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LSU INTRO This is LSU TIGERS COACHES review History LSU

Quick Facts Contents 2 4 6 10 12

Contents/Quick Facts Rosters/Pronunciation Guide 2009 Season Preview Opponents Series Records vs. 2009 Opponents

This is LSU 14 16 18 20 22 24 28 29 30 31 32 36 38 40 41 42 44 45 46 48 50 52 54 55 56 58 60 65 66 68 70

Les Miles Football Championship Football National Honors and Awards Academic Success Academic Center for Student-Athletes Campus Life Giving Back Career Development Baton Rouge Louisiana Tiger Stadium Gameday in Tiger Town National Spotlight Media - Worldwide On the Cover - LSU Football Football Operations Center Jeff Boss Locker Room Lawton Room/Video Center Strength and Conditioning Martin J. Broussard Center for Athletic Training Bowl Games Great Moments Tigers in the NFL Draft Pro Day at LSU Tigers in the NFL/Super Bowl All-Americans LSU Football Traditions White House Trip Mike the Tiger LSU Greats Prominent LSU Alumni

Players 72 95

Player Profiles Signee Profiles

Coaches 98 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114

Head Coach Les Miles John Chavis Ron Cooper Gary Crowton Brick Haley D.J. McCarthy Larry Porter Joe Robinson Greg Studrawa Don Yanowsky Dr. Sam Nader/Sharon Mangum Football Support Staff

University Review 116 119 120 122 123 124 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141

2008 Season Review 2008 Season Review/Honors 2008 Final Statistics 2008 Final Defensive Statistics 2008 Final Defensive Game-by-Game Stats 2008 Final Offensive Game-by-Game Stats 2008 Special Teams/Offensive Line Stats 2008 Starting Lineups/Career Starts 2008 Superlatives Appalachian State Recap North Texas Recap Auburn Recap Mississippi State Recap Florida Recap South Carolina Recap Georgia Recap Tulane Recap Alabama Recap Troy Recap Ole Miss Recap Arkansas Recap Chick-Fil-A Bowl (Georgia Tech) Recap

History 142 149 150 151 152 162 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 176 178 179 184 187 188 192

Record Book LSU Team Records Yearly Records/Milestones LSU vs. All Opponents Year-by-Year Results/Milestones All-Americans National Scholar-Athletes/Academic All-Americans Academic All-SEC First-Team All-SEC Second-Team All-SEC National Awards/SEC Awards LSU Athletics Hall of Fame/Louisiana Sports HOF Tigers in the NFL Tigers in the NFL Draft All-Time Head Coaching Records Lettermen Tiger Stadium Tiger Stadium Records National Award Winners LSU Bowl History

LSU 193 194 195 196 198 200 202 203 204 205 206 207 208

Dr. John V. Lombardi/Board of Supervisors Chancellor Dr. Michael V. Martin Director of Athletics Joe Alleva Athletics Administration LSU Sports Properties LSU Athletics - A Championship Tradition LSU Sports Information Staff Media Guidelines LSU Sports Radio Network LSU Sports Television Network 1958 National Champions 2003 National Champions 2007 National Champions

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Future Schedules 2010 Schedule Sept. 4 TBA Sept. 11 at Vanderbilt Sept. 18 Mississippi St. Sept. 25 West Virginia Oct. 2 Tennessee Oct. 9 at Florida Oct. 17 TBA Oct. 23 at Auburn Nov. 6 Alabama Nov. 13 Southern Miss Nov. 20 Ole Miss Nov. 27 at Arkansas

2011 Schedule Sept. 3 TBA Sept. 10 Houston Sept. 17 at Mississippi St. Sept. 24 at West Virginia Oct. 1 Kentucky Oct. 8 Florida Oct. 15 at Tennessee Oct. 22 Auburn Oct. 29 at Tulane Nov. 5 at Alabama Nov. 19 at Ole Miss Nov. 26 Arkansas


Quick Facts 2009 Schedule

Football Facts

Date

Opponent

Site

Series Record

Sept. 5 Sept. 12 Sept. 19 Sept. 26 Oct. 3 Oct. 10 Oct. 24 Oct. 31 Nov. 7 Nov. 14 Nov. 21 Nov. 28 Dec. 5

at Washington (ESPN) Vanderbilt * UL-Lafayette at Mississippi State * at Georgia * Florida * (Gold Game) Auburn * Tulane at Alabama * Louisiana Tech (HC) at Ole Miss * Arkansas * SEC Championship Game

Seattle, Wash. Baton Rouge, La. Baton Rouge, La. Starkville, Miss. Athens, Ga. Baton Rouge, La. Baton Rouge, La. Baton Rouge, La. Tuscaloosa, Ala. Baton Rouge, La. Oxford, Miss. Baton Rouge, La. Atlanta, Ga.

LSU leads 1-0 LSU leads 20-7-1 LSU leads 21-0 LSU leads 66-33-3 LSU leads 14-12-1 UF leads 29-23-3 LSU leads 23-19-1 LSU leads 68-22-7 UA leads 44-23-5 LSU leads 17-1-0 LSU leads 55-38-4 LSU leads 33-19-2 LSU, 3-1

2008 LSU Football Results Overall Record: 8-5 • SEC Record: 3-5 Date

Opponent

Result

Attendance

Aug. 30 Sept. 13 Sept. 20 Sept. 27 Oct. 11 Oct 18 Oct. 25 Nov. 1 Nov. 8 Nov. 15 Nov. 22 Nov. 28

Appalachian State (ESPN Classic) North Texas (TigerVision) at #9/10 Auburn * (ESPN)  Mississippi State * (ESPN2)  at #11/12 Florida * (CBS) at South Carolina * (ESPN)  #9 Georgia * (CBS)  Tulane (TigerVision)  #1 Alabama * (CBS)  Troy (HC) * # (TigerVision)  Ole Miss (CBS)  at Arkansas * (Little Rock) (CBS)

W, 41-13 W, 41-3 W, 26-21 W, 34-24 L, 51-21 W, 24-17 L, 52-38 W, 35-10 L, 27-21 (OT) W, 40-31 L, 31-13 L, 31-30

91,922 91,602 87,451 92,710 90,684 82,477 92,982 92,136 93,039 % 92,130 92,649 55,325

Dec. 31

#14 Georgia Tech

W, 38-3

71,423

Chick-fil-A Bowl • Atlanta • Georgia Dome

Coaching Staff Name

Position Alma Mater Year at LSU

Les Miles John Chavis Gary Crowton Ron Cooper Brick Haley D.J. McCarthy Larry Porter Joe Robinson Greg Studrawa Don Yanowsky Charles Baglio Sam Nader Sharon Mangum

Head Coach Defensive Coordinator Offensive Coordinator Defensive Backs Defensive Line Wide Receivers Assistant Head Coach/Running Backs Special Teams/Defensive Line Offensive Line TE/Recruiting Coordinator Coordinator High School Relations Asst. AD/Football Operations Asst. AD/Recruiting Operations

Strength and Conditioning Coord. Assistant Coordinator

Athletic Training Staff Jack Marucci Andy Barker Shelly Mullenix

Director Sr. Associate Trainer Sr. Associate Trainer

Michigan, ‘76 Tennessee, ‘79 BYU, ‘83 Jacksonville State, ’83 Alabama A&M, ’89 Washington, ‘94 Memphis, ‘96 LSU, ’85 Bowling Green, ‘87 Toledo, ‘82 SE Louisiana, ‘67 Auburn, ‘67 LSU, ’91

Videography Director Asst. Videography Director

President: Chancellor: Faculty Representative:

Athletics Department

Athletics Director: Sr. Associate AD/Operations: Sr. Associate AD/Business: Sr. Associate AD/SWA: Sr. Associate AD/External Relations: Sr. Associate AD/Compliance: Associate AD/Operations: Associate AD/Student Services: Assistant AD/Facility Services: Assistant AD/Ticket Manager:

Sports Information

Associate AD/Sports Information Director: Sr. Associate SID: Sr. Associate SID: Associate SID: Associate SID: Associate SID: Publications Director: Graphic Design Coordinator: Graphic Design Coordinator: Photography Coordinator: Administrative Secretary:

Radio

Director of Broadcasting

Interactive

Interactive Manager

Dr. John V. Lombardi Dr. Michael V. Martin Dydia DeLyser

Pomona, ‘63 Mankato, ‘69 UCLA, ‘92

Joe Alleva Verge Ausberry Mark Ewing Judy Southard Herb Vincent Bo Bahnsen Eddie Nunez Miriam Segar Ronnie Haliburton Brian Broussard

Lehigh, ‘75 LSU ‘90 LSU, ‘78 Coker, ‘70 LSU, ‘83 LSU, ‘82 Florida, ‘98 LSU, ‘94 LSU, ‘90 LSU ‘93

Michael Bonnette Kent Lowe Bill Franques Matt Dunaway Bill Martin Will Stafford Jason Feirman Krystal Bennett Courtney Wilburn Steve Franz Pat Fredericks

LSU, ‘93 LSU-Shreveport, ‘79 LSU, ‘85 UCF, ‘05 LSU, ‘07 LSU, ‘06 LSU, ‘00 LSU, ‘06 LSU, ‘08 LSU, ‘93

Kevin Wagner John Schiebe David Landry

LSU, ‘80 Oklahoma State, ‘85 LSU, ‘90

Jim Hawthorne

Northwestern State,’67

Todd Politz

LSU, ‘99

TIGERS COACHES

History LSU

Football Websites

LSUsports.net West Virginia, ‘86 Clemson, ‘88 Florida State, ‘91

Greg Stringfellow Equipment Manager LSU, ‘97 Ferrell Shillings Asst. Equipment Manager George Branigan Asst. Equipment Manager LSU, ‘05 Daniel Waguespack Asst. Equipment Manager LSU, ‘06

Doug Aucoin Brad Mendow

This is LSU

Tennessee Tech, ‘86 10th Northwestern State, ‘97 2nd

Equipment Staff

Video Staff

5th 1st 3rd 1st 1st 3rd 5th 2nd 3rd 1st 8th 35th 8th

INTRO

review

University Administration

Director of Television Manager of Television: Television Producer:

LSU Football Staff

Tommy Moffitt Derrick LeBlanc

Les Miles 70-32 (8 years) 42-11 (4 years) 8-5 3-5 (Third-SEC West) Not Ranked AP, Not Ranked ESPN/USA Today

Television

# - Rescheduled due to Hurricane Gustav, originally scheduled for Sept. 6 % - Denotes Tiger Stadium Record Game Attendance

Strength and Conditioning Staff

Head Coach: Career Record: Record at LSU: 2008 Record: SEC Record: National Ranking:

LSU

New Orleans, ‘95 LSU, ‘04

14th 14th 12th

12th 18th 4th 2nd

13th 5th

Les Miles.net

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Name

Pos.

Ht. Wt.

Cl./Exp.

Hometown (HS/Previous School)

1 2 3 3 4 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 13 14 15 16 17 17 17 18 19 19 21 21 22 23 24 24 25 26 27 27 28 28 29 29 30 30 31 32 33 33 34 34 35 35 36 37 38 38 39 39 40 40 41 41 42 42 43 43 44 44 45 46 47 48 48 49 49 50 50 51 51 52 53 53 54 55 56 57 58 58 59

Brandon LaFell Rueben Randle Chad Jones Parker Brown Jai Eugene Tyler Listi Keiland Williams Tim Molton Patrick Peterson Trindon Holliday Jordan Jefferson Russell Shepard Kelvin Sheppard Jarrett Lee Ron Brooks Jordan Newell Chris Garrett Brandon Taylor Jhyryn Taylor Morris Claiborne Barrett Bailey TC McCartney Richard Dickson Deangelo Peterson David Detz Chris Tolliver Tayler Debusk Ryan Baker Stefoin Francois Harry Coleman Patrick Lipoma Drayton Calhoun Richard Murphy Craig Loston August Mangin R.J. Jackson Joe Maltempi Chris Hawkins Jarred Joseph Josh Jasper Trent Hebert John Williams Charles Scott Dominque Allen D.J. Howard Stevan Ridley Jimmy Rome Ryan St. Julien James Stampley Derrick Bryant Karnell Hatcher Drew Alleman Derek Helton Josh Johns R.J. Gillen Rockey Duplessis Orlando Gunn Kyle Prater Ronnie Turpin Michael Ford David Impastato Daniel Graff Cole Richardson Danny McCray Curtis Sutera Zach Elkins Kevin Minter Tyler Edwards Kellen Theriot Adam McClure Barkevious Mingo Austin Kinchen Chris Davenport Joey Crappell Clay Spencer Michael Johnson Ace Foyil T-Bob Hebert Jonathan Nixon Jacob Cutrera Seth Fruge Perry Riley Lamin Barrow Tahj Jones Dominique Ceasar Paul Felio

WR WR S PK CB PK RB WR CB WR QB QB LB QB S WR QB CB WR WR QB TE TE WR DB WR DB LB S LB RB RB RB DB FB WR DB CB WR PK/P K WR RB FB P FB DB DB FB DB DB P/PK P DB WR S RB LB TE RB LB DB FB S FB DB LB TE FB/LB WR LB SNP DT SNP OG LB LB C LB LB LB LB LB LB LB LB

6-3 6-3 6-3 6-2 5-11 5-8 5-11 6-3 6-1 5-5 6-4 6-1 6-3 6-2 5-11 5-10 6-4 5-11 5-11 6-0 6-4 6-3 6-3 6-3 6-0 6-1 5-11 6-0 6-1 6-2 5-4 6-0 6-1 6-2 5-10 6-0 5-8 6-1 6-1 5-11 5-9 5-11 5-11 5-11 6-2 5-11 6-1 6-1 5-10 5-11 6-1 6-0 6-0 6-2 6-0 6-1 5-8 6-1 6-4 5-10 5-11 5-11 5-11 6-1 5-11 5-8 6-0 6-3 6-1 6-2 6-5 6-1 6-4 6-2 6-6 5-11 6-3 6-3 6-1 6-4 6-0 6-1 6-2 6-2 6-0 6-0

Sr.-3L Fr.-HS Jr.-2L Fr.-HS Jr.-2L Fr.-HS Sr.-3L Fr.-RS So.-1L Sr.-3L So.-1L Fr.-HS Jr.-2L So.-1L So.-1L Sr.-SQ Fr.-HS So.-1L Fr.-RS Fr.-HS Fr.-HS So.-SQ Sr.-3L So.-1L Fr.-RS Fr.-RS Fr-RS So.-1L So.-SQ Sr.-3L Sr.-SQ Fr.-HS Jr.-2L Fr-HS Sr.-1L Sr.-2L Sr.-SQ Sr.-3L Fr.-RS Jr.-2L So.-HS So.-SQ Sr.-3L Fr.-HS So.-HS So.-1L Jr.-HS Fr.-RS So.-HS So.-1L So.-1L Fr.-RS Jr.-JC Fr.-HS So.-SQ Fr-HS Jr.-SQ Fr.-RS Fr.-RS Fr.-HS Sr.-SQ Sr.-1L Fr.-HS Sr.-3L Fr.-RS Sr.-SQ Fr.-HS Fr.-RS Fr.-RS Jr.-SQ Fr.-HS Fr.-RS Fr.-HS So.-SQ Fr.-RS Fr-RS Sr.-1L So.-1L Jr.-SQ Sr.-3L Fr.-HS Sr.-3L Fr.-HS Fr.-HS Jr.-RS So.-SQ

Houston, Texas (Lamar HS) Bastrop, La. (Bastrop HS) New Orleans, La. (Southern Lab HS) Orem, Utah (Timpenagos HS) St. Rose, La. (Destrehan HS) Lafayette, La. (St. Thomas More HS) Lafayette, La. (Hargrave Academy) Montz, La. (Destrehan HS) Pompano Beach, Fla. (Ely HS) Zachary, La. (Northeast HS) St. Rose, La. (Destrehan) Houston, Texas (Cypress Ridge) Stone Mountain, Ga. (Stephenson HS) Brenham, Texas (Brenham HS) Irving, Texas (MacArthur HS) Homer, La. (Louisiana College) Tupelo, Miss. (Tupelo HS) Franklinton, La. (Franklinton HS) Franklinton, La. (Franklinton HS) Shreveport, La. (Fair Park HS) Baton Rouge, La. (University HS) Boulder, Colo. (Fairview HS) Ocean Springs, Miss. (Ocean Springs HS) New Orleans, La. (Desire Street Academy) Leesville, La. (Leesville HS) Rayville, La. (Rayville HS) Tupelo, Miss. (Tupelo HS) Grand Ridge, Fla. (Bountstown HS) Reserve, La. (East St. John HS) Baldwin, La. (West St. Mary HS) Prairieville, La. (Dutchtown HS) Clarkston, Ga. (Tucker HS) Rayville, La. (Rayville HS) Houston, Texas (Eisenhower HS) Lewisville, Texas (Lewisville HS) Houston, Texas (Westside HS) Chester, Va. (Thomas Dale HS) Walker, La. (Walker HS) New Orleans, La. (Brother Martin HS) Memphis, Tenn. (Ridgeway HS) Cecilia, La. (Cecilia HS) Breaux Bridge, La. (Breaux Bridge HS) Saline, La. (Jonesboro-Hodge HS) Paris, Tenn. (Henry County HS) Baton Rouge, La. (West Feliciana HS) Natchez, Miss. (Trinity Episcopal HS) Baton Rouge, La. (Woodlawn HS) St. Martinville, La. (Catholic-New Iberia) Baker, La. (Baker HS) Lawrenceville, Ga. (Peachtree Ridge HS) Delray Beach, Fla. (Atlantic Community) Lafayette, La. (Acadiana HS) Hoyt, Kan. (Fort Scott CC) Baton Rouge, La. (Central HS) Memphis, Tenn. (Christian Brothers HS) Belle Chasse, La. (Belle Chasse) Harker Heights (Harker Heights HS) Kerrville, Texas (Tivy HS) Baton Rouge, La. (Woodlawn HS) Leesville, La. (Leesville HS) River Ridge, La. (Holy Cross) Metairie, La. (Rummel HS) Ruston, La. (Ruston HS) Houston, Texas (Westfield HS) Little Falls, N.J. (Tenafly HS) Bay St. Louis, Miss. (Miss. Gulf Coast CC) Suwanee, Ga. (Peachtree Ridge HS) Monroe, La. (Ouachita Parish HS) Houston, Texas (Episcopal HS) Greenwell Springs, La. (Live Oak HS) West Monroe, La. (West Monroe HS) Baton Rouge, La. (Parkview Baptist) Mansfield, La. (Mansfield HS) Patterson, La. (Patterson HS) Baton Rouge, La. (Parkview Baptist HS) Zachary, La. (Zachary HS) Mandeville, La. (Mandeville HS/Tulane) Norcross, Ga. (Greater Atlanta Christian) Little Rock, Ark. (North Little Rock HS) Lafayette, La. (Acadiana HS) Welsh, La. (Notre Dame HS) Ellenwood, Ga. (Stephenson HS) Marrero, La. (John Ehret HS) Sulphur, La. (Sulphur HS) Topeka, Kan. (Shawnee Heights HS) League City, Texas (Clear Creek HS)

209 195 214 187 191 169 229 173 205 164 209 180 237 216 175 168 225 183 174 180 208 220 246 242 177 179 18 213 194 205 167 175 196 193 201 204 171 184 209 165 190 180 233 250 191 222 190 175 210 187 196 169 170 210 185 185 181 222 214 200 196 171 190 212 218 186 237 234 227 200 209 200 318 218 281 216 230 301 264 236 208 240 209 205 195 212

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Alphabetical Roster No. Name

Pos.

87 62 84 91 38 33 17 22 78 57 70 60 82 79 90 13 3 84 36 25 58 17 88 24 89 98 50 54 96 50 21 19 18 61 77 63 40 68 89 47 45 4 76 59 42 52 23 55 14 39 43 40 71 88 37 29 53 30 38 94 65 8 33 72 42 28 30 9 39 83 51 3 58 29 83 49 1

DE OL DE DT P/PK FB QB LB OT LB OT OG DL OL DE S PK TE DB RB LB WR DE LB WR DT SNP LB DL DT DB DB TE OL DL FB/OL S OG DT TE DB CB OL LB RB LB S LB QB WR DB RB DL WR DB CB C K P DL OG WR P OT LB WR PK/P QB DB DL LB S LB WR TE SNP WR

Chancey Aghayere Carneal Ainsworth Rahim Alem Charles Alexander Drew Alleman Dominque Allen Barrett Bailey Ryan Baker Joseph Barksdale Lamin Barrow Ciron Black Will Blackwell Philip Blitch Matt Branch Michael Brockers Ron Brooks Parker Brown Jake Bryan Derrick Bryant Drayton Calhoun Dominique Ceasar Morris Claiborne Chase Clement Harry Coleman Colin Conn Sidell Corley Joey Crappell Jacob Cutrera Dwayne Dailey Chris Davenport Tayler Debusk David Detz Richard Dickson Benjamin Domingue Josh Downs Richard Dugas Rockey Duplessis Josh Dworaczyk Lavar Edwards Tyler Edwards Zach Elkins Jai Eugene Chris Faulk Paul Felio Michael Ford Ace Foyil Stefoin Francois Seth Fruge Chris Garrett R.J. Gillen Daniel Graff Orlando Gunn Cordian Hagans Ian Harding Karnell Hatcher Chris Hawkins T-Bob Hebert Trent Hebert Derek Helton Akiem Hicks Lyle Hitt Trindon Holliday D.J. Howard Alex Hurst David Impastato R.J. Jackson Josh Jasper Jordan Jefferson Josh Johns Dennis Johnson Michael Johnson Chad Jones Tahj Jones Jarred Joseph Mitch Joseph Austin Kinchen Brandon LaFell


2009 Roster 60 61 62 63 64 65 68 69 70 71 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 82 83 83 84 84 85 86 87 88 88 89 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99

Will Blackwell Ben Domingue Carneal Ainsworth Richard Dugas Patrick Lonergan Lyle Hitt Josh Dworaczyk Stavion Lowe Ciron Black Cordian Hagans Justin Warner Alex Hurst Thomas Parsons Josh Williford Gregory Shaw Chris Faulk Josh Downs Joseph Barksdale Matt Branch Terrance Toliver Philip Blitch Mitch Joseph Dennis Johnson Rahim Alem Jake Bryan Alex Russian Chris Mitchell Chancey Aghayere Chase Clement Ian Harding Lavar Edwards Colin Conn Michael Brockers Charles Alexander Drake Nevis Bennie Logan Akiem Hicks Lazarius Levingston Dwayne Dailey Al Woods Sidell Corley Sam Montgomery

OG OL OL FB/OL C OG OG OL OT DL SNP OT OL OL OT OL DL OT OL WR DL TE DL DE TE TE/SNP WR DE DE WR DT WR DE DT DT DE DL DE DL DT DT DE

6-4 6-3 6-4 6-1 6-4 6-2 6-6 6-5 6-5 6-4 6-1 6-6 6-5 6-7 6-5 OL 6-1 6-5 6-6 6-5 6-1 6-5 6-1 6-3 6-2 6-4 6-0 6-4 6-5 6-1 6-4 6-1 6-6 6-3 6-1 6-3 6-6 6-4 6-1 6-4 6-4 6-5

298 266 296 275 301 289 286 294 325 285 220 332 276 345 289 6-6 275 315 246 194 255 261 304 254 235 239 179 269 255 194 280 173 255 310 294 272 300 269 242 323 273 260

So.-1L Fr.-HS Fr.-HS Jr.-SQ Fr.-RS Sr.-2L So.-1L Fr.-HS Sr.-3L Fr.-RS Fr.-RS Fr.-RS Fr.-RS Fr.-HS So.-SQ 310 Fr.-HS Jr.-2L Fr.-RS Jr.-2L Fr.-HS So.-1L So.-SQ Sr.-3L Fr.-RS So.-1L Sr.-3L Fr.-RS Fr.-RS So.-SQ Fr.-RS Fr.-RS Fr.-HS Sr.-3L Jr.-2L Fr.-HS Jr.-JC Jr.-2L So.-HS Sr.-3L So.-SQ Fr.-HS

West Monroe, La. (West Monroe HS) Lafayette, La. (St. Thomas More HS) Baton Rouge, La. (Parkview Baptist) Lincoln, Neb. (Pius X HS) New Orleans, La. (Rummel HS) Baton Rouge, La. (Parkview Baptist HS) New Iberia, La. (Catholic-New Iberia HS) Brownwood, Texas (Brownwood HS) Tyler, Texas (Robert E. Lee HS) Snellville, Ga. (Northview HS) Provencal, La. (Natchitoches Central HS) Bartlett, Tenn. (Arlington HS) Canyon Lake, Texas (Smithson Valley HS) Dothan, Ala. (Houston Academy) Hialeah, Fla. (Edward Pace HS) Slidell, La. (Northshore HS) Bastrop, La. (Bastrop HS) Detroit, Mich. (Cass Tech HS) Monroe, La. (Sterlington HS) Hempstead, Texas (Hempstead HS) New Orleans, La. (Brother Martin HS) New Iberia, La. (Catholic-New Iberia HS) Amory, Miss. (Amory HS) New Orleans, La. (St. Augustine HS) Pollock, La. (Grant HS) Round Rock, Texas (Round Rock HS) Marrero, La. (John Ehret HS) Garland, Texas (Garland HS) Thibodaux, La. (E.D. White HS) New Orleans, La. (Fort Union Military) Gretna, La. (Desire Street Academy) Mandeville, La. (Mandeville HS) Houston, Texas (Chavez HS) Breaux Bridge, La. (Breaux Bridge HS) Marrero, La. (John Ehret HS) Coushatta, La. (Red River HS) Elk Grove, Calif. (Sacramento City CC) Ruston, La. (Ruston HS) Lafayette, La. (St. Thomas More HS) Elton, La. (Elton HS) Mobile, Ala. (McGill-Toolen HS) Greenwood, S.C. (Greenwood HS)

Pronunciation Guide PLAYERS 87 Chancey Aghayere 84 Rahim Alem 38 Drew Alleman 57 Lamin Barrow 70 Ciron Black 88 Chase Clement 98 Sidell Corley 50 Joey Crappell 54 Jacob Cutrera 61 Benjamin Domingue 63 Richard Dugas 68 Josh Dworaczyk 4 Jai Eugene 23 Stefoin Francois 55 Seth Fruge 53 T-Bob Hebert 94 Akiem Hicks 58 Tahj Jones 95 Lazarius Levingston 69 Stavion Lowe 27 August Mangin 49 Barkevious Mingo 16 Jhyryn Taylor 48 Kellen Theriot 5 Keiland Williams COACHES Greg Studrawa

Ah-gah-yair-ee Rah-heem Ah-lim Al-uh-maw luh-Meen Suh-ron Clay-maw Sye-dell cruh-Pell Cuh-trair-uh Doe-mang Doo-gah Duh-ross-ic Jye (rhymes with dye) Stef-ahn Fran-swah Fru-zhay Ay-bear Ah-keem Tahj Luh-zair-ee-us Stay-vee-uhn Mang-in Bar-kee-vee-us Jye-rin Tair-ee-oh Kee-land

12 95 24 4 93 64 27 69 28 27 17 48 44 49 46 86 6 99 26 92 13 53 73 7 19 41 2 43 34 56 34 85 32 75 10 11 51 35 35 44 15 16 48 80 21 41 71 31 5 74 97

Jarrett Lee Lazarius Levingston Patrick Lipoma Tyler Listi Bennie Logan Patrick Lonergan Craig Loston Stavion Lowe Joe Maltempi August Mangin TC McCartney Adam McClure Danny McCray Barkevious Mingo Kevin Minter Chris Mitchell Tim Molton Sam Montgomery Richard Murphy Drake Nevis Jordan Newell Jonathan Nixon Thomas Parsons Patrick Peterson Deangelo Peterson Kyle Prater Rueben Randle Cole Richardson Stevan Ridley Perry Riley Jimmy Rome Alex Russian Charles Scott Gregory Shaw Russell Shepard Kelvin Sheppard Clay Spencer Ryan St. Julien James Stampley Curtis Sutera Brandon Taylor Jhyryn Taylor Kellen Theriot Terrance Toliver Chris Tolliver Ronnie Turpin Justin Warner John Williams Keiland Williams Josh Williford Al Woods

QB DE RB PK DE C DB OL DB FB TE WR S LB LB WR WR DE RB DT WR LB OL CB WR LB WR FB FB LB DB TE/SNP RB OT QB LB OG DB FB FB CB WR FB/LB WR WR TE SNP WR RB OL DT

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2009 Season Preview

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How Do You Want to be Remembered? Head coach Les Miles issued a simple, but challenging question to the LSU football team as the squad went into its offseason conditioning program in preparation for the 2009 season - “How do you want to be remembered?” And with that question, the theme for the 2009 Tigers was established. Miles’ question was more than just a challenge to his team, but a reminder of the standard that has been set at the school by the players who have helped establish LSU as one of the elite programs in college football. It’s been under Miles’ leadership that LSU has raised the bar for the program to levels never seen before - winning 42 games overall, including four bowl contests; graduating a total of 84 players, which includes 16 of the 18 seniors on last year’s team; and having 25 players selected in the NFL Draft, seven of which were first round picks. Now as the Tigers prepare to enter the fifth year under Miles, the work ethic, the drive and the commitment by the players and the staff is stronger than ever leaving only time to tell how this year’s team will be remembered.

The LSU Offense The Tigers return seven starters on offense, including three skill position players, from last year’s squad that averaged 30.9 points and 368.1 yards of total offense a contest. Offensive coordinator Gary Crowton returns to lead the Tiger offense for the third straight year. Crowton brings an innovative and creative approach to the game as his scheme focuses on getting the ball in the hands of the playmakers. Some of the top returnees on offense include All-SEC performers in 1,000-yard rusher Charles Scott and wide receiver Brandon LaFell along with pre-season All-America offensive tackle Ciron Black.

Quarterback

A year after going into the 2008 season with no experience at quarterback, the Tigers head into 2009 with two players on its roster who combined for 10 starts a year ago. Sophomore Jarrett Lee started eight games last year, going 4-4 in those contests. Lee connected on 143 of 269 passes 1,873 yards and 14 touchdowns in leading LSU to wins against Auburn, South Carolina, Tulane and Troy. An injury against Ole Miss sidelined Lee for the remainder of the season as fellow sophomore Jordan Jefferson stepped in and took control of the squad for the final two games of the season. Jefferson, who was named the offensive MVP of the 2008 Chick-fil-A Bowl, is a threat with both his feet and his arm. Jefferson completed 36 of 73 passes for 419 yards and four scores in seven games in 2008. He also rushed for 134 yards and one score. Jefferson’s breakout game came against Georgia Tech in the Chick-fil-A Bowl as he completed 16 of 25 passes for 142 yards and one score in leading the Tigers to 35 first half points in the blowout victory. True freshman Russell Shepard, one of the nation’s top prep quarterbacks a year ago, joined the Tigers in January and went through spring practice. Shepard is a threat every time he touches the ball and earned playing time somewhere on the field with his performance during spring drills. Chris Garrett, a highlyregarded quarterback out of Mississippi, also went through spring practice with the Tigers and impressed coaches with his arm strength and accuracy. 9 12 10 14

6

Jordan Jefferson Jarrett Lee Russell Shepard Chris Garrett

6-4 6-2 6-1 6-4

209 216 180 225

Jordan Jefferson4

So.-1L So.-1L Fr.-HS Fr.-HS

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2009 Season Preview Running Back

Perhaps the most experienced position on the offensive side of the ball for the Tigers this year will be the running back position, a spot that sees the Tigers use the committee approach when its comes to getting snaps. Charles Scott, a first-team All-SEC pick in 2008, returns for his senior season after rushing for 1,174 yards and 18 TDs a year ago. Last year, Scott finished third in the SEC in rushing yards, while his 18 rushing touchdowns led the conference. Scott rushed for 100 or more yards in LSU’s first four games and finished the year with six 100-yard games. Scott, the workhorse in the backfield who displays breakaway speed while also showing comfort in running between the tackles or lining up at fullback, is joined at running back by seniors Keiland Williams and Trindon Holliday and junior Richard Murphy. Williams accounted for 417 yards and two TDs last year, has shown signs of brilliance during his LSU career. He rushed for 126 yards a pair of TDs in LSU’s blowout of Virginia Tech two years ago. Williams goes into the 2009 season with 1,331 yards and 13 scores. Holliday, considered the fastest player to ever play college football, is expected to make the fulltime move to running back this fall. Holliday, who doubles as a return specialist for the Tigers, has spent time between running back and wide receiver for the past three years. Holliday is as elusive a player as there is in college football and he’s got world class speed – proven by his 10.00 clocking en route to winning the NCAA 100-meter title last June. Murphy is a hybrid back who can run, catch of block with equal effectiveness. Murphy is a nice change of pace back for the Tigers and is often put on the field in third-down situations. Last year, he rushed for 186 yards and averaged 4.2 yards per carry. Sophomore Stevan Ridley rounds out the running back corps for the Tigers. Ridley, who suffered a knee injury during the spring, is a powerful running back who can also line up at the fullback spot. 32 -or- 5 -or- 8 -or- 26 34

Charles Scott Keiland Williams Trindon Holliday Richard Murphy Stevan Ridley

5-11 5-11 5-5 6-1 5-11

233 229 164 196 222

Sr.-3L Sr.-3L Sr.-3L Jr.-2L So.-1L

The fullback position is a key component of the Tiger offense and it’s a spot that’s up for grabs going into fall camp. Running backs Charles Scott, Keiland Williams and Stevan Ridley have all proven that they can play the position as they have all seen action at the spot in the past. Walkon freshman James Stampley turned heads during the spring, while signee Dominque Allen is a classic fullback and is expected to challenge for playing time at the spot. In addition, former offensive lineman Richard Dugas has been shifted to fullback and will get an opportunity for playing time at the position during the fall. James Stampley Dominique Allen Richard Dugas

5-10 5-11 6-1

210 250 275

Fr.-RS Fr.-HS Jr.-Sqd.

Tight End

Richard Dickson is back for his final season with a chance to break every receiving record for tight ends in school history. Dickson, now in his fourth year as a starter, is the complete package at the position, while also doubling as a coach on the field. For his career, Dickson has caught 69 passes for 795 and 1 TDs for the Tigers. He will be backed by converted wide receiver Deangelo Peterson, who has emerged as a blocker, along with Mitch Joseph. Alex Russian and Tyler Edwards add depth to the position. 18 19 83

Richard Dickson 6-3 Deangelo Peterson 6-3 Mitch Joseph 6-5

246 242 261

Sr.-3L So.-1L So.-1L

Brandon LaFell returns for his senior season after considering a jump to the NFL and his decision to come back to LSU gives the Tigers one of the top set of receivers in the country. LaFell, a first-team All-SEC pick in 2008, is coming off a year in which he caught 63 passes for 929 yards and eight scores. LaFell developed as more than just a pass catcher in 2008, but he also emerged as a team leader as well as a terrific downfield blocker. Joining LaFell as lettewinners at receiver will be junior Terrance Toliver (22 rec., 257 yards, 1 TD), Chris Mitchell (8-115-2), and R.J. Jackson (1-1-0). Toliver brings a tall frame with tremendous hands the position, while Mitchell has big play potential every time he touches the ball. Jackson has shown steady improvement at receiver since joining the Tigers and he goes into his final season at LSU with a chance to see extended action at the position. Signee Rueben Randle comes to LSU as the nation’s No. 1 rated player at his position in high school a year ago and will press for immediate playing time. Chris Tolliver, who redshirted last year, is coming off a tremendous spring practice. He’s positioned himself to seeing playing time this year, while John Williams and Jhyryn Taylor will add depth to the position. WR 1 21 31

Brandon LaFell Chris Tolliver John Williams

6-3 6-1 5-11

209 179 180

Sr.-3L Fr.-RS So.-Sqd.

WR 80 2

Terrance Toliver Rueben Randle

6-5 6-3

194 195

Jr.-2L Fr.-HS

WR 86 28 16

Chris Mitchell R.J. Jackson Jhyryn Taylor

6-0 6-0 5-11

179 204 174

Sr.-3L Sr.-2L Fr.-RS

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Offensive Line

Fullback

35 33 63

Wide Receiver

The Tigers return three starters on the offensive line – LT Ciron Black, RG Lyle Hitt and RT Joseph Barksdale. Black, a preseason All-America selection, has started all 40 games that he’s played during his career at left tackle. Black is considered the top offensive tackle prospect in college football and gives the Tigers a leader and steady force in the huddle and at the line of scrimmage. Hitt, also a senior, has started all but one game at right guard for the Tigers over the past two years, while Barksdale started all 13 games at right tackle at year ago. T-Bob Hebert and P. J. Lonergan go into fall camp in a battle for the starting spot at center, while Josh Dworaczyk is expected to start at left guard. LT 70 75

Ciron Black Greg Shaw

6-5 6-5

325 289

Sr.-3L So-Sqd.

LG 68 60

Josh Dworaczyk Will Blackwell

6-6 6-4

286 298

So.-1L So.-1L

C 64 P.J. Lonergan -or- 53 T-Bob Hebert

6-4 6-3

301 301

Fr.-RS So.-1L

RG 65 73

Lyle Hitt Thomas Parsons

6-2 6-5

289 276

Sr.-2L Fr.-RS

RT 78 72

Joseph Barksdale Alex Hurst

6-5 6-6

315 332

Jr.-2L Fr.-RS

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2009 Season Preview

The LSU Defense

The Tigers return six starters on defense, including all-conference defensive end Rahim Alem as well as a Chick-fil-A Bowl defensive MVP in linebacker Perry Riley. Perhaps the biggest addition to the defense is that of defensive coordinator John Chavis, who joined the staff last January. Chavis, who is considered one of the top defensive minds in college football, is joined on the staff by defensive line coach Brick Haley and secondary coach Ron Cooper. Chavis wasted little time in instilling his scheme, and maybe more importantly, an attitude with the Tiger defense during the spring. Chavis will continue to run a 4-3 scheme with the Tigers while bringing a philosophy that keeps the best players on the field.

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Defensive Line

The Tigers, who have had a six defensive lineman drafted since the 2005 season, return only one starter up front and that’s sixth-year senior Charles Alexander (24 tackles, 1 sack in 2008). He’s joined up front by all-SEC defensive end Rahim Alem (29 tackles, 11.5 TFL, 8 sacks), who earned all conference honors despite starting just one game a year ago. Alem has a motor that never stops and he brings an explosive first step to the defensive end position. Drake Nevis (16 tackles, 5.5 TFL) and Al Woods (11 tackles) are expected to join Alexander a rotation at the defensive tackle spot, while Lazarius Levingston (9 tackles, 4.0 TFL, 2 sacks) will take over for the departed Tyson Jackson at the left defensive end spot. DE 95 Lazarius Levingston 6-4 87 Chancey Aghayere 6-4 -or- 89 Lavar Edwards 6-4

269 269 280

Jr.-2L Fr.-RS Fr.-RS

DT 97 Al Woods -or- 91 Charles Alexander 94 Akiem Hicks

6-4 6-3 6-6

323 310 300

Sr.-3L Sr.-3L Jr.-JC

DT 92 Drake Nevis 98 Sidell Corley -or- 50 Chris Davenport

6-1 6-4 6-4

294 273 318

Jr.-2L So.-Sqd. Fr.-HS

DE 84 88 99 90

6-3 6-5 6-5 6-6

254 255 260 255

Sr.-3L Fr.-RS Fr.-HS Fr.-HS

Rahim Alem Chase Clement Sam Montgomery Michael Brockers

Linebacker

Patrick Peterson

Secondary

The Tigers return both outside linebackers – Perry Riley and Kelvin Sheppard – in 2009. Riley capped last year by playing the best game of his career in being named defensive MVP in the Chick-fil-A Bowl. Riley, who can play from sideline to sideline, ranked third on the team in tackles a year ago with 60 stops, including 7.0 tackles for losses. Sheppard is a hard-hitting backer who can also shift over and play the middle linebacker spot. Sheppard ranked second on the team with 64 tackles in 2009. Jacob Cutrera, who has had spot starting duty during his career, takes over at the middle linebacker position. Cutrera, who brings a tremendous football IQ to the field as well as knack for finding the football, had 33 tackles, including 3.5 for losses a year ago. Harry Coleman converted from safety to linebacker during the spring and he brings a hard-hitting style and a great deal of game experience to the field despite being new to the position. Coleman lead the team in tackles last year with 71. Will 56 22 Mike 54 11 Sam 11 24

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Perry Riley Ryan Baker Jacob Cutrera Kelvin Sheppard Kelvin Sheppard Harry Coleman

6-1 6-0 6-4 6-3 6-3 6-2

240 213 236 237 237 205

Sr.-3L So.-1L Sr.-3L Jr.-2L Jr.-2L Sr.-3L

The strength of the LSU defense may be in the secondary as the Tigers return both starters at cornerback as well as Chad Jones, who has seen extensive action in the defensive backfield during his first two years, and Danny McCray at the safety positions. Patrick Peterson, a physical and gifted cover-corner, took over as the starter at right cornerback last year and gives LSU a big-play athlete who excels in coverage. Chris Hawkins started all 13 games last year and is expected to hold down the left cornerback position. Jai Eugene, who started nine games a cornerback a year ago, gives the Tigers a versatile corner and can supply backup on either side of the field. Brandon Taylor is a true sophomore with tremendous upside and will push for playing time behind Hawkins at the left cornerback spot. The safety spots are in good hands with Jones serving as the free safety and either Karnell Hatcher or Ron Brooks playing strong safety. Jones is thought to be one of the all-around athletes on campus as he recently helped pitch LSU to a national title in baseball. The move to free safety gives Jones the ability to roam the field which allows him to take advantage of his cover skills or putting him in position to be used as another linebacker in rushing situations. Brooks is coming off a tremendous spring, one that saw him blossom into a potential starter at strong safety. McCray is a veteran in the secondary as he’s seen most of his action for the Tigers as a nickel back or the sixth defensive back in dime situations. CB 29 15

Chris Hawkins Brandon Taylor

6-1 5-11

184 183

Sr.-3L So.-1L

SS 37 Karnell Hatcher -or- 13 Ron Brooks

6-1 5-11

196 175

So.-1L So.-1L

FS 3 44

Chad Jones Danny McCray

6-3 6-1

214 212

Jr.-2L Sr.-3L

CB 7 4

Patrick Peterson Jai Eugene

6-1 5-11

205 191

So.-1L Jr.-2L

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2009 Season Preview Lettermen

LSU INTRO

Returning 47 (23 Offense, 23 Defense, 1 Specialists) Lost 17 (9 Offense, 6 Defense, 2 Specialists)

This is LSU TIGERS

Returning Starters • 13

Starters Lost • 11

Offense (7) LT Ciron Black (6-5, 325, Sr.) RG Lyle Hitt (6-2, 289, Sr.) RT Joseph Barksdale (6-5, 315, Jr.) TE Richard Dickson (6-3, 246, Sr.) WR Brandon LaFell (6-3, 209, Sr.) QB Jordan Jefferson (6-4, 209, So.) RB Charles Scott (5-11, 233, Sr.)

Josh Jasper

Special Teams LSU goes into the 2009 season having to replace both its placekicker and punter from a year ago with the departure of Colt David and Brady Dalfrey. Josh Jasper, a junior, has handled spot placekicking assignments in the past, but he will be called on to handle the job full-time during the fall. Jasper has a strong leg and only lacks the experience to be a successful kicker at this level. Jasper, who has handled kickoff duties for LSU the past two years, goes into 2009 having converted 2-of-2 field goals and all five of his PATs attempts during his career. Jasper is also versatile enough to be able to handle the punting job if necessary. Derek Helton, a junior college transfer who joined the Tigers in the spring, is thought to be LSU’s punter during the fall. Helton displayed booming punts during the spring and gives the Tigers a player at the position that has experience at the collegiate level. Walkon Drew Alleman is listed the backup to Jasper the placekicker position. The Tiger return games is in good hands with Trindon Holliday and Ron Brooks expected to return kickoffs and Holliday and Chad Jones listed as the top two punt returners. Holliday gives the Tigers a breakaway threat every time he touches the ball, while Jones gives LSU sure hands at the position. PK 30 38

Josh Jasper Drew Alleman

5-11 6-0

165 169

Jr.-2L Fr.-RS

KO 30 38

Josh Jasper Drew Alleman

5-11 6-0

165 169

Jr.-2L Fr.-RS

P 38 30

Derek Helton Josh Jasper

6-0 5-11

170 165

Jr.-JC Jr.-2L

KOR 8 13 -or- 5

Trindon Holliday Ron Brooks Keiland Williams

5-5 5-11 5-11

164 175 229

Sr.-3L So.-1L Sr.-3L

PR 8 3

Trindon Holliday Chad Jones

5-5 6-3

164 214

Sr.-3L Jr.-2L

SNP 85 50

Alex Russian Joey Crappell

6-4 6-2

239 218

So.-1L So.-Sqd.

HOLD 38 12

Derek Helton Jarrett Lee

6-0 6-2

170 216

Jr.-JC So.-1L

Offense (4) WR Demetrius Byrd (6-3, 200, Sr.) LG Herman Johnson (6-7, 375, Sr.) C Brett Helms (6-3, 278, Sr.) FB Quinn Johnson (6-2, 262, Sr.)

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Defense (5) DE Tyson Jackson (6-5, 290, Sr.) RT Marlon Favorite (6-1, 306, Sr.) DE Kirston Pittman (6-4, 257, Sr.) LB Darry Beckwith (6-1, 232, Sr.) FS Curtis Taylor (6-3, 203, Sr.)

Defense (6) DT Charles Alexander (6-3, 310, Sr.) LB Perry Riley (6-1, 240, Sr.) LB Kelvin Sheppard (6-3, 237, Jr.) LCB Chris Hawkins (6-1, 184, Sr.) SS Harry Coleman (6-2, 205, Sr.) RCB Patrick Patterson (6-1, 205, So.)

Specialists (2) PK Colt David (5-9, 172, Sr.) P Brady Dalfrey (6-0, 213, Sr.)

Specialists (0)

2008 Statistical Leaders RUSHING Charles Scott Ke. Williams R. Murphy Jo. Jefferson TOTALS

G ATT

YDS AVG

TD

PG

13 13 13 7 13

1174 417 186 134 2168

18 2 0 1 27

90.3 32.1 14.3 19.1 166.8

PASSING Jarrett Lee Jo. Jefferson TOTALS

G

11 116.9 269-143-16 53.2 7 112.9 73-36-1 49.3 13 117.4 391-206-18 52.7

1873 14 170.3 282 2 47.0 2617 21 201.3

RECEIVING Brandon LaFell Demetrius Byrd Ri. Dickson T. Toliver TOTALS

G

REC YDS AVG

TD

RPG

13 13 13 13 13

63 37 31 22 206

14.7 13.9 10.5 11.7 12.7

8 4 5 1 21

4.85 2.85 2.38 1.69 15.85

PUNTING Brady Dalfrey Josh Jasper TOTALS

NO YDS AVG

LP

BLK IN20

59 4 63

59 45 59

0 0 0

KO RETURNS Trindon Holliday Ke. Williams TOTALS

NO YDS AVG

TD

LP

27 13 54

0 0 0

49 38 49

PUNT RETURNS Trindon Holliday Chad Jones TOTALS

NO YDS AVG

TD

LP

21 8 31

1 0 1

92 24 92

TACKLES Harry Coleman Ke. Sheppard Perry Riley Danny McCray Darry Beckwith

TOTAL

TFL

SACKS INT

FC-FR

71 (42-29) 64 (25-39) 60 (37-23) 53 (24-29) 51 (25-26)

1.0 (-4) 4.5 (-16) 7.0 (-23) 2.0 (-7) 1.0 (-5)

0 0.5 (-1) 1.5 (-9) 0 0.5 (-3)

1-1 1-0 0-1 0-1 0-0

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217 83 44 49 495

PE A-C-I

929 513 324 257 2617

2366 40.1 172 43.0 2538 40.3

609 290 1053

279 95 380

22.6 22.3 19.5

13.3 11.9 12.3

5.4 5.0 4.2 2.7 4.4

PCT. YDS. TD YPG

22 0 22

0 0 1 0 0

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2009 Opponents Quick facts

GAME 1 - Washington HUSKIES

INTRO

LOCATION: Seattle, Wash. ATHLETICS DIRECTOR: Scott

This is LSU

Woodward CONFERENCE: Pacific-10 STADIUM: Husky Stadium (72,500) 2008 RECORD: 0-12 HEAD COACH: Steve Sarkisian (BYU,

TIGERS COACHES review History LSU

1997)

at Washington

Steve Sarkisian Head Coach

September 5

Jake Locker Junior QB

RECORD AT SCHOOL: 0-0 (First Year) CAREER RECORD: 0-0 (First Year)

www.gohuskies.com

Husky Stadium

2009 Schedule SID: Jeff Bechthold OFFICE PHONE: (206) 685-7910 CELL PHONE: (206) 473-8657 SID FAX: (206) 543-5000 E-MAIL: bechtold@u.washington.

edu Road Headquarters: Hyatt Regency 900 Bellevue Way N.E. Bellevue, WA 98004 (425) 698-4253

Quick facts

GAME 2 - Vanderbilt COMMODORES

LOCATION: Nashville, Tenn. Vice Chancellor (athletics): : David

Division) STADIUM: Vanderbilt Stadium

edu

RECORD AT SCHOOL: 27-56 (7 Years) CAREER RECORD: 87-92 (15 Years)

Sept. 5 Sept. 12 Sept. 19 Sept. 26 Oct. 3 Oct. 10 Oct. 17 Oct. 24 Oct. 31 Nov. 7 Nov. 14 Nov. 21

Quick facts

2009 Schedule

CONFERENCE: Southeastern (Eastern

(39,773)

September 12 Tiger Stadium

Bobby Johnson Head Coach

Myron Lewis Senior CB

www.vucommodores.com

GAME 3 - Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns

2008 RECORD: 7-6 HEAD COACH: Bobby Johnson

(Clemson, 1973)

LOCATION: Lafayette, La. ATHLETICS DIRECTOR: David Walker CONFERENCE: Sun Belt STADIUM: Cajun Field (31,000) 2008 RECORD: 6-6 HEAD COACH: Rickey Bustle

SID: Daryl Cetnar OFFICE PHONE: (337) 482-6331 HOME PHONE: (337) 654-6923 SID FAX: (337) 482-6529 E-MAIL: sportsinfo@louisiana.edu

(Clemson, 1976)

Louisiana-Lafayette September 19 Tiger Stadium

Rickey Bustle Head Coach

Antwyne Zanders Senior LB

RECORD AT SCHOOL: 32-50 (7 Years) CAREER RECORD: 32-50 (7 Years)

www.ragincajuns.com Quick facts

GAME 4 - MISSISSIPPI STATE BULLDOGS

LOCATION: Starkville, Miss. ATHLETICS DIRECTOR: Greg Byrne CONFERENCE: Southeastern STADIUM: Davis Wade Stadium at

Scott Field (55,082)

msstate.edu

2008 RECORD: 4-8 HEAD COACH: Dan Mullen (Ursinus

at Mississippi State September 26 Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field

Anthony Dixon Senior RB

College, 1994) RECORD AT SCHOOL: 0-0 (First Year) CAREER RECORD: 105-53 (13 years)

www.mstateathletics.com

LOCATION: Athens, Ga. ATHLETICS DIRECTOR: Damon Evans CONFERENCE: Southeastern

(Eastern Division) STADIUM: Sanford Stadium (92,746) 2008 RECORD: 10-3 HEAD COACH: Mark Richt (Miami,

1982)

at Georgia

Mark Richt Head Coach

October 3

Sanford Stadium

Rennie Curran Junior LB

RECORD AT SCHOOL: 82-22 (8 Years) CAREER RECORD: 82-22 (8 Years)

www.georgiadogs.com

LOCATION: Gainesville, Fla. ATHLETICS DIRECTOR: Jeremy Foley CONFERENCE: Southeastern

Florida Tiger Stadium

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Urban Meyer Head Coach

Tim Tebow Senior QB

(Eastern Division) STADIUM: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida Field (88,548) 2008 RECORD: 13-1 HEAD COACH: Urban Meyer (Cincinnati, 1986) RECORD AT SCHOOL: 44-9 (4 Years) CAREER RECORD: 83-17 (8 Years)

www.gatorzone.com

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Sept. 5 Southern Sept. 12 Kansas State Sept. 19 at LSU Sept. 26 at Nebraska Oct. 10 North Texas Oct. 17 at Western Kentucky Oct. 24 Florida Atlantic Oct. 31 at Florida International Nov. 7 at Arkansas State Nov. 14 at Middle Tennessee Nov. 21 Louisiana-Monroe Nov. 28 Troy

Sept. 5 Sept. 12 Sept. 19 Sept. 26 Oct. 3 Oct. 10 Oct. 17 Oct. 24 Oct. 31 Nov. 14 Nov. 21 Nov. 28

Jackson State at Auburn at Vanderbilt LSU Georgia Tech Houston at Middle Tennessee Florida at Kentucky Alabama at Arkansas Ole Miss

2009 Schedule SID: Claude Felton OFFICE PHONE: (706) 542-1621 HOME PHONE: (706) 543-3910 SID FAX: (706) 542-9339 E-MAIL: cfelton@sports.uga.edu

Road Headquarters Marriott Gwinett Place 1775 Pleasant Hill Road at Crestwood Duluth, GA 30096 (770) 923-1775

Quick facts

GAME 6 - FLORIDA GATORS

October 10

Road Headquarters: Holiday Inn 1200 Highway 45 North Columbus, MS 39705 (662) 327-7077

Quick facts

GAME 5 - GEORGIA BULLDOGS

Western Carolina at LSU Mississippi State at Rice Ole Miss at Army Georgia at South Carolina Georgia Tech at Florida Kentucky at Tennessee

2009 Schedule SID: Joe Galbraith OFFICE PHONE: (662) 325-2703 HOME PHONE: (662) 418-3970 SID FAX: (662) 325-2563 E-MAIL: jgalbraith@athletics.

(Western Division)

Dan Mullen Head Coach

LSU Idaho USC at Stanford at Notre Dame Arizona at Arizona State Oregon at UCLA at Oregon State Washington State California

2009 Schedule SID: Larry Leathers OFFICE PHONE: (615) 343-6437HOME CELL PHONE: (615) 221-8605 SID FAX: (615) 320-7064 E-MAIL: larry.leathers@vanderbilt.

Williams II

Vanderbilt

Sept. 5 Sept. 12 Sept. 19 Sept. 26 Oct. 3 Oct. 10 Oct. 17 Oct. 24 Nov. 7 Nov. 14 Nov. 28 Dec. 5

Sept. 5 Sept. 12 Sept. 19 Sept. 26 Oct. 3 Oct. 10 Oct. 17 Oct. 31 Nov. 7 Nov. 14 Nov. 21 Nov. 28

at Oklahoma State South Carolina at Arkansas Arizona State LSU at Tennessee at Vanderbilt Florida (Jacksonville) Tennessee Tech Auburn Kentucky at Georgia Tech

2009 Schedule SID: Steve McClain OFFICE PHONE: (352) 375-4683 HOME PHONE: (352) 332-9131 SID FAX: (352) 375-4809 E-MAIL: stevem@gators.uaa.ufl.edu

Sept. 1 Sept. 12 Sept. 19 Sept. 26 Oct. 10 Oct. 17 Oct. 24 Oct. 31 Nov. 7 Nov. 14 Nov. 21 Nov. 28

Charleston Southern Troy Tennessee at Kentucky at LSU Arkansas at Mississippi State Georgia (Jacksonville) Vanderbilt at South Carolina Florida International Florida State


2009 Opponents Quick facts

GAME 7 - AUBURN TIGERS

LOCATION: Auburn, Ala. ATHLETICS DIRECTOR: Jay Jacobs CONFERENCE: Southeastern

(Western Division) STADIUM: Jordan-Hare Stadium

2009 Schedule SID: Kirk Sampson OFFICE PHONE: (334) 844-0455 CELL PHONE: (334) 887-0839 SID FAX: (334) 844-9807 E-MAIL: kirk@auburn.edu

(87,451) 2008 RECORD: 5-7 HEAD COACH: Gene Chizik (Florida,

Gene Chizik Head Coach

Auburn October 24

Ben Tate Senior RB

1985) RECORD AT SCHOOL: 0-0 (First Year) CAREER RECORD: 5-19 (2 Years)

www.auburntigers.com

Tiger Stadium

Quick facts

GAME 8 - TULANE GREEN WAVE

LOCATION: New Orleans, La. ATHLETICS DIRECTOR: Rick Dickson CONFERENCE: Conference USA STADIUM: Louisiana Superdome

(69,703)

Sept. 4 Sept. 12 Sept. 26 Oct. 3 Oct. 10 Oct. 17 Oct. 24 Oct. 31 Nov. 7 Nov. 14 Nov. 21 Nov. 28

SID: Jeff Purinton OFFICE PHONE: (205) 348-3631 HOME PHONE: (205) 535-6889 SID FAX: (205) 348-8841 E-MAIL: jpurinton@ia.ua.edu

Sept. 5 Sept. 12 Sept. 19 Sept. 26 Oct. 3 Oct. 10 Oct. 17 Oct. 24 Nov. 7 Nov. 14 Nov. 21 Nov. 27

Francisco State, 1968)

Tulane October 31

Andre Anderson Senior RB

RECORD AT SCHOOL: 6-18 (2 Years) CAREER RECORD: 72-19 (7 years)

www.tulanegreenwave.com

Tiger Stadium

Quick facts

GAME 9 - ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE

LOCATION: Tuscaloosa, Ala. ATHLETICS DIRECTOR: Mal Moore CONFERENCE: Southeastern

Nick Saban Head Coach

at Alabama November 7

Javier Arenas Senior DB

(Western Division) STADIUM: Bryant-Denny Stadium (92,138) 2008 RECORD: 12-2 HEAD COACH: Nick Saban (Kent State, 1973) RECORD AT SCHOOL: 19-8 (2 Years) CAREER RECORD: 110-50-1 (13 Years)

Road Headquarters Marriott 3590 Grandview Parkway Birmingham, AL 35243 (205) 968-3775

Quick facts

GAME 10 - LOUISIANA TECH BULLDOGS

LOCATION: Ruston, La. ATHLETICS DIRECTOR: Derek Dooley CONFERENCE: Western Athletic STADIUM: Joe Ailett Stadium

(30,600)

SID: Malcolm Butler OFFICE PHONE: (318) 257-3144 CELL PHONE: (318) 614-4513 SID FAX: (318) 257-3757 E-MAIL: mbutler@latech.edu

1990)

Louisiana Tech November 14

Antonio Baker Senior S

RECORD AT SCHOOL: 13-12 (2 Years) CAREER RECORD: 13-12 (2 Years)

www.latechsports.com

Tiger Stadium

Quick facts

GAME 11 - OLE MISS REBELS

LOCATION: Oxford, Miss. ATHLETICS DIRECTOR: Pete Boone CONFERENCE: Southeastern

at Ole Miss

Houston Nutt Head Coach

November 21

Jevan Snead Junior QB

www.OleMissSports.com

Vaught-Hemingway Stadium/ Hollingsworth Field

GAME 12 - ARKANSAS RAZORBACKS

STADIUM: Vaught-Hemingway

Stadium/Hollingsworth Field (60,580) 2008 RECORD: 9-4 HEAD COACH: Houston Nutt (Oklahoma State, 1981) RECORD AT SCHOOL: 9-4 (1 Year) CAREER RECORD: 120-74 (16 Years)

Road Headquarters Marriott 2625 Thousand Oaks Blvd. Memphis, TN 38138 (901) 362-6200

Quick facts LOCATION: Fayetteville, Ark. ATHLETICS DIRECTOR: Jeff Long CONFERENCE: Southeastern

Arkansas November 28

Bobby Petrino Malcolm Sheppard Head Coach Senior DT

Tiger Stadium

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(Western Division) STADIUM: Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium (Fayetteville) (72,000); War Memorial Stadium (Little Rock) (53,727) 2008 RECORD: 5-7 HEAD COACH: Bobby Petrino (Carroll College, 1982) RECORD AT SCHOOL: 5-7 (1 Year) CAREER RECORD: 46-16 (5 Years)

2009 LSU Football Media Guide

TIGERS COACHES review History LSU

Tulsa BYU McNeese State at Army Marshall Houston at Southern Miss at LSU UTEP at Rice at UCF at SMU

Virginia Tech (Atlanta) Florida International North Texas Arkansas at Kentucky at Ole Miss South Carolina Tennessee LSU at Mississippi State Tennessee-Chattanooga at Auburn

Sept. 5 Sept. 12 Sept. 19 Sept. 30 Oct. 9 Oct. 17 Oct. 24 Oct. 31 Nov. 6 Nov. 14 Nov. 21 Dec. 5

at Auburn at Navy Nicholls State Hawai’i at Nevada New Mexico State at Utah State at Idaho Boise State at LSU at Fresno State San Jose State

2009 Schedule SID: Langston Rogers OFFICE PHONE: (662) 915-7522 HOME PHONE: (662) 816-2634 SID FAX: (662) 915-7006 E-MAIL: lrogers@olemiss.edu

(Western Division)

This is LSU

2009 Schedule

2008 RECORD: 8-5 HEAD COACH: Derek Dooley (Virginia,

Derek Dooley Head Coach

INTRO

2009 Schedule

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Bryant-Denny Stadium

Louisiana Tech Mississippi State West Virginia Ball State at Tennessee at Arkansas Kentucky at LSU Ole Miss Furman at Georgia Alabama

2009 Schedule SID: Roger Dunaway OFFICE PHONE: (504) 862-8240 CELL PHONE: (504) 452-2906 SID FAX: (504) 865-5512 E-MAIL: roger@tulane.edu

2008 RECORD: 2-10 HEAD COACH: Bob Toledo (San

Bob Toledo Head Coach

Sept. 5 Sept. 12 Sept. 19 Sept. 26 Oct. 3 Oct. 10 Oct. 17 Oct. 24 Oct. 31 Nov. 7 Nov. 14 Nov. 28

LSU

Sept. 6 Sept. 19 Sept. 24 Oct. 3 Oct. 10 Oct. 17 Oct. 24 Oct. 31 Nov. 7 Nov. 14 Nov. 21 Nov. 28

at Memphis Southeastern Louisiana at South Carolina at Vanderbilt Alabama UAB Arkansas at Auburn Northern Arizona Tennessee LSU at Mississippi State

2009 Schedule SID: Kevin Trainor OFFICE PHONE: (479) 575-2751 HOME PHONE: (479) 582-9046 SID FAX: (479) 575-7481 E-MAIL: ktrainor@uark.edu

Sept. 5 Sept. 19 Sept. 26 Oct. 3 Texas) Oct. 10 Oct. 17 Oct. 24 Oct. 31 Nov. 7 Nov. 14 Nov. 21 Nov. 28

Missouri State Georgia at Alabama Texas A&M (Arlington, Auburn at Florida at Ole Miss Eastern Michigan South Carolina Troy Mississippi State at LSU

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LSU INTRO This is LSU TIGERS COACHES review History LSU

Series Records vs. 2009 Opponents Washington Series LSU leads 1-0 1983 LSU, 40-14

Sept. 24 at Baton Rouge

At Baton Rouge:

LSU leads 1-0

Vanderbilt Series LSU leads 20-7-1 1902: VU, 27-5 1910: VU, 22-0 1933: Tie , 7-7 1934: LSU, 29-0 1935: LSU, 7-2 1936: LSU, 19-0 1937: VU, 7-6 1938: LSU, 7-0 1939: LSU, 12-6 1940: LSU, 7-0 1945: LSU, 39-7 1946: LSU, 14-0 1947: LSU, 19-13 1948: VU, 48-7 1949: LSU, 33-13 1950: LSU, 33-7 1951: VU, 20-13 1957: VU, 7-0 1976: LSU, 33-20 1977: LSU, 28-15 1984: LSU, 34-27 1985: LSU, 49-7 1990: VU, 24-21 1991: LSU, 16-14 1996: LSU, 35-0 1997: LSU, 7-6 2004: LSU, 24-7 2005: LSU, 34-6

Nov. 17 at Baton Rouge Nov. 5 at Nashville Oct. 28 at Baton Rouge Oct. 27 at Nashville Oct. 26 at Nashville Oct. 31 at Nashville Oct. 23 at Nashville Oct. 22 at Baton Rouge Oct. 28 at Nashville Oct. 26 at Baton Rouge Oct. 27 at Baton Rouge Oct. 26 at Nashville Oct. 25 at Baton Rouge Nov. 6 at Nashville Nov. 5 at Baton Rouge Nov. 11 at Nashville Nov. 10 at Baton Rouge Nov. 2 at Nashville Oct. 9 at Baton Rouge Oct. 8 at Nashville Oct. 13 at Baton Rouge Oct. 12 at Nashville Sept. 22 at Nashville Sept. 21 at Baton Rouge Oct. 5 at Baton Rouge Oct. 4 at Nashville Oct. 30 at Baton Rouge Oct. 8 at Nashville

At Baton Rouge: At Nashville:

LSU leads, 10-2-1 LSU leads, 10-5

Louisiana-Lafayette Series LSU leads 21-0 1902: LSU, 42-0 1911: LSU, 42-0 1912: LSU, 85-3 1913: LSU, 26-0 1914: LSU, 54-0 1916: LSU, 24-0 1917: LSU, 20-6 1919: LSU, 39-0 1923: LSU, 7-3 1924: LSU, 31-7 1925: LSU, 38-0 1926: LSU, 34-0 1927: LSU, 52-0 1928: LSU, 46-0 1929: LSU, 58-0 1930: LSU, 85-0 1935: LSU, 56-0 1936: LSU, 93-0 1938: LSU, 32-0 2002: LSU, 48-0 2006: LSU, 45-3

Oct. 16 at Lafayette Oct. 7 at Baton Rouge Oct. 5 at Baton Rouge Oct. 11 at Lafayette Sept. 27 at Baton Rouge Sept. 30 at Lafayette Oct. 6 at Baton Rouge Oct. 4 at Baton Rouge Oct. 6 at Baton Rouge Oct. 4 at Baton Rouge Oct. 3 at Baton Rouge Oct. 2 at Baton Rouge Oct. 1 at Baton Rouge Oct. 6 at Baton Rouge Oct. 5 at Baton Rouge Oct. 4 at Baton Rouge Nov. 23 at Baton Rouge Nov. 21 at Baton Rouge Nov. 19 at Baton Rouge Oct. 5 at Baton Rouge Sept. 2 at Baton Rouge

At Baton Rouge: At Lafayette:

LSU leads 18-0 LSU leads 3-0

Mississippi State Series LSU leads 66-33-3 1896: LSU, 52-0 1902: LSU, 6-0 1903: MSU, 11-0 1905: LSU, 15-0 1906: Tie, 0-0 1907: LSU, 23-11 1908: LSU, 50-0 1909: LSU, 15-0 1910: MSU, 3-0 1911: MSU, 6-0 1912: MSU, 7-0 1913: Tie, 0-0 1915: LSU, 10-0 1916: LSU, 13-3 1917: MSU, 9-0 1919: MSU, 6-0 1920: MSU, 12-7 1921: LSU, 17-14 1922: MSU, 7-0 1923: MSU, 14-7 1926: MSU, 7-6 1927: LSU, 9-7

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Nov. 20 at Baton Rouge Nov. 27 at Starkville Nov. 7 at Starkville Dec. 1 at Baton Rouge Oct. 27 at Starkville Nov. 9 at Baton Rouge Nov. 7 at Baton Rouge Oct. 16 at Baton Rouge Oct. 21 at Columbus Nov. 12 at Gulfport Nov. 2 at Baton Rouge Nov. 15 at Starkville Oct. 29 at Baton Rouge Nov. 12 at Starkville Nov. 29 at Baton Rouge Nov. 1 at Starkville Oct. 23 at Baton Rouge Dec. 3 at Starkville Nov. 18 at Baton Rouge Dec. 1 at Starkville Oct. 23 at Jackson Oct. 22 at Jackson

1928: LSU, 31-0 Oct. 20 at Jackson 1929: LSU, 31-6 Oct. 19 at Jackson 1930: MSU, 8-6 Oct. 18 at Jackson 1931: LSU, 31-0 Oct. 17 at Baton Rouge 1932: LSU, 24-0 Oct. 15 at Monroe 1933: LSU, 21-6 Nov. 25 at Monroe 1934: LSU, 25-3 Nov. 3 at Baton Rouge 1935: LSU, 28-13 Nov. 9 at Baton Rouge 1936: LSU, 12-0 Nov. 7 at Baton Rouge 1937: LSU, 41-0 Nov. 6 at Baton Rouge 1938: LSU, 32-7 Nov. 5 at Baton Rouge 1939: MSU, 15-12 Nov. 11 at Baton Rouge 1940: MSU, 22-7 Nov. 9 at Baton Rouge 1941: Tie, 0-0 Oct. 11 at Baton Rouge 1942: LSU, 16-6 Oct. 10 at Baton Rouge 1944: MSU, 13-6 Oct. 21 at Baton Rouge 1945: MSU, 27-20 Nov. 10 at Baton Rouge 1946: LSU, 13-6 Oct. 5 at Baton Rouge 1947: LSU, 21-6 Nov. 15 at Baton Rouge 1948: MSU, 7-0 Nov. 13 at Baton Rouge 1949: LSU, 34-7 Nov. 12 at Baton Rouge 1950: MSU, 13-7 Nov. 18 at Baton Rouge 1951: LSU, 3-0 Nov. 17 at Baton Rouge 1952: MSU, 33-14 Nov. 15 at Baton Rouge 1953: MSU, 26-13 Nov. 14 at Baton Rouge 1954: MSU, 25-0 Nov. 13 at Baton Rouge 1955: LSU, 34-7 Nov. 12 at Baton Rouge 1956: MSU, 32-13 Nov. 17 at Baton Rouge 1957: MSU, 14-6 Nov. 16 at Baton Rouge 1958: LSU, 7-6 Nov. 15 at Jackson 1959: LSU, 27-0 Nov. 14 at Baton Rouge 1960: LSU, 7-3 Nov. 12 at Baton Rouge 1961: LSU, 14-6 Nov. 18 at Baton Rouge 1962: LSU, 28-0 Nov. 17 at Jackson 1963: MSU, 7-6 Nov. 16 at Jackson 1964: LSU, 14-10 Nov. 14 at Baton Rouge 1965: LSU, 37-20 Nov. 13 at Baton Rouge 1966: LSU, 17-7 Nov. 12 at Baton Rouge 1967: LSU, 55-0 Nov. 18 at Baton Rouge 1968: LSU, 20-16 Nov. 16 at Baton Rouge 1969: LSU, 61-6 Nov. 15 at Baton Rouge 1970: LSU, 38-7 Nov. 14 at Baton Rouge 1971: LSU, 28-3 Nov. 13 at Jackson 1972: LSU, 28-14 Nov. 18 at Baton Rouge 1973: LSU, 26-7 Nov. 17 at Baton Rouge 1974: MSU, 7-6 Nov. 16 at Jackson *1975: MSU, 16-6 Nov. 15 at Baton Rouge *1976: MSU, 21-13 Nov. 13 at Jackson 1977: LSU, 27-24 Nov. 12 at Baton Rouge 1978: MSU, 16-14 Nov. 18 at Jackson 1979: LSU, 21-3 Nov. 17 at Baton Rouge 1980: MSU, 55-31 Nov. 15 at Jackson 1981: MSU, 17-9 Nov. 14 at Baton Rouge 1982: MSU, 27-24 Nov. 13 at Starkville 1983: MSU, 45-26 Nov. 12 at Baton Rouge 1984: MSU, 16-14 Nov. 17 at Starkville 1985: LSU, 17-15 Nov. 16 at Baton Rouge 1986: LSU, 47-0 Nov. 15 at Jackson 1987: LSU, 34-14 Nov. 14 at Baton Rouge 1988: LSU, 20-3 Nov. 12 at Starkville 1989: LSU, 44-20 Nov. 18 at Baton Rouge 1990: MSU, 34-22 Nov. 17 at Jackson 1991: MSU, 28-19 Nov. 16 at Baton Rouge 1992: LSU, 24-3 Sept. 12 at Baton Rouge 1993: LSU, 18-16 Sept. 11 at Starkville 1994: LSU, 44-24 Sept. 10 at Baton Rouge 1995: LSU, 34-16 Sept. 9 at Starkville 1996: LSU, 28-20 Oct. 26 at Baton Rouge 1997: LSU, 24-9 Sept. 13 at Starkville 1998: LSU, 41-6 Oct. 24 at Baton Rouge 1999: MSU, 17-16 Oct. 23 at Starkville 2000: LSU, 45-38(OT) Oct. 21 at Baton Rouge 2001: LSU, 42-0 Oct. 20 at Starkville 2002: LSU 31-13 Sept. 28 at Baton Rouge 2003: LSU, 41-6 Sept. 27 at Starkville 2004: LSU, 51-0 Sept. 25 at Baton Rouge 2005: LSU, 37-7 Oct. 1 at Starkville 2006: LSU, 48-17 Sept. 30 at Baton Rouge 2007: LSU, 45-0 Aug. 30 at Starkville 2008: LSU, 34-24 Sept. 27 at Baton Rouge *- Forfeited to LSU by NCAA At Baton Rouge: At Starkville: At Jackson: At Other Sites:

LSU leads, 45-18-1 LSU leads, 11-6-2 LSU leads, 8-7 Series tied, 2-2

Georgia Series

Auburn Series

LSU leads 14-12-1

LSU leads 23-19-1

1928: LSU, 13-12 1935: LSU, 13-0 1936: LSU, 47-7 1943: LSU, 34-27 1943: LSU, 27-6 1944: LSU, 15-7 1945: LSU, 32-0 1947: UGA, 35-19 1948: UGA, 22-0 1949: UGA, 7-0 1950: Tie, 13-13 1951: LSU, 7-0 1952: UGA, 27-14 1953: LSU, 14-6 1978: UGA, 24-17 1979: UGA, 21-14 1986: LSU, 23-14 1987: LSU, 26-23 1990: LSU, 18-13 1991: UGA, 31-10 1998: UGA, 28-27 1999: UGA, 23-22 2003: LSU, 17-10 2003: LSU 34-13 2004: UGA, 45-16 2005: UGA, 34-14 2008: UGA, 52-38

Nov. 17 at Athens Nov. 16 at Athens Oct. 10 at Baton Rouge Sept. 25 at Baton Rouge Oct. 23 at Columbus, Ga. Oct. 28 at Atlanta Oct. 20 at Athens Oct. 4 at Athens Oct. 16 at Baton Rouge Oct. 14 at Athens Oct. 21 at Baton Rouge Oct. 20 at Athens Oct. 18 at Baton Rouge Oct. 17 at Athens Oct. 14 at Baton Rouge Oct. 13 at Athens Oct. 11 at Baton Rouge Oct. 10 at Athens Sept. 8 at Baton Rouge Sept. 7 at Athens Oct. 3 at Baton Rouge Oct. 2 at Athens Sept. 20 at Baton Rouge Dec. 6 at Atlanta Oct. 2 at Athens Dec. 3 at Atlanta Oct. 25 at Baton Rouge

At Baton Rouge: At Athens: At Other Sites:

Tied 5-5-1 Tied 6-6 LSU leads 3-1

1901: AU, 28-0 Nov. 20 at Baton Rouge 1902: LSU, 5-0 Oct. 27 at Baton Rouge 1903: AU, 12-0 Nov. 11 at Auburn 1908: LSU, 10-2 Oct. 31 at Auburn 1912: AU, 7-0 Nov. 9 at Mobile 1913: AU, 7-0 Nov. 1 at Mobile 1924: AU, 3-0 Oct. 25 at Birmingham 1926: LSU, 10-0 Oct. 16 at Montgomery 1927: LSU, 9-0 Oct. 15 at Montgomery 1934: LSU, 20-6 Oct. 13 at Baton Rouge 1935: LSU, 6-0 Nov. 2 at Baton Rouge 1936: LSU, 19-6 Nov. 14 at Birmingham 1937: LSU, 9-7 Nov. 13 at Baton Rouge 1938: AU, 28-6 Nov. 12 at Birmingham 1939: AU, 21-7 Nov. 18 at Baton Rouge 1940: LSU, 21-13 Nov. 16 at Birmingham 1941: Tie, 7-7 Nov. 15 at Baton Rouge 1942: AU, 25-7 Nov. 14 at Birmingham 1969: LSU, 21-20 Oct. 25 at Baton Rouge 1970: LSU, 17-9 Oct. 24 at Auburn 1972: LSU, 35-7 Oct. 14 at Baton Rouge 1973: LSU, 20-6 Oct. 13 at Auburn 1980: LSU, 21-17 Oct. 11 at Baton Rouge 1981: AU, 19-7 Oct. 10 at Auburn 1988: LSU, 7-6 Oct. 8 at Baton Rouge 1989: AU, 10-6 Oct. 14 at Auburn 1992: AU, 30-28 Sept. 19 at Auburn 1993: AU, 34-10 Sept. 18 at Baton Rouge 1994: AU, 30-26 Sept. 17 at Auburn 1995: LSU, 12-6 Sept.16 at Baton Rouge 1996: LSU, 19-15 Sept. 21 at Auburn 1997: AU, 31-28 Sept. 20 at Baton Rouge 1998: LSU, 31-19 Sept. 19 at Auburn 1999: AU, 41-7 Sept. 18 at Baton Rouge 2000: AU, 34-17 Sept. 16 at Auburn 2001: LSU, 27-14 Dec. 1 at Baton Rouge 2002: AU, 31-7 Oct. 26 at Auburn 2003: LSU, 31-7 Oct. 25 at Baton Rouge 2004: AU, 10-9 Sept. 18 at Auburn 2005: LSU, 20-17 (OT) Oct. 22 at Baton Rouge 2006: AU, 7-3 Sept. 16 at Auburn 2007: LSU, 30-24 Oct. 20 at Baton Rouge 2008: LSU, 26-21 Sept. 20 at Auburn

Florida Series Florida leads 29-23-3 1937: LSU, 19-0 1941: LSU, 10-7 1953: Tie, 21-21 1954: LSU, 20-7 1955: UF, 18-14 1956: UF, 21-6 1957: UF, 22-14 1958: LSU, 10-7 1959: LSU, 9-0 1960: UF, 13-10 1961: LSU, 23-0 1962: LSU, 23-0 1963: LSU, 14-0 1964: UF, 20-6 1965: UF, 14-7 1966: UF, 28-7 1967: LSU, 37-6 1971: LSU, 48-7 1972: Tie, 3-3 1973: LSU, 24-3 1974: UF, 24-14 1975: UF, 34-6 1976: UF, 28-23 1977: LSU, 36-14 1978: LSU, 34-21 1979: LSU, 20-3 1980: LSU, 24-7 1981: UF, 24-10 1982: LSU, 24-13 1983: UF, 31-17 1984: Tie, 21-21 1985: UF, 20-0 1986: LSU, 28-17 1987: LSU, 13-10 1988: UF, 19-6 1989: UF, 16-13 1990: UF, 34-8 1991: UF, 16-0 1992: UF, 28-21 1993: UF, 58-3 1994: UF, 42-18 1995: UF, 28-10 1996: UF, 56-13 1997: LSU 28-21 1998: UF, 22-10 1999: UF, 31-10 2000: UF, 41-9 2001: UF, 44-15 2002: LSU, 36-7 2003: UF, 19-7 2004: LSU, 24-21 2005: LSU, 21-17 2006: UF, 23-10 2007: LSU, 28-24 2008: UF, 51-21

Sept. 25 at Baton Rouge Oct. 25 at Baton Rouge Oct. 24 at Gainesville Oct. 23 at Baton Rouge Oct. 15 at Gainesville Oct. 27 at Baton Rouge Oct. 26 at Gainesville Oct. 25 at Baton Rouge Oct. 24 at Gainesville Oct. 22 at Baton Rouge Oct. 28 at Gainesville Oct. 27 at Baton Rouge Oct. 26 at Gainesville Nov. 28 at Baton Rouge Oct. 2 at Gainesville Oct. 22 at Baton Rouge Oct. 7 at Gainesville Oct. 9 at Baton Rouge Nov. 25 at Gainesville Oct. 6 at Baton Rouge Oct. 5 at Gainesville Oct. 4 at Baton Rouge Oct. 2 at Gainesville Oct. 1 at Baton Rouge Oct. 7 at Gainesville Oct. 6 at Baton Rouge Oct. 4 at Gainesville Oct. 3 at Baton Rouge Oct. 2 at Gainesville Oct. 1 at Baton Rouge Sept. 8 at Gainesville Oct. 5 at Baton Rouge Oct. 4 at Gainesville Oct. 3 at Baton Rouge Oct. 1 at Gainesville Oct. 7 at Baton Rouge Oct. 6 at Gainesville Oct. 5 at Baton Rouge Oct. 10 at Gainesville Oct. 9 at Baton Rouge Oct. 8 at Gainesville Oct. 7 at Baton Rouge Oct. 12 at Gainesville Oct. 11 at Baton Rouge Oct. 10 at Gainesville Oct. 9 at Baton Rouge Oct. 7 at Gainesville Oct. 6 at Baton Rouge Oct. 12 at Gainesville Oct. 11 at Baton Rouge Oct. 9 at Gainesville Oct. 15 at Baton Rouge Oct. 7 at Gainesville Oct. 6 at Baton Rouge Oct. 11 at Gainesville

At Baton Rouge: At Gainesville:

Florida leads, 15-13 Florida leads, 14-10-3

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At Baton Rouge: At Auburn: At Other Sites:

LSU leads, 13-5-1 AU leads, 9-6 AU leads, 5-4

Tulane Series LSU leads 68-22-7 1893: TU, 34-0 1895: LSU, 8-4 1896: LSU, 6-0 1898: LSU, 37-0 1899: LSU, 38-0 1900: TU, 29-0 1901: LSU, 11-0 1904: TU, 5-0 1905: LSU, 5-0 1911: LSU, 6-0 1912: LSU, 21-3 1913: LSU, 40-0 1914: Tie, 0-0 1915: LSU, 12-0 1916: Tie, 14-14 1917: TU, 28-6 1919: LSU, 27-6 1920: TU, 21-0 1921: TU, 21-0 1922: LSU, 25-14 1923: TU, 20-0 1924: TU, 13-0 1925: TU, 16-0 1926: LSU, 7-0 1927: TU, 13-6 1928: Tie, 0-0 1929: TU, 21-0 1930: TU, 12-7 1931: TU, 34-7 1932: LSU, 14-0 1933: Tie, 7-7 1934: TU, 13-12 1935: LSU, 41-0 1936: LSU, 33-0 1937: LSU, 20-7 1938: TU, 14-0 1939: TU, 33-20 1940: LSU, 14-0 1941: LSU, 19-0 1942: LSU, 18-6 1943: TU, 27-0 1944: LSU, 25-6

Nov. 25 at New Orleans Oct. 26 at Baton Rouge Oct. 24 at New Orleans Dec. 14 at Baton Rouge Dec. 8 at Baton Rouge Nov. 17 at New Orleans Nov. 16 at New Orleans Nov. 19 at New Orleans Nov. 25 at New Orleans Dec. 9 at Baton Rouge Nov. 28 at New Orleans Nov. 22 at Baton Rouge Nov. 26 at New Orleans Nov. 25 at Baton Rouge Nov. 30 at New Orleans Nov. 29 at Baton Rouge Nov. 22 at New Orleans Nov. 25 at Baton Rouge Nov. 19 at New Orleans Nov. 30 at New Orleans Nov. 24 at New Orleans Nov. 25 at Baton Rouge Nov. 21 at Baton Rouge Nov. 25 at New Orleans Nov. 24 at Baton Rouge Nov. 29 at New Orleans Nov. 28 at Baton Rouge Nov. 27 at New Orleans Nov. 28 at New Orleans Nov. 26 at Baton Rouge Dec. 2 at New Orleans Dec. 1 at Baton Rouge Nov. 30 at New Orleans Nov. 28 at New Orleans Nov. 27 at New Orleans Nov. 26 at Baton Rouge Dec. 2 at New Orleans Nov. 30 at Baton Rouge Nov. 29 at New Orleans Nov. 26 at Baton Rouge Nov. 20 at New Orleans Nov. 30 at Baton Rouge


Series Records vs. 2009 Opponents 1945: LSU, 33-0 1946: LSU, 41-27 1947: Tie, 6-6 1948: TU, 46-0 1949: LSU, 21-0 1950: Tie, 14-14 1951: LSU, 14-13 1952: LSU, 16-0 1953: LSU, 32-13 1954: LSU, 14-13 1955: Tie, 13-13 1956: LSU, 7-6 1957: LSU, 25-6 1958: LSU, 62-0 1959: LSU, 14-6 1960: LSU, 17-6 1961: LSU, 62-0 1962: LSU, 38-8 1963: LSU, 20-0 1964: LSU, 13-3 1965: LSU, 62-0 1966: LSU, 21-7 1967: LSU, 41-27 1968: LSU, 34-10 1969: LSU, 27-0 1970: LSU, 26-14 1971: LSU, 36-7 1972: LSU, 9-3 1973: TU, 14-0 1974: LSU, 24-22 1975: LSU, 42-6 1976: LSU, 17-7 1977: LSU, 20-17 1978: LSU, 40-21 1979: TU, 24-13 1980: LSU, 24-7 1981: TU, 48-7 1982: TU, 31-28 1983: LSU, 20-7 1984: LSU, 33-15 1985: LSU, 31-19 1986: LSU, 37-17 1987: LSU, 41-36 1988: LSU, 44-14 1989: LSU, 27-7 1990: LSU, 16-13 1991: LSU, 39-20 1992: LSU, 24-12 1993: LSU, 24-10 1994: LSU, 49-25 1996: LSU, 35-17 2001: LSU, 48-17 2006: LSU, 49-7 2007: LSU, 34-9

Dec. 1 at New Orleans Nov. 29 at Baton Rouge Dec. 6 at New Orleans Nov. 27 at Baton Rouge Nov. 26 at New Orleans Dec. 2 at New Orleans Dec. 1 at Baton Rouge Nov. 29 at New Orleans Nov. 28 at New Orleans Nov. 27 at New Orleans Nov. 26 at Baton Rouge Dec. 1 at New Orleans Nov. 30 at Baton Rouge Nov. 22 at New Orleans Nov. 21 at Baton Rouge Nov. 26 at New Orleans Nov. 25 at Baton Rouge Nov. 24 at New Orleans Nov. 23 at Baton Rouge Nov. 21 at New Orleans Nov. 20 at Baton Rouge Nov. 19 at New Orleans Nov. 25 at Baton Rouge Nov. 23 at New Orleans Nov. 22 at Baton Rouge Nov. 28 at New Orleans Nov. 27 at Baton Rouge Dec. 2 at New Orleans Dec. 1 at New Orleans Nov. 23 at Baton Rouge Nov. 22 at New Orleans Nov. 20 at Baton Rouge Nov. 19 at New Orleans Nov. 25 at Baton Rouge Nov. 24 at New Orleans Nov. 22 at Baton Rouge Nov. 28 at New Orleans Nov. 27 at Baton Rouge Nov. 24 at New Orleans Nov. 24 at Baton Rouge Nov. 30 at New Orleans Nov. 29 at Baton Rouge Nov. 21 at New Orleans Nov. 26 at Baton Rouge Nov. 25 at New Orleans Nov. 24 at Baton Rouge Nov. 23 at New Orleans Nov. 21 at Baton Rouge Nov. 20 at Baton Rouge Nov. 19 at New Orleans Nov. 23 at Baton Rouge Sept. 1 at Baton Rouge Sept. 23 at Baton Rouge Sept. 29 at New Orleans

At Baton Rouge: At New Orleans:

LSU leads, 37-10-1 LSU leads, 31-12-6

Alabama Series Alabama leads 44-23-5 1895: LSU, 12-6 1902: LSU, 11-0 1903: UA, 18-0 1904: UA, 11-0 1907: UA, 6-4 1909: LSU, 12-6 1919: UA, 23-0 1920: UA, 21-0 1921: Tie, 7-7 1922: UA, 47-3 1923: UA, 30-3 1925: UA, 42-0 1926: UA, 24-0 1927: Tie, 0-0 1928: UA, 13-0 1930: UA, 33-0 1944: Tie, 27-27 1945: UA, 26-7 1946: LSU, 31-21 1947: UA, 41-12 1948: LSU, 26-6 1951: LSU, 13-7 1952: UA, 21-20 1953: Tie, 7-7 1954: UA, 12-0 1957: LSU, 28-0 1958: LSU, 13-3 1964: UA, 17-9 1965: UA, 31-7 1966: UA, 21-0 1967: UA, 7-6 1968: UA, 16-7 1969: LSU, 20-15 1970: LSU, 14-9 1971: UA, 14-7

Nov. 18 at Baton Rouge Nov. 29 at Tuscaloosa Nov. 9 at Tuscaloosa Dec. 1 at Baton Rouge Nov. 23 at Mobile Nov. 25 at Birmingham Nov. 15 at Baton Rouge Nov. 13 at Tuscaloosa Oct. 29 at New Orleans Nov. 10 at Tuscaloosa Nov. 16 at Montgomery Oct. 10 at Baton Rouge Oct. 30 at Tuscaloosa Oct. 8 at Birmingham Dec. 8 at Birmingham Nov. 15 at Montgomery Sept. 30 at Baton Rouge Oct. 6 at Baton Rouge Nov. 9 at Baton Rouge Nov. 22 at Tuscaloosa Nov. 20 at Baton Rouge Sept. 29 at Mobile Sept. 27 at Baton Rouge Sept. 26 at Mobile Sept. 25 at Baton Rouge Sept. 28 at Baton Rouge Sept. 27 at Mobile Nov. 7 at Birmingham Nov. 6 at Baton Rouge Nov. 5 at Birmingham Nov. 11 at Baton Rouge Nov. 9 at Birmingham Nov. 8 at Baton Rouge Nov. 7 at Birmingham Nov. 6 at Baton Rouge

1972: UA, 35-21 1973: UA, 21-7 1974: UA, 30-0 1975: UA, 23-10 1976: UA, 28-17 1977: UA, 24-3 1978: UA, 31-10 1979: UA, 3-0 1980: UA, 28-7 1981: UA, 24-7 1982: LSU, 20-10 1983: UA, 32-26 1984: LSU, 16-14 1985: Tie, 14-14 1986: LSU, 14-10 1987: UA, 22-10 1988: LSU, 19-18 1989: UA, 32-16 1990: UA, 24-3 1991: UA, 20-17 1992: UA, 31-11 1993: LSU, 17-13 1994: UA, 35-17 1995: UA, 10-3 1996: UA, 26-0 1997: LSU, 27-0 1998: UA, 22-16 1999: UA, 23-17 2000: LSU 30-28 2001: LSU 35-21 2002: UA, 31-0 2003: LSU, 27-3 2004: LSU, 26-10 2005: LSU, 16-13 (OT) 2006: LSU, 28-14 2007: LSU, 41-34 2008: UA, 27-21

Nov. 11 at Birmingham Nov. 22 at Baton Rouge Nov. 9 at Birmingham Nov. 8 at Baton Rouge Nov. 6 at Birmingham Nov. 5 at Baton Rouge Nov. 11 at Birmingham Nov. 10 at Baton Rouge Nov. 8 at Tuscaloosa Sept. 5 at Baton Rouge Nov. 6 at Birmingham Nov. 10 at Baton Rouge Nov. 10 at Birmingham Nov. 9 at Baton Rouge Nov. 8 at Birmingham Nov. 7 at Baton Rouge Nov. 5 at Tuscaloosa Nov. 11 at Baton Rouge Nov. 10 at Tuscaloosa Nov. 9 at Baton Rouge Nov. 7 at Baton Rouge Nov. 6 at Tuscaloosa Nov. 5 at Baton Rouge Nov. 4 at Tuscaloosa Nov. 9 at Baton Rouge Nov. 8 at Tuscaloosa Nov. 7 at Baton Rouge Nov. 6 at Tuscaloosa Nov. 4 at Baton Rouge Nov. 3 at Tuscaloosa Nov. 16 at Baton Rouge Nov. 15 at Tuscaloosa Nov. 13 at Baton Rouge Nov. 12 at Tuscaloosa Nov. 11 at Baton Rouge Nov. 3 at Tuscaloosa Nov. 8 at Baton Rouge

At Baton Rouge: At Tuscaloosa: At Birmingham: At Other Sites:

UA leads, 25-7-2 UA leads, 9-8 UA leads, 8-5-1 UA leads, 3-2-2

Louisiana Tech Series LSU leads 17-1 1901: LSU, 57-0 1903: LSU, 16-0 1904: LSU, 17-0 1904: Tech, 6-0 1905: LSU, 16-0 1906: LSU, 17-0 1907: LSU, 28-0 1908: LSU, 22-0 1909: LSU, 23-0 1913: LSU, 20-2 1914: LSU, 60-0 1927: LSU, 45-0 1929: LSU, 53-7 1930: LSU, 71-0 1940: LSU, 39-7 1941: LSU, 25-0 2003: LSU, 49-10 2007: LSU, 58-10

Oct. 28 at Ruston Oct. 30 at Ruston Oct. 16 at Baton Rouge Oct. 23 at Ruston Nov. 18 at Baton Rouge Nov. 9 at Baton Rouge Oct. 11 at Baton Rouge Nov. 23 at Ruston Nov. 4 at Alexandria, La. Oct. 4 at Ruston Oct. 3 at Baton Rouge Sept. 24 at Baton Rouge Oct. 26 at Baton Rouge Sept. 27 at Baton Rouge Sept. 21 at Baton Rouge Sept. 20 at Baton Rouge Nov. 1 at Baton Rouge Nov. 10 at Baton Rouge

At Baton Rouge: At Ruston: At Other Sites:

LSU leads 12-0 LSU leads 4-1 LSU leads 1-0

Ole Miss Series LSU leads 55-38-4 1894: UM, 26-6 1896: LSU, 12-4 1899: UM, 11-0 1901: LSU, 46-0 1902: LSU, 6-0 1903: UM, 11-0 1904: LSU, 5-0 1906: UM, 9-0 1907: LSU, 23-0 1909: LSU, 10-0 1912: UM, 10-7 1914: UM, 21-0 1915: LSU, 28-0 1916: LSU, 41-0 1917: LSU, 52-7 1919: LSU, 13-0 1921: LSU, 21-0 1926: LSU, 3-0 1927: UM, 12-7 1928: LSU, 19-6 1929: LSU, 13-6 1930: LSU, 6-0 1931: LSU, 26-3 1933: LSU, 31-0

Dec. 3 at Baton Rouge Nov. 13 at Vicksburg Nov. 3 at Meridian Nov. 7 at Baton Rouge Nov. 8 at New Orleans Nov. 21 at New Orleans Nov. 5 at Baton Rouge Oct. 20 at Baton Rouge Nov. 16 at Jackson Oct. 9 at Baton Rouge Oct. 19 at Baton Rouge Oct. 17 at Baton Rouge Oct. 15 at Oxford Nov. 19 at Baton Rouge Oct. 13 at Oxford Oct. 18 at Baton Rouge Nov. 12 at Baton Rouge Nov. 13 at Baton Rouge Nov. 5 at Oxford Nov. 10 at Baton Rouge Nov. 16 at Baton Rouge Nov. 8 at Baton Rouge Nov. 14 at Jackson Nov. 18 at Baton Rouge

1934: LSU, 14-0 Nov. 17 at Jackson 1936: LSU, 13-0 Oct. 17 at Baton Rouge 1937: LSU, 13-0 Oct. 16 at Baton Rouge 1938: UM, 20-7 Sept. 24 at Baton Rouge 1939: UM, 14-7 Sept. 30 at Baton Rouge 1940: UM, 19-6 Sept. 28 at Baton Rouge 1941: UM, 13-12 Nov. 8 at Baton Rouge 1942: LSU, 21-7 Oct. 17 at Baton Rouge 1945: LSU, 32-13 Nov. 3 at Baton Rouge 1946: LSU, 34-21 Nov. 2 at Baton Rouge 1947: UM, 20-18 Nov. 1 at Baton Rouge 1948: UM, 49-19 Oct. 30 at Baton Rouge 1949: LSU, 34-7 Oct. 29 at Baton Rouge 1950: LSU, 40-14 Nov. 4 at Baton Rouge 1951: Tie, 6-6 Nov. 3 at Baton Rouge 1952: UM, 28-0 Nov. 1 at Oxford 1953: UM, 27-16 Oct. 31 at Baton Rouge 1954: UM, 21-6 Oct. 30 at Baton Rouge 1955: UM, 29-26 Oct. 29 at Baton Rouge 1956: UM, 46-17 Nov. 3 at Baton Rouge 1957: UM, 14-12 Nov. 9 at Oxford 1958: LSU, 14-0 Nov. 1 at Baton Rouge 1959: LSU, 7-3 Oct. 31 at Baton Rouge 1960: UM, 21-0 Jan. 1 at New Orleans 1960: Tie, 6-6 Oct. 29 at Oxford 1961: LSU, 10-7 Nov. 4 at Baton Rouge 1962: UM, 15-7 Nov. 3 at Baton Rouge 1963: UM, 37-3 Nov. 2 at Baton Rouge 1964: LSU, 11-10 Oct. 31 at Baton Rouge 1965: UM, 23-0 Oct. 30 at Jackson 1966: UM, 17-0 Oct. 29 at Baton Rouge 1967: Tie, 13-13 Nov. 4 at Jackson 1968: UM, 27-24 Nov. 2 at Baton Rouge 1969: UM, 26-23 Nov. 1 at Jackson 1970: LSU, 61-17 Dec. 5 at Baton Rouge 1971: UM, 24-22 Oct. 30 at Jackson 1972: LSU, 17-16 Nov. 4 at Baton Rouge 1973: LSU, 51-14 Nov. 3 at Jackson 1974: LSU, 24-0 Nov. 2 at Baton Rouge 1975: UM, 17-13 Nov. 1 at Jackson 1976: LSU, 45-0 Oct. 30 at Baton Rouge 1977: LSU, 28-21 Oct. 29 at Jackson 1978: LSU, 30-8 Nov. 4 at Baton Rouge 1979: LSU, 28-24 Nov. 3 at Jackson 1980: LSU, 38-16 Nov. 1 at Baton Rouge 1981: Tie, 27-27 Oct. 31 at Jackson 1982: LSU, 45-8 Oct. 30 at Baton Rouge 1983: UM, 27-24 Oct. 29 at Jackson 1984: LSU, 32-29 Nov. 3 at Baton Rouge 1985: LSU, 14-0 Nov. 2 at Jackson 1986: UM, 21-19 Nov. 1 at Baton Rouge 1987: LSU, 42-13 Oct. 31 at Jackson 1988: LSU, 31-20 Oct. 29 at Baton Rouge 1989: LSU, 35-30 Nov. 4 at Oxford 1990: UM, 19-10 Nov. 3 at Baton Rouge 1991: LSU, 25-22 Nov. 2 at Jackson 1992: UM, 32-0 Oct. 31 at Jackson 1993: LSU, 19-17 Oct. 30 at Baton Rouge 1994: UM, 34-21 Oct. 29 at Oxford 1995: LSU, 38-9 Nov. 11 at Baton Rouge 1996: LSU, 39-7 Nov. 16 at Oxford 1997: UM, 36-21 Oct. 18 at Baton Rouge 1998: UM, 37-31(OT) Oct. 31 at Oxford 1999: UM, 42-23 Oct. 3 at Baton Rouge 2000: LSU, 20-9 Nov. 11 at Oxford 2001: UM, 35-24 Oct. 27 at Baton Rouge 2002: LSU, 14-13 Nov. 23 at Baton Rouge 2003: LSU, 17-14 Nov. 22 at Oxford 2004: LSU, 27-24 Nov. 20 at Baton Rouge 2005: LSU, 40-7 Nov. 19 at Oxford 2006: LSU, 23-20 (OT) Nov. 18 at Baton Rouge 2007: LSU, 41-24 Nov. 17 at Oxford 2008: UM, 31-13 Nov. 22 at Baton Rouge At Baton Rouge: At Oxford: At Jackson: At Other Sites:

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LSU

LSU leads 33-19-2

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1901: LSU, 15-0 1906: Tie, 6-6 1907: LSU, 17-12 1908: LSU, 36-4 1909: UA, 16-0 1910: UA, 51-0 1911: UA, 11-0 1912: LSU, 7-6 1913: LSU, 12-7 1914: UA, 20-12 1915: LSU, 13-7 1916: LSU, 17-7 1917: UA, 14-0 1919: LSU, 20-0 1920: LSU, 3-0 1921: LSU, 10-7 1922: UA, 40-6 1923: UA, 26-13 1924: UA, 10-7 1925: UA, 12-0 1926: LSU, 14-0 1927: UA, 28-0 1928: UA, 7-0 1929: UA, 32-0 1930: LSU, 27-12 1931: LSU, 13-6 1932: LSU, 14-0 1933: LSU, 20-0 1934: LSU, 16-0 1935: LSU, 13-7 1936: LSU, 19-7 *1947: Tie, 0-0 1953: LSU, 9-8 1954: LSU, 7-6 1955: LSU, 13-7 1956: LSU, 21-7 *1966: LSU, 14-7 1992: UA, 30-6 1993: UA, 42-24 1994: LSU, 30-12 1995: LSU, 28-0 1996: LSU, 17-7 1997: LSU, 31-21 1998: UA, 41-14 1999: LSU, 35-10 2000: UA, 14-3 2001: LSU, 41-38 2002: UA, 21-20 2003: LSU, 55-24 2004: LSU, 43-14 2005: LSU, 19-17 2006: LSU, 31-26 2007: UA, 50-48 3ot 2008: UA, 31-30

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Dec. 5 at Baton Rouge Nov. 29 at Baton Rouge Nov. 6 at Baton Rouge Nov. 26 at Little Rock Nov. 13 at Memphis Nov. 24 at Little Rock Nov. 30 at Little Rock Nov. 16 at Little Rock Nov. 8 at Shreveport Nov. 7 at Shreveport Nov. 5 at Shreveport Nov. 5 at Shreveport Nov. 3 at Shreveport Oct. 25 at Shreveport Nov. 6 at Shreveport Nov. 5 at Shreveport Oct. 28 at Shreveport Oct. 27 at Shreveport Nov. 1 at Shreveport Oct. 31 at Shreveport Nov. 6 at Shreveport Oct. 29 at Shreveport Nov. 3 at Shreveport Nov. 2 at Shreveport Nov. 1 at Shreveport Oct. 24 at Shreveport Oct. 22 at Shreveport Oct. 21 at Shreveport Oct. 20 at Shreveport Oct. 19 at Shreveport Oct. 24 at Shreveport Jan. 1 at Dallas Nov. 21 at Little Rock Nov. 20 at Shreveport Nov. 19 at Little Rock Nov. 24 at Shreveport Jan. 1 at Dallas Nov. 27 at Fayetteville Nov. 27 at Baton Rouge Nov. 26 at Little Rock Nov. 18 at Baton Rouge Nov. 29 at Little Rock Nov. 28 at Baton Rouge Nov. 27 at Little Rock Nov. 26 at Baton Rouge Nov. 24 at Little Rock Nov. 23 at Baton Rouge Nov. 29 at Little Rock Nov. 28 at Baton Rouge Nov. 26 at Little Rock Nov. 25 at Baton Rouge Nov. 24 at Little Rock Nov. 23 at Baton Rouge Nov. 28 at Little Rock

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LSU leads, 8-2-1 Arkansas leads 1-0 LSU leads, 8-6 LSU leads 16-9 Series tied, 1-1-1

LSU leads, 36-23-1 LSU leads, 8-5-1 LSU leads, 9-6-2 UM leads, 3-2-0

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Les Miles FOOTBALL

2007 National Champions Les Miles hoists the 2007 Coaches’ Trophy crystal football as the Tigers claimed the BCS National Championship with a 38-24 win over Ohio State on Jan. 7, 2008.

