Rangy, fast and versatile linebacker that can play either inside or outside ... Moved to inside linebacker during the spring of 2017 and will be counted on for significant playing time at that spot this fall ... Played in nine games as a true freshman in 2016.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2016)
Saw action in nine games as a true freshman in 2016 ... Had perhaps his best game of the year in his first collegiate contest against Wisconsin ... Had four tackles, including a tackle for a six-yard loss against the Badgers ... Set a career-best with six tackles, including four solo, at Auburn ... Finished season with 13 tackles ... Other games with tackles came against Jacksonville State (1 tackle) and Mississippi State (2 tackles).
One of five early enrollees for LSU in the spring of 2016 ... Former quarterback at John Curtis before making the switch to defense at John Ehret ... Ranked as the No. 46 overall prospect in the 2016 ESPN 300 ... Led an Ehret defense that recorded three shutouts his senior year in 2015 ... As a senior, helped his team to a 12-3 overall mark and a berth in the Louisiana 5A state title game (lost to Zachary, 46-12) ... Invited to participate in the Under Armour All-American Game ... Consensus four-star prospect by 247Sports, Scout, Rivals, and ESPN ... Named to the Second Team Defense of the MaxPreps All-American Team and also named to the Louisiana ALL-USA First Team Defense ... Ranked as the No. 10 outside linebacker in the country and the No. 8 player in Louisiana according to Rivals ... LSWA 5A Defensive MVP as a senior ... Member of the New Orleans All-Metro first team as selected by Nola.com ... Named to the Baton Rouge Advocate's Super Dozen for 2016 ... Posted 60.5 tackles, 13 sacks, and two forced fumbles in 2015 ... Coached by Corey Lambert.
Parents are Leslie Michael Divinity Sr. Gilmore ... Born May 13, 1997 ... Is the oldest of four children ... Majoring in sport administration.
MICHAEL DIVINITY'S CAREER HIGHS
Total tackles: 6 at Auburn, 2016
Tackles for loss: 1 vs. Wisconsin, 2016