2012 (SOPHOMORE):Played all 14 games and started one in Stanford's cornerback rotation...made a career-high six tackles, including four solo stops, in first career start vs. Arizona...had career-best five solo tackles vs. San Jose State...played a role in defensive effort holding USC's Matt Barkley without a touchdown, with three solo tackles against the No. 2 Trojans...made an opportune first career interception in the red zone at Cal for a fourth-quarter stop that kept the Bears out of the end zone in the Big Game.
2011 (FRESHMAN): Played in the first two games of the season against San Jose State and Duke...missed the remainder of the season with a broken foot suffered against San Jose State...had three total tackles in his two appearances, including two against San Jose State.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Graduated from Dillard High School in Fort Lauderdale, Fla....played for head coach Manny Martin...four-star recruit by both Rivals and Scout.com...PrepStar All-American and included on PrepStar's Top 150 Dream Team (81st)...listed as the sixth best safety prospect and 107th overall by Rivals.com...also listed as the 21st-best prospect in the state of Florida by Rivals...checks in at No. 8 on Scout.com's list of top safeties...ranked as the 10th-best prospect in the nation by Sporting News magazine...ranked 16th among high school prospects by Tom Lemming...three-year varsity letterwinner...had 45 tackles, two sacks among his nine tackles for loss and two forced fumbles during his senior year which was cut short due to injury...totaled 87 tackles and two interceptions as a junior...led the varsity in tackles as a sophomore with 95 stops, including 75 solo efforts...U.S. Army All American and was awarded the Felix "Doc" Blanchard Award forhonorees that epitomize the Army's high standard of excellence in community service, education and athletic distinction...named to Sun-Sentinel's and Miami Herald's Class 5A All-Broward County Defensive Team...2010 Old Spice Red Zone Player of the Year...was selected defensive MVP at the 2010 Army National Combine in San Antonio, Texas...2011 Team USA National Football Team and Sporting News National All-Defense selection...ranked first on Florida High School football Super 75 list...finalist for the Franklin D. Watkins Award which recognizes an exceptionally talented African-American male athlete for outstanding academic and community achievements...graduated valedictorian...completed 43 college credits at Broward College...won the National Football Foundation Brian Piccolo Award...also earned the Scholar-Athlete Milk Mustaches of the Year (SAMMY) Got Milk? Award...received 2010 Top 10% Award...carried the highest grade-point average among males as a sophomore, junior and senior...National Honor Society member...served as class president as a sophomore, junior and senior...three-time recipient of the Student Government Associate Community Service Award...2010 National Achievement Award recipient...2010 Congressional National Scholar...2010 Silver Knight Service Award nominee...nominated for the Wendy's High School Heisman...finalist for the Brian Piccolo Scholar-Athlete Award...also lettered in track and wrestling...parents are Wayne Lyons and Gwendolyn Bush...has one sister, Danielle...father played football for Alabama A&M from 1977-81...uncle Bruce Bush played football at Arizona from 1982-83 and in the Canadian Football League from 1984-85...cousin Frank Sanders played at Auburn from 1991-94 and in the NFL with the Arizona Cardinals and Baltimore Ravens from 1995-2003...born in Fort Lauderdale, Fla....full name is Wayne Lyons II.
Career Highs Tackles: 2 vs. San Jose State Tackles for Loss: None Sacks: None Interceptions: None