Originally a tryout player in Bengals 2012 rookie minicamp, Lamur made the team’s training camp roster, earned a spot on the practice squad, and then earned a spot on the 53-player roster ... Saw regular action on defense in second half of season, and also finished fifth on team in special teams tackles.
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed with Bengals as college free agent on 5-14-12 ... Waived on 8-31-12, and signed on 9-1-12 to Bengals practice squad ... Signed to Bengals roster on 11-2-12.
2012 GENERAL: Played in all four preseason games, logging six tackles ... After opening season on practice squad, was signed to roster and made NFL debut Nov. 4 vs. Denver ... Played in nine games (Games 8-16), with 19 tackles and two passes defensed ... Ranked fifth on team in special teams tackles (eight), despite playing in just nine games.
2012 GAME-BY-GAME: Recorded three tackles and pass defensed in NFL debut Nov. 4 vs. Denver, as well as special teams tackle ... Had three tackles on defense and two on special teams Nov. 11 vs. N.Y. Giants ... One tackle on both defense and special teams Nov. 18 at Kansas City ... Logged two tackles on defense and two on special teams (tied for team lead) Nov. 25 vs. Oakland ... On Dec. 13 at Philadelphia, his three tackles included one for loss, and he had a pass defensed and one special teams tackle ... Tied for fourth on team in tackles (five) Dec. 30 vs. Baltimore, and also had special teams tackle.
COLLEGE: Played in 37 games in three seasons (2009-11) at Kansas State, after spending one season (‘08) at Independence (Kan.) Community College ... Twice voted by Kansas State teammates as team captain (2010 and ’11) ... Played safety as sophomore, and switched to linebacker during junior season ... Career totals of 197 tackles, including two sacks and 10 tackles-for-loss, with five INTs, 16 passes defensed, two forced fumbles and two blocked kicks ... AP Honorable Mention All-Big 12 as a senior.PERSONAL: Hometown is West Palm Beach, Fla. ... Attended King’s Academy, and as a senior earned All-Palm Beach County honors and was honorable mention all-state ... Played at Kansas State with his brother, Sammuel, a quarterback ... Last name is pronounced “luh-MER.”
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