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Recruiting Reset: How LSU got to #1

LSU is currently sitting with the No. 1 class in the 247Sports Team Recruiting Rankings with nine commitments for the 2015 class.

Kevin Toliver is the No. 1 overall prospect in the 247Sports Composite

Geaux247 takes you on a trip down memory lane, and shows you the key recruiting-related dates over the past 20 months that has the Tigers sitting where they are.

May 26, 2012 – Nick Brossette attended LSU’s Bayou Picnic and the Tigers gave the talented running back his first offer.

June 3, 2012 – Kevin Toliver attended LSU’s camp the summer after his freshman year. The standout cornerback received his first offer when his camp stay ended.

November 4, 2012 – No. 5-ranked LSU hosted No. 1-ranked Alabama and there were a ton of prospects in town for an unofficial visit including Kevin Toliver. Alabama scored with less than two minutes left to win, 21-17, but Toliver gave Les Miles his verbal pledge following the game.

April 13, 2013 – LSU offered five-star offensive tackle Maea Teuhema the same day an offer was extended to his brother Sione Teuhema, who signed with the Tigers in the 2014 class.

June 9, 2013 – David Ducre attended LSU’s June camp the summer before his junior year.

July 14, 2013 – LSU offered four-star cornerback Xavier Lewis after a strong camp performance.

July 15, 2013 – Four-star wide receiver Jazz Ferguson, three-star defensive end Isaiah Washington, and four-star fullback David Ducre attended LSU’s camp.

August 26, 2013 – It was a big day for the Tigers as Nick Brossette and Xavier Lewis both committed to Les Miles.

September 21, 2013 - Auburn came to town in what turned out to be a rain-soaked night in Tiger Stadium. LSU defeated the eventual BCS runner-up Tigers to hand them their only loss during the regular season, and Les Miles also picked up a commitment from the nation’s No. 1 long snapper Blake Ferguson.

January 8, 2014 – Three-star tight end Hanner Shipley committed to the Tigers over UCLA.

January 10, 2014 – Four-star safety Kevin Henry picked up an offer from the Tigers.

January 27, 2014 – After considering his offer from the Tigers for a little more than two weeks, Kevin Henry gave his verbal commitment to LSU.

January 31, 2014 – Maea Teuhema took an unofficial visit to LSU while his older brother – Sione Teuhema – was on is official visit.

February 3, 2014 – Xavier Lewis decommitted from LSU but still called the Tigers the team to beat.

February 5, 2014 – The same day that Sione Teuhema signed with LSU for the 2014 class, his younger brother Maea Teuhema verbally committed to the Tigers.

February 15, 2014 – LSU hosted “Boys from the Boot” and Les Miles extended an offer to Jazz Ferguson, David Ducre and Isaiah Washington. Washington committed to Frank Wilson before the day ended.

February 18, 2014 – The nation’s No. 1 fullback David Ducre called and committed to Frank Wilson.

February 19, 2014 – LSU landed a commitment from Jazz Ferguson.

February 19, 2014 – LSU moved to No. 1 in the 247Sports Team Recruiting Rankings.

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