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Lance Dunbar
Lance  Dunbar
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Haltom City, TX

High School:
Haltom HS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 203

Position:
Running Back


11/14/2017

#NFLMeanGreen: Week 10 In Review

Lance Dunbar Returns To Action, Debuts With Rams

10/31/2017

#NFLMeanGreen: Week 8 Recap

Olawale Finds The End Zone, Robertson's Saints Keep Rolling

10/24/2017

#NFLMeanGreen: Week 7 In Review

Robertson's Saints Keep Rolling, Picking Up Fourth Straight Win

09/26/2017

#NFLMeanGreen: Week 3 In Review

Jamize Olawale Made His 2017 Regular Season Debut For The Raiders

09/19/2017

#NFLMeanGreen: Week 2 In The Books

Craig Robertson's Saints Fall In Home Opener

Inducted into the North Texas Athletics Hall of Fame in 2016.

Career:
Finished career as the all-time leading rusher in North Texas history with 4,224 rushing yards ... Ranks 1st all-time at North Texas in career touchdowns scored (49), 1st in all-purpose yards (5,375), Tied for 1st in career 100-yard rushing games (21) with Patrick Cobbs, 1st in career points scored (294). 1st in career rushing touchdowns (41), and 2nd in career rushing attempts (782) ... Has two of the top four single-season rushing touchdown marks and two of the top five single-season rushing yards marks in school history ... Became just the second back in North Texas history to post back-to-back 1,000 yard rushing seasons with 1,553 yards in 2010 ...Only running back in school history with back-to-back-to-back 1,000 yard rushing year.

2011: Broke the school record for rushing yards in a game with 313 against Middle Tennessee ... Finished the year with 1,115 rushing yards, 12 total touchdowns and a career high 350 yards receiving ... Ranked 37th in the country in total yards rushing ... Ran for 43 yards on 11 carries before a game-ending knee injury against Troy ... Carried the ball 21 times for 90 yards and a touchdown against ASU ...Pulled in four receptions for 50 yards and rushed for 139 yards on 29 carries and a touchdown against ULM ... Became just the 25th player in NCAA history to rack up 3,000 career rushing yards and 1,000 career receiving yards ... Scored a touchdown and tallied 62 rushing yards against ULL ... Broke North Texas' all-time points scored record against FAU passing Nick Bazaldua's 247 ... Rushed for 105 yards and one touchdown on 29 touches against the Owls ... Carried the ball a career-high 40 times against Tulsa,which is third in a single game at North Texas ... Rushed for 127 yards and a touchdown ... Received two passes for 17 yards and a toudown ... Became North Texas' career leader in touchdowns scored ... Rushed for 127 yards on 24 carries against Indiana ... Caught seven receptions for 152 yards and a touchdown ... Totalled 61 All-purpose yards against Alabama ... Led the team in receiving with 45 yards on four catches against the Crimson Tide ...Rushed for 62 yards on 18 carries against Houston ...Caught 5 receptions for 24 yards and made one solo tackle ... Rushed for 53 yards against FIU on 18 carries.

