LaAdrian Waddle
T #66
Texas Tech
College Station, TX

Quick Stats (2013):

Career Stats
TOTAL 12 8
2013 DET 12 8
Recent Games
1 MIN W 34-24
2 @ARI L 21-25
3 @WAS W 27-20
4 CHI W 40-32
5 @GB L 9-22
6 @CLE W 31-17
7 CIN L 24-27
8 DAL W 31-30
10 @CHI W 21-19
11 @PIT L 27-37
12 TB L 21-24
13 GB W 40-10
14 @PHI L 20-34
15 BAL L 16-18
16 NYG L 20-23
17 @MIN L 13-14

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  • Signed by the Detroit Lions as an undrafted rookie free agent on May 2, 2013

COLLEGE:Named All-Big 12 by Phil Steele, Dallas Morning News, Waco Tribune-Herald and ESPN as a senior. Ended his career at Texas Tech with 38 consecutive starts and 40 overall career starts on the offensive line.

2012:Started all 13 games at left tackle for the Red Raiders as a senior. Part of an offensive line that helped pave the way for Red Raider running backs that rushed for 1,673 yards during the regular season (12 games), the most by Texas Tech since 1998 (2,219).

2011:Started all 12 games at left tackle.

2009:Named All-Big 12 honorable mention by the league’s coaches and second team All-Big 12 Academic after starting all 13 games at left tackle. Made only tackle of the season at Iowa State.

2009:Saw action in two games (two starts) as a freshman. Made his first start of his career against Texas A&M.


  • Rated as the No. 74 offensive guard nationally by after career at Columbus (Texas) High School under head coach Brent Mascheck.
  • Majored in business administration.
  • Son of Gregory Waddle and Christine Coleman.

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

  • Caldwell on being a leader in the community

    (2:02) Posted Apr 17, 2014

    Head coach Jim Caldwell talks to the media following his keynote speech for an event hosted by the United Auto Workers and Ford Motor Company.

  • Inside the Detroit Lions draft room

    (4:13) By - Posted Apr 17, 2014

    Charles Davis and Daniel Jeremiah take an in-depth look at the Detroit Lions most significant draft needs and project potential first and second round selections.

  • Town Hall Meeting

    (2:35) Posted Apr 15, 2014

    New head coach Jim Caldwell got the chance to catch up with season ticket members during the exclusive Town Hall Meeting at Ford Field.

  • Caldwell on Suh's absence

    (10:20) Posted Apr 10, 2014

    Head coach Jim Caldwell on Ndamukong Suh's absence, Matthew Stafford's mental toughness and implementing a new system.

  • Ihedigbo on playing in Detroit

    (6:58) Posted Apr 10, 2014

    S James Ihedigbo on earning a Super Bowl ring, playing in Detroit and leadership.


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