Former LSU running back and assistant Kevin Faulk to be enshrined

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It was announced on Monday that former LSU running back and former running backs coach Kevin Faulk would be enshrined in college football immortality. He was named to the 2022 College Football Hall of Fame class. Faulk spent the 1995-1998 seasons with the Tigers before moving on to the NFL.

During his freshman season in 1995, Faulk appeared in 10 games for the LSU Tigers. During that first campaign, he carried the ball 174 times for 852 yards and six touchdowns. Faulk was also used as a receiver out of the backfield where he added another touchdown. That year he averaged 5.2 yards per touch in the offense.

The next three seasons, he would go over the 1,000-yard mark as a rusher. Over his career, Faulk would average 5.3 yards per rush attempt and 11.3 yards per reception. To this day, he owns the school records for rushing yards, rushing touchdowns, and total touchdowns from scrimmage.

Faulk is definitely worthy of being in the Hall of Fame. While he never won a national championship with the Tigers he went on to the NFL where he won multiple Super Bowls with the New England Patriots. Faulk can add the CFB Hall of Fame to his resume that includes being enshrined in the Louisiana Hall of Fame, New England Patriots Hall of Fame, and the New England Patriots 50th anniversary team.

Faulk was a member of the coaching staff from 2018-2021. With the new hire of Brian Kelly, Faulk was replaced by former LSU assistant Frank Wilson.

The man who wore No. 3 is No. 1 in the hearts of LSU fans and the school’s record books.