2010: Set a single-season school record, led the Sun Belt Conference, and ranked 4th in the nation among running backs (per game) with 1,885 all-purpose yards ... Ran for 1,553 yards, which ranked 8th in the NCAA, second in the Sun Belt, and was the third most in a single- season at North Texas ... Played and started all 12 games ... Earned first-team All-Sun Belt honors ...Scored 13 rushing touchdowns, which ranks fourth on the school single-season list ...Rushed the ball 274 times, the third-most in a single season in school history ...Caught 28 passes for 332 yards and three touchdowns ...Named Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Week twice ... Recieved the Odus Mitchell Award for being North Texas' Most Outstanding Player ... Carried the ball six times on fourth down, and gained a first down on five of those attempts, two of which were touchdowns ... Was 19-of-31 (61.3%) on converting third downs with the ball in his hands, either by rush or reception ... Finished the season with rushing touchdowns in eight straight games ... Rushed for 270 yards, the second-highest total in school history,against Kansas State ... Scored four touchdowns (3 rush, 1 recieve) against Kansas State, which ranks fourth all-time at North Texas for a single game ... Totaled 305 all-purpose yards against the Wildcats, the second-highest total in school history ... Led North Texas with 117 rushing yards on 23 carries at Clemson ... Added 62 yards on two catches aQainst the TiQers ... Led the Mean Green with 105 rushinQ yards on 17 attempts (6.2 YPC) against Rice ...Had four receptions for 19 yards against Rice, including a four yard touchdown catch on a shovel pass to go along with a rushing score that game ... Had 86 all-purpose yards at Army ... Rushed 29 times for 72 yards at FAU ... Led all players with 141 rushing yards on 24 carries against Louisiana-Lafayette (5.9 average) ... Caught three passes for 33 total yards against the Ragin' Cajuns, giving him a game-high 174 all-purpose yards ... Rushed for a fourth quarter touchdown from the Wildcat against ULL ... Rushed for 105 yards and a touchdown on 30 carries against Arkansas State ... Rushed for 30 yards and a touchdown against FIU ...Named Sun Belt Player of the Week for his performance at Western Kentucky,where he rushed for 215 yards and three touchdowns and compiled 229 all-purpose yards ... Rushed for 96 yards and caught three passes for 80 yards against Troy ... Scored on a six yard touchdown run and a 66 yard reception against the Trojans ...Named Sun Belt Player of the Week a second time in 2010 for his performance at Middle Tennessee where he rushed for 226 yards, the highest total in the nation for the week , on 36 carries including a touchdown ...Compiled 272 all-purpose yards against the Blue Raiders ... Rushed for 134 yards and a score at ULM.

2009: Named honorable mention All-America by Sports Illustrated ... Played in all 12 games, while starting the last eight ...Led the Sun Belt Conference in scoring despite only starting the last eight games of the season ... Finished 15th in the nation and second in the conference in rushing at 114.83 yards per game ... His 17 rushing touchdowns ranked fifth nationally and his 19 total touchdowns ranked seventh nationally ... His 1,378 total yards rushing was the fourth-highest single-season total in North Texas history and the fifth-most yards in a season in Sun Belt Conference history ... His 6.9 yard-per-carry average ranked second in the NCAA among backs with at least 200 carries ... Finished the year ranked 11th in the nation in scoring with an average of 9.5 points per game ... Averaged 143.6 yards per game,and scored 15 touchdowns in his eight conference games ... In his eight games as a starter he averaged 147.5 yards per game and scored 15 touchdowns ... Was the only back in the conference to rush for 200 yards in a game,a feat he accomplished twice with 238 yards against Florida Atlantic and 227 yards against Western Kentucky ... Held the top three single-game rushing performances of the year in the Sun Belt Conference ... One of only four backs in the nation to have multiple 200-yard rushing games in the season ... Had eight 100-yard rushing games - two more than any running back in the conference ... Named Sun Belt Conference Offensive Player of the Week once ...Also had 28 receptions for 300 yards and two touchdowns. 2008: Ran for 178 yards and one touchdown in five games ...Totaled 72 yards on 10 carries with a two-yard touchdown run versus Tulsa ... Made 12 catches for 51 yards and one touchdown on the season ... Caught a seven-yard touchdown pass at Rice ... Recorded a season-high six receptions in the FIU game ... Missed the second part of the season due to injury ...Made his first career start against Rice and played in five games.

AWARDS & HONORS
2009 Honorable Mention All-America (Sports Illustrated)
Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Week (10/10)
2010 First Team All-Sun Belt Conference
Honorable Mention All-America (Sports Illustrated)
Honorable Mention All-America (CollegeFootballNews.com)
Odus Mitchell Award (North Texas MVP)
Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Week (10/30)
Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Week (11/13)
2011 First Team All-Sun Belt Conference
Odus Mitchell Award (North Texas MVP)
Ja'Quay Wilburn Award (Outstanding Offensive Back)
Named to the Casino Del Sol All-Star Game
Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Week (12/5)

High School/Personal: Was the Most Valuable Player for Haltom High School after rushing for more than 1,200 yards his senior season ... Was a first-team all-district running back as both a junior and senior ... In 2006, registered over 1,100 yards rushing and 14 TDs ... Tallied 750 receiving yards and two touchdowns as a junior ... Two-sport letterman at Haltom in football and track ....Transferred from New Orleans De LaSalle HS after rushing for 1063 yards and 13 touchdowns in only 8 games for the Buffaloes as a sophomore ... Ranked No. 63 DFW area recruit by the Dallas Morning News ... Son of Lance Dunbar Sr. and Patricia Jones ... Born on Jan. 25, 1990.
North Texas Mean Green