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Willie Baker
Willie  Baker

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
New Roads, La.

High School:
Livonia HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 256

Position:
Defensive End

Birthdate:
03/25/1998

Experience:
RS

08/29/2016

Louisiana Tech Weekly Football Press Conference Transcript: Aug. 29

Bulldogs open the season this Saturday at 3 p.m. against Arkansas

08/20/2016

LA Tech Wraps up Fan Day with Second Scrimmage

The Bulldogs met with fans during the day before the team's second scrimmage of fall camp Saturday night

02/03/2016

@LATechFB Announces 2016 Signing Class

Newest members of LA Tech Family ink with Bulldogs

2016: Redshirted as a true freshman, did not see action.

High School: A four-star prospect by ESPN and three-star prospect by Rivals.com and 247 Sports ... Ranked as the 43rd-best defensive end nationally and No. 3-rated defensive end in Louisiana by ESPN while also being rated as the No. 25 player in Louisiana overall ... Graduated from Livonia High School in 2016 ... Lettered all four years in football while earning two letters in basketball ... A two-time first team all-state, all-district and all-metro selection ... Named All-Metro MVP ... Led team to a state championship his junior year as he tallied 108 tackles, 29 tackles for a loss and 12 sacks ... Helped lead team to a runner-up finish in the state championship his sophomore year ... Coached by Guy Mistretta.

Personal: Willie Floyd Baker IV ... Son of Willie and Yvette Baker ... Born on March 25, 1998 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana ... Is one of seven children with two older siblings, Kelly and Kirt, and four younger siblings, Nyrah, Vera, Chloe and Jameson ... Chose Louisiana Tech over Arizona, Arizona State, Arkansas, Kansas State, Louisville, Michigan, Ole Miss, Missouri, Tennessee, Texas A&M and Utah ... Recruited by Joe Sloan.

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