Highest-rated Class of 2021 football recruits from Louisiana

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August 22, 2021
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Highest-rated Class of 2021 football recruits from Louisiana

With National Signing Day behind us and the 2021 college football season fast-approaching, Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated Class of 2021 football recruits from Louisiana using 247Sports.

There are a number of players primed to make big impacts right away, including as starters as soon as they arrive. The highest-rated players run the gamut from offense to special teams. Without a doubt, several of the players listed here are sure to be household names by the holidays. Keep reading to discover the highest-rated football recruits from your home state.

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#50: Hunter Herring (DUAL)

- College: Louisiana
- High school: Ouachita Christian School (Monroe, LA)
- National ranking: #1,728 (3 stars, 0.8281 rating)
- Position ranking: #51 (DUAL)
- Offers: Louisiana
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#49: Josh Bertholotte (OLB)

- College: Hawaii
- High school: Landry-Walker (New Orleans, LA)
- National ranking: #1,681 (3 stars, 0.8294 rating)
- Position ranking: #114 (OLB)
- Offers: Hawaii, Appalachian State, Arizona State, Houston, Lamar
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#48: Key'Savalyn Barnes (CB)

- College: Louisiana
- High school: Logansport (Logansport, LA)
- National ranking: #1,623 (3 stars, 0.8315 rating)
- Position ranking: #144 (CB)
- Offers: Louisiana, Northeastern State, Northwestern State, Southern University
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#47: Caleb Spann (S)

- College: Central Michigan
- High school: John Curtis (New Orleans, LA)
- National ranking: #1,621 (3 stars, 0.8315 rating)
- Position ranking: #138 (S)
- Offers: Central Michigan, Duke, New Mexico State, Nicholls State, South Alabama
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#46: Dillon Simon (DUAL)

- College: McNeese State
- High school: Lake Charles College Prep (Lake Charles, LA)
- National ranking: #1,598 (3 stars, 0.8317 rating)
- Position ranking: #49 (DUAL)
- Offers: McNeese State, South Alabama, Army, Grambling State, Lamar
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#45: Glynn Johnson (WR)

- College: New Mexico State
- High school: Lake Charles College Prep (Lake Charles, LA)
- National ranking: #1,576 (3 stars, 0.8323 rating)
- Position ranking: #213 (WR)
- Offers: New Mexico State, Grambling State, Lamar, Nicholls State, Northwestern State
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#44: Peyton Todd (P)

- College: LSU
- High school: West Monroe (West Monroe, LA)
- National ranking: #1,524 (3 stars, 0.8351 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (P)
- Offers: not available
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#43: Jerrell Boykins Jr. (DT)

- College: not committed
- High school: East Ascension (Gonzales, LA)
- National ranking: #1,523 (3 stars, 0.8355 rating)
- Position ranking: #83 (DT)
- Offers: Arkansas, Kansas, Ole Miss, Memphis, Texas State
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#42: Jaden Handy (RB)

- College: Ole Miss
- High school: Holy Cross (New Orleans, LA)
- National ranking: #1,507 (3 stars, 0.8356 rating)
- Position ranking: #90 (RB)
- Offers: Tulane, UTSA
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#41: Keenan Landry (DT)

- College: not committed
- High school: Jennings (Jennings, LA)
- National ranking: #1,391 (3 stars, 0.8397 rating)
- Position ranking: #76 (DT)
- Offers: Louisiana-Monroe, LSU, South Alabama, Tulane
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#40: Cejae Ceasar (S)

- College: Louisiana
- High school: Iowa (Iowa, LA)
- National ranking: #1,316 (3 stars, 0.8424 rating)
- Position ranking: #111 (S)
- Offers: Louisiana, Air Force, Arkansas State, Cornell, Grambling State
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#39: Kolbe Cage (OLB)

- College: Arizona
- High school: Holy Cross (New Orleans, LA)
- National ranking: #1,269 (3 stars, 0.8443 rating)
- Position ranking: #83 (OLB)
- Offers: Arizona, Houston Baptist, Louisiana, Nevada, South Alabama
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#38: Kendrell Williams (RB)

- College: Louisiana
- High school: Carencro (Lafayette, LA)
- National ranking: #1,253 (3 stars, 0.8445 rating)
- Position ranking: #77 (RB)
- Offers: Louisiana, Army, Iowa, Lamar, Louisiana Tech
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#37: Eric Randall (S)

- College: Memphis
- High school: Baker (Baker, LA)
- National ranking: #1,204 (3 stars, 0.8464 rating)
- Position ranking: #103 (S)
- Offers: Memphis, Arizona, Arkansas State, Houston, Indiana
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#36: Ja'Marian Peterson (SDE)

- College: Louisiana
- High school: De La Salle (New Orleans, LA)
- National ranking: #1,203 (3 stars, 0.8464 rating)
- Position ranking: #76 (SDE)
- Offers: Louisiana, Arizona, Arkansas State, Boston College, Colorado
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#35: Solomon Lewis (WR)

