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We Choose LSU’s Omar Speights, ILB, Transfer from Oregon State, As the Best Transfer Catch

LSU got some huge news Thursday night when it landed a commitment from the All-Pac 12 linebacker. Welcome to the new age of the portal, wherein an all-conference Power 5 player can transfer to a bigger, more established program (never mind the fact that Oregon State just finished ahead of LSU in the final AP Poll and it had its best season since the Chad Johnson days). Speights was a 4-year starter for the Beavers, and he’ll have a chance to step right into LSU’s defense and presumably work alongside freshman sensation Harold Perkins. Speights had a team-high 83 tackles, 8 TFLs and 4 hurries. He’ll give LSU a key presence against the run while Perkins and Maason Smith give the Tigers an elite pass-rushing duo.