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Lamarcus Joyner
CB #20
Height:
5-8
Weight:
184
Age:
24
College:
Florida State
Hometown:
Miami, FL
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2015 PRE):

TCKL
12
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 40 35 5 1.0 0 2 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2014 STL 10 1 40 35 5 1.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by the Rams in the second round (41st overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft (5/9/14).


PRO: In his rookie season, saw action in 10 games...tallied 48 tackles (33 solo) with three passes defended and 1.0 sack for six yards.

2014 SEASON: Saw action in 10 games...tallied 48 tackles (33 solo) had three passes defended and a 1.0 sack for six yards... vs. Minnesota (9/7): Made his NFL debut...tallied two solo tackles...added one special teams tackle...at Philadelphia (10/5): Recorded eight tackles (five solo)...registered two passes defensed...vs. Seattle (10/19): Saw action at cornerback...registered nine tackles (six solo)...added three assists...at Kansas City (10/26): Saw action at cornerback...recorded a single-game high 11 tackles (10 solo)...at San Francisco (11/2): Saw action at cornerback...garnered seven tackles (three solo)...had one quarterback pressure and one pass defensed...at Seattle (12/28): Saw action at cornerback...notched four tackles (three solo)...registered a 1.0 sack for six yards, first of his first career.

COLLEGE: Started 40-of-55 games at Florida State – 13 at free safety, 14 at strong safety and 13 at cornerback...recorded 197 tackles (128 solos) with 6.5 sacks for minus 57 yards and 10.5 stops for losses of 71 yards...credited with three quarterback pressures and three forced fumbles...deflected 15 passes and intercepted eight others for 80 yards in returns...ranks second in school history with an average of 24.23 yards on 52 kickoff returns for 1,260 yards, topped by only Greg Reid (24.65-yard average; 63 for 1,553; 2009-11)...his average of 30.54 yards per kickoff return in 2011 broke the previous FSU season record of 30.09 yards by Michael Ray Garvin (22 for 622; 2008)...the unanimous All-American was a finalist for the Bronko Nagurski Award and Jim Thorpe Award in 2013...finished second in the voting for the Ultimate Herbie Award, given by ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit for college football’s top performances...the first Seminole defensive back to be named a consensus first-team All-American since 2000 and is just the seventh defensive back in FSU history to garner consensus first team All-American honors joining players like Deion Sanders, LeRoy Butler and Terrell Buckley...the All-Atlantic Coast Conference first-team selection started 13 games at cornerback in 2013...ranked second on the team with a career-high 69 tackles, as he led the league’s defensive backs with 5.5 sacks for minus 54 yards and seven stops for losses totaling 57 yards...finished fourth in the league with three forced fumbles and was credited with three quarterback pressures...had four pass deflections, along with a pair of interceptions for 20 yards in returns...added 110 yards on five kickoff returns (22.0 avg)...was the unquestioned leader on the nation’s top-ranked pass defense...started all 14 games at strong safety in 2012, helping Florida State’s defense lead the nation in yards allowed per play (3.86), rank second nationally in total defense (254.14 ypg)...garnered All-ACC second-team honors in 2011, after he took over free safety duties, starting all 13 games...named the most improved player on defense and a winner of the Bob Crenshaw Award at the team’s annual banquet...recognized for his work in the classroom with one of eight sophomore academic awards and at the annual team banquet...a true freshman boundary cornerback in 2010, played in all 14 games and finished with 23 tackles (18 solos), two pass break-ups and one interception.

PERSONAL: Attended Southwest Miami (Fla.) High School, where he played three seasons on the varsity at linebacker and defensive back as well as wide receiver and kick returner...as a sophomore, he had more than 100 tackles and accounted for more than 1,000 yards on offense...In his junior year, he recorded 112 tackles, four sacks and an interception...that season, Joyner also scored five touchdowns on special teams - four via kickoffs and one on a punt return...Offensively, he had 17 recep- tions for 482 yards and seven touch-downs...Decided to transfer to St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, a private school and football powerhouse coached by George Smith...for his senior season, contributed as a shut-down corner- back, recording only 14 tackles (12 solos) as opponents stayed away from his side of the field...also starred on special teams, as he averaged 39.6 yards per return and managed to return three kickoffs for scores...on offense, he recorded 1,090 all-purpose yards on just 79 touches, scoring four rushing and four receiving touchdowns...Earned the National Defensive Player of the Year award by USA Today, becoming the fourth USA Today National Defensive Player of the Year to sign with Florida State, joining Derrick Brooks, David Warren and Antonio Cromartie...regarded as a five-star recruit by Rivals.com, and ranked as the best cor- nerback prospect in his class...a Business major...born in Miami, Florida...participated in numerous community events, including Coach Fisher & Friends Celebrity Softball game, 6th Annual Playground Build at Marygrove, St. Louis Rams Training Academy Youth Camp, United Way Kickoff for Charity Luncheon and the All-Community Team Ticket program.