The Miles Method Academics A Must

A football coach has to understand it’s academics first and you’ll find that in me as well. We have the finest academic center for student-athletes that I’ve ever seen right here on our campus. It’s a magnificent place that serves as the cornerstone for the success of this program.

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The goal is to run the finest football program in the country where our players can have an experience that is second to none.

On Field Excellence

It’s the goal of this program to win in the grandest fashion and to compete for championships each year. In four seasons, LSU has won 42 games, including 17 against top 25 opponents.

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I realized that when I looked at LSU from afar, they had everything. I want the opportunity to step alongside a great team, at a great school and be a part of extending a very competitive tradition.


Miles Traveled

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A look into the football career of Les Miles

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Since the 2006 NFL Draft, LSU has led the SEC in total NFL Draft picks.

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Miles serves on Bill McCartney’s Colorado staff for five seasons, earning berths to the Freedom and Bluebonnet Bowls in 1985 and 1986.

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Miles begins his coaching career for his former coach, Bo Schembechler, at Michigan. The Wolverines post a 19-5 record with a Big 10 title during his two-year stint.

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title with a 12-2 overall record Alabama, Auburn and Florida in 1998-2000 and a 38-24 defeat of No. 1 the same season. Miles returns to his alma mater Miles is the tight ends coach for Ohio State in the BCS National for the next eight seasons. the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys for Championship Game in New Michigan won 71 games during head coaches Chan Gailey and 6 2005 Orleans. Miles improves to 34-6 that span, made eight-straight Dave Campo. The Cowboys win Les Miles and the Tigers accept in his three seasons, marking bowl appearances, including the division title in 1998. the 2005 Chick-fil-A Peach the best start for a coach in four Rose Bowl trips. During Bowl trophy after defeating LSU history. the eight years, Miles coaches 4 2001-04 Miami, 40-3. LSU finished 10 All-Americans and 12 NFL ranked No. 5. Takes over as head coach of draftees. 2008 the Oklahoma State program. 9 Les Miles and the Tigers claim Guides the Cowboys to three- 7 2006 the Chick-fil-A Bowl with a 1995-97 straight bowl games, including Les Miles, along with the Tigers, convincing 38-3 win over No. a victory in the 2002 Houston Spends three seasons at accepts the 2007 Allstate Sugar 14 Georgia Tech in the Georgia Bowl. Oklahoma State as the Bowl trophy after defeating Dome. Miles remains unbeaten offensive coordinator for head Notre Dame, 41-14. The Tigers in bowl games at LSU with his coach Bob Simmons. The 1997 5 2005 finished ranked No. 3. fourth straight win in as many season saw the Cowboys go On Jan. 3, 2005, Les Miles is seasons. 8-4 with a trip to the Alamo named the 32nd head coach in 2007 Bowl, the school’s first bowl LSU Football history. Went on 8 In one of the most remarkable appearance since 1988. to guide the Tigers to 11 wins seasons in school history, Les in his first season, becoming Miles and the Tigers capture the first LSU coach to defeat the school’s third national

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Les Miles letters two years at the University of Michigan. During those two seasons, Michigan was a combined 18-3-2 and participated in both the Rose and Orange Bowls.

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Championship FOOTBALL

Quarterback Matt Flynn hoists the 2007 ADT National Championship Trophy following the Tigers’ 38-24 win over Ohio State in the BCS National Championship Game. Flynn was named Offensive MVP of the game and tied a school record with four touchdown passes.

College football’s FIRST two-time

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2007 National Champions

Ricky Jean-Francois and Matt Flynn celebrate the national title with the 2007 Coaches’ Trophy following the Tigers’ 38-24 win over Ohio State.

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2003 National Champions

LSU celebrates the second national championship in program history after the Tigers defeated Oklahoma, 21-14, in the 2004 Nokia Sugar Bowl.


Gridiron Greatness LSU’s illustrious football history

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Academic All-SEC honors

LSU claimed its first national championship in 1958. The Tigers compiled a perfect 11-0 season and defeated Clemson, 7-0, in the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 1, 1959.

Bowl Games

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All-America honors

Academic AllAmerica selections

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Rings of Success

LSU’s storied football success includes championship rings from three national championships, 10 SEC titles and seven SEC Western Division championships. The 2007 national championship ring (front) commemorates the Tigers’ most recent national title.

SEC Champions

2007 • 2003 • 2001 • 1988 1986 • 1970 • 1961 • 1958 1936 • 1935

SEC West Champions 2007 • 2005 • 2003 • 2002 2001 • 1997 • 1996

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Billy Cannon

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1959 Heisman Trophy Winner

AWARD WINNERS

LSU’s ELITE COLLEGE FOOTBALL HARDWARE

Billy Cannon, alongside former President Richard Nixon, with the Heisman Trophy.

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Glenn Dorsey

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The Most Decorated Defender in LSU History

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2007 Outland Trophy Winner 2007 Lombardi Award Winner 2007 Nagurski Trophy Winner 2007 Lott Trophy Winner

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Heisman Trophy

Outland Trophy

Lombardi Award

Nagurski Trophy

Lott Trophy

Billy Cannon • 1959

Glenn Dorsey • 2007

Glenn Dorsey • 2007

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National Coach of the Year

Biletnikoff Award

Rimington Trophy

Draddy Trophy

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Ben Wilkerson • 2004

Rudy Niswanger • 2005

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“We have the finest academic center for student-athletes that I’ve ever seen right here on our campus. It’s a magnificent place that serves as the cornerstone for the success of this program.” - Les Miles, LSU Head Coach

Student-Athlete Draddy Trophy Offensive lineman Rudy Niswanger was the recipient of the Draddy Trophy, known as the “Academic Heisman,” which goes to the top student-athlete in all divisions of college football.

From college to the pros Rudy Niswanger exemplified LSU football on and off the field.

Wuerffell Trophy Niswanger became the inaugural recipient of the Wuerffel Trophy, which goes to the college football player who best combines exemplary community service with outstanding academic and athletic achievement.

University Medalist Niswanger (right) completed his degree in kinesiology in the spring of 2005 with a perfect 4.0 GPA, earning him summa cum laude and University Medalist honors.

Academic SUCCESS

Vision  Be the premier provider of student-athlete support services nationally and internationally.

Academic Staff

Mission Dr. Kenneth Miles Executive Director

Jean Jackson

Administrative Program Specialist

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Dr. Mary Boudreaux Director of Academic Affairs

Leah Saal

Learning Specialist

Richard Capone Information Technology Manager

Jason Shaw

Tutorial Coordinator & Academic Advisor

Derek Cowherd

Senior Associate Director

Jennifer Timmer

Associate Director for Student Learning/Learning Specialist

Walter Holliday Assistant Director

Becca Hubbard

Associate Director for Health and Wellness

Carole Walker Associate Director

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Values

1. To preserve the academic integrity 2. To graduate our studentathletes

The Cox Communications Academic team of LSU is committed to personal growth, academic guidance/ support, and the holistic development of each student-athlete and the quality of their experience. • Accountability • Commitment • Success

Goals and Objectives 

3. To assist all studentathletes with career planning 4. To abide by all NCAA, SEC, and institutional rules and regulations

• Integrity • Diversity • Teamwork

• Citizenship


89% of LSU’s 2008 Senior Class Are Graduates Sixteen of the 18 student-athletes on the 2008 senior class have earned their undergraduate degrees from LSU, furthermore proving that the Tigers’ winning tradition on the field has carried into the classroom. Twelve of those players had already graduated prior to

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LSU’s Chick-fil-A Bowl Game against Georgia Tech.

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Tyson Jackson, the third pick of the 2009 NFL Draft, graduated from LSU in the winter of 2008.

Rodney Reed was featured in Sports Illustrated in 2003 as one of the smartest players in college football.

7 National Scholar-Athletes LSU has garnered seven National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame National Scholar-Athlete awards. The Tigers have produced the most National Scholar-Athletes in the SEC since 2002 with three. 1978 - Robert Dugas 1987 - Nacho Albergamo 1990 - Sol Graves 1997 - Chad Kessler 2002 - Bradie James 2003 - Rodney Reed 2005 - Rudy Niswanger

Football Graduates

Spring 2005 Jimmy Courtenay Barrett Dupuy Derek Hinds Brandon Hurley Rudy Niswanger Demetri Robinson Chuck Wiley * Ben Wilkerson SUMMER 2005 Shyrone Carey Michael Harrison James McLachlan Ronnie Prude Kevin Steltz Chris McCauley *

WINTER 2005 Joseph Addai Kenneth Hollis Andrew Whitworth

SPRING 2006 Andre’ Boagni Peter Dyakowski Ryan Gaudet Gino Giambelluca Jack Hunt Greg Hercules Nate Livings Phillip Maxwell Gant Petty Mario Stevenson SUMMER 2006 Andre Gill Alonzo Manuel

Winter 2006 Steven Arflin Willie Demps Schirra Fields Keron Gordon Paris Hodges Brian Johnson Steven Mares Jason Spadoni Jonathan Spear Garett Wibel Ryan Willis

SPRING 2007 Torey Bennett Terrell Clayton Paul Coryell Leo Desselle Brandon Hurley* Shawn Jordan Brandon Nowlin* Doug Planchard Carlos Rachel Andrew Wright Anthony Zehyoue

77 SEC Academic Honor Roll Members Under Les Miles LSU has produced 77 Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll awards under head coach Les Miles. Fifteen student-athletes were recipients of the accolade in the fall of 2008, including first team All-SEC defensive end Rahim Alem, standout tight end Richard Dickson and offensive lineman Lyle Hitt.

2008 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll STUDENT-ATHLETE

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Rahim Alem Caleb Angelle Joseph Crappell Richard Dickson Richard Dugas Josh Dworaczyk Ace Foyil Joshua Graham Orlando Gunn T-Bob Hebert Trent Hebert Lyle Hitt Joseph Maltempi Adam McClure Charles Moody

Liberal Arts General Studies Undecided General Studies Management Undecided General Studies Mass Communication Mass Communication Kinesiology Kinesiology Kinesiology Chemical Engineering Biochemistry General Studies

LSU’s graduates under Coach Les Miles

Winter 2007 Will Arnold Mit Cole David Davis Patrick Fisher Matt Flynn Ali Highsmith Micah Metrailer Roman Starns Renaldo Thompson Cameron Vaughn Jonathan Zenon Keith Zinger SPRING 2008 Marlon Favorite Daniel Francis Sean Gaudet Brett Helms Chris Jackson Lavar Johnson Josh McManus Luke Sanders Robert Smith Carnell Stewart

SUMMER 2008 Max Holmes Al Jackson Jacob O’Hair WINTER 2008 Rahim Alem Caleb Angelle Donnie Chaucer Brady Dalfrey Donald Hains Tyson Jackson Herman Johnson Quinn Johnson Tremaine Johnson David Jones Cole Louviere Ryan Miller Phillip Pigott Curtis Taylor Jimmy Welker

SPRING 2009 Charles Alexander Jeremy Benton Jeremy Bunting Colt David Josh Dicharry* Josh Graham Chad Moody Anthony Zehyoue* * denotes postgraduate degree

“I am a middle linebacker. I am definitely the quarterback on the defensive side of the ball. Academically, learning everything we had to do at LSU -- off the field and on the field -- definitely prepared me. You don’t stop going to the classroom when you get to the NFL. We are in meetings the majority of the time. I was so used to it, to concentrating, that the Academic Center set the foundation. It prepared me to be a successful person in the NFL.” - Bradie James, National Scholar-Athlete, Dallas Cowboys 2009 LSU Football Media Guide

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Bo Campbell Auditorium The 1,000-seat auditorium is used through the year as a classroom and lecture hall. Each seat in the auditorium has space for a laptop and a modem hookup, providing each student unlimited learning opportunities. The auditorium also contains a movie theatre size screen to aid professors with lectures and classroom activities.

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Academic Center

FOR STUDENT-ATHLETES Amenities

Study Area

454,000 square feet of working space

Included in the 54,000 square feet of the Academic Center are individual study areas as well as 14 private computer rooms for student-athletes to work one-on-one with tutors or by themselves.

4300 computer workstations 414 private computer rooms in a state-of-the-art computer lab 4Additional study rooms and classrooms for private or group study 4Electronic scheduling of tutoring sessions 4A 1,000-seat auditorium for classes and lectures

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Computer Stations

The Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes is at the forefront of today’s educational technology. Since the spring of 2009, the academic center has upgraded over 170 computers, including both PC and Mac.

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Media Training

The Library

The library provides a perfect setting for individual study, or with a tutor as a group.

LSU is one of the few schools where student-athletes go through media training to enhance their communication skills. Dr. Tommy Karam and Dr. Shirley White are two experts in the field who give training sessions to student-athletes here on campus. The Academic Center features a mock press conference setting to get student-athletes acclimated to giving interviews in front of both print and electronic media. Karam and White record the mock interviews on camera and then provide feedback, allowing student-athletes to become more comfortable and confident when doing actual interviews.

Academic Center

A $15 million renovation to the Gym Armory in 2002 not only made it among the nation’s premier academic centers, but put it at the forefront. Improvements to the existing center give LSU studentathletes the best opportunity for success by providing access to the latest technology, as well as an array of expanded services.

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“LSU laid the groundwork for me being a professional in the way the school is run and the professors. Off the field, I learned to be a good person. On the football field, it is the training, the hard work and the dedication. LSU teaches you everything you need to be successful.” - Andrew Whitworth Cincinnati Bengals

Campus Life LSU’s Memorial Tower (top main photo) was one of the first structures completed on the present campus and sits east of the quadrangle (above, left). It represents the University as a memorial to those who gave their lives during World War I. Although it currently houses the LSU Anglo-American Art Museum, plans are in process to return Memorial Tower to a military museum as originally intended. The University lakes (above, right) on the LSU campus give various recreational options.

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Location: Baton Rouge, La. Founded: January 2, 1860 Enrollment: 29,317 President: Dr. John V. Lombardi Major Fields for Bachelor’s Degrees: 72 Major Fields for Master’s Degrees: 72 Major Fields for Doctoral Degrees: 54

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College has, throughout its 145year history, served the people of Louisiana, the region, the nation, and the world. LSU is creating a revolution, one of pervasive change and advancement. For the past five years, the focus of the LSU community has been an increased commitment to excellence. Our progress has been dramatic and shows no sign of stopping. Having witnessed many of yesterday’s possibilities become today’s tangible realities, the LSU community set forth to capitalize on its success. The goal was to improve our standing as a nationally competitive flagship university. Following intense discussions among the LSU Board of Supervisors, campus administrators, faculty, and student leaders, the objectives required to reach this status crystallized, providing the impetus for LSU’s National Flagship Agenda.


Why LSU?

Bradie James Linebacker (1999-2002) Dallas Cowboys member

“Throughout the entire recruiting process I always knew LSU was the best choice. Being from the great state of Louisiana, LSU was a home away from home. I knew that this would be a place I could grow as a student-athlete and a young man. The coaches, faculty, and the 92,000 marvelous fans only help to make the decision much easier. Looking back on it, I couldn’t have asked for more from the experience.”

Tommy Hodson

Tyson Jackson

David Toms

Defensive End (2005-08) 2009 NFL Draft No. 3 Pick

2001 PGA Champion and LSU Graduate

Agricultural Business (B.S.) Agribusiness Finance Agribusiness Management International Marketing Animal, Dairy, & Poultry Sciences (B.S.) Animal Sciences Dairy Foods Technology Dairy Production Poultry Sciences Preveterinary Medicine–Animal Preveterinary Medicine–Dairy Preveterinary Medicine–Poultry Science & Technology–Animal Science Science & Technology–Dairy Science Science & Technology–Poultry Science Environmental Management Systems (B.S.) Environmental Science Policy Analysis Resource Conservation Family, Child, & Consumer Sciences (B.S.) Consumer Science Human Services Management Food Science & Technology (B.S.) Food Business/Marketing Food Chemistry & Analysis Food Processing & Technology Food Safety/Applied Microbiology Forestry (Forest Management) (B.S.F.) Ecological Restoration Forest Resource Management Natural Resource Ecology & Management (B.S.) Conservation Biology Fisheries & Aquaculture Natural Resource Conservation Preveterinary Medicine–Wildlife & Fisheries Wetland Science Wildlife Ecology Wildlife Law Enforcement Nutritional Sciences (B.S.) Dietetics Nutritional Sciences/Premedical Plant & Soil Systems (B.S.) Agricultural Pest Management–Entomology Agricultural Pest Management–Plant Pathology Crop Management Environmental Horticulture Horticultural Science Landscape Management Soil Science Turfgrass Management Urban Entomology Textiles, Apparel, & Merchandising (B.S.) Apparel Design

Merchandising Textile Science Vocational Education (B.S.) Adult, Extension, International Education Agricultural Education Business Education Career Development Home Economics Education Human Resource Leadership and Development Industrial Education

College of Art & Design

Architecture (B.Arch.) Interior Design (B.I.D.) Landscape Architecture (B.L.A.) Studio Art (B.F.A.) Ceramics Graphic Design Jewelry/Metalsmithing Painting Photography Printmaking Sculpture

College of Arts & Sciences

Anthropology (B.A.) Communication Disorders (B.A.) Communication Studies (B.A.) Economics (B.A.) English (B.A.) Creative Writing Literature Secondary Education–English Writing & Culture French (B.A.) French & Francophone Cultural Studies French & Francophone Political Studies International Business International Studies Literary Studies Secondary Education–French General Studies (B.G.S.) Health Sciences Interdisciplinary Studies Studies in Organizations Studies in Social Issues Writing & Performing Arts Geography (B.A. & B.S.) German (B.A.) History (B.A.) Secondary Education–History International Studies (B.A.) Africa & the Middle East Asia

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“As far back as I can remember (riding bicycles, playing little league baseball), I have literally bled purple and gold. It never crossed my mind that there was anywhere else to go other than LSU. The experiences and relationships that I developed at LSU have been an integral part of my life. No other colleges existed in my mind. I am fortunate to have attended a place that I considered a dream and look forward to my association with the University until the day I die.”

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“I was basically an in-state guy and had always thought about going to LSU for football and to get a good education. I made a lot of visits to different schools in my selection process, but everything always pointed toward LSU. My heart and my family guided me in that direction not just for the athletics, but for the academics as well. From top to bottom LSU has good people from the coaches on down the line.” “It was really quite an honor to be able to play for LSU. Being from Lockport, everybody down there is a big LSU fan. Once I graduated from high school and had to make the decision where I was going to play, LSU was the obvious choice because I had grown up an LSU fan and it was a place where my family could watch me play. LSU really helped me grow both as a player and a person. I have nothing but fond memories of the place.”

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Colonialism & Diaspora Environment & Development Europe Global Diplomacy Global Studies Latin America Russia & Central Asia Latin (B.A.) Liberal Arts (B.A.) African & African American Studies Art History Studio Art Mathematics (B.S.) Actuarial Science Applied/Discrete Mathematics Computer Science Mathematical Statistics Mathematics Secondary Education–Math Philosophy (B.A.) Religious Studies Political Science (B.A.) Psychology School of the Coast and Environment Coastal Environmental Science Sociology (B.A.) Applied Sociology Criminology Rural Sociology Spanish (B.A.) Secondary Education–Spanish Women’s & Gender Studies (B.A.)

College of Basic Sciences

Biochemistry (B.S.) Biological Sciences (B.S.) Marine Biology Secondary Education–Biology Chemistry (B.S.) Biological Chemistry Chemical Physics Chemistry Chemistry and a Second Discipline Environmental Chemistry Materials Polymers Preprofessional Chemistry Secondary Education–Chemistry Computer Science (B.S.) Computer Science and a Second Discipline Networking Software Engineering Geology (B.S.Geol.) Environmental Geology

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Geology Microbiology (B.S.) Physics (B.S.) Astronomy Medical Physics Physics Physics and a Second Discipline Secondary Education–Physics

E. J. Ourso College of Business

Accounting (B.S.) Economics (B.S.) Empirical Economic Analysis Finance (B.S.) General Business Administration (B.S.) Information Systems & Decision Sciences (B.S.) International Trade & Finance (B.S.) Empirical Economics Analysis Management (B.S.) Entrepreneurship Human Resource Management Management Marketing (B.S.)

College of Education

Early Childhood Education: PK–3 Teacher Certification (B.S.) Elementary Grades Education (B.S.) Four-Year Teacher Certification, Grades 1–6 Holmes Certification Kinesiology (B.S.) Athletic Training Fitness Studies Health & Physical Education Teacher Certification Human Movement Science Sports Studies Secondary Education (B.S.) Art

College of Engineering

Biological Engineering (B.S.B.E.) Chemical Engineering (B.S.Che.E.) Bioengineering Environmental Materials Civil Engineering (B.S.C.E.) Computer Engineering (B.S.E.E.) Construction Management (B.S.C.M.) Electrical Engineering (B.S.E.E.) Environmental Engineering (B.S.Env.E.) Industrial Engineering (B.S.I.E.) Mechanical Engineering (B.S.M.E.) Petroleum Engineering (B.S.P.E.)

Manship School of Mass Communication Mass Communication (B.A.M.C.) Advertising Journalism Political Communication Public Relations

College of Music & Dramatic Arts Music (B.A.) Music (B.M.) Brass Composition Harp Organ Percussion Piano Pedagogy Piano Performance String Voice Woodwind Music Education (B.M.Ed.) Instrumental Vocal Theatre (B.A.) Arts Administration Design/Technology Literature, History, & Theory Performance Theatre Studies

University College Center for Advising & Counseling Preprofessional Programs (Nondegree) Allied Health Programs Dental Hygiene Dental Laboratory Technology Ophthalmic Medical Technology Physician’s Assistant Premedical Technology Prenursing Preoccupational Therapy Prephysical Therapy Rehabilitation Counseling Respiratory Therapy

*The final two-three years of these preprofessional programs are offered by the LSU Health Sciences Center and/or other medical schools. These are nondegree programs.

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The Most Diverse SCHOOL IN THE NATION

African-American Cultural Center

The African-American Cultural Center provides a multifaceted approach to working with all students at LSU. It offers opportunities for people to learn about the contributions of African-American men and women in the areas of literature, science and the humanities. In addition, opportunities for the University community to have greater exposure to art exhibits, dance troupes, theatre, poetry readings and educational programs are provided. Educational programs for the African-American Cultural Center are the heart of the center. The scope of these programs fall into the following four categories: 4Historical/Political 4Artistic 4Informal Student Advising 4Community Outreach

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Newsweek magazine named Louisiana State University the “Most Diverse” school in the nation in the Sept. 3, 2003, issue. The enrollment consists of 24 percent minority students.


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Campus

APARTMENTS

The Tigers’ Home Away From Home

Amenities

4Dining Halls 4Weekly Housekeeping 4Cable Television 4High-Speed Internet 4Mail Service 4Card Access 4Facility Repairs 4Security 4Telephone Services 4Furnished 4Washer/Dryer 4Microwave

LSU has 18 residence halls with architectural styles ranging from a Renaissance style typical of the older core of the campus to modern high-rise buildings. Above is the newest addition, the highly popular East Campus and West Campus apartments, co-ed dormitories that include furnished rooms with connecting suites and e-mail workstations in the lobby, all within a short walk from the dining hall.

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“I am fortunate to not only have quality players, but real character men. And the want to represent this state, this area and to contribute in any way they can is the calling.”

- Head Coach Les Miles

Community OUTREACH

Heart of Gold

Head coach Les Miles and All-American Herman Johnson visit with a young child at an Atlanta-area children’s hospital during the Tigers’ 2008 Chick-fil-A Bowl week. Johnson, the 6-7 gentle giant, took pictures and signed autographs during the event. Since his arrival in 2005, Miles and LSU student-athletes are a constant in the community.

LSU student-athletes participate in a variety of community service projects including reading in schools, nursing home visits, hospital pediatric ward visits and speaking engagements.

Hurricane Relief

Since Hurricanes Katrina and Rita struck the Gulf Coast in 2005, the Tigers have played a vital role in community relief efforts throughout the state of Louisiana. On LSU’s two previous postseason visits to New Orleans, the team has contributed in a volunteer capacity in helping rebuild homes.

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Big Brother

Former Tiger and current NFL defensive lineman Marlon Favorite addresses a group of elementary students as part of the Big Brother program. In 2008, Favorite spoke to the community about the importance of getting an education and maintaining a healthy and safe lifestyle.

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LSU’s annual Halloween Boozar is a huge success in the community. Offensive lineman Lyle Hitt (left) signs autographs and passes out candy to kids at the 2008 event. The Halloween Boozar is an annual event put on by the LSU CHAMPS program that allows local children to visit with student-athletes.


“Through workshops, service projects, and social events, CHAMPS, brings LSU student-athletes information that will prepare them for the biggest game of all - the game of life!”

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CHAMPS/Life Skills Program

Career

DEVELOPMENT

Job Experience

The LSU football program has a longstanding internal summer jobs program that aggressively seeks opportunities to help place its players in career-developing positions within the community. Every LSU football player that wants to get a leg up on his future has the opportunity to earn valuable experience during the summer. Football players spend most of their summer participating in jobs that relate to their major, like working at ... 4Hospitals 4Physical Therapy centers 4Public Relations firms 4Building Contractors 4Restaurant Management 4Engineering firms 4Accounting offices

CHAMPS The CHAMPS (Challenging Athletes Minds for Personal Success)/Life Skills program was developed by the NCAA to help prepare student-athletes for the challenges of life beyond the playing field. How Can CHAMPS Help? By focusing on “real life” skills and personal development, the CHAMPS Program not only assists the student-athletes with meeting daily challenges, but also enhances student-athlete’s growth in their college years and beyond. CHAMPS at LSU The CHAMPS/Life Skills program at LSU is operated out of the Academic Center for Student-Athletes, and the focus of the program is on five commitments viewed as critical to personal growth. 2009 LSU Football Media Guide

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Director of Student Affairs/ CHAMPS Program

Jade Jenkins

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The state capitol building of Louisiana, located in the heart of downtown Baton Rouge, is the tallest capitol building in the nation at 34 stories and overlooks the Mississippi River.

Baton

ROUGE

Distance Chart from Baton Rouge Atlanta, Ga. .......................7 hours Biloxi, Miss. . .....................2 hours Birmingham, Ala. . ............6 hours Dallas, Texas .....................6 1/2 hours Houston, Texas .................4 hours

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Jackson, Miss. ...................21/2 hours Jacksonville, Fla..................8 1/2 hours Little Rock, Ark...................6 hours Mobile, Ala. .......................3 hours Monroe, La.........................2 1/2 hours

New Orleans, La. . .............1 hour Orlando, Fla. . ....................10 hours Pensacola, Fla....................4 hours Shreveport, La. . ................4 hours

Hospitality and comfort are a Southern tradition practiced to perfection around Baton Rouge. Minutes from the city, ancient moss-draped oaks, fragrant honeysuckle, formal gardens and the finest examples of Southern architecture await. Combine this with the excitement of the mighty Mississippi River, Cajun music and a gourmet meal that is topped with freshly brewed cafe-au-lait at one of Baton Rouge’s fine restaurants. So what does the future hold? Baton Rouge is now one of the fastest growing cities in the South -- a bustling Metropolis of cutting edge technology companies, high-powered law firms and forward thinking city leaders who passionately support the arts and promote the local economy. Old Man River just got an upgrade. Yes, this is one city that’s rolling on the river.

Proximity

 aton Rouge is just an hour away from the French Quarter in B New Orleans and even closer to the million-acre Atchafalaya Swamp, which is called one of the biggest fishing ponds in the country.

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The Pelican State features the hustle and bustle of downtown New Orleans. Contrast that with the finest hunting, fishing and boating opportunities in the country making Louisiana the “Sportsman’s Paradise”.

Louisiana

THE PELICAN STATE L ouisiana, one of America’s most culturally and geographically diverse states, is located in the heart of the Deep South. Adjacent to the Gulf of Mexico and dotted with hundreds of lakes and bayous, Louisiana is home to all types of terrain from swamps and marshes to lush forests and gentle hills.

3Unique Culture

Louisiana is home to Mardi Gras, a two-week party that includes more than 60 parades and millions of visitors from around the world. All year long New Orleans Jazz, Creole culture, stately riverboats and some of the finest cuisine in the world is mixed into the diverse and renowned culture of Louisiana.

Cuisine4

Foods like boiled crawfish, jambalaya, shrimp etouffee and gumbo make the cajun and creole cuisine of Louisiana the envy of the nation.

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ULTIMATE SETTING

Tiger National Stadium Capacity

School

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Michigan Michigan Penn State Beaver Tennessee Neyland Ohio State Ohio Texas Texas Memorial Georgia Sanford LSU Tiger

Stadium

The Facts

Year Built: 1924 Capacity: 92,400 Largest Crowd: 93,039 vs. #1 Alabama, 11/8/08 First Game: vs. Tulane, 11/25/24 First Night Game: vs. Spring Hill, 10/3/31

STADIUM The Future

Capacity

Plans in the future call for an improvement to the area surrounding Tiger Stadium on North Stadium Drive. New state-of-the art lighting, landscaping and a complete overhaul of the facade on Tiger Stadium are in the works. Windows will be replaced, a paved, cobblestone road will be constructed and graphics honoring LSU greats will be designed. The improvements are geared to making Tiger Stadium and the surrounding area a modern showplace.

107,501 107,282 104,048 102,329 94,113 92,746 92,400

2008 Attendance Leaders

School Gms.

2008 Att.

Avg.

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759,997 757,775 734,830 710,136 686,324 556,476 739,065

108,571 108,254 104,976 101,448 98,046 92,746 92,383

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“Tiger Stadium should be a showplace for the whole campus. It should be like Fenway Park, Wrigley Field or Lambeau Field. That whole area between North Stadium Drive and the PMAC should be a showplace.” – LSU Athletics Director Joe Alleva

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“The SCARIEST PLACE TO PLAY IN AMERICA” ESPN.com, OCT. 2007

By the Numbers 209-59-4

Night record since 1960

24-5

Home record under Les Miles

19-0

Saturday night record under Les Miles

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Times the crowd has exceeded 90,000

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Old dorm rooms below the east and west stands

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Consecutive Saturday night wins in Death Valley dating back to 2002

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Fans who witnessed LSU and #1 Alabama on Nov. 8, 2008, the largest crowd in the history of Tiger Stadium and the largest to ever watch a football game in Louisiana

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Undefeated home seasons

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Straight wins to set the school record from 2005-07

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“Tiger Den” skybox suites in the East Upper Deck

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h at e D t in h nig y U!” S da L r f u o Sat rs e s ’ ig t I T , men e hting ig F ntl e r and G e come you s e “L adi her and y Valle

Saturday Night in DEATH VALLEY

“(Tiger) Woods pumped both fists and yelled, as jacked as you’ll ever see him. But the crowd explosion drowned out whatever was coming out of his mouth. It was the closest golf has ever come to sounding like fourth-and-goal at LSU’s Tiger Stadium on a Saturday night.” - Pat Forde, ESPN.com on Tiger Woods’ putt to force a playoff at the 2008 U.S. Open, June 14, 2008

“Three SEC coaches I spoke with who have worked in other leagues say that Tiger Stadium is, by far, the loudest stadium in the country.” - Bruce Feldman, ESPN.com, Oct. 1, 2007 “It’s like walking into a movie set. Your ears become sensitive to what you hear and the thousands of people around you are screaming at the top of their lungs. It’s mindboggling to see this as you walk through those doors and onto the field.” - Tyson Jackson, 2009 LSU NFL First Round Draft Pick

“LSU students are the best. Part of being the best, is knowing when to be loud, when to be quiet and where to channel your energy. When they are on, they just wreck the other team.” - Glenn Dorsey, LSU All-American “My first on the bucket list will be a night game at LSU. I don’t know if I’m ever going to get there. Of all the things in college sports, that would be No. 1.” - Beano Cook, ESPN Radio

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“Best stadium – Tiger Stadium, LSU. The pregame festivities. The deafening noise – there’s no other place like it. … it’s in the freakiest, funkiest, most frenetic place in all of college football.” - Matt Hayes, Sporting News Today, July 8, 2009 Tiger Stadium’s LSU Student Section

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“I’m not sure what it was like to walk into the Coliseum, but I bet it was something like this. The best place in the world to watch a sporting event.” - Wright Thompson, ESPN.com (Nov. 10, 2008)

Scariest Places To Play

Most Spirited Student Sections

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2. Virginia Tech, Lane Stadium 3. Florida, Ben Hill Griffin Stadium 4. USC, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 5. Penn State, Beaver Stadium

“I get asked about the best games I’ve called, and as far as college football goes, the FloridaLSU (2007) environment was as good as I’ve ever been around. I had always heard about night games at Tiger Stadium and had never gotten the chance to call one. It was really special to be a part of that.” - Verne Lundquist, CBS Sports “Also, don’t discount the relative indifference of NBA fan bases. No matter how much a team may tout its home crowd, these aren’t exactly LSU football fans. They still need piped-in music, sound effects and an obnoxious P.A. announcer to tell them when to cheer.” - Andy Staples, SI.com at the 2009 NBA Finals on June 11, 2009 “Baton Rouge happens to be the worst place in the world for a visiting team. It’s like being inside a drum.” - Paul “Bear” Bryant, Former Alabama Coach

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2. Wisconsin 3. West Virginia 4. NC State 5. Michigan State

“We are going to Baton Rouge and one of the most storied stadiums in the country, a place I can truthfully say is the loudest place I’ve ever been.” - Georgia Head Coach Mark Richt “The toughest place to play in the SEC is LSU, Death Valley. The fans there are relentless. They don’t stop at all. They keep going.” - Former Arkansas running back Darren McFadden “Usually when the opposing team does well, the crowd quiets down. All I began to hear was a chant ‘L-S-U, L-S-U.’ It got louder and louder and louder. It was the loudest I’ve ever heard a stadium.” - Georgia Head Coach Mark Richt (on the 2003 LSUGeorgia game) 2009 LSU Football Media Guide

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Gameday

Tiger fans line North Stadium Drive in preparation to see the LSU football team walk down Victory Hill. A little over an hour before kickoff, the Golden Band From Tigerland’s march follows and sets the scene for one of college football’s greatest traditions.

IN TIGERTOWN

Countdown to Kickoff

Hours prior to kickoff, the excitement level among the thousands of LSU fans builds outside of Tiger Stadium. Fans party with the bands that take the stage at Tiger One Village.

“I’d been warmed prior to my first visit to Baton Rouge that the legendary Death Valley mystique was a myth. The assessment couldn’t have been more wrong. Tiger Stadium was as loud as any I’ve heard during the dramatic fourth quarter of Saturday’s Georgia game, the festivities surrounding it as advertised. The streets were lined with purple and gold. Smoke emanated from the grills in the parking lot. Shouts of “Go Tigers” and “Tiger Bait” echoed from the stadium deep into the heart of the campus. And that was just Friday night.” - Stewart Mandel, SI.com; Sept. 21, 2003 36

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The LSU tailgating experience is second to none. The campus becomes one of the biggest and best parties in the nation on a Saturday afternoon. Each weekend, an estimated 120,000 fans gather to tailgate around campus in recreation vehicles, sport utility vehicles, pick-up trucks, cars and buses. The anticipation begins as they roll into town on Thursday night and fire up the grills on Friday afternoon.

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A COLLEGE FOOTBALL EXPERIENCE LIKE NO OTHER The menu of choice provides some of the best food in the world. Tiger fans revel in the unique cuisine that is cooked on a Saturday afternoon, including world famous jambalaya, boudin, gumbo, red beans and rice, shrimp creole, crawfish etouffee, chicken and fried alligator. The aroma of seasoned boiled crawfish and shrimp fills the campus creating a flavor and flair unlike any tailgating experience in the nation.

“Nothing like tailgating on the Bayou. LSU is my personal favorite. Maybe it’s my penchant for the spicy stuff. But there’s nothing like sampling a little gumbo, a little jambalaya and then diving face-first into a shrimp boil. The aroma just walking through the parking lot to Tiger Stadium stays with you the whole day, and the LSU fans get there early and stay late.” - Chris Lowe, ESPN.com; Sept. 26, 2008 Motorhomes line the parking lots around Tiger Stadium and the LSU campus the night before kickoff.

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National

ESPN’s College GameDay, the popular pregame show, has originated from LSU seven times in the program’s history. The Tigers were featured twice last season. Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, Lee Corso and Desmond Howard made the trip to Baton Rouge for the Alabama game. The group was also on hand for LSU’s win at Auburn.

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LSU is one of the most widely recognized programs on the national forefront. With its constant visibility, millions of college football fans throughout the country see, read and hear about LSU football on a daily basis. Since 2003, that exposure has reached unprecedented heights as the Tigers have claimed two BCS national titles.

Trips by ESPN College GameDay to Baton Rouge ESPN’s Chris Fowler listed LSU as his favorite gameday location in the Sept. 23, 2003, Sports Illustrated On Campus issue:

1. LSU

Head coach Les Miles (above) speaks to FOX’s Chris Rose following the Tigers’ 2008 BCS National Championship Game triumph over Ohio State.

2. Texas 3. Texas A&M 4. Florida 5. Air Force

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Milestone Television Contracts

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National Television

LSU football and televised games have become synonymous. Last season, 10 of LSU’s 13 games were broadcast to a national audience. Since 2005, Les Miles’ first season, a total of 40 LSU games have been nationally televised.

CBS Primetime

CBS televises one primetime regular season football game every season, and LSU has been a part of the telecast the past two years. In 2007, CBS televised its first primetime contest in Tiger Stadium since 1981 when LSU defeated Florida. Last season, the Tigers’ game at Florida was also carried by the network in primetime.

ESPN, SEC and LSU

In 2009-10, ESPN and the Southeastern Conference reached a milestone 15-year agreement. ESPN has acquired rights to every SEC home football game — excluding those on the CBS network broadcast package — and will serve as the exclusive national cable home and the syndication rightsholder for the conference.

75% Three-fourths of LSU football games over the past four seasons have been viewed by a national television audience.

On the Air

LSU football is regularly featured on national television shows. Head coach Les Miles was live on the set of ESPN’s College Football Live last summer (top left). Miles also made a trip to Los Angeles to tape a segment on FSN’s “Best Damn Sports Show Period” following the 2007 national championship (top right). The CBS Early Show interviews analyst Gary Danielson in front of LSU fans outside of Tiger Stadium (bottom left). Members of the LSU football team celebrate the 2007 national title on the set of FOX’s BCS National Championship postgame show (bottom right).

Les Miles’ ESPN SportsCenter Commercial Following LSU’s 2007 national title, head coach Les Miles took part in an ESPN video shoot for the network’s line of “This is SportsCenter” commercials last April at the ESPN Headquarters in Bristol, Conn. Miles also taped a segment of College Football Live and SportsCenter during his tour of ESPN.

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LSU Football Media Day annually attracts writers and television networks from across the nation. Head coach Les Miles addresses members of the media prior to the 2008 season.

Media WORLDWIDE

Every Saturday, the Tigers are a constant in the national spotlight. LSU routinely attracts national media ranging from ESPN.com to the New York Times. Here the Paul Massaseh Press Box in Tiger Stadium is filled during a game. LSU issued over 700 media credentials for its 2007 game against Florida in Tiger Stadium.

On the Internet

LSU Football via the Web

The success of LSU football is covered 24 hours a day, seven days a week via the World Wide Web and through today’s social media. LSU football is at the forefront of today’s social media and can be followed through Facebook and Twitter, two of the nation’s most popular social networking entities. Staying updated on the Tigers is at the palm of your hands through your mobile phone or home computer. Head coach Les Miles (right), featured on the front page of an April 2009 USA Today article, updates his own Twitter site @LSUCoachMiles through his Blackberry. Fans have the opportunity to follow Miles like never before through this cutting edge technology. For more information, visit www.LSUsports.net/twitter.

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On the Cover

LSU Football in Magazines

LSU’s rise to the top of college football has seen the Tigers grace the cover of every major sporting magazine. AllAmerican Glenn Dorsey was featured on the Jan. 14, 2008, edition of Sports Illustrated. Pictured on this page are historic magazine covers that feature LSU players and highlight some of the greatest moments in program history.

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LSU’s Football Operations Center is an all-in-one facility that includes football offices, locker room, training room, weight room, equipment room and video operations center. The $15 million facility is located on Skip Bertman Drive at the Charles McClendon Practice Facility. Built in 2006, the facility is one of the finest of its kind in college athletics, allowing more efficient time for dressing, training and practicing for the LSU football team.

Football

OPERATIONS CENTER

The atrium of the Football Operations Center houses over 50 trophies displaying the great moments in LSU football history. Here the past and present of LSU football is celebrated with memorabilia that dates back to the 1930s.

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Ten individual players are honored for national awards in the atrium with the oldest trophy being the 1939 Knute Rockne Award presented to Ken Kavanaugh. Billy Cannon’s 1959 Heisman Trophy (above) serves as one of the atrium’s most popular displays.

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Charles McClendon

Practice Facility

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The facility features four 100-yard football practice fields as well as an indoor practice facility. On Sept. 9, 2002, LSU formally named its football practice facility for Charles McClendon, the winningest football coach in school history. McClendon, a member of the National Football Foundation Hall of Fame, served as head coach at LSU for 18 seasons, a span that saw the Tigers play in 13 bowl games, compiling a 137-59-7 overall mark. He was named SEC Coach of the Year twice, in 1969 and 1970, and National Coach of the Year in 1970. In the spring of 2009, Momentum Field Turf by Sport Exe was installed on one of the four fields. The field, courtesy of the donation by Scott and Espe Moran, allows the Tigers to simulate outdoor conditions they will see in road games at Washington and Ole Miss this season.

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100-Yard Indoor

FOOTBALl FIELD

The Anderson-Feazel LSU Indoor Field is a 100-yard climate-controlled practice facility connected to the Operations Center. Built in 1991, the area is 8,250 square feet with Momentum Field Turf by SportExe similar to the Louisiana Superdome.

A mural outside the position meeting rooms honors LSU’s first round NFL Draft picks. Helmets of all 32 NFL teams and a listing of each LSU player who has played for that respective team is also on display.

LSU’s 207 first-team All-Southeastern Conference selections are honored on a wall outside the weight room. Images of each decade in LSU football history span along the top of the display.

LSU’s 66 All-Americans are on display in the atrium.

The atrium has 10 kiosks that display that honor LSU’s greatest teams. This one exhibits the accomplishments of the 2007 National Championship team, including the Coaches’ Trophy and the SEC Championship Trophy.

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OPERATIONS CENTER

Locker Room

The Football Operations Center locker room has 140 stations with lockable storage bins and a padded sitting area. The room also includes four plasma screen TVs and six 27-inch TVs.

The locker room also includes a player’s lounge with a 70-inch TV and two 42-inch plasma TVs with two X-Box 360 consoles, a pool table, foosball table and four computers with internet access.

Jeff Boss Gameday

Locker Room The ­gameday locker room is located inside the north end of Tiger Stadium. Included are 115 lockers complete with lockable storage bins and a sitting area. There are two large shower rooms, seven televisions and a surround sound stereo system. In September of 2003, LSU named the locker room for Jeff Boss (left), the Tigers’ supervisor of athletic equipment for 24 seasons. Boss was diagnosed with brain cancer in early 2003 and passed away on October 27 that year.

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SQUAD RoOM

The main auditorium, that includes 144 spacious theatre-style seats for team meetings and film sessions, has stateof-the-art audio and visual components necessary for meetings, lectures and reviewing of game footage.

Position Meeting Room

State-of-the-Art

VIDEO CENTER

Coaches Meeting Room

Recruiting Lounge

One of the most state-of-the-art video centers in the nation is housed in the Football Operations Center, complete with editing equipment to produce highlight videos and review game footage.

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Strength

The Operations Center houses one of the most complete strength training facilities in the nation. Completed in 2006, the weight room area includes 16 multi-purpose platform, bench, incline, squat and Olympic lifting stations, along with 12 dumbell bench stations.

& Conditioning

The foundation of LSU’s two BCS national championships and three SEC titles since 2000 starts here with strength and conditioning. Coach Tommy Moffitt, who was named the 2003 College Football Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year by the America Football Monthly, continues to perpetuate the success of LSU’s strength and conditioning program. Since Moffitt joined the Tigers for the 2000 season, LSU has become one of the fittest teams in America. Proof in that lies in the Tigers’ fourth-quarter success under head coach Les Miles. Prior to coming to LSU, Moffitt earned the 1999 College Football Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year honor by the Professional Football Strength and Conditioning Coaches Society as a Miami Hurricane.

Tommy Moffitt (above), the 2003 College Football Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year, observes linebacker Jacob Cutrera during an exercise. Moffitt and his staff conduct workout sessions (left) that include both strength and endurance training on the indoor practice field. go online:

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“The 4th Quarter Program is designed to take our players to the next level. Our focus with the 4th Quarter Program is in five areas – discipline, commitment, toughness, effort and pride. Our players have devoted themselves to these values and, as a result, they are having a great deal of success on the field, in particular the fourth quarter.”

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LSU Strength & Conditioning Coordinator

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4th-Quarter Comebacks

Making a difference down the stretch in every college football game is important, and LSU continues to be one of the nation’s best at making timely plays when it matters most -- the fourth quarter. The Tigers follow one of the most strenuous off-season conditioning programs that prepares the team for what they need when the clock is winding down.

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Fourth quarter/overtime comebacks under Les Miles, including two in 2008

Comeback Catch

Brandon LaFell’s 18-yard touchdown from Jarrett Lee culminated another comeback in the Les Miles era as LSU defeated No. 9 Auburn, 26-21, on the Plains in 2008. LSU trailed Auburn, 21-20, with 4:00 left in the fourth quarter before recording its first victory in Jordan-Hare Stadium in 10 years.

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Fourth quarter comebacks since 2000

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Fourth quarter points versus Auburn in 2007 culminating with a 22-yard, game-winning catch by Demetrius Byrd

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points in the fourth quarter to defeat Troy in 2008 for the biggest comeback in LSU modern day history. It was the most points by an LSU team in the final 15 minutes of play since 1958 against Tulane.

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Fourth quarter points versus Florida to erase a 24-14 deficit and defeat the Gators, 28-14, in 2007 en route to the national title

The Football Operations Center weight room features custom irongrip dumbells (right) and weights (above) and equipment made by Body Masters and Eleiko. An entrance (top, right) from the weight room leads to the indoor football field.

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Nutrition First

LSU is one of the few schools nationally who maintain a state-of-the-art nutritional program for today’s student-athlete. Senior Associate Athletic Trainer Shelly Mullenix coordinates with LSU dining services to provide a balanced training table diet. LSU trainers also meet one-on-one with student-athletes to give them expert nutritional information.

Athletic

Athletic trainers Jack Marucci (opposite page, bottom right), Andy Barker (bottom) and Shelly Mullenix (above) have over a combined 50 years of experience.

TRAINING Hydrotherapy Treatment

LSU boasts the largest and most complete athletic training facilities in all of collegiate athletics with both the Operations Center and the Broussard Center for Athletic Training in Tiger Stadium. Both are furnished with the latest in technology and equipment. The Operations Center training room features a full view of the practice fields, two hot/cold jacuzzis and an underwater treadmill. The Broussard Center includes an on-site x-ray room, an in-house pharmacy, as well as the largest hydrotherapy pool in both collegiate and professional sports and is one of the few collegiate training centers with a full-service pharmacy and a full-service vision center.

An integral part of rehabbing and developing LSU student-athletes is the operations center’s hot/cold jacuzzis and an underwater treadmill in a fully equipped Hydrotherapy room. The Broussard training center boasts the largest hydrotherapy pool in both collegiate and professional sports.

Broussard Athletic

Training Center The two story, 22,000 square foot facility contains 20 treatment tables with the newest forms of modalities available, 14 taping stations, a 1,600 square foot rehabilitation area which contains the latest rehabilitation equipment including the Cybex Norm, Woodway treadmills and Body Master select rise equipment. LSU’s multi-million dollar athletic training facility is named in honor of Dr. Martin J. Broussard (left), the legendary trainer whose career spanned over 40 years at LSU.

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Road To Recovery

LSU is one of the top schools in the nation to get its student-athletes back on the field in a timely manner following an injury. The training staff takes a progressive approach to injury identification and thinks “outside of the box.” LSU consults with allied health professionals and uses state-of-the-art surgical procedures that give an athlete a quicker recovery time while looking out for his or her future.

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Gameday Wellness

The full-time training staff, along with 10 graduate assistants, prepares the players for gameday in the comfort of Tiger Stadium hours before kickoff.

Dental Center

A fully functional dental center, staffed by Dr. John Vance, is located inside the Broussard Center for Athletic Training.

Vision Center

Dr. Don Peavy conducts eye exams for LSU’s studentathletes in a convenient location in the Broussard Center for Athletic Training.

Rehabilitation

LSU’s Broussard Center for Athletic Training boasts some of the most technologically advanced equipment to aid the recuperation and rehabilitation of LSU’s student-athletes.

Pharmacy

The LSU Athletic Training Pharmacy is the only one of its kind in college athletics. Staffed by pharmacist David Chavin, the LSU Athletic Training Pharmacy provides the Tigers with first-class service in a convenient location.

Real-Time X-Rays

A new state-of-the-art fluoroscope was added in the summer of 2008 that will provide LSU trainers the opportunity to take x-rays on site in the Operations Center. The machine can provide real-time images of the internal structures of a patient.

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LSU is the only school in the nation to post a perfect record in BCS bowl games with at least four appearances.

Undefeated in BCS Bowl Games Team

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LSU Texas Utah West Virginia Wisconsin

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BowlGAMES

LSU has appeared in nine straight bowl games dating back to 2000. The Tigers have claimed two BCS national titles in that span and won four BCS bowls, which leads the SEC. Overall, LSU has played in 40 bowl games, which ranks ninth in the nation. All-American Glenn Dorsey and LSU players (above) celebrate the 2008 BCS National Championship Game win over Ohio State.

2008 BCS CHAMPIONSHIP GAME LSU 38 Ohio State 24

Offensive MVP Matt Flynn threw for 174 yards and tied a school record with four touchdown passes to propel LSU past Ohio State, 38-24, in the 2008 BCS National Championship Game.

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2007 Sugar Bowl LSU 41 Notre Dame 14

2004 SUGAR Bowl LSU 21 Oklahoma 14

JaMarcus Russell tossed for 332 yards and two TDs to earn MVP honors in the victory over Notre Dame in the 2007 Sugar Bowl.

MVP Justin Vincent ran for 117 yards and one touchdown in LSU’s 21-14 Sugar Bowl victory in 2004.

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Rohan Davey passed for a Sugar Bowl-record 444 yards against Illinois to earn MVP honors in 2002.


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Dec. 27 • 7:15 p.m. ESPN Nashville, Tenn.

Dec. 28 • 4 p.m. ESPN2 Shreveport, La.

Dec. 31 • 6:30 p.m. ESPN Atlanta, Ga.

Jan. 1 • 10 a.m. ESPN Tampa, Fla.

Jan. 1 • 12 p.m. ABC Orlando, Fla.

Jan. 2 • 1 p.m. FOX Dallas, Texas

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Jan. 2 • 4:30 p.m. ESPN Memphis, Tenn.

Jan. 2 • 1 p.m. ESPN Birmingham, Ala.

Jan. 1 • 3:30 p.m. ABC Pasadena, Calif.

Jan. 1 • 7:30 p.m. FOX New Orleans, La.

Jan 4 • 7 p.m. FOX Glendale, Ariz.

Jan. 5 • 7 p.m. FOX Miami, Fla.

Bowl Game Dominance Under Les Miles

The months of December and January have seen the Tigers play their best football at the right time of the year. Since 2005, LSU is unbeaten in bowl games under head coach Les Miles. Miles is the only current coach in the SEC to have won his first four bowl games at a school.

Gator Bowl 1987

2005 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl LSU 40 Miami 3

Chick-fil-A Bowl 1968 • 1996 2000 • 2005 • 2008

2007 Sugar Bowl LSU 41 Notre Dame 14 2008 BCS Championship Game LSU 38 Ohio State 24

Sun Bowl 1971 • 1977

2008 Chick-fil-A Bowl LSU 38 Georgia Tech 3

Liberty Bowl 1978 • 1985

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Independence Bowl 1995 • 1997

LSU has outscored its opponents an impressive 15744 in four bowl appearances under head coach Les Miles.

Hall of Fame Bowl 1989 Bluebonnet Bowl 1963 • 1972

Laying the Foundation

Charlie McClendon, seen here riding the shoulders of his players after guiding the Tigers to a 13-0 victory over Texas in the 1963 Cotton Bowl, led LSU to 13 bowl games in 18 years from 1962-79.

700 Wins!

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2003 National Champions Louisiana Superdome • Jan. 4, 2004

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LSU, the No. 2 team in the Bowl Championship Series rankings, beat No. 1 BCS ranked Oklahoma in the Nokia Sugar Bowl to win the 2003 National Championship, the Tigers’ first title since 1958. Freshman RB Justin Vincent, named the game’s MVP after totaling 117 yards, scampered 64 yards on the first play of the game to set the tone as LSU never trailed, winning 21-14. The LSU defense, ranked No. 1 in the nation, stifled the Sooner’s top-ranked offense, holding Oklahoma to 154 yards and sacking Heisman winning QB Jason White five times.

MOMENTS

Cannon’s Halloween Run

1966 Cotton Bowl

Cotton Bowl - Jan. 1, 1966

Jones to Davis

Tiger Stadium - Oct. 31, 1959

Billy Cannon’s 89-yard punt return for a touchdown against third-ranked Ole Miss is not only one of the most memorable plays in LSU football history, but it also ranks among the most memorable in college football. Trailing 3-0 late in the game, Cannon, the 1959 Heisman Trophy winner, fielded the punt at the Tiger 11-yard line and began his run into immortality. He eluded seven would-be tacklers down the east sideline and crossed the goal line of Tiger Stadium for the only touchdown of the game, giving the top-ranked LSU Tigers the 7-3 victory.

LSU entered the 1966 Cotton Bowl as a heavy underdog to the second-ranked Arkansas Razorbacks, but the Tigers knew they had nothing to lose and lot a of respect to gain. Arkansas, which entered the game riding a 22-game win streak and knew a victory over LSU meant a possible national title, struck first, but LSU’s Joe Labruzzo reached the endzone twice in the second quarter to give the Tigers a 14-7 lead that would stand and foil the Razorbacks’ hopes of a title.

In one of the most exciting endings to a game in LSU football history, QB Bert Jones connected with RB Brad Davis in the corner of the endzone as time expired and PK Rusty Jackson nailed the extra-point to give the Tigers a 17-16 victory over Ole Miss and keep an 11-game win streak alive.

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2007 National Champions Louisiana Superdome • Jan. 7, 2008

LSU became the first school in the nation to win multiple BCS national titles as the second-ranked Tigers downed top-ranked Ohio State, 38-24, in the 2008 BCS National Championship Game. LSU trailed 10-0 in the first quarter but rallied for 31 unanswered points on a school-record tying four TD passes from QB Matt Flynn to claim the third national title in program history. DT Ricky Jean-Francois garnered defensive Most Outstanding Player honors chiefly for blocking a second-quarter, 38-yard field goal attempt that kept the game tied at 10-10 and swung the momentum completely in LSU’s favor the remainder of the game.

The Earthquake Game

No. 1 Falls!

Tiger Stadium - Oct. 11, 1997

Bluegrass Miracle

Tiger Stadium - Oct. 8, 1988

QB Tommy Hodson connected with TB Eddie Fuller in the back of the endzone for the touchdown that vaulted LSU to a 7-6 victory over Auburn on Oct. 8, 1988, to help lead the LSU Tigers to their seventh SEC crown. The moment will forever be known as the “Night the Tigers Moved the Earth.” The play caused such a thunderous explosion from the 79,341 fans in Tiger Stadium, the LSU Geology Department registered vibrations on a seismograph machine at the exact moment the touchdown was scored.

Oct. 11, 1997, marked the first time LSU defeated the No. 1 ranked team in the nation when the Tigers upended topranked Florida, 28-21, in Tiger Stadium. LSU jumped out to an early lead, but the Gators would score a touchdown with 6:44 remaining in the fourth quarter to cut the lead to single digits. LSU’s defense sealed the victory when Raion Hill intercepted a Florida pass with less than three minutes to play and the Tigers ran out the clock to set off one of the greatest celebrations in Tiger Stadium history.

Trailing 30-27 to Kentucky with 11 seconds to play in the game, LSU mounted a two-play 87-yard drive that will forever be known as, “The Bluegrass Miracle.” QB Marcus Randall connected with WR Devery Henderson on the game-winning 75-yard pass as time expired to give the Tigers a 33-30 victory.

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“Our players taken in the NFL Draft are great examples of what can be accomplished when you combine great ability, desire and work ethic with a school like LSU and all of the opportunities that we offer both on the field and off the field.”

- Head Coach Les Miles

NFL TIGERS

At the Top of the Draft Board

JaMarcus Russell was selected by the Oakland Raiders as the No. 1 overall draft pick of the 2007 NFL Draft. Russell became just the second player in school history to be selected No. 1. Tyson Jackson became the highest LSU defender to ever be picked in the NFL Draft when he was selected with the No. 3 overall pick by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2009 draft.

Pipeline to the Pros

Six straight years of producing an NFL First Round Draft pick, the longest streak in the nation. LSU is a springboard to those players aspiring to play in the NFL when their college careers are complete. Proof of that lies in the number of NFL Draft picks the Tigers have produced since Les Miles’ arrival. Since 2006, LSU has generated seven first round selections, the most in the SEC.



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Glenn Dorsey

2008, No. 5 overall pick of the Kansas City Chiefs

LaRon Landry

2007, No. 6 overall pick of the Washington Redskins

Dwayne Bowe

2007, No. 23 overall pick of the Kansas City Chiefs

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2009, No. 3 overall pick of the Kansas City Chiefs

Craig Davis

2007, No. 30 overall pick of the San Diego Chargers

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Indianapolis Colts running back Joseph Addai was the 30th selection in the 2006 NFL Draft.

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LSU players chosen in the 2007 first round, a first for the school in the history of the modern NFL Draft

In 2007, Craig Davis and Dwayne Bowe became only the third set of WR from the same school to be drafted in the first round since the inception of the NFL Draft in 1967.

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Under Les Miles, LSU has produced a top five NFL Draft pick three consecutive seasons. It is the first time an SEC team has achieved the feat since Auburn did in the late 1980s.

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No. 1 overall picks, including Billy Cannon (1960) and JaMarcus Russell (2007)

First-Rounders During Les Miles’ tenure as head coach, LSU has the most first round draft picks since 2006 in the SEC.

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“Pro Day has been that much better, being in this home environment makes you feel much more comfortable out there. I’m hoping that the performance I put on today in the weight room and on the football field helped my stock. In hearing from a lot of coaches, it seems like I did well and I just hope I fall in the right place.” - Tyson Jackson (center above on NFL Network) at 2009 LSU Pro Day in March

Pro Day at LSU

LSU’s NFL prospects spend one day each spring showcasing their talents in front of nearly 100 NFL representatives, including scouts, coaches and general managers who converge on the LSU campus for Pro Day. Pro Day gives NFL scouts and executives an opportunity to view potential LSU pro prospects first hand through a series of drills. The LSU Indoor Facility is the ideal setting, giving both prospects and scouts all the necessary resources to conduct a productive session. The NFL Network, ESPN, USA Today along with other members of the media are annually on hand for the event.

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LSU Former LSU defensive back Ryan Clark celebrates victory in Super Bowl XLIII by lying in confetti on the field. Joseph Addai (far left) was featured on the cover of the Sporting News following the Indianapolis Colts’ Super Bowl XLI victory in 2007.

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Super Bowl Tigers

A total of 39 former LSU players have played in pro football’s ultimate game. The 2009 event was no exception, as four former LSU players participated in Super Bowl XLIII between the Arizona Cardinals and Pittsburgh Steelers. Running back Justin Vincent and cornerback Ryan Clark became the 20th and 21st players in school history, respectively to capture a Super Bowl ring as the Steelers outlasted the Cardinals, 27-23, in one of the league’s greatest games. At least one former LSU player has won a Super Bowl title in each of the past eight years dating back to 2001.

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LSU has been the home of some of college football’s greatest players. A total of 55 LSU players have earned the distinction of first-team All-America in the 116-year history of the program. Gaynell Tinsley was the first All-American in school history after earning the recognition as an end in 1935. Tommy Casanova, arguably the most versatile player in school history, is LSU’s only three-time first-team All-American.

Tommy Casanova

1969, 1970, 1971

Gaynell Tinsley 1935, 1936

Jimmy Taylor

Billy Cannon 1958, 1959

1957

Jimmy Taylor and Billy Cannon were the faces of LSU’s successful teams of the 1950s. Taylor, who went on to a legendary pro career with the Green Bay Packers, was the first fullback in LSU history to earn All-America honors. Cannon, now a member of the National Football Foundation College Hall of Fame, was the national player of the year in 1958 and 1959.

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Jerry Stovall

Charles Alexander

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Bert Jones 1972

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Wendell Davis, Kevin Faulk and Josh Reed all impacted the SEC record books during their careers. Reed holds the league record for singleseason receiving yards per game (145.0), while Davis ranks fourth in SEC annals in that category (113.1). Faulk remains the SEC’s all-time leader in career all-purpose yards (6,833).

Glenn Dorsey 2006, 2007

Kevin Faulk 1996

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Nacho Albergamo, center, 1987 Charles Alexander, tailback, 1977, 1978 Mike Anderson, linebacker, 1970

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George Bevan, linebacker, 1969 James Britt, cornerback, 1982 Michael Brooks, linebacker, 1985

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Billy Cannon, halfback, 1958, 1959 Warren Capone, linebacker, 1972, 1973 Tommy Casanova, safety, 1969, 1970, 1971

D Corey Webster

Wendell Davis, split end, 1986, 1987 Glenn Dorsey, defensive tackle, 2006, 2007 Robert Dugas, offensive tackle, 1978

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Ronnie Estay, tackle, 1971

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Alan Faneca, offensive guard, 1997 Kevin Faulk, all-purpose, 1996 Sid Fournet, tackle, 1954 Max Fugler, center, 1958

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John Garlington, end, 1967 Skyler Green, returner, 2003, 2005

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Ali Highsmith, linebacker, 2007

LaRon Landry 2006

LaRon Landry and Corey Webster spearheaded the re-emergence of LSU’s defensive secondary. Landry and Webster rank second and third in LSU career interceptions, respectively, while earning All-America honors.

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Greg Jackson, safety, 1988 Bradie James, linebacker, 2002 Herman Johnson, offensive guard, 2008 Bert Jones, quarterback, 1972

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Tyler LaFauci, guard, 1973 David LaFleur, tight end, 1996 LaRon Landry, safety, 2006 Chad Lavalais, defensive tackle, 2003

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Todd McClure, center, 1998 Anthony McFarland, noseguard, 1998 Eric Martin, split end, 1983 Fred Miller, tackle, 1962 Doug Moreau, end, 1965

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Remi Prudhomme, tackle, 1964 Stephen Peterman, guard, 2003

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Josh Reed, wide receiver, 2001 George Rice, tackle, 1965 Albert Richardson, linebacker, 1982

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Lance Smith, offensive tackle, 1984 Marcus Spears, defensive end, 2004 Marvin “Moose” Stewart, center, 1935, 1936 Craig Steltz, safety, 2007 Jerry Stovall, halfback, 1962

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George Tarasovic, center, 1951 Jimmy Taylor, fullback, 1957 Gaynell “Gus” Tinsley, end, 1935, 1936 Billy Truax, end, 1963

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Corey Webster, cornerback, 2003, 2004 Ben Wilkerson, center, 2004 Kyle Williams, defensive tackle, 2005 Mike Williams, cornerback, 1974 Roy “Moonie” Winston, guard, 1961 Claude Wroten, defensive tackle, 2005

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Ken Kavanaugh, end, 1939 Chad Kessler, punter, 1997

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TRADITIONS

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The rich history of LSU football is impossible to portray in only a few pages. However, below are tidbits from the Tiger Football annals that have contributed to the story that is LSU Football. These items are presented as background material with the hope that they will encourage a better understanding of the many traditions that are associated with Tiger football and LSU Athletics.

Y.A. Tittle is a member of both the Pro and College Football Halls of Fame.

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LSU cadets at football practice in the fall of 1894

Alma Mater

In 2005, head coach Les Miles established a new tradition at LSU as the Tigers began singing the school’s alma mater on the field following a victory. Miles and his team first sang the school song following LSU’s dramatic 35-31 win at Arizona State in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina on Sept. 10, 2005. For home games involving an LSU victory, Miles and the team gather in front of the student section and join the student body in a rendition of the alma mater that has grown into quite a spectacle. Where stately oaks and broad magnolias shade inspiring halls, There stands our dear Old Alma Mater who to us recalls Fond memories that waken in our hearts a tender glow, And make us happy for the love that we have learned to know. All hail to thee our Alma Mater, molder of mankind, May greater glory, love unending be forever thine. Our worth in life will be thy worth we pray to keep it true, And may thy spirit live in us, forever L-S-U.

Billy Cannon, No. 20

The great Billy Cannon, two-time All-American and Heisman Trophy winner, played at LSU from 1957-59. He led the Tigers to the 1958 national championship and is best known for his 89-yard punt return to beat Ole Miss in 1959. In his career, Cannon rushed for 1,867 yards on 359 carries, an average of 5.2 yards per carry and scored 19 rushing touchdowns. He also scored two touchdowns by receiving and one each by punt return, kickoff return and interception return. LSU went 24-7 during Cannon’s stay on the Baton Rouge campus, including 19 straight victories from the end of the 1957 season to the eighth game of the 1959 campaign. Following that 1959 season, Cannon’s jersey was retired into the LSU Athletics Hall of Fame. A sign honoring Cannon was unveiled in the southeast corner of Tiger Stadium during LSU’s game against Ole Miss on Nov. 22, 2008. Cannon was enshrined into the College Football Hall of Fame in the summer of 2009.

The 1962 LSU cheerleaders

Cheerleaders

Cheerleaders have long been a part of college football tradition, and the LSU Varsity Cheerleaders are no exception in their role in Tiger gridiron lore. Pregame ceremonies feature the LSU cheerleaders atop Mike the Tiger’s cage as it circles the field. The cheerleaders also traditionally lead the Tigers onto the field before and after halftime of every game. The 1989 Tiger cheerleaders captured the National Championship in the annual Universal Cheerleading Association competition. LSU has finished in the top 10 of that competition in each of the past eight years. go online:

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Special thanks to Peter Finney of the New Orleans Times-Picayune who has documented the history of LSU football in his book “Fighting Tigers”, Marty Mule’ of the New Orleans Times-Picayune who penned “Eye of the Tiger” in celebration of LSU’s football centennial in 1993, and to the late historian H. Warren Taylor whose relentless pursuit of accurate information and record-keeping in the early years of LSU athletics has kept alive the accomplishments of Tiger athletes in football, basketball, track and boxing dating back to the late 1800s.

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Dormitories

Tiger Stadium is unique in that it once housed some 1,500 dorm rooms, home to many LSU students over the years. This concept was introduced in 1928 by T.P. “Skipper” Heard, who can also be credited for bringing night football to Tiger Stadium. Heard learned that LSU president James Smith proposed to use $250,000 to build new dormitories on the LSU campus. Heard sold Smith on the idea of raising the stands on both the East and West sides of the stadium and extending them to the end zones, then constructing the dorms inside the stadium. Thus the University got its dorms and Tiger Stadium’s capacity increased by 10,000 seats in 1931. Today, the dorms are used for storage.

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Chinese Bandits

The nickname of one of the three units utilized in Paul Dietzel’s three-platoon system that vaulted the Tigers to the 1958 national championship. That year, the first team was named the White Team, an offensive unit was named the Go Team and a defensive unit was tabbed the Chinese Bandits. The White Team, naturally, wore white jerseys and was so named. The Go Team wore gold jerseys as the word “gold” was eventually shortened to “go.” The name “Chinese Bandits” actually originated when Dietzel recalled a line from the old “Terry and The Pirates” comic strip that referred to Chinese Bandits as the “most vicious people in the world.” In their heyday, the Chinese Bandits were featured in Chinese masks in Life magazine. In 1980, the LSU band revived the “Bandit” tune played when the LSU defense stalls any opponent’s drive.

Earthquake Game (1988)

Cotton Bowl (1966)

One of the most notable games in LSU football history was the 1966 Cotton Bowl against powerful Arkansas. The Razorbacks went into the New Year’s Day tilt ranked No. 2 in the country and riding a 22-game winning streak. LSU owned a meager 7-3 mark compared to the Hogs’ perfect 10-0 record, but little Joe Labruzzo silenced many a disbeliever to spark the Bayou Bengals to their greatest bowl win. The Tigers left Dallas with a 14-7 win over the Southwest Conference host Razorbacks. The Tigers have appeared in three other Cotton Bowl classics, tying Arkansas 0-0 in the 1947 game beating Texas 13-0 in 1963 and losing to Texas 35-20 in 2003.

QB Tommy Hodson connected with WR Eddie Fuller in the back of the endzone for the touchdown that vaulted LSU to a 7-6 victory over Auburn on Oct. 8, 1988, to help lead the LSU Tigers to their seventh SEC crown. The moment will forever be known as the “Night the Tigers Moved the Earth,” as the play caused such a thunderous explosion from the 79,341 fans in Tiger Stadium, the LSU Department of Geology registered vibrations on a seismograph machine at the exact moment the touchdown was scored.

Fighting Tigers

In the fall of 1896, coach A.W. Jeardeau’s LSU football team posted a perfect 6-0-0 record, and it was in that pigskin campaign that LSU first adopted its nickname, Tigers. “Tigers” seemed a logical choice since most collegiate teams in that year bore the names of ferocious animals, but the underlying reason why LSU chose “Tigers” dates back to the Civil War. During the “War Between the States,” a battalion of Confederate soldiers comprised of New Orleans Zouaves and Donaldsonville Cannoneers distinguished themselves at the Battle of Shenandoah. These Louisiana rebels had been known by their contemporaries as the fighting band of Louisiana Tigers. Thus, when LSU football teams entered the gridiron battlefields in their fourth year of intercollegiate competition, they tagged themselves as the “Tigers.” The 1955 LSU “fourth-quarter ball club” helped the moniker “Tigers” grow into the nickname, “Fighting Tigers.”

The Golden Band from Tigerland

On Dec. 25, 1907, LSU was the first college team to play on foreign soil in Havana, Cuba.

Cuba: Tigers on Foreign Soil

LSU was the first college team to play on foreign soil when, in 1907, coach Edgar R. Wingard took his Tigers to Havana for an international gridiron bout. The University of Havana team had dominated every American service team it had played, but had never encountered football collegiate style. The finesse of the Tigers took the big Cuban team by surprise on Christmas Day at Almendares Park and LSU walked away with a convincing 56-0 victory before 10,000 fans.

The grandest band in all the land, the Golden Band from Tigerland, is as much a part of Saturday nights in Tiger Stadium as the team itself. Among the many favorites of LSU fans is the band’s traditional pregame march down North Stadium Drive from the Band Hall to the tune of “Hold That Tiger.” That tradition is a carry-over from the old pregame parades through downtown Baton Rouge. Castro Carazo was the man handpicked by Louisiana Governor Huey Long in 1935 to revamp the Tiger band. Carazo and Long together wrote fan favorite “Touchdown for LSU,” and two years later, Carazo also penned the official LSU fight song, “Fight For LSU.” The tradition of the LSU Tiger Marching Band continues today. The LSU Tiger Marching Band is made up of some 325 musicians, Golden Girls and Colorguard members. In 1997, the band was selected as the top band in the Southeastern Conference by SEC band directors. In December 2001, the band was awarded the Sudler Trophy, the highest honor a collegiate marching band can receive. The award has been called “the Heisman Trophy of marching bands,” according to Frank Wickes, director of LSU bands. go online:

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The Golden Boot

The Golden Boot is a trophy awarded each year to the winner of the Battle for the Golden Boot football matchup between LSU and its SEC rival Arkansas. The trophy was introduced to the series prior to the 1996 season. Molded from 24-karat gold in the shape of the states of Arkansas and Louisiana, the trophy stands four feet in height, weighs nearly 200 pounds and is valued at $10,000. It is believed to be the heaviest trophy awarded in a college football rivalry. After a win in the series, the victorious team keeps the trophy until the following year’s matchup.

Steve Van Buren

The Golden Girls

Taking the field with the Tiger Band at LSU for the first time in 1959, the prestigious LSU Golden Girls represent the oldest and most established danceline on the LSU campus. The line consists of a very talented group of young ladies who are chosen each spring by a special audition. The Golden Girls are one of the feature units with the LSU Tiger Band and perform for all home LSU football games and selected campus events, as well as, away games with the full Tiger Band. The 2009 season will represent the 50th anniversary of the group’s foundation.

Jimmy Taylor

Hall of Famers

Eleven members of the LSU football community have the distinction of being inductees into the National Football Foundation College Football Hall of Fame that was established in 1947. In 1956, former end Gaynell Tinsley was enshrined in South Bend, Ind., as LSU’s first Hall of Famer. Ken Kavanaugh (1963), Abe Mickal (1967), Doc Fenton (1971) and Tommy Casanova (1995) all have the privilege of being members of such a prestigious class. Billy Cannon became the sixth LSU player to earn the honor when he was officially enshrined in the summer of 2009. Five LSU coaches are members of the NFF Hall of Fame, a list that includes the legendary Charles McClendon. Three former LSU players have earned the highest honor of being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Steve Van Buren was the first in 1965. Y.A. Tittle, who went on to become one of the greatest quarterbacks in history, was inducted in 1971 after a storied career with the Baltimore Colts, San Francisco 49ers and New York Giants. Four-time NFL championship winner and 1962 NFL MVP Jimmy Taylor was enshrined in 1976. Twenty-seven LSU football players are members of the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame with Michael Brooks as the most recent inductee in the summer of 2009.

H-Style Crossbar

Unknown to many Tiger fans, the LSU football team still runs onto the field under the same crossbar that stood as part of the north end zone goalpost in Tiger Stadium as early as 1955. It had long been a tradition that the LSU football team enters the field by running under the goalpost when the new “T-style” goalposts came into vogue. By virtue of tradition, the old “H-style” posts stood on the field of Death Valley until they were finally removed in 1984. Part of the crossbar, however, was kept and mounted above the door of the Tiger Den through which the Tigers run onto the field each game. In 1993, in celebration of the centennial of LSU football, the “H-style” goalposts were returned to the end zones of Tiger Stadium. Today, Tiger Stadium is one of only three college stadiums in the nation who still use the “H-style” crossbar. Doak Campbell Stadium at Florida State and Martin Stadium at Washington State are the other two.

Halloween Night

Drama on Halloween is as traditional as pumpkins and goblins for LSU and Ole Miss. These schools have met seven times on Oct. 31 with the series tied at 3-3-1. The most notable game on All Hallow’s Eve was the 1959 thriller that saw Billy Cannon return a punt 89 yards to spur a 7-3 Tiger victory. The Tigers and Rebels next met on Halloween in 1964. Ole Miss led 10-3 late in the fourth quarter in Death Valley when LSU scored a touchdown to make it 10-9. Quarterback Billy Ezell then threw to Doug Moreau in the front corner of the endzone on the two-point conversion, at nearly the exact point where Cannon had crossed the goal line five years earlier for an 11-10 win. There was a 17-year drought before the teams played on Oct. 31 again, this time at Jackson in 1981. A seesaw battle ended with a 46-yard field goal off the foot of LSU’s David Johnston as time expired for a 27-27 tie. In the most recent meeting, the teams engaged in the first overtime game in LSU history at Oxford in 1998, but Ole Miss emerged with a 37-31 win.

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Ice Bowl (1946) Halloween Run

There have been longer scoring plays in LSU football history, but Billy Cannon’s 89-yard punt return against Ole Miss on Oct. 31, 1959 is simply, and undeniably, the most famous play in Tiger gridiron records. In fact, some consider it one of the most memorable in college football history. It was an eerie, misty and humid Halloween night, and the Rebels of Mississippi took a 3-0 lead into the final quarter, threatening to end an 18-game LSU win streak. On third and 17 from the Ole Miss 42, the Rebels’ Jake Gibbs punted 47 yards to the Tiger 11 where Cannon hauled it in on the bounce. Cannon careened off seven tacklers down the east sideline and darted 89 yards to immortality. Some say it may have been that run that assured Cannon of the Heisman Trophy he received at season’s end. 2009 LSU Football Media Guide

The Tigers of 1946, though not one of Bernie Moore’s two SEC Championship teams, was surely one of Moore’s finest squads. Only a 26-7 loss at the hands of SEC foe Georgia Tech spoiled the season and the Y.A. Tittle-led Bayou Bengals landed in the Cotton Bowl against Arkansas and star Razorback Smackover Scott. But ice, sleet and snow pelted Dallas on that Jan. 1 as LSU filled oil drums with charcoal and started fires for makeshift heaters on the field. Fans built fires in the stands and watched the Tigers roll to 271-54 advantage in total yardage and a 15-1 lead in first downs. Those numbers, however, didn’t equate on the scoreboard that showed 0-0 at game’s end. The Tigers finished the season with a 9-1-1 record in Moore’s penultimate season as head coach.


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No single person can be credited for building LSU football into the entity it is today, but one of the men who most influenced the popularity of Tiger football was neither a player nor a coach. The “Kingfish,” Louisiana Governor Huey P. Long, never shied from using his political influence to aid the cause of LSU football. Two examples: In 1934, athletic director T.P. Heard reported low advance sales for the LSU-SMU game because of a circus coming to town the night of the game. Long contacted the proper Barnum and Bailey representatives and informed them of a nearforgotten animal-dipping law. The show was canceled and LSU-SMU ticket sales took off. Later that same year, Long used his influence to “entice” passenger agents of the Illinois Central Railroad to lower fares for LSU students traveling to a road football game. When Long threatened to reassess the value of railroad bridges in the state from $100,000 to $4 million, the railroad generously agreed to give LSU students a $6 roundtrip fare for the Vanderbilt game that season.

Night Games in Tiger Stadium

The tradition of playing night games in Tiger Stadium began on Oct. 3, 1931, when LSU downed Spring Hill, 35-0, under the lights. The idea of night football was introduced by T.P. “Skipper” Heard, then graduate manager of athletics and later athletics director. Several reasons were cited for playing LSU games at night, including avoiding the heat and humidity of afternoon games, avoiding scheduling conflicts with Tulane and Loyola and giving more fans the opportunity to see the Tigers play. An immediate increase in attendance was noted, and night football soon became ingrained in LSU football lore. LSU has also traditionally played better at night than in the light of day. Since 1960, LSU is 196-62-4 (.756) under the lights of Tiger Stadium and only 18-25-3 (.424) during the day at home.

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Numbering System

LSU, in 1952, introduced a unique - and shortlived - jersey numbering system. The idea of coach Gaynell “Gus” Tinsley and publicity director Jim Corbett, the system utilized an abbreviation of the player’s position on his jersey. Thus, ends, guards and tackles wore the letters “E”, “G” and “T” followed by a single-digit number. The right side of the line wore even numbers, the left side odd numbers. In similar fashion the centers, quarterbacks, left halfbacks, right halfbacks and fullbacks wore”C”, “Q”, “L”, “R” and “F”, respectively, followed by single-digit numerals. The 1953 LSU yearbook, the Gumbo, boldly predicted that the new system “may revolutionize the football jersey manufacturing industry.” It didn’t.

Ole War Skule

LSU began in 1860 as the Louisiana State Seminary of Learning and Military Academy, shortly before the beginning of the Civil War. In fact, LSU’s first superintendent was Civil War commander William Tecumseh Sherman. “Ole War Skule” was formerly a popular reference to LSU, as was the term “Old Lou.”

Purple & Gold

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There is some discrepancy in the origin of Royal Purple and Old Gold as LSU’s official colors. It is believed that those colors were worn for the first time by an LSU team in the spring of 1893 when the LSU baseball squad beat Tulane in the first intercollegiate contest played in any sport by Louisiana State University. Team captain E.B. Young reportedly hand-picked those colors for the LSU squad. Later that year, the first football game was played. On Nov. 25, 1893, football coach/chemistry professor Dr. Charles Coates and some of his players went into town to purchase ribbon to adorn their gray jerseys as they prepared to play the first LSU gridiron game. Stores were stocking ribbons in the colors of Mardi Gras -purple, gold, and green - for the coming Carnival season. However, none of the green had yet arrived at Reymond’s Store at the corner of Third and Main streets. Coates and quarterback Ruffin Pleasant bought up all of the purple and gold stock and made it into rosettes and badges.

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Perfect Seasons

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LSU has had six unblemished seasons in its history. The Tigers first went undefeated and untied in 1895 under head coach A. P. Simmons with a 3-0 record, but the first truly great LSU team is considered to be the 1908 squad led by one of the most legendary players to wear the Purple and Gold--Doc Fenton. That 1908 team, coached by Edgar R. Wingard, soared through a 10-game schedule without a loss or tie as Fenton scored an incredible 125 points on the year. It was 50 years before LSU would post another perfect season, winning the national championship in 1958 with an 11-0 mark.

The Rag was the traditional spoils of victory in the LSU-Tulane rivalry for many years. This flag, decorated half in LSU’s colors of purple and gold and the other half adorned in the green and white of Tulane, was held for one year by the victorious school until the game the following season. The whereabouts of the original flag are unknown; however, a new version of The Rag was awarded to the LSU squad after the Tigers defeated the Greenies, 48-17, in the 2001 season opener in Death Valley.

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TRADITIONS The Rivalry: LSU vs. Tulane

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LSU’s rivalry with the Green Wave of Tulane was a natural from the game’s infancy. The Greenies won LSU’s first football game in 1893 by a 34-0 count, but over the ensuing seasons, the Tigers have dominated the series and own a 67-22-7 margin over their neighbors from New Orleans. The proximity of the schools made for the development of the rivalry in its early years and, by 1913, fans began to travel the distance by automobile instead of by train. Today’s Tiger fan can traverse the distance from Tiger Stadium to the Louisiana Superdome in less than 90 minutes, but in the early years, according to the New Orleans Times-Picayune “with a good car, it can be negotiated in perfect comfort in six hours.” The two schools renewed the series in 2007 as LSU defeated Tulane, 34-9, in the Superdome.

Songs of LSU Hey Fightin’ Tigers

Hey, Fightin’ Tigers, fight all the way Play Fightin’ Tigers, win the game today. You’ve got the know how, you’re doing fine, Hang on to the ball as you hit the wall And smash right through the line You’ve got to go for a touchdown Run up the score. Make Mike the Tiger stand right up and roar. ROAR! Give it all of your might as you fight tonight and keep the goal in view. Victory for L-S-U! “Hey, Fighting Tigers,” was adapted from the Broadway show tine “Hey, Look Me Over” by Cy Coleman. The song appeared in the musical Wildcat starring Lucille Ball. LSU obtained special permission to use the melody that can be heard in and around Tiger Stadium on Saturday nights in the fall.

Fight for LSU (Official Fight Song) Like Knights of old, Let’s fight to hold The glory of the Purple Gold. Let’s carry through, Let’s die or do To win the game for dear old LSU. Keep trying for that high score; Come on and fight, We want some more, some more. Come on you Tigers, Fight! Fight! Fight! for dear old L-S-U. RAH!

Touchdown for LSU Tigers! Tigers! They’ve come to town, They fight! They fight! Call a first down, Just look them over, and how they can go, Smashing the line with runs and passes high and low.

Following a victory, the LSU football team sings Hey Fightin’ Tigers in the locker room.

South End Zone

Whether it be the 1959 goal line stand that sealed victory for the Tigers against Ole Miss on the “Billy Cannon Run” night or Bert Jones’ pass to Brad Davis as time expired to beat the Rebels in 1972, the south end zone of Tiger Stadium has become somewhat of an enigma for the sometimes strange and often memorable plays in LSU football. The Tiger defenders have put together numerous goal line stands at the south end zone, including the following games: 1985 Colorado State, 1985 Florida, 1986 North Carolina, 1986 Notre Dame, 1988 Texas A&M, 1991 Florida State, 1992 Miss. State and 1996 Vanderbilt. In 1988, the Tigers stymied the Texas A&M Aggies at the LSU two-yard line despite the distraction of a bank of lights going dark midway through A&M’s series of plays. For that series, LSU’s defense was nicknamed the “Lights Out Defense.” The first great goal line stand at that end of the field may have been in that 1959 game when Warren Rabb and Billy Cannon halted Ole Miss’ Doug Elmore at the one-yard line for the 7-3 victory. Then, in 1971, the first and most memorable of LSU’s three goal line stands against Notre Dame was at the one-yard line at the South end of the field as Louis Cascio and Ronnie Estay hit the Irish’s Andy Huff at the goal en route to a 28-8 Billy Cannon Tiger victory. and Warren Rabb make a stop at the South End Zone.

