Position
Linebacker
Height
6'1
Weight
231 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Shreveport, La.
Major
Interdisciplinary Studies
High School
Evangel Christian Academy

Will be looked to for leadership and an increased playing role for the Tigers in 2020 … Served as a backup to middle linebacker Jacob Phillips in 2019 … Has played in 20 games with one start in his two years with the Tigers … Start came at Florida in 2018 … Also contributes on special teams … For career has 33 tackles to go along with 4.5 tackles for loss and a sack … Arrived on campus in January of 2018 as an early enrollee and participated in spring practice prior to his rookie season. 

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2019)
Played in 12 games, seeing action at linebacker and special teams … Finished with 15 tackles, 4.0 tackles for loss and a sack … Had big game on special teams in win over Vanderbilt, blocking a punt and returning it for a touchdown … Also returned an onside kick to the Vanderbilt 1-yard line, setting up a LSU touchdown early in the second half … Had a pair of tackles, including one for a 2-yard loss at Ole Miss … Had a sack and two tackles for losses in win over Utah State … Added two tackles, including one for a 6-yard loss against Texas A&M. 

FRESHMAN SEASON (2018)
Played in eight games with one start … Started against Florida and responded by leading the Tigers in tackles with a career-best 11 … Had six tackles in LSU debut vs. Southeastern Louisiana … Came off bench to replace Jacob Phillips in 7OT game vs. Texas A&M (Note: Phillips was ejected for targeting in 3OT for targeting). 

HIGH SCHOOL
A four-year starter for Evangel Christian Academy … Led team in tackles as a senior … Helped his team reach the Division I state semifinals in 2017 … Ended his senior campaign with 80 tackles and four sacks, which garnered him a bid to the 2018 U.S. Army All-American Bowl … A four-star prospect per 247Sports and Rivals … Three-star recruit by Scout and ESPN … Ranked as the top inside linebacker in the state of Louisiana and No. 6 in the nation by 247Sports … Ranked No. 138 overall by 247Sports … Notched the 46th spot on the 2018 top outside linebacker list by ESPN … Claimed the 24th ranking in the 2018 Louisiana Top-55 list and the No. 240 spot in the 2018 prospect ranking list on Rivals … Earned a spot showcasing his athletic abilities in Nike’s The Opening Finals in Oregon … Coached by former LSU standout Byron Dawson, who played defensive tackle for the Tigers from 1999-2002

Micah Baskerville’s Career Highs 
Tackles: 11 at Florida, 2018 
Tackles for loss: 2.0 vs. Utah State, 2019
Sacks: 1.0 vs. Utah State, 2019 

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