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                       *** Lamar University Directory ***
 
                            From The Sports Network
 
 Location:          Beaumont, Texas
 Total Enrollment:  14,522
 Founded:           1923
 Nickname:          Cardinals
 Colors:            Red & White
 Conference:        Southland
 Stadium:           Provost Umphrey Stadium (15,300)
 Surface:           Field Turf
 Mascot:            Big Red
 
 President:         Dr. Kenneth R. Evans
 Athletic Director: Jason Henderson
 Head Coach:        Ray Woodard
 
                       Coaching and Team History
                       -------------------------
 
 Year   Coach                         Overall Playoff Games
 ----   -----                         ------- -------------
 1951   Stan Lambert                   4-  6
 1952   Stan Lambert                   2-  7
 1953   J.B. Higgins                   3-  7
 1954   J.B. Higgins                   3-  7
 1955   J.B. Higgins                   4-  6
 1956   J.B. Higgins                   4-4-1
 1957   J.B. Higgins                   8-  0-2
 1958   J.B. Higgins                   6-  2
 1959   J.B. Higgins                   8-  3
 1960   J.B. Higgins                   8-  4
 1961   J.B. Higgins                   8-2-1
 1962   J.B. Higgins                   7-  3
 1963   Vernon Glass                   5-  4
 1964   Vernon Glass                   6-3-1
 1965   Vernon Glass                   6-  4
 1966   Vernon Glass                   6-  4
 1967   Vernon Glass                   7-  3
 1968   Vernon Glass                   0- 10
 1969   Vernon Glass                   3-  7
 1970   Vernon Glass                   3-  7
 1971   Vernon Glass                   5-  6
 1972   Vernon Glass                   8-  3
 1973   Vernon Glass                   5-  5
 1974   Vernon Glass                   8-  2
 1975   Vernon Glass                   1- 10
 1976   Bob Frederick                  2-  9
 1977   Bob Frederick                  2-  9
 1978   Bob Frederick                  2-8-1
 1979   Larry Kennan                   6-3-2
 1980   Larry Kennan                   3-  8
 1981   Larry Kennan                   4-6-1
 1982   Ken Stephens                   4-  7
 1983   Ken Stephens                   2-  9
 1984   Ken Stephens                   2-  9
 1985   Ken Stephens                   3-  8
 1986   Ray Alborn                     2-  9
 1987   Ray Alborn                     3-  8
 1988   Ray Alborn                     3-  8
 1989   Ray Alborn                     5-  5
 1990   No team
 1991   No team
 1992   No team
 1993   No team
 1994   No team
 1995   No team
 1996   No team
 1997   No team
 1998   No team
 1999   No team
 2000   No team
 2001   No team
 2002   No team
 2003   No team
 2004   No team
 2005   No team
 2006   No team
 2007   No team
 2008   No team
 2009   No team
 2010   Ray Woodard                    5-  6
 2011   Ray Woodard                    4-  7
 2012   Ray Woodard                    4-  8
 2013   Ray Woodard                    5-  7
 
 Overall Record:    189-253-9  (.429)        FCS Playoff Record: 0-0
 
                          Lamar Coaching Records
                          ----------------------
 
 Years     Name              # of Years      Won   Lost    Tie   Pct.
 -----     ----              ----------      ---   ----    ---   ----
 1951-52   Stan Lambert          2             6     13      0   .316
 1953-62   J.B. Higgins         10            59     38      4   .604
 1963-75   Vernon Glass         13            63     68      1   .481
 1976-78   Bob Frederick         3             6     26      1   .197
 1979-81   Larry Kennan          3            13     17      3   .439
 1982-85   Ken Stephens          4            11     33      0   .250
 1985-89   Ray Alborn            5            13     30      0   .302
 2010-     Ray Woodard           4            18     28      0   .391
 
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