Vanderbilt latest to offer 'Clyde'

Vanderbilt has joined the fray for Kelejawan "Clyde" Leflore-Chriss, who has seen his offer list explode in the past few weeks. The 6-foot-2, 175-pound junior wide receiver out of Warren Easton High School in New Orleans, La., had a huge year leading his school to the state finals for the first time since 1958.

Clyde Leflore Profile

Vanderbilt has joined the fray for Kelejawan "Clyde" Leflore-Chriss, who has seen his offer list explode in the past few weeks. The 6-foot-2, 175-pound junior wide receiver out of Warren Easton High School in New Orleans, La., had a huge year leading his school to the state finals for the first time since 1958.

"The (Vanderbilt) coach was like, 'you'd fit perfectly in our offense," Clyde Leflore told VandyMania.com. "Come be a playmaker for us'. We like your game, we think you're a leader. This just happened the other day so I haven't done a lot of research on the school. It's a nice offer to have though, a real nice offer to have. It's definitely one I'm going to take into consideration. I'd say I'm willing to hear more from the coaches, I'm open to everybody right now, and very excited to have an offer from Vanderbilt.

Leflore-Chriss received his first offer from Texas A&M during his junior season and has added Georgia, LSU, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Tennessee, and now Vanderbilt out of the SEC. He said he's up to 17 total offers.

"I became a starter as a freshman," he said. "This past year I was having a big season with 50 catches for 891 yards and 10 touchdowns but I tore my meniscus against Karr and that sidelined me for the playoffs. I feel like I'm a do-it-all receiver with great speed but also technically sound. I'm trying to continue to improve, not just physically, but in the mental aspects of the game too.

"I'm not in a big rush to make a commitment. I like Texas A&M because I've been there and they were the first to offer, but I'm enjoying hearing everybody. I went to the Boys in the Boot weekend at LSU and had a good time this weekend. I plan on making many more trips and keeping my options open for awhile."

Easton would lose the Louisiana Class 4A state championship game against Neville by one point, 28-27, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 13th, 2014. Leflore-Chriss said even though 10 seniors signed on National Signing Day, the most in the state, the junior class is "stacked" for next season. He plans on competing in track and field and going to football camps this spring.

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