Jarrick Bernard-Converse


HISTORY — from college profile

Played one year at LSU after transferring from Oklahoma State, where he was a four-year starter for the Cowboys … Appeared in 13 games at LSU, starting nine times … Versatile player who started at cornerback and safety in 2022 … In college career, appeared in 64 games with 56 starts … Started 47 consecutive games in four years at Oklahoma State before transferring to LSU … Capped Oklahoma State career appearing in 51 games with 216 tackles, 7.0 tackles for loss and 5.0 sacks … Added 23 passes defended and a pair of interceptions … Twice named first team Academic All-Big 12 … Team went 35-16 with four bowl appearances, including the 2022 Fiesta Bowl, during his time in Stillwater … Born in Baton Rouge … Played high school football in Shreveport at Evangel Christian Academy where he was coached by former LSU defensive lineman Byron Dawson … Graduated from Oklahoma State in December of 2021 with a degree in pre-veterinary medicine.

2022 (sr): Played in 13 games with nine starts … Started seven times at cornerback and twice at safety (Tennessee, Purdue) … Finished with 44 tackles, five passes defended and a pair of interceptions … Had LSU career-best 11 tackles vs. Tennessee … In overtime win over Alabama, had 2 tackles, three passes defended and an interception … Interception came in endzone after Alabama had driven inside the LSU 10-yard line … Other interception came vs. Purdue in the Citrus Bowl.

—at Oklahoma State—

2021 (sr): Started all 14 games for the 12-2 Cowboys … Recorded 51 tackles, 1.5 sacks and had 11 passes defended … Had three tackles in win over Notre Dame in the Fiesta Bowl … Defended a pass and had two tackles in Big 12 Championship Game vs. Baylor … Had season-best nine tackles and two passes defended in win over 10th-ranked Oklahoma in regular season finale … Had five tackles on three occasions – vs. Missouri State, vs. Baylor in regular season, and Iowa State … Season-best three passes defended in win over Kansas State … Recorded a sack in shutout of Texas Tech.

2020 (jr): A First-Team Academic All-Big 12 honoree for the second straight season … Started all 11 games at cornerback … Tied for the team lead with seven passes broken up … Ranked seventh on the team and first among OSU cornerbacks with 32 tackles, 27 of which were unassisted … Had two games with five tackles (vs. Texas Tech and TCU) and three games with four (vs. Texas, Kansas State and Baylor) … Credited with a tackle for loss against Baylor … Forced a fumble against Texas Tech … Broke up two passes against Texas and Texas Tech.

2019 (soph): An active player who impacted the game in a variety of ways, posting 54 tackles, 1.5 sacks, two tackles for loss, an interception and five pass breakups … Picked off a pass as part of the Cowboys’ win over TCU … Had a sack against Kansas … Of his 54 total tackles, 31 came on pass plays, marking the second-highest total on the team behind only cornerback Rodarius Williams … Logged a season-high seven tackles against both Texas and Kansas … Was an important contributor on an Oklahoma State defense that made significant improvement from the previous season … In 2018, the Cowboys allowed an average of 32.5 points and 452.5 yards per game, but in 2019, those numbers improved to 26.8 points per game and 412.3 yards per game … The Cowboys of 2019 held each of their final six opponents below their season scoring average.

2018 (fr): Started each of the last nine games of the season as a true freshman … Ranked fifth on the team and led all Cowboy freshmen with 59 tackles, 49 of which were solo stops … Intercepted a pass and returned it 15 yards against Texas Tech … Blocked a punt and forced a fumble in the Cowboys’ win over No. 17 Boise State … An active performer who logged 2.0, 3.5 tackles for loss, a pass breakup and three quarterback hurries … His 4.5 tackles per game ranked third among Big 12 freshmen … Amassed 14 tackles (13 solo) against Texas Tech and had eight tackles as part of the Cowboys’ win over No. 7 West Virginia … Had six games with at least five tackles … Helped the Cowboys rank in the top 20 nationally in red zone defense, sacks and tackles for loss.

High school: Played for coach Byron Dawson at Evangel Christian Academy (Shreveport, LA) … Helped ECA cap off its 2016 season with a 38-6 victory over second-seeded Scotlandville to win the 2016 LHSAA Football Select Prep Classic state championship … Recorded two interceptions during the state semifinals as a senior, however ECA came up short in the contest, marking the end of his high school career … As a sophomore, he racked up 38 tackles … Five of those tackles were for a loss … He also intercepted one pass, forced one fumble and recovered two fumbles … One of his interceptions was returned for a touchdown … Also ran track at Evangel Christian Academy, competing in relay events, the 400-meter dash and the high jump … A four-time selection to the Principal’s Honor List and a three-time all-district selection … Served as a team captain … A three-star prospect according to 247Sports, ESPN and Rivals … ESPN rated him as the No. 21 player in the state of Louisiana’s class of 2018 and as the No. 32 safety in the nation … 247Sports and Rivals rated him as a top-50 player in Louisiana, as he was ranked as No. 45 and No. 42, respectively … Comes from the highly-successful Evangel Christian Academy in Louisiana, which has produced top-flight talents such as former USC quarterback John David Booty and LSU running back Jacob Hester, among several NFL players.


Jarrick Bernard-Converse was born April 29, 2000, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana … Son of Brian and Dana Converse.


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Physical Attributes:

Proj Rd: 6
Height: 6006
Weight: 197
Forty: 4.40
Arm: 32 1/4
Hand: 09 3/4
Wingspan: 79 1/8

Pro Day Results:

Cone: 6.94
Bench: 16.0
Shuttle: 4.29
10: 1.53
20: 2.47
40: 4.4
BJ: 10'06"
VJ: 42.0

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