LSU Gold
Position
Center
Height
6'4
Weight
257 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Baton Rouge, La.
High School
Episcopal HS

Transferred to the University of Tennessee at Martin after the 2001 season.

SENIOR SEASON (2001)
Did not see game action.

JUNIOR SEASON (2000)
Played in one contest – the season opener against Western Carolina.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (1999)
One of the most durable offensive lineman for the Tigers in 1999 … Played through a rash of injuries throughout the season … Tigers’ starting center for the entire season … Helped pave the way for the 10th ranked rusher in the SEC, Rondell Mealey.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (1998)
Played in two games, seeing action at Florida (one play) and vs. Miss. State (three plays).

HIGH SCHOOL
Lettered four times each in football and baseball, twice in track & field and once in basketball … Recorded 245 tackles and 10 QB sacks in his high school career, playing defensive end and offensive tackle for Episcopal High … Led team to 1997 district football title … Played outfield in baseball, center in basketball and threw shot put and discus in track … Helped lead his 1997 track team to the state title … Football coach was Steve Baronich.

PERSONAL
Full name is Jason Michael Underwood … Born on Nov. 12, 1978, in Baton Rouge … Parents are Don and Rebecca Underwood … Has one brother, Brent … His father, Don, played in the Canadian Football League … Majoring in political science.

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