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SEC Country writer Chuck Kingsbury recently caught up with five-star inside linebacker Ben Davis from Gordo, AL to talk about his upcoming official visits, which includes a trip to Baton Rouge.

On LSU: “(Defensive coordinator Kevin Steele), he’s actually from Gordo. He was at Alabama and I had a great relationship with him when he was there. He moved to LSU, and him and I just stayed in touch. We just kept talking. I went down there for an unofficial in the spring and I loved it. I’m definitely going to go there for a night game. I’m not sure which one yet. I think the more I go down there, the more I’m going to like it.”

Like Alabama, LSU envisions using Davis as an inside linebacker.
Davis is the No. 1 inside linebacker in the county and the No. 2 overall player from the state of Alabama, according to 247 Sports.

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


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DVinBR101 months
father is a bama player alumni....
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GulfCoast LSU Fan101 months
So was Connor Neighbor's father...
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HarryBalzack101 months
At what point was Kevin Steele from Gordo? Not in his bio.
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bwallcubfan101 months
Yeah not sure where he's getting that Steele is from Gordo. He was born in Dillon, SC and attended high school in Dillon. He has a son named Gordon...maybe that's where the confusion is.
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