Lincoln Pare is a student athlete at Texas State University living his dream of playing Division 1 College Football. Lincoln is driven by his Faith and the support of his Family and Team. As a major in Advertising and minor in Business Administration, he is committed to working within the communities he represents. Whether on the football field, in the classroom or community, he prides himself on an excellence always approach.
Transferred to Texas State from Arkansas State, where he led the Red Wolves in rushing in 2021 and was second on the team in rushing as a true freshman in 2020. He was the 2021 Student Athlete of the year and joined the Bobcats in the late spring of 2022. Pare had stand out games against ULM, Arkansas State, Troy, and saved his best game for last against conference opponent Louisiana Lafayette Ragin Cajuns where he rushed for 221 Yards on 28 carries and a TD, a personal best, averaging 7.9 yards a carry. Pare is excited for the 2023 season and looks forward to helping lead the Bobcats to their first ever Bowl Birth.
Appeared in all 12 games with five starts for Arkansas State at running back … Led the team in rushing and was 17th in the Sun Belt with 455 rushing yards on 107 carries … Also led the team with one rushing touchdown … Collected all but 43 rushing yards in the final nine games of the season … Finished fifth on the team with 283 receiving yards and two touchdowns … Career-high 75 rushing yards against Texas State … Season-high 118 receiving yards at Georgia State on six catches … Also posted a career-long catch of 83 yards for a touchdown against the Panthers … Posted 67 kick return yards on four attempts, including a long return of 19 yards against Georgia Southern … Arkansas State Athletic Director’s Honor Roll member.
Saw action in nine games, including one as a starter, before suffering a season-ending injury ... Finished his true freshman season with 72 rushing attempts for 450 yards and a touchdown, while also catching 12 passes for 85 yards and another two touchdowns ... Ranked 12th in the Sun Belt Conference in rushing yards per game (50.0 avg.) and fourth among all freshmen ... Was second on the team in rushing yards … Averaged 6.2 yards per rush, which was third-best in the Sun Belt ... His 6.2 yards per rush was also the 21st highest in the nation among players with at least 70 rushing attempts ... 450 rushing yards were the 20th most in the nation among freshmen ... Recorded a career-high 121 yards against Louisiana and narrowly missed the 100-yard mark against Troy with 90 to his credit ... Also ran for 65 yards on just four carries in A-State’s 35-31 victory over Kansas State ... Posted a career-long rush of 58 yards against the Wildcats ... Caught at least one pass in seven contests, including a career-high four against Troy ... Posted a season-best 30 receiving yards against Georgia State ... Arkansas State Athletics Director’s Honor Roll member.
2019 Tennessee 6A Mr. Football who owns the Houston High School record for career and single-season rushing yards ... Rushed for 2,804 yards on 350 carries as a senior, averaging an astounding 8.0 yards per carry ... Recorded 38 total touchdowns and surpassed over 100 yards rushing in all 14 games played ... Totaled 3,303 all-purpose yards in 2019.