Tyrell Raby Madison Prep DB

Posted On: 10/29/20 12:50 PM

Louisiana’s production of talented defensive backs is a huge part of why LSU lays such a viable claim to its "D-B-U" moniker.

The Tigers have pulled some notable standouts such as Patrick Peterson or Jamal Adams from Florida or Texas, but the bulk of their secondary has been built on in-state stars such as LaRon Landry, Ryan Clark, Corey Webster, Eric Reid, Chad Jones, Brandon Taylor, Tyrann Mathieu, Tre’Davious White, Donte’ Jackson, Andraez "Greedy" Williams, Kristian Fulton or Derek Stingley Jr.

The 2021 recruiting class once again includes several Division-I prospects, including the top five below.

Another pair in Scotlandville safety Jah’Von Grigsby Jah’Von Grigsby 6'0" | DB Scotlandville | 2021 State LA (Michigan State) and Holy Cross safety Kolbe Cage Kolbe Cage 6'0" | DB Holy Cross | 2021 State LA (Arizona) are already committed to Power Five schools, with several others such as Da’Veawn Armstead Da’Veawn Armstead 6'1" | DB Central - Baton Rouge | 2021 State LA , Eric Randall III Eric Randall III 6'1" | DB Woodlawn - Baton Rouge | 2021 State LA , Cejae Ceasar Cejae Ceasar 6'3" | DB Iowa | 2021 State LA and Caleb Spann Caleb Spann 5'10" | DB John Curtis | 2021 State LA holding offers from those conferences.

Sage Ryan Sage Ryan 5'11" | DB Lafayette Christian | 2021 State LA — 5-11, 190 DB — Lafayette Christian

Few positions in Louisiana’s 2021 class have as clear of a top prospect as the defensive backs. The biggest case made against Ryan leading that list would have to be a more technical attempt to designate him

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