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#70 Ciron Black
Position: Offensive Tackle
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 322 lbs.
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: Tyler, Texas
High School: Robert E. Lee HS
Born: 10/29/1986
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Ciron Black Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 01/29/2010

2009 Second-Team All-America (Walter Camp)
2009 Jacobs  Blocking Trophy (SEC's Top Offensive Lineman)
2009 First-Team All-SEC (SEC Coaches, AP)
2008 Second-Team All-SEC (SEC Coaches, AP)
2007 Second-Team All-SEC (SEC Coaches)
2006 Third-Team Freshman All-American (Sporting News)
2006 Freshman All-SEC (SEC Coaches)

CAREER
One of the most decorated and durable offensive linemen in school history ... Started a school-record 53 straight games, all at left tackle ... The 53 straight starts broke the previous school record of 52 held by Andrew Whitworth ... LSU was 40-13 in games in which he started ... Started every game for LSU at left tackle since the start of the 2006 season ... Became the first LSU player since Alan Faneca in 1997 to claim the Jacobs Blocking Trophy as the top offensive lineman in the SEC in 2009 ... Played a total of 3,423 offensive snaps during his LSU career ... ... Played a school-record 1,031 snaps from scrimmage in 2007 ... Joined Herman Johnson (1,030 snaps in 2007) as the only two players in school history to see action in over 1,000 plays from scrimmage in a single-season ...  Graduated in December of 2009 with a degree in general studies ... Played in the 2010 Senior Bowl.

SENIOR SEASON (2009)
Started all 13 games at left tackle for the Tigers, running his streak to a school-record 53 consecutive starts ... The 53 straight starts ranked as the second-longest streak in the nation at the conclusion of the 2009 season ... Named the recipient of the 2009 Jacobs Blocking Trophy, which goes to the top offensive lineman in the SEC as voted on by the league's coaches ... Also a first-team All-SEC selection by both the SEC Coaches and the Associated Press ... Earned second-team All-America honors from the Walter Camp Foundation ... Played a total of 770 offensive snaps in 2009 ... Played every offensive snap in 11 of LSU's 13 games during the regular season ... Led Tigers with 88 knockdown blocks, which included a season-best 10 in wins over Georgia and Louisiana Tech ... Had at least seven knockdowns in six other games, including eight in overtime win over Arkansas ... Graded out at 88 percent in four games - Washington, Georgia, Tulane and Louisiana Tech. ... Invited to play in 2010 Senior Bowl following senior season.

JUNIOR SEASON (2008)
A second team All-SEC selection for the second straight year in 2008 ... Ran his streak of consecutive starts at left tackle to 40 straight ... Helped pave the way for an LSU team that ranked fourth in the SEC in rushing with 166.8 yards per game ... The Tigers also averaged 30.9 points per game ... Played a total of 884 snaps from scrimmage as a junior, the second-highest total on the squad ... Finished with a team best 68 knockdowns and graded out at 85 percent or better nine times ... Played every snap from scrimmage in games against Appalachian State (63), Auburn (68), Mississippi State (65), Florida (72), South Carolina (78), Georgia (73), Troy (80), Ole Miss (68) and Arkansas (68) ... Missed only one snap all year due to an injury, that coming against Alabama ... Returned to the field after missing the one play to see action on 79-of-80 snaps in overtime loss to Alabama ... Had best game of season with nine knockdowns and an 85 percent grade in win over South Carolina ... Had seven knockdowns in consecutive games vs. Georgia, Tulane, Alabama and Troy ... Graded out a season-best 92 percent to go with nine knockdowns in win over Mississippi State ... Registered an 88 percent grade against both Florida and Tulane ... Played 59 snaps in LSU's bowl win over Georgia Tech, a game in which the Tigers rushed for 179 yards and four TDs ... Continued a trend at LSU that has seen the Tigers start only two players at left tackle since the start of the 2002 season ... Andrew Whitworth, now a member of the Cincinnati Bengals, started at left tackle for four years from 2002-05, never missing a game ... Black has followed that with 40 straight starts at the position from 2006 to 2008.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2007)
Played and started all 14 games for the Tigers at left offensive tackle ... Earned second-team All-SEC honors from the SEC Coaches ... Helped pave the way for an LSU team that ranked second in the SEC and 11th in the country in rushing offense, averaging 214 yards per game ... Set a school-record by playing 1,031 snaps from scrimmage in 2007 ... In all, was on the field for 97.8 percent (1,031 of 1,054 snaps) during LSU's national championship season ... His 1,031 plays ranked first on the squad, one play ahead of Herman Johnson's 1,030 snaps ... Played every snap in games against South Carolina (69), Florida (80), Kentucky (91), Auburn (68), Alabama (80) and Tennessee (81) ... Led team with five pancake blocks and ranked second with 74 knockdown blocks ... Gave up just one sack on the year ... Was impressive in back-to-back games versus Florida and Kentucky, posting 11 knockdown blocks in each effort ... Had a season-high two pancake blocks in the win over Auburn.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2006)
Just a redshirt freshman, he started all 13 of the Tigers' games at left tackle ... Continued the left tackle stability trend for LSU as the Tigers have started only two players at that position (Black and Andrew Whitworth) in the last five years ... Was in on 739 of LSU's 818 plays in 2006, recording 81 knockdown blocks and 19 pancakes ... The 739 snaps from scrimmage was the most of any Tiger lineman... Against Kentucky, recorded a career-high 12 knockdown blocks and two pancakes ... Had 10 knockdowns and a career-high seven pancake blocks in the Tigers' win over Tennessee ... Recorded 10 knockdowns and a pancake versus Arkansas.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2005)
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2005.

HIGH SCHOOL
A blue-chip offensive lineman rated among the best in the state of Texas and nationally ... Ranked the nation's No. 14 offensive tackle by ESPN ... Member of the Houston Chronicle Top 100 for the state of Texas ... Named first-team 5A all-state in Texas as a senior ... Explosive run blocker with great footwork ... As a senior, averaged four pancake blocks per game ... Only gave up one sack in 15 games ... Led his team through one of Texas' toughest districts into the 5A state championship ... Played both offensive tackle positions and saw some action at defensive tackle ... High school teammate of former LSU quarterback Matt Flynn ... Coached by Michael Owens.

PERSONAL
Full name is Ciron Qunadra Black ... Born Oct. 29, 1986 in Tyler, Texas ... Parents are Ronnie and Sandra Black ... Parents are both preachers ... Has three siblings - Kawune, Quinton, and Shamia ... Lists fishing as a hobby ... Favorite book and movie is "Friday Night Lights", which is about high school football in the state of Texas ... Aspires to be a sports broadcaster after his football playing days are over. 

 

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