Patterson High School offensive lineman Austin Harden will continue his football career at LSU as a preferred walk-on. Harden held a ceremony at Patterson High School Thursday to celebrate the occasion. Seated, from left, are Marty Harden, father; Dana Harden, mother; Jessa Harden, niece; Harden; Ryan Taylor, Patterson High School Athletic Director; and Patterson High School Principal Lane Larive. Standing, are Keatyn Harden, sister; Luis Perez, brother-in-law; Raigan Perez, sister; Tobin Johnson, cousin; high school coaches C.L. Grogan and Blake Rodriguez; Beau Harden, nephew; Brandon Harden, brother; Jaycee Harden, sister-in-law; high school coach Carlon Butler; and Angie Gros, girlfriend. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)
Patterson High School offensive lineman Austin Harden is fulfilling a dream as he will join the LSU Tiger football team this coming season.