#7 Justin Lee
|HOMETOWN||Elgin, Ill. (Central HS)|
2011 (Jr): A triple threat for the Beavers as a runner, wide receiver and passer to earn a spot on the All-NSIC Second Team... In 11 games played, nine starts, Lee totaled a career-high 18 receptions for a career-best 191 yards receiving, to average 17.4 yards per game and 10.6 yards per catch... On the ground he ranked fourth on the team, posting career-numbers with 317 yards on 35 carries for a 9.1 yards-per-carry mark and 28.8 yards per game... Through the air he was a perfect 2-for-2 for 52 yards... Accumulated 560 yards of total offense to average 50.9 yards per game.
Posted his first-career 100 yard game Oct. 22 at University of Mary when he compiled 102 yards on the ground, to average 12.8 yards per carry... Rushed for a season-long 47 yards against the Marauders... Recorded 59 yards rushing and 59 yards receiving against Minnesota State University Moorhead Oct. 15.
2010 (So): Saw the field in nine games at the wide receiver position... Along with teammate Lance Rongstad, were the only two players in the NSIC to record a touchdown passing, rushing and receiving during the regular season... Recorded 11 receptions for 155 yards and a team-leading five touchdowns... Averaged 14.1 yards per reception and 17.2 yards per game... Rushed 12 times for 56 yards and one touchdown... Threw two passes, one for a 17-yard touchdown and the other for an interception... Finished third on the team in scoring with 36 points.
Caught a touchdown pass against Upper Iowa (Oct. 2), at MSU Moorhead (Oct. 16) and Northern State (Oct. 30), with a career-high two touchdowns at St. Cloud State (Nov. 6)... Rushed once for a season-high 24 yards and a touchdown at Minot State (Aug. 26)... Threw his first-career touchdown to Andrew Schultz at Minnesota Duluth (Sept. 25)... Set season-highs in receptions (4)and yards (50), with one touchdown at MSU Moorhead.
2009 (Fr): Played in six games before seeing his season cut short due to injury... Carried the ball 17 times for 108 yards and a touchdown, while grabbing 15 catches for 160 yards... On special teams, he also returned five kick offs for an average of 21 yards per kick.
Hauled in a season-best four catches for 26 yards at Minnesota State (9/5/09)... Also carried the ball a 2009-high six times for 19 yards... Totaled 49 yards, including a season-long 25-yard scamper and a touchdown on four carries versus MSU Moorhead (9/19/09)... Grabbed a season-long 54-yard reception at Northern State (9/26/09) as a part of a two-catch, 64-yard receiving game.
2008 (RS): Suffered an injury during fall drills and missed the season as an injury redshirt.
2007 (RS): Sat out entire season as a redshirt.
Prior to BSU: Lettered in football and track at Elgin Central... Earned four All-Area Player of the Year laurels... Was a unanimous All-Big Northern Conference selection... Earned honorable mention all-state honors... Also a three-time state qualifier sprinter in track.
Personal: Born Dec. 12, 1988 in Elgin, Ill... Son of Mike and Bev Lee... Studying biology at BSU.
Rushing Attempts: 10 vs MSU Moorhead (10/15/11); Rushing Yards: 102 at U-Mary (10/22/11); Long Rush: 47 at U-Mary (10/22/11); Rushing Touchdowns: 1, 5x last vs. MSU-Moorhead (11/3/12); Receptions: 8 vs. Wayne State (9/15/12); Receiving Yards: 122 vs. Wayne State (9/15/12); Long Reception: 66 vs. Minnesota, Crookston (9/29/12); Receiving Touchdowns: 2 at St. Cloud State (11/6/10).