Talented prospect who is expected to compete for playing time at the Will linebacker position as a redshirt freshman … Promising athlete with good size and speed who will lend depth at both linebacker and on special teams.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2012)
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2012.
A dynamic and physical player who has the size and athleticism to play at outside linebacker in college … Finished with 52 tackles, 22 tackles for a loss and 12 sacks as a senior … Tallied 73 tackles and 23 tackles for a loss during his junior season … A four-star prospect across the board … Helped lead Patterson to an undefeated regular season in 2011 … ESPN.com recruiting services say he has the capability to dominate the line while coming off the edge as a pass rusher … A member of the ESPNU 150 … Ranked the No. 24 linebacker in the country by Scout.com and No. 29 by Rivals.com … A member of the Top 247 by 247sports.com … Ranked fourth in the ESPNU Top Louisiana Recruits … Ranked No. 9 in Louisiana by 247sports.com … Rated as an All-American candidate with the ability to make an impact on a college team by Rivals.com ... Named a Times Picayune Blue-Chip recruit … Earned 2010 class 3A All-State first-team defense honors … High school teammate of LSU running back Kenny Hilliard … Coached by Tommy Minton.
Parents are Shannon and Brad Barthelemy … Born Aug. 7, 1993 … Majoring in business education.