The Tigers are up to No. 9 in the 247Sports and No. 8 in the country according to On3. Composite Team Recruiting Rankings after winning out for Miami (Fla.) Gulliver Prep five-star receiver Jalen Brown on Friday and Watkinsville (Ga.) Oconee County linebacker Whit Weeks on Saturday.
Brown has game-changing speed at the receiver position and used those wheels to catch 56 passes for 1,033 yards and 11 touchdowns as a junior.
Weeks is one of Peach State’s most impactful football players. He racked up 134 tackles and on offense is a threat running and catching the football. He’s a hard-nosed, tone-setting type of football player. Don’t be surprised to look up in four years and he’s one of the SEC’s most productive players.
Brian Kelly and his staff are up to 14 commits with eight coming in the first 10 days of July.
Additionally, LSU went into the state of Georgia to land 3-star linebacker Whit Weeks.
Weeks brother, West, transferred to LSU from the University of Virginia this offseason.
Weeks, out of Watkinsville (GA.) Oconee County picked the Tigers over national champs Georgia and Oklahoma.
“It was really the people the place and the football,” Weeks told On3. “They’ve got great football traditions. It’s one of the best football programs of all time. I love the campus. It was my favorite campus out of all the places that I visited. Me and coach (Matt) House have a great relationship. Everyone on the staff is excited to right the ship down there.”
LSU’s 2023 class ranks
The Tigers 2023 class now has 14 commits. Here’s a full list of the group:
Whit Weeks, LB, 3-star, Watkinsville, GA.
Jalen Brown, WR, 5-star, Miami, FL.
Jeremiah Hughes, CB, 3-star, Las Vegas, NV.
Dashawn Womack, DL, 4-star, Baltimore, MD.
Darron Reed, DL, 4-star, Columbus, GA.
Ashton Stamps, CB, 3-star, Rummel
Joshua Mickens, edge, 4-star, Indianapolis, Indiana
Jaxon Howard, edge, 4-star, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Kyle Parker, WR, 3-star, Lovejoy, Texas
Daylen Austin, CB, 4-star, Long Beach, California
Mac Markway, TE, 4-star, St. Louis, MO.
Ryan Yaites, S, 4-star, Denton, TX.
Michael Daugherty, S, 4-star, Logansville, GA.
Trey Holly, RB, 4-star, Union Parish High School, Farmerville, LA.