Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports
LSU Sports Information Director Michael Bonnette confirmed Wednesday that sophomore defensive tackle Travonte Valentine will be transferring from LSU.
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Valentine, a former four-star prospect from Palm Bay, FL (Champagnat Catholic) never played in game at LSU due to ongoing eligibility issues.

NOLA.com reports that Valentine failed multiple drug tests and missed an excessive amount of class time after enrolling at LSU last fall.
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Sources close to LSU say Valentine failed multiple drug tests and missed an excessive amount of class time after enrolling last fall. He was a highly touted defensive tackle recruit from the Miami area but reported late because of a academic issues. He practiced with the team after reporting but did not participate in spring practice.
Valentine is expected to transfer to Arizona Western where former LSU linebacker Clifton Garrett and defensive tackle Trey Lealaimatafao recently transferred to this off-season.
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atltiger6487107 months
certainly good news for the University of Arizona Western College.
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Spankum107 months
sounds to me like this young man needs to get himself to a trade school so that he can start figuring out a way to earn a living...
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DVinBR107 months
Lost cause, sad to see such talent wasted
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PsychTiger107 months
Unicorn sightings in Arizona.
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wesman21107 months
We are just so damn talented and loaded that our new talent replaces our talent with issues... hot damn.
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LSUSkip107 months
Arizona Western just got alot better.
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pellietigersaint107 months
Wow I bet Arizona Western is an extension of the penal league
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TampaTiger22107 months
Bye Felecia
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dgnx6107 months
Brick and Chavis did such a great Job recruiting the dline.
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RB10107 months
Chavis and Brick really did a number on the depth chart the last few years. They didn't bring in enough players and the one's the did get couldn't hack it.
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blueboy107 months
frick. What a waste of time. What's our retro-recruiting ranking now?
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beauchristopher107 months
Arizona Western is going to crush heads
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Jizzy08107 months
great white buffalo
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RileyTime107 months
That Arizona Western defense is gon be stacked haha
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WilliamTaylor21107 months
Shame, needed him for depth on the DL.

At least this ends the wondering about him playing though.
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ValZacs107 months
Lol.
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Walking the Earth107 months
So he's going to continue to not play and not attend class at LSU.
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monsterballads107 months
well shite
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LOL107 months
Lol
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catfish 62107 months
Lol
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