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The 2015 running back from Louisiana, Nicholas Brossette, has an offer from UCLA...

University Lab superstar Nicholas Brossette camped at LSU for two days.

"I was there Monday and Tuesday," he said. "I went against good competition like (four-star John Curtis LB) Kenny Young. We had a good matchup.

"I caught a couple of passes and was able to show my hands. The coaches were telling me they really want me, said I did good catching the ball and saw my quick feet."

Brossette felt like he got off to a sluggish start on the first day.

"I felt alright but also didn't feel like I did that good on Monday," he explained. "On Tuesday, I came back and stood back out and had fun."

He expressed respect for fellow competitors among the huge crowd of campers.

"Really, everybody was standing out," he said. "There were a lot of good players."

Auburn, Florida and Florida State are all expected to host Brossette during a trip later this summer.

"I'm going to Florida's Friday Night Lights on July 26," he said. "I plan to visit Auburn and Florida State while I'm out there. Auburn has been talking to me a lot.

"They're always telling me they want to get me down there so they can show me the red carpet treatment. Their running backs coach (Tim Horton) says he can't wait to see me and can't wait to get me over there."

During a recent interview, Brossette talked about his interest in Notre Dame.

"Notre Dame is a nice school with good academics," he said, "and if I decide to go there, I'll be able to get a job anywhere after I graduate. Their football program is back on the rise, too."

Brossette and his teammates at University (U-High) were eliminated in the playoffs last year by Evangel Christian, which has a 2015 offensive lineman, Jerry Tillery, committed to the Irish.

"(Tillery) and I have exchanged some (positive) words and talked on Twitter," he said.

Miami is the most recent offer for Brossette, who has a total of nearly 15 on his sheet, including Alabama, LSU, Auburn, Florida, Florida State, Notre Dame, UCLA, Texas A&M, Baylor, Ole Miss and more.

"That's a nice offer," he said of the Hurricanes. "Their running backs coach (Hurlie Brown) said he's been knowing about me from when he was recruiting Tim Williams, and that I'd been offered already. They were just waiting for me to get in contact with them so they could tell me."

Williams, a four-star defensive end, signed with Alabama earlier this year.

Brossette's best blocker, four-star 2014 OL Garrett Brumfield, is committed to LSU.

He has two younger teammates -- 2017 RB Dylan Moses and 2016 CB Tre Jackson -- who hold big-time offers.

Moses, who picked up a Notre Dame offer yesterday (Wednesday), has double-digit offers. Florida has offered Jackson.

Brossette rushed for 1,000-plus yards in each of the past three seasons. He started (and thrived) on the varsity as a eighth-grader.

His head coach at U-High is Chad Mahaffey.


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