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Photo: Lamin Barrow Given Honor Of Wearing No. 18 For LSU

Big time.

Lamin Barrow will wear the most important number for the LSU Tigers during the 2013 season - No. 18. It was announced via the Tigers' equipment Twitter account on Sunday night - check it out.

 LSU SID Michael Bonnette also confirmed the news.

The wearing of No. 18 is a special honor within LSU's program. The tradition dates back 10 years to quarterback Matt Mauck, who was able to lead the Tigers to victory in the 2003 BCS National Championship Game. The player bestowed the honor is supposed to uphold the university's values both on and off the field. 

Barrow is an absolute stud linebacker. He was second on the team with 104 total tackles in 2012 and is considered a first round NFL draft prospect.