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Watkinsville, Ga.
High School
Oconee County HS
Previous School

Enters third season at LSU after transferring from Virginia following his true freshman campaign in 2021 … Plays linebacker and is a regular contributor on special teams … Younger brother Whit is also a linebacker for the Tigers … The brothers were on the field at linebacker at the same time in LSU’s win over Mississippi State … Dad was a 3-year starter on the offensive line at Georgia from 1991-95 … Has appeared in 27 games at LSU with 44 tackles and 3.5 tackles for loss … Has 38 career collegiate appearances (11 at Virginia) and 85 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks … Joined 10 of his teammates for LSU’s Study Abroad program in May of 2023 that saw the group travel to Senegal for a 10-day trip … Majoring in sports administration.

Appeared in all 13 games, serving as a backup at linebacker and a regular contributor on special teams … Recorded 16 tackles and credited with a half-tackle for loss … Season-high 6 tackles in win over Grambling … Had 4 tackles and a half-tackle for a 1-yard loss in win over Georgia State … Played alongside younger brother Whit at linebacker in LSU win over Mississippi State … Had 2 tackles vs. Bulldogs … Played a total of 80 defensive snaps with season-high 35 against Grambling … Played 12 snaps vs. Army and 10 vs. Mississippi State … Starter on 3 LSU special teams units – kickoff return, kickoff coverage and punt return … Played a total of 211 special teams snaps – 100 on kickoff coverage, 71 on kickoff return, 32 on punt return, 3 on punt coverage and field goal block.

Appeared in all 14 games for the Tigers, seeing action at linebacker and special teams … Recorded 28 tackles, 3.0 tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks … Capped season with 6 tackles in Citrus Bowl win over Purdue … Had 3 tackles vs. Florida State in LSU debut … Had 4 tackles, including two for losses and a sack, in win over New Mexico … Forced a fumble to go along with 5 tackles in Tiger Stadium debut vs. Southern.

TRUE FRESHMAN SEASON (2021 at Virginia)
Made an immediate impact as a true freshman, appearing in 11 games with one start … Started the season-finale against Virginia Tech … Finished rookie season with 31 tackles, a sack and a fumble recovery … Had 5 tackles and a sack for a 14-yard loss against the Hokies … A week prior, recorded career-best 8 tackles and had 2 pass breakups against Pittsburgh … Had 5 tackles in win over Duke in mid-October, a victory that ran Virginia’s record to 5-1 … First college appearance came in season-opening win over William & Mary (1 tackle).

Played linebacker at Oconee County High School for head coach Travis Noland … piled up 250 career tackles as a linebacker at Oconee County … a preseason second-team all-state pick for Georgia by MaxPreps … has helped Oconee County (11-0) to the semifinals of Georgia’s Class AAA playoffs … also played quarterback for the Warriors this season … has 91 total tackles, including 36 solo stops this season … has caused one fumble and intercepted one pass as a senior … has season-high 15 tackles this year vs. Thomasville and Monroe Area … averages 32 yards per return on five kickoff run backs this season … Oconee County (13-2) reached state championship game in 2019 … achieved Class AAAA all-state honors as a junior … amassed 112 tackles as a junior, including 45 solo stops … caught 16 passes and rushed the ball 11 times in 2019 … played six different positions for Oconee County during his prep career … father, David, was offensive line coach at Oconee County … father was a three-year starter at offensive line at Georgia where he played from 1991-95 … a three-star recruit by, and … rated the No. 29 junior in Georgia prior to the 2020 season.

West Weeks Career Highs
Tackles: 8 vs. Pittsburgh, 2021 – Virginia
Tackles for loss: 2.0 vs. New Mexico, 2022 – LSU
Sacks: 1.0, 2x (Last: vs. New Mexico, 2022) – LSU
Interceptions: 0
Pass Breakups: 2 vs. Pittsburgh, 2021 – Virginia


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