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#18 Bennie Logan
Position: Defensive Tackle
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 295 lbs.
Class: Junior
Experience: 3 Letters
City/State: Coushatta, La.
High School: Red River HS
Major: General Studies
Born: 12/28/1989
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Bennie Logan Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 03/25/2013

2013 Third-Round NFL Draft PIck (Philadelphia Eagles) - No. 67 Overall
2012 All-SEC Second Team (AP)

2011 SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week (vs. Miss. State)

CAREER
Played in 30 games during his four years with the Tigers, starting 25 times … Redshirted as a true freshman in 2009 and eventually took over as a starter on the defensive line as a sophomore in 2011 … Finished career with 107 tackles, 12.5 tackles for loss and 5.0 sacks … A run-stopper in the middle for the Tigers … Key component to LSU ranking among the nation’s top defenses in 2011 and 2012 … LSU ranked No. 5 nationally in rush defense (90.1 ypg) in 2011 and followed that with a No. 9 ranking in 2012 by allowing 101.6 yards per game … LSU ranked No. 2 in total defense (261.5) in total defense in 2011 and No. 8 in 2012 (307.6) … Given the honor of wearing No. 18 as a junior in 2012 … At LSU, jersey No. 18 – which has become a new tradition for LSU football – became synonymous with success – both on and off the field – as well as a selfless attitude that has become the epitome of being an LSU football player … Jersey No. 18 tradition was born in 2003 when quarterback Matt Mauck guided the Tigers to its first national championship since 1958 … After his final year with the Tigers, Mauck passed Jersey No. 18 down to running back Jacob Hester, who then helped the Tigers to another national title in 2007 … TE Richard Dickson wore Jersey No. 18 in 2008 and 2009, followed by RB Richard Murphy in 2010 and S Brandon Taylor in 2011 … Opted to forgo senior season and enter the 2013 NFL Draft following the Chick-fil-A Bowl.

JUNIOR SEASON (2012)
Played in all 13 games with 12 starts … Earned second team All-SEC honors from the Associated Press in what was his second year as a starter on the defensive line for the Tigers … Finished year with 45 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss and 2.0 sacks … Added a pair of blocked field goals, three pass breakups and a pair of QB hurries … Set a career-best with nine tackles vs. Clemson in Chick-fil-A Bowl … Blocked field goals in last two games of season vs. Arkansas and Clemson … Set a prior career-best with seven tackles in final home game vs. Ole Miss … Added six tackles in win over Idaho in week 3 … Had a sack for an 11-yard loss and forced a fumble in 14-6 road loss to Florida … Had four tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss and a sack for a 4-yard loss in road win over Texas A&M … Had at least a half-tackle for loss in six of LSU’s first eight games. 

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2011)
A leader at defensive tackle for the Tigers who played in all 14 games with 13 starts ... Shined in his first season as a starter on the defensive line ... Finished the year ranked sixth on the team in total tackles with 57, including 6.5 tackles for loss and three sacks … Tied a career high with six tackles in the BCS Championship Game against Alabama … Recorded a team-best one sack and 1.5 tackles for loss in the BCS title game … Earned five solo tackles and a forced fumble against Georgia in the SEC Championship Game ... Set a career high with six tackles against Western Kentucky ... Tallied five tackles and also recorded a key blocked field goal at Alabama in the second quarter ... Added a sack and 1.5 TFLs against Kentucky ... Picked up SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week honors after he paced the LSU defense at Mississippi State with five tackles and shattering his career mark for TFLs with 3.0 ... He also picked up his first career sack at MSU ... Made his first career start at right defensive tackle against Oregon and came up big with four tackles and a pass breakup. 
 
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2010)
Played in three games as a redshirt freshman in 2010 ... Saw action against Vanderbilt, McNeese State and Louisiana-Monroe ... Posted five tackles against Louisiana-Monroe, including 0.5 tackles for a loss.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2009)
Redshirted during his first year with the Tigers in 2009.

HIGH SCHOOL
As a senior, totaled 116 tackles, 30 tackles for loss and 15 sacks ... Named 2A first-team all-state for the second year in a row as a senior ... Named District 3-2A Defensive MVP as a senior ... Piled up 93 tackles and 15 tackles for loss as a junior ... Selected first-team all-state in Class 2A as a junior ... Named District 3-2A Defensive Co-MVP, sharing the honor will fellow LSU commitment Chris Davenport of Mansfield ... A four-year starter at defensive end at Red River High School ... Named to the SuperPrep Louisiana Top 40 ... Rated as a three-star prospect by Rivals.com and Scout.com ... Rated as the No. 33 weak side defensive end by Rivals.com ... Rated as the No. 65 defensive end by Scout.com ... Rated as the No. 76 defensive end by ESPN U ... Rated as the No. 9 player in the state of Louisiana by Rivals.com ... Named to the New Orleans Times Picayune Blue Chip List and the Baton Rouge Advocate Second Dozen ... Coached by Reginald Prealow.

PERSONAL
Full name is Bennie Cordell Logan ... Goes by Bennie ... Born Dec. 28, 1989, in Shreveport, La. ... Parents are Bennie Frost and Sandra Logan ... Has seven siblings - Lacey, Jeremy, Corey, Adrian, Jessica, Carl, and Mark ... Majoring in general studies.

CAREER HIGHS 
Total tackles: 9 vs. Clemson, 2012
Tackles for loss: 3.0 at Mississippi State, 2011
Sacks: 1.0, five times (Last: at Texas A&M, 2012)

LOGAN’S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATISTICS

Year
G-GS
UT
AT
TT
TFL
Sacks

PBU

QBH

INT

FF

FR
2009

Redshirt Season

2010

3-0

1

4

5

0.5-1

0-0

0

0

0-0

0

0-0

2011

14-13

22

35

57

6.5-17

3.0-13

1

1

0-0

1

0-0

2012 13-12 15 30 45 5.5-20 2.0-15 3 2 0-0 1 0-0

Totals

30-25
38
69
107
12.5-38
5.0-28
4
3
0-0
2
0-0
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