Marcus Tillman Recruiting Update

Franklin County (MS) High School defensive end Marcus Tillman, an LSU commitment, talks recruiting.

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Despite being committed to LSU, Franklin County High School defensive end Marcus Tillman continues to receive interest from several schools.

"Alabama, Ole Miss and Mississippi State are showing interest," said Marcus, who is ranked the 71st best DE in the nation according to "All have come in (to my home for in-home visits)."

While Marcus said he is still very much committed to LSU, he still has plans on officially visiting other schools. He explained why.

"My mom wants me to take them so that I won't have any regrets," said the 6-4, 250-pounder.

Who will receive official visits?

"I'm visiting Ole Miss on the 14th (of January), on the 20th I'm going to LSU, on the 27th I'm going to Alabama," he noted. "(Mississippi State) wants to see if I can get up there either the 20th or 27th."

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