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St. Augustine's Lanard Fournette, younger brother of LSU star Leonard, commits to the Tigers as an athlete

Advocate Photo by KYLE ENCAR --St. Augustine running back Lanard Fournette (center) looks to get into the end zone for St. Aug's first touchdown with only Shaw defensive back Jaiwon Charles (1) standing in his way at Tad Gormley Stadium in New Orleans on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014.

St. Augustine senior running back Lanard Fournette, the younger brother of LSU standout Leonard Fournette, will be joining his brother in Baton Rouge. Fournette confirmed to The Advocate on Saturday that he was offered a scholarship as an athlete and that he committed during his visit to LSU this weekend. Big brother Leonard sent a congratulatory message… Continue reading →

Video: A planned visit to Alabama doesn't change the commitment to LSU for Catholic running back Derrius Guice

. Catholic running back Derrius Guice talks about his commitment to LSU and his maturity during his senior season after being suspended from the team. Click here to see the video.Continue reading →

Podcast: LSU will be glad it didn't lose Riverdale athlete Donte Jackson to Georgia

Advocate Photo by KYLE ENCAR --East Jefferson linebacker Ronte Ladmirault (right) breaks up a pass in the end zone that was intended for Riverdale athlete Donte Jackson (center) during the first half of a week six game on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014 at JoeYenni Stadium in Metairie.

. In this week's "Advocate Sports: LSU Recruiting Podcast" Advocate Online Sports Editor Pierce W. Huff talks to guests Rene Nadeau of SportsNola.com, Derek Ponamsky of BayouBengalsInsider.com and Newman coach Nelson Stewart about the impact of LSU getting a commitment from Riverdale athlete Donte Jackson on Wednesday. Music “Let’s the kids play” by Malaventura… Continue reading →

Riverdale's Donte Jackson on picking LSU: 'Prayed about it ... all signs pointed to' Tigers

Advocate staff photo by RUSTY COSTANZA --  Riverdale High School's Donte Jackson, left, eludes the grasp of Grace King High School's Leronta Butler, right, during a football game at Joe Yenni Stadium in Metairie on Thursday, September 18, 2014.

The first time Riverdale coach Brett Bonnafons saw film of Donte Jackson was during Jackson’s sophomore year. He was so impressed that his initial two-word reaction isn’t suitable to be printed. But it took college coaches a tad bit longer to see what all of the fuss was about this kid Bonnafons was bragging about.… Continue reading →

Podcast: new LSU hires Kevin Steele, Ed Orgeron have to hit the ground running to help LSU recruiting

Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- New LSU football defensive coordinator Kevin Steele, right, answers questions as LSU head coach Les Miles, center,  and defensive line coach Ed Orgeron, left, watch.

. In this "Advocate Sports: LSU Recruiting" podcast, Advocate Online Sports Editor Pierce W. Huff talks with Advocate contributor William Weathers and Sonny Shipp of 247 sports about the things new LSU defensive coordinator Kevin Steele and new defensive line coach Ed Orgeron have to do make up for lost time with top recruits. Music:… Continue reading →

Experts: With Kevin Steele and Ed Orgeron, LSU recruiting staff jumps from good to one of country's best

Advocate file photo by BILL FEIG -- Ed Orgeron, then the head coach at Ole Miss, voices his displeasure during a timeout in a 2005 game against LSU at Tiger Stadium. Orgeron has been known as an effective recruiter throughout his coaching career.

Jerrell Powe remembers the very first time he met Ed Orgeron. How could he forget? After all, Orgeron had Powe performing drills in a parking lot. This was a recruiting visit. “He’s intense,” said Powe, then the composite No. 3-ranked defensive tackle in the nation who Orgeron wooed to Ole Miss while head coach there… Continue reading →

A few minutes with … Isaiah Washington

Karr's Isaiah Washington

Washington, a Karr senior defensive end, recorded 51 tackles, 28 assists, 13 tackles for loss, 6 sacks, 18 quarterback hurries, 2 forced fumbles and recovered two fumbles. The 6-foot-4, 260 pound four-star recruit committed to LSU in February 2014, becoming one of the first players in the Tigers’ 2015 recruiting class. What was it about LSU that made… Continue reading →

St. Aug tight end Jamal Pettigrew commits to LSU

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- St. Augustine's Jamal Pettigrew scores a touchdown against Warren Easton at Pan American Stadium in their 2014 spring football game in May at Pan American Stadium.

