Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
Former Georgia safety Major Burns announced Tuesday afternoon that he has committed to LSU.

Burns, a native of Baton Rouge (Madison Prep Academy) played his freshman season last year with the Bulldogs and announced his decision to enter the transfer portal on May 13.

He was a one-time LSU commit during his high school recruitment but ended up signing with Georgia in the 2020 class. Now, the former four-star prospect is "coming home..."


Burns will count towards LSU's 2021 class. The Tigers signed 23 players in the class and added Clemson linebacker transfer Mike Jones Jr. and Burns to max out the class at 25 players.

The addition of Burns gives the Tigers some needed depth at safety after losing Jacoby Stevens to the NFL Draft and Maurice Hampton Jr. to the transfer portal.

Comments

42 Comments
If he gets burned I will have to call him Ferret Face!
Reply2 months
Way to go Frank.
Reply2 months
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Hope he's a better player than surgeon.
2 months
It’s nice to be nice to the nice!
Reply2 months
Ahhhhh Bach
2 months
Throw in him and Mike Jones and this is probably the highest rated recruiting class in recent history. Incredible after last season. GEAUX TIGERS! Did I read that LSU returns more starters than any sec team? They started playing very well at the end of the year so look out, as long as the coaches are an upgrade.
Reply2 months
Well, I was hoping to see Dwight McG back deep. Welcome home, Burns.
Reply3 months
DM is a CB, not a S right? So there shouldn't be a conflict here.
2 months
get gilberts dick out y'alls mouths...he not playing here anytime soon
Reply3 months
What’s up with Gilbert. Kinda hoping he coming back
Reply3 months
Meh I don’t see the need
2 months
Pipeline Scenic highway. Welcome home to continue your journey
Reply3 months
Good luck young fella.
Reply3 months
Ferret Face.
Reply3 months
Why are you Aggies so damn strange?
3 months
Whatever jizz jar.
3 months
Magpie
2 months
Hope he brings “Hot Lips Hoolihan” with him. Old timers will get it.
Reply3 months
‘Colonel, it’s the Major!!’
Reply3 months
"I see you boys already assigned yourselves a rank, ...Major Woodie and Private Parts."
3 months
Does he have 4 left or 5 to play 4 because of covid?
Reply3 months
Not sure why you got downvoted for a legit question. He comes with essentially 0 years under his belt. He was a freshman the covid season, so it's like last season never happened for eligibility purposes.
3 months
This burns me up. This is a major deal.
Reply3 months
Great name.
Reply3 months
You never have too many Big CB's/Safety-types with all the Spread offenses in CFB! This is a big kid, with room to add muscle, and play a hybrid OLB-Safety or cover a slot-WR. He is a local kid, who wants to play for LSU, and won't be entering the transfer portal anytime soon. Great addition for LSU... Geaux Tigers!!
Reply3 months
New NCAA rule says u can’t transfer twice unless it’s graduate school ( which hypothetically means your commitment to college(s) unattended. I hate portal but this rule at least means can’t happen as much
3 months
welcome home
Reply3 months
Big time get!
Reply3 months
Glad there were no major bad feelings or bridges burned with the Tigers. Hope he lives up to his name and he burns several SEC QB's this year.
Reply3 months
Try harder
3 months
So happy for him.
Reply3 months
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