Lott leaves LSU for Samford

FROM STAFF REPORTS

Former Briarwood Christian defensive end J.D. Lott recently signed to play football at Samford University, after leaving the national champion LSU Tigers in February.

Lott, a 2005 graduate of Briarwood, served as a redshirt for the Tigers in 2006 and was on the scout team during LSU’s national championship season last fall. He is expected to play tight end for the Bulldogs.

Lott, 6-foot-4, 227 pounds, was a three-year starter at Briarwood, helping to lead the Lions to the Class 5A title in 2003. He had 48 tackles and seven sacks as a senior, leading him to all-county honors. He was named to the 2007 Southeastern Conference academic honor roll