Thursday, February 14, 2013
Safety is recruiting priority for LSU
By Brent Sobleski
If running back Leonard Fournette (New Orleans, La./St. Augustine) is considered LSU's No. 1 priority for the 2014 recruiting class, a certain safety recruit won't fall far behind.
ESPN Watch List safety Laurence Jones (Monroe, La./Neville) will be a high priority recruit for the Tigers. LSU didn't add a true safety prospect among its 2013 class despite losing underclassman Eric Reid to the NFL. LSU will also lose a pair of safeties after the 2013 campaign. Which makes the position, in general, a priority.
Gary LaneyLSU's top safety target
"Watch List member Laurence 'Hootie; Jones is a the prototype safety Louisiana lacked in 2013, a 200-pounder who can run and punish ball carriers and receivers. LSU will have a need at safety after this season, so Jones could be a priority recruit."