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#77 Saahdiq Charles Season 2019

Offensive Tackle
Jackson, Miss.
High School
Madison-Ridgeland Academy

No. 108 Pick in 2020 NFL Draft (Round 4) | Washington Redskins Details
2019 Joe Moore Award Winner (Nation’s Top Offensive Line)
2017 All-SEC Freshman Team

Played in 32 games with 28 starts in his three years at LSU … Saw most of his action at left tackle, but also saw time at right tackle and right guard … Started 26 times at left tackle and once at right tackle and right guard … Made an immediate impact in his first year with the Tigers in 2017, starting nine games as a true freshman … Helped pave the way for LSU running backs going over the 1,000-yard mark all three seasons he was on the offensive line from 2017-19 … Played a total of 2,102 offensive snaps in his three years at LSU … Part of an LSU offensive line that was named the winner of the 2019 Joe Moore Award, which is presented annually to the top offensive line in college football … Opted to forgo senior season and entered his named into the 2020 NFL Draft.  

LSU’s starter at left tackle in nine games … Key part of LSU offensive line that was named the Joe Moore Award winner for the top unit in the nation … Played a total of 653 offensive snaps … Played his best football down the stretch, helping the Tigers to three wins over Top 4 ranked teams in December and January … Graded out at 87% in win over Oklahoma after achieving a season-best grade of 92% in win over Georgia in the SEC Championship Game … The 92 percent was the best among all offensive linemen in win over Bulldogs … Key component of offense line that helped pave the way for LSU’s record-setting offense … Key contributor to the success of Heisman Trophy quarterback Joe Burrow and 1,400-yard rusher Clyde Edwards-Helaire … Credited with a pair of finishes for the Tiger offense that put up 553 yards of offense against Texas A&M … Helped the Tigers to more than 559 yards, including 166 on the ground against Alabama … Graded out at 88 percent against one of the top defenses in the nation in Auburn, leading the way for Clyde Edwards-Helaire’s 136 yards on the ground … Played all 50 snaps against the vaunted Gators defensive line and earned an overall grade of 91 percent. 

Played in 10 games with 10 starts as a sophomore … All 10 starts came at left tackle … Started opener against Miami, but missed the following week against Southeastern Louisiana … Returned to action against Auburn, before missing consecutive games against Louisiana Tech and Ole Miss … Returned to action against Florida and started the final eight games of the season … Played a total of 762 snaps … Played every snap nine games, including all 96 offensive plays in seven overtime game vs. Texas A&M and 86 in Fiesta Bowl win over UCF … Played every snap (78) in helping LSU to 36-16 win over No.2 Georgia … Followed that by playing every offensive snap in win over Mississippi State (72), Alabama (65), Arkansas (70) and Rice (67). 

Played in all 13 games with nine starts on the offensive line (7 at left tackle, 1 at right tackle, 1 at right guard) … Earned a spot on the Freshman All-SEC team … Teamed with Ed Ingram to give LSU two of the best true freshmen in college football in 2017 … Became the first true freshman to start on the line in a season opener in the modern era when he started at right guard in win over BYU … Played a total of 687 snaps … Did not miss a snap in games against Troy (63), Florida (60), Auburn (65), Ole Miss (71), Alabama (73), Arkansas (58) and Tennessee (59) … Consistent performer with 35 knockdowns … Totaled a career-high five knockdowns against Auburn … Also finished with four knockdowns in games against Chattanooga, Mississippi State, Florida and Ole Miss …  Helped pave the way for running back Derrius Guice’s 276 yards on the ground against Ole Miss, the fifth 250-yard plus rushing game in LSU history and Guice’s third.

Dominant offensive lineman who was considered one of the top players in the state of Mississippi as a senior in 2016 … Transitioned to the offensive line from the defensive line as a junior … Four-star recruit according to Rivals and Scout … New Orleans native who was displaced due to Hurricane Katrina … Bounced around after Katrina from north Louisiana, Houston, Georgia and Montgomery, Alabama, before finally settling in Madison, Mississippi … Played both sides of the line in high school … No. 16 rated offensive guard and No. 7 overall prospect from the state of Mississippi according to 247Sports … Named to the 2016 Dandy Dozen list as one of the top high school senior football players in Mississippi. 

First name is pronounced Suh-deek … Born July 26, 1999 … Majoring in sport administration.

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