Davon Godchaux visited the LSU campus on Monday afternoon to speak with head coach Les Miles about his recent offer from the Tigers. The staff certainly applied the pressure for him to end the process and the topic did come up. Click the link below to head over to the TSD message board to discuss the lates with the four-star defensive lineman.
Godchaux visits LSU
It has been very clear throughout his recruitment that 2014 defensive end Davon Godchaux coveted an offer from his home state LSU Tigers. On Wednesday of last week, the 6-4 270 pound Plaquemine High School (LA) standout received a call from LSU defensive line coach Brick Haley regarding some good news.
For the four-star prospect, receiving an offer from the Bayou Bengals was something that a lot of work had been put into. Godchaux reflected on what it was like to get the news he had been waiting on from the Tigers.
"It happened a couple of days ago," Godchaux told TSD. "It was awesome. I've loved them since I was little. I gave it 110% to try and get that offer and it was just awesome when they made the call."
Haley had maintained a steady line of communication with Godchaux throughout the recruiting process. However, Godchaux explained that Haley had some new things to say in their most recent discussion as to why LSU finally decided to jump into the mix.
"Coach Haley said he liked he me and that I was a good player," Godchaux said. "They have had their eyes on me for a while and he really liked how much I have progressed throughout my career."
Even though Godchaux picked up perhaps the biggest offer of his recruitment thus far, he still plans to work hard to improve despite what the LSU coaching staff told him on the phone last week.
"They told me I was a very good player and they wanted me to be a part of the class," said Godchaux. "I'm remaining positive and humble and I know that that I still have to stay on the grind."
After picking up the LSU offer, the next step in the process for Godchaux will be a visit to the Baton Rouge campus on Monday. With emotions running high at this point in the process, Godchaux plans to speak with Les Miles regarding where things stand, but a commitment should not be expected out of him.
"Actually I'll be over there Monday to meet with coach Miles," said Godchaux. "I just want to let them know how I feel about it on the unofficial visit. I don't think I will commit on the visit."
Aside from his visit on Monday, Godchaux has plans to be on the LSU campus again in July for one of the two summer camp sessions. That visit will be more of an unofficial visit, with the chances of participating in camp being minimal.
While most would expect the recruitment of Godchaux to be changed significantly, he explained that he is trying to remain open in the process before narrowing things down later in the summer.
"I'm still open a little bit," said Godchaux. "I have a top six and I want to take some more visits. I hope to have it down to two schools at the end of the summer. I'm also pretty high on Florida right now."
In terms of when a final decision will be rendered, Godchaux plans to wait until after his senior season to commit to the school of his choice.
"I plan on making my decision in December after I have had time to visit some other schools," said Godchaux.
Godchaux breaks it down following LSU offer
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