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#57 Davon Godchaux
Position: Defensive Tackle
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 298 lbs.
Class: Sophomore
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: Plaquemine, La.
High School: Plaquemine HS
Major: Sport Administration
Born: 11/11/1994
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Davon Godchaux Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 06/16/2015

One of two returning starters at defensive tackle going into 2015 … Teams with junior Christian LaCouture to give LSU one of the top defensive tackle tandems in the SEC … Turned heads during preseason practice last year and wasted little time getting onto the field … Took over as LSU’s starter at defense tackle against New Mexico State and started the final nine games of the season … Has a tremendous work ethic and the desire to be a great football player … Great technique with a quick first step and is explosive to the ball … Reminds people of former LSU standout Glenn Dorsey … Injured in first game of senior season of high school and missed the entire year … First action in over a year came in LSU’s season-opener against Wisconsin.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2014)
One of the top true freshmen defensive linemen in the SEC in 2014 … Took over as a starter at defensive tackle for the Tigers New Mexico State and never relinquished that role … Played in all 13 games with 10 starts … Started final nine games of the season … Was one of 17 true freshmen to see action for the Tigers in 2014 … Had breakout game against Florida with five tackles in what was just his second road start … had three tackles and a half-tackle for loss in upset win over No. 3 ranked and undefeated Ole Miss … Added three tackles, a quarterback hurry and a half-tackle for loss in overtime setback to Alabama … Capped-season with career-best eight tackles against Notre Dame in the Music City Bowl … Had two quarterback hurries and five tackles at Arkansas … Had four tackles and forced a fumble in win over New Mexico State … Had at least one tackle in every game.

HIGH SCHOOL
A powerful defensive lineman who was rated as a consensus four-star prospect by every recruiting website as a senior in 2013 … Made four tackles in the opener before suffering a season-ending knee injury in his senior season … Honored as a U.S. Army All-American and attended the all-star game … Named first-team All-State for Class 4A in his junior season after he compiled 60 tackles, 22 tackles for a loss and 4.5 sacks for Plaquemine … Rated the nation’s No. 9 defensive end by Rivals.com, No. 10 by 247Sports.com, No. 21 by Scout.com and No. 22 by ESPN.com … Member of the 247Sports Top 247, the Rivals 250, Scout 300 and ESPN 300 … Named a member of The Baton Rouge Advocate Second Dozen … Coached by Paul Distefano.

PERSONAL
Parents are Albertha Godchaux and Raynard Parker … Born Nov. 11, 1994 … Majoring in kinesiology.

GODCHAUX’S CAREER HIGHS
Total tackles: 8 vs. Notre Dame, 2014
Tackles for loss: 0.5, 3x (Last: Alabama, 2014; First: ULM, 2014)
Sacks: 0 

GODCHAUX'S CAREER STATISTICS

Year
G-GS
UT
AT
TT
TFL
Sacks
PBU
QBH
INT
FF
FR
2014 13-10 15 27 42 1.5-3 0-0 0 3 0-0 1 0-0
2015                      
Totals
13-10
15
27
42
1.5-3
0-0
0
3
0-0
1
0-0
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