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by the Rams in the second round (41st overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft (5/9/14).


PRO: In his rookie season, saw action in 10 games...tallied 48 tackles (33 solo) with three passes defended and 1.0 sack for six yards.

2014 SEASON: Saw action in 10 games...tallied 48 tackles (33 solo) had three passes defended and a 1.0 sack for six yards... vs. Minnesota (9/7): Made his NFL debut...tallied two solo tackles...added one special teams tackle...at Philadelphia (10/5): Recorded eight tackles (five solo)...registered two passes defensed...vs. Seattle (10/19): Saw action at cornerback...registered nine tackles (six solo)...added three assists...at Kansas City (10/26): Saw action at cornerback...recorded a single-game high 11 tackles (10 solo)...at San Francisco (11/2): Saw action at cornerback...garnered seven tackles (three solo)...had one quarterback pressure and one pass defensed...at Seattle (12/28): Saw action at cornerback...notched four tackles (three solo)...registered a 1.0 sack for six yards, first of his first career.

COLLEGE: Started 40-of-55 games at Florida State – 13 at free safety, 14 at strong safety and 13 at cornerback...recorded 197 tackles (128 solos) with 6.5 sacks for minus 57 yards and 10.5 stops for losses of 71 yards...credited with three quarterback pressures and three forced fumbles...deflected 15 passes and intercepted eight others for 80 yards in returns...ranks second in school history with an average of 24.23 yards on 52 kickoff returns for 1,260 yards, topped by only Greg Reid (24.65-yard average; 63 for 1,553; 2009-11)...his average of 30.54 yards per kickoff return in 2011 broke the previous FSU season record of 30.09 yards by Michael Ray Garvin (22 for 622; 2008)...the unanimous All-American was a finalist for the Bronko Nagurski Award and Jim Thorpe Award in 2013...finished second in the voting for the Ultimate Herbie Award, given by ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit for college football’s top performances...the first Seminole defensive back to be named a consensus first-team All-American since 2000 and is just the seventh defensive back in FSU history to garner consensus first team All-American honors joining players like Deion Sanders, LeRoy Butler and Terrell Buckley...the All-Atlantic Coast Conference first-team selection started 13 games at cornerback in 2013...ranked second on the team with a career-high 69 tackles, as he led the league’s defensive backs with 5.5 sacks for minus 54 yards and seven stops for losses totaling 57 yards...finished fourth in the league with three forced fumbles and was credited with three quarterback pressures...had four pass deflections, along with a pair of interceptions for 20 yards in returns...added 110 yards on five kickoff returns (22.0 avg)...was the unquestioned leader on the nation’s top-ranked pass defense...started all 14 games at strong safety in 2012, helping Florida State’s defense lead the nation in yards allowed per play (3.86), rank second nationally in total defense (254.14 ypg)...garnered All-ACC second-team honors in 2011, after he took over free safety duties, starting all 13 games...named the most improved player on defense and a winner of the Bob Crenshaw Award at the team’s annual banquet...recognized for his work in the classroom with one of eight sophomore academic awards and at the annual team banquet...a true freshman boundary cornerback in 2010, played in all 14 games and finished with 23 tackles (18 solos), two pass break-ups and one interception.

PERSONAL: Attended Southwest Miami (Fla.) High School, where he played three seasons on the varsity at linebacker and defensive back as well as wide receiver and kick returner...as a sophomore, he had more than 100 tackles and accounted for more than 1,000 yards on offense...In his junior year, he recorded 112 tackles, four sacks and an interception...that season, Joyner also scored five touchdowns on special teams - four via kickoffs and one on a punt return...Offensively, he had 17 recep- tions for 482 yards and seven touch-downs...Decided to transfer to St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, a private school and football powerhouse coached by George Smith...for his senior season, contributed as a shut-down corner- back, recording only 14 tackles (12 solos) as opponents stayed away from his side of the field...also starred on special teams, as he averaged 39.6 yards per return and managed to return three kickoffs for scores...on offense, he recorded 1,090 all-purpose yards on just 79 touches, scoring four rushing and four receiving touchdowns...Earned the National Defensive Player of the Year award by USA Today, becoming the fourth USA Today National Defensive Player of the Year to sign with Florida State, joining Derrick Brooks, David Warren and Antonio Cromartie...regarded as a five-star recruit by Rivals.com, and ranked as the best cor- nerback prospect in his class...a Business major...born in Miami, Florida...participated in numerous community events, including Coach Fisher & Friends Celebrity Softball game, 6th Annual Playground Build at Marygrove, St. Louis Rams Training Academy Youth Camp, United Way Kickoff for Charity Luncheon and the All-Community Team Ticket program.

 

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