Height
6'1
Class
Senior
Hometown
Houston, Texas
High School
Westbury HS

2004 Olympic Finalist (400 Hurdles)
Five-time National Champion
14-time All-American
2002 SEC Male Track & Field Freshman of the Year

Finished his career as the most decorated All-American in Tiger track history, earning a total of 14 honors … Won five NCAA titles as a member of LSU’s 4×100 and 4×400-meter relay teams … Is the school record holder in the 400-meter hurdles (47.67) … Also helped the Tigers to school, NCAA meet and collegiate records in the outdoor 4×400-meter relay (2:59.59).

2005
Capped an exceptional four-year career for the Tigers by garnering three-All-America awards at the NCAA Outdoor Championships … Was the national runner-up in the 400-meter hurdles for the second straight year, and the third time in his career, clocking a school record and personal best time of 47.67 … Is the only athlete in LSU history to clock a sub-48 second performance in the event … Also ran the third leg on the Tigers’ 4×400-meter relay team that won the national title in school, NCAA meet and collegiate record time (2:59.59) … Time broke the 17-year old record of 2:59.91 set by UCLA in 1988 … Earned his final All-America award of the outdoor season as a member of the Tigers’ 4×100-meter relay that placed fourth overall after crossing the line in 38.86 … Also helped the Tigers to short relay wins at the prestigious Texas Relays (38.94) and Penn Relays (39.06) … Ran on the 4×400 teams that captured the NCAA Mideast Regional title (3:03.30) and earned all-conference honors at the SEC Championships (3:02.95) … Individually, finished second in the 400 hurdles at the regional championships (49.55), as well as third at the conference meet (49.70) … Clocked an impressive 48.54 in the hurdles at the Sun Angel Classic in Phoenix, Ariz., to establish a new stadium record in the event … Also won the hurdles at the season-opening Tiger Relays, recording a time of 49.40 … During the indoor season, earned All-America honors as a member of the Tigers’ 4×400 relay team that placed fourth in 3:04.90 … Also helped LSU to All-SEC honors in the event (3:04.90), as well as first-place finishes at the Holiday Inn Team Invitational (3:06.52) and the Armory Invitational (3:07.73).

2004
Represented Team USA in the 400-meter hurdles at the Olympic Games in Athens … Was exceptional during the qualifying rounds, finishing second in both his first round (48.57) and semifinal heats (48.19) … Clocked 49.51 to finish eighth in the finals … At the U.S. Olympic Trials recorded a personal best 48.05 to finish third and advance to the Summer Games … During the collegiate season, added three All-America awards to his resume … Earned NCAA runner-up honors in the 400-meter hurdles, clocking 49.34 in the finals … Also earned All-SEC honors in the event, placing second at the conference meet (48.86) … Recorded three victories in the 400 hurdles during the regular season, winning the Gatorade Classic (49.19), the LSU Alumni Gold (49.99) and the Tiger Relays (50.65) … Also a key member of the Tigers’ 4×100 and 4×400 relay teams during the outdoor season … Earned All-America honors as a member of the 4×400 that placed eighth at the NCAA Outdoor Championships … Ran the second leg on the 4×400 team that posted a school record mark of 3:01.39 at the Penn Relays … Anchored the Tigers’ 4×100 to wins at the Texas Relays (38.93), Gatorade Classic (39.07) and Tiger Relays (39.44) … During the indoor season, helped the Tigers to the team title at the NCAA Championships, running the third leg on the Tigers’ 4×400 team that placed fifth overall … Ran the lead leg on LSU’s SEC champion relay squad that clocked 3:06.79 in Lexington … Wrapped up his junior season as a member of the Tigers’ football team … A special teams standout, he played in nine games … Caught one pass for 20-yards vs. Mississippi State … Had five tackles on special teams kick coverage.

2003
Turned in a sensational sophomore campaign winning three national titles as a member of the Tigers’ 4×100 and 4×400-meter relay teams … Anchored LSU to its second straight national title in the 4×100 as the Tigers posted the fourth fastest mark in school history (38.65) at the NCAA Championships … Ran the second leg on LSU’s national champion outdoor 4×400-meter relay team (3:02.01) … Time of 3:02.01 ranks as the third-best all-time at LSU … Also earned All-America honors during the outdoor season, placing fourth in the 400-meter hurdles at the NCAA Championships (49.38) … Clocked a season-best 48.97 in the prelims … Ran 49.10 at the SEC Championships to place third overall … Won the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational (50.53) … Finished fourth at the NCAA Regionals with a time of 51.60 … During the indoor season, ran the third-leg on the Tigers’ national champion 4×400-meter relay team … The LSU foursome clocked the third-fastest time in school history (3:04.79) … Earned All-SEC honors as the third leg on the Tigers’ 4×400 that finished second at the conference meet (3:05.62) … Finished his second season with the LSU football team that went 13-1 on the year and won the BCS National Championship, defeating Oklahoma, 21-14, in the Nokia Sugar Bowl … The only athlete in LSU history to win national championships in two different sports.

2002
Played a key role in LSU’s march to the 2002 NCAA Outdoor Championship … Anchored the 4×100-meter relay team to the national title with a time of 38.48 … Finished second in 400-meter hurdles at the national championships, clocking a school-record time of 48.80 … Helped clinch the NCAA team title for the Tigers in the last event of the meet, running the third leg on the 4×400-meter relay team that placed third with a season-best time of 3:02.33 … Named the 2002 SEC Male Track and Field Freshman of the Year … Earned All-SEC honors with a second-place finish in the 400-meter hurdles at the conference meet (49.10) … Grabbed another second-place finish at the SEC meet, anchoring the 4×100-meter relay team to a time of 39.41 … Ran the third leg on LSU’s 4×400-meter relay team that also finished second at the SEC championships (3:03.13) … Participated in his redshirt freshman season as a receiver on the Tiger football team … Finished the year with three catches for 28 yards.

High School
Attended Westbury High School in Houston … Rated as the nation’s No. 1 prep hurdler as a senior … Won the 5A state title in the 300-meter hurdles (36.1) … Also a standout on the football field, he caught 36 passes for 967 yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior … Was named an All-American by USA Today … Was a first-team all-state, all-district and all-metro selection.

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