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Voice of the Tigers

Tiger Rag (Hold that Tiger)

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A pregame ritual for many Tiger fans is to line North Stadium Drive in the hours before kickoff to see the Tiger Marching Band in its walk from the band hall. The band pauses each game on the hill next to the Journalism Building to play “Tiger Rag,” to the delight of the LSU throngs. Former head coach Curley Hallman began the tradition in the early 1990s of leading the team by foot down Victory Hill from Broussard Hall two hours before the game. That practice became so popular that Gerry DiNardo, Nick Saban and Les Miles have continued the tradition, even though the team began to stay in a hotel the night before home games. The team buses drive from the on-campus Lod Cook Hotel to the top of Victory Hill between the Academic Center and Journalism Building in order for the players to make their traditional walk down.

John Ferguson

Touchdown! Touchdown! It’s Tigers’ score. Give them hell and a little bit more. Come on you Tigers, Fight them, you Tigers, Touchdown for LSU. Rah! U. Rah!

Long ago, way down in the jungle Someone got an inspiration for a tune, And that jingle brought from the jungle Became famous mighty soon. Thrills and chills it sends thru you! Hot! so hot, it burns you too! Tho’ it’s just the growl of the tiger It was written in a syncopated way, More and more they howl for the “Tiger” Ev’ry where you go today They’re shoutin’ Where’s that Tiger! Where’s that Tiger! Where’s that Tiger! Where’s that Tiger! Hold that Tiger! Hold that Tiger! Hold that Tiger!

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Tailgating

It has often been pondered whether the attraction of night football is because of the excitement of the atmosphere created by a game under the lights, the more pleasant weather of an evening after the sun has set, or because it allows more time for tailgating. If it is not football that people of South Louisiana crave, then it is food. Tiger fans arrive as early as Thursday evening for Saturday games, set up their motor homes and kick back for a weekend of cooking and enjoyment for two days until kickoff. A stroll across the LSU campus and through the parking lots is a veritable connoisseur’s treat. Common entrees include crawfish, boiled shrimp and jambalaya and, on occasion, one will run across a cochonde-lait (pig roast). 2009 LSU Football Media Guide

For more than 40 years, John Ferguson was known as the “Voice of the Tigers.” Ferguson’s distinctive baritone voice could be heard nationwide as few teams played night games during his tenure, which began in 1946. The most famous call of all plays, though, belongs to J.C. Politz who was the “Voice of the Tigers” in 1959 when Billy Cannon made his legendary 89-yard Halloween run. Ferguson later returned to the broadcast booth doing television for TigerVision broadcasts beginning in 1984. At that time, Jim Hawthorne took over the radio duties and remains today the football, men’s basketball and baseball “Voice of the Tigers.” Hawthorne has called some of the greatest moments in LSU history, including play-by-play for the Tigers’ 2003 and 2007 national championship seasons. Ferguson passed away at the age of 86 on Dec. 19, 2005.


“I’m so honored and proud to welcome the LSU Tigers here as the national champs. God bless you. God bless LSU, and God bless America.” 

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President George W. Bush April 7, 2008

The Tigers celebrated (above) the 2007 national title on the South Lawn of the White House. Rodney Reed (right) presents President George W. Bush with an LSU national championship jersey to honor the 2003 National Champions.

The White House

Winning BCS national championships carries the privilege of visiting Washington D.C., and touring the White House. The Tigers have taken part in Champions Day at the White House following its two recent BCS titles. Head coach Les Miles and his team had the chance to meet President George W. Bush on the South Lawn in April 2008. Miles presented President Bush with a No. 7 jersey, in reference to the 2007 season, and Jacob Hester gave the 43rd president of the United States a bronze football. LSU also took a tour of the National Mall area which including visits to the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument, the National World War II Memorial, the Korean War Veterans Memorial and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The Tigers visited the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, toured the Pentagon and witnessed the changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknowns at the Arlington National Cemetery.

(Left) LSU wears their traditional white jerseys. (Top) For the first SEC home game each year LSU dons purple jerseys. (Bottom) In 1997, LSU wore gold jerseys, along with white helmets, against Notre Dame in the Independence Bowl.

White Jerseys LSU is one of the few college football teams that traditionally wear white jerseys for home games. The tradition originated when LSU won its first national championship in 1958. Head coach Paul Dietzel had a habit of tinkering with the uniform every year. In 1958, he chose to wear white jerseys for LSU’s home games, and the Tigers subsequently won the national championship. A superstitious man, Dietzel didn’t change the uniform after that season. LSU continued to wear white

jerseys for home games throughout the Charlie McClendon Era. When Jerry Stovall took over as head coach in 1980, he said the Tigers would occasionally wear purple jerseys so that home fans could see a different color. In 1982, the NCAA changed its jersey rule, requiring teams to wear dark colored jerseys for home games. The Tigers wore purple jerseys for all home games from 1983 to 1994. When Gerry DiNardo became head coach in 1995, he vowed to change the NCAA jersey rule. After

petitioning the rules committee of the American Football Coaches Association, he personally met with each member of the NCAA Football Rules Committee. DiNardo’s efforts were successful and the Tigers were allowed to wear white jerseys again beginning in 1995. A stipulation of the new rule was that the visiting team would have to give the home team permission to wear the white jerseys. The first team to deny LSU’s request was DiNardo’s former team, Vanderbilt. Instead of going back

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to purple jerseys, the Tigers took to the field in new gold jerseys. The SEC later adopted a league rule stipulating that the home team has sole discretion in determining its jersey color. Nick Saban became LSU’s head coach in 2000 and continued the white jersey tradition, but with a twist. Saban decided that LSU would wear purple jerseys for all non-SEC games, except the home opener. That tradition continues today.

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Mike THE TIGER Sneaux Day

On Dec. 11, 2008, a winter storm blanketed Baton Rouge that hadn’t been seen in decades. The early white Christmas gave Mike VI, LSU’s live Bengal/ Siberian tiger, a chance to relax and play in nearly two inches of accumulation.

History of Mike

Few mascots in the country are as admired as Mike the Tiger. LSU’s live Bengal mascot serves as the graphic image of all LSU athletic teams. The school has had six mascots, with the most recent, Mike VI, taking over the reign prior to the 2007 national championship football season. LSU veterinarian Dr. David Baker began the search for the young tiger after his predecessor, Mike V, died in May 2007 of renal failure at the age of 17. The two-yearold Bengal/Siberian mix, formerly known as “Roscoe,” was donated to LSU by Great Cats of Idaville, Ind., a nonprofit sanctuary and rescue facility for big cats and other large carnivores. Mike’s ride through Tiger Stadium before home games in a cage topped by the LSU cheerleaders is a school tradition. Before entering the stadium, his cage on wheels is parked next to the opponent’s locker room in the southeast end of the stadium. Opposing players must make their way past Mike’s cage to reach their locker room. Tradition dictates that the Tigers will score a touchdown for every growl issued by Mike before a football game. For many years, Mike was prompted to roar by pounding on the cage. Objections of cruel punishment brought about the use of recorded growls to play to the crowd before the games. That practice was discontinued shortly afterward and today Mike go online:

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1936-1956 Trainer and namesake Mike Chambers with Mike I housed in City Park Zoo. participates in the pregame tradition without provocation. In the mid-1980’s, pranksters cut the locks on Mike IV’s cage and freed him in the early-morning hours just days before the annual LSU-Tulane clash. Mike roamed free, playfully knocking down several small pine trees in the area, before being trapped in the Bernie Moore Track Stadium where police used tranquilizer guns to capture and return the Bengal Tiger to his home. The incident was reminiscent of a kidnapping of Mike I many years ago by Tulane students before a Tiger-Green Wave battle.

Mike I

Prior to kickoff Mike VI and the LSU cheerleaders parade around the field of Tiger Stadium.

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The original Mike was purchased from the Little Rock Zoo in 1936 for $750, with money contributed by the student body. Originally known as “Sheik” at the time of his purchase, his name was changed to Mike to honor Mike Chambers who served as LSU’s athletic trainer when the first mascot was purchased. The first Mike was housed in the Baton Rouge Zoo for one year before a permanent home was constructed near Tiger Stadium. Mike I reigned for 20 years before dying of pneumonia.


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Mike’s Habitat

In 2005, a new environment (above) was created for Mike that is 15,000 square feet in size with lush planting, a large live oak tree, a beautiful waterfall and a stream evolving from a rocky backdrop overflowing with plants and trees. The habitat has, as a backdrop, an Italianate tower - a campanile that creates a visual bridge to the Italianate architectural vernacular that is the underpinning of the image of the entire beautiful LSU campus. This spectacular new habitat features state-ofthe-art technologies, research, conservation and husbandry programs, as well as educational, interpretive and recreational activities. It is, in essence, one of the largest and finest Tiger habitats in the United States.

Championship Cat During his tenure, Mike V reigned over a football national championship, five baseball national championships and a remarkable 23 track and field championships.

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The second Mike served a brief reign, lasting only through the 1957 season before dying of pneumonia in the spring of 1958. He was born at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans and came to LSU on Sept. 28, 1956. The young tiger was held overnight in Tiger Stadium and unveiled Sept. 29, the opening day of the football season.

Just in time for the 1958 national championship season, Mike III was purchased from the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, Wash., following a “national search” by then-athletic director Jim Corbett. The student body contributed $1,500 for the purchase of the tiger. Mike III served as mascot for 18 seasons, dying after the only losing season of his reign, as LSU posted a 5-6 record in 1975.

Mike IV reigned over Tiger athletics for 14 years after being donated to the school by August A. Busch III from the Dark Continent Amusement Park in Tampa, Fla, on Aug. 29, 1976. Born on May 15, 1974, Mike’s age and health were determining factors in his retirement to the Baton Rouge Zoo in 1990. Mike IV died of old age in March of 1995 at the age of 21.

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Mike V was donated by Dr. Thomas and Caroline Atchison of the Animal House Zoological Park in Moulton, Ala. Dr. Sheldon Bivin of the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine traveled to Alabama and brought the baby tiger back to Baton Rouge. Born Oct. 18, 1989, the new tiger was introduced to LSU fans at a basketball game against Alabama in February of 1990. He officially began his reign on April 30, 1990, when he was moved into the tiger habitat across from Tiger Stadium. Mike V died on May 18, 2007, at the age of 17.

Mike VI arrived in Baton Rouge on Aug. 25, 2007, thanks to the donation by Great Cats of Idaville, Ind. He was officially designated as the successor to Mike V on Sept. 8, when LSU played host to Virginia Tech. Six days later, on Sept. 14, 2007, a ceremony was held to honor Mike V and dedicate the habitat to Mike VI. The three-year-old Bengal/ Siberian mix, formerly known as “Roscoe,” reigned over a football national title in his first year.

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LSU GREATS

The following eight individuals are the only athletes to have their jerseys retired by LSU. Basketball has retired the No. 23 for Pete Maravich, No. 50 for Bob Pettit, Jr., No. 33 for Shaquille O’Neal and No. 40 for Rudy Macklin. Football’s only two retired jerseys are the No. 20 worn by Billy Cannon and the No. 37 worn by Tommy Casanova. Baseball retired the No. 15 in honor of longtime coach and athletics director emeritus Skip Bertman and the No. 20 for Ben McDonald. Casanova, Macklin and McDonald joined the prestigious list in May 2009.

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Pettit led LSU to its first NCAA Final Four in 1953 and he later became the first player in NBA history to exceed the 20,000-plus point barrier. Pettit is a member of the NBA Hall of Fame, and in 1997, he was named as one of the top 50 players in NBA history.

One of the true legends of college football in the South, Cannon was the 1959 Heisman Trophy winner and helped the Tigers to the 1958 national title. Cannon’s most memorable performance came in 1959 against Ole Miss when No. 1 LSU trailed No. 3 Ole Miss 3-0 in the fourth quarter. He fielded a punt, broke seven tackles and returned it 89 yards for the 7-3 victory. He went on to a successful 11-year professional career.

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“Pistol Pete,” Maravich still holds the NCAA record for career points with 3,667 and for career scoring average with 44.2 points a game. He was selected the National Player of the Year in 1970 after leading the Tigers to the NIT Final Four. He scored 50-plus points an amazing 28 times. He went on to a 10-year professional career and was selected as one of the NBA’s 50 greatest players in 1997.

O’Neal was the first pick in the 1992 NBA Draft. He was named MVP of the league in 2000 and was a three-time NBA Finals MVP after leading the Los Angeles Lakers to three World Championships. At LSU, O’Neal averaged 21.6 points and 13.6 rebounds for his career, and in 1991, he was named the World’s Amateur Athlete of the Year as well as SEC Athlete of the Year and National Player of the Year. In 1997, he was named as one of the top 50 players in NBA history.

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Seimone Augustus

• Two-time NCAA National Player of the Year • 2008 U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist, WNBA star

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Ashleigh Clare-Kearney • In 2009, became first LSU gymnast to capture two individual national titles

Glen “Big Baby” Davis

• 2006 First-Team All-American • 2008 NBA World Champion Boston Celtics

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Walter Davis

• Two-time track Olympian • 2002 SEC Male Athlete of the Year

Sylvia Fowles

• Three-time All-American • 2008 U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist, WNBA star


About LSU Retired Jerseys

The retirement of the jerseys of Casanova, McDonald and Macklin comes under a new provision of the LSU jersey retirement bylaws that says the retirement of an athlete’s jersey in a particular sport does not preclude a current student-athlete in that sport from wearing the jersey number in that or any other sport, subject to the discretion of the head coach. This provision applies only to jerseys retired after January 1, 2007, so the numbers worn by Maravich, Pettit, O’Neal, Cannon and Bertman may never again be worn by future student-athletes in their respective sports. To have a jersey retired at LSU, an athlete must have completed intercollegiate competition for LSU a minimum of five years prior to nomination. Athletes must have demonstrated truly unusual and outstanding accomplishments, exceeding and in addition to all criteria used for Hall of Fame selection. Nominees must have a unanimous vote of support from the Hall of Fame committee.

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A legend in the college baseball ranks, Bertman created a dynasty at LSU, guiding the Tigers to five national titles in a 10-year stretch from 1991-2000. He also coached the United States to a bronze medal at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta and was an assistant on the gold medal-winning U.S. squad in Seoul, Korea, in 1988. Bertman retired from coaching following the 2001 season and is the LSU athletics director emeritus. Bertman was inducted into the College Baseball Hall of Fame in 2006.

Tommy Casanova is the only threetime All-American in the history of LSU football and is a member of the College Football Hall of Fame. During his Tiger career from 1969-71, Casanova personified versatility for his myriad of talents as he played offense, defense, returned punts and kickoffs. One of just two three-time All-SEC performers at LSU, he played six seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals of the NFL while earning his medical degree.

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Rudy Macklin was a two-time basketball All-American selection during his Tiger career from 1976-81 during which time he became LSU’s all-time leading rebounder with 1,276 boards and the second-leading scorer in school history behind only the legendary Pete Maravich with 2,080 points. He led the Tigers to two Elite Eight appearances and the 1981 Final Four in Philadelphia. He still holds the school single game rebound record with 32, a mark like some of the great records in any sport that may never be broken.

Ben McDonald won the prestigious Golden Spikes Award, given annually to the nation’s most outstanding player, in 1989 and is a member of the College Baseball Hall of Fame. He led LSU to two College World Series appearances. In 1989, McDonald was also named National Player of the Year by Baseball America, The Sporting News and Collegiate Baseball as he went 14-4 with an ERA of 3.49 and an SEC record 202 strikeouts. He was selected by the Baltimore Orioles as the No. 1 pick in the major league draft in 1989 and went on to enjoy a 10-year major league career with the Orioles and the Milwaukee Brewers.

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Esther Jones

• 21-time track All-American • 1992 Olympic Gold medalist

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Muna Lee

• 20-time track All-American • Two-time Olympian

Richard Thompson

• Eight-time track All-American • 2008 Olympic Silver medalist

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David Toms

• Two-time SEC Golfer of the Year • 2001 PGA Champion

Todd Walker

• All-time College World Series team • Former Major Leaguer

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3Shaquille O’Neal

A four-time NBA champion and 15-time All-Star, Shaquille O’Neal is one of the most dominant centers in league history. O’Neal, one of the most quotable athletes on the planet, joined the long list of prominent LSU alumni when he earned his degree in general studies in December 2000. O’Neal was traded to the Cleveland Cavs in June 2009.

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Seimone Augustus received her degree in 2005 after just three years at LSU and while earning NCAA Women’s Basketball National Player of the Year honors twice. She was the first pick of the 2006 WNBA Draft by the Minnesota Lynx and teamed with fellow LSU alum Sylvia Fowles to claim an Olympic gold medal for the United States in 2008.

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Sylvia Fowles was a two-time State Farm AllAmerican at LSU before going onto a career in the WNBA with the Chicago Sky. Fowles and Seimone Augustus became the first LSU basketball players to claim Olympic gold when they did so in 2008 for the United States. Fowles returned to LSU to get her degree in general studies in May 2009.

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LSU Alumni Eduardo Aguirre, Jr.

Kevin Faulk

Named the first Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for the Department of Homeland Security in 2003, Aguirre, Jr., was the U.S. Ambassador to Spain from 2005 until 2009.

Excelled in both the classroom and on the playing field as he graduated in just three years. Faulk is currently a member of the three-time Super Bowl champion New England Patriots.

Dr. James Andrews

Carlos Roberto Flores

Lod Cook

Jim Flores

A world-renowned orthopedic surgeon, Andrews is a 1963 graduate of LSU and a 1967 graduate of LSU Medical School. While at LSU, Andrews won the SEC indoor and outdoor titles in the pole vault.

Cook graduated from LSU with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics in 1955 and then earned his Master’s degree in petro engineering in 1955. Cook served as CEO of ARCO for nine years.

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The president of Honduras from 1997-2001, Flores helped the nation recover after Hurricane Mitch devastated the country in 1998. Flores is married to the former Mary Carol Flake, also an alumnus of LSU.

Flores graduated with two bachelor’s of science degrees; one in corporate finance in 1981 and the second in petroleum land management in 1982. Flores is currently Chairman, President and CEO of Plains Exploration & Production Company.


LSU’s enrollment is more than 25,000 students, including more than 1,600 international students and nearly 5,000 graduate students.

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Dr. Larry O. Arthur - AIDS researcher. John Ed Bradley - Sports Illustrated writer and

novelist, former LSU football player

John Breaux - U.S. Senator (1987-2005) and U.S.

Congressman (1972-86) from Louisiana.

Wil Calhoun - Executive Producer of television sitcom “Friends”.

Cassandra Chandler - One of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s highest ranking African-American women as special agent in charge of the Norfolk Fielf office.

“Lightning Joe” Lawton Collins - Chief of

This is LSU

Paul Groves - Award-winning tenor with the Metropolitian Opera

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Rufus William (Bill) Harp - Television set decorator for series including “L.A. Law” and “Moonlighting”

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Pat Hewlett - CIO of Exxon Mobil.

LSU

Walter Hitesman - Former president, Reader’s

Digest.

Hubert Humphrey - U.S. vice president

(1965-69).

W. Vernon Jones - Senior Scientist for Suborbital Research, NASA headquarters.

Staff for President Harry Truman.

Bill Conti - Oscar-winning composer who has written theme music for several well-known movies, including “Rocky” and its sequels. Eric Arturo Delvalle - President of Panama

Catherine D. “Kitty” Kimball - In 2009, was sworn in as first female to serve as chief justice of Louisiana’s highest court Delos “Kip” Knight - Vice president of marketing and brand management for eBay international.

(1985-1988).

Dr. Alexander William “Alex” Dunlap -

Current chief veterinarian for NASA who is responsible for all NASA policies related to animal health and welfare

Russell Long - U.S. Senator from Louisiana

(1948-87).

Kenneth Brown

A 1995 graduate of LSU and the host of Home and Garden Television’s (HGTV) show “redesign”, Brown credits much of his success to LSU’s interior design program, which is ranked among the top 10 nationally. Brown’s show completed its first season in 2005.

Ray Marshall - Secretary of Labor under President Jimmy Carter.

Carolyn Bennett Patterson - Former senior

Dolores Spikes - Former President of the Southern University System and the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore.

J. Howard Rambin - Former CEO and Chairman

Ray Strother - Author, political consultant.

A. Wright Elliott - Retired executive vice

James E. Maurin - Founding partner and CEO of

editor, National Geographic.

Graves Erskine - U.S. Marine Corps General

Grover Murray - Former president of Texas Tech

of the Board, Texaco.

president, Chase Manhattan Bank.

Stirling Properties, a national real estate services firm.

in WWII.

University.

Maxime A. Faget - Designed Mercury and Gemini

Jake Lee Netterville - Chairman of the board of

spacecrafts.

Mary Carol Flake Flores - Former first lady of Honduras.

Rex Reed - Drama critic, syndicated columnist.

Postlethwaite and Netterville, the largest Louisianabased public accounting firm.

Maj. Gen. Thomas Rhame - Led 1st Infantry

Division against Iraq during Persian Gulf War.

America, Inc., which performed the historic restoration of the Washington Monument, the Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum and the main U.S. Treasury Building.

Edwin Newman - Longtime NBC News journalist

Thomas O. Ryder - Chairman of the Board, The Reader’s Digest Association.

Rebeccca Wells - Author of the novel and film

Michael Papajohn - Only actor to star in four

Frances Seghers - Senior VP of Sony Entertainment European Community Affairs, which includes Sony Music, Sony Pictures and Sony Playstation.

Joanne Woodward - Academy Award-winning actress and wife of Paul Newman.

and author.

Murphy “Mike” Foster, Jr. - Former governor

of Louisiana (1996-2004).

Kevin Griffin - Lead singer of the platinum-selling rock band “Better Than Ezra”

David Suarez - Co-owner of Atlantic Company of

$150 million movies in the same calendar year doing so in 2009; former LSU baseball player

“Devine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood.’

Reinosuke Hara

Eddie J. Jones

Hara researched at LSU in the 1950s and then later received an honorary doctorate of science degree from LSU in 1992. He is the former President and CEO of Seiko Instruments.

The former president of the NFL’s Miami Dolphins franchise, the 37-year veteran of the NFL is currently a Trustee of the Bert Bell/Pete Rozelle Retirement and Disability Plan.

Mary L. Landrieu

Marty Sixkiller

Harry J. Longwell

James Carville

Landrieu became the first woman from Louisiana elected to a full term in the United States Senate in 1997.

Longwell graduated from LSU in 1963 with a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering and retired in 2004 as the Executive Vice President and Director of ExxonMobil.

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Senior Technical Director for PDI/ DreamWorks’ movies “Antz,” “Shrek,” “Shrek 2,” “Shrek the Third,” “Madagascar” and “Over the Hedge”.

Carville received both a bachelor’s degree and law degree from LSU and gained fame in the 1990s as the chief campaign strategist for Bill Clinton and Al Gore. Carville also penned a best-selling memoir titled “All’s Fair: Love, War and Running for President”.

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Chancey Aghayere Defensive End 6-4 • 269 • Fr. RS Garland, Texas (Garland)

Athletic defensive end that redshirted last year as a true freshman … Had a good spring and will be part of a rotation at defensive end for the Tigers in 2009. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) Redshirted as a true freshman for the Tigers in 2008. HIGH SCHOOL Rated as one of the top defensive linemen in the nation … Played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl … Rated the No. 14 overall prospect in the nation and No. 3 defensive end by ESPN.com … A consensus four-star player by both Scout.com and Rivals.com … Named to the Rivals.com 250 and rated the No. 10 defensive end … Ranked No. 16 on the Rivals.com Texas Top 100 for 2008 … Listed No. 6 on SuperPrep’s Texas 110 … Member of the Houston Chronicle Top 100 for Texas … Listed as the No. 2 player on the Austin American Statesman 55 … Finished his senior season with 78 tackles and 12 sacks … Recorded 54 tackles (21 tackles for losses) and five sacks as a junior … Coached by Jeff Jordan. PERSONAL Full name is Chancey Efosa Aghayere … Born Sept. 17, 1989 … Mom is Happy Aghayere.

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HIGH SCHOOL A blue-chip defensive end rated among the nation’s best ... Rated as the second-best prospect in Louisiana in 2004 ... Named the MVP of the Bayou Bowl, which is an all-star game between Louisiana and Texas ... Rated the nation’s seventh-best defensive end by Collegefootballnews.com ... Member of the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen, the New Orleans Times-Picayune Top 20 Blue-Chip list and was a 5A first-team all-state selection ... Named to Tom Lemming’s Prep All-America team in 2004 .. Registered 79 tackles and eight sacks as a senior ... Displayed his athletic ability by blocking three kicks ... Delivered a terrific junior season, tallying 70 tackles, including 30 for losses, and 11 sacks ... Three-year starter ... Coached by Tyrone Payne. PERSONAL Full name is Rahim Akil Alem … Born Feb. 25, 1987, in New Orleans … Legally changed his name during the spring of 2006 … His new name is part Swahili, part Arabic and has nothing to do with a religious conversion, but his African heritage … Rahim means kind, compassionate and merciful; Akil means intelligent; and Alem means leader … Given name was Alfred Marvin Jones, Jr. … Parents are Al and Patti Jones … Brother is Chad, who is a starting safety for the Tigers … Dad is a high school principal … Al and Patti Jones wear the same LSU jerseys to each game – one has Rahim’s No. 84 on the front and Chad’s No. 3 on the back and the other wears the opposite with Chad’s number on the front and Rahim’s number on the back … Lists reading and writing poetry as his two favorite past times … Majoring in African-American studies … His dad was a defensive end at Tulane who lettered for the Green Wave from 1976-78. CAREER HIGHS Total tackles: 6 vs. Alabama, 2008 Tackles for loss: 2, three times Sacks: 1, 10 times Interceptions: 0 ALEM’S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS

Rahim Alem

Defensive End 6-3 • 254 • Sr. • 3L New Orleans, La. (St. Augustine)

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1 1 14 16

2 8 29 39

1.5-2 4-19 11.5-78 17-99

0 2-17 8-66 10-83

1 0 2 3

0 1 7 8

0 0 0 0

0 0 2 2

0 0 0 0

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• 2008 First-Team All-SEC (AP) • 2008 SEC Academic Honor Roll • 2006 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

Developed into one of the best pass rushers in the SEC last year … Ranked among the league leaders in both sacks and tackles for losses in 2008 as he earned first-team All-SEC honors from the Associated Press … Has tremendous speed on the edge and an explosive first step … Goes into 2009 as a starter at defensive end for the Tigers … For career, has played in 31 games with one start and has recorded 17 tackles for losses and 10 sacks … His brother – Chad Jones – is a starting safety for the Tigers. JUNIOR SEASON (2008) A pass rush specialist who enjoyed a breakout season with the Tigers in 2008, earning second team All-SEC honors at defensive end … Played in 13 games with one start … Thrived in passing downs as he led the Tigers with 8.0 sacks and 11.5 tackles for losses … Finished season with 29 total tackles, seven QB hurries and two PBUs … Ranked third in the SEC in sacks and was eighth in the league in tackles for losses … Picked up one sack in games against Appalachian State, Auburn, Florida, South Carolina, Georgia, Tulane, Ole Miss and Arkansas ... His sack vs. Auburn came late in the fourth quarter and helped seal the victory ... The sack against Florida resulted in a fumble, while his sack against Tulane caused a fumble that was picked up by CB Chris Hawkins who returned it for a TD ... Finished with one sack for a loss of nine yards against Arkansas ... Tallied four tackles, a sack and 1.5 tackles for loss against Ole Miss ... Registered three quarterback hurries against Troy, one of which led to an interception by safety Chad Jones ... Started his first career game against Alabama ... Had a career-high six tackles and an assisted tackle for loss against Alabama ... Finished with one sack and a forced fumble against Tulane ... Against Georgia, picked up four tackles and tied a career-high in tackles for loss with two, including one sack for a loss of 9 yards ... Recorded two tackles against South Carolina including a sack and had two quarterback hurries ... Finished with two tackles including one sack and a forced fumble against Florida ... Finished with two tackles against Auburn, including one sack for 15 yards ... Recorded three tackles -- two solo -- with one sack for a loss of seven yards against Appalachian State. SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007) Served as the backup at right defensive end for the Tigers … Played in 12 of LSU’s 14 games … 7 … Finished season with eight tackles, four of which went for losses … Added two sacks for 17-yards in losses … Also credited with one QB hurry and forced a fumble … Turned in the best game of his career against Tulane, recording a career-high three tackles, including two for losses and a sack ... Had two tackles and forced a fumble in the Tigers’ win over Middle Tennessee. REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2006) Played in six games with no starts … Finished year with two tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss … Had tackles for loss against Louisiana-Lafayette and Arizona … Broke up a pass in 45-3 win over Arizona in the second week of the season … Also saw action in games against Tulane, Mississippi State, Kentucky and in the Sugar Bowl Notre Dame. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2005) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2005.

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Charles Alexander

Defensive Tackle 6-3 • 292 • Sr. • 3L Breaux Bridge, La. (Breaux Bridge)

Granted a sixth-year of eligibility by the NCAA in February of 2009 … Is the only returning starter on the defensive line for the Tigers going into the 2009 season … Has battled through injuries his entire career … Missed all but one game in 2005 with an injury and then missed all but three games in 2007 with a knee injury … Played in 30 games with 16 starts during his career … Graduated in May of 2009 with a degree in general studies. SENIOR SEASON (2008) Played in 12 games with eight starts for the Tigers in 2008 … Finished season with 24 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss and one sack … Missed most of fall camp and the season-opener with a sore hamstring … Returned to action for first time since September of 2007 against North Texas in week 2 … Top games came against Ole Miss and Alabama as he recorded four tackles in each of those contests … Finished regular season with three tackles and one sack against Arkansas … Picked up three tackles -- two solo, one assisted -- against Troy ... Started at left tackle on the defensive line against Florida and finished with one solo tackle ... Got the start against Mississippi State and finished with a season-high three assisted tackles ... Started against Auburn and recorded one tackle ... Finished with two tackles against North Texas. JUNIOR SEASON (2007) Started first three games at defensive tackle alongside All-American Glenn Dorsey before an injury to his right knee the week of the South Carolina game sidelined him for the rest of the year … In three games, recorded six tackles and had a pair of quarterback hurries … Made a career-high tying four tackles against Middle Tennessee State ... Had one tackle against both Mississippi State and Virginia Tech. SOPHOMORE SEASON (2006) Played in a total of 13 games with six starts … Started final six games of season, including LSU’s 41-14 win over Notre Dame in the Sugar Bowl … Recorded 28 tackles, including three for losses, and 2.5 sacks on the year ... Turned in a career-high four stops three times -- against Louisiana-Lafayette, Fresno State and Ole Miss ... Recorded sacks in the Tigers’ wins over Tulane and Ole Miss ... Had three tackles and a half sack against Tennessee. REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2005) Battled foot and ankle injuries most of the season … Saw action against Arizona State in the season opener, recording one tackle in the 35-31 LSU victory … Injured foot in practice a week later and missed the rest of the regular season … Dressed out against Georgia in the SEC Championship game and then against Miami in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl but didn’t see action in either contest. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2004) Played in two games for LSU in 2004 … Played against Arkansas State and Mississippi State … Had one tackle vs. Mississippi State.

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The Tigers HIGH SCHOOL First-team 4A all-state and named to the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen and to the New Orleans Times-Picayune’s Top 20 Blue-Chip list … Named District 4-5A Defensive MVP after having a stellar senior season ... Made 111 total tackles, including six for losses and five sacks in 2003 ... Earned firstteam all-district honors junior and senior seasons ... Recorded 80 tackles and 10 sacks as a junior ... Former high school teammates with former Tigers Jessie Daniels and Jonathan Zenon ... Coached by Mike Mowad. PERSONAL Full name is Charles Gabriel Alexander … Born on Oct. 9, 1985, in Lafayette … Parents are Gerald and Shirley Alexander … Has two brothers, Craig and Reginald, and a sister, Yolanda … Nickname is Cheese … Goal is to play in the NFL and/or to become a football coach. CAREER HIGHS Total tackles: 4, five times Tackles for loss: 1, three times Sacks: 1, three times Interceptions: 0 ALEXANDER’S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS

com with a four-star rating … Member of the Atlanta Journal Constitution Super Southern 100 and a first team selection to the Tallahassee Democrat’s All Big-Bend team … Earned Class 2B all-state team honors as both a senior and a junior … Named a finalist for Class 2B Mr. Football in the state of Florida as a junior … Had 139 tackles as a senior … Registered 139 tackles (22.5 for losses) and 8.5 sacks his junior year … Also added 974 rushing yards and 15 touchdowns … Coached by Greg Jordan. PERSONAL Full name is Ryan Michael Baker … Born Oct. 27, 1987 … Parents are Terry and Lynn Baker.

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2-0 1-0 12-5 3-3 12-8 30-16

0 1 11 3 5 20

1 0 17 3 19 40

1 1 28 6 24 60

0 0 3-10 0 1.5-4 4.5-14

0 0 2.5-7 0 1-3 3.5-10

0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 1 2 1 4

0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0

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UT

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TT

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QBH

INT

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7 7

9 9

16 16

0 0

0 0

0 0

0 0

0 0

0 0

0 0

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Joseph Barksdale Offensive Tackle 6-5 • 315 • Jr. • 2L Detroit, Mich. (Cass Tech)

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Emerged as the starter at right tackle for the Tigers in 2008, a position that he will hold again in 2009 … Originally signed as a defensive tackle but switched to the offensive side of the ball during fall camp in 2007.

Drew Alleman Placekicker/Punter 6-0 • 169 • Fr.-RS Lafayette, La. (Acadiana)

A preferred walkon to the program who has established himself as LSU’s No. 2 placekicker behind Josh Jasper going into the 2009 season … Joined the Tigers for the 2008 season and redshirted that year … Came out of spring practice listed as the backup for field goals, PATs, and kickoffs … Can also punt and is listed as No. 3 on the depth chart at that position … Was the top prep kicker in the state of Louisiana and one of the best in the nation as a senior at Acadiana High School in 2007. TRUE FRESHAN SEASON (2008) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2008. HIGH SCHOOL The top prep kicker in Louisiana and one of the best in the nation in 2007 … Played on the 5A state championship team in 2006 … Kicked a 32-yad field goal as time expired to lead Acadiana past Sulphur, 13-10, in the 5A state title game in the Louisiana Superdome in December of 2006 … Was a member of 5A state runner-up teams in 2005 and 2007 … In three years as the starting kicker at Acadiana, his teams combined to post a 36-8 overall mark … Earned first-team 5A all state honors in 2007 … As a senior, booted 56-of-61 kickoffs into the endzone, converted 6-of-9 field goals and was 61-of-63 on PATs … Also averaged 42 yards on 11 punts … Also a standout soccer player in high school. PERSONAL Full name is Drew Michael Alleman … Goes by Drew … Born April 18, 1990, in Lafayette, La. … Parents are Kim and Cheryl Alleman … Has one brother, Ryan … Majoring in sports management.

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Ryan Baker

Linebacker 6-0 • 213 • So. • 1L Grand Ridge, Fla. (Bountstown)

Hard-hitting sophomore who made his mark as a true freshman on special teams … Served as the gunner on LSU’s kickoff coverage units and made several highlight reel hits during the season … Goes into the 2009 season expecting to see action at linebacker … Has tremendous speed with the ability to play from sideline to sideline.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008) Started all 13 games for the Tigers at right tackle … Helped anchor an offensive line that paved the way for an LSU rushing attack that ranked No. 4 in the SEC with 166.8 yards per game … Played a total of 897 snaps from scrimmage, the most of any offensive linemen for the Tigers … Graded out at 80 percent or better in 10 of LSU’s 13 games, which included a season-high 86 percent against North Texas … Finished year with 34 knockdown blocks … Played every offensive snap in eight of LSU’s 13 games ... Had season-high of five knockdown blocks in games against Arkansas and Georgia … Recorded four knockdowns and received an 84 percent grade against Ole Miss ... Played a season-high 80 snaps against Troy and registered two knockdowns ... Also played on LSU’s PAT and field goal units. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) Served as the Tigers’ backup to Carnell Stewart at right tackle ... Played in 14 games, including eight in a backup role on the offensive line … Starter on special teams for the Tigers in both point-after and field goal situations … Saw action in a total of 57 snaps from scrimmage on offense and then another 98 on special teams … Lined up in the backfield in short-yardage and goal line situations for the Tigers … Was in on a season-high 18 snaps versus La. Tech. HIGH SCHOOL The top defensive tackle prospect in the Midwest who is a consensus five-star recruit by every recruiting publication … Graduated from high school in December of 2006 and joined the Tigers for spring practice in 2007 … Dominant player on the high school level and rarely challenged … Became the first state of Michigan signee in school history … Named to the prestigious Parade All-America Team … Dazzled scouts at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl as a member of the East team … Called by recruiting analyst Tom Lemming “one of the top-five defensive tackle prospects in America” … Compared to former U.S. Army All-American and current Baltimore Raven Haloti Ngata … Chosen by the Detroit News as their No. 1 blue-chip prospect … A member of the Rivals.com Top 100 and Scout. com Hot 100 … Also named a SuperPrep All-American … Named to the Detroit News “Dream Team” after recording 73 tackles (17 for losses), 14 hurries, seven sacks, one interception and three forced fumbles as a senior … Received all-city honors as a junior after making 83 tackles (20 for losses), five forced fumbles, eight sacks and 10 fumble recoveries … A scholar-athlete in the classroom who finished with a 3.5 GPA … Coached by Thomas Wilcher. PERSONAL Full name is Joseph Brennen Barksdale … Goes by Joe … Born on Jan. 1, 1989 in Detroit, Mich. … Parents are Joseph and Rita Barksdale … Has two siblings, Dalton and Camron … Majoring in business with emphasis in information systems and decision sciences (ISDS).

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) Played in all 13 games with no starts in his first year with the Tigers … Saw action on special teams in all 13 games … Finished year with 16 tackles, seven of which were solo stops … In first game of career, had four special teams tackles vs. Appalachian State … Had three special teams tackles against Arkansas in regular-season finale. HIGH SCHOOL One of the top linebackers in the nation … Named to the Rivals.com Top 100 players in 2008 … Named All-America by SuperPrep … Ranked as the No. 6 outside linebacker in the nation by Rivals.

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Ciron Black

Will Blackwell

Offensive Tackle 6-5 • 325 • Sr. • 3L Tyler, Texas (Robert E. Lee)

Offensive Guard 6-4 • 298 • So. • 1L West Monroe, La. (West Monroe)

• 2008 Second-Team All-SEC (SEC Coaches, AP) • 2007 Second-Team All-SEC (SEC Coaches) • 2006 Third-Team Freshman All-American (Sporting News) • 2006 Freshman All-SEC (SEC Coaches)

LSU’s starter at left offensive tackle for three years … Veteran offensive lineman who has started 40 straight games for the Tigers, all coming at left tackle … Played a school-record 1,031 snaps from scrimmage in 2007 and followed that with 884 snaps in 2008 … Joined Herman Johnson (1,030 snaps in 2007) as the only two players in school history to see action in over 1,000 plays from scrimmage in a single-season … Intense competitor who excels at both run and pass blocking … Rarely takes a play off and has been on the field for every snap for the Tigers over the past two years with the exception of those plays when the game has already been decided … Team leader on offense … Goes into senior season having played a total of 2,654 offensive snaps, which is the most by an LSU player over the last three seasons. JUNIOR SEASON (2008) A second team All-SEC selection for the second straight year in 2008 … Ran his streak of consecutive starts at left tackle to 40 straight … Helped pave the way for an LSU team that ranked fourth in the SEC in rushing with 166.8 yards per game … The Tigers also averaged 30.9 points per game … Played a total of 884 snaps from scrimmage as a junior, the second-highest total on the squad … Finished with a team best 68 knockdowns and graded out at 85 percent or better nine times … Played every snap from scrimmage in games against Appalachian State (63), Auburn (68), Mississippi State (65), Florida (72), South Carolina (78), Georgia (73), Troy (80), Ole Miss (68) and Arkansas (68) … Missed only one snap all year due to an injury, that coming against Alabama … Returned to the field after missing the one play to see action on 79-of-80 snaps in overtime loss to Alabama … Had best game of season with nine knockdowns and an 85 percent grade in win over South Carolina … Had seven knockdowns in consecutive games vs. Georgia, Tulane, Alabama and Troy … Graded out a season-best 92 percent to go with nine knockdowns in win over Mississippi State … Registered an 88 percent grade against both Florida and Tulane … Played 59 snaps in LSU’s bowl win over Georgia Tech, a game in which the Tigers rushed for 179 yards and four TDs … Continued a trend at LSU that has seen the Tigers start only two players at left tackle since the start of the 2002 season ... Andrew Whitworth, now a member of the Cincinnati Bengals, started at left tackle for four years from 2002-05, never missing a game ... Black has followed that with 40 straight starts at the position from 2006 to 2008. SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007) Played and started all 14 games for the Tigers at left offensive tackle … Earned second-team All-SEC honors from the SEC Coaches … Helped pave the way for an LSU team that ranked second in the SEC and 11th in the country in rushing offense, averaging 214 yards per game ... Set a school-record by playing 1,031 snaps from scrimmage in 2007 … In all, was on the field for 97.8 percent (1,031 of 1,054 snaps) during LSU’s national championship season … His 1,031 plays ranked first on the squad, one play ahead of Herman Johnson’s 1,030 snaps … Played every snap in games against South Carolina (69), Florida (80), Kentucky (91), Auburn (68), Alabama (80) and Tennessee (81) ... Led team with five pancake blocks and ranked second with 74 knockdown blocks ... Gave up just one sack on the year ... Was impressive in back-to-back games versus Florida and Kentucky, posting 11 knockdown blocks in each effort ... Had a season-high two pancake blocks in the win over Auburn. REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2006) Just a redshirt freshman, he started all 13 of the Tigers’ games at left tackle ... Continued the left tackle stability trend for LSU as the Tigers have started only two players at that position (Black and Andrew Whitworth) in the last five years ... Was in on 739 of LSU’s 818 plays in 2006, recording 81 knockdown blocks and 19 pancakes ... The 739 snaps from scrimmage was the most of any Tiger lineman... Against Kentucky, recorded a career-high 12 knockdown blocks and two pancakes ... Had 10 knockdowns and a career-high seven pancake blocks in the Tigers’ win over Tennessee ... Recorded 10 knockdowns and a pancake versus Arkansas.

Versatile offensive lineman who can play both guard positions as well as being a contributor on special teams … Listed as a backup at center as well for the Tigers … Originally came to LSU with the intentions of playing on defense, but made the switch to offense during the spring of 2008 … Goes into the 2009 season in position to see playing time on the offensive line after spending last year as a backup to All-American Herman Johnson. REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) Played in all 13 games with no starts … Saw action on offensive line in three games – Appalachian State, North Texas and Georgia Tech … Played on special teams, primarily on kickoff returns, in all 13 games … Returned a pair of kickoffs for 15 yards … Played season-high eight snaps vs. North Texas … Opened season by playing five snaps in first game of collegiate career against Appalachian State … Saw action on LSU’s final offensive series in Chick-fil-A Bowl win over Georgia Tech. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2007. HIGH SCHOOL A blue-chip defensive lineman rated among the best in the nation at his position … Comes from a winning program after leading West Monroe to consecutive state titles in 2004 and 2005 … Ranked in Rivals.com’s Top 100 for 2007 … Member of the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen, New Orleans Times Picayune’s Blue-Chip List and Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100 … Started sophomore through senior seasons and was named to the Class 5A all-state first team twice … Finished his senior season with 54 tackles, four forced fumbles, four sacks and one interception for a touchdown … Racked up 80 tackles and eight sacks as junior … Coached by Don Shows. PERSONAL Full name is Robert Williams Blackwell … Goes by Will … Born Jan. 24, 1989, in Shreveport, La. Parents are Jimmy and Sara Blackwell … Has one sister, Sally … Majoring in business.

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Matt Branch

Offensive Line 6-6 • 246 • Fr. • RS Monroe, La. (Sterlington)

Moves to the offensive tackle in 2009 after spending his true freshman season as a tight end … Played both positions during the spring before coaching staff settled on him as an offensive tackle. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2008. HIGH SCHOOL A blue-chip tight end rated among the best in the nation at his position … Named to the Rivals. com 250 and ranked as the nation’s No. 6 tight end … Member of the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen, New Orleans Times-Picayune Top 25 Blue-Chip List and Atlanta Journal Constitution Super Southern 100 … Earned Class 2A all-state honors in both his junior and senior years … Also named to the academic all state team … Caught 32 balls for 312 yards and one touchdown as a senior … Caught 25 passes for 275 yards and five TDs as a junior … Also, helped pave the way for a pair of 1,000 yard rushers his junior year … Also played baseball, basketball and participated in track and field in high school … Coached by Mike Collins. PERSONAL Full name is Matthew Clayton Branch … Born March 1, 1989, in Monroe, La. … Parents are Mark Branch and Brenda Tarver … Has four siblings – Kaitlin, Jake, Connor and Emily.

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2005) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2005.

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HIGH SCHOOL A blue-chip offensive lineman rated among the best in the state of Texas and nationally ... Ranked the nation’s No. 14 offensive tackle by ESPN ... Member of the Houston Chronicle Top 100 for the state of Texas ... Named first-team 5A all-state in Texas as a senior ... Explosive run blocker with great footwork ... As a senior, averaged four pancake blocks per game ... Only gave up one sack in 15 games ... Led his team through one of Texas’ toughest districts into the 5A state championship ... Played both offensive tackle positions and saw some action at defensive tackle ... High school teammate of former LSU quarterback Matt Flynn ... Coached by Michael Owens. PERSONAL Full name is Ciron Qunadra Black … Born Oct. 29, 1986 in Tyler, Texas … Parents are Ronnie and Sandra Black … Parents are both preachers … Has three siblings – Kawune, Quinton, and Shamia … Lists fishing as a hobby … Favorite book and movie is “Friday Night Lights”, which is about high school football in the state of Texas … Majoring in communication studies and aspires to be a sportscaster after his football playing days are over.

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Ron Brooks

Safety 5-11 • 175 • So. • 1L Irving, Texas (MacArthur)

Coming off an outstanding spring, one that saw him emerge in a battle for the starting position at strong safety for the Tigers … Goes into fall camp competing with Karnell Hatcher for the starting spot at safety … Possesses tremendous speed … Hard-hitter … Has great hands and can return both punts and kickoffs for the Tigers. REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) Played in 13 games with no starts … Saw action in special teams in all 13 games … Finished year

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The Tigers with 18 tackles, nine of which were solo … Forced two fumbles and recovered a fumble, all on special teams … Fumble recovery came on a muffed punt against Georgia Tech in the Chick-fil-A Bowl … Forced a fumble on a punt return against South Carolina … Forced fumble on second quarter kickoff return against Alabama … LSU recovered that fumble and scored two players later to take a 14-7 lead against top-ranked Alabama … Had career-best three tackles in comeback win over Troy … Added a pair of tackles against Alabama and had two against Mississippi State … Tallied a quarterback hurry and two tackles versus North Texas ... In his LSU debut, made one tackle against Appalachian State. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2007. HIGH SCHOOL One of the top all-around athletes in the state of Texas and the nation as a senior … A standout, dual-threat quarterback at MacArthur High School as a senior … Notorious for turning small plays into big gains … Played a prominent offensive role in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl for the West team in January … As a senior, rushed for 1,264 yards and 19 touchdowns … Also threw for 882 yards and nine touchdowns … Named the District 7-5A MVP as a senior … Racked up 322 yards in total offense with six touchdowns in a game against North Garland on Sept. 14 (168 yards rushing and 153 yards passing) … Tallied 43 receptions for 778 yards and 13 touchdowns as a junior … Also recorded over 300 yards in returning punts and kicks in 2006 … Coached by Brian Basil. PERSONAL Boring Oct. 16, 1988, in Dallas, Texas … Parents are Anthony and Lolette Brooks … Has two siblings, Kaelyn and Jasmine … Dad played college football at Texas A&M Commerce and then later spent the 1993 season on the active roster with the Chicago Bears … Majoring in business. CAREER HIGHS Total tackles: 3 vs. Troy, 2008 Tackles for loss: 0 Sacks: 0 Interceptions: 0 BROOKS’ CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS Year

G-GS

UT AT TT TFL

Sacks

PBU

QBH INT

FF

FR

2008 Totals

13-0 13-0

9 9

0 0

0 0

1 1

2 2

1-0 1-0

9 9

18 18

0 0

0 0

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Derrick Bryant

Defensive Back 5-11 • 187 • So. • 1L Lawrenceville, Ga. (Peachtree Ridge)

Backup in the secondary for the Tigers … Played in nine games as a true freshman in 2009, mainly on special teams. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) Stepped in midway through his true freshman season and became a contributor on special teams for the Tigers … Also saw limited action on defense … Played in the final nine games of the season … Did not have any starts … Finished with three total tackles … Had one tackle in each game against South Carolina, Alabama and Arkansas. HIGH SCHOOL A top 25 rated cornerback in high school by Rivals.com … Rated the No. 28 prospect in Georgia by Rivals.com … Rated among the top 10 at his position by Varsity Sports Media … Tallied 72 stops and broke up 12 passes as a senior in 2007 … Racked up 80 tackles and 12 catches for 300 yards as a junior … Coached by Bill Ballard. PERSONAL Full name is Derrick Shondrae Bryant … Born Oct. 29, 1989 … Parents are Karl and Marilyn Bryant. BRYANT’S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS Year

G-GS

UT AT TT TFL

Sacks

PBU

QBH INT

FF

FR

2008 Totals

9-0 9-0

2 2

0 0

0 0

0 0

0 0

0 0

1 1

3 3

0 0

0 0

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Chase Clement

end in high school ... Also a standout in track and field at the prep level … Named to the Rivals.com 250 with a four-star rating … Listed as a PrepStar All-American … Played in the inaugural OffenseDefense All-American Bowl in Miami, Fla. … Member of the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen, New Orleans Times-Picayune Top 25 Blue-Chip List and Atlanta Journal Constitution Super Southern 100 … Had 96 tackles (12 for losses), six sacks and eight forced fumbles en route to Class 3A MVP honors as a senior … Named District 7-3A MVP after averaging 15.2 yards per catch and recording 79 tackles and three sacks as a junior … Had 43 tackles and was a first team all-district selection as a sophomore … Won the state title as a senior in both the shot put and the discus … Holds the E.D. White record in both the shot put and discus … Coached by Kyle Lasseigne. PERSONAL Full name is Chase Michael Clement … Born Aug. 1, 1989, in Thibodaux, La. … Parents are Renee Jennings and Keith Clement … Nephew of three former LSU players, Ruffin Rodrigue Sr., Ruffin Rodrigue Jr. and the late Eric Andolsek, who also starred on the offensive line for the Detroit Lions.

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Harry Coleman Linebacker 6-2 • 205 • Sr. • 3L Baldwin, La. (St. Mary)

Hard-hitting defender who made the move from safety to outside linebacker late in the spring … Starter at safety in 2008 after playing as a backup at the position in 2007 … Figures to see playing time at outside linebacker for the Tigers … Hard hitter who can defend against either the run or the pass … Coming off a season last year in which he led LSU in tackles with 71 … Goes into senior season with 101 career tackles in 39 games. JUNIOR SEASON (2008) Played and started all 13 games at strong safety for the Tigers … Led the team in tackles with 71 … Had 42 solo tackles to go with 29 assists … Added one tackle for a loss, seven pass breakups and three quarterback hurries … Also forced one fumble and returned a fumble 15-yards … ... Ranked second on team in PBUs … Tallied a career-high nine tackles against Arkansas ... Had a big game in win over South Carolina with four tackles, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery, which he returned 15 yards … Had seven tackles against both Auburn and Florida and registered five stops and one PBU vs. Ole Miss … Also had a pair of PBUs against North Texas and Florida … Closed season with a pair of tackles in win over Georgia Tech in Chick-fil-A Bowl. SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007) Played in 13 games with no starts … Finished with 18 tackles, one QB hurry and a fumble recovery … Most extensive action of season came against Ohio State in BCS National Championship Game … Was pressed into duty in the first half against Ohio State when starter Craig Steltz went down with a stinger … Coleman responded by recording two tackles, recovering a fumble and having a QB hurry in the LSU victory … Big play against Ohio State came when he picked up a fumble and returned it 14 yards early in the fourth quarter … Named to ESPN’s All-Bowl Team for his effort in the win over the Buckeyes … Credited with four tackles, three of which were solo, against Mississippi State ... Had three tackles each against Tulane and Ole Miss ... Was also in on his first tackle for loss against the Green Wave ... A key contributor on special teams, he played on the Tigers’ kickoff return and punt return units. REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2006) Played in all 13 games, contributing primarily on special teams ... A standout in that capacity as he ranked among team leaders with 12 special teams tackles in 2006 … Named LSU’s Special Teams Player of the Week in wins over Louisiana-Lafayette and Mississippi State … Had two special teams tackles vs. Louisiana-Lafayette and added five special teams tackles against Mississippi State. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2005) Did not see any action in 2005 … After originally signing with the school in 2004, joined the Tigers for the spring semester in 2005 … Sat out the fall of 2004 … Enrolled in school in January of 2005 and went through spring drills with the Tigers. HIGH SCHOOL One of the top linebackers in the state as a senior at West St. Mary High School in 2003 … Also a standout on offense, catching 14 TD passes as a senior … Added 170 tackles on defense in 2003 … Recorded more than 100 tackles and seven sacks as a junior ... Grabbed nine touchdown passes in 2002 … First-team 3A all-state in 2003 … Helped the Wolfpack to consecutive 3A state playoff appearances, including a 10-0 regular season mark in 2003 … A four-year lettermen in football, track, baseball and basketball ... Ran relays in track ... Coached by Andre Lockley. PERSONAL Full name is Harry Corday Coleman … Nickname among his teammates is “Hitman” … Born Nov. 10, 1985, in Franklin, La. …Parents are Harry and Margaret Coleman … Majoring in general studies … Is a deacon at his church in Baldwin.

Defensive End 6-5 • 255 • Fr. • RS Thibodaux, La. (E.D. White)

Redshirt freshman with an opportunity to see playing time at defensive end in 2009 … Has a good blend of speed, size and athletic ability … Brings a tenacious attitude to the field. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2008.

CAREER HIGHS Total tackles: 9 vs. Arkansas, 2008 Tackles for loss: 1 vs. Georgia, 2008 Sacks: 0 Interceptions: 0

HIGH SCHOOL One of the top rated players in the state as a senior in 2007 … Played both defensive end and tight

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UT

AT

TT

TFL

Sacks

PBU

QBH

INT

FF

FR

2006 2007 2008 Totals

13-0 13-0 13-13 39-13

6 11 42 59

6 7 29 42

12 18 71 101

0 0.5-2 1-4 1.5-6

0 0 0 0

0 0 7 7

0 1 3 4

0 0 0 0

0 0 1 1

0 1-14 1-15 2-29

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Defensive Tackle 6-4 • 270 • So. • SQ Mobile, Ala. (McGill-Toolen)

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Talented defensive lineman who can play either tackle position for the Tigers … Saw limited action a year ago playing behind Tyson Jackson and Tremaine Johnson … Has tremendous upside. REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) Played in two games with no starts … Saw action in wins over North Texas and Tulane … Had a pair of tackles … Assisted in a tackle for a loss against the Green Wave. TRUE FREHSMAN SEASON (2007) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2007. HIGH SCHOOL A blue-chip defensive end rated among the top-three overall players in the state of Alabama … A standout at the Alabama Junior All-Star Game and U.S. Army All-American Bowl for the East team … Ranked the fourth-best strongside defensive end in the nation by Rivals.com … A member of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100 and ESPN.com 150 … Showed his versatility by lining up at both defensive end positions, defensive tackle, fullback, tight end and linebacker … Recorded 80 tackles and six sacks as a junior … Coached by Steve Savarese … His father is an assistant coach at McGill-Toolen … Teammates with fellow LSU signee Phelon Jones.

... Had eight stops in the Tigers’ victory over Alabama and another six against Tulane … Led all Tigers with 20 specials teams tackles. HIGH SCHOOL Considered the top linebacker prospect in the state of Louisiana as a senior in 2005 … Graduated early and enrolled at LSU for the spring semester in 2006 … Led Acadiana High School to its first ever appearance in the Class 5A state championship game in 2005 … Ranked as the sixth-best prospect in Louisiana in 2005 by Rivals.com … Named Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen and to the New Orleans Times-Picayune Top 16 Blue Chip list … Orlando Sentinel All-Southern Team and a member of FSN South’s Countdown to Signing Day “All-South” second-team and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100 … Named first-team All-Acadiana as well as Defensive MVP for the parish .. Second-team prep All-American as a linebacker in 2005 … Academic All-State selection as well … Finished his senior season with 98 tackles, including 17 tackles for loss, and three sacks … Named Class 5A Defensive MVP for his efforts … Had 112 tackles and 15 sacks as a junior … Received alldistrict and all-state honors as both a junior and senior … Coached by Ted Davidson. PERSONAL Full name is Jacob Arnie Cutrera … Parents are Johnny and Julie Cutrera … Born on May 18, 1988, in Lafayette … Has a brother – John – who played football at Louisiana-Lafayette … Majoring in business administration. CAREER HIGHS Total tackles: 11 vs. Ole Miss, 2006 Tackles for loss: 1, three times Sacks: 0 Interceptions: 1 vs. La. Tech, 2007 CUTRERA’S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS Year

G-GS

UT

AT

TT

TFL

Sacks

INT

PBU

QBH

FF

FR

2006 2007 2008 Totals

11-1 12-2 13-2 36-5

12 11 15 38

25 10 18 53

37 21 33 91

0.5-0 1.5-3 3.5-11 5.5-14

0 0 0 0

0 1-9 0 1-9

1 1 1 2

0 1 3 4

0 1 1 2

1-0 0 0 1-0

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PERSONAL Born Nov. 12, 1988, in Mobile, Ala. … Parents are Sidell and Lasona Corley … Has four siblings – Kiarra, Richard and Hernandez … Undecided on a major. CORLEY’S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS

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Year

G-GS

UT

AT

TT

TFL

Sacks

PBU

QBH

INT

FF

FR

2008 Totals

2-0 2-0

0 0

2 2

2 2

0.5-0 0.5-0

0 0

0 0

0 0

0 0

0 0

0 0

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Jacob Cutrera

Linebacker 6-4 • 235 • Sr. • 3L Lafayette, La. (Acadiana) • 2006 Third-Team Freshman All-America (Sporting News)

Goes into senior season as LSU’s starting middle linebacker … Served as a backup at the position for the past three years … Good athlete who has a knack for finding the football … Has good range on the field and can play sideline to sideline … Goes into final season with the Tigers having played in 36 games (five starts) with 91 career tackles, including 5.5 for losses. JUNIOR SEASON (2008) Backup middle linebacker who saw action in all 13 games, including two starts … Starts came in wins over Mississippi State and Auburn when he filled in for an injured Darry Beckwith … Finished season with 33 tackles and 3.5 tackles for losses … Added three QB hurries and a pass breakup ... Had season-best six tackles in win over Mississippi State … Had five tackles and a forced fumble in win over Auburn … Capped season with four tackles, including one for a 3-yard loss in Chick-fil-A Bowl win over Georgia Tech … Had a tackle for a 2-yard loss, one QB hurry and a PBU vs. North Texas … Other tackles for losses came against Ole Miss and Tulane. SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007) A key reserve at linebacker who actually started two games in the absence of Darry Beckwith … Played in 12 games with two starts (Ole Miss and Louisiana Tech) … Finished year with 21 tackles, 1.5 tackles for losses and an interception … Played well in both starts … In first start of season vs. Louisiana Tech, led Tigers with seven tackles, including one for a 2-yard loss … Added an interception and a pass breakup in win over Tech … Had four tackles, forced a fumble and registered a quarterback hurry in road win over Ole Miss … Missed the Kentucky and Auburn games with an ankle injury. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2006) Made an immediate impact both on defense as well as LSU’s kick coverage units ... Established himself as a key member of the Tigers’ linebacker corps, serving as the backup at the middle (mike) linebacker position ... Named a third-team Freshman All-American by the Sporting News... Saw action in 11 games with one start (vs. Ole Miss) ... Finished that game with a career-high and team-leading 11 tackles ... Finished true freshman season with 37 tackles, one pass breakup and a fumble recovery

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Tight End 6-3 • 246 • Sr. • 3L Ocean Springs, Miss. (Ocean Springs) • 2008 Second-Team All-SEC (Coaches) • 2008 SEC Academic Honor Roll • 2006 Second-Team All-SEC (Coaches)

Veteran who goes into senior season with a shot at breaking every receiving record in school history for a tight end … In 39 games, he’s caught 69 passes for 795 yards and 10 TDs … The 10 TD receptions tie with Brad Boyd for the most in school history, while his 69 receptions is the fourth-highest total and the 795 yards is the fifth most at the school … Is the all-around package at tight end – has great hands, good speed and is an exceptional blocker … A team leader for the Tigers, both on and off the field … Excels in the classroom as well, earning SEC Academic Honor Roll honors in 2008 … Comes from an athletic family as his dad played football at Mississippi State and his grandfather played at Ole Miss. JUNIOR SEASON (2008) One of the most productive tight ends in the SEC in 2008 … Earned second-team All-SEC honors after catching 31 passes for 324 yards and five touchdowns … Started all 13 games at tight end … Ranked third on the team in receptions and yards and was second on the squad in TD catches … Capped season with four receptions for 50 yards and one TD in win over Georgia Tech in Chick-fil-A Bowl … Caught at least three passes in five games … Hauled in career-best six receptions for 36 yards and one score vs. Florida …. Added four catches for 43 yards and one TD vs. Mississippi State … Caught a TD pass in three straight games – vs. Mississippi State, Florida and South Carolina … Caught at least one pass in 12 of 13 games … Only game in which he didn’t have a reception came in blowout win over North Texas. SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007) Played in all 14 games with three starts at tight end for the Tigers … Starts came against Middle Tennessee, Louisiana Tech and Ole Miss … Ranked fourth on the squad with 32 catches and 375 yards … His five receiving touchdowns tied for second on team … The 32 catches was the third-highest total ever recorded at LSU by a tight end, trailing only Malcolm Scott (34 catches in 1981) and Mitch Andrews (34 catches in 1985) … Capped spectacular sophomore season by catching a pair of TD passes in LSU’s win over Ohio State in the BCS National Championship Game … Finished game with four receptions for 44 yards … Pulled in a career-high five passes for a career-best 69 yards versus Arkansas ... Caught four passes four times in 2007 – against South Carolina, Kentucky, Alabama and Ohio State ... Scored TDs against South Carolina, Kentucky, Louisiana Tech and Ohio State. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2006) Named an honorable mention Freshman All-American by the Sporting News as well as a second-team All-SEC pick by the league’s coaches ... Took over as the starter at tight end after Keith Zinger went down with a season-ending injury during the first month of the season ... Excelled at the position, starting nine of the Tigers’ 13 games as a true freshman ... Caught six passes for 96 yards ... Had two catches in the Tigers’ win over Tennessee ... Pulled in a career-long 55-yard pass against Mississippi State.

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The Tigers HIGH SCHOOL Arguably, the No. 1 two-way player in the state of Mississippi ... Saw action as a tight end and defensive end ... The only player from Mississippi to participate in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... Caught 39 passes for 523 yards and five touchdowns in 2005 ... Earned 2005 all-state honors on defense with 90 tackles and eight sacks ... Led his team to a 2004 Class 5A Championship appearance with 92 tackles, 15 sacks and three picks on defense and 23 catches for 399 yards and six touchdowns on offense ... Named to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100, the Jackson Clarion-Ledger Dandy Dozen, the Mobile Register Super Southeast 120 and the Orlando Sentinel AllSouthern Team … Coached by Steve Jones. PERSONAL Full name is Richard Phillip Dickson … Parents are Dick and Cari Dickson … Born Nov. 17, 1987, in Moss Point, Miss. … Lists hunting and fishing as his hobbies … Majoring in business … Has a sister, Carly, who is in graduate school at LSU, and a brother, Travis … Dad played football at Mississippi State in the 1970s, earning a letter in 1976, and his grandfather played football at Ole Miss. CAREER HIGHS Receptions: 6 vs. Florida, 2008 Yards: 69 vs. Arkansas, 2007 Touchdowns: 2 vs. Ohio State, 2007 Long: 55 vs. Mississippi State, 2006 Dickson’s Career Receiving Stats Year

G-GS

Rec.

Yds.

TD

LG

2006 2007 2008 Totals

12-9 14-3 13-13 39-25

6 32 31 69

96 375 324 795

0 5 5 10

55 35 25 55

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) Played in 12 games with no starts during his redshirt freshman season … Saw action on the offensive line, as a tight end in short-yardage situations and as part of the shield for LSU’s punting unit … Was often forced to change jerseys during the middle of the game, going from No. 68 when playing the offensive line to No. 81 when switching to tight end … Saw action on a total of 90 plays from scrimmage, including 18 vs. Troy, 17 vs. Mississippi State and 16 vs. North Texas … Forced into action for a series against top-ranked Alabama when Herman Johnson went down with an injury … Saw action in seven plays on that series against Alabama, lining up across from Crimson Tide All-America Terrance Cody … That drive concluded on 1-yard TD run by Charles Scott to tie the game at 21-21 with 6:12 left in the contest. FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) Redshirted as a true freshman for the Tigers in 2007.

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HIGH SCHOOL The No. 1 offensive line prospect in the state for 2007 … Named to the Rivals.com 250 with a fourstar rating … Played in the inaugural Offense-Defense All-American Bowl in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. … Member of the New Orleans Times Picayune’s Blue-Chip List and Baton Rouge Advocate Second Dozen … Showed his versatility by being a standout on the defensive line as well … Named 2006 district MVP and Class 3A first-team all-state on defense with 99 tackles -- 28 for losses -- and 11 sacks … Had 70 tackles and five sacks as a junior … Also a track and field standout in high school … Won the state title in the shot put and was runner-up in the javelin during his prep career … Maintained a 3.5 GPA … Coached by David Comeaux. PERSONAL Full name is Joshua Garrett Dworaczyk … Goes by Josh … Born Sept. 19, 1989 in Missouri City, Texas … Parents are Roger and Melissa Dworaczyk … Has three siblings – Jakob, Kristen, and Joseph … Majoring in business.

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Offensive Line/Fullback 6-1 • 275 • Jr. • Sqd. Lincoln, Neb. (Pius X)

Tight End 6-3 • 234 • Fr. • RS Monroe, La. (Ouachita Parish HS)

Richard Dugas

Tyler Edwards

• 2008 SEC Academic Honor Roll • 2007 SEC Academic Honor Roll

A walk-on who has emerged as a possible candidate to replace Quinn Johnson at fullback for the Tigers in 2009 … Is in fourth season with the Tigers after joining the squad in 2006 … Served as a backup offensive lineman in 2007 and 2008 before making the switch to blocking fullback in the spring of 2009 … Suffered knee injury during spring practice in 2009 but is expected to be at full strength for the start of fall camp … Is the son of former LSU All-American Robert Dugas … Robert Dugas was a first-team All-America on the offensive line in 1978 … He earned first-team Academic All-America honors in 1977 … Robert Dugas also holds the distinction of being LSU’s first National Scholar-Athlete as he claimed the honor in December of 1978 … His dad is also a former doctor for the Nebraska football team. SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008) Saw first action of career in Chick-fil-A Bowl win over Georgia Tech, playing three snaps on the final offensive series of the game for the Tigers. REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) Did not see any game action as a redshirt freshman in 2007.

A sure-handed tight end that followed in his brother’s footsteps to LSU … Brother of former LSU standout Eric Edwards, who was the starting tight end on the Tigers’ 2003 national title team ... Goes into the 2009 season in a position to see playing time at both tight end and on special teams. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) Redshirted as a true freshman for the Tigers in 2008. HIGH SCHOOL One of the nation’s top tight end prospects, earning SuperPrep All-America honors … Rated by ESPN. com as the nation’s No. 6 tight end … Member of the ESPN.com 150 … Rated as a four-star tight end and as the nation’s No. 26 player at that position by Rivals.com … The No. 5 rated prospect in Louisiana by Rivals.com … Member of the Rivals250 … Member of the Atlantic Journal Constitution Super Southern 100 and 2008 Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen … Played in Under Armor AllState Game … Selected as a first team all-state tight end for two consecutive years … Recorded 19 receptions for 213 yards and two touchdowns as a senior … As a junior, he finished the season with 23 receptions for 360 yards and four touchdowns … Coached by John Carr. PERSONAL Full name is Tyler Matthew Edwards … Born Dec. 1, 1988, in Monroe … Parents are Tim Edwards and Mary Jarrell … Has two siblings – Eric and Erin … Majoring in business.

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2006) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2006.

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HIGH SCHOOL Three-year letterwinner at Pius X High School in Lincoln, Neb., as a center and defensive tackle … Earned two letters in baseball, playing first base … Earned all-state honors in 2005 and all-city recognition in both 2005 and 2006 … Played on state champion football team in 2004 … Coached in high school by Tim Aylward.

Lavar Edwards

Defensive End 6-4 • 280 • Fr. • RS Gretna, La. (Desire Street Academy)

PERSONAL Full name is Richard Joseph Dugas … Born Dec. 28, 1987, in Baton Rouge … Parents are Robert and Jean Dugas … Has three siblings – Rob, Kristie and Katherine … Majoring in finance.

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Talented, young prospect who is expected to be in the rotation on the defensive front for the Tigers in 2009 … Listed as a backup to Pep Levingston at left defensive end going into the 2009 season. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2008.

Josh Dworaczyk

Offensive Guard 6-6 • 286 • So. • 1L New Iberia, La. (Catholic-New Iberia)

HIGH SCHOOL Outstanding defensive line prospect that excelled on both sides of the ball in high school … Ranked among the top 40 players in Louisiana by Rivals.com … Named to the Baton Rouge Advocate’s Super Dozen … As a fullback in high school, rushed for over 850 yards and had 10 touchdowns as a junior … Had 12 touchdown catches as a tight end during his senior season … Coached by Mickey Joseph.

• 2008 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Young offensive lineman who is in position to earn the starting role at left guard for the Tigers in 2009, replacing departed All-American Herman Johnson … Saw action at both guard and tackle as well as tight end during his first season of action with the Tigers in 2008 … Redshirted as a true freshman in 2007.

PERSONAL Full name is Lavar M. Edwards … Parents are Leonard Edwards and Cindy Allen ... Born on March 29, 1990.

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Cornerback 5-11 • 184 • Jr. • 2L St. Rose, La. (Destrehan)

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2005) Played in nine games for Tulane in 2005 … Finished with 18 tackles, including 12 solo stops … Added two tackles for losses and one sack for the Green Wave.

An experienced and talented defender who heads into 2009 as the Tigers’ backup at right cornerback … Versatile player who has also seen action on special teams in his two previous seasons … Has played in 25 career games with nine starts … Owns 43 tackles for his career and four pass breakups … Very competitive and very much a team player … Known for his enthusiasm on the sidelines.

HIGH SCHOOL Named to the District 5-5A All-District first team as a safety in 2004 … Also named to the All-St. Tammany Parish team … Player of the Year candidate by the Covington News Banner and the TimesPicayune called him one of the “Best of the Rest” … Listed as one of the Top 25 by Louisiana Sports Magazine, which put him No. 18 and tops among linebackers … Compiled 112 tackles, including 68 solo stops, in 10 games as a senior … Recorded five tackles for loss and two sacks while also forcing five fumbles … Intercepted two passes … Captained his high school team as a senior and earned the Rodney Smith MVP Award given for sportsmanship, leadership, determination, unselfish team play and loyalty … Three-year letterwinner who was also a member of the “28 Club” for his participation in summer workouts … Also lettered in track and field … Earned a spot on the honor roll all four years and was also on the National Honor Roll.

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SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008) Started nine of 13 games at right cornerback … Finished his sophomore season with 35 tackles, including one for a loss … Recorded three tackles against Ole Miss ... Had two tackles and one PBU against Troy ... Finished with three total tackles against Alabama ... Made four tackles against Georgia ... Notched two tackles against South Carolina ... Tallied three tackles apiece in games against Florida and Mississippi State … Logged his first tackle for a loss of two yards against the Bulldogs ... Tallied four tackles against Auburn and recorded a PBU ... Made a career-high five tackles and added a PBU in his first career start against Appalachian State … Had three tackles in the Chick-fil-A Bowl win over Georgia Tech. REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) One of the top reserves in the Tigers’ secondary … Saw action in 12 of LSU’s 14 games and was credited with eight tackles and one PBU … Recorded a season-high two tackles in the win over Louisiana Tech ... Added a tackle and broke up a pass against Tulane … Notched one solo tackle in the BCS Championship Game versus Ohio State. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2006) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2006. HIGH SCHOOL Widely considered the No. 1 skill athlete in the state in 2006 and rated in the top 10 of all defensive backs in the nation ... Did not play on defense as a senior because of his team’s athletic need at quarterback ... Participated in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... Ranked as the nation’s 16thbest prospect by ESPN.com … Named to the Tigerbait.com Louisiana Top 20, Tom Lemming’s 2005 All-American Team, FSN South’s Countdown to Signing Day “All-South” first-team, Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100, Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen, Mobile Register Super Southeast 120 and the New Orleans Times-Picayune Top 16 Blue-Chip list … As a junior, made 25 tackles and seven interceptions to go along with one sack ... Threw for 1,165 yards and 10 touchdowns, while rushing for 750 yards and six touchdowns in 2004 ... Started off his junior year at cornerback but then made the move to quarterback the last eight games of the season ... Coached by Stephen Robichaux.

PERSONAL Full name is Ace Riley Foyil … Born Nov. 9, 1986, in Mandeville … Parents are David and Louise Foyil … Has one sibling … Majoring in general studies. CAREER HIGHS Total tackles: 2, twice Tackles for loss: 0 Sacks: 0 Interceptions: 0 FOYIL’S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS Year

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0-0 1-0 9-0 10-0

0 0 4 4

0 0 3 3

0 0 7 7

0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0

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Stefoin Francois

Safety 6-1 • 200 • So. • 1L Reserve, La. (East St. John HS)

PERSONAL Full name is Jai Eugene … Parents are Sharon Eugene and Titus Givens … Has two siblings, Jami and JaLisa … Born Feb. 8, 1987 … Majoring in African-American studies.

A hard-hitting sophomore who redshirted as a true freshman in 2007 and played a role on special teams in 2008 … Is expected to contribute as a key reserve on the depth chart in the secondary in 2009 … Injured his knee during bowl practice last December and did not participate in spring drills … Is expected to be at full strength heading into fall camp.

CAREER HIGHS Total tackles: 5 vs. App. State, 2008 Tackles for loss: 1 vs. Miss. St., 2008 Interceptions: 0

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) Played in five games as a redshirt freshman and finished with two tackles … Saw limited playing time in the secondary and played a role on special teams … Both of his tackles came in the home finale against Ole Miss … Injured his knee during bowl practice and did not play in the Chick-fil-A Bowl.

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3 12 15

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Ace Foyil

Linebacker 6-3 • 230 • Sr. • 1L Mandeville, La. (Mandeville/Tulane)

Enters fourth season with the Tigers after transferring from Tulane in the spring of 2006 … Earned his first letter with LSU last year after playing in nine games … Granted immediate eligibility at LSU in 2006 after transferring from Tulane due to Hurricane Katrina … Adds depth to the linebacker position for the Tigers, while also seeing time on the LSU coverage units on special teams. JUNIOR SEASON (2008) Played in nine games with no starts … Saw bulk of action on special teams coverage units … Finished year with seven tackles, four of which were solo stops … Had two tackles in regular season finale vs. Arkansas … Had two tackles in win over Tulane … Had one tackle in games vs. Georgia, Troy and Ole Miss.

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2007. HIGH SCHOOL One of the premier safety prospects in the nation … Rated the No. 8 safety in the nation by Scout. com and No. 5 by Rivals.com … Ranked by SuperPrep as the sixth-best defensive back in the country … Considered the No. 63 overall prospect in the nation by Rivals.com … Member of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100, New Orleans Times Picayune’s Blue-Chip List and Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen … Called by recruiting analyst Tom Lemming “one of the hardest hitting defensive players in the country and one of the most dominating players in the South” … Played for the winning West team in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl … Received Class 5A first-team all-state recognition after finishing his senior season with 81 tackles and five sacks … Racked up 97 tackles (61 solos), five sacks and two interceptions as a junior … Coached by Larry Dauterive. PERSONAL Full name is Stefoin Francois, Jr. … Parents are Stefoin Francois, Sr.; and Lisa Smith … Has one brother, Alphonse … Born Dec. 25, 1987, in New Orleans … Undecided on a major. FRANCOIS’ CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS Year

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0 0

2 2

2 2

0 0

0 0

0 0

0 0

0 0

0 0

0 0

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007) Played in one game, that coming in win over Louisiana Tech … Did not register any statistics.

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Defensive Back 6-1 • 196 • So. • 1L Delray Beach, Fla. (Atlantic Community)

A hard-hitting defensive back who has developed into a playmaker on LSU’s special teams … Delivered several devastating blows on kickoff coverage for the Tigers in 2008 … A walk-on with tremendous speed and a huge heart … In position to contribute in both special teams and in the secondary for the Tigers in 2009 … Originally signed a partial scholarship to participate in track at Louisiana-Lafayette in 2005 … Was only in school for a week when Hurricane Katrina destroyed his families’ home in Metairie … Left Louisiana-Lafayette and returned to Metairie following the hurricane to help rebuild the family home … Never returned to Louisiana-Lafayette, instead enrolling at the University of New Orleans in the fall of 2006 … After a year at UNO, transferred to LSU in August of 2007 where he earned a spot on the football team as a walk-on. JUNIOR SEASON (2008) Made his mark on special teams, playing in all 13 games … Ranked among the team leaders in special teams tackles with 11 to his credit … Capped season with a two-tackle performance in win over Georgia Tech … Named LSU’s Special Teams Player of the Week against Tulane … Recorded a pair of tackles in his first game in an LSU uniform vs. Appalachian State … Other top performances on special teams came against Mississippi State and Troy as he finished with a pair of tackles in both of those contests. SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007) Did not see any game action in what was his first year with the Tigers … Joined the LSU squad in August of 2007 as a walk-on … Made an immediate impact with the Tigers as he intercepted two Ryan Perrilloux passes during scout team work in his first practice in an LSU uniform. REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2006) Spent 2006 as a regular student at the University of New Orleans. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2005) Spent just one week at Louisiana-Lafayette on a partial track scholarship before returning to Metairie due to destruction caused to family home by Hurricane Katrina … Never returned to LouisianaLafayette, instead enrolled at the University of New Orleans in the fall of 2006. HIGH SCHOOL Two-sport letterwinner who earned all-district honors in football and all-state honors in track as a senior … Captain of the track team his senior season … Registered a personal-best of 10.48 in the 100-meter dash … Coached in high school by Jay Roth.

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0 5 5

0 11 11

0 0 0

0 0 0

0 0 0

0 0 0

0 0 0

0 0 0

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Outstanding prospect who is coming off a true freshman season where he made his mark as a special teams standout for the Tigers … Came out of spring practice in a battle with Ron Brooks for the starting position at strong safety … Will also continue to see playing time on special teams for the Tigers in 2009 … Played in 10 games as a true freshman in 2008.

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TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) One of the Tigers’ top special teams performers who also saw action in the secondary late in the season ... Played in 10 games as a true freshman with 13 tackles – one for a loss – and a forced fumble … Had two special teams tackles and his first career forced fumble during LSU’s remarkable fourth-quarter comeback against Troy ... Finished with two stops against Alabama ... Had one special teams tackle in games against Georgia and South Carolina ... Saw extensive action at free safety against Florida and recorded a career-high three tackles … Tallied two tackles on special teams in his debut against Appalachian State … Recorded his first career tackle for a loss of a yard in the Chickfil-A Bowl win over Georgia Tech. HIGH SCHOOL Considered one of the top defensive prospects out of the Southeast … Earned a spot on the ESPN 150 and the Mobile Press-Register’s Super Southeast 120 … Considered the 18th best safety by Rivals.com … A member of SuperPrep’s All-Dixie team … A Class 5A second team all-state selection as a senior … A two-time member of the All-Palm Beach County team … Missed most of his senior season with a bruised MCL … Named to the Class 5A all-state third team as a junior … Recorded 65 tackles as a junior in addition to his two interceptions, four fumble recoveries and a blocked field goal … Picked off seven passes as a sophomore … Was an all-district performer in both basketball and track … Coached by Andre Thaddies. PERSONAL Full name is Karnell Jerard Hatcher … Parents are Kenneth and Pokey Hatcher … Has two siblings, Ladarius and Keona … Born Jan. 8, 1980 … Undecided on a major. CAREER HIGHS Total tackles: 3 vs. Florida, 2008 Tackles for loss: 1 vs. Georgia Tech, 2008 Sacks: 0 Interceptions: 0 HATCHER’S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS

PERSONAL Full name is Daniel Michael Graff … Goes by Dan … Born on Nov. 13, 1986, in Metairie, La. … Parents are Dave Graff and the late Ann Graff … Has one brother, Mitch … Majoring in general studies. GRAFF’S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS

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Defensive Back 6-0 • 181 • Sr. • 1L Metairie, La. (Rummel HS)

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Chris Hawkins Cornerback 6-1 • 181 • Sr. • 3L Walker, La. (Walker)

Heads into his senior season as one of the leaders in the secondary … LSU’s starter at left cornerback with great speed and tremendous covering ability … Owns 13 career starts and has played in 38 career games … Served as a backup in 2007 but earned a starting role after a tremendous 2008 spring and fall camp.

Cordian Hagans Defensive Tackle 6-4 • 285 • Fr. • RS Snellville, Ga. (Northview)

Talented redshirt freshman who goes into the 2009 season in position to contribute on the defensive line … Still learning the game of football as he didn’t begin playing the sport until his junior year in high school … Has tremendous upside … Versatile player who could play on either side of the football … Has an outstanding work ethic. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) Redshirted as a true freshman for the Tigers in 2008. HIGH SCHOOL Considered one of the top defensive line prospects in the state of Georgia ... A former basketball player who did not begin playing football until his junior season in high school … Started on both sides of the football as a senior … Member of the PrepStar All-Southeast Region Team … Finished his senior season with 58 tackles (nine for losses), six sacks and four batted balls … Racked up 56 tackles and three sacks as a junior … Coached by Don Savage. PERSONAL Born Feb. 7, 1989 … Parents are Cordian and Shawna Hagans … Has two siblings – Ashley and Courtney … Undecided on a major.

JUNIOR SEASON (2008) Had a standout season as the Tigers’ starter at right cornerback … Started all 13 games … Led LSU in interceptions with three, pass breakups with nine and tied for the team lead in forced fumbles with two … Racked up 50 tackles on the year with 0.5 tackles for loss ... Had five tackles and one PBU against Ole Miss ... Recorded four tackles and a career-high three PBUs against Alabama ... Finished with three tackles and three PBUs a week later vs. Troy … Registered the first touchdown of his career on a 24-yard fumble recovery in the second quarter against Tulane ... Added five tackles in the win over the Green Wave ... Accumulated five tackles against Georgia ... Registered two tackles and a forced fumble against South Carolina ... Tallied three stops against Florida and finished with five tackles against Mississippi State ... Picked off two passes – the first interceptions of his career – in the comeback win at Auburn ... Added five tackles and one PBU against Auburn … Recorded a careerhigh eight tackles versus North Texas in just his second career start … Intercepted a pass that halted a Georgia Tech drive at the end of the first half in the Chick-fil-A Bowl … Later a forced a fumble in the second half against the Yellow Jackets and finished with two tackles. SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007) Played in 13 games with no starts … Credited with 13 tackles and three broken up passes ... Made five tackles, all solo stops, in the win over La. Tech ... Registered three tackles and a PBU against Middle Tennessee ... Also saw action on LSU’s punt return and kickoff units.

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REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2006) Played in 12 games with no starts ... Credited with four tackles ... Recorded three stops in the Tigers’ win over Kentucky.

Lyle Hitt

Offensive Guard 6-2 • 289 • Sr. • 3L Baton Rouge, La. (Parkview Baptist)

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2005) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2005. HIGH SCHOOL One of the state’s most coveted defensive back prospects ... Rated as the nation’s No. 22 cornerback by ESPN and No. 9 safety by Rivals.com ... Member of the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen, the New Orleans Times-Picayune’s Top 20 Blue-Chip list as well as the Mobile Register Super Southeast 120 ... Saw limited action as a senior due to an ankle injury ... Did manage to rack up 1,397 yards and 18 touchdowns as a running back ... Averaged 6.4 yards per carry as a senior ... Caught 10 passes for 224 yards and three TDs as a wide receiver ... Had productive junior and sophomore campaigns tallying over 2,400 all-purpose yards ... All-around athlete who earned letters in track and basketball as well ... Competed in the 100 meters, 200 meters and long jump in track ... Timed at 4.5 seconds in the 40-yard dash ... Coached by John Guerin. PERSONAL Full name is Christopher Jamal Hawkins … Born April 12, 1986, in Baton Rouge … Mom is Jeannette Terrance … Majoring in business administration. CAREER HIGHS Total tackles: 8 vs. Appalachian State, 2008 Tackles for loss: 0.5 vs. Tulane, 2008 Sacks: 0 Interceptions: 2 vs. Auburn, 2008 HAWKINS’ CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS Year

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4 12 21 37

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4 13 50 67

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0 0 0 0

0 3 9 12

0 0 0 0

0 0 3-13 3-13

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T-Bob Hebert

Center 6-3 • 282 • So. • 1L Norcross, Ga. (Greater Atlanta Christian) • 2008 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Outstanding offensive line prospect who will battle P.J. Lonergan for the starting spot at center in 2009 … Has played the center position in organized football since the age of 9 … Had progress slowed due to a knee injury suffered against South Carolina in October of 2008 … Was held to limited contact during spring practice but still got plenty of snaps with the offense during the 15 spring workouts … Expected to be at full strength for fall camp … Used him time away from football last year to sharpen his football knowledge … Has all of the tools necessary to be successful at the game – competitive, tough, knowledge and quickness … His father, Bobby Hebert, was the starting quarterback for the New Orleans Saints in the 80’s and early 90’s before finishing his career with the Atlanta Falcons. REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) Played in six games with no starts … Saw action on special teams for the Tigers … Also listed as a backup at either guard position and center … Gave the Tigers another body at the fullback position in short-yardage situations … Knee injury against South Carolina came on punt coverage … Did return one kickoff for 13 yards against Auburn.

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Former defensive tackle who has established himself as one of the top offensive guards in the SEC … Has made tremendous progress at the guard position since making the switch to the offensive side of the ball midway through the 2006 season … One of three returning starters on the offensive line for the Tigers … Excellent student who is a three-time member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll … One of the strongest players on the team … Goes into senior season having played in a total of 29 games during his career, 26 of which have come on offense … Has played a total of 1,754 offensive snaps during his career … Spent a week in May of 2009 on a medical mission in the Dominican Republic as he continues to pursue his goal of attending medical school. JUNIOR SEASON (2008) Started all 13 games at right guard for the Tigers … Played a total of 852 snaps and finished season with 45 knockdown blocks … Graded out at 85 percent or better in seven games, including seasonbest 90 percent in bowl win over Georgia Tech … Played every snap on offense in seven straight games (Week 3 thru Week 10) … Played season-high of 80 snaps in back-to-back games vs. Alabama and Troy … Played perhaps the best game of the season in 38-3 win over Georgia Tech in Chick-fil-A Bowl … In that game, played 64 snaps and finished with six knockdowns and graded out at 88 percent … Had five knockdowns in games vs. Appalachian State, South Carolina and Tulane. SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007) Played and started 13 games for the Tigers in 2007 … Missed the Kentucky game with an injury … Played a total of 902 snaps … Key member of an LSU offensive line that helped the Tigers rank second in the SEC in rushing yards with 214 yards per game … Turned in his best game of the season versus Alabama, recording nine knockdown blocks ... Had seven knockdowns against both South Carolina and Arkansas. REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2006) Switched from defensive tackle to offensive guard midway through the season due to injuries ...Played in three games, seeing the field against Louisiana-Lafayette, Arizona and Tulane, all on the defensive side of the ball ... Did not see any action on offense. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2005) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2005. HIGH SCHOOL One of the state’s top defensive linemen ... First-team 3A all-state in 2004 ... Member of the Baton Rouge Advocate’s Second Dozen ... Despite facing numerous double-teams still tallied 45 tackles, including nine for loss, and five sacks as a senior ... Missed three games in 2004 due to an ankle injury ... Made 75 tackles with four sacks as a junior ... Won 3A state title in the shot put … High school teammates with former LSU linebacker Darry Beckwith ... Coached by Kenny Guillot. PERSONAL Full name is Robert Lyle Murphy Hitt … Born Aug. 27, 1986, in Covington … Parents are Joe and Beth Hitt … Dad played football at Southeastern Louisiana … Has three siblings - Rachael, Mason and Tucker … Mason is a member of the Louisiana Tech football team … Majoring in kinesiology with emphasis on human movement studies … Aspires to become a doctor after his football days or over … Active in RUF (Reformed University Fellowship) at LSU, which is a Presbyterian based campus ministry group … Member of National Society of Collegiate Scholars … Member of National College Athlete Honor Society … Active in FCA and routinely speaks to high school FCA groups in the Baton Rouge area … Member of the LSU Mortar Board.

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Trindon Holliday

HIGH SCHOOL The top center prospect in the Southeast for 2007 … The No. 2 center in the nation by Rivals.com and was a four-star selection … Received three stars by Scout.com as the nation’s eighth-best center … Proved to be a dominant two-way lineman at Greater Atlanta Christian High School … Member of the ESPN.com 150 and Atlanta Journal-Constitution Georgia Top 50 … Had arthroscopic surgery on his shoulder to repair a torn labrum and played his last nine games of the 2006 season with basically one arm … Posted a 91 percent blocking average as a junior with 54 pancake blocks … Totaled 28 tackles and five sacks at nose guard in 2005 … Maintained a 3.4 grade point average … Coached by Jimmy Chupp. PERSONAL Full name is Bobby Joseph Hebert III … Parents are Bobby and Teresa Hebert … Bobby is a former quarterback for the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons … Born Feb. 9, 1989, in Kenner, La. … Grew up an LSU fan … His grandfather attended LSU games during the Tigers’ 1958 national championship season … Majoring in business.

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Running Back/Return Specialist 5-5 • 164 • Sr. • 3L Zachary, La. (Northeast) • 2008 SEC Special Teams Player of the Week (Sept. 13 vs. North Texas) • 2007 SEC Special Teams Player of the Week (Nov. 17 vs. Ole Miss) • 2006 SEC Special Teams Player of the Week (Nov. 24 vs. Arkansas)

The fastest player to ever play college football who ranks among the nation’s elite as a return specialist … Doubles as a member of LSU’s nationally-prominent track and field team ... On the football field, has established himself as a game-changer every time he touches the football … Will play primarily running back this year after bouncing between running back and wide receiver in the past … Holds the LSU career record for kickoff returns for a touchdown with two and ranks third in school history in career kickoff return yardage with 1,269 yards … Is one of just eight players in LSU

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ON THE TRACK (SPRING 2007) Enjoyed a breakout sophomore season on the track in 2007 … Led the Tigers to a second-place finish at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships after earning a pair of All-America honors at the national meet … Was the national runner-up in the 100-meter dash after clocking a time of 10.06 seconds in the final on June 8 … Shattered what was then his own school record in the event with a blistering time of 10.02 in the national semifinal on June 7 … Also anchored the Tigers’ 4x100-meter relay team to an NCAA runner-up finish with a seasonal best time of 38.85 in the final at the national meet … Broke LSU great Xavier Carter’s school record in the 100 meters when he won the SEC title in 10.08 on May 13 … Set the school record in the 100 meters an impressive four times in 2007 … Also won NCAA Mideast Regional titles in the 100 meters and sprint relay … Helped the Tigers continue their tradition of excellence in the sprint relay by running the leadoff leg on the foursome that won the title at the prestigious Penn Relays on April 28 (39.73) … Followed his performance at the NCAA Outdoor Championships by winning a silver medal in the 100-meter dash at the AT&T USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Indianapolis … Earned the right to represent the United States in the 100 meters and as a member of the 400-meter relay pool at the 2007 IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Osaka, Japan … Elected to sacrifice his spot on Team USA in order to prepare himself to compete during the 2007 football season … Did not compete during the indoor season while taking part in spring practice with the football team.

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HIGH SCHOOL One of the state’s most underrated athletes who possesses incredible speed … Posted the nation’s fastest indoor times in the 55 and 60-meter dash in 2005 ... Led Northeast High School to the 2A state title in the spring of 2005 by winning the 100 and 200 meters ... Was also second in the state meet in the long jump ... Has been clocked at 4.27 seconds in the 40-yard dash …Clocked as fast as 6.27 seconds in the 55-meter dash ... Accumulated 2,210 yards rushing (11.4 per carry) on 193 carries and 34 touchdowns as a senior ... Averaged 27.6 yards per punt return ... Rushed for 1,870 yards and 26 touchdowns as a junior ... Four-time state champion in the 200 meters and three-time state champion in the 100 meters ... Coached by David Masterson. PERSONAL Full name is Trindon Jerard Holliday … Born April 27, 1986, in Baton Rouge … Mom is Gwendolyn Richardson … Has three siblings - Treavion, Dennis and Damonte’ … Majoring in general studies. CAREER RUSHING HIGHS Attempts: 6, three times Yards: 73 vs. South Carolina, 2007 Touchdowns: 1, three times Long: 39 vs. Arkansas, 2008

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2006) A running back/return specialist with lightning speed ... Proved to be just as valuable as a decoy on the offensive side of the football ... Carried the ball 14 times for 172 yards (12.3 avg.) and a score ... Scored his first career touchdown on a 38-yard run against Fresno State ... Finished the game with three carries for 58 yards, both career highs, in the win over the Bulldogs ... Was named the SEC Special Teams Player of the Week after scoring what proved to be the game-winning touchdown against Arkansas on a 92-yard kickoff return ... On the year, averaged 32.4 yards on five kick returns.

