Highest-rated football recruits from Louisiana over the last 20 years

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May 15, 2022
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Highest-rated football recruits from Louisiana over the last 20 years

Football recruiting provides reliable drama, with recruitments and announcements becoming events in their own right. We love to see players from our own states make it big, and watch with pride as they go on to successful careers, knowing their origins shaped them into professional players. Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated football recruits from Louisiana since 2000 using 247Sports. Players are ranked by national ranking with ties broken by rating. Keep reading to discover the highest-rated football recruits from your home state.

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#50: Brent Rawls (2001)

- College: Oklahoma
- High school: Evangel Christian Academy (Shreveport, LA)
- National ranking: #77 in 2001 (4 stars, 0.9743 rating)
- Position ranking: #6 (PRO)
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#49: Al Jones (2005)

- College: LSU
- High school: St. Augustine (New Orleans, LA)
- National ranking: #70 in 2005 (4 stars, 0.9735 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (WDE)
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#48: DeVonta Smith (2017)

- College: Alabama
- High school: Amite (Amite, LA)
- National ranking: #62 in 2017 (4 stars, 0.9717 rating)
- Position ranking: #9 (WR)
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#47: Marlon Favorite (2004)

- College: LSU
- High school: West Jefferson (Harvey, LA)
- National ranking: #62 in 2004 (4 stars, 0.9745 rating)
- Position ranking: #8 (DT)
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#46: Charles Scott (2006)

- College: LSU
- High school: Jonesboro-Hodge (Jonesboro, LA)
- National ranking: #61 in 2006 (4 stars, 0.9738 rating)
- Position ranking: #14 (RB)
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#45: Sedrick Van Pran (2020)

- College: Georgia
- High school: Warren Easton (New Orleans, LA)
- National ranking: #60 in 2020 (4 stars, 0.9713 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (OC)
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#44: Carnell Stewart (2003)

- College: LSU
- High school: John Curtis (New Orleans, LA)
- National ranking: #58 in 2003 (4 stars, 0.9737 rating)
- Position ranking: #5 (DT)
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#43: Eric Reid (2010)

- College: LSU
- High school: Dutchtown (Geismar, LA)
- National ranking: #57 in 2010 (4 stars, 0.9719 rating)
- Position ranking: #6 (S)
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#42: Tyler Shelvin (2017)

- College: LSU
- High school: Notre Dame (Lafayette, LA)
- National ranking: #54 in 2017 (4 stars, 0.9754 rating)
- Position ranking: #4 (DT)
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#41: Hootie Jones (2014)

- College: Alabama
- High school: Neville (Monroe, LA)
- National ranking: #50 in 2014 (4 stars, 0.9758 rating)
- Position ranking: #4 (S)
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#40: Donte Jackson (2015)

- College: LSU
- High school: Riverdale (New Orleans, LA)
- National ranking: #50 in 2015 (4 stars, 0.9761 rating)
- Position ranking: #3 (ATH)
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#39: Ishmael Sopsher (2019)

- College: Alabama
- High school: Amite (Amite, LA)
- National ranking: #47 in 2019 (4 stars, 0.9757 rating)
- Position ranking: #5 (DT)
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#38: Tre'Davious White (2013)

- College: LSU
- High school: Green Oaks (Shreveport, LA)
- National ranking: #46 in 2013 (4 stars, 0.9763 rating)
- Position ranking: #5 (CB)
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#37: Derrius Guice (2015)

- College: LSU
- High school: Catholic (Baton Rouge, LA)
- National ranking: #45 in 2015 (4 stars, 0.9793 rating)
- Position ranking: #5 (RB)
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#36: Michael Ford (2009)

- College: LSU
- High school: Leesville (Leesville, LA)
- National ranking: #44 in 2009 (4 stars, 0.9766 rating)
- Position ranking: #5 (RB)
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#35: Justin Rogers (2018)

- College: TCU
- High school: Parkway (Bossier City, LA)
- National ranking: #43 in 2018 (4 stars, 0.9772 rating)
- Position ranking: #3 (DUAL)
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#34: Kelvin Joseph (2018)

- College: LSU
- High school: Scotlandville Magnet (Baton Rouge, LA)
- National ranking: #42 in 2018 (4 stars, 0.9784 rating)
- Position ranking: #5 (S)
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#33: Jaquelin Roy (2020)

- College: LSU
- High school: University Lab (Baton Rouge, LA)
- National ranking: #41 in 2020 (4 stars, 0.9803 rating)
- Position ranking: #6 (DT)
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#32: Andrew Whitworth (2001)

- College: LSU
- High school: West Monroe (West Monroe, LA)
- National ranking: #38 in 2001 (5 stars, 0.9847 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (OG)
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#31: Gerald Willis (2014)

- College: Florida
- High school: Edna Karr (New Orleans, LA)
- National ranking: #35 in 2014 (4 stars, 0.9831 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (DT)
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#30: Glenn Dorsey (2004)

- College: LSU
- High school: East Ascension (Gonzales, LA)
- National ranking: #30 in 2004 (5 stars, 0.9867 rating)
- Position ranking: #3 (DT)
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#29: Chris Davenport (2009)

- College: LSU
- High school: Mansfield (Mansfield, LA)
- National ranking: #29 in 2009 (5 stars, 0.985 rating)
- Position ranking: #5 (DT)
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#28: Sage Ryan (2021)

- College: LSU
- High school: Lafayette Christian Academy (Lafayette, LA)
- National ranking: #29 in 2021 (5 stars, 0.9852 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (S)
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#27: Tyron Johnson (2015)

