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Emery,Torbor, Jackson among early River Parish football signees

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  • 12/19/18 5:14pm

In the end, the lure of being able to stay close to home helped the nation’s top prep running back make the most important decision of his life. Destrehan running back John Emery signed with LSU on as one of three River Parish Players to sign with Football Bowl Subdivision teams Wednesday. “I was committed to Georgia at first but after I evaluated everything, I thought it was the right move,”... Keep Reading

National Signing Day takes on new feel following early signing period

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  • 2/7/18 3:40pm

For players like Shawn Preston of St. James and Macon Clark of Destrehan, the drama has been over for a little while. Both took advantage of the new early signing period last December with Preston signing with Mississippi State and Clark with Tulane. They were at their respective high schools on Wednesday to be part of National Signing Day ceremonies along with teammates who officially signed with their college of choice on the traditional signing... Keep Reading

Smaller schools again attain major haul of River Parish prep recruits

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  • 2/1/17 7:37pm

Some of the self-proclaimed gurus have termed it a down year in Louisiana recruiting. That may be the case in terms of the number of players from the state headed to LSU and other Power 5-type schools but in terms of smaller colleges, the River Parishes have provided another abundant crop. “Football is football, and Louisiana has always produced a lot of hidden gems. Other players have gone on to small schools and have... Keep Reading

Small schools get their fair share of River Parish football players

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  • 2/3/16 4:58pm

The Power-5 schools draw the major attention on National Signing Day, but as usual, recruiters from smaller schools came away with another bumper crop from the River Parishes, some in bulk. Of the 29 players from River Parish schools who signed with colleges on Wednesday, 23 were with programs at the Football Championship Subdivision level or lower. Arkansas Baptist signed four players from West St. John and two other Rams are headed to East Texas Baptist University.... Keep Reading

LSU’s top-ranked recruiting class includes Destrehan’s Logan

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  • 2/3/16 4:45pm

For LSU to have the No. 1 recruiting class in the country and the best recruiting class in school history, the Tigers would need to have a River Parish player in that number. The Tigers got one early Wednesday morning on National Signing Day with the inking of Destrehan defensive lineman Glen Logan. “It’s real big. It’s a part of history and everybody wants to be a part of history,”... Keep Reading