Sitting at 5-0 on the season, the LSU Tigers are focused on what has turned into a huge SEC contest this weekend against another undefeated conference team, the Florida Gators. In the process, the school was able to land a commitment from one of the top recruits in the entire state of Louisiana for the 2016 season.
Late Sunday night, four star linebacker Michael Divinity made his decision to stay home and play for the Tigers next season:
This is viewed as a huge pickup for the Tigers for several reasons. He will come in at a position of need for the team, it proves LSU can still keep players home and it’s a recruiting victory for the Tigers over a former assistant coach (Texas A&M defensive coordinator John Chavis) who was recruiting Divinity hard.
Here’s some early season highlights from the 6’2″ senior from the New Orleans area: