Talented four-star defensive back Major Burns from Baton Rouge announced Thursday afternoon that he has committed to LSU.

Burns went public with his commitment with this emotional video dedicated to his Father:




Burns, a 6-2, 180-pound prospect from Madison Prep Academy was originally committed to Texas A&M but reopened his recruitment in March.

He rated the No. 7 cornerback in the country and the No. 4 overall player from the state of Louisiana for the class of 2020, according to ESPN. The Tigers now have 16 verbal commits for the class of 2020, with the addition on Burns.

For more info on Burns, visit his profile page on our 2020 Recruiting Tracker.

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Major Margaret Houlihan and Captain "Hawkeye" Pierce could not be reached for comment.
Reply7 months
Someone is cutting onions...
Reply7 months
This is good.
Reply8 months
This kid is now my favorite on the team!
Reply8 months
His name is Major burns? I hope that's not foreshadowing.
Reply8 months
We need to work to get Trapper and Hawkeye nowq
Reply8 months
God Bless you Major. Romans 8:31
Reply8 months
God Bless you Major. Romans 8:31
Reply8 months
Welcome to the family.
Reply8 months
He will be great Major is a wonderful addition to the LSU family and he will mature into an incredible asset for LSU and Baton Rouge
Reply8 months
Love seeing the next generation of young men have some mentorship on how to be a man from strong fathers. This dude is proof and I have a feeling he’ll have a lot of success. Geaux Tigers.
Reply8 months
Somehow I doubt we will be seeing a "respect my decision" post from him. Thanks kid, for being a Tiger and pushing me as a dad. I just(two hours ago) committed to coaching my kid's "travel ball" team again even though I gave up earning potential, time, and a crazy amount of effort with very little appreciation last year. I halfway regretted the decision already, but your video put the fire back in me. My son wants no other coach, and I want to be there for him. Your vid shows me that you kids do appreciate what we do, and the sacrifice is worth it. Thanks for being a Tiger, and keep up the work. It will pay off.
Reply8 months
I look at my 2 boys now after watching this video and yes I am crying at 47 years old! That man did his job and his kids are proof! I can only hope to be the same with my boys.
Reply8 months
His dad did a mighty fine job raising young Mr. Burns.
Reply8 months
I’m not crying. You’re crying.
Reply8 months
Wow! These kids are giving me hope for our future.
Reply8 months
The most sincere, selfless commitment video I’ve ever seen. It’ll be an honor having this young man in purple and gold.
Reply8 months
Son, as a Father myself you put tears in my eyes. God has a plan for you and LSU aside, you follow His guidance and you will be more than successful. I know your Father is proud of you. God bless you young man.
Reply8 months
Well said. This kid is special...and on a side note you're probably a good seed too. :)
8 months
Those damn onions.
Reply8 months
Major...Your Father is with you and so are we. Welcome home Tiger.
Reply8 months
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