BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The LSU Tigers will have one of the top recruiting classes in the country once all of their commitments send in their official letters.
Head coach Ed Orgeron talked about the class of 2020. He said he is pleased with the players the Tigers were able to sign.
- Marlon Martinez: OL 6-4, 290 Freshman - Fort Lauderdale, Fla. / St. Thomas Aquinas HS
- Max Johnson: QB 6-5, 218 Freshman - Watkinsville, Ga. / Oconee County HS
- Elias Ricks: CB 6-1, 188 Freshman - Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. / IMG Academy
- Antoine Sampah: LB 6-2, 210 Freshman - Woodbridge, Va. / Woodbridge HS
- Jaquelin Roy: DL 6-4, 293 Freshman - Baton Rouge, La. / University Lab HS
- Jacobian Guillory: DL 6-2, 337 Freshman - Alexandria, La. / Alexandria Senior HS
- Ali Gaye: DL 6-7, 260 Junior - Edmonds, Wash. / Edmonds-Woodway HS
- TJ Finley: QB 6-6, 257 Freshman - Ponchatoula, La. / Ponchatoula HS
- Marcus Dumervil: OL 6-5, 305 Freshman - Lauderdale Lakes, Fla. / St. Thomas Aquinas HS
- BJ Ojulari: LB 6-3, 227 Freshman - Marietta, Ga. / Marietta HS
- Koy Moore: WR 6-2, 172 Freshman - Kenner, La. / Archbishop Rummel HS
- Jordan Toles: S 6-1, 206 Freshman - Baltimore, Md. / St. Frances Academy
- Arik Gilbert: ATH 6-6, 250 Freshman - Marietta, Ga. / Marietta HS
- Phillip Webb: LB 6-3, 227 Freshman - Buford, Ga. / Lanier HS
- Xavier Hill: OL 6-3, 315 Freshman - Olive Branch, Miss. / Olive Branch HS
- Kole Taylor: TE 6-7, 229 Freshman - Grand Junction, Colo. / Central HS
- Kayshon Boutte: WR 6-0, 185 Freshman - New Iberia, La. / Westgate HS
- Eric Taylor: DL 6-4, 292 Freshman - Trussville, Ala. / Hewitt-Trussville HS
- Josh White: LB 6-0, 213 Freshman - Houston, Texas / Cy Creek HS
According to 247Sports, LSU has the No. 5 recruiting class. Clemson is ranked No. 1, Alabama is No. 2, Ohio State is No. 3, and Georgia is No. 4.
Orgeron also confirmed starting running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire suffered a leg injury in practice on Tuesday, December 17. He said the extent of the injury is unknown. He added it is not yet known what type of injury it is.
According to Orgeron, Edwards-Helaire underwent tests and the staff is awaiting the results of those. He described it as a “freak” injury, which didn’t involve any contact. He noted Edwards-Helaire did not practice Wednesday and it is unknown whether he will be available for the College Football Playoff Semifinal.