Saahdiq

Charles

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#77

Offensive Tackle
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 305lbs.
Class: Sophomore
City/State: Jackson, Miss.
High School: Madison-Ridgeland Academy
Major: Sport Administration
Experience: 1 Letter

Bio

2017 All-SEC Freshman Team

Talented offensive lineman that made an immediate impact during his rookie season with the Tigers last year … Teamed with Ed Ingram to give LSU two of the best true freshmen in college football a year ago … Versatile player that started final seven games of 2017 season at left tackle after opening the year in the starting lineup at right guard in win over BYU … Totaled nearly 700 snaps and 35 offensive knockdowns in his debut season … Helped pave the way for 1,000-yard rusher in Derrius Guice.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2017)
Played in all 13 games and earned nine starts on the line (seven at left tackle, one at right tackle, one at right guard) … Became the first true freshman to start on the line in a season opener in the modern era … Played a total of 687 snaps … Did not miss a snap in games against Troy (63), Florida (60), Auburn (65), Ole Miss (71), Alabama (73), Arkansas (58) and Tennessee (59) … Consistent performer with 35 knockdowns … Totaled a career-high five knockdowns against Auburn … Also finished with four knockdowns in games against Chattanooga, Mississippi State, Florida and Ole Miss … Helped pave the way for running back Derrius Guice’s 276 yards on the ground against Ole Miss, the fifth 250-yard plus rushing game in LSU history and Guice’s third.

HIGH SCHOOL
Dominant offensive lineman who was considered one of the top players in the state of Mississippi as a senior in 2016 ... Transitioned to the offensive line from the defensive line as a junior ... Four-star recruit according to Rivals and Scout ... New Orleans native who was displaced due to Hurricane Katrina ... Bounced around after Katrina from north Louisiana, Houston, Georgia and Montgomery, Alabama, before finally settling in Madison, Mississippi ... Played both sides of the line in high school ... No. 16 rated offensive guard and No. 7 overall prospect from the state of Mississippi according to 247Sports ... Named to the 2016 Dandy Dozen list as one of the top high school senior football players in Mississippi.

PERSONAL
First name is pronounced Suh-deek ... Born July 26, 1999 ... Majoring in sport administration.

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