Official 2014 LSU Recruiting Thread

Discussion in 'LSU RECRUITING' started by islstl, Feb 26, 2013.

  1. islstl

    islstl Occupy the BCS Staff Member

    Commitments
    1. Chris Hardeman, CB, Houston TX, 5'8", 180 lbs (Rivals #213)
    2. Devin Voorhies, ATH, Woodville MS, 6'2", 185 lbs (Rivals #158)
    3. Will Clapp, OL, New Orleans LA, 6'4", 270 lbs (Rivals #194)
    4. Jacory Washington, TE, Westlake LA, 6'5", 215 lbs (Rivals #114)
    5. Donnie Alexander, S/OLB, New Orleans LA, 6'1", 200 lbs (NR)
    6. Edward Paris, S, Mansfield TX, 6'1", 200 lbs (Rivals #41)
    7. Tony Upchurch, TE/WR, Pearland TX, 6'2" 220 lbs (NR)
    8. Garrett Brumfield, OL, Baton Rouge LA, 6'4" 285 lbs (Rivals #91)
    9. DJ Chark, ATH, Alexandria LA, 6'1" 175 lbs (NR)
    10. Deondre Clark, DE, Oklahoma City, OK, 6'3" 231 lbs (Rivals #54)
    11. John Battle, CB, Hallendale FL, 6'2" 185 lbs (NR)
    12. Cameron Gamble, K, Flower Mound TX, 5'10" 182 lbs (NR)
    13. Sione Palelei, RB, Gonzales LA, 5' 10, 200 (NR)
    14. Brandon Harris, QB, Bossier City LA, 6'3" 190 lbs (Rivals #186)

    LSU's likely next 14 (in order of likelihood)

    WR Malachi Dupre (Rivals #58)
    OLB Clifton Garrett (Rivals #55)
    WR Trey Quinn (Rivals #104)
    MLB Kenny Young (Rivals #199)
    CB Tony Brown (Rivals #14)
    S Hootie Jones (Rivals #26)
    DE Gerald Willis (Rivals #44)
    DE Davon Godchaux (Rivals #151)
    WR Saeed Blacknall (Rivals #109)
    RB Leonard Fournette (Rivals #3)
    DT Garrald McDowell (NR)
    WR Speedy Noil (Rivals #75)
    WR D'haquille Williams (Rivals JUCO #1)
    OL Cameron Robinson (Rivals #8)

    Base on rivals rankings, I think LSU finishes up with 19 kids in the top 250, four 5 star recruits (Jones, Brown, Fournette and somebody in the top 60 gets a boost to a 5th star). I look for Upchurch, Battle and McDowell to get a 4th star down the line and 2 of the 3 to break the rivals 250, leaving LSU with twenty 4 star recruits. If all of this happens, LSU will challenge Alabama's record from 2013 for all time Rivals point total. Getting Cameron Robinson would put it over the top and certainly break that record. I do not figure him to be in this class, he would be icing on the cake.

    2014 Rivals Top 250 (teams with multiple commits):
    LSU = 8
    Georgia = 8
    Alabama = 7
    Tennessee = 6
    Texas A&M = 6
    Texas = 6
    Florida = 6
    Ohio State = 6
    Clemson = 6
    Notre Dame = 6
    Ole Miss = 5
    Kentucky = 5
    Michigan = 5
    Miami = 5
    Florida State = 5
    Auburn = 3
    Virginia = 3
    Stanford = 3
    Oklahoma = 3
    Baylor = 3
    Washington = 3
    Vanderbilt = 2
    Arkansas = 2
    South Carolina = 2
    North Carolina = 2
    North Carolina State = 2
    Rutgers = 2
    Oklahoma State = 2
    Penn State = 2
    USC = 2
    West Virginia = 1
    Michigan State = 1
    Wisconsin = 1
    South Florida = 1
    Utah = 1
    Iowa = 1
    Iowa State = 1
    Minnesota = 1
    Boston College = 1
    Arizona = 1
    Nebraska = 1
    Northwestern = 1
    Syracuse =1
    Oregon = 1
    UCLA = 1

    141 Total Commitments
    60 SEC Commitments

    8 SEC Teams have at least 5 Commitments from the Rivals 250.
     
  2. Tiger_fan

    Tiger_fan Freshman

  3. mobius481

    mobius481 Registered Member

    I looked on 247 composite rankings and we have a great shot at Numbers 1, 3, 10, 15, 32, 35, and 37. That's pretty amazing. I mean, which of those guys do we not get?
     
  4. Cajun Sensation

    Cajun Sensation I'm kind of a big deal Staff Member

    I read somewhere that LSU could conceivably sign 8 5* recruits in this 2014 class.

    8.
     
  5. mobius481

    mobius481 Registered Member

    I wonder what the addition of dhaquille does for a guy like Trey Quinn. We're still after Speedy Noil and Malachi Dupre. Is it conceivable we would take 4 receivers in this class?
     
  6. TigersTailgating

    TigersTailgating Waterford Lesticles

    If I read the story right, D'haquille Williams has committed for the 2014 class, so shouldn't he be listed among our 2014 committments?
     
  7. Tiger in NC

    Tiger in NC Senior Member

    From what I've read, and provided he makes the grades, he will enroll in January 2014 and be eligible to play the 2014 and 2015 seasons.
     
  8. asignupe99

    asignupe99 Veteran Member

    Don't see why not. Every team needs to carry 6-8 receivers anyway. Boone and Wright will be gone next year. Possibly Landry and Beckham as well if they decide to go early. If D'haquille does what everyone thinks he's going to do and go gangbusters as soon as he hits the field we'll only have a year out of him anyway. Still plenty of opportunity for Trey Quinn to be a star within his first couple of years since he probably won't need a redshirt.
     
  9. gumborue

    gumborue Painfully Pessimistic

    what about sims?
     
  10. Tiger_fan

    Tiger_fan Freshman

    although a 2015 recruit, it gives you an idea of what the mail LSU sends out to recruits looks like

    this is a pic of the mail received today by Alabama commitment 2015 DE Mekhi Brown (his high school is 40 miles east of Auburn)

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