Lamarcus Joyner   #20 FS

Height: 5-8   Weight: 191   Age: 27

Born: 11/27/1990 Miami , FL

College: Florida State

Experience: 5th season

High School: Miami Southwest HS [FL]; St. Thomas Aquinas HS [Fort Lauderdale, FL]

TCKL

49

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1.0

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0

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Draft 2014

Pick No.41

Selected By: St. Louis Rams

Round: 2

Pick (Overall): 9 (41)

Pick Analysis: Elite defensive back recruit out of Florida prep powerhouse St. Thomas Aquinas, where he played cornerback and piled up 1,090 all-purpose yards on just 79 touches en route to being named USA Today's National Defensive Player of the Year. Arrived at Florida State in 2010 and played in all 14 games as a true freshman, recording 23 tackles, three pass breakups and one interception. Returned 16 kickoffs for 329 yards (20.6-yard average). Started all 13 games at free safety in '11 and tallied 54-3-4 with two tackles for loss and one sack. Was 13-397-0 (30.5) returning kickoffs. Moved into the strong safety role in '12, starting 14 games and totaling 51-5-1 with 1.5 tackles for loss. Was 18-424-0 (23.6) as a kickoff returner. Was a Jim Thorpe Award finalist in '13, starting six times at cornerback and eight times in a nickel position for the national champions -- posted 69-4-2 with seven tackles for loss, 5.5 sacks and three forced fumbles. Also went 5-110-0 (22.0) returning kickoffs. His sack total ranked first among NCAA defensive backs. Did not miss a game in his four years at Florida State, concluding his time there with 41 consecutive starts.

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  1. Rams select Joyner with the No. 41 pick

    Published: May 9, 2014 at 08:12 p.m.

    The St. Louis Rams select Florida State safety Lamarcus Joyner with the No. 41 overall pick, as announced by former defensive end Kevin Carter and Bud Light Draft Day winner Jordan Schwartz.

  2. First Draft: Lamarcus Joyner

    Published: April 4, 2014 at 02:54 p.m.

    Florida State defensive back Lamarcus Joyner discusses the physicality that he brings to the field and also his purpose in life outside of football.

  3. Breaking down Lamarcus Joyner

    Published: Feb. 19, 2014 at 02:50 p.m.

    NFL Media's Daniel Jeremiah evaluates Florida State cornerback Lamarcus Joyner.

  4. 2014 Combine workout: Lamarcus Joyner

    Published: March 7, 2014 at 01:16 p.m.

    Watch Florida State DB Lamarcus Joyner work out at the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine.

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