Harold Legania recently attended camps at Tennessee, Southern Mississippi, Virginia and Minnesota, picking up offers from the latter two.
Still hoping for offers from Tennessee and LSU, the 6-foot-4, 281-pound defensive tackle said he does not want to wait too long and be left out of a class - which can be a grey area of sort.
“Right now there is no time limit on my commitment, but I know the dangers of waiting too long, or committing too early,” he said. “It’s going to be a situation to where I just have to get a feel for it and go with a decision.”
The Edna Karr product reports a 2.8 core GPA with a 17 on his ACT, which he plans on taking at least three more times before graduation.
Legania accumulated 62 solo tackles with a whopping 16 sacks on his way to an All District season – though the missed opportunity is the lone memory to take away.
“I deflected a screen that I should have caught and taken to the house … I think about it every night,” he laughed. “I was Honorable Mention All State, and that’s one of my goals for next season.”
The big defensive tackle drew high praise from LSU defensive line coach Brick Haley at the Tigers’ June camp, but will a return visit happen this weekend when LSU hosts their second camp?
“I’m going to Louisiana Tech’s camp on Thursday, and I will try to make it over to LSU’s camp again on Sunday,” he said. “Coach Haley has been recruiting me hard, and I get a lot of mail from him saying that he wishes he could have more time to instruct me and that he liked my playing style from the tackle position.
“So when I get a chance to make it over to campus, you never know when I may pop in and talk to him.”
Legania, who said that LSU would be his leader if they offered, hopes that a solid senior campaign will turn some heads in the Tiger football office.
“Coach Porter had been recruiting me to get to camp, and I made it over and impressed the staff enough to want to see more,” he said. “Even if I don’t get offered at this camp, I know that there are more opportunities for me this fall. If they like what they see in some games, something might happen then.”