LSU adds surprise signing Jay Ward from Georgia

LSU adds surprise signing Jay Ward from Georgia
CB Jay Ward becomes the 5th cornerback in LSU's 2019 class.

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - LSU added their fourth signing Wednesday as cornerback Jay Ward surprised many by choosing the Tigers over Kentucky.

The Colquitt County High product from Moultrie, Georgia was committed to the Wildcats until November but re-opened his recruitment shortly after LSU offered him a scholarship.

CB Jay Ward becomes the 5th cornerback in LSU's 2019 class.
CB Jay Ward becomes the 5th cornerback in LSU's 2019 class.

Ward is the fifth corner to sign with LSU, a group headlined by the nation’s top CB Derek Stingley, Jr. His signing around noon Wednesday gives LSU 23 players in their 2019 class.

Copyright 2019 WVUE. All rights reserved.