Made the transition to center from guard during 2011 spring drills, and was flawless in his snaps in his first season.
Earned honorable mention All-Big 12 honors in his
first season at center, after two seasons at offensive guard … cornerstone
of the Aggies' offensive front that allowed just nine sacks in 13 games and
set school records for total, passing and scoring offense … offense front
paved the way for an offense that averaged 490.2 yards of total offense,
291.1 passing yards and 39.1 points per game … helped the Aggies rush for
199.2 yard per game, which ranked No. 24 nationally … Aggies were one
of the few team nationally to rank in the top 25 in all four major offense
Earned honorable mention All-Big 12 honors
from the league's head coaches after starting all 13 games for the Aggies
… cornerstone of an offensive front that paved the way for a prolific Aggie
offense that ranked No. 22 nationally (No. 5 in the Big 12) and gained 447.6
yards per game.
An honorable mention All-Big 12 selection by the
league's head coaches ... also named to the freshman All-America secondteam
by collegefootballnews.com and the ESPN.com Big 12 All-Freshman
team ... true freshman saw action in 12 games, starting the last nine ...
last eight starts came at right guard ... part of a revamped offensive front
that helped the team to an average of 184.2 rushing yards per game and a
total output of just over 465 yards per contest ... earned first career start
against Oklahoma State (10/10) ... got the nod at right guard at Kansas State
(10/17) and started there for the remainder of the season.
First Team All-State OL (5A-Louisiana Sports Writers
Association) ... rated the No. 4 center in the country by Rivals.com ... rated
the No. 2 strongest offensive lineman in the class of 2009 by Rivals.com ...
named a Louisiana Top 40 recruit by SuperPrep.
Patrick Lewis Jr. is the son of Patrick Sr. and Deirdre Lewis ...
chose the Aggies over Southern Miss, Tulsa and Connecticut ... born January
30, 1991 ... university studies major with emphasis in agriculture and