Welcome to SEC Country’s daily Eye on the Tigers, a rundown of everything happening in LSU Tigers recruiting, with Sam Spiegelman. In this edition, we discuss 4-star 2020 defensive lineman Jacobian Guillory, who is scheduled to return to Baton Rouge for LSU’s lineman camp on Saturday, June 2.
Jacobian Guillory returning to LSU
In February, LSU was the first school to put an offer on the table for 2020 defensive lineman Jacobian Guillory. Three months later, the 4-star prospect has established himself as the top tackle in Louisiana among rising juniors and among the best at his position in the country.
Since landing the offer, Guillory has made two visits — to LSU for the team’s spring game and to Texas A&M for a junior day visit. The Alexandria (La.) High School product is scheduled to return to Baton Rouge on Saturday for the annual lineman camp, which could result in a boom.
“When they offered, I was so excited. I was just jumping around because I wasn’t expecting it all. I really wasn’t,” Guillory told SEC Country.
Guillory made a return visit to LSU in April for the spring game along with his father. The two met with multiple members of the coaching staff and saw the campus and facilities up close.
The North Louisiana native also had a chance to reconnect with admitted hero Rashard Lawrence, a defensive end from Monroe, La., and got a chance to speak with projected starter Breiden Fehoko.
“It was a nice visit to LSU. I had already been there, but I took my dad out there for the first time and he liked it out there,” Guillory recalled. “I know Breiden and Rashard and I love how their defensive line plays. Watching them play for the first time, I liked it. I like their style of play and I like Coach O [Ed Orgeron].”
Guillory, who stands at 6-foot-3, has trimmed down to 315 pounds after spring ball and is hoping to show off that quickness at lineman camp on Saturday.
Guillory’s father will make the visit with him. The LSU offer looms large for his family because, in many ways, it helps in honoring his mother, who passed away almost a decade ago while driving from Shreveport, La., to their home in Alexandria.
“When we talk about putting on a Tigers uniform, it means a lot. My mom would’ve been proud of me,” Guillory said. “It’s what I always hoped for. To play college ball like my father didn’t get a chance to do …”
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