Roosevelt Bynes

Roosevelt Bynes

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

High School:
Piper

Last College:
University of Pittsburgh

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185

Position:
WR

Birthdate:
02/14/1982

Major:
Health Administration

2003: Transferred from Pittsburgh...Joined the team in January in preparation for an outstanding junior campaign...credited with the 62-yard touchdown pass in the season opener to seal FAU's first victory against a Division I-A opponent...ended the season tied for most single-season touchdowns scored with nine also tied in touchdowns in a single game with two and accomplished that twice, the first was against Middle Tennessee the second was in the second play-off game against Northern Arizona...described by opponents as a receiver that can't be forgotten or stopped...scored in seven of the team's 14 games...earned the Division I-AA Player of the Week honors twice (8/30/03 and 8/29/93)....named First Team I-AA Independent All-Star, First Team All-South By Don Hansen's Weekly Gazette and Third Team All-America by the same magazine.

2002: Played at the University of Pittsburgh...saw action in 12 of the team's 13 games...ended the season third in yards per game with 33.7 and first in average yards per catch with 22.4...used his speed to step into the rotation after Pitt lost two senior receivers...ended year with three touchdowns and his season long receptin was 82 yards.

2001: Expected to redshirt but was pushed into action after an injury was sustained by an All-American starter...his collegiate debut included a 56-yard touchdown reception making Pitt history as the first player to score on his first collegiate recepion...played in nine regular-seson contests...also played in the Tangerine Bowl...his lone start was against Boston College...had three receptions for 94 yards (31.3 avg.) on the year...season-long 56-yard touchdown reception against South Florida...also had receptions against Miami and Rutgers.

High School: Had 28 receptions for 425 yards (15.2 avg.) and six touchdowns as a senior at Piper High School...named to the All-BCAA...first team All-County...played int he Dade-Broward County All-Star game and the South Broward All-Star Game...earned three letters for Doug Gatewood...two-sport athlete (football and track)...three-time letter winner in track...4X100 relay team captured the District Championship and finished second at the state meet.

Personal: Health Administration major...son of Roosevelt Bynes and Lori Thompson...born February 14, 1982.

Bynes 2003 Game-by-Game
DateOpponentNoYdsTDLong
08/28/03MTSU6126262
09/06/03Valdosta589143
09/13/03Central Florida338020
09/20/03Youngstown State7122141
09/27/03Illinois State224012
10/04/03Texas State119019
10/11/03Nicholls State118018
10/18/031Northern Colorado182138
11/01/03Gardner-Webb371139
11/15/03Siena21118
11/22/03FIU449027
11/29/03Bethune-Cookman0000
12/06/03Northern Arizona590245
13/13/03Cogate333019

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FAU Career Receiving Stats
YearGMSRECYdsAvgLGTD
2003144777216.4109