Luke Becomes the 38th Head Coach in Program History
• 2018 Wuerffel Trophy Watch List
• 2018 Preseason All-SEC Second Team (Lindy's)
• 2018 Preseason All-SEC Third Team (Athlon)
• 2017 Wuerffel Trophy Watch List
• 2017 SEC Student-Athlete Leadership Council
• 2017 SEC Community Service Team
• 2017 AFCA Good Works Team Nominee
2017 (JUNIOR): Member of SEC Football Student-Athlete Leadership Council ... SEC Community Service Team ... Played and started in all 12 games for the Rebels on the offensive line ... Pass protected for Ole Miss offense that led SEC in passing ... Wuerffel Trophy Watch List (Premier Award for Community Service) ... AFCA Good Works Team nominee ... Earned the start at LG in the season opener vs. South Alabama (9/2/17): Helped the Rebels to 531 yards of total offense ... vs. UT Martin (9/9/17): Started at LG and helped the Rebels to 543 yards of total offense ... at Cal (9/16/17): Started at LG and helped the Rebels to 416 yards of total offense ... Helped the Rebels to 429 yards of total offense at Auburn (10/7/17) ... Helped Ole Miss tally 603 yards of total offense vs. Vanderbilt (10/14/17), including 252 yards on the ground ... Helped Ole Miss to 153 yards rushing vs. LSU (10/21/17) ... Helped his team to 566 yards of total offense (198 rushing, 368 passing) vs. Arkansas (10/28/17) ... Helped Ole Miss to 473 yards of offense in the win at Kentucky (11/4/17) ... vs. Louisiana (11/11/17): Helped pave the way for 641 yards of total offense in the win over Louisiana (11/11/17), including 223 yards on the ground ... Helped the Rebels to 202 yards rushing vs. Texas A&M (11/18/17) ... Started on the offensive line in the Egg Bowl win at No. 14 Mississippi State (11/23/17).
2016 (SOPHOMORE): Only Rebel offensive lineman to start every game in 2016 (nine at left guard, three at center) ... Helped Ole Miss rank 13th nationally in passing (314.9 ypg) and fewest TFLs allowed (4.67/game) ... Earned second letter ... vs. #4 Florida State (9/5/16): Helped Ole Miss score 34 points and rack up 313 passing yards ... vs. Wofford (9/10/16): Helped the Rebels gain 416 total yards and score 38 points ... vs. #1 Alabama (9/17/16): Helped Ole Miss put up 43 points, 522 total yards and 421 passing yards against the nation's top-ranked team ... vs. #11 Georgia (9/24/16): Helped roll up 510 total yards and 45 points for an O-line that allowed just one sack ... vs. Memphis (10/1/16): Helped the Rebels gain 624 total yards (fifth-most in school history) and 263 rushing yards ... at #22 Arkansas (10/15/16): Helped Ole Miss compile 403 total yards (150 rushing) ... vs. #15 Auburn (10/29/16): Helped Chad Kelly and Ole Miss establish a school record with 465 passing yards ... vs. Georgia Southern (11/5/16): Started at center for the first time in his career and helped Ole Miss pile up 37 points and 441 total yards ... at #8 Texas A&M (11/12/16): Started at center and helped Ole Miss rack up 490 total yards and 30 first downs in the come-from-behind win ... at Vanderbilt (11/19/16): Made his third straight start at center and also played left guard ... vs. Mississippi State (11/26/16): Helped Ole Miss pile up 528 total yards and 31 first downs in start at LG ... Preseason All-SEC third team (Media, Athlon).
2015 (FRESHMAN): True freshman started six of 12 games played (4 at left guard, 2 at right guard) ... Helped the Rebel offense shatter the majority of single-season school records, including most total yards, points, touchdowns and passing yards ... Earned first letter ... vs. UT Martin (9/5/15): Started at left guard and helped Ole Miss to its most points (76) since 1935 and second-most yards (662) ever in a single game ... First Ole Miss true freshman OL to start his college debut since John Jerry in 2006 ... vs. Fresno State (9/12/15): Helped Ole Miss score 73 points and rack up 607 total yards ... at #2 Alabama (9/19/15): Helped Ole Miss score its most points ever in Tuscaloosa (43) and rack up 433 yards against the Tide's stellar defense ... vs. Vanderbilt (9/26/15): Helped Ole Miss achieve 30 first downs and paved the way for Jaylen Walton's 133 rushing yards in start at RG ... vs. New Mexico State (10/10/15): Helped Ole Miss gain 665 total yards, second-most in school history ... at #22 Memphis (10/17/15): Helped the Rebels set a school record with 440 passing yards in start ... vs. #15 Texas A&M (10/24/15): Paved the way for 230 rushing yards and 471 total yards ... at Auburn (10/31/15): Helped Ole Miss accumulate 558 total yards and 27 first downs in the SEC road win ... vs. Arkansas (11/7/15): Helped the Rebels pile up 52 points, 222 rushing yards and 590 total yards ... vs. #15 LSU (11/21/15): Helped Ole Miss score its fourth-most points ever against LSU (38) ... Sugar Bowl vs. #16 Oklahoma State (1/1/16): Helped Ole Miss set school records for most points (48) and yards (554) in a bowl game ... Preseason All-SEC third team (CFB Matrix) ... Graduated high school early and enrolled at Ole Miss in January 2015.
HIGH SCHOOL: Selected to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... Named to the MaxPreps All-America second team ... Rated a five-star prospect by 247Sports and a four-star prospect by all the other major recruiting services ... Listed as the No. 32 overall prospect by 247Sports, No. 73 by ESPN, No. 74 by Rivals and No. 85 by Scout ... Listed as the No. 1 offensive guard by 247Sports, No. 3 by ESPN and No. 6 by Scout ... Listed as the top prospect in Mississippi by 247Sports and Rivals, No. 2 by Scout and No. 3 by ESPN ... Anchored the offensive line for four years, helping Petal to a 39-15 record and a 6-4 mark in the playoffs, including a Class 6A South State Championship in 2011 and a South State runner-up in 2012 ... 2014 Class 6A All-State first team pick ... Member of The Clarion-Ledger's Dandy Dozen ... Listed as the top prospect on The Clarion-Ledger's Targeted 22 ... Participated in The Opening, Nike's elite recruiting combine ... Participated in the Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Game ... Coached in high school by Marcus Boyles ... Also played basketball.
PERSONAL: Son of Shirley Patterson ... Born: July 8, 1997 ... Made U.M.A.A. Honor Roll for Spring 2015 ... Marketing major ... Member of the NCAA Division I Football Recruiting Ad Hoc Working Group ... National Football Foundation Freshman Scholar-Athlete.
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