Destin Hood, a 6-2, 190-pounder with 4.5 speed, pulled down 25 balls last season for
650 yards and 12 touchdowns at
Hood's verbal offer from LSU came a couple of weeks ago and since then he has been staying in touch with Tiger recruiting coordinator Josh Henson.
"I like the stadium at LSU," said Hood. "I got a chance to see it when I played a baseball tournament there. I also like the campus and the coaches. I'm talking with coach Henson and I talked to him a couple of days ago when he told me I would be getting my offer in the mail. I was very excited to hear that."
What makes Hood such a good receiver?
"I'd say that my route running ability, making clean cuts and just getting open makes me so dangerous," he said. "I also know how to use my body and I have good hands."
Hood has some connections to one current LSU player who is an alum of St.Paul's Episcopal.
friends and he comes back to
"We've thought about it, but it's not a real big issue for me," said Hood. "Sure you would always like to play with a teammate you know, but at this point it isn't a real big issue for me."
Hood said that he knows what he is looking for in a school and he will know when he finds that lucky place.
"I'd say right now academics are the most important thing," he said. "I'm looking for a school where they'll not only be there to help me, but also how I fit into the program there."