LSU Tigers: Dee Liner

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Mississippi State held on for a tight, 28-22 victory over Kentucky for its first SEC victory Thursday and that got things started in Week 9 of SEC play. We'll start with a couple takes from the game before delving into the rest of the talking points heading into the rest of the weekend in SEC football:

Top SEC recruiting rivalries 

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From year-to-year the Southeastern Conference is full of recruiting battles. This year it appears that Alabama and LSU could have some of the best recruiting battles we've seen in a while. Here's a closer look at the five top recruiting rivalries in the SEC.

Four-star DL Liner keeps options open 

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Four-star Dee Liner (Muscle Shoals, Ala./Muscle Shoals), an Auburn commitment, has been hesitant to give any recruiting updates since former Tigers coach Gene Chizik was let go and replaced with Gus Malzahn. But the 6-foot-3, 270-pound defensive lineman talked about his status after Day 2 of practice for the Under Armour All-America Game today at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports.

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Miller Safrit/ESPN.comFive-star DL Dee Liner says while he is eager to meet with Gus Malzahn, he still is solid to Auburn.
“I am committed to Auburn, but I am keeping my options open right now since they got the new coaching staff,” Liner said. “I am getting to know them better, but I have not made an official visit there and that will really factor in when I take that trip.”

Other than Auburn, Liner said that he is also considering Alabama, Miami and LSU, although he is unsure whether any other schools are in the mix at the moment.

“I will most likely take officials to those four schools, but I am not sure if I will take a fifth yet or who it would be to,” Liner said.

As of right now his next official visit will be to check out the Hurricanes.

“I am taking an official to Miami Jan. 11, although I have not finalized the visit just yet,” Liner said. “I want to see how it is down there and get to know the coaches. Who would not want to visit Miami?”

Another school the No. 12 prospect in the country is hoping to see in person is LSU.


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#BlueChipBattles: Dec. 21

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Dee Liner, Reuben Foster, Tray MatthewsESPN.comReuben Foster (center) is torn between good friends Dee Liner (left) and Tray Matthews (right).

No. 1 ILB Reuben Foster has voiced his desire to play with at least one of his SEC-bound friends next season. But will he follow Tray Matthews to Georgia or hook up with Dee Liner wherever the ESPN 150 DL settles? It remains to be seen, but the mystery surrounding his recruitment keeps Foster at the top of our #BlueChipBattles.

Each week, RecruitingNation summons its writers from around the country to compile a list of the top 10 battles for elite football recruits leading up to February's signing day.

Here are this week's top battles Insider, and you can take a shot at ranking the top 10 recruiting battles on SportsNation.

#BlueChipBattles: Nov. 30

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Carl Lawson, Dee Liner, Reuben FosterESPN.comCarl Lawson, Dee Linerand Reuben Foster are still committed to Auburn, but the Tigers' coaching situation could change things for the three ESPN 150 recruits.

Auburn bid farewell to head coach Gene Chizik on Sunday. Could the Tigers also be saying goodbye to a trio of ESPN 150 recruits who could take their talents elsewhere?

Each week, RecruitingNation summons its writers from around the country to compile a list of the top 10 battles for elite football recruits leading up to February's signing day.

Here are this week's top battles Insider, and you can take a shot at ranking the top 10 recruiting battles on SportsNation.

Recruiting roundtable: Catch a top WR? 

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BATON ROUGE, La. -- Three questions to ponder for LSU recruiting with LSU in a bye week. Our Gary Laney and David Helman give you their answers:

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Sam Khan Jr./ESPN.comRicky Seals-Jones, the top prospect in Texas, has narrowed down his finalists to Texas A&M and LSU.
1. Ricky Seals-Jones took in the LSU-Texas A&M game and he'll be at the Alabama-LSU game. With the exposure he's giving the Tigers' program in this stretch, what should LSU sell him on?

Gary Laney: That LSU needs him. In the Texas A&M game, he had a chance to see firsthand the receivers' struggles in getting open. If I'm LSU, I'm selling him on the notion that he could be the one who makes the wheels start spinning in the passing game. He'll draw the double teams, which creates openings for everybody else. He won't have to wait around to take a primary role in the passing game.

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