LSU’s commits came through with a strong weekend.
From Florida to Mississippi and Tennessee to Texas, these prospects made their presence felt in a number of ways on both the offensive and defensive sides of the football.
Myles Brennan, 3-star QB (Bay Saint Louis, Miss.)
LSU’s quarterback commit has nabbed yet another Mississippi state record. Earlier this year, the 6-foot-3, 180-pound passer became the all-time leader in career passing yards. On Friday, with interim coach Ed Orgeron watching closely, Brennan claimed the state’s record for total yards of offense in a career.
Brennan accounted for 256 yards of total offense, a new record. He completed 8-of-11 passes for five touchdowns and also rushed for 36 yards.
Clyde Edwards-Helaire, 3-star RB (Baton Rouge, La.)
Making his return from a lingering hip pointer injury, LSU’s running back commit made his presence felt in a comeback victory Friday.
The shifty Edwards-Helaire rushed for 149 yards on 18 carries, including three touchdowns of 27, 47 and 23 yards. More importantly, it looks as if he is returning to full strength. His statistics reflect as much.
Kary Vincent Jr., 4-star CB (Port Arthur, Texas)
Last week’s multiple-interception performance was followed with another stellar, albeit quiet game for the lockdown corner.
Vincent collected six tackles, but also helped his defense hold strong to the tune of 3 passing yards in a 27-7 victory.
JaCoby Stevens, 5-star S (Murfreesboro, Tenn.)
It was another huge weekend for the 5-star athlete, and again, Stevens got it done on both sides of the ball.
Stevens hauled in 5 receptions for 84 yards, including a touchdown. On defense, the future LSU safety managed four tackles and an interception. On the season, the Louisiana native is up to six offensive scores and six interceptions.
Patrick Queen, 4-star LB (Livonia, La.)
Jontre Kirklin, 3-star ATH (Lutcher, La.)
Kirklin missed last week’s game due to headaches leading up to Friday and only had 26 snaps on offense this past week. Still, the dynamic athlete made the most of it.
At quarterback, Kirklin accounted for a pair of touchdowns — one passing and another rushing — playing in about four total offensive possessions.
Kirklin was cleared by team doctors Monday and only had one day of practice leading into Thursday night’s tilt. He’s expected to give it a full go for next week’s rivalry showdown against St. James (La.).
Mannie Netherly, 4-star WR (Crosby, Texas)
The LSU wide receiver pledge made his return from injury and was effective, especially early on.
At quarterback, Netherly passed for 270 yards and found the end zone five times — all in the first half of action.
The encouraging sign: Netherly is healthy after suffering an ankle injury last month. Those numbers should only get better as the 4-star commit gets back to 100 percent.
Neil Farrell, 3-star DL (Mobile, Ala.)
Perhaps no defensive lineman has been as disruptive as Farrell these past two Friday nights.
The 3-star commit plays both defensive end and tackle, and this past week accounted for nine tackles, three sacks, three quarterback hurries and a forced fumble.
Farrell is finding his stride, too. He has a combined seven sacks in the past two contests.
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