Louisiana State University has landed a verbal commitment from the No.1 tight end in the country. All-American Jake Johnson from Oconee County High School in Georgia has verbally committed to the Tigers.
The 2022 All-American announced his decision via his Twitter account.
Committed To LSU!!! #GeauxTigers 🐯 pic.twitter.com/JK5X0XOCI0
— Jake Johnson (@Jakejohnson2022) April 15, 2021
Past Tigers to participate in the All-American Bowl include the likes of Marcus Spears, Patrick Peterson and Odell Beckham Jr.
Only 100 football players receive the honor of putting on the All-American Bowl jersey each year. Each player selected to participate will culminate their high school careers at the All-American Bowl.
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