Position
Defensive Back
Height
6'0
Weight
177 lbs.
Class
Sophomore
Hometown
Metairie, La.
High School
Archbishop Rummel HS

Updated 7/19/05

Young and talented defender who provides depth in the secondary for the Tigers … Listed as a backup at right cornerback heading into 2005 … Can play either cornerback or safety for the Tigers.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2004)
Played in seven games, all in a backup role … Had 2 tackles vs. Oregon State and Arkansas State and one each vs. Mississippi State and Arkansas … Broke up a pass in win over Arkansas State.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2003)
Played in four games for the Tigers, all in a backup role … Did not seen any game action following LSU’s win over Mississippi State in late September … Recorded one tackle in four games.

HIGH SCHOOL
Earned SuperPrep All-America honors while being named as the state’s second-best prospect … First-Team 5A All-State … Member of the Atlanta-Journal Constitution’s Super Southern 100, Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen, the New Orleans Times-Picayune’s Top 25 Blue Chip List, as well as The Shreveport Times’ Top 20 … Made 25 tackles to go along with 5 interceptions his senior season en route to a 5A semifinal appearance … Finished his junior season with 5 interceptions, including one returned 82 yards for a touchdown … Also showed his ability as a return man with 14 punt returns for 204 yards and 2 touchdowns … Also a standout prep star in track and baseball … Honor student … Coached by Jay Roth.

PERSONAL
Full name is Nicholas Benjamin Child … Born on Jan. 20, 1985, in New Orleans … Mom is Dee Child … Majoring in engineering.

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