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‘We’re going to be nasty’: LSU’s 2016 football recruiting class could be program’s first consensus No. 1 haul — with a twist

Advocate staff photo by Bill Feig-- The LSU football team get fired up before taking the field against Sam Houston State Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge.

LSU football’s 2016 recruiting class is mesmerizing even to those who are a part of it. Texas linebacker Rahssan Thornton, for instance, spent a few minutes recently researching each of the other 16 commitments who make up the group. He found similarities with most of them: They’re ranked in the upper echelon at their position nationally. There’s the… Continue reading →

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Acadiana’s Kevin Moore trims list of college choices to five

Advocate Photo by BRAD KEMP Acadiana quarterback Kevin Moore (7) runs away fron zachary defenders Donovan Perkins (28) and Aaron Celestine during their Class 5A playoff game against Zachary at Bill Dotson Stadium Friday Dec. 5, 2014 in Scott, La.

Acadiana High School’s Kevin Moore didn’t see the rationale in belaboring the point. Moore, a key figure in the Wrecking Rams’ fourth Class 5A state championship last season, could have continued piling up scholarship offers in the same manner he recorded tackles… Continue reading →