Jamal Pettigrew started off his park-ball football days playing guard. Then he moved to tackle. But blocking for people got old to him, so he wanted to switch to quarterback. His father, Curtis — also his coach — had another suggestion: tight end. “What does a tight end do?” asked Pettigrew, who was around 10 years old… Continue reading →

LSU football commitments

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Warren Easton's Tyron Johnson catches a pass against St. Amant earlier this season.

Nick Brossette, RB, 6-0, 205, Baton Rouge (University) George Brown Jr., 6-6, 253, Cincinnati (Woods) x-Jeremy Cutrer, S, 6-2, 170, Kentwood (Miss. Gulf Coast CC) David Ducre, FB, 6-0, 230, Mandeville (Lakeshore) Blake Ferguson,… Continue reading →

John Curtis baseball player Daniel Cabrera commits to LSU

Daniel Cabrera, John Curtis baseball player

Daniel Cabrera still has three seasons of high school baseball in his career at John Curtis. But that didn’t stop Cabrera from making a commitment to LSU on Tuesday night. “I fell in love with LSU, and I knew that’s where I wanted to go,” Cabrera said. “So there was no point in me waiting.”… Continue reading →

Podcast: Quarterback rumors show LSU could be open to new quarterbacks; remembering the recruiting of Leonard Fournette

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU head coach Les Miles leads players including LSU safety Jamal Adams (33) and LSU safety Ronald Martin (26) onto the field, Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014 in Nashville at the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl.

. In this week's "Advocate Sports: LSU Recruiting Podcast," Advocate Online Sports Editor Pierce W. Huff talks with former St. Augustine football coach Cyril Crutchfield about last year's recruitment of running back Leonard Fournette and the talent in the New Orleans area and Hunter Paniagua, LSU Recruiting Analyst for Scout's Tiger Sports Digest, about the quarterback rumors… Continue reading →

Tyron Johnson commits to LSU

Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- Tyron Johnson of Warren Easton

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — LSU reeled in Louisiana’s big fish — again. Warren Easton receiver Tyron Johnson, the state’s composite No. 1 ranked prospect, committed to the Tigers on Friday at halftime of the Under Armour All-American Game. Johnson, a 6-foot-1, 191-pound five-star from New Orleans, chose the Tigers over Texas Tech and Oklahoma State in a nationally televised… Continue reading →

Five-star guard Antonio Blakeney commits to LSU over Kentucky and Missouri

Antonio Blakeney of Oak Ridge high school poses for a photo during the 2014 varsity basketball media day in Orlando, FLA. on Saturday November 01, 2014. (Joshua C. Cruey/Orlando Sentinel) ORG XMIT: ORL1411061421580207

After making a lot of noise on the first day of the early signing period in November, when LSU officially landed the No. 1 basketball recruit in the nation, the rest of the week-long signing window was rather quiet. It remained that way until Friday afternoon when the No. 14 prospect on the ESPN 100 recruits list,… Continue reading →

Antonio Blakeney expected to choose between LSU, Kentucky and Missouri on Friday

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- LSU head coach Johnny Jones court side with his assistant coaches against the College of Charleston, Monday, Dec. 22, at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge.

With one elite prospect from the Class of 2015 already in the fold, the LSU men’s basketball program hopes to pick up a commitment from another one Friday. Antonio Blakeney, a 6-foot-4 shooting guard from Oak Ridge High School in Orlando, Florida, is expected to choose between LSU, Kentucky and Missouri at 3:30 p.m. Friday during a… Continue reading →

LSU Recruiting Podcast with guests Todd Blackledge and Gerry DiNardo: It takes time to develop quarterbacks

LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings (10) runs the ball against Notre Dame during the first half of the Music City Bowl NCAA college football game Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

. In this week's "The Advocate's LSU Recruiting Podcast," Advocate Online Sports Editor Pierce W. Huff talks with ESPN's Todd Blackledge and former LSU coach Gerry DiNardo about the LSU quarterback situation, recruiting junior college quarterbacks versus high school quarterbacks and developing quarterbacks. Click here to listen to the podcast.Continue reading →

