LSU Gold
Position
Linebacker
Height
6'1
Weight
218
Class
Redshirt Freshman
Hometown
Cypress, Texas
High School
Cypress Ranch HS
Experience
RS

Redshirt linebacker who enters second season with the Tigers in 2024 … Played in 5 games as a true freshman, seeing action on defense in 1 game (vs. Auburn) and 5 games on special teams … Recorded 3 tackles … Highly-touted prep linebacker from Cypress Ranch High School in Texas … Majoring in sports administration.

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2023)
Appeared in 5 games as a true freshman … Recorded 3 total tackles … Had 1 tackle in win over Missouri in his LSU debut … Followed that with 2 tackles in win over Auburn … Also saw action against Alabama, Florida, and Wisconsin … Consistent contributor on special teams – seeing action for 78 plays in the 5 games … Played 18 special teams snaps (6 kickoff return, 10 kickoff coverage, 2 punt return) vs. Florida … Played 17 special teams snaps against both Missouri (6 kickoff return, 9 kickoff coverage, 2 punt return) and Auburn (4 kickoff return, 9 kickoff coverage, 4 punt return) … Capped season with 14 special teams snaps in win over Wisconsin in ReliaQuest Bowl (6 kickoff return, 6 kickoff coverage, 2 punt return).

HIGH SCHOOL
Highly-touted linebacker from Cypress Ranch (Texas) High School … Rated with 4-stars from ESPN.com and 247Sports … Ranked as the No. 10 player at his position nationally by ESPN.com and No. 20 by Rivals.com … Logged 104 tackles, 12 tackles for loss and 9 sacks as a senior in 2022 … Blocked a kick on special teams to go along with an interception and a pair of forced fumbles … Junior season was slowed due to injuries … Had 38 tackles and 2 tackles for loss as a sophomore in 2020.

CHRISTIAN BRATHWAITE’S CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 2 vs. Auburn, 2023
Tackles for Loss: 0
Sacks: 0

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