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Former UL-Lafayette wide receiver Kyren Lacy announced Friday that he is transferring to LSU.

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Lacy, a 6-3, 213-pound receiver from Thibodaux, La., entered the transfer portal last weekend and was offered by LSU this Monday. He picked LSU over offers from schools like Oklahoma, Auburn, Ole Miss, Penn State, and many others.

He caught a team-high 28 passes for 364 yards and four touchdowns during his freshman season in 2020 and caught 22 passes for 304 yards and six touchdowns this past season. He will have three years of eligibility at LSU.

LSU has now added seven players to the roster from the transfer portal this offseason:

OT Miles Frazier - FIU
LS Slade Roy - East Carolina
CB Mekhi Garner - ULL
S Joe Foucha - Arkansas
DB Greg Brooks Jr. - Arkansas
RB Noah Cain - Penn State
WR Kyren Lacy - ULL

Former LSU quarterback Myles Brennan also withdrew his name from the portal and is returning to the team.
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CapitolB29 months
I'm just as excited as the next guy when we land the high profile 4 and 5 star players out of highschool but I'm telling you right, this transfer portal could be a blessing in disguise in 2022. This staff isn't just bringing in bodies, these are immediate impact players whether or not they begin the season in a starting role. Quality depth is being built by recruiting players who want to be here and I believe the program turnaround will be quicker than most are anticipating.
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Dallasgrowl29 months
As Coach Kelly said during a recent interview, his plan is to lock down the state and then cheery pick outside. With Frank Wilson back in the fold, it is doable. The one thing I am interested in seeing (as others have stated) is whether Coach Kelly can instill a "team" mantra instead of the "me" culture starting back in the Miles days.
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Dallasgrowl29 months
Cheery would be great, but Cherry might be better.
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Lamb29 months
This is a year to refill the roster with young men of character. The high school recruits have been justifiably spooked by the transition from CEO to CBK. So transfer portal it is! Doesn’t mean we can’t benefit from adding experienced young men who have already put on the 20 lbs needed, along with college competition, to weather these times. Not sure there is any other way to get through a very needed re-make of the program. I like the direction we are going.
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CanebreakCajun29 months
OMG! A well thought, rational answer. Unlike the sky is falling crew.
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Robber DeNiro29 months
BK getting guys from Louisiana who wanna be here. Give me those guys over Ricks any day of the week.
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crossfire29 months
Brian Kelly understands, get players from Louisiana who want to play for LSU and create a culture like it was before O. It started slipping with Miles. I have a feeling CBK will establish a great culture of pride, winning and accountability. Let's Geaux!
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CnAzInCA29 months
Good size, two years of consistent playing time in college with three years remaining. Rejected offers from other SEC teams to sign with LSU. Understands the challenge of playing in the SEC and has embraced it. Solid replacement for the wide receivers that have left via the portal.
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crossfire29 months
Great objective analysis.
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Lamb29 months
Fat fingers on the accidental down vote! Meant the opposite..
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kkv7529 months
Aside from Caine, who have we really gotten??
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Roll Clyde Roll29 months
Brooks, Foucha, Frazier
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CanebreakCajun29 months
You are new this, aren’t you?
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Grateful Reb29 months
Solid strategy to poach players from the best team in Louisiana.
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Roll Clyde Roll29 months
W
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Tiger198829 months
Trading 4-5* for 2-3
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FLObserver29 months
No worries they will be in here shortly to tell you stars dont matter and justin jefferson was a 2 star. I love these guys are coming home but we aint beating bama with a team of 2 and 3 stars. Kelly will have to bring in top classes for that. He gets a pass this year but recruiting better pick up starting next year.
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CanebreakCajun29 months
yeah, super productive 4 and 5 stars huh?
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LordSaintly29 months
The guy was getting transfer offers from SEC teams. His high school star rating really doesn't matter anymore.
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Geaux Guy29 months
This is a great pick up. Led ULL in receiving and has been offered by some big time programs.
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PureBlood29 months
One out, one in
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Lilqueeviewonder29 months
Checked out his high school video. Good size, hands and athleticism. Seems to lack elite speed. Reminds of Bech. Would be good possession receiver. Maybe Bech grows a bit into elite catching TE. Those two with Boutte and any one or two of the others already on roster should be formidable.
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OilMan2529 months
Great. We’re going to become U LA-LA East or what? Not thrilled. Don’t think CBK should be looking there. What about the transfer from OU? Now that would be a nice pick up
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CanebreakCajun29 months
Some people are just lazy. The kid was offered by LSU, Auburn, OU and Ole Miss when he entered the portal. I guess, in your infinite wisdom, you are better at WR analysis than Lane Kiffin?
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theBru29 months
Stick to picking rigs, not football talent. These ain't ruffnecks, ya know...
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mrbayoublu29 months
I've seen Lacy catch a few for the Cajuns, and I can tell you this, he can hang on when hit by a crowd over the center of the field.
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Hurricane Mike29 months
I feel like LSU has more pressing needs than Group of 5 WR's with this stat line: 22 passes for 304 yards and six touchdowns
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Billder29 months
I personally trust Brian Kelly more than Hurricane Mike.
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CanebreakCajun29 months
Have you won the most games in Notre Dame history? Let CBK work for fricks sake.
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TigahJay29 months
ULL had a Stone Age passing offense
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deuce98529 months
BK targeting all the Louisiana boys for state pride back to the program. I love what he's doing. this team might surprise us next season.
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