Lamarcus Farmer - 3
Lamarcus Farmer

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Pensacola, Fla.

High School:
West Florida Tech HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 170

Position:
Cornerback

Experience:
2L


Former walk-on who was redshirted in 2011 after enrolling at UAB in January of that year ... earned scholarship after emerging last season in secondary as a starter in 10-of-12 games for the Blazers ... played cornerback last season ... saw some action during 2013 spring drills at safety ... spent time as punt returner in 2012.

2012: Started at corner in 10 games for UAB ... finished the season as the fifth-leading tackler on the team with 50 stops, including 28 stops ... had four tackles for loss (-17 yards) ... led Blazers with eight pass breakups ... registered season-high 13 tackles against Houston ... also had a tackle for loss against the Cougars ... recorded seven tackles in UAB's win at Southern Miss ... posted five tackles against East Carolina and had four versus Tulsa ... had second-most punt returns on the team with nine for 66 yards.

High School: Attended West Florida Tech in Pensacola ... primarily recruited by Division III schools, Farmer's family moved to Birmingham after he graduated from high school ... did not participate in spring practice in 2012 (academic reasons) ... new coaching staff did not see Farmer on the field until camp began in late July ... also played basketball and ran on track team at West Florida Tech.

 
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