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#81 Mit Cole
Position: Tight End
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 260 lbs.
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: Picayune, Miss.
High School: Picayune Memorial HS
Mit Cole Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 01/30/2008

2007 SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Game vs. Tennessee
2007 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2006 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2005 SEC Academic Honor Roll

CAREER
Played in 32 games with two starts ... Finished career with four catches for 36 yards and one touchdown ... Touchdown came in win over Louisiana Tech in 2007 ... Three-time member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Graduated in December of 2007 with a degree in finance.

SENIOR SEASON (2007)
Served as the backup tight end to Richard Dickson and Keith Zinger ... Saw action in 13 of LSU’s 14 games ... Caught the first touchdown pass of his career on a two-yard toss from Ryan Perrilloux against Louisiana Tech ... Also a contributor on special teams, he plays on LSU’s punt and PAT/field goal units.

JUNIOR SEASON (2006)
Stepped in to help fill the void left when starter Keith Zinger went down with a season-ending injury early in the year ... Saw action in 10 games, earning starts against both Ole Miss and Arkansas ... Had two catches on the year ... Pulled in a career-long 18-yard reception in the Tigers’ win over Kentucky ... Had a 10-yard grab versus Louisiana-Lafayette.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2005)
Played in four games with no starts ... Caught first and only pass of career in win over North Texas ... Saw action in a backup role against North Texas, Appalachian State, Ole Miss and Miami in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2004)
Backup tight end who saw action in five games as a true freshman ... Did not record any statistics ... Played in short-yardage situations and saw special teams duty ... Played against Iowa in the Capital One Bowl.

HIGH SCHOOL
Top tight end prospect out of the state of Mississippi ... Also played on the defensive side of the ball as an end ... Named to FSN South's Countdown to Signing Day "All-South" Third Team ... Called the top prospect in South Mississippi by the Biloxi Sun Herald ... Caught five passes for 120 yards and two touchdowns as a senior ... Also made 30 tackles in 2003 ... Had eight catches for 88 yards and added four sacks and a forced fumble as a junior ... Coached by Dodd Lee.

PERSONAL
Full name is Milton Ray Cole III ... Born Aug. 14, 1985, in Pascagoula, Miss. ... Has three siblings - Drew, Dusty and Keith ... Is married.

CAREER HIGHS 
Receptions: 1, four times
Yards: 18 vs. Kentucky, 2006
Touchdowns: 1 vs. La. Tech, 2007
Long: 18 vs. Kentucky, 2006

COLE’S CAREER RECEIVING STATS

Year
G-GS
Rec.
Yds.
TD
LG
2004
5-0
0
0
0
0
2005
4-0
1
6
0
6
2006
10-2
2
28
0
18
2007

13-0

1

2

1

2

Totals
32-2
4
36
1
18
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