PRIOR TO LSU
Ran three years for Floresville High School in Texas before transferring to C.E. Byrd High School in Shreveport, La. … A two-sport athlete competing in cross country for three years and track all four years of his prep career … Was the district champion in the 3200 meters … Was also a four-time regional qualifier and qualified for state once during his prep career.
Full name is Buck Ryan Baker … Born on Oct. 10, 1994 … His parents, Larry and Amy Baker, both attended LSU … Has four siblings, Beau, Jewel, Mac and Macy … Plans to major in biology and nutrition at LSU.