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A.J. LYTTON

#12

Player profile

position
Defensive Back
height
5'11"
weight
175
year
Freshman
hometown
Upper Marlboro, Md.
high school
Wise

2018:

Appeared in 10 games…totaled 14 tackles, including 1.0 for loss, one interception and two pass breakups…recorded two tackles and his first career interception vs. No. 2 Clemson…made collegiate debut and registered one pass breakup in 36-26 win vs. Samford…recorded season-high four tackles, including 1.0 for loss, at Syracuse…had one solo tackle in 37-19 win vs. Northern Illinois…made one stop in 28-24 victory at Louisville…tied season-high tackles total with four at No. 17 Miami…recorded two solo tackles and one pass breakup in 38-17 win vs. Wake Forest…also saw action at North Carolina State, at No. 3 Notre Dame and in 22-21 victory vs. No. 22 Boston College.

Personal:

Speedy athlete rated as a consensus four-star prospect … ranked as the No. 3 prospect in Maryland by Rivals and 247 and the No. 8 cornerback in the nation by 247 … rated 31st in ESPN300 … Under Armour All-American … helped lead Wise to 42 straight wins and three consecutive 4A state championships … 2017 Maryland Gatorade Player of the Year … DC Touchdown Club’s Maryland High School Player of the Year … named to first-ever Elite 22 team by Prince George’s County coaches … played both sides of the ball, recording 32 tackles, three interceptions, 10 pass breakups and two forced fumbles on defense while catching 34 passes for 523 yards and seven touchdowns his senior season … led defense that allowed 7.1 points per game and registered six shutouts … junior season earned first-team all-state, second-team junior All-America and second-team All-Met honors … selected Florida State over numerous offers that included Alabama, Clemson and Penn State.