It may be a week after his official visit to LSU, but it still yielded a boom.
Racey McMath, a priority wide receiver in the 2017 recruiting class, committed to the Tigers on Friday night.
The 6-foot-3, 215-pounder opted to make his commitment now instead of National Signing Day, and in doing so, canceled his remaining official visits to Texas A&M and Mississippi State.
McMath, a 3-star receiver, amassed more than 1,000 receiving yards and double-digit touchdowns in Karr High School’s run to the Class 4A Louisiana state championship this past season.
Credit area recruiter Jabbar Juluke and wide receivers coach Dameyune Craig for leading McMath’s recruitment. Juluke was his former head coach at Karr, while Craig has been recruiting both McMath and his parents for the bulk of the fall.
Additionally, offensive coordinator Matt Canada played the role of closer. During McMath’s official visit last week — he was hosted by quarterback Justin McMillan — Canada was able to give him a vision for how he would be utilized in the LSU offense.
McMath is the 20th commit in the Tigers’ 2017 recruiting class and the third wide receiver. He joins 4-star Mannie Netherly, who enrolled in classes early this month, and Stephen Guidry, the top junior college wideout who is currently on his official visit.
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