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Letters of Intent Received by LSU:
1. John Diarse, WR, Monroe, LA, Neville HS, 6-1, 205
2. Fehoko Fanaika, OL, Sacramento, CA, College of San Mateo, 6-6, 340
3. Anthony Jennings, QB, Marietta, GA, Marietta HS, 6-2, 205
4. Avery Johnson, WR, Pompano Beach, FL, Ely HS, 6-1, 180
5. Christian LaCouture, DT, Lincoln, NE, Lincoln Southwest HS, 6-5, 290
6. Ethan Pocic, OL, Lemont, IL, Lemont HS, 6-7, 287
7. Hayden Rettig, QB, Los Angeles, CA, Cathedral HS, 6-2, 201
8. Logan Stokes, TE, Muscle Shoals, AL, NE Mississippi CC, 6-5, 253
9. Duke Riley, LB, New Orleans, LA, John Curtis HS 6-1, 205
10. Lewis Neal, DE, Wilson, NC, James B. Hunt HS,6-1, 234
11. K.J. Malone, OL, Ruston, LA, Cedar Creek HS, 6-3, 307
12. Frank Herron, DE, Memphis, TN, Memphis Central HS 6-5, 245
13. DeSean Smith, TE, Lake Charles, LA, Barbe HS, 6-4, 226
14. Greg Gilmore, DT, Hope Mills, NC, South View HS, 6-4, 275
15. Andy Dodd, OL, Lindale, GA, Pepperell HS, 6-3, 330
16. Josh Boutte, OL, New Iberia, LA, Westgate HS, 6-4, 324
17. Quantavius Leslie, WR, Hogansville, GA, Hinds CC, 6-4, 190
18. Melvin Jones, LB, Lake Charles, LA, Washington-Marion HS, 6-3, 245
19. Kevin Spears, WR, New Orleans, LA, Holy Cross HS, 6-3, 190
20. Jeryl Brazil, ATH, Loranger, LA, Loranger HS, 5-9, 181
21. MJ Patterson, DE, Winnfield, LA, Winnfield HS, 6-2, 218
22. Rickey Jefferson, DB, Destrehan, LA, Destrehan HS, 5-10, 187
23. Kendell Beckwith, DE/OLB, Jackson, LA, East Feliciana HS, 6-3, 228
24. Tre'Davious White, DB, Shreveport, LA, Green Oaks HS, 5-10, 170
25. Rashard Robinson, DB, Pompano Beach, FL, Ely HS, 6-1, 163
26. Tashawn Bower, DE, Somerville, NJ, Immaculata HS, 6-5, 241
27. Maquedius Bain, DT, Fort Lauderdale, FL, University School, 6-5, 286

Notable Signees Elsewhere:
DE Robert Nkedmiche signs with Ole Miss
WR Ricky Seals-Jones signs with Texas A&M
S Priest Willis will sign with UCLA

Comments

37 Comments
I hope everybody liked the style of play from Mingo and Montgomery...

Mingo is 6'5", 240 lbs, and ran a 4.55 40
Montgomery is 6'5", 260 lbs, and ran a 4.65 40

Bower is 6'5", 241 lbs, and runs a 4.8 40
Herron is 6'5", 245 lbs, and runs a 5.1 40

The new guys may not be quite as fast right now, but they're still plenty fast and I'm looking forward to watching them compete to start on the best D line in the SEC!
Reply39 months
:bow:
Reply39 months
All of our guys stayed with us and we got Bower, and we are done by noon!! This was a great, stress free NSD!

:geauxtigers:
Reply39 months
Is this the first class ever to not sign a running back? :dunno:
39 months
This is one of the smoothest less dramatic signing days that I can recall in a while.

There were not that many surprises.
Reply39 months
Great class! One of the best in LSU history!!! Happy to have Bower over RK anyway!!!! Film looks much better and has room to grow!
Reply39 months
Bain is in and that's a wrap folks.
39 months
Bower definitely lessens the blow from RN
Nice pickup Les!

Who knows, RN might be as good as he gets now whereas Bower might project a little better than advertised.

