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Mason Hitt

Hometown:
Baton Rouge, La.

High School:
Parkview Baptist

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 285

Position:
DT

Birthdate:
07/10/1988

Experience:
3L

Mason Hitt

12/04/2010

Louisiana Tech vs. No. 14 Nevada

Louisiana Tech hosts the 14th-ranked Nevada Wolf Pack at Joe Aillet Stadium.

11/06/2010

Louisiana Tech vs. Fresno State

Louisiana Tech hosts Fresno State on Nov. 6, 2010 at Joe Aillet Stadium.

TACKLES g ua a total tfl pd ff fr blk
2007 10 4 0 4 0.0 0 0 0 0
2008 13 8 26 34 4.5 1 0 0 0
2009 10 5 28 33 3.0 0 0 0 0
2010 12 19 25 44 10.5 2 1 1 0
TOTAL 45 36 79 115 18.0 3 1 1 0

SACKS g ua a total yards
2007 10 0 0 0.0 0
2008 13 2 1 2.5 9
2009 10 1 2 2.0 12
2010 12 4 0 4.0 26
TOTAL 45 7 3 8.5 47


2010: Started in all 12 games ... Recorded 44 total tackles on the season - 19 solo and 25 assisted - with four sacks for a loss of 26 yards ... Also credited with one forced and one recovered fumble and two pass break-ups ... Started the season off with five tackles, including 1.5 for a loss of five yards, against Grambling State (9/4) in the Port City Classic at Independence Stadium in Shreveport ... Credited with three tackles, including an assisted tackle for a loss of one yard, at Texas A&M (9/11) ... Registered six total tackles - three solo, three assisted - with a sack for a loss of seven yards against Navy (9/18) ... Recorded a season-best seven total tackles (four solo, three assisted) with two stops for a loss of nine yards including a sack for a loss of eight yards against Southern Miss (9/25) ... His lone tackle at Hawaii (10/2) came for a loss of two yards ... Recorded two tackles against Idaho (10/16) with a sack for a loss of four yards ... Registered four total tackles, including an assisted stop for a loss, at No. 2 Boise State (10/26) ... Credited with five assisted tackles and recovered a fumble against Fresno State (11/6) ... Registered six total tackles at New Mexico State (11/13) with two solo stops for a loss of three yards and a pass break-up as Tech won its first road game in over two years ... Registered four total tackles (three solo, one assisted) at San Jose State (11/27) including a sack for a loss of seven yards and a pass break-up ... Registered an assisted tackle against No. 14 Nevada (12/4).

2009: Defensive lineman that played in 10 games, recording 33 tackles... Registered three tackles for a loss of 14 yards, including two sacks for a loss of 12 yards... Recorded one tackle at Auburn (9/5)... Notched five total tackles at Navy (9/12), including one sack for a loss of seven yards... Recorded five assisted tackles against Nicholls State (9/19)... Recorded an assisted sack for a total loss of five yards against Hawai'i, one of his only two tackles of the game... Matched a career-high six tackles at Nevada (10/9)... Recorded four assisted tackles against New Mexico State (10/17)... Credited with two assisted tackles at Idaho (10/31)... Recorded five total tackles - one solo, four assisted - against No. 5 Boise State with his lone solo tackle coming for a loss of two yards... Started at No. 9 LSU opposite his brother, Lyle, recording one assisted tackle... Notched two total tackles against San Jose State (12/5).

2008: Saw action in 13 games while starting 12 at tackle ... Totaled 34 tackles on the year... Finished with six tackles against Nevada ... Registered 1.5 tackles against Idaho 10/18/08 ... Named LA Tech Defensive POW (Boise State game).

2007: Named academic all-WAC ... Played 10 games on defensive line and on special teams...had four tackles on the year.

High School: Lettered three years for coach Kenny Guillot at Parkview Baptist High School ... Played defensive line for the Eagles ... Helped lead Parkview Baptist to the District 8-3A title and the state semifinals in 2004 ... Named first team all-district, all-metro and all-state as a senior ... Named second team all-district as a junior ... Also played baseball for Parkview Baptist as a freshman and sophomore ...

Personal:
Full name is Mason David Hitt ... Son of Joe and Beth Hitt ... Has one older sister, Rachael, one older brother, Lyle, and one younger brother, Tucker ... Lyle plays football at LSU ... Father played at Southeastern Louisiana ... His grandfather Richard Pullig started the Department of Medical Technology at Louisiana Tech in the 1940s ... Born July 10, 1988, in Baton Rouge, La.