Scout.com's #3 ranked offensive
tackle informed TigerRag.com that he will be in
"I spoke to coach [Les] Miles and
coach [Earl] Lane last week and informed them I will be making
the trip to
"I've visited LSU before for a camp, but I didn't get the chance to really take in the campus," Patchan added. "This will be an official visit and I want to take in the game day atmosphere. I will be going up there with my parents and I want them to get a feel for the area as well. I want to see just how loud that stadium can get and since I will be arriving on Friday, I am hoping to get a look at how the campus looks on a school day."
It appears Patchan is a fan of the Tigers because he has watched just about all of their games.
The lat time TigerRag spoke with
the 5-star recruit, he said he was able to watch the Virginia Tech game. Since
then, Patchan has watched LSU's games against
"The win over
"With that said, many one loss
teams have battled back," he continued. "Some have even made it to the title
game. It will be good to see how LSU handles the loss this week as they take on
Patchan knows first hand what it feels like to play on an undefeated team.
"Football and school have been
going really good for me lately," Patchan stated. "I am on track to graduate in
December and my team is currently 7-0 on top of that. We are looking to win a
big division game this Thursday night against
"I would say that I am seriously
considering just three schools right now," Patchan informed. "Those teams would
"I am still waiting to decide after I have taken all of my official visits," he said. "It looks like I will probably make my announcement sometime in early January."
Note: Patchan finished his junior season with 99 tackles, 27 tackles for loss, eight sacks, four fumbles caused and four recovered. He graded out at 93% and had 54 pancakes without giving up a single sack.