|2009 (JUNIOR): Backed up Mike Aguayo at left tackle in his first season with the Miners.
PRIOR TO UTEP: Transferred to Miners from Bakersfield Junior College ... turned down scholarship offers from Arizona and Utah to come to UTEP ... rated a three star recruit by Rivals.com ... originally signed with Arizona State out of high school in 2006 as a tight end before landing at Bakersfield JC, where he blossomed into a dominant left tackle ... spent two years with Arizona State, redshirting in 2006 and playing with the scout team in 2007 ... was regarded as the no. 26 tight end in the nation by Rivals.com after graduating from East Valley High School ... was ranked the no. 10 player in the state by SuperPrep ... tabbed second team All-CIF Southern Section as a tight end in 2005, in addition to being named to the Cal-Hi Sports All State Team ... earned placement on the Los Angeles Times first team All-Star Football squad ... secured All-Citrus Belt League distinction and All-San Bernardino County as a junior and senior ... registered 54 receptions for 739 yards and 13 TDs in leading EVHS to a 10-1-1 mark his senior year ... standout in basketball, earning All-League and All-County honors in 2005.
PERSONAL: Full name is Lance Efosa Evbuomwan ... last name is pronounced "Bowman" ... nicknames are "Boogie" and "Big L" ... parents are Newworld and Cathern Evbuomwan ... has two brothers and one sister ... has two cousins who played at the collegiate level, Shaq Okabar (Idaho State) and Josh Okabar (Washington) ... born 10/24/88 (San Bernardino, Calif.) ... Multidisciplinary Studies major.