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FAU Football Opens its Home Season Sept. 13 versus Tulsa
Rimington Trophy honors Most Outstanding Center in NCAA D-I
The Owls Open 2014 Aug. 30 at Nebraska
2014: Opening day starter...saw action in the season's first two games, versus No. 22 Nebraska and No. 2 Alabama...led the squad in the season home opener versus Tulsa...started at center in both the Wyoming and UTSA game, but moved to tackle later in the game...started at right tackle versus FIU...part of a line rotation that earned the offensive MVP award following the Western Kentucky vicory...part of a line that was praised for its performance at No. 23 Marshall...drew his third start at right tackle in the UAB game...saw action as part of the starting rotation.
2013: Started every game at right tackle and was an important piece of the offensive line... was part of the offensive line that enabled FAU to shatter its season high rushing record...received offensive game ball honors for the game at ECU and against Tulane...stepped up and became a vocal offensive leader...ended the season as a Conference USA honorable mention honoree.
City College of San Francisco: Played for George Rush at City College of San Francisco who finished the 2012 campaign 9-1 and averaged 42.8 points per game...currently ranked as the 25th best offensive tackle nationally by Scout.com and as the 81st best player, also by Scout.com.
Humboldt State: Saw action on the offensive line.
High School: Played for Mick O'Meara at Sonoma Valley High School where he earned second team All-Conference honors (Sonoma County League) and was named All-Metro San Francisco. Lyons participated in the National Underclassmen California Top-100 Combine...off the field, Lyons earned the San Francisco Police Department Scholarship for Academic Honors.
Personal: Political Science major with a desire to attend law school...son of Gerald and Jacqueline Lyons and nephew of Don Lyons who played major league baseball with the L.A. Angels.