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#28 Jalen Mills
Position: Safety
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 194 lbs.
Class: Junior
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: DeSoto, Texas
High School: DeSoto HS
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
Born: 04/06/1994
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Jalen Mills Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 08/03/2014

2012 Freshman All-America First Team (Sporting News, CBSSports.com, FoxSportsNext.com)
2012 SEC Freshman of the Week (vs. Washington)

Goes into junior season with more career starts than any player on the LSU defense with 26 ... Has started every game of his career, including all 13 as a true freshman in 2012 ... Will be counted on for leadership on LSU's young, but talented defense ... Expected to make the shift to safety on a full time basis in 2014 after playing 25 of the first 26 games of career at cornerback ... Good cover skills ... Aggressive against the run ... Has five interceptions and 124 tackles to his credit for his career.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013)
Picked up 67 tackles, three sacks and three interceptions over his 13 starts ... The three interceptions tied with Craig Loston for the team lead, while the three sacks tied for second on the squad ... The 67 tackles checked in third on the team ... Posted five solo stops, one interception and one pass breakup during the season-opening win over TCU ... Added five tackles and his second interception of the season versus Auburn ... Secured seven tackles which included the first sack of his career and finished with 1.5 tackles for loss against Florida ... Registered six tackles and a pair of sacks at Ole Miss ... Equaled his career-high with nine tackles at Alabama and against Arkansas ... The nine tackles tied for the team lead, and he also notched his third INT of the season versus the Razorbacks ... Garnered six stops and a half tackle for loss against Iowa in the Outback Bowl in what was his first career start at safety.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2012)
Started all 13 games at cornerback ... Ranked fourth on the team with 57 total tackles ... Added two interceptions and five pass breakups for an LSU defense that ranked among the national leaders in total defense (No. 8 at 307.6 yards per game) and pass efficiency defense (No. 11 with 107.78 rating) ... Stepped in for the dismissed Tyrann Mathieu and played like a veteran from the start ... Had four tackles in win over North Texas in first college game ... Followed that with an interception, a pass breakup and seven tackles in win over Washington a week later ... Had six tackles and another interception in week 3 vs. Idaho ... Had career-best nine tackles to go with a pair of pass breakups in road win over Arkansas ... Closed season with five solo tackles in bowl game vs. Clemson.

HIGH SCHOOL
Led DeSoto to a 10-2 record his senior season, losing to Dallas-Skyline in the second round of the state playoffs ... Registered 26 tackles, one interception and six pass breakups in his final campaign ... Spent one season at DeSoto after transferring from Lancaster High School ... Ranked as the No. 33 cornerback by 247sports.com, No. 48 by Rivals.com and No. 126 by ESPN.com ... Rated as the No. 68 recruit in Texas by 247sports.com, No. 80 by Rivals.com and No. 283 by ESPN.com ... Joins Evan Washington as DeSoto players who signed with LSU ... Coached by Claude Mathis.

PERSONAL
Mother is Kisa Mills ... Born April 6, 1994 ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.

CAREER HIGHS 
Total tackles: 9 three times (Last: vs. Arkansas, 2013; First: at Arkansas, 2012)
Interceptions: 1 four times (Last: vs. Auburn, 2013; First: vs. Washington, 2012)
Pass Breakups: 2 at Arkansas, 2012

MILLS' CAREER DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

Year
G-GS
UT
AT
TT
TFL
Sacks
PBU
QBH
INT
FF
FR
2012
13-13
38
19
57
0-0
0-0
5
0
2-18
0
0-0
2013 13-13 45 22 67 4.0-23 3.0-21 3 0 3-(-6) 0 0-0
Totals
26-26
83
41
124
4.0-23
3.0-21
8
0
5-12
0
0-0
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