5-star cornerback Ellis Robinson IV will make his faculty determination on February 1 the place LSU is closely within the combine.
Robinson launched his ultimate 5 faculties in late December with Brian Kelly’s program making the lower.
The Tigers, together with Alabama, Colorado, Miami, and Georgia, all have the prospect to win the Robinson sweepstakes as he continues locking in on making a call.
Robinson, who’s rated the No. 1 cornerback within the 2024 class, has been in Baton Rouge already this yr with LSU clearly making a right away impression on the teenager.
Kelly and the Tigers are dipping closely into this 2024 class and it begins with solidifying their defensive backs for the longer term. Already reeling in just a few guys in that class, Robinson IV may jumpstart it in a giant manner.
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Search for the Tigers to place the warmth on Robinson this week as his recruitment involves an in depth.
Brian Kelly’s Recruiting Message:
“We’re going to establish one of the best prospects all through the nation and also you’ll see that on this signing class. We’ll have gamers from the northeast, the midwest, the west coast. However our base will likely be Louisiana and the south,” Kelly mentioned. “If you’re LSU and you’ve got a model that’s so recognizable, you possibly can’t have blinders on both. Our scope and imaginative and prescient is nationwide but it surely’s not like we’re pulling 4 guys out of each state. We’re gonna have a heavy affect within the state of Louisiana, like we should always.”
“I believe inside a calendar yr we could possibly be trying to flip over 70 scholarships,” Kelly mentioned. “I definitely don’t suppose it’s going to be within the mid to excessive 30s [as the norm]. I believe that’s exterior the traces. I do imagine the excessive 20s goes to be the norm. I keep in mind years the place it was 18, I believe these days are over.”
“You don’t wish to leap yearly into the switch portal in terms of the cornerback place. We did this yr as a result of there was such a have to put collectively a consultant group. I believe there’s gonna be a heavy affect on freshmen and that’s the best way we wish to construct,” Kelly mentioned. “Does that imply we gained’t have a look at transfers? No, it doesn’t imply we’ll shut the door on that, however final yr they have been one yr and achieved. We’re not trying in that respect. Corners must have multiple season of competitors left if we go that route.”