Redshirt freshman who figures into LSU’s plans on the offensive line in 2014 ... Can play center or guard ... Made an impact during the spring and goes into 2015 in a position to contribute at center or either guard spot ... His father, Tommy, was a four-year letterwinner and a team captain on LSU’s 1987 team.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2014)
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2014.
One of the top offensive lineman coming out of Louisiana ... Has family ties to the program as his father, Tommy, is a former LSU defensive tackle from 1984-87 ... A powerful run blocker ranked as a unanimous four-star prospect by Rivals.com, Scout.com, ESPN.com and 247Sports.com ... Listed as high as the No. 11 offensive guard nationally by 247Sports ... Member of the 247Sports Top 247, the Rivals250, and the Scout 300 ... Named to the Louisiana 5A All-State Team for the past two seasons ... Demonstrates extremely sound technique, loves finishing blocks and putting his man on his back ... Member of The Baton Rouge Advocate Second Dozen ... Coached by Mark Bonis.
Parents are Heather and Tommy Clapp ... Born Dec. 10, 1995 ... Father, Tommy, lettered on the defensive line at LSU from 1984-87 and was named a permanent team captain for the 1987 squad ... Tommy finished his LSU career with 139 tackles, 9.0 tackles for loss and 4.0 sacks and started against Nebraska in the Sugar Bowl in 1985 and 1987 ... Majoring in general business.