Aghayere has Tigers in top 5

One of Texas' top defensive linemen Chancy Aghayere out of Garland High School in Garland, Texas, is high on LSU's recruiting board and he has the Tigers among his top five schools.

The 6'4", 246-pound defensive end runs a 4.7 40 and earned first team all-district honors as a junior after he racked up 65 tackles, including 21 for a loss, and four sacks.

So far the big Texan has received 14 offers but has managed to narrow his selection to five.

"Right now it's Texas, Florida, LSU, Notre Dame and Oklahoma," said Aghayere. "I like all of those teams because of the amount of speed they have on defense."

LSU has built a reputation on having one of the top defensive line units in college football and that along with playing in the SEC is something that Aghayere fancies.

 "I like LSU because they play in the SEC," he said. "There are so many good teams in the SEC that every week you are playing against big-name competition. They really seem to mold d-linemen into great players too and prepare them for the next level. It's fun watching those guys play."

Aghayere has taken three unofficial visits so far this year, making it to junior days at Texas, Oklahoma and Texas A&M.

LSU wide receivers coach D.J. McCarthy is recruiting him for the Tigers and is doing his best to lure Aghayere to Baton Rouge.

"Texas, Florida, Notre Dame and LSU have really been recruiting me the hardest," said Aghayere. "I talked with coach McCarthy last Thursday. He was just getting to know me and asking questions about my family."

Aghayere said he has an overall idea of what he is looking for in a school.

"I really want team unity, overall good speed on defense and a place where I can move up the depth chart quickly," said Aghayere. "I don't want to have to wait too long to play and I am looking for a school with great academics."

Leaving Texas will not be a problem for the defensive end as long as he can make mom happy.

"I talked to my mom about it and she said she didn't care, just as long as I went to school and she didn't have to pay for it," he said with a laugh. "I really don't have a problem leaving the state though."

Note** Chancey Aghayere said he has a 3.0 GPA and is taking the SAT on May 5.

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