Nashville defensive back Ugo Amadi commits to LSU

Photo by Shelley Mays/The Tennessean -- Three-star cornerback prospect Ugo Amadi (7), from Overton High in Nasville, Tenn., commited to LSU three hours before the Music City Bowl on Tuesday.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — LSU picked up something more than a loss in the Music City. Ugo Amadi, a three-star cornerback from Nashville, committed to the Tigers on Tuesday, three hours before LSU kicked off against Notre Dame in the Music City Bowl in Amadi’s hometown. The Tigers lost 31-28 on Kyle Brindza’s 32-yard field… Continue reading →

QB Caleb Lewis to join LSU football team as a preferred walk-on

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU head coach Les Miles and LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings (10) talk during a timeout, during the first half Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014 in College Station, Texas.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — LSU will add a quarterback in 2015 after all. Caleb Lewis, a Lakeland, Florida, native, will enroll early in January as a preferred walk-on. Lewis, the Class 2A player of the year in Florida, is a pro-style quarterback who completed 353 of 632 passes for 5,647 yards with 60 touchdowns and just 21… Continue reading →

Jesuit tight end Foster Moreau commits to LSU

Advocate Photo by KYLE ENCAR --Jesuit head coach Mark Songy congratulates tight end Foster Moreau (82) after their victory against John Curtis at the 2014 Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Prep Classic Division I State Championship game on Friday Dec. 5, 2014 at the Mercedes Benz Superdome in New Orleans.

Foster Moreau sent the tweet out at around 9 p.m. on Christmas Eve. “Excited to announce that I have officially committed to play football for LSU!!”, he tweeted. The 6-foot-5, 240 pound tight end talked about his commitment Thursday. “It’s a great Christmas present,” Moreau said. “I called LSU (offensive coordinator) Cam… Continue reading →

Podcast: Don't look for LSU to try to find another quarterback to fill out its 2015 recruiting class

LSU head coach Les Miles walks off the field at halftime during an NCAA college football game against Alabama in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)

. In this "Advocate Sports: LSU Recruiting Podcast" hosted by Advocate Online Sports Editor Pierce W. Huff, Sonny Shipp of 247sports talks about how LSU probably will not look to add another quarterback to its 2015 recruiting class and Dutchtown football coach Benny Saia talks about former players Eric Reid and Landon Collins.… Continue reading →

Decisions of some of Louisiana’s top prospects could make or break LSU’s 2015 recruiting class

Advocate Photo by KYLE ENCAR --Riverdale athlete Donte Jackson (1) is run out of bounds by East Jefferson defensive back Devin Samson (6) during the first quarter Friday, Oct. 10, 2014 at Joe Yenni Stadium in Metairie.

Frank Wilson says LSU can still get to 10 wins. Addressing the Greater New Orleans Quarterback Club this past week, Wilson, LSU’s recruiting coordinator and running backs coach, claimed the Tigers could reach the 10-win mark for a fifth straight season. That’s mathematically impossible, a questioner pointed out to Wilson. LSU is 8-4 with… Continue reading →

Video: Warren Easton receiver Tyron Johnson talks about narrowing his choices to LSU, Oklahoma State and Texas Tech

Advocate staff photo by JOHN McCUSKER -- Tyron Johnson of Warren Easton

. Warren Easton receiver Tyron Johnson, a 6-foot-1, 183-pound senior, is a four-star receiver according to 247Sports and has narrowed his choices to LSU, Oklahoma State and Texas Tech. Johnson had 11 catches for 95 yards in the Eagles' 28-27 loss to Neville in the LHSAA Class 4A state championship football game on Saturday.… Continue reading →

Podcast: LSU recruiting should be fine despite early talks between Les Miles and Michigan

LSU head coach Les Miles walks off the field at halftime during an NCAA college football game against Alabama in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)

Reports have surfaced that Michigan has contacted LSU about its coaching vacancy, but that should not have any impact on LSU recruiting if players are choosing the school for its education, facilities and tradition. In this edition of "The Advocate's LSU Recruting Podcast" Advocate Online Sports Editor Pierce W. Huff talks with Lutcher High School football coach Tim… Continue reading →

Podcast: Southern builds a solid football program despite SWAC championship loss to Alcorn State

Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Southern's Martin Henry (32), Rhaheim Ledbetter (20), and De'Andre Woodland (5) stand on the field in the final moments of the SWAC Championship against Alcorn State, Saturday, Dec. 6, at NRG Stadium in Houston, Tx. Alcorn beat Southern 38-24.

