Recruiting battles: LSU vs. South Carolina 

October, 10, 2012
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When considering recruiting battles between LSU and South Carolina, one big name -- and one big player -- probably comes to mind.

[+] EnlargeSam Montgomery
Derick E. Hingle/US PresswireSam Montgomery was a rare case of LSU going into South Carolina and nabbing a big-time prospect.
On top of his talents as a pass rusher and his off field quirks, LSU defensive end Sam Montgomery stands out like a sore thumb on the Tigers' roster for a geographical reason: he hails from Greenwood, S.C. He's the only player on the team from the Palmetto State, and he's one of the first South Carolinians on the team in quite some time.

"I don't think there's many of us -- maybe like two," Montgomery said.
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