BATON ROUGE, La. -- How deep is the football talent in Louisiana? Consider this: Every football bowl subdivision (FBS) conference in the nation has had a least two Louisiana players sign letters of intent with its member schools for the 2013 recruiting cycle, according to the ESPN database of recruits.
Three-star offensive tackle Kenneth Santa Marina (New Orleans/McDonogh 35) committed Saturday to stay local and join the Green Wave, multiple sources report. The 6-foot-6, 320-pound senior claims scholarship offers from Alabama, Colorado, Kentucky, LSU, Mississippi State, Nebraska, Ole Miss and Utah along with interest from Arkansas, Auburn, Florida and Tennessee.
about 355 days ago | RecruitingNation | NCF On The Trail
As you'd expect, dozens of LSU commits and targets will be in action across the state this weekend. As we move toward the second month of the high school season, here is a handful of games and players for LSU fans to keep an eye on: Barbe vs.
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Tulane will enter the 2012 season on the wave of a 10-game losing streak and first-year head coach Curtis Johnson and his staff have a lot of work to do to try and get the Green Wave headed in the right direction.
about 529 days ago | Craig Haubert | NCF On The Trail
Since only five Louisiana prospects made the cut for the initial ESPN 150, it was a given they'd be familiar names. The home state's lineup of Kendell Beckwith, Tim Williams, Standish Dobard and DeSean Smith have long been considered some of Louisiana's top talent, and all four have been on LSU's radar for some time.
BATON ROUGE -- Given the way LSU has recruited in recent years, the release of Tuesday's initial ESPN 150 gives cause for a double-take. Throughout the lengthy list of the nation's top football talent for 2013, there isn't a single mention of LSU's current nine-man crop.