Signing a top-notch quarterback was
a major point of emphasis for LSU in the Class of 2007 and the Tigers took a
huge step forward towards accomplishing that goal by getting a commitment from
Lee, a 6-2, 190-pounder out of
Brenham (Texas), is considered by some to be the top quarterback in
State for ’07. He earned
that praise for the strong showing he had as a junior where he completed 250-of-350 passes for
3,500 and 40 touchdowns while operating out of a spread
Lee’s offer has grown to 15 over
the past few weeks and in the end his decision came down to LSU and Nebraska.
What gave the Tigers the
“The visit is what gave them the
edge,” Lee said. “When we went there it was only a 4 and a half hour drive so
that was a big plus. Then it was the facilities, the coaches, the atmosphere,
the campus. It really was everything about LSU.”
On his unofficial visit, Lee also
spent quite a bit of time with LSU offensive coordinator Jimbo
“We talked a lot about the offense
and comparing it to what we do now,” said Lee. “They do a lot of things we do.
We also talked about the depth chart and how they didn’t sign a quarterback last
year. That was something I looked at too.”
Lee said he was glad to have
recruiting behind him and now he is looking forward to being a
“It [recruiting] was fun for a little while but it started to get
hectic,” he said. “Now, I can focus on my senior season and get ready for LSU.
It’s exciting to have it over with.”
With Lee in the fold, LSU now has
nine commitments for 2007.
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