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 591 days ago | RecruitingNation | NCF On The Trail
Leonard Fournette is now in off-season mode. The dream's long over for Jeryl Brazil and countless others. But for 20 Louisiana teams and many of the state's top prospects, semifinal week brings them within one game of their ultimate goal as high school football players from the Pelican State: A chance to play at the LHSAA/State Farm Prep Classic in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
In the Louisiana High School Athletic Association football playoffs, Thanksgiving weekend is the time the state's football playoffs shift gears. With each of the five classes down to eight teams, the quarterfinals usually give football fans plenty of intriguing matchups for fans after Black Friday shopping is done.
Kenneth Santa Marina (New Orleans, La./McDonough 35) will be one of the most sought after offensive line prospects in the 2013 class. This Bayou State standout made an unofficial visit to Alabama for their junior day yesterday.
JACKSON, La. -- When it comes to junior prospects from the state of Louisiana, remember the name Kendall Beckwith (Jackson, La./East Feliciana). He's a big athlete with a big scholarship offer already.
about 984 days ago | Jamie Newberg | On The Trail: Southeast Region