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Jai Eugene

| | College: LSU
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2009 Season

An experienced and talented defender who played in 12 games with two starts at cornerback for the Tigers … Finished with 26 tackles, including 17 solo stops … Starts came against Tulane and Alabama … Intercepted first past of career against Florida … Had career-best six tackles against Alabama … Had five tackles in win over Auburn and four against Ole Miss … Broke up a pass in win over Louisiana-Lafayette.

2008 Season

Started nine of 13 games at right cornerback … Finished his sophomore season with 35 tackles, including one for a loss … Recorded three tackles against Ole Miss … Had two tackles and one PBU against Troy … Finished with three total tackles against Alabama … Made four tackles against Georgia … Notched two tackles against South Carolina … Tallied three tackles apiece in games against Florida and Mississippi State … Logged his first tackle for a loss of two yards against the Bulldogs … Tallied four tackles against Auburn and recorded a PBU … Made a career-high five tackles and added a PBU in his first career start against Appalachian State … Had three tackles in the Chick-fil-A Bowl win over Georgia Tech.

2007 Season

One of the top reserves in the Tigers' secondary … Saw action in 12 of LSU's 14 games and was credited with eight tackles and one PBU … Recorded a season-high two tackles in the win over Louisiana Tech … Added a tackle and broke up a pass against Tulane … Notched one solo tackle in the BCS Championship Game versus Ohio State.

2006 Season

Redshirted as a true freshman in 2006.

High School

Widely considered the No. 1 skill athlete in the state in 2006 and rated in the top 10 of all defensive backs in the nation … Did not play on defense as a senior because of his team's athletic need at quarterback … Participated in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl … Ranked as the nation's 16th-best prospect by ESPN.com … Named to the Tigerbait.com Louisiana Top 20, Tom Lemming's 2005 All-American Team, FSN South's Countdown to Signing Day "All-South" first-team, Atlanta Journal-Constitution Super Southern 100, Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen, Mobile Register Super Southeast 120 and the New Orleans Times-Picayune Top 16 Blue-Chip list … As a junior, made 25 tackles and seven interceptions to go along with one sack … Threw for 1,165 yards and 10 touchdowns, while rushing for 750 yards and six touchdowns in 2004 … Started off his junior year at cornerback but then made the move to quarterback the last eight games of the season … Coached by Stephen Robichaux.


Full name is Jai Eugene … Parents are Sharon Eugene and Titus Givens … Has two siblings, Jami and JaLisa … Born Feb. 8, 1987 … Majoring in African-American studies.


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