Damien

Lewis

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Offensive Guard
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 332lbs.
Class: Senior
City/State: Canton, Miss.
High School: Canton HS
Other College: Northwest Mississippi CC
Major: Sport Administration
Experience: 1 Letter

Bio

Enters second year as a starter on the offensive line after joining the Tigers as a junior college transfer for the 2018 season … Powerful offensive lineman with tremendous leg strength … Strongest player on the team with a 635 pound squat and a bench press of nearly 500 pounds … A road grader for the Tigers up front … Punishing blocker who excels in both pass protection and running game … One of only two offensive linemen to start every game for the Tigers in 2018, joining center Lloyd Cushenberry III ... Early enrollee for LSU as he joined the Tigers for spring practice in 2018 … For career, has played and started 13 games for the Tigers.

JUNIOR SEASON (2018)
Stepped right in a took over as LSU’s starting right guard for all 13 games in 2018 … One of the unsung heroes of LSU’s offensive last year as he led all offensive linemen in snaps with 978 … Played every offensive snap 11 of LSU’s 13 games … Missed only one series in blowout win over Rice and sat out a series in win over Ole Miss … Played all 96 offensive snaps in 7OT games against Texas A&M and followed that with 86 plays in Fiesta Bowl victory over UCF … Joined center Lloyd Cushenberry as the only Tigers to start every game on the offensive line … Key member of LSU offensive line that helped pave the way for 1,000-yard rusher Nick Brossette, who ranked among the SEC leaders in rushing yards and rushing touchdowns.

PRIOR TO LSU
One of the nation's top junior college offensive lineman in both 2016 and 2017 … Rated as a three-star recruit by both 247Sports and Rivals ... Attended Northwest Mississippi Community College prior to LSU ... Graduated from Northwest Mississippi Community College in 18 months and was on the school’s dean’s list … Two-time junior college All-America selection … Named the 2017 Capital One Academic All-District Football ... Named to the 2016-17 MACJC All- Academic Team ... 2016-17 NJCAA All-Academic Third Team ... Chosen as the MACJC's Offensive Line MVP for the north division ... Started all 22 games of his Northwest career at right guard ... The No. 109 overall prospect by 247Sports ... The No. 3 offensive guard by 247Sports ... Ranked No. 25 on the top recruits out of Mississippi by 247Sports ... Two-way player on both offensive and defensive lines for Canton High School … Coached by Benjy Parker.

PERSONAL
Parents are Stacey Lewis and Damien Dozier … Is the oldest of four boys in his family … Grew up in Canton, Miss. ... Majoring in sports administration and will graduate in December 2019.

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