2017 LSU Graduate (Interdisciplinary Studies)
Possesses great quickness and burst for his size ... Versatile lineman who can play out on the end or on the inside ... Poised to compete for a starting defensive end spot as a senior ... . Graduated in August of 2017 with a degree in interdisciplinary studies.
JUNIOR SEASON (2016)
Registered 20 tackles in 20 games at defensive end ... Matched his career high in tackles for loss with one against Southern Miss and Alabama ... Recorded his first forced fumble against Alabama when he sacked the QB ... Totaled three tackles in back-to-back games against Mississippi State and Auburn. Ended the game against Auburn with two solo tackles.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015)
Played in all 12 games with most action coming at defensive tackle ... Accumulated 23 tackles, 2.0 tackles for a loss, one sack, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery ... Second-leading tackler for the Tigers with a career-best eight stops against Texas A&M ... Finished with a career-high five tackles and a tackle for loss vs. Arkansas ... Blew up the backfield on one play against Auburn where he sacked the QB, forced a fumble and recovered it at the Auburn 5-yard line to set up an LSU touchdown in the 45-21 rout.
REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2014)
Transitioned to defensive tackle from end ... Saw action in four games, registering three tackles ... Posted two solo stops at Auburn.
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013)
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2013.
Rated as a five-star recruit by Rivals.com and PrepStar and as a four star by ESPN.com, 247Sports, and Scout.com ... Named to the PrepStar Top 150 Dream Team ... Recorded 57 tackles, seven tackles for a loss, and seven sacks in his junior season at Memphis Central High School ... Tallied 26 tackles, six tackles for loss, two and a half sacks, and forced one fumble in his senior campaign ... Rated as the No. 2 player in Tennessee by Rivals and 247sports and No. 6 by ESPN ... Rated as the No. 5 defensive end by Rivals and Scout, while being rated as the No. 7 defensive end by 247sports ... Participated on the East Team in the U.S. Army All-American Game where he recorded one sack for a 10 yard loss ... Coached by Lynord Crutchfield.
Mother is Wanlisha Hawkins ... Born September 9, 1994, in Centerville, Ill. ... Has three siblings – Carrie, Ashley and DeMarcus.
FRANK HERRON'S CAREER HIGHS
Total tackles: 8 vs. Texas A&M, 2015
Tackles for loss: 1.0, 4x (Last: vs. Alabama, 2016; First: vs. Auburn, 2015)
Sacks: 1.0, twice (Last: vs. Alabama, 2016; First: vs. Auburn, 2015)
Forced Fumble: 1, twice (Last: vs. Alabama, 2016; First: vs. Auburn, 2015)