Kelvin

Joseph

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Cornerback
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 195lbs.
Class: Freshman
City/State: Baton Rouge, La.
High School: Scotlandville Magnet HS
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
Experience: 1 Letter

Bio

Talented local product that played valuable snaps as a true freshman in 2018 … Tremendous cover corner with good ball skills and the ability to make plays on the ball downfield … Has blazing speed … Physical player who is a good tackler … Has a knack for finding the football … Thrives in man coverage … Good hips with the ability to change direction with ease … Played in 11 games as a true freshman for the Tigers.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2018)
Played in 11 games with no starts … Recorded 12 tackles and one pass breakup … Also saw action on special teams on LSU’s coverage units … Had career-best four tackles in win over Ole Miss … Broke up a pass on third-and-five situation at midfield just before halftime that forced Georgia to punt in LSU’s win over the No.2-ranked Bulldogs … Had three tackles vs. Southeastern and then against both Auburn and Louisiana Tech.

HIGH SCHOOL
One of the top defensive backs for the class of 2018 ... In high school scored a combined 13 touchdowns on returns – kickoffs, punts and interceptions … Rated as a four-star prospect by both ESPN and 247Sports ... Listed as the No. 35 player in the country by ESPN and the No. 4 player in Louisiana by 247Sports ... The No. 7 safety in the country and No. 83 overall player by 247sports ... Two-time first team 5A All-State and the twice named to the Baton Rouge Advocate All-Metro Team ... Became the first player in Scotlandville history to be selected to play in the U.S. Army All-American game ... Named first team All-District and District 4-5A Co-Defensive MVP for his 2016 junior season ... Also named to all-metro and Class 5A all-state teams after helping lead Scotlandville to the Division state finals his junior season ... One of just two Louisiana players named to the CBS MaxPreps junior All-American team ... Recorded 113 tackles, 12 tackles for loss and three interceptions as a senior ... As a junior, had 67 tackles, 12 pass breakups and three interceptions ... Returned a kickoff 90 yards for a TD as a senior and scored a pair of defensive TDs as a junior ... Helped his team win the 5A state title as a junior and reach the state semifinals as a senior ... Standout basketball player as well ... Played in the Army All-America Bowl ... Coached by LaVanta Davis. 

PERSONAL
Mom is Latoria Stewart and dad is Kelvin Joseph Jr. … Majoring in kinesiology … High school basketball teammates with current LSU starting guard Javonte Smart at Scotlandville Magnet.

Kelvin Joseph’s Career Highs
Tackles: 4. vs. Ole Miss, 2018
Pass Breakups: 1 vs. Georgia, 2018

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