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#48 Seth Fruge
Position: Linebacker
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 186 lbs.
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: Welsh, La.
High School: Notre Dame HS
Major: Nutrition Science
Born: 07/23/1990
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Seth Fruge Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 01/09/2014

2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2010 SEC Academic Honor Roll

CAREER
A walk-on to the program who worked his way into a starting role on LSU’s special teams units and eventually earned a scholarship … Played in 47 games with no starts during his career … Finished career with 10 tackles, all on special teams … Tore anterior cruciate ligament in knee during a Thursday practice the week of the Georgia game in 2013 … Was not able to participate in kickoff coverage against Georgia, but still made the trip and performed his duties as LSU’s holder against the Bulldogs … Did not miss any games due to knee injury … Has a passion for the game and it shows with the way he pursued the football on kickoff and punt coverage …  Served as LSU’s holder on all placekicks in 2013 … Three-time member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll … Nicknamed “Spicoli” after the character on Fast Times at Ridgemont High due to his long blonde hair  … When told of the nickname, he had no idea who “Spicoli” was as he’s never seen the movie … Graduated in December with a degree in Nutrition and Food Science … Plans to attend medical school next year … Recipient of the 2013 Charles Coates Award as the top student-athlete on the football team.

SENIOR SEASON (2013)
Played in all 13 games with no starts …Served as LSU’s holder on placekicks for every game … Started on LSU’s kickoff and punt coverage until a knee injury during practice two days before the Georgia game put him on the sidelines … Still served as LSU’s holder but could no longer run down the field on kickoff and punt coverage … Had career-best three special teams tackles in win over Auburn … Had a total of four special teams tackles.

JUNIOR SEASON (2012)
Played in all 13 games in a special teams role … Recorded four tackles … Had one tackle each in games vs. Washington, Idaho, Florida, and Alabama … Served as the holder in season-opener vs. North Texas and Clemson in the Chick-fil-A bowl.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2011)
Played in 12 games with no starts ... Saw action on special teams ... Tallied his first career tackle on kickoff coverage against West Virginia ... Posted an assisted tackle versus Kentucky.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2010)
Played the first nine games of the season on the Tigers kickoff team ... Did not record any statistics ... Earned his first letter with the Tigers in 2010.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2009)
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2009.

HIGH SCHOOL
Four sport standout at Notre Dame High School in Crowley ... Played football, baseball, tennis and ran track ... Earned first team All-State honors as a linebacker his senior season in 2009 ... Team was twice runner-up for the state title ... Recorded 143 tackles as a senior.

PERSONAL
Parents are John and Elizabeth Fruge ... Born July 23, 1990 in Welsh, La. ... Is one of eight children in his family ... Majoring in nutritional science … Avid hunter and fisherman.

CAREER HIGHS
Total tackles: 3 vs. Auburn, 2013
Tackles for loss: 0
Sacks: 0

FRUGE'S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS

Year
G-GS
UT
AT
TT
TFL
Sacks
PBU
QBH
INT
FF
FR
2009
Redshirt Season
2010
9-0
0
0
0
0-0
0
0
0
0-0
0
0-0
2011
12-0
1
1
2
0-0
0
0
0
0-0
0
0-0
2012
13-0
1
3
4
0-0
0-0
0
0
0-0
0
0-0
2013 13-0 2 2 4 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0 0 0-0
Totals
47-0
4
6
10
0-0
0-0
0
0
0-0
0
0-0
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