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#76 Andrew Whitworth
Position: Offensive Tackle
Height: 6'7"
Weight: 322 lbs.
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: West Monroe, La.
High School: West Monroe HS
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Andrew Whitworth Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 12/31/1999

Updated 1/17/06

2005 Second-Team All-America (Walter Camp Foundation)
2005 First-Team All-SEC  (SEC Coaches, AP)  
2004 First-Team All-SEC (SEC Coaches, Collegefootballnews.com)
2004 Second-Team All-SEC (AP)
2002 First-Team Freshman All-America (The Sporting News, Football Writer's Assoc.)
2002 Southeastern Conference All-Freshman Team (SEC Coaches, Sporting News)

CAREER
Set an LSU record by playing and starting in 52 games during his career ... Never missed a game or practice due to injury during his five years with the Tigers ... Missed only one practice during his career and that was to attend graduation ceremonies in December of 2005 ... The 52 career starts ranks as the second-highest total in NCAA history, trailing the 53 started by Derrick Strait of Oklahoma ... Named Second-Team All-America by the Walter Camp Foundation in 2005 and was a Third-Team All-America pick by the Associated Press ... A two-time First-Team All-SEC pick during his career ... During four years of action with the Tigers, played over 3,500 snaps from scrimmage ... Graduated in December of 2005 with a degree in general studies.

SENIOR SEASON (2005)
Played and started in all 13 games for the Tigers ... Played every snap from scrimmage in 9 of LSU's 13 games ... Second-Team All-America by the Walter Camp Foundation and Third-Team All-America by the Associated Press ... First-Team All-SEC for the second straight year ... In all, played over 800 snaps at left tackle and did not allow a sack ... Ran his streak of games without allowing a sack to 22 straight, a stretch the dates back to the Auburn game in 2004 ... Selected to the play in the East-West Shrine Game in San Antonio following his senior season.

JUNIOR SEASON (2004)
First-Team All-SEC selection in 2004 by the SEC Coaches and a Second-Team all-conference pick by the Associated Press ... Played and started all 12 games at left tackle for the Tigers ... Was the only player on the offensive line to start every game at the same position a year ago ... Led all players on the team by playing 799 snaps from scrimmage in 2004 ... Allowed only 1 sack and was whistled for just 5 penalties all season ... Had 30 pancakes and 66 knockdowns ... Played every snap on offense against Oregon State (79 snaps), Auburn (68), Georgia (60), Florida (85), Troy (76), Vanderbilt (58), Ole Miss (80) and Iowa (73) in the Capital One Bowl ... Went 4 straight games from Georgia to Vanderbilt without missing a snap on offense.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2003)
Started all 14 games at offensive tackle for the Tigers, helping pave the way for 1,000-yard rusher Justin Vincent ... Led all LSU players in total snaps in 2003, with 1,008 ... In 920 plays on the offensive line, allowed only five sacks and was called for just seven penalties ... Ranked among LSU's offensive line leaders with 23 pancakes and 82 knockdowns ... Of his 1,008 plays, 88 came on special teams. 

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2002)
Talented redshirt freshman who was named First Team Freshman All-American by The Sporting News as well as First-Team Freshman All-SEC ... Player that showed improved each week ... Started all 13 games for the Tigers ... Saw action on 884 plays, including all 99 plays from scrimmage against Texas in the Cotton Bowl ... Called for only seven penalties the entire year ... Graded out at 85 percent or better in all 13 games and had a grade of 88 percent or higher eight times.

HIGH SCHOOL
Widely considered as one of the nation's top offensive line prospects ... Rated as the No. 5 offensive lineman in the nation by Rivals.com and No. 6 by CNNSI.com ... Named first team All-America by USA Today. Rivals.com, Fox Sports, and SuperPrep ... Participated in the National All-Star game ... Rated by ESPN's Tom Lemming as one of the top 25 offensive lineman in America and was named to Max Emfinger's list of the top 18 players in Louisiana ... Led team to the 5A state title in 1997, 1998 and 2000 ... West Monroe was ranked No. 1 in the nation by Rivals.com at the conclusion of the 2000 season ... Named first team 2-5A All-District and was a first team 5A All-State selection ... Member of the Baton Rouge Advocate's Super Dozen, the Shreveport Times Top 20 and the New Orleans Times-Picayune's Top 16 Blue Chip list for the state of Louisiana ... Named the co-offensive player of the year for North Louisiana by the Louisiana Football Magazine ... Coached by Don Shows.

PERSONAL
Full name is Andrew James Whitworth ... Nickname is Whit ... Born December 12, 1981 in Monroe, La. ... Parents are James and Charlotte Whitworth ... Has one sister, Emily ... Lists golf and basketball as the things he likes to do in spare time ...  Shoots in the 80s in golf ... Enjoys serving as a motivational speaker to youth groups ... Active in FCA ... Former junior tennis champion in Monroe ... Left-handed ... Married in January of 2006. 

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