Texas has become a hotbed for LSU recruiting over the years, and the Tigers coaching staff is looking to continue that theme for the class of 2018.
The Nos. 9 and 11 prospects from the Lone Star State, brothers Jordan Moore and Joshua Moore, will visit LSU beginning on Thursday.
Jordan is a 4-star running back/safety and Joshua is a 4-star wide receiver/safety. The two athletes, who are twins, play for Yoakum (Texas) High School.
At 5-foot-11 and 170 pounds, Jordan holds 15 offers coming off a 1,000-plus-yard campaign as a sophomore. His brother, Joshua, is a 6-foot-1, 168-pounder with 21 offers.
The Moore brothers were out of the state while LSU hosted three satellites in a two-day span earlier this week, so checking on the Tigers’ campus in Baton Rouge, La., became a priority for the elite 2018 prospects.
“I’ve always watched LSU and basically grew up wanting to be a Tiger, I guess you could say,” Joshua told SEC Country. “I’ve been trying to get in touch with LSU since my freshman year, and now that we’re finally in touch I have to take advantage of that.”
Added Jordan: “I’m just praying we have a safe there and back. I hope the coaches feel like I can help the team continue to have the reputation they have.”
Both the Moore brothers have a great interest in the LSU program, and are hopeful that interest soon translates into offers.
LSU offensive coordinator Cam Cameron has spearheaded their recruitment, and naturally, the discussion has revolved around how the two Texans can add to their ever-growing offer sheets.
The Moores are hoping to take care of that as early as this weekend, but are open to the idea of returning to campus for LSU’s second high school prospect camp later on in July.
“He (Cameron) just wants to see us in person,” Joshua explained. “The staff has already evaluated both of our films.”
“It would be everything,” admitted Jordan. “That’s nothing but God right there, but I plan on coming for a camp if they ask.”
Offer or not, this is the start of what would be a key connection between the LSU staff and two of the premier prospects from Texas.
The Moores are versatile enough to play on either side of the ball and could be dynamic components to an already-impressive 2018 class.
“I want to do all of my speaking in person,” Jordan said of his relationship with the LSU coaches. “Then, I want to continue to build a relationship.”
Sam Spiegelman covers LSU football recruiting for SECCountry.com and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Follow him on Twitter for the latest on who’s on their way to play in Tigers Stadium.