January 6, 2007
Barksdale says it's LSU
The roll the LSU Football program continues.
First the dominating victory over the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame in the Sugar Bowl and now the Tigers land one of the top defensive linemen in the country.
Cass Tech High School defensive tackle Joseph Barksdale committed to LSU Saturday afternoon at the US Army All-American Game in the Alamodome in San Antonio.
Barksdale chose the Tigers over Ohio State and Michigan State.
"After talking to my family and weighing out all of my options we have come to the decision that I will be attending the University of LSU," Barksdale said.
A 3.5 GPA student that is fully qualified, Barksdale is an early graduate from Cass Tech High School and will be enrolling at LSU for the spring semester.
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