Versatile athlete that has the agility to play tight end and the strength to line up at offensive tackle ... Enrolled early at LSU and took part in spring drills ... Ranked as a three-star prospect by Rivals, 247Sports, Scout and ESPN ... Utilized more as a blocker during high school but was able to haul in four receptions for 78 yards and one touchdown as a senior ... Rated as high as the No. 42 tight end in the nation ... Earned an invitation to the Offense Defense All-American Bowl in Orlando, Fla. ... Coached by Matt Green.
Parents are Stephen & Ashley Shipley ... Born Dec. 12, 1996 ... Majoring in sport administration.