Al Louis-Jean will be entering his second season with the Pirates in 2021. During the 2019 season Louis-Jean saw action in 8 games for the Pirates and recorded 9.5 tackles. Before joining the Pirates, Louis-Jean’s professional football career spanned five years and two countries. Undrafted in 2014, Louis-Jean signed a free agent contract with the Chicago Bears. He was promoted from the practice squad and saw action in 9 games that season. He recorded 9 tackles and 1 pass defense. In early 2016 Louis-Jean was signed by the Washington Football Team but was released in the spring. Later that year the Miami Dolphins picked up Louis-Jean but released him after less than a month. He then headed to the CFL and was signed by the Ottawa Redblacks but was also released.
After committing to play for the University of Miami Hurricanes in 2011, Louis-Jean changed his mind and stayed local, attending Boston College. He played for the Eagles from 2011-2013. As a freshman in 2011 Louis-Jean played in 10 games, making 2 starts. He recorded 15 tackles on the season along with 3 pass break-ups and 1 interception. Against Northwestern he recorded 4 tackles, his season high. Louis-Jean sat out 2012. In 2013 he recorded 21 tackles. Against NC State he had a career high 5 tackles and 1 forced fumble.
Louis-Jean was a standout player at Brockton High School. He was selected to the 2010 All-State Team. He was also voted his team’s MVP. Along with football, Louis-Jean played basketball and competed in track & field. Louis-Jean is going into his age-27 season with the Pirates in 2021.