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Irish Football Pro Day - March 19

The Notre Dame football program held its annual Pro Day for NFL hopefuls at the Loftus Sports Center.

CAREER: Granted a fifth year by Notre Dame's Faculty Board of Athletics since he did not play as a rookie in 2004 ... one of three fifth-year seniors on the roster (also Justin Brown and Maurice Crum Jr.) ... started 22 consecutive games at cornerback for the Irish and is the most experienced member of Notre Dame's secondary ... totaled 82 tackles in his career including 0.5 sack and 1.5 tackles for loss ... leads the returning Irish players with four career interceptions and has added two passes broken up, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery ... has one career touchdown after he returned an interception 27 yards at Michigan State in 2006 to cap furious rally ... ranked the 36th-best cornerback in the nation by Phil Steele for `08.

2007 (SENIOR): Started all 12 games at cornerback ... ranked 10th on the team with 34 tackles and added one interception ... started the season opener for the first time when he opened at right cornerback vs. Georgia Tech, making six tackles ... recorded three solo tackles against Purdue ... recorded first interception of the season vs. UCLA ... had three tackles (one solo/ two assist) at UCLA ... had four tackles (two solo, two assist) vs. Boston College ... made seven tackles (two solo, five assist) vs. USC ... assisted on two tackles against Navy ... recorded two tackles (one solo, one assist) vs. Air Force ... had three solo tackles in the season finale at Stanford ... logged 294:14 with 139 special teams appearances.

2006 (JUNIOR): Appeared in all 13 games for the Irish at defensive back ... started the last 10 games ... ranked ninth on the team with 40 tackles ... recorded 30 solo stops, 1.5 tackles for loss, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and 0.5 sacks ... finished second on the squad with three interceptions ... registered five tackles, four solo, against Michigan State in his first career start ... added two interceptions, including a game-winning 27-yard interception return for touchdown against the Spartans ... totaled a career-best 11 tackles, 10 solo, a forced fumble and fumble recovery against Purdue ... recorded six tackles and an interception against UCLA ... registered three tackles against both Air Force and USC ... named Master Coaches Survey Defensive Player of the Week following his effort versus Michigan State ... registered three tackles, including one for loss and half a sack against LSU in the Sugar Bowl ... logged 277:35 of playing time and made 216 special teams appearances

2005 (SOPHOMORE): Played in all 12 games, primarily on special teams, to earn a monogram ... made eight tackles (seven solos) and broke up one pass ... made one tackle in each game vs. Pittsburgh, Michigan, Michigan State and Navy ... broke up a pass vs. Washington ... had two solo tackles in the win at Purdue ... made two tackles (one solo) against USC, making a season-high 16 special teams appearances ... logged 17:02 of playing time with 75 special teams appearances.

2004 (FRESHMAN): Did not see action as a rookie reserve cornerback for the Irish.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Graduated from St. Bonaventure High School in Ventura, Calif. ... rated 85th on list of the nation's top 100 prep players ... also 140th on list of the nation's top 150 prospects (eighth among cornerbacks) ... rated 28th on the Super West 60 team ... a second-team pick as defensive back on California all-state team selected by CalHi Sports ... was a first-team selection as defensive back on Los Angeles Times all-star team ... played five positions in high school - tailback, defensive end, linebacker, safety and cornerback ... made 87 tackles, three sacks and had one interception (returned 92 yards for a TD) as a senior in 2003 ... also carried the ball 13 times for 133 yards and two TDs and had one receiving TD ... made 66 tackles, including 11 sacks, as a junior in 2002, to go with 12 rushing attempts for 245 yards and two TDs ... also was a track athlete who competed in the sprints, relays and high jump ... has been clocked at 10.5 in the 100 meters ... cousin of former St. Bonaventure School and former Florida State running back Lorenzo Booker ... full name is Terrail Lamar Lambert ... oldest of three children ... born Dec. 1, 1985, in Los Angeles, Calif. ... son of Keetran Lambert ... graduated in May 2008 from the College of Arts and Letters with a degree in film, television and theatre ... earned a 3.222 grade-point average during the `08 spring semester ... enrolled in graduate studies program.

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Terrail Lambert
Terrail  Lambert


Oxnard, CA

High School:
St. Bonaventure

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 195

Defensive Cornerback


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