Young enjoyed LSU visit

Kenny Young has held an offer from LSU since attending their first junior day in January. He made his way back to the LSU campus on Saturday to watch the Tigers go through their first scrimmage of spring practice. The four-star for the class of 2014 came away impressed.

For linebacker Kenny Young, trips to the campus of LSU are nothing new. The four-star prospect from John Curtis Christian had a chance to visit the Baton Rouge campus for the second time this spring, after checking out the program for their junior day in January. The 6-2 225 pound Young has held an offer from the Tigers since his first visit to the campus in 2013. With Young being very familiar with the school and football program at LSU, he used this trip to take in the first scrimmage of the spring and get some face time with the coaching staff.

"It was a really nice visit," said Young. "I've been up there a lot so I knew what to expect. I got to watch them scrimmage and talk to all of the coaches like John Chavis, Frank Wilson, and Les Miles."

The LSU defense enters 2013 with a lot of new faces in the starting lineup. While that may be the case, Young explained that the defense of the Bayou Bengals could be a dominant force in 2013, according to what he saw.

"The defense looked really good, better than last year," said Young. "The tempo was great and the team was really pushing each other."

Aside from the ability that the defense displayed on Saturday, Young got a chance to see what position the LSU coaches are experimenting with.

"It looked like the coaches are still figuring out personnel and stuff," said Young. "They lost a Minter so they are trying to find someone to replace him."

Even though watching the LSU scrimmage was the main reason of his visit over the weekend, Young explained that he did notice something about the program that caught his attention.

"They had some die hard fans around the stadium and stuff," said Young. "I really noticed the fans outside when the players were leaving the stadium. The team also looked really good."

Because Young had plenty of time to speak with the coaching staff throughout his visit to LSU, he explained that there was a little pressure applied for him to possibly end his recruitment.

"They told me that they want me to commit," said Young. "I want them to save me a spot and they said they would. I felt like they definitely pushed me a little bit to commit."

Even though he didn't commit during his visit, Young admitted that he could see himself as a part of the LSU program in the future.

"I know they want me and the good feeling I get around the coaches is always mutual," said Young. "I feel like I could really be a part of that program. I have a great time every time I go up there because it is never boring."

Following his LSU visit, Young has yet to figure out where he will visit next. He also maintained no top list of schools, in addition to sticking by his original plan to announce his decision after his senior season.

"I pretty much like all of the schools that have offered me," said Young. "I don't really have too much favoritism towards any one school. It's all a blessing to me and I want to be fair to everyone. I'll make my decision after my senior season."


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