Shaquille
Murray-Lawrence
#35 Running Back
Shaquille
Murray-Lawrence
#35 Running Back
Height 5'8
Weight 202 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1993-10-30 (23)
Born Scarborough, ON
School UNLV
INT / NAT NAT
Rushes 17
Yards 51
Touchdowns 1
Average 3.00

Born: October 30, 1993 – Scarborough, ON
2017:   Years as a Lion: 3rd  Years in CFL: 3rd  Status: National
Career Games: 34   Playoffs: 1   Grey Cup: 0

 

Acquired:
Shaquille was the Lions’ third-round selection (23rd overall) in the 2015 CFL Draft.

 

Highlights:Lions' quarterback Travis Lulay hands off to Shaquille Murray-Lawrence during fourth quarter CFL action in Hamilton on Friday, July 1st, 2016. (CFL PHOTO - Dave Chidley)
2016: Shaq appeared in 16 games recording 17 carries for 51 yards along with his second touchdown as a pro. He also added another 11 yards on a pair of receptions. Seeing the majority of his game action on special teams, Shaq tallied 14 kickoff returns for 269 yards including a 34-yard effort in Saskatchewan on July 16 which marked a season-high.

 

2015: A productive debut for the rookie running back as Shaq led the Lions with 947 kickoff return yards. Seeing limited duties on offence, he added 29 rushing yards on 20 carries as well as 38 receiving yards on nine receptions. His first touchdown as a pro came on a one-yard plunge at Edmonton on Sep 26/15.

 

UNLV Minnesota FootballCollege:
2013-2014: Shaquille wrapped up a brief but productive 21-game, two-year run at UNLV where he tallied 970 yards on 164 rushing attempts with 11 touchdowns. The speedy back needed just three rushing attempts in his first game in 2013 to hit 100+ yards, the fastest to do so in school history. He also added another 222 yards on 27 receptions. Prior to his time with the Rebels, Shaquille played the 2012 season at Tyler JC in Texas, rushing for 211 yards and three touchdowns on 21 carries for the Apaches. He spent the 2011 season playing for Lon Morris JC in Jacksonville, Texas, rushing for 950 yards and nine touchdowns on 94 carries.

 

Personal:
Shaquille attended UNLV in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he studied Inter-Disciplinary Studies. In his spare time, Shaquille likes to spend time with friends and family. Growing up, he ran track and played hockey. Before pursuing his post-secondary education at UNLV, he attended Sir Wilfrid Laurier in Scarborough, Ontario. His most memorable moment was earning his Division I scholarship to UNLV.

Seasons

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2015
BC 18 20 29 1 1.5 7
2016
BC 16 17 51 1 3.0 15
Total
34 37 80 2 2.2 15

Receiving

YEAR TEAM GP REC YDS TD AVG LG
2015
BC 18 9 38 0 4.2 9
2016
BC 16 2 11 0 5.5 6
Total
34 11 49 0 4.5 9

Kickoff Returns

YEAR TEAM GP KOR YDS AVG LG TD
2015
BC 18 42 947 22.5 66 0
2016
BC 16 14 269 19.2 34 0
Total
34 56 1216 21.7 66 0

Game Log

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
06-11
-2 SSK 1 -3 0 -3.0 -3
06-17
-1 CGY 1 2 0 2.0 2
06-25
1 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-01
2 HAM 13 39 1 3.0 15
07-07
3 TOR 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-16
4 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-29
6 CGY 1 0 0 0.0 0
08-04
7 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-13
8 HAM 1 1 0 1.0 1
08-19
9 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-25
10 OTT 1 4 0 4.0 4
08-31
11 TOR 1 7 0 7.0 7
09-09
12 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-23
14 EDM 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-01
15 OTT 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-08
16 WPG 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-22
18 EDM 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-29
19 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
19 50 1 2.0 26

Receiving

DATE WEEK OPP REC YDS TD AVG LG
06-11
-2 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
06-17
-1 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
06-25
1 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-01
2 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-07
3 TOR 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-16
4 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-29
6 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-04
7 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-13
8 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-19
9 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-25
10 OTT 1 5 0 5.0 5
08-31
11 TOR 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-09
12 MTL 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-23
14 EDM 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-01
15 OTT 1 6 0 6.0 6
10-08
16 WPG 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-22
18 EDM 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-29
19 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
2 11 0 5.5 11

Kickoff Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
06-11
-2 SSK 0 0 0 0 0
06-17
-1 CGY 1 21 21 21 0
06-25
1 CGY 2 37 18.5 20 0
07-01
2 HAM 0 0 0 0 0
07-07
3 TOR 0 0 0 0 0
07-16
4 SSK 1 34 34 34 0
07-29
6 CGY 1 23 23 23 0
08-04
7 MTL 2 36 18 24 0
08-13
8 HAM 0 0 0 0 0
08-19
9 CGY 1 8 8 8 0
08-25
10 OTT 1 16 16 16 0
08-31
11 TOR 1 23 23 23 0
09-09
12 MTL 3 64 21.3 23 0
09-23
14 EDM 0 0 0 0 0
10-01
15 OTT 1 20 20 20 0
10-08
16 WPG 0 0 0 0 0
10-22
18 EDM 1 8 8 8 0
10-29
19 SSK 0 0 0 0 0
Total
15 290 0.0 34 210.8