Class of 2021 four-star weakside defensive end Landyn Watson announced Tuesday night that he has decommitted from LSU and is reopening his recruitment.

Watson said that he made his decision to commit too early in his recruitment but that the Tigers remain a "top priority."

The 6-3, 240-pound prospect from Hutto, Texas, committed to LSU back in July of 2019.


Watson is rated the No. 11 weakside defensive end in the country for the class of 2021, according to Rivals.

For more info on Watson, visit his profile page on our 2021 Recruiting Tracker.

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35 Comments
Pretty sure the kid realizes that two other top 300 guys at the same spot just decommited a class ahead of him. Because the staff is not only going to land some top 20 overall players there this cycle but will next year too. Its like you guys haven't been watching the DBs we have to let walk away each year because we have the most talented players at the spot each year. Gonna be like that at end for years to come.
Reply16 days
“God’s Plan.” ?? yeah because the Lord really cares about where y’all go to school.
Reply16 days
That is 3 WDE that have decommitted. Hmmm?
Reply16 days
I been saying this every year! Guys that commit early realize that they miss out on the recruiting process. The invites to major programs, the free tickets to major games, the wineing and dining. Once you commit to a program, other programs won't give you those things because they don't feel they can get you. Let him enjoy the process, he's earned it. Then when decision times comes, he go to the school that he wanted to go to all along. In this case, LSU. R-E-L-A-X!
Reply17 days
I respec his decision
Reply17 days
Dude is Tiger Bait now!
Reply17 days
Dude is Tiger Bait now!
Reply17 days
Dude is Tiger Bait now!
Reply17 days
Any chance you can put a positive story as the leading one. Been up all day. C’mon Man!
Reply17 days
He is buddies with one of the kids we just cut loose. You guys are going to have to stop criticizing kids for decommitting, since we're kinda doing that to kids ourselves this cycle.
Reply17 days
It sucks, but this opens up more room for better recruits that want to be at LSU
Reply17 days
never seen a program get to #1, have a heisman candidate at QB and lose 3 commits within 2 weeks. Very odd.
Reply17 days
:omgwhocares:
17 days
You can see why marriages are failing to such a high degree these days...no one knows what commitment means any more.
Reply17 days
Wow...so sick of hearing about young athletes who know so little about what the word "commitment" actually means. They shouldn't be able to even say they're committing until it gets within 6 months or so.
Reply17 days
Lol the decline for lsu is happening quickly.
Reply17 days
Someone wants another 15 minutes of fame.
Reply17 days
why keep giving this BS air time....
Reply17 days
Hope LSU still has a spot for him when the time comes.
Reply17 days
I don't
17 days
Travel ball lock
Reply17 days
Baw gonna get processed
Reply17 days
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