CAREER SPECIAL TEAMS HIGHS Kickoff Returns: 7 vs. Georgia, 2008 Kickoff Return Yards: 164 vs. Georgia, 2008 Longest Kickoff Return: 98 vs. Ole Miss, 2007 (TD) Punt Returns: 4 vs. North Texas, 2008 Punt Return Yards: 163 vs. North Texas, 2008 Longest Punt Return: 92 vs. North Texas, 2008 (TD)

ON THE TRACK (SPRING 2009) Reclaimed the title of the world’s fastest football player by running a new personal best of 10.00 seconds in the 100-meter dash during the 2009 season … Has run the 100-meter dash faster than any other football player in the history of the sport … Is the reigning NCAA champion in the 100meter dash with his victory at the 2009 NCAA Outdoor Championships … Also anchored the Tigers to an NCAA runner-up finish in the 4x100-meter relay at the national meet … Clocked a 10.01 in the conference final to become the first male athlete in LSU history to win two career SEC titles in the 100-meter dash … Also captured his second career NCAA Mideast Regional crown in the 100 meters … Also earned All-America honors for the 2009 indoor season while finishing as the NCAA runnerup in the 60-meter dash … With his three All-America honors, Holliday helped lead the Tigers to a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Indoor Championships and a fifth-place finish at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in 2009 … In addition to his SEC title in the 100 meters outdoors, Holliday won his first career SEC championship in the 60-meter dash during the indoor season … Added a third All-SEC honor during the outdoor season while anchoring LSU’s 4x100 relay to a runner-up finish at the SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

HOLLIDAY’S CAREER RUSHING STATS

ON THE TRACK (SPRING 2008) Continued to show why he is considered one of the elite sprinters in collegiate track and field with his performance in 2008 … Earned a total of three All-America honors in leading the Tigers to a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Indoor Championships and a runner-up finish at the NCAA Outdoor Championships … Anchored LSU’s 4x100-meter relay team to its sixth NCAA title all-time with the sixth-fastest time in collegiate history at 38.42 seconds at the NCAA Outdoor Championships … Added six more points at the NCAA Outdoor meet with a third-place finish in the 100-meter dash … Earned his first career indoor All-America honor with a runner-up finish in the 60-meter dash at the NCAA Indoor Championships … Recorded a seasonal best and new personal best time of 6.54 seconds in the 60-meter final at the national meet to finish the season with the third-fastest time in the world in 2008 … His time ranks No. 2 all-time in the history of LSU track and field … Was also a three-time All-SEC performer in 2008 … Earned all-conference honors in the short sprints with runner-up finishes in the 60 meters and 100 meters at the SEC Indoor and Outdoor Championships … Recorded a seasonal best time of 10.05 in the 100-meter final at the SEC Outdoor Championships … Ran the anchor leg on the Tigers’ winning 4x100-meter relay at the conference meet … Won 60-meter titles at the Bayou Bengal Invitational and Tyson Invitational during the indoor season and 100meter titles at the Texas Relays, Tigers Invitational and LSU Alumni Gold during the outdoor season … Followed the collegiate season by competing in the 100-meter dash at the U.S. Olympic Trials in Eugene, Ore. … Advanced to the semifinal round where he finished the meet in 11th place.

LSU

Year

G-GS

Att.

Yds.

TD

LG

2006 2007 2008 Totals

12-0 13-0 13-0 38-0

13 53 21 87

161 364 114 639

1 2 0 3

38 33 39 39

HOLLIDAY’S CAREER RECEIVING STATS Year

G-GS

Rec.

Yds.

TD

LG

2006 2007 2008 Totals

12-0 13-0 12-0 38-0

0 2 2 4

0 3 33 36

0 0 0 0

0 3 15 15

HOLLIDAY’S CAREER KICKOFF RETURN STATS Year

No.

Yds.

Avg.

TD

LG

2006 2007 2008 Totals

5 19 27 51

162 498 609 1,269

32.4 26.0 22.6 24.9

1 1 0 2

92 (TD) 98 (TD) 49 98 (TD)

HOLLIDAY’S CAREER PUNT RETURN STATS Year

No.

Yds.

Avg.

TD

LG

2006 2007 2008 Totals

1 1 21 23

6 0 279 285

6.0 0.0 13.3 12.4

0 0 1 1

6 0 92 (TD) 92 (TD)

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The Tigers

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INTRO

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Alex Hurst

This is LSU

Josh Jasper

Offensive Line 6-5 • 290 • Fr. • RS Arlington, Tenn. (Arlington)

TIGERS COACHES review

Placekicker/Punter 5-11 • 165 • Jr. • 3L Memphis, Tenn. (Ridgeway)

Hard-working offensive lineman who will be counted on to contribute this year … Had a good spring and solidified his standing as the backup to Joseph Barksdale at right tackle going into the 2009 season.

History LSU

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2008. HIGH SCHOOL Huge offensive line prospect out of Tennessee … Three-year starter on the offensive line for Arlington High … Member of the Tennessee Sports Writers’ Association’s Class 5A first team … Named to the Superprep All-Dixie team … A member of the Varsity Sports Media’s Tennessee Football magazine Phenoms 32, which compiles the top 32 players in the state of Tennessee … Averaged nearly five pancake blocks a game during his junior and senior seasons … Wowed coaches during Les Miles Tiger Football camp in the summer of 2007 … Coached by Chris Wiley. PERSONAL Full name is Alex Cordell Hurst … Born Nov. 8, 1989, in the Grand Cayman Islands … Parents are Andy and Lucia Hurst … Has one brother, Drew … Majoring in general studies.

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Wide Receiver 6-0 • 209 • Sr. • 2L Houston, Texas (Westside HS) • 2006 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

Veteran athlete who will serve as a backup at wide receiver and play a prominent role on special teams for the second straight season … Made the move from running back to wide receiver in 2007 … Has played in 28 career games. JUNIOR SEASON (2008) Played in 11 games mostly on special teams and also saw action as a backup at wide receiver … Named the recipient of LSU’s Wild Tiger Special Teams Award following the 2008 season … The award goes to the player who had the most consistent play on LSU’s special teams coverage units … Recorded his first career reception in the Chick-fil-A Bowl win over Georgia Tech … Finished with seven tackles on the year as a standout on special teams … Tallied two tackles in the season-opener against Appalachian State and two tackles at Florida. SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007) Saw action at wide receiver in all 14 games as a backup at the position. REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2006) Split time between running back and wide receiver … Played in the Tulane and Mississippi State games as well as the Allstate Sugar Bowl ... Recorded a solo tackle against Notre Dame. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2005) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2005. HIGH SCHOOL Highly-touted running back prospect and arguably the most athletic player in the state of Texas ... A consensus Prep All-American in 2004 … Saw action at running back, defensive back and return specialist in high school ... Produced one of the most prolific careers in Westside High School history and had his jersey retired at the end of his senior season ... As a senior, rushed for 774 yards and hauled in 37 passes for 837 yards with a combined 34 total touchdowns ... Eclipsed the 1,000-yard rushing mark as a junior, racking up 1,034 yards (9.8 per carry) with 19 touchdowns ... Pulled down six interceptions also as a junior ... First-team 5A all-state as a senior ... Rated as the nation’s No. 10 tailback by ESPN in 2004 ... Played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... Coached by Bill Wilson. PERSONAL Full name is R.J. Jackson … Mom is Benita Pecore … Has three siblings – Johnny, Ebony, and Lakeisha … Born Nov. 26, 1986 … Plays the saxophone … Majoring in general studies.

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SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008) The kickoff specialist for the Tigers as a sophomore in 2008 … Finished year with a pair of field goals, both coming against Appalachian State in the season-opener … Kicked field goals of 33 and 21 yards against Appalachian State … Field goals were the first of his career as he filled in for an injured Colt David in the opener … Punted a total of four times – 1 vs. Appalachian State for 45 yards, twice against Florida for a 42.0 average and once against Georgia for a 43.0 yard average … Rushed for seven yards on a successful fake punt in the third quarter against Georgia … Successfully executed an on side kick midway through the third quarter in win over Auburn … Added another successful on side kick in the second quarter win over Georgia Tech in Chick-fil-A Bowl … Averaged a careerbest 69.2 yards on six kickoffs vs. Georgia Tech … Averaged 60 yards or better on kickoffs in seven games, which included six of final seven games … Recovered a fumble on first quarter kickoff against Alabama … LSU scored three plays later to take a 14-7 lead over the top-ranked Crimson Tide … Added three tackles on kickoff coverage – one each vs. Troy, Ole Miss and Arkansas. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) Shared the Tigers’ kickoff duties as a true freshman with Andrew Crutchfield and Sean Gaudet ... Averaged 59 yards on 39 kicks on the year ... Averaged an impressive 63.7 yards on four kicks against Auburn ... Bettered that in the win over Louisiana Tech, averaging a season-high 65.2 yards on five kicks … Had one punt for 40 yards that was pinned inside the 20-yard line.

R.J. Jackson

JACKSON’S CAREER RECEIVING STATS

Goes into 2009 as the starter for both kickoffs and placekicks for the Tigers … Will handle kickoffs for the third straight year, while he will replace All-SEC performer Colt David on field goals and PATs … Also in the mix for the punter position as well … Served as the backup punter for the Tigers in both 2007 and 2008 … Has a strong leg with good accuracy … Good athlete who has also pulled off several onside kicks during his career with the Tigers … Goes into junior season having played in 24 games with two field goals and 115 kickoffs to his credit.

Year

G-GS

Rec.

Yds.

TD

LG

2006 2007 2008 Totals

3-0 14-0 11-0 28-0

0 0 1 1

0 0 -1 -1

0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0

HIGH SCHOOL Four-year letterwinner in both football and soccer Ridgeway High School … Rated as the 12th-best kicker in the nation as a senior by Scout.com … Finished his prep career with a Tennessee state record 44 field goals … Named Tennessee’s Mr. Football in 5A twice … Career long field goal of 54 yards … Twice named Class 5A first-team all-state honors … Connected on 11-of-19 field goals as a senior after going 17-of-21 as a junior … Also connected on 53-of-57 PATs … Received honorable mention all-state honors as a sophomore … Was also a prominent midfielder soccer player and was a firstteam all-state and all-metro selection by the Memphis Commercial Appeal … Coached by John Cooley. PERSONAL Full name is Joshua Norwood Jasper … Goes by Josh … Born Nov. 26, 1987, in Memphis, Tenn. … Parents are John and Kim Jasper … Has three siblings – Jake, Colby, and Caroline … His grandfather was a 3-year letterwinner at center for Tennessee from 1949-51 … Majoring in general studies. Career-Highs Field Goals Attempted: 2 vs. Appalachian State, 2008 Field Goals Made: 2 vs. Appalachian State, 2008 Long FG: 33 vs. Appalachian State, 2008 Kickoffs: 8, twice Kickoff Yards: 478 vs. Troy, 2008 Kickoff Avg.: 69.2 vs. Georgia Tech, 2008 Punts: 2 vs. Florida, 2008 Punting Yards: 84 vs. Florida, 2008 Punting Avg.: 45.0 vs. Appalachian State, 2008 Jasper’s Career Kicking Stats Kickoffs Year

G-GS

No.

Yds.

Avg.

TB

OB

2007 2008 Totals

11-0 13-0 23-0

39 76 115

2,301 4,629 6,930

59.0 60.9 60.3

1 4 5

1 1 2

Field Goals Year

FGM-FGA

1-19

20-29 30-39

40-49

50-99

LG

PAT

Points

2007 2008 Totals

0-0 2-2 2-2

0-0 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-1

0-0 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 0-0

0 33 33

0 5-5 5-5

0 11 11

Punting Year

No.

Yds.

Avg.

LG

I20

TB

2007 2008 Totals

1 4 5

40 172 212

40.0 43.0 42.4

40 45 45

1 0 1

0 0 0

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Quarterback 6-4 • 209 • So. • 1L St. Rose, La. (Destrehan)

Safety 6-3 • 222 • Jr. • 2L New Orleans, La. (Southern Lab)

Jordan Jefferson

Chad Jones

• 2007 Freshman All-American (Sporting News) • 2007 Freshman All-SEC (Coaches, Rivals.com)

• 2008 Chick-fil-A Bowl Offensive MVP

Mobile quarterback who took over as the starter for the Tigers late in the 2008 season … Started the final two games in 2008 for the Tigers, including LSU’s 38-3 win over Georgia Tech in Chick-fil-A Bowl … Named offensive MVP of Chick-fil-A Bowl … Goes into fall camp as the starter at the position for the Tigers … Has good command of the offense and possesses quick feet and a big arm … Can make all of the throws or can tuck it under and run … Will keep defenses off balance with his versatility in the pocket. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) Talented true freshman who took over as the starter for the Tigers in late November … Played in a total of seven games, starting twice … Starts came at Arkansas and against Georgia Tech in Chickfil-A Bowl … Guided LSU to a 1-1 mark as the starter … Finished season by connecting on 36-of-73 passes for 419 yards, four touchdowns and just one interception … Also rushed for 134 yards and one TD on 49 carries … Capped rookie season by leading Tigers to a 38-3 upset win over 14th-ranked Georgia Tech in Chick-fil-A Bowl … Named the offensive MVP of Chick-fil-A Bowl after completing 16 of 25 passes for 142 yards and one touchdown … Added 25 rushing yards in win over Georgia Tech … Connected on his first nine passes against Georgia Tech and was 11-of-12 in the first half as LSU led 35-3 at halftime … In first start of career vs. Arkansas, completed 9-of-21 passes for 143 yards and two touchdowns ... Also rushed 19 times for 50 yards versus the Razorbacks ... Completed 10-of-20 passes for 129 yards and threw his first career touchdown pass against Ole Miss in what was his first extensive action of his career ... Also carried the ball 10 times for 23 yards and threw one interception vs. Ole Miss … Spelled an injured Jarrett Lee in the first half against Ole Miss in week 11 and remained the starter the rest of the way … ... Saw action on a number of drives versus Troy ... Finished 1-of-6 passing for five yards against the Trojans ... Also rushed for 17 yards on seven carries and recorded his first career rushing touchdown on a pivotal fourth-down conversion in the Tigers’ comeback over Troy … Played on the Tigers’ final drive against Tulane, rushing the ball one time for three yards ... Came in on a goal-line situation against Mississippi State and carried the ball for two yards down to the oneyard line ... Against North Texas, he fired one pass that was incomplete but rushed the ball one time for 14 yards in the fourth quarter. HIGH SCHOOL One of the nation’s top prep quarterbacks as a senior at Destrehan High School … Named a high school All-America by SuperPrep Magazine … Named a Top 20 quarterback by Scout.com and named a Top 10 pro-style quarterback by Rivals.com … Considered a four-star pro-style quarterback by Rivals.com … Impressed coaches and players with his athletic ability at the Nike camp in Columbia, Mo. … A member of Rivals.com Top 250 … Earned Louisiana Top 40 honors from Rivals.com … Named to the Superprep All-Southwest team … A 2008 Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen selection … Named to the Class 5A all-state first team as a senior … Also named the Class 5A Offensive Player of the Year … As a senior in 2007, helped Destrehan High School clinch the Class 5A state championship, finishing with a 15-0 record … Threw for 2,846 yards, 24 touchdowns and only three interceptions during Destrehan’s championship season … Completed 64.8 percent of his passes for a quarterback rating of 172.5 … Started the first half of his junior season in 2006 before suffering a broken wrist after slamming it into the helmet of current LSU defensive tackle Drake Nevis … Guided Destrehan to a 6-0 record, passing for 1,666 yards, 20 touchdowns and four interceptions during his junior season … Finished his high school career with a perfect record (21-0) in games in which he started … Coached by Steve Robichaux. PERSONAL Full name is Jordan Jamal Jefferson … Born Aug. 25, 1990, in Covington, La. … Parents are John and Elaine Jefferson … Has two siblings – Rickey and Justin … Majoring in business. Career Highs Passing Attempts: 25 vs. Georgia Tech, 2008 Completions: 16 vs. Georgia Tech, 2008 Yards: 143 vs Arkansas, 2008 Touchdowns: 2 vs. Arkansas, 2008 Rushing Attempts: 19 vs. Arkansas, 2008 Yards: 50 vs. Arkansas, 2008 Touchdowns: 1 vs. Troy, 2008 Long: 20 vs. Ole Miss, 2008 Jefferson’s career passing totals Year

G-GS

Att.-Comp.-Int.

Yds.

TD

LG

2008 Totals

7-2 7-2

73-36-1 73-36-1

419 419

4 4

41 41

Jefferson’s Career Rushing totals Year

Att.

Yds.

TD

LG

2008 Totals

49 49

134 134

1 1

20 20

One of the most gifted athletes on the LSU campus … Standout for both the LSU football team as well as the national champion Tiger baseball squad … Expected to thrive under the new defensive system put in place by new LSU defensive coordinator John Chavis … Moves to his more natural position of free safety, which gives him the ability to roam the field … Actually finished the 2008 season at safety as he was moved to that position for LSU’s bowl contest against run-oriented Georgia Tech … Is a ball hawk with tremendous speed and great hands … Also teams with Trindon Holliday to serve as LSU’s punt returner … A hard-hitter who has a knack for finding the football … A former 13th-round draft pick by the Houston Astros in the 2007 Major League Baseball Draft … Emerged as a key relief pitcher for the baseball team while also seeing time in the outfield … Joined Jared Mitchell as the only two players in college history to claim a BCS national title and a baseball national title … The two also became the second and third athletes in school history to win a national title in multiple sports.

LSU INTRO This is LSU TIGERS COACHES review History LSU

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008) Played in all 13 games, starting six times, including bowl win over Georgia Tech … Other starts came against Appalachian State, North Texas, Florida, Troy and Arkansas … Saw majority of his action as a nickel back in LSU’s sub-packages … Finished with 50 total tackles, a pair of sacks and an interception … Had six pass breakups and five quarterback hurries … Forced a pair of fumbles … Returned a total of eight punts for 95 yards, including a long of 24 yards against Mississippi State … Had a 19-yard punt return vs. Alabama … Had arguably best all-around game of his career vs. Troy with nine tackles, two quarterback hurries, two pass breakups and an interception in comeback win over the Trojans … Capped season with strong performance vs. Georgia Tech, recording four tackles and one pass breakup as Tiger defense shutdown the Yellow Jackets triple-option attack … Had seven tackles in win over North Texas … Added six stops, including 1.5 tackles for losses, vs. Ole Miss … Forced fumbles came vs. Alabama and Ole Miss. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) A true freshman who made his presence felt in all 14 of the Tigers’ games ... Finished with 34 tackles, three tackles for loss, two sacks, a pick, a forced fumble and three pass breakups ... Registered a season-high six tackles, including one for a loss of seven yards, versus Tennessee in the SEC Championship Game ... Was impressive in the win over Alabama, recording four tackles, a pair of sacks and a forced fumble ... His second sack against the Tide resulted in the fumble that set up the game-winning score with just over a minute left in the contest ... Against Florida, knocked down the game-saving pass in the end zone as time expired ... Recorded five tackles versus Arkansas ... Grabbed his first career interception against Kentucky with an incredible leaping play ... Also made his mark on LSU’s special teams units where he made a team-leading 23 tackles in that capacity ... Displayed his versatility as a punt returner and kick returner ... Averaged 6.6 yards on 17 returns on punts and averaged 22.5 yards on four returns on kickoffs. LSU BASEBALL TEAM (2009) Standout left-handed relief pitcher and part time outfielder who was a vital part of the Tigers’ 2009 national championship ... Maintained a 2.70 ERA in 6.2 innings pitched while walking three and striking out seven … Played in 27 games with eight starts in the outfield … Did not see action on the mound until late in the season following spring football practice … Tossed three innings and did not allow a run or a hit in three appearances at the College World Series … Came on in relief of starter Anthony Ranaudo in the deciding Game 3 of the CWS Championship Series against Texas and was brilliant … Did not allow a run in 1.2 innings of work while walking none and striking out two … Was the first out of the pen in Game 1 of the CWS Championship Series and worked a perfect frame … Made his CWS debut in the opening game against Virginia, retiring one batter and walking another … Made his collegiate debut on the mound on April 26 versus Auburn, just three days after throwing his first bullpen session since high school … Recorded two strikeouts with the bases loaded in the eighth inning to help LSU post a 7-6 win over the Plainsmen … Fired a scoreless seventh inning at Arkansas on May 3 to preserve a one-run lead and an eventual 4-3 LSU win … Prior to spring football practice, played in the outfield and batted .343 (12-for-35) with a homer, six RBI and eight runs scored … Displayed his power in batting practice at the CWS as he launched a homer over 450 feet completely out of the stadium to right centerfield. HIGH SCHOOL Highly-touted, two-sport athlete who was considered the top safety prospect in America … Ranked the No. 1 safety in the nation by Rivals.com and Scout.com and rated the 18th and 11th overall prospects in the nation by the recruiting services, respectively … A consensus, five-star All-American by every recruiting publication … One of four defensive backs in the country to be named to the prestigious Parade All-America Team … Member of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100, New Orleans Times Picayune’s Blue-Chip List and Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen … Began his career at St. Augustine in New Orleans before evacuating to Southern Lab in Baton Rouge following Hurricane Katrina … Led the Kittens to a state semifinal berth as a senior … Tallied 138 tackles and 12 interceptions while rushing for 464 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior … Returned six of his 12 picks for scores … Played in the inaugural Offense-Defense All-American Bowl in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. … Had 81 tackles, 11 pass breakups and four interceptions as a junior … Considered one of the elite baseball prospects in the state as a left-handed pitcher or outfielder … Coached by Michael Roach.

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LSU INTRO This is LSU TIGERS COACHES review History LSU

The Tigers PERSONAL Full name is Chad D’Orsey Jones … Born Oct. 5, 1988, in New Orleans … Parents are Al and Patti Jones … Older brother is teammate, Rahim Alem, the Tigers’ starter at right defensive end … His dad played football for Tulane, serving as a team captain for the Green Wave in 1978 … Undecided on a major. CAREER HIGHS Total tackles: 9 vs. Troy, 2008 Tackles for loss: 2 vs. Alabama, 2007 Sacks: 2 vs. Alabama, 2007 Interceptions: 1, twice JONES’ CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS Year

G-GS

UT AT TT TFL

Sacks INT

PBU

QBH

FF

FR

2007 2008 Totals

14-0 13-6 27-6

26 22 48

2-25 0 2-25

4 6 10

1 5 6

1 2 3

0 0 0

8 28 36

34 50 84

3-32 2-3 5-35

JONES’ CAREER PUNT RETURN STATS

1-0 1-10 2-10

Year

No.

Yds.

Avg.

TD

LG

2007 2008 Totals

17 8 25

112 95 207

6.6 11.9 8.3

0 0 0

16 24 24

in career-best 12 passes for career-high 126 yards in comeback win over Troy … The 12 catches vs. Troy were the most by a Tiger receiver since Michael Clayton had 12 against Alabama in 2003 … It also tied for the fourth-highest single-game total in school history … Had seven catches in three other games – vs. North Texas, vs. Mississippi State and vs. Florida … Went over 100-yard mark twice – vs. Troy (126 yards on 12 catches) and vs. Mississippi State (100 yards on 7 catches) … Had big game vs. Auburn with four catches for 92 yards, including an 18-yard catch-and-run TD with just over a minute left to lift LSU to a 26-21 comeback win … Had season-long 43-yard TD reception vs. Georgia. SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007) Played in all 14 games with nine starts … First on team in receiving yards (656) and second in receptions (50) … Caught four TD passes and averaged 13.1 yards a reception … Had a breakout game in LSU’s win over Virginia Tech ... Caught seven passes for 125 yards, both of which marked career highs ... The 100-yard game was the first of his career ... Caught 10-yard TD pass against Ohio State in the third quarter that put the Tigers up for good at 17-10 … Had five catches go for 80 yards and a score in the win over Louisiana Tech ... Also had touchdown catches against both Mississippi State and Arkansas ... Led the team with four catches and 76 yards against Tulane ... Scored the first rushing touchdown of his career against MTSU, running 18 yards for the score. REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2006) Saw action in 11 of the Tigers’ 13 games ... Earned his first career start against Alabama ... On the year, caught five passes that went for 140 yards and two touchdowns ... Had one of the most impressive starts to a playing career at LSU, catching a 58-yard touchdown reception on his first career play from scrimmage against Louisiana-Lafayette in week one ... Matched that 58-yard effort in the Allstate Sugar Bowl to record his second TD grab of the season ... Also had catches against Arizona, Tulane and Alabama … Named to the Freshman All-SEC team.

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Mitch Joseph

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2005) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2005.

Tight End 6-5 • 243 • So. • 1L New Iberia, La. (Catholic-New Iberia)

Hard-nosed tight end who serves as the backup to Richard Dickson … Sees action when the Tigers go to a two tight end set … Also plays on special teams … Good blocker with a good grasp of the offense … High school teammates with current Tiger Josh Dworaczyk. REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) Played in 13 games with no starts … Saw most of his action on offense when the Tigers went to a two tight end set … Also played on special teams … Did not record any offensive statistics …. Had one special teams tackle, that coming against Florida … Saw action at tight end in 12 games … Played a total of 170 snaps from scrimmage … Played a career-best 26 snaps in wins over Appalachian State and Tulane … Closed season by playing 23 snaps vs. Georgia Tech … Other games in which he played at least 20 snaps came vs. North Texas (23), South Carolina (20) and Troy (20) … Finished season with a total of four knockdown blocks – 2 vs. Appalachian State and 2 vs. North Texas. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2007. HIGH SCHOOL One of the top blocking tight ends in the state and the nation … Rated the nation’s No. 20 tight end by Rivals.com and No. 5 by Scout.com … As a senior, hauled in 17 passes for 254 yards … Earned Class 3A all-state honors as a junior after catching 16 passes for 404 yards and two touchdowns … Member of the New Orleans Times Picayune’s Blue-Chip List and Baton Rouge Advocate Second Dozen … Coached by David Comeaux. PERSONAL Full name is Michael Benjamin Joseph, Jr. … Goes by Mitch … Parents are Michael and Catherine Joseph … Has one brother, Albert … Born Dec. 13, 1989, in New Iberia, La. … Majoring in kinesiology.

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Brandon LaFell

HIGH SCHOOL One of the most underrated wide receivers in the nation ... Member of the Houston Chronicle Top 100 and named first-team All-Greater Houston Area in 2004 ... Named to Tom Lemming’s Prep All-America team ... Caught 46 passes for 1,116 yards and 16 touchdowns as a senior ... Proved to be a valuable defensive back, pulling down eight interceptions and returning four for touchdowns, including one for 87 yards ... Returned punts of 65 and 58 yards for touchdowns ... Recorded seven catches for 224 yards and two touchdowns against Bellaire High on Oct. 22 ... As a junior, hauled in 49 passes for 552 yards and 15 touchdowns ... Also a standout point guard on the basketball team ... Coached by Tom Nolen. PERSONAL Full name is Brandon Josiah LaFell … Born Nov. 4, 1986, in Houston … Mom is Joyce Hicks … Nickname is Jo Jo … Majoring in general studies. RECEIVING CAREER HIGHS Receptions: 12 vs. Troy, 2008 Yards: 126 vs. Troy, 2008 Touchdowns: 2, twice Long: 58, twice RUSHING CAREER HIGHS Attempts: 1, several times Yards: 18 vs. Middle Tennessee, 2007 Touchdowns: 1 vs. Middle Tennessee, 2007 Long: 18 vs. Middle Tennessee, 2007 LAFELL’S Career Receiving Stats Year

G-GS

Rec.

Yds.

TD

LG

2006 2007 2008 Totals

11-1 14-9 13-11 37-21

5 50 63 118

140 656 929 1,725

2 4 8 14

58 58 43 58

LAFELL’S Career Rushing Stats

Wide Receiver 6-3 • 209 • Sr. • 3L Houston, Texas (Lamar)

• 2008 First-Team All-SEC (AP) • 2006 Freshman All-SEC (SEC Coaches)

Year

Att.

Yds.

TD

LG

2006 2007 2008 Totals

0 1 2 3

0 18 6 24

0 1 0 1

0 18 4 18

12

Talented receiver with great hands and breakaway speed … One of the most productive receivers in school history with 118 career receptions for 1,725 yards and 14 touchdowns … Ranks just out of the LSU career top 10 in receptions, yards, and touchdowns … Led LSU in receiving yards in both 2007 and 2008 … Has caught at least one pass in 28 straight games, a streak that dates back to the Sugar Bowl win over Notre Dame during the 2006 season. JUNIOR SEASON (2008) Earned First-Team All-SEC recognition from the Associated Press after putting together one of the most productive seasons for a wide receiver in school history … Caught 63 passes for 929 yards and eight touchdowns … Ranked No. 2 in the SEC in yards per game with 71.5 per contest and was No. 3 in the league with 4.8 receptions per contest … The eight TD receptions tied for most in the SEC … Played in all 13 games with 11 starts … Ran his streak of games with a catch to 28 against Georgia Tech in Chick-fil-A Bowl … His 63 receptions in 2008 rank No. 8 in LSU history, while the 929 yards is the 10th highest total in school history … Caught at least two passes in every game in 2008 … Hauled

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Jarrett Lee

Quarterback 6-2 • 190 • So. • 1L Brenham, Texas (Brenham) • SEC Freshman of the Week vs. Mississippi State, Sept. 27, 2008

Strong-armed quarterback who started eight games at the position as a redshirt freshman in 2008 … Posted a 4-4 mark as LSU’s starting quarterback in 2008 … Put together one of the best seasons for a freshman quarterback in LSU history, throwing for over 1,800 yards and 14 touchdowns … Ranks second to Tommy Hodson for attempts, completions,

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The Tigers yards and TDs by a freshman quarterback in LSU history … Goes into the 2009 season as one of two quarterbacks on the LSU roster with significant experience at the position.

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2006) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2006.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) LSU’s starter at quarterback for eight games in 2008 before an ankle injury against Ole Miss sidelined him for the remainder of the regular season … Guided the Tigers to a 4-4 mark in those starts, which included a pair of fourth quarter comeback wins against Auburn and Troy … Played in first 11 games of year before missing final two contests … Connected on 143 of 269 passes for 1,873 yards and 14 touchdowns … Ranks second to Tommy Hodson in LSU history for freshman quarterbacks in yards, touchdowns, attempts and completions … Missed the second half of the Ole Miss game and all of the Arkansas contest due to an ankle injury … Did not play in the Chick-fil-A Bowl … Split time with Andrew Hatch during first three games of season … Took over as the starter at quarterback for the Tigers against Mississippi State ... Became the first redshirt freshman quarterback to start a game for LSU since JaMarcus Russell in 2004 ... Named SEC Freshman of the Week for his performance against Mississippi State when he completed 18-of-27 passes for 261 yards and two touchdowns ... Threw for a career-high 287 yards and three touchdowns in home loss to Georgia … Threw for at least two touchdowns in five games – Appalachian State (2), Auburn (2), Mississippi State (2), Florida (2) and Georgia (3) … Connected on 23-of-38 passes for 209 yards in road loss to Florida … Led the team to its largest comeback in school history against Troy in late November … Trailing 31-3 early in the third quarter, Lee rallied the Tigers as LSU scored 37 unanswered points, including 30 in the fourth quarter, to beat Troy, 40-31 … Lee finished the game by connecting on 20-of-34 passes for 216 yards and a TD.

HIGH SCHOOL One of the state’s top defensive line prospects for the Class of 2006 … Named to Tigerbait.com Louisiana Top 20, the Baton Rouge Advocate Second Dozen, the Mobile Register Super Southeast 120 and the New Orleans Times-Picayune Best of the Rest … Named 5A first-team all-state as well … Finished a stellar senior season with 82 tackles, 18 tackles for loss, eight sacks and 11 quarterback hurries … Totaled 89 yards in losses on the season … Had four fumble recoveries, including two returned for touchdowns … Junior season was cut short due to a torn ACL suffered in his second game … Coached by Billy Laird.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2007.

Year

G-GS

UT

AT

TT

TFL

Sacks

PBU

QBH

INT

FF

FR

2007 2008 Totals

14-0 10-0 24-0

3 3 6

5 6 11

8 9 17

1.5-8 4.0-6 5.5-14

1.0-7 2.0-2 3.0-9

0 1 1

0 0 0

0 0 0

0 0 0

0 0 0

HIGH SCHOOL Impressive pocket-passing quarterback ranked in the top three in the state of Texas and the top 15 in the nation … Member of the Houston Chronicle Top 100 … According to scouts, had a standout week at the inaugural Offense-Defense All-American Bowl in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. … Led his team to a District 18-4A championship and a berth in the state playoff semifinals as a senior … Completed 170-of-264 passes for 2,384 yards and 28 touchdowns as a senior … Had a 64 percent completion percentage in 2006 and was voted district MVP … Connected on 250 of his 350 passes as a junior for 3,425 yards and 40 touchdowns in a spread offense … Named the 2005 Greater Houston Offensive MVP and was an all-state selection … Also a member of the basketball team … His father, Stephen, was an assistant coach at Brenham High School … Coached by Glen West. PERSONAL Full name is Calen Jarrett Lee … Goes by Jarrett … Born June 2, 1989, in San Angelo, Texas … Parents are Stephen and Molly Lee … Has three siblings – Jordan, Jacy and Katie … Undecided on a major … Lists his favorite sports hero as John Elway. CAREER HIGHS Attempts: 38 vs. Florida, 2008 Completions: 23 vs. Florida, 2008 Yards: 287 vs. Georgia, 2008 Touchdowns: 3 vs. Georgia, 2008 Lee’s career passing totals Year

G-GS

Att.-Comp.-Int.

Yds.

TD

LG

2008 Totals

11-8 11-8

269-143-16 269-143-16

1,873 1,873

14 14

66 66

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PERSONAL Full name is Lazarius Cortez Levingston … Nickname is Pep … Born Nov. 16, 1987, in Monroe, La. … Parents are James Levingston and Marilyn Williams … Majoring in communication studies. LEVINGSTON’S CAREER HIGHS Total tackles: 4 vs. Middle Tenn., 2007 Tackles for loss: 1, several times Sacks: 1, three times Interceptions: 0 LEVINGSTON’S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS

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P.J. Lonergan

Center 6-4 • 301 • Fr. • RS New Orleans, La. (Rummel)

Redshirt freshman who is coming off an outstanding spring … Goes into the 2009 season in a battle with T-Bob Hebert for the starting position at center … Is a second-generation Tiger as his dad – Pat – played on the offensive line for LSU in the 1970s. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2008. HIGH SCHOOL One of the best run blockers to come out of the state of Louisiana in recent years … Three-year starter at powerhouse Rummel High School … Named to the Class 5A all-state and all-metro teams as a senior … Earned SuperPrep All-Southwest team honors … A member of the Rivals.com Louisiana Top 40 … As a junior, captured first-team all-district honors … Considered the top blocker on an offensive line that produced five 1,000 yard rushers in both 2006 and 2007 … Coached by Jay Roth. PERSONAL Full name is Patrick Michael Lonergan, Jr. … Goes by P.J. … Born July 30, 1990, in New Orleans … Parents are Pat and Cheryl Lonergan … Has one sister, Molly … Dad and uncle both played football at LSU … His dad lettered for the Tigers as an offensive lineman in 1978 … Majoring in business.

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Defensive End 6-4 • 277 • Jr. • 2L Ruston, La. (Ruston)

Danny McCray

Talented lineman who takes over as LSU’s starting left defensive end following the departure of NFL Draft pick Tyson Jackson … Gathered experience as a backup to Jackson the two previous seasons and has played in 24 career games … Great upside displayed by his 5.5 career tackles for loss and 3.0 sacks coming off the bench … Goes by the nickname “Pep”, which was given to him by his uncle. SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008) Provided quality depth to Tyson Jackson at left defensive end ... Played in 10 games with no starts ... Registered nine tackles on the season and was among the best off the bench with four tackles for loss and two sacks … Delivered his most productive game of the season against Ole Miss finishing with a season-high three tackles and one tackle for loss ... Had one tackle versus Troy ... Finished with one tackle for loss against Tulane and had 0.5 tackles for a loss of one yard versus North Texas ... Recorded two tackles, including a sack for a loss of one yard, in season-opener against Appalachian State … Delivered a key sack at the start of the fourth quarter of the Chick-fil-A Bowl that forced Georgia Tech to turnover on downs. REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) Saw limited action in each of the Tigers’ 14 games in 2007 ... Had eight tackles, including 1.5 in losses and a sack, on the year ... Recorded a career-high four tackles in LSU’s shutout of Middle Tennessee ... Had two tackles and his first career sack against Mississippi State ... Was also a key contributor on special teams where he teamed with Mit Cole and Quinn Johnson to form “the shield” on punts and played on the kickoff return unit.

Safety 6-1 • 206 • Sr. • 3L Rosenburg, Texas (Lamar Consolidated)

Veteran defensive back who has made significant contributions in the secondary in each of his three seasons with the Tigers … Can play a variety of positions for the Tigers, including safety, cover corner or even a blitzing linebacker … Served as LSU’s nickel back in 2008 and sees the bulk of his action in nickel or dime packages on defense … Solid cover skills and a knack for finding the football … Hard-hitter who has good speed to the football … Has played in 39 career games with 11 starts … Owns 147 tackles, including 6.5 for losses, and three interceptions for his career. JUNIOR SEASON (2008) A solid contributor to the Tigers’ secondary at nickel back who ranked fourth on the team in tackles with 53 ... Played in 12 games with eight starts and missed the North Texas game after sustaining a leg injury in the season-opener against Appalachian State … Finished the year with two tackles for losses and was fourth on the squad in pass breakups with five … Earned starts at free safety against Alabama and Troy ... Tallied six tackles, one for a loss of six yards, and one PBU against Arkansas ... Recorded four tackles against Ole Miss ... Had four tackles, one fumble recovery and a season-high three PBUs versus Troy ... Racked up a season-high eight tackles against Alabama ... Was second on the team with six total tackles against Tulane ... Recorded three tackles against Georgia ... Started the Florida game at nickel back and tallied three tackles ... Finished with three tackles in win over Mississippi State ... Logged five tackles against Auburn and was credited with one pass breakup ... Pulled down a game-high seven tackles versus Appalachian State … One of eight Tigers to record a tackle for loss in Chick-fil-A Bowl win against Georgia Tech.

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The Tigers SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007) Played in 14 games with three starts … Starts came versus Florida, Kentucky and Auburn … Starter in LSU’s nickel and dime packages … Registered 64 tackles, four sacks and three tackles for losses on the year … Also added a pair of interceptions and recovered a fumble … Had a career game in the Tigers’ win over South Carolina, recording a career-high and team-leading 11 tackles, plus an interception and a PBU ... Led the team with eight tackles versus Ole Miss ... Was the team’s secondleading tackler against Virginia Tech with seven stops ... Had a career-high two sacks and a fumble recovery against Middle Tennessee … Came up with three solo tackles in LSU’s win over Ohio State in the national championship contest. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2006) Made his presence felt in the Tigers’ secondary as a true freshman, playing in all 13 games and recording 30 tackles, three forced fumbles and a pick ... His three forced fumbles ranked as the eighth-most in the SEC in 2006 ... Registered a career-high five tackles twice, first against Tulane and then vs. Mississippi State ... Also pulled in his first career interception against the Green Wave ... Had four stops in the Tigers’ win over Fresno State. HIGH SCHOOL Hard-hitting, physical safety prospect from the talent-rich Houston area ... Rated by many as one of the top-five defensive backs in the state of Texas ... Saw action at both safety and linebacker during his high school career ... Member of Class 5A state championship team in 2004 ... Earned first-team all-district honors in 2005 … Ranked No. 22 in the nation by Rivals.com in a listing of safeties … Recorded 96 tackles and two interceptions as a junior ... A standout track sprinter as well ... Maintained a 4.0 GPA ... Coached by Corby Meekins PERSONAL Full name is Danny DeWayne McCray … Born March 10, 1988, in Houston … Mom is LaQuita McCrayHarris … Has two siblings - Kemberly and Dannyell … Majoring in business. CAREER HIGHS Total tackles: 11 vs. South Carolina, 2007 Tackles for loss: 2 vs. Middle Tenn., 2007 Sacks: 2 vs. Middle Tenn., 2007 Interceptions: 1, three times McCRAY’S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS Year

G-GS

UT

AT

TT

TFL

Sacks

INT

PBU

QBH

FF

FR

2006 2007 2008 Totals

13-0 14-3 12-8 39-11

9 52 24 85

21 12 29 62

30 64 53 147

0.5-1 4.0-33 2.0-7 6.5-41

0-0 3-32 0-0 3-32

1-0 2-0 0-0 3-0

1 3 5 9

0 1 0 1

3 0 0 3

0 1-0 1-0 2-0

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CAREER HIGHS Receptions: 4 vs. North Texas, 2008 Yards: 50 vs. North Texas, 2008 Touchdowns: 1, twice Long: 39 vs. Auburn, 2008 MITCHELL’S CAREER RECEIVING STATS Year

G-GS

Rec.

Yds.

TD

LG

2006 2007 2008 Totals

8-0 11-3 12-4 31-7

1 5 8 14

3 56 115 174

0 0 2 2

3 16 39 39

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Jared Mitchell

Wide Receiver 5-11 • 192 • Sr. • 3L New Iberia, La. (Westgate)

One of LSU’s elite two-sport standouts who plays wide receiver on the football team and serves as a starting outfielder for the national champion baseball team … The No. 23 overall pick of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft by the Chicago White Sox … Became LSU’s first first-round draft choice in baseball since Aaron Hill in 2003 … Named the 2009 College World Series Most Outstanding Player after leading the Tigers’ to a sixth national title … Joined Chad Jones as the only two players in history to win a BCS national title and College World Series championship … Also became just the second and third athletes to win national titles in multiple sports at LSU … Did not participate in spring football drills in 2009 … Opted to enroll at LSU to play both football and baseball despite being selected in the 10th round of the 2006 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft by the Minnesota Twins … Owns five career starts with action in 32 games on the gridiron. JUNIOR SEASON (2008) Saw action in all 12 games as a backup wide receiver ... Pulled in nine catches for 106 yards ... Caught one pass for a season-long 21 yards against Ole Miss ... Reeled in one pass for 15 yards against Troy and caught one pass for 19 yards against Appalachian State ... Hauled in two passes for 16 yards against North Texas ... Pulled in two catches for 16 yards against Auburn ... Tied a season high with two catches for 19 yards in the Chick-fil-A Bowl versus Georgia Tech. SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007) Played in 12 of the Tigers’ 14 games with five starts ... Pulled in 13 catches for 143 yards ... Had a breakout game in his first career start against Middle Tennessee, catching a team-leading and careerhigh six passes for 82 yards … Notched two catches go for 30 yards against Florida.

Wide Receiver 6-0 • 176 • Sr. • 3L Marrero, La. (John Ehret)

Sure-handed wide receiver who brings a wealth of experience at the position in 2009 … Is expected to once again play a key role in the Tigers’ 3-wide sets … Has appeared in 31 games with seven starts in his three seasons at LSU. JUNIOR SEASON (2008) Turned in the most productive season of his career registering eight catches for 115 yards and two touchdowns … Saw action in 12 games with four starts … Starts came against Tulane, North Texas, Mississippi State and Florida ... Caught one pass for 12 yards against Georgia ... Hauled in his first career touchdown on a 39-yard bomb from Jarrett Lee in the third quarter that ignited comeback at Auburn … Finished with one catch for eight yards against South Carolina ... Caught one pass for six yards and a touchdown with five seconds left before halftime against Florida … Established new career highs in receptions (4) and yards (50) in win versus North Texas. SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007) Earned playing time in 11 of the Tigers’ 14 games and recorded three starts ... Missed both the Auburn and Kentucky games with an injury ... Caught five passes for 56 yards on the year … Pulled in three passes for 32 yards against Tulane ... Had one catch versus both Mississippi State and Kentucky. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2006) Played in eight games with no starts … Recorded one catch for a 3-yard gain against Arizona in the second week of the season. HIGH SCHOOL One of the most versatile athletes in the state of Louisiana as a senior in 2005 … Played quarterback, wide receiver, safety, punter and kick returner as a senior at John Ehret … Team only played six games in 2005 due to the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina … Accounted for 15 touchdowns in his senior season en route to earning all-state honors … Named to the Tigerbait.com Louisiana Top 20, Tom Lemming’s Top 100 Football Recruits, the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen, the Mobile Register Super Southeast 120, and the New Orleans Times-Picayune Top 16 Blue-Chip list … Had 65 catches for more than 1,500 yards and 12 touchdowns as a junior … A two-time all-district, all-metro and allstate selection … Also a track and field standout … Coached by Billy North.

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PERSONAL Full name is Christopher Laver Mitchell … Goes by Chris … Mom is Carolyn Mitchell … Has six siblings – Vernon, Dewayne, Kijuanna, Anniska, Jabarre, and Ciearre … Born Dec. 25, 1986, in New Orleans … Majoring in general studies with concentrations in African-American studies, communication studies and sociology.

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2006) Played in eight games as a true freshman ... Had two catches on the year ... Pulled in a career-long 22-yard grab against Arizona ... Had 3-yard catch against Tulane … Returned one kickoff 20 yards. LSU BASEBALL TEAM (2009) A consensus five-tool player as rated by Baseball America who was the 23rd overall pick of the Chicago White Sox in the first round of the 2009 Major League Draft … One of the nation’s elite players who started 66 games and played in 67 games in the outfield … Batted .327 (74-of-226) with 11 homers, 50 RBI and 64 runs scored on the season … Stole 36 bases on 45 attempts, which ranked second in single-season school history … Ranked No. 2 on LSU’s all-time stolen base list with 69, four shy of tying the school record of 73 … Named the Most Outstanding Player of the 2009 College World Series following the Tigers’ sixth national championship … Hit .348 (8-for-23) with a triple, two doubles, two homers and seven RBI in six games at the CWS … Crushed a two-out, three-run homer that put LSU in front in the first inning of the deciding Game 3 of the CWS Championship Series against Texas … With LSU trailing 3-1 in the sixth inning of Game 1 versus Texas, delivered a clutch two-out, two-run triple to tie the game, a contest the Tigers ultimately won … Voted to the 2009 NCAA Baton Rouge Regional All-Tournament team after hitting .455 (5-for-11) with one homer, two RBI and four runs. LSU BASEBALL TEAM (2008) Hit .297 (52-for-175) with six homers, 29 RBI and 44 runs in 52 games with 42 starts … Made the move from centerfield to left field … Batted .429 (6-for-14) in the NCAA Super Regional versus UC Irvine with a homer, three RBI and three runs … Made two incredible diving catches during the NCAA Tournament, one of which was on ESPN SportsCenter’s Top 10 plays … Scored the game-winning run in LSU’s remarkable ninth-inning comeback versus Rice at the College World Series … Scored from second base on a sacrifice fly at Auburn on May 17 … Delivered an inside the park home run on March 8 versus Stetson, the first by an LSU player since 1999. LSU BASEBALL TEAM (2007) Played and started 55 games in baseball during the spring of 2007 … Batted .258 (54-for-209) with three home runs and 21 RBI … Added eight doubles and a triple … Led the Tigers in stolen bases (18) and runs (41) … Named SEC Freshman of the Week on Feb. 26 for his play in three-game series against Central Florida … Made a spectacular game-ending catch in center field to preserve LSU’s 5-3

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The Tigers win at Arkansas on May 6; he leaped and caught a fly ball at the top of the wall that would have tied the game in the bottom of the ninth inning. HIGH SCHOOL Considered the top wide receiver prospect in the state of Louisiana by many recruiting publications … Played quarterback for Westgate … A threat to score every time he touches the ball … Led Westgate to the Class 5A quarterfinals in 2005 … Named to the Tigerbait.com Louisiana Top 20, the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen, the Mobile Register Super Southeast 120, the New Orleans TimesPicayune Top 16 Blue-Chip list, and the Orlando Sentinel All-Southern Team … Also named the Class 5A Offensive MVP in 2005 after passing for 1,720 yards and 10 touchdowns and rushing for 834 yards and 12 touchdowns … Accounted for well over 2,000 total yards as a junior … Coached by Craig Brodie. PERSONAL Full name is Jared Christopher Mitchell … Parents are Craig and Debra Mitchell … Has one brother, Derek … Born Oct. 13, 1988, in New Iberia … Majoring in general studies with concentrations in business administration, communication studies and sociology. CAREER HIGHS Receptions: 6 vs. MTSU, 2007 Yards: 82 vs. MTSU, 2007 Touchdowns: 0 Long: 32 vs. MTSU, 2007

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008) Served as a backup running back and played in all 13 games … Accumulated 186 yards on 44 carries for an average of 4.2 yards per carry while adding 10 receptions for 92 yards ... Took a pair of snaps at quarterback versus Alabama and rushed both times for eight yards ... Ran for a season-high 57 yards on 12 carries against Tulane ... Rushed for 13 yards on three carries against Georgia ... Carried the ball five times for 18 yards versus South Carolina ... Also finished with three receptions for 11 yards against the Gamecocks ... Rushed for 19 yards on four carries against Florida ... Tallied 36 yards on five carries against North Texas ... Had a career-best three receptions for 34 yards against North Texas … Logged two carries for 11 yards in Chick-fil-A Bowl win over Georgia Tech. REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) Played in all 14 games in a backup role … Rushed for 230 yards and two touchdowns on 35 carries … Averaged 6.6 yards per rush … Added another 74 yards on eight receptions … Had long run of 53 yards against Louisiana Tech … Rushed for 33 yards on just two carries in win over Ohio State … Carried the ball three times for a career-high 62 yards in the win over La. Tech ... Picked up 35 yards on a career-high six rushes against Mississippi State ... Posted identical rushing stats against Tulane ... Scored the first touchdown of his career on a eight-yard run against Middle Tennessee ... Added his second TD on a two-yard run versus Kentucky ... Also a key member of the Tigers’ special teams units, who has recorded 10 tackles in that capacity.

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TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2006) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2006 … Forced to redshirt after missing all of preseason camp getting through the NCAA Clearinghouse.

MITCHELL’S CAREER RECEIVING STATS Year

G-GS

Rec.

Yds.

TD

LG

2006 2007 2008 Totals

8-0 12-5 12-0 32-5

2 13 9 24

25 143 106 274

0 0 0 0

22 32 21 32

MITCHELL’S CAREER RUSHING STATS Year

G-GS

Att.

Yds.

TD

LG

2006 2007 2008 Totals

8-0 12-5 12-0 32-5

0 0 1 1

0 0 -4 -4

0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0

HIGH SCHOOL Highly-touted running back prospect with outstanding speed and instincts … A three-time first-team all-state selection at Rayville … Ranked as the state’s fourth-best prospect by Tigerbait.com … Also a member of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100, the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen, the Mobile Register Super Southeast 120, the New Orleans Times-Picayune Top 16 Blue-Chip list, and the Orlando Sentinel All-Southern Team … School moved to Class 3A prior to the 2005 season … Rebounded from a torn ACL suffered at the end of his junior season to rush for 1,559 yards and 22 touchdowns as a senior … Had a breakout junior season by rushing for 2,107 yards and 24 touchdowns … Finished a stellar high school career ranked fifth on the state’s all-time list with 7,059 career rushing yards … Led team to the second round of the Class 3A state playoffs in 2005 … Also competed in track and field where he was the LHSAA Class 2A State Champion in the javelin … Coached by Bo Barton.

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PERSONAL Full name is Richard Lee Murphy … Born Sept. 18 in 1986, in Monroe … Parents are the late Robinson and Anna Murphy … Comes from family of nine brothers and sisters … Majoring in general studies with concentrations in African American studies, communication studies and sociology.

Tim Molton

Wide Receiver 6-3 • 195 • Fr. • RS Montz, La. (Destrehan)

Talented receiver who made a big impression during the spring of 2009 … Had redshirt freshman season cut short even before it started as he injured his knee in June of 2009 while taking part in LSU’s off-season conditioning drills … Will miss the entire 2009 season … Redshirted as a true freshman, but drew a great deal of praise from the coaching staff as a member of the scout team in 2008 … Combines sure hands with a big frame … High school teammates with current LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson. TRUE FRESHMAN SASON (2008) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2008.

CAREER RUSHING HIGHS Attempts: 12 vs. Tulane, 2008 Yards: 62 vs. La. Tech, 2007 Touchdowns: 1, twice Long: 53 vs. La. Tech, 2007 CAREER RECEIVING HIGHS Receptions: 3, twice Yards: 34 vs. North Texas, 2008 Touchdowns: 0 Long: 28 vs. North Texas, 2008 MURPHY’S CAREER RUSHING STATS

HIGH SCHOOL A versatile athlete who earned all-district honors in three sports - football, basketball and track … Rated as the No. 13 prospect in the state of Louisiana by Rivals.com … Earned a spot on SuperPrep’s All-Southwest team … Named to the Mobile Press-Register’s Super Southeast 120 … A member of the 2008 Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen … A Class 5A all-state honorable mention honoree … Was a top target of Destrehan quarterback Jordan Jefferson, a fellow LSU signee … Caught 44 passes for 912 yards and 11 touchdowns during Destrehan’s Class 5A championship season in 2007 … Punted for Destrehan, averaging 42 yards per punt, earning first-team all-district honors … Came into his own as a junior, catching 36 passes for 608 yards and eight touchdowns … Class 5A state runner-up in the long jump as a junior at 24 feet, 2.75 inches … Coached by Steve Robichaux.

Year

G-GS

Att.

Yds.

TD

LG

2007 2008 Totals

14-0 13-0 27-0

35 44 79

230 202 432

2 0 2

53 12 53

MURPHY’S CAREER RECEIVING STATS Year

Rec.

Yds.

TD

LG

2007 2008 Totals

8 10 18

74 92 166

0 0 0

21 28 28

92

PERSONAL Full name is Tim James Molton … Born Aug. 29, 1989 … Mom is Kim Morgan … Undecided on a major.

Drake Nevis

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Defensive Tackle 6-1 • 294 • Jr. • 2L Marrero, La. (John Ehret)

Richard Murphy Running Back 6-1 • 196 • Jr. • 2L Rayville, La. (Rayville)

Versatile player who contributes in a variety of ways for the Tigers … Explosive first step with tremendous speed … Has great hands out of the backfield and can also be used in blocking situations … Has seen action in 27 career games with 432 yards rushing and another 166 yards receiving in his first two seasons at LSU … Turned in a tremendous spring and is expected to serve in numerous capacities in 2008 … Recipient of the Alvin Roy Fourth Quarter Award for outstanding performance in the Tigers’ offseason program.

An outstanding player who steps into the starting rotation at defensive tackle … Made his presence felt last season predominantly off the bench as a backup to Marlon Favorite and Ricky Jean-Francois … Has made appearances in 19 career games with five starts in his first two seasons at LSU … Has all of the tools necessary to be a dominating defensive tackle in the SEC … In 2007, then-LSU All-America Glenn Dorsey said Nevis would be the next great defensive tackle at LSU … Goes into 2009 coming off a tremendous spring practice. SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008) Played in a reserve role at defensive tackle and saw time in 11 games … Earned starts at left defensive

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The Tigers tackle against South Carolina and at right defensive tackle against Florida … Concluded the year with 16 tackles and tied for fourth on the squad in tackles for losses with 5.5 … Picked up two tackles against Ole Miss ... Finished with one tackle for loss, one fumble recovery and one quarterback hurry against Troy ... Recorded one tackle against Alabama … Tallied a season-high five tackles -- all solo -- including a career-high two stops for losses at Florida … Recorded four tackles in win against Mississippi State including 1.5 tackles for losses ... Had two tackles versus North Texas ... Registered a tackle for a loss of six yards in season-opening victory against Appalachian State. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) A true freshman that saw action in eight games, with two starts (Louisiana Tech and Arkansas) ... Got the starting nod in place of Marlon Favorite at left tackle ... Finished the year with 17 tackles and two broken up passes … Against Louisiana Tech, finished the night with a career-high six tackles, including his first for a loss, and two PBUs ... Had five tackles against Arkansas … Made his collegiate debut at Tulane. HIGH SCHOOL The top interior defensive line prospect in the state and one of the best at his position in the nation … Rated the No. 8 defensive tackle prospect in the nation by Rivals.com … Received Class 5A firstteam all-state honors with 72 tackles (17 for losses), 18 sacks, 25 quarterback hurries, eight forced fumbles and two recovered fumbles as a senior … 2006 MVP of the New Orleans Times Picayune’s All-Metro team and a SuperPrep All-American … Member of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100, New Orleans Times Picayune’s Blue-Chip List and Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen … Recorded 80 tackles and eight sacks as a junior … Coached by Billy North.

over Georgia Tech … Had one tackle each in games against North Texas, Auburn, Mississippi State, and Troy … Did not record any offensive statistics. HIGH SCHOOL One of the top players in high school football in 2007 … Named a SuperPrep All-American and a Rivals Top 25 Athlete … Highly recruited wide receiver … A consensus four-star athlete by all major recruiting services … A member of Atlanta Journal Constitution’s Super Southern 100 … Named to the Superprep All-Southwest team … Considered the sixth best prospect out of the state of Louisiana by Rivals.com … Ranked in the top 25 best athletes in the nation by Rivals.com … Named to the Class 1A first team as a senior … Caught 38 passes for 647 yards and nine touchdowns during senior season at Desire Street Academy … Also recorded 104 tackles, four interceptions, 3.5 sacks and one return for a touchdown as a defensive back … As a junior, totaled 743 yards and six touchdowns on 43 receptions … Also notched 76 tackles … A two-sport athlete at Desire Street Academy, also staring for the basketball team … Coached by Mickey Joseph. PERSONAL Full name is Deangelo Rico-Thomas Peterson … Born Jan. 11, 1989 … Mom is Deborah Peterson … Undecided on a major.

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Patrick Peterson Cornerback 6-1 • 175 • So. • 1L Pompano Beach, Fla. (Ely)

PERSONAL Full name is Drake M. Nevis … Parents are Darrell and Vivian Nevis … Has one brother, Darrell, Jr.; and one sister, Brianne … Born May 8, 1989, in Thibodaux, La. … Undecided on a major.

Although just a sophomore, goes into his second season with the Tigers as one of the nation’s top cornerbacks … Possesses all of the skills necessary to be an outstanding cornerback … Has great feet and tremendous speed … Very physical at the line of scrimmage … Is also a tremendous all-around athlete … Emerged as a starter at cornerback for the Tigers in November of his true freshman season and he never relinquished the role … Had a great spring … Will be looked to for leadership on the defensive side of the football in 2009.

CAREER HIGHS Total tackles: 6 vs. La. Tech, 2007 Tackles for loss: 2.0 vs. Florida, 2008 Sacks: 0 Interceptions: 0 NEVIS’ CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS Year

G-GS

UT

AT

TT

TFL

Sacks

PBU

QBH

INT

FF

FR

2007 2008 Totals

8-3 11-2 19-5

10 9 19

7 7 14

17 16 33

2.0-6 5.5-17 7.5-23

0-0 0-0 0-0

2 0 2

0 1 1

0 0 0

0 1 1

0 1 1

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Thomas Parsons

Offensive Guard 6-5 • 272 • Fr. • RS Canyon Lake, Texas (Smithson Valley)

Talented prospect who has the versatility to play either guard or tackle for the Tigers … Will add depth to the offensive line in 2009. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2008. HIGH SCHOOL One of the top offensive tackles in the Southwest as a senior … A top blocker for nationally renowned high school program Smithson Valley in Spring Branch, Texas … Earned SuperPrep All-Southwest team honors … A first-team all-state selection by TexasFootball.com … Honorable mention all-state by Rivals.com … Named to the Houston Chronicle’s Top 100 … Also a member of the Top 100 from Texas by Rivals.com … Impressed coaches and players with his combine scores at the Texas Portion of the All-American Regional Combine Tour … Named to the Scout.com All-Combine team for his efforts … As a junior, earned all-district honors while helping Smithson Valley win a district championship … In addition to his success on the gridiron in high school, was an excellent shot put and discus competitor … Coached by Larry Hill. PERSONAL Full name is Thomas Wesley Parsons … Goes by Thomas … Born Jan. 17, 1990 … Parents are Thomas and Ronda Parsons.

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Deangelo Peterson

Tight End 6-3 • 195 • So. • 1L New Orleans, La. (Desire Street Academy)

Promising young talent who converted from wide receiver to tight end during the offseason … Coming off a good spring, one that put him in the mix for playing time at tight end … One of just a handful of true freshman to see action for the Tigers in 2008.

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) Played in 13 games with four starts … Started final four games of season, including bowl win over Georgia Tech … Finished year with 41 tackles, one interception and three pass breakups … Added a forced fumble and a quarterback hurry … Had 1.5 tackles for loss … First career start came vs. Troy and he responded with a career-best eight tackles … Followed that with eight tackles and a tackle for a 6-yard loss vs. Ole Miss … Had all around good game vs. Arkansas with six tackles, two pass breakups and a quarterback hurry … Intercepted a pass to go with four tackles in overtime loss to Alabama … Had three tackles and a pass breakup in first collegiate game vs. Appalachian State … Capped season with one tackle and a forced fumble in 38-3 win over Georgia Tech in Chick-fil-A Bowl. HIGH SCHOOL One of the most decorated high school players to ever sign with LSU … Named the USA Today Defensive Player of the Year following the 2007 season … Also named to the Parade All-America team and the USA Today All-America Team … Rated as the nation’s fifth best overall player by Rivals.com and No. 8 by ESPN … Scout.com rated him the top cornerback in high school football in 2007 … A consensus five-star prospect by all major recruiting services … A member of SuperPrep’s All-Dixie team … Named the Class 6A-5A-4A Player of the Year by the South Florida Sun-Sentinel … Earned a spot on the Mobile Press-Register’s Super Southeast 120 … Also named to the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s Super Southern 100 … Participated in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl … Was one of six finalists for the U.S. Army Player of the Year Award … Intercepted five passes as a senior in addition to making 21 tackles … Considered a threat on the offensive side of the ball as a senior, rushing for 733 yards and 11 touchdowns … Named the Defensive MVP at the 2007 U.S. Army Junior Combine … Earned Rivals.com junior All-America team honors … Was a consensus selection as a junior to the All-Broward Country first team … Earned Class 5A all-state second team honors as a junior … Picked off seven passes as a junior to compliment his 37 tackles … Reached the endzone seven times during his junior campaign – three times on kickoffs, twice as a receiver and twice on the ground … Rushed for 213 yards on just 10 carries … Runs the 40-yard dash in 4.47 seconds … Coached by James Jones. PERSONAL Full name is Patrick De’mon Peterson … Formally changed his last name from Johnson to Peterson in August of 2008 … Born July 11, 1990, in Fort Lauderdale … Parents are Patrick and Shandra Peterson ... Relative of Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Bryant McFadden, New York Giants wide receiver Sinorice Moss and Washington Redskins wide receiver Santana Moss. CAREER HIGHS Total tackles: 8, twice Tackles for loss: 0.5 vs. Miss., 2008 Sacks: 0 Interceptions: 1 vs. Alabama, 2008 PETERSON’S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS Year

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TT

TFL

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PBU

QBH

INT

FF

FR

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32 32

9 9

41 41

1.5-7 1.5-7

0 0

3 3

1 1

1-0 1-0

1 1

0 0

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Linebacker 6-2 • 215 • Fr. • RS Kerrville, Texas (Tivy)

Linebacker 6-1 • 232 • Sr. • 3L Ellenwood, Ga. (Stephenson)

Kyle Prater

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) Redshirted as a true freshman for the Tigers in 2008. HIGH SCHOOL One of the top linebackers in the state of Texas … Played for the West squad in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl … Named to the Rivals.com Texas Top 100 and rated as the No. 10 weakside linebacker in the nation by Scout.com … Rated the No. 31 outside linebacker in the nation by Rivals. com … Named to the Prep Star Magazine All-Midlands Region Team …Was named to the all-state first team as a senior after recording 146 tackles, 12 quarterback hurries, nine tackles for loss and three sacks … As a junior, recorded 126 tackles, 10 tackles for loss, three sacks, and one interception … Also a standout baseball player in high school … Coached by Mark Smith. PERSONAL Full name is Kyle Zachary Prater … Born on July 8, 1989, in Yuma, Ariz. … Parents are John and Kim Prater … Has one sibling … Comes from a family loaded with athletic ability ... His grandfather played both football and basketball at Baylor; his dad played football at the University of Kansas; and his brother was a two-year football letterman at the University of Wyoming … Majoring in business.

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Stevan Ridley

Running Back 5-11 • 222 • So. • 1L Natchez, Miss. (Trinity Episcopal)

Hard-running tailback that can also play the fullback position … Good blocker … Injured knee early in spring practice … Underwent knee surgery during the spring, but is expected to be back for fall camp … Will get his share of carries in 2009. REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) Played in 13 games with no starts … Saw action in both the backfield and on special teams … Rushed for 98 yards on 12 carries and recorded 15 tackles on special teams … Had best game of short career vs. Tulane with a career-high 51 yards on five carries … Scored first career TD on a 2-yard run vs. Tulane … Other games with rushing yards came in season-opener vs. Appalachian State as he finished with 17 yards on two carries … Followed that a week later with 24 yards on five rushes in win over North Texas … Excelled on kickoff coverage for the Tigers … Had at least two special teams tackles in five games, including a career-best three vs. North Texas … Had two special teams tackles vs. Auburn, Mississippi State, South Carolina and Troy. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2007. HIGH SCHOOL Widely-considered the top all-around athlete in the state of Mississippi as a senior in 2006 … Twoway star who played running back, fullback, quarterback and linebacker in high school … Rated the No. 5 fullback recruit in the nation by Scout.com … Named first team all-state by the Clarion Ledger after accumulating 3,089 yards rushing and 28 touchdowns as a senior … Also passed for 627 yards … Totaled 85 tackles at linebacker … Awarded as the 2006 Natchez Democrat Metro Player of the Year … Led his team to the 1A state championship, a game in which he had 52 carries for 317 yards and three touchdowns … As a junior, tallied over 2,300 all-purpose yards, including 1,800 yards rushing with 22 touchdowns … Coached by David King. PERSONAL Full name is Stevan Todd Ridley … Parents are Leon Ridley III and Carolyn Ridley … Has one brother, Chad … Born Jan. 27, 1989 … Undecided on a major.

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JUNIOR SEASON (2008) A finalist for the 2008 Butkus Award and Defensive MVP of the Chick-fil-A Bowl in his first year as a starter for the Tigers … Ranked among the team leaders in total tackles with 60, including 7.0 for losses and 1.5 sacks … Also credited with an interception, three pass breakups and three quarterback hurries … Played in all 13 games with nine starts ... Delivered his most valuable performance in the Chick-fil-A Bowl win against Georgia Tech … Registered a team-high and career-best 11 tackles and had one tackle for a loss of a yard as the Tigers dominated Georgia Tech’s triple-option attack … Tremendous all-around play at Arkansas when he recorded three tackles, two tackles for losses, one sack and his first career interception … Returned the pick 17 yards, which led to a field goal at the end of the first half ... It represented the first interception by an LSU linebacker since Darry Beckwith had one in the 2007 SEC Championship Game … Recorded four tackles and one quarterback hurry against Ole Miss ... Finished with five total tackles and one quarterback hurry against Alabama ... Had five tackles and one tackle for a loss against Tulane ... Made four tackles against Georgia including 0.5 tackles for loss ... Tallied two tackles and recovered a fumble - the first of his career – in comefrom-behind win at South Carolina ... Notched six tackles at Florida ... Led the team in tackles against Mississippi State with nine, including 0.5 tackles for a loss ... Tallied four tackles in his first career start at Auburn, including 1.5 tackles for loss and 0.5 sacks for a loss of four yards ... Also finished with one PBU against Auburn ... Had three tackles, including 0.5 for a loss of one yard, versus North Texas ... Credited with four tackles versus Appalachian State. SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007) Played in all 14 of LSU’s games ... Tallied 24 tackles, including 1.5 for losses and a half sack, to his credit ... Recorded a team-high tying seven tackles against Louisiana Tech ... Had five stops, including a half sack and a tackle for loss against Middle Tennessee ... Was nearly as good against Virginia Tech, making four tackles ... Recorded two solo tackles in the 2008 BCS National Championship Game versus Ohio State … Also a key contributor on the Tigers’ special teams units, he was credited with 14 tackles in that role. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2006) Saw action in seven games as a true freshman ... Was credited with four tackles, making two against Kentucky and one each versus Arizona and Mississippi State. HIGH SCHOOL Solid linebacker rated in the top three at his position in the state of Georgia … Versatile, athletic presence who also saw action at running back and strong safety … Formed arguably the nation’s most intimidating linebacking core with teammate Marcus Ball and LSU teammate Kelvin Sheppard … As a senior, recorded 131 tackles, four interceptions, two sacks, five tackles for loss and one defensive touchdown … Member of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Top 50 for Georgia and the Mobile Register Super Southeast 120 in 2005 … Racked up 96 tackles, eight sacks and five forced fumbles in 2004 … Coached by Ron Gartrell. PERSONAL Full name is Perry Alphonso Riley … Parents are Perry and Fonda Riley … Has two siblings, Jasmin and Jordan … Born May 3, 1988, in Atlanta, Ga. … Majoring in general studies with concentrations in African-American studies, communication studies and corrections. CAREER HIGHS Total tackles: 9 vs. Miss. St., 2008 Tackles for loss: 2 vs. Arkansas, 2008 Sacks: 1 vs. Arkansas, 2008 Interceptions: 1 vs. Arkansas, 2008 RILEY’S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS

CAREER RUSHING HIGHS Attempts: 5, twice Yards: 51 vs. Tulane, 2008 Touchdowns: 1 vs. Tulane, 2008 Long: 18 vs. Tulane, 2008 Ridley’s Career Rushing Stats

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Hard-hitting linebacker who will add depth to the position in 2009 … Will also be counted on to contribute on special teams … Redshirted as a true freshman in 2008.

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QBH

INT

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0 0 3 3

0 0 3 3

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Alex Russian

Tight End/Deep Snapper 6-4 • 239 • So. • 1L Round Rock, Texas (Round Rock)

LSU’s deep snapper who also sees action in a backup role at tight end … Handles all snaps – punts and field goals – for the Tigers. REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) Played in all 13 games for the Tigers in 2008 … Saw majority of his action as the snapper for both punts and placekicks … Did not record any statistics from the tight end position. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2007. HIGH SCHOOL A blue-chip tight end from the state of Texas … Ranked the 21st-best tight end in the nation by Rivals.com … Member of the Houston Chronicle Top 100 and earned Class 5A honorable mention allstate honors … Had 22 receptions for 315 yards and seven touchdowns … Led his team to a regional semifinal berth in the Class 5A playoffs … Caught a 10-yard touchdown pass in the Dragons’ win over A&M Consolidated at College Station … The team later upset undefeated Lufkin in the area round, a game in which he had four receptions for 57 yards and one touchdown … Coached by Lanny Wilson. PERSONAL Full name is Alexander Thomas Russian … Parents are Tom Russian and Sylvia Acosta … Has one sister, Annie … Born Jan. 26, 1989, in Austin, Texas … Undecided on a major.

HIGH SCHOOL Consensus top running back prospect in the state of Louisiana and one of the most highly recruited in the nation … Named Mr. Football in the state of Louisiana as well as being the state’s Gatorade Player of the Year … Other honors in 2005 included: Tigerbait.com Louisiana Top 20, FSN South’s Countdown to Signing Day “All-South” first-team, Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100, Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen, Mobile Register Super Southeast 120, New Orleans TimesPicayune Top 16 Blue-Chip list, Orlando Sentinel Louisiana Player of the Year and Orlando Sentinel AllSouthern Team … Runs with outstanding power and balance … A versatile player who played running back, linebacker and defensive back in his high school career … Led high school team to the Class 2A quarterfinals in 2005 … Finished an outstanding high school career by rushing for 2,039 yards and 28 touchdowns with an 8.2 yards per carry average as a senior … Rushed for 1,672 yards and 18 touchdowns as a junior … A three-time all-district performer at running back and has received one all-district selection as a defensive back … A multi-sport star who was also an all-district performer in baseball and basketball … Coached by Shannon Brown. PERSONAL Full name is Charles Edward Scott, Jr. … Born Aug. 8, 1988, in Tampa, Fla. … Parents are Charles and Phyllis Scott … Has five siblings - Edward, Samuel, Keante, Kalaya, and Charmian … Majoring in general studies with concentrations in business administration, communication studies and sociology. RUSHING CAREER HIGHS Attempts: 27 vs. Miss. State, 2008 Yards: 160 vs. App. State, 2008 Touchdowns: 3 vs. Georgia Tech, 2008 Long: 56 vs. Appalachian State, 2008

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Charles Scott

Running Back 5-11 • 233 • Sr. • 3L Saline, La. (Jonesboro-Hodge) • 2008 First-Team All-SEC (Coaches) • 2008 Second-Team All-SEC (AP) • SEC Offensive Player of the Week vs. Auburn, Sept. 22, 2008

A hard-working, multi-talented running back who has good instincts with the ball in his hands ... Runner who can get yardage either between the tackles or on the edge … One of the most productive running backs in school history with 1,775 career rushing yards to go with 28 touchdowns … Ranks sixth in school history in career TDs … Became just the 12th 1,000-yard rusher in school history in 2008, running for 1,174 yards … The 1,174 yards ranked as the fifth highest total in LSU history … Added 18 rushing TDs in 2008, for the second-highest mark in school history … Has nine multiple TD games in his career, including seven in 2008 … Has also rushed for 100 yards in seven games during his career, which ranks fifth in LSU history. JUNIOR SEASON (2008) Started all 13 games at tailback for LSU … Led the Tigers and ranked fourth in the SEC in rushing with 90.8 yards per game … Finished with 1,174 rushing yards, which ranked No. 5 in school history … Led the SEC with 18 rushing TDs, which tied for seventh nationally … The 18 rushing TDs was one shy of tying the school record of 19 set by LaBrandon Toefield in 2001 … Averaged 5.4 yards per carry, which tied for the third-highest average in LSU history for running backs with at least 200 carries … Rushed for over 100-yards in six games, one shy of tying the school record ... Opened season with four straight 100-yard games becoming the first Tiger to accomplish the feat since Charles Alexander did it in 1978 … Tallied 535 rushing yards in first four games of season, the most by an LSU back since Cecil Collins had 583 yards in first four games in 1997 … Became the first player in school history to rush for 100 yards at Auburn by tallying 132 yards on 21 carries in the LSU victory … Capped season with 65 yards and a career-high three touchdowns in 38-3 Chick-fil-A Bowl win over Georgia Tech … Finished with 92 yards on 24 carries and two touchdowns against Alabama, including a 30-yard score ... Ran for 114 yards on only 12 carries and a touchdown against Tulane ... Carried the ball 21 times against Georgia for 144 yards and two touchdowns ... Rushed for 61 yards and two touchdowns on 16 carries against South Carolina ... Opened season with 16 carries for a career-best 160 yards in win over Appalachian State … Followed that with 102 yards on just seven carries a week later vs. North Texas … Also established himself as a receiving threat out of the backfield with eight catches for 67 yards. SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007) A dual threat who picked up 324 yards on 45 carries (7.2 yards per carry) on the ground, while adding another 115 yards on 12 catches through the air ... Credited with seven touchdowns (five rushing, two receiving) ... Punched in a pair of TDs against Kentucky ... Was the Tigers’ leading rusher in that game, picking up a season-best 94 yards on seven carries ... Total included a 55-yard run ... Also had two rushing TDs in the Tigers’ win over Tulane ... In all, carried the ball six times for 53 yards (8.8 avg.) against the Green Wave ... Led all Tiger rushers with 66 yards and a score against Ole Miss ... His receiving touchdowns came against Mississippi State and Middle Tennessee … Hauled in a 16-yard pass in the 2008 BCS National Championship Game vs. Ohio State.

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TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2006) A young, talented running back who saw action in seven games, with one start ... Racked up 277 yards and five touchdowns on just 46 carries ... Averaged 6.0 yards per touch ... Earned his first career start against Mississippi State and scored two touchdowns ... A week earlier, recorded his first career 100-yard rushing game against Tulane (week four), picking up 101 yards and two touchdowns on 15 carries, all of which marked career highs ... With the performance became the quickest true freshman to 100 yards since Kevin Faulk did so in the second game of his career in 1995 ... Led the team with 56 yards on nine carries against Kentucky ... Had a season-long 38-yard run against Arizona to score the first touchdown of his career.

RECEIVING CAREER HIGHS Receptions: 3 vs. Middle Tennessee, 2007 Yards: 22 vs. Middle Tennessee, 2007 Touchdowns: 1, twice Long: 20 vs. Arkansas, 2007 Scott’s Career Rushing Stats Year

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Yds.

TD

LG

2006 2007 2008 Totals

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46 45 217 308

277 324 1,174 1,775

5 5 18 28

38 55 56 56

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LG

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7-1 14-0 13-13 34-14

3 12 8 23

24 115 67 206

0 2 0 2

16 20 14 20

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Greg Shaw

Offensive Tackle 6-5 • 285 • So. • Sqd. Hialeah, Fla. (Monsignor Edward Pace)

A promising offensive line talent who goes into his sophomore season as the backup to Ciron Black at left tackle … Played in one game as a true freshman in 2008. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) Played in one game for the Tigers in 2008 … Saw action in the season-opener against Appalachian State … Played five snaps for the Tigers in that contest. HIGH SCHOOL One of the top offensive linemen in the state of Florida … Earned PrepStar All-America honors as a senior in 2007 … Named to the Rivals 250 with a four star rating … Ranked the No. 35 prospect in the state of Florida by Rivals.com … Rated the nation’s No. 16 offensive tackle by ESPN.com … Earned Class 3A all-state honors as both a junior and a senior … Increased his stock with an excellent showing at the Nike camp in Athens, Ga. … Registered 79 pancake blocks as a junior and 65 pancake blocks as a senior … Coached by Alvin Slaughter. PERSONAL Full name is Gregory Denard Shaw, Jr. … Goes by Greg … Born Jan. 27, 1990, in Miami, Fla. ... Parents are Leonard and Donna Pressley … Has two siblings … Majoring in business.

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HIGH SCHOOL Versatile offensive line prospect from prep powerhouse Parkview Baptist in Baton Rouge … Rated as the seventh-best player in Louisiana by Rivals.com and as the nation’s No. 11 center by ESPN.com … Named to Mobile Press-Register ‘s Super Southeast 120, New Orleans Times-Picayune’s Blue-Chip List, PrepStar’s All-Southeast Region team and the Baton Rouge Advocate’s Super Dozen … Key member of Parkview Baptist’s 3A state title team in 2007 … Was named to the all-state first team as a senior in 2007 … Named first-team all-district in 2006 … Coached by Kenny Guillot.

Kelvin Sheppard

Linebacker 6-3 • 223 • Jr. • 2L Stone Mountain, Ga. (Stephenson)

Standout defensive player who heads into his junior season as a starter at linebacker for the second straight year … Has seen most of his action at Will linebacker but can also play at middle linebacker as well … Saw time at both positions during spring workouts … A contributor on special teams … High school teammate of fellow linebacker starter Perry Riley … Has played in 27 games for his career with five starts … Owns 85 tackles for his career, including 6.5 for losses SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008) LSU’s starter at Will linebacker who played in all 13 games with five starts ... Ranked second on the team and 30th in the SEC in total tackles with 64 … Had 4.5 tackles for losses, 0.5 sacks, two pass break ups and a forced fumble to his credit … Made his first career start at Auburn, filling in for the injured Darry Beckwith at the middle linebacker position ... Tallied six tackles, an assisted sack and one forced fumble against Arkansas ... Set a new career high with 17 tackles against Ole Miss, including one tackle for a loss ... Delivered a team-high 10 tackles and one tackle for a loss against Alabama ... Recorded four total tackles and had one PBU against Tulane ... Finished with three tackles apiece in games against Georgia and Florida ... Finished with five tackles against Mississippi State … Led the team in tackles against Auburn with nine, including two tackles for a loss of 10 yards in his first career start … Was second on the squad with six tackles in the Chick-fil-A Bowl versus Georgia Tech. REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) A backup at the Will linebacker position who played in each of the Tigers’ 14 games of 2007 ... Credited with 21 tackles, two tackles for loss, two forced fumbles and a broken up pass on the year ... Turned in his best game of the season in the win over Louisiana Tech, registering seven tackles and his first career forced fumble ... Recorded three stops against Middle Tennessee ... Made his first career tackle for loss against Tulane ... Also a key member of the Tigers’ special teams units, he recorded 15 tackles in that capacity. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2006) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2006. HIGH SCHOOL One of the top linebackers in the state of Georgia … Part of a trio of Division I linebacker prospects at Stephenson High School in 2006, including LSU teammate Perry Riley … Instrumental in leading his team to a 12-2 record with 102 tackles, 10 sacks, an interception for a touchdown (40 yards), two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery … Turned in a season-best 17 tackles and two sacks against Lowell High School … Concluded a brilliant junior season with 106 tackles (15 for losses), four sacks, two interceptions and one fumble recovery … A proven basketball and track athlete … Ran the 200meter dash and placed as a regional and county finalist in the shot put … Named to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Georgia Top 50 … Coached by Ron Gartrell.

PERSONAL Full name is Clayton Holmes Spencer … Goes by Clay … Born on April 4, 1990, in Baton Rouge … Parents are Blair and Kristin Spencer … Has one sister … Both mom and dad are graduates of LSU … Majoring in engineering.

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Defensive Back 6-1 • 185 • Fr. • RS St. Martinville, La. (Catholic High of New Iberia)

Talented redshirt freshman who will compete for playing time in the secondary for the Tigers in 2009 … Can play either the safety or cornerback position. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2008. HIGH SCHOOL Versatile high school standout ... Displayed a knack for making big plays at Catholic High School of New Iberia … Rated as the No. 30 cornerback in the nation by ESPN.com and as the No. 20 overall prospect in Louisiana by Rivals.com … Member of New Orleans Times•Picayune’s Blue-Chip List, Mobile Press-Register’s Super Southeast 120, PrepStar’s All-Southeast Region team and Baton Rouge Advocate’s 2008 Super Dozen … Named first-team 3A all-state as a return specialist in 2007… Started at quarterback his senior year while also seeing action in the secondary … As a senior, scored 23 total touchdowns rushing, passing and returning ... Rushed for 914 yards and 15 touchdowns on 117 carries as a senior while throwing for 177 yards and 4 touchdowns on only 19 completions throughout the season ... Named first-team all-district as a junior after recording 57 tackles, five interceptions and two fumble recoveries … A multi-sport athlete in high school, he won the Division II state indoor high jump title as a junior as well as being named to the all-district basketball team … Set school record in the high jump with a leap of 6-foot-7 … Coached by Craig Brodie. PERSONAL Full name is Ryan P. St. Julien … Parents are Ted and Elaine St. Julien … Born Jan. 19, 1990, in Lafayette, La. … Has one sister … Undecided on a major.

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Brandon Taylor

Cornerback 5-11 • 178 • So. • 1L Franklinton, La. (Franklinton)

Speedy cornerback who goes into the 2009 season in line to see a great deal of action for the Tigers … Earned playing time as a true freshman in 2008 and is expected to build on that in 2009 … Coming off a very productive spring … Possesses tremendous coverage skills … Brother Jhyryn is also on the LSU football team and another brother, Curtis, just completed his eligibility with the Tigers in 2008.

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6 39 45

21 64 85

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INT

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0 0 0

0 0 0

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Clay Spencer

Offensive Line 6-6 • 285 • Fr. • RS Baton Rouge, La. (Parkview Baptist)

Local product who goes into the 2009 season in a position to see playing time on the offensive line … Came out of spring listed as a backup to Lyle Hitt at the right guard position … Another high school product from Parkview Baptist, which also produced LSU standouts in Lyle Hitt and Darry Beckwith in recent years. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2008.

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PERSONAL Full name is Kelvin Anthony Sheppard … Parents are Kelvin and Tamara Sheppard … Born Jan. 2, 1988 … Majoring in general studies with concentrations in African-American studies, communication studies and sports studies. CAREER HIGHS Total tackles: 17 vs. Ole Miss, 2008 Tackles for loss: 2 vs. Auburn, 2008 Sacks: 0.5 vs. Arkansas, 2008 Interceptions: 0

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TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) Played in 13 games with no starts during his first year with the Tigers … Finished year with four total tackles and one pass breakup … Saw extensive action in the secondary against Troy, registering a pair of tackles and a pass breakup … Had one tackle in win against Troy and another tackle vs. Arkansas. HIGH SCHOOL Listed as the top-rated cornerback in Louisiana in 2007 … Named to Rivals.com Top 10 as well as being a Top 10 cornerback by Rivals.com … Named to SuperPrep All-America team … Listed as the ninth-best cornerback prospect in the nation by Rivals.com … Overall, listed as the secondbest prospect in Louisiana … Named to PrepStar’s Top 300 All-America team, Atlanta Journal Constitution’s Super Southern 100, New Orleans Times-Picayune’s Blue-Chip List, Mobile PressRegister’s Super Southeast 120 and the Baton Rouge Advocate’s 2008 Super Dozen … Had 89 tackles and five interceptions in his senior season … Was an all-state selection his senior year and also named Louisiana 4A Defensive Player of the Year … In 2006, played on both sides of the ball and had 62 carries for 564 yards and eight touchdowns with 10 receptions for 205 yards and two touchdowns on offense and recorded 30 tackles and three interceptions, two of which he returned for touchdowns on defense … Coached by Shane Smith. PERSONAL Full name is Brandon Alex Taylor … Born on Jan. 29, 1990, in Bogalusa, La. … Parents are Curtis and Annette Taylor … Has eight brothers and sisters, including one who is currently on the LSU football team (Jhyryn) and one who just completed his eligibility with the Tigers (Curtis) … Curtis was drafted

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in the seventh round by of the 2009 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers … Has a twin sister, Britney, who was born just minutes ahead of Brandon … Undecided on a major.

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CAREER HIGHS Total tackles: 2 vs. Troy, 2008 Tackles for loss: 0 Sacks: 0 Interceptions: 0 TAYLOR’S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS

Wide Receiver 6-5 • 194 • Jr. • 2L Hempstead, Texas (Hempstead) • 2007 Freshman All-SEC (SEC Coaches, Rivals.com)

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UT

AT

TT

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INT

FF

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13-0 13-0

4 4

0 0

4 4

0 0

0 0

1 1

0 0

0 0

0 0

0 0

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Jhyryn Taylor

Wide Receiver 6-1 • 180 • Fr. • RS Franklinton, La. (Franklinton)

Listed among a group of talented wide receivers for the Tigers … Redshirted as a true freshman in 2008 … Is the older brother of current LSU defensive back Brandon Taylor … Another brother, Curtis, completed his eligibility with the Tigers in 2008. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2008. HIGH SCHOOL Named to the Rivals.com Louisiana Top 30… Rated as the No. 50 athlete in the nation by Rivals. com … Rated as the 12th best overall prospect in Louisiana by Rivals.com … Named to the New Orleans Times-Picayune’s Blue-Chip List, Mobile Press-Register’s Super Southeast 120 and PrepStar’s All-Southeast Region team … First-team all-state in 2007 after catching 47 passes for 827 yards and 14 touchdowns … As a junior, had 40 receptions for 650 yards and seven touchdowns … Coached by Shane Smith. PERSONAL Full name is Jhyryn Timeaus Taylor … Born on Oct. 26, 1988, in Bogalusa, La. … Parents are Curtis and Annette Taylor … Has eight brothers and sisters, including one who is currently on the LSU football team (Brandon) and one who just completed his eligibility with the Tigers (Curtis) … Undecided on a major.

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Kellen Theriot

Linebacker/Fullback 6-1 • 225 • Fr. • RS Houston, Texas (Episcopal)

Versatile prospect who can play either linebacker or fullback for the Tigers … Missed all of spring practice with an ankle injury … Expected to be at full strength for fall camp. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2008 … Graduated early from high school and enrolled at LSU in January of 2008 … Participated in spring practice in 2008. HIGH SCHOOL Named to the Texas Top 100 by Rivals.com… Rated as the No. 44 inside linebacker in the nation by ESPN.com … Named to PrepStar’s All-Midlands Region team … Played quarterback in high school … Threw for 1,500 yards and 12 touchdowns while also rushing for 700 yards and eight touchdowns his junior year … Started his high school career at Acadiana High School in Lafayette, La., then transferred to Episcopal … Coached by Steve Leisz.

Talented wide receiver who will see a prominent role at the position in 2009 … Projects to be the starter at the “X” receiver position following the departure of Demetrius Byrd … Was used in the Tigers’ 3-wide sets as a sophomore … Outstanding hands and speed with prototypical size … Has a knack for toughness and gaining yards after the catch … A 2007 Freshman All-SEC selection by the league’s coaches … Has seen action in 27 career games with four starts … Owns 32 receptions for 506 yards and four scores in his first two seasons at LSU. SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008) Played an important role in LSU’s 3-wide sets and saw action in all 13 games with starts versus Auburn and Ole Miss ... Recorded 22 catches for 257 yards and one touchdown on the year … Made two receptions for 16 yards against Arkansas ... Reeled in a career-high five passes for 35 yards against Ole Miss ... Also caught his first touchdown of the season against the Rebels on a 9-yard throw from Jordan Jefferson ... Recorded four catches for a season-high 54 yards against Troy highlighted by a season-long 33-yard reception ... Had three catches for 34 yards against Alabama ... Caught one pass for 15 yards against Tulane ... Caught one pass for 10 yards against Georgia and made one reception for 13 yards against South Carolina ... Hauled in two passes for 32 yards at Florida, including a long of 24 ... Caught his first pass of the season for 31 yards against Mississippi State … Made two grabs for 17 yards in the Chick-fil-A Bowl versus Georgia Tech. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) Saw action in all 14 games with two starts in 2007... Caught 10 passes for 249 yards and three touchdowns ... Named to the SEC All-Freshman Team … Recorded his first career 100-yard receiving game versus Louisiana Tech, hauling in three passes for 119 yards and a touchdown ... Performance included a career-long 71-yard TD grab ... 100-yard receiving game was the first by a true freshman at LSU since Michael Clayton recorded 105 yards in the 2002 Sugar Bowl ... Also pulled in TD passes against Virginia Tech and Middle Tennessee. HIGH SCHOOL An elite wide receiver rated in the top five at his position in the nation … Rated the No. 1 wide receiver in America by Scout.com and ESPN.com … Ranked the No. 11 overall prospect in the nation by ESPN. com … Considered the second-best receiver in the country by Rivals.com … One of the top three players in the state of Texas … Named to the Parade All-America team … Played for the West team at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio, Texas … Made four catches for 27 yards and one touchdown in a winning effort … Hauled in 42 passes for 861 yards and six touchdowns as a senior … Caught 50 passes for 780 yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior … Averaged 22.4 yards per a catch … Also recorded 51 tackles at free safety in 2005 … Member of the Houston Chronicle Top 100 and the Austin American-Statesman 55 … Was also the Texas state long jump champion and a double-figure scorer on the basketball team … Coached by Ricky Sargent. PERSONAL Full name is Terrance Lee Toliver … Parents are Terry Toliver and Sheila Williams … Has five siblings – Terry, Shattera, Ashley, Jr., Herold and Terry … Born May 7, 1988 … Undecided on a major. CAREER HIGHS Receptions: 5 vs. Ole Miss, 2008 Yards: 119 vs. La. Tech, 2007 Touchdowns: 1, four times Long: 71 vs. La. Tech, 2007 TOLIVER’S CAREER RECEIVING STATS Year

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LG

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10 22 32

249 257 506

3 1 4

71 33 71

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PERSONAL Full name is Kellen Brock Theriot … Born on Aug. 5, 1989, in Lafayette, La. … Parents are Dean and Melissa Theriot … Has one brother – Garrett … Majoring in communication studies.

Chris Tolliver Wide Receiver 6-1 • 189 • Fr. • RS Rayville, La. (Rayville)

Talented receiver who will be in the mix for playing time for the Tigers in 2009 … Redshirted as a true freshman in 2008 … Made a great deal of progress during the spring … Capped spring drills by catching a team-high six passes for 43 yards in Spring Game. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2008. HIGH SCHOOL Came out of high school as one of the nation’s top receiver prospects … Named to Rivals.com Top

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The Tigers 100, ESPN.com Top 150 as well as being named to the SuperPrep All-America team … Named a Top 15 Receiver by ESPN.com, being rated as the 11th best player at the position as a senior in high school … Listed as the best deep threat prospect in high school football by Rivals.com … Named to the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s Super Southern 100, New Orleans Times-Picayune’s Blue-Chip List, Mobile Press-Register’s Super Southeast 120 and the Baton Rouge Advocate’s Super Dozen … Had 54 catches for 697 yards and seven touchdowns during his senior season … Also added 238 yards rushing and two touchdowns on just 11 carries in 2007 … As a junior, was named first-team all-state after he caught 76 passes for 1,521 yards and 17 touchdowns … Coached by Bo Barton. PERSONAL Born on April 10, 1989 … Parents are Thornton and Peggy Wilson … Majoring in business.

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John Williams

Wide Receiver 5-11 • 175 • So. • Sqd. Breaux Bridge, La. (Breaux Bridge)

Made the switch from defense to offense during the spring, going from defensive back to wide receiver … In the mix to see action at wide receiver for the Tigers in 2009 after having a productive spring … Seems like a natural with the ball in his hands. REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2008) Did not see any game action as a redshirt freshman in 2008. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2007) Redshirted as a true freshman in 2007. HIGH SCHOOL One of the prized all-around athletes in the state for 2007 who played on both sides of the ball … Excelled at quarterback and free safety for Breaux Bridge … Received Class 4A first team all-state recognition after making 63 tackles with three picks as a senior … As a senior, rushed for 511 yards on 52 carries and seven touchdowns … Member of the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen and New Orleans Times Picayune’s Blue-Chip List … Enjoyed a fabulous junior campaign and was named to the Class 4A all-state first team after leading the squad to its first-ever state championship … As a junior quarterback, rushed for 660 yards and 10 touchdowns and threw for 641 yards and six touchdowns … Was also an effective punt and kick returner … Named the PelicanPreps.com Athlete of the Week on Sept. 7, 2005 for his performance in a win against Lafayette … Rushed 10 times for 98 yards and one touchdown, completed a touchdown pass and scampered 78 yards on a fumble return in the final seconds of the game for the winning score … Comes from a high school program that produced former LSU defensive backs Jessie Daniels and Jonathan Zenon …Cousin of former LSU running back Domanick (Davis) Williams … Coached by Michael Mowad. PERSONAL Full name is John Henry Williams … Parents are John and Sarah Williams … Has two sisters, Lacey and Tara … Born Jan. 18, 1989, in Lafayette, La. … Majoring in business.

