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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 8
yds 269
yds/g 33.6
td 2

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
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
Statistics category Overall Conf
Rushes 59 48
Yards 269 223
Yards per game 33.6 44.6
Yards per rush 4.6 4.6
Touchdowns 2 2
Fumbles 1 1
Fumbles lost 0 0
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   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - -
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   - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga   - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - -
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   - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga   - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - -
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   - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga   - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - -
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   - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga   - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - - -
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   - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga   - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - - -
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   - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga   - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - -
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   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - - - - -
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   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 Chattanooga   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 22 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg
Total 8 - - - - - - - - -
Conference 5 - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home 3 - - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 3 - - - - - - - - -
Losses 5 - - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 8 59 269 33.6 4.6 2 63 1 0
Conference 5 48 223 44.6 4.6 2 63 1 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 3 31 212 70.7 6.8 1 63 - -
Away 5 28 57 11.4 2.0 1 11 1 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 3 31 212 70.7 6.8 1 63 - -
Losses 5 28 57 11.4 2.0 1 11 1 0

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
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 8 15 1.9 79 9.9 5.3 0 17
Conference 5 13 2.6 68 13.6 5.2 0 17
Exhibition - - - - - - - -

Home 3 9 3.0 72 24.0 8.0 0 17
Away 5 6 1.2 7 1.4 1.2 0 6
Neutral - - - - - - - -

Wins 3 9 3.0 72 24.0 8.0 0 17
Losses 5 6 1.2 7 1.4 1.2 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
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 8 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 5 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0

Home 3 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0

Wins 3 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 5 - - - - - - - 0

August 1 - - - - - - - 0
September 3 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 8 - - - - - - - -
Conference 5 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 3 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 3 - - - - - - - -
Losses 5 - - - - - - - -

August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total 14 345 24.6 1 99 14 239 17.1 2 79
Conference 8 184 23.0 1 99 5 92 18.4 1 79
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -

Home 5 172 34.4 1 99 7 150 21.4 1 79
Away 9 173 19.2 0 46 7 89 12.7 1 72
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 5 172 34.4 1 99 7 150 21.4 1 79
Losses 9 173 19.2 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
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 8 269 79 239 345 932 116.5
Conference 5 223 68 92 184 567 113.4
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -

Home 3 212 72 150 172 606 202.0
Away 5 57 7 89 173 326 65.2
Neutral - - - - - 0 -

Wins 3 212 72 150 172 606 202.0
Losses 5 57 7 89 173 326 65.2

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
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 30 3.8 2 0 1 2 - - - - - -
Conference 24 4.8 2 0 1 1 - - - - - -
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 18 6.0 1 0 1 1 - - - - - -
Away 12 2.4 1 0 0 1 - - - - - -
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 18 6.0 1 0 1 1 - - - - - -
Losses 12 2.4 1 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 - - - - - -
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 8 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 5 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Home 3 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -

Wins 3 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 5 - - 0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -

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