- College: LSU
- High school: Warren Easton (New Orleans, LA)
- National ranking: #28 in 2015 (5 stars, 0.9879 rating)
- Position ranking: #5 (WR)
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#26: Robert Lane (2003)

- College: Ole Miss
- High school: Neville (Monroe, LA)
- National ranking: #27 in 2003 (5 stars, 0.9876 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (DUAL)
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#25: Trovon Reed (2010)

- College: Auburn
- High school: Thibodaux (Thibodaux, LA)
- National ranking: #25 in 2010 (5 stars, 0.9864 rating)
- Position ranking: #3 (ATH)
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#24: Kayshon Boutte (2020)

- College: LSU
- High school: Westgate (New Iberia, LA)
- National ranking: #24 in 2020 (5 stars, 0.9892 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (WR)
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#23: Rashard Lawrence (2016)

- College: LSU
- High school: Neville (Monroe, LA)
- National ranking: #23 in 2016 (5 stars, 0.9847 rating)
- Position ranking: #5 (DT)
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#22: Kristian Fulton (2016)

- College: LSU
- High school: Archbishop Rummel (Metairie, LA)
- National ranking: #22 in 2016 (5 stars, 0.9861 rating)
- Position ranking: #3 (CB)
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#21: Maason Smith (2021)

- College: LSU
- High school: Terrebonne (Houma, LA)
- National ranking: #19 in 2021 (5 stars, 0.9899 rating)
- Position ranking: #5 (DL)
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#20: Michael Clayton (2001)

- College: LSU
- High school: Christian Life Academy (Baton Rouge, LA)
- National ranking: #19 in 2001 (5 stars, 0.9924 rating)
- Position ranking: #4 (WR)
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#19: DeAngelo Benton (2007)

- College: LSU
- High school: Bastrop (Bastrop, LA)
- National ranking: #18 in 2007 (4 stars, 0.9802 rating)
- Position ranking: #6 (WR)
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#18: Malachi Dupre (2014)

- College: LSU
- High school: John Curtis (New Orleans, LA)
- National ranking: #17 in 2014 (5 stars, 0.9918 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (WR)
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#17: Jarvis Landry (2011)

- College: LSU
- High school: Lutcher (Lutcher, LA)
- National ranking: #15 in 2011 (5 stars, 0.9922 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (WR)
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#16: John Emery Jr. (2019)

- College: LSU
- High school: Destrehan (Destrehan, LA)
- National ranking: #13 in 2019 (5 stars, 0.9929 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (RB)
- Read more details on 247Sports

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#15: Terrace Marshall (2018)

- College: LSU
- High school: Parkway (Bossier City, LA)
- National ranking: #13 in 2018 (5 stars, 0.993 rating)
- Position ranking: #3 (WR)
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#14: Al Woods (2006)

- College: LSU
- High school: Elton (Elton, LA)
- National ranking: #12 in 2006 (5 stars, 0.9942 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (DT)
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#13: Speedy Noil (2014)

- College: Texas A&M
- High school: Edna Karr (New Orleans, LA)
- National ranking: #10 in 2014 (5 stars, 0.9952 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (WR)
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#12: Marquise Hill (2001)

- College: LSU
- High school: De La Salle (New Orleans, LA)
- National ranking: #8 in 2001 (5 stars, 0.9958 rating)
- Position ranking: #4 (DT)
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#11: Rueben Randle (2009)

- College: LSU
- High school: Bastrop (Bastrop, LA)
- National ranking: #8 in 2009 (5 stars, 0.9967 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (WR)
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#10: Marcus Spears (2001)

- College: LSU
- High school: University Lab (Baton Rouge, LA)
- National ranking: #7 in 2001 (5 stars, 0.9964 rating)
- Position ranking: #3 (DT)
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#9: Landon Collins (2012)

- College: Alabama
- High school: Dutchtown (Geismar, LA)
- National ranking: #7 in 2012 (5 stars, 0.9971 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (S)
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#8: Ryan Perrilloux (2005)

- College: LSU
- High school: East St. John (Reserve, LA)
- National ranking: #6 in 2005 (5 stars, 0.9968 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (DUAL)
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#7: Anthony Johnson (2011)

- College: LSU
- High school: O Perry Walker (New Orleans, LA)
- National ranking: #5 in 2011 (5 stars, 0.9973 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (DT)
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#6: Early Doucet (2004)

- College: LSU
- High school: St. Martinville Senior (Saint Martinville, LA)
- National ranking: #5 in 2004 (5 stars, 0.998 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (WR)
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#5: Cam Robinson (2014)

- College: Alabama
- High school: West Monroe (West Monroe, LA)
- National ranking: #4 in 2014 (5 stars, 0.998 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (OT)
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#4: La'el Collins (2011)

- College: LSU
- High school: Redemptorist (Baton Rouge, LA)
- National ranking: #3 in 2011 (5 stars, 0.9977 rating)
- Position ranking: #2 (OT)
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#3: Derek Stingley (2019)

- College: LSU
- High school: Dunham School (Baton Rouge, LA)
- National ranking: #3 in 2019 (5 stars, 0.998 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (CB)
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#2: Leonard Fournette (2014)

- College: LSU
- High school: St. Augustine (New Orleans, LA)
- National ranking: #1 in 2014 (5 stars, 0.9996 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (RB)
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#1: Joe McKnight (2007)

- College: USC
- High school: John Curtis (New Orleans, LA)
- National ranking: #1 in 2007 (5 stars, 0.9997 rating)
- Position ranking: #1 (RB)
- Read more details on 247Sports

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