Another Good Recruiting Class

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  1. Bandit88

    Bandit88 Old Enough to Know Better

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    The Tigers once again have all but closed out another Top 10 recruiting class. They've once again managed to attract a couple of very high quality out of state prospects. They've once again all but fenced in Louisiana's best recruits. Minus Trovon Reed (who the staff just couldn't keep home) and perhaps Fobbs (who is still a possibility), the state still belongs to LSU.

    Furthermore, it was a down year relatively speaking in Louisiana. No 5 stars and very few Top 100 players compared to other years. And LSU is STILL a Top 10 recruiting power.

    And next year's class is already one of the best in the nation - and the recruiting season hasn't even closed out for this year.

    Would've liked to see Seastrunk and Reed and Hunter and Marsh in this class. But three of those four are very highly rated out-of-state prospects - few schools can hold onto a class full of those kinds of kids.

    Some folks will consider this sunshine pumping. It's not. It's the truth after reviewing other programs and paying attention for the last couple of years.

    LSU is recruiting great and (IMO only) folks should give themselves a break and enjoy the amazing and consistent success the program is having.
     
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  2. LSUMASTERMIND

    LSUMASTERMIND Founding Member

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    This isnt sunshine pumping, you are right, just because we miss out on some kids or some kids de commit we still have a top 10 class.


    This is a very good class, because it addresses need more than glamour of star ratings. Look at Ware, kid was a 4 star athlete to begin with, now is a 5 star running back because of his performance not because of hype.
     
  3. houtiger

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    Very good post Bandit, I agree. The proof will come 2 or 3 years down the road, we'll have to see what fallout there is, and what development. But, we off to a solid start.
     
  4. ThePhenom74

    ThePhenom74 Founding Member

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    Its certainly a fairly strong class even with the fall out and despite there not being many "big" names. Its a class of solid players. Also kids that will fill in spots that will be needed positions in the near future.

    Nonetheless its never a good sign when we lose out on the top player in the state. Its not over and hopefull we get Reed. Its also not too good to lose out on Lache since both he and Reed were considered near locks to LSU a year ago. While it sucks to lose Hunter and Marsh we see out of state kids choose closer schools at the last second pretty often.
     
  5. DRC

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    I think this is key. We've generally had good classes for the last decade or more. Even Dinardo brought in good talent. Recruiting at LSU is a great problem to have. We are blessed in so many ways but these kids are all just "prospects". There are no guarantee's how they turn out. Miles is doing the recruiting part of the job he is paid to do. He is expected to bring in top talent and he's generally done that.

    We cant gnash our teeth over losing a prospect here and there. It happens at every school. Some kids just want to leave the state and you cant blame them. Some kids are not going to connect with our program for whatever reason. As fans we dont understand because we are die hards but most of us have never been recruited like these kids.

    Overall this is a very good class.
     
  6. LSUFan1950

    LSUFan1950 Founding Member

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    I like this class a lot also. I guess you can't call a 4 star a sleeper, but I really like Jordan Allen out of West Monroe. He has the size and speed to become one of the best DL in the Country.

    !twocrystals!
     
  7. CParso

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    This is an okay class, but it doesn't do a great job of filling needs & lacks playmakers. Our top 3 playmakers all decommitted, making this an average class.
     
  8. LSUMASTERMIND

    LSUMASTERMIND Founding Member

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    would you count Ware as a top playmaker? or still a project at this point?
     
  9. JohnLSU

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    Ware decommited? I knew this would happen! :cuss:
     
  10. TwistedTiger

    TwistedTiger Founding Member

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    LSU should finish in the top 10. If that's an average or ok class then LSU is in great shape. Take a couple of those average/ok classes mixed with a couple of good ones and the Tigers will stay loaded with talent. This class may not have some of the wow factor of other LSU classes, but finishing in the top 10 in recruiting on a regular basis is excellent. With it being a down year in the state, top ten should make everyone happy. Next year should be even better.
     

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