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LSU lands one of the top offensive linemen in the country

Campbell is a 4-star recruit out of Neville. (Source: Hayes Fawcett)
Campbell is a 4-star recruit out of Neville. (Source: Hayes Fawcett)(Hayes Fawcett)
Updated: Jan. 31, 2021 at 6:51 AM CST
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The state of Louisiana is a hotbed for big-time football recruits. But, at the offensive lineman spot, “The Boot” doesn’t produce as many top high school players.

So that’s why landing Neville’s Will Campbell, was such a huge get for Coach Orgeron.

Campbell is ranked at No. 10 in the country for offensive lineman in the class of 2022. He’s a 4-star recruit according to Rivals.

He broke down his decision to Rivals’ recruiting service.

“I just feel like I can go into that program and have the best chance of making an impact, playing as early as I can. It’s easy because it’s close to home, and while other schools made a push, I feel like there’s some little things that separated LSU ... Walker Howard and Jack Bech are going there and that always helps because I have a relationship with them. We’re trying to win a national championship and they have a great program with great coaches. I have great relationships there and I can see myself playing for them,” said Campbell.

He’s the fifth commit for the Tigers from Louisiana, joining: St. Thomas More QB Walker Howard, Green Oaks WR Decoldest Crawford, Karr WR Aaron Anderson, and Acadiana CB Laterrance Welch.

Here’s a full list of LSU’s 2022 class:

QB Walker Howard, 4-star, St. Thomas More

OT Will Campbell, 4-star, Neville

CB Laterrance Welch, 4-star, Acadiana

WR Aaron Anderson, 4-star, Karr

OL Lucas Taylor, 4-star, Mobile, AL.

CB JaDarian Rhym, 4-star, Valdosta, GA.

WR Decoldest Crawford, 3-star, Shreveport

CB Marcus Scott, No ranking yet, The Woodlands, TX.

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