One of the tallest receivers in school history at 6-foot-7 … Uses his large frame and outstanding leaping ability to his advantage … Great hands with the ability to create yards after the catch due to his size and speed … Spent time learning the tight end position during the spring, giving the Tigers another option in the passing game … Will continue to cross-train at both wide receiver and tight end in 2019 … Has 34 games to his credit with nine starts … Goes into 2019 with 34 career receptions for 582 yards and three touchdowns … First name is pronounced stuh-Fahn.
JUNIOR SEASON (2018)
Played in 13 games with one start in 2018 … Second on team in receptions (23) and yards (363) … Caught a pair of TD passes and had at least one reception in 10 of LSU’s 13 games … Rushed twice for 20 yards, including an 11-yard run against Ole Miss … Against Auburn, made a spectacular 9-yard reception on fourth-and-nine late in the game that extended a drive that eventually led to Cole Tracy’s 42-yard game-winning field goal as time expired in LSU victory at Jordan-Hare Stadium … Finished Auburn game with two catches for 12 yards … Caught career-best five passes for 50 yards against Ole Miss … Had four receptions for 94 yards, including a 38-yard TD reception from Joe Burrow in win over Rice … Capped season with three catches for 72 yards, including a 42-yarder, in win over UCF in the Fiesta Bowl … The 42-yard reception came on third-and-seven at the LSU 48-yard line early in the fourth quarter that setup a Cole Tracy field goal that put the Tigers up 40-24.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2017)
One of the top targets in the passing game with 11 receptions for 219 yards and a touchdown … Made eight starts and played in all 13 games for the Tigers … Hauled in his first career reception for a career-long 46 yards against Chattanooga … Had his first career touchdown pass for 43 yards against Syracuse … Finished with a pair of receptions for 44 yards against Alabama, 40 yards against Arkansas and 24 yards in the Citrus Bowl against Notre Dame … Also ended the game with two catches against Troy and one catch against Texas A&M.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2016)
Played in eight games, including four SEC games and the bowl win over Louisville.
Given a four-star ranking by ESPN, Rivals, 247Sports, and Scout ... Earned the No. 1 receiver ranking in Louisiana and listed as the No. 7 receiver nationally according to Scout ... Honored as the 71st-ranked player in the ESPN 300 and the No. 8 player in Louisiana per 247Sports ... Named to the Louisiana All-USA First Team Offense ... Hauled in 57 passes for 987 receiving yards and 11 touchdowns his junior year ... Tallied over 1,000 receiving yards as both a junior and senior ... Member of the Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen for 2016 ... Coached by Benny Guilbeaux.
Parents are Yvonne and Ronnie Simon ... Born Nov. 28, 1996 ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.
STEPHEN SULLIVAN'S CAREER RECEIVING HIGHS
Receptions: 5 vs. Ole Miss, 2018
Receiving yards: 94 vs. Rice, 2018
Receiving TDs: 1, 3x (Last: vs. Rice, 2018; First: vs. Syracuse, 2017
Long reception: 46 vs. Chattanooga, 2017