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Braxton Bearden
Braxton  Bearden

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Carrollton, Texas

High School:
Newman-Smith

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 186

Position:
WR

05/14/2016

55 SFA Student-Athletes Receive Degrees in May Commencement

Group of student-athletes represent over 60 combined Southland Conference titles

10/17/2015

Lumberjacks Stun No. 21 Lions, 28-27

SFA scores game-winner with 38 seconds remaining

09/19/2015

'Jacks Stumble Against #21 Cowboys, 28-14

SFA falls to 0-3 on the season; 0-1 in SLC play

11/22/2014

SFA Reclaims Chief Caddo, 27-24, on Senior Day

Johnson's career day, Wiggs' 41-yard field goal lead SFA to victory

10/19/2014

Lumberjacks Outlast Huskies 59-27 in Houston

SFA improves to 5-2 on the year and 2-1 in SLC play

Career: Played in 33 games during his SFA career ... Caught 42 passes for 350 yards and five touchdowns ... Averaged 8.3 yards per reception ... Posted a career-long 55-yard reception against McNeese State in 2015.

2015 (Senior): Played in 10 games with three starts for the Lumberjacks ... Tallied 12 catches for 135 yards and a pair of touchdowns ... Hauled in a 55-yard touchdown pass against McNeese State for his longest reception of the year ... Recorded a season-high four catches for 19 yards and a touchdown in the win at Southeastern Louisiana ... Recorded three catches for 36 yards in the win over Houston Baptist ... Registered one catch in five other games.

2014 (Junior): Played in 11 games, finishing with 11 catches for 81 yards on the season ... Had a pair of catches in four games, including two receptions for 35 yards against Northwestern State with a season-long of 23 yards ... Had two catches for 14 yards at Nicholls ... Hauled in a 16-yard reception against Sam Houston State ... Returned 12 kick returns for 304 yards on the year, averaging 25.33 yards per return, the 10th-best single-season average in program history ... Took the opening kickoff at Houston Baptist back 98 yards, tied for the seventh-longest kick return in program history, setting up a Gus Johnson touchdown.

2013 (Sophomore): Appeared in 11 games, recording 19 catches for 134 yards and three touchdowns ... Hauled in a season-high four catches at Central Arkansas, tallying 20 yards ... Pulled in a 26-yard touchdown pass against Sam Houston State ... Recorded three catches for 24 yards and a touchdown at Southeastern Louisiana ... Had a pair of catches for 18 yards and a touchdown against McNeese State, including a 38-yard rush.

2012 (Freshman): Saw limited action as a sophomore ... Earned playing time against Southwestern Oklahoma.

2011 (Redshirt): Utilized his redshirt season.

High School:Season Stats: Recorded 53 receptions for 735 (13.9 ypc) yards and nine touchdowns ... Carried the ball 105 times for 954 rushing yards (9.1 ypc) and 11 touchdowns ... Also recorded 21 touchdowns ... Guided Newman-Smith to the third round of the 4A playoffs in consecutive years ... Earned first-team all-district honors ... A THSCA Academic All-State.

Personal: Son of Steve and Janet Bearden Born on Dec. 25, 1992 ... Undecided major

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