June 6, 2006

FSU in top three for Louisiana's No. 1 recruit

Five-star athlete Joe McKnight says he's narrowed down his wish list to a top three. On the list is Florida State, Southern California, and the hometown LSU Tigers. A decision won't come until National Signing Day, but the 'Noles are looking pretty good right now.

"I like their running game," said McKnight. "I like how they run the ball and how they play football. Coach McHale saw me and came to the school. We keep in touch on the phone or text message everyday."

The 5-foot-11, 180 pound speedster from River Ridge can play anywhere on the field. This season, the Rivals100 member will play running back, wide receiver, cornerback, and safety. However, running back is his passion, but McKnight says he'll do whatever it takes.

Like most schools, FSU says McKnight would be one of its crown jewels of its 2007 recruiting class.

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