LSU is after Jarius Wright

The LSU coaching staff is spending a little more time than it usually does recruiting in the Natural State and one player on the Tigers' radar is Warren (Ark.) two-way standout Jarius Wright.

Jarius Wright (5-11, 175, 4.4) is considered by some to be the top wide out in Arkansas and he is certainly a big-play threat in Warren High School's offense.


 Last season, Warren caught 51 balls for 1,085 yards and 15 touchdowns, and he took two to the house on kick returns. For his effort, he earned all-conference as well as all-state honors.


So far, Wright has received seven offers from Texas Tech, Tennessee, Arkansas, Minnesota, Oklahoma and Tulsa, but has several other schools in hot pursuit including LSU.


"I don't really have a favorite at this point," said Wright. "I talk to all of those schools the same amount right now. I haven't received an offer from LSU, but I have talked to coach (Les) Miles a couple of times."


What is it about LSU that has caught Wright's eye?


"I like their team as whole," he said. "I play with them on the video game. They always have a good defense and offense. I've never been to Tiger Stadium, but I've been through Baton Rouge and from what I saw it was a pretty cool place."


Wright said he has no problem leaving Arkansas and that he will be looking for a few things in a college.


"First of all I am going to pick a school that has the best academic facility to help their student-athletes," said Wright. "I want to make sure they are going to help me through school. Also a good environment is important."


What makes Wright such a good receiver?


"I think my speed," said Wright. "Not only can I beat people to spots, but I can also flat outrun people on fly patterns."


Note**Wright also plays basketball and baseball. GPA 2.7 ACT 17


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