12 Luke Lancaster
12 Luke Lancaster
Height: 6-3
Weight: 185
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Gaffney, S.C.
High School: Gaffney HS
Position: QB
Major: Sport Management
gp 8
yds 1343
td 9
yds/g 167.9

2015: D2CCA NCAA Division II All-Region Second Team... Don Hansen Football Gazette All-Region 2 Third Team... Led the region in passing yards per game (287.9 ypg - 16th in NCAA II), total offensive yards per game (293.3 ypg - 25th in NCAA II) and completions per game (24.73 cpg - 6th in NCAA II)... Passed for 21 touchdowns, which were fourth in the region and 46th in the nation... Passed for 3,167 yards in 2015, which are the sixth most in a Tusculum season... 272 completions are the sixth-most ever by a Pioneer quarterback, while his 468 pass attempts are fifth in the TC record book... Passed for over 250 yards in seven of his 11 starts this season, including four outings with 350 yards or more... Threw for a career-high 477 yards and four touchdowns in TC's season-opening win at UVa-Wise (Sep. 5).... 477-yard performance was the eighth-best in Pioneer history... Two weeks later, he passed for 452 yards and six touchdowns against Lenoir-Rhyne (Sep. 19)... Named TSWA College Football Player of the Week... The 452-yard effort is ninth in school history and his six TDs are one off a TC and SAC single-game record... Passed for 268 yards and three TDs in Tusculum's 26-17 homecoming win over No. 23 Wingate (Oct. 10)... Named SAC Offensive Player of the Week for his efforts.

2014: Did not play.

High School: Graduated from Gaffney (S.C.) HS... Led Gaffney to a pair of state championships in 2012 and 2013 while earning a spot on the USA national football team... Lettered in football and baseball... Coached in football by former TC linebacker Jarvis Littlejohn... Also coached by Bub O'Donnell... Baseball coach was Jeff Osment... Earned All-Region honors on the baseball diamond.

Personal: Full name is Richard Luke Lancaster... Born May 28, 1996 in Columbia, S.C.... Son of Richard and Lisa Lancaster... Sisters - Katie Burns, Hannah Lancaster, Emmie Sue Lancaster... Uncle, Tim Childers, played football at Clemson (1980-1984)... Community Service: Adopt-a-Highway.

More About Luke: Favorite book: "Salt in his Shoes"; Favorite class at Tusculum: English 110; Favorite midnight snack: Hot Fries; Favorite musical artists: Elvis Presley, Florida Georgia Line, Dierks Bentley; Favorite song: "Somewhere on a Beach"; Luke can't go a week without: Golf; Favorite sports team: Clemson Tigers; Favorite Athlete: Luke Kuechly; Most thrilling moment in sports: Triple-OT game against Lenoir-Rhyne in 2015; Favorite Tusculum moment: Beathing Wingate at Homecoming 2015; Advice to kids: "1. God - 2. Family - 3. Sports"; Favorite color: Orange; Favorite food: Cheeseburgers; Favorite sport other than football: Golf; People he admires the most: His parents; Most famous person he has ever met: Sidney Rice; Toughest opponent Luke has ever played against: Elijah Hood; What people don't know about Luke: He can play the drums, guitar and banjo; When he was a kid, Luke tried to be like: Chipper Jones.

