Grant

Delpit

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#9

Safety
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 203lbs.
Class: Sophomore
City/State: Houston, Texas
High School: IMG Academy
Major: Sport Administration
Experience: 1 Letter

Bio

2018 Nagurski Award Finalists
2018 Thorpe Award Semifinalist
2018 Bednarik Award Semifinalist
2018 SEC Defensive Player of the Week (vs. Mississippi State)
2018 Bednarik Award Player of the Week (vs. Mississippi State)

Developed into one of the top defensive backs in college football in 2018 ... Finalist for the Nagurski Trophy as nation’s top defender in 2018 ... Semifinalist for both the Thorpe and Bednarik Awards ...
Versatile player that makes plays all over the field ... Has such tremendous ability that he is able to lineup anywhere on the defensive side of the ball and still make an impact on a play ... Has drawn comparisons for former LSU standout and first round NFL Draft pick Jamal Adams.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (through 11/10/2018)
Through 10 games, leads the SEC and ranks No. 2 in the nation interceptions with five ... Leads LSU in tackles for loss with 9.5 and sacks with 5.0 ... Has six pass breakups and four quarterback hurries to his credit ... Has a total of seven takeaways for the Tigers – five interceptions, one fumble recovery and one forced fumble ... Has three double-digit tackle games (10 vs. Auburn, 10 vs. Florida and 10 vs. Mississippi State) ... Named both SEC Defensive Player of the Week and Bednarik Award National Player of the Week for his performance in a 19-3 win over Mississippi State ... Had 10 tackles, including a sack, and a pair of interceptions as LSU limited Mississippi State to 260 total yards and only 59 passing yards in 19-3 win over the Bulldogs ... Opened season with six tackles, including a sack for a 15-yard loss, in win over Miami ... In road win over Auburn, had a tackle for a 3-yard loss and an interception on the second play of the game ... Had an interception, a sack for a 5-yard loss and five total tackles in dominating win over Ole Miss ... Followed that with 10 tackles, an interception and a pair of quarterback hurries vs. Florida ... Recovered a fumble and recorded seven tackles, including one for a 2-yard loss in 36-16 win over then-No. 2 Georgia ... Recovered a fumble and had six tackles, including a sack for an 8-yard loss in road win over Arkansas as the Tigers limited the Razorbacks to just 16 rushing yards.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2017)
Played in all 13 games and finished fourth on the team with 60 tackles ... Ended with 3.5 tackles for loss, an interception and nine passes defended ... Finished with at least one tackle in every game during his debut season ... Had a career-high game at Ole Miss as the team’s leading tackler with nine ... Also recorded a tackle for loss, his first career interception and a PBU against the Rebels ... Had outstanding performances at home against Auburn and in the Citrus Bowl against Notre Dame, notching eight tackles in each game ... Posted a career-high 1.5 tackles for loss against Auburn.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played senior season at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, after transferring from Lamar High School in Houston ... Registered 47 tackles, five interceptions, six pass breakups and one tackle for loss at IMG ... Returned two interceptions for TDs in 2016 ... Consensus four-star prospect from ESPN, Scout, Rivals and 247Sports ... Listed as No. 57 overall, the No. 4 safety and the 12th-best prospect in Florida by ESPN.com ... Rated No. 68 overall, the No. 8 safety and No. 15 in Florida by Rivals.com ... Named the No. 72 overall prospect, No. 10 safety and No. 16 in Florida by 247Sports.

PERSONAL
Born Sept. 20, 1998 ... Lived in New Orleans until Hurricane Katrina displaced his family in 2005 when they moved to Houston where they still live ... Majoring in sport administration.

GRANT DELPIT’S CAREER HIGHS
Tackles: 10, three times (Last: vs. Mississippi State, 2018; First: at Auburn, 2018)
Tackles for loss: 2.5 vs. Ole Miss, 2018
Sacks: 1, five times (Last: vs. Arkansas, 2018; First: vs. Miami, 2018)
Interceptions: 2 vs. Mississippi State, 2018
Pass breakups: 2, three times (Last: at Arkansas, 2018; First: Syracuse, Sep 23, 2017)

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