Youngster Visits L.A. Schools

Baton Rouge (La.) University running back Nicholas Brossette, a 2015 prospect, takes an unofficial visit to UCLA and USC...

It will be nearly four years before Baton Rouge (La.) University running back Nicholas Brossette is able to ink a national letter-of-intent.

But that's not stopping the 2015 prospect from taking a look at some college campuses.

Considering he goes to school on the campus of LSU, colleges aren't foreign to him.

Still, he headed West a couple weeks back to camp at the B2G Instinct Showcase on the campus of UCLA, and took unofficial visits to UCLA and USC while in Los Angeles.

"When I was at UCLA, it was pretty fun," said Brossette. "I got to meet the defensive coordinator (Joe Tresey) and when I was walking around, they were shooting a commercial on campus. I liked it. It's a smaller campus than usual, but was really nice."

He also visited USC prior to visiting UCLA.

"I met Coach Willie Mack Garza and I got a tour," said Brossette. "I fell in love with it. They were telling me that if I go there, by the time I get there, they're going to have done more with the facilities."

Brossette played this year, as an 8th grader, on University's varsity team, and put together a strong season for a senior, let alone a kid in junior high.

So it's no surprise that he's taken an interest in colleges, and it's been reciprocated as much as it can be for a player still in junior high.

"I can see it a little bit being crazy, but there isn't any pressure on me," said Brossette.

LSU, for obvious reasons, is a school that Brosette has watched, attending every home game last fall and for years. He played last season with one of Les Miles' sons.

"There isn't any pressure on me to go to LSU yet, and people know it will be mostly my decision. But they will definitely be one of my choices," said Brossette.

Brossette will camp with LSU this year, as well as LSU and Alabama and return to Southern California for the B2G Elite Camp this summer. He's also planning to be at the Oregon Nike Camp next month.

He also plays linebacker, but dreams of running the ball at the collegiate level.

"I don't know my position for college yet, but I like running back," said Brossette.

Brossette made his varsity season count, rushing for 1,024 yards and 24 touchdowns for U-High last fall.


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