Enters his sophomore season as a backup at either guard position on the offensive line … Served as the backup to starter La’el Collins at left guard in 2012 … Has not seen any game action in his two years with the Tigers.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2012)
Listed as a backup at left guard in 2012 … Did not see any game action for the Tigers.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2011)
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2011.
One of four in-state offensive linemen to sign with LSU in 2011 ... A three-star prospect according to Rivals.com and Scout.com ... Ranked No. 34 in the state of Louisiana by Rivals and No. 24 in Louisiana by Tigerbait.com ... Ranked No. 46 offensive tackle by Scout.com ... Named a New Orleans Times Picayune Blue-Chip recruit ... Named to Louisiana 5A All-State team ... A member of The Advocate’s Honorable Mention Super Dozen ... Anchored a formidable offensive line at St. Augustine with fellow commit Trai Turner ... Coached by David Johnson.
Full name is Jonah Darell Austin ... Parents are Charlie and Laverne Austin ... Born Oct. 16, 1992, in New Orleans ... Has one brother, Charleston ... Majoring in general studies.