- College: Louisiana Tech
- High school: Lake Charles College Prep (Lake Charles, LA)
- National ranking: #1,175 (3 stars, 0.8474 rating)
- Position ranking: #168 (WR)
- Offers: Louisiana Tech, Fresno State, Houston, Miami, Southern University
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#34: Devon Manuel (OT)

- College: Arkansas
- High school: Beau Chene (Arnaudville, LA)
- National ranking: #1,041 (3 stars, 0.8519 rating)
- Position ranking: #94 (OT)
- Offers: Arkansas, Alcorn State, Grambling State, Houston, Indiana
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#33: Kenneth Bannister (OT)

- College: Louisiana Tech
- High school: Edna Karr (New Orleans, LA)
- National ranking: #987 (3 stars, 0.8538 rating)
- Position ranking: #86 (OT)
- Offers: Louisiana Tech, Arizona, Arizona State, Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Colorado
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#32: Iverson Celestine (RB)

- College: Tulane
- High school: Fontainebleau (Mandeville, LA)
- National ranking: #982 (3 stars, 0.854 rating)
- Position ranking: #59 (RB)
- Offers: Tulane, Colorado, Louisiana Tech, South Alabama, Southern Miss
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#31: Raheem Roberts (ATH)

- College: Memphis
- High school: Bogalusa (Bogalusa, LA)
- National ranking: #979 (3 stars, 0.854 rating)
- Position ranking: #71 (ATH)
- Offers: Memphis, Alabama State, Alcorn State, Arkansas State, Eastern Michigan
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#30: Cyrus Allen (WR)

- College: Louisiana Tech
- High school: Landry-Walker (New Orleans, LA)
- National ranking: #959 (3 stars, 0.8548 rating)
- Position ranking: #139 (WR)
- Offers: Louisiana Tech, Arkansas State, Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Grambling State, Hawaii
- Read more details on 247Sports

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#29: Montrell Johnson (RB)

- College: Louisiana
- High school: De La Salle (New Orleans, LA)
- National ranking: #904 (3 stars, 0.8572 rating)
- Position ranking: #50 (RB)
- Offers: Louisiana, Arizona, Arkansas State, Colorado, Duke
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#28: Gharin Stansbury (WDE)

- College: Arizona State
- High school: Franklin (Franklin, LA)
- National ranking: #881 (3 stars, 0.8573 rating)
- Position ranking: #47 (WDE)
- Offers: Arizona State, Grambling State, Houston, Indiana, Kansas
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#27: Terrence Williams (RB)

- College: Louisiana
- High school: Many (Many, LA)
- National ranking: #869 (3 stars, 0.8581 rating)
- Position ranking: #49 (RB)
- Offers: Louisiana, Lamar, Louisiana Tech, Louisiana-Monroe, New Mexico
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#26: Da'Veawn Armstead (S)

- College: TCU
- High school: Central (Baton Rouge, LA)
- National ranking: #862 (3 stars, 0.8581 rating)
- Position ranking: #67 (S)
- Offers: TCU, Arkansas State, Boise State, Colorado, Indiana
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#25: Casey Cain (WR)

- College: Texas
- High school: Warren Easton (New Orleans, LA)
- National ranking: #841 (3 stars, 0.8593 rating)
- Position ranking: #125 (WR)
- Offers: Texas, Arkansas State, Coastal Carolina, Houston, Louisiana
- Read more details on 247Sports

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#24: Kolbe Fields (OLB)

- College: South Carolina
- High school: Archbishop Rummel (Metairie, LA)
- National ranking: #790 (3 stars, 0.8614 rating)
- Position ranking: #47 (OLB)
- Offers: South Carolina, Memphis, Oklahoma State, Houston, Nicholls State
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#23: Tyrell Raby (CB)

- College: Memphis
- High school: Madison Prep Academy (Baton Rouge, LA)
- National ranking: #759 (3 stars, 0.8626 rating)
- Position ranking: #64 (CB)
- Offers: Memphis, Arizona, Grambling State, Houston, Indiana
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#22: Jah'von Grigsby (S)

- College: Purdue
- High school: Scotlandville Magnet (Baton Rouge, LA)
- National ranking: #715 (3 stars, 0.8647 rating)
- Position ranking: #55 (S)
- Offers: Purdue, Michigan State, Arkansas State, Auburn, Houston
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#21: Barryn Sorrell (SDE)

- College: Texas
- High school: Holy Cross (New Orleans, LA)
- National ranking: #683 (3 stars, 0.8667 rating)
- Position ranking: #43 (SDE)
- Offers: Texas, Northwestern, Arizona State, Arkansas State, Baylor
- Read more details on 247Sports

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#20: De'Kelvion Beamon (S)

- College: Oklahoma State
- High school: Huntington (Shreveport, LA)
- National ranking: #677 (3 stars, 0.8668 rating)
- Position ranking: #53 (S)
- Offers: Oklahoma State, Bowling Green, Kansas, Memphis, Mississippi State
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#19: Jackie Marshall (ILB)

- College: Baylor
- High school: East St. John (Reserve, LA)
- National ranking: #550 (3 stars, 0.8735 rating)
- Position ranking: #26 (ILB)
- Offers: Baylor, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Houston
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#18: Tyrese Johnson (WR)

