Fifth LSU early enrollee WR Dee Anderson reports to campus
BATON ROUGE - LSU football has added its fifth enrollee for the spring semester as wide receiver Dee Anderson was officially admitted to the school Friday.
Anderson is now in the company of linebacker Michael Divinity, cornerback Saivion Smith, running back Devin White and wide receiver Stephen Sullivan as the early enrollee for LSU’s 2016 spring semester. All five players will be on the field for spring practice when it kicks off in March.
LSU’s 2016 signing class is now ranked first in the nation with National Signing Day rapidly approaching on Wednesday, Feb. 3. Here’s a breakdown of how that signing class has shaped up so far:
6-5 - 194 - FR
DeSoto, Texas (DeSoto HS)
Rangy, vertical threat with outstanding pass catching skills … Crisp route runner who has the ability to fight defensive backs for the ball … Shows great blocking ability, body control, and competitiveness … Unanimous four-star recruit on Rivals, Scout, 247 Sports, and ESPN … Ranked as the No. 19 prospect in Texas according to Rivals and ranked 187th nationally in the ESPN 300 … Caught 46 passes for 748 yards and 14 touchdowns his final year … Coached by Todd Peterman.
6-2 - 218 - Fr.
Marrero, La. (John Ehret HS)
Highly versatile athlete who demonstrates incredible range and speed and is expected to compete for early playing time … Former quarterback at John Curtis before making the switch to defense at John Ehret … Ranked as the No. 46 overall prospect in the 2016 ESPN 300 … Oversaw a defense that recorded three shutouts his senior year … Invited to participate in the Under Armour All-American Game … Consensus four-star prospect by 247 Sports, Scout, Rivals, and ESPN … Named to the Second Team Defense of the MaxPreps All-American Team and also named to the Louisiana ALL-USA First Team Defense … Ranked as the No. 10 outside linebacker in the country and the No. 8 player in Louisiana according to Rivals … LSWA 5A Defensive MVP as a senior … Led Ehret to the state title game with 60.5 tackles, 13 sacks, and two forced fumbles in 2015 … Coached by Corey Lambert.
6-1 - 175 - Fr.
Bradenton, Fla. (IMG Academy)
Elite shutdown corner who possesses a tremendous blend of instincts and ball skills to complement exceptional closing speed and great size … Has shown the ability to excel in both coverage and against the run … Highly touted five-star recruit per Scout and 247 Sports and the No. 1 cornerback in the nation according to Scout … Ranked as a four-star prospect, No. 1 cornerback and No. 9 player in Florida according to Rivals … Played in the Under Armour All-American Game … Invited to “The Opening,” an all-star summer prospect camp held on the Nike Campus … Named to the ALL-USA First Team Defense and the Florida ALL-USA First Team Defense … Recorded 67 tackles, four fumble recoveries and five interceptions his junior year … Wrapped up his senior year totaling 43 tackles and one pass defended as well as one blocked punt and three blocked field goals … Coached by Kevin Wright.
6-0 - 250 - Fr.
Springhill, La. (North Webster HS)
Bulky, strong and remarkably fast athlete who has shown the ability to play both sides of the ball … Offered scholarships from numerous SEC schools … Consensus four-star recruit per Rivals, ESPN, 247 Sports, and Scout … Graded as the No. 3 Athlete on ESPN … Ranked as the No. 12 prospect in Louisiana according to Rivals … Invited to “The Opening,”an all-star summer prospect camp held on the Nike Campus … Wrapped up his senior year with 31 rushing touchdowns and 1,650 yards rushing … Compiled 270 rushing attempts, 81 touchdowns and 5,031 yards from his sophomore through senior season … Also added 192 tackles while playing linebacker … Recorded a 4.57 40 time … Coached by John Ware.
6-5 - 230 - Fr.
Donaldsonville, La. (Donaldsonville HS)
Explosive, agile and physical receiver with impressive size who is capable of extending the play … Given a four-star ranking by ESPN, Rivals, 247 Sports, and Scout … Earned the No. 1 receiver ranking in Louisiana and listed as the No. 7 receiver nationally according to Scout … Honored as the 71st ranked player in the ESPN 300 and the No. 8 player in Louisiana per 247 Sports … Named to the Louisiana ALL-USA First Team Offense … Hauled in 57 passes for 987 receiving yards and 11 touchdowns his junior year … Tallied over 1,000 receiving yards his senior campaign … Coached by Benny Guilbeaux.
A handful of recruits will be visiting LSU's campus over the weekend as Tiger recruiting efforts reach full-tilt.
#LSU official visitors: Deontay Anderson Erick Fowler Sci Martin Eric Monroe Trayvon Mullen Caleb Roddy Jakori Savage Jauan Williams— Derek Tyson (@DerekTysonESPN) January 22, 2016