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Recruiting analyst ranks LSU football as most likely destination for 5-star DT

2021 five-star defensive tackle Maason Smith is one of the most sought after recruits in the nation and LSU football might be the favorites to land him.

Rivals national recruiting analyst Sam Spiegelman recently ranked the schools most likely to land Smith, and he has LSU at the top of the list.

Here’s what Spiegelman has to say about LSU and Smith:

The defending champions again find themselves in a good position with one of the nation’s premier defensive tackles, who resides right in their backyard. Smith got a good look at the 2020 version of the Tigers already and spoke highly of the visit from an academic standpoint.