Position
Running Back
Height
6'0
Weight
203 lbs.
Class
Freshman
Hometown
St. Rose, La.
High School
Destrehan HS

Versatile running back who teams with Ty Davis-Price to give the Tigers a 1-2 punch at the position … Developing into a great all-around back … Is an every-down back that can catch the ball out of the backfield and protect the quarterback on passing downs … Explosive player with breakaway speed … Won’t get caught from behind … Has the toughness to run between the tackles as well … Excels when hitting the edge … Played in 19 games in his LSU career with 566 rushing yards and seven touchdowns.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2020)
Appeared in nine games, starting three times … Second on team in rushing with 378 yards and three TDs … Led all running backs in receiving with 14 receptions for 73 yards … Had one 100-yard game, that coming against Vanderbilt with 103 yards and a TD on 12 carries … Rushed a career-best 18 times for 88 yards and a score in win over South Carolina … Other touchdown came on a 54-yard run against Alabama … Finished game against Crimson Tide with 79 yards on seven carries.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2019)
Played in 10 games with no starts … Rushed for 188 yards and four TDs on 39 carries … Caught six passes for 60 yards … Longest run of season came on 39-yard TD run against Arkansas … Rushed three times for seven yards, including a 6-yard TD, against Oklahoma … Rushed for 42 yards on two carries against Arkansas … Rushed for 51 yards on nine carries against Vanderbilt … Scored TDs on runs of 6 yards vs. Vanderbilt and 4 yards vs. Northwestern State … Carried eight times for 45 yards vs. Utah State.

HIGH SCHOOL
One of the nation’s most sought-after high school running backs in the Class of 2019 … The highest-rated running back to sign with LSU since Leonard Fournette in 2014 … Considered one of the top-five running backs in the nation… Rated a five-star prospect from Scout.com and 247sports… Considered a top-three player in the state of Louisiana and the No. 2 running back nationally by 247sports… A finalist for the Touchdown Club of Atlanta’s National Back of the Year… Competed in the 2019 Under Armour All-America Game… Team posted a 13-2 mark his senior year … As a junior, piled up 1,029 all-purpose yards, scored nine touchdowns and averaged more than seven yards per carry in six games before suffering a season ending injury… As a senior, rushed for 1,693 yards and 26 TDs in leading his team to the 5A state semifinals.

JOHN EMERY JR.’S CAREER RUSHING HIGHS
Rushing attempts: 18 vs. South Carolina, 2020
Rushing yards: 103 at Vanderbilt, 2020
Rushing TDs: 1, 7x (Last: vs. Alabama)
Long rush: 54 vs. Alabama,. 2020

JOHN EMERY JR.’S CAREER RECEIVING HIGHS
Receptions: 4 vs. Utah State, 2019
Receiving yards: 34 vs. Utah State, 2019
Receiving TDs: 0
Long reception: 17 vs. Georgia Southern, 2019

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