Stingley Jr.

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Height: 6'1"
Weight: 195lbs.
Class: Freshman
City/State: Baton Rouge, La.
High School: Dunham School
Major: Sport Administration
Experience: High School


A consensus five-star prospect that is thought to be the nation’s top overall player in the 2019 class ... Rated as the No. 1 player in the nation by Rivals ... Enrolled at LSU in January and participated in spring practice where he turned heads on a daily basis ... Emerged from spring as in position to start at cornerback for the Tigers in 2019 and is in line to handle punt return duties for LSU ... Lockdown cornerback that intercepted a pass on the first play in his first collegiate scrimmage in Tiger Stadium ... Possesses tremendous ball skills and hand-eye coordination ... A finalist for the 2018-19 Gatorade National Football Player of the Year ... Named Louisiana’s Gatorade Player of the Year for 2018 ... Led Dunham to the Louisiana Division-III quarterfinals during his senior campaign, making plays all over the field in all three phases of the game ... As a senior, had four interceptions - returning one for a touchdown – to go along with 24 receptions for 678 yards and eight TDs ... Rushed for 192 yards and 4 TDs ... Helped Dunham High School to back-to-back district titles for the first time in school history as a junior and senior ... Intercepted 14 passes over the final 20 games of his high school career ... Saw action at safety, cornerback, wide receiver and return specialist ... Standout in the classroom as well, earning Academic All-State honors ... Earned MVP honors on both offense and district for his district as well as being first team all-district on both sides of the ball ... Played in the 2019 Army All-America Bowl ... His dad, Derek, played college baseball at Triton College and was picked in the 1993 Major League Baseball Draft by the Phillies ... His grandfather, the late Darryl Stingley, was a first round draft pick of the New England Patriots out of Purdue in 1973 ... He spent five years with the Patriots before having his career cut short due to a tragic injury.

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