LSU Football Recruiting Update – October 9, 2016

    LSU football recruiting update as of October 9, 2016. The Tigers are coming off an unexpected off week after weather led to the cancellation of their game with Florida.

    October 9, 2016

    LSU football recruiting update as of October 9, 2016.

    We have absolutely no idea if LSU and Florida will ever get around to playing this season. Hurricane Matthew forced the matchup to be canceled, and there doesn’t seem to be a concrete plan to make up the game.

    Without having to make the trip to Gainesville this weekend, LSU running backs coach Jabbar Juluke visited 5-star recruit Cam Akers, the No. 2 running back and No. 4 overall player in the nation. Although, with Les Miles gone, it seems as though Ole Miss is the favorite to land the Clinton, Mississippi prospect.

    Defensive backs coach Corey Raymond visited 4-star recruit Todd Harris, the No. 5 safety and No. 69 overall player in the 2017 class. Adding Harris would be a big move considering LSU already holds commitments from 4-star safety Grant Delpit and 4-star cornerback Kary Vincent Jr. The Tigers could add to their claim as DBU.

    LSU is still after 4-star defensive end K’Lavon Chaisson, but he spent the weekend taking in the Red River Rivalry. Both Texas and Oklahoma are after his commitment.

    The Tigers currently sit at No. 6 in the recruiting class rankings, but they’re only 153 recruiting points behind No. 4 Notre Dame. A commitment from a highly touted 4-star prospect — like Harris — would be enough to move LSU into the top four.

    Note: Scout rankings and ratings used in this article.

    LSU Football Recruiting Update

    Complete Class

    • No. 6 Overall Class
    • Total Commits: 19
    • 5-Star Commits: 0
    • 4-Star Commits: 11
    • 3-Star Commits: 8
    • JaCoby Stevens: 4-Star, No. 3 ATH, No. 39 Overall
    • Kary Vincent Jr: 4-Star, No. 17 CB, No. 143 Overall
    • Grant Delpit: 4-Star, No. 25 S, Unranked Overall
    • Mannie Netherly: 4-Star, No. 28 WR, No. 202 Overall
    • Saahdiq Charles: 4-Star, No. 19 OG, No. 281 Overall
    • Austin Deculus: 4-Star, No. 3 OG, No. 66 Overall
    • Lowell Narcisse: 4-Star, No. 13 QB, No. 183 Overall
    • Edward Ingram: 4-Star, No. 14 OG, No. 223 Overall
    • Patrick Queen: 4-Star, No. 20 ATH, No. 245 Overall
    • Jhamon Ausbon: 4-Star, No. 8 WR, No. 52 Overall
    • Tyler Shelvin: 4-Star, No. 7 DT, No. 88 Overall
    • Justin Thomas: 3-Star, No. 41 DE, Unranked Overall
    • Neil Farrell: 3-Star, No. 42 DT, Unranked Overall
    • Seth Stewart: 3-Star, No. 85 OT, Unranked Overall
    • Aaron Moffitt: 3-Star, No. 68 DE, Unranked Overall
    • Myles Brennan: 3-Star, No. 27 QB, Unranked Overall
    • Clyde Edwards-Helaire: 3-Star, No. 30 RB, Unranked Overall
    • Jontre Kirkland: 3-Star, No. 35 ATH, Unranked Overall
    • Tory Carter: 3-Star FB, Unranked Overall

    Top Targets

    • Marvin Wilson: 5-Star, No. 1 DT, No. 10 Overall
    • Devonta Smith: 5-Star, No. 2 WR, No. 22 Overall
    • Todd Harris: 4-Star, No. 5 S, No. 69 Overall
    • Isaiah Wilson: 4-Star, No. 11 OT, No. 68 Overall
    • K’Lavon Chaisson: 4-Star, No. 6 DE, No. 51 Overall

    Tigers Twitter

    Four-star cornerback and LSU commit Kary Vincent Jr. wasn’t too happy about not watching the Tigers play this past Saturday.

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