaxPreps second-team All-American and Associated Press First Team All-State ... Capital Gazette 2008 Player of the Year and Rhodes Trophy recipient ... Washington Post and Baltimore Sun All-Metro First Team ... Baltimore Sun First Team All-County ... 2008 Baltimore Touchdown Club Super 22 Team ... Earned the Jim Rhodes Memorial Trophy as the Most Outstanding Player in Anne Arundel County ... As a team captain in 2008, led team to the state semifinals and an 11-2 record ... As a senior, he set Maryland state records for receiving yards (1,616) and tied state records for receptions (103) and touchdowns (23) ... Also rushed for 215 yards on 27 carries and four touchdowns ... On special teams, he returned three kickoffs for touchdowns ... As a safety, he had 30 tackles, intercepted six passes, including one he returned for a touchdown, and forced two fumbles, in 2008.
Selected to play in the Inaugural Crab Bowl All-Star game and threw an 81-yard pass for a touchdown ... 2007 honorable mention all-state by the state football writers association and second-team all-county by the coaches after leading his team to the state championship game and a 13-1 record ... His 70 receptions ranked second in the state ... Recorded 969 receiving yards and scored 13 touchdowns for the county and region champions ... Career defensive statistics: 68 tackles and seven interceptions, including one returned for a touchdown, 25 pass breakups and one forced fumble ... High School Coach: Chuck Markiewicz ... Earned letters in baseball and volunteered for the Arundel School Mentoring Program.
Alec Tyler Lemon ... Son of Sean and Ellen Asbury ... Born in July 1991 ... Majoring in sociology.