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high four receptions for 23 yards against the Gamecocks ... Carried it six times for 24 yards against Appalachian State, four times for 17 yards versus North Texas and twice for eight yards against Auburn … Returned two kicks for 55 yards against North Texas, including a season-long 38 yarder … Against Alabama, returned two kickoffs for 54 yards and had two kick returns for 46 yards at Auburn. SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007) Ranked as the Tigers’ second-leading rusher on the year with 478 yards and six touchdowns on 70 carries ... Averaged 6.8 yards per touch ... Also a threat through the air with nine catches for 113 yards and a score ... Had a career night in the Tigers’ win over Virginia Tech, carrying the ball seven times for a career-best 126 yards and a career high-tying two touchdowns ... Performance was the second 100yard rushing game of his career ... Scored on an incredible 67-yard TD run against the Hokies where he leaped over a defender and crossed the field … Rushed for two TDs in the Tigers’ season-opening win over Mississippi State ... Also had a rushing touchdown versus Ole Miss ... Caught the first TD pass of his career on a 46-yard grab versus Auburn … Had two carries for 20 yards in the 2008 BCS National Championship Game versus Ohio State.

Running Back 5-11 • 229 • Sr. • 3L Lafayette, La. (Hargrave Military Academy)

Extremely gifted and explosive all-around athlete who heads into 2009 as the backup to Charles Scott at running back ... Versatile performer who returns kicks for the Tigers, can receive the ball out of the backfield and even throw passes as he demonstrated with a touchdown toss at Auburn as a junior … Shows great change-of-direction ability and tremendous quickness ... Has played in 35 career games with one start … Heads into his final season with 1,331 career yards rushing and 13 touchdowns on 229 carries … Also owns 24 career receptions for 251 yards and two scores through the air. JUNIOR SEASON (2008) LSU’s second leading rusher who played in all 13 games off the bench ... Finished the year with 417 yards on the ground on 83 carries (5.0 avg.) with two touchdowns … Led all LSU running backs with 11 receptions for 124 yards and one score through the air … One of the Tigers’ primary kick returners who ranked second on the squad in kick return yardage with 13 returns for 290 yards (22.3 avg.) … Fired his first career touchdown pass on a designated halfback pass at Auburn … The 22-yard throw to Demetrius Byrd erased a deficit and gave LSU a 17-14 lead in the third quarter … It marked the first time an LSU running back had thrown a touchdown pass since Kevin Faulk did so in 1996 against Mississippi State … Enjoyed his best game on the ground with a 13-carry, 88-yard performance versus Alabama … Had a season-long run of 25 yards against the Crimson Tide … Tallied 42 yards rushing on five carries with a score in the Chick-fil-A Bowl victory over Georgia Tech … His 17-yard TD scamper closed out a 38-3 first-half scoring barrage for LSU … Finished with 46 yards on seven carries against Arkansas … Finished with 51 yards on 13 carries and a touchdown against Tulane ... Racked up 141 all-purpose yards against Georgia highlighted by a career-best 88 receiving yards on two receptions … Caught a career-long 66-yard pass -- LSU’s longest pass play of the year -- from Jarrett Lee in the fourth quarter against the Bulldogs … Added six carries for 30 yards and a long of 22 against Georgia … Rushed the ball a season-high 15 times for 72 yards versus South Carolina and recorded a career-

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TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2006) An exceptional runner with both size and speed, he was the Tigers’ second-leading rusher despite playing in just nine games, with one start ... Picked up 436 yards and five touchdowns on 74 carries ... Averaged 5.7 yards per touch ... Was his most productive in LSU’s last six games ... Capped the season with his first career 100-yard rushing game ... Ran for 107 yards and two touchdowns on 14 carries in the Tigers’ 42-17 dismantling of Notre Dame in the Allstate Sugar Bowl ... Was LSU’s leading rusher against Alabama, carrying the ball nine times for 79 yards (8.8 avg.) and a touchdown, a performance that included a 38-yard TD run ... Also led all Tiger rushers against Arkansas, picking up 70 yards and a score on 13 carries ... Scored his other TD on a seven-yard run versus Tennessee. HIGH SCHOOL One of the top running back prospects in the country … Arguably, the top prep school prospect for the Class of 2006 … Completed his eligibility at Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Va. … Became the first running back in school history to rush for more than 1,000 yards … Finished the season with 160 carries for 1,325 yards and 12 touchdowns … Rushed for more than 2,500 yards and 30 touchdowns in his junior season at Northside High School in Lafayette … Named the offensive MVP of Class 4A in Louisiana in 2004 .. Ranked as the nation’s No. 3 running back prospect by Scout.com … Coached at Hargrave by Robert Prunty. PERSONAL Full name is Keiland Terrell Williams … Born Aug. 14, 1986, in Lafayette, La. … Mom is Clarissa Tolliver … Has one brother – Keedrick, and two sisters – Keedra and Kaysha … Majoring in communication studies. CAREER RUSHING HIGHS Attempts: 17 vs. Tennessee, 2006 Yards: 126 vs. Virginia Tech, 2007 Touchdowns: 2, three times Long: 67 vs. Virginia Tech, 2007 CAREER RECEIVING HIGHS Receptions: 4 vs. South Carolina, 2008 Yards: 82 vs. Georgia, 2008 Touchdowns: 1, twice Long: 66 vs. Georgia, 2008 WILLIAMS’ CAREER RUSHING STATS

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TD

LG

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9-1 14-0 13-0 35-1

76 70 83 229

436 478 417 1,331

5 6 2 13

38 67 25 67

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TD

LG

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9-1 14-0 13-0 35-1

4 9 11 24

14 113 124 251

0 1 1 2

12 46 66 66

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TD

LG

2006 2007 2008 Totals

0 10 13 23

0 199 290 489

0 19.9 22.3 21.3

0 0 0 0

0 25 38 38

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Defensive Tackle 6-4 • 324 • Sr. • 3L Elton, La. (Elton)

Offensive Line 6-4 • 296 • Fr. • HS Baton Rouge, La. Parkview Baptist High School

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Physically imposing defensive lineman who is poised for a promising senior season following an outstanding spring ... Projects to be in the starting rotation at defensive tackle for the Tigers … Recipient of the Mike Miley Leadership Award during 2009 spring drills … Does an outstanding job against both the run and the pass with great strength … Has seen action in 28 career games with three starts. JUNIOR SEASON (2008) Played in 10 games with starts against North Texas and Tulane … Tallied 11 tackles on the season … Earned the first start of his career versus North Texas and responded with a pair of tackles ... Finished with one tackle against Alabama ... Had two tackles against Tulane ... Made one tackle against Georgia ... Had two tackles apiece in games against Mississippi State and Appalachian State. SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007) One of the top backup defensive linemen on the squad and in the SEC … Played in 12 of the Tigers’ 14 games, including the BCS National Championship Game … Finished the year with 22 tackles – 13 solo and nine assisted – with two sacks for a loss of 15 yards … His three fumble recoveries tied for the SEC lead with South Carolina’s Eric Norwood … Added one quarterback hurry … Earned his first career start against Tulane, getting the nod at right tackle ... Finished the game with two tackles, a sack and a fumble recovery ... Registered a career-high five tackles in the win over Louisiana Tech ... Had four stops versus Tennessee in the SEC Championship Game. TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2006) A top prospect out of high school, he played in six games, including the Allstate Sugar Bowl, as a true freshman ... Credited with seven tackles on the season ... Was in on three stops and a sack against Kentucky ... Also had three stops against Louisiana-Lafayette. HIGH SCHOOL Rated amongst the top defensive tackle prospects in the country by every major recruiting publication … A consensus Top 100 player in the country … Earned All-America honors as a senior by Parade Magazine, USA Today and Reebok … Represented the state of Louisiana in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl … Finished an outstanding high school career in 2005 with 109 tackles and 12 tackles for loss in his senior season … Had 100 tackles and 11 tackles for loss as a junior … Received first-team all-state and all-district honors his last two seasons … Also played on the offensive line during his senior season … Ranked as the top prospect in the state of Louisiana by Tigerbait.com and as the nation’s 15th-best recruit by ESPN.com … Named to Tom Lemming’s 2005 All-America team, the FSN South’s Countdown to Signing Day “All-South” second-team, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100, the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen, the Mobile Register Super Southeast 120 and the New Orleans Times-Picayune Top 16 Blue-Chip list … Coached by Brett Fuselier.

HIGH SCHOOL Named first-team all-state in Class 3A as a senior in 2008 … Led the way for Parkview Baptist as they captured the district 8-3A title and finished the season with a 10-2 record … Paved the way for an option attack that amassed over 4,300 yards during his senior season … Earned first-team all-district honors in 2008 … Rated as the No. 17 offensive guard in the country by Rivals.com … Rated a four-star prospect by Rivals.com and a three-star prospect by Scout. com … Ranked as the No. 20 offensive guard in the country by ESPNU … A member of the SuperPrep Louisiana Top 40 … Named to the New Orleans Times-Picayune Blue Chip List and the Baton Rouge Advocate Second Dozen… Coached by Kenny Guillot PERSONAL Full name is Richard Carneal Ainsworth … Goes by Carneal … Born May 21, 1990 in Vicksburg, Miss. … Parents are Ricky and D.Anne Ainsworth … Has two sisters – Jacqueline and Caroline … Dad played football at Northwestern State … Plans to major in business.

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Dominique Allen Fullback 5-11 • 250 • Fr. • HS Paris, Tenn. Henry County High School

HIGH SCHOOL Rated the nation’s fifth-best fullback by Rivals.com … Listed as the eighth-best prospect in Tennessee by Rivals.com…As a senior, had 102 carries for 911 yards and 21 touchdowns while leading Henry County to its third-straight Class 4A semifinal…As a junior, rushed for 1,616 yards and 31 touchdowns…As a sophomore rushed for 1,366 yards and 19 touchdowns… Received Tennessee all-state honors in Class 4A Division II as a senior…Broke all rushing records at Henry County High School with more than 4,700 yards and 80 touchdowns…Coached by Joe Gaddis. PERSONAL Full name is Dominique Dequan Allen … Born on March 13, 1991, in Nashville, Tenn. … Parents are Derrick and Melissa Allen … Has two siblings – Shaquille and Shantoria … Nickname is Bull.

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Lamin Barrow

PERSONAL Full name is Al Joseph Woods … Parents are Al and Phyllis Woods … Born March 25, 1987, in Jennings, La. … Majoring in general studies with concentrations in African-American studies, communication studies and sports studies. CAREER HIGHS Total tackles: 5 vs. Louisiana Tech, 2007 Tackles for loss: 1, twice Sacks: 1, twice Interceptions: 0 WOODS’ CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS Year

G-GS

UT

AT

TT

TFL

Sacks

PBU

QBH

INT

FF

FR

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6-0 12-0 10-3 28-3

3 13 4 20

4 9 7 20

7 22 11 40

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0.5-1 2.0-15 0-0 2.5-16

0 0 0 0

0 1 0 1

0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0

0 3 0 3

Linebacker 6-2 • 209 • Fr. • HS Marrero, La. John Ehret High School

HIGH SCHOOL Rated the seventh-best prospect in Louisiana by Rivals.com… Ranked the No. 22 inside linebacker by Rivals.com…Ranked as the nation’s No. 20 linebacker by Scout.com…Named to the Louisiana Top 40 by SuperPrep Magazine…Named to the New Orleans Times-Picayune Blue-Chip list and the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Second Dozen…As a senior, recorded 71 tackles, 13 tackles for loss, nine quarterback hurries, two interceptions, five forced fumbles and four fumbles recovered with two of those returned for touchdowns…Named District 8-5A Defensive MVP and Louisiana Class 5A All-State as a senior…Coached by Billy North. PERSONAL Full name is Lamin Samboujang Barrow … Goes by Lamin … Parents are Ali and Saidah Barrow … Has three siblings – Vaughn, Deshown and Claude … Plans to major in business.

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Michael Brockers Defensive End 6-6 • 255 • Fr. • HS Houston, Texas Chavez High School

HIGH SCHOOL A dominating defensive end that was considered among the top prospects in the state of Texas for the Class of 2009 … A SuperPrep All-American in 2008 … A four-star prospect according to Rivals.com and Scout.com … A member of the Rivals 250 … Ranked as the No. 20 recruit in the state by SuperPrep … Also ranked No. 23 statewide according to Rivals.com … Enjoyed an outstanding senior season in which he led Chavez High School to the first round of the Texas Class 5A state playoffs … Earned first-team all-

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2009 Newcomers region and all-state honors as a senior … Established himself as one of the state’s up-and-coming defenders after finishing his junior season with 59 tackles and 10 sacks in 2007 … Also terrorized opponents on special teams as he recorded one blocked punt and one blocked field goal … Coached at Chaves High School by Michael Jackson. PERSONAL Full name is Michael Seth Brockers … Goes by Michael … Born on Dec. 21, 1990, in Houston, Texas … Mom is Tiffany Brockers … Has four siblings – Ashton, Nicholas, Harrison and Jessica … Plans to major in engineering.

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Drayton Calhoun

Running Back 6-0 • 175 • Fr. • HS Tucker, Ga. Tucker High School HIGH SCHOOL SuperPrep All-America and a member of the ESPNU 150 as a senior in 2008 … A Class 4A first-team all-state selection as a senior and helped lead Tucker to the class 4A state championship … Rushed for 1,211 yards and 12 touchdowns during his senior season … Played both running back and defensive back as a senior … As a junior, carried the ball 121 times for 1,062 yards and 12 touchdowns … Ranked as a four-star prospect by Rivals.com and Scout.com … A five-star prospect in the Sports Illustrated Takkle Top 200 … Named to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100 … Rated as the No. 8 athlete in the nation by SuperPrep … Ranked as the No. 10 athlete in the country by Rivals.com … Ranked as the No. 12 athlete in the country by ESPNU … Rated as the No. 18 athlete in the country in the Sports Illustrated Takkle Top 200 … Rated as the No. 10 prospect in the state of Georgia by Rivals.com … Rated as the No. 17 prospect in the state of Georgia by SuperPrep … A member of the Rivals 250 … Rated as the No. 66 overall prospect in the Mobile Press Register Super Southeast 120 … Coached by Franklin Stephens. PERSONAL Full name is Drayton Marcei Allen-Calhoun … Goes by Drayton … Born Jan. 8, 1991, in Atlanta, Ga. … Mom is Matilda Allen-Calhoun … Plans to major in kinesiology … Enrolled at LSU in January of 2009 and participated in spring practice with the Tigers.

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Morris Claiborne

Wide Receiver 6-0 • 180 • Fr. • HS Shreveport, La. Fair Park High School HIGH SCHOOL Outstanding athlete who has experience at quarterback, defensive back and wide receiver…Rated the No. 28 athlete by ESPNU… Named to the Louisiana Top 40 by SuperPrep Magazine…Named to the New Orleans Times-Picayune Blue-Chip list and the Baton Rouge Advocate’s Super Dozen…As a senior, accounted for more than 2,000 all-purpose yards and 30 touchdowns as a quarterback…Passed for 1,009 yards and 14 touchdowns while rushing for 1,023 yards and 16 touchdowns…Was a threetime All-District selection at receiver and defensive back…Also played basketball, baseball and ran track in high school…Named Shreveport-Bossier Male High School Athlete of the Year by the Shreveport Times as a sophomore…Won the 4A state title in the 100 meters with a 10.76 clocking in 2009 … Coached by Lent Barsey. PERSONAL Full name is Morris Lee Claiborne … Mom is Opal Claiborne.

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Chris Davenport

Defensive Tackle 6-4 • 318 • Fr. • HS Mansfield, La. Mansfield High School HIGH SCHOOL One of the nation’s top prep defensive linemen … Named to the USA Today All-USA Football second team as a senior in 2008 as well as being a SuperPrep All-America … Played in only four games as a senior because of surgery to repair a torn meniscus during the summer … In four games, he racked up 45 tackles and nine sacks … Was an honorable mention to the Class 2A all-state team as a senior … Named first-team all-district as a senior … As a junior, totaled an impressive 120 tackles and 20 sacks while also forcing four fumbles and recovering three … Named first team all-state in Class 2A as a junior … Named first-team all-district as a junior … A consensus five-star prospect by all major recruiting services … Named to the Rivals 100 … Rated as the No. 5 defensive tackle and the No. 25 overall prospect in the country by Rivals. com … Rated as the No. 7 defensive tackle and the No. 43 overall prospect in the country by Scout.com … Rated as the No. 11 defensive lineman in the country by SuprPrep … Rated as the No. 22 overall prospect in the Sports Illustrated Takkle Top 200 … Rated as the No. 3 defensive tackle prospect in the country in the Sports Illustrated Takkle Top 200 … Rated as the No. 2 prospect in Louisiana by Rivals.com and No. 5 by SuperPrep… Rated as the No. 1 most athletic defensive tackle in the country by Rivals.com … Rated as the No. 8 overall prospect and No. 2 defensive tackle in the Mobile Press-Register Super Southeast 120 … Named to the New Orleans Times-Picayune Blue Chip List, the Atlanta JournalConstitution Super Southern 100 and the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen … Is also an accomplished singer and sang the Star Spangled Banner at the Louisiana Sportsman’s Paradise Bowl in Lafayette … Coached by Donald Mayweather PERSONAL Full name is Christopher James Davenport … Goes by Chris … Born Oct. 4, 1989, in Shreveport, La. … Parents are Donald and Pamela Davenport … Has two siblings – Donald and Donna … Plans to major in sports administration.

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Josh Downs

Defensive Tackle 6-1 • 275 • Fr. • HS Bastrop, La. Bastrop High School HIGH SCHOOL A dominating defensive lineman who earned the right to compete in the Under Armour High School All-America Game following his senior season … Member of the ESPNU 150 as well as being a SuperPrep All-America in 2008 … Helped lead Bastrop High School to the Class 4A semifinals after finishing the season with 25 tackles and five sacks in 2008 … His performance earned him first-team all-state honors as a senior … Anchored a Bastrop defense that held opponents to 10.4 points per game en route to a perfect 15-0 record and Class 4A state championship as a junior in 2007 … Finished his junior season as a first-team all-state selection with 37 tackles, two sacks and one interception … Also earned first-team all-state honors as an offensive lineman during his sophomore season in 2006 … A member of The Advocate Super Dozen and New Orleans Times-Picayune’s Blue Chip List for the Class of 2009 … A member of the Rivals 250 … Ranked as the No. 7 recruit in the state of Louisiana by SuperPrep … Also ranked as the No. 9 player in the state by Rivals.com … Coached at Bastrop High School by Brad Bradshaw. PERSONAL Full name is Joshua Madella Downs … Goes by Josh … Born May 11, 1990, in Monroe, La. … Parents are Jimmie and Ella Downs … Has two siblings – Jimmie, Jr. and Chaka.

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Rockey Duplessis

Safety 6-1 • 185 • Fr. • HS Belle Chasse, La. Belle Chasse High School

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HIGH SCHOOL Signed with LSU for the second straight in February of 2009 after originally pledging to the Tigers in 2008 … Sat out the 2008 season … Enrolled in school in January of 2009 and went through spring drills with the Tigers … Rated the nation’s No. 17 safety by ESPN.com in 2007 … Member of the 2007 PrepStar All-Southeast Region Team … Named to the Class 4A all-state team and received all-metro honors twice … Played for three different schools after being displaced by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 … Recorded 72 tackles, nine interceptions and three fumble recoveries (one for a touchdown) as a junior in 2006 … Coached by Robert Becnel. PERSONAL Full name is Rocky Jay Duplessis … Born June 15, 1989 … Parents are Gene and Tammy Duplessis.

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Chris Faulk

Offensive Line 6-6 • 310 • Fr. • HS Slidell, La. Slidell High School HIGH SCHOOL One of the nation’s top prep offensive linemen in 2008, earning Parade All-America honors … Named first-team all-state in Class 5A as a senior … Helped lead Northshore to a second-place finish in district 6-5A with a 7-3 record as a senior… As a junior, named second-team all-state in Class 5A … Named second-team alldistrict as a sophomore while playing both offensive tackle and defensive end … Rated a four-star prospect by Rivals.com and Scout.com … Rated a five-star prospect in the Sports Illustrated Takkle Top 200 … Rated as the No. 9 offensive lineman in the nation by SuperPrep … Ranked as the No. 5 offensive tackle in the nation and the No. 47 overall prospect by Rivals.com … Rated the No. 27 offensive tackle in the country by Scout.com … Rated as the No. 30 offensive line prospect in the country in the Sports Illustrated Takkle Top 200 … Rated the No. 8 prospect in the state of Louisiana by Rivals.com and #6 by SuperPrep… Ranked the No. 7 prospect in the Louisiana by TigerBait.com … Ranked as the # 2 athlete among offensive linemen by Rivals.com … Rated as the No. 25 overall prospect in the Mobile Press-Register Super Southeast 120 … Named to the New Orleans Times-Picayune Blue Chip List and the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen … Also played center on the basketball team at Northshore High School … Coached by Mike Bourg PERSONAL Full name is Christopher Brook Faulk … Goes by Chris … Born Jan. 21, 1990, in Slidell, La. … Parents are Harris and Christine Faulk … Has one brother, Harris, Jr.

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Michael Ford

Running Back 5-10 • 200 • Fr. • HS Leesville, La. Leesville High School HIGH SCHOOL One of the nation’s top running back prospects for the Class of 2009 … Named to the Parade Magazine All-America team as well as being a second-team All-USA selection by USA Today … Proved to be nearly unstoppable during his senior season at Leesville

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2009 Newcomers High School while rushing for 2,953 yards and 29 touchdowns en route to a first-team 4A all-state selection in 2008 … Wrapped up the regular season with an impressive 443-yard, six-touchdown performance against Tioga … Led his team to the second round of the Class 4A state playoffs in 2008 … In final high school game in a playoff loss to Zachary, rushed 39 times for 2,299 yards and three TDs … Capped senior season with nine game of 200-yards or better and finished career with 20-straight 100-yard games, a streak that dated back to 2006 … Broke Leesville rushing record as a senior with 2,447 yards, topping the previous mark of 2,143 set by former LSU standout Cecil Collins in 1994 … Honored for his performance by being invited to participate in the Hawaii Prep Football Classic in December … Recognized as one of the nation’s top young backs after rushing for 1,334 yards and 18 touchdowns as a sophomore in 2006 … Rushed for 567 yards in four games as a junior in 2007 before breaking his collarbone just three games into the season … Rated as the No. 17 overall player by Scout.com … Is a member of The Advocate Super Dozen and New Orleans Times-Picayune’s Blue Chip List for the Class of 2009 … Also a member of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100 … No. 33 on the Mobile Press-Register Super Southeast 120 … Ranked as the No. 2 recruit in the state of Louisiana by SuperPrep … Also ranked as the state’s fifth-ranked recruit by Rivals.com … The nation’s No. 3 running back prospect by Scout.com … Also ranked No. 7 nationally at his position by both ESPN and Rivals. com … Coached at Leesville High School by Terence Williams. PERSONAL Full name is Michael Deshown Ford … Goes by Michael … Nickname is Shug … Born May 27, 1990, in Leesville, La. … Parents are Frank and Tanny Ford … Has two brothers – Frank and Justin.

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PERSONAL Full name is Derek Michael Helton … Goes by Derek … Born April 14, 1989 … Parents are Robert and Heather Helton … Has three siblings – Robert, Chris and Amber … Plans to major in sports administration … Enrolled early at LSU in January of 2009 and participated in spring practice where he emerged as LSU’s starting punter.

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Akiem Hicks

Defensive Tackle 6-6 • 300 • Jr. • JC Fair Oaks, Calif. Sacramento City (Calif.) C.C. JUNIOR COLLEGE A Junior College transfer from Sacramento City (Calif.) Community College … Rated the No. 20 Junior College prospect by Rivals. com…Named the No. 18 JUCO transfer by SuperPrep Magazine … As a sophomore at Sacramento City, recorded 33 tackles, 7 tackles for loss and two quarterback hurries … Named First-team All-Conference in 2008 … As a freshman, recorded 50 tackles, four sacks and one interception … Played nose guard, tackle and end in junior college … Played high school football at Del Campo High School in Carmichael, Calif. … Coached in high school by Mike Dimino … Coached in junior college by Mike Clemons. PERSONAL Full name is Akiem Jamar Hicks … Born Nov. 16, 1989 … Parents are Frank and Desiree Hicks.

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Chris Garrett

Josh Johns

Quarterback 6-4 • 220 • Fr. • HS Tupelo, Miss. Tupelo High School HIGH SCHOOL A classic pro-style quarterback with a big arm … Has tremendous knowledge of the game … Starting quarterback on high school team for three years … Named second-team all-state and firstteam all-area as a senior … As a senior, completed 127 of 220 passes for 1,901 yards and 22 touchdowns and also ran for six touchdowns … Named to the all-area team as a sophomore … As a sophomore, completed 88 of 184 passes for 1,478 yards and nine touchdowns … Named to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100 … Rated as a three-star prospect by Rivals. com and Scout.com … Rated as the No. 16 pro-style quarterback by Rivals.com … Rated as the No. 28 quarterback prospect in the country by Scout.com … Rated as the No. 9 prospect in the state of Mississippi by SuperPrep … Rated as the No. 11 prospect in the state of Mississippi by Rivals.com … Coached by Eric Collins. PERSONAL Full name is Chris Alan Garrett … Born on Nov. 17, 1990 … Parents are David and Felicia Garrett … Enrolled in classes at LSU in January of 2009 and participated in spring practice with the Tigers.

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Derek Helton

Punter 6-2 • 170 • Jr. • JC Hoyt, Kan. Fort Scott (Kan.) C.C JUNIOR COLLEGE A Junior College transfer from Fort Scott (Kan.) CC…Named to the 2008 KJCCC All-Conference second team…Averaged 36.1 yards on 70 punts and had a 68-yard long as a sophomore…As a freshman averaged 35.6 yards on 69 punts with a 64-yard long…Received MVP Punter honors at Chris Sailer’s Elite Kicking camp in Burbank, Calif., in July 2008…Did not start playing football until he was a junior in high school…Coached by Jeff Sims.

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Safety 6-2 • 210 • Fr. • HS Baton Rouge, La. Central High School HIGH SCHOOL Named to the Baton Rouge Advocate’s Super Dozen…As a senior, recorded 60 tackles, five interceptions and six blocked kicks, one of which he returned for a game-winning touchdown to beat Brother Martin, 13-7, in the second round of the 5A state playoffs...Helped his team reach the semifinals of the Class 5A playoffs… Received first team 5A all-state honors as a senior… Coached by Sid Edwards. PERSONAL Full name is Joshua Michael Johns … Goes by Josh … Born Jan. 3, 1990, in Baton Rouge, La. … Parents are Doug and Carrie Johns … Has three brothers – Kyle, Garrett and Hunter … His grandfather – Chuck Johns – played football at LSU in the 1950s, earning three letters as a halfback in 1953, ’54 and ’55 … Chuck Johns led the Tigers in rushing with 408 yards in 1954 and he was second on the team in rushing (455 yards) and first on the squad in receiving (14 rec. for 217 yards) in 1955 … His dad played football at Louisiana-Monroe.

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Tahj Jones

Linebacker 6-2 • 195 lbs. • Fr. • HS Sulphur, La. Sulphur High School HIGH SCHOOL Two-time 5A first-team all-state selection for Sulphur High School in Southwest Louisiana … Named to the New Orleans TimesPicayune’s Blue Chip list…Missed three games as a senior with a sprained ankle and still recorded 80 tackles, 11 of them for loss and had seven sacks on way to receiving Class 5A all-state honors … As a junior, recorded 53 tackles, 13 of them for loss and had eight sacks … Coached by Paul Bourgeois. PERSONAL Full name is Tahj Keeynata Jones … Goes by Tahj … Born Dec. 27, 1989, in Mamou, La. … Has four siblings – Darius, Jabal, Eddie and Fairlyn.

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Bennie Logan Defensive End 6-3 • 272 • Fr. • HS Coushatta, La. Red River High School

HIGH SCHOOL As a senior, totaled 116 tackles, 30 tackles for loss and 15 sacks … Named 2A first-team all-state for the second year in a row as a senior … Named District 3-2A Defensive MVP as a senior … Piled up 93 tackles and 15 tackles for loss as a junior … Selected first-team all-state in Class 2A as a junior … Named District 3-2A Defensive Co-MVP, sharing the honor with fellow LSU freshman Chris Davenport of Mansfield … A four-year starter at defensive end at Red River High School … Named to the SuperPrep Louisiana Top 40 … Rated as a three-star prospect by Rivals.com and Scout. com … Rated as the No. 33 weak side defensive end by Rivals.com … Rated as the No. 65 defensive end by Scout.com … Rated as the No. 76 defensive end by ESPNU … Rated as the No. 9 player in the state of Louisiana by Rivals.com … Named to the New Orleans Times Picayune Blue Chip List and the Baton Rouge Advocate Second Dozen… Coached by Reginald Prealow PERSONAL Full name is Bennie Cordell Logan … Goes by Bennie … Born Dec. 28, 1989, in Shreveport, La. … Parents are Bennie Frost and Sandra Logan … Has seven siblings – Lacey, Jeremy, Corey, Adrian, Jessica, Carl, and Mark … Plans to major in criminal justice.

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Craig Loston

Safety 6-2 • 193 • Fr. • HS Aldine, Texas Eisenhower High School HIGH SCHOOL Widely considered the best safety in the nation in the Class of 2009 … Named to the Parade All-America team as well as being named second-team All-USA by USA Today … Rated the No. 1 safety in high school football in 2008 by Rivals.com, Scout. com and ESPNU … Rated the No. 1 defensive back by SuperPrep Magazine … Rated as the No. 2 prospect in Texas by SuperPrep Magazine … Named SuperPrep Southwest Defensive Player of the Year … Ranked the No. 17 overall prospect by the Sporting News … Rated as a five-star recruit by Rivals.com and Scout.com … Named to the 2009 USA Today All-USA second team as a defensive back … Participated for the White squad in the Under Armour All-American Bowl in Orlando, Fla ... Rated No. 13 in the Sports Illustrated/TAKKLE Top 200 … As a junior recorded 91 tackles and three interceptions and gained 847 receiving yards while averaging 30 yards per kick return … Named first-team all-state and Defensive MVP in Texas Class 19-5A as a junior … Played defensive back, wide receiver and was Eisenhower’s punt and kickoff return specialist … Cousin of fellow Class of 2009 LSU signee Russell Shepard … Coached by Ray Evans. PERSONAL Full name is Craig Anthony Loston, Jr. … Goes by Craig … Mom is Jackie Henderson-Robertson … Has three siblings – Chameyon, Shemiah, and Sheniqua.

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Stavion Lowe

Offensive Line 6-5 • 294 • Fr. • HS Brownwood, Texas Brownwood High School HIGH SCHOOL Earned second-team All-USA honors from USA Today as well as being a SuperPrep All-America as a senior in 2008 … Cleared the way at the tackle position for an offense that totaled more than 4,000 yards his senior year … Selected as an honorable mention to the Class 3A all-state team as a senior … Named first-team all-district as a senior … Rated a four-star prospect by both


2009 Newcomers Rivals.com and Scout.com … Rated as a five-star prospect in the Sports Illustrated Takkle Top 200 … A member of the Rivals 250 … Rated as the No. 21 prospect in the nation in the Takkle Top 200 … Rated as the No. 29 offensive lineman in the country by SuperPrep … Rated as the No. 7 offensive guard in the country by ESPNU and the No. 12 guard in the country by Scout.com … Rated as the No. 16 offensive tackle in the country by Rivals. com … Rated as the No. 2 offensive line prospect in the country in the Sports Illustrated Takkle Top 200 … Ranked the No. 19 overall prospect in the state of Texas by Rivals.com and No. 21 by SuperPrep… Coached by Steve Freeman PERSONAL Full name is Stavion D’Marque Lowe … Goes by Stavion … Born May 22, 1991, in Brownwood, Texas … Parents are Charles and MaKaila Lowe … Plans to major in engineering.

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Barkevious Mingo Linebacker 6-5 • 209 • Fr. • HS West Monroe, La. West Monroe High School

HIGH SCHOOL A 5A first-team all-state selection, Mingo recorded 59 tackles to go with seven tackles and four tackles for losses in helping West Monroe to the state championship game in 2008 … Added four forced fumbles and recovered seven fumbles in 2008 … As a junior, tallied 55 tackles to go with six sacks and 12 tackles for loss … Named all-state in Class 5A as a junior … A four-star prospect according to Rivals.com and Scout.com … Rated as the No. 8 linebacker in the country by SuperPrep … Rated as the No. 6 strong side linebacker by Scout.com … Rated as the No. 9 outside linebacker by Rivals.com … A member of the Rivals 250 and Scout 300 … Rated as the No. 5 best athlete among linebackers by Rivals.com … Rated as the No. 3 player in the state of Louisiana by SuperPrep … Rated as the No. 8 player in the state of Louisiana by Rivals.com … Rated as the No. 63 overall prospect in the Mobile Press-Register Super Southeast 120 … Named to the New Orleans Times Picayune Blue Chip List and the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen… Coached by Don Shows PERSONAL Full name is Barkevious Levon Mingo … Born Oct. 4, 1990, in Belle Glades, Fla. … Dad is Hugh Mingo and mom is Barbara Johnson … Has four siblings – Hugh Mingo III, Hughtavious Mingo, Malik Johnson and LaDarian Johnson.

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Kevin Minter

Linebacker 6-0 • 231 • Fr. • HS Suwanee, Ga. Peachtree Ridge High School HIGH SCHOOL A Class 5A first-team all-state selection as a senior … As a senior, tallied 113 tackles while playing in only 10 games … Helped lead Peachtree Ridge to the playoffs before suffering an injury that kept him out of their run to the Class 5A state championship … As a junior, recorded 137 tackles and six sacks as a middle linebacker … Was an honorable mention to the Class 5A all-state team as a junior as well as a first-team all-district and all-country selection … Played defensive end as a freshman and sophomore, totaling a combined 154 tackles in two years at the position … Started all four years in high school … A four-star prospect according to Rivals.com and Scout.com … A five-star prospect in the Sports Illustrated Takkle Top 200 … Rated as the No. 15 Linebacker in the nation by SuperPrep … Rated as the No. 17 inside linebacker in the nation by Rivals.com … Rated as the No. 4 middle linebacker in the nation by Scout.com … Rated as the No. 11 outside linebacker in the nation by ESPNU ... Rated as the No. 7 prospect in the state of Georgia by SuperPrep … Rated as the No. 23 overall prospect in the state of Georgia by Rivals.com … Rated as the No. 79 overall prospect in the Mobile Press-Register Super Southeast 120 …

Named to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100 … A member of the Rivals 250 … Coached by Bill Ballard PERSONAL Full name is Kevin Christopher Minter … Born Dec. 3, 1990 … Parents are Willie May Hollis and Leonard Minter … Enrolled at LSU in January of 2009 and participated in spring practice with the Tigers.

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Sam Montgomery

Defensive End 6-5 • 260 • Fr. • HS Greenwood, S.C Greenwood High School

HIGH SCHOOL Widely considered one of the top defensive end prospects in the Class of 2009 … Rated the No. 2 defensive end by ESPNU … Rated the No. 6 defensive end and No. 3 pass rusher by Rivals.com … Rated the No. 7 defensive end by Scout.com … Rated the No. 2 prospect in South Carolina by SuperPrep Magazine … Rated as a four-star recruit by Rivals.com and Scout.com … Named to Sports Illustrated/TAKKLE Top 200, the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s Super Southern 100, and the Mobile Press Register’s Super Southeast 120 … Participated for the White squad in the Under Armour All-American Bowl in Orlando, Fla … As a senior, recorded 85 tackles, 15 of them for loss and had 11 sacks on way to receiving South Carolina All-State honors … As a junior, recorded 65 tackles, 20 of them for loss and had 15 sacks … Coached by Shell Dula. PERSONAL Full name is Sidney Sammual Montgomery … Goes by Sam … Born May 25, 1990, in Greenwood, S.C. … Parents are Sidney and Debra Montgomery … Has two siblings – J.D. and Amanda … Plans to major in accounting.

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Rueben Randle

Wide Receiver 6-3 • 195 • Fr. • HS Bastrop, La. Bastrop High School HIGH SCHOOL One of the most sought after players in the country in 2008 … Earned Parade All-America honors as well as being a first-team All-USA selection by USA Today as a senior in 2008 … Versatile player who starred in high school as both a quarterback and wide receiver … Played quarterback as a senior in 2008, throwing for 2,461 yards and 20 touchdowns while also rushing for 683 yards and 12 scores … Led his team to an 11-2 record and the No. 1 seed in the state playoffs before losing in the semifinals in 2008 … Named 5A first-team all-state as an athlete as a senior … Played wide receiver as a junior and a sophomore … As a junior, caught 55 passes for 1,058 yards and 11 touchdowns helping Bastrop to its second consecutive Class 4A state championship … Named 4A first-team all-state as a junior … As a sophomore, caught 14 passes for 433 yards and 7 touchdowns on a team that won the 2006 Class 4A state championship … In his three seasons as a starter, Bastrop posted a 41-2 record … One of the top-rated prospects in the nation … A consensus five-star prospect by all major recruiting services … Rated as the No. 9 overall prospect and No. 1 wide receiver by SuperPrep … Rated as the No. 6 prospect in the country by Sporting News … Rated as the No. 1 wide receiver in the country by Rivals.com, Scout.com and ESPNU … Rated as the No. 2 wide receiver in the Sports Illustrated Takkle Top 200 … Rated as the No. 1 prospect in Louisiana by Rivals. com and SuperPrep … Rated the No. 3 deep threat by Rivals. com … Rated as the No. 1 prospect in the Mobile Press-Register Super Southeast 120 … Named to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100, the New Orleans Times Picayune Blue-Chip List and the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen … Coached by Brad Bradshaw.

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PERSONAL Full name is Rueben Jacob Randle … Born May 7, 1991, in Bastrop, La. … Parents are Emmett and Troye Randle.

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Russell Shepard

Quarterback 6-1 • 179 • Fr. • HS Houston, Texas Cypress Ridge High School

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HIGH SCHoOL Widely considered the top dual-threat quarterback in the country for the Class of 2009 … Earned Parade All-America honors as well as being a second-team All-USA selection by the USA Today … Lived up to his billing during a prolific senior season in which he led Cypress Ridge High School to the third round of the Texas Class 5A Division II State Playoffs … Racked up 538 yards of total offense and six touchdowns in the Rams’ third-round loss to Copperas Cove … Tallied more than 1,000 yards of offense with a total of 14 touchdowns in three playoff games … Team finished with a 9-3 record in 2008 … Accounted for nearly 4,000 total yards and 48 touchdowns on the year … Completed 55 percent of his passes for 1,843 yards and 20 touchdowns with just four interceptions … Also carried the ball 257 times for 1,946 yards and 28 touchdowns … Finished his senior season ranked as the No. 1 high school player in the state of Texas by Rivals.com and SuperPrep … Honored by the Associated Press as a first-team Class 5A all-state performer and the Texas Class 5A Offensive Player of the Year in 2008 … Was also named the Touchdown Club of Houston’s Offensive Player of the Year following his senior season … One of 32 finalists for the national Joe Montana Quarterback of the Year award … Earned the right to compete in the Under Armour High School All-America Game on Jan. 4 … While starting at quarterback for the Black Team, he accounted for two touchdowns in the game, including a 92-yard touchdown pass in the first half … Also showed off his elusiveness by scoring on a 15-yard quarterback draw early in the second half while finishing the game with 39 yards rushing on four carries … Finished his high school career with more than 8,000 yards of total offense and 98 total touchdowns to his credit … Rushed for 66 touchdowns while passing for 32 touchdowns during his high school career … Honored by Cypress Ridge High School by having his jersey No. 10 retired less than one month after his final game … Coached at Cypress Ridge by Gary Thiebaud. PERSONAL Full name is Russell Oliver Shepard, Jr. … Goes by Russell … Born Sept. 17, 1990, in Houston, Texas … Parents are Russell Sr., and Nikki Shepard … Plans to major in business … Enrolled at LSU in January of 2009 and participated in spring practice with the Tigers

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Josh Williford

Guard 6-7 • 345 • Fr. • HS Dothan, Ala. Houston Academy HIGH SCHOOL Named first-team all-state in Class 2A as a senior … Named first-team all-state in Class 2A as a junior … A three-star prospect according to Rivals.com and Scout.com … Rated as the No. 77 offensive guard in the country by Rivals.com … Rated as the No. 113 offensive guard in the country by ESPNU … Rated as the No. 77 offensive tackle in the country by Scout.com … Coached by Jimmy Addison. PERSONAL Full name is Joshua Preston Williford … Goes by Josh … Born Sept. 24, 1990, in Panama City, Fla. … Parents are Lane and Tricia Williford … Has one brother – Garrett.

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Les Miles Head CoACH

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Les Miles by the numbers…. 42-11 overall record at LSU

25-3 24-5 22-10 17-8 15-5 11-5 11-5 8-5 4-0 2-0 1-1 12 9 1 1

record vs. unranked teams

record in Tiger Stadium record in SEC regular season games record vs. top 25 teams record vs. SEC Western Division record in SEC home games record in SEC road games record vs. top 10 teams record in bowl games record in BCS bowl games record in SEC Championship Game number of fourth quarter/overtime comeback wins for LSU since 2005 number of wins over coaches who have won a national title* BCS National Championship SEC Championship

* - The nine wins over coaches who have won a national title came against Philip Fulmer (twice), Urban Meyer (twice), Larry Coker, Steve Spurrier (twice), Nick Saban and Jim Tressel.

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It has been said that LSU is in the midst of the Golden Era of football at the school and head coach Les Miles has been the driving force behind the Tigers’ continued dominance at the national level since his arrival in 2005. In four years at LSU, Miles has led the charge in what has been the best run in the history of football at the school. Since taking over the program in January of 2005, Miles has led LSU to a national title, a Southeastern Conference championship, two appearances in the SEC Championship Game, three straight top five finishes, and four bowl victories, two of which were BCS contests. 2009 LSU Football Media Guide


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2007 National Championship Season!

(Above) Head coach Les Miles acknowledges the LSU fans who watched the Tigers’ 38-24 victory over top-ranked Ohio State in the 2008 Allstate BCS National Championship Game. (Top left) Postgame, Miles congratulates the team on a stellar performance and the program’s second national championship in five years. (Middle left) Jacob Hester (18) presents coach Miles the game ball after the Alabama game. (Bottom left) With an historic season in the books, Miles lets out a blissful cry of jubilation in the postgame news conference.

Throw in 42 victories and three seasons of at least 11 victories and that makes for the best four-year stretch of football in school history. Miles’ record with the Tigers is an astonishing 42-11 with those victories representing the most by any LSU football coach over a four-year period. In addition to his 42 wins, some other notable accomplishments during his first four years with the Tigers include: only coach in LSU history to beat Auburn, Florida and Alabama in same season - and he’s done it twice; only first-year coach in SEC history to lead team to league’s title game; nine wins over coaches who have won national titles; only coach in LSU history to lead Tigers to three straight top five final rankings; and a perfect 4-0 record in bowl games, which includes wins in the BCS Championship Game and the Sugar Bowl. LSU’s success under Miles hasn’t been just on the playing field as the Tigers have also excelled in the classroom as well as being active participants within the community. With an approach that demands his players strive for excellence and pursue an education while representing the University in first-class fashion, the response by the players has been overwhelming. In addition to averaging over 10 wins for the past four years, the Tigers have had 66 players earn a spot on the SEC Academic Honor Roll with another 84 earning their college diploma.

Sixteen of the 18 seniors on the 2008 football team graduated, while 18 members of the 25-man senior class from the 2007 national championship team have earned their degree. The Tigers also played an instrumental role in the recovery efforts following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita n 2005, two of the most devastating natural disasters to hit the Louisiana coast. On the field, the Tigers have produced 25 NFL Draft picks over the past four years, including a school-record four first-round picks in the 2007 draft. In 2007, senior defensive tackle Glenn Dorsey became the most decorated defender in school history, winning four national awards – the Lombardi, Outland, Nagurski and Lott Trophies – as well as being named the SEC Defensive Player of the Year and a consensus AllAmerican. A year later, Tyson Jackson became the highest drafted defensive player in LSU history, going No. 3 overall to the Kansas City Chiefs. Now, with the Tigers becoming the first school in the country to have won two BCS National Championships, the foundation for the LSU football program continues to be solid. After 42 wins, including 17 over foes ranked among the nation’s top 25, and with four-straight recruiting classes ranked among the top 10 in the nation, including the nation’s No. 1 class in 2009, Miles and the Tigers have solidified their standing as one of college football’s premier programs.

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The Les Miles File

Birthdate:.............. Nov. 10, 1953 HOMETOWN:............ Elyria, Ohio WIFE:......................... Kathy CHILDReN:................ Kathryn “Smacker”, Leslie Matthew “Manny”,

Benjamin and Macy Grace COLLEGE:................... Michigan, ‘76 EDUCATION:

Graduated from the University of Michigan in 1976 with a degree in economics. PLAYing Experience:

Two-year letterman at Michigan in 1974 and 1975. Played on two Big 10 Championship Teams as well as participated in the 1976 Orange Bowl. Earned all-state honors in football at Elyria High School in Ohio and also earned letters in baseball and wrestling. Coaching Experience:

Coached on six Big Ten championship teams and 10 bowl teams at Michigan. Coached offensive line at Colorado from 1982 to 1986 and on two Colorado teams that went to bowl games. Served as offensive coordinator at Oklahoma State from 1995-97. Spent three seasons coaching tight ends for the Dallas Cowboys before returning to OSU as head coach prior to the 2001 season.

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LesHead Miles COaCH Les Miles Year-by-Year Year TEAM Record

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Assistant Coach 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000

Michigan Michigan Colorado Colorado Colorado Colorado Colorado Michigan Michigan Michigan Michigan Michigan Michigan Michigan Michigan Oklahoma State Oklahoma State Oklahoma State Dallas Cowboys Dallas Cowboys Dallas Cowboys

10-2 Rose 9-3 Bluebonnet 2-8-1 4-7 1-10 7-5 Freedom 6-6 Bluebonnet 8-4 Outback 9-2-1 Rose 10-2 Rose 9-3 Gator 10-2 Rose 9-0-3 Rose 8-4 Outback 8-4 Holiday 4-8 5-6 8-4 Alamo 10-6 8-8 5-11

Big 10 Champions Ranked No. 12

Miles vs. All Opponents

Ranked No. 19 Rose Bowl Champions Big 10 Champions Gator Bowl Champions Big 10 Champions Rose Bowl Champions Holiday Bowl Champions

Divisional Champions

Head Coach 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 TOTAL

Oklahoma State Oklahoma State Oklahoma State Oklahoma State LSU LSU LSU LSU 8 Seasons

4-7 8-5 9-4 7-5 11-2 11-2 12-2 8-5 70-32

Houston Houston Bowl Champions Cotton Alamo Peach No. 5; SEC West Champions Sugar No. 3; Sugar Bowl Champions BCS National Champions, SEC Champions Chick-fil-A Chick-fil-A Bowl Champions

Les and Kathy Miles with their four children, Ben, Macy, Smacker and Manny.

The LSU Years

Les Miles was named LSU’s 32nd head football coach on Jan. 3, 2005, and his impact with the program was immediate as he directed the Tigers to an 11-2 mark in his first year. That 11-2 record in 2005 served as the starting point for the best four-year stretch of football in school history, one that has seen the Tigers win more games than all but one school in the SEC during that span.

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Going into 2009, Miles’ record with LSU is 42-11, which includes a 22-10 mark in SEC regular season games. He’s also won 17 games against top 25 teams and eight against teams in the top 10. On 12 different occasions, Miles has led the Tigers to a comeback win in either the fourth quarter or overtime. After winning at least 11 games in three straight seasons, LSU went into 2008 with no experience at the

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Appalachian State Alabama Arizona Arizona State Arkansas Auburn Baylor Colorado Florida Fresno State Georgia Georgia Tech Iowa State Kansas Kansas State Kentucky Louisiana-Lafayette Louisiana Tech Miami (Fla.) Middle Tennessee Mississippi State Missouri Nebraska North Texas

Northern Iowa 1-0 Northwestern State 1-0 Notre Dame 1-0 Ohio State 1-1 Oklahoma 2-2 Ole Miss 3-2 SMU 3-0 South Carolina 2-0 Southern Miss 1-1 Missouri State 1-0 Tennessee 2-1 Texas 0-4 Texas A&M 2-2 Texas Tech 1-3 Troy 1-0 Tulane 3-0 Tulsa 1-0 UCLA 1-1 Vanderbilt 1-0 Virginia Tech 1-0 Washington First Meeting Wyoming 1-0 Total 70-32

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quarterback position and a roster that was depleted by departing seniors. Still, LSU managed to go 7-5 during the regular season and advanced to a bowl game for a school-record ninth consecutive season. LSU capped the 2008 season with a 38-3 win over 14th-ranked Georgia Tech in the Chick-fil-A Bowl in a game that put a positive finish on what was the most trying season of Miles’ four years in Baton Rouge. Some of the highlights in 2008 in addition to the bowl victory included comeback road wins over Auburn and South Carolina as well as overcoming a 31-10 fourth quarter deficit to beat Troy in Tiger Stadium. Of the five losses in 2008, three came against top 10 teams, including an overtime loss to top-ranked Alabama. After two of the most successful seasons in school history in 2005 and 2006, Miles again led the Tigers to a season of firsts in 2007. LSU became the first school in the Bowl Championship Series era to claim a second BCS National Title with its 38-24 win over Ohio State. LSU’s first BCS title came in 2003 when the Tigers beat Oklahoma, 21-14. With a 12-2 final record in 2007, the Tigers became the first team in school history to win at least 10 games in three-straight years. The 2007 Tigers also set the school record for wins over top 25 teams (7), won the SEC Championship with a backup quarterback and were ranked No. 1 in the BCS Standings during the regular season for the first time in school history. LSU finished the year ranked No. 1 in the nation in both the USA

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2009 Opponents in BOLD

Today Coaches Poll and the AP Poll. The road to the 2007 SEC title was anything but easy for the Tigers as LSU faced a total of seven top 25 teams, winning six of those games. After spending most of the season ranked among the top three teams in the nation, including a four-week stay at No. 1, the Tigers quickly found out that they had a target on their back each week. Time after time, week after week, LSU was getting the best shot from their opponents. It didn’t help matters that LSU played key stretches of its season with injuries to standout players. Star wideout Early Doucet missed five games; quarterback Matt Flynn wasn’t healthy for close to a month; and All-American Glenn Dorsey played hurt for the final five games of the regular season. Still, LSU, with outstanding depth and a will to overcome adversity, found a way to win. Four times in 2007 the Tigers had to come from behind in the fourth quarter to win games, including its 21-14 victory over Tennessee in the SEC Championship Game. LSU scored a touchdown with a second left to beat Auburn at home and then followed that by scoring two touchdowns in the final three minutes of the Alabama game to record a comeback win over the Crimson Tide. Against top 10-ranked Florida, LSU scored with just over a minute left, capping a drive that saw the Tigers convert on a pair of fourth down attempts, to beat the defending national champions, 28-24, in Tiger Stadium. Perhaps its best game of the season came in week 2 when


Miles’ Career Head Coaching Record 2001 - Oklahoma State

Record: 4-7 (2-6 Big XII, 5th South) Sept. 1 at Southern Miss Sept. 8 Louisiana Tech Sept. 22 at Texas A&M Sept. 29 Northwestern State Oct. 6 Missouri Oct. 13 #11 Texas Oct. 20 at Iowa State Oct. 27 #25 Colorado Nov. 10 Texas Tech Nov. 17 at Baylor Nov. 24 at #4 Oklahoma

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Record: 8-5 (5-3 Big XII, 4th South) Aug. 31 at Louisiana Tech L Sept. 7 Northern Iowa W Sept. 14 #23 UCLA L Sept. 21 SMU W Oct. 5 at #2 Texas L Oct. 12 at #19 Kansas State L Oct. 19 Nebraska W Nov. 2 Texas A&M W Nov. 9 at Texas Tech L Nov. 16 at Kansas W Nov. 23 Baylor W #3 Oklahoma W Nov. 30 Houston Bowl • Houston, Texas • Reliant Stadium Dec. 27 Southern Miss W

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a completely healthy LSU squad dominated No. 9 Virginia Tech in all phases of a 48-7 victory. LSU didn’t lose a game in regulation during the 2007 regular season, falling to both Kentucky and Arkansas in triple overtime. When it mattered most, playing without an injured Flynn, the Tigers overcame the adversity that followed in the wake of week-long media speculation leading up to the SEC Championship Game about Miles perhaps leaving LSU to take the head coaching position at Michigan. In the end, Miles remained true to his word, staying at LSU and leading the Tigers to a 21-14 win over Tennessee in the SEC title game, a victory that helped propel LSU into the BCS National Championship contest. In the BCS Championship Game, the Tigers spotted top-ranked Ohio State an early 10-0 lead, but LSU came roaring back to take a convincing win over the Buckeyes by a 38-24 count. The win gave LSU its third national title and it also marked the fourth time this decade that the Tigers were victorious in a BCS bowl, the most of any SEC school. After leading LSU to an 11-2 mark and a top five national ranking in his first year as LSU’s head coach in 2005, many wondered just what Miles would do for an encore. His second year

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Record: 11-2 (7-1 SEC, 1st West) #3 Sept. 10 at #15 Arizona State W #4 Sept. 26 #10 Tennessee L #4 Oct. 1 at Mississippi State W #11 Oct. 8 at Vanderbilt W #8 Oct. 15 #11 Florida W #7 Oct. 22 #15 Auburn W #7 Oct. 29 North Texas W #6 Nov. 5 Appalachian State W #5 Nov. 12 at #3 Alabama W #4 Nov. 19 at Ole Miss W #3 Nov. 25 Arkansas W SEC Championship Game • Atlanta • Georgia Dome #3 Dec. 3 #13 Georgia L Peach Bowl • Atlanta • Georgia Dome #9 Dec. 30 #10 Miami W

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Record: 11-2 (6-2 SEC, 2nd West) #8 Sept. 2 Louisiana-Lafayette #8 Sept. 9 Arizona #6 Sept. 16 at #3 Auburn #10 Sept. 23 Tulane #9 Sept. 30 Mississippi State #9 Oct. 7 at #5 Florida #14 Oct. 14 Kentucky #14 Oct. 21 Fresno State #13 Nov. 14 at #8 Tennessee #12 Nov. 11 Alabama #9 Nov. 18 Ole Miss #9 Nov. 24 at #5 Arkansas Sugar Bowl • New Orleans • Superdome #10 Jan. 3 #11 Notre Dame

with the Tigers proved to be another year full of milestones and firsts as he guided the Tigers to another 11-2 overall record, culminating with a 41-14 dismantling of 11th-ranked Notre Dame in the Sugar Bowl. The Tigers finished their second year under the direction of Miles ranked No. 3 in the nation, marking the first time since the 1958-59 seasons that LSU was ranked in the top five in the country in back-to-back years. LSU’s at-large berth in a BCS bowl was a first in school history and it also represented the third time this decade that the Tigers ended their season in the Sugar Bowl. In 2006, Miles became the first coach in LSU history to lead the Tigers to back-to-back 10-wins seasons, something that he added to with another 10-plus win season in 2007. He became the first LSU coach since Jerry Stovall in 1982 to beat two top 10-ranked teams on the road in the same season as the Tigers posted a 28-24 win over No. 8 Tennessee in Knoxville followed by a 31-26 victory over No. 5 Arkansas in Little Rock. All four of LSU’s road game opponents were ranked in the top 10 at the time of the game, a first in school history. The Tigers capped the 2006 season with a 41-14 win over an overmatched Notre Dame team in the

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Sugar Bowl, giving the Tigers their third win in a BCS game since the 2001 season. With a makeshift offensive line that featured three first-time starters and a pair of true freshmen running backs having to plug holes in a depleted backfield, the Tigers still managed to lead the SEC in total offense (411 yards per game) and scoring offense (33.7 points per game), while ranking No. 2 in the league in rushing offense (165 yards per game). Defensively, the Tigers, despite losing three defensive linemen to the NFL Draft the year before, ranked among the top four in the nation in scoring defense, total defense and pass defense. In all, the Tigers fashioned their 11-2 record against seven teams who went on to play in bowl games as LSU’s schedule was ranked as the 12th toughest in the nation according to the NCAA. Even though the Tigers had to go on the road to face four top 10-ranked teams in 2006, year two under Miles seemed somewhat ordinary compared to what the Tigers had to endure during his first year in Baton Rouge. In Miles’ inaugural season at LSU he led the Tigers to only the third 11-win season in school history, a top five national ranking and a berth in

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Record: 12-2 (6-2 SEC, SEC Champions) ** National Champions** #2 Aug. 30 at Mississippi State W 45-0 #2 Sept. 8 #9 Virginia Tech W 48-7 #2 Sept. 15 Middle Tennessee W 44-0 #2 Sept. 22 #12 South Carolina W 28-16 #2 Sept. 29 at Tulane W 34-9 #1 Oct. 6 #7 Florida W 28-24 #1 Oct. 13 at #17 Kentucky L 43-37 3OT #5 Oct. 20 #18 Auburn W 30-24 #4 Nov. 3 at #17 Alabama W 41-34 #2 Nov. 10 Louisiana Tech W 58-10 #1 Nov. 17 at Ole Miss W 41-24 #1 Nov. 23 Arkansas L 50-48 3OT SEC Championship Game • Atlanta • Georgia Dome #7 Dec. 1 #14 Tennessee W 21-14 BCS National Championship Game • New Orleans • Superdome #2 Jan. 7 #1 Ohio State W 38-24

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the SEC Championship Game, despite numerous distractions that covered most of the months of September and October. The Tigers, playing without starting quarterback and future No. 1 overall NFL Draft pick JaMarcus Russell, put an exclamation point on the year with a 40-3 win over No. 9 Miami in the Peach Bowl to finish with an 11-2 overall mark and a No. 5 national ranking. To appreciate just how adverse the conditions that Miles and the Tigers had to overcome in 2005, you have to go back to late August and Hurricane Katrina, the first of two storms to devastate Louisiana during the fall. Days before LSU’s originally scheduled season opener against North Texas in Tiger Stadium, Hurricane Katrina blew ashore, packing tremendous winds, and turned the state, in particular New Orleans and southeastern Louisiana, upside down. Massive flooding followed in the wake of the storm as more than 30 LSU players had their families and their homes affected by the hurricane and Miles’ first game in Tiger Stadium against North Texas was postponed. With the LSU campus serving as the recovery center for those sick, homeless and displaced due to

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Men of Honor

Les Miles and his 2007 LSU national championship team traveled to Washington, D.C. in April 2008. The Tigers’ head coach met with President George W. Bush at the White House and visited with soldiers assigned to guard the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery.

The Cable Guy

(Above) Les Miles and defensive tackle Glenn Dorsey share a laugh with ESPN GameDay anchor Chris Fowler after the Tigers defeated Florida in 2007. (Bottom right) In the spring of 2008, Miles participated in the filming of an ESPN SportsCenter commercial at their headquarters in Bristol, CT.

Hurricane Katrina, football seemed to be the farthest thing from most people’s minds. However, Miles was able to successfully manage a delicate situation, one that saw his team and coaching staff volunteer time to those in need, while still attempting to focus on football for at least two hours a day. After a week of trying to minimize the distractions for a football team that had their apartments and dorm rooms filled with displaced family members and friends due to the storm, it appeared that the Tigers would finally get to play a home game, this time against 15th-ranked Arizona State. However, just as the Tigers began to prepare for the Sun Devils and the season opener in Tiger Stadium, it was learned that the devastation to New Orleans was much greater than originally thought. With the Maravich Center on the LSU campus serving as what would become the largest field triage unit in United States history, it was mutually decided to move the LSU-Arizona State game to Tempe. With many in Louisiana under the distress of Hurricane Katrina, the Tigers were going to have to take to the desert to face a powerful offense in their first game of the season. These were certainly trying times

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for everyone in the state of Louisiana, but even more so for a football coach who now had his team carrying the banner for a state in need of a diversion. LSU football had become a release for those consumed with the hurricane. LSU even re-stated its team goals, putting playing for the state of Louisiana at the top of the list. The Tigers didn’t disappoint as Miles and his LSU team used a 28-point fourth-quarter rally to come back to beat Arizona State, 35-31, in Tempe. Now with the Arizona State game behind them, it looked as if things for the LSU football team would gradually get back to normal as the Tigers now had a week off before facing Tennessee in Tiger Stadium on Sept. 24. Then, the unthinkable happened. Another storm, this one named Rita, hit southwest Louisiana, causing severe damage to more homes, leaving thousands without electricity and displacing even more Louisiana natives. The combination of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita forced LSU to again shuffle its schedule. Instead of playing Tennessee on a Saturday night in Tiger Stadium, the Tigers would now be forced to face the Volunteers on a Monday night. An emotionally drained LSU team saw a

21-0 halftime lead evaporate into a 30-27 overtime loss to the Vols. There was no coaching handbook for Miles to refer to when it came to dealing with the hurricanes and preparing a team for competition during extreme adverse conditions. Miles was on his own, forced to navigate his LSU team through a treacherous stretch of games, while also being sympathetic to those still affected by the natural disasters. With just five days between the Tennessee loss and the Mississippi State game, Miles and the Tigers were obviously dealt an unfair hand, however, he asked his team to respond and they did. The Mississippi State contest was the starting point for a stretch of games for the Tigers that saw LSU win nine contests in nine straight weeks of play. The 37-7 win over the Bulldogs was followed by a 34-6 road victory over Vanderbilt as the Tigers had re-established themselves as one of the nation’s elite on the football field. During what would be 11-consecutive weeks of play, the Tigers posted a win over Florida, along with overtime victories against Auburn and Alabama. In all, the Tigers beat four teams ranked among the top 15 in the nation, then a school record for regular season victories over ranked opponents. After 10 straight weeks of play during the regular season, the Tigers fashioned a 7-1 conference mark and earned a berth in the SEC title game. Miles became the only coach in his first year in the SEC to lead his squad to the league’s title game. He also became the first coach in LSU history to beat Alabama, Auburn and Florida in the same season. Following a loss to Georgia in the league’s title game, Miles and the

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Tigers re-grouped, this time to beat No. 9 Miami, 40-3, in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. The win gave the Tigers 11 victories for the year, making Miles the winningest first-year coach in school history.

Oklahoma State Years

In four short years, Miles turned the Oklahoma State football program into one that was nationally competitive, despite competing in-state against one of the country’s dominant programs. Miles honed his head coaching skills at Oklahoma State. Under Miles’ direction, the Cowboys were the only team in the nation to beat Oklahoma twice in the four-year period, and he was also the first coach in Oklahoma State history to post wins over Nebraska and Oklahoma in the same season. Miles led the Cowboys to three-straight bowl appearances, an accomplishment Oklahoma State had not achieved since Jimmy Johnson started a string of three-straight post-season games beginning in 1983. In addition, Oklahoma State’s appearance in the Cotton Bowl to cap the 2003 season marked the first time in 55 years that the Cowboys appeared in a January bowl game. Miles’ success as a collegiate head coach came by combining an explosive offensive system with that of a sound defensive scheme. In his last two years at Oklahoma State, Miles’ offenses put up a total of 857 points for an average of 34.3 points per game. As head coach at Oklahoma State, he built a consistent winner out of a program that had recorded only one winning season since 1988, and had posted a record of 13-20 in the


LSU three years prior to his arrival at OSU. After going 4-7 in his first year as head coach in 2001, he took the Cowboys to consecutive winning marks of 8-5 in 2002, 9-4 in 2003 and 7-5 in 2004. Miles led Oklahoma State to a four-year record of 28-21 for a winning percentage of 57.1, the best career winning percentage for an OSU coach since Jim Lookabaugh ended his career in Stillwater in 1949. In 2004, Miles took Oklahoma State as high as No. 15 in the country with five wins to open the season. The 2004 season included road wins at UCLA, Colorado and Missouri, and the Cowboys never lost to a team outside of the top 25. In addition, his 2004 Cowboys ranked 12th in the nation in rushing, averaging 237 yards per game, and Oklahoma State was among the national leaders in scoring offense with 32.3 points a contest. Oklahoma State’s 2003 season was highlighted by victories over eventual Big 12 Champion Kansas State and a bowl-bound Texas Tech squad. Miles and his Cowboys won seven straight in 2003 after a season opening loss at Nebraska, and finished the season with back-toback victories. The seven consecutive victories marked the longest winning streak by an Oklahoma State team since 1949 when the Cowboys posted a perfect 9-0 record. Miles’ 2003 Oklahoma State team featured one NFL First Round Draft pick in wide receiver Rashaun Woods and second round selection in running back Tatum Bell as the Cowboy offensive attack featured both a 1,000-yard rusher (Bell) and a 1,000-yard receiver (Woods). Miles was the 2002 Big 12 Conference Coach of the Year after directing his second Oklahoma State team to an 8-5 record and the school’s first bowl appearance since 1997. In 2002, Miles’ Cowboy offense set the school standard for passing offense (259 yards per game), while averaging 403.3 yards of offense per game, the fourth-highest total at the school. The Cowboys, who averaged 34.4 points per game, closed the 2002 season with wins in six of their last seven games, including a 38-28 victory over then-No. 3 ranked Oklahoma in the regular-season finale. The Cowboys capped the 2002 season with a 33-23 win over Southern Miss in the Houston Bowl.

yards and seven touchdowns. Before going to Dallas, Miles served as Oklahoma State’s offensive coordinator for three seasons from 1995-97, including an 8-3 season and Alamo Bowl berth in 1997. Miles’ college playing and coaching career includes experience under some of the most noted coaches in college football. At Michigan, he played for legendary coach Bo Schembechler and later served on Schembechler’s staff. He also worked with Gary Moeller at Michigan and Bill McCartney at Colorado. Success has followed Miles at every stop of both his playing and professional career. He was a twoyear letterman at Michigan (1974-75). During those two seasons, Michigan was a combined 18-3-2, had final Associated Press national rankings in the top 10 and participated in the Orange Bowl. He joined Schembechler’s Michigan coaching staff in 1980 for the first of two stints as a coach in Ann Arbor. In 1980 and 1981, Michigan combined for 19 wins and just five losses, won the Big 10 title in 1980 and played in the Rose and Bluebonnet Bowls, respectively. Miles left Michigan for Colorado, where he served on McCartney’s staff from 1982 through 1986. In his final two years at Colorado, the Buffs earned bids to the Freedom Bowl and Bluebonnet Bowl. In 1987, he returned to Michigan, where he would spend the next eight years as part of one of the most successful eras in Michigan football history. From 1987 to 1994, Michigan won 71 games, made eight straight bowl appearances, including four trips to the Rose Bowl, and finished no lower than No. 21 in final Associated Press national rankings. The 1989 Michigan squad finished 10-2, won the Big 10 championship and finished ranked No. 7 in the country. That would be Coach Bo Schembechler’s final season as

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(Top) In 2006 Miles took part in the USO Tour, where he visited American Troops in Kuwait and Iraq. (Bottom) Miles took time out of his busy Sugar Bowl preparations schedule to spend time with the patients of New Orleans’ Children’s Hospital. Michigan’s head coach. When Moeller took over the Michigan program prior to the 1990 season, Miles remained on the staff. The 1990 team finished 9-3, winning the Big 10 title and the Gator Bowl. The following season (1991), Michigan finished 10-2 and with a No. 6 national ranking. Miles coached some of the best players to wear the Michigan uniform, including eight first-team All-Americans, 10 total All-Americans and 12 players from Wolverine offensive lines that were NFL draftees.

Philanthropist At Heart

One of Les Miles’ most impressive qualities is that of the time he spends giving to and

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Assistant Coach Years

Prior to his tenure as head coach at Oklahoma State, Miles was the tight ends coach for the Dallas Cowboys for three seasons from 19982000. During his three years with the Cowboys, Dallas won one divisional title while participating in the playoffs twice. In Dallas, Miles learned of LSU and the charm of the school from tight end David LaFleur, who starred for the Tigers in the 1990s. In three years of coaching tight ends for the Cowboys, Miles’ players combined for 136 receptions for 1,287 yards and 16 touchdowns. LaFleur, a former LSU All-America selection, had his best year under Miles in 1999, starting 16 games and catching 35 passes for 322

helping causes that benefit others. Each year, Miles and his wife Kathy host an event that raises close to $100,000 for the Children’s Miracle Network. In addition, he is active in other community service events such as the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center annual fundraiser, the Special Olympics and the Baton Rouge Children’s Advocacy Center Celebrity Waiter Event. Miles spent a week in June of 2006 taking part in the USO Tour, where the Tiger head coach visited American Troops serving in Kuwait and Iraq. Miles was joined on the tour, which serves as a morale booster for the troops serving abroad, by former Notre Dame coach Lou Holtz and Tampa Bay Devil Rays owner Vincent Naimoli. The week-long trip took Miles to several U.S. bases in Kuwait and then on to Iraq, where he visited with hundreds of American troops and even flew over the city of Baghdad in a Black Hawk helicopter.

Welcome Home Troops

LSU coach Les Miles and his youngest son Ben were among hundreds of family and friends who welcomed back 175 members of the Louisiana National Guard’s 769th Engineer Battalion at the Baton Rouge Airport.

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When Miles isn’t overseeing his LSU football family, he can most likely be found in the bleachers supporting his wife and kids at their sporting events. His oldest daughter Kathryn, who is commonly referred to as “Smacker”, is one of the top junior swimmers in the nation, while his two sons – Manny and Ben – are avid athletes who participate in everything from football to baseball to wrestling. Coach Miles also gets his share of time with the youngest of the Miles family, 6-year old Macy Grace. Coach Miles’ wife Kathy, who is a former assistant women’s basketball coach at the collegiate level, spends time serving as a coach for Smacker’s AAU basketball team.

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Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers Year at LSU: First (appointed Jan. 5, 2009) Birthdate: Oct. 16, 1956 in Dillon, S.C. Wife: Diane Crisp Davis Children: John (28), Jason (26) High School: Dillon (S.C.) High School College: Tennessee, ‘79

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Playing Experience 1976-78 Tennessee (middle guard) Coaching Experience 1979 Tennessee (graduate assistant) 1980-83 Alabama A&M (defensive line) 1984-85 Alabama State (defensive coordinator) 1986-88 Alabama A&M (defensive coordinator) 1989-2008 Tennessee (defensive line/linebackers, 1989-94; defensive coordinator/linebackers, 1995-2008) 2009 LSU (defensive coordinator/linebackers)

John and Diane Chavis with their son Jason with his wife Jennifer and their son John with his wife Sandra.

Bowl Experience 1979 Bluebonnet (Tennessee lost Purdue, 27-22) 1990 Cotton (Tennessee def. Arkansas, 31-27) 1991 Sugar (Tennessee def. Virginia, 23-22) 1992 Fiesta (Tennessee lost Penn State, 42-17) 1993 Hall of Fame (Tennessee def. Boston College, 38-23) 1994 Florida Citrus (Tennessee lost Penn State, 31-13) 1994 Gator (Tennessee def. Virginia Tech, 45-23) 1996 Florida Citrus (Tennessee def. Ohio State, 20-14) 1997 Florida Citrus (Tennessee def. Northwestern, 48-28) 1998 Orange (Tennessee lost Nebraska, 42-17) 1999 Fiesta (Tennessee def. Florida State, 23-16) 2000 Fiesta (Tennessee lost Nebraska, 31-21) 2001 Cotton (Tennessee lost Kansas State, 35-21) 2002 Florida Citrus (Tennessee def. Michigan, 45-17) 2002 Peach (Tennessee lost Maryland, 30-3) 2004 Peach (Tennessee lost Clemson, 27-14) 2005 Cotton (Tennessee def. Texas A&M, 38-7) 2007 Outback (Tennessee lost Penn State, 20-10) 2008 Outback (Tennessee def. Wisconsin, 21-17)

John Chavis, a veteran defensive coordinator with 20 years of experience in the Southeastern Conference, is LSU’s new defensive coordinator. Chavis joined the staff in January of 2009 after holding the same position at Tennessee for the past 14 years. Chavis is considered one of the top defensive minds in college football. In 14 years as Tennessee’s defensive coordinator, the Vols ranked among the top four in the SEC in total defense 10 times. Furthermore, during his 14 seasons as the defensive coordinator with the Vols, Tennessee won at least nine games 11 times, reaching double-figures in victories eight times during that span. Tennessee won a school-record 13 games on its way to capturing the BCS National Championship in 1998. The Vols had 11 wins in 1995, 1997 and 2001 and they won 10 games in 1996, 2003, 2004 and 2007. The Vols also participated in 12 bowl games since the 1995 season, including three appearances in BCS bowl games. The Vols made appearances in the SEC Championship Game five times during Chavis’ tenure as defensive coordinator, winning the league title in 1997 and 1998. Some of the highlights during his career with the Vols include leading the SEC in yards allowed (236.6) and scoring (14.3) in 1996; two years later during their national championship run, the Vols ranked No. 2 in the SEC in total yards allowed, passing and rushing yards allowed and scoring defense. Tennessee was first in the SEC in rushing yards allowed in both 2000 and 2001, holding opponents to 74.3 and 85.3 yards, respectively. The Vols again led the SEC in rushing defense in 2005, limiting opponents to 82.5 yards a contest. Since the 1995 season, only Florida has led the SEC in rushing defense more times (4) than Tennessee (3). Despite a 5-7 mark in 2008, Tennessee’s defense was not only among the best in the SEC, but also one of the top units in the country. The Vols ranked No. 2 in the SEC and No. 3 in the nation in total defense, allowing 263.5 yards per game. The Vols were also No. 2 in the league and No. 4 in the nation in pass defense with 160.4 yards per contest.

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Other coaching accomplishments for Chavis at Tennessee include coaching four linebackers to first-team All-America honors in Leonard Little (1997), Al Wilson (1998), Raynoch Thompson (1999) and Kevin Burnett (2004). All four of those players were selected in the NFL Draft with Wilson being a first round selection. Chavis also coached Jerod Mayo, who was the 10th player taken in the 2008 NFL Draft and recently named as 2008 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year. On the conference level, Chavis has helped develop 24 players into firstteam All-SEC selections since 1995. Individually, Chavis was named the recipient of the coveted American Football Coaches Association Assistant Coach of the Year honor in 2006. A 31-year coaching veteran at the collegiate level, Chavis got his start as a graduate assistant at Tennessee in 1979. After a year with the Vols, Chavis then moved to Alabama A&M from 1980-83 as the defensive line coach. Chavis jumped to Alabama State from 1984-85 serving as the defensive coordinator before moving back to Alabama A&M from 1986-88. Alabama A&M ranked No. 1 in Division II in total defense in both 1987 and 1988. Chavis returned to his Alma Mater in the 1989 season, serving as the defensive line and linebackers coach. He held that position until 1995 when he was promoted to defensive coordinator. Chavis, who is originally from Dillon, S.C., is married to the former Diane Crisp. They are the parents of sons, John and Jason.

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Coaching Experience 1983 1984 1985-86 1987-88 1989 1990 1991-92 1993-94 1995-97 1998-2001 2002 2003 2004-08 2009

Appalachian State (graduate assistant) Minnesota (graduate assistant) Austin Peay (assistant coach) Murray State (defensive coordinator) East Carolina (assistant coach) UNLV (defensive coordinator) Notre Dame (assistant coach) Eastern Michigan (head coach) Louisville (head coach) Alabama A&M (head coach) Wisconsin (assistant coach) Mississippi State (defensive coordinator) South Carolina (defensive backs, 2004; outside linebackers/special teams coordinator, 2005; secondary/assistant head coach, 2006-07; safeties, 2008) LSU (secondary)

Bowl Experience 1992 1993 2002 2005 2006 2009

Sugar Bowl (Notre Dame def. Florida, 39-28) Cotton Bowl (Notre Dame def. Texas A&M, 28-3) Alamo Bowl (Wisconsin def. Colorado, 31-28) Independence Bowl (South Carolina lost Missouri, 38-31) Liberty Bowl (South Carolina def. Houston, 44-36) Outback Bowl (South Carolina lost Iowa, 31-10)

Ron Cooper, who has nine years of head coaching experience at the collegiate level, enters his first year on the LSU staff and will serve as the Tigers’ defensive backs coach in 2009. Cooper comes to LSU from South Carolina where he spent the past five years coaching on the defensive side of the football. As South Carolina’s safeties coach in 2008, Cooper assisted with a defense that ranked No. 1 in the SEC and No. 2 in the nation in pass defense allowing just 160 yards per game. In addition to his role as safeties coach in 2008, Cooper’s other responsibilities during his stay at South Carolina included coaching the defensive backs in 2004, serving as the outside linebackers and special teams coordinator in 2005, and holding the position of secondary coach and assistant head coach in 2006 and 2007. Prior to his stay in South Carolina, Cooper spent the 2003 season as the defensive coordinator at Mississippi State and 2002 as the secondary coach at Wisconsin. Cooper broke into the head coaching ranks in 1993 when Eastern Michigan hired the Huntsville, Ala., native. Cooper spent two seasons at Eastern Michigan, going 4-7 in 1993 and 5-6 in 1994. Following two years at Eastern Michigan, Cooper was appointed as the head coach at Louisville, a position he held for three years from 1995-97. During his three years with the Cardinals, Cooper posted a 13-20 record, which included two wins over Kentucky and a victory over Michigan State. Cooper’s 1995 Louisville team led the nation in turnovers forced and finished No. 9 in the nation in scoring defense. A year later, Louisville ranked No. 4 in the country in both total defense and rushing defense. Alabama A&M hired Cooper as its head coach in 1998, a position he held through the 2001 season. Cooper guided Alabama A&M to the championship game of the Southwestern Athletic Conference in 2000. His 2000 squad led the nation in rushing defense and they ranked No. 8 nationally in scoring defense. Cooper posted a combined record of 22-23 in four years at Alabama A&M, which included a 6-5 mark in 1999 and a 7-5 record in 2000. Prior to becoming a head coach at Eastern Michigan, Cooper served as an assistant coach at Notre Dame, helping the Irish to victories in the 1992 Sugar Bowl over No. 3 Florida and in the Cotton Bowl a year later against No. 4 Texas A&M. Other coaching stops for Cooper include serving as the defensive coordinator at UNLV in 1990; assistant coach at East Carolina in 1989; defensive coordinator at Murray State in 1987-88; assistant coach at Austin Peay from 1985-86; graduate assistant at Minnesota in 1984 and a graduate assistant at Appalachian State in 1983.

Ron and Djuna Cooper with Tristan, Tyler and Ronald, Jr. Cooper has coached in six bowl games during his collegiate career, including appearances in the 2009 Outback Bowl, the 2006 Liberty Bowl and the 2005 Independence Bowl with South Carolina. On the field, Cooper was a four-year letterwinner at Jacksonville (Ala.) State where he was a part of two Gulf South Conference championships in 1981 and 1982. Cooper also played in the NCAA Division II playoffs three times during his career, reaching the semifinal round in 1982. Cooper earned his bachelor’s degree from Jacksonville State in 1983 and later received his master’s degree from Appalachian State in 1986. Cooper and his wife, Djuna, have a daughter, Tyler, and two sons, Tristan and Ronald, Jr.

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Assistant Coaches Gary Crowton

Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks Year at LSU: Third (appointed Jan. 17, 2007) Birthdate: June 14, 1957, at Provo, Utah Wife: Maren Children: Dane (22), Tara (20), Jenessa (18), Quinn (15), Mikauli (13), Toriana (9), Macloud (7) High School: Orem (Utah) High School College: BYU, ‘83

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Playing Experience 1976-77 Snow College (quarterback) 1978 Colorado State (quarterback, wide receiver, defensive back) Coaching Experience 1982 BYU (student assistant) 1983-86 Snow Junior College (secondary, 1983; offensive coordinator, 1984-86) 1987 Western Illinois (passing game coordinator) 1988-90 New Hampshire (offensive coordinator) 1991-93 Boston College (quarterbacks) 1994 Georgia Tech (co-offensive coordinator) 1995-98 Louisiana Tech (offensive coordinator, 1995; head coach, 1996-98) 1999-2000 Chicago Bears (offensive coordinator) 2001-04 BYU (head coach) 2005-06 Oregon (offensive coordinator/quarterbacks) 2007- LSU (offensive coordinator/quarterbacks) Bowl Experience As a coach 1982 Holiday Bowl (BYU lost to Ohio State, 41-17) 1992 Hall of Fame Bowl (Boston College lost to Tennessee, 28-23) 1993 Carquest Bowl (Boston College def. Virginia, 31-13) 2001 Liberty Bowl (BYU lost to Louisville, 28-10) 2005 Holiday Bowl (Oregon lost to Oklahoma, 17-14) 2006 Las Vegas Bowl (Oregon lost to BYU, 38-8) 2008 BCS National Championship Game (LSU def. Ohio State, 38-24) 2008 Chick-fil-A Bowl (LSU def. Georgia Tech, 38-3) Gary Crowton, who has served as the head coach at Louisiana Tech and BYU and is considered one of the top offensive minds in all of football, enters his third season with LSU in 2009. In two years at LSU, Crowton’s offenses have set numerous school records, while averaging over 30 points a contest in both 2007 and 2008. Nicknamed “The Wizard” by the LSU players, Crowton went into the 2008 season with an offense that had three quarterbacks who had combined to play in one college game. By the end of the season, LSU’s offense was among the best in the league as the Tigers, despite starting three different quarterbacks, averaged 30.9 points and 368 yards per game. True freshman Jordan Jefferson emerged as the Tiger starting quarterback in late November, taking over for an injured Jarrett Lee and the results were immediate. In his first collegiate start, Jefferson guided the Tiger offense to a 30-point effort in a road loss to Arkansas and then followed that with an MVP performance in the 38-3 win over 14th-ranked Georgia Tech in the Chick-fil-A Bowl. LSU, which scored at least 30 points in eight games, featured a 1,000-yard running back in Charles Scott as the Tigers had a 1,000-yard rusher in back-to-back seasons for just the sixth time in school history. Crowton’s first year with the Tigers in 2007 resulted in arguably the best offensive production in school history as LSU set 10 offensive school records on their way to claiming the national title. The offensive school records set under Crowton in 2007 include: points in a season (541), points per game (38.6), touchdowns scored (64), rushing TDs (35), passes attempted (442), passes completed (256), total yards (6,152), total plays (1,054) and first downs (316). LSU also scored at least 40 points a school-record seven times in 2007 as the Tigers posted a 12-2 overall mark. The Tigers enjoyed all of their offensive success in 2007 employing a balanced attack, one that had LSU averaging 214.1 rushing yards per game and another 225.3 passing yards a contest. The Tigers also put up their record-setting numbers with a running back-by-committee approach for most of the year, with a first-time starting quarterback in Matt Flynn, who was hobbled for several games with an ankle injury and missed the SEC Championship Game altogether with a shoulder injury, and perhaps the most explosive player on the team in wideout Early Doucet missing five games with a groin injury. The 2007 LSU offense produced one of the top rushing and passing seasons in school history as Jacob Hester ran for 1,103 yards and 12 scores, while Flynn threw for 2,407 yards and 21 touchdowns. It marked only the sixth time in school history that LSU’s offense has featured a 1,000-yard rusher and a 2,000-yard passer in the same season. Four players on the LSU offense were drafted following the 2007 season, with Hester going in the third round to San Diego, wide receiver Early Doucet going in the fourth round to Arizona, Flynn going in the seventh round to Green Bay and tight end Keith Zinger going in the seventh round to Atlanta. Crowton joined the Tigers after a two-year stint as the offensive coordinator at Oregon, where he overhauled the Ducks offense into one of the best in the nation. In 2006, Oregon ranked No. 9 in the nation in total offense, averaging 422.8 yards per game, which included 241 through the air and 182 on the ground. Oregon led the Pac-10 in both total offense and rushing. The Ducks posted a 7-6 mark as they reached the Las Vegas Bowl. In his first year with Oregon in 2005, Crowton produced an offense that tallied the secondhighest totals in school history in passing yards (304.5 per game) and points (34.5 per game). The Ducks ranked No. 8 in the nation in passing, No. 12 in scoring and No. 18 in total offense on their way to posting a 10-2 overall mark and reaching the Holiday Bowl. Crowton joined the Oregon staff after a four-year stint as head coach at Brigham Young from 2001-2004. During his four seasons at his alma mater, Crowton guided the Cougars to a 26-23 record to run his head coaching career mark to 47-36 in seven years. Crowton’s best year with BYU came in 2001 when he led the Cougars to a 12-2 overall mark, capped with an appearance in the Liberty Bowl. Crowton’s BYU offense scored 40 or more points 10 times that year, including 70 points in a win over Tulane and 44 in a victory over California. BYU led the nation in total offense (542.9 per game) and scoring (46.8 per game) in 2001 as

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Gary and Maren Crowton with daughters Jenessa, Mikauli and Toriana and sons Quinn, and Macloud. the Cougars captured the Mountain West Conference title. Crowton was named the MWC Coach of the Year for his efforts in his first season at BYU. Other highlights for Crowton during his stay at BYU include a 44-16 win over California and a 41-38 victory over Mississippi State in 2001, and a 20-17 win over Notre Dame to open the 2004 campaign. Prior to taking the head coaching job at BYU, Crowton served as the offensive coordinator for two years with the Chicago Bears. In his first year with the Bears in 1999, Crowton’s offense ranked No. 3 in the NFL in passing with an average of 258.5 yards per game. That year, the Bears established a franchise record with 4,136 passing yards behind a trio of quarterbacks. In 2000, Crowton’s offense produced 1,000-yard rusher James Allen and also featured former LSU standout Eddie Kennison, who caught 55 passes for 549 yards and two scores for the Bears. Crowton joined the Bears after a four-year stretch at Louisiana Tech, three of which were as head coach of the Bulldogs. Crowton served as head coach at Louisiana Tech from 1996-98, leading the Bulldogs to an overall mark of 21-13, which included a 9-2 record in 1997. In three years at Louisiana Tech, Crowton’s teams scored at least 35 points 16 times. He also posted some of the biggest wins in school history – beating Mississippi State, 38-23, in 1995; and beating California, 41-34, and Alabama, 26-20, in 1996. Crowton’s 1998 Louisiana Tech team proved to be one of the most potent offenses in the nation that year as the Bulldogs ranked No. 1 in the nation in passing yards with a 432.1 average behind All-American quarterback Tim Rattay. Tech finished the year ranked No. 2 in the nation in total offense, averaging 542 yards per game. The 1998 Bulldog offense also featured future first round draft pick in wide receiver Troy Edwards. Rattay and Edwards teamed up for what was one of the most explosive offensive displays against a nationally-ranked team to open the 1998 season. In that game, Rattay threw for 590 yards, while Edwards caught 21 passes for an NCAA record 405 yards against fourthranked Nebraska. In 1997, a year that saw Crowton lead the Bulldogs to wins over California and Alabama, Louisiana Tech ranked No. 3 in the nation in passing (360.5 per game) and total offense (496.0 per game). Crowton began his 24-year coaching career as a student assistant under LaVell Edwards in 1982 at BYU, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in physical education in 1983. He proceeded to serve as secondary coach at Snow (Utah) Junior College in 1983 before becoming offensive coordinator at the school for the next three seasons. During his stint, he helped lead Snow to the National Junior College Athletic Association national championship in 1985. He then served as passing game coordinator at Western Illinois for one year (1987), followed by offensive coordinator at New Hampshire (1988-90), quarterbacks coach at Boston College (1991-93), co-offensive coordinator at Georgia Tech (1994), and offensive coordinator at Louisiana Tech (1995). Crowton was elevated to head coach at Louisiana Tech the following year. Among the standouts he has tutored include BYU running back Luke Staley, who was the recipient of the Doak Walker Award as the nation’s top running back and led the nation in scoring in 2001; Troy Edwards, Louisiana Tech’s 1998 Biletnikoff Award honoree as the top collegiate receiver in the country; Louisiana Tech quarterback Tim Rattay, who finished 10th in balloting for the Heisman Trophy in 1999; and Boston College quarterback Glenn Foley, who finished fifth in the Heisman Trophy voting in 1993. Crowton has coached seven quarterbacks who have gone on to be selected in the NFL Draft, including Oregon’s Kellen Clemens, who was a second round selection of the New York Jets in 2006, and Rattay, who was a seventh round pick by the 49ers in 2000. The former all-league quarterback at Orem High School earned All-America acclaim at Snow Junior College before completing his football career as a quarterback, wide receiver and defensive back at Colorado State in 1978. He then ran track for one year at Idaho State before earning his degree at BYU. Crowton and his wife Maren have four daughters – Tara, Jenessa, Mikauli and Toriana – and three sons – Dane, Quinn, and Macloud. Crowton was born on June 14, 1957, in Provo, Utah.

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Assistant Coaches Brick Haley Defensive Line

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Year at LSU: First (appointed Jan. 5, 2009) Birthdate: May 16, 1966 in Gadsden, Ala. Wife: Tina DeLaine Haley Children: Adrian, A.J., Jeremy High School: Emma Sansom, ‘84 College: Alabama A&M, ‘89

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Playing Experience 1984-88

Alabama A&M

Coaching Experience 1989 1990 1991-93 1994-96 1997 1998 1999-2001 2002-03 2004-06 2007-08 2009

Enterprise (Ala.) High School Arkansas (graduate assistant) Austin Peay (defensive line) Troy State (defensive line) Houston (outside linebackers) Clemson (outside linebackers) Baylor (defensive coordinator/linebackers) Georgia Tech (linebackers) Mississippi State (defensive line) Chicago Bears (defensive line) LSU (defensive line)

Bowl Experience 2002 2003

Silicon Valley Bowl (Georgia Tech lost Fresno State, 30-21) Humanitarian Bowl (Georgia Tech def. Tulsa, 52-20)

Brick and Tina Haley with two of their sons.

Brick Haley, a veteran defensive line coach who has spent time in both the NFL and the Southeastern Conference, joined the LSU staff in January of 2009. Haley comes to LSU from the Chicago Bears where he served as the defensive line coach for the NFL franchise for the past two seasons. In addition to his stop in the NFL, Haley coached three years at Mississippi State and has also served as a defensive coordinator at the collegiate level at both Baylor and Troy. In two years in the NFL with the Bears, Haley coached a defensive line that helped Chicago rank No. 5 in the league in rushing yards allowed per game in 2008. The Bears finished sixth in the NFL in sacks in 2007 with defensive end Tommie Harris earning a spot in the Pro Bowl that year. Prior to his stint in the NFL, Haley spent three years as the defensive line coach at Mississippi State from 2004-06. At Mississippi State, Haley helped improve a Bulldogs defense that finished 41st in the nation in 2006 after finishing 113th a year before his arrival. Under Haley’s watch, Bulldogs defensive end Titus Brown developed into a second-team all-SEC selection after leading the team and ranking fifth in the conference in sacks in 2006. In 2005, Haley coached the SEC leader in sacks (third in NCAA) and tackles for loss (fourth in NCAA) in Willie Evans, who is now in his fourth season in the NFL. Before arriving at Mississippi State, Haley spent two years (2002-2003) as Georgia Tech’s linebackers coach where he helped the Yellow Jackets to a pair of postseason bowl games. In 2003, he coached a first-team all-ACC performer after Tech’s trio of starting linebackers finished the 2002 season as the team’s top-three tacklers. Previously, Haley was the defensive coordinator and linebackers coach at Baylor (1999-2001) after coaching outside linebackers for one season each at Clemson (1998) and Houston (1997). The defensive line coach at Troy State from 1994-96, he was promoted to defensive coordinator following the 1996 campaign before leaving for Houston. Haley coached the defensive line at Austin Peay from 1991-93 after starting his college coaching career as a graduate assistant at Arkansas in 1990. His first coaching job was at Enterprise (Ala.) High School in 1989. The Gadsden, Ala., native played linebacker at Alabama A&M from 1984-88 and was inducted into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 2005. He received Alabama A&M’s Inspiration Award in 1987 and was named football MVP for the 1988 season. He and his wife, Tina, have three sons: Adrian, A.J. and Jeremy.

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Assistant Coaches D.J. McCarthy Wide Receivers

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Third (appointed Feb. 21, 2007) July 26, 1971, in Providence, R.I. Trisha Guy (9), Nathan (5), Dillon (3) Boca Raton (Fla.) High School Washington, ‘94

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Playing Experience 1989-90 Long Beach City College (wide receiver) 1991-93 Washington (wide receiver) Coaching Experience 1994-95 Boca Raton (Fla.) High School (wide receivers/secondary) 1996 Ft. Lauderdale (Fla.) High School (wide receivers/special teams) 1997 Boca High School (assistant coach) 1997-98 West Hills College (secondary/special teams) 1998-2000 Oakland Raiders (defensive assistant – secondary/special teams) 2000-03 Nevada (wide receivers) 2004-05 Central Florida (wide receivers) 2006 UCLA (wide receivers) 2007- LSU (wide receivers) Bowl Experience As a player 1991 Rose Bowl (Washington def. Michigan, 34-14) 1992 Rose Bowl (Washington lost to Michigan, 38-31) As a coach 2005 2006 2008 2008

Hawaii Bowl (Central Florida lost to Nevada, 49-48 ot) Emerald Bowl (UCLA lost to Florida State, 44-27) BCS National Championship Game (LSU def. Ohio State, 38-24) Chick-fil-A Bowl (LSU def. Georgia Tech, 38-3)

D.J. McCarthy, who has won national titles as both a coach and a player, enters his third year on the LSU staff in 2009 as the Tigers’ wide receivers coach. McCarthy joined the Tigers in the spring of 2007 after spending 2006 with UCLA. In two years with the Tigers, McCarthy has helped develop Brandon LaFell into one of the top receivers in school history, while also overseeing the emergence of Terrance Toliver as one of the up-and-coming young receivers in college football. LaFell goes into his final season with the Tigers with a chance at finishing among the top five in school history in three career receiving categories – receptions, yards, and touchdowns.

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D.J. and Trisha McCarthy with sons Guy, Nathan and Dylan. In 2008, LaFell earned All-SEC honors after leading the SEC in total receptions (63) and receiving TDs (8), and ranking second in yards (929). LaFell, a junior in 2008, became the fifth LSU player this decade to earn first-team all-conference honors. Senior Demetrius Byrd ranked second on the squad with 37 catches for 513 yards and four TDs. LSU had eight different receivers catch passes in 2008, with four receivers scoring touchdowns. In his first year with the Tigers, McCarthy’s influence on the Tiger receivers was evident early as the squad was forced to play without senior Early Doucet for five games. In Doucet’s absence, the Tigers young receivers grew up in a hurry as LaFell and junior college transfer Byrd became LSU’s “go-to” guys. LaFell, in his first season as a starter in 2007, caught 50 passes for a team-best 656 yards and four scores, while Byrd ranked third on the team with 35 receptions for 621 yards and a team-high seven touchdowns. Byrd caught the game-winning TD with only one second left in LSU’s win over Auburn. Doucet, despite missing five games with an injury, led the Tigers with 57 receptions for 525 yards and five touchdowns. Doucet, who finished his career ranked third in LSU history in receiving TDs (20), fourth in receptions (160), and ninth in receiving yards (1,943), went on to become a fourth round draft pick of the Arizona Cardinals in the 2008 NFL Draft. LSU had eight different receivers catch passes in 2007 with four of those catching TD passes. During his one season with the Bruins, McCarthy helped UCLA to a 7-6 mark and a berth in the Emerald Bowl. The Bruins capped their 2006 regular season with a stunning 13-9 win over second-ranked Southern Cal. Prior to joining the Bruins, McCarthy held the position of wide receivers coach at Central Florida for two years. While at UCF, McCarthy tutored two outstanding wide receivers, both of whom earned All-Conference USA acclaim in 2005. Brandon Marshall caught 74 passes for 1,195 yards and 11 touchdowns while Mike Walker had 64 catches for 856 yards and eight scores for the Golden Knights in 2005. Marshall, who was a fourth round pick of the Denver Broncos in the 2006 NFL Draft, had seven games of at least 100 yards and finished the year ranked No. 22 nationally in receiving yards per game (91.9). UCF posted an 8-5 overall mark in 2005 and went on to play in the Aloha Bowl that year. In his first season with the Golden Knights, McCarthy tutored a group of wide outs that included Tavaris Capers, who finished ranked in the top 10 in UCF history in career touchdown receptions. McCarthy also assisted in the development of Luther Huggins, who led the team with 42 receptions for 585 yards. Before arriving at UCF, McCarthy was the receivers coach at Nevada for four seasons (2000-2003) and was instrumental in the development of record-setting receiver Nate Burelson, who led the nation in receptions in 2002 with 138 catches for 1,629 yards and 12 touchdowns. Burelson set numerous Nevada and Western Athletic Conference records, including receptions in a game with 19 and receiving yardage in a game with 326. Two of McCarthy’s wide receivers at Nevada were picked in the NFL Draft following the conclusion of their collegiate careers. Nate Burleson was a third round pick of the Minnesota Vikings, while Maurice Mann was a fifth round selection of the Cincinnati Bengals. Mann is currently a member of the Washington Redskins, while Burleson caught nine TD passes last year for the Seattle Seahawks. McCarthy graduated from the University of Washington in 1994, where he played receiver for the Huskies for three seasons. He was a member of the 1991 National Championship team and was part of two Rose Bowl teams. McCarthy ranked second among wide receivers in touchdown receptions his senior season. Prior to transferring to Washington, he attended Long Beach City College for two years. Following Washington, McCarthy played parts of four seasons in the Arena Football League. He began his coaching career at his alma mater, Boca Raton High School, where he spent two years (1994-95). He then coached at Ft. Lauderdale High School before moving into the college ranks at West Hills Community College in Coalinga, Calif., where he coached the secondary and special teams. McCarthy spent two years as a defensive coaches’ assistant in the NFL with the Oakland Raiders (1998-99), prior to moving to Nevada. He also served as an intern with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the summer of 1998. McCarthy was born on July 26, 1971, in Providence, R.I. He and his wife Trisha have three sons – Guy, Nathan, and Dylan.

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Assistant Coaches Larry Porter

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Fifth April 28, 1972, in Jackson, Miss. Sharmane Brandon, Omari, Olivia Columbus (Ga.) High School Memphis, ‘96

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Playing Experience 1990-93 Memphis (running back) Coaching Experience 1998 Tennessee-Martin (running backs) 1999-2001 Arkansas State (running backs) 2002-2004 Oklahoma State (running backs) 2005- LSU (running backs; assistant head coach, 2006) Bowl Experience As a coach 2002 Houston Bowl (Oklahoma State def. Southern Miss, 33-23) 2004 Cotton Bowl (Oklahoma State lost to Ole Miss, 31-28) 2004 Alamo Bowl (Oklahoma State lost to Ohio State, 33-7) 2005 Peach Bowl (LSU def. Miami, 40-3) 2007 Sugar Bowl (LSU def. Notre Dame, 41-14) 2008 BCS National Championship Game (LSU def. Ohio State, 38-24) 2008 Chick-fil-A Bowl (LSU def. Georgia Tech, 38-3) Larry Porter, a former standout running back at Memphis, enters his fifth season as LSU’s running backs coach in 2009. Porter spent three years with Les Miles at Oklahoma State before joining Miles in Baton Rouge in 2005. In addition to his duties as LSU’s running backs coach, Porter serves in two other key roles on the staff - assistant head coach and chief recruiter. Porter was elevated to the position of assistant head coach during the spring of 2006. He’s twice (2007 and 2009) been named as the National Recruiter of the Year by Rivals.com making him one of the top all-around assistant coaches in college football. As LSU’s running backs coach, Porter has helped developed some of the finest players at that position in school history. In four years with the Tigers, LSU has produced a 1,000yard rusher twice – Jacob Hester 1,103 yards in 2007 and Charles Scott 1,174 yards in 2008 – as well as having two players (Hester and Joseph Addai) selected in the NFL Draft. In 2008, LSU again had one of the top running games in the SEC as the Tigers rushed for 166.8 yards per game with Scott getting the bulk of the carries (1,174 yards on 217 attempts). Scott, who earned first-team All-SEC in 2008, and Keiland Williams (417 yards, 2 TDs on 83 attempts) gave the Tigers one of the top 1-2 rushing punches in the league last year. Porter and the Tigers had a running back-by-committee approach during the national championship season in 2007 with Hester leading all rushers with a career-best 1,103 yards and 11 TDs. Hester, who was a second-team All-SEC selection, had four 100-yard rushing games, including a 120-yard effort against Tennessee in the SEC Championship Game. Williams was second on the squad with 478 yards and six scores, while Trindon Holliday was third with 364 yards and two TDs. Five LSU running backs scored at least two rushing TDs in 2007. As a unit, LSU rushed for 214.1 yards per game and 35 touchdowns. The 214.1 yards per game and 35 rushing touchdowns both ranked second in the SEC. Another impressive feat for the Tiger running backs was the fact that they combined for 432 carries in 2007 with just one lost fumble, which came against Tennessee in the SEC title game. Following the 2007 season, Hester was picked in the third round of the 2008 NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers. Hester became the fourth running back coached by Porter that has been selected among the first three rounds of the NFL Draft since 2004. In 2006, Porter juggled running backs as the Tigers started four different players, including two true freshmen, at tailback. In 13 games, the Tigers had five different running backs lead the team in rushing. Hester led the Tigers in rushing with 440 yards and six scores. Hester added another 269 yards and three touchdowns on 35 receptions, which ranked as the third-highest total for a running back in school history. A pair of true freshmen in Scott and Williams also burst onto the scene during the 2006 season, giving the Tigers a glimpse of the future as they combined for 713 yards and 10 TDs. Williams capped his first season with the Tigers in a big way, rushing for 107 yards and a pair of scores in LSU’s 41-14 win over Notre Dame in the Sugar Bowl. As a unit, the Tigers ranked second in the SEC in rushing in 2006 with 165.8 yards per game. The Tigers also had 25 rushing TDs, a figure that ranked No. 2 in the league. In his first year with the team in 2005, Porter made an immediate impact on LSU’s running game as the Tigers, despite losing perhaps the top runner in the SEC in Alley Broussard to a knee injury in mid-August, still managed to rush for 1,951 yards and 21 touchdowns. LSU’s rushing offense ranked fourth in the SEC, while the 21 rushing TDs was the second-highest total in the league. Addai had his best year in a Tiger uniform, rushing for 911 yards and nine touchdowns; while Justin Vincent added 488 yards and five scores. Addai had five 100-yard rushing games, capped by a 130-yard, one-TD performance in LSU’s 40-3 win over Miami in the Peach Bowl. He went on to become a first round draft pick of the Indianapolis Colts in the 2006 NFL Draft, becoming the first LSU running back taken in the first round of the NFL Draft since Harvey Williams was the 21st overall pick by the Chiefs in 1991. Addai was a finalist for NFL Rookie of the Year in 2006 and played a key role in the Colts’ Super Bowl victory over the Chicago Bears. At Oklahoma State, Porter’s stable of running backs continued the tradition of

Larry and Sharmane Porter with daughter Olivia and sons Brandon and Omari. “Tailback U.”, as he coached 1,000-yard rushers for three straight seasons. In 2004, Vernand Morency earned second-team All-Big 12 honors after rushing for 1,474 yards, which ranked eighth in the nation, and 12 touchdowns. Morency was a third round pick of the Houston Texans in 2005. A year earlier, Tatum Bell earned first-team All-Big 12 honors with 1,286 yards and 16 touchdowns. Bell and Morency combined for 2,204 yards and 24 TDs for the Cowboys in 2003. Bell then went on to become a second round draft pick by the Denver Broncos in the 2004 NFL Draft. In his first season at OSU, Porter guided Bell to a 1,096-yard, 11-TD season for 8-5 Oklahoma State. Prior to his arrival in Stillwater, Porter spent three years at Arkansas State, where he coached Jonathan Adams to back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons. Adams rushed for 1,004 yards and six touchdowns in 2000 and followed that with another 1,004 yards and five scores in 2001. Under Porter’s tutelage, Adams capped his career as the second-leading rusher in Arkansas State history. Porter began his coaching career at Wooddale High School in Memphis, Tenn., serving as head track and field coach, while assisting with the running backs and secondary on the football squad. After two years at Wooddale, Porter moved to the collegiate ranks, coaching the running backs at Tennessee-Martin in 1998. During his playing days, Porter was a four-year letterwinner at Memphis where he was co-captain of the 1993 Tiger squad. Porter capped his career as the fourth-leading rusher in Memphis history, totaling 2,194 yards and 20 touchdowns. Porter’s 2,194 rushing yards currently ranks No. 6 in Memphis history, while his 20 rushing TDs is fourth all-time at the school. In all, Porter led the Tigers in rushing yards for three years during his career. As a rookie in 1990, Porter rushed for 206 yards against Arkansas State, the highest single-game total for a freshman in school history. Porter had a total of six 100-yard games during his career, a figure that ranks fourth in Memphis history. Porter graduated from Memphis in 1996 with a bachelor’s degree in education. A native of Jackson, Miss., Porter and his wife Sharmane have three children, Brandon, Omari and Olivia.

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Assistant Coaches Joe Robinson

Special Teams Coordinator/ Defensive Line Assistant Year at LSU: Birthdate: Wife: Children: High School: College:

Second (appointed Feb. 18, 2008) Sept. 12, 1960, in Abilene, Texas Abby Alexandra, Madeline, Valerie Fairmont East (Ohio) High School LSU, ‘85

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Coaching Experience 1986 Catholic High of Pointe Coupee (defensive coordinator, 1986; head coach 1987) 1988 Bastrop High School (defensive coordinator) 1989-91 Louisiana Tech (graduate assistant, 1989; defensive line/recruiting coordinator, 1990-91) 1992-98 Southern Mississippi (defensive line, 1992; defensive line/recruiting coordinator, 1993; linebackers/recruiting coordinator, 1994-96; special teams/recruiting coordinator, 1996-98) 2001 Louisiana Tech (running backs/recruiting coordinator) 2002 Houston (special teams coordinator) 2003 Central Florida (special teams coordinator) 2004-07 Arizona (special teams coordinator/defensive ends) 2008 LSU (special teams coordinator/defensive line) Bowl Experience As a coach 1990 Independence Bowl (Louisiana Tech tied Maryland, 34-34) 1997 Liberty Bowl (Southern Miss def. Pittsburgh, 41-7) 1998 Humanitarian Bowl (Southern Miss lost to Idaho, 42-35) 2001 Humanitarian Bowl (Louisiana Tech lost to Clemson, 49-24) 2008 Chick-fil-A Bowl (LSU def. Georgia Tech, 38-3)

Joe Robinson, a 1985 graduate of LSU, returns for his second year with the Tigers in 2009, serving as the special teams coordinator while also working with the defensive line. Robinson came to Baton Rouge after a four-year stint at Arizona, where he served as special teams coordinator and defensive ends coach for the Wildcats. In his first year with LSU in 2008, Robinson’s impact was felt immediately as the Tigers had one of the best all-around special teams efforts in the SEC. Placekicker Colt David continued his steady play in 2008, becoming the school’s all-time leader in scoring with 369 points. David was third in the SEC in field goals, while first-year punter Brady Dalfrey averaged 40.0 yards per kick.

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Joe and Abby Robinson with daughters Alexandra, Madeline, and Valerie. In the return game, Trindon Holliday ranked No. 5 in the SEC in punt return average (12.8 avg.) and No. 9 in kickoff returns (22.8 avg.). During his stay at Arizona, Robinson earned the reputation of putting together standout play in the area of special teams. In 2007, Robinson had one of his former players taken in the first round of the NFL Draft as cornerback/return specialists Antoine Cason was picked the San Diego Chargers. A year earlier, punter Nick Folk was a first-team All-Pac 10 member and was picked in the sixth round of the 2007 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys, while kick return specialist Syndric Steptoe, also a first-team all-conference selection, was drafted in the seventh round by the Browns. Another one of Robinson’s standout punters at Arizona was Danny Baugher, who earned All-America honors in 2005 and was a finalist for the Ray Guy Award after leading the nation in punting. Baugher is currently a member of the Denver Broncos organization. . ... Robinson’s coaching career came full circle with his return to LSU in 2008 as he got his start as a coach at the prep level in Louisiana during the mid-80s before moving on to the collegiate ranks. In all, Robinson’s career has seen him serve as a football coach in Louisiana at the prep and collegiate level for eight years, four of which were spent with Louisiana Tech. Robinson’s first coaching job came as an assistant at Catholic High School of Pointe Coupee in 1986. He was promoted to head coach in 1987. Robinson spent the 1988 season as the defensive coordinator at Bastrop High School before spending the next three years at Louisiana Tech. Robinson followed that stop with seven years at Southern Mississippi, along with stints as the special teams coordinator at Houston in 2002 and Central Florida in 2003. Robinson brings a great deal of expertise in the area of special teams to the Tigers. During his career, he’s been a part of some of the nation’s most productive special teams units, which includes leading the nation in kick return average at Southern Miss in 1997, ranking second in the nation in net punting at Central Florida in 2003, and having the nation’s top-rated punter at Central Florida in 2003. In addition, Central Florida led the country in blocked kicks in 2003 with seven - four punts and three field goals. As a defensive coach, Robinson assisted with a 1994 Southern Miss unit that led the nation in turnovers gained. Robinson has coached in four bowl games during his career. A native of Abilene, Texas, Robinson earned his bachelor’s degree from LSU in 1985 followed by a master’s degree from Southern Mississippi in 1994. Robinson and his wife Abby have three daughters – Alexandra, Madeline and Valerie.

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Assistant Coaches Greg Studrawa Offensive Line Year at LSU: Birthdate: Wife: Children: High School: College:

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Third (appointed Jan. 20, 2007) Nov. 3, 1964, in Fostoria, Ohio Cindy Samantha (17), Katelin (14), Allison (11) Wendelin (Ohio) High School Bowling Green, ‘87

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Playing Experience 1984-87 Bowling Green (offensive tackle) Coaching Experience 1989-90 Cincinnati (assistant offensive line) 1991-96 Wilmington (offensive coordinator) 1997 Ohio State (graduate assistant – offense) 1998-2000 Arkansas State (offensive line) 2001-06 Bowling Green (offensive line, 2001-02; offensive coordinator/offensive line, 2003-05; assistant head coach/offensive coordinator, 2006) 2007- LSU (offensive line)

Greg and Cindy Studrawa and daughters Samantha, Katelin, and Allison.

Bowl Experience As a coach 1998 Sugar Bowl (Ohio State lost to Florida State, 31-14) 2003 Motor City Bowl (Bowling Green def. Northwestern, 28-24) 2004 GMAC Bowl (Bowling Green def. Memphis, 52-35) 2008 BCS National Championship Game (LSU def. Ohio State, 38-24) 2008 Chick-fil-A Bowl (LSU def. Georgia Tech, 38-3)

Greg Studrawa, a former offensive coordinator who guided a record-setting offense at Bowling Green, enters his third year as LSU’s offensive line coach in 2009. In his first two years with the Tigers, Studrawa’s offensive line has helped paved the way for an LSU offense that has scored 943 points and racked up nearly 11,000 yards of offense. In addition, the Tigers have featured a pair of 1,000-yard rushers in each of the past two seasons. In 2008, LSU used the same starting line for each of the Tigers 13 games as the unit helped contribute to a squad that averaged 30.9 points and 368.1 yards per game. Offensive guard Herman Johnson earned first-team All-America honors from the Associated Press as well as being a first-team all-conference pick. Left tackle Ciron Black ran his streak of consecutive starts to 40 straight on his way to becoming a second-team all-league pick. Johnson went on to become a fifth round draft pick by the

Arizona Cardinals in the 2009 NFL Draft. In his first year with the Tigers in 2007, Studrawa helped mold the Tiger offensive line into one of the most consistent in the SEC. Featuring a pair of first time starters at right guard (Lyle Hitt) and right tackle (Carnell Stewart), LSU managed to average nearly 440 yards of offense per game, including 214.1 yards a game on the ground. As a unit, the Tiger offense set a total of 10 school records in 2007, including total points and total yards. Herman Johnson earned first-team All-SEC honors in 2007, while Black was a second-team all-conference pick. Studrawa held the position of offensive coordinator at Bowling Green from 2003-06, overseeing some of the top offenses at both the national and Mid-America Conference level during that time. He was also the assistant head coach for the Falcons during the 2006 season. In his four years as the offensive coordinator, Bowling Green played in two bowl games – beating Northwestern, 28-24, in the 2003 Motor City Bowl and defeating Memphis, 52-35, in the 2004 GMAC Bowl - and recorded a combined record of 30-19. Studrawa also helped lead the Falcons to two of the biggest wins in school history as they beat 16th-ranked Purdue, 27-26, in 2003 and followed that with a 34-18 victory over 12th-ranked Northern Illinois later that year. In 2005, Studrawa led a Bowling Green offense that ranked second in the MAC in both passing (283.9) and scoring (33.8) and was third in the league in pass efficiency (142.4). In 2004, BGSU finished second nationally in total offense with a MAC record 506.3 yards per game. The Falcons were also third in the nation in passing (338.3) and turnover margin (1.25) and fourth in scoring with a MAC record 44.3 points per game. In 2004, the Falcons had four games of scoring at least 50 points as they averaged 49.4 points over their final nine games of the season. The 2004 season saw the Falcons go 9-3 overall, which included the 52-35 victory over Memphis in the GMAC Bowl in Mobile, Ala. Individually, quarterback Omar Jacobs was named the 2004 MAC Offensive Player of the Year after leading the nation in TD passes with a league record 41. Jacobs was second in the nation in passing yards per game as well as total offense. In addition, his 41 TD-to-4 interception passing ratio set an NCAA record. Jacobs went on to become a fifth round NFL Draft pick by the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2006. Studrawa also guided an offensive line that allowed a league-low 11 sacks in 2004 as three members of that interior line were named All-MAC, including left tackle Rob Warren, center Scott Mruczkowski and left guard Kory Lichtensteiger. Mruczkowski was selected in the seventh round of the 2005 NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers where he is currently a backup offensive lineman. In his first year as Bowling Green’s offensive coordinator, Studrawa guided the Falcon offense to a No. 3 national ranking in total offense. The Falcons were also ranked 11th nationally in passing, 14th in pass efficiency and No. 18 in rushing. The 2003 Bowling Green offense broke a total of 10 school records during the season – six team and four individual – on its way to an 11-3 overall mark, which was capped with a 28-24 win over Big Ten member Northwestern in the Motor City Bowl. Studrawa served as the offensive line coach at Bowling Green in 2001 and 2002 before being elevated to the offensive coordinator position in 2003. Prior to his return to Bowling Green, he spent three years as the offensive line coach at Arkansas State. Other coaching stops for Studrawa include serving as an offensive line coach at Cincinnati in 1989 and 1990 as well as holding offensive coordinator duties at Wilmington (Ohio) College from 1991-96. He followed that with a one year stint as a graduate assistant at Ohio State in 1997. As a player, Studrawa was a two-year starter at left tackle for Bowling Green in 1986 and 1987. Studrawa was named the recipient of Bowling Green’s Coaches Award following the 1987 season for his outstanding attitude toward Falcon football. Studrawa is a 1987 graduate of Bowling Green. A native of Fostoria, Ohio, he is a graduate of St. Wendelin High School where he was a first-team All-Ohio selection as a senior. Born on Nov. 3, 1964, Studwara and his wife Cindy have three daughters – Samantha (17), Katelin (14), and Allison (11).

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Tight Ends/Recruiting Coordinator Year at LSU: Birthdate: Wife: Children: College:

First (appointed Feb. 12, 2009) Sept. 6, 1959, in Chicago, Ill. Janet Free Donnie and Jacob Toledo, ‘82

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Playing Experience 1979-80 Toledo (offensive guard) 1977-78 Snow Junior College (offensive guard) Coaching Experience 1981 Toledo (student assistant) 1982-84 Utah (offensive line/recruiting coordinator) 1989-95 Memphis (offensive line/recruiting coordinator) 1996 Minnesota (defensive line) 1997-2000 Arkansas State (running backs, 1997; outside linebackers/special teams, 1998-2000) 2001-02 East Carolina (defensive line) 2003-05 Duke (outside linebackers/special teams, 2003; offensive line, 2004-05) 2006 East Carolina (tight ends/special teams) 2007-08 Boston College (tight ends/special teams) 2009 LSU (tight ends/recruiting coordinator) Bowl Experience 2001 GMAC Bowl (East Carolina lost Marshall, 64-61 2OT) 2006 Papajohns.com Bowl (East Carolina lost South Florida, 24-7) 2007 Champs Sports Bowl (Boston College def. Michigan State, 24-21) 2008 Music City Bowl (Boston College lost Vanderbilt, 19-14)

Don Yanowsky, who spent the past two seasons as an assistant coach at Boston College, joined the LSU staff last spring. Yanowsky will coach the tight ends while also serving as the recruiting coordinator for the Tigers. Yanowsky comes to LSU with over 20 years of collegiate coaching experience on both sides of the football as well as that of recruiting coordinator. In two years with Boston College, the Eagles went 20-8 overall and reached a bowl game in both 2007 and 2008. In 2007, Boston College won its first eight games and climbed as high as No. 2 in the nation. The Eagles went on to post an 11-3 overall mark in 2007 as they claimed the ACC Atlantic Division title and played in the league’s championship game. In 2008, the Eagles were 9-5 overall. Yanowsky’s tight ends combined to catch 73 passes for 719 yards and five scores in 2007 followed by 34 receptions for 269 yards and two TDs in 2008. His top tight end – Ryan Purvis – was a two-time All-ACC selection and is rated as one of the top five tight ends going into the 2009 NFL Draft. Prior to his arrival at Boston College, Yanowsky spent the 2006 season coaching tight ends and special teams under Steve Logan at East Carolina. He coached at Duke for three years, from 2003-05, coaching the offensive line for two years and the outside linebackers and special teams for one season. Yanowsky was hired by Logan at East Carolina for the first time in 2001, coaching the defensive line, and helping the Pirates earn a berth in the GMAC Bowl that year. Other coaching stops for Yanowsky include a four-year stint from 19972000 at Arkansas State; a one-year stay at Minnesota in 1996 to coach the defensive line; six years at Memphis as the Tigers’ offensive line coach and recruiting coordinator; and three year at Utah from 1982-84 as the offensive line coach and recruiting coordinator. Yanowsky got his start in coaching in 1981 when he was hired as a student assistant coach at Toledo. After his three years at Utah, Yanowsky coached at the high school level from 1983 to 1988, serving as offensive coordinator at Bountiful (Utah) High School and later as the head coach at Viewmont High School in Utah, before returning to the collegiate ranks in 1989 at Memphis. A 1982 graduate of Toledo with a degree in education, he was a two-year starter at offensive guard for the Rockets. A native of Chicago, Ill., Yanowsky is married to the former Janet Free and the couple has two sons, Donnie and Jacob.

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Support Staff Sharon Mangum

Dr. Sam Nader

Assistant AD/Football Recruiting and Alumni Relations

Assistant AD/Football Operations A long-time member of the LSU football staff, Sam Nader is in his ninth season as Assistant Athletic Director for Football Operations after being promoted to the position during the summer of 2000. Nader is in his 35th season overall with the LSU football program. Nader is responsible for overseeing all of the day-to-day administrative duties for the LSU football team. Nader joined the LSU staff as a graduate assistant in 1975 and was hired by head coach Charles McClendon as a fulltime assistant coach in 1977. He was named recruiting coordinator in 1980 and served in that role through the 1993 season. When the NCAA eliminated the recruiting coordinator’s position, Nader assumed the position of administrative assistant for football operations in 1994 and remained in that role, handling a myriad of responsibilities for the LSU football program, until his promotion to assistant athletic director in 2000. Nader was a quarterback for the Auburn Tigers from 1963-67. From 1968-69, he served as assistant coach at Jordan High School in Columbus, Ga., and was promoted to head coach and athletics director in 1970. He served in that capacity until 1974. In his role as recruiting coordinator, Nader spearheaded the recruiting efforts of 32 players who developed into first-team All-SEC players, plus seven who became All-Americans. Nader is married to the former Ann Gardner of Montgomery, Ala., and they have three children, Breaux, Lauren and John Ryan, and six granddaughters, Brooks Claire, Mary Holland, Grace Ann, Sarah Jane and Alyssa.

Sharon Mangum, a former member of LSU’s national championship women’s track and field program, enters her eighth year with the LSU football program in 2009. Mangum was promoted to assistant athletic director with oversight of football recruiting and alumni relations during the spring of 2007. Mangum’s role within the football department is to provide administrative support for the recruitment of potential student-athletes. Mangum also coordinates official and unofficial recruiting visits to campus as well as overseeing all special events associated with recruiting. Mangum took on additional responsibilities of alumni relations in 2007. Mangum began her career in athletics working for Career Sports International where she coordinated client recruiting efforts and help the clients implement personal development plans. She also spent four years at the Alamo Bowl in San Antonio Texas as the Sponsorship Coordinator, assisting in fulfilling the sponsorship agreements and also had event management duties. She was also administrative assistant to the Executive Director. Prior to coming on board with the LSU football staff, Mangum was district coach of the year as head track and field coach for Istrouma High in Baton Rouge. A native of San Antonio Texas, Sharon earned her Bachelor degree from LSU in 1991 and then followed that with a Master’s degree from Southern University in 2003. She has a son, Sean.

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Melissa Moore

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Grady Brown

John Dunn

Tamara Davis

Assistant Strength Coach

Coordinator of Offensive Operations

Slade Nagle

Dominique Stevenson

Administrative Intern

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Sharon Mangum and her son, Sean.

Dr. Sam and Ann Nader with children Breaux, Holland, Lauren and John Ryan, and granddaughters, Brooks Claire, Mary Holland, Grace Ann, Sarah Jane and Alyssa.

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Lois Stuckey

Administrative Assistant

Josh Eargle

Administrative Intern

Johanna Trees

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Ya’el Lofton

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Lunda Wells

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Support Staff Charles Baglio

Charles Baglio, one of the most successful high school football coaches in Louisiana over the last 20 years of his coaching career, enters his seventh season with the LSU athletics department as the director of external relations for the Tiger football team. Baglio came to LSU in 2002 after coaching at Independence High School for 34 years, 22 of which as head coach. While at Independence, Baglio posted a head coaching record of 205-69. He won nine district titles and led his team to the state championship game twice. Baglio also had numerous players go on to play collegiate football, including former Tiger running back LaBrandon Toefield, who spent several seasons in the NFL with the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Carolina Panthers. Baglio, who goes by the nickname of “Coach Bags”, graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University in 1967 with a degree in health and physical education and followed that with a master’s degree from SLU in 1973 in supervision and administration. Baglio, an avid golfer who regularly shoots in the 70s, is a native of Independence, La.

Director of Athletic Training

Jack Marucci enters his 14th season as director of athletic training at LSU. Since joining the Tigers, Marucci’s leadership and vision has moved LSU to the forefront of athletic training at the collegiate level. As director of athletic training, Marucci oversees the athletic training operation for all 20 varsity sports, which includes supervising a staff of six full-time trainers and 10 graduate

Tommy Moffitt

Strength & Conditioning Coordinator Considered by many in college football to be one of the nation’s premier strength and conditioning coaches, Tommy Moffitt enters his 10th season at LSU after coming to the Tiger staff from the University of Miami. Moffitt was named the 2003 College Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year by America Football Monthly. Moffitt has been part of national championship football teams at LSU (twice), Miami and Tennessee. Since taking over his current position at LSU, Moffitt’s offseason program has helped the Tigers post an 90-27 mark. Moffitt’s offseason conditioning program paved the way for LSU’s run to the national title in both 2003 and 2007. Moffitt was appointed LSU’s Strength and Conditioning Coordinator on Jan. 10, 2000. In February 2000, Moffitt was named the 1999 Collegiate Football Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year by the Professional Football Strength and Conditioning Coaches Society. In nine years with the Tigers, Moffitt has developed LSU into one of the most durable teams around by combining a program that focuses on both strength and speed. Moffitt has also incorporated yoga and karate routines in the Tigers’ offseason program, which increases the player’s flexibility, while forcing the team to stay focused for a lengthy period of time. Moffitt served as the head strength and conditioning coach at Miami for two years, helping head coach Butch Davis rebuild the Hurricane program. While at Miami, Moffitt was named the 1998 Big East Strength Coach of the Year. Moffitt went to Miami after four seasons, 1994-97, as associate head strength and conditioning coach at Tennessee. A 1986 graduate of Tennessee Tech, Moffitt started his career as an assistant football coach at John Curtis High School in River Ridge, La., from 1987-94, earning the 1992 National High School Strength Coach of the Year award given by the Professional Football Strength and Conditioning Coaches Society. Born in Springfield, Tenn., Moffitt is married to the former Jill Beron and they have three children, Clay, Aaron and Brady.

Derrick LeBlanc

Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coordinator Derrick LeBlanc returned to LSU in 2008 as the assistant and strength and conditioning coordinator after serving a twoyear stint as the defensive line coach at Missouri State. LeBlanc spent the 2000 season as a graduate assistant in the LSU weight room. He will assist Tommy Moffitt in all phases of LSU’s strength program. LeBlanc is a 1997 graduate of Northwestern (La.) State and received his master’s degree from LSU in 2002. A four-year football player at Northwestern State as a two-way lineman, he spent three seasons at Breaux Bridge (La.) High School as an assistant coach, working with the offensive and defensive lines. After his year as a graduate assistant at LSU, LeBlanc moved to Henderson (Ark.) State University, where he coached the defensive line coach from 2001 to 2004. LeBlanc was defensive line coach in 2005 at Arkansas Tech University. LeBlanc and his wife, Niema, have one son, Dayton.

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assistants. An experienced trainer with a strong background in collegiate athletics, Marucci helped design the Broussard Center for Athletic Training at Tiger Stadium as well as the one located in the Football Operations Building, which the football team operates out of on a daily basis. Marucci served as an assistant athletic trainer at Florida State from 1988-96, a stint that included eight bowl trips with the Seminoles. While in Tallahassee, he also served as the host trainer for two NCAA regional baseball tournaments. Marucci graduated from West Virginia in 1986 with a bachelor’s degree in athletic training and then gained his master’s from Alabama in 1988, serving as a graduate assistant trainer for the Crimson Tide from 1986-88. He also worked with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 1987 and the Cleveland Browns in 1985. Off the field, Marucci has mastered the art of crafting wooden baseball bats and founded his own company, the Marucci Bat Company. The bat company, which originally started with a workshop in his backyard, now has close to 100 Major Leaguers to its credit, including Albert Pujols, David Wright, Chase Utley, Brad Hawpe and the 2006 NL MVP and home run champion Ryan Howard. In July 2007, the Marucci Bat Company was represented in the Major League Baseball All-Star Game by eight different players. Marucci and his bat company have been featured in numerous national publications including the USA Today. Marucci is married to the former Leah Gaines and they have a son, Gino, and a daughter, Sarah.

Andy Barker

Senior Associate Athletic Trainer Andy Barker enters his 14th season as senior associate athletic trainer at LSU. Barker came to Baton Rouge following a six-year stint at Florida State. Since coming to LSU, Barker has been an integral part of designing and implementing a state-of-the-art computer tracking program that assists the staff in following the progress and rehabilitation of injuries. The program produces daily injury reports for a variety of sports and it also tracks and monitors purchasing and inventory as well as tracking insurance and medical bill payments. In April 2000, Barker received the Southeastern Athletic Trainers Association “Backbone” Award, which recognizes the top collegiate assistant athletic trainer from the seven states included in the Southeastern district of the National Athletic Trainers Association. A 1988 graduate of Clemson University, Barker became a graduate assistant trainer at Florida State in 1988. After two years as a graduate assistant, Barker was named an assistant athletic trainer at FSU in 1990 and served in that position until coming to LSU in August 1996. While at Florida State, Barker worked seven bowl games and served as host trainer for the 1995 NCAA Regional basketball tournament, seven NCAA regional baseball tournaments and the Junior Pan-American Games in 1990. Barker, a native of Clemson, S.C., enjoys playing golf in his spare time. He’s married to the former Andrea Conerly.

Shelly Mullenix

Senior Associate Athletic Trainer Shelly Mullenix begins her 12th year as part of the LSU training staff in 2009. As LSU’s senior associate athletic trainer, Mullenix plays a key role in servicing the athletic training needs of the football team on a day-to-day basis. In addition to Mullenix’s role as a trainer with the football program, she plays an integral role in the education and development of nutritional programs for all LSU sports. This nutritional information is given in a team format as well as through one-on-one individualized counseling. With the use of state-of-the-art computer analysis, Mullenix is able to perform body fat analysis, customize dietary intake and exercise prescription to suit the specific needs of the athlete. Administratively, she is responsible for the recruitment of student athletic trainers and the development of the athletic training curriculum. Mullenix joined the LSU training staff in January 1997, coming to Baton Rouge from Florida State University, where she worked as a graduate assistant athletic trainer from 199293. She was promoted to assistant athletic trainer at FSU in 1993 and served in that capacity until December 1996. She is married to Matthew Mullenix and has two children, Maggie and Briana.

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Support Staff Greg Stringfellow

Doug Aucoin

Equipment Manager

Videography Director

Greg Stringfellow enters his sixth season as LSU’s equipment manager after being elevated to the position in the spring of 2004. Stringfellow served as the interim equipment manager during LSU’s National Championship season in 2003, stepping in for longtime equipment manager Jeff Boss, who passed away in the fall of 2003 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Stringfellow, one of the many equipment managers who learned the trade under Boss, enters his 12th season overall with the Tigers. He previously served as a student assistant in the LSU equipment room for five years. As a member of the equipment staff, Stringfellow is responsible for the ordering and maintaining of equipment and facilities for the LSU football team as well as LSU’s 19 other sports. Stringfellow lettered two years in football at McGill-Toolen High School in Mobile, Ala., before coming to LSU, where he earned a degree in construction management in 1997. An avid golfer, Stringfellow is a member of the Athletic Equipment Managers Association and annually works the Senior Bowl in Mobile. He is married to the former Ashley Mitnick, a former LSU soccer standout. The couple has two children, Sarah Elizabeth and Lily Grace.

Ferrell Shillings

Assistant Equipment Manager Ferrell Shillings is now in his 18th season on the LSU equipment staff after joining the Tigers in 1991. A native of St. Amant, La., Shillings oversees the LSU athletics central receiving department. He is also responsible for the daily delivery of overnight packages within the athletics department, while also working closely with the Tiger football team. Shillings lettered four years in football, four years in basketball and once in baseball at St. Amant High. He worked for 33 years as a supervisor at South Central Bell Telephone in Baton Rouge before he turned his attention to the field of athletic equipment. Shillings is a member of the Athletic Equipment Managers Association and the SEC Equipment Managers Association. He is also a lifetime member of the Telephone Pioneers.

George Branigan

Assistant Equipment Manager George Branigan begins his fourth year as a full-time member of the LSU equipment staff, where he serves as the head manager for baseball, softball, gymnastics, soccer, cheerleading, and assists with the nationally-ranked football team. Prior to his full-time post, Branigan spent six months helping family members rebuild their personal businesses devastated during Hurricane Katrina. While attending LSU, Branigan spent five years as a student equipment manager, working with the baseball team during his entire tenure and the football team during the 2002-03 season. A native of Kenner, La., Branigan prepped at Brother Martin High School before earning his degree in general studies from LSU in May 2005. He is a member of the American Equipment Managers Association and the SEC Equipment Managers Association.

Daniel Waguespack

Assistant Equipment Manager Daniel Waguespack enters his second year as a full-time member of the LSU equipment staff. He serves as the head manager for men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s tennis, volleyball, track and field, swimming and diving and assists with football. Waguespack, a native of Norco, La., graduated from LSU in May 2007 with a degree in sociology. He worked as a student manager for four seasons with the Tigers. Waguespack attended Destrehan High School where he was a four-year letterwinner in soccer.

Doug Aucoin enters his 13th season as LSU’s video coordinator. During that time he has developed LSU’s football video department into the one of the finest in the nation. Aucoin, who has twice been named the SEC Video Coordinator of the Year (2000 and 2007) by his peers, oversees LSU’s multi-million dollar video department that rivals that of most NFL teams. Following the 2007 season, Aucoin was named a finalist for National Video Coordinator of the Year. Aucoin, who joined the Tigers in 1997 after a stint with Tulane, is responsible for analytical support of computer and video technologies including the taping of games and practices, opponent video exchange, self-scout and opponent breakdowns, and tape cut-ups used as a teaching tool. Aucoin also manages the computer network that the football coaches use for statistical analysis as well as self-scouting and the scouting of opponents. Another of Aucoin’s responsibilities is the production of a weekly highlight and motivational video for the football team. Aucoin oversees a staff of eight people, which includes one full-time assistant, one graduate assistant and six student assistants. Prior to working for Tulane, Aucoin was employed by the New Orleans Saints as an assistant to his brother, Albert, who was video director for the Saints. Their father, Erby, is a member of the Saints Hall of Fame for his pioneering analytical film work in the early years of the National Football League. A native of New Orleans, Aucoin graduated from Riverdale High School and the University of New Orleans, earning his degree in business administration in 1995. In the summer of 1998, Aucoin married the former Angela Bordelon and the couple has three children, Ryan, Shane and Chanler.

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Brad Mendow

Assistant Video Coordinator Brad Mendow enters his fifth year as LSU’s assistant video coordinator. Prior to his appointment as a full-time employee, the Covington, La., native spent five years as a student worker with the LSU video staff. Mendow assists videographer director Doug Aucoin with the day-to-day video operations and the maintenance of the coaching staff’s computer network for the LSU’s football program. He also serves as the SEC’s Instant Replay Technician for all of LSU’s home football games. A 2004 LSU graduate with a degree in business administration, Mendow has three older brothers who worked as equipment managers or videographers for the LSU football team, and has a younger brother that currently works for him in the video department.

Sherman Morris

Director of Player Personnel Sherman Morris enters his third season at LSU, serving as the director of player personnel for the Tigers. The south Florida native joined LSU in 2007 after serving as the assistant athletic director and assistant head coach at Glades Central High School. Morris served as Glades Central’s run game and special teams coordinator and he helped his team to the 2006 Florida 3A State Championship as well as a regional title in 2005. Morris began his coaching career in 2000 as the offensive line coach at Deerfield Beach High School. During his tenure at Deerfield Beach, the team won three district titles, one regional championship and reached the semifinals in the 6A state playoffs. He is a former member of LSU’s men track and field program and winner of the 1991 SEC Championship in the 55 meters hurdlers. Morris was a member of the 1991 All-SEC team. Morris has earned a bachelors degree in Professional Studies and a master’s degree in Business Administration. He is married to Erica Streit.

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LSU players celebrate following the 38-3 win over 14th-ranked Georgia Tech in the Chick-fil-A Bowl.

LSU Caps 2008 With Ninth Straight Bowl Appearance

The fourth year of LSU football under Les Miles ended with a bang as the Tigers played their best game of the season in a 38-3 win over 14th-ranked Georgia Tech in the Chick-fil-A Bowl. The win sent the Tigers to an 8-5 overall mark as LSU closed out its season with a victory for the fourth straight year. Among the other highlights for LSU in 2008 include a 26-21 road win over ninth-ranked Auburn, recording the largest comeback (28 points) in school history in a victory over Troy, Charles Scott topping the 1,000yard rushing mark and offensive lineman Herman Johnson earning first-team All-America honors.

LSU Records Win No. 700 For Program Against Georgia Tech

LSU’s 38-3 victory over Georgia Tech in the bowl game marked the 700th win in school history. Only 12 teams in all of Division I college football go into the 2009 season with at least 700 wins to their credit. In 115 years of playing football, LSU has posted a 700-383-47 record.

Tigers Played In Bowl Game For Record Ninth-Straight Year

With its appearance in the Chick-fil-A Bowl, LSU appeared in a bowl game for a school record ninth consecutive season. Since the start of the 2000 season, LSU has played in the following bowl games: BCS National Championship (2007), Chickfil-A Bowl (2000, 2005 and 2008), Sugar Bowl (2001, 2003, 2006), Cotton Bowl (2002) and Capital One Bowl (2004). In addition, LSU’s streak of nine-straight bowl appearances ties for the seventh-longest current stretch nationally.

Charles Scott Goes Over 1,000-yard Mark

LSU’s Charles Scott topped the 1,000-yard rushing mark in 2008, going for 1,174 yards and 18 touchdowns in what was one of the most productive seasons in school history for a running back. Scott’s 1,174 rushing yards is the fifth-highest total in school history, while his 18 rushing TDs ranked No. 2 all-time.

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Herman Johnson Earns AP First-Team AllAmerica Honors

It had been 11 years since LSU last had an offensive lineman named as a first-team AllAmerica by the Associated Press. That was until 2008 when senior offensive guard Herman Johnson was recognized as a first-team AllAmerica by the news organization. Johnson, a native of Olla, La., became the first Tiger offensive lineman named first-team AP All-America since 1997 when Alan Faneca made the team. Johnson also becomes the 55th player in LSU history to be recognized as a first-team All-America. Those 55 players have garnered a total of 66 first-team All-America honors. Johnson also keeps alive a streak that has seen at least one LSU player earn first-team All-America honors for eight straight years. Johnson went on to become a fifth round draft pick by the Arizona Cardinals in the 2009 NFL Draft.

Tyson Jackson Goes No. 3 Overall In NFL Draft

LSU defensive end Tyson Jackson was selected with the third overall pick by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 2009 NFL Draft. Jackson became the highest LSU defender ever picked in the NFL Draft and he also ran the school’s streak of first round draft picks to six straight years, which is the longest current streak in college football. The following is a look at LSU’s NFL first round draft picks under Miles: Year

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LSU Runs Non-Conference Winning Streak To 19 With Victory Over Georgia Tech

LSU’s win over Georgia Tech in the Chick-fil-A Bowl marked the 19th consecutive win over a non-conference opponent by the Tigers, a streak that dates back to the start of the 2005 season. LSU coach Les Miles is a perfect 19-0 in non-conference games at LSU. The 19-game non-conference winning streak ranks first in the nation. LSU’s last non-conference loss came during the 2004 season when Iowa scored on the final play of the game to beat LSU, 30-25, in the Capital One Bowl.

What A Comeback - Tigers Score 37 Unanswered Points To Beat Troy, 40-31

Down 31-3 with 26 minutes left in the game, LSU was looking at suffering one of the worst losses in the history of the program. Instead, the Tigers celebrated the biggest comeback in modern day (SEC era) history as LSU scored 37 unanswered points to rally for a 40-31 win over Troy. Down 31-10 to start the fourth quarter, LSU scored 30 points during the final 15 minutes to record the win. The following is a look at some of the notables from the Troy game: • LSU scored 30 points in the fourth quarter, which was the most by an LSU team during the final 15 minutes of play since 1958 when the Tigers scored 35 points in a 62-0 win over Tulane. LSU also scored 28 points in the fourth quarter in a comeback win over Arizona State in 2005 and against Ole Miss in 1970. • LSU’s 30 fourth quarter points were the second highest total in a quarter in school history trailing the 35 points scored in the third quarter vs. Rice in 1977 and the fourth quarter vs. Tulane in 1958. • LSU’s rally from a 28-point deficit was the largest comeback in school history, bettering the 21-0 first half deficit to Ole Miss in 1977. • It was also biggest fourth quarter rally in school history, bettering the 20-point deficit LSU erased against Houston in the 1996 season opener. LSU trailed Houston 34-14 to open the fourth quarter in 1996 and came back to win, 35-34.


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Two-Sport National Champions

Chad Jones and Jared Mitchell became just the second and third players in LSU history to win national titles in two sports during their collegiate careers. Both Jones and Mitchell were part of LSU’s 2007 national championship in football and most recently they both played prominent roles in the Tigers’ 2009 national title in baseball. As a member of the LSU baseball team in 2009, Mitchell was named MVP of the College World Series after hitting .348 with two home runs and seven RBIs during the Tigers’ run to the national title. Jones made three relief appearances for the Tigers in the CWS, which included a 1.2 inning outing with a pair of strikeouts in the national title game against Texas. Jones and Mitchell join Bennie Brazell as the three athletes in LSU history to be part of national team titles in two different sports. Brazell’s national titles came in outdoor track and field in 2002 and football in 2003.

Tigers Run Streak With At Least Eight Wins To Nine Years

LSU extended its record run of having won at least eight games in a season to nine straight years after beating Georgia Tech in the Chick-fil-A Bowl. LSU has now won at least eight games in every football season dating back to 2000.

Taking Note On The Tigers Under Miles (Since 2005)

Here are some notable trends for LSU in the 53 games its played under head coach Les Miles … LSU is 28-0 under Les Miles when rushing for 100 or more yards and holding the opponent to less than 100 rushing yards The Tigers are 39-5 when rushing for 100 yards or more … On the contrary, the Tigers are just 3-6 under Les Miles when failing to reach the 100-yard mark in net rushing yards … The Tigers are 30-3 when leading after the first quarter with the only losses during that span coming against Tennessee in 2005, Arkansas in 2007, and Alabama in 2008 - all three of which were overtime losses … LSU is 40-7 when scoring 20 or more points and 34-5 when scoring 25 or more points … The Tigers are 29-3 when holding opponents to fewer than 100 yards rushing, while the record goes to 12-7 under Miles when allowing opponents to go over the 100-yard mark.

Colt David Finishes Career As LSU’s AllTime Leading Scorer; Ranks No. 3 In SEC History

Colt David, a former walkon to the program, capped his four years with the Tigers as the leading scorer in school history with 369 points. David surpassed the previous record holder –

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Kevin Faulk (318 points) – in the Georgia game on Oct. 25. For his career, David kicked 54 field goals, 201 PATs and scored one touchdown. David’s 369 points rank third in SEC history, while his 201 PATs is an SEC record.

LSU’s Best After Dark - Tigers Have Won 23 of Last 24 Night Games

2007, eight in 2006 and the win over Miami in the Chick-fil-A Bowl to cap the 2005 season. Prior to the Florida game on Oct. 11, LSU hadn’t lost a night game since a 34-14 loss to Georgia in the SEC Championship Game in 2005. Overall, LSU coach Les Miles has guided the Tigers to a 29-3 mark in night games.

Night games in Tiger Stadium seem to bring out the best in LSU. However, lately LSU has been at its best no matter the location just as long as it dark outside. After the win over Georgia Tech, LSU has now won 23 of its last 24 night games. (Note: NCAA determines that a kickoff at 5 p.m. or later is a night game). Florida snapped LSU’s streak of consecutive night wins at 19 on Oct. 11. LSU’s streak of 23 wins in its last 24 night games includes seven games in 2008, seven games in

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AP

Coaches Harris

BCS

Preseason Aug. 31 Sept. 7 Sept. 14 Sept. 21 Sept. 28 Oct. 5 Oct. 12 Oct. 19 Oct. 26 Nov. 2 Nov. 9 Nov. 16 Nov. 23 Nov. 30 Dec. 7 Final

7 7 7 6 5 3 4 13 11 15 15 19 18 NR NR NR NR

6 6 7 6 6 2 3 14 11 15 15 20 18 NR NR NR NR

--------13 19 16 20 18 NR NR NR --

-- -- -- -- -- 2 2 13 11 16 15 19 18 NR NR NR NR

2008 SEC Standings Eastern Division Team

SEC

Pct.

Overall

Florida*^ Georgia Vanderbilt South Carolina Tennessee Kentucky

7-1 6-2 4-4 4-4 3-5 2-6

.875 .750 .500 .500 .375 .250

13-1 10-3 7-6 7-6 5-7 7-6

Western Division Alabama* Ole Miss LSU Arkansas Auburn Mississippi State

8-0 5-3 3-5 2-6 2-6 2-6

1.000 .625 .375 .250 .250 .250

12-2 9-4 8-5 5-7 5-7 4-8

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^ - Overall Champion

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August September October November December-January LSU’s Conference Record at home on the road neutral LSU’s Non-Conference Record at home on the road neutral LSU vs. Ranked Opponents at home on the road neutral LSU’s Record in Games... decided by 7 pts or less decided by 3 pts or less Neutral during the day Neutral at night Away during the day Away at night Home during the day Home at night LSU’s Record When Scoring... less than 20 points 20+ points 25+ points LSU’s Record When Allowing... 14 or fewer points 24 or fewer points 25+ points LSU’s Record When... Leading after the 1st qtr Tied after the 1st qtr Leading after the 2nd qtr Leading after the 3rd qtr Tied after the 4th qtr Trailing after the 1st qtr Trailing after the 2nd qtr Trailing after the 3rd qtr LSU’s Record With... less than 300 yards 400+ yards total offense 500+ yards total offense 600+ yards total offense less than 100 yards rush 100+ yards rushing 150+ yards rushing 200+ yards rushing 250+ yards rushing less than 200 yards pass 300+ yards passing 350+ yards passing 400+ yards passing 450+ yards passing LSU’s Record When Allowing... less than 200 total yards less than 300 total yards less than 400 total yards 400+ yards total offense less than 100 yards rush 100+ yards rush less than 200 yards pass less than 250 yards pass less than 300 yards pass 300+ yards pass

LSU’s Won 30 Consecutive Saturday Night Games In Tiger Stadium 2008

Miles

1-0 3-0 1-2 2-3 1-0

2-0 12-2 10-4 13-4 5-1

1-3 2-2 0-0

11-5 11-5 0-0

4-0 0-0 1-0

13-0 2-0 5-1

0-2 1-1 1-0

6-3 6-4 5-1

2-2 0-1 0-0 1-0 0-1 2-1 1-3 4-0

14-6 4-3 1-0 4-1 8-3 6-1 5-4 19-1

0-1 8-4 7-2

2-4 40-7 34-5

4-0 7-0 1-5

24-1 38-2 4-9

7-1 0-0 5-1 6-1 0-1 1-4 3-3 1-4

31-3 6-2 31-4 32-3 3-4 5-6 11-6 8-7

0-1 3-1 0-0 0-0 0-2 8-3 7-3 3-1 1-0 4-3 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0

1-3 21-3 6-0 0-0 3-6 39-5 32-5 15-3 6-1 12-6 7-1 2-0 0-0 0-0

2-0 5-0 8-2 0-3 6-0 2-5 5-0 6-3 7-4 1-1

11-1 31-3 39-7 3-4 29-3 13-8 29-4 37-7 40-10 2-1

With its win over Troy on Nov. 15, LSU ran its winning streak in Saturday night games in Tiger Stadium to 30 straight. LSU’s streak of consecutive Saturday night wins in Tiger Stadium goes back to the 2002 season when the Tigers beat Ole Miss, 14-13, to get the run started. The last time LSU lost a Saturday night game in Tiger Stadium came against Alabama on Nov. 16, 2002, by a 31-0 count.

LSU Best In SEC Over Past Six Seasons

Since the start of the 2003 season, LSU has posted a 64-15 mark, which ranks first among all SEC teams. LSU’s 64 wins is three more than second place Georgia. The following is a look at how the SEC stacks up over since the 2003 season: Team LSU Georgia Florida Auburn Tennessee Alabama Arkansas So. Carolina Kentucky Ole Miss Vanderbilt Miss. State

W-L 64-15 61-16 59-19 55-20 48-27 45-32 41-34 39-34 33-42 33-39 25-46 23-48

Bowls 6 6 6 5 4 5 3 3 3 2 1 1

SEC Titles 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Top 25s 5 6 4 4 4 2 1 0 0 2 0 0

He Must Be A Former Lineman

One look at LSU’s results in relation to rushing the football and it’s easy to figure out that head coach Les Miles is a former offensive lineman. In 53 games under Miles, LSU’s success is easy to predict when it comes to net rushing yards. Get to 100 yards rushing and LSU will more than likely win as the Tigers are 39-5 under Miles when that happens. Hold the opponent to fewer than 100-yards and the Tigers are 29-3. An even more telling stat is that when LSU rushes for 100-plus yards and holds the opponents to fewer than 100-yards, the Tigers are 28-0. The following is a look at LSU’s rushing numbers during the Miles era and have the Tigers have fared in those games: Year 2005 2006 2007 2008 Totals

LSU 100+ 10-0 10-0 11-2 8-3 39-5

LSU 100- 1-2 1-2 1-0 0-2 3-6

Opp 100+ 3-1 5-0 3-2 2-5 13-8

Opp 100- 8-1 6-2 9-0 6-0 29-3

LSU 100+/Opp 1007-0 6-0 8-0 7-0 28-0

Miles 8-5 Against Top 10 Teams; 17-8 vs. Top 25 Opponents

LSU coach Les Miles is 17-8 against top 25 opponents during his four years with the Tigers. Of his 17 wins against top 25 teams, eight have come against opponents ranked in the top 10. Miles and the Tigers won a school-record seven games against top 25 teams in 2007, which included a perfect 3-0 mark against top 10 teams. The following is a look at how Miles has fared against top 10 teams during his four-years with the Tigers: Year 2005 2005 2005 2006 2006 2006 2006 2007 2007 2007 2008 2008 2008

Opponent (Rank) Tennessee (No. 10) at Alabama (No. 3) Miami (No. 10) at Auburn (No. 3) at Florida (No. 5) at Tennessee (No. 8) at Arkansas (No. 5) Virginia Tech (No. 9) Florida (No. 7) Ohio State (No. 1) Auburn (No. 9/10) Georgia (No. 9) Alabama (No. 1)

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LSU Rank No. 4 No. 5 No. 9 No. 6 No. 9 No. 13 No. 9 No. 2 No. 1 No. 2 No. 6 No. 11 No. 16

Results L, 30-27 OT W, 16-13 OT W, 40-3 in Peach Bowl L, 7-3 L, 23-10 W, 28-24 W, 31-26 W, 48-7 W, 28-24 W, 38-24 in BCS Game W, 26-21 L, 52-38 L, 27-21 OT


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Offensive guard Herman Johnson earned first-team All-America honors from the Associated Press in 2008.

Placekicker Colt David became LSU’s all-time leading scorer in 2008. He finished his career with 369 points.

2008 LSU Football Honors #84 Rahim Alem • DE

#52 Ace Foyil • LB

#1 Brandon LaFell • WR

• First-Team All-SEC (AP) • SEC Academic Honor Roll

• SEC Academic Honor Roll

• First-Team All-SEC (AP)

#17 Josh Graham • PK

#12 Jarrett Lee • QB

• SEC Academic Honor Roll

• E  SPN All-America Player of the Week (Sept. 20 vs. Auburn) • SEC Freshman of the Week (Sept. 27 vs. Mississippi State)

#40 Caleb Angelle • TE • SEC Academic Honor Roll

#48 Darry Beckwith • LB • Butkus Award Finalist • Second-Team All-SEC (AP)

#70 Ciron Black • OT • Second-Team All-SEC (AP, Coaches) • ESPN.com All-SEC Team

#33 Orlando Gunn • RB • SEC Academic Honor Roll

#53 T-Bob Hebert • C • SEC Academic Honor Roll

#46 Trent Hebert • PK • SEC Academic Honor Roll

#50 Joey Crappell • SNP • SEC Academic Honor Roll

#65 Lyle Hitt • OL • SEC Academic Honor Roll

#6 Colt David • K • First-Team All-SEC (Coaches) • Second-Team All-SEC (AP) • ESPN.com All-SEC Team

#18 Richard Dickson • TE • Second-Team All-SEC (Coaches) • SEC Academic Honor Roll

#62 Richard Dugas • OL

#8 Trindon Holliday • RB/RS

• SEC Academic Honor Roll

#43 Adam McClure • WR • SEC Academic Honor Roll

#5 Chad Moody • DB • SEC Academic Honor Roll

#56 Perry Riley • LB

• S  EC Special Teams Player of the Week (Sept. 13 vs. North Texas)

• Butkus Award Finalist • Chick-fil-A Bowl Most Outstanding Defensive Player

#93 Tyson Jackson • DE

#32 Charles Scott • RB

• Second-Team All-SEC (AP) • SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week t (Oct. 18 vs. South Carolina)

• First-Team All-SEC (Coaches) • Second-Team All-SEC (AP) • Rivals.com National Player of the Week (Sept. 20 vs. Auburn) • SEC Offensive Player of the Week (Sept. 20 vs. Auburn)

• SEC Academic Honor Roll

#9 Jordan Jefferson • QB

#68 Josh Dworaczyk, OL

• C  hick-fil-A Bowl Most Outstanding Offensive Player

• SEC Academic Honor Roll

#28 Joe Maltempi • DB

#79 Herman Johnson • OL • • • •

Associated Press First-Team All-American Walter Camp Second-Team All-American Rivals.com Second-Team All-American First-Team All-SEC (AP, Coaches)

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Opponent

Result

Attendance

Aug. 30 Sept. 13 Sept. 20 Sept. 27 Oct. 11 Oct 18 Oct. 25 Nov. 1 Nov. 8 Nov. 15 Nov. 22 Nov. 28

Appalachian State (ESPN Classic) North Texas (TigerVision) * at #9/10 Auburn (ESPN)  * Mississippi State (ESPN2)  * at #11/12 Florida (CBS) * at South Carolina (ESPN)  * #9 Georgia (CBS)  Tulane (TigerVision)  * #1 Alabama (CBS)  Troy (HC) # (TigerVision)  * Ole Miss (CBS)  * at Arkansas (played in Little Rock) (CBS)

W, 41-13 W, 41-3 W, 26-21 W, 34-24 L, 51-21 W, 24-17 L, 52-38 W, 35-10 L, 27-21 (OT) W, 40-31 L, 31-13 L, 31-30

91,922 91,602 87,451 92,710 90,684 82,477 92,982 92,136 93,039 % 92,130 92,649 55,325

Dec. 31

#14 Georgia Tech (ESPN)

W, 38-3

71,423

Chick-fil-A Bowl • Atlanta • Georgia Dome

# - Rescheduled due to Hurricane Gustav, originally scheduled for Sept. 6 % - Denotes Tiger Stadium Record Game Attendance

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Running Back Charles Scott

TEAM STATISTICS

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OPP

SCORING Points Per Game FIRST DOWNS Rushing Passing Penalty RUSHING YARDAGE Yards gained rushing Yards lost rushing Rushing Attempts Average Per Rush Average Per Game TDs Rushing PASSING YARDAGE Att-Comp-Int Average Per Pass Average Per Catch Average Per Game TDs Passing TOTAL OFFENSE Total Plays Average Per Play Average Per Game KICK RETURNS: #-Yards PUNT RETURNS: #-Yards INT RETURNS: #-Yards KICK RETURN AVERAGE PUNT RETURN AVERAGE INT RETURN AVERAGE FUMBLES-LOST PENALTIES-Yards Average Per Game PUNTS-Yards Average Per Punt Net punt average TIME OF POSSESSION/Game 3RD-DOWN Conversions 3rd-Down Pct 4TH-DOWN Conversions 4th-Down Pct SACKS BY-Yards MISC YARDS TOUCHDOWNS SCORED FIELD GOALS-ATTEMPTS ON-SIDE KICKS RED-ZONE SCORES RED-ZONE TOUCHDOWNS PAT-ATTEMPTS ATTENDANCE Games/Avg Per Game Neutral Site Games

402 30.9 254 122 114 18 2168 2510 342 495 4.4 166.8 27 2617 391-206-18 6.7 12.7 201.3 21 4785 886 5.4 368.1 54-1053 31-380 8-51 19.5 12.3 6.4 16-2 82-649 49.9 63-2538 40.3 37.3 30:13 70/183 38% 7/18 39% 28-172 -11 50 18-23 2-4 43-47 91% 35-47 74% 48-49 98% 739065 8/92383 1/71423

314 24.2 211 76 114 21 1432 1751 319 421 3.4 110.2 17 2800 425-227-8 6.6 12.3 215.4 15 4232 846 5.0 325.5 70-1234 15-127 18-461 17.6 8.5 25.6 26-11 75-637 49.0 75-3124 41.7 35.8 29:47 57/183 31% 9/22 41% 22-185 0 39 14-19 0-1 33-40 82% 22-40 55% 38-38 100% 315937 4/78984

Score by Quarters

LSU Opponents

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

OT

Total

81 82

137 85

89 63

95 78

0 6

402 314

Overall Individual Statistics Rushing

GP-GS

Att

Gain

Loss

Net

Avg

TD

Long

AVG/G

Charles Scott Keiland Williams Richard Murphy Jordan Jefferson Andrew Hatch Trindon Holliday Stevan Ridley Quinn Johnson Josh Jasper Brandon LaFell Jared Mitchell TEAM Jarrett Lee Total Opponents

13-13 13-0 13-0 7-2 6-3 13-0 13-0 13-10 13-0 13-12 12-0 7-0 11-8 13 13

217 83 44 49 35 21 12 14 1 2 1 5 11 495 421

1208 444 202 211 175 131 92 30 7 6 0 0 4 2510 1751

34 27 16 77 46 17 0 2 0 0 4 18 101 342 319

1174 417 186 134 129 114 92 28 7 6 -4 -18 -97 2168 1432

5.4 5.0 4.2 2.7 3.7 5.4 7.7 2.0 7.0 3.0 -4.0 -3.6 -8.8 4.4 3.4

18 2 0 1 2 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 27 17

56 25 12 20 20 39 18 5 7 4 0 0 4 56 68

90.3 32.1 14.3 19.1 21.5 8.8 7.1 2.2 0.5 0.5 -0.3 -2.6 -8.8 166.8 110.2

GP-GS

Effic

Cmp-Att-Int

Pct

Yards

TD

Long

Avg/G

Jarrett Lee Jordan Jefferson Andrew Hatch Brady Dalfrey Keiland Williams Total Opponents

11-8 7-2 6-3 13-0 13-0 13 13

116.9 112.9 118.4 138.2 307.4 117.4 116.6

143-269-16 36-73-1 25-45-1 1-2-0 1-2-0 206-391-18 227-425-8

53.2 49.3 55.6 50.0 50.0 52.7 53.4

1873 419 282 21 22 2617 2800

14 4 2 0 1 21 15

66 41 29 21 22 66 70

170.3 59.9 47.0 1.6 1.7 201.3 215.4

GP-GS

No.

Yards

Avg

TD

Long

Avg/G

Brandon LaFell Demetrius Byrd Richard Dickson Terrance Toliver Keiland Williams Richard Murphy Jared Mitchell Chris Mitchell Charles Scott Quinn Johnson Trindon Holliday Chad Jones Ricky Dixon R.J. Jackson Total Opponents

13-12 13-11 13-13 13-2 13-0 13-0 12-0 13-4 13-13 13-10 13-0 13-6 10-0 11-0 13 13

63 37 31 22 11 10 9 8 8 2 2 1 1 1 206 227

929 513 324 257 124 92 106 115 67 33 33 21 4 -1 2617 2800

14.7 13.9 10.5 11.7 11.3 9.2 11.8 14.4 8.4 16.5 16.5 21.0 4.0 -1.0 12.7 12.3

8 4 5 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 15

43 43 25 33 66 28 21 39 14 24 15 21 4 0 66 70

71.5 39.5 24.9 19.8 9.5 7.1 8.8 8.8 5.2 2.5 2.5 1.6 0.4 -0.1 201.3 215.4

Passing

Receiving

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Field Goals

No.

Yards

Avg

TD

Long

Trindon Holliday Chad Jones TEAM Patrick Peterson Total Opponents

21 8 1 1 31 15

279 95 0 6 380 127

13.3 11.9 0.0 6.0 12.3 8.5

1 0 0 0 1 0

92 24 0 6 92 40

Interceptions

No.

Yards

Avg

TD

Long

Chris Hawkins Curtis Taylor Patrick Peterson Chad Jones Perry Riley Total Opponents

3 2 1 1 1 8 18

-13 37 0 10 17 51 461

-4.3 18.5 0.0 10.0 17.0 6.4 25.6

0 0 0 0 0 0 7

0 37 0 10 17 37 54

Kick Returns

No.

Yards

Avg

TD

Long

Trindon Holliday Keiland Williams Kelvin Sheppard Quinn Johnson Will Blackwell Chad Jones Brandon LaFell Ron Brooks TEAM T-Bob Hebert Total Opponents

27 13 4 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 54 70

609 290 47 14 11 25 10 23 11 13 1053 1234

22.6 22.3 11.8 7.0 5.5 12.5 10.0 23.0 11.0 13.0 19.5 17.6

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

49 38 23 12 7 17 10 23 0 13 49 59

Fumble Returns

No.

Yards

Avg

TD

Long

Chris Hawkins Harry Coleman Tyson Jackson Total Opponents

1 1 1 3 0

24 15 18 57 0

24.0 15.0 18.0 19.0 0.0

1 0 0 1 0

24 15 18 24 0

TD

FGs Kick

Rush

Rcv

Charles Scott Colt David Brandon LaFell Richard Dickson Demetrius Byrd Quinn Johnson Keiland Williams Andrew Hatch Chris Mitchell Josh Jasper Trindon Holliday Stevan Ridley Jordan Jefferson Terrance Toliver Chris Hawkins Jarrett Lee Total Opponents

18 0 8 5 4 3 3 2 2 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 50 39

0-0 16-21 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 18-23 14-19

0-0 43-44 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 5-5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 48-49 38-38

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Scoring

Total Offense

Made-Att Pct

Josh Jasper Colt David

2-2 100.0 0-0 16-21 76.2 0-0

01-19

20-29

30-39

40-49

50-99

Long

Blkd

1-1 2-2

1-1 5-5

0-0 5-8

0-0 4-6

33 53

0 0

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Appalachian State North Texas Auburn Mississippi St. Florida South Carolina Georgia Tulane Alabama Troy Ole Miss Arkansas Georgia Tech

COACHES

Opponents (24),(44) (33) (42) (20),(34),(25) (21),39 (50),55 (48),31 42,29 (23) (19) (22) (24)

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Numbers in (parentheses) indicate field goal was made.

Punting

No.

Yards

Avg

Long

TB

FC

I20

50+

Blkd

Brady Dalfrey Josh Jasper Total Opponents

59 4 63 75

2366 172 2538 3124

40.1 43.0 40.3 41.7

59 45 59 60

3 0 3 3

20 2 22 22

22 0 22 23

10 0 10 13

0 0 0 0

No.

Yards

Avg

TB

OB

Retn Net

76 76 64

4629 4629 3397

60.9 4 60.9 4 53.1 1

Kickoffs

Josh Jasper Total Opponents

All Purpose

Pass

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-0

GP

Plays

Rush

Pass

Total

Avg/G

Jarrett Lee Charles Scott Jordan Jefferson Keiland Williams Andrew Hatch Richard Murphy Trindon Holliday Stevan Ridley Quinn Johnson Brady Dalfrey Josh Jasper Brandon LaFell Jared Mitchell TEAM Total Opponents

11 13 7 13 6 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 12 7 13 13

280 217 122 85 80 44 21 12 14 2 1 2 1 5 886 846

-97 1174 134 417 129 186 114 92 28 0 7 6 -4 -18 2168 1432

1873 0 419 22 282 0 0 0 0 21 0 0 0 0 2617 2800

1776 1174 553 439 411 186 114 92 28 21 7 6 -4 -18 4785 4232

161.5 90.3 79.0 33.8 68.5 14.3 8.8 7.1 2.2 1.6 0.5 0.5 -0.3 -2.6 368.1 325.5

DXP

Saf

Points

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

108 91 48 30 24 18 18 12 12 11 6 6 6 6 6 0 402 314

GP

Charles Scott 13 Trindon Holliday 13 Brandon LaFell 13 Keiland Williams 13 Demetrius Byrd 13 Richard Dickson 13 Richard Murphy 13 Terrance Toliver 13 Chad Jones 13 Jordan Jefferson 7 Andrew Hatch 6 Chris Mitchell 13 Jared Mitchell 12 Stevan Ridley 13 Quinn Johnson 13 Kelvin Sheppard 13 Curtis Taylor 13 Ron Brooks 13 Perry Riley 13 T-Bob Hebert 6 Will Blackwell 13 Josh Jasper 13 Patrick Peterson 13 Ricky Dixon 10 R.J. Jackson 11 TEAM 7 Chris Hawkins 13 Jarrett Lee 11 Total 13 Opponents 13

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1 1 17.6 43.6 26 4 19.5 36.3 33

Rush

Rcv

PR KR

IR

Total

Avg/G

1174 114 6 417 0 0 186 0 0 134 129 0 -4 92 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 -18 0 -97 2168 1432

67 33 929 124 513 324 92 257 21 0 0 115 106 0 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 -1 0 0 0 2617 2800

0 279 0 0 0 0 0 0 95 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 380 127

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 37 0 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -13 0 51 461

1241 1035 945 831 513 324 278 257 151 134 129 115 102 92 75 47 37 23 17 13 11 7 6 4 -1 -7 -13 -97 6269 6054

95.5 79.6 72.7 63.9 39.5 24.9 21.4 19.8 11.6 19.1 21.5 8.8 8.5 7.1 5.8 3.6 2.8 1.8 1.3 2.2 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.4 -0.1 -1.0 -1.0 -8.8 482.2 465.7

0 609 10 290 0 0 0 0 25 0 0 0 0 0 14 47 0 23 0 13 11 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 1053 1234

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Linebacker Harry Coleman

Linebacker Perry Riley

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DEFENSIVE LEADERS GP-GS

|----------- Tackles ------------| Solo Ast Total TFL-Yds

Sacks No-Yds

|------ Pass Defense ------| Int-Yds BU PD Qbh

|----- Fumbles -----| Blkd Rcv-Yds FF Kick

Saf

24 11 56 44 48 29 3 27 7 93 4 49 54 84 99 91 47 90 13 92 22 34 25 37 97 33 95 52 28 19 17 15 36 30 32 98 23 65 74 79 86 53 80 83 78 96 18 TM

42 25 37 24 25 21 22 24 32 17 23 13 15 15 9 5 6 8 9 9 7 3 7 8 4 6 3 4 4 2 . 4 2 2 2 . . 1 . . . . 1 . . . . . 441 470

. 0.5-1 1.5-9 . 0.5-3 . . 1-11 . 4.5-27 . 2.5-12 . 8-66 2-13 1-3 2.5-11 2-14 . . . . . . . . 2-2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28-172 22-185

. . 1-17 . . 3-(-13) 1-10 2-37 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8-51 18-461

1-15 . 1-0 1-0 . 1-24 . 1-0 . 1-18 . 1-0 . . . . . . 1-0 1-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1- 0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 11-57 2-0

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Harry Coleman Kelvin Sheppard Perry Riley Danny McCray Darry Beckwith Chris Hawkins Chad Jones Curtis Taylor Patrick Peterson Tyson Jackson Jai Eugene Kirston Pittman Jacob Cutrera Rahim Alem Marlon Favorite Charles Alexander Trem. Johnson Ricky Jean-Francois Ron Brooks Drake Nevis Ryan Baker Stevan Ridley Phelon Jones Karnell Hatcher Al Woods Daniel Graff Lazarius Levingston Ace Foyil R.J. Jackson Deangelo Peterson Shomari Clemons Brandon Taylor Derrick Bryant Josh Jasper Charles Scott Sidell Corley Stefoin Francois Lyle Hitt Brett Helms Herman Johnson Chris Mitchell T-Bob Hebert Terrance Toliver Mitch Joseph Joe Barksdale Kent. Aubrey Richard Dickson TEAM Total Opponents

13-13 13-5 13-9 12-8 11-11 13-13 13-6 13-9 13-4 13-13 13-9 13-10 13-2 13-1 13-7 13-8 13-2 11-6 13-0 11-2 13-0 13-0 12-2 12-0 10-3 13-0 11-0 9-0 11-0 13-0 6-0 13-0 9-0 13-0 13-13 2-0 6-0 13-13 13-13 13-13 13-4 6-0 13-2 13-0 13-13 1-0 13-13 7-0 13-0 13-0

29 39 23 29 26 29 28 19 9 19 12 22 18 14 19 19 17 12 9 7 9 12 8 5 7 5 6 3 3 4 4 . 1 1 . 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 . 1 1 1 1 . 480 493

71 64 60 53 51 50 50 43 41 36 35 35 33 29 28 24 23 20 18 16 16 15 15 13 11 11 9 7 7 6 4 4 3 3 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 . 921 963

1-4 4.5-16 7-23 2-7 1-5 0.5-1 2-3 1-11 1.5-7 10.5-37 1-2 5.5-18 3.5-11 11.5-78 3.5-14 1.5-4 3.5-13 3-15 . 5.5-17 . . . 1-1 . . 4-6 . . . . . . . . 0.5-0 . . . . . . . . . . . . 75-293 71-306

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7 2 3 5 . 9 6 1 3 4 3 2 1 2 2 . 4 2 . . . . 3 . . . 1 . . . . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 49

7 2 4 5 . 12 7 3 4 4 3 2 1 2 2 . 4 2 . . . . 3 . . . 1 . . . . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 67

3 . 3 . . . 5 1 1 7 . 5 3 7 1 1 4 . 1 1 . . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 27

1 1 . . . 2 2 . 1 . . . 1 2 . . . . 2 1 . . . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 7

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2008 Defensive Game-by-Game Statistics Tackles (UT-AT-TOT)

INTRO

ASU

UNT AU

MSU

UF

SC

UGA TU

UA Troy

UM Ark

GT TOTALS

Rahim Alem Charles Alexander Ryan Baker Darry Beckwith Ron Brooks Shomari Clemons Harry Coleman Jacob Cutrera Jai Eugene Marlon Favorite Karnell Hatcher Chris Hawkins Tyson Jackson Ricky Jean-Francois Tremaine Johnson Chad Jones Phelon Jones Lazarius Levingston Danny McCray Drake Nevis Patrick Peterson Kirston Pittman Perry Riley Kelvin Sheppard Curtis Taylor Al Woods

2-1-3 DNP 1-2-3 1-4-5 1-1-2 0-0-0 4-1-5 1-1-2 4-1-5 0-1-1 1-1-2 0-0-0 1-0-1 0-0-0 1-2-3 0-0-0 1-1-2 2-0-2 2-5-7 1-0-1 1-2-3 0-1-1 1-3-4 0-0-0 4-0-4 0-2-2

1-1-2 0-2-2 1-1-2 0-0-0 1-0-1 0-2-2 4-1-5 1-1-2 2-0-2 0-2-2 0-1-1 5-3-8 0-2-2 0-3-3 0-3-3 3-4-7 1-5-6 0-1-1 DNP 0-2-2 1-0-1 0-2-2 1-2-3 0-0-0 1-1-2 1-1-2

0-0-0 0-3-3 1-0-1 DNP 1-1-2 0-1-1 1-4-5 1-5-6 2-1-3 0-3-3 DNP  1-4-5 2-3-5 1-0-1 0-1-1 2-3-5 0-0-0 0-0-0 2-1-3 2-2-4 1-0-1 1-1-2 7-2-9 1-4-5 2-4-6 0-2-2

2-0-2 1-0-1 1-0-1 1-1-2 1-1-2 DNP 5-2-7 2-0-2 2-1-3 1-2-3 3-0-3 2-1-3 3-0-3 DNP 0-0-0 0-3-3 DNP 0-0-0 0-3-3 5-0-5 2-0-2 1-1-2 5-1-6 2-1-3 3-1-4 0-0-0

2-0-2 0-0-0 0-1-1 5-0-5 1-0-1 DNP  4-0-4 1-0-1 2-0-2 2-2-4 0-1-1 1-1-2 3-0-3 DNP  1-0-1 1-0-1 DNP 0-0-0 1-1-2 0-0-0 1-0-1 3-1-4 1-1-2 1-0-1 7-0-7 0-0-0

2-2-4 0-2-2 1-0-1 2-3-5 0-0-0 0-0-0 4-4-8 0-3-3 1-3-4 0-1-1 1-0-1 2-3-5 1-2-3 1-2-3 0-1-1 2-3-5 0-0-0 DNP 2-1-3 0-0-0 2-1-3 0-4-4 2-2-4 0-3-3 2-3-5 1-0-1

0-6-6 0-4-4 0-2-2 2-4-6 1-1-2 DNP 2-3-5 0-1-1 2-1-3 0-2-2 1-1-2 1-3-4 0-3-3 0-2-2 0-4-4 1-4-5 0-0-0 DNP 1-7-8 0-1-1 2-2-4 0-1-1 2-3-5 4-6-10 0-0-0 0-1-1

1-3-4 0-4-4 1-0-1 0-8-8 1-1-2 DNP 1-4-5 1-2-3 1-2-3 1-1-2 0-0-0 1-4-5 2-2-4 0-2-2 0-1-1 2-4-6 0-0-0 0-3-3 1-3-4 0-2-2 5-3-8 0-1-1 2-2-4 3-14-17 0-6-6 DNP

1-1-2 0-1-1 0-0-0 2-1-3 1-0-1 0-0-0 2-0-2 3-1-4 3-0-3 0-1-1 1-0-1 2-0-2 2-0-2 2-0-2 1-0-1 3-1-4 DNP 1-0-1 2-0-2 0-0-0 1-0-1 1-1-2 8-3-11 3-3-6 1-1-2 1-0-1

2-0-2 0-1-1 0-1-1 DNP  0-0-0 0-1-1 3-4-7 4-1-5 2-2-4 2-1-3 DNP  2-3-5 2-2-4 1-1-2 1-1-2 0-0-0 1-0-1 0-0-0 3-2-5 0-0-0 0-0-0 3-3-6 3-1-4 7-2-9 2-2-4 0-0-0

Tackles for Loss-Yards

1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-3-4 0-1-1 0-0-0 2-4-6 0-2-2 0-0-0 0-2-2 0-0-0 2-3-5 0-3-3 1-1-2 0-3-3 1-1-2 DNP 0-1-1 3-3-6 0-0-0 3-0-3 3-5-8 2-3-5 1-3-4 0-0-0 1-1-2

0-0-0 2-1-3 0-0-0 6-2-8 1-2-3 DNP 2-1-3 1-0-1 1-1-2 0-0-0 1-1-2 0-3-3 0-1-1 1-1-2 1-1-2 4-5-9 4-2-6 0-1-1 3-1-4 1-0-1 7-1-8 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-1-1 0-0-0

1-0-1 2-1-3 1-2-3 5-0-5 1-0-1 0-0-0 8-1-9 0-1-1 1-0-1 3-0-3 0-0-0 2-1-3 1-1-2 1-0-1 1-0-1 3-0-3 0-0-0 0-0-0 4-2-6 0-0-0 6-0-6 1-1-2 3-0-3 3-3-6 2-0-2 DNP

15-14-29 5-19-24 7-9-16 25-26-51 9-9-18 0-4-4 42-29-71 15-18-33 23-12-35 9-19-28 8-5-13 21-29-50 17-19-36 8-12-20 6-17-23 22-28-50 7-8-15 3-6-9 24-29-53 9-7-16 32-9-41 13-22-35 37-23-60 25-39-64 24-19-43 4-7-11

ASU

UNT AU

MSU

UF

SC

UGA TU

UA Troy

UM Ark

GT TOTALS

Rahim Alem Charles Alexander Darry Beckwith Harry Coleman Jacob Cutrera Jai Eugene Marlon Favorite Chris Hawkins Tyson Jackson Ricky Jean-Francois Tremaine Johnson Chad Jones Lazarius Levingston Danny McCray Drake Nevis Patrick Peterson Kirston Pittman Perry Riley Kelvin Sheppard Curtis Taylor

0-0 0.5-1 0-0 0-0 1.0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.5-0 0.5-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.5-1 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 DNP  0-0 1.0-3 1.0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.0-5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.5-3 0-0 0-0 0.5-0 0-0 0-0

1.0-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2.0-9 DNP  0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2.0-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

1.0-10 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.5-4 0-0 2.0-14 DNP  1.0-6 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.5-7 0-0 0-0 1.0-11

2.0-14 0-0 0-0 1.0-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.5-1 0-0 0.5-1 0.5-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.5-1 0.5-1 0-0 0-0

0.5-2 0-0 0.5-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 DNP 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.0-2 0-0

1.5-10 0-0 0.5-3 0-0 0.5-1 0-0 1.0-7 0-0 1.0-2 0-0 0-0 1.5-3 1.0-2 0-0 0-0 0.5-1 0-0 0-0 1.0-3 0-0

1.0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.0-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 2.0-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.0-1 1.0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.0-1 0-0 0-0

2.0-9 DNP 0.5-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.5-2 0-0 1.0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.0-1 0-0 1.0-6 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

LSU

1.0-15 0-0 DNP 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.5-5 0.5-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 DNP  0-0 1.5-2 1.5-8 2.0-10 0-0

1.0-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.5-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.5-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.0-5 1.0-5 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.5-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.5-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.0-5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

1.0-9 1.0-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.0-1 0-0 0-0 1.0-9 0.5-2 0-0 0-0 1.0-5 0-0 1.0-6 1.0-3 2.0-7 0.5-1 0-0

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12.0-78 1.5-4 1.5-8 1.0-4 4.0-11 1.0-2 3.5-14 0.5-1 10.5-37 3.0-15 3.5-13 2.0-3 4.0-6 2.0-7 5.5-17 1.5-7 5.5-18 7.0-23 4.5-16 1.0-11

Sacks-Yards ASU

UNT AU

MSU

UF

SC

UGA TU

UA Troy

UM Ark

GT TOTALS

Rahim Alem Charles Alexander Darry Beckwith Marlon Favorite Tyson Jackson Ricky Jean-Francois Tremaine Johnson Lazarius Levingston Kirston Pittman Perry Riley Curtis Taylor

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 DNP  0-0 0-0 1.0-5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

1.0-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 2.0-9 DNP 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

1.0-10 0-0 0-0 0.5-4 2.0-14 DNP  1.0-6 0-0 0.5-4 0-0 1.0-11

1.0-9 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 DNP 0-0 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 DNP 0-0 0-0 0-0

1.0-9 0-0 0-0 1.0-7 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0

1.0-7 DNP 0.5-3 0.5-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0

1.0-15 0-0 DNP  0-0 0.5-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.5-4 0-0

1.0-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.0-5 0-0 0-0

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0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.0-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

1.0-9 1.0-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.0-9 0.5-2 0-0 1.0-3 1.0-5 0-0

8.0-66 1.0-3 0.5-3 2.0-13 4.5-27 2.0-14 2.5-11 2.0-2 2.5-12 1.5-9 1.0-11

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LSU INTRO This is LSU TIGERS COACHES review History LSU

2008 Offensive Game-by-Game Statistics Passing

Andrew Hatch

Richard Murphy Att

Cmp

Int

Appalachian State 14 7 0 North Texas 17 10 1 at Auburn 6 2 0 Mississippi State -- DNP -at Florida 3 2 0 at South Carolina 3 2 0 Georgia 2 2 0 Tulane -- DNP -Alabama -- DNP -Troy -- DNP -Ole Miss -- DNP -at Arkansas -- DNP -Georgia Tech -- DNP -TOTALS  45 25 1

Jarrett Lee

TD

1 19 0 20 0 9

Lng

32 10 22

0 29 1 7 0 15

282 2

29­­

Int

Yds

TD

Lng

2 0 2 2 2 0 3 1 1 1 0

39 28 39 43 24 36 66 29 30 33 19

Att

Appalachian State North Texas at Auburn Mississippi State at Florida at South Carolina Georgia Tulane Alabama Troy Ole Miss at Arkansas Georgia Tech TOTALS

10 6 18 10 22 11 27 18 38 22 26 16 28 14 20 8 34 13 34 20 12 4 -- DNP --- DNP -269 143

1 0 1 1 2 1 3 1 4 1 1

116 84 182 261 209 189 287 99 181 216 49

16

1873 14 66

Att

Int

Yds

Appalachian State North Texas at Auburn Mississippi State at Florida at South Carolina Georgia Tulane Alabama Troy Ole Miss at Arkansas Georgia Tech TOTALS

-- DNP -- 1 0 -- DNP -0 0 -- DNP --- DNP --- DNP -0 0 -- DNP -6 1 20 10 21 9 25 16 73 36

124

Gn

Ls

Net

TD

Lng

Att

Gn

Ls

Net

TD

Lng

4 5 2 2 4 5 3 12 2 0 1 2 2 44

21 36 0 13 19 20 13 57 9 0 2 0 12 202

0 0 4 0 0 2 0 3 1 0 0 5 1 16

21 36 -2 13 19 18 13 54 8 0 2 -5 11 186

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

7 12 0 7 8 8 11 11 9 0 2 0 3 12

Appalachian State North Texas at Auburn Mississippi State at Florida at South Carolina Georgia Tulane Alabama Troy Ole Miss at Arkansas Georgia Tech TOTALS 

1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 4 3 2 0 0 14

4 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 7 7 2 0 0 30

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2

4 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 7 7 0 0 0 28

0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3

4 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 5 5 2 0 0 5

Gn

Ls

Net

TD

Lng

24 17 8 17 3 72 33 59 89 13 16 51 42 444

0 0 0 2 2 0 3 8 1 1 5 5 0 27

24 17 8 15 1 72 30 51 88 12 11 46 42 417

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2

15 7 6 13 3 11 22 15 25 10 8 17 17 25

Receiving

Rec

Yds

TD

Lng

1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4

17 16 22 43 29 36 35 9 30 9 12 41 9 43

Ls

Net

TD

Lng

0 0 0 17 26 14 5 0 9 0 0 41 19 131

0 0 0 3 0 7 2 0 0 0 2 3 0 17

0 0 0 14 26 7 3 0 9 0 -2 38 19 114

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 17 20 10 4 0 9 0 0 39 12 39

3 2 3 2 6 3 4 1 4 1 3 2 3 37

34 28 38 53 73 65 62 9 51 9 32 35 10 513

Gn

Appalachian State North Texas at Auburn Mississippi State at Florida at South Carolina Georgia Tulane Alabama Troy Ole Miss at Arkansas Georgia Tech TOTALS 

Rec

Yds

TD

Lng

Appalachian State North Texas at Auburn Mississippi State at Florida at South Carolina Georgia Tulane Alabama Troy Ole Miss at Arkansas Georgia Tech TOTALS 

4 7 4 7 7 4 3 3 4 12 4 2 2 63

87 69 92 100 59 55 62 48 74 126 82 49 26 929

2 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 8

39 17 33 30 16 23 43 29 29 33 37 32 20 43

Gn

Ls

Net

TD

Lng

6 0 11

43 18 40

0 19 1 7 0 13

Rec

Yds

TD

Lng

1 6 0 9 0 20

Appalachian State North Texas at Auburn Mississippi State at Florida at South Carolina Georgia Tulane Alabama Troy Ole Miss at Arkansas Georgia Tech TOTALS 

3 0 1 4 6 2 3 2 1 2 1 2 4 31

35 0 16 43 36 24 41 17 22 13 8 19 50 324

0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5

19 0 16 17 9 17 20 10 22 7 8 11 25 25

Keiland Williams

Att

Appalachian State 6 North Texas 4 at Auburn 2 Mississippi State 3 at Florida 2 at South Carolina 15 Georgia 6 Tulane 13 Alabama 13 Troy 3 Ole Miss 4 at Arkansas 7 Georgia Tech 5 TOTALS  83

Trindon Holliday

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0

0

0 0

0

0

0 0

0

0

0 0

0 1 0 0 1

5 129 143 142 419

0 1 2 1 4

5 37 41 25 41

Rushing Charles Scott

Att

Appalachian State North Texas at Auburn Mississippi State at Florida at South Carolina Georgia Tulane Alabama Troy Ole Miss at Arkansas Georgia Tech TOTALS

Jordan Jefferson

Cmp

Yds

77 125 16

Att

Gn

Appalachian State North Texas at Auburn Mississippi State at Florida at South Carolina Georgia Tulane Alabama Troy Ole Miss at Arkansas Georgia Tech TOTALS 

16 7 21 27 12 16 21 12 24 24 10 12 15 217

160 0 104 2 134 2 142 1 37 2 61 0 150 6 114 0 99 7 95 5 19 9 28 0 65 0 120834

Ls

Net

TD

Lng

160 102 132 141 35 61 144 114 92 90 10 28 65 1174

2 2 0 2 0 2 2 1 2 1 0 1 3 18

56 43 31 20 18 10 42 56 30 30 8 6 18 56

Quinn Johnson

Att

Appalachian State 1 North Texas 2 at Auburn 0 Mississippi State 2 at Florida 2 at South Carolina 3 Georgia 3 Tulane 0 Alabama 2 Troy 0 Ole Miss 1 at Arkansas 3 Georgia Tech 2 TOTALS  21

Andrew Hatch

Att

Appalachian State North Texas at Auburn Mississippi State at Florida at South Carolina Georgia Tulane Alabama Troy Ole Miss at Arkansas Georgia Tech TOTALS 

7 49 3 18 10 51 -- DNP -4 14 5 19 6 24 -- DNP --- DNP --- DNP --- DNP --- DNP --- DNP -35 175

0 0 29

14 19 -5

46

129 2

20

Att

Ls

Net

TD

Lng

Appalachian State North Texas at Auburn Mississippi State at Florida at South Carolina Georgia Tulane Alabama Troy Ole Miss at Arkansas Georgia Tech TOTALS 

-- DNP -1 14 -- DNP -1 2 -- DNP --- DNP --- DNP -1 3 -- DNP -7 17 10 51 19 83 10 41 49 211

0

14

0 14

0

2

0 2

0

3

0 3

0 28 33 16 77

17 23 50 25 134

1 0 0 0 1

Jordan Jefferson

Gn

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5 20 15 11 20

Demetrius Byrd

Brandon LaFell

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2008 Offensive Game-by-Game Statistics Terrance Toliver

Rec

Appalachian State North Texas at Auburn Mississippi State at Florida at South Carolina Georgia Tulane Alabama Troy Ole Miss at Arkansas Georgia Tech TOTALS 

Keiland Williams

TD

Lng

0 0 0 0 0 0 1 31 2 32 1 13 1 10 1 15 3 34 4 54 5 35 2 16 2 17 22 257

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1

0 0 0 31 24 13 10 15 13 33 15 9 11 33

Rec

Yds

TD

Lng

Appalachian State North Texas at Auburn Mississippi State at Florida at South Carolina Georgia Tulane Alabama Troy Ole Miss at Arkansas Georgia Tech TOTALS 

0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2

0 0 15 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 15 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15

Rec

Yds

TD

Lng

Appalachian State North Texas at Auburn Mississippi State at Florida at South Carolina Georgia Tulane Alabama Troy Ole Miss at Arkansas Georgia Tech TOTALS 

1 19 2 16 2 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- DNP -1 15 1 21 0 0 2 19 9 106

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

19 11 9 0 0 0 0 0

Returns

0 0 0 0 0

15 21 0 11 21

Rec

Yds

TD

Lng

Appalachian State North Texas at Auburn Mississippi State at Florida at South Carolina Georgia Tulane Alabama Troy Ole Miss at Arkansas Georgia Tech TOTALS 

0 4 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8

0 50 39 0 6 8 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 115

0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2

0 20 39 0 6 8 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 39

Rec

Yds

TD

Lng

Appalachian State North Texas at Auburn Mississippi State at Florida at South Carolina Georgia Tulane Alabama Troy Ole Miss at Arkansas Georgia Tech TOTALS 

0 3 1 1 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 10

0 34 4 3 0 11 34 10 0 0 0 0 0 92

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 28 4 3 0 8 15 10 0 0 0 0 0 28

Trindon Holliday

Jared Mitchell

Chris Mitchell

Richard Murphy

Yds

Rec

Yds

TD

Lng

Appalachian State North Texas at Auburn Mississippi State at Florida at South Carolina Georgia Tulane Alabama Troy Ole Miss at Arkansas Georgia Tech TOTALS 

0 0 0 2 1 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 11

0 0 0 16 9 23 82 0 0 0 0 0 0 124

0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

0 0 0 15 9 15 66 0 0 0 0 0 0 66

Rec

Yds

TD

Lng

Appalachian State North Texas at Auburn Mississippi State at Florida at South Carolina Georgia Tulane Alabama Troy Ole Miss at Arkansas Georgia Tech TOTALS 

1 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 8

14 8 15 0 8 0 6 0 0 4 0 0 12 67

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

14 8 9 0 8 0 6 0 0 4 0 0 12 14

Charles Scott

Trindon Holliday

Keiland Williams

Appalachian State North Texas at Auburn Mississippi State at Florida at South Carolina Georgia Tulane Alabama Troy Ole Miss at Arkansas Georgia Tech TOTALS 

0 4 2 1 0 1 3 3 1 2 0 2 2 21

Chad Jones

33 0 0 0 41 25 26 0 21 11 24 49 0 49

0 0 163 92 -2 0 15 15 0 0 8 8 27 14 25 17 6 6 -8 0 0 0 9 9 36 18 279 92

Kickoff returns No. Yds Lng

Punt returns No. Yds Lng

Appalachian State North Texas at Auburn Mississippi State at Florida at South Carolina Georgia Tulane Alabama Troy Ole Miss at Arkansas Georgia Tech TOTALS 

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2

3 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 8

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 17 0 25

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 17 0 17

Appalachian State North Texas at Auburn Mississippi State at Florida at South Carolina Georgia Tulane Alabama Troy Ole Miss at Arkansas Georgia Tech TOTALS 

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 2 2 2 2 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 13

0 55 46 39 27 23 29 0 54 0 17 0 0 290

0 38 24 24 23 23 29 0 31 0 17 0 0 38

No.

Yds

Avg

Lng

I-20

Appalachian State North Texas at Auburn Mississippi State at Florida at South Carolina Georgia Tulane Alabama Troy Ole Miss at Arkansas Georgia Tech TOTALS 

4 3 6 2 2 6 3 4 8 6 6 5 4 59

102 101 290 91 98 237 120 186 321 225 254 175 166 2366

25.5 33.7 48.3 45.5 49.0 39.5 40.0 46.5 40.1 37.5 42.3 35.0 41.5 40.1

41 46 59 52 51 48 46 55 54 44 50 40 51 59

1 2 4 1 0 2 0 3 2 2 2 1 2 22

No.

Yds

Avg

Lng

I-20

Appalachian State North Texas at Auburn Mississippi State at Florida at South Carolina Georgia Tulane Alabama Troy Ole Miss at Arkansas Georgia Tech TOTALS 

1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4

45 0 0 0 84 0 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 172

45.0 0 0 0 42.0 0 43.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 43.0

45 0 0 0 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 45

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Brady Dalfrey

Punt returns No. Yds Lng

48 0 0 0 141 45 164 0 32 11 44 124 0 609

Punt returns No. Yds Lng

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Kickoff returns No. Yds Lng

2 0 0 0 7 2 7 0 2 1 3 3 0 27

Kickoff returns No. Yds Lng

40 0 0 24 0 8 0 0 19 4 0 0 0 95

21 0 0 24 0 8 0 0 19 4 0 0 0 24

Josh Jasper

Field Goals Colt David

Made

Missed

Appalachian State North Texas at Auburn Mississippi State at Florida at South Carolina Georgia Tulane Alabama Troy Ole Miss at Arkansas Georgia Tech TOTALS 

-- DNP -- 41, 37 46, 32 38, 39 none 48 51 none none 52, 27 46, 52 29, 46, 31 53 16-21

none 50 none none none 49 none 41 none none 40, 63 none 50, 49, 41, 40, 63

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Special Teams/Offensive Line Game-by-Game Statistics

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Safety Chad Jones

Special Teams Tackles Tackles (UT-AT-TT) Caleb Angelle Ryan Baker Ron Brooks Derrick Bryant Shomari Clemons Ricky Dixon Daniel Graff Karnell Hatcher T-Bob Hebert R.J. Jackson Chad Jones Deangelo Peterson Patrick Peterson  Stevan Ridley

ASU 0-2-2 3-1-4 0-1-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-1-2 1-0-1 0-1-1 1-1-2 0-0-0 0-1-1 1-0-1 0-0-0

UNT 0-0-0 1-0-0 1-2-3 0-0-0 1-2-3 0-1-1 0-1-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-1-1 0-1-1 1-1-2 0-0-0 2-2-4

AU 0-0-0 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-1-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-1 0-2-2 1-0-1 0-0-0 1-1-2

MSU 0-0-0 1-0-1 1-2-3 0-0-0 1-1-2 0-1-1 1-1-2 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-1 2-0-2 0-1-1 0-2-2 2-0-0

UF 0-0-0 1-0-1 1-1-2 1-1-2 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 2-1-3 1-0-1 0-2-2 0-0-0 0-0-0

SC 0-0-0 0-2-2 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-1-2 1-0-1 0-0-0 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-1-2

UGA 0-0-0 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-2 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-1

TU 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-1-1 0-1-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0

UA 0-0-0 2-0-2 2-0-2 0-2-2 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-1-1 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-2-2 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0

Troy 0-0-0 0-0-0 3-1-4 0-1-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-1-2 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-2-2

UM 0-0-0 1-1-2 1-2-3 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-1-1 0-1-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-1-1

Ark 0-0-0 2-1-3 1-0-1 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-1-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-1-2

GT 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-1 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0

Totals 0-2-2 13-5-18 12-10-22 2-5-7 3-4-7 0-2-2 6-7-13 4-2-6 0-1-1 6-3-9 8-5-13 4-3-7 1-2-3 8-8-16

UGA 73 73 0 2 73 73 73 DNP DNP DNP 46 8 DNP

TU 58 67 0 8 67 67 67 9 1 DNP 33 26 4

UA 79 79 0 7 31 80 73 2 39 DNP n/a n/a n/a

Troy 80 80 0 18 80 80 80 DNP DNP DNP 68 20 DNP

UM 68 68 0 0 68 48 68 DNP 20 DNP 47 5 DNP

Ark 68 68 0 3 62 68 68 DNP 7 DNP 58 9 DNP

GT 67 64 0 9 32 64 64 DNP 34 DNP 47 23 DNP

Totals 905 889 13 90 757 852 889 38 184 5 524 170 11

UGA 5 (84%) 7 (83%) 1 (100%) 5 (84%) 3 (79%) 5 (82%) DNP DNP

TU 3 (80%) 7 (88%) 0 (85%) 6 (86%)  5 (84%) 6 (88%) 1 (82%)  1 (100%)

UA 2 (76%) 7 (85%) 0 7 (85%) 4 (83%) 6 (83%) 0 DNP

Troy 2 (76%) 7 (85%)  0 7 (85%) 4 (83%)  6 (83%) DNP 0

UM 4 (84%) 3 (80%) 0 4 (80%) 1 (77%) 3 (68%) DNP 1 (80%) 

Ark 5 (84%) 4 (83%) 0 4 (83%) 3 (80%) 4 (82%) DNP 0

Offensive Line and Tight Ends - Snaps Played

Tackles (UT-AT-TT) Joseph Barksdale Ciron Black Will Blackwell Josh Dworaczyk Brett Helms Lyle Hitt Herman Johnson Ernest McCoy Ryan Miller Greg Shaw Richard Dickson Mitch Joseph Caleb Angelle

ASU 63 63 5 5 23 63 63 5 45 5 41 26 4

UNT 66 44 8 16 44 52 58 22 22 DNP 34 23 3

AU 68 68 0 0 68 68 68 DNP DNP DNP 54 8 DNP

MSU 65 65 0 17 65 45 57 DNP 15 DNP 42 18 DNP

UF 72 72 0 1 72 72 72 DNP -- DNP 63 4 DNP

SC 78 78 0 4 78 78 78 DNP 1 DNP 59 20 DNP

Offensive Line - Knockdowns (Grade) Player Joseph Barksdale Ciron Black Josh Dworaczyk Brett Helms Lyle Hitt Herman Johnson Ernest McCoy Ryan Miller

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ASU 2(82%) 3(85%) 0 3(87%) 5(88%) 4(88%) 0 2(83%)

UNT 1(86%) 4(85%)  0(81%)  5(88%) 3(88%)  5(85%)  1(82%)  0(82%) 

AU 2 (80%) 3 (82%) 0 4 (84%) 2 (82%) 3 (85%) DNP DNP

MSU 3 (85%) 9 (92%) 0 (80%) 3 (82%) 1 (81%) 3 (82%) DNP 1 (80%)

UF 3 (83%) 5 (88%) 0 4 (87%) 3 (86%) 4 (87%) DNP 0

SC 2 (78%) 9 (85%) 0 5 (83%) 5 (80%) 4 (80%) DNP 0

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GT 9 (92%) 7 (90%) 0 5 (90%) 6 (88%) 8 (91%) DNP 0

TOTALS 43 75 1 62 45 62 2 5


Career Starts/2008 Starters 2008 Offensive Game-by-Game Starters

Game Appalachian State North Texas at Auburn Mississippi State at Florida at South Carolina Georgia Tulane Alabama Troy Ole Miss at Arkansas vs. Georgia Tech

X LaFell LaFell Toliver LaFell LaFell LaFell LaFell LaFell LaFell LaFell LaFell LaFell Toliver

Z Byrd Byrd Byrd C. Mitchell Byrd Byrd Byrd C. Mitchell Byrd Byrd Byrd Byrd Byrd

LT Black Black Black Black Black Black Black Black Black Black Black Black Black

LG H. Johnson H. Johnson H. Johnson H. Johnson H. Johnson H. Johnson H. Johnson H. Johnson H. Johnson H. Johnson H. Johnson H. Johnson H. Johnson

C Helms Helms Helms Helms Helms Helms Helms Helms Helms Helms Helms Helms Helms

RG Hitt Hitt Hitt Hitt Hitt Hitt Hitt Hitt Hitt Hitt Hitt Hitt Hitt

2008 Defensive Game-by-Game Starters Game Appalachian State North Texas at Auburn Mississippi State at Florida at South Carolina Georgia Tulane Alabama Troy Ole Miss at Arkansas vs. Georgia Tech

LE T. Jackson T. Jackson T. Jackson T. Jackson T. Jackson T. Jackson T. Jackson T. Jackson T. Jackson T. Jackson T. Jackson T. Jackson T. Jackson

DT J.-Francois J.-Francois J.-Francois J.-Francois Nevis Nevis Favorite Woods J.-Francois Favorite Alexander Alexander J.-Francois

DT Favorite Woods Alexander Alexander Alexander Favorite Alexander Favorite Woods Alexander Favorite Favorite Alexander

RE wLB T. Johnson McCray (nickel) T. Johnson C. Jones (nickel) Pittman Sheppard Pittman McCray (nickel) Pittman McCray (nickel) Pittman McCray (nickel) Pittman McCray (nickel) Pittman Sheppard Alem Sheppard Pittman C. Jones (nickel) Pittman Sheppard Pittman C. Jones (nickel) Pittman Sheppard

RT Barksdale Barksdale Barksdale Barksdale Barksdale Barksdale Barksdale Barksdale Barksdale Barksdale Barksdale Barksdale Barksdale

MLB Beckwith Beckwith Cutrera Cutrera Beckwith Beckwith Beckwith Beckwith Beckwith Beckwith Beckwith Beckwith Beckwith

TE Dickson Dickson Dickson Dickson Dickson Dickson Dickson Dickson Dickson Dickson Dickson Dickson Dickson

FB Q. Johnson C. Mitchell (3-wide) Q. Johnson Q. Johnson C. Mitchell (3-wide) Q. Johnson Q. Johnson Q. Johnson Q. Johnson Q. Johnson Toliver (3-wide) Q. Johnson Q. Johnson

Buck C. Jones (dime) P. Jones (dime) Riley Riley Riley Riley Riley Riley Riley P. Jones (dime) Riley Riley Riley

LCB Hawkins Hawkins Hawkins Hawkins Hawkins Hawkins Hawkins Hawkins Hawkins Hawkins Hawkins Hawkins Hawkins

TB Scott Scott Scott Scott Scott Scott Scott Scott Scott Scott Scott Scott Scott

RCB Eugene Eugene Eugene Eugene Eugene Eugene Eugene Eugene Eugene P. Peterson P. Peterson P. Peterson P. Peterson

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QB Hatch Hatch Hatch Lee Lee Lee Lee Lee Lee Lee Lee Jefferson Jefferson

SS Coleman Coleman Coleman Coleman Coleman Coleman Coleman Coleman Coleman Coleman Coleman Coleman Coleman

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FS C. Taylor C. Taylor C. Taylor C. Taylor C. Taylor C. Taylor C. Taylor C. Taylor McCray McCray McCray C. Taylor C. Jones

Career Starts/Starting Lineups

Offensive Career Starts

FB

TB Scott Williams

14 1

QB Lee Jefferson

8 2

WR WR

TE

J. Mitchell

5

Dickson

CB Hawkins

RT 27

RG

Barksdale

13

LE

Hitt

LG

LT

26

LT

13

C. Black

RT

Alexander Nevis Woods

6 4 1

Alexander Woods

40

RE 10 3

Alem

LaFell C. Mitchell Toliver

CB

Eugene P. Peterson

1

21 7 5

9 4

MIKE

BUCK Riley

C

10

Cutrera

5

WILL Sheppard

4

DIME SS

C. Jones

FS

Coleman

13

McCray C. Jones

1

4 1 Note: Indicates only active players

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2008 Final Statistics LSU Superlatives

Opponent Superlatives

Highs

Highs

Points Scored Total Yards Rushing Yards Rushing Attempts Rushing TDs Passing Yards Passes Completed Passes Attempted Passing TDs Passes Intercepted First Downs Penalties Penalty Yards Sacks

41 vs. App. State (8/30) & vs. North Texas (9/13) 497 vs. Georgia (10/25) 266 vs. Appalachian State (8/30) 46 three times; last vs. Alabama (11/8) 4 three times; last vs. Georgia Tech (12/31) 309 vs. Georgia (10/25) 25 at Florida (10/11) 41 at Florida (10/11) & vs. Troy (11/15) 3 three times; last vs. Georgia (10/25) 4 vs. Alabama (11/8) 24 vs. North Texas (9/13) 10 vs. Mississippi State (9/27) 77 at Arkansas (11/28) 6 at South Carolina (10/18) & at Arkansas (11/28)

Points Scored Total Yards Rushing Yards Rushing Attempts Rushing TDs Passing Yards Passes Completed Passes Attempted Passing TDs Passes Intercepted First Downs Penalties Penalty Yards Sacks

52 by Georgia (10/25) 475 by Florida (10/11) 265 by Florida (10/11) 45 by Ole Miss (11/22) 3 by three teams; last by Alabama (11/8) 316 by Troy (11/15) 34 by Troy (11/15) 72 by Troy (11/15) 3 by Arkansas (11/28) 2 by Ole Miss (11/22) 23 by Arkansas (11/2) 10 by Mississippi State (9/27) 90 by Mississippi State (9/27) 4 by Arkansas (11/28) & Ole Miss (11/22)

Points Scored Total Yards Rushing Yards Rushing Attempts Rushing TDs Passing Yards Passes Completed Passes Attempted Passing TDs Passes Intercepted First Downs Penalties Penalty Yards Sacks

13 vs. Ole Miss (11/22) 215 vs. Ole Miss (11/22) 37 vs. Ole Miss (11/22) 26 at Florida (10/11) 0 at Auburn (9/20) & vs. Ole Miss (11/22) 99 vs. Tulane (11/1) 8 vs. Tulane (11/1) 20 vs. Tulane (11/1) 0 vs. North Texas (9/13) 0 at Arkansas (11/28) & vs. Georgia Tech (12/31) 15 vs. Ole Miss (11/22) 5 vs. Alabama (11/8) 32 vs. Alabama (11/8) 0 vs. North Texas (9/13) vs. Alabama (11/8)

Points Scored Total Yards Rushing Yards Rushing Attempts Rushing TDs Passing Yards Passes Completed Passes Attempted Passing TDs Passes Intercepted First Downs Penalties Penalty Yards Sacks

3 by North Texas (9/13) & Georgia Tech (12/31) 163 by Tulane (11/1) 39 by South Carolina (10/18) 17 by Troy (11/15) 0 by four teams; last by Georgia Tech (12/31) 91 by Tulane (11/1) 8 by Georgia Tech (12/31) 21 by Florida (10/11) 0 by four teams; last by Georgia Tech (12/31) 0 by seven teams; last by Georgia Tech (12/31) 11 by North Texas (9/13) & App. State (8/30) 2 by Alabama (11/8) 10 by Auburn (9/20) 0 by North Texas (9/13) & South Carolina (10/18)

194 by Trindon Holliday vs. Georgia (10/25) 160 by Charles Scott vs. Appalachian State (8/30) 27 by Charles Scott vs. Mississippi State (9/27) 3 by Charles Scott vs. Georgia Tech (12/31) 56 by Charles Scott twice; last vs. Tulane (11/1) 287 by Jarrett Lee vs. Georgia (10/25) 23 by Jarrett Lee at Florida (10/11) 38 by Jarrett Lee at Florida (10/11) 4 by Jarrett Lee vs. Alabama (11/8) 3 by Jarrett Lee vs. Georgia (10/25) 66 by Jarrett Lee vs. Georgia (10/25) 126 by Brandon LaFell vs. Troy (11/15) 12 by Brandon LaFell vs. Troy (11/15) 2 by Brandon LaFell twice; last vs. Georgia (10/25) 66 by Keiland Williams vs. Georgia (10/25) 3 by Colt David at Arkansas (11/28) 5 by Colt David at Arkansas (11/28) 53 by Colt David vs. Georgia Tech (12/31) 5 by Colt David twice; last vs. Georgia Tech (12/31) 8 by Brady Dalfrey vs. Alabama (11/8) 49.0 by Brady Dalfrey at Florida (10/11) 59 by Brady Dalfrey at Auburn (9/20) 163 by Trindon Holliday vs. North Texas (9/13) 92 by Trindon Holliday vs. North Texas (9/13) 164 by Trindon Holliday vs. Georgia (10/25) 49 by Trindon Holliday at Arkansas (11/28) 17 by Kelvin Sheppard vs. Ole Miss (11/22) 2 by eight players 2 by Tyson Jackson twice; last at USC (10/18) 2 by Chris Hawkins at Auburn (9/20) 37 by Curtis Taylor vs. North Texas (9/13)

All-Purpose Yds 230 by Dennis Johnson of Arkansas (11/28) Rushing Yards 163 by Knowshon Moreno of Georgia (10/25) Rushing Carries 26 by Glen Coffee of Alabama (11/8) Rushing TDs 2 by John Parker Wilson of Alabama (11/8) Longest Rush 68 by Knowshon Moreno of Georgia (10/25) Passing Yards 316 by Levi Brown of Troy (11/15) Pass Completions 34 by Levi Brown of Troy (11/15) Passing Attempts 72 by Levi Brown of Troy (11/15) Passes Intercepted 2 by Chris Todd of Auburn (9/20) Passing TDs 2 by five players; last by Casey Dick of Arkansas (11/28) Longest Pass 70 by Tim Tebow of Florida (10/11) Receiving Yards 128 by Julio Jones of Alabama (11/8) Receptions 11 by C. Fitzgerald of North Texas (9/13) Receiving TDs 2 by two players Longest Reception 70 by Percy Harvin of Florida (10/11) FGs Made 3 by Jonathan Phillips of Florida (10/11) FGs Attempted 3 by Jonathan Phillips of Florida (10/11) Longest FG Made 50 by Blair Walsh of Georgia (10/25) PATs 7 by Blair Walsh of Georgia (10/25) Punts 10 by Truman Spencer of North Texas (9/13) Punts Average 50.4 by Brian Mimbs of Georgia (10/25) Longest Punt 60 by two players Punt Return Yards 47 by Brandon James of Florida (10/11) Longest Punt Ret. 50 by Brandon James of Florida (10/11) KO Return Yards 116 by Jorrick Calvin of Troy (11/15) Longest KO Ret. 59 by Derek Pegues of Mississippi State (9/27) Total Tackles 14 by three players Tackles for Loss 3.5 by M. Sheppard of Arkansas (11/28) Sacks 2 by two players Interceptions 3 by Rashad Johnson of Alabama (11/8) Int. Return Yards 93 by Darryl Gamble of Georgia (10/25)

Lows

Individual

All-Purpose Yds Rushing Yards Rushing Carries Rushing TDs Longest Rush Passing Yards Pass Completions Passing Attempts Passes Intercepted Passing TDs Longest Pass Receiving Yards Receptions Receiving TDs Longest Reception FGs Made FGs Attempted Longest FG Made PATs Punts Punts Average Longest Punt Punt Return Yds Longest Punt Ret. KO Return Yards Longest KO Ret. Total Tackles Tackles for Loss Sacks Interceptions Int. Return Yards

128

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Game 1 LSU

Appalachian State

13

#6/7 LSU

41 F

Aug. 30, 2008 • Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, La. • 91,922 LSU Has Little Trouble In 41-13 Win Over Appalachian State To Open 2008

Charles Scott rushed for 160 yards and a pair of TDs and LSU QBs Andrew Hatch and Jarrett Lee combined to complete 13 of 24 passes for 193 yards and 3 scores as the Tigers rolled to a 41-13 win over Appalachian State to open the 2008 season. The game, which was originally scheduled for a 4 p.m. start, was moved to a 10 a.m. kickoff due to Hurricane Gustav. The move had little effect on the Tigers as LSU’s first play from scrimmage in 2008 had Scott rushing for a 56-yard gain. A play later, Scott scored from eight yards out giving the Tigers a 7-0 lead. The Tigers scored on their next two possessions, stretching the lead to 17-0 early in the second quarter. LSU extended the lead to 31-0 at halftime after scores by Brandon LaFell - a 31- yard pass from Lee - and Scott - a 29-yard run. Appalachian State scored its only TD on a 44-yard TD pass midway through the third quarter with the game’s outcome already decided. For the game, the Tigers rolled up 459 yards of total offense, compared to just 239 yards for Appalachian State. The Tiger defense held Appalachian State QB Armanti Edwards to just 23 rushing yards and only 13 of 31 on passing attempts. Danny McCray led the Tigers with 7 tackles, while DE Rahim Alem added two tackles for losses and a sack in the victory.

Scoring ASU LSU

0 14

0 17

7 3

6 7

LSU 11:53 1Q C. Scott 8 run (Jasper Kick) LSU 5:40 1Q D. Byrd 17 pass from Hatch (Jasper Kick) LSU 14:56 2Q Jasper 21 FG LSU 5:35 2Q B. LaFell 31 pass from Lee (Jasper Kick) LSU 0:17 2Q C. Scott 29 run (Jasper Kick) ASU 6:06 3Q R. Welton 44 pass from Edwards (Vitaris Kick) LSU 3:18 3Q Jasper 33 FG ASU 14:56 4Q Vitaris 24 FG LSU 10:03 4Q B. LaFell 39 pass from Lee (Jasper Kick) ASU 0:21 4Q Vitaris 44 FG Team Stats ASU LSU

FIRST DOWNS RUSHING PASSING PENALTY RUSHING ATTEMPTS YARDS GAINED RUSHING YARDS LOST RUSHING NET YARDS RUSHING NET YARDS PASSING PASSES ATTEMPTED PASSES COMPLETED HAD INTERCEPTED TOTAL OFFENSIVE PLAYS TOTAL NET YARDS AVERAGE GAIN PER PLAY FUMBLES/LOST PENALTIES/YARDS INTERCEPTIONS/YARDS PUNTS/YARDS AVERAGE PER PUNT PUNT RETURNS/YARDS KICKOFF RETURNS/YARDS POSSESSION TIME THIRD-DOWN CONVERSIONS FOURTH-DOWN CONVERSIONS SACKS BY

11 2 8 1 28 87 35 52 187 33 14 0 61 239 3.9 2/0 4/30 1/13 8/316 39.5 1/14 8/89 28:12 2/14 0/2 1/6

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RUSHING

Att.

Gain

Lost Net

TD

Long

Charles Scott Andrew Hatch Keiland Williams Richard Murphy Stevan Ridley Quinn Johnson Brandon LaFell Trindon Holliday Jared Mitchell

16 7 6 4 2 1 1 1 1

160 49 24 21 17 4 2 0 0

0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 4

160 43 24 21 17 4 2 0 -4

2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

56 19 15 7 11 4 2 0 0

PASSING

Att.

Comp Int

Yds

TD

Andrew Hatch Jarrett Lee

14 10

7 6

77 1 116 2

RECEIVING

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Brandon LaFell Richard Dickson Demetrius Byrd Jared Mitchell Charles Scott Keiland Williams

4 3 3 1 1 1

87 35 34 19 14 4

2 0 1 0 0 0

39 19 17 19 14 4

PUNTING

No.

Yds.

Avg. Long I20

Brady Dalfrey Josh Jasper

4 1

102 25.5 41 45 45.0 45

FIELD GOALS

Att.

Made Long KICKS

Josh Jasper

2

2

ALL RETURNS

Punts Kickoffs No. Yds. Lg. No. Yds. Lg.

Intercepted No. Yds.

Lg.

Chad Jones Will Blackwell Kelvin Sheppard Trindon Holliday

3 0 0 0

0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0

Appalachian State

20 12 7 1 40 277 11 266 193 24 13 1 64 459 7.2 0/0 8/59 0/0 5/147 29.4 3/40 4/78 31:48 5/14 1/1 3/13

40 0 0 0

0 1

33

21 0 0 0

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19 39

1 0

1 0

made: 21, 33

0 1 1 2

0 7 23 48

0 7 23 33

0 0 0 0

RUSHING

Att.

Gain

Lost Net

TD

Long

Armanti Edwards Devon Moore DeAndre Presley Devin Radford Robert Welton CoCo Hillary Hunter Stewart

12 8 1 2 1 2 1

32 24 17 7 3 4 0

9 1 0 0 0 6 7

23 23 17 7 3 -2 -7

0 0 0 0 0 0 0

11 6 17 5 3 4 0

PASSING

Att.

Comp Int.

Yds.

TD

Armanti Edwards DeAndre Presley Hunter Stewart

31 1 1

13 1 0

155 1 32 0 0 0

RECEIVING

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

CoCo Hillary Robert Welton Devin Radford Devon Moore Brian Quick Blake Elder

9 1 1 1 1 1

80 44 32 19 8 4

0 1 0 0 0 0

22 44 32 19 8 4

PUNTING

No.

Yds.

Avg. Long I20

Neil Young

8

316 39.5 47

FIELD GOALS

Att.

Made Long KICKS

Jason Vitaris

2

2

ALL RETURNS

Punts Kickoffs No. Yds. Lg. No. Yds. Lg.

Intercepted No. Yds.

Lg.

B.J. Frazier Devin Radford Jacque Roman Tim Frye CoCo Hillary Co-Eric Riley

1 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 1 0 0 0

0 0 13 0 0 0

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14 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0

LSU

Long Sacks

44 32 0

2 0 1

4

44 made: 24, 44

14 0 0 0 0 0

0 3 0 1 4 3

0 39 0 -3 53 45

0 20 0 0 18 16

0 0 13 0 0 0

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Game 2 LSU

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North Texas

3

#7 LSU

41

LSU

F

Sept. 13, 2008 • Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, La. • 91,602 Scott, Holliday Lead LSU Past North Texas, 41-3

Charles Scott rushed for 102 yards and a pair of TDs and Trindon Holliday returned a punt 92 yards for another score as LSU had little trouble with North Texas, winning 41-3 in Tiger Stadium. The Tigers showed no signs of having not played a game in two weeks as LSU scored on four of its first five possessions in the first half in building a 27-3 lead at halftime. Scott opened the scoring with a 39-yard run minutes into the contest. Colt David followed with a 41-yard field goal four minutes later to give the Tigers a 10-0 lead. The Mean Green pulled to within 10-3 early in the second quarter, before Scott busted loose on a 43-yard TD run to stretch the margin to 17-3. Another stop by the LSU defense setup the Tigers next score as Holliday fielded a punt on his own 8-yard line and raced 92 yards, untouched, for the score and a 24-3 advantage. Andrew Hatch and Quinn Johnson each added rushing TDs for the Tigers in the third quarter as Les Miles substituted freely in the fourth quarter. For the game, the Tigers racked up 425 yards of offense (216 rushing, 209 passing), while holding the Mean Green to only 199 yards (44 rushing, 155 passing). Hatch connected on 10 of 17 passes for 125 yards, while Lee hit on 10 of 18 attempts for 84 yards. Brandon LaFell led all receivers with seven catches for 69 yards.

Scoring

0 10

UNT LSU LSU LSU UNT LSU LSU LSU LSU LSU

11:26 7:55 14:55 12:54 9:43 0:00 7:17 1:46

1Q 1Q 2Q 2Q 2Q 2Q 3Q 3Q

0 14

0 0

-3 - 41

C. Scott 39 run (David kick) C. David 41 FG J. Knott 33 FG C. Scott 43 run (David kick) T. Holliday 92 punt return C. David 37 FG Hatch 7 run (David kick) Q. Johnson 5 run (David kick)

FIRST DOWNS RUSHING PASSING PENALTY RUSHING ATTEMPTS YARDS GAINED RUSHING YARDS LOST RUSHING NET YARDS RUSHING NET YARDS PASSING PASSES ATTEMPTED PASSES COMPLETED HAD INTERCEPTED TOTAL OFFENSIVE PLAYS TOTAL NET YARDS AVERAGE GAIN PER PLAY FUMBLES/LOST PENALTIES/YARDS INTERCEPTIONS/YARDS PUNTS/YARDS AVERAGE PER PUNT PUNT RETURNS/YARDS KICKOFF RETURNS/YARDS POSSESSION TIME THIRD-DOWN CONVERSIONS FOURTH-DOWN CONVERSIONS SACKS BY

Att.

Gain Lost Net

TD

Long

Charles Scott Richard Murphy Stevan Ridley Andrew Hatch Keiland Williams Jordan Jefferson Quinn Johnson Trindon Holliday

7 5 5 3 4 1 1 2

104 36 24 18 17 14 5 0

102 36 24 18 17 14 5 0

2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0

43 12 9 7 7 14 5 0

PASSING

Att.

Comp Int

Yds

TD

Long

Sacks

Jarrett Lee Andrew Hatch Jordan Jefferson

18 17 1

10 10 0

0 1 0

84 0 125 0 0 0

28 20 0

2 0 0

RECEIVING

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Brandon LaFell Chris Mitchell Richard Murphy Demetrius Byrd Jared Mitchell Charles Scott Ricky Dixon

7 4 3 2 2 1 1

69 50 34 28 16 8 4

0 0 0 0 0 0 0

17 20 28 16 11 8 4

PUNTING

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Brady Dalfrey

3

101 33.7

FIELD GOALS

Att.

Made Long KICKS

Colt David

2

2

ALL RETURNS

Punts Kickoffs No. Yds. Lg. No. Yds. Lg.

Intercepted No. Yds.

Lg.

Trindon Holliday Curtis Taylor Keiland Williams

4 0 0

163 92 0 0 0 0 0 0 2

0 0 55

0 0 38

0 1 0

0 37 0

RUSHING

Att.

Gain Lost Net

TD

Long

Cam Montgomery Lance Dunbar Nathan Tune

8 9 1

34 15 0

33 11 0

0 0 0

17 7 0

PASSING

Att.

Comp Int.

Yds.

TD

Long

Sacks

Giovanni Vizza Nathan Tune Riley Dodge

40 2 1

22 1 0

0 1 1

149 0 6 0 0 0

14 6 0

0 0 0

RECEIVING

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

C. Fitzgerald Sam Dibrell Alex Lott K. Dickerson R. Johnson Breece Johnson

11 7 2 1 1 1

75 49 16 6 5 4

0 0 0 0 0 0

14 9 13 6 5 4

PUNTING

No.

Yds.

Avg. Long I20

Truman Spencer

10

442 44.2 60

FIELD GOALS

Att.

Made Long KICKS

Jeremy Knott

1

1

ALL RETURNS

Punts Kickoffs No. Yds. Lg. No. Yds. Lg.

Intercepted No. Yds.

Lg.

John Shorter Kylie Hill

0 0

0 1

0 17

North Texas

Team Stats

130

3 17

RUSHING

UNT

11 2 7 2 18 49 5 44 155 43 23 1 61 199 3.3 0/0 9/81 1/17 10/442 44.2 0/0 6/73 32:22 6/17 0/0 0/0

LSU

24 7 13 4 28 218 2 216 209 36 20 1 64 425 6.6 1/0 6/45 1/37 3/101 33.7 4/163 2/55 27:38 7/13 0/1 0/0

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2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

41

1 4 0

33

0 0

Long

I20

46

2

made: 41,37

0 37 0

1

made: 33

6 0

73 0

17 0

0 17


Game 3 LSU

#6 LSU

26

#9/10 Auburn

21 F

Sept. 20, 2008 • Jordan-Hare Stadium • Auburn, Ala. • 87,451 Lee Comes Off Bench To Lead Tigers Past Auburn, 26-21

Jarrett Lee spelled an injured Andrew Hatch and rallied LSU from a 14-3 halftime deficit by throwing a pair of second half TDs in the Tigers 26-21 win over No. 9/10 Auburn. It was the first win by LSU at Auburn since 1998. LSU grabbed the early lead in the contest, taking a 3-0 advantage on a 46-yard field goal by Colt David late in the first quarter. That lead was short lived as Auburn responded with 14 unanswered points in the second quarter, which included a 24-yard interception return of a Lee pass for a TD by Gabe McKenzie, stretching the margin to 14-3 at halftime. LSU starting QB Hatch went down midway through the third quarter with a head injury as was not able to return, setting up the dramatic turn over events engineered by Lee, a redshirt freshman. Lee put his first half jitters behind him to light up the Auburn secondary over the final 22 minutes of the contest as he completed 11 of 17 attempts during that span for 182 yards and two scores. Lee connected with Chris Mitchell on a 39-yard TD pass to pull the Tigers to 14-10 at the 6:28 mark in the third quarter. LSU took a 17-14 lead on the final play of the third quarter when RB Keiland Williams threw a halfback pass for a TD to Demetrius Byrd. LSU extended the lead to 20-14 on a 32-yard field goal by David with 8:27 to go. Auburn regained the lead at 21-20 with 6:40 left setting up yet another fourth quarter comeback by LSU. After a stop by the LSU defense on Auburn’s next possession, Lee and the LSU offense took over at the four minute mark. Lee guided LSU on a 7-play, 54-yard game-winning drive, capped when he connected with Brandon LaFell on an 18-yard TD pass. RB Charles Scott led the Tigers ground game with 132 yards rushing, while LaFell caught four passes for 92 yards and a score.

Scoring LSU AU

3 0

0 14

14 0

LSU 2:02 1Q C. David 46 FG AU 8:56 2Q B. Tate 1 run (Byrum kick) AU 1:31 2Q G. McKenzie 24 int return (Byrum kick) LSU 6:28 3Q C. Mitchell 39 pass from Lee (David kick) LSU 0:00 3Q Byrd 22 pass from K. Williams (David kick) LSU 8:27 4Q C. David 32 FG AU 6:40 4Q Dunn 15 pass from Todd (Byrum kick) LSU 1:03 4Q LaFell 18 pass from Lee (David kick) Team Stats LSU

FIRST DOWNS RUSHING PASSING PENALTY RUSHING ATTEMPTS YARDS GAINED RUSHING YARDS LOST RUSHING NET YARDS RUSHING NET YARDS PASSING PASSES ATTEMPTED PASSES COMPLETED HAD INTERCEPTED TOTAL OFFENSIVE PLAYS TOTAL NET YARDS AVERAGE GAIN PER PLAY FUMBLES/LOST PENALTIES/YARDS INTERCEPTIONS/YARDS PUNTS/YARDS AVERAGE PER PUNT PUNT RETURNS/YARDS KICKOFF RETURNS/YARDS POSSESSION TIME THIRD-DOWN CONVERSIONS FOURTH-DOWN CONVERSIONS SACKS BY

20 11 9 0 38 197 19 178 220 29 14 1 67 398 5.9 3/0 5/55 2/9 6/290 48.3 3/2 4/69 31:00 4/14 0/0 2/23

9 7

-26 -21

AU

16 6 7 3 36 106 36 70 250 32 17 2 68 320 4.7 1/0 2/10 1/24 7/248 35.4 0/0 4/51 29:00 4/14 0/2 2/9

RUSHING

Att.

Gain

Lost Net

TD

Long

Charles Scott Andrew Hatch Keiland Williams Quinn Johnson Richard Murphy TEAM

21 10 2 2 2 37

134 51 8 4 0 197

2 11 0 0 4 17

132 40 8 4 -4 178

0 0 0 0 1 1

31 13 6 2 18 31

PASSING

Att.

Comp Int

Yds

TD

Long

Sacks

Jarrett Lee Andrew Hatch Keiland Williams

22 6 1

11 2 1

1 0 0

182 2 16 0 22 1

39 9 22

0 2 0

RECEIVING

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Brandon LaFell Demetrius Byrd Jared Mitchell Charles Scott Chris Mitchell Richard Dickson Richard Murphy

4 3 2 2 1 1 1

92 38 16 15 39 16 4

1 1 0 0 1 0 0

33 22 9 9 39 16 4

PUNTING

No.

Yds.

Avg. Long I20

Brady Dalfrey

6

290 48.3 59

FIELD GOALS

Att.

Made Long KICKS

Colt David

3

2

ALL RETURNS

Punts Kickoffs No. Yds. Lg. No. Yds. Lg.

Intercepted No. Yds.

Lg.

Brandon LaFell Chris Hawkins T-Bob Hebert Trindon Holliday Keiland Williams

0 0 0 2 0

0 0 0 -2 0

0 0 0 0 0

0 2 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0

RUSHING

Att.

Gain

Ben Tate Brad Lester Chris Todd

19 7 10

53 30 23

PASSING

Att.

Comp Int.

Yds.

Chris Todd

32

17

2

250 1

RECEIVING

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Rodgeriqus Smith Robert Dunn Montez Billings Tim Hawthorne Brad Lester Ben Tate

5 4 3 2 2 1

73 60 26 87 2 2

0 1 0 0 0 0

30 29 9 58 6 2

PUNTING

No.

Yds.

Avg. Long I20

Ryan Shoemaker

7

248 35.4 51

Auburn

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46 made: 46, 32 missed: 50

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10 0 13 0 46

10 0 13 0 24

Lost Net

TD

Long

8 45 4 26 24 -1

1 0 0

16 14 8

TD

Long

Sacks

58

2

0 -9 0 0 0

2

Punts Kickoffs

Intercepted

ALL RETURNS

No.

Yds. Lg.

No.

Yds. Lg.

No.

Yds.

Lg.

Dana Stewart Desmond Gee Gabe McKenzie

0 0 0

0 0 0

1 3 0

11 40 0

0 0 1

0 0 24

0 0 24

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0 0 0

11 22 0

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Game 4 LSU

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Mississippi State

24

#5/6 LSU

34

LSU

F

Sept. 27, 2008 • Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, La. • 92,710 Scott Runs, Lee Passes Tigers Past Mississippi State

Charles Scott rushed for 141 yards and a pair of scores and Jarrett Lee threw for 261 yards and two touchdowns as LSU remained undefeated with a 34-24 win over Mississippi State. Scott, who rushed for 100-plus yards in his fourth straight game, broke open a tie game with a pair of 1-yard TD runs in the first half. Scott’s first TD run capped a 15-play, 88-yard drive that gave LSU its first lead of the game at 10-3 late in the first quarter. Scott added another 1-yard scoring plunge at the 10:10 mark in the second quarter to stretch the lead to 17-3. LSU led 17-10 at halftime. The Tigers extended the lead to 24-10 on its first possession of the second half when Richard Dickson recovered a Brandon LaFell fumble in the endzone. Colt David stretched the margin to 27-10 following a 39-yard field goal at the 4:42 mark in the third quarter. After MSU pulled to within 27-17 early in the fourth quarter, Lee connected with Demetrius Byrd on a 43-yard TD pass to put the game out of reach. LSU racked up 427 yards of offense, including 261 in the air, while limiting the Bulldogs to just 13 first downs and 285 yards of offense. The Tigers were hampered by a pair of turnovers - one interception and one fumble. A year after forcing seven turnovers in a 45-0 win over Mississippi State, LSU did not force any Bulldog turnovers in the victory.

Scoring MSU LSU MSU LSU LSU LSU MSU LSU LSU MSU LSU MSU

13:28 11:18 1:03 10:10 2:20 12:27 4:42 10:25 4:54 2:40

3 10 1Q 1Q 1Q 2Q 2Q 3Q 3Q 4Q 4Q 4Q

0 10

14 7

- 24 - 34

A. Carlson 42 FG C. David 38 FG C. Scott 1 run (David kick) C. Scott 1 run (David kick) C. Ducre 5 run (Carlson kick) R. Dickson 0 fumble recovery (David kick) C. David 39 FG A. Dixon 1 run (Carlson kick) D. Byrd 43 pass from J. Lee (David kick) C. Ducre 11 pass from T. Lee (Carlson kick)

FIRST DOWNS RUSHING PASSING PENALTY RUSHING ATTEMPTS YARDS GAINED RUSHING YARDS LOST RUSHING NET YARDS RUSHING NET YARDS PASSING PASSES ATTEMPTED PASSES COMPLETED HAD INTERCEPTED TOTAL OFFENSIVE PLAYS TOTAL NET YARDS AVERAGE GAIN PER PLAY FUMBLES/LOST PENALTIES/YARDS INTERCEPTIONS/YARDS PUNTS/YARDS AVERAGE PER PUNT PUNT RETURNS/YARDS KICKOFF RETURNS/YARDS POSSESSION TIME THIRD-DOWN CONVERSIONS FOURTH-DOWN CONVERSIONS SACKS BY

MS

13 4 8 1 31 121 11 110 175 26 17 0 57 285 5.0 0/0 10/90 1/23 6/245 40.8 2/10 7/166 28:43 6/14 1/1 1/15

Att.

Gain Lost Net

TD

Long

Charles Scott Keiland Williams Trindon Holliday Richard Murphy Jordan Jefferson Quinn Johnson Jarrett Lee TEAM

27 3 2 2 1 1 1 37

142 17 17 13 2 1 0 192

141 15 14 13 2 1 -20 166

2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2

20 13 17 7 2 1 0 20

PASSING

Att.

Comp Int

Yds

TD

Jarrett Lee

27

18

1

261 2

RECEIVING

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Brandon LaFell Richard Dickson Demetrius Byrd Keiland Williams Terrance Toliver Trindon Holliday Richard Murphy

7 4 2 2 1 1 1

100 43 53 16 31 15 3

0 1 1 0 0 0 0

30 17 43 15 31 15 3

PUNTING

No.

Yds.

Avg. Long I20

Brady Dalfrey

2

91

45.5 52

FIELD GOALS

Att.

Made Long KICKS

Colt David

2

2

ALL RETURNS

Punts Kickoffs No. Yds. Lg. No. Yds. Lg.

Intercepted No. Yds.

Lg.

Trindon Holliday Chad Jones Keiland Williams Kelvin Sheppard Quinn Johnson

1 1 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0

Mississippi State

Team Stats

132

7 7

RUSHING

LSU

22 10 11 1 37 192 26 166 261 27 18 1 64 427 6.7 3/1 5/55 0/0 2/91 45.5 2/39 4/56 31:17 6/12 1/1 1/5

15 24 0 0 0

1 2 3 0 0 0 20 26

Long

Sacks

43

1

1

39 made: 38, 39

15 24 0 0 0

0 0 2 1 1

0 0 39 5 12

0 0 24 5 12

0 0 0 0 0

RUSHING

Att.

Gain Lost Net

TD

Long

Anthony Dixon Christian Ducre Tyson Lee Robert Elliot Brandon Hart

15 7 4 4 1

56 24 23 18 0

50 24 18 18 0

1 1 0 0 0

17 5 16 6 0

PASSING

Att.

Comp Int.

Yds.

TD

Tyson Lee

26

17

0

175 1

RECEIVING

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Christian Ducre Brandon McRae Anthony Dixon A. Stallworth Aubrey Bell Jamayel Smith Delmon Robinson

4 4 3 2 2 1 1

34 14 15 34 19 41 18

1 0 0 0 0 0 0

14 8 12 29 12 41 18

PUNTING

No.

Yds.

Avg. Long I20

Blake McAdams Adam Carlson

5 1

217 43.4 49 28 28.0 28

FIELD GOALS

Att.

Made Long KICKS

Adam Carlson

1

1

Punts Kickoffs

ALL RETURNS

No.

Yds. Lg.

No.

Yds. Lg.

No.

Yds.

Lg.

Derek Pegues

2

10

7

166

1

23

23

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Long

Sacks

41

1

1 0

42 made: 42

7

59

Intercepted


Game 5 LSU

#4/3 LSU

21

#11/12 Florida

51 F

Oct. 11, 2008 • Ben Hill Griffin Stadium • Gainesville, Fla. • 90,684 Tebow, Gators Too Much For Tigers In 51-21 Win Over LSU

An emotionally charged Florida team proved to be too much for LSU as the 11th-ranked Gators jumped out to a 20-0 first half lead on their way to a 51-21 victory over the No. 3/4 Tigers in Gainesville. Florida scored on the third play of the game and was up 17-0 before the Tigers had even managed a first down. Trailing 20-0, LSU went 60 yards in 44 seconds for a score to cut the deficit to 20-7 at halftime when Jarrett Lee found Chris Mitchell in the back of the endzone for a 6-yard TD. LSU took the opening kickoff of the second half and marched 80 yards on 12 plays to cut the deficit to 20-14 on a 3-yard run by Andrew Hatch. However, that was as close as the Tigers would get as Florida and Tebow responded with a TD drive to stretch the margin to 27-14. After a three-and-out by the Tigers, the Gators went 60 yards on four plays to increase the lead to 34-14. Florida put the game out of reach on LSU’s next possession as Brandon Spikes returned an interception 52 yards for a score and a 41-14 advantage. For the game, Lee completed 23 of 38 passes for 209 yards and 2 TDs. Charles Scott led the Tigers with 35 yards rushing, while Brandon LaFell caught seven passes for 59 yards.

Scoring LSU UF

0 17

7 3

7 14

7 17

- 21 - 51

RUSHING

Att.

Gain

Lost Net

TD

Long

Charles Scott Trindon Holliday Richard Murphy Andrew Hatch Keiland Williams Jarrett Lee

12 2 4 4 2 2

37 26 19 14 3 0

2 0 0 0 2 15

35 26 19 14 1 -15

0 0 0 1 0 0

18 20 8 6 3 0

PASSING

Att.

Comp Int

Yds

TD

Long Sacks

Jarrett Lee Andrew Hatch

38 3

23 2

2 0

209 2 32 0

RECEIVING

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Brandon LaFell Demetrius Byrd Richard Dickson Terrance Toliver Trindon Holliday Keiland Williams Charles Scott Chris Mitchell

7 6 6 2 1 1 1 1

59 73 36 32 18 9 8 6

0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1

16 29 9 24 3 9 8 6

PUNTING

No.

Yds.

Avg. Long I20

Josh Jasper Brady Dalfrey

4 2

84 98

42.0 42 49.0 51

ALL RETURNS

Punts Kickoffs No. Yds. Lg. No. Yds. Lg.

Intercepted No. Yds.

Lg.

Trindon Holliday Keiland Williams

0 0

0 0

0 0

0 0

0 0

RUSHING

Att.

Gain

Lost Net

TD

Long

Jeff Demps Chris Rainey Kestahn Moore Tim Tebow Percy Harvin Brandon James

10 11 4 12 2 2

129 68 23 35 13 12

0 2 0 13 0 0

129 66 23 22 13 12

1 0 1 1 0 0

42 21 15 6 8 8

PASSING

Att.

Comp Int.

Yds.

TD

Tim Tebow

21

14

0

210 2

RECEIVING

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Percy Harvin Deonte Thompson Riley Cooper Aaron Hernandez Louis Murphy Jeff Demps

6 2 2 2 1 1

112 26 19 5 37 11

2 0 0 0 0 0

70 14 10 4 37 11

PUNTING

No.

Yds.

Avg. Long I20

Chas Henry

2

59

29.5 30

FIELD GOALS

Att.

Made Long KICKS

Jonathan Phillips

3

3

Punts Kickoffs

Intercepted

ALL RETURNS

No.

Yds. Lg.

Yds. Lg.

No.

Yds.

Lg.

Brandon James Brandon Spikes Javier Estopinan

2 0 0

47 0 0

53 0 8

0 2 0

0 55 0

0 52 0

Florida UF 13:22 1Q Harvin 70 pass from Tebow (Phillips kick) UF 7:00 1Q Phillips 20 FG UF 1:09 1Q Harvin 7 pass from Tebow (Phillips kick) UF 0:49 2Q Phillips 34 FG LSU 0:05 2Q C. Mitchell 6 pass from Lee (David kick) LSU 8:41 3Q Hatch 3 run (David kick) UF 4:16 3Q Tebow 2 run (Phillips kick) UF 1:02 3Q Demps 42 run (Phillips kick) UF 14:48 4Q Spikes 52 INT return (Phillips kick) LSU 11:10 4Q Dickson 6 pass from Lee (David kick) UF 6:47 4Q Phillips 25 FG UF 2:03 4Q Moore 2 run (Phillips kick) Team Stats LSU

FIRST DOWNS RUSHING PASSING PENALTY RUSHING ATTEMPTS YARDS GAINED RUSHING YARDS LOST RUSHING NET YARDS RUSHING NET YARDS PASSING PASSES ATTEMPTED PASSES COMPLETED HAD INTERCEPTED TOTAL OFFENSIVE PLAYS TOTAL NET YARDS AVERAGE GAIN PER PLAY FUMBLES/LOST PENALTIES/YARDS INTERCEPTIONS/YARDS PUNTS/YARDS AVERAGE PER PUNT PUNT RETURNS/YARDS KICKOFF RETURNS/YARDS POSSESSION TIME THIRD-DOWN CONVERSIONS FOURTH-DOWN CONVERSIONS SACKS BY

19 7 9 3 26 99 19 80 241 41 25 2 67 321 4.8 2/1 6/40 0/0 4/182 45.5 0/0 9/168 27:40 4/11 0/2 3/12

UF

22 14 7 1 41 280 15 265 210 21 14 0 62 475 7.7 1/1 6/53 2/55 2/59 29.5 2/47 3/61 32:20 5/10 0/0 2/15

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24 29

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LSU

0 0

141 27

41 23

0 0

Long Sacks

70

3

2

34 made: 20, 34, 25 No.

40 2 0 0 0 1

28 0 8

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Game 6 LSU

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#13/14 LSU

24

South Carolina

17

LSU

F

Oct. 18, 2008 • Williams-Brice Stadium • Columbia, S.C. • 82,477 LSU Defense Comes Up Big In Second Half In 24-17 Win Over South Carolina

LSU’s defense held South Carolina scoreless and to just 42 total yards in the second half as the Tigers overcame a 17-10 halftime deficit to beat the Gamecocks, 24-17, in Columbia. Keiland Williams (72 yards) and Charles Scott (61 yards, 2 TDs) led a balanced LSU offensive attack as the Tigers racked up 363 yards against the nation’s No. 3 rated defense. LSU took an early 3-0 lead in the game with a 48-yard field goal by Colt David before Carolina tied the contest with a field goal of its own early in the second quarter. Scott put the Tigers up 10-3 on a 5-yard run that capped a 12-play, 78-yard drive late in the second quarter. South Carolina scored 14 points in the final four minutes of the first half, the second TD coming with just 22 seconds left after a Jarrett Lee interception was returned to the LSU 8-yard line. After a back-and-forth third quarter, the Tigers finally managed to tie the score at 17-17 when backup QB Andrew Hatch connected with Richard Dickson on a 7-yard TD pass. The Tigers dominated the fourth quarter, holding the ball for over 11 minutes in the final quarter, which included an 11-play, 83-yard scoring drive that ate up over six minutes, That scoring drive was capped when Scott plunged across the goalline from two yards out at the 4:16 mark to give the Tigers a 24-17 lead. The Tigers sealed the victory when Curtis Taylor intercepted a South Carolina pass on its next possession as the Tigers burned the final four minutes of the contest and the Gamecocks never got the ball back. For the game, LSU sacked South Carolina’s quarterback six times and held the Gamecocks to just 254 yards.

Scoring LSU USC LSU USC LSU USC USC LSU LSU

3 0

6:43 12:56 3:58 2:38 0:22 0:44 4:16

Team Stats

1Q 2Q 2Q 2Q 2Q 3Q 4Q

FIRST DOWNS RUSHING PASSING PENALTY RUSHING ATTEMPTS YARDS GAINED RUSHING YARDS LOST RUSHING NET YARDS RUSHING NET YARDS PASSING PASSES ATTEMPTED PASSES COMPLETED HAD INTERCEPTED TOTAL OFFENSIVE PLAYS TOTAL NET YARDS AVERAGE GAIN PER PLAY FUMBLES/LOST PENALTIES/YARDS INTERCEPTIONS/YARDS PUNTS/YARDS AVERAGE PER PUNT PUNT RETURNS/YARDS KICKOFF RETURNS/YARDS POSSESSION TIME THIRD-DOWN CONVERSIONS FOURTH-DOWN CONVERSIONS SACKS BY

134

7 17

7 0

7 0

- 24 - 17

David 48 FG Succop 21 FG C. Scott 5 run (David kick) Saunders 26 pass from Garcia (Succop kick) M. David 1 run (Succop kick) R. Dickson 7 pass from Hatch (David kick) Scott 2 run (David kick) USC

16 5 9 2 31 91 52 39 215 26 14 1 57 254 4.5 4/2 3/20 1/46 5/224 44.8 1/18 4/60 25:28 1/9 1/1 0/0

LSU

22 12 10 0 46 186 22 164 199 29 18 1 75 363 4.8 1/0 9/65 1/0 6/237 39.5 3/22 3/68 34:32 6/14 0/1 6/49

RUSHING

Att.

Gain Lost Net

TD

Long

Keiland Williams Charles Scott Andrew Hatch Richard Murphy Trindon Holliday Jarrett Lee

15 16 5 5 3 1

72 61 19 20 14 0

72 61 19 18 7 -8

2 0 0 0 0 0

11 10 9 10 10 0

PASSING

Att.

Comp Int

Yds

TD

Long Sacks

Jarrett Lee Andrew Hatch

26 3

16 2

1 0

189 0 10 1

RECEIVING

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Brandon LaFell Keiland Williams Demetrius Byrd Richard Murphy Richard Dickson Terrance Toliver Chris Mitchell

4 4 3 3 2 1 1

55 23 65 11 24 13 8

0 0 0 0 1 0 0

23 15 36 8 17 13 8

PUNTING

No.

Yds.

Avg. Long I20

Brady Dalfrey

6

237 39.5 48

FIELD GOALS

Att.

Made Long KICKS

Colt David

1

1

ALL RETURNS

Punts Kickoffs No. Yds. Lg. No. Yds. Lg.

Intercepted No. Yds.

Lg.

Keiland Williams Curtis Taylor Patrick Peterson Chad Jones Trindon Holliday

0 0 1 1 1

0 0 6 8 8

0 1 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0

RUSHING

Att.

Mike Davis Stephen Garcia Eric Baker Bobby Wallace

10 19 1 1

PASSING

Att.

Stephen Garcia

26

RECEIVING

Jared Cook Kenny McKinley Jason Barnes Weslye Saunders Moe Brown

0 6 0 2 7 8

36 7

0 0

2

48 made: 48

23 0 32 0 45

23 0 32 0 45

Gain Lost Net

TD

Long

23 64 4 0

23 15 4 -3

1 0 0 0

6 20 4 0

Comp Int.

Yds.

TD

Long Sacks

14

1

215 1

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

5 4 3 1 1

74 77 30 26 8

0 0 0 1 0

31 41 13 26 8

PUNTING

No.

Yds.

Avg. Long I20

Spencer Lanning

5

224 44.8 50

FIELD GOALS

Att.

Made Long KICKS

Ryan Succop

2

1

Punts Kickoffs

Intercepted

ALL RETURNS

No.

Yds. Lg.

No.

Yds. Lg.

No.

Yds.

Lg.

Carlos Thomas Chris Culliver Captain Munnerlyn Akeem Auguste

0 0 1 0

0 0 18 0

0 1 2 1

0 21 22 17

1 0 0 0

46 0 0 0

46 0 0 0

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0 49 0 3

21

0 0 18 0

1 0 1 0 2

41

0 0 0 0 0

6

1

made: 21; missed: 39

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Game 7 LSU

#9 Georgia

52

#11 LSU

38 F

Oct. 25, 2008 • Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, La. • 92,904 Turnovers Too Costly As Tigers Fall To No. 9 Georgia, 52-38

Georgia returned two LSU interceptions for touchdowns, including one on the first play of the game, as the ninth-ranked Bulldogs outlasted the Tigers, 52-38, in Tiger Stadium. Georgia never trailed in the contest as the Bulldogs picked off a Jarrett Lee pass on the game’s first play and returned it 40-yards for a TD and a 7-0 lead. Lee marched the Tigers down the field on their next possession, tying the game at 7-7 with a 10-yard pass to Brandon LaFell. Georgia extended its lead to 21-7 early in the second quarter before a 51-yard Colt David field goal and a 2-yard run by Charles Scott got LSU to within 21-17 at the 7:23 mark in the second quarter. The Tigers had a chance to take the lead late in the first half, but a Lee pass was intercepted at the UGA 35-yard line. The Bulldogs tacked on a field goal to take a 24-17 advantage at the break. Georgia opened the second half with scoring plays of 49 and 68 yards to increase the lead to 38-17. LSU didn’t cave though, getting to within 38-24 on a 1-yard run by Scott with 2:47 left in the third quarter. LSU was still in the game at 45-31 following a 6-yard TD reception by Keiland Williams with 8:47 to go. After a Georgia punt, LSU drove to the UGA 13-yard line before turning the ball over on downs. Another stop by the LSU defense kept the Tigers alive, however Georgia intercepted a Lee pass and returned it 53 yards for a TD on LSU’s next offensive play, putting the game out of reach. Scott led the Tigers with 144 yards and 2 TDs, while Lee threw for 287 yards and 3 scores.

Scoring UGA LSU UGA LSU UGA UGA LSU LSU UGA UGA UGA LSU UGA LSU UGA LSU

14 7

14:40 9:41 3:10 14:55 11:37 7:23 1:36 8:21 3:55 2:47 10:49 8:47 3:18 2:27

Team Stats

1Q 1Q 1Q 2Q 2Q 2Q 2Q 3Q 3Q 3Q 4Q 4Q 4Q 4Q

FIRST DOWNS RUSHING PASSING PENALTY RUSHING ATTEMPTS YARDS GAINED RUSHING YARDS LOST RUSHING NET YARDS RUSHING NET YARDS PASSING PASSES ATTEMPTED PASSES COMPLETED HAD INTERCEPTED TOTAL OFFENSIVE PLAYS TOTAL NET YARDS AVERAGE GAIN PER PLAY FUMBLES/LOST PENALTIES/YARDS INTERCEPTIONS/YARDS PUNTS/YARDS AVERAGE PER PUNT PUNT RETURNS/YARDS KICKOFF RETURNS/YARDS POSSESSION TIME THIRD-DOWN CONVERSIONS FOURTH-DOWN CONVERSIONS SACKS BY

10 10

14 7

14 14

-52 -38

21 11 9 1 41 232 44 188 309 30 16 3 71 497 7.0 1/0 5/35 0/0 4/163 40.8 3/27 8/193 27:50 5/13 1/2 1/9

Att.

Gain Lost Net

TD

Long

Charles Scott Keiland Williams Richard Murphy Josh Jasper Trindon Holliday Jarrett Lee Andrew Hatch

21 6 3 1 3 1 6

150 33 13 7 5 0 24

6 3 0 0 2 -4 29

144 30 13 7 3 -4 -5

2 0 0 0 0 0 0

42 22 11 7 4 0 20

PASSING

Att.

Comp Int

Yds

TD

Long

Sacks

Jarrett Lee Andrew Hatch

28 2

14 2

3 0

287 3 22 0

66 15

0 2

RECEIVING

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Demetrius Byrd Brandon LaFell Richard Dickson Keiland Williams Richard Murphy Chris Mitchell Terrance Toliver Charles Scott

4 3 3 2 1 1 1 1

62 62 41 82 34 12 10 6

0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0

35 43 20 66 34 12 10 6

PUNTING

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long I20

Brady Dalfrey Josh Jasper

3 1

120 40.0 46 43 43.0 43

FIELD GOALS

Att.

Made Long KICKS

Colt David

2

1

ALL RETURNS

Punts Kickoffs No. Yds. Lg. No. Yds. Lg.

Intercepted No. Yds.

Lg.

Trindon Holliday Keiland Williams

3 0

27 0

0 0

0 0

RUSHING

Att.

Gain Lost Net

TD

Long

Knowshon Moreno A.J. Green Caleb King Matthew Stafford Fred Muzenmaier

21 1 6 3 1

172 22 16 15 1

163 22 12 6 1

1 0 0 1 1

68 22 6 8 1

PASSING

Att.

Comp Int.

Yds.

TD

Long

Sacks

Matthew Stafford

26

17

0

249 2

49

1

RECEIVING

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

A.J. Green Michael Moore Mohamed Massaquoi Kenneth Harris Knowshon Moreno Aron White Demiko Goodman Kris Durham Brannan Southerland

3 3 3 2 2 1 1 1 1

89 38 16 17 9 48 16 10 6

1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

49 22 9 12 7 48 16 10 6

PUNTING

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long I20

Brian Mimbs

5

252 50.4 60

FIELD GOALS

Att.

Made Long KICKS

Blair Walsh

2

1

Kentucky

D. Gamble 40 interception return (Walsh kick) B. LaFell 10 pass from Lee (David kick) F. Muzenmaier 1 run (Walsh kick) K. Harris 5 pass from Stafford (Walsh kick) David 51 FG C. Scott 2 run (David kick) Walsh 50 FG A.J. Green 49 pass from Stafford (Walsh kick) K. Moreno 68 run (Walsh kick) C. Scott 1 run (David kick) M. Stafford 7 run (Walsh kick) K. Williams 6 pass from Lee (David kick) D. Gamble 53 interception return (Walsh kick) B. LaFell 43 pass from Lee (David kick) LSU

RUSHING

UGA

16 7 9 0 36 226 32 194 249 26 17 0 62 443 7.1 1/0 7/59 3/93 5/252 50.4 0/0 5/105 32:10 6/14 0/1 2/29

51

14 0

9 0 4 9 0

55

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0 0

made: 51; missed: 49

7 1

164 26 29 29

0 0

0

made: 50; missed: 55

Punts Kickoffs

Intercepted

ALL RETURNS

No.

Yds. Lg.

No.

Yds. Lg.

No.

Yds.

Lg.

Ramarcus Brown Reshad Jones

0 0

0 0

5 0

105 36 0 0

0 1

0 0

0 0

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LSU

Game 8 LSU

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Tulane

10

#15 LSU

35

LSU

F

Nov. 1, 2008 • Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, La. • 92,136 LSU Cruises Past Tulane, 35-10

Charles Scott rushed for 114 yards and a score and the LSU defense held Tulane without an offensive touchdown as the 15th-ranked Tigers had little trouble in a 35-10 win over the Green Wave. LSU never trailed in the contest as they took their first possession and marched 86 yards on eight plays to take a 7-0 first quarter lead on a 7-yard run by Scott. Tulane added its only offensive points later in the quarter on a 48-yard field goal. The scored remained 7-3 until late in the first half when the Tigers scored two touchdowns in a 30-second span. Jarrett Lee connected with Brandon LaFell on a 14-yard TD pass at the 2:14 mark in the second quarter and then Chris Hawkins scooped up a Tulane fumble and raced 24-yards for a TD just 27 seconds later for a 21-3 halftime lead. LSU stretched the lead to 28-3 early in the third quarter on a 3-yard run by Keiland Williams. Tulane got its only TD of the game midway thru the fourth quarter when the Green Wave returned a Lee interception 43 yards for a TD. The Tigers added a late TD when Stevan Ridley scored from 2-yards out to make the final score, 35-10. For the game, LSU grinded out 231 yards rushing and a total of 330 total yards, while limiting the Green Wave to 72 yards rushing and just 163 total yards of offense.

Scoring Tulane LSU

Att.

Gain

Lost Net

TD

Long

Charles Scott Richard Murphy Stevan Ridley Keiland Williams Jordan Jefferson Team Jarrett Lee

12 12 5 13 1 1 2

114 57 51 59 3 0 0

0 3 0 8 0 9 33

114 54 51 51 3 -9 -33

1 0 1 1 0 0 0

56 11 18 15 3 0

PASSING

Att.

Comp Int

Yds

TD

Long

Sacks

Jarrett Lee

20

8

1

99

1

29

2

RECEIVING

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Brandon LaFell Richard Dickson Terrance Toliver Richard Murphy Demetrius Byrd

3 2 1 1 1

48 17 15 10 9

1 0 0 0 0

29 10 15 10 9

PUNTING

No.

Yds.

Avg. Long I20

Brady Dalfrey

4

186 46.5 55

ALL RETURNS

Punts Kickoffs No. Yds. Lg. No. Yds. Lg.

Intercepted No. Yds.

Lg.

Trindon Holliday Kelvin Sheppard Chad Jones

3 0 0

25 0 0

17 0 0

0 0 0

0 0 0

3 7

0 14

0 7

7 7

- 10 - 35

RUSHING

Att.

Gain

Nathan Austin Albert Williams Alan Mitchell Casey Robottom J.T. McDonald Team Kevin Moore Joe Kemp

16 3 2 1 1 1 4 2

53 24 13 2 0 0 1 0

PASSING

Att.

Joe Kemp Kevin Moore Scott Elliot

12 11 1

FIRST DOWNS RUSHING PASSING PENALTY RUSHING ATTEMPTS YARDS GAINED RUSHING YARDS LOST RUSHING NET YARDS RUSHING NET YARDS PASSING PASSES ATTEMPTED PASSES COMPLETED HAD INTERCEPTED TOTAL OFFENSIVE PLAYS TOTAL NET YARDS AVERAGE GAIN PER PLAY FUMBLES/LOST PENALTIES/YARDS INTERCEPTIONS/YARDS PUNTS/YARDS AVERAGE PER PUNT PUNT RETURNS/YARDS KICKOFF RETURNS/YARDS POSSESSION TIME THIRD-DOWN CONVERSIONS FOURTH-DOWN CONVERSIONS SACKS BY

11 4 4 3 30 93 21 72 91 24 12 0 54 163 3.0 3-1 6/33 1/43 5/239 47.8 0/0 6/99 28:58 4/14 0/1 2/23

21 15 6 0 46 284 53 231 99 20 8 1 66 330 5.0 1/0 6/57 0/0 4/186 46.5 3/25 2/8 31:02 6/12 0/1 2/9

RECEIVING

Nathan Austin Jordan Stephany Brian King Alan Mitchell Michael Batiste Casey Robottom Albert Williams

0 1 1

0

3

0 0 8

0 0 8

Lost Net

TD

Long

0 5 0 0 1 2 5 8

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

8 22 13 2 0 0 1 0

Comp Int. Yds.

TD

Long

Sacks

5 6 1

0 0 0

40 44 7

0 0 0

12 12 7

1 1 0

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

3 2 2 2 1 1 1

23 23 15 13 9 9 -1

0 0 0 0 0 0 0

12 12 11 7 9 9 0

PUNTING

No.

Yds.

Avg. Long I20

Ross Thevenot

5

239 47.8 55

FIELD GOALS

Att.

Made Long KICKS

Ross Thevenot

2

1

Tulane

LSU 8:43 1Q C. Scott 7 run (David Kick) TU 3:32 1Q Thevenot 48 FG LSU 2:14 2Q B. LaFell 14 pass from J. Lee (David kick) LSU 1:47 2Q C. Hawkins 24 fumble return (David kick) LSU 11:56 3Q K. Williams 3 run (David kick) TU 7:33 4Q T. Burks 43 interception return (Thevenot kick) LSU 1:18 4Q S. Ridley 2 run (David kick) Team Stats TU LSU

136

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53 19 13 2 -1 -2 -4 -8

0 0 0

1

48 made: 48; missed: 31

ALL RETURNS

Punts Kickoffs No. Yds. Lg. No. Yds. Lg.

Intercepted No. Yds.

Lg.

Travis Burks J.T. McDonald

0 0

1 0

43 0

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0 0

3 3

62 37

24 13

43 0


Game 9 LSU

#1 Alabama

27

#15 LSU

21

Nov. 8, 2008 • Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, La. • 93,039 Top-Ranked Tide Escapes With 27-21 Overtime Win Over LSU Top-ranked Alabama escaped Tiger Stadium with a 27-21 overtime win over LSU as the Crimson Tide punched across the winning points on their third play during the extended period. The winning points came after Alabama intercepted a Jarrett Lee pass in the back of the endzone to hold the Tigers scoreless on their possession during overtime. LSU sent the game into overtime when Ricky Jean-Francois blocked a 29-yard field goal attempt by Leigh Tiffin as time expired. Trailing 21-14, LSU used a 14-play, 74-yard drive to tie the game at 21-21 when Charles Scott scored on a 1-yard run at the 6:12 mark. After spotting the Tide an early 7-0 lead following Lee’s first interception of the game, the Tigers battled back, scoring on consecutive possessions to take a 14-7 lead at the 5:57 mark in the first quarter on a 30-yard run by Scott. LSU’s first point came when Lee connected with Demetrius Byrd on a 30-yard pass at the 6:21 mark in the opening quarter. The teams went to the locker room tied at 14-14 when the Crimson Tide returned an interception 54-yards for a touchdown late in the second quarter. Alabama scored the only points in the third quarter, taking a 21-14 advantage on a 3-yard run by Glen Coffee. LSU then controlled most of the fourth quarter, limiting the Crimson Tide to just 51 yards of offense in the final frame. For the game, LSU rushed for 201 yards against the nation’s No. 2 rated defense. The Tigers finished the game with 382 yards, compared to 353 for Alabama. Scott led the Tigers with 92 yards rushing and 2 TDs.

UA 8:23 LSU 6:21 LSU 5:57 UA 4:33 UA 8:14 LSU 6:12 UA -- Team Stats

Att.

Gain

Lost Net

TD

Long

Charles Scott Keiland Williams Trindon Holliday Richard Murphy Quinn Johnson Jarrett Lee

24 13 2 2 4 1

99 89 9 9 7 0

7 1 0 1 0 3

92 88 9 8 7 -3

2 0 0 0 0 0

30 25 9 9 5 0

PASSING

Att.

Comp Int

Yds

TD

Long Sacks

Jarrett Lee

34

13

4

181 1

RECEIVING

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Brandon LaFell Demetrius Byrd Terrance Toliver Richard Dickson Keiland Williams

4 4 3 1 1

74 51 34 22 0

0 1 0 0 0

29 30 13 22 0

PUNTING

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long I20

Brady Dalfrey

8

321

40.1 54

FIELD GOALS

Att.

Made Long KICKS

Colt David

1

0

ALL RETURNS

Punts Kickoffs No. Yds. Lg. No. Yds. Lg.

Intercepted No. Yds.

Lg.

Trindon Holliday Chad Jones Keiland Williams Patrick Peterson

1 1 0 0

6 19 0 0

6 19 0 0

0 0 0 1

0 0 0 0

1Q 1Q 1Q 2Q 3Q 4Q OT

FIRST DOWNS RUSHING PASSING PENALTY RUSHING ATTEMPTS YARDS GAINED RUSHING YARDS LOST RUSHING NET YARDS RUSHING NET YARDS PASSING PASSES ATTEMPTED PASSES COMPLETED HAD INTERCEPTED TOTAL OFFENSIVE PLAYS TOTAL NET YARDS AVERAGE GAIN PER PLAY FUMBLES/LOST PENALTIES/YARDS INTERCEPTIONS/YARDS PUNTS/YARDS AVERAGE PER PUNT PUNT RETURNS/YARDS KICKOFF RETURNS/YARDS POSSESSION TIME THIRD-DOWN CONVERSIONS FOURTH-DOWN CONVERSIONS SACKS BY

7 0

RUSHING

Att.

Gain

Glen Coffee John Parker Wilson Mark Ingram Team

26 5 5 1

132 8 7 0

PASSING

Att.

John Parker Wilson

31

RECEIVING

Julio Jones Glen Coffee Travis McCall Mike McCoy Earl Alexander Nick Walker

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0-6 7-0

-27 -21

J.P. Wilson 1 run (Tiffin kick) D. Byrd 30 pass from J. Lee (David kick) C. Scott 30 run(David kick) R. Johnson 54 interception return (Tiffin kick) G. Coffee 3 run (Tiffin kick) C. Scott 1 run (David kick) J.P. Wilson 1 run LSU

17 8 9 0 46 213 12 201 181 34 13 4 80 382 4.8 0/0 5/32 1/0 8/321 40.1 2/25 4/86 33:20 5/19 1/1 0/0

Alabama

16 7 8 1 37 147 9 138 215 31 15 1 68 353 5.2 3/2 2/24 4/76 7/295 42.1 3/23 4/79 26:40 4/13 0/0 1/3

--

30

LSU

1

2

missed: 41

32 0 54 0

21 0 31 0

Lost Net

TD

Long

6 1 1 1

126 7 6 -1

1 2 0 0

31 6 2 0

Comp Int.

Yds.

TD

Long Sacks

15

1

215 0

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

7 2 2 2 1 1

128 19 14 10 26 18

0 0 0 0 0 0

26 11 7 6 25 18

PUNTING

No.

Yds.

Avg.

Long I20

P.J. Fitzgerald

7

295 42.1 53

FIELD GOALS

Att.

Made Long KICKS

Leigh Tiffin

2

0

Punts Kickoffs

Intercepted

ALL RETURNS

No.

Yds. Lg.

No.

Yds. Lg.

No.

Yds.

Lg.

Javier Arenas Rashad Johnson Rolando McClain

3 0 0

23 0 0

4 0 0

79 0 0

0 3 1

0 64 12

0 54 12

Alabama 7 14

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2 0 2 0

26

0 0 0 0

0

3

missed: 42; blocked: 29

25 0 0

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LSU

Game 10 LSU

INTRO This is LSU TIGERS COACHES review History

Troy

31

#19/20 LSU

40

LSU

F

Nov. 15, 2008 • Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, La. • 92,130 Tigers Rally For Biggest Comeback In School History In 40-31 Win Over Troy

Down 31-3 to Troy early in the third quarter, LSU scored 37 unanswered points, including 30 in the fourth quarter, as the Tigers recorded the largest comeback in school history with a 40-31 win over the Trojans. LSU never got on track in the first half, picking up just two first downs and only 63 total yards in falling behind 24-3 at halftime. Things didn’t start much better for the Tigers to open the second half as Troy went 79 yards on 10 plays to extend its lead to 31-3 at the 11:09 mark. The Tigers finally got in the endzone when Jordan Jefferson scored on a 2-yard run at the 1:20 mark in the third quarter to start the improbable LSU comeback. After the Jefferson scoring run, LSU went on to add 30 more points, all in the fourth quarter to record the win. Down 31-10 to start the fourth quarter, Jarrett Lee threw a 33-yard TD pass to Brandon LaFell to pull the Tigers to within 31-17 at the 14:00 mark, three minutes later Quinn Johnson scored on a 1-yard run to get LSU to within 31-24. After a Chad Jones interception, Colt David kicked a 27-yard field goal at the 7:51 mark to pull LSU to within 31-27. A fumble by Troy on an LSU punt set up the go-ahead score for the Tigers as Charles Scott went in from 4-yards out giving the Tigers their first lead of the game at 33-31 with 4:50 to play. LSU tacked on an insurance TD with 1:40 left on another 1-yard plunge by Johnson. For the game, Lee connected on 20 of 34 passes for 216 yards and 1 TD. Lee’s hit on 18 of 26 passes for 205 yards and a score in the second half alone. LaFell had his best game in an LSU uniform, catching 12 passes for 126 yards and a score, while Scott rushed for 90 yards and 1 TD.

Scoring Troy LSU

14 3

Troy 9:18 LSU 6:16 Troy 4:00 Troy 10:08 Troy 6:46 Troy 11:13 LSU 1:26 LSU 14:00 LSU 10:33 LSU 7:51 LSU 4:50 LSU 1:40 Team Stats

1Q 1Q 1Q 2Q 2Q 3Q 3Q 4Q 4Q 4Q 4Q 4Q

FIRST DOWNS RUSHING PASSING PENALTY RUSHING ATTEMPTS YARDS GAINED RUSHING YARDS LOST RUSHING NET YARDS RUSHING NET YARDS PASSING PASSES ATTEMPTED PASSES COMPLETED HAD INTERCEPTED TOTAL OFFENSIVE PLAYS TOTAL NET YARDS AVERAGE GAIN PER PLAY FUMBLES/LOST PENALTIES/YARDS INTERCEPTIONS/YARDS PUNTS/YARDS AVERAGE PER PUNT PUNT RETURNS/YARDS KICKOFF RETURNS/YARDS POSSESSION TIME THIRD-DOWN CONVERSIONS FOURTH-DOWN CONVERSIONS SACKS BY

138

10 0

7 7

0 30

- 31 -40

P. Cherry 7 pass from L. Brown (Glusman kick) C. David 52 FG K. Burton 1 run (Glusman kick) S. Glusman 23 FG T. Moore 22 interception return (Glusman kick) D. Harris 8 pass from L. Brown (Glusman kick) J. Jefferson 3 run (David kick) B. LaFell 33 pass from J. Lee (David kick) Q. Johnson 1 run (David kick) David 27 FG C. Scott 4 run (David kick failed) Q. Johnson 1 run (David kick) Troy

20 3 15 2 17 74 10 64 316 72 34 1 89 380 4.3 4/2 8/80 1/22 6/233 38.8 1/0 8/165 27:38 9/22 1/3 1/11

LSU

16 5 10 1 39 136 17 119 221 41 21 1 80 350 4.2 1/0 7/37 1/10 6/225 37.5 4/4 3/24 28:46 7/20 1/4 1/3

RUSHING

Att.

Gain Lost Net

TD

Long

Charles Scott Jordan Jefferson Keiland Williams Quinn Johnson Jarrett Lee

24 7 3 3 2

95 17 13 7 4

90 17 12 7 -7

1 1 0 2 0

30 5 10 5 4

PASSING

Att.

Comp Int

Yds

TD

Long Sacks

Jarrett Lee Jordan Jefferson

34 6

20 1

1 0

216 1 5 0

RECEIVING

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Brandon LaFell Terrance Toliver Richard Dickson Jared Mitchell Demetrius Byrd Charles Scott

12 4 2 1 1 1

126 54 13 15 9 4

1 0 0 0 0 0

33 33 7 15 9 4

PUNTING

No.

Yds.

Avg. Long I20

Brady Dalfrey

6

225 37.5 44

FIELD GOALS

Att.

Made Long KICKS

Colt David

2

2

ALL RETURNS

Punts Kickoffs No. Yds. Lg. No. Yds. Lg.

Intercepted No. Yds.

Lg.

TEAM Chad Jones Quinn Johnson Trindon Holliday

0 2 0 2

0 1 0 0

0 10 0 0

Troy

0 4 0 -8

5 0 1 0 11

52

0 4 0 0

33 5

1 0

2

made: 52, 27

1 0 1 1

11 0 2 11

0 0 2 11

0 10 0 0

RUSHING

Att.

Gain Lost Net

TD

Long

DuJuan Harris Kennard Burton Levi Brown

14 1 2

72 1 1

65 1 -2

0 1 0

13 1 1

PASSING

Att.

Comp Int.

Yds.

TD

Long Sacks

Levi Brown

72

34

1

316 2

RECEIVING

No.

Yds.

TD

Long

Jerrel Jernigan Kennard Burton Dujuan Harris Gerald Tate Andrew Davis Austin Silvoy Cornelius Williams Patrick Cherry Zack Marcum Chip Reeves

10 5 4 3 3 2 2 2 2 1

63 74 29 26 26 36 22 19 12 9

0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

10 31 14 12 12 35 18 12 6 9

PUNTING

No.

Yds.

Avg. Long I20

Will Goggans

6

233 38.8 44

FIELD GOALS

Att.

Made Long KICKS

Sam Glusman

1

1

Punts Kickoffs

Intercepted

ALL RETURNS

No.

Yds. Lg.

No.

Yds. Lg.

No.

Yds.

Lg.

Terence Moore Maurice Greer Nate Nolin Jorrick Calvin

0 0 0 1

0 0 0 0

0 2 1 5

0 35 14 116

1 0 0 0

22 0 0 0

22 0 0 0

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23

0 0 0 0

35

1

2

made: 23

0 22 14 38


Game 11 LSU

RUSHING

Ole Miss

31

#18 LSU

13 F

Nov. 22, 2008 • Tiger Stadium • Baton Rouge, La. • 92,649 Ole Miss Defense, Passing Game Too Much For LSU In 31-13 Win Over Tigers

Ole Miss QB Jevan Snead threw for 272 yards and a pair of TDs and the Rebel defense limited LSU to just 215 total yards in a 31-13 win over the Tigers in Baton Rouge. Ole Miss scored on it first possession, going 76 yards on eight plays to take a 7-0 lead. The Tigers pulled to within 7-3 on a 46-yard Colt David field goal early in the second quarter. Ole Miss stretched its lead to 21-3 midway through the second quarter before QB Jordan Jefferson, who came off the bench to replace an injured Jarrett Lee, directed the Tigers on an 84-yard drive just before halftime to get LSU to within 21-10 on a 9-yard TD pass. LSU pulled to within 21-13 on a 52-yard David field goal, but that was as close as they would get as Ole Miss limited the Tigers to just 85 yards and only seven first downs in the second half. The Tigers managed just 37 yards rushing for the game with Jefferson leading the way with 23 yards on 10 carries. Jefferson, seeing his first extended action of his career, hit on 10 of 20 passes for 129 yards and one TD. LSU’s leading rusher - Charles Scott - managed just 10 yards on 10 carries.

Scoring Ole Miss LSU LSU LSU  UM UM LSU LSU UM UM 

11:00 13:37 9:01 5:36 2:13 11:11 7:53 4:23

Team Stats

7 0 1Q 2Q 2Q 2Q 2Q 3Q 3Q 3Q

FIRST DOWNS RUSHING PASSING PENALTY RUSHING ATTEMPTS YARDS GAINED RUSHING YARDS LOST RUSHING NET YARDS RUSHING NET YARDS PASSING PASSES ATTEMPTED PASSES COMPLETED HAD INTERCEPTED TOTAL OFFENSIVE PLAYS TOTAL NET YARDS AVERAGE GAIN PER PLAY FUMBLES/LOST PENALTIES/YARDS INTERCEPTIONS/YARDS PUNTS/YARDS AVERAGE PER PUNT PUNT RETURNS/YARDS KICKOFF RETURNS/YARDS POSSESSION TIME THIRD-DOWN CONVERSIONS FOURTH-DOWN CONVERSIONS SACKS BY

14 10

7 3

3 0

- 31 - 13

Mike Wallace 34 pass from Jevan Snead (Joshua Shene kick)  Colt David 46 FG Brandon Bolden 3 run (Shene kick)  Wallace 25 pass from Snead (Shene kick)  Terrance Toliver 9 pass from Jordan Jefferson (David kick)  David 52 FG M. Summers 13 run (Shene kick)  Shene 19 FG LSU

15 4 8 3 29 90 53 37 178 32 14 2 61 215 3.5 1/0 6/32 0/0 6/254 42.3 0/0 5/65 25:22 3/13 1/2 2/16

UM

21 8 13 0 45 133 31 102 307 26 17 0 71 409 5.8 2/1 7/51 2/49 6/226 37.7 2/4 4/90 34:38 4/13 1/1 4/35

Gain

Lost Net

TD

Long

Jordan Jefferson 10 Keiland Williams 4 Charles Scott 10 Richard Murphy 1 Quinn Johnson 2 Trindon Holliday 1 Jarrett Lee 1

Att.

51 16 19 2 2 0 0

28 5 9 0 2 2 7

23 11 10 2 0 -2 -7

0 0 0 0 0 0 0

20 8 8 2 2 0 0

PASSING

Att.

Comp Int

Yds

TD

Long

Jordan Jefferson Jarrett Lee

20 12

10 4

RECEIVING

No.

Yds.

Terrance Toliver Brandon LaFell Demetrius Byrd Jared Mitchell Richard Dickson

5 4 3 1 1

35 82 32 21 8

No.

Yds.

Brady Dalfrey

6

254 42.3 50 2

FIELD GOALS

Att.

Made Long KICKS

Colt David

2

2

ALL RETURNS

Punts Kickoffs No. Yds. Lg. No. Yds. Lg.

PUNTING

1 129 1 1 49 0 TD

1 0 0 0 0

52

0 3 44 24 0 1 4 4 0 1 17 17

Gain

Lost Net

TD

Long

60 39 13 6 3 0 0 12

0 6 0 0 2 3 3 17

60 33 13 6 1 -3 -3 -5

0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0

11 9 13 6 3 0 0 8

PASSING

Att.

Comp Int.

Yds.

TD

Long

25 1

16 1

RECEIVING

No.

Yds.

Mike Wallace Shay Hodge Dexter McCluster Lionel Breaux Kendrick Lewis Markeith Summers Brandon Bolden Cordera Eason

5 4 3 1 1 1 1 1

99 42 37 39 33 33 12 12

PUNTING

No.

Yds.

6

226 37.7 48 3

Att.

Made Long KICKS

1

1

Rob Park

FIELD GOALS

Joshua Shene

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Sacks

made: 46, 52

17 14 1 2 2 1 1 7

COACHES

15 37 12 21 8

Att.

TIGERS

Long

Cordera Eason Dexter McCluster Markeith Summers Derrick Davis Brandon Bolden Team Mike Wallace Jevan Snead

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37 3 19 1

RUSHING

Jevan Snead Seth Adams

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Avg. Long I20

Trindon Holliday 0 0 Will Blackwell 0 0 Keiland Williams 0 0 Ole Miss

Intercepted No. Yds.

Lg.

0 0 1 0 0 0

0 0 0

Sacks

0 274 2 39 2 0 33 0 33 0 TD

Long

2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

34 12 20 39 33 33 12 12

Avg. Long I20

19

made: 19

Punts Kickoffs

ALL RETURNS

No.

Yds. Lg.

No.

Yds. Lg.

No.

Yds.

Lg.

2 0 0 0

4 0 0 0

0 0 0 4

0 0 0 90

0 1 1 0

0 0 49 0

0 0 49 0

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4 0 0 0

0 0 0 29

Intercepted

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30

Arkansas

31

LSU

F

RUSHING

Att.

Jordan Jefferson Keiland Williams Trindon Holliday Charles Scott Brandon LaFell Richard Murphy

19 83 7 51 3 41 12 28 1 4 2 0

PASSING

Att.

Comp Int

Yds

Jordan Jefferson

21

9

143 2

RECEIVING

Nov. 28, 2008 • War Memorial Stadium • Little Rock, Ark. • 55,325 Arkansas Comes Back to Stun LSU, 31-30

In what has become a series known for late-game heroics, Arkansas quarterback Casey Dick hit London Crawford on a game-winning 24-yard touchdown pass with just 21 seconds left on the clock to give the Razorbacks a 31-30 win over LSU at War Memorial Stadium in the regular-season finale for both teams. With the final minutes ticking away, the Razorbacks found themselves without a timeout as they faced a fourth-and-1 from the LSU 24-yard line. Dick took the snap from center and threw a pass down the right sideline to Crawford in the corner of the end zone for the winning score. After a 17-yard return to the Arkansas 46-yard line by Chad Jones on the ensuing kickoff, the potential 63-yard game-winning field goal by Colt David fell short. The Tigers dropped to 7-5 overall and 3-5 in the SEC with the loss. Arkansas completed its season with a 5-7 overall mark, 2-6 in SEC play. While making his first career start for the Tigers, true freshman quarterback Jordan Jefferson finished 9-of-21 passing for 143 yards and two touchdowns to go along with 19 rushes for 50 yards. The Tigers took control of the game in the second quarter to take a 23-14 lead at halftime. LSU wasted no time in adding to its lead coming out of the break as speedster Trindon Holliday returned a kickoff 46 yards to the Arkansas 44-yard line. It only took Jefferson four plays to connect with Brandon LaFell on a 32-yard touchdown pass to give LSU what seemed to be a comfortable 30-14 lead. But the Razorbacks pulled to within six points following a 46-yard touchdown pass by Dick to Jarius Wright late in the third quarter and a 22-yard field goal by Alex Tejada early in the fourth period.

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11:40 8:19 4:54 11:25 6:59 1:17 0:29 13:06 7:23 12:33 0:21

Team Stats

3 14 1Q 1Q 1Q 2Q 2Q 2Q 2Q 3Q 3Q 4Q 4Q

FIRST DOWNS RUSHING PASSING PENALTY RUSHING ATTEMPTS YARDS GAINED RUSHING YARDS LOST RUSHING NET YARDS RUSHING NET YARDS PASSING PASSES ATTEMPTED PASSES COMPLETED HAD INTERCEPTED TOTAL OFFENSIVE PLAYS TOTAL NET YARDS AVERAGE GAIN PER PLAY FUMBLES/LOST PENALTIES/YARDS INTERCEPTIONS/YARDS PUNTS/YARDS AVERAGE PER PUNT PUNT RETURNS/YARDS KICKOFF RETURNS/YARDS POSSESSION TIME THIRD-DOWN CONVERSIONS FOURTH-DOWN CONVERSIONS SACKS BY

140

20 0

7 7

0 10

-30 -31

D. Johnson 17 run (Tejada kick) C. David 29 FG A. Davie 1 pass from N. Dick (Tejada kick) C. Scott 5 run (David kick) C. David 46 FG R. Dickson 11 pass from J. Jefferson (David kick) C. David 31 FG B. LaFell 32 pass from J. Jefferson (David kick) J. Wright 46 pass from C. Dick (Tejada kick) A. Tejada 22 FG L. Crawford 24 pass from C. Dick (Tejada kick) LSU

18 10 6 2 44 207 46 161 143 21 9 0 65 304 4.7 1/0 8/77 1/17 5/175 35.0 2/9 5/160 28:15 7/16 0/0 6/32

ARK

23 7 12 4 31 164 46 118 280 40 25 1 71 398 5.6 2/0 9/66 0/0 5/245 49.0 1/0 7/109 31:45 3/14 3/4 4/24

Brandon LaFell Demetrius Byrd Richard Dickson Terrance Toliver Quinn Johnson

PUNTING

Gain Lost Net

No.

Yds.

2 2 2 2 1

49 35 19 16 24

33 5 3 0 0 5 0 TD

1 0 1 0 0

50 46 38 28 4 -5

TD

Long

0 0 0 1 0 0

15 17 39 6 4

TD

Long

Sacks

41

4

Long

32 41 11 9 24

No.

Yds.

5

175 35.0 40

FIELD GOALS

Att.

Made Long KICKS

Colt David

5

3

ALL RETURNS

Punts Kickoffs No. Yds. Lg. No. Yds. Lg.

Brady Dalfrey

Kelvin Sheppard 0 Chad Jones 2 Keiland Williams 0 Arkansas

Avg. Long I20

1

46 made: 29, 46, 31; missed: 40, 63

0 0 1 11 7 2 0 0 2

11 11 0 0 50 33 0 0 43 25 0 0

RUSHING

Att.

Gain Lost Net

TD

Long

Dennis Johnson Brandon Barnett De’Anthony Curtis Nathan Dick Casey Dick

18 3 1 3 6

135 8 16 0 2 0 4 6 7 32

127 16 2 -2 -25

1 0 0 0 0

54 9 2 4 7

PASSING

Att.

Comp Int.

Yds.

TD

Long

Casey Dick Nathan Dick

29 11

18 7

RECEIVING

No.

Yds.

0 197 2 1 83 1 TD

51 63 47 35 34 29 17 4

PUNTING

No.

Yds.

5

245 49.0 55 2

0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0

0 0 0

Sacks

46 4 22 2

22 46 20 18 24 21 16 4

Avg. Long I20

Punts Kickoffs

Intercepted

ALL RETURNS

No.

Yds. Lg.

No.

Jarius Wright Aaron Fenton Dennis Johnson

1 0 0

0 0 0

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Long

DJ Williams 8 Jarius Wright 3 Lucas Miller 3 Greg Childs 3 London Crawford 3 Carlton Salters 2 Andrew Davie 2 Joe Adams 1 Jeremy Davis

Intercepted No. Yds.

No.

0 0 0 1 0 6

Yds. Lg.

Yds.

0 0 0 0 6 6 0 0 103 24 0 0

Lg.

0 0 0


Game 13 LSU

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38

#14 Georgia Tech

Dec. 31, 2008 • Georgia Dome • Atlanta, Ga. • 71,423 Defense Shuts Down Triple-Option As Tigers Wreck Georgia Tech, 38-3

LSU’s defense shut down Georgia Tech’s triple-option attack and the Tiger offense was nearly flawless in a 38-3 win over the 14th-ranked Yellow Jackets in the Chick-fil-A Bowl. Jordan Jefferson, who was making just his second career start, threw for 142 yards and a score, while Charles Scott rushed for 65 yards and 3 TDs as the Tigers led from start to finish. The Tigers set the tone early, driving 60 yards on seven plays on the opening possession of the game to take a 7-0 lead. Georgia Tech would score its only points on a 24-yard field goal late in the first quarter. The second quarter belonged to LSU as the Tigers scored 28 unanswered points during that frame to take a 35-3 lead at halftime. LSU’s second quarter outburst was aided by outstanding special teams play by the Tigers. After taking a 14-3 lead on a 4-yard run by Scott, LSU recovered its on-side kick on the ensuing change of possession. After a 3-and-out by the Tigers, LSU forced a fumble on a Tech punt return, re-gaining possession at the Yellow Jacket 19-yard line. LSU scored six plays later on a 1-yard run by Scott to take a 21-3 lead. On Tech’s next possession, the Tigers stuffed a fake punt attempt by the Yellow Jackets, giving LSU the ball on the Georgia Tech 24-yard line. The Tigers need just two plays to score as Jefferson connected with Richard Dickson for a 25-yard TD, stretching the lead to 28-3. LSU added a final TD just before halftime when Keiland Williams raced 17 yards for a score. LSU tacked on a field goal in the third quarter for the final points of the game. LSU’s defense played its best game of the season, holding the Yellow Jackets to 314 yards, which included just 164 rushing yards, some 120 yards below their season average. In the decisive second quarter, LSU limited Georgia Tech to just 45 yards of offense and only three first downs. Jefferson was named the offensive MVP of the game, while LB Perry Riley was the game’s defensive MVP after registering 11 tackles, including one tackle for a loss.

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11:58 1:03 12:08 8:27 5:21 1:27 1:56

Team Stats

Att.

Gain

Charles Scott Keiland Williams Jordan Jefferson Trindon Holliday Richard Murphy TEAM

15 5 10 2 2 1

65 42 41 19 12 0

PASSING

Att.

Jordan Jefferson Keiland Williams Brady Dalfrey

25 1 1

RECEIVING

Richard Dickson Demetrius Byrd Brandon LaFell Jared Mitchell Terrance Toliver Chad Jones Charles Scott Quinn Johnson R.J. Jackson

PUNTING

1Q 1Q 2Q 2Q 2Q 2Q 3Q

FIRST DOWNS RUSHING PASSING PENALTY RUSHING ATTEMPTS YARDS GAINED RUSHING YARDS LOST RUSHING NET YARDS RUSHING NET YARDS PASSING PASSES ATTEMPTED PASSES COMPLETED HAD INTERCEPTED TOTAL OFFENSIVE PLAYS TOTAL NET YARDS AVERAGE GAIN PER PLAY FUMBLES/LOST PENALTIES/YARDS INTERCEPTIONS/YARDS PUNTS/YARDS AVERAGE PER PUNT PUNT RETURNS/YARDS KICKOFF RETURNS/YARDS POSSESSION TIME THIRD-DOWN CONVERSIONS FOURTH-DOWN CONVERSIONS SACKS BY

28 0

TD

Long

65 42 25 19 11 -1

3 1 0 0 0 0

18 17 11 12 3 0

Comp Int

Yds

TD

Long

Sacks

16 0 1

142 1 0 0 21 0

25 0 21

2 0 0

3 0

0 0

-38 -3

C. Scott 2 run (David kick) S. Blair 24 FG C. Scott 4 run (David kick) C. Scott 1 run (David kick) R. Dickson 25 pass from Jefferson (David kick) K. Williams 17 tun (David kick) C. David 53 FG LSU

19 10 7 2 35 179 18 161 163 27 17 0 62 324 5.2 1/0 6/60 1/-4 4/166 41.5 2/36 1/23 30:41 5/12 1/2 1/1

Yds.

4 3 2 2 2 1 1 1 1

50 10 26 19 17 21 12 9 -1

TD

Long

1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

32 41 11 9 24 21 12 9 0

Yds.

Avg. Long I20

166

41.5 51

FIELD GOALS

Att.

Made Long KICKS

Colt David

1

1

ALL RETURNS

Punts Kickoffs No. Yds. Lg. No. Yds. Lg.

Ron Brooks Chris Hawkins Trindon Holliday

0 0 0 1 23 0 0 0 0 0 2 36 18 0 0

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LSU

2

made: 53 Intercepted No. Yds.

23 0 0 0 1 -4 0 0 0

RUSHING

Att.

Gain

Lost Net

TD

Long

Jonathan Dwyer Josh Nesbitt Roddy Jones Embry Peeples Derrick Morgan Lucas Cox TEAM

10 16 9 2 1 1 1

68 67 35 8 2 0 0

1 5 3 0 0 5 2

0 0 0 0 0 0 0

39 11 19 4 2 0 0

Att.

Comp Int.

24 1

8 0

RECEIVING

No.

Yds.

Jonathan Dwyer Dem. Thomas Marcus Wright Roddy Jones

3 3 1 1

66 32 47 5

PUNTING

No.

Yds.

3

100 33.3 37 1

FIELD GOALS

Att.

Made Long KICKS

Scott Blair

1

1

Punts Kickoffs

Intercepted

ALL RETURNS

No.

No.

Josh Nesbitt TEAM 15 7 7 1 40 180 16 164 150 25 8 1 65 314 4.8 3/2 4/40 0/0 3/100 33.3 2/11 4/87 29:19 3/13 2/6 2/15

No.

4

PASSING

GT

0 0 0

No.

Brady Dalfrey

Georgia Tech 7 3

Lost Net

0 0 16 0 1 1

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3 F

Scoring LSU Georgia Tech

RUSHING

LSU

Scott Blair

Marcus Wright Roddy Jones A. Smith

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Yds. TD

1 150 0 0 0 0 TD

Long

Sacks

47 0

1 0

Long

0 40 0 11 0 47 0 5

Yds.

0 0 0 0 2 11

67 62 32 8 2 -5 -2

Lg.

0 0 0

Avg. Long I20

24 made: 24 Lg.

No.

Yds.

0 2 36 0 2 51 10 0 0

Lg.

Yds.

19 0 0 36 0 0 0 0 0

Lg.

0 0 0

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LSU Record Book Total Offense Plays

Game: 1. 61--- 2. 56--- 56--- 4. 55--- 5. 54--- 6. 53--- 53--- 8. 51--- 51--- 10. 50--- 50---

Josh Booty vs. Auburn (3 rush, 58 pass).................................1999 Matt Flynn vs. Arkansas (9 rush, 47 pass)............................2007 Marcus Randall vs. Texas (11 rush, 45 pass).........................2003 Tommy Hodson vs. Tennessee (6 rush, 49 pass)................. 1989 Matt Flynn vs. Alabama (10 rush, 44 pass)...........................2007 Herb Tyler vs. Ole Miss (14 rush, 39 pass)............................. 1998 Jeff Wickersham vs. Miss. State (2 rush, 51 pass)..................1983 Chad Loup vs. Arkansas (8 rush, 43 pass)..............................1993 Jesse Daigle vs. Miss. State (7 rush, 44 pass)........................ 1991 Jamie Howard vs. Southern Miss (7 rush, 43 pass)...............1994 Chad Loup vs. Florida (8 rush, 42 pass)................................ 1990

Season: 1. 459--- 2. 437--- 3. 414--- 4. 405--- 5. 395--- 6. 394--- 7. 373--- 8. 372--- 9. 360--- 10. 355---

Matt Flynn (100 rush, 359 pass)............................................2007 Matt Mauck (79 rush, 358 pass)............................................2003 Jeff Wickersham (68 rush, 346 pass)......................................1985 Rohan Davey (38 rush, 367 pass)...........................................2001 Jeff Wickersham (58 rush, 337 pass)......................................1983 JaMarcus Russell (52 rush, 342 pass)....................................2006 Tommy Hodson (56 rush, 317 pass)....................................... 1989 JaMarcus Russell (61 rush, 311 pass)......................................2005 Josh Booty (27 rush, 333 pass)................................................1999 Alan Risher (117 rush, 238 pass).............................................. 1981

Career: 1. 1,307--- Tommy Hodson(144 rush, 1,163 pass).............................1986-89 2. 1,181--- Jeff Wickersham (176 rush, 1,005 pass)............................1982-85 3. 1,063--- Jamie Howard (129 rush, 934 pass)..................................1992-95 4. 1,006--- Herb Tyler (291 rush, 715 pass)......................................... 1995-98 5. 992--- Alan Risher (377 rush, 615 pass)...................................... 1980-82

Total Yards

Game: 1. *540--- 2. 433--- 3. 400--- 4. 380--- 5. 372--- 6. 366--- 7. 362--- 8. 356--- 9. 353--- 10. 348---

Rohan Davey vs. Alabama (12 yards rushing, 528 yards passing).....................................2001 Tommy Hodson vs. Tennessee (-5 yards rushing, 438 yards passing)................................... 1989 Jesse Daigle vs. Miss. State (6 yards rushing, 394 yards passing)...................................... 1991 Tommy Hodson vs. Ole Miss (-1 yards rushing, 381 yards passing)..................................... 1989 Matt Flynn vs. Alabama (19 yards rushing, 353 yards passing)....................................2007 Jeff Wickersham vs. Miss. State (-2 yards rushing, 368 yards passing)....................................1983 Rohan Davey vs. Kentucky (-21 yards rushing, 383 yards passing)...................................2001 Jamie Howard vs. Rice (0 yards rushing, 356 yards passing)......................................1995 Rohan Davey vs. Arkansas (-6 yards rushing, 359 yards passing)....................................2001 JaMarcus Russell vs. Notre Dame (21 yards rushing, 332 yards passing) . .................................2006

*-SEC Record Season: 1. 3,351--- Rohan Davey (4 yards rushing, 3,347 yards passing)...................................2001 2. 3,271--- JaMarcus Russell (142 yards rushing, 3,129 yards passing)...............................2006 3. 2,922--- Matt Mauck (97 yards rushing, 2,825 yards passing)................................2003 4. 2,622--- Matt Flynn (215 yards rushing, 2,407 yards passing)..............................2007 5. 2,604--- Tommy Hodson (-51 yards rushing, 2,655 yards passing)............................... 1989 6. 2,436--- Jeff Wickersham (-106 yards rushing, 2,542 yards passing).............................1983 7. 2,421--- JaMarcus Russell (-22 yards rushing, 2,443 yards passing)..............................2005 8. 2,219--- Tommy Hodson (-42 yards rushing, 2,261 yards passing)............................... 1986 9. 2,200---Herb Tyler (182 yards rushing, 2,018 yards passing).............................. 1998 10. 2,121--- Josh Booty (0 yards rushing, 2,121 yards passing)...................................2000 Career: 1. 8,938---Tommy Hodson (-177 yards rushing, 9,115 yards passing)........................1986-89 2. 6,705--- Jeff Wickersham (-216 yards rushing, 6,921 yards passing)........................1982-85 3. 6,704--- JaMarcus Russell (79 yards rushing, 6,625 yards passing)......................... 2004-06 4. 6,654--- Herb Tyler (778 yards rushing, 5,876 yards passing)....................... 1995-98 5. 5,560---Jamie Howard (-598 yards rushing, 6,158 yards passing).......................1992-95 6. 5,127--- Alan Risher (542 yards rushing, 4,585 yards passing)....................... 1980-82 7. 4,492--- Rohan Davey (77 yards rushing, 4,415 yards passing)...................... 1998-2001

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8. 4,176--- Matt Mauck (345 yards rushing, 3,831 yards passing)........................ 2001-03 9. 4,052--- Charles Alexander (4,035 yards rushing, 17 yards passing)...........................1975-78 10. 4,050---Dalton Hilliard (4,050 yards rushing, 0 yards passing)............................1982-85

Rushing

Most Rushes

Game: 1. 43--- 2. 41--- 3. 40--- 4. 36--- 36--- 6. 34--- 7. 32--- 32--- 32--- 32---

Charles Alexander vs. Wyoming (231 yards)...........................1977 Charles Alexander vs. Tulane (199 yards)...............................1977 Charles Alexander vs. Florida (156 yards)...............................1977 Kevin Faulk vs. Arkansas (138 yards)......................................1996 Dalton Hilliard vs. Florida State (183 yards)...........................1982 Rondell Mealey vs. Notre Dame (233 yards)..........................1997 Joseph Addai vs. Florida (156 yards)......................................2005 Kevin Faulk vs. Mississippi State (177 yards).........................1996 Charles Alexander vs. Indiana (144 yards)..............................1978 Art Cantrelle vs. Auburn (95 yards).........................................1970

Season: 1. 311--- 2. 281--- 3. 258--- 4. 254--- 5. 248--- 6. 247--- 7. 230--- 8. 229--- 9. 224--- 10. 217---

Charles Alexander (1,686 yards)..............................................1977 Charles Alexander (1,172 yards)...............................................1978 Dalton Hilliard (1,134 yards).....................................................1985 Dalton Hilliard (1,268 yards)................................................... 1984 Kevin Faulk (1,282 yards).........................................................1996 Art Cantrelle (892 yards)..........................................................1970 LaBrandon Toefield (992 yards)..............................................2001 Kevin Faulk (1,279 yards)........................................................ 1998 Terry Robiskie (1,117 yards)......................................................1976 Charles Scott (1,174 yards)......................................................2008

Career: 1. 882--- 2. 856--- 3. 855--- 4. 588--- 5. 578--- 6. 511--- 7. 491--- 8. 490--- 9. 456--- 10. 455---

Dalton Hilliard (4,050 yards).............................................1982-85 Kevin Faulk (4,557 yards).................................................. 1995-98 Charles Alexander (4,035 yards)........................................1975-78 Harvey Williams (2,904 yards).........................................1986-90 Terry Robiskie (2,517 yards)...............................................1973-76 LaBrandon Toefield (2,291 yards).................................... 2000-02 Garry James (2,217 yards)...................................................1982-85 Joseph Addai (2,577 yards)............................................... 2001-05 Brad Davis (2,165 yards).....................................................1972-74 Domanick Davis (2,056 yards).......................................... 1999-02

Rushes Per Game

Season: 1. 28.3--- Charles Alexander (311 in 11 games)........................................1977 2. 25.5--- Charles Alexander (281 in 11 games).......................................1978 3. 23.1--- Dalton Hilliard (258 in 11 games)............................................1985 Career: 1. 20.9--- Kevin Faulk (856 in 41 games)......................................... 1995-98 2. 20.0--- Dalton Hilliard (882 in 44 games).....................................1982-85 3. 19.4--- Charles Alexander (855 in 44 games)...............................1975-78 4. 16.54--- Art Cantrelle (397 in 24 games)......................................... 1969-71 5. 16.48--- LaBrandon Toefield (511 in 31 games)............................. 2000-02

Yards Gained

Game: 1. 250--- 2. 246--- 3. 237--- 4. 233--- 5. 232--- 6. 231--- 7. 214--- 8. 213--- 9. 212--- 10. 201--- 201---

Alley Broussard vs. Ole Miss (26 rushes)...............................2004 Kevin Faulk vs. Houston (21 rushes).......................................1996 Charles Alexander vs. Oregon (31 rushes)...............................1977 Rondell Mealey vs. Notre Dame (34 rushes)..........................1997 Cecil Collins vs. Auburn (27 rushes).........................................1997 Charles Alexander vs. Wyoming(43 rushes)...........................1977 Terry Robiskie vs. Rice (30 rushes)..........................................1976 Harvey Williams vs. Kentucky (28 rushes)............................. 1990 Kevin Faulk vs. Kentucky (28 rushes)......................................1997. Justin Vincent vs. Georgia (18 rushes)....................................2003 Kevin Faulk vs. Alabama (30 rushes)..................................... 1998

Season: 1. 1,686--- Charles Alexander (311 rushes).................................................1977 2. 1,282--- Kevin Faulk (248 rushes).........................................................1996 3. 1,279--- Kevin Faulk (229 rushes)......................................................... 1998 4. 1,268--- Dalton Hilliard (254 rushes).................................................... 1984 5. 1,174--- Charles Scott (217 rushes).......................................................2008 6. 1,172--- Charles Alexander (281 rushes)................................................1978 7. 1,144--- Kevin Faulk (205 rushes)..........................................................1997 8. 1,134--- Dalton Hilliard (258 rushes).....................................................1985 9. 1,117--- Terry Robiskie (224 rushes).....................................................1976 10. 1,103 -- Jacob Hester (225 rushes).......................................................2007 Career: 1. 4,557--- Kevin Faulk (41 games)..................................................... 1995-98 2. 4,050--- Dalton Hilliard (44 games).................................................1982-85 3. 4,035--- Charles Alexander (44 games)...........................................1975-78 4. 2,860--- Harvey Williams (40 games).............................................1986-90 5. 2,577--- Joseph Addai (51 games)................................................... 2001-05 6. 2,517--- Terry Robiskie (42 games)..................................................1973-76 7. 2,291--- LaBrandon Toefield (31 games)....................................... 2000-02 8. 2,238--- Rondell Mealey (46 games).............................................. 1996-99 9. 2,217--- Garry James (42 games).....................................................1982-85 10. 2,165--- Brad Davis (35 games)........................................................1972-74.

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Yards Per Game

Season: 1. 153.3--- 2. 116.5--- 3. 116.3--- 4. 115.3---

Charles Alexander (1,686 in 11 games)....................................1977 Kevin Faulk (1,282 in 11 games)...............................................1996 Kevin Faulk (1,279 in 11 games).............................................. 1998 Dalton Hilliard (1,268 in 11 games)......................................... 1984

Career: 1. 111.2--- 2. 92.0--- 3. 91.7--- 4. 73.9--- 5. 72.6--- 6. 68.5---

Kevin Faulk (4,557 in 41 games)...................................... 1995-98 Dalton Hilliard (4,050 in 44 games).................................1982-85 Charles Alexander (4,035 in 44 games)............................1975-78 LaBrandon Toefield (2,291 in 31 games)..........................2000-01 Harvey Williams (2,904 in 40 games).............................1986-90 Art Cantrelle (1,644 in 24 games)..................................... 1969-71

Yards Per Rush

Game: (Min. 10 rushes) 1. 19.6--- Harvey Williams vs. Rice (196 on 10)......................................1987 (Min. 15 rushes) 1. 11.7--- Kevin Faulk vs. Houston (246 on 21)......................................1996 2. 11.2--- Justin Vincent vs. Georgia (201 on 18)....................................2003 (Min. 30 rushes) 1. 7.6--- Charles Alexander vs. Oregon (237 on 31)...............................1977 (Min. 40 rushes) 1. 5.4--- Charles Alexander vs. Wyoming (231 on 43)..........................1977 Season: (Min. 200 rushes) 1. 5.585--- Kevin Faulk (1,279 on 229)...................................................... 1998 2. 5.580--- Kevin Faulk (1,144 on 205).......................................................1997 3. 5.42-- Charles Alexander (1,686 on 311).............................................1977 Career: (Min. 400 rushes) 1. 5.32--- Kevin Faulk (4,557 on 856).............................................. 1995-98 2. 5.26--- Joseph Addai (2,577 on 490)............................................ 2001-05 3. 4.94--- Rondell Mealey (2,238 on 453)........................................ 1996-99 4. 4.86--- Harvey Williams (2,860 on 588)......................................1986-90 5. 4.72--- Charles Alexander (4,035 on 855).....................................1975-78

Touchdowns Rushing

Game: 1. 5--- 2. 4--- 4--- 4--- 4--- 4--- 7. 3---

Kevin Faulk vs. Kentucky...........................................................1997 LaBrandon Toefield vs. Utah State..........................................2001 Rondell Mealey vs. New Mexico State.....................................1996 Harvey Williams vs. Miami (Ohio).......................................... 1990 Dalton Hilliard vs. Kentucky..................................................... 1984 Charles Alexander vs. Oregon...................................................1977 Several occasions/Last: Charles Scott vs. Georgia Tech . .....2008

Season: 1. 19--- 2. 18--- 3. 17--- 4. 15--- 5. 14--- 14--- 7. 13--- 13--- 13--- 10. 12--- 12--- 12--- 12---

LaBrandon Toefield...................................................................2001 Charles Scott.............................................................................2008 Charles Alexander......................................................................1977 Kevin Faulk.................................................................................1997 Dalton Hilliard............................................................................1985 Charles Alexander......................................................................1978 Kevin Faulk.................................................................................1996 Dalton Hilliard........................................................................... 1984 Steve Van Buren.........................................................................1943 Jacob Hester..............................................................................2007 Kevin Faulk................................................................................ 1998 Terry Robiskie............................................................................1976 Jimmy Taylor..............................................................................1957.

Career: 1. 46--- 2. 44--- 3. 40--- 4. 31--- 5. 29--- 6. 28--- 7. 27--- 27--- 9. 26--- 10. 24---

Kevin Faulk.......................................................................... 1995-98 Dalton Hilliard......................................................................1982-85 Charles Alexander................................................................1975-78 Terry Robiskie......................................................................1973-76 Rondell Mealey................................................................... 1996-99 Charles Scott ...........................................................................Active Harvey Williams..................................................................1986-90 Garry James..........................................................................1982-85 LaBrandon Toefield........................................................... 2000-02 Billy Cannon.........................................................................1957-59

Longest Rushing Touchdowns:

1. 94--- 94--- 3. 90--- 4. 88--- 5. 87--- 87--- 7. 86--- 8. 81--- 81--- 10. 80---

Sal Nicolo vs. Rice......................................................................1952 Jesse Fatheree vs. Georgia........................................................1935 Cotton Milner vs. Auburn..........................................................1936 Adrian Dodson vs. Tulane........................................................ 1940 Jacob Hester vs. Louisiana Tech..............................................2007 Justin Vincent vs. Georgia........................................................2003 Jeff Burkett vs. Georgia Navy....................................................1942 Kevin Faulk vs. Idaho............................................................... 1998 Ripper Rowan vs. Alabama.......................................................1944 Kevin Faulk vs. Houston............................................................1996 .


LSU Record Book 100-yard Games

Season: 1. 7--- 7--- 7--- 4. 6--- 6--- 6--- 7. 5--- 5--- 5--- 5--- 5--- 5---

Kevin Faulk.................................................................................1996 Charles Alexander......................................................................1977 Steve Van Buren.........................................................................1943 Kevin Faulk.................................................................................1997 Dalton Hilliard........................................................................... 1984 Charles Alexander......................................................................1978 Charles Scott.............................................................................2008 Joseph Addai.............................................................................2005 Justin Vincent............................................................................2003 Kevin Faulk................................................................................ 1998 Dalton Hilliard............................................................................1985 Dalton Hilliard............................................................................1982

Career: 1. 22--- 2. 20--- 3. 16--- 4. 8--- 5. 7--- 7--- 7--- 8. 6--- 6--- 6---

Kevin Faulk.......................................................................... 1995-98 Dalton Hilliard......................................................................1982-85 Charles Alexander................................................................1975-78 Harvey Williams..................................................................1986-90 LaBrandon Toefield........................................................... 2000-02 Rondell Mealey................................................................... 1996-99 Steve Van Buren................................................................... 1941-43 Charles Scott ...........................................................................Active Justin Vincent......................................................................2003-06 Joseph Addai....................................................................... 2001-05

All Purpose Yards

Game: 1. 376--- 2. 338--- 3. 300--- 4. 298--- 5. 286--- 6. 272--- 7. 271--- 8. 266--- 266--- 10. 265--- 265---

Kevin Faulk vs. Houston (246 rush, 8 rec., 106 PR, 16 KOR)..........................................1996 Josh Reed vs. Alabama (293 rec.,5 PR, 40 KOR)............................................................2001 Cecil Collins vs. Auburn (232 rush, 11 rec., 57 KOR)........................................................1997 Devery Henderson vs. Kentucky (10 rush, 201 rec., 87 KOR)......................................................2002 Domanick Davis vs. Miss. St. (122, rush, 128 PR, 36 KOR)....................................................2002 Kevin Faulk vs. Kentucky (212 rush, 43 rec., 17 KOR)........................................................1997 Kevin Faulk vs. Michigan St. (234 rush, 4 rec., 33 KOR)........................................................1995 Domanick Davis vs. Ole Miss (99 rush, 15 rec., 89 PR, 63 KOR)............................................2001 Kevin Faulk vs. Ark. St. (180 rush, 12 rec., 74 PR)........................................................ 1998 Kevin Faulk vs. Idaho (178 rush, 50 rec., 3 PR, 37 KOR)........................................... 1998 Kevin Faulk vs. Kentucky (138 rush, 24 rec., 48, PR, 55 KOR).........................................1996

Season: 1. 2,120--- Domanick Davis (31 rush, 130 rec., 499 PR, 560 KOR).....................................2002 2. 2,109--- Kevin Faulk (1,279, rush, 287 rec., 265 PR, 278 KOR)............................... 1998 3. 2,104--- Kevin Faulk (1,282 rush, 134 rec.,375 PR, 313 KOR)...................................1996 4. 1,860--- Josh Reed (7 rush, 1,740 rec., 5 PR, 108 KOR).........................................2001 5. 1,766--- Charles Alexander (1,686 rush, 80 rec.).................................................................1977 6. 1,646--- Kevin Faulk (1,144 rush, 93 rec., 192 PR, 217 KOR).....................................1997 7. 1,472--- Dalton Hilliard (1,268 rush, 204 rec., 143 KOR).............................................. 1984 8. 1,449--- Eddie Kennison (86 rush, 739 rec., 253 PR, 371 KOR)......................................1995 9. 1,447--- Dalton Hilliard (1,134 rush, 313 rec.)..................................................................1985 10. 1,435--- Domanick Davis (45 rush, 120 rec., 298 PR, 572 KOR).....................................2000 1,435--- Charles Alexander (1,172 rush, 263 rec.).................................................................1978

Career: 1. *6,883--- Kevin Faulk (4,557 rush, 600 rec., 832 PR, 844 KOR)........................ 1995-98 2. 5,743--- Domanick Davis (2,056 rush, 393 rec., 1,126 PR, 2,168 KOR)................1999-2002 3. 5,326--- Dalton Hilliard (4,050 rush, 1,133 rec., 143 KOR).......................................1982-85 4. 4,513--- Charles Alexander (4,035 rush, 431 rec., 47 KOR)...........................................1975-78 5. 4,066--- Harvey Williams (2,860 rush, 674 rec., 532 KOR).......................................1986-90 6. 3,833--- Eric Martin (357 rush, 2,625 rec., 851 KOR).........................................1981-84 7. 3,819--- Eddie Kennison (140 rush, 1,554 rec., 947 PR, 1,178 KOR).........................1993-95 8. 3,798--- Garry James (2,225 rush, 1,003 rec., 1 PR, 569 KOR)............................1982-85 9. 3,354--- Billy Cannon (1,867 rush, 522 rec., 349 PR, 616 KOR)...........................1957-59 10. 3,298--- Sammy Martin (1,359 rush, 873 rec., 1,066 KOR)..................................... 1984-87

Career: 1. 674--- 2. 587--- 3. 493--- 4. 459--- 5. 434--- 6. 381--- 7. 310--- 8. 307--- 9. 286--- 10. 267---

Tommy Hodson (1,163 atts., 9,115 yards)........................1986-89 Jeff Wickersham (1,005 atts., 6,921 yards).......................1982-85 JaMarcus Russell (797 atts., 6,625 yards)...................... 2004-06 Jamie Howard (934 atts., 6,158 yards).............................1992-95 Herb Tyler (715 atts., 5,876 yards)................................... 1995-98 Alan Risher (615 atts., 4,585 yards)................................. 1980-82 Matt Mauck (529 atts., 3,831 yards)................................ 2001-03 Josh Booty (623 atts., 3,951 yards)..............................1999-2000 Rohan Davey (478 atts., 4,415 yards).......................... 1998-2001 Chad Loup (468 atts., 3,167 yards).................................. 1990-93.

Consecutive Completions:

1. 14--- 14--- 14--- 4. 12--- 12--- 12--- 7. 11---

JaMarcus Russell (vs. Miss. State)..........................................2006 Matt Mauck (vs. Louisiana Tech)............................................2003 Chad Loup (vs. Arkansas).........................................................1993 Tommy Hodson (at Tennessee).............................................. 1988 Jeff Wickersham (at Tulane).....................................................1985 Alan Risher (vs. Rice)................................................................ 1981 Rohan Davey (vs. Western Carolina)......................................2000.

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Completion Percentage

Game: (Min. 5 atts.) 1. 100.0--- Fred Haynes vs. Baylor (9 of 9).............................................. 1968 100.0--- Matt Flynn vs. North Texas (7 of 7).......................................2005

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Passing Attempts

Game: 1. 58--- 2. 51--- 3. 49--- 4. 45--- 45--- 45--- 45--- 8. 44--- 44--- 10. 43--- 43--- 43---

Josh Booty vs. Auburn (29 comp., 285 yards)........................1999 Jeff Wickersham vs. Miss. State (33 comp., 368 yards) .......1983 Tommy Hodson vs. Tennessee (31 comp., 438 yards).......... 1989 Marcus Randall vs. Texas (19 comp., 193 yards)...................2003 Josh Booty vs. Georgia (19 comp., 280 yards)........................1999 Jamie Howard vs. Florida (17 comp., 215 yards).....................1995 Tommy Hodson vs. Ohio State (25 comp., 267 yards)..........1987 Rohan Davey vs. Alabama (35 comp., 528 yards).................2001 Jesse Daigle vs. Miss. State (25 comp., 394 yards)................ 1991 Rohan Davey vs. Tennessee (21 comp., 356 yards)...............2001 Jamie Howard vs. Southern Miss (23 comp., 314 yards)........1994 Chad Loup vs. Arkansas (28 comp., 339 yards).....................1993

Season: 1. 367--- 2. 359--- 3. 358--- 4. 346--- 5. 342--- 6. 337--- 7. 333--- 8. 317--- 9. 312--- 10. 311---

Rohan Davey (217 comp., 3,347 yards)...................................2001 Matt Flynn (202 comp., 2,407 yards)....................................2007 Matt Mauck (229 comp., 2,825 yards)...................................2003 Jeff Wickersham (209 comp., 2,145 yards).............................1985 JaMarcus Russell (232 comp., 3,129 yards)............................2006 Jeff Wickersham (193 comp., 2,542 yards).............................1983 Josh Booty (162 comp., 1,830 yards).......................................1999 Tommy Hodson (183 comp., 2,655 yards)............................. 1989 Jeff Wickersham (178 comp., 2,165 yards)............................. 1984 JaMarcus Russell (188 comp., 2,443 yards)...........................2005

Career: 1. 1,163--- Tommy Hodson (674 comp., 9,115 yards).......................1986-89 2. 1,005--- Jeff Wickersham (587 comp., 6,921 yards).......................1982-85 3. 934--- Jamie Howard (459 comp., 6,158 yards)...........................1992-95 4. 797--- JaMarcus Russell (493 comp., 6,625 yards)................... 2004-06 5. 715--- Herb Tyler (434 comp., 5,876 yards)................................ 1995-98 6. 623--- Josh Booty (307 comp., 3,951 yards)............................1999-2000 7. 615--- Alan Risher (381 comp., 4,585 yards).............................. 1980-82 8. 529--- Matt Mauck (310 comp., 3,831 yards).............................. 2001-03 9. 478--- Rohan Davey (286 comp., 4,415 yards)....................... 1998-2001 10. 468--- Chad Loup (267 comp., 3,167 yards)................................ 1990-93

Completions

Game: 1. 35--- 2. 33--- 3. 31--- 31--- 5. 29--- 29--- 7. 28--- 8. 27--- 9. 26--- 10. 25--- 25---

Rohan Davey vs. Alabama (44 atts., 528 yards)....................2001 Jeff Wickersham vs. Miss. State (51 atts., 368 yards)...........1983 Tommy Hodson vs. Tennessee (49 atts., 438 yards)........... 1989 Jeff Wickersham vs. Notre Dame (42 atts., 294 yards).........1985 Josh Booty vs. Auburn (58 atts., 285 yards)..........................1999 Jeff Wickersham vs. Florida (42 atts., 271 yards).................. 1984 Chad Loup vs. Arkansas (43 atts., 339 yards)........................1993 Rohan Davey vs. Kentucky (38 atts., 383 yards)...................2001 Rohan Davey vs. Middle Tennessee (37 atts., 318 yards).....2001 Jesse Daigle vs. Miss. State (44 atts., 394 yards).................. 1991 Alan Risher vs. Miss. State (34 atts., 308 yards)...................1982

Season: 1. 232--- 2. 229--- 3. 217--- 4. 209--- 5. 202--- 6. 193--- 7. 188--- 8. 183--- 9. 178--- 10. 175---

JaMarcus Russell (342 atts., 3,129 yards)..............................2006 Matt Mauck (358 atts., 2,825 yards).....................................2003 Rohan Davey (367 atts., 3,347 yards).....................................2001 Jeff Wickersham (346 atts., 2,145 yards)................................1985 Matt Flynn (359 atts., 2,407 yards).......................................2007 Jeff Wickersham (337 atts., 2,542 yards)................................1983 JaMarcus Russell (311 atts., 2,443 yards)..............................2005 Tommy Hodson (317 atts., 2,655 yards)................................ 1989 Jeff Wickersham (312 atts., 2,165 yards)................................ 1984 Tommy Hodson (288 atts., 2,261 yards)............................... 1986

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(Min. 10 atts.) 1. 100.0--- Rohan Davey vs. Western Carolina (11 of 11).........................2000 2. 91.7--- Nelson Stokley vs. Miss. State (11 of 12).................................1967 3. 90.9--- Matt Mauck vs. Arizona (10 of 11)..........................................2003 (Min. 20 atts.) 1. 90.0--- JaMarcus Russell vs. Miss. State (18 of 20)...........................2006 90.0--- Matt Mauck vs. Louisiana Tech (18 of 20).............................2003 3. 87.5--- JaMarcus Russell vs. Miss. State (21 of 24)...........................2005 4. 80.8--- Alan Risher at Ole Miss (21 of 26)........................................... 1981. Season: (Min. 50 atts.) 1. 67.8--- JaMarcus Russell (232 of 342)................................................2006 2. 65.2--- Herb Tyler (45 of 69)................................................................1995 3. 64.4--- Rohan Davey (38 of 59)..........................................................2000 4. 64.0--- Matt Mauck (229 of 358)........................................................2003 64.0--- Nelson Stokley (32 of 50).........................................................1965 6. 63.7--- Alan Risher (149 of 234)..........................................................1982 7. 63.0--- Marcus Randall (102 of 162)...................................................2004 63.0--- Alan Risher (150 of 238).......................................................... 1981 9. 61.2--- Herb Tyler (153 of 250)............................................................ 1998 10. 61.1--- Tommy Hodson (162 of 265)...................................................1987 Career: (Min. 400 atts.) 1. 62.0--- Alan Risher (381 of 615).................................................... 1980-82 2. 61.9--- JaMarcus Russell (493 of 797)......................................... 2004-06 3. 60.7--- Herb Tyler (434 of 715)...................................................... 1995-98 4. 59.8--- Rohan Davey (286 of 478)............................................ 1998-2001 5. 58.6--- Matt Mauck (310 of 529).................................................. 2001-03 6. 58.4--- Jeff Wickersham (587 of 1,005).........................................1982-85 7. 58.0--- Tommy Hodson (674 of 1,163)..........................................1986-89 8. 57.1--- Chad Loup (267 of 468).................................................... 1990-93 9. 56.1--- Matt Flynn (245 of 437)....................................................2004-07 10. 52.6--- Bert Jones (220 of 418)......................................................1970-72.

Yards Gained

Game: 1. 528--- 2. 438--- 3. 394--- 4. 383--- 5. 381--- 6. 368--- 7. 359--- 8. 356--- 356--- 10. 353---

Rohan Davey vs. Alabama (35 of 44).....................................2001 Tommy Hodson vs. Tennessee (31 of 49).............................. 1989 Jesse Daigle vs. Miss. State (25 of 44).................................... 1991 Rohan Davey vs. Kentucky (27 of 38).....................................2001 Tommy Hodson vs. Ole Miss (18 of 30)................................. 1989 Jeff Wickersham vs. Miss. State (33 of 51).............................1983 Rohan Davey vs. Arkansas (19 of 33)......................................2001 Rohan Davey vs. Tennessee (21 of 43)....................................2001 Jamie Howard vs. Rice (15 of 23).............................................1995 Matt Flynn vs. Alabama (24 of 44)........................................2007.

Season: 1. 3,347--- Rohan Davey (217 of 367)........................................................2001 2. 3,129--- JaMarcus Russell (232 of 343)................................................2006 3. 2,825--- Matt Mauck (229 of 358)........................................................2003 4. 2,655--- Tommy Hodson (183 of 317)................................................... 1989 5. 2,542--- Jeff Wickersham (193 of 337)...................................................1983 6. 2,443--- JaMarcus Russell (188 of 311).................................................2005 7. 2,407--- Matt Flynn (202 of 359)..........................................................2007 8. 2,261--- Tommy Hodson (175 of 288).................................................. 1986 9. 2,165--- Jeff Wickersham (178 of 312).................................................. 1984 10. 2,145--- Jeff Wickersham (209 of 346).................................................1985.

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LSU Record Book Career: 1. 9,115--- Tommy Hodson (674 of 1,163)..........................................1986-89 2. 6,921--- Jeff Wickersham (587 of 1,005).........................................1982-85 3. 6,625--- JaMarcus Russell (493 of 797)......................................... 2004-06 4. 6,158--- Jamie Howard (459 of 934)...............................................1992-95 5. 5,876--- Herb Tyler (434 of 715)...................................................... 1995-98 6. 4,585--- Alan Risher (381 of 615).................................................... 1980-82 7. 4,415--- Rohan Davey (286 of 478)............................................ 1998-2001 8. 3,951--- Josh Booty (307 of 623)................................................1999-2000 9. 3,831--- Matt Mauck (310 of 529).................................................. 2001-03 10. 3,225--- Bert Jones (220 of 418)......................................................1970-72

Touchdown Passes

Game: 1. 4--- 4--- 4--- 4--- 4--- 4--- 4--- 4--- 4--- 4--- 4---

Matt Flynn vs. Ohio State........................................................2008 Matt Mauck vs. Western Illinois..............................................2003 Matt Mauck vs. Louisiana Tech...............................................2003 Matt Mauck vs. Arkansas.........................................................2003 Rohan Davey vs. Tennessee....................................................2000 Josh Booty vs. Alabama...........................................................2000 Herb Tyler vs. Akron...................................................................1997 Jamie Howard vs. Rice...............................................................1995 Tommy Hodson vs. Ohio.......................................................... 1989 Tommy Hodson vs. Tennessee................................................ 1989 Steve Ensminger vs. Rice..........................................................1977.

Season: 1. 28--- 28--- 3. 22--- 4. 21--- 5. 19--- 6. 18--- 18--- 8. 17--- 17--- 10. 15--- 15---

JaMarcus Russell.......................................................................2006 Matt Mauck...............................................................................2003 Tommy Hodson......................................................................... 1989 Matt Flynn.................................................................................2007 Tommy Hodson......................................................................... 1986 Rohan Davey..............................................................................2001 Herb Tyler.................................................................................. 1998 Josh Booty.................................................................................2000 Alan Risher.................................................................................1982 JaMarcus Russell.......................................................................2005 Tommy Hodson..........................................................................1987

Career: 1. 69--- 2. 52--- 3. 40--- 4. 37--- 5. 34--- 6. 31--- 31--- 8. 29--- 9. 28--- 10. 25---

Tommy Hodson...................................................................1986-89 JaMarcus Russell................................................................ 2004-06 Herb Tyler............................................................................ 1995-98 Matt Mauck......................................................................... 2001-03. Jamie Howard.......................................................................1992-95 Matt Flynn...........................................................................2004-07 Alan Risher.......................................................................... 1980-82 Rohan Davey................................................................... 1998-2001 Bert Jones.............................................................................1970-72 Jeff Wickersham...................................................................1982-85

Consecutive Attempts Without Interception

Game: 1. 49--- 2. 44--- 3. 43--- 4. 40--- 5. 39--- 39---

Tommy Hodson vs. Tennessee................................................ 1989 Jesse Daigle vs. Miss. State....................................................... 1991 Rohan Davey vs. Tennessee.....................................................2001 Tommy Hodson vs. Ohio State................................................ 1988 Marcus Randall vs. Texas.........................................................2003 Tommy Hodson vs. Ole Miss................................................... 1986

Career: 1. 137--- 2. 125--- 3. 124--- 4. 105---

Alan Risher.................................................................................1982 Rohan Davey.......................................................................2000-01 Marcus Randall...................................................................2002-03 Tommy Hodson................................................................... 1987-88

Season: 1. 279.2--- Rohan Davey (3,351 in 12 games)............................................2001 2. 240.7--- JaMarcus Russell (3,129 in 13 games)....................................2006 3. 236.7--- Tommy Hodson (2,604 in 11 games)..................................... 1989 4. 221.5--- Jeff Wickersham (2,436 in 11 games)......................................1983 5. 220.0--- Herb Tyler (2,200 in 10 games).............................................. 1998 6. 212.2--- Josh Booty (2,121 in 10 games)...............................................2000 7. 208.7--- Matt Mauck (2,922 in 14 games)............................................2003 8. 203.6--- JaMarcus Russell (2,443 in 12 games)...................................2005 9. 201.8--- Tommy Hodson (2,219 in 11 games)....................................... 1986 10. 200.6--- Matt Flynn (2,407 in 12 games).............................................2007 Career: 1. 203.1--- Tommy Hodson (8,938 in 44 games)..............................1986-89 2. 197.5--- Josh Booty (3,951 in 20 games)....................................1999-2000 3. 184.8--- Herb Tyler (6,654 in 36 games)........................................ 1995-98 4. 184.0--- JaMarcus Russell (6,625 in 36 games)............................ 2004-06 5. 181.6--- Matt Mauck (4,176 in 23 games)...................................... 2001-03 6. 179.7--- Rohan Davey (4,492 in 25 games)............................... 1998-2001 7. 176.4--- Jeff Wickersham (6,705 in 38 games)..............................1982-85 8. 155.4--- Alan Risher (5,127 in 33 games)....................................... 1980-82 9. 154.4--- Jamie Howard (5,560 in 36 games)..................................1992-95 10. 121.5--- Nelson Stokley (2,308 in 19 games)..................................1965-67

Wins by a Starting Quarterback

1. 31--- 2. 27--- 3. 25--- 25--- 5. 23---

Tommy Hodson (31-14-1)..................................................1986-89 Herb Tyler (27-11)............................................................... 1995-98 JaMarcus Russell (25-4)................................................... 2004-06 Warren Rabb (25-7)............................................................1957-59 Y.A. Tittle (23-11-3)............................................................ 1944-47

Receptions Catches

Game: 1. *19--- 2. 14--- 3. 13--- 4. 12--- 12--- 6. 11--- 11--- 11--- 9. 10--- 10--- 10--- 10--- 10--- 10--- 10--- 10--- 10---

Josh Reed vs. Alabama (293 yards).........................................2001 Wendell Davis vs. Ole Miss (208 yards)................................. 1986 Jerel Myers vs. Auburn (153 yards)...........................................1999 Brandon LaFell vs. Troy (126 yards).......................................2008 Michael Clayton vs. Alabama (130 yards)..............................2003 Wendell Davis vs. Georgia (123 yards).....................................1987 Charles Alexander vs. Kentucky (94 yards).............................1978 Tommy Morel vs. Miss. State (152 yards)...............................1967 Josh Reed vs. Miss. State (146 yards).....................................2001 Josh Reed vs. Auburn (186)......................................................2001 Josh Reed vs. Miss. State (113 yards).....................................2000 Reggie Robinson vs. Miss. State (103 yards).........................2000 Larry Foster vs. Auburn (111 yards)......................................... 1998 Abram Booty vs. Arkansas (116 yards)....................................1997 Alvin Lee vs. Tennessee (128 yards)....................................... 1988 Andy Hamilton vs. Baylor (165 yard).......................................1970 Tommy Morel vs. Tulane (103 yards)..................................... 1968

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Longest Passes

Season: 1. 94--- 2. 80--- 3. 78--- 4. 72--- 5. 65--- 65--- 7. 64--- 8. 63--- 9. 60--- 10. 59--- 59---

Josh Reed (1,740)......................................................................2001 Wendell Davis (1,244).............................................................. 1986 Michael Clayton (1,079)...........................................................2003 Wendell Davis (993).................................................................1987 Josh Reed (1,127)......................................................................2000 Dwayne Bowe (990)................................................................2006 Jerel Myers (854).......................................................................1999 Brandon LaFell (929)...............................................................2008 Sheddrick Wilson (845)............................................................1995 Tony Moss (934)...................................................................... 1989 Early Doucet (772)....................................................................2006

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Career: 1. 183--- 2. 182--- 3. 167--- 4. 160--- 5. 154--- 6. 152--- 7. 149--- 8. 141--- 9. 132--- 10. 125---

Wendell Davis (2,708) . .................................................... 1984-87 Michael Clayton (2,582)..................................................... 2001-03 Josh Reed (3,001)........................................................... 1999-2001 Early Doucet (2,046)..........................................................2004-07 Dwayne Bowe (2,403).......................................................2003-06. Eric Martin (2,625)..............................................................1981-84. Jerel Myers (1,843).........................................................1999-2000 Craig Davis (2,107).............................................................2003-06. Tony Moss (2,196) ............................................................1986-89 Larry Foster (1,747)............................................................ 1996-99.

1. *82--- 2. 81--- 3. *80--- *80--- *80--- *80--- *80--- 8. *79--- 9. *76--- *76---

Steve Ensminger to Carlos Carson, vs. Georgia.......................1978 Jamie Howard to Brett Bech, vs. Ole Miss...............................1994 Josh Booty to Reggie Robinson, vs. Western Carolina..........2000 Tommy Hodson to Sammy Martin, vs. Rice............................1987 Jeff Wickersham to Eric Martin, vs. Alabama..........................1983 Norm Stevens to Al Doggett, vs. Kentucky..............................1952 Y.A. Tittle to Dan Sandifer, vs. Georgia Tech...........................1946 Chad Loup to Todd Kinchen, vs. Texas A&M......................... 1990 Jamie Howard to Brett Bech, vs. Auburn.................................1994 Alan Risher to Orlando McDaniel, vs. Florida State................ 1981

Pass Yards Gained Per Play:

(Min. 20 plays) 1. 16.5--- JaMarcus Russell, vs. Miss. St. (330 yards on 20 plays) .....2006 2. 15.4--- Jamie Howard, vs. Rice (356 yards on 23 plays)....................1995 3. 11.4--- Rohan Davey, vs. Alabama (540 yards on 47 plays).............2001 4. 11.7--- Kevin Faulk, vs. Houston (246 yards on 21 plays).................1996 5. 10.9--- Bert Jones, vs. Auburn (240 yards on 22 plays).....................1972

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Yards Gained

Game: 1. *293--- Josh Reed vs. Alabama (19 catches)........................................2001 2. 248--- Todd Kinchen vs. Miss. State (9 catches)............................... 1991 3. 209--- Eric Martin vs. Alabama (8 catches)........................................1983 4. 208--- Wendell Davis vs. Ole Miss (14 catches)................................ 1986 5. 201--- Sheddrick Wilson vs. Rice (9 catches).....................................1995 201--- Carlos Carson vs. Rice (5 catches)...........................................1977 7. 195--- Eddie Kennison (6 catches)......................................................1993 8. 186--- Josh Reed (10 catches)..............................................................2001 9. 184--- Wendell Davis (9 catches)....................................................... 1986 10. 183--- Josh Reed (7 catches)...............................................................2001 * -SEC Record

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Season: 1. *1,740--- Josh Reed (94 catches) . .........................................................2001 2. 1,244--- Wendell Davis (80 catches).................................................... 1986 3. 1,127--- Josh Reed (65 catches)............................................................2000 4. 1,079--- Michael Clayton (78 catches)..................................................2003 5. 1,064--- Eric Martin (52 catches)............................................................1983. 6. 993--- Wendell Davis (72 catches)......................................................1987 7. 990--- Dwayne Bowe (65 catches).....................................................2006 8. 957--- Tony Moss (55 catches)........................................................... 1988 9. 934--- Tony Moss (59 catches)........................................................... 1989 10. 929--- Brandon LaFell (63 catches)...................................................2008 *-SEC Record Career: 1. 3,001--- Josh Reed (167 catches)................................................. 1999-2001 2. 2,708--- Wendell Davis (183 catches)............................................. 1984-87 3. 2,625--- Eric Martin (152 catches)....................................................1981-84 4. 2,582--- Michael Clayton (182 catches).......................................... 2001-03 5. 2,403--- Dwayne Bowe (154 catches)..............................................2003-06 6. 2,196--- Tony Moss (132 catches)...................................................1986-89 7. 2,107--- Craig Davis (141 catches)...................................................2003-06 8. 2,046--- Early Doucet (160 catches) . .............................................2004-07 9. 1,995--- Andy Hamilton (100 catches)............................................. 1969-71 10. 1,911--- Todd Kinchen (112 catches) ...............................................1988-91.

Yards per Game

Season: 1. *145.0--- Josh Reed (1,740 in 12 games)................................................2001 2. 113.1--- Wendell Davis (1,244 in 11 games)......................................... 1986 3. 102.5--- Josh Reed (1,127 in 11 games).................................................2000 4. 97.0--- Eric Martin (1,064 in 11 games)...............................................1983 *-SEC Record

Yards per Catch

Game: (Min. 5 catches) 1. 40.2--- Devery Henderson vs. Kentucky (5 for 201)...........................2002 40.2--- Carlos Carson vs. Rice (5 for 201)............................................1977 3. 32.5--- Eddie Kennison vs. Utah State (6 for 195)..............................1993 4. 27.6--- Todd Kinchen vs. Mississippi State (9 for 248)..................... 1991 5. 27.4--- Josh Reed vs. Western Carolina (5 for 137)............................2000. 27.4--- Larry Foster vs. Kentucky (5 for 137)...................................... 1998 Season: (Min. 25 catches) 1. 22.3--- Andy Hamilton (39 for 870)....................................................1970 (Min. 50 catches) 1. 20.5--- Eric Martin (52 for 1,064).........................................................1983 2. 18.5--- Josh Reed (94 for 1,740)..........................................................2001 3. 17.3--- Josh Reed (65 for 1,127)...........................................................2000 4. 16.2--- Devery Henderson (53 for 861)...............................................2003 5. 16.1--- Todd Kinchen (53 for 855)....................................................... 1991 6. 15.8--- Tony Moss (59 for 934)........................................................... 1989 (Min. 75 catches) 1. 18.5--- Josh Reed (94 for 1,740)..........................................................2001 2. 15.6--- Wendell Davis (80 for 1,244).................................................. 1986

Touchdown Catches

Game: 1. 5--- 2. 4--- 3. 3--- 3--- 3--- 3--- 3--- 3--- 3--- 3--- 3--- 3---

Season: 1. 12--- 2. 11--- 11--- 4. 10--- 10--- 10--- 7. 9--- 9--- 9--- 9---

Carlos Carson vs. Rice................................................................1977 Tony Moss vs. Ohio University................................................ 1989 Dwayne Bowe vs. Kentucky.....................................................2006 Devery Henderson vs. Kentucky..............................................2002 Josh Reed vs. Tennessee..........................................................2000 Sheddrick Wilson vs. Rice.........................................................1995 Wendell Davis vs. Ole Miss.......................................................1987 Wendell Davis vs. South Carolina.............................................1987 Wendell Davis vs. Tulane......................................................... 1986 Gerald Keigley vs. Auburn.........................................................1972 Andy Hamilton vs. Notre Dame.................................................1971 Tommy Morel vs. Mississippi State.........................................1967 Dwayne Bowe............................................................................2006 Devery Henderson.....................................................................2003 Wendell Davis........................................................................... 1986 Michael Clayton........................................................................2003 Josh Reed...................................................................................2000 Carlos Carson..............................................................................1977 Dwayne Bowe............................................................................2005 Eddie Fuller............................................................................... 1989 Tony Moss................................................................................. 1989 Andy Hamilton............................................................................1971.


LSU Record Book Career: 1. 26--- 2. 21--- 3. 20--- 4 19--- 19--- 6. 18--- 7. 17--- 17--- 9. 16--- 10. 15---

Dwayne Bowe......................................................................2003-06 Michael Clayton.................................................................. 2001-03 Early Doucet........................................................................2004-07 Devery Henderson.............................................................. 2000-03 Wendell Davis..................................................................... 1984-87 Andy Hamilton..................................................................... 1969-71. Josh Reed......................................................................... 1999-2001 Ken Kavanaugh, Sr. ............................................................1937-39 Tony Moss...........................................................................1986-89 Eddie Fuller ........................................................................1986-89.

Consecutive Games with a Receiving Touchdown

1. 7--- 2. 6---

Dwayne Bowe............................................................................2005 Michael Clayton........................................................................2003

100-yard games

Season: 1. 11--- 2. 6--- 6--- 6--- 5. 5--- 5--- 7. 4--- 4--- 4--- 4--- 4--- 4--- 4---

Josh Reed....................................................................................2001 Josh Reed...................................................................................2000 Wendell Davis............................................................................1987 Wendell Davis........................................................................... 1986 Tony Moss................................................................................. 1988 Andy Hamilton............................................................................1971 Michael Clayton........................................................................2003 Todd Kinchen............................................................................ 1990 Tony Moss................................................................................. 1989 Eric Martin..................................................................................1983 Eric Martin..................................................................................1982 Andy Hamilton...........................................................................1970 Tommy Morel............................................................................ 1968

Career: 1. 18--- 2. 13--- 3. 10--- 4. 9--- 9--- 6. 8--- 7. 7--- 8. 5--- 5--- 10. 4--- 4--- 4--- 4--- 4--- 4---

Josh Reed......................................................................... 1999-2001 Wendell Davis..................................................................... 1984-87 Eric Martin............................................................................1981-84 Tony Moss...........................................................................1986-89 Andy Hamilton..................................................................... 1969-71 Todd Kinchen.......................................................................1989-91 Michael Clayton.................................................................. 2001-03 Abram Booty........................................................................1997-99 Tommy Morel...................................................................... 1966-68 Dwayne Bowe......................................................................2003-06 Devery Henderson.............................................................. 2000-03 Jerel Myers.......................................................................1999-2002 Eddie Kennison....................................................................1993-95 Brett Bech.............................................................................1992-94 Carlos Carson........................................................................1977-79.

Receptions by a Running Back

Season: 1. 50--- 2. 38--- 3. 35--- 4. 34--- 5. 32---

Gary James..................................................................................1985 Eddie Fuller............................................................................... 1989 Jacob Hester..............................................................................2006 Dalton Hilliard............................................................................1985 Eddie Fuller............................................................................... 1988

Career: 1. 122--- 2. 100--- 3. 76--- 4. 75--- 5. 66--- 6. 64--- 7. 62---

Garry James..........................................................................1982-85 Dalton Hilliard......................................................................1982-85 Sammy Martin.................................................................... 1984-87 Eddie Fuller.........................................................................1986-89 Joseph Addai....................................................................... 2001-05 Harvey Williams..................................................................1986-90 Jacob Hester........................................................................2004-07.

Receptions by a Tight End

Season: 1. 34 -- 34 -- 3. 32 -- 4. 31-- 5. 30 -- 6. 28 -- 7. 27 -- 8. 26 -- 9. 25 -- 10. 24 -- 24-- Career: 1. 87 -- 2. 75 -- 3. 71 -- 4. 69 -- 5. 59 -- 6. 56 -- 7. 52 -- 8. 48 -- 9. 45 -- 10. 43 --

Mitch Andrews...........................................................................1985 Malcolm Scott............................................................................ 1981 Richard Dickson........................................................................2007 Richard Dickson........................................................................2008 David LaFleur.............................................................................1996 Malcolm Scott............................................................................1982 Brian Kinchen............................................................................ 1986 Mitch Andrews...........................................................................1983 Ken Kavanaugh, Jr......................................................................1970 Mitch Andrews.......................................................................... 1984 Malcolm Scott............................................................................1985 Mitch Andrews.....................................................................1982-85 Malcolm Scott......................................................................1979-82 David LaFleur.......................................................................1993-96 Richard Dickson.......................................................................Active Robert Royal........................................................................1998-01 Brad Boyd..............................................................................1971-74 Chris Hill...............................................................................1992-95 Brian Kinchen...................................................................... 1984-87 Ken Kavanaugh, Jr................................................................ 1968-71 Harold Bishop..................................................................... 1990-93

Yards Receiving by a Tight End

Season 1. 439 --- 2. 433 --- 3. 375 --- 4. 340 --- 5. 337 ---

David LaFleur.............................................................................1996 Malcolm Scott............................................................................ 1981 Richard Dickson........................................................................2007 Robert Royal.............................................................................2000 Mitch Andrews...........................................................................1983

Career: 1. 881 -- 2. 877 -- 3. 865 -- 4. 832 -- 5. 795 --

David LaFleur.......................................................................1993-96 Malcolm Scott......................................................................1982-85 Mitch Andrews.....................................................................1982-85 Brad Boyd.............................................................................1972-74 Richard Dickson ......................................................................Active.

TD Receptions by a Tight End

Season: 1. 5 -- 5-- 5 -- 5 -- 5. 4 -- 4 -- 4 --

Richard Dickson........................................................................2008 Richard Dickson........................................................................2007 Robert Royal.............................................................................2000 Brad Boyd...................................................................................1972 Brian Kinchen............................................................................ 1986 Ken Kavanaugh, Jr.......................................................................1971 Billy Hendrix...............................................................................1958

Career: 1. 10-- 10 -- 3. 7 -- 4. 6 -- 6 --

Richard Dickson.......................................................................Active Brad Boyd.............................................................................1972-74 Robert Royal........................................................................1998-01 Eric Edwards....................................................................... 2000-03 Brian Kinchen...................................................................... 1984-87

Quarterback-Receiver TD Combinations 1. 23--- 2. 21--- 3. 14--- 14--- 5. 13--- 13--- 7. 12---

JaMarcus Russell-Dwayne Bowe Tommy Hodson-Wendell Davis Tommy Hodson-Tony Moss Matt Mauck-Devery Henderson Tommy Hodson-Eddie Fuller Rohan Davey-Josh Reed JaMarcus Russell-Early Doucet

Scoring

Most Points

Game: 1. 30--- 30--- 3. 26--- 26--- 5. 24---

Kevin Faulk vs. Kentucky (5 TDs).............................................1997 Carlos Carson vs. Rice (5 TDs).................................................1977 Harvey Williams vs. Miami (Ohio) (4 TDs, 1 2-Pt. Conv.)..... 1990 Wendell Harris vs. Tulane (3 TDs, FG, 2 PAT)......................... 1961 Nine players

Season: 1. *147--- 2. 114--- 3. 108 --- 4. 104--- 5. 102--- 6. 98--- 7. 96--- 96--- 9. 94--- 10. 91 ---

Colt David (1 TD, 26 FG, 63 PAT).............................................2007 LaBrandon Toefield (19 TD)......................................................2001 Charles Scott (18 TD)................................................................2008 Charles Alexander (17 TD, 1 2-Pt. Conv.).................................1977 Kevin Faulk(16 TDs).................................................................. 1998 Steve Van Buren (14 TDs, 14 PAT)............................................1943 Dalton Hilliard (16 TDs).............................................................1982 Charles Alexander (16 TDs).......................................................1978 Wendell Harris (8 TDs, 6 FG, 26 PAT, 1 2-Pt. Conv.).............. 1961 Colt David (16 FG, 43 PAT)......................................................2008

* SEC Record Career: 1. 369-- 2. 318--- 3. 302--- 4. 292--- 5. 279--- 6. 254--- 7. 198--- 198--- 9. 189--- 10. 187---

Colt David (54 FG, 201 PAT, 1 TD).................................... 2005-08 Kevin Faulk (53 TDs).......................................................... 1995-98 Dalton Hilliard (50 TDs, 1 2-Pt. Conv.)..............................1982-85 David Browndyke (61 FG, 109 PAT)..................................1986-89 John Corbello (50 FG, 129 PAT)......................................... 1999-02 Charles Alexander (42 TDs, 1 2-Pt. Conv.).........................1975-78 Rondell Mealey (33 TD)..................................................... 1996-99 Juan Betanzos (36 FG, 90 PAT)........................................ 1982-84 André Lafleur (37 FG, 78 PAT)...........................................1993-95 Mike Conway (33 FG, 88 PAT)...........................................1975-78

Most Touchdowns

Game: 1. 5--- 5--- 3. 4--- 4--- 4--- 4--- 4--- 4--- 9. 3---

Kevin Faulk vs. Kentucky...........................................................1997 Carlos Carson vs. Rice................................................................1977 LaBrandon Toefield vs. Utah State..........................................2001 Rondell Mealey vs. New Mexico State.....................................1996 Harvey Williams vs. Miami (Ohio).......................................... 1990 Dalton Hilliard vs. Kentucky..................................................... 1984 Charles Alexander vs. Oregon...................................................1977 Carlos Carson vs. Rice................................................................1977 Several occasions/Last: Charles Scott vs. Georgia Tech........2008

Kicking

Field Goal Attempts

Season: 1. 33--- 2. 24--- 3. 23--- 23--- 5. 21--- 21--- 7. 20--- 20--- 9. 19--- 19--- 19---

Colt David (made 26)...............................................................2007 John Corbello (made 17)..........................................................2002 John Corbello (made 14)...........................................................2001 David Browndyke (made 19)................................................... 1988 Colt David (made 16)...............................................................2008 Doug Moreau (made 13)...........................................................1964 David Browndyke (made 14)....................................................1987 Juan Betanzos (made 12)......................................................... 1984 Chris Jackson (made 10)..........................................................2005 André Lafleur (made 13)...........................................................1995 Pedro Suarez (made 13)............................................................ 1991

Career: 1. 77--- 2. 75--- 3. 72--- 4. 55--- 5. 50--- 6. 48--- 7. 45--- 8. 44--- 9. 43--- 10. 36--- 36--- 36---

John Corbello (made 50).................................................... 1999-02 David Browndyke (made 61).............................................1986-89 Colt David (made 54)........................................................ 2005-08 Juan Betanzos (made 36).................................................. 1982-84 André LaFleur (made 37)....................................................1993-95 Mike Conway (made 33).....................................................1975-78 Pedro Suarez (made 33).................................................... 1990-92 Chris Jackson (made 26)....................................................2003-06 Mark Lumpkin (made 21).................................................. 1968-70 Ron Lewis (made 15)......................................................... 1984-87 Juan Roca (made 10)...........................................................1972-74 Doug Moreau (made 20)....................................................1963-65

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Field Goals Made

Game: 1. 4--- 4--- 4--- 4--- 4--- 4--- 4---

Mike Conway vs. Kentucky........................................................1978 David Browndyke vs. Ole Miss................................................. 1986 David Browndyke vs. Miss. State............................................ 1986 David Browndyke vs. Georgia...................................................1987 David Browndyke vs. Ohio State............................................. 1988 André LaFleur vs. Auburn..........................................................1994 John Corbello vs. Miami (Ohio)...............................................2002

Season: 1. 26--- 2. 19--- 3. 17--- 4. 16--- 5. 15--- 6. 14--- 14--- 14--- 14--- 14--- 14--- 14---

Colt David (33 atts.).................................................................2007 David Browndyke (23 atts.)..................................................... 1988 John Corbello (24 atts.)............................................................2002 Colt David (21 atts.)..................................................................2008 Pedro Suarez (17 atts.)............................................................ 1990 John Corbello (23 atts.).............................................................2001 André LaFleur (17 atts.)............................................................1993 David Browndyke (14 atts.)..................................................... 1989 David Browndyke (20 atts.).....................................................1987 David Browndyke (18 atts.)..................................................... 1986 Juan Betanzos (18 atts.)...........................................................1983 Mike Conway (15 atts.).............................................................1978

Career: 1. 61--- 2. 54--- 3. 50--- 4. 37--- 5. 36--- 6. 33--- 33--- 8. 26--- 9. 21--- 10. 20---

David Browndyke (75 atts.)...............................................1986-89 Colt David (72 atts.0)........................................................ 2005-08 John Corbello (77 atts.)..................................................1999-2002 André LaFleur (50 atts.).....................................................1993-95 Juan Betanzos (55 atts.).................................................1982-1984 Mike Conway (48 atts.)......................................................1975-78 Pedro Suarez (45 atts.)...................................................... 1990-92 Chris Jackson (44 atts.).................................................2003-2006 Mark Lumpkin (43 atts.)................................................... 1968-70 Doug Moreau (36 atts.)......................................................1963-65

Long Field Goals

Game: 1. 54--- 54--- 3. 53 --- 53--- 5. 52--- 52--- 52--- 8 51 --- 51--- 51--- 51--- 51--- 13. 50--- 50--- 50---

Wade Richey vs. Kentucky........................................................1996 Ron Lewis vs. North Carolina....................................................1985 Colt David vs. Georgia Tech......................................................2008 Chris Jackson vs. Arkansas.......................................................2004 Colt David vs. Ole Miss.............................................................2008 Colt David vs. Troy....................................................................2008 David Browndyke vs. Ole Miss................................................. 1986 Colt David vs. Georgia...............................................................2008 Chris Jackson vs. Ole Miss........................................................2004 André LaFleur vs. Miss. State...................................................1995 Pedro Suarez vs. Ole Miss........................................................ 1990 Juan Betanzos vs. Rice..............................................................1982 Chris Jackson vs. Miami............................................................2005 David Browndyke vs. Miss. State............................................ 1989 Juan Roca vs. Florida.................................................................1973

Longest Scoring Plays 1.

100--- 100--- 100--- 100--- 100--- 100---

Eddie Kennison, punt return vs. Miss. State...........................1994 Greg Jackson, interception return at Miss. State................... 1988 Eric Martin, kickoff return vs. Kentucky................................... 1981 Sammy Grezaffi, kickoff return at Tennessee.........................1967 Ken Kavanaugh, fumble return vs. Rice...................................1937 White Graves, interception return at Kentucky.......................1964 2009 LSU Football Media Guide

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LSU Record Book Field Goal Percentage

Career: (Min. 10 attempts) 1. .813--- David Browndyke (61 of 75)..............................................1986-89 2. .800--- David Johnston (16 of 20)..................................................1980-81 3. .750--- Colt David (54 of 72)......................................................... 2005-08 4. .740--- André LaFleur (37 of 50)....................................................1993-95 5. .733--- Pedro Suarez (33 of 45)..................................................... 1990-92 6. .688--- Mike Conway (33 of 48).....................................................1975-78 7. .655--- Juan Betanzos (36 of 55).................................................. 1982-84 8. .649--- John Corbello (50 of 77).................................................... 1999-02 9. .621--- Wendell Harris (18 of 29)................................................... 1959-61

PAT Kicks Made

Game: 1. 10--- 2. 9--- 3. 8--- 8--- 8--- 8---

Bobby Moreau vs. Rice..............................................................1977 Wade Richey vs. New Mexico State.........................................1996 Colt David vs. North Texas.......................................................2005 Mark Lumpkin vs. Ole Miss.......................................................1970 Mike Conway vs. Oregon...........................................................1977 David Browndyke vs. Cal State-Fullerton................................1987

Season: 1. 63--- 2. 50--- 3. 48--- 4. 45--- 5. 44-- 6. 42--- 7. 41--- 41--- 9. 39--- 10. 38---

Colt David .................................................................................2007 Colt David .................................................................................2006 Juan Betanzos............................................................................1982 Colt David..................................................................................2005 Colt David..................................................................................2008 Wade Richey..............................................................................1996 John Corbello..............................................................................2001 David Browndyke.......................................................................1987 Jay Michaelson............................................................................1971 Mark Lumpkin............................................................................1969

Career: 1. 201-- 2. 129--- 3. 109--- 4. 92--- 5. 91--- 6. 88--- 7. 81--- 8. 78--- 9. 77--- 10. 54---

Colt David........................................................................... 2005-08 John Corbello...................................................................1999-2002 David Browndyke................................................................1986-89 Mark Lumpkin..................................................................... 1968-70 Juan Betanzos..................................................................... 1982-84 Mike Conway........................................................................1975-78 Rusty Jackson.......................................................................1972-74 André LaFleur.......................................................................1993-95 Wade Richey........................................................................1994-97 Ryan Gaudet...................................................................2003-2006

Consecutive PAT Kicks Made

1. 109--- 2. 77--- 3. 72--- 4. 69--- 5. 47---

David Browndyke................................................................1986-89 Colt David.......................................................................2005-2006 Colt David.......................................................................2006-2007 André LeFleur.......................................................................1993-95 John Corbello....................................................................... 1999-02

Total Points Scored By Kicking

Game: 1. 17--- 2. 15--- 15--- 4. 14--- 14---

Season: 1. *141--- 2. 91 --- 3. 85--- 4. 83--- 5. 77--- 77---

David Browndyke vs. Miss. State (4 FG, 5 PAT).................... 1986 John Corbello vs. Miami (Ohio) (4 FG, 3 PAT).......................2002 David Browndyke vs. Ohio State (4 FG, 3 PAT)..................... 1988 André LaFleur vs. Auburn (4 FG, 2 PAT)..................................1994 David Browndyke vs. Georgia (4 FG, 2 PAT)...........................1987

Colt David (26 FG, 63 PAT)......................................................2007 Colt David (16 FG, 44 PAT)......................................................2008 John Corbello (17 FG, 34 PAT).................................................2002 David Browndyke (14 FG, 41 PAT)............................................1987 Juan Betanzos (10 FG, 47 PAT)................................................1982 David Browndyke (19 FG, 20 PAT).......................................... 1988

*-SEC Record Career: 1. 363 --- 1. 292--- 2. 279--- 3. 272--- 4. 198--- 5. 187---

Colt David (54 FG, 201 PAT)............................................. 2005-08 David Browndyke (61 FG, 109 PAT)..................................1986-89 John Corbello (33 FG, 95 PAT)........................................... 1999-02 Colt David (38 FG, 158 PAT)........................................2005-Active Juan Betanzos (36 FG, 90 PAT)........................................ 1982-84 Mike Conway (33 FG, 88 PAT)...........................................1975-78

Punting

Most Punts

Season: 1. 81--- 2. 75--- 3. 73--- 4. 67--- 5. 66--- 6. 65--- 7. 64--- 64--- 64--- 10. 63---

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Al Doggett (38.9 avg.)..............................................................1952 Jim Barton (36.0 avg.)...............................................................1951 Steve Jackson (40.0 avg.).........................................................1975 James Wagner (40.0 avg.)........................................................ 1981 David Johnston (39.0 avg.)...................................................... 1980 Donnie Jones (42.4 avg.).........................................................2003 Donnie Jones (44.0 avg.).........................................................2002 Wayne Dickinson (37.5 avg.)....................................................1970 Jerry Stovall (42.1 avg.)............................................................ 1960 Eddie Ray (41.0 avg.)................................................................1969

Career: 1. 233--- 2. 186--- 3. 180--- 4. 167--- 5. 165--- 6. 160--- 7. 153--- 8. 140--- 9. 136--- 10. 132---

Donnie Jones (42.1 avg.)................................................... 2000-03 Chad Kessler (42.9 avg.).....................................................1994-97 Clay Parker (40.6 avg.).......................................................1981-84 Rusty Jackson (39.5 avg.)...................................................1972-74 Jerry Stovall (39.3 avg.)...................................................... 1960-62 Al Doggett (38.1 avg.)......................................................... 1951-54 Eddie Ray (41.2 avg.)......................................................... 1967-69 Chris Jackson (41.0 avg.)....................................................2003-06 Brian Griffith (40.5 avg.)....................................................1988-91 Steve Jackson (37.9 avg.)....................................................1975-76

Longest Punts:

1. 86--- 2. 71--- 3. 69--- 4. 68--- 5. 67--- 67--- 67--- 8. 66--- 66--- 10. 65--- 65--- 65--- 65---

Donnie Jones vs. Kentucky.......................................................2002 Matt DeFrank vs. Notre Dame................................................. 1986 Donnie Jones vs. UAB...............................................................2000 Donnie Jones vs. Kentucky........................................................2001 Donnie Jones vs. Auburn..........................................................2003 Matt DeFrank vs. Kentucky.......................................................1987 James Parker vs. South Carolina...............................................1982 Chad Kessler vs. Vanderbilt.......................................................1997 Mitch Worley vs. Miami............................................................1966 Scott Holstein vs. Texas A&M..................................................1993 Rusty Jackson vs. Texas A&M...................................................1974 Gerald Brown vs. Tulane...........................................................1965 Danny Neumann vs. Rice..........................................................1963

Yards Punted

Season: 1. 3,147--- Al Doggett (81 punts)...............................................................1952 2. 2,936--- Steve Jackson (73 punts)..........................................................1975 3. 2,813--- Donnie Jones (64 punts).........................................................2002 4. 2,757--- Donnie Jones (65 punts)..........................................................2003 5. 2,696--- Jerry Stovall (64 punts)............................................................ 1960 . 2,696--- Jim Barton (75 punts)................................................................1951 7. 2,682--- James Wagner (67 punts)........................................................ 1981 8. 2,627--- Patrick Fisher (59 punts).........................................................2007 9. 2,618--- Donnie Jones (60 punts)..........................................................2001 10. 2,581--- Eddie Ray (63 punts)................................................................1969 Career: 1. 9,798--- Donnie Jones (233 punts)................................................. 2000-03 2. 7,976--- Chad Kessler (186 punts)...................................................1994-97 3. 7,304--- Clay Parker (180 punts)......................................................1981-84 4. 6,603--- Rusty Jackson (167 punts)..................................................1972-74 5. 6,477--- Jerry Stovall (165 punts).................................................... 1960-62. 6. 6,309--- Eddie Ray (153 punts)........................................................ 1967-69 7. 6,099--- Al Doggett (160 punts)....................................................... 1951-54 8. 5,739--- Chris Jackson (140 punts)..................................................2003-06 9. 5,511--- Brian Griffith (136 punts)...................................................1988-91 10. 5,023--- Matt DeFrank (124 punts)................................................. 1984-87

Punting Average

Season: 1. 50.28--- Chad Kessler (39 for 1,961).......................................................1997 2. 44.52--- Patrick Fisher (59 for 2,627)...................................................2007 3. 44.09--- Chad Kessler (47 for 2,072).....................................................1995 4. 43.97--- Rene Bourgeois(39 for 1,715).................................................. 1989 5. 43.95--- Donnie Jones (64 for 2,813)....................................................2002 6. 43.71--- Corey Gibbs (28 for 1,224)....................................................... 1998 7. 43.70--- Donnie Jones (47 for 2,054).....................................................2001 8. 43.02--- Corey Gibbs (57 for 2,452)........................................................1999 9. 42.85--- Eddie Ray (52 for 2,228)..........................................................1967 10. 42.42--- Donnie Jones (65 for 2,757)....................................................2003 Career: 1. 44.1--- 2. 42.9--- 3. 42.0--- 4. 41.2--- 5. 41.1--- 6. 40.6--- 7. 40.5--- 40.5--- 9. 39.7--- 10. 39.5---

Patrick Fisher (65 for 2,865).............................................2004-07 Chad Kessler (186 for 7,976)..............................................1994-97 Donnie Jones (233 for 9,788)........................................... 2000-03 Eddie Ray (153 for 6,309)................................................. 1967-69 Chris Jackson (146 for 5,994)............................................2003-06 Clay Parker (180 for 7,304)................................................1981-84 Brian Griffith (136 for 5,511)...............................................1988-91 Matt DeFrank (124 for 5,023)........................................... 1984-87 Rusty Jackson (240 for 2,936)...........................................1972-74 Jerry Stovall (165 for 6,477).............................................. 1960-62

Punt Returns Most Returns:

Game: 1. 7--- 7--- 7--- 7--- 7---

Eddie Kennison vs. Kentucky....................................................1994 Norman Jefferson vs. Miami (Ohio)........................................ 1986 Norman Jefferson vs. Ole Miss.................................................1983 Sammy Grezaffi vs. Ole Miss....................................................1967 Young Bussey vs. Tulane...........................................................1939

Season: 1. 41--- 2. 37--- 3. 36--- 36--- 36---

Sammy Grezaffi (369 yards)....................................................1967 Young Bussey (465 yards)........................................................1937 Domanick Davis (499 yards)...................................................2002 Eddie Kennison (438 yards).....................................................1994 Todd Kinchen (339 yards)........................................................ 1991

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Career: 1. 94--- 2. 79--- 3. 77---

Domanick Davis (1,126 yards)........................................1999-2002 Sammy Grezaffi (905 yards)..............................................1965-67 Skyler Green (1,064 yards)................................................2002-05

Punt Return Yards

Game: 1. 169--- 2. 145--- 3. 141--- 141--- 5. 128--- 6. 127--- 7. 125--- 8. 123--- 9. 122--- 10. 116---

Norman Jefferson vs. Ole Miss (7 returns)..............................1983 Joe Labruzzo vs. Rice (3 returns).............................................1965 Eddie Kennison vs. Miss. State (3 returns).............................1994 Tommy Casanova vs. Ole Miss (3 returns)..............................1970 Domanick Davis vs. Miss. State (4 returns)...........................2002 Craig Burns vs. Miss. State (3 returns)....................................1970 Kenny Konz vs. Tulane (3 returns)...........................................1949 Skyler Green vs. Florida (4 returns)........................................2003 Sammy Grezaffi vs. Tulane (4 returns)....................................1965 Domanick Davis vs. Miami (5 returns)...................................2002

Season: 1. 539--- 2. 499--- 3. 465--- 4. 462--- 5. 438--- 6. 375--- 7. 369--- 8. 359--- 9. 339--- 339---

Pinky Rohm (35 returns)..........................................................1937 Domanick Davis (36 returns)...................................................2002 Young Bussey (37 returns).......................................................1937 Skyler Green (25 returns).........................................................2003 Eddie Kennison (36 returns)....................................................1994 Kevin Faulk (24 returns)...........................................................1996 Sammy Grezaffi (41 returns)....................................................1967 Skyler Green (27 returns).........................................................2005 Todd Kinchen (36 returns)........................................................ 1991 Craig Burns (21 returns)............................................................1970

Career: 1. 1,126--- Domanick Davis (94 returns)....................................... 1999-2002 2. 1,064--- Skyler Green (77 returns)...................................................2002-05 3. 947--- Eddie Kennison (75 returns)..............................................1993-95 4. 905--- Sammy Grezaffi (79 returns)..............................................1965-67 5. 832--- Kevin Faulk (61 returns)..................................................... 1995-98 6. 687--- Joe Labruzzo (48 returns)..................................................1963-65 7. 597--- Norman Jefferson (78 returns).......................................... 1983-86 8. 570--- Craig Burns (42 returns).................................................... 1968-70 9. 517--- Tommy Casanova (44 returns)......................................... 1968-70 10. 475--- Todd Kinchen (57 returns)..................................................1989-91

Punt Return Touchdowns: Game: 1. 2---

Tommy Casanova vs. Ole Miss.................................................1970

Season: 1. 3---

Pinky Rohm................................................................................1937

Career: 1. 4---

Skyler Green........................................................................2002-05

Longest Punt Returns:

1. *100--- Eddie Kennison vs. Miss. State................................................1994 2. 92 -- Kenny Konz vs. Tulane..............................................................1949 3. 90--- Craig Burns vs. Miss. State.......................................................1970 4. 89--- Billy Cannon vs. Ole Miss..........................................................1959 5. 86--- Pinky Rohm vs. Loyola..............................................................1937 6. 84--- Norman Hodgins vs. Rice...........................................................1971 7. 83--- Joe Labruzzo vs. Texas A&M.....................................................1963 8. 82--- Joe Labruzzo vs. Rice.................................................................1965 9. 81--- Steve Van Buren vs. Georgia.....................................................1943 10. 80--- Skyler Green vs. Florida............................................................2003 80--- Sammy Grezaffi vs. Kentucky...................................................1966 * - NCAA Record

Kickoff Returns Most Returns

Game: 1. 7 --- 7 --- 3 6--- 4. 5--- 5--- 5---

Trindon Holliday vs. Georgia....................................................2008 Trindon Holliday vs. Florida.....................................................2008 Eddie Kennison vs. Texas A&M................................................1995 Domanick Davis vs. Alabama...................................................2002 Domanick Davis vs. Arkansas...................................................2001 Robert Dow vs. Vanderbilt........................................................1976

Season: 1. 27 --- 2. 25--- 3. 24--- 24--- 5. 23---

Trindon Holliday (609 yards)..................................................2008 Domanick Davis (618 yards).....................................................1999 Domanick Davis (560 yards)...................................................2002 Domanick Davis (572 yards)....................................................2000 Robert Dow (598 yards)...........................................................1975

Yards Returned

Game: 1. 164--- 2. 155--- 3. 145--- 4. 141 -- 5. 137---

Trindon Holliday vs. Georgia (7 returns)................................2008 Eddie Kennison vs. Texas A&M (6 returns)............................1995 Eric Martin vs. Kentucky (2 returns)........................................ 1981 Trindon Holliday vs. Florida (7 returns).................................2008 Hokie Gajan vs. Wyoming (3 returns)......................................1978


LSU Record Book Season: (since 1937) 1. 618--- Domanick Davis (25 returns)....................................................1999 2. 609 --- Trindon Holliday (27 returns)..................................................2008 3. 598--- Robert Dow (23 returns)...........................................................1975 4. 572--- Domanick Davis (24 returns)...................................................2000 5. 560--- Domanick Davis (24 returns)...................................................2002 Career: 1. 2,168--- Domanick Davis (95 returns).........................................1999-2002 2. 1,780--- Robert Dow (70 returns)....................................................1973-76 3. 1,269--- Trindon Holliday (51 returns).................................................Active 4. 1,178--- Eddie Kennison (51 returns)...............................................1993-95 5. 1,066--- Sammy Martin (43 returns)............................................... 1984-87

Longest Kickoff Returns:

1. *100--- *100--- 3. 99--- 99--- 5. 98--- 98--- 7. 97--- 8. 95--- 9. 93--- 10. 92--- 92--- 92---

Eric Martin vs. Kentucky............................................................ 1981 Sammy Grezaffi vs. Tennessee.................................................1967 Howard Gajan vs. Wyoming......................................................1978 J.W. Brodnax vs. Florida............................................................1957 Trindon Holliday vs. Ole Miss..................................................2007 Jerry Stovall vs. Georgia Tech....................................................1962 Billy Cannon vs. Texas Tech......................................................1957 Joe May vs. Kentucky.................................................................1955 Pinky Rohm vs. La. Normal......................................................1937 Trindon Holliday vs. Arkansas.................................................2006 Eddie Kennison vs. Michigan State..........................................1995 Robert Dow vs. Utah.................................................................1974.

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Miscellaneous Records

Career Starts: 1. 52--- Andrew Whitworth.............................................................2002-05 2. 48--- LaRon Landry......................................................................2003-06 48--- Jerel Myers........................................................................... 1999-02 48--- Rodney Reed...................................................................... 2000-03 Consecutive Starts: 1. 52--- Andrew Whitworth.............................................................2002-05 2. 48--- LaRon Landry......................................................................2003-06 48--- Rodney Reed...................................................................... 2000-03

Defensive Records Tackles

Anthony McFarland............................................................ 1995-98 Chuck Wiley..........................................................................1994-97 Gabe Northern......................................................................1992-95 Jarvis Green...........................................................................1998-01 Michael Brooks................................................................... 1983-86 Ron Sancho......................................................................... 1985-88 Marcus Spears..................................................................... 2001-04 Chad Lavalais..................................................................... 2000-03 Kenny Bordelon.................................................................... 1972-75 Rydell Malancon................................................................. 1980-83

Sacks

Game: 1. 4--- 2. 3---

Chuck Wiley vs. South Carolina................................................1995 Many Times/Last: Gabe Northern vs. North Texas................1995

Season: 1. 12--- 2. 11--- 3. 10--- 4. 9--- 9--- 9--- 9--- 8. 8.5--- 9. 8--- 8--- 8--- 8--- 8--- 8--- 8--- 8---

Oliver Lawrence......................................................................... 1989 Gabe Northern............................................................................1994 Rydell Malancon........................................................................ 1981 Melvin Oliver.............................................................................2005 Marcus Spears...........................................................................2004 Gabe Northern............................................................................1995 Ron Sancho................................................................................1987 Tyson Jackson............................................................................2006 Kirston Pittman........................................................................2007 Anthony McFarland.................................................................. 1998 Jarvis Green................................................................................ 1998 Oliver Lawrence......................................................................... 1989 Michael Brooks..........................................................................1985 Michael Brooks......................................................................... 1984 Rydell Malancon........................................................................1982 Lyman White............................................................................. 1980

Career: 1. 25--- 2. 23--- 3. 21--- 4. 20--- 20--- 6. 19--- 19--- 8. 18--- 18--- 10. 17---

Rydell Malancon................................................................. 1980-83 Ron Sancho......................................................................... 1985-88 Gabe Northern......................................................................1992-95 Melvin Oliver.......................................................................2002-05 Jarvis Green...........................................................................1998-01 Marcus Spears..................................................................... 2001-04 Chuck Wiley..........................................................................1994-97 James Gillyard......................................................................1992-95 Michael Brooks................................................................... 1983-86 Anthony McFarland............................................................ 1995-98.

Interceptions

Game: 1. 21--- 2. 20--- 20---

Al Richardson vs. South Carolina.............................................1982 Rudy Harmon at Florida........................................................... 1988 Toby Caston vs. Georgia........................................................... 1986

Season: 1. 154--- 2. 150--- 3. 144--- 4. 129--- 5. 123--- 6. 122--- 7. 121--- 8. 119--- 119--- 10. 113--- 113--- 113---

Bradie James.............................................................................2002 Al Richardson............................................................................. 1981 Lawrence Williams..................................................................... 1981 Al Richardson............................................................................ 1980 Lawrence Williams.....................................................................1982 Steve Cassidy.............................................................................1975 Al Richardson.............................................................................1982 Trev Faulk...................................................................................2001 Lawrence Williams.................................................................... 1980 Bradie James..............................................................................2001 Trev Faulk..................................................................................2000 Shawn Burks..............................................................................1985

Career: 1. 452--- 2. 418--- 3. 386--- 4. 346--- 5. 336--- 6. 316--- 7. 315--- 315--- 9. 305--- 10. 300--- 300---

Al Richardson.......................................................................1979-82 Bradie James....................................................................... 1999-02 Lawrence Williams...............................................................1979-82 Steve Cassidy....................................................................... 1972-75 Shawn Burks........................................................................1983-85 Lyman White........................................................................1977-80 LaRon Landry......................................................................2003-06 Ryan Clark............................................................................1998-01 Toby Caston......................................................................... 1983-86 Trev Faulk.............................................................................1999-01 Ron Sancho......................................................................... 1985-88.

Tackles For Loss

Season: 1. 23--- 2. 21--- 3. 18--- 4. 17--- 17--- 6. 16--- 16--- 16--- 9. 15--- 10. 14---

Career: 1. 55--- 2. 43--- 3. 40--- 4. 39--- 5. 38--- 6. 37--- 7. 34.5--- 8. 32.5--- 9. 30--- 10. 28---

Gabe Northern............................................................................1994 Kenny Bordelon..........................................................................1975 Anthony McFarland.................................................................. 1998 Marcus Spears...........................................................................2004 Jarvis Green................................................................................ 1998 Chad Lavalais............................................................................2003 Michael Brooks..........................................................................1985 John Adams................................................................................1978 Chuck Wiley................................................................................1995 Several Players/Last: Kenny Mixon......................................... 1997.

Game: 1. 3--- 3--- 3--- 3--- 3--- 3--- 3--- Season: 1. 8--- 8--- 3. 7--- 7--- 7--- 7--- 7. 6--- 6--- 6--- 6--- 6---

Chris Williams (72 yards)..........................................................1978 Craig Burns (117 yards)..............................................................1970 Corey Webster (60 yards)........................................................2003 Corey Webster (75 yards)........................................................2002 Cedric Donaldson (192 yards)...................................................1997 Greg Jackson (219 yards)......................................................... 1988 Craig Steltz (153 yards)............................................................2007 Chris Carrier (98 yards)............................................................ 1986 Liffort Hobley(66 yards).......................................................... 1984 Chris Williams (8 yards).......................................................... 1980 Jerry Joseph (64 yards).............................................................1965

Career: 1. 20--- 2. 16--- 3. 12--- 12--- 12--- 6. 11--- 11--- 11--- 9. 10-- 10--- 10--- 10--- 10--- 10---

Chris Williams (91 yards)....................................................1977-80 Corey Webster (181 yards)................................................. 2001-04 LaRon Landry (151 yards)..................................................2003-06 Craig Burns (139 yards)...................................................... 1968-70 Charles Oakley (251 yards)...................................................1951-53 Craig Steltz (286 yards).....................................................2004-07 Tory James (110 yards)........................................................1992-95 Greg Jackson (260 yards)................................................... 1985-88 Mark Roman (263 yard0................................................... 1996-99 Chris Carrier (144 yards)..................................................... 1984-87 Kevin Guidry (54 yards)..................................................... 1984-87 Norman Jefferson (58 yards)............................................. 1983-86 Liffort Hobley (120 yards)..................................................1980-84 Willie Teal (120 yards)........................................................1976-79

Craig Steltz vs. Miss. State.......................................................2007 Corey Webster vs. Florida........................................................2002 Chris Williams vs. Rice..............................................................1978 Clinton Burrell vs. Tulane..........................................................1975 Craig Burns vs. Ole Miss............................................................1970 Jerry Joseph vs. Kentucky..........................................................1965 Kenny Konz vs. Tulane..............................................................1949

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Interception Return Yards

Season 1. 219--- 2. 192--- 3. 153--- 4. 145--- 5. 141--- 6. 125--- 7. 117-- 8. 116--- 9. 111--- 10. 104---

Greg Jackson (7 INTs)............................................................... 1988 Cedric Donaldson (7 INTs)........................................................1997 Craig Steltz (6 INTs).................................................................2007 Billy Cannon (4 INTs)................................................................1959 Charles Oakley (6 INTs).............................................................1952 George Brancato (7 INTs).........................................................1952 Craig Burns (8 INTs)..................................................................1970 Mark Roman (4 INTs)...............................................................1996 Craig Steltz (4 INTs).................................................................2006 Demetrius Hookfin (5 INTs).....................................................2002

Career 1. 286--- 2. 263--- 3. 260--- 4. 251--- 5. 199--- 6. 181--- 7. 170--- 8. 168--- 9. 165--- 10. 151---

Craig Steltz (11 INTs)..........................................................2004-07 Mark Roman (10 INTs)....................................................... 1996-99 Greg Jackson (11 INTs)........................................................ 1985-88 Charles Oakley (12 INTs)......................................................1951-53 Cedric Donaldson (8 INTs)..................................................1996-97 Corey Webster (16 INTs).................................................... 2001-04 Jonathan Zenon (9 INTs)...................................................2003-07 Damien James (9 INTs)...................................................... 1999-02 Billy Cannon (7 INTs)..........................................................1957-59 LaRon Landry (12 INTs)......................................................2003-06

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Passes Defended

Season: 1. 32--- 2. 28--- 3. 21--- 4. 17--- 17--- 6. 16--- 16--- 8. 15--- 9. 13--- 10. 12--- 12--- 12---

Corey Webster . ........................................................................2003 Travis Daniels............................................................................2003 Chevis Jackson...........................................................................2007 Demetrius Hookfin....................................................................2002 Corey Webster...........................................................................2002 Chevis Jackson...........................................................................2006 Jonathan Zenon........................................................................2006 Norman LeJeune.......................................................................2002 Craig Steltz................................................................................2007 Ronnie Prude............................................................................2005 Demetrius Hookfin.....................................................................2001 Norman Hodgins.........................................................................1971

Career: 1. 62--- 2. 44--- 3. 40--- 4. 35--- 5. 34--- 6. 29--- 7. 27--- 8. 26--- 26--- 26---

Corey Webster..................................................................... 2001-04 Chevis Jackson.....................................................................2004-07 LaRon Landry......................................................................2003-06 Travis Daniels...................................................................... 2001-04 Jonathan Zenon..................................................................2004-07 Demetrius Hookfin.............................................................. 1999-02 Ryan Clark............................................................................1998-01 Craig Steltz..........................................................................2004-07 Ronnie Prude......................................................................2002-05 Randall Gay......................................................................... 2001-04.

FUMBLE RECOVERIES

SEASON: 1. 6-- 2. 5-- 3. 4-- 4-- 4-- 4--

Alex Knight.................................................................................1976 Greg Dubroc................................................................................ 1981 Trev Faulk . ...............................................................................2000 Ramsey Dardar.......................................................................... 1980 Lyman White..............................................................................1978 Sammy Grezaffi.........................................................................1967

CAREER : 1. 11-- 2. 9-- 3. 8-- 8-- 4. 7-- 7-- 5. 6-- 6-- 6-- 6--

Greg Dubroc..........................................................................1981-84 Jeffery Dale...........................................................................1981-84 Lyman White........................................................................1977-80 Alex Knight...........................................................................1974-76 Ron Sancho......................................................................... 1985-88 Sammy Grezaffi...................................................................1965-67 Al Richardson.......................................................................1979-82 Ramsey Dardar.................................................................... 1980-82 John Adams..........................................................................1976-79 Rand Dennis.........................................................................1972-74

FORCED FUMBLES

SEASON: 1. 5--- 2. 3--- 3--- 3--- 3--- 3--- 3--- 3--- 3--- 3---

Mark Roman............................................................................. 1998 Craig Steltz................................................................................2007 Danny McCray...........................................................................2006 Ali Highsmith............................................................................2005 Jarvis Green.................................................................................1999 Ryan Clark..................................................................................1999 Joe Wesley................................................................................. 1998 Mike Sutton................................................................................1996 Gabe Northern............................................................................1995 Ricardo Washington.................................................................. 1991

CAREER: 1. 7--- 2. 6--- 3. 5--- 5--- 5---

Ali Highsmith......................................................................2004-07 Clarence LeBlanc................................................................. 1996-99 Mark Roman....................................................................... 1996-99 Gabe Northern......................................................................1992-95 Eric Hill................................................................................. 1985-88

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LSU Record Book 200/100-Yard Rushing Games 200-Yard Rushing Games Name Opponent

Yards

Alley Broussard Kevin Faulk Charles Alexander Kevin Faulk Charles Alexander Cecil Collins Rondell Mealey Harvey Williams Terry Robiskie Kevin Faulk Justin Vincent Kevin Faulk

250 (26 att.) 246 (21 att.) 237 (31 att.) 234 (25 att.) 233 (43 att.) 232 (27 att.) 222 (34 att.) 214 (28 att.) 214 (30 att.) 212 (28 att.) 201 (18 att.) 201 (30 att.)

Ole Miss, 2004 Houston, 1996 Oregon, 1977 Michigan St., 1995* Wyoming, 1977 Auburn, 1997 Notre Dame, 1997* Kentucky, 1990 Rice, 1976 Kentucky, 1997 Georgia, 2003 Alabama, 1998

100-Yard Rushing Games Name Opponent

Charles Alexander Harvey Williams Billy Baggett LaBrandon Toefield Dalton Hilliard Charles Alexander Harvey Williams Kevin Faulk Cecil Collins Kevin Faulk Dalton Hilliard LaBrandon Toefield Kevin Faulk Cecil Collins Kevin Faulk Jimmy Taylor Kevin Faulk Dalton Hilliard Dalton Hilliard Charles Alexander Jimmy Taylor Kevin Faulk Dalton Hilliard Garry James Harvey Williams Rondell Mealey Charles Scott Kevin Faulk Kevin Faulk Rondell Mealey Joseph Addai Harvey Williams Charles Alexander Charles Alexander Brad Davis Don Schwab Dalton Hilliard Jessie Myles Charles Alexander Dalton Hilliard

Yards

Tulane, 1977 199 (41 att.) Rice, 1987 196 (10 att.) Ole Miss, 1950 192 (11 att.) Utah State, 2001 183 (27 att.) Florida State, 1982 183 (36 att.) Vanderbilt, 1977 183 (26 att.) Tulane, 1987 181 (19 att.) Arkansas State, 1998 180 (17 att.) Akron, 1997 179 (20 att.) Idaho, 1998 178 (13 att.) Tulane, 1985 174 (39 att.) Arkansas, 2001 173 (30 att.) Ole Miss, 1997 172 (25 att.) Mississippi State, 1997 172 (22 att.) Mississippi State, 1995 171 (23 att.) Tulane, 1957 171 (19 att.) Miss. State, 1996 170 (32 att.) East Carolina, 1985 170 (26 att.) Kentucky, 1984 170 (31 att.) Florida, 1977 170 (31 att.) Arkansas, 1956 170 (20 att.) Alabama, 1997 168 (27 att.) Wichita State, 1984 166 (17 att.) Tulane, 1982 166 (18 att.) Ole Miss, 1987 165 (14 att.) Houston, 1996 161 (14 att.) Appalachian State, 2008 160 (16 att.) North Texas, 1995 160 (19 att.) Ole Miss, 1995 159 (23 att.) San Jose State, 1999 158 (24 att.) Florida, 2005 156 (32 att.) Tulane, 1990 156 (27 att.) Florida, 1978 156 (40 att.) Tulane, 1978 156 (28 att.) South Carolina, 1973 156 (25 att.) Tulane, 1963 154 (20 att.) Vanderbilt, 1984 152 (25 att.) Florida, 1980 148 (21 att.) Ole Miss, 1978 147 (28 att.) Arizona, 1984 145 (29 att.)

Jim Dousay Charles Scott Charles Alexander Charles Alexander Steve Van Buren Brad Davis Alvin Dark Jermaine Sharp Kenny Konz Lee