Position
Safety
Height
6'0
Weight
196 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
DeSoto, Texas
Major
Interdisciplinary Studies
High School
DeSoto HS

2016 NFL Draft: 7th round (233rd overall) by Philadelphia Eagles
2015 First Team All-America (CBSSports.com)

2012 Freshman All-America First Team (Sporting News, CBSSports.com, FoxSportsNext.com)
2012 SEC Freshman of the Week (vs. Washington)

CAREER
Four-year starter in secondary for the Tigers … Started first 39 games of career before suffering a broken ankle during preseason practice in August of 2015 … Missed first five games of season before returning to action in win over Florida … Played and started 46 games for the Tigers finishing career with 216 tackles, 8.0 tackles for loss and 4.0 sacks … Intercepted six passes and had 16 pass breakups … Played cornerback, nickel back and safety during his four seasons with the Tigers.

SENIOR SEASON (2015)
Played in seven games with six starts … Missed first five games of season with a broken ankle suffered during preseason practice … Returned to action against Florida in a backup role … Started the following week against Western Kentucky and remained in the lineup the rest of the season … Finished year with 30 tackles, one sack and three pass breakups … Had best game of year against Alabama with nine tackles, including a sack for a 10-yard loss … Added seven tackles a win later against Arkansas … Had six tackles in back-to-back games against Ole Miss and Texas A&M.

JUNIOR SEASON (2014)
Started 12 games at safety and one at nickel back … Finished year with 62 tackles, 3.0 tackles for losses and five pass breakups … Added an interception, a pair of quarterback hurries and a fumble recovery … Opened season with four tackles, an interception and a quarterback hurry in comeback win over No. 14 Wisconsin … Interception against Wisconsin came in fourth quarter and eventually led to LSU’s go-ahead touchdown with just under 10 minutes left in the contest … His quarterback hurry against the Badgers came on their next possession and resulted in fellow safety Ronald Martin’s interception … Collected seven tackles versus Mississippi State and at Auburn … Recovered a fumble against New Mexico State and returned it 36 yards … Tacked on six tackles which included 1.5 stops for loss versus Kentucky … Picked up six tackles against No. 4 Alabama … Garnered seven tackles at Texas A&M.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013)
Picked up 67 tackles, three sacks and three interceptions over his 13 starts … The three interceptions tied with Craig Loston for the team lead, while the three sacks tied for second on the squad … The 67 tackles checked in third on the team … Posted five solo stops, one interception and one pass breakup during the season-opening win over TCU … Added five tackles and his second interception of the season versus Auburn … Secured seven tackles which included the first sack of his career and finished with 1.5 tackles for loss against Florida … Registered six tackles and a pair of sacks at Ole Miss … Equaled his career-high with nine tackles at Alabama and against Arkansas … The nine tackles tied for the team lead, and he also notched his third INT of the season versus the Razorbacks … Garnered six stops and a half tackle for loss against Iowa in the Outback Bowl in what was his first career start at safety.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2012)
Started all 13 games at cornerback … Ranked fourth on the team with 57 total tackles … Added two interceptions and five pass breakups for an LSU defense that ranked among the national leaders in total defense (No. 8 at 307.6 yards per game) and pass efficiency defense (No. 11 with 107.78 rating) … Stepped in for the dismissed Tyrann Mathieu and played like a veteran from the start … Had four tackles in win over North Texas in first college game … Followed that with an interception, a pass breakup and seven tackles in win over Washington a week later … Had six tackles and another interception in week 3 vs. Idaho … Had career-best nine tackles to go with a pair of pass breakups in road win over Arkansas … Closed season with five solo tackles in bowl game vs. Clemson.

HIGH SCHOOL
Led DeSoto to a 10-2 record his senior season, losing to Dallas-Skyline in the second round of the state playoffs … Registered 26 tackles, one interception and six pass breakups in his final campaign … Spent one season at DeSoto after transferring from Lancaster High School … Ranked as the No. 33 cornerback by 247sports.com, No. 48 by Rivals.com and No. 126 by ESPN.com … Rated as the No. 68 recruit in Texas by 247sports.com, No. 80 by Rivals.com and No. 283 by ESPN.com … Joins Evan Washington as DeSoto players who signed with LSU … Coached by Claude Mathis.

PERSONAL
Mother is Kisa Mills … Born April 6, 1994 … Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.

MILLS’ CAREER HIGHS
Total tackles: 9, 4x (Last: Alabama, 2015; First: at Arkansas, 2012)
Interceptions: 1, 6x (Last: vs. Wisconsin, 2014; First: Washington, 2012)
PBUs: 2, at Arkansas, 2012

MILLS’ CAREER DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

Year
G-GS
UT
AT
TT
TFL
Sacks
PBU
QBH
INT
FF
FR
2012
13-13
38
19
57
0-0
0-0
5
0
2-18
0
0-0
2013 13-13 45 22 67 4.0-23 3.0-21 3 0 3-(-6) 0 0-0
2014 13-13 26 36 62 3.0-4 0-0 5 2 1-0 0 1-36
2015 7-6 25 5 30 1.0-10 1.0-10 3 0 0-0 0 0-0
Totals
46-45
134
82
216
8.0-37
4.0-31
16
2
6-12
0
1-36
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