Travonte Valentine cleared to practice with LSU
BATON ROUGE - The official LSU Football Twitter account confirmed Tuesday afternoon that defensive tackle Travonte Valentine is cleared to join the team for fall camp practice.
#LSU is confirming that Travonte Valentine has been cleared to practice with the team.— LSU Football (@LSUfootball) August 9, 2016
Updates to Valentine’s page on LSUSports.net’s official roster confirm that the player will wear No. 55 this season.
Valentine originally signed to LSU and was officially with the team in 2014, but he wasn’t eligible to play and was redshirted as a result. He would be dismissed from LSU last summer with the school citing off-field team violations, according to 247Sports.com.
He’ll have three years of eligibility remaining with the Tigers. College football analysts say Valentine’s return is a major boost to LSU's defensive lineup for the season ahead.