Position
Offensive Line
Height
6'5
Weight
304 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Marlborough, Mass.
Major
Masters of Business Administration
High School
Marlborough HS

Enters second season as LSU’s starting center after transferring from Harvard University prior to 2020 … Opted to return to LSU for an additional season in 2021 … Played every offensive snap for LSU in 2020, seeing action on all 799 plays … Hard-worker with tremendous athletic ability … Makes all of the calls and checks on the line of scrimmage … One of five returning starters on the offensive line for LSU in 2021 … Started all 10 games at center for LSU a year ago … Prior to joining the Tigers, was a three-year starter on the offensive line for Harvard … Graduated from Harvard with a degree in Economics and a minor in Celtic Language and Literature in the spring of 2020 and joined the Tigers this summer … Pursuing a Master’s of Business Administration at LSU … Off the field, worked on the grounds crew at Fenway Park during the summer while in high school and college … Also served as an intramural referee while at Harvard … Is the second Harvard-to-LSU transfer in football, joining former quarterback Andrew Hatch who played at LSU in 2008 … LSU’s 2020 nominee for the National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Award. 

SENIOR SEASON (2020)
Started all 10 games at center for the Tigers in 2020 … Led all offensive players in total snaps in 2020 with 799 … Did not miss one play the entire year … Played season-high 94 snaps in LSU’s 53-48 win over Ole Miss in the season finale … The week prior, played 88 snaps in 37-34 win over No. 6 Florida in Gainesville … Took over the starting center job during camp and never looked back … First game in LSU uniform came in season-opener against Mississippi State when he played 85 snaps.  

PRIOR TO LSU (at Harvard University)
Three-year starter on the offensive line for Harvard … Started at both right guard and right tackle during his career at Harvard … Started 30 consecutive games for the Crimson … Earned All-Ivy League first team as a junior in 2019 and was a second team All-Ivy League selection as a sophomore in 2018 … Redshirted as a true freshman in 2016 and then started all 10 games as a sophomore the following year … Earned Academic All-Ivy League distinction in 2019 … Named the recipient of the Joseph E. Wolf Award in 2019 as Harvard’s top interior lineman. 

HIGH SCHOOL
Three-year letterwinner and two-year captain at Marlborough … Team MVP … Central Mass Division 2 All-Star … Metrowest Daily News, Worcester Telegram and Worcester Gazette Super Team honoree … Led Marlborough to three-straight league titles … Also lettered three years in basketball and one in both baseball and track and field … Played lacrosse in high school as well … Four-year honor roll and National Honor Society. 

PERSONAL
Parents are Tom and Catherine Shanahan … Grandfather Tom Lane played college football at Boston College … His dad grew up in Ireland … Has three sisters.

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