Know your 2013 QB 

May, 23, 2012
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When this week began, the issue at hand for many LSU fans wasn't that the Tigers needed a quarterback in the class of 2013, but the troubling knowledge that the options were running out.

[+] EnlargeHayden Rettig
Gerry hamilton2013 QB Hayden Rettig committed to LSU without having visited the campus.
Louisiana doesn't boast much elite talent under center this year, and several Tiger targets like J.T. Barrett and Cooper Bateman had committed elsewhere, leaving LSU with a seemingly small selection.

Fast forward to midweek, and the Tigers now hold a commitment from Hayden Rettig, a four-star pocket passer and the No. 12 quarterback in this year's class. With Rettig's commitment from Cathedral High School in Los Angeles coming out of left field for most, it begs the question: how did a coveted recruit who has never visited Baton Rouge end up pledging to LSU coach Les Miles?

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