The Rice Owls donned shoulder pads for the first time in their 2012 Fall Camp on Monday at Rice Stadium.
Standout linebacker prospect who looks to make an impact after sitting out first year with an injury.
Redshirted after having surgery during training camp... Was one of five winners of the 2012 NFF National High School Scholar-Athlete Award for his academic achievement in high school and attended the 2012 NFF Awards Banquet in New York to receive his award.
DeSoto High School
All-District 11-5A selection as a senior for coach Claude Mathis at DeSoto HS.... Finished his career with 430 career tackles, 35 TFL, five sacks, 14 pass breakups, nine forced fumbles, five fumbles recovered and three interceptions... Ranked 78th in ESPNU's Texas 150... Third-team preseason Super State selection by Dave Campbell's Texas Football and also a member of their Hot 300... National Honor Society... Spanish National Honor Society... Class officer as a junior... Texas ACT Council Award winner
Full Name: Alexander Rashad Lyons... Born: February 20, 1994 at Dallas ... Parents: Sharonda Lyons and Danny Lyons.