The LSU staff had been searching the countryside looking for a kicker in the 2007 class and special teams coach Bradley Dale Peveto finally found the one he was looking for.
Andrew Crutchfield of Northwest Cabarrus in Concord, N.C. earned a scholarship offer from the Tigers after showing his strong leg at camp over the summer and once the official papers arrived he accepted the offer.
"I got the offer in the mail and
after we talked about it I decided to go ahead and commit," said Andrew Crutchfield. "I called coach Miles and told him that I wanted to kick for
As a junior, Andrew was good on 39
of 42 PAT's and he hit 5 of 9 field goals with 85 percent of his kickoffs going
Crutchfield said that his choices
had come down to LSU and Arizona State but in the end the Tigers had too
much to offer.
"I liked their indoor facility and
their academic center was unbelievable," Crutchfield said. "Coach Peveto seemed
like he really knew a lot about kicking and that he could make me a lot better
so I figured it would be a good fit."
LSU now has 13 commitments for