In this "Adovcate Sports: Southern University Podcast," Advocate Online Sports Editor Pierce W. Huff and Advocate sportswriter Les East review Southern's loss to Alcorn State, talk about potential movement with the university in its NCAA sanctions and talk about its men's and women's basketball teams's games this week. Click here to listen to… Continue reading →

Video: Calvary Baptist junior quarterback Shea Patterson says LSU is in the mix for 2016

Advocate Photo by KYLE ENCAR --Calvary Baptist quarterback Shea Patterson (1) grins after his Panthers were victorious at the 2014 Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Prep Classic Division III State Championship game on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014 in the Mercedes Benz Superdome in New Orleans. Calvary Baptist beat Catholic New-Iberia 27-24. Patterson won the Most Outstanding Player Award.

Calvary Baptist quarterback Shea Patterson, a 6-foot-2, 190-pound junior who is one of the top prospects in the nation at his position, says everything is up in the air for him in terms of recruiting, but LSU is definitely in the mix. Click here to see the video. Continue reading →

Podcast: LSU coach Les Miles won't let Michigan speculation slow down the Tigers' recruiting

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU head coach Les Miles' eyes get big as he runs up to an official to protest a pass interference call against the Tigers, during the first half Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014 in College Station, Texas.

As expected, LSU coach Les Miles has come up as a possible replacement for recently fired Michigan coach Brady Hoke, but because of his stability in Baton Rouge and the strength of the Tigers' program the talk about his returning to coach his alma mater should not have too much of an impact on recruiting. In this "Advocate… Continue reading →

LSU commitment Derrius Guice gets an additional star from Rivals.com

Catholic's season officially ended with a 25-23 loss to Brother Martin in a regional playoff game on Nov. 21, but that hasn't stopped running back Derrius Guice from running up the charts to becoming one of the nation's best high school recruits. Guice, an LSU commitment who has rushed for more than 1,400 yards this season, was given an additional star… Continue reading →

Podcast: LSU is rethinking its recruiting at quarterback for the 2015 class

Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings (10) sits on the ground looking up at the referee after being sacked during the 4th quarter Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014 in Fayetteville, Ark. Arkansas won 17-0.

In this week's "Advocate Sports: LSU Recruiting Podcast," Advocate Online Sports Editor Pierce W. Huff talks with Rene Nadeau of SportsNola.com, who says that LSU has become more open to expanding its recruiting at quarterback for its 2015 class. Click here to here the podcast. Continue reading →

Podcast: Despite its recent offensive struggles, LSU is not in a quarterback recruiting frenzy for 2015

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- LSU quarterback Anthony Jennings (10) gets pulled down in the by Arkansas defensive end Trey Flowers (86) late in the fourth quarter, on one of LSU's failed comeback drives, Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014 in Fayetteville, Ark. LSU lost to the Razorbacks 17-0.

In this week's "Advocate's LSU Recruiting Podcast," Advocate Online Sports Editor Pierce W. Huff talks with Sonny Shipp of 247.com about LSU recruiting quarterbacks, its current 2015 commitments and its future. Click here to listen to the podcast.Continue reading →

Podcast: The LHSAA playoffs and some late-season player decisions to go pro next year could impact LSU recruiting

LSU head coach Les Miles walks off the field at halftime during an NCAA college football game against Alabama in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Jonathan Bachman)

In this "Advocate Sports: LSU Recruiting" podcast, Advocate Online Sports Editor Pierce W. Huff talks with Advocate contributor William Weathers about some of the things that could have a late impact on LSU recruiting and where the Tigers stand in the process after their 20-13 overtime loss to Alabama. Click here to listen to the podcast.Continue reading →

LSU notebook: Tigers hosting more than 100 prospects Saturday night against Alabama

Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU head coach Les Miles walks to the stadium Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 in Baton Rouge.

