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.