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UL Cornerback Mekhi Garner transfers to LSU

Garner: 3rd Team All-Sun Belt Selection in 2021
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Posted at 8:16 PM, Jan 11, 2022

UL cornerback Mekhi Garner is transferring to LSU, the cornerback announced on twitter.

Garner in 2021 finished with 31 tackles, 8 pass breakups and 2.5 tackles for loss and earned 3rd team All-Sun Belt honors. Over his 3 year career with the Cajuns, Garner finished with 3 interceptions, 18 pass breakups and 3 forced fumbles.

Standing at 6'2, 217 pounds, Garner is expected to get heavy NFL interest next season, with one report listing him with a 2nd round grade.

Garner wasn't the only addition LSU made to their secondary Tuesday. Arkansas safety Joe Foucha announced he's transferring to LSU via twitter. Foucha, a New Orleans native, had 72 tackles, 7.5 TFL and 1 interception in 2021 with the Razorbacks. In 4 years in Fayetteville, Foucha finishing with 230 tackles, 11.5 tackles for loss and 4 INTs.

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