LSU has banned television stations from shooting live scenes on the field before the Tigers’ game Saturday against No. 4 Alabama, and the school has more than 100 reasons for the move. LSU (7-2, 3-2 Southeastern) is hosting more than 100 prospects at Saturday’s game, likely the biggest group in Baton Rouge in years, said Shea Dixon, reporter… Continue reading →

Video: New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton says LSU coach Les Miles and his staff have done a great job of in-state recruiting

LSU head coach Les Miles speaks with New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton  during LSU's NFL football pro day in Baton Rouge, La., Wednesday, March 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Sean Gardner)

With former LSU safety Eric Reid starting for the San Francisco 49ers, New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton talks about the job Tigers coach Les Miles and his coaching staff have done recruiting, especially Louisiana players, and developing players into pro prospects. Click here to see the video.Continue reading →

Podcast: Former LSU quarterback Herb Tyler says LSU-Alabama game won't have big impact on recruiting because most players have made up their minds

Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIGLSU coach Les Miles shouts instructions during the second half against Bryant-Denny Stadium against Alabama.

Former LSU quarterback Herb Tyler, whose son Jay is a highly-recruited senior receiver at Isidore Newman in New Orleans, says he expects the Tigers to play well against No. 4 Alabama on Saturday, but most of the recruits have made up their minds before the game. Click here to listen to the podcast.Continue reading →

Podcast: How Zach Mettenberger starting for the Tennessee Titans helps LSU recruiting

Tennessee Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger (7) drops back to pass against the Houston Texans in the first quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Having players on NFL teams is a huge selling point for LSU recruiting. So, imagine how having Zach Mettenberger start at quarterback for the Tennessee Titans could help the Tigers when it comes to recruiting quarterbacks. Advocate Online Sports Editor Pierce W. Huff and Derek Ponamsky of BayouBengalsInsider.com explore that issue in this "Advocate Sports: LSU Recruiting" podcast.… Continue reading →

Podcast: The last few games for LSU could determine its direction in recruiting

Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- LSU cornerback Jalen Collins (32) signals touchdown as LSU defensive back Tre'Davious White (16) runs the punt back for a score as LSU wide receiver John Diarse (9) protects during the first half of the teams' game Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 in Baton Rouge.

In this "Advocate Sports: Recruiting" podcast, Advocate contributor William Weathers talks with Advocate Online Sports Editor Pierce W. Huff about how LSU is constantly evaluating its recruiting needs and targets as its season progresses, and if one area of the team underperforms or has injuries then it could force the team to recruit players to that spot. Continue reading →

Catholic running back Derrius Guice says he's opening up recruitment, not decommitting from LSU

Advocate staff photo by  APRIL BUFFINGTON --  Catholic's Derrius Guice runs the ball against St. Amant in an Oct. 10 game.

Catholic High coach Dale Weiner confirmed Wednesday afternoon that running back Derrius Guice is reopening his recruiting process in order to take visits but remains committed to LSU. Weiner agreed that what transpired between 9:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Tuesday night was “wild.” Weiner said he got a phone call from Guice moments before Guice announced… Continue reading →

Running back Derrius Guice decommits from LSU

Advocate staff photo by  APRIL BUFFINGTON --  Catholic's Derrius Guice runs past Parkview's Trent Kavanagh during their Sept. 5 season opener.

Catholic High running back Derrius Guice dropped a bombshell through his Twitter account late Tuesday night, announcing that he has decommitted from LSU and is reopening his recruiting process. At about 9:40 p.m., Guice tweeted, “I’ve decided to reopen my recruitment again!! Now who shall get my five official visits.” The 5-foot-11, 219-pound Guice later added, “Want… Continue reading →

Acadiana TE Bry’Kiethon Mouton commits to Tigers

Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD -- Acadiana's Bry'Kiethon Mouton, right, tackles Parkway's Juwon Johnson after Johnson intercepted a pass during the second quarter Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 of the Class 5A nonselect championship game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

In his 30-plus years on the Acadiana High football staff, Ted Davidson never remembered a freshman starting — until Bry’Kiethon Mouton came along three years ago. “That kind of says who he is,” said Davidson, who enters his 10th year as head coach. Mouton, a 6-foot-2, 240-pound tight end, committed to LSU’s 2015… Continue reading →

Mississippi lineman Matt Womack commits to Tigers

Photo provided -- Offensive lineman Matt Womack, from Hernando, Miss., who attends Magnolia Heights private school in Senatobia, Miss., joins LSU offensive line coach Jeff Grimes, left and coach Les Miles after commiting to play football for the Tigers.