Recent Games
Oct 8 at Wingate L, 19-0
Oct 15 North Greenville L, 31-7
Oct 22 Limestone W, 34-13
Oct 29 at Mars Hill L, 28-27
Nov 5 at Catawba W, 38-28
Nov 12 Carson-Newman W, 31-30
Statistics category Overall Conf
Completions 103 81
Attempts 225 176
Completion % 45.8% 46.0%
Yards 1343 1040
Yards per game 167.9 208.0
Yards per attempt 6.0 5.9
Touchdowns 9 7
Interceptions 6 2
Sacks 16 13
Yards lost 133 117
Pass Efficiency 103.8 106.5
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 1 Virginia-Wise L, 13-10 9 27 33.3% 126 4.7 1 4 3 16
Sep 10 at Virginia St. L, 24-10 0 3 .0% 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Sep 17 at Lenoir-Rhyne L, 31-3 17 44 38.6% 157 3.6 0 1 6 48
Sep 24 Newberry L, 37-10 11 23 47.8% 140 6.1 0 0 3 22
Oct 1 Brevard W, 21-14 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Wingate L, 19-0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 North Greenville L, 31-7 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Limestone W, 34-13 13 19 68.4% 177 9.3 1 0 0 0
Oct 29 at Mars Hill L, 28-27 9 28 32.1% 149 5.3 3 1 1 16
Nov 5 at Catawba W, 38-28 25 45 55.6% 364 8.1 3 0 1 10
Nov 12 Carson-Newman W, 31-30 19 36 52.8% 230 6.4 1 0 2 21
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 1 Virginia-Wise L, 13-10 6 -16 -2.7 7 0 2 0
Sep 10 at Virginia St. L, 24-10 - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Lenoir-Rhyne L, 31-3 7 -43 -6.1 5 0 - -
Sep 24 Newberry L, 37-10 4 -23 -5.8 0 0 1 0
Oct 1 Brevard W, 21-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Wingate L, 19-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 15 North Greenville L, 31-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Limestone W, 34-13 - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at Mars Hill L, 28-27 1 -16 -16.0 0 0 - -
Nov 5 at Catawba W, 38-28 2 -16 -8.0 0 0 1 0
Nov 12 Carson-Newman W, 31-30 2 -21 -10.5 0 0 - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 1 Virginia-Wise L, 13-10 - - - - - 2 0
Sep 10 at Virginia St. L, 24-10 - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Lenoir-Rhyne L, 31-3 - - - - - - -
Sep 24 Newberry L, 37-10 - - - - - 1 0
Oct 1 Brevard W, 21-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Wingate L, 19-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 15 North Greenville L, 31-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Limestone W, 34-13 - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at Mars Hill L, 28-27 - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Catawba W, 38-28 - - - - - 1 0
Nov 12 Carson-Newman W, 31-30 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 1 Virginia-Wise L, 13-10 - - - - - 0
Sep 10 at Virginia St. L, 24-10 - - - - - 0
Sep 17 at Lenoir-Rhyne L, 31-3 - - - - - 0
Sep 24 Newberry L, 37-10 - - - - - 0
Oct 1 Brevard W, 21-14 - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Wingate L, 19-0 - - - - - -
Oct 15 North Greenville L, 31-7 - - - - - -
Oct 22 Limestone W, 34-13 - - - - - 0
Oct 29 at Mars Hill L, 28-27 - - - 0 0 0
Nov 5 at Catawba W, 38-28 - - - - - 0
Nov 12 Carson-Newman W, 31-30 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 1 Virginia-Wise L, 13-10 - - - - - - - -
Sep 10 at Virginia St. L, 24-10 - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Lenoir-Rhyne L, 31-3 - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 Newberry L, 37-10 - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 Brevard W, 21-14 - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Wingate L, 19-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 North Greenville L, 31-7 - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Limestone W, 34-13 1 33 33.0 33 1 0 0 0
Oct 29 at Mars Hill L, 28-27 - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Catawba W, 38-28 1 37 37.0 37 1 0 0 0
Nov 12 Carson-Newman W, 31-30 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 1 Virginia-Wise L, 13-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 10 at Virginia St. L, 24-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Lenoir-Rhyne L, 31-3 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 Newberry L, 37-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 Brevard W, 21-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Wingate L, 19-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 North Greenville L, 31-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Limestone W, 34-13 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at Mars Hill L, 28-27 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Catawba W, 38-28 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Carson-Newman W, 31-30 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 1 Virginia-Wise L, 13-10 1 -16 - - - -16
Sep 10 at Virginia St. L, 24-10 1 - - - - 0
Sep 17 at Lenoir-Rhyne L, 31-3 1 -43 - - - -43
Sep 24 Newberry L, 37-10 1 -23 - - - -23
Oct 1 Brevard W, 21-14 - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Wingate L, 19-0 - - - - - -
Oct 15 North Greenville L, 31-7 - - - - - -
Oct 22 Limestone W, 34-13 1 - - - - 0
Oct 29 at Mars Hill L, 28-27 1 -16 - - - -16
Nov 5 at Catawba W, 38-28 1 -16 - - - -16
Nov 12 Carson-Newman W, 31-30 1 -21 - - - -21
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 1 Virginia-Wise L, 13-10 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 10 at Virginia St. L, 24-10 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 17 at Lenoir-Rhyne L, 31-3 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 24 Newberry L, 37-10 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 1 Brevard W, 21-14 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Wingate L, 19-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 North Greenville L, 31-7 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Limestone W, 34-13 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 29 at Mars Hill L, 28-27 0 0 - - - - - 0 - - 0 0
