Ben

Bordelon

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Offensive Tackle
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 293lbs.
Class: Senior
City/State: Mathews, La.
High School: C. Lafourshe HS
Experience: 4 Letters

Bio

1996 Second-Team All-SEC (SEC Coaches, AP)
1993 Knoxville News-Sentinel Freshman All-SEC Team

CAREER
A three-year starter for LSU and offensive team captain his senior year ... Started at guard as a freshman in 1993 when he earned Freshman All-SEC honors, then played backup guard as a sophomore before moving to tackle for the 1995 season ... Played in 44 of 46 games during his career ... Hails from same hometown and high school of LSU all-time leading passer Tommy Hodson who played from 1986-89 ... Redshirted true freshman season in 1992.

SENIOR SEASON (1996)
Named second-team All-SEC by the AP and league coaches ... LSU's offensive team captain ... Having best year as a Tiger ... Started every game at right tackle ... Has started last 23 games and has played in 43 of LSU's last 45 games ... A starting guard his freshman season, then moved to tackle as a junior.

JUNIOR SEASON (1995)
Started all 11 games at right tackle for the Tigers ... Played in 714 offensive plays from scrimmage in 1995, one of only three players to participate in more than 700 offensive plays ... A steady player who improved as the season progressed.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (1994)
Played in all 11 games and participated in 330 offensive plays ... Started at RG at Auburn ... Saw plenty of action in reserve role at LG vs. Texas A&M, Mississippi State, South Carolina, Florida and Ole Miss ... Saw most action of the season at Tulane.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (1993)
Emerged as the Tigers' starting left guard in his redshirt freshman season and was impressive enough to earn Freshman All-SEC honors from the Knoxville News-Sentinel ... Played in nine games and started the final six for LSU ... Played reserve right tackle in fall drills, then moved to backup left guard the remainder of the season ... Did not play at Mississippi State and Tennessee, and played sparingly at Texas A&M and vs. Auburn.

HIGH SCHOOL
High school coach Bob Gros also coached former Tiger great Robert Dugas ... Lettered twice in shot put on track team ... Two-time all-district offensive lineman, two-time all-parish ... Senior class president.

PERSONAL
Full name is Benjamin Gerald Bordelon ... Born April 9, 1974 in Matthews, La. ... Mom is Charlotte Toups ... Has four siblings - Rene, Robin, James and George.

 

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