Kelvin Joseph, former Scotlandville Hornet & LSU Tiger, opts out of season

Kelvin Joseph, former Scotlandville Hornet & LSU Tiger, opts out of season
Kelvin Joseph (No. 1) (Source: Josh Auzenne/Gray Media)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Kelvin Joseph, a former Scotlandville Hornet and LSU Tiger and current Kentucky Wildcat, announced via Twitter that he will be opting out the remainder of the season to prepare for the upcoming NFL Draft.

“I am taking this time opportunity to focus on preparing for the NFL Draft,” Joseph said in a tweet. " I want to thank LSU for bringing me into the brotherhood & the Kentucky Wildcats coaches, teammates and the community for accepting me and allowing me to showcase my ability.”

The 6-foot-1, 192-pound defensive back played in 11 games for the LSU Tigers in 2018. He had 12 total tackles and one pass defended before entering the transfer portal and joining the Wildcats. He sat out the 2019 season.

In nine games with the Wildcats, the Baton Rouge native posted 25 total tackles, 0.5 tackles for loss, and four interceptions. He returned one of those picks for a touchdown.

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