Middle linebacker for the Tigers that saw significant playing time as a true freshman in 2018 … Played in eight games, starting once … Drew the starting assignment in place of an injured Jacob Phillips against Florida … Finished rookie season with 18 tackles and a half-tackle for loss … Arrived on campus in January of 2018 as an early enrollee and participated in spring practice.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2018)
Played in eight games with one start … Started against Florida and responded by leading the Tigers in tackles with a career-best 11 … Had six tackles in LSU debut vs. Southeastern Louisiana … Came off bench to replace Jacob Phillips in 7OT game vs. Texas A&M (Note: Phillips was ejected for targeting in third OT for targeting).
A four-year starter for Evangel Christian Academy ... Led team in tackles as a senior ... Helped his team reach the Division I state semifinals in 2017 ... Ended his senior campaign with 80 tackles and four sacks, which garnered him a bid to the 2018 U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... A four-star prospect per 247Sports and Rivals ... Three-star recruit by Scout and ESPN ... Ranked as the top inside linebacker in the state of Louisiana and No. 6 in the nation by 247Sports ... Ranked No. 138 overall by 247Sports ... Notched the 46th spot on the 2018 top outside linebacker list by ESPN ... Claimed the 24th ranking in the 2018 Louisiana Top-55 list and the No. 240 spot in the 2018 prospect ranking list on Rivals ... Earned a spot showcasing his athletic abilities in Nike's The Opening Finals in Oregon ... Coached by former LSU standout Byron Dawson, who played defensive tackle for the Tigers from 1999-2002
Micah Baskerville’s Career Highs
Tackles: 11 at Florida, 2018
Tackles for loss: 0.5 at Florida, 2018