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11 Jessie Lemonier

Class: R-Senior Position: DL Height: 6-3 Weight: 240 Previous School: Hialeah HS (Ventura College) Hometown: Hialeah, Fla.

2018 (Jr.):
• Phil Steele Postseason All-Independent second team
• VaSID All-State second team
• Started all 12 games at defensive end
• Finished his first season at Liberty with 55 tackles (30 solo, 25 assisted) and 13.5 tackles for a loss (74 yards)
• Became the third player in program history to record 10 or more sacks in the season, finishing the year with 10.0 sacks for a loss of 62 yards
• Would have ranked No. 8 in the country in sacks per game (0.83) if Liberty was eligible for the FBS national rankings (not eligible due to FBS transition process)
• Also added two quarterback hurries, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery
• Finished his first game at Liberty with six tackles (two solo, four assisted), helping the Flames open up the FBS era of football at Liberty with a win over Old Dominion
• Four tackles (three solo, one assisted) in a road win at New Mexico, including 2.5 tackles for a loss and 1.5 sacks
• Named Liberty's Defensive Player of the Week after the New Mexico game
• Five stops during Liberty's home win over Troy (two solo, three assisted), including an eight-yard sack and a fumble recovery
• Recorded a season-high nine stops against Idaho State, including 5.0 tackles for a loss (25 yards), 3.0 sacks (16 yards) and two forced fumbles
• Named Liberty's Defensive Player of the Week after the Idaho State game
• Finished the UMass game with eight tackles (six solo, two assisted) and 3.0 sacks (24 yards)
• Named Liberty's Defensive Player of the Week after the UMass game
• Five stops (two solo, three assisted) at Virginia
• Finished the Auburn game with two solo tackles

Previous School:
• Transferred to Liberty after playing one season at Ventura College in Ventura, Calif.
• Signed with the Flames during the February signing period
• Received offers from Miami (Ohio), New Mexico, Portland State and UMass
• Finished the 2017 season with 79 tackles, 18.5 tackles for a loss, 8.5 sacks, and an interception
• Named the Southern California Football Association Northern Conference Defensive Player of the Year
• Helped the Pirates post an 8-3 overall record and capture the program's 16th conference title
• Advanced to the semifinals of the Southern California Football Association Playoffs

• Graduated from Hialeah High School in Hialeah, Fla.

• Son of Francoise and Henry Lemonier
• Younger brother of Corey Lemonier, an All-SEC linebacker from Auburn, who was selected in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers
• Birthday is on Jan. 31
• Sports Psychology major