Alabama added a 10th ESPN 150 prospect to their 2013 class in Tim Williams (Baton Rouge, La./University Lab). This is a big pickup for the national champs because for they were able to pluck the four-star prospect who hails from Baton Rouge, La.
about 997 days ago | Craig Haubert | NCF On The Trail
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It's one thing to go into Death Valley and steal a win away from LSU in the fourth quarter, but it's another to go into Baton Rouge and steal a top 50 recruit right out of the Tigers' backyard.
about 997 days ago | Greg Ostendorf | NCF On The Trail
BATON ROUGE, La. -- It didn't take long in the recruiting process before it began to seem like LSU would not keep its most local target on campus. Tim Williams, an ESPN 150 defensive end and the state's highest-ranked player, seemed to lean toward leaving Baton Rouge early in the process, favoring destinations such as Miami and Florida State at various times before committing to Alabama on Monday, the day after his return from a visit to Tuscaloosa.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU took a step forward in its recruiting process without adding a single player to its 2013 class over the weekend. That's because LSU took a break from the 2013 grind by hosting its big, in-state junior day, "Boys in the Boot," a one-day gathering of the state's top 2014 prospect that serves as a primer to the recruiting process for the up-and-comers.
BATON ROUGE -- GTN writer Gary Laney took your questions: William (@TigernBham): Les is on the clock for finding a great offensive coordinator. Tigers have finished in the bottom 20 percent the last 3-4 years.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Ask any long-time observer of Louisiana football and they'll tell you that the Class of 2014 will be a special one in the state. Headlined by running back Leonard Fournette, offensive tackle Cameron Robinson and safety Laurence "Hootie" Jones, is expected to be a banner year for Louisiana, which is already a normally recruit-rich state.
BATON ROUGE, La. -- Around the nation, and to those who follow LSU from an arm's length, the news that trickled out from Nicholson Drive in the last week was alarming. The Tigers lost nine, count them, nine underclassmen to the NFL draft over the weekend, leaving the defense in a rebuilding mode and their deep stable of running backs an injury away from being dangerously thin.