With blazing 4.39 speed and a knack for making big plays in the return game, Israel Troupe has garnered attention from schools coast-to-coast.
Last season for
His achievements earned him
first-team all-state honors, all-region and the District 1, 5-A offensive player
of the year in
"I've had eight or nine offers,"
Troupe told Tiger Rag. "Right now, I'm keeping an eye on
Troupe said there are a few things he likes about LSU.
"They're always ranked and their football program is always real good," he said. "I'm looking for a great team atmosphere, with great coaching and a good atmosphere on campus. I'm also looking for a school that can offer good academics. I hear LSU has all of that."
As for academics, Troupe said he is doing well and already has the GPA and test score to qualify.
"My grades are looking good," he said. "I scored a 1250 on my SAT. I think my senior year should be a breeze, I'm just looking to get my GPA up."