Defensive Tackle
325 lbs.
Mobile, Ala.
High School
Murphy HS

2021 LSU Graduate (Interdisciplinary Studies)
2020 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Appeared in 51 games, starting 21 times … Started all 12 regular season games as a graduate senior in 2021 … Capped career with 143 tackles, 22.5 tackles for loss and 7.5 sacks … Added 8 quarterback hurries and forced a pair of fumbles … Improved each year culminating with his best season as a Tiger as a graduate senior in 2021 when he recorded 45 tackles, 9.5 tackles for loss and a pair of sacks … Invited to Senior Bowl … Named All-America in 2021 by Pro Football Focus … Started three games in LSU’s national championship season in 2019 … Graduated in August of 2021 with a degree in interdisciplinary studies … Named to the 2020 SEC Academic Honor Roll.

Made the most of his fifth year of eligibility with his best season as a Tiger … Started all 12 regular season games … Earned All-America honors from Pro Football Focus after recording 45 tackles, 9.5 tackles for loss and a pair of sacks … Per PFF, ranked fourth in all of FBS with 24 run stops, including 10 that were either tackles for loss or no gain … Career-best 3.0 tackles for loss (-15), sack (-11) and 7 tackles at Ole Miss … Followed that with 7 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss (-17) and a sack (-11) in near win at Alabama … Against Alabama, led a LSU defense that held the Crimson Tide to only 6 rushing yards, the fewest ever by the Crimson Tide in an SEC game … Other games with a tackle for loss included at UCLA (1.0 for -1), Central Michigan (1.5 for -1), and ULM (1.0 for -1) … Blocked a PAT in first quarter in win over Florida … Did not participate in the Texas Bowl.

Played in all 10 games with six starts in 2020 … Registered 25 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss and a sack … Forced a fumble against Texas A&M for the second straight year … Had best overall game of year in season-ending win over Ole Miss with seven tackle and a sack for a 10-yard loss … Sack against Ole Miss came on third-and-12 late in fourth quarter, forcing a punt with the Tigers leading 48-46 … Had six tackles against Alabama … Recorded a tackle for a 6-yard loss and forced a fumble on the same play against Texas A&M … Had two tackles and batted down a pass against the Aggies.

Played in 15 games with three starts … LSU’s most productive defensive lineman in terms of tackles (46) and tackles for loss (7.0) … Added 3.0 sacks and four QB hurries … Credited with a half-tackle for a 2-yard loss in LSU’s win over Clemson in the national championship game … Opened season with career-best eight tackles against Georgia Southern … Sacked Texas A&M quarterback Kellen Mond and forced a fumble against the Aggies … Fourth on the team at Ole Miss with five tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss … Helped force No. 9 Auburn into a three-and-out with a pair of tackles in the third quarter … Credited with three tackles at Mississippi State … Started his first SEC game against Florida and finished as the team’s leading lineman with four tackles … In his second career start, sacked Utah State quarterback and ended the day with three tackles … Finished with four tackles, 1.0 tackle for loss and three quarterback hurries at Vanderbilt … Made his first career start against Northwestern State and finished as LSU’s top lineman in tackles with six.

Played in 10 games with no starts … Recorded 23 tackles and 1.5 sacks along with two quarterback hurries and a pass breakup … Had best game of career against Southeastern Louisiana with six tackles and 1.5 sacks … Had a tackle for loss in back-to-back games in November against Rice and Arkansas … Recorded three tackles in win over Mississippi State and the following game against Alabama … In regular season finale against Texas A&M, had three tackles, including a half-tackle for a loss … Suffered lower leg injury the week of the Fiesta Bowl and missed the UCF contest.

Saw action on the line in the first five games of his debut season … Finished with five total tackles, including a career-high five against Chattanooga … Also totaled a tackle against Syracuse.

A four-star recruit per Scout … Named a three-star prospect according to Rivals, 247Sports, Scout and ESPN … Rated as the No. 1 defensive tackle in the state of Alabama by Scout … Played center for the varsity basketball squad … Invited to the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star game … Selected to the 2015 and 2016 Class 7A First Team Defense All-State football team by the Alabama Sports Writers Association … Voted to the All-USA Alabama First Team Defense … Two-time All-Coastal Alabama First Team Defense selection … Wrapped up senior season totaling 101 tackles, 28 tackles for loss, 13 sacks and 14 quarterback hurries … Tallied 86 tackles and 17 tackles for loss during his junior campaign … Coached by Rick Cauley.

Parents are Sherry Barnes and Neil Adrian Farrell Sr. … Born Sept. 9, 1998.

Tackles: 8 vs. Georgia Southern, 2019
Tackles for Loss: 3.0 at Ole Miss, 2021
Sacks: 1.5 vs. Southeastern Louisiana, 2018
Forced Fumbles: 1, 2x (Last: at Texas A&M, 2020; First: vs. Texas A&M, 2019)

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