Rust feels good about performance at LSU camp

Last week at LSU's camp, Dusty Rust said he had one of his best camps so far. "It went really well," said Rust. "I did really well in the one-on-one drills and the seven-on-seven drills. I think I impressed the linebackers' coach in my drills. I was one of my bet camps so far."

Rust, who last year recorded 120 tackles, two picks and four fumble recoveries, also attended camps at Arkansas, Oklahoma State, UL Monroe, Louisiana Tech and Southern Miss.

"This one was different because of the fact that I was there for three days and because there were LSU coaches watching," said the first-team all-state standout. "Pevato told me I was able to cover a lot better and I was able to when I first got there."

Although Rust is being recruited by coach Munkin, it was Pevato he spent the most time with.

"I liked him a lot," said Rust. "He was by far the best out of all I'd been with. He's just so full of life and he keeps the players focused."

Did Rust impress coaches enough to garner an offer?

"Pevato told me he wanted me on his team," said Rust. "He said he'd come and visit me and told me to come to the Alabama game. LSU would definitely be my 100 percent top choice."

Rust said he has always been and LSU fan.

"I've always loved them growing up," said Rust. "When I walk in the stadium I get chills. Plus I have a lot of friends who are going there."

Rust said coaches told him to make that dream come true, he will have to add about 20 pounds to his 6'3", 200-pound body and lower his 40 time.

"That's one thing I'm working on right now and I know I can do it easy," said Rust. "Next year I want to get bigger and faster because I think I ran a 4.8."

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