#76 Josh Boutte
Position: Offensive Guard
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 346 lbs.
Class: Senior
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: New Iberia, La.
High School: Westgate HS
Major: Human Science & Education
Born: 05/20/1994
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Josh Boutte Bio
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Release: 07/11/2016

2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll

Talented lineman who enters the fall competing for a starting role at offensive guard for the Tigers … Veteran player who is a mauler on the line and can play either guard spot … Has played in a total of 33 games with one start.

Played in all 12 games and started the season opener at Mississippi State at right guard … Contributor on the line on LSU’s point after touchdown attempts … Saw action on the offensive line in 75 total snaps and recorded eight knockdown blocks … Earned a season-high four knockdowns against South Carolina … Also posted knockdowns against Mississippi State, Eastern Michigan and Texas A&M … Played a career-high 26 offensive snaps at Mississippi State … Earned a spot on the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

Played in all 13 games … Saw action on the offensive line in four contests … Played on special teams in all 13 games on field goal and point-after-touchdown protection … Played a then career-high 22 snaps in win over Sam Houston State … Other action on offense came against New Mexico State (16 snaps), Louisiana-Monroe (9 snaps) and Kentucky (8 snaps).

Played in eight games with no starts with most of his action coming on point-after attempts and field goals … Saw action at left tackle against TCU (one snap), UAB (eight snaps) and Furman (six snaps) … Was one of 14 true freshmen to see action for the Tigers as true freshman.

One of the top linemen in Louisiana as a senior at Westgate High School in 2012 … Took part in the 2013 U.S. Army All-American Bowl West Team … Named to the 2011 5A All-State Team as a junior and honorable mention all-state as a senior … Earned a four star rating from,, PrepStar and … Listed in the PrepStar Top 150 Dream Team as the 114th player overall … 247Sports ranked him as the nation’s No. 8 offensive guard and the 4th-best overall prospect in Louisiana … Rivals ranked him as the No. 7 offensive guard in the nation … Listed as the No. 8 offensive guard prospect in the nation by Scout … A member of the Advocate Super Dozen … Coached by Ryan Antoine.

Mother is Marla Boutte … Born May 20, 1994 … Majoring in sport administration.