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#5 Kary Vincent Jr. Season 2019

Houston, Texas
High School
Port Arthur Memorial HS

Dynamic two-sport athlete at LSU who used his World class speed to help the Tiger secondary on the football field … Played in 39 games, starting 19 times … Capped LSU career with 87 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss, one sack and six interceptions … Had 18 pass breakups … Doubled as a sprinter on LSU’s nationally-ranked track team … Part of SEC Champion 4×100 meter relay team in 2018 and 2019 … Opted out of the 2020 season

Starting nickel back for LSU’s national championship team in 2019 … Appeared in all 15 games in 2019, starting nine times … Finished with 47 tackles and ranked second on team in interceptions with four … Played best football of LSU career during the Tigers’ national championship run … Used in track speed to track down a pass against Oklahoma in the national semifinals for an interception … Other interceptions came against Utah State, Ole Miss and Texas A&M … In addition to the interception, had four tackles and a pass breakup in win over Oklahoma … Had a pair of tackles and a pass breakup against Georgia in the SEC Championship Game … Recorded eight tackles against Mississippi State. 

Played in 13 games with seven starts … Finished with 40 tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss, a sack and an interception … Started at cornerback in the Fiesta Bowl win over UCF … Other starts came vs. Louisiana Tech, Ole Miss, Florida, Mississippi State, Alabama, and Arkansas … Had spectacular interception to go along with three tackles, two pass breakups and a sack for an 8-yard loss in win over Arkansas … Opened season with four tackles vs. Miami … Had career-best seven tackles and a pass breakup in win over No. 2 Georgia. 

Appeared in 11 games and made three starts at nickel against Chattanooga, Mississippi State and Syracuse … Finished year with nine tackles and an interception … First career interception came against Chattanooga … Had three tackles vs. Mississippi State and Syracuse. 

(2019): Ran wind-aided 10.07 in the 100 meters at the LSU Invitational to finish the season ranked No. 11 in the NCAA for 2019 … Lead leg of the 4×100 meter relay that ran the 14th fastest time in NCAA history with a 38.37 at the NCAA Championships … Ran lead leg of SEC winning 4×100 meter relay that clocked a time of 38.85 … Helped LSU’s 4×100 meter relay win three additional times in 2018. 
(2018): Served as the lead leg of the 4×100 meter relay all season long when he competed … Ran lead leg of the 4×100 meter relay that claimed gold at the SEC Championships with a season-best time of 38.76 … Helped the Tigers win the 4×100 meter relay title at the Pac-12/Big Ten Invitational with a clocking of 38.84 … Ran the lead leg of the 4×200 meter relay at the Texas Relays to help LSU place second with a time of 1:21.48.

Four-star recruit per 247Sports, Rivals, ESPN and Scout … Graded as the No. 12 player overall in Texas by Rivals … Rated as the No. 23 overall prospect and the No. 2 corner in the ESPN 300 … Invited to the 2017 Under Armour All-America game … Ranked No. 33 on the Austin American-Statesman’s 2017 Fabulous 55 … Named to the All-USA Texas First Team Defense … Recorded seven interceptions, returning three of them for four touchdowns his senior season … Also defended seven passes and a sack … Showed versatility by running for two touchdowns and hauling in a touchdown catch on offense … Garnered 51 tackles, picking off five passes and returning two kicks for touchdowns during his junior campaign … Two-time 6A Texas State Champion in the 200 meters … Coached in track by his dad … Coached by Kenny Harrison.

Son of the late Kary Vincent Sr., who played wide receiver for Texas A&M and was drafted in the sixth round by the New Orleans Saints … Mom is Montrelle Shedrick … Born Feb. 27, 1999 … Majoring in sports administration.

Kary Vincent’s Career Highs
Tackles: 7 vs. Georgia, 2018   
Tackles for Loss: 1.0 vs. Arkansas, 2018  
Sacks: 1.0 vs. Arkansas, 2018
Interceptions: 1, 2x (Last: vs. Arkansas, 2018; First: vs. Chattanooga, 2017)
Pass Breakups: 2 vs. Arkansas, 2018 

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