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.
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.
This is going to sound familiar for LSU football fans. Locked in a scoreless tie with three seconds to play until the half last Saturday night, defending Class 4A state champion Neville lined up for a field goal against cross-town rival and defending Class 5A champion West Monroe.
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