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#72 Tyler Shelvin Season 2024

Lafayette, La.
High School
Notre Dame HS

2021 NFL Draft: Round 4, Pick 122 (Cincinnati Bengals)

Appeared in 21 games, starting 14 times during his two years of action … Finished career with 48 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss and a sack … Massive nose tackle that takes up a lot of space on the defensive line … Has athletic ability that is rare for a player his size … Extremely strong and powerful and requires the attention many times of more than one blocker … Gobbles up offensive linemen paving the way for linebackers to make plays … Tremendous upside and has the potential to become a dominant defensive lineman … Opted out of the 2020 season. 

perhaps the best performer of all LSU defensive linemen in 2019 … Went from little playing time in 2018 to becoming the Tigers’ most productive defensive lineman this year … Routinely draws attention from two offensive linemen, allowing linebackers to make plays … Played in 15 games with 14 starts at nose tackle … Posted 39 tackles and 3.0 tackles for loss … Didn’t have a tackle against Oklahoma but impacted the game by getting the attention of two blockers on nearly every play … Helped limit OU to a season-low 97 rushing yards, its lowest total since 2016 season-opener (70 vs. Houston) … Helped LSU limit Georgia’s rushing attack to 61 yards in SEC title game … Had three tackles vs. Georgia … Set career-high with six tackles against Georgia Southern in season-opener … Had five tackles in win over Auburn … Credited with four tackles to go with two pass breakups against Vanderbilt.  

Played in six games as a redshirt freshman in 2018 … Saw action in LSU’s final four games of year with good results … Had career-best four tackles in win over Rice, which included his first career sack … Followed that with three tackles vs. Texas A&M and then closed out season with a tackle and a half-sack for a 2-yard loss in the Fiesta Bowl. 

Redshirted as a true freshman season in 2017. 

Five-star recruit according to Rivals … Four-star prospect per 247Sports, Scout and ESPN … Consensus No. 1 player in Louisiana … Ranked No. 24 in the ESPN 300 … Invited to the Under Armour All-America Game where he posted five tackles, including one for a loss … Voted to the All-USA Louisiana First Team Defense … Received an invitation to The Opening, a premier Nike showcase camp held in Oregon during the summer … Member of the boys basketball team at Notre Dame … Coached by Louisiana High School Hall of Fame coach Lewis Cook at Notre Dame … Helped the Pioneers to a 13-1 record, including a 7-0 record in district in 2016 … Coached by former LSU standout Trev Faulk at Northside, who played linebacker for the Tigers from 1999-2001 … Faulk finished his career with 300 tackles and was a member of LSU’s 2001 SEC title team.

Born July 22, 1998 … Majoring in sport administration.

Tyler Shelvin’s Career Highs 
Tackles: 6 vs. Georgia Southern, 2019 
Tackles for loss: 1.0, 3x (Last: vs. Florida, 2019; First: vs. Rice, 2018
Sacks: 1.0 vs. Rice, 2018

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