- College: Memphis
- High school: KIPP Booker T. Washington (New Orleans, LA)
- National ranking: #529 (3 stars, 0.8755 rating)
- Position ranking: #83 (WR)
- Offers: Memphis, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida State
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#17: Shield Taylor (TE)

- College: Stanford
- High school: Alexandria (Alexandria, LA)
- National ranking: #504 (3 stars, 0.8776 rating)
- Position ranking: #25 (TE)
- Offers: Stanford, Arkansas, Arkansas State, Army, Boise State
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#16: Logan Diggs (RB)

- College: Notre Dame
- High school: Archbishop Rummel (Metairie, LA)
- National ranking: #499 (3 stars, 0.8776 rating)
- Position ranking: #28 (RB)
- Offers: Notre Dame, Arizona, Arizona State, Arkansas, Arkansas State
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#15: Matthew Langlois (S)

- College: LSU
- High school: Catholic Of Pointe Coupee (New Roads, LA)
- National ranking: #464 (3 stars, 0.8801 rating)
- Position ranking: #35 (S)
- Offers: LSU, Kansas State, Arizona, Arkansas State, Arkansas-Monticello
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#14: Andrew Jones (ILB)

- College: Memphis
- High school: John Ehret (Marrero, LA)
- National ranking: #455 (3 stars, 0.881 rating)
- Position ranking: #21 (ILB)
- Offers: Memphis, Arizona, Arkansas State, Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Florida State
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#13: Byron Turner Jr. (SDE)

- College: Florida State
- High school: St. Augustine (New Orleans, LA)
- National ranking: #412 (3 stars, 0.8851 rating)
- Position ranking: #26 (SDE)
- Offers: Florida State, Arkansas, Baylor, Colorado, Florida
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#12: Keon Coleman (WR)

- College: Michigan State
- High school: Opelousas Catholic School (Opelousas, LA)
- National ranking: #377 (3 stars, 0.8884 rating)
- Position ranking: #62 (WR)
- Offers: Michigan State, Kansas, Arkansas State, Auburn, Baylor
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#11: Jack Bech (WR)

- College: LSU
- High school: St. Thomas More (Lafayette, LA)
- National ranking: #349 (4 stars, 0.8925 rating)
- Position ranking: #57 (WR)
- Offers: LSU, Vanderbilt, Arizona, Arkansas State, Boston College
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#10: Ke'Travion Hargrove (RB)

- College: Mississippi State
- High school: Ruston (Ruston, LA)
- National ranking: #319 (4 stars, 0.8961 rating)
- Position ranking: #15 (RB)
- Offers: Mississippi State, Louisiana Tech, Baylor, Boston College, Florida State
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#9: Jardin Gilbert (S)

- College: Texas A&M
- High school: University Lab (Baton Rouge, LA)
- National ranking: #276 (4 stars, 0.905 rating)
- Position ranking: #18 (S)
- Offers: Texas A&M, Alabama, Arizona, Arizona State, Arkansas
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#8: Malik Nabers (WR)

- College: LSU
- High school: Southside (Youngsville, LA)
- National ranking: #258 (4 stars, 0.9073 rating)
- Position ranking: #40 (WR)
- Offers: LSU, Mississippi State, Arizona, Arizona State, Arkansas
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#7: Kaine Williams (S)

- College: Alabama
- High school: John Ehret (Marrero, LA)
- National ranking: #175 (4 stars, 0.9253 rating)
- Position ranking: #11 (S)
- Offers: Alabama, Arizona, Auburn, Colorado, Florida
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#6: Saivion Jones (WDE)

- College: LSU
- High school: St. James (Saint James, LA)
- National ranking: #161 (4 stars, 0.9294 rating)
- Position ranking: #10 (WDE)
- Offers: LSU, Baylor, Florida, Florida State, Houston
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#5: Destyn Hill (WR)

- College: Florida State
- High school: Edna Karr (New Orleans, LA)
- National ranking: #112 (4 stars, 0.9483 rating)
- Position ranking: #19 (WR)
- Offers: Florida State, Alabama, Arkansas, Baylor, Colorado
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#4: Brian Thomas Jr. (WR)

- College: LSU
- High school: Walker (Walker, LA)
- National ranking: #88 (4 stars, 0.9602 rating)
- Position ranking: #13 (WR)
- Offers: LSU, Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Florida
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#3: Chris Hilton (WR)

- College: LSU
- High school: Zachary (Zachary, LA)
- National ranking: #78 (4 stars, 0.9648 rating)
- Position ranking: #11 (WR)
- Offers: LSU, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado
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#2: Sage Ryan (S)

- College: LSU
- High school: Lafayette Christian Academy (Lafayette, LA)
- National ranking: #29 (5 stars, 0.9852 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (S)
- Offers: LSU, Alabama, Auburn, Baylor, Clemson
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#1: Maason Smith (DT)

- College: LSU
- High school: Terrebonne (Houma, LA)
- National ranking: #19 (5 stars, 0.9899 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (DT)
- Offers: not available
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