Tight End
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 258lbs.
Class: Junior
City/State: New Orleans, La.
High School: Saint Augustine HS
Major: Sport Administration
Experience: 1 Letter


One of the veterans in the LSU tight end room … An asset to the Tigers in both the run and passing games … Missed all of last season after suffering an injury during training camp … Fully recovered and in position to be a key part of the LSU offense in 2019 … With size, creates mismatches in the passing game … Has played in 13 career games and has one career reception.

Missed all of 2018 with an injury.

Played in all 13 games with two starts … First start of his career came in win over Syracuse … Started again against Arkansas … First career reception went for 18 yards against Troy.

Did not see action and redshirted the season.

Versatile tight end who will be able to contribute in the running or passing game ... Big frame that will allow for mismatches in the passing game ... Can also set the edge as a blocking tight end ... A four-star prospect by Scout, 247Sports and ESPN ... Rated as the No. 188 national prospect by Scout, No. 219 by ESPN and No. 243 by 247Sports ... Ranked as the seventh-best tight end and the 13th best prospect in Louisiana ... Caught 17 passes for 345 yards and three TDs as a junior ... Followed that with 295 receiving yards as a senior ... Earned a spot in the USA Today All-USA First Team for the state of Louisiana in 2015 ... Participated in the 2016 Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl ... Coached by Al Jones.

Parents are Racquel and Curtis Pettigrew ... Born April 22, 1998 ... Majoring in sport administration.

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