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Louisiana's top football recruit chooses LSU over Bama

Maason Smith said Coach O won him over by proving he was his top priority.

HOUMA, La. — Maason Smith, Louisiana's highest ranked football recruit in the 2021 class, has officially signed with LSU.

Smith is a five-star defensive tackle out of Terrebonne High School. He's the nation's No. 2 defensive tackle in this year's recruiting cycle and is now LSU's highest ranked recruit.

He picked staying in Louisiana over joining other major SEC programs like Georgia and Alabama.

    

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