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3 - Ladarius Vanlier
Ladarius Vanlier
Height: 5-8
Weight: 175
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Nashville, Tenn.
High School: Maplewood HS
Position: RB
gp 12
yds 494
yds/g 41.2
td 5

One of the league's most explosive players when he gets the ball in his hands, Ladarius is a threat as a runningback and receiver, as well as returning punts and kicks...expected to fill all of those roles and see plenty of pigskin chances in his third season on the field..consistently ranks among OVC leaders in all-purpose yards...has earned a variety of preseason recognition as one of the nation's top FCS return men.

AT TECH (IN 2013):  Ladarius saw action in all 12 games and started in four...ranked second on the team in rushing yards, gaingin 365 yards on just 54 carries, a team-best average of 6.8 yards per carry...caught 12 passes for 65 yards...returned 27 kicks for 635 yards, an average of 23.5 per return...had 17 punt returns for 203 yards, an average of 11.9 per try, including a 93-yard touchdown against Cumberland...finished sixth in the OVC in all-purpose yards with 1,278...high game included 13 carries for 97 yards at Murray State...rushed for 62 yards on nine carries against Jacksonville State...had 51 yards on only two totes against Cumberland...also had a 44 -yard kick return and 93 yard punt return against Cumberland...finished 188 yards on just four touches in the opener...had an 80-yard punt return at Hampton.

(IN 2012):  Ladarius played in all 11 contests for the Golden Eagles and ranked among the team's most consistent weapons...ranked third on the team in receiving with 21 catches for 192 yards...had 109 rushing yards on 17 carries...excelled as return man, ranking first on the team in punt returns (12 for 96) with an average of 8.0 per try...also first on the team in kickoff returns (32 for 668 yards), averaging 209 per try...had a 94-yard kickoff return for a touchdown at Murray State on Sept. 29... led the team and ranked eighth in the OVC in all-purpose yards with 1,065.

IN HIGH SCHOOL: Twice named the All-City Player of the Year and an all-state selection...led Maplewood High School to the championship game of the TSSAA state playoffs in Tech's Tucker Stadium...three-year letterman for coach Arcentae Broome...also a three-year letterwinner on the track & field team for the Panthers...talented runningback who was also dangerous as a return specialist...helped Maplewood produce a 12-4 record in 2011 while earning his second consecutive Class 2A Player of the Year honor...named all-state as both a runningback and returner...selected to play in the East-West All-Star game...as a sophomore he rushed for 1,388 yards and 15 touchdowns, and added 926 yards and six scores..as a senior, he capped off his prep career with 2,290 yards and 24 touchdowns, adding up to 4,604 yards and 45 touchdowns on 496 carries...was a three-time Academic Honor Roll recepient.

PERSONAL: The son of Lakesha Vanlier...born April 29, 1994...full name is Ladarius Keanthony Vanlier...majoring in basic engineering.

Recent Games
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State L, 49-3
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois L, 41-10
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri W, 27-26
Nov 15 Chattanooga L, 38-17
Nov 22 at Austin Peay W, 41-15
Statistics category Overall Conf
Rushes 89 71
Yards 494 367
Yards per game 41.2 45.9
Yards per rush 5.6 5.2
Touchdowns 5 4
Fumbles 5 5
Fumbles lost 4 4
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State L, 49-3 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois L, 41-10 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri W, 27-26 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga L, 38-17 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay W, 41-15 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 5 39 7.8 13 0 - -
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 4 9 2.2 4 0 - -
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 1 2 2.0 2 0 - -
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 2 -2 -1.0 0 0 - -
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 7 33 4.7 18 0 - -
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 11 31 2.8 11 1 - -
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 19 140 7.4 63 1 - -
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State L, 49-3 10 17 1.7 8 0 1 0
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois L, 41-10 9 61 6.8 37 1 1 1
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri W, 27-26 8 -9 -1.1 7 0 2 2
Nov 15 Chattanooga L, 38-17 7 81 11.6 64 1 - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay W, 41-15 6 92 15.3 84 1 1 1
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 - - - - - - -
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 1 5 5.0 5 0 - -
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 2 5 2.5 3 0 - -
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 1 6 6.0 6 0 - -
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 3 27 9.0 17 0 - -
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 1 -5 -5.0 0 0 - -
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 6 45 7.5 13 0 - -
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State L, 49-3 1 -4 -4.0 0 0 1 0
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois L, 41-10 1 1 1.0 1 0 1 1
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri W, 27-26 - - - - - 2 2
Nov 15 Chattanooga L, 38-17 - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay W, 41-15 5 50 10.0 16 0 1 1
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 - - - - - 0
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 - - - - - 0
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 - - - - - 0
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 - - - - - 0
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 - - - - - 0
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 - - - - - 0
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 - - - - - 0
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State L, 49-3 - - - - - 0
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois L, 41-10 - - - - - 0
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri W, 27-26 - - - - - 0
Nov 15 Chattanooga L, 38-17 - - - - - 0
Nov 22 at Austin Peay W, 41-15 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 - - - - - - - -
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 - - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State L, 49-3 - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois L, 41-10 - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri W, 27-26 - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga L, 38-17 - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay W, 41-15 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 2 49 24.5 42 0 5 69 13.8 22 0
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 4 112 28.0 46 0 2 74 37.0 72 1
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 - - - - - 1 11 11.0 11 0
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 - - - - - 2 4 2.0 5 0
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 3 123 41.0 99 1 1 2 2.0 2 0
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 1 13 13.0 13 0 2 0 0.0 0 0
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 - - - - - 1 79 79.0 79 1
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State L, 49-3 4 48 12.0 18 0 - - - - -
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois L, 41-10 4 85 21.2 24 0 - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri W, 27-26 5 110 22.0 33 0 1 5 5.0 5 0
Nov 15 Chattanooga L, 38-17 1 7 7.0 7 0 - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay W, 41-15 1 10 10.0 10 0 2 1 0.5 2 0
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 1 39 - 69 49 157
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 1 9 5 74 112 200
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 1 2 5 11 - 18
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 1 -2 6 4 - 8
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 1 33 27 2 123 185
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 1 31 -5 0 13 39
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 1 140 45 79 - 264
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State L, 49-3 1 17 -4 - 48 61
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois L, 41-10 1 61 1 - 85 147
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri W, 27-26 1 -9 - 5 110 106
Nov 15 Chattanooga L, 38-17 1 81 - - 7 88
Nov 22 at Austin Peay W, 41-15 1 92 50 1 10 153
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 0 0 - 0 0 - - - - - - -
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 6 0 0 0 1 - - - - - - -
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 0 0 0 - 0 - - - - - - -
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 0 0 0 - 0 - - - - - - -
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 6 0 0 1 0 - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 6 1 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 12 1 0 - 1 - - - - - - -
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State L, 49-3 0 0 0 0 - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois L, 41-10 6 1 0 0 - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri W, 27-26 0 0 - 0 0 - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga L, 38-17 6 1 - 0 - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay W, 41-15 6 1 0 0 0 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Aug 28 Ky. Christian W, 33-7 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 6 at Indiana St. L, 49-14 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 20 at Tennessee State L, 10-7 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 at UNI L, 50-7 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 Murray State W, 30-27 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at UT Martin L, 17-10 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 18 Eastern Kentucky W, 39-31 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 25 at Jacksonville State L, 49-3 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 Eastern Illinois L, 41-10 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri W, 27-26 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga L, 38-17 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay W, 41-15 - - 0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg
Total 12 - - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 - - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - - -
November 4 - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 12 89 494 41.2 5.6 5 84 5 4
Conference 8 71 367 45.9 5.2 4 84 5 4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 55 345 57.5 6.3 3 64 3 3
Away 6 34 149 24.8 4.4 2 84 2 1
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 45 295 59.0 6.6 2 84 3 3
Losses 7 44 199 28.4 4.5 3 64 2 1

