Position
Quarterback
Height
6'2
Weight
208 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Baton Rouge, La.
High School
University HS

1993 GTE Academic All-American District VI Team
1993 SEC Academic Honor Roll
1992 SEC Academic Honor Roll
1991 SEC Academic Honor Roll
1990 SEC Academic Honor Roll

CAREER
Four-time selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll … GTE Academic All-American District VI Team member as a senior … Primary starting quarterback his freshman and sophomore seasons … Started six games each in 1990 and 1991, four games in 1992 and one game in 1993 … Was particularly impressive during stretch in 1991 when Tigers won three of five games, with losses coming only to nationally-ranked Florida State and Alabama … Moved into starting role at quarterback four games into 1990 season as redshirt freshman … Redshirted true freshman season of 1989 … Baton Rouge native who played his high school career in the shadows of Tiger Stadium at University Lab School.

SENIOR SEASON (1993)
Backup quarterback who started on game, completing 55 of 92 passes for 683 yards, four interceptions and two touchdowns … Also was holder on field goals and extra points … During the season, he became the fifth-leading passer in LSU football history … Started in final game as Tiger, vs. Arkansas … Completed first 14 passes against Arkansas set LSU record for most consecutive pass completions in a game … Did not play quarterback in three games (Texas A&M, Miss. State, Ole Miss), though he did hold on field goals and PATs in those games … Completed 28 of 43 passes for 339 yards against Arkansas … Also threw for 111 yards against Tulane, completing 10 of 15 passes … Threw one TD pass each vs. Tulane and Arkansas.

JUNIOR SEASON (1992)
Started 4 games in 1992: first 2 (A&M, Miss. State) and last 2 (Tulane, Arkansas) … 6 of 13 for 81 yards vs. A&M as starter … 5 of 8, 44 yards vs. Miss. State as starter … Did not play QB vs. Auburn, Colorado St., Tennessee, Florida, Kentucky, Ole Miss … 8 of 10 for 55 yards vs. Alabama in reserve … Started vs. Tulane due to suspension of Howard: completed 9 of 18, 85 yards, 1 TD … 7 of 12, 63 yards at Arkansas in start … Held on FGs and PATs … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll with a 3.6 in Pre-Med.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (1991)
Played in nine games and started six at quarterback … Completed 102 of 174 passes for 58.6 passing percentage, 1,181 yards and nine TDs … Ranked No. 4 in the SEC in passing efficiency (123.51) and tied for No. 41 in the nation in that category … Surpassed 100-yard mark five times and 200-yard mark twice … Key to Tigers’ midseason surge, leading team to three wins in four weeks and near upset of No. 1 Florida State … Passed for 257 yards (20 of 34) in win at Kentucky, hitting Marcus Carter with late TD pass for Tiger road victory … Passed for 233 yards (17 of 33) the following week vs. No. 1 Florida State, including 63-yard scoring strike to Todd Kinchen on the second play of the game to put LSU ahead 7-0 and eventual 13-0 lead … Also threw for 182 yards at Ole Miss., 143 yards vs. Arkansas State and 134 yards at Tulane… Hit 72.2 percent of his passes (13 of 18) in rout of Arkansas State … Hit 70.8 percent of his passes (17 of 24) in win at Ole Miss … Threw two TDs each vs. Arkansas State, at Kentucky, at Tulane … Missed starts at A&M, vs. Vanderbilt, vs. Florida, vs. Miss. State, at Tulane … Did not play vs. Vanderbilt, but worked his way back to the starting position within two weeks … Ranked No. 8 in the SEC in total offense with an average of 124.0 yards per game.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (1990)
Played in 10 games and started six … Drew first start in fourth game of season vs. Texas A&M: 10 of 13 for 152 yards and one TD … LSU’s leader in pass efficiency, completing 75 of 141 passes for 975 yards, four interceptions, three TDs … Had three 100-yard games: 230 at Florida, 152 vs. Texas A&M, 119 vs. Kentucky … Threw for two TDs in win over Kentucky … Long pass of 79 yards to Todd Kinchen vs. Texas A&M, the second longest scoring pass in the SEC in 1990 … Did not play vs. Tulane in season finale … Led team in total offense, averaging 105.5 yards per game … Rushed for 80 yards on the season, including 27 at Florida and 27 vs. Kentucky … Had negative yards rushing in only one game (at Florida State, -9 yards) … In first college game, vs. Georgia, he was four and six for 58 yards … Had career highs for attempts, completions and yards at Florida: 43-22-230 … Three-yard TD run vs. Miami (Ohio) … Threw “Hail Mary” pass for apparent winning TD to Kinchen in Vandy game, but play was nullified by penalty … Ranked No. 11 in SEC in total offense.

HIGH SCHOOL
One of the most highly-recruited players to come from the Louisiana prep ranks in 1988 … Member of the National Honor Society … Parade All-American and All-State Class A Offensive Player of the Year after leading LSU’s lab school through 13 straight victories and the 1988 state championship … Voted Louisiana Back of the Year by the Atlanta Touchdown Club … All-District and All-Parish Offensive MVP in 1987 and 1988… All-Parish punter with a career average of 43.8 yards per kick … As a prep, completed 437 of 803 passes for 7,271 yards and 75 touchdowns … Also carried the ball for 924 yards and another 33 touchdowns on 327 keeps. Named among the Dallas Morning News’ Top 70, the Morning Advocate’s Super Dozen and the Times-Picayune’s Top 10 … Earned four letters in basketball as a guard and forward and lettered two years in track as a sprinter.

PERSONAL
Full name is Chad Louis Loup … Born on July 20, 1971.

 

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