Louisiana ‘million-dollar’ twins make college decision

Louisiana ‘million-dollar’ twins make college decision

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Do you remember the Captain Shreve High twins who recently were awarded more than $2.6 million in college scholarships? Well, after weeks of consideration, they’ve made their decision on where to attend.

Brin and Nial Wilson will attend Louisiana Tech University this fall. The identical duo is enrolled in the College of Engineering and will be joining the Louisiana Tech football family.

The identical twins plan to study civil engineering in the College of Engineering & Science at Louisiana Tech University.
The identical twins plan to study civil engineering in the College of Engineering & Science at Louisiana Tech University. (Source: Delano Wilson (Father))

“The reason why we chose Tech is we felt at home on campus, the people welcomed us immediately and the engineering program is excellent,” the brothers said. “I am looking forward to officially becoming a bulldog and not just being a fan.”

Brin and Nial Wilson pose in Louisiana Tech gear after making the decision to attend the school this fall.
Brin and Nial Wilson pose in Louisiana Tech gear after making the decision to attend the school this fall. (Source: Delano Wilson (Father))

Before ultimately deciding where to go to school, Brin was offered close to $1.4 million and Nial was offered more than $1.3 million in scholarships from schools throughout the United States.

Some of those colleges and universities include Morehouse College, St. John’s University, La Salle University, Loyola University and Barry University.

The twins were honored as Top 2019 Prospects by Louisiana Football Magazine & TV, Offense-Defense All-American Bowl selections in Daytona, Fla., and Blue-Grey All-American Bowl selections in Houston.

Brin and Nial are majoring in civil engineering.

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