57  Rodney Lanctot
Rodney Lanctot

Hometown:
Crescent City, FL

High School:
Crescent City HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 218

Position:
Defensive End

Experience:
2L


A returning two-year letter winner ... Has worked as a defensive end and outside linebacker in his career ... Spent the spring of 2000 as a "sam" linebacker and enters fall camp as the number two behind DeMorrio Shank ...

1999: Earned his second letter as a Tiger appearing in 10 of the team's 11 games in 1999 ... Worked as both a defensive end and as a member of the Tiger special teams ... Was credited with seven tackles and one quarterback sack during the `99 campaign ... Opened the season with one tackle against Ole Miss ... Also logged single tackles against Mississippi State and UAB ... Had his quarterback sack in the Tigers' win over UAB ... Top performance of the 1999 season came against Tulane when he registered four total tackles in the Tigers' 49-7 win ... Member of the Tiger Academic 30 in 1999 ... A returning letter winner who enters the fall as the number two at the bandit (defensive end) position ... Will work with senior Tramont Lawless at the Bandit slot ...

1998: Earned his first letter as a Tiger by playing in eight games during the 1998 season ... Worked as a defensive end and as a member of the Tiger special teams ... Had one tackle in the season opener against Ole Miss ... Registered a season high two tackles in the Minnesota contest ... Had one stop in the Houston contest and was credited with one quarterback hurry ... Finished the year with four tackles ... Received the Chris Faros Most Improved Player Award in the spring of 1998 ... Led the Tiger defense in tackles in spring scrimmages ... Had 18 tackles and four quarterback sacks in the spring ... Will work with Tramont Lawless at right defensive end this fall ...

1997: Lettered for the Tiger defense after playing in six games ... Worked as a defensive end ... Was credited with four tackles and one quarterback sack ... Registered one tackle and one quarterback sack in the Tigers' win over Alabama-Birmingham ... Had a career best three tackles in the victory over Arkansas State ... Worked as a backup for Tramont Lawless ... Was presented the Rex Dockery Memorial Scholarship at the 1997 Blue-Gray game ...

1996: Was a member of the freshman class that saw 13 members be redshirted ... Spent most of the fall working with the inside linebackers ... Was a member of the defensive scout team ...

Prep: Played both offensive tackle and middle linebacker in high school ... Was also used as the long snapper for the punt team ... Was credited with a school record 138 tackles (70 solo tackles), including 11 for lost yardage during the 1995 season ... Finished career with 331 tackles ... Was named to the 1995 Florida All-State team (2nd)... Was selected to the Florida Coaches Association District 4 Team (1st team) and was an all-county pick in 1995 ... Was named to the Florida SportsFan Top 100 Players List ... Was the runner-up for the District Player of the Year in 1995 and was runner-up for county Player of the Year ... Was named to the 1994 all-county and Florida All-State teams as a junior ... Was awarded the Crescent City High Best Linebacker Award in 1994 ... Was a five-time Player of the Week Award winner as a junior ... Registered seven quarterback sacks in a single game and had 20 tackles in a single contest as a junior ... Has also lettered in swimming, wrestling and weightlifting ... Weightlifting team won the 1995 Florida championship ... Benched 280 and power cleans 245 ... Was recruited by Arkansas and Florida State ... Was an honor student at Crescent City High School ... Was a member of the National Honor Society ... Carried a 3.5 grade point average and was ranked in the Top 10 of his senior class ...

Born: 1/26/77 ... Son of Bruce and Beverly Lanctot ... Played for coach Gordon Roberts.

LANCTOT'S STATISTICS

DefenseG/S UT AT Tot. FR Int Loss Sack
19976/0224001-91-9
19988/0134001-10-0
199910/0257001-81-8
Totals24/051015003-182-17

LANCTOT'S CAREER HIGHS
Most Tackles/Game: 4 vs Tulane ('99)
Most Solo Tackles/Game: 1 four times
Most Assisted Tackles/Game: 3 vs Tulane (`99)
Most Quarterback Sacks/Game: 1 vs UAB ('97) & UAB (`99)

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