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#28 Jalen Mills
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 194 lbs.
Class: Senior
Experience: 3 Letters
City/State: DeSoto, Texas
High School: DeSoto HS
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
Born: 04/06/1994
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Jalen Mills Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 06/23/2015

2012 Freshman All-America First Team (Sporting News, CBSSports.com, FoxSportsNext.com)
2012 SEC Freshman of the Week (vs. Washington)

Goes into senior season with more career starts than any player on the LSU defense with 39 … Has started every game of his career, including all 13 as a true freshman in 2012 … A veteran leader of a talented defensive unit … Enters his second season as a starter at safety after spending his first two seasons as a starting cornerback ... Good cover skills … Aggressive against the run … Has six interceptions and 186 tackles to his credit for his career.

JUNIOR SEASON (2014)
Started 12 games at safety and one at nickel back … Finished year with 62 tackles, 3.0 tackles for losses and five pass breakups … Added an interception, a pair of quarterback hurries and a fumble recovery … Opened season with four tackles, an interception and a quarterback hurry in comeback win over No. 14 Wisconsin … Interception against Wisconsin came in fourth quarter and eventually led to LSU’s go-ahead touchdown with just under 10 minutes left in the contest … His quarterback hurry against the Badgers came on their next possession and resulted in fellow safety Ronald Martin’s interception ... Collected seven tackles versus Mississippi State and at Auburn ... Recovered a fumble against New Mexico State and returned it 36 yards ... Tacked on six tackles which included 1.5 stops for loss versus Kentucky ... Picked up six tackles against No. 4 Alabama ... Garnered seven tackles at Texas A&M ... Moved to free safety leading into the 2014 Outback Bowl against Iowa.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2013)
Picked up 67 tackles, three sacks and three interceptions over his 13 starts … The three interceptions tied with Craig Loston for the team lead, while the three sacks tied for second on the squad … The 67 tackles checked in third on the team … Posted five solo stops, one interception and one pass breakup during the season-opening win over TCU … Added five tackles and his second interception of the season versus Auburn … Secured seven tackles which included the first sack of his career and finished with 1.5 tackles for loss against Florida … Registered six tackles and a pair of sacks at Ole Miss … Equaled his career-high with nine tackles at Alabama and against Arkansas … The nine tackles tied for the team lead, and he also notched his third INT of the season versus the Razorbacks … Garnered six stops and a half tackle for loss against Iowa in the Outback Bowl in what was his first career start at safety.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2012)
Started all 13 games at cornerback ... Ranked fourth on the team with 57 total tackles ... Added two interceptions and five pass breakups for an LSU defense that ranked among the national leaders in total defense (No. 8 at 307.6 yards per game) and pass efficiency defense (No. 11 with 107.78 rating) … Stepped in for the dismissed Tyrann Mathieu and played like a veteran from the start … Had four tackles in win over North Texas in first college game … Followed that with an interception, a pass breakup and seven tackles in win over Washington a week later … Had six tackles and another interception in week 3 vs. Idaho … Had career-best nine tackles to go with a pair of pass breakups in road win over Arkansas … Closed season with five solo tackles in bowl game vs. Clemson.

HIGH SCHOOL
Led DeSoto to a 10-2 record his senior season, losing to Dallas-Skyline in the second round of the state playoffs … Registered 26 tackles, one interception and six pass breakups in his final campaign … Spent one season at DeSoto after transferring from Lancaster High School … Ranked as the No. 33 cornerback by 247sports.com, No. 48 by Rivals.com and No. 126 by ESPN.com … Rated as the No. 68 recruit in Texas by 247sports.com, No. 80 by Rivals.com and No. 283 by ESPN.com … Joins Evan Washington as DeSoto players who signed with LSU … Coached by Claude Mathis.

PERSONAL
Mother is Kisa Mills … Born April 6, 1994 … Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.

CAREER HIGHS
Total tackles: 9, 3x (Last: Arkansas, 2013; First: at Arkansas, 2012)
Interceptions: 1, 6x (Last: vs. Wisconsin, 2014; First: Washington, 2012)
PBUs: 2, at Arkansas, 2012

MILLS' CAREER DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

Year
G-GS
UT
AT
TT
TFL
Sacks
PBU
QBH
INT
FF
FR
2012
13-13
38
19
57
0-0
0-0
5
0
2-18
0
0-0
2013 13-13 45 22 67 4.0-23 3.0-21 3 0 3-(-6) 0 0-0
2014 13-13 26 36 62 3.0-4 0-0 5 2 1-0 0 1-36
2015                      
Totals
39-39
109
77
186
7.0-27
3.0-21
13
2
6-12
0
1-36
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