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#72 Garrett Dellinger Season 2024

Offensive Line
Clarkston, Mich.
High School
Clarkston HS

2023 Finalist Joe Moore Offensive Line of the Year Award

Returning starter at left guard for the Tigers in 2024 … One of the most versatile offensive linemen on the LSU roster … Can practically play any position on the line if needed … Has started games at left guard (17), left tackle (3) and center (1) during his career with the Tigers … One of 4 returning starters on the offensive line … Unit was named as 1 of 3 finalists for the Joe Moore Offensive Line of the Year Award in 2023 … Dominant offensive lineman who excels in both the running game and pass protection … Opened the 2022 season as LSU’s starting center … Shifted to left guard the following week vs. Southern … Has appeared in 34 games in his career, starting 23 times … Made an immediate impact in 2021 after graduating high school early and enrolling at LSU during the spring … Participated in spring practice and used that time to get acclimated to the college game … Started 3 games as a true freshman (3 at LT and 1 at LG) … Has a constant motor and plays hard on every down … Outstanding technique and has shown tremendous improvement under the direction of offensive line coach Brad Davis … Majoring in sports administration.

Started all 13 games at left guard … Played 797 offensive snaps … Didn’t miss an offensive snap in LSU’s 8 SEC games … Also played every snap (74) in come-from-behind bowl win over Wisconsin as well as the season-opener against Florida State (65) … LSU’s offensive line helped pave the way for Jayden Daniels and the Tigers leading the nation in scoring offense (45.5) and yards per game (543.5) … LSU set the school mark for yards per rush with 6.2 on 430 carries in 2023 … LSU finished the year as the only team in the FBS to rank in the Top 10 in both rushing (No. 10 at 204.5) and passing (No. 3 at 338.9) … Part of an offensive line that featured the same starting lineup in 12 of the 13 games … Unit was also 1 of 3 finalists for the Joe Moore Award, which is given to the top offensive line in college football … Played all 61 snaps in LSU’s 52-38 win over Florida, a game in which the Tigers racked up 706 total yards – the most ever surrendered by the Gators … In that game, Jayden Daniels set the SEC record with 606 yards of total offense … Played season-high 76 snaps at Ole Miss when the Tigers scored 49 points and tallied 637 yards of offense … LSU rushed for 200-plus yards in 6 straight games during one stretch of the year with a season-best 329 coming in win over Florida … LSU totaled 34 rushing TDs and had at least 2 rushing touchdowns in all but one game (0 vs. Arkansas) … The Tigers topped 40-points and 500-yards of total offense 9 times.

Appeared in 9 games, starting 6 times … Starts came at center (vs. Florida State) and at left guard (Southern, Mississippi State, New Mexico, Tennessee, vs. Purdue) … Played a total of 397 snaps with season-high of 84 coming in win over Mississippi State … Opened season at center and played 69 snaps vs. Florida State … Shifted to left guard for Southern game and started there for 3 consecutive games … Missed the Auburn game but returned to action in starting role at left guard vs. Tennessee (24 snaps) … Missed next 5 games due to injury … Returned to action vs. UAB (27 snaps) and played final 4 games of the season (35 snaps at Texas A&M; 25 vs. Georgia, 43 vs. Purdue).

Played in 12 games with 4 starts, including final 3 games of the regular season … First career start came at left tackle in win over Mississippi State … Followed that with November starts at left tackle in wins over Louisiana-Monroe and Texas A&M … Started in place of Ed Ingram at left guard against Arkansas … Did not play against Kansas State in the Texas Bowl … Played season-high 85 snaps against the Razorbacks …. Played 353 snaps.

Tremendous offensive line prospect from Clarkston (Mich.) High School … Four-year starter on the football team … Rated as a four-star offensive tackle by ESPN and the 31st best player nationally … Earned four-stars from both 247 Sports and Rivals … Named the nation’s No. 6 offensive tackle prospect and the second-best prospect in the state of Michigan … Led his team to the Michigan High School Athletic Association Division I District Semifinals in 2020 … Started at right guard as a freshman on Clarkston’s state championship team … Shifted to right tackle as a sophomore and then to left tackle as a junior and senior … Twice named to the All-Oakland Activities Association Team … Under Armour All-American … Comes from a family of college athletes – his dad Matt played basketball at Cleveland State and his mom Stephanie played basketball at Towson State … His brother Matt was an all-conference linebacker at Kent State and his sister Taylor played volleyball at Western Kentucky and Oakland University … Coached by Kurt Richardson.

Garrett Dellinger’s Career Highs
Offensive Snaps: 85 vs. Arkansas, 2021


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