June 27, 2007

All eyes on Jefferson

There are a handful of quarterbacks that were at the very top of LSU head football coach Les Miles wish list when the recruiting process for the 2008 recruiting year launched into full swing this spring.

Now that list is much thinner.

With Virginia Beach-Bayside quarterback E.J. Manuel announcing his pledge to Florida State on Wednesday, you can bet that the Tiger staff's attention is now squarely aimed at D.C. Jefferson of Winter Haven, Florida.

Jefferson stands at 6-foot-5, 237-pounds and runs a 4.7 in the 40-yard dash. He finished his junior season with 1,100 yards passing and nine touchdowns. He also rushed for 350 yards and three touchdowns.

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