Position
Safety
Height
5'11
Weight
188 lbs.
Class
Sophomore
Hometown
Lafayette, La.
Major
Sport Administration
High School
Acadiana HS

CAREER
Two-year contributor in the secondary for the Tigers in 2012 and 2013 … Redshirted as a true freshman in 2011 … Left team following the 2013 regular season and transferred to Southeastern Louisiana to finish his collegiate career … Played in a total of 23 games during his career, starting two times … Had 52 tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss and 4.5 sacks during his career with the Tigers.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013)
Played in 10 games with two starts … Starts came vs. Kent State and Auburn … Finished year with 33 tackles, 3.0 tackles for loss (-16 yards) and a sack (-11 yards) … Broke up two passes and had a pair of QB hurries … Tallied a career-best eight tackles in 35-21 win over Auburn …. Had six tackles in first career start in victory over Kent State … Had sack for a 11-yard loss in win over Florida … Had tackle for a 2-yard loss vs. UAB and one for a 3-yard loss vs. Ole Miss.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2012)
Played in 13 games with no starts … Played mainly in LSU’s sub-packages on defense, seeing action as the nickel back … Finished with 29 tackles, including 3.5 sacks and a quarterback hurry … Had two sacks and a total of three tackles in road win over Auburn … First career sack went for an 8-yard loss and came in week 2 vs. Washington … Broke up two passes in win over Ole Miss … Had season-high four tackles in road win over Texas A&M … Followed that with four stops in regular-season finale vs. Arkansas … Added a half-sack for a 3-yard loss and three tackles vs. Clemson in Chick-fil-A Bowl. 

FRESHMAN SEASON (2011)
Redshirted as a true freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL
A three-star prospect according to Rivals.com and Scout.com … Ranked the No. 13 safety by Scout.com … Rated as the No. 28 player in the state by Rivals.com and No. 10 by Tigerbait.com … Recorded two interceptions and five forced fumbles en route to a 5A State Championship his senior season after posting 80 tackles (61 solo) with four interceptions, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery as a junior … Rushed for 121 yards on 22 carries and scored the game-winning TD in state championship game win over West Monroe in December of 2010 … Named to Louisiana 5A All-State team as a senior … Was named the District 3-5A Defensive MVP in 2010 … Earned a spot on The Advocate’s Super Dozen … Spent time at running back but is versatile and can play on either side of the ball at LSU … Coached by Ted Davidson.

PERSONAL
Full name is Micah Shawn Eugene, Jr. … Parents are Naomi Johnson and Micah Eugene Sr. … Born Feb. 15, 1993, in Shreveport, La. … Has two siblings – Mylan and Malik … Majoring in general studies. 

CAREER HIGHS  
Total tackles: 8 vs. Auburn, 2013
Tackles for loss: 2.0 at Auburn, 2012
Sacks: 2.0 at Auburn, 2012

EUGENE’S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

Year
G-GS
UT
AT
TT
TFL
Sacks
PBU
QBH
INT
FF
FR
2011
Redshirt Season
2012
13-0
19
10
29
3.5-17
3.5-17
3
1
0
0
0-0
2013 10-2 19 14 33 3.0-16 1.0.11 2 2 0 0 0-0
Totals
23-2
38
24
52
6.5-33
4.5-28
5
3
0
0
0-0
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