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Defensive Tackle
Lake Charles, La.
High School
LC-Boston HS

1991 Second-Team All-SEC (AP)
1990 Second-Team All-SEC (AP)
1990 First-Team All-SEC (UPI)

One of the mainstays of the Tiger defensive line for four seasons, three as a starter … Second-Team All-SEC by AP in 1990 and 1991 … First-team All-SEC by UPI in 1990 … Team captain as a junior in 1990 … One of the most talented defensive linemen in the SEC … Played defensive tackle as a redshirt freshman, noseguard as a sophomore, then moved back to tackle for his junior and senior seasons … Was back-up to Karl Dunbar and Clint James before replacing All-SEC noseguard Darrell Phillips as a sophomore … Redshirted his true freshman season in 1987.

Top tackler on the defensive line and No. 2 tackler on the team … Had a career high 83 tackles (59 solo), including two quarterback sacks and six tackles for losses … Played in all 11 games and started at right defensive tackle for 10 … High tackle game of 12 came vs. Alabama … Also had 11 tackles and two sacks at Tulane and 10 tackles at Kentucky … Had one fumble recovery vs. Arkansas State … Forced one fumble in his career finale at Tulane.

Served as defensive team captain … Started all 11 games at right defensive tackle … Made 68 tackles (51 solo) … Led the team in sacks with six for minus 35 yards and tackles for losses with 10 for minus 43 yards … Best game was at Florida: 11 tackles, two sacks for minus 14 yards, one pass deflection … Also made nine tackles with one sack at Vanderbilt … Had eight tackles each vs. Miami (Ohio) and at Alabama … Had two sacks each at Florida, at Florida State, and vs. Tulane … Moved back to defensive tackle, where he played as a freshman, from noseguard, where he played as a sophomore … Was selected preseason All-SEC by several publications prior to the 1990 season.

Moved to noseguard to replace Darrell Phillips after playing tackle as a freshman … Played in all 11 games and started 10 … Started in nine games as noseguard … Started at left tackle vs. Kentucky in place of injure Karl Dunbar … Missed start vs. Tennessee due to knee sprain … Team’s sixth leading tackle a year ago and the leading tackler among defensive lineman … Totaled 70 tackles (49 solo) … Had six tackles behind the line, including two sacks for minus 10 yards … Forced two fumbles and deflected one pass … Had an interception vs. Mississippi State … High tackle game of 11 at Auburn … Had nine tackles vs. Florida State … Had one sack each vs. Ohio and at Tulane … Posted eight tackles in each of the last two games … Had five hurries on the season.

Listed as one of five class leaders among defensive lineman by The Sporting News … Redshirt freshman that played defensive tackle … Backed up Karl Dunbar and Clint James and saw considerable action … Played in all 11 games and started vs. Tulane as James sat out with an ankle injury … Had 25 tackles on the year (16 solo) … Post half a sack in three games: vs. Texas A&M, at Tennessee and vs. Tulane … Recorded hurries in three games: at Florida, at Mississippi State and vs. Tulane … Broke up two passes on the year at Tennessee and at Mississippi State … Recorded five tackles (4 solo), half a sack and one hurry in his only start vs. Tulane … Played but recorded no statistics in the Hall of Fame Bowl.

First-team Class 3A All-State in 1986 by Louisiana Sportswriters’ Association … Member of the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen in 1986 … First-team All-District selection as a senior after logging 69 tackles and intercepting two passes … Three year starter for Coach Willie Lloyd at Lake Charles-Boston High School … Chose LSU over Tulane, Southwestern Louisiana and Grambling.

Full name is Anthony Marc Boutte … Son of Carroll and Victoria Boutte … Last name pronounced boo-TAY … Born July 25, 1969 … from Lake Charles, La.


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