BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -
The Tigers are in Texas battling for the top 2016 recruiting class and it has paid off this week with two defensive commitments.
Rahssan Thornton verbally committed to the Tigers on Tuesday. The 6'4, 220 pound defensive end/linebacker from Killeen, TX, is rated a 3-star prospect by 247Sports. He picked LSU over Texas, Michigan, Oklahoma, TCU and more.
Erick Fowler committed to LSU on Sunday. Fowler, a Manor, TX native, is rated a 4-star prospect by 247Sports and Rivals. The defensive end/linebacker picked LSU over Texas, Alabama, Missouri, Texas A&M, UCLA, Oklahoma, Baylor, Michigan, TCU and many more.