NATIONAL SIGNING DAY: Keep up with who officially signs with LSU


FILE – In this Dec. 7, 2019, file photo, LSU coach Ed Orgeron celebrates after the team’s win over Georgia in an NCAA college football game for the Southeastern Conference championship, in Atlanta. Top-ranked LSU has the SEC’s coach of the year in Ed Orgeron, as The Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference football team was announced Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. (C.B. Schmelter/Chattanooga Times Free Press via AP, File)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WVLA/WGMB) — Wednesday is the Early Signing Period for college football and the LSU Tigers are looking to finish strong. For 72 hours, prospective student-athletes of the 2020 recruiting class will put pen to paper on National Letters of Intent.

At 8:30 a.m., a signing ceremony for Ponchatoula high school quarterback TJ Finley took place.

Finley signed on the dotted line and is now an LSU Tiger.

Follow Finley on Twitter at @tj_finley1.

The Tigers continued to rack up a successful 2020 class as the day continued.

The following additional players signed with LSU on Wednesday:

Just a little past Lafayette, LSU found Kayshon Boutte in New Iberia. He’s a WR and comes from Westgate, H.S.

Follow Boutte on Twitter @kayboutte.

From the Colorado cold to the Louisiana heat we welcome 6’7 TE Kole Taylor. Taylor comes to Louisiana from Grand Junction, CO.

Follow Taylor on Twitter at @KoleTaylor3.

Xavier Hill will make the trip to Baton Rouge from Olive Branch high school in Olive Branch, MS. The 6’3″, 315 lbs. student-athlete joins LSU as an offensive lineman.

Follow Hill on Twitter at @xavierhill0.

Phillip Webb signed with LSU as a senior at Lanier high school in Buford, GA. The 6’4″, 227 student-athlete joined the team as a linebacker.

Follow Webb on Twitter at @_PhillipWebb_.

LSU will receive 5-star recruit Arik Gilbert, the No. 1 tight end and the No. 9 overall player by 247Sports is also the Gatorade National Player of the Year. Gilbert is a 6’5″, 253 lb. tight end from Marietta high school in Marietta, GA.

Follow Gilbert on Twitter at @arik_gilbert.

Jordan Toles committed to LSU on Wednesday as a 6’2″, 206 lb. safety. He attends Saint Frances Academy in Baltimore, MD.

Louisiana’s own Koy Moore will attend LSU, just a few hours up the road from his high school Archbishop Rummel high school in Kenner. The 6’0″, 172 lb. commit will sign as a wide receiver.

Follow Moore on Twitter at @asap_koy.

BJ Ojulari signs his letter of intent as an LSU Tiger while attending Marietta high school in Marietta, GA. The 6’3″, 227 lb. linebacker is a 4-star recruit who originally intended to sign with Tennessee.

Follow Ojulari on Twitter at @Bj_O9.

LSU landed a commitment from 4-star Marcus Dumervil, one of the best offensive tackles in the country.

Follow Dumervil on Twitter at @marcus_dumervil.

Marlon Martinez is a 3-star recruit who attends St. Thomas Aquinas high school in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He will join the LSU team as a 6’4″, 290 lb. offensive lineman.

Follow Martinez on Twitter at @Marl0n77.

The second quarterback to commit to LSU on Wednesday was 4-star Max Johnson, who attends Oconee County high school in Watkinsville, GA.

Follow Johnson on Twitter at @qbmjohnson2020.

Elias Ricks attends IMG Academy in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. He will join LSU as a 5-star 6’2″, 198 lb. cornerback.

Follow Ricks on Twitter at @Eliasricks2020.

Jaquelin Roy is a 6’4″, 293 lb. defensive lineman out of University Lab high school in Baton Rouge.

Follow Roy on Twitter at @d1roy1000.

Defensive lineman 4-star Jacobian “Big Tank” Guillory hails from Alexandria, LA and attends Alexandria Senior high school.

Follow Guillory on Twitter at @Jthabigboy.

Defensive lineman Ali Gaye, of Edmonds, WA will transfer from Garden City Community College.

Follow Gaye on Twitter at @Ali_TheGreat94.

The first linebacker to sign with LSU on Wednesday was 4-star Antoine Sampah, a 6’2″ 210 lb. senior at Woodbridge high school in Woodbridge, VA.

Follow Sampah on Twitter at @_antoinesampah.

The official ‘National Signing Day’ is Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020.

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