At 1:01 p.m., Shepard tweeted, (from @LSUShep10, a Twitter account that Shepard confirmed as his personal account) "Thanks for your support Tiger Nation...but I have to do what's best for my family and myself...Geaux Tigers."
On Tuesday at 5:08 p.m., Shepard tweeted, "I have a hard decision to make...."
A source close to Shepard told TigerSportsDigest.com that Shepard is debating leaving LSU for the NFL, not transferring to another program. All underclassmen have a Sunday deadline for a decision to be made.
The former five-star prospect has spent three seasons in Baton Rouge, where he has amassed 52 receptions for 478 yards and five touchdowns and 84 rushes for 555 yards and four touchdowns.