Position
Quarterback
Height
6'3
Weight
223 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Tarzana, Calif.
High School
Notre Dame HS

CAREER
A walkon who earned a spot on the team … Served as LSU’s scout team quarterback for three years … Played in a total of four games during his LSU career, including three as a senior in 2007 … Did not record any statistics during his career.

SENIOR SEASON (2007)
Played in three games with no starts at quarterback … Saw action for LSU in wins over Virginia Tech, Middle Tennessee and Louisiana Tech.

JUNIOR SEASON (2006)
Played in first contest as a Tiger in win over Tulane … Did not record any statistics in that game.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2005)
Did not see any game action in 2005.

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-sport letterwinner at Notre Dame Highs School in Tarzana, Calif. … Played quarterback, wide receiver and defensive end for the football team … Was a power forward for the basketball squad … Played in the outfield on the baseball team … Ran the 100-meters on the track team … Named to the 2003 All-Mission League team in football … Coached in football by Kevin Rooney.

PERSONAL
Full name is James J. Welker, III … Born on December 30, 1985, in Santa Monica, Calif. … Parents are James Welker II and Carolyn Beilfuss … Graduated from LSU in December of 2008 with a degree in general studies.

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