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LSU Football Recruiting Update – October 16, 2016

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LSU football recruiting update as of October 16, 2016.

Not only did Ed Orgeron lead his Tigers to a 45-10 win over Southern Miss, but they had a high-profile visitor to witness the victory. Five-star recruit Dylan Moses, the No. 1 outside linebacker and No. 6 overall player in the 2017 recruiting class, was in Death Valley to watch the win.

Moses, who committed to Alabama two weeks ago following an official visit to Tuscaloosa, took the unofficial visit to Baton Rouge despite having canceled his official visit tour.

Meanwhile, 4-star safety and LSU commit Grant Delpit came away impressed by the Fighting Irish during his official visit to Notre Dame despite Brian Kelly’s team losing to Stanford, 17-10. However, it’s highly unlikely Delpit flips from the Tigers.

And what should have been a big recruiting weekend for the Florida Gators a couple of weeks ago could end up serving the same purpose for LSU. The Tigers’ matchup with Florida has been rescheduled for Nov. 19 in Baton Rouge, but there were some conditions about future meetings between the two programs in order for the game to take place this season. We’ll see who will be in Baton Rouge for that showdown with the Gators.

A win against Florida would be huge for Orgeron, who’s still interviewing to be the full-time head coach of the Tigers. He’s one of two big names 5-star recruit Cam Akers would like to see running the show in Baton Rouge. Akers, the No. 2 running back and No. 4 overall player in the nation, is a former Alabama commit.

Note: Scout rankings and ratings used in this article.

LSU Football Recruiting Update

Complete Class

  • No. 5 Overall Class
  • Total Commits: 19
  • 5-Star Commits: 0
  • 4-Star Commits: 11
  • 3-Star Commits: 8
  • JaCoby Stevens: 4-Star, No. 3 ATH, No. 39 Overall
  • Kary Vincent Jr: 4-Star, No. 17 CB, No. 143 Overall
  • Grant Delpit: 4-Star, No. 25 S, Unranked Overall
  • Mannie Netherly: 4-Star, No. 28 WR, No. 202 Overall
  • Saahdiq Charles: 4-Star, No. 19 OG, No. 281 Overall
  • Austin Deculus: 4-Star, No. 3 OG, No. 66 Overall
  • Lowell Narcisse: 4-Star, No. 13 QB, No. 183 Overall
  • Edward Ingram: 4-Star, No. 14 OG, No. 223 Overall
  • Patrick Queen: 4-Star, No. 20 ATH, No. 245 Overall
  • Jhamon Ausbon: 4-Star, No. 8 WR, No. 52 Overall
  • Tyler Shelvin: 4-Star, No. 7 DT, No. 88 Overall
  • Justin Thomas: 3-Star, No. 41 DE, Unranked Overall
  • Neil Farrell: 3-Star, No. 42 DT, Unranked Overall
  • Seth Stewart: 3-Star, No. 85 OT, Unranked Overall
  • Aaron Moffitt: 3-Star, No. 68 DE, Unranked Overall
  • Myles Brennan: 3-Star, No. 27 QB, Unranked Overall
  • Clyde Edwards-Helaire: 3-Star, No. 30 RB, Unranked Overall
  • Jontre Kirkland: 3-Star, No. 35 ATH, Unranked Overall
  • Tory Carter: 3-Star FB, Unranked Overall

Top Targets

  • Marvin Wilson: 5-Star, No. 1 DT, No. 10 Overall
  • Devonta Smith: 5-Star, No. 2 WR, No. 22 Overall
  • Todd Harris: 4-Star, No. 5 S, No. 69 Overall
  • Isaiah Wilson: 4-Star, No. 11 OT, No. 68 Overall
  • K’Lavon Chaisson: 4-Star, No. 6 DE, No. 51 Overall

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