August 1 5 39 39.0 7.8 0 13 - -
September 3 7 9 3.0 1.3 0 4 - -
October 4 47 221 55.2 4.7 2 63 1 0
November 4 30 225 56.2 7.5 3 84 4 4
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 12 21 1.8 130 10.8 6.2 0 17
Conference 8 19 2.4 119 14.9 6.3 0 17
Exhibition - - - - - - - -

Home 6 10 1.7 73 12.2 7.3 0 17
Away 6 11 1.8 57 9.5 5.2 0 16
Neutral - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 14 2.8 122 24.4 8.7 0 17
Losses 7 7 1.0 8 1.1 1.1 0 6

August 1 - - - - - - -
September 3 4 1.3 16 5.3 4.0 0 6
October 4 11 2.8 63 15.8 5.7 0 17
November 4 6 1.5 51 12.8 8.5 0 16
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 12 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0

Home 6 - - - - - - - 0
Away 6 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0

Wins 5 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 7 - - - - - - - 0

August 1 - - - - - - - 0
September 3 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 4 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 12 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 4 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total 25 557 22.3 1 99 17 245 14.4 2 79
Conference 18 389 21.6 1 99 8 98 12.2 1 79
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home 15 374 24.9 1 99 8 155 19.4 1 79
Away 10 183 18.3 0 46 9 90 10.0 1 72
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 11 292 26.5 1 99 10 156 15.6 1 79
Losses 14 265 18.9 0 46 7 89 12.7 1 72

August 2 49 24.5 0 42 5 69 13.8 0 22
September 4 112 28.0 0 46 5 89 17.8 1 72
October 8 184 23.0 1 99 4 81 20.2 1 79
November 11 212 19.3 0 33 3 6 2.0 0 5
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 12 494 130 245 557 1426 118.8
Conference 8 367 119 98 389 973 121.6
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -

Home 6 345 73 155 374 947 157.8
Away 6 149 57 90 183 479 79.8
Neutral - - - - - 0 -

Wins 5 295 122 156 292 865 173.0
Losses 7 199 8 89 265 561 80.1

August 1 39 - 69 49 157 157.0
September 3 9 16 89 112 226 75.3
October 4 221 63 81 184 549 137.2
November 4 225 51 6 212 494 123.5
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 48 4.0 5 0 1 2 - - - - - -
Conference 36 4.5 4 0 1 1 - - - - - -
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 30 5.0 3 0 1 1 - - - - - -
Away 18 3.0 2 0 0 1 - - - - - -
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 24 4.8 2 0 1 1 - - - - - -
Losses 24 3.4 3 0 0 1 - - - - - -

August 0 0.0 0 - 0 0 - - - - - -
September 6 2.0 0 0 0 1 - - - - - -
October 24 6.0 2 0 1 1 - - - - - -
November 18 4.5 3 0 0 0 - - - - - -
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 12 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Home 6 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 6 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 7 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 4 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -