Offensive Line
Graduate Student
Mamou, La.
High School
Cy-Fair HS

2020 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2020 LSU Graduate (Sports Administration)

The most experienced player on the LSU roster as he enters his fifth season with the Tigers and fourth as a starter at right tackle … One of five returning starters on the offensive line for LSU in 2021, joining right guard Chasen Hines, center Liam Shanahan, left guard Ed Ingram and left tackle Cam Wire … Has appeared in 49 games with 34 starts in his four years at LSU … Goes into 2021 looking to become first player in LSU football history to appear in 60 games in a career … Starting right tackle in 34 of LSU’s last 36 games, including all 10 contests in 2020 and 13 of 15 games during the 15-0 national championship season in 2019 … Powerful run blocker who also excels in pass protection … Has made improvement each year with 2021 set to be his yet … Team leader who has helped mentor LSU’s young offensive linemen on and off the field … Member of LSU’s football leadership council … Will play 2021 as a graduate having earned his undergraduate degree in sports administration in December of 2020 … Last name is pronounced deck-you-lus … Born in Mamou, La., but grew up in Cypress, Texas, which is where he graduated from high school.

Started all 10 games at right tackle in 2020 … Joined center Liam Shanahan and right guard Chasen Hines as the only players to start every game on the offensive side of the ball for the Tigers in 2020 … Played every offensive snap in seven of LSU’s 10 games, including all 94 plays in the season-finale win over Ole Miss … Against Ole Miss, LSU racked up a season-high 593 yards of total offense (158 rushing, 435 passing) and allowed only one sack on 51 passing attempts … Saw action on 87 plays (out of 88) in LSU’s 37-34 upset win over No. 6 Florida in Gainesville … Helped pave the way for a 276-yard rushing effort in win over South Carolina … Named to the 2020 SEC Academic Honor Roll.

Most improved of LSU’s offensive lineman in 2019 … Played and started in 13 games, all at right tackle … Had streak of 22 straight starts snapped against Ole Miss … Missed Ole Miss an Arkansas games with injury and returned to action against Texas A&M … The right tackle on the line that was named the Joe Moore Award winner as the top unit in the nation … Helped pave the way for 1,000-yard rusher Clyde Edwards-Helaire and Heisman Trophy Award winner Joe Burrow … Played 885 snaps … Played all 81 offensive snaps in LSU’s win over Clemson in the national title game … Graded out at 89% in LSU’s 63-28 win over Oklahoma as the Tigers racked up 692 yards of total offense and allowed just one sack … Helped the Tigers put up 37 points and 450-plus yards of total offense against Georgia in the SEC Championship Game … Key member of offensive line that helped the Tigers to 500-plus yards of total offense against Texas A&M … Graded out at 88 percent and totaled three knockdowns against Auburn … Put together the best game of his career and graded out as the top tiger lineman at 96 percent with a pair of finishes at Mississippi State … A part of the line that did not allow a sack and led the offense to 511 yards of total offense in win over Florida … Helped LSU to the win over Texas with three knockdowns.

Starter at right tackle for LSU’s final 11 games … Played in 13 games with 11 starts … First start of career came at left tackle in week 2 vs. Southeastern Louisiana … Shifted to right tackle the following week vs. Auburn and remained there for the rest of the season … Played every offensive snap in six straight games beginning with the win over Southeastern Louisiana and continued through the victory over Georgia … Played a total of 827 snaps, including all 96 plays against Texas A&M and all 86 vs. UCF in the Fiesta Bowl.

Played in all 13 games on special teams and saw action on the line in two games … Played extensively on the road at Florida following two injuries to linemen in the game.

Outstanding offensive line prospect who was rated as one of the top offensive tackles for the Class of 2017 … Consensus four-star ratings from 247Sports, ESPN, Rivals and Scout … Regarded as high as the nation’s 14th-best overall prospect and the No. 5 offensive tackle by ESPN … ESPN also named him as the No. 3 prospect in Texas … Ranked No. 33 overall and No. 5 in Texas by Rivals.com … Listed as No. 75 overall and as the fourth-best offensive tackle in this year’s class … Ranked as No. 37 overall, No. 5 in Texas and as the nation’s No. 9 offensive tackle by 247Sports … Honorable mention 6A All-State in 2016 … Member of the prestigious VYPE/Houston Chronicle Greater Houston first team … Participated in the Under Armour All-America Game in December 2016 in Orlando … Squatted a school-record 585 pounds in the summer of 2016.

Born March 12, 1999 in Mamou, Louisiana … Grew up in Cypress, Texas … Graduated from LSU in December of 2020 with a degree in sports administration.

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