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Three-star defensive end Jaquon Griffin from Rome, GA announced Monday night that he has de-committed from LSU and has reopened his recruitment.

Griffin originally committed to LSU in April during the Tigers’ annual Spring Game.

The loss of Griffin puts the Tigers at 18 verbal commitments for the class of 2018 with the early signing period just 16 days away.



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41 Comments
This is a “You should find another place to play” move
Reply7 months
But, we should always pull for any SEC school if LSU isn't in the game. It is good for the SEC, !@#$ that. If it helps another school's recruiting it is NOT good for LSU. Plain and simple. End of discussion.
Reply7 months
SCREW the sec, the sec has screwed us for years..... the faster they tumble, the faster we rise again.... end of discussion!!!!!
7 months
Yeah screw that bs. Would rather him go out of conference than to another SEC team. Unless your comment was meant to be sarcastic, why on earth would you want another sec program to boost their team up?
7 months
Best de-commit I can remember, kid should thank LSU for the 3 stars; he had 0 when we offered the trio.
Reply7 months
LSU probably encouraged him to look elsewhere
Reply7 months
Writing on the wall when the other 2/3 of the Rome, GA trio decommitted.
Reply7 months
He did LSU a favor by de committing.
Reply7 months
Actually, he did himself a favor!
7 months
NO - not a 3 star!!! Guess we'll have to fill his spot with a 5 star.
Reply7 months
PUB
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Bummer - now let's find another recruit that is as good or better to fill the spot
Reply7 months
km
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Gotta watch those package deals.
Reply7 months
makes more room for 4 and 5 stars
Reply7 months
I'm sorry, but this seems a bit like it was encouraged. I mean, wasn't he the third of a trio we were trying to pull, with a really big fish LB? We offered all three with the hope of getting the one. We didn't get the big fish.
Reply7 months
My Guess is the coaches just quit calling him. He got the hint and decommitted. happens all the time.
Reply7 months
He’s liking that Bulldog run right now
Reply7 months
We'll see how much he likes it when Les is at UT dominating the East his Sophomore through Senior years.
7 months
Well, he is from Georgia.
7 months
Normally I’d say I’m not a ‘star gazer’ but it seems like he was just in the mix to get the other two. He has a very weak offer list. And that’s with a lot of exposure.
Reply7 months
I think we all knew this was coming...not a problem
Reply7 months
Well......bye.
Reply7 months
Perfect picture
Reply7 months
He has small college size and speed. He will tear it up at Appalachian state. He is a strong kid but his size is off.
Reply7 months
C’mon people, before shoving your .02$ in, follow the situation or at the very least; GOGGLE UP. As I see it, Dude has only one sec offer left. ANd they are coachless at the moment. Hint hint hint. He’s third best on his teams front seven. JEEZ
Reply7 months
Dang it, lost a 3-star. I hope this doesn't crash the recruiting class.
Reply7 months
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