Spears sees quick rise to prominence 

January, 20, 2013
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BATON ROUGE, La. -- Kevin Spears said he always knew he had it in him.

"I wouldn't say I always knew I could be the best, but I always knew what I could be," said Spears, a late-bloomer wide receiver from New Orleans' Holy Cross High School who became LSU's 26th commitment of the 2013 class Saturday. "I knew I could catch footballs."

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