LSU Gold
Defensive Tackle
Redshirt Freshman
Lafayette, La.
High School
Lafayette Christian Academy

Spent 2 years with the Tigers … Signed with LSU in the Class of 2022 from Lafayette Christian Academy … Appeared in 7 games with no starts … Tallied 3 tackles … Had a standout prep career on both sides of the ball at Lafayette Christian …. Took part in LSU’s Study Abroad program in May of 2023 when he joined 10 of his teammates on a 10-day trip to Senegal … Majoring in management … Entered transfer portal following the 2023 season.

Appeared in 2 games in a backup role in the defensive line … Had 2 tackles … Action came in wins over Grambling and Army … Had 1 tackle in both games.

Appeared in 5 games, seeing action on offensive and defensive lines as well as special teams … Played season-high 34 snaps on offense in Tiger Stadium debut vs. Southern … Saw action on 6 snaps on defense in win over New Mexico and finished the year with 29 defensive snaps in Citrus Bowl win over Purdue … Recorded first career tackle against the Boilermakers … Other action came on special teams against Mississippi State and UAB.

Talented lineman that starred on both sides of the ball for Lafayette Christian Academy … Rated with three-stars from both 247Sports and Rivals … Ranked as the No. 6 defensive lineman in Louisiana for the Class of 2022 according to the 247Sports Composite … Four-year starter at Lafayette Christian Academy … Three-time Division III state champion … Voted 2A second team All-State in 2019 and first team All-State in 2020 … Two-way player, able to play at the center and guard positions on offense … Represented his track and field program in shot put, claiming the District 6-2A title and finishing runner-up in the state championship in 2021.

Fitzgerald West’s Career Highs
Tackles: 1, 3x (Last: vs. Army, 2023)
Tackles for Loss: 0
Sacks: 0

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