July 8, 2014

Lewis commits to LSU, again

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Decision day has arrived for Rivals250 standout Xavier Lewis, and in front of a live television audience on ESPN he let it be known he would be an LSU Tiger.

The Reserve (La.) East St. John defender originally committed to LSU before his junior season in August of 2013. However, he re-opened his recruiting process just before Signing Day of 2014.

"I just wanted to open up my process and just go about it a different way," Lewis told TigerBait.com at the time.

Since opening things up, he saw the offers pile up with the likes of Texas A&M, Clemson, Florida, and Notre Dame each extending offers. He was also able to take unofficial visits to LSU, Oklahoma State, Texas, Texas A&M.

He narrowed his options to LSU, Oklahoma State, Texas, and UCLA, with plans to announce his final decision at The Opening.

Lewis becomes the Tigers' 13th commitment of the 2015 recruiting class and joins a defensive back class which includes Kevin Toliver II and Kevin Henry.

He is currently ranked No. 237 in the Rivals250 and No. 25 among the nation's cornerbacks. He comes in at No. 10 in the Rivals.com Louisiana Preseason Top 50.

Jason Howell is a Mid-South Region football recruiting analyst for Rivals.com. You can click here to follow him on Twitter.


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