Nov 5 at Catawba W, 38-28 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 12 Carson-Newman W, 31-30 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 1 Virginia-Wise L, 13-10 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 10 at Virginia St. L, 24-10 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 at Lenoir-Rhyne L, 31-3 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 24 Newberry L, 37-10 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 Brevard W, 21-14 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 8 at Wingate L, 19-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 15 North Greenville L, 31-7 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Limestone W, 34-13 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 29 at Mars Hill L, 28-27 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Catawba W, 38-28 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Carson-Newman W, 31-30 - - 0.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2015-16 11 272 468 58.1% 3167 287.9 6.8 21 13 82 124.2
2016-17 8 103 225 45.8% 1343 167.9 6.0 9 6 54 103.8
Total 19 375 693 54.1% 4510 237.4 6.5 30 19 82 117.6
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2015-16 11 43 59 5.4 1.4 0 11 3 2
2016-17 8 22 -135 -16.9 -6.1 0 7 4 0
Total 19 65 -76 -4.0 -1.2 0 11 7 2
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2015-16 11 - - - - - - -
2016-17 8 - - - - - - -
Total 19 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2015-16 11 - - - - 0 0 - 0
2016-17 8 - - - - 0 0 - 0
Total 19 - - - - 0 0 - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2015-16 11 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 8 2 70 35.0 37 2 0 0 0
Total 19 2 70 35.0 37 2 0 0 0
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2015-16 - - - - - - - - - -
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2015-16 11 59 - - - 59 5.4
2016-17 8 -135 - - - -135 -16.9
Total 19 -76 - - - -76 -4.0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2015-16 0 0.0 0 - - - - - 0 - 0 0
2016-17 0 0.0 0 - - - - - 0 - 0 0
Total 0 0.0 0 - - - - - 0 - 0 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2015-16 11 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 8 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Total 19 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 8 103 225 45.8% 1343 167.9 6.0 9 6 54 103.8
Conference 5 81 176 46.0% 1040 208.0 5.9 7 2 50 106.5
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 4 52 105 49.5% 673 168.3 6.4 3 4 54 105.2
Away 4 51 120 42.5% 670 167.5 5.6 6 2 44 102.6
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 3 57 100 57.0% 771 257.0 7.7 5 0 41 138.3
Losses 5 46 125 36.8% 572 114.4 4.6 4 6 54 76.2
-
September 4 37 97 38.1% 423 105.8 4.4 1 5 54 67.9
October 2 22 47 46.8% 326 163.0 6.9 4 1 44 128.9
November 2 44 81 54.3% 594 297.0 7.3 4 0 41 132.2
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 8 22 -135 -16.9 -6.1 0 7 4 0
Conference 5 16 -119 -23.8 -7.4 0 5 2 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 12 -60 -15.0 -5.0 0 7 3 0
Away 4 10 -75 -18.8 -7.5 0 5 1 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 3 4 -37 -12.3 -9.3 0 0 1 0
Losses 5 18 -98 -19.6 -5.4 0 7 3 0
-
September 4 17 -82 -20.5 -4.8 0 7 3 0
October 2 1 -16 -8.0 -16.0 0 0 - -
November 2 4 -37 -18.5 -9.3 0 0 1 0
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 8 - - - - - - -
Conference 5 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 - - - - - - -
Away 4 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 3 - - - - - - -
Losses 5 - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - -
October 2 - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 8 - - - - 0 0 - 0
Conference 5 - - - - 0 0 - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 4 - - - - - - - 0
Away 4 - - - - 0 0 - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 3 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 5 - - - - 0 0 - 0
-
September 4 - - - - - - - 0
October 2 - - - - 0 0 - 0
November 2 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 8 2 70 35.0 37 2 0 0 0
Conference 5 1 37 37.0 37 1 0 0 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 1 33 33.0 33 1 0 0 0
Away 4 1 37 37.0 37 1 0 0 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 3 2 70 35.0 37 2 0 0 0
Losses 5 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 2 1 33 33.0 33 1 0 0 0
November 2 1 37 37.0 37 1 0 0 0
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 8 -135 - - - -135 -16.9
Conference 5 -119 - - - -119 -23.8
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 4 -60 - - - -60 -15.0
Away 4 -75 - - - -75 -18.8
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 3 -37 - - - -37 -12.3
Losses 5 -98 - - - -98 -19.6
-
September 4 -82 - - - -82 -20.5
October 2 -16 - - - -16 -8.0
November 2 -37 - - - -37 -18.5
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 0 0.0 0 - - - - - 0 - 0 0
Conference 0 0.0 0 - - - - - 0 - 0 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
Away 0 0.0 0 - - - - - 0 - 0 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
Losses 0 0.0 0 - - - - - 0 - 0 0
-
September 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
October 0 0.0 0 - - - - - 0 - 0 0
November 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 8 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Conference 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Away 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 3 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
Losses 5 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
September 4 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
October 2 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - 0.0 .0 - - 0 - - - - - - - -