A talented prospect who projects to play defensive tackle at LSU ... Graduated in December and enrolled at LSU in January ... Will take part in spring practice ... Honored as a Semper Fidelis All-American following the 2012 season ... Played all four positions on the defensive line as a senior in 2012 ... Also started at both fullback and tight end on the offensive side of the ball ... Registered 98 tackles with 14 tackles for loss on defense as one of the nation's elite defensive line prospects ... Guided Lincoln Southwest to a berth in the first round of Nebraska's Class A state playoffs in 2012 ... Honored as a Class A first-team all-state pick and Nebraska super-state selection by the Lincoln Journal Star after the 2012 season ... Followed his senior season with an appearance on the West squad at the 2013 Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl in Carson, Calif. ... A four-star prospect and the No. 14-ranked strongside defensive end recruit in the country for the Class of 2013 by both 247Sports and Scout.com ... Ranked No. 128 among the nation's top recruits in the Scout 300 for the 2013 recruiting season ... Named the No. 2-ranked prospect in the state of Nebraska for his signing class by 247Sports ... Rated a three-star recruit by ESPN and Rivals.com ... Rated the nation's No. 17-ranked strongside defensive end and No. 2-ranked recruit in Nebraska by Rivals.com ... ESPN's No. 45-ranked defensive tackle nationally for 2013 ... Started high school football career at Odessa Permian (Texas) before eventually moving to Lincoln, Neb. ... Coached at Lincoln Southwest by Mark King.
Born on Sept. 4, 1994 ... Parents are David and Amy LaCouture ... His dad was a four-year ice hockey letterwinner at the University of Maine where he was a key member of the Black Bears' 1993 NCAA National Championship squad.