Position
Deep Snapper
Height
6'0
Weight
215 lbs.
Class
Junior
Hometown
Baton Rouge, La.
High School
Redemptorist HS

Updated 7/19/05

2004 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2003 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Heads into 2005 season as LSU’s snapper on punts and placekicks … Handled both assignments as a sophomore in 2004 … Smart player who has been named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll two times … Will wear No. 53 in 2005 after wearing the No. 70 his first two years on the team.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2004)
Played in all 12 games for LSU … Served as LSU’s snapper on field goals, PATs and punts … Had 1 tackle on punt coverage for the Tigers, that coming in a win over Troy.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2003)
A walk-on who served as LSU’s snapper on all field goals and extra points attempts … Finally got his chance to snap against Alabama and was in the lineup for the remainder of the season … Played in five games, including the SEC title contest and the Sugar Bowl … Stepped in against Oklahoma and also snapped on punts, taking the place of Steve Damen, who sat out of the contest.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2002)
Did not see game action for the Tigers.

HIGH SCHOOL
Two-sport letterwinner at Redemptorist High School … Earned letters in football and track and field … Team was runner-up for the state title in football in 2000 … Played defensive end where he was named Second-Team All-District twice … Coached in football by Sid Edwards.

PERSONAL
Full name is Taylor Gant Petty … Born on Sept. 21, 1983, in Lake Charles, La. … Parents are Jody and Judy Petty … Has one brother, Braxton … Majoring in biology … Goal is to become an orthopedic surgeon … Lists fishing and drawing as hobbies … Also likes to cook.

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