A day after gaining a commitment from another top out-of-state recruit, LSU head coach Ed Orgeron said the program has "a national brand."
The Tigers landed their second five-star commitment in the 2020 class on Saturday, giving LSU the No. 1 recruiting class in the nation, according to 247 Sports.
Orgeron picked up another big commitment Monday from four-star linebacker Antoine Sampah, adding to its stacked class.
The 2020 LSU football recruiting class keeps getting better.
While speaking on 104.5's Off the Bench on Tuesday, Orgeron commented on the program's recruiting success without naming recruits, per NCAA rules.
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"We have a national brand, " Orgegon said. "LSU has always had a national brand. We've reached out - we've done a good job reaching out and getting certain commits early. Those guys have been doing a great job recruiting for us, recruiting their class."
LSU has 14 verbal commitments, 11 of which are out of state prospects.
The Tigers' three in state commitments are ranked in the top 13 prospects from Louisiana, according to 247 Sports. More than half of the state's top 10 prospects are considered strong leans to sign at LSU.
"(Louisiana) is always gonna be our priority," Orgeron said. "We're gonna get the best players in the state of Louisiana to play for LSU."
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Orgeron said LSU has been recruiting the offensive and defensive line for two years but that those areas will be a priority the remaining recruiting period.
The class includes three of the nation's top 10 wide receivers: Rakim Jarrett (No. 3 WR) from Washington D.C., Jermaine Burton (No. 5 WR) from Calabasas, California, and Kayson Boutte (No. 8 WR) from Westgate High.
In Orgeron's tenure as coach, he has only signed one top 10 wide receiver: Terrace Marshall, who was the nation's No. 3 wide receiver coming out of Parkway High.
Orgeron said the LSU offense has moved on from its reputation as one that struggles in the passing game.
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“(Recruits) see Odell Beckham, they see Jarvis Landry — the success that those guys have had, obviously," Orgeron said. "They come in, they look at our new offense, which is mainly three-wide, four-wide and five-wides. They see the quarterbacks we have committed. The quarterbacks that we have on our football team. And when they talk to (offensive coordinator) Steve Ensminger and (passing game coordinator) Joe Brady, they see the commitment we have to the passing game.”
Brady, who was hired away in January from being an offensive assistant with the New Orleans Saints, is entering his first recruiting cycle. Orgeron said his newest assistant's duties are mainly recruiting wide receivers, tight ends and some quarterbacks.
"He's doing an outstanding job," Orgeron said. "He brings immediate respect and attention. He’s young. He’s energetic. At the end of each day, he texts me a daily report on the guys that he’s seen. He’s an outstanding evaluator, and outstanding recruiter.”