MSU, SIU enter weekend looking to bounce back following MVFC-opening setbacks
Indiana State's 28 unanswered points are the difference, as MSU drops to 1-3 on the year
Bears fall to 1-2 on the year after big-play ASU offense builds large lead
Four MSU quarterbacks combine for six touchdown strikes Saturday at Plaster Stadium
Bears 2015 Football Preview: Quarterbacks
2015: Was the Bears’ starting quarterback the last 9 games of his junior season … Ranked eighth in the Valley and 80th nationally in completion percentage (.531) and was the sixth-best in the league and 93rd nationally in completions per game (9.36) … Threw for season-high 197 yards against Indiana State (10/3/15) at Plaster Stadium with 26 completions in 43 attempts – also season highs … Also threw his first TD pass of the year in the Indiana State game and posted a tackle … Tossed his second TD pass in as many games with a scoring strike at Southern Illinois (10/10/15) … Passed for 162 yards on 16-of-32 attempts at Arkansas State (9/19/15) … Also posted a TD pass at Youngstown State (11/7/15) … Long rush of the season was a 7-yard carry in the Indiana State game, part of his 18-yard rushing day against the Sycamores ... Was 12-for-20 for 120 yards in Maroon and White Spring Game (4/11/15).
2014: Saw action in the first 4 games of the season as the team's No. 2 signal caller, including his first career completion at Oklahoma State (9/6/14) ... Had a pair of carries in the home win over North Dakota (9/13/14) ... Combined for 267 passing yards in three spring scrimmages as the No. 2 signal caller ... Was 9-for-14 for 172 yards in the club's second scrimmage (4/12/14) with a 94-yard TD pass ... Earned MSU Athletic Director's Honor Roll laurels for spring 2015 semester.
2013: As a redshirt freshman, Lambert saw his first game action as a Bear in home win over Indiana State (11/2/13) in which he was in on the final offensive series, but did not officially attempt a pass ... Earned MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week for game at Murray State (9/14/13) ... Was 4-for-6 for 52 yards in spring 2013 Maroon and White Game (4/20/13) ... For the spring series, he completed 8-of-19 passes for 80 yards.
2012: Redshirted his first year at Missouri State ... Earned MSU Offensive Scout Team Player of the Week laurels for the season opener at Kansas State (9/1/12).
High School: Helped the James Martin High Warriors in Arlington, Texas, to the Texas Division I Class 5A quarterfinals and a 12-2 record as a senior ... Lost to eventual state champion Carroll in the 2011 quarterfinals ... Earned all-district first-team honors in 2011 for Coach Bob Wager's squad and was invited to the TCU Elite 11 QB Camp ... Was 16-for-21 for 299 yards and a pair of TDs in the 2011 season opener vs. Plano West ... Threw for 3 TDs against Flower Mound in week 3 ... Engineered an offense that produced 40.4 points per game his senior year ... Finished 2011 season 99-for-200 passing for 1,469 yards and 15 TDs and also rushed for 232 yards and 4 scores ... Was also the team's primary punter as a junior and senior ... Was named MVP of the Red Bull Game Breakers National Championship 7-on-7 Tournament in the summer of 2011 ... Backed up Michigan-bound Russell Bellomy as a sophomore and junior ... Made the playoffs and finished 10-3 and 9-4, respectively, his junior and sophomore seasons.
Personal: Brodie William Lambert was born 11/23/93 in Arlington, Texas ... Son of Gregg and Kendra Lambert of Arlington ... Father played football at Texas Tech ... Has a brother, Jordan, and a sister Mallory ... Majoring in General Business.