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Multiple sources report that LSU running back John Emery Jr. has entered the NCAA Transfer Portal.

The St. Rose, La. native was a highly recruited prospect out of Destrehan High School but dealt with many ups and downs during his five-year career at LSU.

He was a true freshman on the 2019 National Championship team but missed his junior season in 2021 due to eligibility issues. Most recently, Emery Jr. suffered a season-ending injury against Florida during his fifth-year senior year in 2023.

He played in 37 games over the last five years and rushed for a total of 1062 yards and 14 touchdowns.

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Giantkiller2 months
Honestly - I didn't know John Emery was even still eligible.
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chadr072 months
It’s been a wild 15 yr career at LSU for Emory
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Geauxldninja2 months
Didn’t realize he still had eligibility. He was always good for a couple splash plays a year, specifically in Bama games.
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BabyTac2 months
Best of luck. Guy has had a tough road. Hope things work out for him.
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Spankum2 months
He has a ton of potential, but every year something would keep him from breaking out. I wish him the best of luck wherever life takes him.

Thanks for being a Tiger, John Emery.
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Mr Happy2 months
Good luck John. I hope you have a great year.
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secfballfan2 months
Wishing him the best, had a lot of bad breaks
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LSUPilot072 months
How does this guy still have eligibility?
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Revorising2 months
Dang I was so glad we were able to recruit him and it just did not pan out but I do wish him the best for sure.
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ATLTiger2 months
Most shocking part of this is that he’s a grad transfer. If true, happy the kid got his degree and best of luck to him.
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Pollo102 months
What the hell are you talking about, there are many masters degrees that aren’t research based. I got 2 graduate degrees from LSU and knew many people who were getting masters without doing novel research.
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Bill W Tiger2 months
Good luck to the young man!
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saintlad742 months
I didn't realize he had eligibility left.

I thought he's going to try his chances in the draft
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LSUfourLife2 months
I love that he doesn't give up. Keeps coming back. He can be proud of that for sure.
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Morpheus2 months
Prolly for the best, he can get that Social Security now.
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33inNC2 months
Dude was absolutely electric at times. If he can clean up the mental errors and take what is there, he could be very good.

Best of luck to him!
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Gorilla Ball2 months
I honestly thought he was a senior
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Akit12 months
His official visit: LSU/UGA…in 2018.
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Locoguan02 months
Good for him being a "grad".
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Jdublsu2 months
Hope he draws NIL and his Social Security
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boosiebadazz2 months
Probably a solid number 2 behind Ryan Perilloux on the “what could have been” list at LSU.
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The First Cut2 months
Do you even Cecil Collins, bro?
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genuineLSUtiger2 months
Collins would be No 1 on that list. I never saw anything that impressive about Perriloux when he played.
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Shiftyplus12 months
Perriloux in 2007 looked great every time he touched the ball spelling for Flynn. 51/75, 8 TDs, 2 Ints with 207 rushing yards and 2 TDs. Got his first start in the 2007 SEC Championship game when Flynn got hurt and looked more than solid considering the circumstances. He was going to be something special. Our offense was going to have a legit weapon at QB. Instead we got Jarrett Lee and Jordan Jefferson.
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