LSU Football Recruiting Update: Tigers Take Back No. 1 Class

    LSU football recruiting update, as the Tigers took back the No. 1 class ranking with National Signing Day approaching.

    January 22, 2016


    LSU football recruiting update, as the Tigers took back the No. 1 class ranking after a 5-star commitment. 


    Les Miles is putting his recruiting prowess on display with National Signing Day quickly approaching.

    On Thursday, LSU received a commitment from 4-star offensive tackle Willie Allen, the No. 16 offensive tackle in the nation, but that was just another notch in Miles’ belt.

    The Tigers really turned heads on Friday morning when 5-star defensive tackle Rashard Lawrence chose LSU over Ohio State. Lawrence is the No. 5 defensive tackle and No. 23 overall recruit in the 2016 cycle. 

    And what a coincidence that was. Even with the addition of Allen earlier in the week, the Buckeyes still remained ahead of the Tigers in the class rankings. Yeah, that didn’t last long. Lawrence’s commitment catapulted LSU back into the No. 1 spot of the 247Sports Composite team rankings.

    With less than two weeks left until National Signing Day, Miles is in position to solidify his hold on the 2016 recruiting cycle. Below is an overview of the Tigers’ No. 1 class.


    LSU Football Recruiting Class Overview


    Top Recruiting Commits

  1. Saivion Smith, 5-star CB
  2. Rashard Lawrence, 5-star DT
  3. Michael Divinity, 4-star OLB
  4. Stephen Sullivan, 4-star WR
  5. Devin White, 4-star RB
  6. Drake Davis, 4-star WR
  7. Willie Allen, 4-star OT
  8. Eric Monroe, 4-star S
  9. Edwin Alexander, 4-star DT
  10. Erick Fowler, 4-star OLB
  11. Donavaughn Campbell, 4-star OG
  12. Dee Anderson, 4-star WR
  13. Rahssan Thornton, 4-star DE
  14. Glen Logan, 4-star DT
  15. Andraez Williams, 4-star CB
  16. Jamal Pettigrew, 4-star TE
  17. Cameron Lewis, 4-star S

  18. Top Recruiting Targets

  19. Scott Lashley, 4-star OT
  20. Jamel Cook, 4-star ATH (Florida State commit)
  21. Trayvon Mullen, 4-star CB
  22. Deontay Anderson, 4-star S
  23. Kristian Fulton, 4-star CB

  24. Current Class

  25. Total Commits: 22
  26. 5-Star Commits: 1
  27. 4-Star Commits: 17
  28. 3-Star Commits: 4

  29. MORE: 5-Star Recruiting Predictions

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