LSU has found its next quarterback.
On the final day of his official visit, three-star Louisiana quarterback Lindsey Scott committed to the hometown Tigers.
“After talking to my family, with plenty of prayer, I’ve decided to commit the Louisiana State University,” Scott tweeted.
The 5-foot-11, 205-pound prospect was named Louisiana’s Mr. Football in 2015 after leading Zachary High School (La.) to the state’s Class 5A championship.
Scott chose LSU after receiving an offer from the school earlier this month. He committed to the Tigers over Maryland.
Scott’s coach, David Brewerton, told SEC Country that LSU coaches informed the quarterback that they would adapt the offense around Scott’s skills.
“When you watch LSU in the bowl game, they showed a lot more spread, shotgun concepts, so I think they’re possibly looking into doing more of that in their offense,” Brewerton said. “I think (the offense) would be intriguing to him. The general feeling is that LSU does what LSU does, and they won’t deviate from that. So it comes down to whether Lindsey believes that’ll be the case. That’s the question that Lindsey has to decipher before making his decision.”
Scott is the lone quarterback in LSU’s 2016 class after losing Feleipe Franks to Florida and Dwayne Haskins to Ohio State.