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Top Louisiana WR Shelton Sampson commits to LSU

August 6, 2022

LSU head football coach Brian Kelly and his Tigers staff have received a verbal commitment from one of the biggest prizes in recruiting for the 2023 recruiting year.

The five-star wide receiver Shelton Sampson‍ of Baton Rouge (La.) Catholic High has announced he’s committed to LSU over Florida State, Alabama and Texas A&M.

The 6-foot-4, 200-pound Sampson was a significant part of Catholic High’s 2021 Louisiana Division I select state title.

Sampson is being recruited to LSU by Tigers wide receivers coach Cortez Hankton.  With his pledge LSU now has 18 commitments for the class of 2023.


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The Tigers now have three wide receivers pledged as Sampson joins five-star wide receiver Jalen Brown‍ of Miami (Fla.) Gulliver Prep and three-star Kyle Parker‍ of Lucas (Tx) Lovejoy.

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