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It will be a huge recruiting weekend on LSU's campus as the coaching staff is set to host several elite prospects starting Friday night.

Three of the prospects are five-star cornerback Patrick Surtain Jr., five-star wide receiver JaMarr Chase, and four-star dual-threat quarterback James Foster. All players are currently uncommitted and major targets for the Tigers.

Surtain Jr., a 6-2, 180-pound prospect from Fort Lauderdale, FL (American Heritage) is the consensus No. 1 cornerback in the country and the No. 1 player from Florida for the class of 2018.

He named LSU, Alabama, Florida State, Clemson, Florida, and Ohio State as his top schools a few months ago. Many believe the Tigers are his leader ahead of the Crimson Tide and the Seminoles.


Chase, a 6-1, 192-pound prospect from Metairie, LA (Rummel) is rated the No. 15 wide receiver in the country and the No. 4 overall player from the State of Louisianna for the class of 2018, according to 247Sports.

He originally committed to Florida back in July of 2017, choosing the Gators over LSU and TCU but de-committed in November and reopened his recruitment. The Tigers are believed to be the team to beat for his commitment.


Foster, a 6-3, 210-pound prospect from Montgomery, AL (Sidney Lanier) is rated the No. 5 dual-threat quarterback in the country and the No. 3 overall prospect from the state of Alabama for the class of 2018, according to ESPN. He holds offers from many schools including 11 from the SEC.


LSU gained a commitment from four-star defensive back Kelvin Joesph last Saturday, leaving the Tigers with room for just three more players to complete the 2018 signing class.

Those three spots could likely be filled with Chase, Surtain Jr., and Foster. Also in the mix for those final spots are cornerback Mario Goodrich, safety Joseph Foucha, and wide receiver Lawrence Keys.

Foucha, a three-star prospect from New Orleans, LA (McDonogh 35) will also make his official visit to LSU this weekend.


For more info on the 2018 Signing Class, vist our Recruiting Tracker.

Comments

17 Comments
Are we really going to take an article announcing the most important group of recruits this season and use it instead to bash the coaching staff and the team in general?...really? Damn, I used to bristle up when people insulted Louisiana folks, but I am starting to wonder if there is not a good bit of truth.
Reply7 months
I really wish they would shut this site down. So much negativity. Prob hurts us with recruits. I want recruits to be pumped, not nervous
Reply7 months
COACH O SHOULD BE FIRED WITHOUT PAY HE LIED TO THE LSU NATIONAL !!!!!!!!! SHOW HIM THE DOOR LSU NATIONAL!!!!!!!!!!
Reply7 months
I wonder if there will be shuffleboard and glasses of warm milk?
Reply7 months
racist
7 months
The recruits will continue to come. This is LSU! Everybody wants to be a Tiger!
Reply7 months
I honestly feel as a player. You know where you want to go. Fans rather negative or positive will influence that one way or another.
Reply7 months
Good thing those offensive studs are going to be able to talk to their new modern, aggressive offensive coordinator....oh wait :(
Reply7 months
and nega-tigers are doing all they can to run these recruits off with their constant crying.
Reply7 months
I'm pretty sure the dumb asses planning to hire E as OC are covering that all by themselves.
7 months
so many can not stop the hate... are they so stupid and do not understand that the constant hatred hurts LSU ? or are so many just fans in disguise ?
Reply7 months
I think if we were seeing results of improvement from the Miles era, things would be different. Doesn't seem as though much has changed though.
7 months
Fishintygah That’s the great LSU fan spirit. Keeping hoping for failure.
Reply7 months
I think yall forgot Mario Goodrich too.
Reply7 months
would of been nice if we had hired Briles and had him and Aranda show them around
Reply7 months
Also Joseph Foucha Safety from McDonogh 35
Reply7 months
Coach O probably wants inputs from these guys on who they want to see as OC...
Reply7 months
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