LSU signee Donte Jackson: ‘I slept with the Tigers in my head’ _lowres

Advocate staff photo by ROD WALKER -- Riverdale athlete Donte Jackson signs his letter of intent with LSU on Wednesday morning. Jackson, who accounted for 20 touchdowns and made 59 tackles this season, was a five-star prospect, according to 247Sports.


LSU players report for fall camp on Aug. 5 so we’re counting down to that day with a daily blog series on things to watch during camp. Traditionally, the media has been cut off from viewing practices at some point during camp so we might have to be quick with the observations.

No. 4: Battle for the starting cornerback job

Who’s Involved: Ed Paris, Kevin Toliver, Donte Jackson

The Scoop: Toliver and Paris competed for this spot in the spring, and Paris appeared to have the edge. Toliver, though, is a talented player who’s expected to challenge for the starting job. He was the No. 1 CB prospect in last year’s class, according to some recruiting services.