Most of the players that attended LSU's camp strolled into Baton Rouge on Sunday but a pair of high-profile late arrivals made it in on Tuesday for one day of activities and 5-star defensive end Luthur Davis was one of them.
Most of the players that attended
LSU's camp strolled into Baton Rouge on Sunday but a pair of
high-profile late arrivals made it in on Tuesday for one day of activities and
5-star defensive end Luthur Davis was one of them.
Davis (6-3, 252, 4.7) was not intending on
participating in action as he was just accompanying Paige and using his time to
hang out with the coaches.
However, the West Monroe product saw an opportunity that he did not
"I was kind of getting a feel for
how coach (Earl) Lane runs practices with the D-line," Davis told Tiger Rag.
"He's pretty intense but I liked it. He spends a lot of time making sure you get
it right even if you have to do it 200 times."
Davis has made several unofficial trips to check out LSU so
is Baton Rouge
starting to feel like home?
"It really does," he said. "Our
guide showing us around said that I should be giving the tour since I've been
down there so many times."
What exactly is it that makes LSU
feel like home?
"There are a whole lot of people
from North Louisiana down there and you have the whole in-state feel over
there," said Davis. "You are around a lot of players you
either played against or have read about too. All of the coaches took a lot of
time to meet with me and just made me feel at home."
At one time Davis planned on announcing
his commitment on Aug. 19 but he decided that he would wait and take all of his
After this last trip, though, he
may have had another change of heart.
"Today kind of opened my eyes and
answered a lot of questions," he said. "I should be ready to do it by Aug.