Jenkins III

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Defensive Line
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 286lbs.
Class: Freshman
City/State: Maringouin, La.
High School: Plaquemine HS
Major: Sport Administration
Experience: Redshirt


Young defensive end that redshirted as a true freshman in 2018 … Saw action in one game for the Tigers in 2018 … Standout defensive lineman in high school … Spent last year working on scout team, getting stronger and learning the college game … Will be in position to see playing time in 2019.

Played in one game as a true freshman, seeing action in win over Rice … Had first career tackle in win over the Owls in Tiger Stadium.

Standout defensive tackle that made an impact both rushing the quarterback and defending the run ... Listed as a four-star prospect by ESPN and garnered three stars from 247Sports ... Member of the ESPN 300 ... Considered one of the top defensive line prospects in Louisiana ... From same high school as former LSU standout and current Miami Dolphin defensive lineman Davon Godchaux.

Majoring in sports administration.

Nelson Jenkins’ Career Highs
Tackles: 1 vs. Rice

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Nelson Jenkins III - 2018 LSU Football Signee