Position
Quarterback
Height
6'4
Weight
192 lbs.
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Denham Springs, La.
High School
Amite HS

(updated 8/22/03)

Elected to transfer to another school on Aug. 21, 2003, at the end of fall preseason practices.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2002)
Redshirted as a true freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL
Outstanding quarterback with prototypical size at 6-feet-4 and 195 pounds … Rated as the nation’s No. 5 quarterback by Rivals.com and was a member of the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen as well as the Dallas Morning News Top 100 … Earned a spot on the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100 after passing for 2,421 yards and 23 touchdowns as a senior … Led Amite to the semifinals of the 3A state playoffs … MVP of district following senior season … Combined to complete 244 passes on 434 attempts for 3,765 yards and 40 touchdowns over final two years of high school career … Coached by Donald Currier.

PERSONAL
Full name is Lester Ray Ricard, Jr. … Born Dec. 11, 1983, in Independence, La. … Parents are Lester Sr. and Jerry Ricard … Has two sisters, Leslie and Jerrica … Majoring in kinesiology.

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