LSU Football: Tigers still in the mix for 4-star safety from Texas

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2022 four-star defensive back Bryce Anderson committed to LSU football in 2019, but he backed off his commitment in January after the Tigers’ coaching staff underwent numerous changes.

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron replaced five assistant coaches this offseason, including three coaches on the defensive side of the ball.

With all that staff movement, it was understandable that Anderson wanted to take a step back and look at his options.

But just because Anderson de-committed from the Tigers, doesn’t mean that LSU is out of the mix for the dynamic safety.

LSU football is still in the mix for Bryce Anderson

Anderson, 5-foot-11/187 lbs from Beaumont, TX (West Brook), is ranked in 247Sports’ composite rankings as the No. 66 overall 2022 recruit in the country. He’s also ranked as the No. 6 overall safety.

The Texas native recently spoke to 247Sports about his recruitment and his recent conversations with LSU’s new defensive coaches.

“The new defensive coordinator came in, he’s been calling me a lot,” said Anderson. “Telling me to keep them in my recruitment, let them keep recruiting me and don’t close the door on them.”

“I ain’t really got to know them yet, but I’m looking forward to seeing them play this year and seeing what they get done,” added Anderson.

It definitely sounds like Anderson is still open to signing with LSU, though Alabama, Ohio State, Clemson, Texas, Texas A&M, and Oklahoma are also still in the mix.

Anderson is hoping to take some visits, whenever the NCAA relaxes the recruiting restrictions, before making his final decision.

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LSU currently has nine players committed to its 2022 recruiting class, which is ranked No. 3 in the country for now.