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Will Wade comments on the signing on Trendon Watford

May 20, 2019

LSU head basketball coach Will Wade was able to send out a quote through sports information after receiving the signed national letter of intent from 5-star forward Trendon Watford‍.  Wade is obviously ecstatic over the Birmingham, Alabama (Mountain Brook) star choosing to attend college in Baton Rouge.

“We are very excited to welcome Trendon Watford to our LSU Basketball family,” said Coach Wade. “He is a versatile forward who has a unique ability to make plays for the team and himself. He’s proven that his game translates to winning at every level. We look forward to playing a role in his continued development.”


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Watford finished his career with 3,567 points, ranking among the top 10 in Alabama High School Athletic Association scoring history, and set a new AHSAA career record with 1,909 career rebounds.

Watford is the third signee for LSU for the 2019-20 season along with combo guard James Bishop of Mount Saint Joseph’s High in Baltimore, Maryland and Charles Manning, Jr., a shooting guard from Florida SouthWestern State College in Fort Myers, Florida. Manning is from Riverhead, New York.

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