I'm pleased with this class other than safety so that will be a major need in next year's class and should help with Hootie Jones and some of the TX guys LSU is in on.
Reply39 months
RB will be a major need as well.
I'm sure it was by design with Fournette
39 months
BeaverG, I know some of them are not. Perry Riley isn't old enough to father Duke Riley, and Beckwith is a cousin of Darry.
39 months
I might be late to the party (I might have even missed it), but are these people siblings of former Tigers?:

-Jeryl Brazil (Benne)
-Kendell Beckwith (Darry)
-Kevin Spears (Marcus)
-Duke Riley (Perry)

Reply39 months
What's up with Bain?

Two threads say his LOI is in, but nothing on LSUsports.net...
Reply39 months
We got some major talent on defense:

Bain, Gilmore, Neal, Bower and Harron on the DL, Beckwith and Jones at LB and White and Robinson at CB.

:nana:


And offensively, I'm really excited about Rettig and Jennings at QB and Leslie and Johnson at WR. I think all of our offensive linemen are going to be beasts as well.


:nana:


A lot of talent in this class!!!

:geauxtigers: :nana: :geauxtigers:
Reply39 months
Dav
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I'm liking the class we got coming in this year. Seems to remind me a bit if the 09 class.
39 months
You need to be excited about Brazil :lol:


:geauxtigers:
39 months
quote:

2. Fehoko Fanaika, OL, Sacramento, CA, College of San Mateo, 6-6, 340
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8. Logan Stokes, TE, Muscle Shoals, AL, NE Mississippi CC, 6-5, 253
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Maquedius Bain, DT, Fort Lauderdale, FL, University School, 6-3, 308
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15. Andy Dodd, OL, Lindale, GA, Pepperell HS, 6-3, 330
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14. Greg Gilmore, DT, Hope Mills, NC, South View HS, 6-4, 275
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11. K.J. Malone, OL, Ruston, LA, Cedar Creek HS, 6-3, 307



Srsly WTF are they feeding these kids
Reply39 months
quote:

Srsly WTF are they feeding these kids


I know Right? we live in a day full of engineered nutrition and better training.

Andy Dodd and Bain are built very solid, they will continue to get fed very well at LSU.
39 months
:geauxtigers:
Reply39 months
Chicken are you sure Tashawn Bower committed? I'm not seeing where his LOI has been faxed in yet.
Reply39 months
White is on the list. :nana:
39 months
quote:

Chicken are you sure Tashawn Bower committed? I'm not seeing where his LOI has been faxed in yet.





Shea Dixon ?@Sheadixon

It's been a wild morning for Tashawn Bower, and if his fax arrives at #LSU here shortly, it will be a major flip for the Tigers.
39 months
Chicken, Beckwith nor Bower are showing on LSUSports.net. I assume you have confirmation...
Reply39 months
quote:

Geecubed


Beckwith's LOI has been sent in.
39 months
Looking good.
Reply39 months
9 of the 12 out of state...that's crazy
Reply39 months
quote:

9 of the 12 out of state...that's crazy



Just saw that..

..and some ESPN article was saying Miles/LSU was losing the ability to recruit since we don't have anyone from Texas this year.
39 months
Desean Smith :cheers:
Reply39 months
Boutte? :confused:
39 months
Just looking at this short list of LOIs already received is extremely reassuring.

This is going to be one of the best recruiting classes LSU has ever had.

It's too bad RN chose OM, but I don't think anyone is at all surprised by that. Heck, I'm happy for that guy-- Gets to play with his brother, mom and dad are happy, and he's not playing for Houston Nutt.

That said, I wouldn't trade any of the LOIs I see in the OP for the #1 ranked recruit. These guys got up early to announce "Hell yeah, I'm a Tiger!"
Reply39 months
Leslie is in. :nana:
39 months
I'm so excited!' :LSU:
Reply39 months
quote:

Chicken can you list the early enrolled guys in the Loi received area. Thanks.

+1

Early Enrollees:
John Diarse
Fehoko Fanaika
Anthony Jennings
Avery Johnson
Christian LaCouture
Ethan Pocic
Hayden Rettig
Logan Stokes
Reply39 months
Looking forward to a great class.

:geauxtigers:
:fearthehat:
Reply39 months
Will be a solid class no doubt. Lot of good kids.
39 months
@ESPNCFB: RT @sportsiren: NLI's faxed in at LSU: K.J. Malone (Karl's son) OL Lewis Neal DE Duke Riley LB #SigningDay #LSURoar
39 months
Chicken can you list the early enrolled guys in the Loi received area. Thanks.
39 months
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