While meeting with the media after practice on Wednesday, head coach Ed Orgeron said that four-star defensive tackle signee Tyler Shelvin is still not cleared to join the team but could arrive within the week.

Shelvin recently completed required summer coursework but his transcripts now must be approved by the NCAA clearinghouse.


Shelvin, a 6-3, 323-pound prospect from Lafayette, LA (Northside), was rated as the No. 3 defensive tackle in the country and the No. 1 overall player in the state of Louisiana for the class of 2017, according to ESPN.
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Another Travante Valentine?
Reply50 months
I'm sensing Last Chance U season 3 in his future.
Reply51 months
Some of these kids do not get the help they need in highschool but when they get to college, the AD has systems and resources to help with tutoring etc. They will actually be better students in college than highschool because the support system that schools like LSU have available. Having said that the NCAA clearing house is a joke. They have all of the urgency of a snell.
Reply51 months
It's frustrating that it takes so long to get this kid cleared but all this would have been avoided if he was smart enough to actually try in school. It's always baffling to me how some kids can't pass high school, especially when they know that they want to play D1 athletics and have a scholarship on the line.
Reply51 months
I completely agree with you. It's high school, not Harvard.
51 months
Again, Alabama doesn't put up with this crap. If he were there, he would've been in camp long ago
Reply51 months
Well, when your coach and the president of the NCAA are buds AND the league office is in your back pocket, what can we expect?
51 months
screw the gumps
51 months
Clearinghouse? Might be in by november earliest
Reply51 months
"Lafayette, LA (Northside)," didnt he play for Notre Dame of Acadia Parish
Reply51 months
First three years at Northside. Senior year he played at Notre Dame.
51 months
Another clearinghouse casualty?
Reply51 months
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