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#19 Jonathan Zenon
Position: Cornerback
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 180 lbs.
Class: Senior
Experience: 3 Letters
City/State: Breaux Bridge, La.
High School: Breaux Bridge HS
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Jonathan Zenon Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 04/24/2008

CAREER
LSU’s starter at cornerback in both 2006 and 2007 ... Played in a total of 41 games, starting 30 times ... Started the final 27 games of his career ... Capped career with the Tigers with 91 tackles, nine interceptions and 25 PBUs ... Of his nine career interceptions, three were returned for touchdowns ... Considered a tremendous cover corner during his LSU career ... Graduated in December of 2007 with a degree in general studies.

SENIOR SEASON (2007)
Starter at all 14 games at left cornerback for the Tigers ... Racked up 45 total tackles, including 32 solo stops during LSU’s national championship season ... Intercepted a total of three passes and added another nine pass breakups as a senior ... Had four solo tackles and a pair of PBUs in win over Ohio State in national title game ... Returned an interception 18 yards with just over nine left against Tennessee in the SEC Championship Game that gave the Tigers the lead for good at 21-14 ... Added six tackles and a PBU against the Vols ... Made a career-high seven stops in the win over South Carolina ... Had four stops and an interception against Mississippi State ... Other interception came against La. Tech where he was also responsible for a fumble recovery.

JUNIOR SEASON (2006)
Played and started in all 13 games at left cornerback ... Finished the season tied for second in the SEC with 16 passes defended ... Broke up 12 passes and picked off another four ... Returned two of those picks for touchdowns ... Intercepted a career-high two passes in the season-opener against Louisiana-Lafayette ... Was the first LSU player since LaRon Landry in 2004 to record two picks in one game ... Returned one 20 yards for a score and the other for 13 yards ... Picked off his third pass the following week against Arizona, returning it 41 yards for a touchdown ... Capped the season with a pick, two PBU and a pair of tackles against Notre Dame in the Allstate Sugar Bowl ... Had 27 tackles on the year, a total that included 17 solo stops ... Registered a career-high five stops against both Mississippi State and Fresno State ... Credited with four pass breakups against Kentucky and two vs. both Tennessee and Arkansas.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2005)
Versatile defender who emerged as one of LSU’s top defensive backs ... Played in 11 games with three starts ... Had 17 tackles and four pass breakups ... Intercepted the first pass of his career in win over Ole Miss ... Had four tackles in win over Auburn ... Added three tackles in back-to-back games against Mississippi State and Vanderbilt.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2004)
Backup defensive back that played in three games ... Saw action against Arkansas State, Georgia and Florida ... Had two tackles, both coming against Arkansas State.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2003)
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2003.

HIGH SCHOOL
One of the top cornerbacks in the South and one of the most underrated players in the state ... Ranked as the nation's No. 36 cornerback by Rivals.com ... Member of the Baton Rouge Advocate honorable mention and the Shreveport Times' Top 20 ... Had two interceptions and broke up 10 passes in nine games ... Helped lead Breaux Bridge to a 4A quarterfinal appearance ... Coached by Mike Mowad.

PERSONAL
Born on Aug. 2, 1984 in Lafayette, La. ... Mom is Pamela Zenon ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies with an emphasis in communication studies and sports studies ... Has his own horse and spends his spare time horseback riding.

CAREER HIGHS   
Total tackles: 7 vs. South Carolina, 2007
Tackles for loss: 0.5, twice
Sacks: 0
Interceptions: 2 vs. ULL, 2006

ZENON’S CAREER DEFENSIVE STATS

Year
G-GS
UT
AT
TT
TFL
Sacks
INT

PBU

QBH

FR

FF
2004
3-0
0
2
2
0
0

0

0

0

0

0
2005
11-4
10
7
17
0
0

2-47

4

0

0

0
2006
13-13
17
10
27
0.5-0
0

4-81

12

0

0

0
2007

14-14

32

13

45

1.5-2

0

3-42

9

0

1-0

1

Totals
27-17
27
19
46
0.5-0
0

9-170

25

0

1-0

1
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