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#68 Damien Lewis Season 2019

Offensive Guard
Canton, Miss.
Previous School
Northwest Mississippi CC
High School
Canton HS

No. 69 Pick in 2020 NFL Draft (Round 3) | Seattle Seahawks Details
2019 First Team All-America (The Athletic)
2019 Second Team All-SEC (AP, Coaches)
2019 Joe Moore Award

Two-year starter at right guard for the Tigers after transferring from Northwest Mississippi Community College … Earned first team All-America honors from The Athletic in 2019 … Entered the starting lineup in the 2018 season-opener and started all 28 games of his career … Teamed with All-America center Lloyd Cushenberry to give LSU one of the best center-guard tandems in college football in 2019 … Player with extremely high-character and prides himself on doing the right thing all of the time … Powerful offensive lineman with tremendous leg strength … Strongest player on the team with a 635 pound squat and a bench press of nearly 500 pounds … A road grader for the Tigers up front … Punishing blocker who excels in both pass protection and running game … Three hours shy of earning his LSU degree.

Along with center Lloyd Cushenberry III, is the heart and soul of LSU offense … Started alongside Cushenberry at right guard for 28 straight games … Tigers were 25-3 over that span … First Team All-America in 2019 from the Athletic and second team All-SEC from both the SEC Coaches and AP … Junior college transfer that played in 28 consecutive games since joining the Tigers last year … Injured on second series of the game against Oklahoma and did not return … Returned to action and started at right guard in national championship game win over Clemson … Prior to injury against Oklahoma, rarely missed a play and never takes a play off from an effort standpoint … Played 883 snaps in 2019 with a team-best 32 finishes … A constant of the LSU line that was named the Joe Moore Award winner as the top unit in the nation … Helped pave the way for 1,000-yard rusher Clyde Edwards-Helaire and Heisman Trophy Award winner Joe Burrow … Graded out above 90 percent in the SEC Championship game… The top lineman against Texas A&M with two finishes on all 67 snaps … Finished with a team-high two knockdowns on 44 snaps against Arkansas … Credited with a team-high five knockdowns at Ole Miss and led the offense to the most yards in an SEC game and second most in any game in school history …. Limited the dominant Alabama line and graded out at 93 percent overall with a finish … Helped lead Clyde Edwards-Helaire to another 100-yard rushing game against No. 9 Auburn … Played all 61 snaps against Mississippi State and finished as the second-best lineman … Graded out at 93 percent overall against No. 7 Florida after not allowing the Gators a sack and leading the Tigers to more than 500 yards … The second-best overall grade against Utah State and totaled a team-high two finishes against Utah State … Matched the season opener with five knockdowns against Texas … Graded out as the highest rated lineman with five finishes on 56 snaps in the season opener against Georgia Southern. 

Stepped right in a took over as LSU’s starting right guard for all 13 games in 2018 … One of the unsung heroes of LSU’s offensive last year as he led all offensive linemen in snaps with 978 … Played every offensive snap 11 of LSU’s 13 games … Missed only one series in blowout win over Rice and sat out a series in win over Ole Miss … Played all 96 offensive snaps in 7OT games against Texas A&M and followed that with 86 plays in Fiesta Bowl victory over UCF … Joined center Lloyd Cushenberry III as the only Tigers to start every game on the offensive line … Key member of LSU offensive line that helped pave the way for 1,000-yard rusher Nick Brossette, who ranked among the SEC leaders in rushing yards and rushing touchdowns. 

One of the nation’s top junior college offensive lineman in both 2016 and 2017 … Rated as a three-star recruit by both 247Sports and Rivals … Attended Northwest Mississippi Community College prior to LSU … Graduated from Northwest Mississippi Community College in 18 months and was on the school’s dean’s list … Two-time junior college All-America selection … Named the 2017 Capital One Academic All-District Football … Named to the 2016-17 MACJC All- Academic Team … 2016-17 NJCAA All-Academic Third Team … Chosen as the MACJC’s Offensive Line MVP for the north division … Started all 22 games of his Northwest career at right guard … The No. 109 overall prospect by 247Sports … The No. 3 offensive guard by 247Sports … Ranked No. 25 on the top recruits out of Mississippi by 247Sports … Two-way player on both offensive and defensive lines for Canton High School … Coached by Benjy Parker.

Parents are Stacey Lewis and Damien Dozier … Is the oldest of four boys in his family … Grew up in Canton, Miss. … Majoring in sports administration. 

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