Saturday, April 27, 2013
NFL teams did not select the former Arundel wide receiver, but he'll have the chance to play for Houston as an undrafted free agent.
The conventional wisdom leading into the NFL Draft was that Alec Lemon would be selected sometime Saturday between the 4th and 7th rounds. But the former Arundel High and Syracuse star never heard his name called. However, the wide receiver will get a shot at a professional football career after signing with the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent, SportsRadio610 in Houston reported. Family members confirmed the signing on Facebook. After the draft ended Saturday, social media was filled with football fans who suggested Lemon was one of the best players left to be unselected. Lemon set several records for receiving at Arundel and also set a Syracuse record with 70 receptions in 2012. By signing as an undrafted free agent, Lemon …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The former Arundel High wide receiver is expected to be drafted into the NFL this week.
At this point, there's not a whole lot more Alec Lemon can do to impress NFL scouts. The former Arundel High and Syracuse wide receiver will sit and wait as the NFL Draft kicks off Thursday. By most accounts, Lemon is expected to be drafted sometime in rounds four through seven, meaning that his name could be called on Saturday. The Washington Post reported that the Crofton native will be back home watching the draft with family and friends after spending several months training at various places around the country. He also worked out in front of pro scouts at the NFL combine in Indianapolis. The Post-Standard in Syracuse reported that the Jacksonville Jaguars and Carolina Panthers have expressed some interest in Lemon, who set …
Monday, April 8, 2013
The former Wildcat wide receiver is hoping to be drafted into the NFL.
Former Arundel High wide receiver Alec Lemon recently worked out with the Buffalo Bills as he looks to be drafted by an NFL team, the Baltimore Sun reported. Lemon, a Crofton native who set records at Arundel and went on to a successful four-year stint at Syracuse University, conducted a private workout with the Bills on Sunday, according to the Sun. Lemon hopes to be among the wide receivers selected to the pros. He was invited last month to the NFL combine and earned good reviews for his effort in the 40-yard dash, among other drills. See also:
Monday, February 25, 2013
The former Arundel wide receiver was among the top performers in the 20-yard shuttle run.
Former Arundel High wide receiver Alec Lemon made his case to NFL scouts over the weekend, performing well in a series of drills to test speed, agility and strength. Lemon placed 15th among all wide receivers in the 20-yard shuttle run, finishing the drill in 4.29 seconds. Analysts also said his 40-yard dash time of 4.59 seconds was fast enough for NFL consideration. Lemon is expected to be a draft in April in the middle-to-late rounds. He set many state records while at Arundel and recently completed a strong career at Syracuse University. Here's a look at Lemon's performances at the combine: Bench press - 7 reps. 40-yard dash - 4.59 seconds. Broad Jump - 112 inches. 3-Cone Drill - 7.04 seconds. 20-yard shuttle - 4.29 seconds. See …
Sunday, February 24, 2013
The former Arundel wide receiver is looking to impress pro scouts this weekend at the NFL's scouting combine.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
The former Arundel High and Syracuse wide receiver has been working to improve his 40-yard dash time.
Arundel High graduate Alec Lemon will show off his athletic skills this week when the NFL Combine begins in Indianapolis. Lemon, who followed his Arundel career with a solid four years at Syracuse, is considered one of the top wide receivers looking to be selected in the NFL Draft. SBNation lists Lemon as the 24th-best wide receiver in the class, while other draft projections offer a similar assessment. There were 33 wideouts drafted last season, suggesting that he could be a late-round pick. The NFL Combine assesses players' athletic abilities through a series of tests including a 40-yard dash, bench press, shuttle run, broad jump, high jump and 3-cone drill. The Post-Standard in Syracuse said Lemon has been preparing in Tempe, AZ for …
Monday, January 28, 2013
The former Arundel High wide receiver is considered a top NFL prospect.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Alec Lemon, a 2009 graduate of Arundel High and standout at Syracuse, could be drafted into the pros.
Updated: (Friday, 5:55 p.m.)—When Arundel High football fans saw Alec Lemon play, they often commented that they were seeing a potential NFL wide receiver in action. Four years after setting records at Arundel, Lemon is now a top NFL prospect after a successful run at Syracuse. NFLDraftZone reported Friday that he has received an invite to the NFL combine. Lemon set a Syracuse record with 70 receptions in 2012 and has 2,589 receiving yards in his career, the second-most in school history. He is considered one of the best wide receivers exiting college, with many prognosticators suggesting he'll be a late-round pick in the NFL Draft. He'll be in action this Saturday in the Senior Bowl, a showcase for some of the best college talent …