Signing Day Capsule: Devin Voorhies

LSU has received a National Letter of Intent from S Devin Voorhies. The four-star prospect is officially a Tiger.

The world of college football recruiting often involves smoke screens, games and public deception from elite prospects. Devin Voorhies didn't have any use or need for any of that. He knew what he wanted and once he got it, Voorhies didn't wait long to make his decision.

Voorhies, a four-star player and the No. 27 safety in the country, received his first offer from LSU on June 6, 2012. Within two months, while on an unofficial visit July 28, 2012, the Woodville, Miss., native made his pledge to LSU and Les Miles, becoming one of the Tigers' first commits in the 2014 class and mildly surprising the LSU head coach.

In between those two eventful trips to Baton Rouge, Voorhies (6-1, 185) did his due diligence. He attended camps at Ole Miss and Mississippi State while also finding time to take an unofficial visit to Louisville. In the end Voorhies spurned the in-state teams, mainly hard-charging Ole Miss, for LSU, which dedicated defensive line coach Brick Haley and secondary coach Corey Raymond to Voorhies' recruitment.

On the high school level Voorhies played safety and quarterback, but he also worked out at receiver during several camps, including LSU's. He projects as a safety at LSU, and Voorhies brings to the Tigers' secondary an excellent athlete who excelled in the high- and triple-jumps as well as basketball in high school. Voorhies is the reigning Mississippi Gatorade Player of the Year.


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