Tyler Shelvin

Tyler Shelvin

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Tyler Shelvin

THE VITALS

Position: Defensive tackle

Measurables: 6-foot-2½, 376 pounds

High school: Notre Dame of Crowley

Hometown: Lafayette

Committed: March 11, 2015

247Sports position rank: 4

247Sports rating: 4 stars

AT A GLANCE

LSU secured a commitment from Shelvin — the top-ranked player in Louisiana according to 247Sports’ composite rankings ­— almost two years ago. With tremendous size and strength, the athletic linemen often forced double teams and could transition to nose tackle in Dave Aranda’s 3-4 base defense. Shelvin transferred from Northside to Notre Dame for his senior season.

HONORS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

Shelvin participated in the Under Armour All-America Game, notching five tackles and a quarterback hurry. … Battling injuries throughout his senior year, he registered 34 tackles, two sacks, 11½ tackles for loss and seven quarterback hurries. 

WHAT THEY’RE SAYING

“He’s massive. Shelvin’s one of those guys who’s a nose tackle all the way, and he’s really disruptive for his size. He’ll trim up even more under (LSU strength and conditioning coordinator) Tommy Moffitt, and I think he’ll be a dominant guy in the middle for LSU.”

— Shea Dixon, 247Sports