JAQUELIN ROY'S HIGH OCTANE YEAR TWO
Updated: Nov 10, 2021
By LONN PHILLIPS SULLIVAN
LSU's sophomore DT Jaquelin Roy is becoming an unsung, yet highly impactful interior mastermind, building upon the strong finish to his freshman campaign.
Now commanding double teams just to keep his unilateral brutality at bay, working well alongside senior Neil Farrell Jr, Roy continues to make game altering plays, recovering 2 fumbles and forcing another already (forcing and recovering a fumble during the same play, in two quick motions).
Recovering a fumble vs Alabama, Jaquelin Roy's name is now a part of Tigers folklore, however it's just the beginning for the Baton Rouge native.
Posting 21 tackles, 4 tackles for loss, 0.5 sack, 2 fumble recoveries and the forced fumble, Roy is showing he can make the most of the limited reps he received throughout the first 6 games of 2021....
.....but after Ole Miss and Florida, you can't take #99 out of the lineup.
Though Maason Smith was ahead of Roy in the pecking order to begin 2021, the elite level DT has proven to be im