Fergusons visiting LSU

Jazz and Jay Ferguson from West Feliciana will attend LSU's practice tomorrow afternoon. Go inside for more details on the brothers, who currently hold four offers apiece...

Jazz Ferguson and Jay Ferguson are looking forward to observing LSU's Thursday afternoon practice session.

"Jazz (2015 WR) and Jay (2014 DE) wanted to come watch LSU," West Feliciana head coach Robb Odom related, "so I called Coach (Frank) Wilson. He said he'd love for them to come up tomorrow.

"Jazz and Jay are excited. They like LSU and it's close to home. They went to a few games last year and are open to going anywhere for college. They just want the opportunity to play."

Coach Wilson let Odom know that the brothers are welcome anytime in Baton Rouge.

"He said there's an open-door policy for players being recruited by LSU," Odom said.

A couple of new programs have contacted Odom this week.

"N.C. State sent a letter and I called Coach (Kit) Hughes," Odom explained. "He said they need defensive ends. N.C. State wants Jay to come visit. Indiana also called and will be coming down for spring."

The brothers traveled to Alabama last Friday, watched the Crimson Tide go through the paces and met with coach Nick Saban.

Memphis, UCF, Louisiana Tech and Grambling State have offered Jazz and Jay.

Does Coach Odom have a bead on LSU's interest in his star duo?

"I'm not real sure," he said. "We'll see what happens tomorrow. They already have some offers. Jay, being a junior, just needs to continue taking care of his end with academics. Jay and Jazz will see where they want to go football-wise and determine their major -- where to get a degree, which is the most important thing."

What are recruiters saying about Jay?

"Coaches like his speed, size, good burst and how he closes really well," Odom informed. "Every coach talks about that."

Odom added that Jazz is only 15 years old (and will only be 17 in late March of his senior year).

Jay and Jazz are both 6-foot-5 and currently weigh in the 215-pound range. Jay played football last year at a heavier weight. He slimmed up during basketball season and is in the process of bulking up for this fall.


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