Offensive lineman Matt Womack has committed to LSU, he tweeted Sunday. Womack, a three-star prospect out of Hernando, Mississippi, is LSU’s 14th commitment in the 2015 class, a group that ranks No. 13 nationally in 24/7 Sports composite team rankings. Womack’s commitment is non-binding. He can make it official on signing day in February. Womack, 6-foot-7, 320 pounds,… Continue reading →

East St. John’s Xavier Lewis recommits to LSU football team

Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLINGLSU coach Les Miles clenches his fist as players, including defensive end Jermauria Rasco, receiver James Wright and quarterback Anthony Jennings celebrate after the Outback Bowl.

East St. John’s Xavier Lewis committed to LSU … again. Lewis originally committed to LSU in August 2013 but decommitted in February and decided to reopen his recruitment. On Tuesday night, he decided to recommit to the Tigers. His announcement was made live on ESPNU while Lewis is in Oregon participating in… Continue reading →

On the move: LSU football has shifted its focus to dual-threat QBs

Cedar Hill quarterback Justin McMillan (13) scrambles away from Katy's Cody Gessler (93) in the first quarter during the Class 5A Division II state title game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013.  (Louis DeLuca/Dallas Morning News)

While working out at an LSU camp a few weeks ago, quarterback Justin McMillan ran the 40-yard dash in 4.58 seconds. A few hours later, LSU offered him a scholarship, and he committed. Think that speedy 40 time was a factor? “I think it helped,” he said with a laugh, “just a little bit.”… Continue reading →

QB commit Franks to camp at LSU for football, baseball in July

Tiger Stadium photos  Credit Michael Cauble, WBRZ-TV

Feleipe Franks’ mother is 5 feet 11 inches tall. His dad is 6-4 and so is his brother. Franks has topped them all – and he’s still growing. The 6-foot-6 quarterback prospect has one goal this summer: add pounds to that towering frame. How so? “Eating a lot,” he said.… Continue reading →

Tight end Colin Jeter commits to Tigers

Photo by Kevin Green/(Longview, Texas) News-JournalLongview's Colin Jeter runs with the ball after catching a pass against Austin Westlake in 2012.

Colin Jeter was at the right place at the right time. Scouring Texas for a tight end last month, LSU assistant Steve Ensminger stumbled upon Longview High. Jeter, who had graduated from the school a year earlier, just happened to be there. “It was weird how it worked out,” Jeter said in a phone… Continue reading →

Tigers get 2015 QB commitment from Justin McMillan

(Source: AP)

LSU has its 2015 quarterback. Justin McMillan, a three-star pro-style quarterback out of Cedar Hill, Texas, committed to the Tigers on Wednesday, he confirmed. McMillan, a 6-foot-2, 170-pounder, is ranked as the 64th pro-style quarterback in the nation for 2015, according to 24/7 Sports’ composite rankings. McMillan worked out at LSU’s high school camp Tuesday. He… Continue reading →

LSU’s final five-star recruit, Jamal Adams, on campus

Hebron's Jamal Adams (33) runs up the field for a kickoff return for a touchdown in a game against Keller Fossil Ridge during the first half of play at Hawk Stadium in Carrollton on Friday, September 13, 2013. Both teams opened the game up with kickoff returns for a touchdowns in the first two plays of the game. (Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Morning News)

LSU’s final five-star recruit made it to campus. Defensive back Jamal Adams, a highly rated freshman from Texas, reported to campus Monday, his father, George Adams, confirmed. Adams’ arrival brings the number of rookies on campus to 22. LSU signed the No. 2-ranked recruiting class in the nation in February, then added a signee this summer in junior-college offensive… Continue reading →

LSU football commitments

LSU football commitments 2015 (11) Nick Brossette, running back, 6-0, 205, Baton Rouge (University) David Ducre, fullback, 6-0, 230, Mandeville (Lakeshore) Blake Ferguson, long snapper, 6-1, 235, Buford, Ga. (Buford) Jazz… Continue reading →