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Offensive Line
Redshirt Freshman
Conyers, Ga.
High School
Eagle's Landing Christian Academy

Enters second season with the Tigers in 2024 … Redshirted as a true freshman in 2023 … Next in line at the center position for the Tigers after proving to be more than capable to handle the job as a true freshman … Played 16 crucial snaps in LSU’s win over Missouri when starter Charles Turner was forced to leave the game with an injury … Smart player with a great understanding of LSU’s offensive scheme … Appeared in 4 games as a true freshman, seeing action on 81 offensive snaps.

Appeared in 4 games … Played a total of 81 snaps … Saw action against Grambling, Mississippi State, Missouri and Army … Stepped in at center for an injured Charles Turner in win over Missouri, playing 16 snaps … Played season-high 30 snaps in win over Grambling and 27 against Army … Other action came against Mississippi State, seeing action for 8 plays.

Two-sport standout at Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy … Dominant offensive lineman in football and a shot put and discus standout in track and field … Played three positions on the offensive line during his prep career – center, guard and tackle … Selected to play in the All-American bowl following his senior season … Consensus 4-star offensive line prospect according to On3 … Ranked No. 9 nationally at his position and No. 9 in Georgia in the On3 Consensus rankings … … Rated as high as No. 57 overall nationally by 247Sports and No. 8 at his position … Listed as the fifth-best player in Georgia by 247Sports.

DJ Chester’s Career-Highs
Offensive Snaps: 30 vs. Grambling, 2023

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