Photo: 2023 Zachary High School QB Eli Holstein commits to Texas A&M, Twitter

Posted On: 06/30/21 11:34 PM

And, just like that, the summer is already halfway through.

June was an absolute recruiting whirlwind in Louisiana, as was the case in most, if not all, football-heavy areas of the country.

Here were six of the bigger storylines around The Boot.

The recruiting floodgates reopen

The underlying storyline to all the others nationwide was the extended dead period, as a result of COVID-19 concerns, finally coming to an end after 15 months. And athletes wasn’t no time whatsoever hitting college campuses bright and early on June 1 and keeping hectic schedules rolling all over the country. Most of the routes included at least one trip to LSU, with top prospects such as Shazz Preston Shazz Preston 6'1" | WR St. James | 2022 State LA of St. James, Javae Gilmore Javae Gilmore 6'4" | ATH Amite | 2022 State LA of Amite and Tackett Curtis Tackett Curtis 6'2" | LB Many | 2023 State LA of Many going coast to coast and border to border.

2023 QB dominos begin to fall

The college picture starting coming into focus for one of the most heavily anticipated quarterback classes — if not the most heavily anticipated — in the history of the state. This past week, Zachary passer Eli Holstein Eli Holstein 6'3" | QB Zachary | 2023 State LA announced his commitment to Texas A&M to become the first member of the cohort

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